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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks as Senator Elizabeth Warren and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg raise their hands to speak during the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate in Westerville, Ohio, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Several Democratic presidential contenders launched an attack on surging U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on healthcare and taxes during a debate on Tuesday, pushing her to explain how she would pay for ambitious proposals including her Medicare for All plan.

Politics33 minutes ago

A combination photo of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (L) and 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Scott Morgan

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, long a standard bearer for progressive causes, has secured the endorsement of the newest star on the leftist stage, U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to be the Democratic presidential candidate in 2020, a campaign source said on Tuesday.

Politicsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he addresses conservative activists at the Family Research Council's annual gala in Washington, U.S., October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, the White House said on Tuesday.

Politics44 minutes ago

Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren applaud as they pose together at the start of the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate in Westerville, Ohio, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The 12 Democrats meeting in the fourth presidential debate on Tuesday night found a unifying message right off the bat: Republican Donald Trump is a corrupt president and must be impeached.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives ahead of the start of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Yana Paskova

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry, prompting a leading Democrat to say that would strengthen the case against the president.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are seen in a combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS//File Photo

The leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said late on Tuesday that they had begun receiving data from Facebook, Alphabet's Google, Amazon and Apple as part of their probe into the companies' potential breaches of antitrust law.

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FILE PHOTO: A group of people approach the front facade of the Trump International Hotel to pose for photos in Washington, U.S., July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday said it would reconsider an earlier ruling that handed victory to U.S. President Donald Trump in a Democratic-backed lawsuit that accuses him of violating anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution with his Washington hotel.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, China, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada in its dispute over the extradition of a Chinese telecom executive.

Politics27 minutes ago

The new Google Pixel 4 smartphone and accessories are displayed during a Google launch event in New York City, New York, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A 23-year-old law giving technology companies legal protection from lawsuits over user-generated content remains critical to the internet's future, Alphabet Inc's <GOOGL.O> Google unit and social media site Reddit Inc said in testimony released on Tuesday.

Politics8 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Rudy Giuliani, former Mayor of New York City, speaks at an event in Ashraf-3 camp, which is a base for the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK) in Manza, Albania, July 13, 2019.REUTERS/Florion Goga

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday said he would not comply with a subpoena issued by U.S. House of Representatives Democrats seeking documents as part of their impeachment inquiry into the president.

Politics3 hours ago

A grand jury has issued a subpoena related to an investigation by federal prosecutors into President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, seeking documents from former U.S. Representative Pete Sessions about his dealings with the former New York mayor and associates, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., as seen on September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled reluctance to overturn appointments to Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's restructuring of about $120 billion of the bankrupt U.S. territory's debt.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks during a rally to support a leadership  change in Iran outside the U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did for a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi takes part in a press conference about the College Affordability Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said the House of Representatives does not plan at this time to hold a full vote of the body to authorize an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump.

Politics5 hours ago

The Pentagon said on Tuesday that it was unable to share documents with the House of Representative committee pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, citing "legal and practical concerns."

Politics5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY) sits for an onstage interview about the U.S. budget at the Peterson Foundation’s annual Fiscal Summit in Washington, U.S. June 11, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff told fellow Democrats that the House of Representative's impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump will move into a public hearing phase eventually, Representative John Yarmuth told Reuters on Tuesday.

Politics5 hours ago

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are not currently backing a full vote of the chamber to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, said an aide familiar with the situation.

Politics5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives ahead of the start of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Yana Paskova

Vice President Mike Pence declined on Tuesday to submit documents to the House of Representative committees pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, his office said, calling the probe "self-proclaimed" and the requests for information too broad.

Politics6 hours ago

Support for impeaching U.S. President Donald Trump cooled off this week, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, as the White House hunkered down for an extended fight over allegations that the administration pushed a foreign government to investigate one of Trump's Democratic rivals.

Politics7 hours ago

Oct 15, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; President Donald J. Trump departs the Rose Garden after he welcomed the 2019 Stanley Cup Champions, the St. Louis Blues to The White House on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Mandatory Credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to raise the possibility of U.S. retaliation against an Italian tax on digital companies when he meets with President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday, a senior administration official said.

Politics44 minutes ago

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks as Senator Elizabeth Warren and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg raise their hands to speak during the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate in Westerville, Ohio, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Several Democratic presidential contenders launched an attack on surging U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on healthcare and taxes during a debate on Tuesday, pushing her to explain how she would pay for ambitious proposals including her Medicare for All plan.

