Apple’s ‘walled garden’ faces Epic attack in app store trial

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s lucrative app store was alternately portrayed as a price-gouging monopoly and a hub of world-changing innovation during the preamble to a trial that may reshape the technological landscape. The contrasting portraits were drawn on Monday as lawyers for Apple and its foe, Epic Games, outlined their cases in an […]

Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd’s death goes to the jury

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The murder case against former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd went to the jury Monday in a city on edge against another round of unrest like the one that erupted last year over the harrowing video of Chauvin with his knee on the Black man’s neck. The jury of six white people […]

BREAKING NEWS! United States Senate acquits former President Trump in impeachment trial

BREAKING NEWS! United States Senate acquits former President Trump in impeachment trial

Image: Former President of the United States Donald Trump. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., February 13 – The United States Senate acquitted former President Donald Trump of inciting an insurrection in the impeachment trial this afternoon. The vote was largely a partisan vote in the Senate which has 50 Republicans and 50 Democrats. […]

Convict Trump or face dire democracy damage, prosecutors say

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dire harm from Donald Trump’s false and violent incitements will vex American democracy long into the future unless the Senate convicts him of impeachment and bars him from future office, House prosecutors insisted Thursday as they concluded two days of emotional arguments in his historic trial. Making their case, they presented piles […]

Democrats focus on Trump’s silence during riot

WASHINGTON (AP) — Desperate to pin some sort of culpability on former President Donald Trump during his second Senate impeachment trial, the House impeachment managers now obviously sense that they are unable to connect any of the violence at the United States Capitol to any actions by the former Commander-in-Chief. House impeachment managers are now […]

Chief Justice Roberts’ quiet choice not to preside over Senate impeachment trial reveals trial’s questionable legality

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Washington, D.C., February 11 – Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts chose not to attend or preside over the United States Senate’s impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Instead, United States Senator Patrick Leahy, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, is acting as the presiding officer […]

Senate agrees to hear Trump case, rejecting GOP arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial opened Tuesday with graphic video showing the former president whipping up a rally crowd to march to the Capitol and “fight like hell” against his reelection defeat, followed by images of the deadly attack on Congress that came soon after. In an early test of the former president’s […]

Trump names 2 lawyers to impeachment defense team

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump on Sunday named two lawyers to his impeachment defense team, one day after it was revealed that the former president had parted ways with an earlier set of attorneys. The two lawyers representing him will be David Schoen, a criminal defense lawyer with offices in Alabama and New York, and […]

Trump’s sway over GOP tested as impeachment heads to Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The impeachment case against Donald Trump is heading toward a historic Senate trial, but Republican senators are easing off their criticism of the former president and shunning calls to convict him over the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol. It’s an early sign of Trump’s enduring sway over the party. House Democrats were to carry […]

McConnell seeks to push impeachment trial to February

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is proposing to push back the start of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial by a week or more to give the former president time to review the case. House Democrats who voted to impeach Trump last week for inciting the Jan. 6 Capitol riots have signaled they want […]