(Reuters) – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) is set to face a fourth U.S. jury trial over allegations that its popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer, with four cancer patients in the hometown of its agricultural subsidiary Monsanto scheduled to make their case beginning on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Logo and flags of Bayer AG are pictured outside
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Actress Annabella Sciorra testified on Thursday that Harvey Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago, becoming the first accuser to take the stand against the former Hollywood producer in his sexual assault trial. “He had intercourse with me as I tried to
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Here are some key quotes from Wednesday, the first day the U.S. Senate heard the Democrats’ case for removing President Donald Trump from office. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP “We’re doing very well. I got to watch enough. I thought our team did a very good job. But honestly, we have all the material.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The lead Democratic prosecutor accused President Donald Trump at his impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday of setting up a corrupt scheme to pressure Ukraine to help him win re-election this coming November. Trump sounded a defiant note, telling reporters in Switzerland that Democrats did not have enough evidence against
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted early on Wednesday on party lines to approve the rules for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, rejecting Democratic efforts to obtain evidence and ensure witnesses are heard. As the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history began in earnest, Trump’s chief legal defender argued the Democratic case
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House rejected a request from Democrats that President Donald Trump’s lawyer Pat Cipollone disclose any first-hand knowledge he had of the withholding of aid to Ukraine, which is at the crux of the Senate trial over whether Trump should be removed from office. “The idea that the counsel to the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering a legal and political case against his removal. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he gives a speech at the American Farm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House unveiled its detailed legal defense as the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate gears up to begin President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks to give a speech at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Annual Convention and Trade Show in Austin, Texas, January 19, 2020.
FILE PHOTO: Migrants from Central American, part of a caravan travelling to the U.S., arrive at the border between Guatemala and Mexico, in El Ceibo, Guatemala, January 18, 2020. REUTERS/Victor Pena TECUN UMAN (Reuters) – A large caravan of Central Americans was preparing to cross the Guatemalan border into Mexico on Monday, posing a potential
RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) – The top Republican in Virginia’s lower house said that any group planning to incite violence at a large gun rights rally on Monday in Richmond should stay home, while far-right leaders of militias planning to attend swore they were coming in peace. FILE PHOTO: A man watches from a diner as
WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. lawmakers leading the impeachment case against Republican President Donald Trump said on Saturday the president must be removed from office to protect national security and preserve the country’s system of government. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he welcomes the 2019 NCAA National Championship Football team the Louisiana
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – Democrats vying for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination courted Iowa’s teachers on Saturday by promising to oust U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and appoint someone who has taught in public schools. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during the ISEA (Iowa State Education Association)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon has received a request from within the Trump administration to build roughly 270 miles (435 km) of wall on the border with Mexico and is evaluating its cost and viability, a senior Defense Department official said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Segments of the first border wall in Texas since President
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Religious social service providers receiving funds from the U.S. government would no longer have to tell their clients about other, possibly secular organizations that offer similar help under changes the Trump administration proposed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs for travel to New Orleans,
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Morris, a curator at New York’s Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying to fulfill a run-of-the mill request when he uncovered a treasure trove of eyewitness depictions of the Holocaust, drawn in pencil, ink and crayon. “It was a light bulb moment,” said Morris, who put together an exhibit of
(Reuters) – President Donald Trump lashed out at Apple Inc on Tuesday, castigating the iPhone maker for what he said was its refusal to unlock phones used by criminals while benefiting from government help on trade. FILE PHOTO: The Apple logo is shown atop an Apple store at a shopping mall in La Jolla, California,