Trump on Ukraine: 'I fully support transparency'

Trump on Ukraine: 'I fully support transparency'

President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the diplomacy he conducted this week is being overshadowed by a conversation in which he urged Ukraine's president to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden.
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Americans react to televised impeachment hearings

Americans react to televised impeachment hearings

Across the country, the first public airing of the impeachment drama had millions of Americans tuning in — and, in some cases, deliberately tuning out.
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Jets CEO: Gase to remain head coach next season

Jets CEO: Gase to remain head coach next season

New York Jets chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson says Adam Gase's job is safe and he will remain the coach next season despite the team's struggles this year.
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Greta hitches low-carbon ride across Atlantic

Greta hitches low-carbon ride across Atlantic

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has hitched a renewable-energy ride aboard a catamaran that will take her across the Atlantic for a climate-change meeting in Europe.
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Supporters rally for Texas death row inmate

Supporters rally for Texas death row inmate

Dozens of people rallied outside a Texas county prosecutor's office, calling for a halt to the scheduled execution of death row inmate Rodney Reed November 20. Lawmakers and celebrities also are urging the governor to call it off
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AP Top Storie

AP Top Storie

Here's the latest for Wednesday, November 13: Public impeachment hearings begin with testimony from State Department officials; President Trump says he's too busy to watch; Flooding hits Venice, Italy; Teen climate activist sails home to Europe.
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GOP: Star witnesses have no firsthand knowledge

GOP: Star witnesses have no firsthand knowledge

Republicans questioning top State Department diplomats during the first day of public impeachment hearings are dismissing the testimony as "hearsay" because the witnesses didn't speak directly with President Donald Trump.
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GOP questions diplomats about Bidens, Burisma

GOP questions diplomats about Bidens, Burisma

Republicans put a spotlight on former Vice President Joe Biden, and his son, Hunter Biden, as the GOP questioned two top diplomats about Ukrainian corruption and gas company, Burisma.
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Fed Chair sees growth, signals pause in rate cuts

Fed Chair sees growth, signals pause in rate cuts

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expects the U.S. economy to continue growing at a solid pace. Powell also said the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months.
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Trump ‘too busy’ to watch impeachment hearing

Trump ‘too busy’ to watch impeachment hearing

President Donald Trump says he’s been “too busy” to watch the first public impeachment hearing. This comes as as he meets with his Turkish counterpart in the Oval Office.
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Tourists, Venetians slosh through flooded city

Tourists, Venetians slosh through flooded city

Flooding in the canal city of Venice has reached the second-highest level ever, after infamous 1966 floods.
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Top diplomat: Ukraine aid held up for leverage

Top diplomat: Ukraine aid held up for leverage

The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine told a House committee investigating impeachment against President Donald Trump that military aid to Ukraine and a White House visit for the new leader were contingent on a public announcement of investigations.
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Montgomery, Alabama's first black mayor sworn in

Montgomery, Alabama's first black mayor sworn in

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed was sworn in Tuesday as the capital city's first African American leader.
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Massachusetts firefighter dies battling house fire

Massachusetts firefighter dies battling house fire

A Massachusetts fire lieutenant died early Wednesday while investigating a report of a trapped baby inside a burning home. Lt. Jason Menard helped two members of his crew escape but he himself was unable to get out.
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Schiff, GOP tangle over witnesses, whistleblower

Schiff, GOP tangle over witnesses, whistleblower

At the start of Wednesday's historic House Intelligence Committee impeachment hearings, Republicans tangled with the committee's chairman, Rep. Adam Schiff, over witnesses the Republicans wanted testimony from, including the whistleblower.
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George Kent, opening remarks in impeachment probe

George Kent, opening remarks in impeachment probe

A top State Department official says he never saw any effort by U.S. officials to shield from scrutiny a Ukrainian natural gas company where Hunter Biden sat on the board.
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Schiff: 'Terrible' questions at heart of inquiry

Schiff: 'Terrible' questions at heart of inquiry

As he opened the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says the probe is a test of “what kind of conduct or misconduct” Americans will expect of their president.
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Nunes decries impeachment as ‘smear campaign’

Nunes decries impeachment as ‘smear campaign’

Congressman Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, says Democrats’ impeachment inquiry is “a carefully orchestrated media smear campaign.”
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Washington braces for Trump impeachment hearings

Washington braces for Trump impeachment hearings

The closed doors of the House's impeachment investigation of Donald Trump are about to swing wide open. Americans - and the rest of the world - will have their chance to hear testimony and decide whether the president should be impeached.
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On This Day: 13 November 1997

On This Day: 13 November 1997

Musical "The Lion King" opened on Broadway to a full-house of celebrities.
ShowBiz Minute: Legend, Yoakam, De Niro

ShowBiz Minute: Legend, Yoakam, De Niro

People magazine names John Legend as 2019 Sexiest Man Alive; BMI honors Dwight Yoakam, top country songwriters; Robert De Niro named Screen Actors Guild life achievement honoree.
Why Keith Urban wings it at awards ceremonies

Why Keith Urban wings it at awards ceremonies

Country star Keith Urban discusses being nominated for Entertainer of the Year at the upcoming CMA Awards and reveals his approach to acceptance speeches.
Dan + Shay: 'It was pretty insane to be at Justin's wedding'

Dan + Shay: 'It was pretty insane to be at Justin's wedding'

Dan Smyers of country act Dan + Shay talks about the duo's celebrity wedding resume and how they felt performing on Justin Bieber's big day.
Dwight Yoakam honored

Dwight Yoakam honored

Country music singer, songwriter and actor Dwight Yoakam was honored by performing rights organization BMI for his trailblazing and highly unique style of California country rock.
Lawsuit: Security lapses led to festival shooting

Lawsuit: Security lapses led to festival shooting

A Northern California food festival was not secure enough to stop a gunman from sneaking in to kill three people and wound 13 others last summer, a lawsuit from five injured victims claims.
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