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Ousted ambassador felt threat; Trump assails her anew

Nov. 15, 2019 12:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch provided chilling detail in Trump impeachment hearings Friday of the threat she felt upon suddenly being ousted from her post and learning President Donald Trump had denounced her in his July phone call with Ukraine’s president. In...

The Latest: Liz Cheney criticizes Trump for critical tweet

Nov. 15, 2019 11:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and House impeachment hearings (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The No. 3 Republican in the House says President Donald Trump “was wrong” to post tweets critical of former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch during her testimony in the impeachment...

Ukraine says it’s arrested a top IS commander near Kiyv

Nov. 15, 2019 11:34 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian Security Service says it has arrested Al Bar Shishani, one of the top commanders in the Islamic State group. The service, the SBU, said in a Facebook statement Friday that Shishani, a Georgian national, was apprehended near the Ukrainian capital Kiyv. The CIA and the Georgian...

Rough transcript of first Trump-Zelenskiy call released

Nov. 15, 2019 11:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday released the summary transcript of his April congratulatory call with Ukraine’s president-elect, the latest salvo in the White House effort to blunt Democratic allegations that Trump abused his power by pressuring a foreign leader to get involved...

Takeaways from Day 2 of House impeachment public hearings

Nov. 15, 2019 11:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Day Two of the House impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump featured a career diplomat with a soft voice and a powerful story. Marie Yovanovitch, under questioning from the Democrats, said she felt threatened by the president as she detailed the story of being abruptly recalled...

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine to meet to discuss conflict

Nov. 15, 2019 11:16 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet in Paris on Dec. 9 to try to seek a settlement for the five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine that has killed 13,000 people. French President Emmanuel Macron’s office announced the meeting Friday after months of diplomatic...

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France to meet Dec. 9 to seek deal on Ukraine conflict - French president’s office

Nov. 15, 2019 10:41 AM EST
PARIS (AP) — Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany, France to meet Dec. 9 to seek deal on Ukraine conflict - French president’s office.

Congress to hear diplomat who overheard a key Trump call

Nov. 15, 2019 10:23 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official who has drawn praise for speaking out in the past about problems in the Foreign Service is set to testify to House impeachment investigators about a conversation he overheard President Trump having about “investigations” in Ukraine. David Holmes,...

An ambassador fired: What to watch on Day 2 of impeachment

Nov. 15, 2019 10:20 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — An ambassador, her firing and a pair of fixers. Those details stand at the center of Marie Yovanovitch’s story, a personal ordeal she is describing to Americans and the world Friday as part of the Democrat-driven impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. What led to the...

Former US ambassador to Ukraine tells Congress attacks from 'corrupt interests' have created 'crisis’ in State Dept

Nov. 15, 2019 9:49 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former US ambassador to Ukraine tells Congress attacks from 'corrupt interests' have created 'crisis’ in State Dept.