Missouri House passes extreme eight-week abortion ban – live | US news

The anti-abortion lobby is ramping up its coordinated effort to challenge women’s access to abortion, and Missouri is the latest target,” said Michelle Kuppersmith, Director of Equity Forward. “If Missouri legislators want to pass laws that control what should be a private decision between a woman and her doctor, we demand transparency around the creation […]

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Dow, Trump's national emergency, Buffett and more

Dow, Trump’s national emergency, Buffett and more

BY THE NUMBERS U.S. stock futures were higher this morning after the Dow, S&P 500, and Nasdaq chalked up their first back-to-back gains of May. However, investors remain cautious amid ongoing trade tensions and the U.S. ban on China’s Huawei. (CNBC) * Cramer: Wednesday’s ‘crazy session’ is a perfect example of the market’s new normal (CNBC) […]

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Giant robot Trump tweeting on toilet while shouting 'I'm a very stable genius' shipped to UK for protests

Giant robot Trump tweeting on toilet while shouting ‘I’m a very stable genius’ shipped to UK for protests

Ahead of Donald Trump’s controversial state visit to the UK next month, protesters are wasting no time in preparing the most imaginative means possible of ridiculing the US president. Step forward “Dumping Trump”, an enormous robot rendering of the president astride a golden lavatory, smartphone in hand, trousers down and with his long red tie […]

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Conrad Black: Trump pardons ex-media mogul | Business

Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a full pardon for the former media mogul Conrad Black, who was convicted in 2007 of fraud and obstruction of justice and spent three and a half years in prison. Black, 74, a Canadian-born British citizen, once ran an international newspaper empire that included the Chicago Sun-Times, Britain’s Daily Telegraph […]

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Stocks to drop, US staff leave Iraq, Disruptor 50

Stocks to drop, US staff leave Iraq, Disruptor 50

BY THE NUMBERS IN THE NEWS TODAY The U.S. State Department ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq today, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces. (Reuters) * Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media reports (CNBC) Two sources told CNBC that Donald Trump Jr. […]

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Eric Trump loses his cool and gets into vicious Twitter spat with Mayor Bill de Blasio

A day after New York’s mayor held a provocative news conference in their father’s building, President Trump’s son, Eric, said the city has ‘gone to s***’ under his leadership – and got help from his older brother and former mayor Rudy Giuliani. Eric and Donald Trump Jr slammed Bill de Blasio on Monday after the […]

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Trump to sign order which may BAN U.S. firms from Huawei dealings amid spy fears

Trump to sign order which may BAN U.S. firms from Huawei dealings amid spy fears

Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order that could potentially stop US firms dealing with Chinese telecommunications company Huawei. Sources told Reuters news agency that the US President plans to bar American companies from using technology made by firms that pose a threat to national security. Washington believes equipment made by Huawei Technologies […]

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Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached | US news

Donald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee next month, pulling the two sides back from a confrontation over a subpoena as part of the panel’s Russia investigation. Under the terms of the deal between the president’s son and lawmakers, Trump Jr will talk to the committee in mid-June […]

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CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry | US news

The US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia investigation, working with intelligence chiefs to see how surveillance was conducted and naming a US attorney to oversee the investigation. The investigation is examining intelligence and surveillance used during the Russia investigation that shadowed Donald Trump’s presidency for nearly two years. […]

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