Senate leaders agreed to push back former President Trump’s impeachment trial by two weeks, giving the chamber more time to focus on President Biden’s legislative agenda and Cabinet nominees.
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Gun incident involving Republican lawmaker prompts police probe
U.S. Capitol Police on Friday were investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was found carrying a concealed gun while trying to enter the floor of the House of Representatives, a Capitol official said.
Exclusive: Buyout firm TPG in lead for stake in AT&T's DirecTV - sources
Private equity firm TPG has entered into exclusive talks to acquire a minority stake in AT&T Inc's satellite TV division, DirecTV, in a deal that would allow the U.S. wireless carrier to trim its net debt of close to $150 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Tech shares could retake market reins as earnings heat up
A bevy of major U.S. earnings reports next week led by Apple, Microsoft and Facebook could help technology and growth stocks reassert their dominance after a recent run by banks, energy and other potential beneficiaries of an economic reopening.
'Choose - I kill you or rape you': abuse accusations surge in Ethiopia's war
The young coffee seller said she was split from family and friends by an Ethiopian soldier at the Tekeze river, taken down a path, and given a harrowing choice.
California opens civil rights probe into Los Angeles Sheriff's Department
California's top prosecutor opened an investigation on Friday into the scandal-plagued Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, probing accusations the agency had engaged in a long pattern of excessive force, illegal shootings and abuse of jail inmates.
Factbox: From triumph of 1964 Olympics to coronavirus: Japan then and now
Japan hoped that hosting the 2020 Olympics would reprise the triumph of 1964, when it became the first Asian Olympics host and gained a huge economic boost, but the coronavirus - which postponed the Games for a year - has dampened those dreams.
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