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World NATO meeting, impeachment investigation, Giving Tuesday: 5 things to know

11:25  03 december  2019
11:25  03 december  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

NATO Chief Defends Unity As Trump Lashes Out at Allies: 'Most of the Time We Agree'

  NATO Chief Defends Unity As Trump Lashes Out at Allies: 'Most of the Time We Agree' Trump cancelled a press conference and left the meeting earlier amid a spat with Justine Trudeau, but Jens Stoltenberg said unity within the alliance was "iron-clad."Stoltenberg addressed journalists following a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at a country hotel north of London, and as the 70-year old alliance struggles with multiple internal divisions.

President Trump left Washington on Monday for a two-day trip to the United Kingdom for a meeting of NATO leaders — just as the House impeachment inquiry enters a new stage.

House investigators heard Tuesday from four senior national security officials with direct knowledge of President Trump’s interactions with Ukraine, marking a long day of marathon hearings on Capitol Hill as Democrats press their case for impeachment with the TV-viewing public.

NATO meeting comes as cracks in alliance's armor begin to show

Twenty-nine U.S. and European leaders will congregate on the outskirts of London on Tuesday and Wednesday for a NATO meeting, which has been downgraded from a full-blown summit to a "gathering" despite it falling during the alliance's 70th anniversary.The leaders, including President Donald Trump, will discuss a wide variety of strategic economic and security issues: threats from cyberspace, terrorism, Syria's eight-year-old civil war, China's growing military might, an assertive Russia, space warfare and more. But this week's gathering in London comes amid heightened transatlantic frictions, as well as to act as a bulwark again nationalist militarism through a strong U.S. presence on the continent and by encouraging European political integration. 

Clash expected at House Judiciary briefing on report about Trump's dealings with Ukraine - impeachment latest

  Clash expected at House Judiciary briefing on report about Trump's dealings with Ukraine - impeachment latest The committee will walk lawmakers through the report, but Republicans have called on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., to answer questions.WASHINGTON – Another partisan clash in the House impeachment inquiry is expected Monday as the Judiciary Committee receives a briefing about two reports: one report from three other panels that found President Donald Trump solicited foreign interference in the 2020 election, and another about the constitutional basis for impeachment.

As President Trump left a tense NATO meeting in London, the impeachment process at home Mr. Trump abandoned plans for a final news conference after the NATO meeting , and he called Prime Our reporter Jennifer Schuessler says, “Love this account, which gives a concise daily snapshot from

The NATO leaders’ meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, north of London, on Wednesday.Credit Al Widespread anxiety prevailed in the run-up to NATO ’s celebration of its 70th anniversary that President Trump, whose criticism of the alliance as obsolete is well- known , would

House panel to vote on report of Ukraine investigation

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The House's impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump is set to take another step forward Tuesday, as the Intelligence Committee votes on a report of its findings after two weeks of open hearings. If approved, the report will be sent to the Judiciary Committee, which is expected to use it as the foundation of the case against Trump. The investigation has been examining claims that Trump tried to extract political favors from Ukraine in exchange for foreign aid. The Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday as it considers whether to recommend articles of impeachment to the full House.

The GOP's bottom-line Trump defense: Get over it

  The GOP's bottom-line Trump defense: Get over it Analysis: Ultimately, most Republicans said Monday at the Judiciary Committee's impeachment hearing, they saw no evil and heard no evil — except when it came to Trump rival Joe Biden.Trump's fellow Republicans mounted a vigorous defense that held — all at once — he didn't do it, nothing he did was wrong and that they will impeach his rival for doing the same thing (even if it's not really the same thing) if the president eventually loses to that rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Fourth Democratic debate, impeachment inquiry, tax deadline: 5 things you need to know Tuesday . In the latest news regarding the impeachment investigation , President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani's deadline to submit subpoenaed documents is Tuesday , as is Vice

All your impeachment vote questions answered 20:32. Get ' 5 things ' in your inbox. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. The move will transform how such cases are dealt with in many places and give victims more power as their cases progress.

Travel Tuesday: Where are the deals?

Hot on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Travel Tuesday, a day the travel industry hopes will become as big as its holiday-shopping brethren. Travel Tuesday only arrived on the scene around 2017, but since then airlines and major providers like Orbitz, Travelocity and CheapTickets have joined in. Are there really good deals compared to the rest of the year? The folks at SmarterTravel.com walk you through what you need to know before you book. (Quick note: This day is not to be confused with the year-round hashtag #TravelTuesday, typically focused on sharing photos, stories and other travel info online.)

Trump Undecided on Role in Trial, Aide Says: Impeachment Update

  Trump Undecided on Role in Trial, Aide Says: Impeachment Update House Democrats leading the panels running the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump announced their next steps.Republican staff attorney Steve Castor testifies as the House Judiciary Committee hears investigative findings in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, on Dec. 9, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

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Giving Tuesday: Give back after that Black Friday, Cyber Monday spending spree

Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, now it's time to give back. Giving Tuesday is devoted to charitable causes, allowing people to focus on giving to others. The event was started in 2012 by a New York City nonprofit,  92nd Street Y, as part of a partnership with the United Nations Foundation. More than $400 million was raised online last year, and 3.6 million gifts have been donated. That's more than double the $180 million raised in 2016. But it's not just about giving money. You can also give your time by volunteering at a local school or shelter in your neighborhood.

'Halo: Reach' comes to PC and Xbox One as part of 'The Master Chief Collection'

The Master Chief Collection, enhanced versions of the popular Halo series of Xbox video game, is finally arriving on PCs. "Halo: Reach," a prequel to the original 2001 "Halo: Combat Evolved," a game that helped drive the success of the original Xbox console, will be released Tuesday for PCs and Xbox One. "Halo: Reach" will be the fifth game in the Halo series to be optimized for Xbox One and improved PCs with up to 4K Ultra HD video and support for high dynamic range (HDR) for improved contrast, colors and details. It can be purchased as part of "Halo: The Master Chief Collection" ($39.99) or individually for $9.99 on PCs or Xbox One.

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