Trump dropped G-7 plan after pushback from a GOP tired of defending him

President Trump’s decision to host the Group of Seven summit at his Doral resort in Florida had alienated Republicans and swiftly become part of Democrats’ impeachment inquiry.
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Pelosi details evidence of what she calls Trump’s ‘shakedown’ of Ukrainian leader as GOP seeks censure of Schiff

The speaker’s “fact sheet” outlines what her office characterized as a gross abuse of power by Trump, including a “shakedown,” “pressure campaign” and “cover up.”

Ohio counties, drug firms reach $260 million deal in opioids case

But the deal covers only two Ohio counties, leaving thousands more to fight it out in court or hammer out similar deals.

U.S. discussing proposal to leave ‘residual force’ around Syria’s oil fields, Pentagon says 

Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said the purpose of the troops would be to deny access to Islamic State and other groups that “might want to seek that revenue to enable their own malign activities.”
Henry Ramirez is consoled by his mother Maribel Morales as they survey severe damage to their church in Dallas. (Jeffrey McWhorter/AP)
Henry Ramirez is consoled by his mother Maribel Morales as they survey severe damage to their church in Dallas. (Jeffrey McWhorter/AP)
A tornado touched down in the Dallas area on Sunday night, leaving thousands without power. (Twitter)
A tornado touched down in the Dallas area on Sunday night, leaving thousands without power. (Twitter)
A search and rescue team checks a home on Monday in Richardson, Tex. (LM Otero/AP)
A search and rescue team checks a home on Monday in Richardson, Tex. (LM Otero/AP)

Destructive tornado in Dallas lifts debris 20,000 feet in the air

Several violent thunderstorms — featuring 70 mph straight-line winds, heavy rain, lightning and half-dollar-sized hail — hit Dallas Sunday night. One of the twisters carved a path of destruction through the north of the city.
The decision means that Parliament would be expected to vote on the withdrawal agreement bill on Tuesday.
The two governments are increasingly curbing business dealings and restricting visas for scholars, officials and scientific researchers.
A man relaxes near where Interstate 81 slices through a public housing complex in Syracuse, N.Y. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
A man relaxes near where Interstate 81 slices through a public housing complex in Syracuse, N.Y. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
The south side of Syracuse, N.Y., was devastated when a highway section went up. Now that there’s talk of taking it down, residents think they should be protected — and compensated for the damage the highway inflicted on the community.
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A British actor left Hollywood to fight ISIS. Now he’s marooned in Belize.

How Michael Enright, an idealist with a Kalashnikov and a respectable IMDb page, took up arms against an American foe and got himself exiled from the United States.
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Get ready for the 19-hour flight: Qantas sets record for ultralong trip

The company is seeking to launch two nonstop routes from Australia’s east coast to New York and London, saving passengers up to four hours in travel time.
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