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(Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of California homes and businesses started to lose electric power early Wednesday as part of an unprecedented effort by Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to prevent wildfires, the utility said. FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S.
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United Auto Workers (UAW) union’s top negotiator in talks with General Motors Co (GM) to resolve a more than three-week strike said late Tuesday a key issue separating the two sides is job security. FILE PHOTO: General Motors assembly workers picket outside the General Motors Bowling Green plant during the United
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a campaign stop in Hooksett, New Hampshire, U.S., September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Brian Snyder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said on Tuesday he had wrongly ignored warning signs about his health before suffering a heart attack last week, but
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Tuesday blocked an ambassador from testifying to the U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, a move top House Democrats vowed to counter with a subpoena. The chairmen of three House committees leading the impeachment investigation said they would compel testimony from
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(Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden would make community college free and invest $70 billion in historically black colleges and universities as well as those serving other under-represented groups, his campaign said Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a forum held by gun
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U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Lithuanian Minister of Energy Zygimantas Vaiciunas attend a news conference after the partnership for Transatlantic energy cooperation conference in Vilnius, Lithuania October 7, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins VILNIUS (Reuters) – U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Monday he had no plans to resign now or next month, denying
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. state attorneys general investigating Facebook Inc (FB.O) for alleged anti-competitive practices met on Monday with officials of the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement. FILE PHOTO: Stickers bearing the Facebook logo are pictured at Facebook Inc’s F8 developers conference in
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday said eight years of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns must be provided to Manhattan prosecutors, forcefully rejecting the president’s argument that he was immune from criminal investigations. Trump’s returns will not be turned over immediately, after the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A parade of U.S. diplomats will head to Capitol Hill for closed-door testimony this week as Democrats build their impeachment case against President Donald Trump, while the White House considers ways to slow down the process. The interviews could yield more fodder for Democrats’ impeachment drive over a whistleblower’s allegations that Trump
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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter waves as he departs the Capitol after attending the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, 95, fell at his home in Plains, Georgia, but “feels fine” and will attend a Habitat for Humanity
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WASHINGTON/ATHENS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday opened a new front in the impeachment battle that threatens his administration, blasting a prominent member of his party for criticizing his push to get foreign nations to probe a leading Democratic rival. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump (L) and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney
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FILE PHOTO: General Motors assembly workers and their supporters gather to picket outside the General Motors Bowling Green plant during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Bowling Green, Kentucky, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo DETROIT (Reuters) – As the U.S. strike by the United Auto Workers union against General Motors Co
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ATHENS (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has issued an initial response to a Democratic-controlled congressional committee’s request for documents related to the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday. The U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee issued a subpoena on Sept. 27 for Pompeo, a close
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers a speech at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas/Pool ATHENS (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Ukraine inquiry a ‘silly gotcha game’ on Saturday. “This is what’s wrong when the world doesn’t focus on the things
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends a news conference with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias following their meeting at the Foreign Ministry in Athens, Greece, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas/Pool ATHENS (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has issued an initial response to a Congressional request for documents as part of an impeachment investigation
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ALLENTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Joan Fialkov, a 66-year-old retired teacher and lifelong Democratic voter from Pennsylvania, believes Joe Biden can restore some stability to the country after Donald Trump’s presidency. FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the One Iowa and GLAAD LGBTQ Presidential Forum in Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials pressured the Ukrainian government to launch investigations that might benefit President Donald Trump’s personal political agenda in exchange for a meeting of the two countries’ leaders, a cache of diplomatic texts showed. The exchanges were released on Thursday by Democrats in the House of Representatives as part of an investigation
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