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These Trump Impeachment Costume Ideas Are Peach Perfect

Win McNamee/Getty Images News/Getty Images These 4 Donald Trump Impeachment Inquiry Halloween Costume Ideas Are Peach Perfect By Shelby Black Oct 19, 2019 Hopefully, you’re up to date with the fact that President Donald Trump is facing an impeachment inquiry. While this is no laughing matter for the White House, there’s no harm in some politically–minded Halloweeners using this drama to their advantage. For those still searching their brains for a costume, these Donald Trump impeachment inquiry Halloween costume ideas might just be the perfect fit. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi…

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Trump to hold news conference with Turkish President on day of House’s first public impeachment hearings

(CNN)President Donald Trump will hold a news conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House on Wednesday, the same day the House of Representatives will hold the first public hearings in its impeachment inquiry into Trump. There is no evidence of wrongdoing by Joe Biden or his son Hunter in Ukraine. On Wednesday, two witnesses are expected to testify in the televised congressional hearings: George Kent, a deputy assistant Secretary of State, and Bill Taylor, a former ambassador and the top US diplomat in Ukraine. Taylor’s testimony…

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Why Would Russia, Chinaand IranPlan Joint Naval Exercises?

KARACHI, PakistanThe waters around the Arabian Peninsula have calmed for the moment, but preparations for combat continue, with joint exercises and security conferences showing just how profoundly the regions strategic balances are shifting. As confidence declines in U.S. President Donald J. Trumps ability to navigate the difficult moral and military choices in the region, new players are entering the picture in and around the Persian Gulf. An Israeli delegation attended a U.S.-backed maritime-security conference that began Sunday in Manama with delegations from Saudi Arabia and Bahrain as a vast international…

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Immigrants from China and India can accelerate the green card process

Sophie Alcorn Limits written into existing immigration laws on both the number of green cards issued each year, as well as the number of green cards available based on country of origin, leave some waiting half a century or more for a green card, with people from India and China facing the longest wait times for employment-based green cards. Although these U.S. laws pose an extra challenge for people born in countries with the highest demand for green cards, if you were born in India or China, there are some…

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Prince Harry Says Cameras Take Him Right Back To His Mother’s Death – Perez Hilton

Prince Harry is hitting back hard against UK tabloids — and his latest emotional admission goes a long way to explain his motivation. The Duke of Sussex recently went on a meaningful tour of Africa with his wife, Meghan Markle, and new son, Archie, in tow. During the trip, Harry got the chance to follow in his late mother’s footsteps, quite literally, as he walked along the same path she did during her visit nearly three decades before, when it was still a live minefield. He ended that walk with a powerful…

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No kids came to this 11-year-old’s birthday party. Then his favorite hockey team made his dreams come true

(CNN)After no invited friends showed up to his 11-year-old son’s birthday party, Jason Foster took to Twitter to crowdsource some birthday love for his little boy. Kade was able to watch the morning skate and meet the team in their locker room. A video posted by the team shows him shaking hands with players Jason Spezza, Morgan Rielly and others. If being flown to Toronto, meeting the entire team and watching his favorite players on the ice wasn’t enough, Kade was also serenaded by fans. Leafs mascot Carlton the Bear…

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New Facebook features fight election lies everywhere but ads

Heaven forbid a political candidate’s Facebook account gets hacked. They might spread disinformation…like they’re already allowed to do in Facebook ads… Today Facebook made a slew of announcements designed to stop 2020 election interference. “The bottom line here is that elections have changed significantly since 2016,” and so has Facebook in response, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on a call with reporters. “We’ve gone from being on our back foot to proactively going after some of the biggest threats out there.” Combined, the efforts could protect both campaigns and constituents from…

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Marking the memories of a million service personnel

Image copyright CWGC Image caption These two soldiers died on the same day of the Battle of the Somme. One was a celebrated footballer and VC winner “We are probably the world’s largest gardener,” Peter Francis from the Commission says, with staff mowing the equivalent of 1,000 football pitches every week. The headstones are the same size surrounded by uniform lawns and flowers. Image copyright CWGC Image caption A significant part of the Commission’s work is making sure the inscriptions on headstones and memorial panels remain legible The Commission employs…

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Britain Resorts to a Wild, Populist Christmas Election to Settle Brexit

LONDONBritain is headed for its first Christmas election since 1923 but dont expect goodwill to all in Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been BORIS BIG BET Johnson hopes he can win just the second Conservative majority since 1992 by promising to Get Brexit done if he is returned to power more than three years after the country voted to quit the European Union. He hopes to stoke the frustrations of those who think Britain should have left by now. The Conservatives under Theresa May called an election with an almost…

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Ben Affleck’s Friends Reportedly Concerned ‘He Won’t Be Able To Stop’ Drinking Again – Perez Hilton

The same day he opened up about his recovery journey, Ben Affleck “slipped up.” An eyewitness revealed (below) to Us Weekly seeing the father of three with friends at the charity event on Saturday: “He was with a group of friends, laughing and drinking. There was an open bar.” A second insider chimed in, voicing concern on behalf of those close to Affleck: “The people who care about Ben know where this is headed. If he doesn’t get help, he won’t be able to stop.” Understandably, the mother of his…

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