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Kavanaugh accuser goes public

Kavanaugh accuser goes public

Published 17/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A woman who had anonymously accused President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual misconduct in the early 1980s [more…]

‘This woman will be heard’ – White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser

‘This woman will be heard’ – White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser

Published 17/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Monday the woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct will be [more…]

Chaos grips Senate hearing on Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh

Chaos grips Senate hearing on Trump Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh

Published 04/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chaos engulfed the U.S. Senate confirmation hearing for Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court pick, as Democrats on Tuesday complained bitterly [more…]

Facebook, Twitter face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Facebook, Twitter face U.S. Congress over politics and the internet

Published 04/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc executives will defend their companies before U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday, with Facebook insisting it takes election [more…]

Former Republican Sen. Kyl to replace McCain, bolstering conservatives

Former Republican Sen. Kyl to replace McCain, bolstering conservatives

Published 04/09/2018

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Reuters) - Former U.S. Republican Senator Jon Kyl is Arizona Governor Doug Ducey’s pick to fill the U.S. Senate seat from Arizona vacated [more…]

John McCain, war hero and ‘maverick’ Republican, is dead at 81

John McCain, war hero and ‘maverick’ Republican, is dead at 81

Published 26/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran for president in 2008 as a maverick Republican and [more…]

Reactions to the death of Senator John McCain

Reactions to the death of Senator John McCain

Published 26/08/2018

(Reuters) - John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who served as a U.S. senator from Arizona for more than three decades, died [more…]

Factbox: Facts about the late U.S. Senator John McCain

Factbox: Facts about the late U.S. Senator John McCain

Published 26/08/2018

(Reuters) - John McCain, who died on Saturday, spent more than five years as a prisoner of war and more than three decades in the [more…]

Senate panel votes to advance Trump pick to head consumer watchdog

Senate panel votes to advance Trump pick to head consumer watchdog

Published 23/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Banking Committee voted on Thursday to advance President Donald Trump’s pick to head the federal consumer watchdog despite criticism [more…]

U.S. senators demand answers from Army after Reuters report on lead…

U.S. senators demand answers from Army after Reuters report on lead…

Published 18/08/2018

(Reuters) - Four U.S. senators on Friday urged the Army to detail the steps it is taking to safeguard children from lead poisoning, citing a [more…]