House votes to send Trump impeachment to Senate for trial

(AP) The U.S. House has voted to send two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate. The House also approved the chamber’s prosecutors for what will be only the third Senate impeachment trial in American history.  The nearly party-line vote on Wednesday moves Trump’s impeachment from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Democratic-run House  to…

Iran Warns Europe as Diplomat Says Officials ‘Lied’ on Crash

Tehran, Iran (AP) Iran’s president is warning that European soldiers deployed in the Mideast “may be in danger” after Britain, France and Germany challenged Tehran over breaking limits of its 2015 nuclear deal. Hassan Rouhani made the comment on Wednesday during a televised Cabinet meeting.It comes after the nations started a dispute process over Iran…

Pelosi sets Wednesday votes to send impeachment to Senate

(AP) The House is expected to vote Wednesday to send the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate. Speaker Nancy Pelosi met privately Tuesday at the Capitol with her Democratic caucus to discuss the timetable. Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell opened the Senate on Tuesday scoffing at the House’s “bizarro” impeachment…

Iraqis Worry US-Iran Tensions are Eclipsing Their Protests

Baghdad, Iraq (AP) Mass protests by young Iraqis against their country’s ruling elite helped force the resignation of the country’s prime minister. But now that the focus has turned to the conflict between the United States and Iran, Iraqis pushing back against government corruption, poor services and rising Iranian influence in state affairs worry their…