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What would Kanye West have to do to launch a late White House bid?

What would Kanye West have to do to launch a late White House bid?

Published 05/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Kanye West is serious about running for president, the American rapper and fashion designer will face major obstacles to mount a [more…]

Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Mount Rushmore address

Trump attacks ‘left-wing cultural revolution’ in Mount Rushmore address

Published 04/07/2020

MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday accused “angry mobs” of trying to erase history with efforts to remove or [more…]

Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic U.S. senator says he has written to Attorney General William Barr outlining his concerns about potential “political interference” by the [more…]

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Alabama order easing voting restrictions

U.S. Supreme Court blocks Alabama order easing voting restrictions

Published 03/07/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower-court ruling that would have relaxed voting restrictions in Alabama state during the coronavirus pandemic. [more…]

Ousted U.S. prosecutor Berman to appear for closed-door congressional interview

Ousted U.S. prosecutor Berman to appear for closed-door congressional interview

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan who was ousted from his job last month amid an investigation by his office [more…]

U.S. Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

U.S. Congress urges Trump administration to get tougher on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

Published 02/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 75 U.S. senators and House members on Thursday urged the Trump administration to take a tougher stance on China over [more…]

U.S. stock funds shed $4.6 billion in week: Lipper

U.S. stock funds shed $4.6 billion in week: Lipper

Published 02/07/2020

(Reuters) - The final days of the best quarter for the benchmark S&P 500 since 1998 were not enough to keep investors from pulling $4.6 [more…]

Top-performing U.S. equity funds this year are betting on a transformed world

Top-performing U.S. equity funds this year are betting on a transformed world

Published 02/07/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. equity funds that were able to best weather the global economic upheaval from the coronavirus pandemic this year are turning [more…]

S&P 500, Dow dip at open on virus fears, U.S.-China tensions

S&P 500, Dow dip at open on virus fears, U.S.-China tensions

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes opened lower on Tuesday as coronavirus-related worries and simmering U.S.-China tensions weighed on sentiment at the [more…]

Wall Street faces danger signs after best quarter since ’98

Wall Street faces danger signs after best quarter since ’98

Published 30/06/2020

(Reuters) - A stock rebound marked by Wall Street’s strongest quarter in more than two decades has slowed in recent weeks, as a resurgence in [more…]