Biden: I won’t testify in Trump’s impeachment trial

By Clyde Hughes  (1) Former Vice President Joe Biden, shown speaking after the "Public Education Forum 2020: Equity and Justice for All" Dec. 14, said Friday he would not comply if subpoenaed in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Photo by Archie Carpenter/UPI | License Photo Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden said Friday he would not [...]

2019-12-29T18:26:58+00:00December 29th, 2019|

British prosecutors charge wife of U.S. diplomat in biker’s death

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The wife of a Britain-based U.S. intelligence officer was charged Friday in the death of a 19-year-old motorcyclist last summer. Anne Sacoolas, 42, claimed diplomatic immunity and left Britain shortly after the accident that killed Harry Dunn on Aug. 27 when she drove on the wrong side of [...]

2019-12-20T21:16:33+00:00December 20th, 2019|

China suspends tariffs on U.S. goods after trade agreement

By Allen Cone  (0) Chinese workers assemble parts of child products, including car seats, baby strollers, playpens, walkers, high chairs, baby carriers and various toys, most manufactured for export to the United States at a factory in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, on May 9. File Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI | License Photo Dec. 15 (UPI) -- China on [...]

2019-12-16T17:18:46+00:00December 16th, 2019|

Joe Biden announces gun safety plan on anniversary of……

By Sommer Brokaw  (0) Former Vice President Joe Biden touted his experience fighting the National Rife Association in his plan for ending gun violence. File Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced his gun safety proposals Saturday, the seventh anniversary of the fatal shooting of 20 first graders and [...]

2019-12-14T20:40:38+00:00December 14th, 2019|

Impeachment: House charges Trump with abuse of power, obstruction

By Don Jacobson  (1) Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Trump, for abuse of power and obstruction of justice. Photo by Brian Elliott/UPI | License Photo Dec. 10 (UPI) -- House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday, charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Judiciary committee [...]

2019-12-10T16:46:53+00:00December 10th, 2019|

Elizabeth Warren discloses $1.9M in earnings from legal work

By Darryl Coote  (0) Democratic candidate for President Elizabeth Warren made the disclosure amid a feud with fellow candidate Pete Buttigieg over financial connections to corporations. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren disclosed she made about $1.9 million from her work representing corporate clients during her time as [...]

2019-12-09T16:26:43+00:00December 9th, 2019|

Lawmakers reach deal for arbitration on bill to prevent surprise medical payments

By Daniel Uria  (0) Dec. 8 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group House and Senate leaders reached a deal Sunday on legislation seeking to protect patients from surprise medical bills. Senate health committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., reached an agreement with House energy and commerce committee Chairman Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J., and the top Republican on the panel [...]

2019-12-09T16:20:47+00:00December 9th, 2019|

White House adviser on U.S. jobs surge: ‘I don’t see any end to it’

By Don Jacobson  (0) Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council, applauds the November jobs report issued Friday, which said 266,000 new jobs were added to the U.S. economy last month. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Dec. 6 (UPI) -- The United States job market performed far better in November than most analysts predicted, [...]

2019-12-06T16:54:28+00:00December 6th, 2019|

Bloomberg unveils sweeping gun control platform

By Darryl Coote  (0) Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Former New York City Mayor and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has unveiled his sweeping gun control platform that includes stricter background checks, firmer regulations and increased funding for violence prevention. Bloomberg, who entered the Democratic primary race last month, unveiled his gun safety proposal Thursday in Aurora, Colo., where a gunman [...]

2019-12-06T16:42:26+00:00December 6th, 2019|

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asks for articles of …

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces Thursday the chamber will file articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Declaring "no one is above the law," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday asked committee chairmen investigating President Donald Trump to go ahead with articles of impeachment. "The president leaves us no choice [...]

2019-12-05T17:06:01+00:00December 5th, 2019|