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Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

Published 28/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Appeals court judges put on hold a ruling by a lower court that would require former White House Counsel Don McGahn to [more…]

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Harvey Weinstein loses bid to dismiss sexual assault charges

Published 27/11/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge has denied Harvey Weinstein’s request to dismiss two predatory sexual assault charges, ahead of the former Hollywood [more…]

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy’s top civilian on Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL [more…]

Taiwan ruling party says China ‘enemy of democracy’ after meddling allegations

Taiwan ruling party says China ‘enemy of democracy’ after meddling allegations

Published 25/11/2019

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s ruling party denounced China as an “enemy of democracy” on Monday following fresh claims of Chinese interference in [more…]

Factbox: What people in Hong Kong are saying about district council elections

Factbox: What people in Hong Kong are saying about district council elections

Published 25/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Here are comments from voters, politicians, activists and academics on Hong Kong’s district council elections, where pro-democracy candidates romped to a [more…]

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Hong Kong pro-democracy parties take 390 of 452 district council seats: RTHK

Published 25/11/2019

(Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy parties took 390 of 452 district council seats, or nearly 90%, local broadcaster RTHK said on Monday, a day after [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg released from hospital: spokeswoman

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg released from hospital: spokeswoman

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was released from the hospital on Sunday, the court said, after being admitted for chills [more…]

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Published 24/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper asked for Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s resignation after losing confidence in him over his handling of [more…]

Senior Democrat says next step underway in Trump impeachment probe

Senior Democrat says next step underway in Trump impeachment probe

Published 24/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. lawmakers have begun the next step in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump - writing a report on their [more…]

Legal experts say U.S. court ruling on White House counsel could encourage witnesses to talk in impeachment probe

Legal experts say U.S. court ruling on White House counsel could encourage witnesses to talk in impeachment probe

Published 24/11/2019

(Reuters) - A court ruling expected on Monday could give cover to former national security advisor John Bolton and other administration officials to cooperate in [more…]