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Al Jazeera 21 Jan 2020

US Senate hearing: Trump's impeachment trial to begin on Tuesday


After months of arguments and build-up, US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is set to begin in the Senate later on Tuesday.
Trump is accused of abusing the powers of his office by trying to force Ukraine's leader to investigate a political rival and of obstructing Congress's investigation.
Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher takes a look at the events that led up to this point.

Gordon Sondland, ambassador to European Union, was the most recent to be fired.
The president retaliating against those in the impeachment investigation leaves Washington bracing for more blowback
The reduction of violence agreement between U.S. forces and the Taliban is set to begin with the possibility of a broader deal if it holds. NBC News' Courtney Kube reports from the Pentagon.Aired on 02/21/20.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center is enrolling adults diagnosed with the coronavirus for a new clinical drug trial to treat the disease (Feb. 25).

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