WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment by approving two charges against him over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden.
- U.S. Congress negotiators, White House set tentative deal on fiscal 2020 funding
- U.S. prosecutors seek new mental exam of Colorado abortion clinic gunman
- Bloomberg climate plan would halve U.S. carbon emissions in 10 years
- Body of Arizona girl swept away in floods believed found
- Boy, 13, arrested in New York college student stabbing death
- U.S. senator looks to shoot down Trump bid to ease small arms exports
- FBI investigating New Jersey kosher grocery rampage as domestic terrorism
- Boston Marathon bomber death penalty jury not properly questioned, lawyer argues
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LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson called on Friday for "closure" over the Brexit divisions that have riven the United Kingdom, saying his election victory provided an overwhelming mandate to take Britain out of the European Union on Jan. 31.
- New Zealand resumes mission to retrieve remaining bodies following volcanic eruption
- I need a break, says globetrotting Greta
- 'We are nothing' without U.N. agency's help, says Palestinian refugee
- Taiwan police shoot man suspected of planting explosive device: media
- Trudeau says Canadian farmers hit by trade disputes should be helped faster
- How Boris Johnsonâs election gamble paid off
- Fate of global climate action 'in the balance' as U.N. talks go down to wire
- 'I don't feel like a role model': Finland's new 34-year-old leader
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States and China cooled their trade war on Friday, announcing a "Phase one" agreement that reduces some U.S. tariffs in exchange for what U.S. officials said would be a big jump in Chinese purchases of American farm products and other goods.
- U.S. agency probes 12th Tesla crash tied to possible Autopilot use
- T-Mobile CEO takes the stand in T-Mobile/Sprint merger trial
- Boeing bows out of multibillion-dollar Minuteman missile replacement competition
- Wall Street steady as U.S., China announce trade deal
- Google, Apple asked if apps like TikTok must disclose foreign ties
- Exclusive: French want PSA-Fiat board guarantee in $50 billion merger - sources
- Bristol-Myers wins $752 million in U.S. patent case against Gilead
- Lackluster U.S. retail sales dim fourth quarter economic growth outlook
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(Reuters) - Danny Aiello, a veteran stage and film actor remembered for his roles in Spike Lee's "Do the Right Thing," Woody Allen's "The Purple Rose of Cairo" and dozens of other movies, died at age 86, his publicist and agent said on Friday.
- 'Bridget Jones' actor Colin Firth and wife split after 22 years
- Coming to 'Star Wars': Emotional end for Skywalkers, and then what?
- 'Bombshell' film probes sexual harassment's 'gray spaces'
- Milan and London Fashion Weeks join forces with anti-Brexit message
- Ballerina Francesca Hayward leaps from stage to screen in 'Cats'
- Harvey Weinstein reaches tentative $25 million settlement with accusers: NY Times
- U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky gives concert in Sweden after assault conviction
- Ed Sheeran crowned UK's artist of the decade after 79 weeks at No 1
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - As athletes around the globe prepare to go for gold in Tokyo next year, a 127-year-old artifact that outlines the very foundation of the modern Olympic Games is set to claim a hefty purse.
- USOPC expresses doubt over clean 'neutral' Russia athletes after ban
- 'Captain America' Reed plugged in 0-3 hole at Presidents Cup
- Dolphins WR Parker gets four-year, $40 million extension
- NBA roundup: Embiid takes over late as 76ers stop Celtics
- New Zealand Olympic legend Snell dies at age 80
- Brazil, Colombia, Japan round out 2023 women's World Cup host bids
- Santa Anita introduces new technology to aid horses
- Zagitova takes break from competition
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