Lawmaking

Location of TikTok headquarters is a matter for ByteDance: PM Johnson’s spokesman

Location of TikTok headquarters is a matter for ByteDance: PM Johnson’s spokesman

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The location of TikTok owner ByteDance’s headquarters is a commercial decision for the company to make, a spokesman for British Prime Minister [more…]

Sanofi formally investigated over epilepsy drug Depakine

Sanofi formally investigated over epilepsy drug Depakine

Published 03/08/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Healthcare company Sanofi Aventis France said it had been placed under formal investigation on charges of manslaughter over Depakine, which is an [more…]

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Congressional Democrats, White House still at impasse over coronavirus bill

Published 03/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrats in Congress are not close to a deal with the White House to pump more money into the U.S. [more…]

White House says not optimistic on near-term deal for coronavirus relief bill

White House says not optimistic on near-term deal for coronavirus relief bill

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Sunday he was not optimistic on reaching agreement soon on a deal for [more…]

Column: Keep Social Security and Medicare reform out in daylight where we can all watch

Column: Keep Social Security and Medicare reform out in daylight where we can all watch

Published 31/07/2020

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Charlie Rich, the late country music singer and songwriter, had it right when he crooned this famous line: “Oh, no one knows [more…]

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

U.S. Republicans to unveil coronavirus aid proposal as time runs out on jobless benefits

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday are expected to unveil a $1 trillion coronavirus aid package hammered out with the White House, a [more…]

Record number of Black women set to run for U.S. Congress

Record number of Black women set to run for U.S. Congress

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON(Reuters) - Joyce Elliott, an Arkansas state senator who is seeking a U.S. congressional seat in November, was the second Black student to attend her [more…]

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Trump team, Senate Republicans agree on coronavirus aid offer to Democrats

Published 27/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top aides to U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday they agreed in principle with Senate Republicans on a $1 trillion coronavirus [more…]

Exclusive: Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties – sources

Exclusive: Global banks scrutinize their Hong Kong clients for pro-democracy ties – sources

Published 20/07/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Global wealth managers are examining whether their clients in Hong Kong have ties to the city’s pro-democracy movement, in an attempt [more…]

U.S. Congress needs compromise to extend COVID-19 unemployment payments, Pelosi says

U.S. Congress needs compromise to extend COVID-19 unemployment payments, Pelosi says

Published 12/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday she believes U.S. lawmakers can find a compromise on extending jobless benefits and unemployment [more…]