Republican candidates for the presidential nomination finally got around to criticize the frontrunner Donald Trump. House Republicans will hold the first public hearing in their impeachment inquiry against President Biden on Thursday. Democrats have criticized the timing of the hearing, as the government faces a shutdown. And tens of thousands of people have fled their self-proclaimed republic inside Azerbaijan.
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