From left, David Schoen, Bruce Castor and Michael van der Veen, lawyers for former President Donald Trump, arrive at the US Capitol on the third day of the second impeachment trial.  

Trump’s lawyers to deliver impeachment defense; Friday focus on The World’s favorite music stories

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House managers fine-tuned their case Thursday, arguing that former US President Donald Trump incited a deadly attack on the US Capitol. Trump’s lawyers plan to argue their client’s innocence on multiple fronts.

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US House forges ahead with Trump impeachment; Ireland’s COVID-19 rates skyrocket; Italian ‘Nndrangheta mobsters on trial

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Trump’s hypocrisy on corruption is just what Putin wants

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‘Wishful thinking’: Chief justice no savior for liberals at Trump trial

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US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is shown with his hands raised and head down with a row of reporters standing across from him.

Watch live: Democrats pressure resistant Republicans to join push to oust Trump

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Turley: Impeachment trial witnesses could be ‘live torpedoes in the water’

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Jonathan Turley, law professor at George Washington University, testified in front of the House about the constitutionality of the Trump impeachment and urged Democrats to take more time. As the Senate trial gets underway, he says witnesses could be game changers.

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Impeachment trial in the Senate: How Trump was acquitted

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Nearly a month after the House of Representatives took two historic votes to impeach the 45th president of the United States, the case moved to the Senate for trial. Look back at The World’s coverage of the trial here.

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Impeachment comes to the Senate — 5 questions answered

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is known as a master of Senate rules. Now that the House has impeached President Donald Trump, what will he do to influence the process — and outcome — of a trial?

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Power outage: How did global leadership change in 2019?

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US President Donald Trump faces a Senate trial over whether to remove him from office in January. But impeachment is not the only way to remove a leader. Here’s a look at political shake-ups around the world, where both legal and extralegal means to bring about regime change have made headlines.

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Democrats push forward as Pelosi moves for articles of impeachment

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the House of Representatives will proceed with articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump. The Judiciary panel could vote as early as next Thursday to recommend impeachment charges to the full House.