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Dollar dips against yen- bitcoin surges again

Dollar dips against yen- bitcoin surges again

Published 15/12/2017

A U.S. Dollar note is seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/IllustrationLONDON (Reuters) - The dollar slipped to a nine-day low against [more…]

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Republicans join push to lift secrecy around misconduct in Congress

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: The Presidential motorcade awaits the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S. on November 28, 2017. [more…]

Alabama Senate race winner urges Republican rival to ‘move on’

Alabama Senate race winner urges Republican rival to ‘move on’

Published 14/12/2017

Democrat Doug Jones, who won the special U.S. Senate election against Republican candidate Roy Moore, speaks during a news conference in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S., December [more…]

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate ahead in CBS poll

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate ahead in CBS poll

Published 03/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Judge Roy Moore participates in the Mid-Alabama Republican Club's Veterans Day Program in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, U.S., November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry/File PhotoWASHINGTON [more…]

U.S. Senate candidate Moore’s spokesman resigns as allegations roil campaign

U.S. Senate candidate Moore’s spokesman resigns as allegations roil campaign

Published 22/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Judge Roy Moore participates in the Mid-Alabama Republican Club's Veterans Day Program in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, U.S. November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry/File Photo(Reuters) [more…]

Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

Published 22/11/2017

Judge Roy Moore participates in the Mid-Alabama Republican Club's Veterans Day Program in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, U.S., November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Marvin GentryWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President [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…]

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…]

Republican Senate candidate Moore hit by sexual misconduct allegations

Republican Senate candidate Moore hit by sexual misconduct allegations

Published 10/11/2017

A woman has accused Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, of initiating a sexual encounter with her when she was 14 years old and he was 32, the Washington Post reported on Thursday, prompting top Republicans to say he should step aside if the allegations prove true. [more…]