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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…]

U.S. bank examiners to show lighter touch, OCC’s Noreika says

U.S. bank examiners to show lighter touch, OCC’s Noreika says

Published 20/11/2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A top U.S. bank regulator has been working to ensure that examiners on the ground have a lighter touch with institutions [more…]

Euro slips as German coalition talks fail, heightens uncertainty

Euro slips as German coalition talks fail, heightens uncertainty

Published 20/11/2017

50 and 20 Euro banknotes are displayed in this picture illustration taken November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/IllustrationSINGAPORE (Reuters) - The euro hit a two-month low [more…]

Factbox: From tax to budget, what’s on U.S. Congress to-do list

Factbox: From tax to budget, what’s on U.S. Congress to-do list

Published 18/11/2017

(Reuters) - The U.S. Congress is hurtling toward some major tax, budget and other policy deadlines. Some are hard and some are flexible, with the [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…]

Sessions looking into special counsel for Clinton issues: media reports

Sessions looking into special counsel for Clinton issues: media reports

Published 14/11/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked Justice Department prosecutors to decide if a special counsel should be appointed to investigate certain Republican concerns, including alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and the sale of a uranium company to Russia, according to media reports on Monday. [more…]

U.S. judge denies request for outsider to oversee Puerto Rico`s PREPA

U.S. judge denies request for outsider to oversee Puerto Rico`s PREPA

Published 14/11/2017

A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a request to install a former military officer to oversee Puerto Rico's beleaguered electric utility, PREPA, a victory for Governor Ricardo Rossello, whose government opposed the appointment. [more…]

Russia`s RT America registers as `foreign agent` in U.S.

Russia`s RT America registers as `foreign agent` in U.S.

Published 13/11/2017

The Kremlin-backed television station RT America registered Monday with the U.S. Department of Justice as a "foreign agent" in the United States, the outlet's editor in chief said and the Department of Justice confirmed later in the day. [more…]

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

Published 10/11/2017

A planned meeting of leaders of the 11 countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to decide on the fate of the trade pact did not take place on Friday, amid disagreements over how to take it forward without the United States. [more…]