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Trump administration quietly releases Lebanon military aid

Dec. 2, 2019 5:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has quietly released more than $100 million in military assistance to Lebanon after months of unexplained delay that led some lawmakers to compare it to the aid for Ukraine at the center of the impeachment inquiry. The $105 million in Foreign Military Financing...

Judiciary panel to take reins on Trump impeachment inquiry

Dec. 2, 2019 7:05 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is moving to the forefront of President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry, starting with a hearing Wednesday to examine the “high crimes and misdemeanors” set out in the Constitution. It’s a moment many Democrats on the panel have...

Congress approves bill expanding animal cruelty law

Nov. 6, 2019 3:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has passed a bill making certain types of animal cruelty a federal felony. The bill would expand a 2010 law that made creation or distribution of "animal crushing" videos illegal. The new bill would make the underlying acts of cruelty a federal crime. The Senate unanimously...