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LONDON — Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a sweeping, decisive and powerful majority of parliamentary seats — and a mandate to deliver Brexit — in Thursday’s general election.

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WASHINGTON — House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, declaring he “betrayed the nation” with his actions toward Ukraine as they pushed toward historic proceedings that are certain to help define his presidency and shape the 2020 election.

WASHINGTON — Three top legal scholars testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s request to have Ukraine investigate Democrats are grounds for impeachment, bolstering House Democrats’ case as Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., made sure they’re prepared for that next step.

In what might be a template for his 2020 re-election campaign, Gov. Jim Justice urged West Virginians on Monday to be thankful for figures he said show the state’s economy and employment are growing.

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WASHINGTON — Ambassador Gordon Sondland declared to impeachment investigators Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his lawyer Rudy Giuliani explicitly sought a “quid pro quo” with Ukraine, leveraging an Oval Office visit for political investigations of Democrats. But he also came to bel…

PEIA reserve funds are projected to reach 25.6 percent of overall annual expenses by June 30, 2020, well above the 14 percent recommended reserve the agency attempts to maintain, creating an estimated $26.5 million surplus that PEIA will be able to put toward the 2020-21 plan year, executive…

Despite bids from West Virginia firms at less than half the price, the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources chose the most expensive law firm to handle the pending foster care lawsuit, according to documents obtained by Delegate Brandon Steele, R-Raleigh, after a Freedom of…

Funerals for Monday, December 16, 2019

Burnette, Elaine - 1 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, Cedar Grove.

Cobb, Steven - 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.

Cumberledge, George - 11 a.m., Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home, Weston.

Day, Richard - 10:30 a.m., Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar.

Merritt, Billie - 11 a.m., Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle.

Mullins, Juanita - 6 p.m., Hughes Creek Community Church, Activity Building.

Mullins, Mollie - 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.

Osborne, Rocky - 11 a.m., Osborne Cemetery, Williams Mountain.

Pauley, Charles - 1 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Riley, David - 11 a.m., Bartlett - Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Samples, James - Noon, Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Starcher, James - 1 p.m., John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer.

Stollings, Lorean - 2 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.