Trump lawyer Giuliani at White House as U.S. lawmakers vote on impeachment charges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s private lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was at the White House on Friday, the same day that a Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives panel approved impeachment charges against Trump. Giuliani, who has emerged as central figure in the Democratic-lead impeachment investigation, was caught on television cameras entering the West Wing. The […]

Amid criticism, Trump signs order targeting anti-Semitism at universities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to prohibit federal funding for colleges and universities that allow anti-Semitism, but the move drew some criticism for potentially limiting free speech. <img src="http://s3.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20191212&t=2&i=1463076520&r=LYNXMPEFBB075&w=20" aria-label="White House senior advisors Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and others stand […]

Texas county rules out lawsuit over chemical plant fire

HOUSTON (Reuters) – The top official of an east Texas county that evacuated 60,000 residents last week after a petrochemical plant exploded and caught fire said on Tuesday he does not plan to sue the company, and will leave potential litigation to environmental bodies. TPC Group’s Port Neches, Texas, site has been burning since Wednesday […]