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U.S. lawmakers seek more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:53
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner's lawyer failed to give the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee documents President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser received about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite," the committee's leaders said on Thursday.

U.S. House of Representatives approves tax overhaul, fight shifts to Senate

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:20
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. lawmakers on Thursday took an important step toward the biggest tax code overhaul since the 1980s as the House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts sought by President Donald Trump.

Soros, Cohen among big name investors betting on Argentine startups

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:24
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The founder of mobile banking startup Uala, Pierpaolo Barbieri, says that just a few years ago big name investors would never have put their money in early stage companies like his in Argentina.

Lawmakers seek more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner in Russia probe

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:24
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Jared Kushner's lawyer failed to give the Senate Judiciary Committee a document President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser received about a "Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite," the committee's leaders said on Thursday.

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets: sources

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:07
(Reuters) - Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both approached Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to express interest in buying Fox assets that were the subject of recent talks between Fox and Walt Disney Co, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

Corruption trial of Senator Menendez ends in mistrial

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 17:46
(Reuters) - The corruption trial of New Jersey's Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial on Thursday, after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on bribery, fraud and other charges.

Johnson & Johnson wins California lawsuit claiming asbestos in talc caused cancer

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:07
(Reuters) - A California jury on Thursday ruled in favor of Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who said she developed the cancer mesothelioma after being exposed to asbestos in the company's talc-based products including J&J's Baby Powder.

U.S. regulator votes to loosen media ownership rules

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:54
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to remove key roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing new deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better compete with online media.

House of Representatives approves tax overhaul, shifts fight to Senate

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:46
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives approved a broad package of tax cuts affecting businesses, individuals and families on Thursday, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump an important step closer to the biggest tax code overhaul in a generation.

Lawmakers want more information from Trump son-in-law Kushner for Russia probe

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:03
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Thursday they had not received information they requested from President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, including emails, phone records and documents related to communications with former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn.

U.S. Congress poised for first vote on tax cut plan

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:21
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress approached a major test on Thursday of its ability to enact sweeping tax cuts, as lawmakers prepared for their first full-scale vote on tax legislation.

Corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Senator Menendez ends in mistrial

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:19
(Reuters) - The corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial on Thursday, after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on bribery, fraud and other charges, according to multiple news reporters in the courtroom.

Lebanese president hopes Hariri visit to France will end crisis

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:13
BEIRUT/PARIS (Reuters) - Lebanon's president said on Thursday he hoped the crisis over Saad al-Hariri's resignation as prime minister would soon end with Hariri planning to leave Saudi Arabia to visit France.

Woman accuses U.S. Senator Al Franken of unwanted groping, kiss

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:06
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A radio broadcaster accused U.S. Senator Al Franken on Thursday of touching her breasts while she slept and forcing a kiss on her in 2006 when he was still a comedian and the two were preparing to perform before U.S. troops in the Middle East.

U.S. industrial output surges as hurricane-related disruptions fade

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:14
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production recorded its biggest increase in six months in October as the drag from hurricane-related disruptions unwound, but the underlying growth trend in output at the nation's factories, mines and utility plants remained moderate.

Mattis sees opportunity for talks if North Korea halts missile tests, development

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:12
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday there could be an opportunity for talks between North Korea and the United States if Pyongyang stopped testing and developing its nuclear and missile programs.

IBM urged to avoid working on 'extreme vetting' of U.S. immigrants

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:52
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A coalition of rights groups launched an online petition on Thursday urging IBM Corp to declare that it will not develop technology to help the Trump administration carry out a proposal to identify people for visa denial and deportation from the United States.

Mugabe under house arrest resists army pressure to quit

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:21
HARARE (Reuters) - President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe's only legitimate ruler and is refusing to quit after a military coup, but pressure is mounting on the 93-year-old former guerrilla to accept offers of a graceful exit, sources said on Thursday.

Congress prepares for first vote on tax cut plan

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:58
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress approached a major test on Thursday of its ability to enact sweeping tax cuts, as lawmakers prepared for their first full-scale vote on tax legislation.

Special Report: Twice burned - How Mt. Gox's bitcoin customers could lose again

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:51
TOKYO (Reuters) - When Mt. Gox, the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange, collapsed in early 2014, more than 24,000 customers around the world lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of cryptocurrency and cash.

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