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Impeachment Hearing: Key Witness Gives Testimony That President Directed Ukraine Quid Pro Quo

On Wednesday, Ambassador Gordon Sondland told House impeachment investigators that he worked with Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine at the “express direction” of President Donald Trump and pushed for a political “quid pro quo” with Kyiv because it was what Trump wanted. Sondland testified of his dealings with Trump’s personal attorney that “Mr. Giuliani was expressing the desires of the president of the United States, and we knew that these investigations were important to the president.”. ...Read Full Story

Hong Kong Protests Continue As Police Surround University As Standoff Continues

Protests in Hong Kong have intensified as police continued their standoff with students at Polytechnic University. The police had surrounded the university, in what has been a protest movement that is now in its sixth month. Police have been trying to disperse the protesters from the roads around Polytechnic, which is the last major university that is occupied by protesters.. ...Read Full Story

American Teacher Found Strangled To Death At Her Home In Dominican Republic

An American teacher was found bound and strangled in her apartment in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic National Police said Patricia Ann Anton, 63, was found dead in her apartment in Cabarete, on the country’s rural northern coast, with her hands and feet tied. Anton was robbed by unknown suspects of a cellphone, laptop, 40-inch television, sheets and a pair of sports shoes, police said.. ...Read Full Story

Missing California Hiker Found Dead On Glacier Atop Mountain

A three-day search for a California hiker ended when he was found dead on top of a glacier in Sequoia and Kings National Park. Alan Stringer, 40, of Huntington Beach, was reported missing Monday evening when he didn’t return home after a hike. Investigators found his body Thursday at the top of the Darwin Glacier, which is near the base of Mount Darwin. Stringer had just recently bought hiking equipment and took mountaineering course, and did not tell anyone his hiking plans or potential routes. His vehicle was found shortly after midnight Tuesday morning, authorities said.. ...Read Full Story

President Trump Ordered To Pay $2M To Nonprofits As Part Of Civil Lawsuit

President Donald Trump has been ordered by a New York State judge to pay $2 million to a group of nonprofit organizations as part of a settlement in a civil lawsuit stemming from persistent violations of state charities laws.  The case was brought by the New York attorney general’s office after the Trump Foundation held a fundraiser for military veterans during the 2016 campaign. . ...Read Full Story

Arrest Warrant Issues In Case Of Missing New Hampshire Couple Found Dead In Texas

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man suspected of stealing a car that belonged to a New Hampshire couple found buried at a South Texas beach.  On Tuesday, the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office in Kingsville, Texas, said that Adam Curtis Williams, 33, is wanted on felony theft charges. Authorities identified Williams as the man seen in a surveillance photo released Monday crossing the border into Mexico in a car that belonged to James and Michelle Butler, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave in Corpus Christi last week.. ...Read Full Story

Nine Members Of American Family Killed In Highway Attack In Mexico

Mexican military has confirmed that at least nine members of an American family, including six children, were killed in an attack in northern Mexico.  The family was ambushed by an armed group while traveling from the town of Galeana in Chichuahua state to Bavispe in Sonora state between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. local time, according to Mexico’s security minister, Alfonso Durazo.. ...Read Full Story

McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook Pushed Out Over Relationship With Employee

McDonald’s chief executive officer Steve Easterbrook has been pushed out of the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee, the corporation said Sunday. The fast food giant said the former president and CEO demonstrated poor judgment, and that McDonald’s forbids managers from having romantic relationships with direct or indirect subordinates.. ...Read Full Story