Facebook will not testify at U.S. House hearing on social media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said Wednesday it has declined an invitation to testify at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing Thursday on filtering practices by social media companies, a company spokesman said. A man poses with a magnifier in front of a Facebook logo on display in this illustration taken in Sarajevo, Bosnia and More...

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By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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U.S. Supreme Court weighs legality of Trump’s travel ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration went before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to defend the legality of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries, More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Trump’s travel ban faces Supreme Court reckoning

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration goes before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to defend the legality of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries, More...

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Arizona Republican takes early lead in tight race for House seat

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Republicans were heading for victory in an Arizona election for a U.S. House of Representatives seat, early results suggested on Tuesday, after a tight race that may still bolster Democratic More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Republicans hope to avoid another upset loss in Arizona vote for House seat

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Voters in Arizona went to the polls on Tuesday in a special election to replace a longtime Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives who was forced to resign over a sexual More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Trump on Twitter (April 24) – Arizona, Trudeau, Macron

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his Oval Office meeting with French More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command already nominated to be the next U.S. ambassador to Australia, to fill the long-vacant More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Trump opens door for Jackson to leave as veterans agency nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday left open the possibility that his doctor Ronny Jackson would withdraw as his pick to lead the Veterans Affairs department after allegations stalled More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Trump’s nomination to run veterans agency runs into trouble

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s nomination of his presidential physician, Ronny Jackson, to head the Veterans Affairs department ran into trouble on Tuesday when a Senate committee More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Senate committee paves way for Pompeo to become top U.S. diplomat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. Senate committee approved the nomination of President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, on Monday after a Republican senator who had been opposed threw More...