Lawmaking

U.S. judge rejects Roger Stone’s request she be kicked off his case

U.S. judge rejects Roger Stone’s request she be kicked off his case

Published 24/02/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Sunday denied a request by Roger Stone’s lawyers that she be removed from the case in which [more…]

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Astros, Red Sox, Major League Baseball urge dismissal of sign-stealing lawsuit

Published 23/02/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Houston Astros, the Boston Red Sox and Major League Baseball asked a U.S. judge to dismiss a proposed class-action lawsuit [more…]

China parliament may delay key annual March session: Xinhua

China parliament may delay key annual March session: Xinhua

Published 17/02/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese parliament’s top committee will meet on Feb. 24 to discuss whether to delay the annual March meeting of the full [more…]

Factbox: Indonesia’s parliament debates sweeping new tax bill

Factbox: Indonesia’s parliament debates sweeping new tax bill

Published 10/02/2020

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia’s parliament will soon begin debating a sweeping new bill that proposes corporate tax cuts and seeks to make internet giants pay [more…]

Trump slashes foreign aid, cuts safety net programs in new budget proposal

Trump slashes foreign aid, cuts safety net programs in new budget proposal

Published 10/02/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will propose on Monday a 21% cut in foreign aid and slashes to social safety-net programs in his [more…]

Australian prime minister to feel the political heat as parliament resumes

Australian prime minister to feel the political heat as parliament resumes

Published 03/02/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison will on Tuesday front parliament for the first time in three months as he seeks to repair [more…]

U.S. Justice Dept. plans to hold meeting to discuss tech industry liability: sources

U.S. Justice Dept. plans to hold meeting to discuss tech industry liability: sources

Published 24/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is planning to hold a conference to discuss the future of a federal law which largely exempts online [more…]

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Canada on Monday to release detained Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, [more…]

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor’s arguments ‘circular’

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor’s arguments ‘circular’

Published 17/01/2020

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent [more…]

As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

As Amazon.com flexes its muscle, Seattle moves to curb corporate political donations

Published 13/01/2020

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle, the Pacific Northwest city where home-grown online retailer Amazon.com has increasingly flexed its political muscle, is expected to approve on Monday [more…]