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Hong Kong condemns attack on justice secretary as protests paralyze city

Hong Kong condemns attack on justice secretary as protests paralyze city

HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Hong Kong government condemned on Friday an attack by a “violent mob” on the city’s justice secretary in London, the first direct altercation between demonstrators and a government minister...

Pelosi Points to Possible Bribery Charge Against Trump

WASHINGTON — Speaker Nancy Pelosi sharpened the focus of Democrats’ impeachment case against President Trump on Thursday, accusing the president of committing bribery when he withheld vital military assistance from Ukraine at the same...

Despite ‘wonderful’ meeting, Trump and Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts

Despite ‘wonderful’ meeting, Trump and Erdogan fail to resolve conflicts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday pushed Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to walk away from the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, calling it a “very serious challenge” to bilateral...

Trump impeachment inquiry: New claims amid public hearing

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKey moments from Trump impeachment hearing A top US diplomat told impeachment hearings that President Trump directly asked about a Ukrainian investigation into his Democratic rival...

U.S. House panel to hold impeachment hearings next week

U.S. House panel to hold impeachment hearings next week

FILE PHOTO: U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks to reporters during a break in a closed-door deposition as part of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump led...

Supreme Court Appears Ready to Let Trump End DACA Program

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready on Tuesday to side with the Trump administration in its efforts to shut down a program protecting about 700,000 young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers....

Hong Kong riot police fire tear gas at university campus amid unrest

Hong Kong riot police fire tear gas at university campus amid unrest

Office workers run away from tear gas as they attend a flash mob anti-government protest at the financial Central district in Hong Kong, China, November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong...