US House votes to send Trump impeachment articles to Senate.
The House will notify the Senate of the impeachment articles. On Thursday, House managers are expected to physically walk the articles to the Senate and read them aloud, according to a Republican leadership aide.
The senators and Chief Justice John Roberts, who will preside over the trial, will also be sworn in, and the President will be officially summoned and given a time to respond to the charges.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the substance of the trial is likely to get underway on Tuesday, January 21.
Car drives into Carnival parade in Germany
BERLIN (AP) — A car drove into a crowd at Carnival procession in a German town on Monday, injuring several people, police said.
A large number of police are at the scene in Volkmarsen, about 280 kilometers (175 miles) southwest of Berlin, and the driver was arrested, Northern Hesse police said.
Local media reported at least a dozen injuries, including children, but police could not immediately confirm the information.
Police said they couldn’t immediately provide further details and urged people not to spread “unconfirmed reports” about the crash.
Police say they have not received any reports of any deaths, and don’t have a specific number of injuries yet. They say it is too early to say what caused the car to crash into the crowd.
Video from the scene showed a silver Mercedes station wagon with its hazard lights blinking on the sidewalk, while emergency crews walked by.
The regional Frankfurter Rundschau newspaper reported that witnesses said the driver drove around a barrier blocking off traffic from the parade, but that it wasn’t yet clear whether he intentionally headed toward the crowd.
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Police Responding To Incident At Mar-a-Lago
#BREAKING Police are responding to gunshots at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Two people are being held in custody after a black vehicle breached two security checkpoints at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
The incident took place hours ahead of the president’s planned trip there.
The vehicle was heading to the property’s main entrance, NBC News said, citing the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s office.