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China suspends U.S. military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions U.S.-based NGOs

China suspends U.S. military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions U.S.-based NGOs

Published 02/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday U.S. military ships and aircraft won’t be allowed to visit Hong Kong, and also announced sanctions against several [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

Published 02/12/2019

(Reuters) - A trade deal between United States and China was now “stalled because of Hong Kong legislation”, news website Axios reported on Sunday, citing [more…]

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional [more…]

White House tells House Democrats that it will not participate in Wednesday impeachment hearing

White House tells House Democrats that it will not participate in Wednesday impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said in a letter on Sunday to the chairman of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee that President Donald [more…]

Seventeen Democrats, three Republicans in U.S. presidential race

Seventeen Democrats, three Republicans in U.S. presidential race

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The historically large field of Democratic presidential candidates vying to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next November’s U.S. election got [more…]

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

Published 01/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House made no public statement as of a 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) deadline on Sunday to say [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court weighs challenge to New York gun transport limits

U.S. Supreme Court weighs challenge to New York gun transport limits

Published 01/12/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court will hear its first major gun rights case in nearly a decade on Monday in a challenge [more…]

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

Published 30/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel on Friday gave President Donald Trump one week to say whether his legal counsel intends to introduce evidence [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. weighs new regulations to further restrict Huawei suppliers – sources

Exclusive: U.S. weighs new regulations to further restrict Huawei suppliers – sources

Published 29/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government may expand its power to stop more foreign shipments of products with U.S. technology to China’s Huawei, amid frustration [more…]