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Explainer: What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump

(Reuters) - A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed. Learn More

 

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U.S. to ramp up rapid deportations with sweeping new rule

(Reuters) - The Trump administration said on Monday it will expand and speed up deportations of migrants who enter the United States illegally by stripping away court oversight, enabling officials to remove people in days rather than months or years. More »

 

Hundreds of thousands in San Juan demand Puerto Rico's governor resign

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of people filled San Juan streets on Monday to demand Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossell√≥ resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes. More »

 

Deep budget cuts put University of Alaska in crisis mode; 'grappling with survival'

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - The University of Alaska board of regents, facing deep budget cuts exacted by the governor that will eliminate about 40% of the university's state funding, voted at an emergency meeting on Monday to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorganization. More »

 

Trump, justices pay respects to late U.S. jurist Stevens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, members of the U.S. Supreme Court and others paid their respects on Monday to liberal Justice John Paul Stevens, who died last week, as his body lay in repose in the courthouse's stately great hall. More »

 

Exclusive: Air Force suspends fee payments to landlord Balfour Beatty following Reuters report

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force has suspended paying incentive fees at all 21 military housing bases operated by landlord Balfour Beatty Communities following a Reuters-CBS News report that the company falsified maintenance records at an Oklahoma base to help it qualify for millions of dollars in bonuses. More »

 

Longtime New York District Attorney, scourge of white-collar criminals, dies at 99: NYT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Robert Morgenthau, 99, who became the scourge of white-collar criminals over three decades as the Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday, his family told the New York Times. More »

 

Mexico foreign minister says Pompeo did not discuss 'safe third country' plan

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the previous day an earlier demand that Mexico become a safe third country. More »

 

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Bayer AG , facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages. More »

 

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to third child

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave birth to her third child on Monday morning, she said on Twitter. More »

 

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