Politics

‘Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?’ Democrats swarm San Francisco

‘Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?’ Democrats swarm San Francisco

Published 02/06/2019

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - (This June 1 story has been corrected to remove reference in paragraphs 12, 14-15 to a pamphlet purporting to be from [more…]

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez returns to bartending to promote fair wages

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez returns to bartending to promote fair wages

Published 01/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took lunch orders, served pizza and rocked the cocktail shaker on Friday to promote increased wages for [more…]

Trump says lawyer Emmet Flood leaving in June

Trump says lawyer Emmet Flood leaving in June

Published 01/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that a member of his legal team, Emmet Flood, will leave his post later this [more…]

Trump’s Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal…

Trump’s Mexican tariffs test limits of U.S. emergency powers: legal…

Published 01/06/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants [more…]

Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco, while Biden stays…

Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco, while Biden stays…

Published 01/06/2019

(Reuters) - Fourteen Democratic presidential hopefuls seeking money and support in California, the most liberal and populous U.S. state, will descend on San Francisco this [more…]

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House

Published 27/05/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press [more…]

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal: court…

Subpoenas for Trump financial records on hold pending appeal: court…

Published 25/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald [more…]

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall

Published 25/05/2019

The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because [more…]

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of…

Trump says considering pardons for some U.S. soldiers accused of…

Published 25/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering pardons for “two or three” American soldiers charged with war crimes, a [more…]

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law- judge blocks Mississippi ban

Groups sue over Alabama abortion law- judge blocks Mississippi ban

Published 25/05/2019

(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that [more…]