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Republican lawmakers storm hearing room, disrupt Trump impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON — A U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry devolved into chaos on Wednesday as Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting Democratic efforts to impeach him over dealings with Ukraine, stormed into a high-security hearing room and delayed testimony by a witness. The more than two dozen Republican lawmakers,…

Less room at the inn for Toronto conventions: Report

Booming downtown development is threatening the future of the city’s thriving convention business as mid-priced hotels are converted to condos and others are rebranded and renovated to justify higher nightly rates. Toronto risks losing 4,000 rooms and 2,500 unionized jobs if it doesn’t protect its stock of convention accommodation, warns a report by a union…