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Washington — The Senate is holding confirmation hearings for five of President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees on Tuesday, as Democrats rush to approve key officials soon after Mr. Biden’s becomes president on Wednesday. Senators reconvened for the first time since Mr. Trump was impeached for a second time. They are holding confirmation hearings for five …

From Bess Truman and Mamie Eisenhower’s meeting, to the visit Laura Bush hosted where Jenna and Barbara Bush showed Sasha and Malia Obama how to slide down the banister in the Residence, to the visit where Michelle Obama invited Melania Trump even after Donald Trump had questioned her husband’s citizenship, this tradition has long been …

“There are potential state and federal crimes that he can be prosecuted for just for the things he’s done this past week and what’s troubling for him is he won’t have the immunity from prosecution that DOJ say says a sitting president has as of next Wednesday,” said Harry Sandick, a former federal prosecutor. Sandick …

Days before the end of President Donald Trump’s time in office, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un called the United States his country’s “arch-enemy,” while threatening to expand its nuclear arsenal, state media reported on Saturday. “Our external political activities must focus on our arch-enemy and the fundamental obstacle to our revolutionary development, the United …

Seventeen Iraqi civilians, including 9- and 11-year-old boys, were killed when private contractors from the US security firm Blackwater opened fired in Baghdad’s Nisour Square in 2007. Fourteen of those killings were unjustified under the rules of the use of deadly force by security contractors, according to an FBI investigation. In 2014, a US federal …

President Donald Trump’s main banker at Deutsche Bank is leaving the company, according to the New York Times. Rosemary Vrablic, a managing director at the bank, will step down on Dec. 31 after working with Trump for years. Deutsche Bank stuck with Trump through several turbulent periods in his business career, loaning him billions of …

“Rosemary Vrablic and Dominic Scalzi have tendered their resignations to Deutsche Bank effective as of year-end, which was accepted by the bank,” Daniel Hunter, a spokesman for the bank said in a statement. Vrablic and Scalzi have worked closely together for years since joining Deutsche Bank a decade ago. Vrablic was a trusted contact to …

President Donald Trump swept into office on the strength of his image as a real estate developer. Four years later, Trump leaves a housing record that includes the end of a contentious tax break for homeowners and a new direction for the federal agency overseeing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. One of Trump’s …

An end is in sight for the two-week Queensland heatwave from today, while southern states will experience cooler temperatures and some rain. Sydney is expected to experience another hot day with a maximum temperature of 34C. While a cool change is expected later today, this relief may not arrive until late in the evening, with …

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As they frantically searched for ways to salvage President Donald Trump’s failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centered on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania. The strategy may have played well in front of television cameras and on talk radio. But it …