Politics

U.S. patent review board becomes conservative target

U.S. patent review board becomes conservative target

Published 20/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators supporting the organization U.S. Inventors burn patents in front of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office during a protest in Alexandria, Virginia, [more…]

Contrary to Trump Tweet, Senator Flake still undecided on tax bill

Contrary to Trump Tweet, Senator Flake still undecided on tax bill

Published 20/11/2017

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) talks to reporters as he arrives for the weekly Republican party caucus luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. [more…]

Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide

Published 19/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his recent trip to Asia in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2017. [more…]

Obamacare mandate in U.S. Senate tax plan not bargaining chip: Mnuchin

Obamacare mandate in U.S. Senate tax plan not bargaining chip: Mnuchin

Published 19/11/2017

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks at a news conference to introduce the Republican tax reform plan at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., November 9, [more…]

White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill

White House OK with removing Obamacare mandate repeal from Senate tax bill

Published 19/11/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump would not object to removing a provision in a Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate if it "becomes an impediment," White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday. [more…]

U.S. nuclear general says would resist ‘illegal’ Trump strike order

U.S. nuclear general says would resist ‘illegal’ Trump strike order

Published 19/11/2017

The top U.S. nuclear commander said on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons. [more…]

Cuban businesswomen seek Rubio meeting as U.S. policy bites

Cuban businesswomen seek Rubio meeting as U.S. policy bites

Published 18/11/2017

Niuris Higueras (C), one of Havana's most successful restaurateurs in Havana, sits with U.S. clients at her restaurant in Cuba, November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandre MeneghiniHAVANA [more…]

Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks

Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks

Published 18/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a move [more…]

Democrats to question Sessions on Russia meetings

Democrats to question Sessions on Russia meetings

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will face a barrage of questions from Democrats in the House of Representatives on Tuesday over whether he lied about communications between President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian representatives. [more…]

Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

Senate Republicans ask Moore to withdraw as new accuser steps forward

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led a chorus of establishment Republicans on Monday urging Roy Moore, the party's Senate candidate in Alabama, to quit the race as a fifth woman came forward with allegations Moore had sexual contact with teenage girls decades ago. [more…]