‘Start Here’: Democratic senators running for president hit the campaign trail ahead of impeachment trial

It's Monday, Jan. 20, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Double duty Just days before the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic senators who are running for president are squeezing in last-minute campaign stops before heading back to Washington, D.C., for the impeachment trial in the Senate this week. On today's "Start Here," ABC News' Rachel Scott says some of the senators are planning to hit the trail when...

#WTO – EU, US and Japan agree on new ways to strengthen global rules on #IndustrialSubsidies

In a Joint Statement issued today (14 January), representatives of the European Union, the United States and Japan announced their agreement to strengthen existing rules on industrial subsidies and condemned forced technology transfers practices. In a meeting held in Washington, DC, the EU, US and Japan agreed that the current list of subsidies prohibited under the World Trade Organization’s...

UPS driver, bystander, suspects identified from Florida shootout that left 4 dead

"You have chills in your body," one witness said.December 6, 2019, 10:02 PM7 min read An attempted jewelry store robbery that led to the theft of a UPS truck, a hostage situation and a police shootout that ultimately left two "innocent civilians," including a UPS driver, dead has shaken the Florida community to its core. UPS identified the driver as Frank Ordonez, according to a statement...

‘Start Here’: Takeaways from the Judiciary Committee’s first impeachment hearing

It's Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Law and the Constitution The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony from four constitutional scholars on whether President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine were impeachable. Three of the experts called by Democrats said the president should be impeached while the fourth witness, the expert brought by Republicans, said there wasn't enough...

North Korea says it’s up to US to choose ‘Christmas gift’

North Korea reasserts the Trump administration is running out of time to salvage nuclear negotiations and says it’s entirely up to the United States to choose what “Christmas gift” it gets from the NorthBy KIM TONG-HYUNG Associated PressDecember 3, 2019, 5:46 AM3 min read North Korea on Tuesday repeated its assertions the Trump administration is running out of time to salvage nuclear...