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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in Congress on Saturday launched an investigation into President Donald Trump’s move to oust the State Department’s internal watchdog, accusing the president of escalating his fight against any oversight of his administration. Trump announced the planned removal of Inspector General Steve Linick in a letter to House of Representatives Speaker Nancy
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber faces the start of proceedings on Wednesday that could lead to his impeachment after criticism of his handling of an investigation into alleged corruption surrounding soccer’s governing body FIFA. FILE PHOTO: Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber gives a statement after his re-election in the Swiss Federal Assembly
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon’s inspector general on Wednesday said it could not determine whether the White House influenced the award of a $10 billion contract to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) over Amazon (AMZN.O) after several officials said their conversations were privileged “presidential communications.” FILE PHOTO: The Pentagon logo is seen behind the podium in the
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Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber gives a statement after his re-election in the Swiss Federal Assembly in Bern, Switzerland, September 25, 2019. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse ZURICH (Reuters) – Switzerland’s top court rejected Attorney General Michael Lauber’s bid to rejoin investigations of corruption in soccer, refusing to overturn a lower court’s ruling that his closed-door meetings with
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The logo of Google is seen in Davos, Switzerland Januar 20, 2020. Picture taken January 20, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – U.S. state attorneys general will meet Justice Department attorneys next week to share information on their investigations into Alphabet Inc’s Google, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday. The probes revolve
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FILE PHOTO: A Tesla Model S steering wheel is on display at the Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Blinch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate 500,000 Tesla Inc models over sudden unintended
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India’s antitrust body on Monday ordered an investigation into alleged competition law violations by Amazon.com Inc and Walmart’s Flipkart, the latest setback for U.S.-based e-commerce giants operating in the
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ZURICH (Reuters) – A second probe into staff surveillance at Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) is set to clear Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam, Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung reported on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: CEO of Credit Suisse Group Tidjane Thiam attends the 2019 New Economy Forum in Beijing, China November 21, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee/File Photo Credit Suisse last week
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DETROIT (Reuters) – The U.S. Attorney leading the investigation of corruption within the United Auto Workers (UAW) told Reuters on Friday the union’s leadership still is not fully cooperating with the government, but that individuals are giving federal investigators tips that could expand the probe. “The deadline is now” for UAW leadership to be more
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled on Monday, rejecting the administration’s assertion of immunity for officials by declaring that “no one is above the law.” U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s ruling only legally binds McGahn. But it
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at another witness in Congress’ impeachment inquiry against him, saying the aide to Vice President Mike Pence was a “Never Trumper” who should “work out a better presidential attack.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a campaign rally in Bossier City,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A White House budget official walked into a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Saturday, where he testified about the holdup of military aid to Ukraine. Mark Sandy, official of the Office of Management and Budget, arrives for a closed-door deposition as part
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as a U.S. congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency entered a crucial new phase with the first televised public hearing. The drama unfolded in a hearing of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in which two career U.S. diplomats
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FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured outs a Google office near the company’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, U.S., May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dave Paresh/File Photo/File Photo (Reuters) – A U.S. federal regulator has initiated an investigation into a cloud computing deal between Alphabet Inc’s Google and Ascension Health which would give Google access to detailed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will not be allowed to become a venue for “sham investigations” into Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, the head of a congressional committee leading the probe said on Tuesday. Representative Adam Schiff, the Democratic head of the House of Representatives Intelligence
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