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China says new virus adapting and mutating

BEIJING (Reuters) – A new virus that has killed nine people is adapting and mutating, underscoring the challenges for health authorities in controlling the outbreak, a Chinese health official said on Wednesday. The coronavirus originated from a market with illegal widelife transactions, Gao Fu, the director-general of China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention, told […]

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Trump administration won't turn over auto import probe report, defying Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is snubbing Congress by refusing to turn over a report detailing an investigation into national security risks potentially posed by imported vehicles and auto parts, citing pending international negotiations and executive branch deliberations. Congress inserted a provision in a spending bill last month demanding the White House turn over […]

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Trump's top defender locks horns with Democrats at impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial began in earnest in the Senate on Tuesday, with his chief legal defender attacking the case as baseless and a top Democratic lawmaker saying there was “overwhelming” evidence of wrongdoing. Democrats have called on the Republican-controlled Senate to remove Trump from office for pressuring Ukraine to […]

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Defying Congress, U.S. Commerce Department will not turn over auto import probe report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is snubbing Congress by refusing to turn over a report detailing an investigation into national security risks potentially posed by imported vehicles and auto parts, citing pending international negotiations and executive branch deliberations. Congress inserted a provision in a spending bill last month demanding the White House turn over […]

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