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Seven People Shot Overnight In Downtown Baltimore

Seven people were shot early Sunday morning in downtown Baltimore. Authorities say that 4 victims were brought to the hospital by ambulance: a 20 year old man shot in the shoulder and hip, an 18 year old male shot in both legs, a 27 year old shot in the arm, and a 17 year old shot in the back and leg. The three other victims —  a 22 year old man shot in the finger, a 17 year old male shot in the arm, and an unidentified third male — walked into the hospital... [Read Full Story]

Prosecutors Say Surveillance Footage From Outside Jeffrey Epstein’s Jail Cell Is Missing

Surveillance footage outside of convicted sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein’s prison cell during his first suicide attempt has gone missing, according to prosecutors. Epstein was imprisoned in July 2019 in Manhattan. The former billionaire shared a cell with Nick Tartaglione, a former police officer accused of killing four people during a drug deal.... [Read Full Story]

President Trump Is Impeached By The House For Abuse Of Power And Obstruction Of Congress

President Donald Trump became the third sitting president in U.S. history to be impeached. The House of Representatives approved on Wednesday two charges against him: that he abused the power of his office by pressuring Ukraine to interfere in the 2020 election on his behalf, and obstructing a congressional investigation into his actions. After a daylong debate, at 8:34 p.m. the House approved the first article of impeachment, charging the president with abuse of power, by a vote of 230-197. It was followed quickly by a second, 229-198, vote accusing the president of obstructing Congress. The one-vote difference was that of Democrat Jared Golden of Maine, who voted yes on abuse of power and no on obstruction.... [Read Full Story]

Uber To Pay $4.4M Regarding Sexual Harassment And Retaliation Charge

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced Wednesday that Uber has agreed to pay more than $4 million after it was found to have permitted a culture of sexual harassment and retaliation at its workplace. The company will establish a fund of $4.4 million to compensate anyone who the EEOC determines experienced sexual harassment, retaliation or both after Jan. 1, 2014. ... [Read Full Story]

Obamacare Enrollment Deadline Is Extended By Government Due To Glitches

The U.S. government said on Monday the deadline for signing-up for 2020 insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been extended by three days to December 18, in order to accommodate those who experienced issues while attempting to enroll. Website glitches and call center delays were reported on Sunday, the earlier deadline for the 2020 open enrollment.... [Read Full Story]

Investigation Launched On Whether “White Power” Hand Signs Occurred During Army-Navy Game

Both the Army and Navy academies are looking into hand signs flashed by students that can be associated with “white power” and were televised during the Army-Navy football game on Saturday, according to school officials. Cadets at West Point and midshipmen at the Naval Academy in the stands both appeared to display the sign during the broadcast. The gesture was seen during an ESPN broadcast segment. School officials are trying to determine what the hand signals were meant to convey, they said.... [Read Full Story]

Impeachment Hearing Heads Towards Final Vote

On Thursday, at the 10th and final public impeachment hearing, the House Judiciary Committee moved toward a vote that would send articles of impeachment to the full House floor for a final vote next week. Democrats and Republicans debated the nine-page text of the articles of impeachment that were released on Tuesday.... [Read Full Story]

President Donald Trump And House Democrats Strike Deal On Trade Pact With Mexico And Canada

President Donald Trump and House Democrats struck an agreement to revise a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the agreement at a news conference Tuesday, calling the revised trade pact “a victory for America’s workers.” She did not say when the House would vote on the agreement but suggested it could happen before the end of the year.... [Read Full Story]

Multiple People, Including Police Officer, Killed In New Jersey Shooting

On Tuesday, a police officer and multiple others were killed in a shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey that authorities say is not believed to have been a terrorism attack. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said one officer was pronounced dead at a hospital and multiple other people were found dead at the scene. A second officer was struck in the shoulder by gunfire, and two others were injured by shrapnel, Fulop said.... [Read Full Story]

SpaceX Launches 19th Cargo Mission To Space Stations Carrying Robot

SpaceX launched Falcon 9 rocket Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the company’s 19th cargo mission to the International Space Station. Lifting off at 12:29 p.m., the rocket carried 5,700 pounds of supplies, experiments and a new version of the CIMON robot designed to interact with astronauts. The onboard robot is designed to float in the space station’s habitat. ... [Read Full Story]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Calls For Articles Of Impeachment Against President Trump

On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on House Democratic leaders to begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. In what was billed as a special announcement about the “status” of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into the President, Pelosi said: “Today, I am asking our chairman to proceed with articles of impeachment. Lawmakers on two congressional committees have held impeachment hearings over the last few weeks.”... [Read Full Story]

Catholic Bishop In Buffalo N.Y. Resigns After Accusations Of Covering Up Abuse

The Catholic bishop of Buffalo, N.Y., has resigned following accusations he covered up clergy sex abuse of children. The Vatican didn’t give a reason when it announced on Wednesday that Pope Francis had accepted Bishop Richard Malone’s resignation, however the Vatican’s envoy to the U.S., Archbishop Christophe Pierre, said in a statement that the bishop had asked the pope last month “to grant him an early retirement” following a church investigation of the charges against him.... [Read Full Story]

California Sen. Kamala Harris Is Dropping Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) informed her staff on Tuesday that she is dropping her presidential bid, saying that she had made the decision because of financial struggles experienced by the campaign. On Tuesday afternoon, Harris emailed her supporters that she was withdrawing from the presidential race: “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue. I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete. In good faith, I can’t tell you, my supporters and volunteers, that I have a path forward if I don’t believe I do. So, to you my supporters, it is with deep regret ― but also with deep gratitude ― that I am suspending my campaign today.”... [Read Full Story]

California Sen. Kamala Harris Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) informed her staff on Tuesday that she is dropping her presidential bid, saying that she had made the decision because of financial struggles experienced by the campaign. On Tuesday afternoon, Harris emailed her supporters that she was withdrawing from the presidential race: “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue. I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete. In good faith, I can’t tell you, my supporters and volunteers, that I have a path forward if I don’t believe I do. So, to you my supporters, it is with deep regret ― but also with deep gratitude ― that I am suspending my campaign today.”... [Read Full Story]