Lawmaking

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Published 15/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in…

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in…

Published 15/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a [more…]

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that…

Top Puerto Rico officials resign in group chat scandal that…

Published 14/07/2019

(This story has been corrected to fix a typo in final paragraph.) By Luis Valentin Ortiz SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Two of Puerto Rico’s top [more…]

Ticket resellers settle New York charges over inflated concert…

Ticket resellers settle New York charges over inflated concert…

Published 11/07/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two companies in the ticket resale industry agreed to pay $1.55 million to settle a lawsuit by New York Attorney General [more…]

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest

Hong Kong police arrest six at Kowloon protest

Published 08/07/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Police arrested six people during a demonstration in one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas on Sunday, where thousands of [more…]

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in…

Venezuela opposition says it will meet Maduro envoys in…

Published 08/07/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela’s opposition will meet with representatives of President Nicolas Maduro’s government in Barbados for talks mediated by Norway, the parties involved said [more…]

Oregon state senator faces hearing on ‘heavily armed’ comment

Oregon state senator faces hearing on ‘heavily armed’ comment

Published 06/07/2019

(Reuters) - An Oregon state senator who was among Republican lawmakers who fled the Capitol last month to scuttle a vote on a bill to [more…]

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists

Published 02/07/2019

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding [more…]

Hong Kong protesters ram legislature as thousands rally to mark…

Hong Kong protesters ram legislature as thousands rally to mark…

Published 01/07/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong protesters smashed windows of the Legislative Council on the anniversary of the city’s 1997 return to Chinese rule on [more…]

EU leaders close in on top jobs deal after marathon talks

EU leaders close in on top jobs deal after marathon talks

Published 01/07/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders are close to picking Dutch socialist Frans Timmermans to head the European Commission, two diplomats said on Monday, after [more…]