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Trump Faces Giuliani Dilemma as House, Justice Probes Converge

(Bloomberg) -- Donald Trump is facing a new dilemma in the expanding Ukraine probe: whether to cement his bond with

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Hong Kong makes police housing areas off limits to protesters

By Donny Kwok and Anne Marie Roantree HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to

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Hong Kong moves to protect police families from protest violence

By Donny Kwok and Anne Marie Roantree HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Hong Kong court has granted an injunction to

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Hong Kong protests: Xi says attempts to split China will 'end in crushed bodies and shattered bones'

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned adversaries on Sunday that any attempt to split China will "end in crushed bodies and shattered bones" according to state-media, as anti-government protesters in Hong Kong returned to the streets for a 19th consecutive weekend.

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Trump impeachment inquiry: Republicans can't hide as new week ushers in more drama

Republican lawmakers will face fraught questions most have tried to dodge over President Donald Trump's fight against impeachment as they return to Washington for a week pulsating with political drama.

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China Denied U.S. Lawmakers Visas Over Taiwan Visit

(Bloomberg) -- China denied entry visas to a U.S. congressional delegation, with Chinese officials telling one congressman’s staff members the

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Hong Kong protests: Leader Carrie Lam scraps Ted Cruz meeting after he refuses to keep talks private as protesters throw petrol bombs

Against a backdrop of further violent protests, Hong Kong’s leader Carrie Lam has scrapped talks with US senator Ted Cruz

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Hong Kong protests: US Sen. Ted Cruz rips Beijing 'dictatorship'

US Sen. Ted Cruz on Saturday condemned China's handling of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, saying suppression of free speech in the territory showed fear from what he called a "dictatorship" in Beijing.

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Democrat O'Rourke raises $4.5 million for U.S. presidential bid

(Reuters) - Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke raised $4.5 million during the third quarter of 2019 for his campaign for

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U.S. company supplying tear gas to Hong Kong police faces mounting criticism

By Rajesh Kumar Singh CHICAGO (Reuters) - Another U.S. senator has joined a chorus against Pennsylvania-based NonLethal Technologies Inc for

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Amy McGrath: McConnell's likely Democratic challenger brings in raises $10.7 million In three months

Amy McGrath, a Democrat and former fighter pilot, raised $10.7 million in the first three months of her campaign against Sen. Mitch McConnell, a sign of the overwhelming desire in her party to kick the Senate majority leader out of office even if the bid seems like a longshot in deeply red Kentucky.

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Lakers and Nets warmly greeted by Chinese fans but NBA remains jittery

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets were greeted by cheers in their first preseason game in Shanghai on Thursday, which went ahead as scheduled despite the battle between China and the NBA over a tweet by a Houston Rockets executive supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.

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US lawmakers urge NBA to suspend China activities over boycott

A bipartisan set of US lawmakers urged the NBA on Wednesday to suspend all activities in China until Chinese firms

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NBA stirs U.S. hornet's nest, faces China backlash over Hong Kong tweet

By Paul Simao and Josh Horwitz WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - An increasing number of U.S. lawmakers voiced anger on Monday over

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NBA under fire in China, at home over Hong Kong protest tweet

By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to

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Basketball's NBA under fire in China, at home over HK protest tweet

By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association (NBA) came under fire on Monday for its response to

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Basketball's NBA under fire over Rockets' twitter furore

By Josh Horwitz SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association came under fire on Monday for its response to a

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Rockets’ general manager’s Hong Kong comments anger China

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tried Sunday to defuse the rapidly growing fallout over his deleted tweet that showed support for Hong Kong anti-government protesters, saying he did not intend to offend any of the team's Chinese fans or sponsors.

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U.S. lawmakers lash 'shameful' NBA response to Hong Kong protests tweet

(Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers joined a chorus of criticism of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after the organization distanced itself

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New national security adviser once called Trump's foreign policy statements 'extraordinarily dangerous'

President Donald Trump once said his then-chief hostage negotiator and now newly installed national security adviser Robert O'Brien praised him as being the "greatest hostage negotiator that I know of in the history of the United States."

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Bipartisan resolutions in US senate, House on Gandhi’s birth anniversary

Senators Ted Cruz, a Republican, and Robert Menendez, a Democrat, moved the Senate bill. And Representative Raja Krishnamurthy, a Democrat, introduced the House bill joined by 14 co-sponsors from both parties.

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Why it matters that more than 25% of the Texas House GOP is retiring in 2020

On Monday, Texas Republican Rep. Mac Thornberry announced he is not running for another term in 2020. Which, on its face, is a totally a normal thing! Thornberry is term-limited out as ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee and has already spent 25 years in Congress.

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Trump's ruthless attacks may come back to haunt him (opinion)

Michael D'antonio writes, "The President achieved his dominance over the GOP by making just about everyone in the party afraid of him....Now that the cracks are beginning to show, he cannot count on anyone's genuine affection or loyalty."

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Biden looks to Ukraine flap to jolt his 2020 presidential campaign

By Ginger Gibson, James Oliphant and Tim Reid WASHINGTON/SAN MARINO, Calif. (Reuters) - Joe Biden, courting donors at a fundraiser

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Lockheed Wins $4.6 Billion NASA Contract for Orion Spacecraft

(Bloomberg) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. won a $4.6 billion contract to build at least six Orion spacecraft to carry astronauts

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