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US Impeachment, Justice Department report, Golden Globes nominations: 5 Things to know Monday

10:45  09 december  2019
10:45  09 december  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Picks Up One Golden Globe Nomination

  ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Picks Up One Golden Globe Nomination The long night surrounding “Game of Thrones” Season 8 will continue for at least a little longer The HBO behemoth, which came to an end with its controversial eighth season back in May, scored one Golden Globe nomination on Monday morning. Kit Harington was nominated for best actor in a drama series, while the show itself was shut out of every other category. HBO brought in a total of 15 nominations across all categories. Read the full list of nominations here.The eighth and final season drew the ire of  fans and is considered by many as the weakest across the series.

When are the Golden Globes nominations ? The nominees will be announced live from Los Angeles on Monday , Dec. The nominations will stream right here on EW (above!) and on the Globes ’ website and Facebook page. Also, be sure to follow along at EW.com for all the up-to-date coverage.

(You can also get 5 Things You Need to Know Today delivered to your inbox daily. • Watchdog's report on the Russia probe lands. Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz's much-anticipated report is expected to First up are the Golden Globe nominations , announced Monday .

Adam Schiff in a suit and tie sitting at a table: Read Adam Schiff’s opening statement before Gordon Sondland's testimony in impeachment inquiry hearing© Provided by USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. Read Adam Schiff’s opening statement before Gordon Sondland's testimony in impeachment inquiry hearing

Impeachment Week 12: House Judiciary Committee to receive briefing on Ukraine

Intelligence and Judiciary Committee staffers will brief the Judiciary Committee, the panel now leading the inquiry, about the lengthy report released by Democratic lawmakers last week. The report, referencing President Donald Trump's involvement with Ukraine, determined the president solicited foreign interference in the 2020 election. After learning more about the Ukraine report and the legal basis for impeachment, Judiciary members must then decide whether to pursue other accusations. Rank-and-file lawmakers have said the committee could begin drafting articles as early as this week, in order to meet an informal deadline to have a House vote this month.

Ava DuVernay Shrugs Off 'When They See Us' Golden Globes Snub

  Ava DuVernay Shrugs Off 'When They See Us' Golden Globes Snub The director called awards a 'cherry on top' -- but noted her sundae is still 'delicious.'The four-part miniseries chronicled the real-life stories of the "Exonerated Five" -- a group of teens who were wrongfully accused of raping a woman in Central Park. It previously earned 15 Emmy nominations and scored two wins at the awards show in September, including one for lead actor Jharrel Jerome.

When are the Golden Globes nominations and how can I watch? The nominees will be announced live from Los Angeles on Monday , Dec. You can stream the nominations on the Globes ’ website and Facebook page. Who is presenting the nominations ?

The 76th Golden Globe Awards will take place on Jan. 6. Read the full list of nominees at Variety. The impeachment inquiry into President Trump and whether he improperly pushed Ukraine to A new report from the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general found that the DHS never had

Justice watchdog set to release report on FBI surveillance of Trump campaign

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Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz on Monday is expected to release his long-awaited report into potential surveillance abuses by the FBI, focusing on the monitoring of Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page. The review centered on the FBI's surveillance of Page during the early stages of its investigation into Russian election interference and possible ties to the Trump campaign. Among the most politically charged areas of the review is whether the FBI abused its surveillance authority due to bias against the president. While the report is expected to be sharply critical of the bureau, The New York Times has reported that the inspector general is not expected to conclude that top FBI leaders acted out of bias.

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George H.W. Bush laid to rest, Golden Globe nominations : 5 things you need to know Thursday. Editors, USA TODAY Published 4:06 a.m. ET Supreme Court justices are set to hear arguments in a case Thursday which could upend 170 years of history and high court precedents dating back nearly

A hearing takes place Monday in the case against a former University of Cincinnati police officer charged in the shooting death of a man who tried to drive The 74th Golden Globes are underway with nominations being announced Monday morning. The announcement will be live-streamed on

  • Dueling investigations?Trump promotes Barr-led FBI probe

Trump's profits from private businesses to get hard look from federal appeals courts

An obscure provision of the Constitution that Donald Trump ridiculed as "this phony Emoluments Clause" will be debated in two federal appeals courts this week, representing yet another legal threat to the embattled president. Courts in the District of Columbia and Richmond, Va., will hear arguments that the president routinely receives gifts from foreign and U.S. government officials. The question: Does that violate the Constitution? Democrats in Congress, the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia, and some of Trump's competitors in New York City say the answer is yes. The Justice Department says the answer is no. On Monday, that debate will come before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Awkwafina shares her oddest Golden Globes nomination congratulations text

  Awkwafina shares her oddest Golden Globes nomination congratulations text Awkwafina is hearing rightful congratulations come in after her first Golden Globe nomination for "The Farewell." And then there's what her aunt said.The actress, real name Nora Lum, has been deluged with praise— along with the oddest kudos text she has received since the Monday morning announcement.

The speaker said she was instructing House committee chairmen to move forward with articles of impeachment against President Trump; another hearing is scheduled for Monday .

Everything you need to know about Monday morning's announcement. NBC, host of the Globes , was surely thrilled that its sobfest “This Is Us” earned three nominations , thanks to The best drama category is stacked with critical favorites, including Netflix’s “Stranger Things ” and “The Crown

And the 2020 Golden Globes nominees are ...

We'll find out Monday as the 77th Golden Globe Awards nominees are revealed.  The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which honors achievements in film and television, announced last month that Ricky Gervais will host the show for a fifth time. Among the favorites to grab film nominations include Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman," racing film "Ford v Ferrari" and Quentin Tarantino's 1960s fantasy "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood." The three-hour award show is set to air live Jan. 5, 2020 on NBC.

  • Tom Hanks to be honored at 2020 Golden Globes with Cecil B. DeMille Award
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Best Buy kicks off '12 Days of Deals'

If you didn't finish your holiday shopping on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, you're in luck: Best Buy is releasing more doorbusters. The electronics retailer is kicking off "12 Days of Deals" on Monday through Dec. 20. Each day it will reveal new deals at the season's guaranteed lowest prices on tech brands including Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Google and more. The specific days are themed and Dec. 14 is expected to be one of the most anticipated with deals on select Apple products. Monday is described as "Gifts for families."

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House vows to continue impeachment probes regardless of Senate outcome .
The House general counsel argues that the House’s demands for grand jury materials could be relevant to the Senate’s expected impeachment trial.In a filing to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, House General Counsel Douglas Letter argued that the House’s demands for grand jury materials connected to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation were still urgent because such evidence might become relevant to the Senate’s expected impeachment trial next month.

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