Republican lawmakers, encouraged by President Donald Trump to get tougher in fighting the impeachment inquiry against him, disrupted the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives probe as a Pentagon official was about to testify.
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Wall Street ticks higher, but chip stocks tumble
U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday as investors shrugged off lackluster quarterly reports from industrial bellwethers Boeing Co and Caterpillar Inc , though a lower-than-expected revenue outlook from Texas Instruments Inc sent chipmakers' shares lower.
Driver arrested after 39 found dead in truck near London
British police found the bodies of 39 people inside a truck at an industrial estate near London on Wednesday and said they had arrested the driver on suspicion of murder.
California 'veered' out of its lane in climate pact with Quebec: U.S. lawsuit
The United States on Wednesday sued California for entering a climate agreement with Canada's Quebec province, saying the state had no right to conduct foreign policy, in the latest feud between the Trump administration and the state.
Teva’s proposed opioid settlement could cost drugmaker pennies on the dollar
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's proposed $23 billion drug giveaway to settle thousands of U.S. opioid lawsuits will likely cost the company a fraction of that figure due to how it has valued those medicines, according to a Reuters review of pricing data and industry analysts.
Chastened Trudeau to reach out to opponents after Canada election blow, rules out coalition
A chastened Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose grip on power was weakened after an election this week, said on Wednesday he would reach out to his opponents but ruled out any kind of coalition government.
EU keeps UK waiting on Brexit delay, Johnson gears for an election
EU member states on Wednesday delayed a decision on whether to grant Britain a three-month Brexit extension, while Prime Minister Boris Johnson said if the deadline is deferred to the end of January he would call an election by Christmas.
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