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US lawmakers accuse Big Tech of crushing rivals to boost profits

07 July, 2020 9:46 am 9:46 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Google and Facebook took particularly sharp jabs for alleged abuse of their market power from Democrats and Republicans on Wednesday in a much-anticipated congressional hearing that put four of America’s most prominent tech CEOs in the hot seat. The chairman of the US House of Representatives antitrust panel holding the hearing said … Read More


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Asian stocks rise, dollar languishes near two-year lows on Fed

07 July, 2020 9:10 am 9:10 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian stocks were boosted by the promise of ultra-easy monetary policy globally as the US Federal Reserve left interest rates near zero to support the country’s virus-battered economy, sending the dollar to a two-year trough. All Fed members voted to leave the target range for short-term rates between 0% and 0.25%, where … Read More


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White House to brief Democrats on reports Russia paid Taliban to kill US tr...

06 June, 2020 9:39 am 9:39 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House sought to play down reports it knew Russia had paid the Taliban bounties to kill US troops, promising to brief Democrats on Tuesday after being accused of only sharing information with President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans. Trump administration officials said there was no consensus on the underlying intelligence among … Read More


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Trump aims to be distraction for Democrats on Western US swing

02 February, 2020 9:51 am 9:51 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – President Donald Trump began a four-day Western swing on Tuesday with a fundraiser in Los Angeles, the first stop on a trip aimed at making himself a distraction as Democratic presidential candidates focus on the Nevada caucuses. Buoyed by his acquittal in the US Senate impeachment trial, Trump has campaign rallies … Read More


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Democrats warn at impeachment trial that Trump will abuse his office again ...

01 January, 2020 10:58 am 10:58 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers concluded their opening arguments in Republican President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the US. Senate with a warning that he was a threat to democracy and would abuse his power again if he is not removed from office. On the third and final day of opening statements, Democrats tried to … Read More


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Democrats try to persuade reluctant Republicans to join push to remove Trum...

01 January, 2020 8:54 pm 8:54 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats were poised on Thursday to press forward at US President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with their arguments for removing him from office, but his fellow Republicans showed no signs of softening their resistance to the Democratic case. The seven House Democratic “managers” serving as prosecutors in the trial were due at … Read More


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In impeachment document, Democrats say Trump endangers security, Trump deni...

01 January, 2020 8:23 am 8:23 am

WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government. In a 111-page document filed before Trump’s Senate trial begins in earnest on Tuesday, the lawmakers laid … Read More


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Trump impeachment trial could start in days as Democrats to vote on charges

01 January, 2020 10:34 pm 10:34 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led US House of Representatives will vote on Wednesday to send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, lawmakers said on Tuesday, likely setting the start of Trump’s trial for later this week. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told a party meeting that she would also name the Democrats’ … Read More


On eve of expected impeachment, Trump lashes out at Pelosi, Democrats

12 December, 2019 10:08 am 10:08 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – On the eve of his expected impeachment in the US House of Representatives, President Donald Trump accused Democrats of pursuing an “illegal, partisan attempted coup” and declaring war on American democracy as they seek to remove him from office for pressing Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden. Trump’s remarks came in … Read More


Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump

12 December, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the US House of Representatives met to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump’s presidency. After emerging from an all-day closed door meeting, House Judiciary Committee Democratic lawmakers said they were still in the process of drafting formal charges, … Read More


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Champagne flows as landslide democratic win puts pressure on Hong Kong lead...

11 November, 2019 2:20 pm 2:20 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s democrats scored a landslide majority in district council elections, which saw a record turnout after six months of anti-government protests, increasing pressure on the Chinese-ruled city’s leader on Monday to listen to calls for democracy. Sunday’s elections marked a rare weekend lull in the sometimes violent unrest, with democratic … Read More


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Trump abandons plan to host 2020 G7 meeting at his Florida golf resort

10 October, 2019 8:06 am 8:06 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump abandoned plans to host next year’s Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain. In a series of tweets, Trump said he would drop the plan announced Thursday … Read More


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Pentagon, White House budget office subpoenaed in impeachment probe

10 October, 2019 6:53 am 6:53 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House budget office on Monday as part of their impeachment inquiry, seeking documents related to US President Donald Trump’s decision to withhold military assistance from Ukraine.  The subpoenas follow a whistleblower’s allegations that Trump leveraged $400 million in aid to secure a … Read More


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US diplomats to testify about Trump-Ukraine efforts as Democrats build impe...

10 October, 2019 11:32 am 11:32 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A parade of US diplomats will head to Capitol Hill for closed-door testimony this week as Democrats build their impeachment case against President Donald Trump, while the White House considers ways to slow down the process. The interviews could yield more fodder for Democrats’ impeachment drive over a whistleblower’s allegations that Trump … Read More


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State Department has responded to congressional request for documents :Pomp...

10 October, 2019 9:07 am 9:07 am

ATHENS (Reuters) – The US State Department has issued an initial response to a Democratic-controlled congressional committee’s request for documents related to the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said. The US House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee issued a subpoena on Sept. 27 for Pompeo, a close Trump ally, … Read More