WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House official testified in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday that the president's request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival was an improper "demand," as he fended off Republican efforts to cast doubt on his competence and loyalty to the United States.
- Two jail guards for Jeffrey Epstein charged with coverup in his suicide
- U.S. House approves bill to avert government shutdown this week
- Indiana teachers use 'outside voices' to demand higher wages
- Democrat Warren vows to use 'every tool' to combat white nationalist violence
- Where Democratic presidential candidates stand on 'Medicare for All' ahead of next debate
- U.S. safety board wants Boeing to redesign 737 NG part after fatal Southwest accident
- Trump says his weekend medical exam was 'very routine'
- Arizona border activist on trial says he tried to 'alleviate suffering'
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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters holed up in a Hong Kong university searched for escape routes on Tuesday after more than two days of clashes with police, dramatic breakouts by rope and motorcycle and more than 1,000 arrests in 24 hours.
- Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after nearly 10 years
- U.S. support for Israeli settlements renews focus on core issue in Mideast conflict
- More than 100 protestors killed in Iran during unrest: Amnesty International
- British PM Johnson will probably win this uninspiring election, Farage says
- Dutch find 25 migrants in refrigerated container on UK-bound ferry
- Poll shows 'dead heat' after UK election leaders' debate
- House Hitler was born in will become a police station, Austria says
- In testy leadership debate, UK PM Johnson promises to deliver Brexit
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc uses "aggregated data" from sellers in its third-party marketplace to improve its overall business, the online retailer said in response to a congressional antitrust probe that could raise concerns with such sellers.
- GM not liable for punitive damages in ignition switch cases: U.S. appeals court
- Without a China trade deal, the U.S. will hike tariffs: Trump
- U.S. safety board chair criticizes Uber for 2018 fatal self-driving crash
- Google enters gaming with cloud-based streaming service Stadia
- Former Goldman Sachs CEO pushes back on Warren's criticism, wealth tax
- Kohl's, Home Depot forecasts quell pre-holiday cheer
- Dismal retail forecasts drag down Dow, S&P 500
- Sales of grounded Boeing 737 MAX gather pace at Dubai Airshow
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(Reuters) - In 1990, a bikini-clad Madonna wrapped in a U.S. flag urged MTV viewers to vote in Senate elections as the youth television network partnered with a âRock the Voteâ campaign that mixed pop culture and politics.
- 'The Crown' peddles subversive republican message, says royal historian
- The Who are first honored as London unveils Music Walk of Fame
- Ukrainian artist strikes a chord with matchsticks
- Love Mud Do: McCartney to headline 50th Glastonbury Festival
- Miniature Bronte manuscript returns to author's childhood home
- Qantas urges rapper will.i.am to withdraw racism accusation against staffer
- Box Office: 'Ford v Ferrari' Races to First Place, 'Charlie's Angels' Collapses
- 'Joker' expected to cross $1 billion global box office milestone
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CARY, N.C. (Reuters) - Matching or breaking the record for career major titles might just be a bridge too far for Tiger Woods, said his former mentor Mark O'Meara, who nevertheless hoped Woods will prove him wrong.
- Browns place S Burnett on IR, ending his season
- Devils waive G Schneider
- Gronk: Football 'always an option,' but not in '19
- Blazers sign Anthony, debut expected Tuesday
- Paris mayor sounds alarm over Airbnb Olympics tie-up
- Murray can be Britain's Davis Cup trump card
- Dolphins release RB Walton after another arrest
- Shapovalov praises 'unbelievable' Davis Cup atmosphere
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