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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Saudi ambassador to the United States visited a U.S. naval air station in Florida on Thursday to extend her condolences for a shooting attack by a Saudi Air Force officer that killed three people last week, the Saudi embassy said. The attack brought fresh complications to U.S.-Saudi relations and prompted the
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(Reuters) – The relentless pace of American shootings did not slow in 2019. But amid the harrowing scenes, heroes also emerged. FILE PHOTO: Police department robots hold up a banner outside the memorial service of the shooting victim Kendrick Castillo of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) School in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, U.S., May
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to prohibit federal funding for colleges and universities that allow anti-Semitism, but the move drew some criticism for potentially limiting free speech. White House senior advisors Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others stand behind U.S.
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WASHINGTON/ANCHORAGE (Reuters) – Climate change is causing chaos in the Bering Sea, home to one of America’s largest fisheries, an example of how rising temperatures can rapidly change ecosystems important to the economy, U.S. federal government scientists said in a report on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A frozen beach on the Bering Sea coast is seen
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – How do you keep a coveted top-secret U.S. government security clearance while working for a foreign spy service? That question vexed U.S. intelligence operatives recruited to work as contractors for a secret United Arab Emirates hacking team. But maintaining this privileged status, which allows access to America’s most sensitive secrets, wouldn’t be
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DETROIT (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pledged on Monday to increase transparency over donors to his White House bid and disclose clients he worked for as a young consultant, following criticism from rival Elizabeth Warren. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks during the Teamsters Vote 2020 Presidential Forum in Cedar Rapids,
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FILE PHOTO: Chris Collins, former U.S. Representative for New York’s 27th congressional district departs after pleading guilty at Federal Court in New York City, New York, U.S., October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Representative Chris Collins of New York, his son and an associate settled insider trading charges with the Securities
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(Reuters) – Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential campaign launched new attacks on Donald Trump on Sunday, advocating a reevaluation of U.S.-Saudi relations and calling North Korea’s apparent weapons test a “rebuke” to the U.S. president in a statement to Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at an
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) addresses a news conference with Capitol Hill reporters ahead of a committee vote on its findings in the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 3, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) speaks at a news conference ahead of a vote on the Voting Rights Advancement Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 6, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said on Sunday that articles
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met on Saturday to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump’s presidency. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump leaves Downing Street after attending a reception hosted by Britian’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, ahead of
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(Reuters) – In 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau faced a pivotal choice in its plan to digitize the nation’s once-a-decade population count: build a system for collecting and processing data in-house, or buy one from an outside contractor. The bureau chose Pegasystems Inc, reasoning that outsourcing would be cheaper and more effective. Three years later,
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FILE PHOTO: Following midterm elections, Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp reacts after appearing at his election night party in Athens, Georgia, U.S. November 7, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry (Reuters) – Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp on Wednesday named conservative businesswoman Kelly Loeffler as the state’s next U.S. senator, picking her over U.S. President Donald Trump’s
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