Democratic White House candidates said the president’s efforts to press Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden were an example of the administration’s corruption. They, however, differed over the wisdom of imposing new taxes on the wealthy and how to expand healthcare coverage for Americans.
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Shares stumble as China-U.S. row over Hong Kong clouds trade deal outlook
Global shares slid on Thursday as a fresh row between Washington and Beijing over U.S. bills on Hong Kong could complicate their trade negotiation and delay a "phase one" deal that investors had initially hoped to be inked by now.
Britain's Prince Andrew halts public duties over sex scandal
Britain's Prince Andrew stepped down from public duties on Wednesday, saying the controversy surrounding his "ill-judged" association with late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein had caused major disruption to the royal family's work.
GM sues Fiat Chrysler, alleging union bribes cost it billions
General Motors Co on Wednesday filed a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, alleging that its rival bribed United Auto Workers (UAW) union officials over many years to corrupt the bargaining process and gain advantages, costing GM billions of dollars.
Apple, Intel file antitrust case against SoftBank-owned firm over patent practices
Apple Inc and Intel Corp on Wednesday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Fortress Investment Group, alleging the SoftBank Group Corp unit stockpiled patents to hold up tech firms with lawsuits demanding as much as $5.1 billion.
U.S. Democrats choose Carolyn Maloney to head House Oversight panel
U.S. House Democrats chose Representative Carolyn Maloney Wednesday to lead a key committee that is involved in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
Mexicans sue Walmart over Texas shooting that left victims on both sides of border
Ten Mexican citizens have sued Walmart over the shooting at a store in the U.S. border town of El Paso, Texas, that killed eight Mexicans and left eight more injured, saying that Walmart did not do enough to protect its customers, Mexico said on Wednesday.
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