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Court denies Congress, but lets prosecutor get Trump records

Court denies Congress, but lets prosecutor get Trump records

The US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a New York prosecutor is entitled to potentially gain access to President Donald Trump's financial records, including tax returns ...

Indian PM remarks on China stand-off are baffling, says Congress

Indian PM remarks on China stand-off are baffling, says Congress

The Congress party on Saturday criticised the government a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that Chinese troops did not intrude into Indian territory.

US Congress, negotiators reach deal on $2 trillion coronavirus aid package

US Congress, negotiators reach deal on $2 trillion coronavirus aid package

The Senate and White House have reached agreement on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the US economy and millions of Americans ravaged by the coronavirus crisis, top lawmakers said early Wednesday.

Bolivia's Congress authorises new elections without Morales

Bolivia's Congress authorises new elections without Morales

Bolivia's Congress approved a bill Saturday that opens the door to new elections without ex-president Evo Morales, as the caretaker government met with protesters to end weeks of unrest.

Trump rallies Republicans as impeachment probe goes public

Trump rallies Republicans as impeachment probe goes public

US President Donald Trump called on Republicans to rally behind him Thursday as Democrats in Congress prepared to move the impeachment investigation against him into higher gear with public hearings.

Trump impeachment probe claims 'dramatic progress'

Trump impeachment probe claims 'dramatic progress'

The leader of the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump said Tuesday that witnesses had provided substantial support for allegations that Trump illegally tried to force Ukraine to investigate ...

Impeachment fight escalates as Trump calls probe a 'coup'

Impeachment fight escalates as Trump calls probe a 'coup'

As Congress escalates its impeachment probe into the Ukraine scandal engulfing his presidency, President Donald Trump faces the White House press corps Wednesday on an investigation he has branded a ‘coup.’

Ukraine drama will impact Biden's 2020 bid, one way or another

Ukraine drama will impact Biden's 2020 bid, one way or another

Joe Biden may have inadvertently triggered the scandal now threatening Donald Trump's presidency, but it has also impacted his own White House bid and the Democrat could soon learn whether it dooms his candidacy ...

US health officials to testify to Congress amid 9 vaping deaths

US health officials to testify to Congress amid 9 vaping deaths

The US House of Representatives begins public hearings this week about a mystery vaping-related lung disease that has sickened hundreds of people across the United States and killed nine.

India's Congress promises jobs, end of sedition law to beat Modi

India's Congress promises jobs, end of sedition law to beat Modi

India's main opposition Congress party pledged on Tuesday to expand a rural employment guarantee programme, reward businesses for creating jobs and scrap an 1870 sedition law ...

India's Congress duo launch election campaign on PM's home turf

India's Congress duo launch election campaign on PM's home turf

India's powerful Nehru-Gandhi dynasty launched a blistering attack Tuesday on Narendra Modi, as the opposition Congress party began election campaigning with a massive rally in the prime minister's home state.

US government shutdown enters 2nd day, set to last through Christmas

US government shutdown enters 2nd day, set to last through Christmas

A partial US government shutdown that entered its second day on Sunday was set to stretch through Christmas, after Congress adjourned for the weekend with no deal ...