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CBS News 9 Jan 2020

Pelosi says she'll send impeachment articles to Senate "soon"


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she is not withholding articles of impeachment "indefinitely" and will probably transmit them to the Senate "soon." But she reiterated her demand that Republicans lay out the rules for the proceedings before she does so. She spoke at her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill on Thursday.

Octavia Spencer says "it's a trying time" for the world admist the coronavirus pandemic, and sends well wishes to Tom Hanks and wife Rita who recently announced they tested positive for the virus. Most people recover from the virus. (March 12)
112-year-old Chitetsu Watanabe says smiling is his secret to long life. He was certified by Guinness World Records on Wednesday as the world's oldest living man.
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the thoughts of people around the world have been with Wuhan. In the following video, a number of leading artists send their best wishes to the virus-hit city. Jazz vocal group New York Voices, singer and actor Kris Wu, music producer Chris Babida, singer Bibi Zhou and painter and sculptor Christopher Le Brun send their messages to those affected by the disease.
The Senate is expected to vote today on whether or not to hear from new witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Republicans appear to have enough votes to block them. Bob Litt, former general counsel for the office of the Director of National Intelligence, joined CBSN to discuss what that means for the trial.

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