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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
November 21, 2019 - 3:59 pm
The California Supreme Court has struck down a law that aimed to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns in order to qualify for the presidential ballot.
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Fiona Hill, the former top Russia expert on the National Security Council, arrives to testify in the House's impeachment inquiry on Nov. 21, 2019.
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November 21, 2019 - 5:58 am
Two more witnesses are scheduled to testify publicly Thursday before the House Intelligence Committee as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Fiona Hill, a former National Security Council adviser, and David Holmes, a U.S. diplomat, will appear before the panel. Click here...
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Fiona Hill, the National Security Council’s former senior director for Europe and Russia arrives for testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Nov. 21, 2019.
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AP News
November 21, 2019 - 5:43 am
Former National Security Council adviser Fiona Hill says her team learned more by watching the Republican president’s personal lawyer on television. In Kyiv, U.S. diplomat David Holmes heard Trump’s voice on a phone call asking about “investigations.”
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper, right, and State Department official David Hale, are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, during a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump's efforts to tie U.S. aid for Ukraine to investigations of his political opponents. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
November 20, 2019 - 3:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Defense Department official Laura Cooper says she became aware in July that a hold was being placed on military aid to Ukraine and it had been directed by President Donald Trump...
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All News KCBS Radio
November 20, 2019 - 10:02 am
The Orinda City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to pass a temporary ban on some short-term rentals. The emergency ordinance places a 45 day moratorium on any property where the owner is not present.
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Laura Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia; and David Hale (L), the under secretary of state for political affairs, are sworn in prior to testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Nov. 20, 2019.
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November 20, 2019 - 6:01 am
Wednesday marks the the fourth day of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The three witnesses scheduled to field questions from the House Intelligence Committee are Gordon Sondland, the United States Ambassador to the European Union, Laura Cooper, the deputy...
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 U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland arrives for a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees October 28, 2019.
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AP News
November 20, 2019 - 5:41 am
Ambassador Gordon Sondland, the most anticipated witness in the impeachment inquiry, will confront questions Wednesday about his evolving accounts of the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine and a newly revealed summertime phone call with President Donald Trump.
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In this Nov. 16, 2019, photo Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a presidential forum at the California Democratic Party's convention in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
AP News
November 20, 2019 - 4:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fight for African American voters is raging. And there are growing concerns that impeachment may become a distraction...
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Pacific Gas & Electric CEO Bill Johnson waits to appear before a state Senate oversight hearing of the Energy, Utilities and Communications committee, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Nov. 18, 2019. Johnson is scheduled to testify before lawmakers about the utilities' decision to turnoff power for millions of people to prevent California wildfires. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
AP News
November 19, 2019 - 7:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. told angry California lawmakers Monday that the nation’s largest electric utility wasn’t fully prepared for the effects of its unprecedented outages last month even as it plans to shut off power to about 375,000 people this week...
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 Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, exits a deposition with the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees at the U.S. Capitol on November 7, 2019.
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All News KCBS Radio
November 19, 2019 - 5:15 am
Four witnesses are scheduled to testify Tuesday to the House Intelligence Committee as part of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a director in the National Security Council, Ambassador Kurt...
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