WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block the sale of billions of dollars in military sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other countries, rejecting President Donald Trump’s decision to sidestep Congress’ review of such deals by declaring an emergency over Iran. FILE PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, a plan opposed by automakers and Democrats. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee
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PRAGUE (Reuters) – Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has dug in to resist a criminal investigation, a slap from European auditors and possibly the biggest protests in three decades of democracy. FILE PHOTO: Czech Republic’s Prime Minister Andrej Babis reacts as he arrives for the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 20, 2019.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field. FILE PHOTO: Twenty 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who will participate in the party’s first debate in Miami later
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LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government broke the law by allowing arms exports to Saudi Arabia that might have been used in Yemen’s war, a court ruled on Thursday, after activists argued the weapons were likely operated in violation of human rights legislation. People demonstrate outside the Court of Appeal regarding the judgment of a legal
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(Reuters) – The European Tour has hired former Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore to help boost revenue from the Ryder Cup, the governing body announced on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – LMA Annual Awards Dinner 2019 – Grosvenor House Hotel, London, Britain – May 14, 2019 Richard Scudamore poses with the LMA Special
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GENEVA/RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends the opening of the G20 leaders summit in Buenos Aires,
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The Anaheim Ducks bought out the contract of former NHL MVP Corey Perry on Wednesday, ending the winger’s 14-year tenure with the team. FILE PHOTO – Mar 6, 2019; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry (10) looks on during the second period against the St. Louis Blues at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit:
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