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Exclusive: Trump lawyer Giuliani was paid $500,000 to consult on indicted associate's firm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, was paid $500,000 for work he did for a company co-founded by the Ukrainian-American businessman arrested last week on campaign finance charges, Giuliani told Reuters on Monday. Learn More


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U.S. House impeachment inquiry into Trump to question career diplomat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump turns on Tuesday to George Kent, a U.S. career diplomat who has spent much of his career fighting corruption in Ukraine and elsewhere. More »


Impeachment inquiry, Warren-Biden matchup highlight U.S. Democratic debate

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (Reuters) - Twelve top White House contenders will take part on Tuesday in the first Democratic debate since the launch of an impeachment inquiry into Republican President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate leading rival Joe Biden. More »


Americans divided: Neighbors turn enemies over Trump in swing-vote Michigan suburbs

LIVONIA, Mich. (Reuters) - At first glance, Cavell Street in Livonia, Michigan, looks tranquil enough - until the subject of the Democratic-led impeachment probe of President Donald Trump comes up. More »


Trump ex-Russia adviser Fiona Hill testifies in impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump's former Russia adviser testified for more than nine hours on Monday behind closed doors, the latest witness summoned in the impeachment inquiry against the U.S. president over his request that Ukraine investigate a political rival. More »


California governor demands PG&E accountability for mismanaging power shutoffs

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co should be held accountable for mismanaging last week's widespread power shutoffs and urged the company to provide credits or rebates to affected customers. More »


Texas policeman faces murder charges after killing black woman in her home

(Reuters) - A white Fort Worth, Texas, police officer was jailed on murder charges on Monday in the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old black woman who was babysitting inside her home, the police department said. More »


'Do the right thing,' family of UK teen killed in crash tells U.S. diplomat's wife

(Reuters) - The parents of a British teenager killed in a car crash involving a U.S. diplomat's wife vowed on Monday to keep fighting until they get justice for their son after the American woman returned to the United States following the accident. More »


Georgia policeman convicted of assault, cleared of murder in 2015 shooting of unarmed black man

(Reuters) - A former Georgia police officer who shot an unarmed, naked black man to death in March 2015 was convicted on Monday of aggravated assault and violating his oath of office but found not guilty of murder, his defense lawyer said. More »


House panel 'strongly' urges Uber, Lyft to take part in hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft have declined to appear at a hearing on Wednesday on ride-hailing industry issues, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives panel said, urging them to reconsider. More »


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