Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a warning to President Donald Trump not to try to withdraw the United States from the NATO military alliance, the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation aimed at preventing such a move. U.S. and Polish soldiers take part in NATO military defence exercise Anakonda 2018, at military range near
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Missile Defense Review announcement at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence issued a video message of support to Venezuelans on Tuesday to encourage those who are protesting against President Nicolas Maduro and underline U.S.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top Democratic lawmaker warned U.S. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Tuesday not to dodge questions about the Russia investigation when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee, and provided him with a list of prepared questions before the congressional hearing. FILE PHOTO: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks to state
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Employees receive donations at a food distribution center for federal workers impacted by the government shutdown, at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate has scheduled votes on Thursday on competing proposals by Republicans and Democrats that would reopen an
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(Reuters) – A North Carolina judge on Tuesday rejected Republican Mark Harris’ bid to be certified as the winner of a congressional vote at the center of an election fraud investigation, saying doing so would be a “dramatic intervention.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump greets Mark Harris, Republican candidate from North Carolina’s 9th Congressional
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday took up its biggest gun rights case in a nearly decade, agreeing to hear a challenge backed by the influential National Rifle Association lobby group to New York City’s strict limits on handgun owners transporting their firearms outside of the home. The setting sun is
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have quietly tweaked a rule on taking secret depositions that is likely to give a boost to their investigations of President Donald Trump, his personal finances and his administration. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on border security and the partial shutdown of
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FILE PHOTO: A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agent screens passengers at a security checkpoint at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport amid the partial federal government shutdown, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that unscheduled absences among the more than 50,000 U.S. airport security officers
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