Chief whip under pressure over Brexit votes ‘pairing’ row

Chief whip Julian Smith apologised after Conservative Party chairman Brandon Lewis broke a "pairing" agreement with Lib Dem deputy leader Jo Swinson. Under House of...

Trump on Twitter (July 18): Putin, NATO

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a...

U.S. Interior watchdog probes Zinke over real estate deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Interior Department’s watchdog said in a letter to lawmakers on Wednesday that it was investigating a Montana real estate...

California high court orders proposal to split up state removed from November ballot

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The California Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the November ballot purged of an initiative that seeks to split California into...
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The Best Reactions To Donald Trump’s Press Conference With Vladimir Putin

TV show hosts, including CNN’s Anderson Cooper and the Late Show’s Stephen Colbert, reacted to the press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian...

Judge denies Manafort’s request to suppress evidence

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request by President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to suppress evidence seized...

New York governor opens door to criminal case against Trump Foundation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday opened the door to a possible criminal case against the Donald J. Trump Foundation,...

Senate, after Helsinki, eyes swift sanctions in case of more election meddling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sanctions targeting key Russian economic sectors would kick in swiftly if U.S. authorities determined the Kremlin had meddled again in a...

U.S. judge orders accused Russian agent jailed pending trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday ordered an accused Russian agent jailed until her trial after U.S. prosecutors argued she has ties to...

U.S. judge orders accused Russian agent Butina jailed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ordered accused Russian agent Maria Butina jailed on Wednesday pending trial after federal prosecutors warned that she has...

Cuomo widens poll lead over Nixon in New York governor race

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo widened his lead over Cynthia Nixon, an actress and activist running to his left in...

White House denies Trump said Russia no longer targeting U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House denied that U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Russia was no longer targeting the United States,...

Senate Democrats warn of ‘gigantic loopholes’ in Trump tax cuts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats on Wednesday lashed out at Republican President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul of December 2017, warning that it contains...

Threat to PM subsides after ‘warm’ meeting with MPs

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland MP Simon Clarke used an end-of-term meeting of the Conservative Party's 1922 Committee to formally revoke his demand for...

Threat to PM subsides as MPs ‘come to their senses’

Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland MP Simon Clarke used an end-of-term meeting of the Conservative Party's 1922 Committee to formally revoke his demand for...

States sue U.S. over policy tying funds to immigration compliance

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and five other states on Wednesday filed a lawsuit seeking to block the Trump administration from making cooperation...

Trump says Russia is no longer targeting U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting U.S. intelligence assessments...

U.S. asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal court on Wednesday to detain alleged Russian agent Maria Butina pending her trial, saying...

Trump expects ‘big results,’ including North Korea, after Putin summit

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday his meeting with Vladimir Putin would lead to “big results,” in a continuing bid to calm...

Former FBI Director Comey on Twitter: vote Democratic

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey, a longtime Republican who has clashed with President Donald Trump over the federal Russia probe, urged...