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Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 05:45 PM EDT

Is 'Big Tech' Too Big? A Look at Growing Antitrust Scrutiny

Is 'Big Tech' Too Big? A Look at Growing Antitrust Scrutiny

Is Big Tech headed for a big breakup? The U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are moving to investigate Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple over their aggressive business practices, and the...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 03:53 PM EDT

5 Facts: Michael Bennet

5 Facts: Michael Bennet

Here are five things to know about 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Bennet.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 03:15 PM EDT

White House Vs. Congress: Subpoena Fight Looms

White House Vs. Congress: Subpoena Fight Looms

House Democrats announce Monday plans for a hearing next week that will focus on "presidential obstruction" and the Mueller report.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 09:47 PM EDT

Doctor Testimony Not Needed in Missouri Abortion Case: Judge

Doctor Testimony Not Needed in Missouri Abortion Case: Judge

A St. Louis judge ruled Tuesday that testimony from non-staff doctors at Missouri's only abortion clinic will not be necessary for a hearing that will determine if the clinic can remain open. Circuit Judge...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 09:53 PM EDT

Manafort Could Be Moved to NYC, Maybe Rikers, for State Case

Manafort Could Be Moved to NYC, Maybe Rikers, for State Case

Paul Manafort, the former President Trump campaign manager currently serving a federal prison sentence in Pennsylvania, could be moved to New York City this month to face state fraud charges, officials familiar...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 12:13 PM EDT

Full Press Conference: Donald Trump and Theresa May

Full Press Conference: Donald Trump and Theresa May

President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May talked about the future of Brexit and the relationship between the U.S. and the U.K. during a joint press conference Tuesday in London.

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 12:10 PM EDT

WH Tells Hope Hicks, Other Ex-Aide to Defy House Doc Request

WH Tells Hope Hicks, Other Ex-Aide to Defy House Doc Request

The White House directed two former Trump aides, Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson, to not hand any documents connected to their time in the administration over to the House Judiciary Committee, two sources told...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 11:37 AM EDT

Trump Reacts to Thousands Protesting in London

Trump Reacts to Thousands Protesting in London

President Donald Trump said at joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday that protests against his visit to London were “very small.” Tens of thousands participated in...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 08:27 PM EDT

Trump-GOP Split: Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat

Trump-GOP Split: Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat

In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it's unclear they have the votes to...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2019 at 06:53 PM EDT

Trump Administration Halts Cruises to Cuba Under New Rules

Trump Administration Halts Cruises to Cuba Under New Rules

The Trump administration on Tuesday ended the most popular forms of U.S. travel to Cuba, banning cruise ships and a heavily used category of educational travel in an attempt to cut off cash to the island's...

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