‘President conduct could be impeachable’ May 23, 2019 0 814 12345 Washington: The top Democrat in the US Congress charged on Wednesday that President Donald Trump could have committed an “impeachable” offence by ignoring congressional subpoenas, likening it to the “cover-up” that brought down former president Richard Nixon.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had earlier provoked an angry denial from Trump after accusing him of engaging in a cover-up of the probe into his alleged collusion with Russia. “This is why I think the president was so steamed off this morning,” she said at a Democratic event in Washington. “Because the fact is in plain sight in the public domain: this president is obstructing justice and he’s engaged in a cover-up. “And that could be an impeachable offence,” she said to applause. (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES EU vote crucial for future of Europe May 23, 2019 0 383 Austria’s Kurz names new ministers after scandal May 23, 2019 0 450 Five key figures May 23, 2019 0 410 Risk of nuclear war highest since WW2: UN arms research chief REUTERS GENEVA The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior UN security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should take more seriously. Renata Dwan, .. Dozens of migrants intercepted in Aegean Sea Athens: Ten migrants have been intercepted at the start of Greece’s tourism season by airport police on the holiday islands of Santorini and Kos, officials said on Wednesday. The migrants had been hoping to travel on to .. Brazil’s president revises decree, bans carrying assault weapons Brasília: Brazilians will no longer be permitted to carry assault weapons on the street after pro-gun President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday revised an order that enabled millions of civilians to be armed in public. .. Trump walks out on Democrats in fury over Russia probe AFP Washington US President Donald Trump abruptly shut down a White House meeting with Democratic leaders on Wednesday to vent his fury over ongoing probes into his links to Russia. Trump showed the door to top .. PM May implores parliament in final bid to save Brexit deal AFP London Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday implored British MPs to back her reworked EU divorce deal but saw pro-Brexit Conservatives and opposition parties savage her bid for a compromise to end months of ..