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The Latest: Yovanovitch calls Trump tweets very intimidating

Nov. 15, 2019 11:01 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and House impeachment hearings (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch says President Donald Trump’s tweets about her during her testimony in the impeachment hearings are “very intimidating” to...

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine to meet to discuss conflict

Nov. 15, 2019 10:50 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...

Ousted ambassador testifies ouster helped ‘shady interests’

Nov. 15, 2019 10:45 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch opened the second day of Trump impeachment hearings Friday declaring that her abrupt removal by President Donald Trump’s administration played into the hands of “shady interests the world over” with dangerous intentions...

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...

Rough transcript of first Trump-Zelenskiy call released

Nov. 15, 2019 10:12 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday released the summary transcript of an April congratulatory call with Ukraine President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the latest salvo in the White House struggle to blunt Democrats’ contention that Trump abused his power in calling on a foreign leader...

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.

Diplomat built reputation as solid pro, but saw it sullied

Nov. 15, 2019 7:44 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine watched in disbelief as her reputation was publicly sullied in a slow-burning campaign to discredit her. She was unceremoniously ousted from her job even as her boss assured her she had done nothing wrong. On Friday, diplomat Marie Yovanovitch gets...

Belarus holds vote, ignores blatant ballot box stuffing

Nov. 15, 2019 6:58 AM EST

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus is holding a parliamentary election but with top opposition candidates kept off the ballot, only loyalists to the nation’s authoritarian president will win in what observers see as a dress rehearsal for next year’s similarly skewered presidential vote. Belarus...