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Rep. Elijah Cummings, key Democrat leading the impeachment inquiry is dead

Representative Elijah Cummings of Baltimore has died aged 68 of “complications concerning longstanding health challenges,” his office said in a statement Thursday morning. As chairman of the House Oversight Committee, he played a key role in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. More on this shortly…

Trump dares Baltimore, GOP retreat to take place in same city tagged ‘dangerous & filthy’

The House Republican retreat is scheduled to take place in Baltimore — the same city in Maryland that President Donald Trump denigrated over the weekend as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” while writing that “no human being would want to live there.” House Republican leadership announced in April that their annual retreat would […]

Missile launcher found in man’s luggage at Baltimore airport

A missile launcher was found in a man’s luggage after he tried to bring it back from Kuwait “as a souvenir”, US federal officials said. The military grade weapon was seized at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport, the Transport Security Administration (TSA) said. TSA officers called airport police who found the man and detained him for […]

Trump tagged racist over comments branding Baltimore ‘infested mess’

US President Donald Trump was hit with new accusations of racism Saturday after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city of Baltimore an “infested mess.” Trump’s outburst came in a series of sharply worded tweets aimed at Democratic Representative Elijah Cummings — a high-profile critic of Trump’s administration whose district […]