Former White House aide felt no pressure to resign over impeachment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former senior White House aide Timothy Morrison said on Tuesday he resigned from the National Security Council of his own volition and felt no pressure to resign, and he did not fear retaliation for his testimony in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry.
Golf-Injured Ko gears up for crack at record women's $1.5 million first prize
Nov 19 (Reuters) - Women's world number one Ko Jin-young is still worried about her injured ankle as she prepares for this week's CME Group Tour Championship, where a record first prize will serve as extra motivation.
Alibaba will raise up to $12.9 billion in Hong Kong listing: sources
(Reuters) - Alibaba
will raise up to $12.9 billion in its Hong Kong secondary listing, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
UPDATE 1-Japan's Abe sets record as longest-serving PM as allegations of misdeeds persist
TOKYO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe became Japan's longest-serving premier on Wednesday - a remarkable feat for a leader who once quit in humiliation - amid economic worries and allegations that he violated election laws.
Influential U.S. doctors group calls for ban on vaping products
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The American Medical Association (AMA) on Tuesday called for a total ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products that are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as smoking cessation tools.
Qualcomm expects 5G phone sales to double in 2021
(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc expects global smartphone makers to ship 450 million 5G handsets in 2021 and another 750 million in 2022, the world's largest supplier of mobile phone chips said on Tuesday.
UK's Corbyn: Serious questions to be answered about Prince Andrew
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Tuesday there were questions to be answered after a televised interview in which Prince Andrew denied accusations he had sex with a teenage girl.
Major parts of Chicago mayor's budget-balancing plan advance in city council
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Proposals by Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot to help plug a big hole in the city's upcoming budget, including a bond refunding and a higher tax on certain ride shares, won approval on Tuesday from the city council's finance committee.
Trump shift on Israeli settlements fulfills wish list of evangelical base
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. decision effectively backing Israel's building of settlements in the occupied West Bank, long a cherished item on conservative Christians' wish list, is expected to strengthen evangelicals' support for Donald Trump as he seeks re-election in 2020, according to a leader of the president's evangelical advisory group.
UPDATE 1-Arizona border activist told migrants 'he could not hide them'
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov 19 (Reuters) - An Arizona human rights activist charged with harboring two migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally testified that he told the men he "could not hide them" but let them stay in a building while they recovered from a desert trek.
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