Reuters : politics
U.S. lawmakers, others condemn Trump for ’lynching’ comment on impeachment probe  03h02 23 octobre
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday again waded into America’s fraught racial history by labeling the impeachment inquiry against him a lynching - language that conjured memories of decades of killings of thousands of black people - drawing swift bipartisan condemnation.
U.S. diplomat testifies Trump tied Ukraine aid to politically motivated probes  03h01 23 octobre
The top American diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday that President Donald Trump made the release of U.S. security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he demanded.
Support for impeaching Trump soars among independents - Reuters Ipsos poll  02h02 23 octobre
Support for impeaching U.S. President Donald Trump surged among political independents and rose by three percentage points overall since last week, according to a Reuters Ipsos poll released on Tuesday.
Biden to step up attack on Trump’s economic policies in Pennsylvania speech  00h45 23 octobre
Democratic U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden plans to tout his economic policy credentials and double down on his attacks on President Donald Trump in a speech on Wednesday in the electoral battleground state of Pennsylvania.
Facebook probe by U.S. states expands to 47 attorneys general  00h26 23 octobre
A New York-led probe into allegations that Facebook Inc put consumer data at risk and pushed up advertising rates has expanded to include attorneys general from 47 U.S. states and territories, New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement on Tuesday.
Exclusive: Trump’s G7 and trade adviser Kelly Ann Shaw to leave White House - officials  23h39 22 octobre
President Donald Trump’s G7 and trade adviser, Kelly Ann Shaw, is leaving his administration for a position in the private sector, White House officials said on Tuesday, marking the departure of one of the most senior women on the president’s economic team.
U.S. presidential hopeful Warren rallies with striking Chicago teachers  22h59 22 octobre
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren rallied with striking Chicago teachers on Tuesday, expressing support for the union’s demands before the country’s third-largest school system canceled classes for a fifth day.
Diplomat says he was told U.S. aid for Ukraine tied to request for probes: Washington Post  19h22 22 octobre
The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine said on Tuesday he was told the United States was withholding aid from Ukraine to try to secure a public commitment for investigations relating to the 2016 U.S. presidential election and a Ukrainian company where former Vice President Joe Biden’s son served on the...
Trump adviser Stone loses bid to lift court-imposed gag order as trial looms  17h43 22 octobre
U.S. President Donald Trump’s former adviser Roger Stone lost a last-ditch effort on Tuesday to lift a court-imposed gag order barring him from posting on social media or discussing his criminal case slated to begin next month.
U.S. senators want social media users to be able to take their data with them  17h29 22 octobre
Three U.S. lawmakers active in tech issues introduced a bill on Tuesday that would require social networks like Facebook to allow users to pack up their data and go elsewhere, they said in a statement.
Trump blasts Pelosi for ’taking too long’ on Mexico, Canada trade pact  14h15 22 octobre
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi for not bringing his administration’s re-negotiated trade deal with neighboring Mexico and Canada up for a vote in Congress.
Facebook announces steps to clamp down on misinformation ahead of 2020 election  09h08 22 octobre
Facebook has announced steps to combat misinformation and voter suppression ahead of the November 2020 U.S. presidential election, on the same day it disclosed the removal of a network of Russian accounts targeting U.S. voters on Instagram.
Trump exhorts Republicans to ’get tougher’ against impeachment inquiry  02h43 22 octobre
Donald Trump on Monday exhorted fellow Republicans to get tougher and fight for his presidency, saying the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives wants to impeach him as quick as possible over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival.
U.S. House defeats Republican bid to censure Schiff in impeachment probe  23h17 21 octobre
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday blocked a Republican effort to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff over statements he has made related to an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump.
Facebook suspends Russian Instagram accounts targeting U.S. voters  22h30 21 octobre
Facebook Inc said on Monday it has suspended a network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia that targeted Americans with divisive political messages ahead of next year’s U.S. presidential election, with operators posing as people within the United States.