Category Archives: National News

Trump’s trial begins, senators vowing ‘impartial justice’

Trump’s trial begins, senators vowing ‘impartial justice’

The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump with quiet ceremony Thursday, senators standing at their desks to swear an oath of “impartial justice” as jurors on the president’s fate. House prosecutors recited the charges, and Chief Justice John Roberts presided in his black Supreme Court robe.MORE

House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, trial to follow

House sending Trump impeachment to Senate, trial to follow

The House voted Wednesday to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate, delivery set for a dramatic procession across the U.S. Capitol for only the third such trial in American history. MORE

Iran strikes back at US with missile attack at bases in Iraq

Iran strikes back at US with missile attack at bases in Iraq

Iran struck back at the United States for the killing of a top Iranian general early Wednesday, firing a series of surface-to-surface missiles at two Iraqi bases housing U.S. troops and warning the United States and its allies in the region not to retaliate.MORE

Iran vows ‘harsh’ response to US killing of top general

Iran vows ‘harsh’ response to US killing of top general

Iran vowed “harsh retaliation” for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport that killed a top Iranian general who had been the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing.MORE

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