China Says Trade Deal With U.S. Must be ‘Mutually Beneficial’

Beijing, China (AP) Expectations of a U.S.-Chinese trade truce are rising, though Beijing accused Washington of unfairly attacking its economy. A Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman said any deal to settle their 17-month-old tariff war must be “mutually beneficial, win-win.” President Donald Trump said in Twitter a deal was “very close,” but the Chinese spokeswoman gave…

Biden Campaign Acknowledges ‘Pain’ of Obama-era Deportations

Las Vegas, NV (AP) Joe Biden is joining his top Democratic presidential rivals in pledging to end for-profit migrant detention centers. Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign also acknowledged “pain” caused by deportations, including during the Obama administration when Biden served as vice president. The statement was included in an immigration policy proposal released Wednesday. The plan…

‘We must act;’ Democrats unveil Trump impeachment charges

Washington, D.C. (AP) Democrats have announced two articles of impeachment charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The charges announced Tuesday stem from Trump’s pressure on Ukraine to announce investigations of his political rivals as he withheld aid to the country. Earlier Tuesday, Trump tweeted that he did nothing wrong…

Democrats Poised to Unveil 2 Impeachment Articles vs. Trump

Washington, D.C. (AP) House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. That’s according to two sources familiar with the discussions but unauthorized to discuss the proceedings and granted anonymity. Democrats are expected to put forward one charge against the president of abuse of power and another of obstruction of…