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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke did not hesitate during Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate when asked whether he would confiscate assault-style weapons from Americans. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke delivers his closing statement at the end of the 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential debate in Houston, Texas, U.S. September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake “Hell
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O), Facebook Inc (FB.O), Apple Inc (AAPL.O), and Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O), widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech. The letters seek by Oct. 14 internal emails over
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration’s decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eliminate. FILE PHOTO: Senator Kamala Harris speaks during the
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks during a graduation ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, U.S., May 22, 2019. REUTERS/Michelle McLoughlin/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former White House national security adviser John Bolton, who parted ways this week with President Donald Trump, resumed his old job on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump’s trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for “corrupt” practices. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before U.S. trade delegation meet
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump’s trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for “corrupt” practices. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before U.S. trade delegation meet
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Those expecting Joe Biden’s presidential candidacy to flame out any day now will have to keep waiting. Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential debate in Houston, Texas, U.S. September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake The former U.S. vice president survived another Democratic debate on Thursday largely unbloodied
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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders – the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – wasted no time in Thursday’s debate sparring over how to best expand healthcare coverage for Americans. Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Cory Booker, South
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