President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power following the Nov. 3 U.S. election has raised concerns from Democrats and led Republicans to issue statements supporting an orderly transition.
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Trump deserves 'fair chance' to challenge subpoena for tax returns: filing
U.S. President Donald Trump made a final push to keep his tax returns away from Manhattan's top prosecutor, saying he deserves a "fair chance" to show a subpoena for the returns was overbroad and issued in bad faith, according to a court filing on Thursday.
Senate panel plans to issue subpoenas to CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter
The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee chaired by Republican Senator Roger Wicker will issue subpoenas to the chief executives of Twitter Inc , Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc if they do not agree to testify at a hearing on Oct. 1.
Tech stocks lift Wall Street as economic rebound slows
Wall Street climbed in choppy trading on Thursday, with investors returning to the perceived safety of technology-related stocks as a surprise rise in weekly jobless claims signaled a slowdown in economic growth.
Amazon adds spherical speakers, car security products to devices lineup
Amazon.com Inc on Thursday announced the latest additions to its devices lineup, including voice-controlled Echo speakers with a new spherical design and Ring security video and alarm products for cars.
Bad blood from Kavanaugh confirmation may resurface in U.S. Senate hearings
The bitter confirmation battle over President Donald Trump's last Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, looms large for the Senate Judiciary Committee as it prepares for fresh hearings on the Republican's third lifetime appointment to the top court.
U.S. labor market losing speed as fiscal stimulus wanes
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased last week, supporting views the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was running out of steam amid diminishing government funding.
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