Lawmaking

Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

Published 19/11/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition crisis eased on Monday when a coalition partner backed off a demand to be given the defense [more…]

UK PM May seeks business support for EU deal as she faces day of…

UK PM May seeks business support for EU deal as she faces day of…

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to win support from business leaders for her contentious draft European Union divorce deal on [more…]

UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

UK could ask for Brexit transition beyond 2020, business minister says

Published 19/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Kingdom could ask for a longer Brexit transition period if needed, Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Monday, not ruling [more…]

Trump would not intervene if Whitaker moves to curtail Mueller probe

Trump would not intervene if Whitaker moves to curtail Mueller probe

Published 19/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker, his acting U.S. attorney general, [more…]

Republican Scott secures Florida U.S. Senate seat after recount

Republican Scott secures Florida U.S. Senate seat after recount

Published 18/11/2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Rick Scott, Florida’s outgoing governor, was declared the winner on Sunday of his hard-fought U.S. Senate race against incumbent Democrat [more…]

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of…

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of…

Published 18/11/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi [more…]

Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor’s seat after rival…

Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor’s seat after rival…

Published 17/11/2018

TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - Democrat Andrew Gillum, who had sought to become Florida’s first black governor, conceded on Saturday, after a recount showed he had [more…]

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Abrams admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor race

Published 17/11/2018

(Reuters) - Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams admitted defeat in her effort to become the first black female U.S. governor on Friday, but said she planned [more…]

U.S. House Republican to subpoena ex-FBI head Comey, ex-AG Lynch

U.S. House Republican to subpoena ex-FBI head Comey, ex-AG Lynch

Published 17/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outgoing chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is planning to issue subpoenas compelling former FBI Director James Comey and former [more…]

U.S. Senate bill vows to get tough on robocalls, up penalties

U.S. Senate bill vows to get tough on robocalls, up penalties

Published 16/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. senators on Friday unveiled bipartisan legislation to toughen penalties on robocalls, make it easier for regulators to crack down on [more…]