Politics33 minutes ago

A combination photo of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (L) and 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/Scott Morgan

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, long a standard bearer for progressive causes, has secured the endorsement of the newest star on the leftist stage, U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to be the Democratic presidential candidate in 2020, a campaign source said on Tuesday.

Politicsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump pauses as he addresses conservative activists at the Family Research Council's annual gala in Washington, U.S., October 12, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump has vetoed a joint resolution of Congress that sought to terminate his declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, the White House said on Tuesday.

Politics44 minutes ago

Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren applaud as they pose together at the start of the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate in Westerville, Ohio, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The 12 Democrats meeting in the fourth presidential debate on Tuesday night found a unifying message right off the bat: Republican Donald Trump is a corrupt president and must be impeached.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives ahead of the start of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Yana Paskova

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday they will not cooperate with a U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry, prompting a leading Democrat to say that would strengthen the case against the president.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are seen in a combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS//File Photo

The leaders of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said late on Tuesday that they had begun receiving data from Facebook, Alphabet's Google, Amazon and Apple as part of their probe into the companies' potential breaches of antitrust law.

Politics7 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A group of people approach the front facade of the Trump International Hotel to pose for photos in Washington, U.S., July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday said it would reconsider an earlier ruling that handed victory to U.S. President Donald Trump in a Democratic-backed lawsuit that accuses him of violating anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution with his Washington hotel.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Anti-government demonstrators march in protest against the invocation of the emergency laws in Hong Kong, China, October 14, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada in its dispute over the extradition of a Chinese telecom executive.

Politics27 minutes ago

The new Google Pixel 4 smartphone and accessories are displayed during a Google launch event in New York City, New York, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

A 23-year-old law giving technology companies legal protection from lawsuits over user-generated content remains critical to the internet's future, Alphabet Inc's <GOOGL.O> Google unit and social media site Reddit Inc said in testimony released on Tuesday.

Politics8 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Rudy Giuliani, former Mayor of New York City, speaks at an event in Ashraf-3 camp, which is a base for the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (MEK) in Manza, Albania, July 13, 2019.REUTERS/Florion Goga

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday said he would not comply with a subpoena issued by U.S. House of Representatives Democrats seeking documents as part of their impeachment inquiry into the president.

Politics3 hours ago

A grand jury has issued a subpoena related to an investigation by federal prosecutors into President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani, seeking documents from former U.S. Representative Pete Sessions about his dealings with the former New York mayor and associates, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., as seen on September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled reluctance to overturn appointments to Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board in a dispute that could disrupt the panel's restructuring of about $120 billion of the bankrupt U.S. territory's debt.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks during a rally to support a leadership  change in Iran outside the U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did for a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi takes part in a press conference about the College Affordability Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said the House of Representatives does not plan at this time to hold a full vote of the body to authorize an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump.

Politics5 hours ago

The Pentagon said on Tuesday that it was unable to share documents with the House of Representative committee pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, citing "legal and practical concerns."

Politics5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Representative John Yarmuth (D-KY) sits for an onstage interview about the U.S. budget at the Peterson Foundation’s annual Fiscal Summit in Washington, U.S. June 11, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff told fellow Democrats that the House of Representative's impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump will move into a public hearing phase eventually, Representative John Yarmuth told Reuters on Tuesday.

Politics5 hours ago

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are not currently backing a full vote of the chamber to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, said an aide familiar with the situation.

Politics5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives ahead of the start of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Yana Paskova

Vice President Mike Pence declined on Tuesday to submit documents to the House of Representative committees pursuing an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, his office said, calling the probe "self-proclaimed" and the requests for information too broad.

Politics6 hours ago

Support for impeaching U.S. President Donald Trump cooled off this week, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, as the White House hunkered down for an extended fight over allegations that the administration pushed a foreign government to investigate one of Trump's Democratic rivals.

Politics7 hours ago

Oct 15, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; President Donald J. Trump departs the Rose Garden after he welcomed the 2019 Stanley Cup Champions, the St. Louis Blues to The White House on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Mandatory Credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to raise the possibility of U.S. retaliation against an Italian tax on digital companies when he meets with President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday, a senior administration official said.

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