Politics

Federal agencies to investigate ‘left-wing civil unrest’: Trump

Federal agencies to investigate ‘left-wing civil unrest’: Trump

Published 01/09/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security are setting up a joint operations center to investigate “left-wing civil unrest,” President Donald [more…]

In battleground Pennsylvania, Biden accuses Trump of stoking violence

In battleground Pennsylvania, Biden accuses Trump of stoking violence

Published 31/08/2020

PITTSBURGH (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Monday called for rioters and looters to be prosecuted, and slammed President Donald Trump for stoking [more…]

U.S. Postal Service tells Congress delivery performance has improved

U.S. Postal Service tells Congress delivery performance has improved

Published 31/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Postal Service told Congress on Monday that delivery performance has improved and returned to early July levels after it came [more…]

Trump pushes to keep tax returns from NY prosecutor, eyes possible Supreme Court appeal

Trump pushes to keep tax returns from NY prosecutor, eyes possible Supreme Court appeal

Published 31/08/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday urged a federal appeals court not to let Manhattan’s top prosecutor have his tax returns, saying [more…]

WikiLeaks, key player in 2016 U.S. election, suffers brief outage

WikiLeaks, key player in 2016 U.S. election, suffers brief outage

Published 31/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secret-spilling website WikiLeaks, a pivotal player in the email leaks that buffeted the 2016 U.S. presidential election, suffered a brief outage on [more…]

Haley fuels 2024 presidential speculation with Republican convention speech

Haley fuels 2024 presidential speculation with Republican convention speech

Published 25/08/2020

(Reuters) - Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley may have fired up speculation about a 2024 presidential bid on Monday, delivering a speech at the Republican [more…]

Couple who pointed guns at protesters tell Republican convention that suburbs in peril

Couple who pointed guns at protesters tell Republican convention that suburbs in peril

Published 25/08/2020

(Reuters) - A white St. Louis couple who brandished guns at Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home in June were given a prominent speaking [more…]

Trump says he is considering pardon for leaker Edward Snowden

Trump says he is considering pardon for leaker Edward Snowden

Published 17/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is considering a pardon for Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor [more…]

Explainer: The purpose of U.S. presidential nominating conventions

Explainer: The purpose of U.S. presidential nominating conventions

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has held presidential nominating conventions for almost 200 years, and they have served in recent decades as an important [more…]

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi calling back chamber to work on postal service legislation

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi calling back chamber to work on postal service legislation

Published 16/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday that she is recalling the chamber later this week to vote on legislation to [more…]