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Public invited to pay respects to John Crosbie at N.L. House of Assembly visitation

ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—The public can pay their respects to former federal politician John Crosbie during a visitation at Newfoundland and Labrador’s legislature today and tomorrow. The former federal cabinet minister and lieutenant-governor of the province, admired for his wit and his devotion to Newfoundland and Labrador, died Friday at age 88. An urn containing Crosbie’s…

Donald Trump boasts of solidarity as U.S. House votes to impeach him

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump has been impeached. After more than eight hours of debate on Wednesday, the United States House of Representatives voted to support two articles of impeachment, alleging that Trump abused his power in demanding Ukraine’s interference in U.S. domestic politics, and obstructed Congress in his refusal to co-operate with an investigation into it.…

U.S. House committee approves impeachment charges against Trump

WASHINGTON — Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment by approving two charges against him over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. A divided House Judiciary Committee voted 23-17 along party lines to approve articles of impeachment…

Woman, 72, dies in house fire in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley

SOMERSET, N.S.— A 72-year-old woman has died in a house fire in a small rural community in Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley. RCMP say officers responded to the call at 6:30 a.m. Thursday on West Steadman Road in Somerset, N.S., 20 kilometres west of Kentville. Paramedics confirm a woman from the small community was found dead…