Asia Pacific / Politics Dec 11, 2019

Chinese officials lash out at U.S. over new legislation

Chinese officials lashed out at the U.S. on Wednesday over recent legislation passed by Congress criticizing Beijing for its policies in Hong Kong and the Xinjiang region in western China, as well as ongoing trade disputes. They marked the latest salvos in an ongoing campaign ...

Impeachment witness: Trump poses election 'danger'

World / Crime & Legal Dec 10, 2019

Impeachment witness: Trump poses election 'danger'

President Donald Trump's efforts to "cheat to win an election" are a threat to national security, the top Democratic investigator testified Monday as the House Judiciary Committee pushes ahead with articles of impeachment. In an acrimonious daylong hearing, Democrats outlined their case against the president, ...

Trump and Democrats in tentative deal on North American trade pact

Business Dec 10, 2019

Trump and Democrats in tentative deal on North American trade pact

House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a priority for President Donald Trump. That's according to a Democratic aide not authorized to discuss the talks and granted ...

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

World / Crime & Legal Dec 9, 2019

Watchdog expected to find Russia probe valid, despite flaws

The Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a highly anticipated report Monday that is expected to reject President Donald Trump's claims that the Russia investigation was illegitimate and tainted by political bias from FBI leaders. But it is also expected to document errors during ...