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Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions

U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with C...

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions

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Senator takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the antitrust division's decision to probe Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen....
14:56 2019-09-14

DOJ launches antitrust probe over California emissions deal with automakers The Justice Department has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation into four automakers that defied the Trump administration in signing a deal with California on vehicle emissions standards....
18:14 2019-09-06

4 automakers face antitrust probe over Calif. emissions pact Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda in July reached a voluntary agreement with the state to adopt fuel-economy standards that were lower than Obama-era rules but higher than a 2018 White House proposal. The Justice Department is now investigating the dea...
17:56 2019-09-06

DOJ launches antitrust probe over California emissions deal with automakers, WSJ reports The Justice Department has reportedly launched an antitrust investigation into four automakers that went against the Trump administration and signed a deal with California on vehicle emissions standards....
17:00 2019-09-06

Key Democrats ask if Trump interfered in antitrust probe of Calif. emissions pact Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers want the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tai...
00:42 2019-09-20

Justice Dept. Opens Antitrust Inquiry Into Automakers’ Emissions Pact With California The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate regulations....
20:14 2019-09-06

DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an antitrust investigation into BMW, Ford, Honda and Volkswagen, the four automakers that came to a voluntary agreement with California to follow stricter fuel efficiency standards. After The Wall Stree...
03:56 2019-09-07

Justice Department opens probe into California's emissions deal with 4 automakers The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into an environmental agreement between California and four major automakers, unnamed sources said Friday....
02:14 2019-09-07

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, more Tesla turnover, and much more on The Morning Shift of Thursday, August 22, 2019....
20:00 2019-08-22

Trump uses Justice as personal enforcer on California emissions deal with automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger to BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, antitrust division is rewarding Trump's friends, punishing those who defy him: Our view       ...
10:14 2019-09-14

Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our view       ...
10:28 2019-09-13

17 major automakers call on Trump admin not to freeze emissions requirements In a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 17 major automakers including General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between the Obama era standards and the Trump administration's prop...
05:14 2019-06-07

Why automakers may not change their strategies if Trump ends California emissions waiver President Donald Trump's plan to eliminate California's right to set its own auto emissions standards could enable automakers to make larger vehicles.       ...
03:28 2019-09-19

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with California to avoid conflict over emissions regulations....
13:00 2019-06-07

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over tax request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate whether President Donald Trump's appointees are trying to hide political interference in the Internal Revenue Service over releasing his tax returns....
21:28 2019-06-04

Democratic U.S. senator seeks probe of Trump appointees over taxes request The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called for Congress to investigate "whether Trump appointees have engaged in a cover up to conceal political interference" inside the Internal Revenue Service....
20:42 2019-06-04

Senator Eagerly Takes Credit for One of Trump's Most Harebrained Ideas Yet President Donald Trump’s insane plan to buy Greenland—to say nothing of his subsequent temper tantrum after being told the autonomous island territory is extremely not for sale—is the sort of crazy scheme worthy of Dr. Evil’s father. So it stands to ...
15:00 2019-08-23

House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with Cali...
05:56 2019-09-20

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Obama-era standards that require annual decreases of about 5 percent in light-vehicle emissions and a W...
03:14 2019-06-07

Kamala Harris tells Colbert that Senate panel will push on with Trump probe During Sen. Kamala Harris’ appearance on "Late Night with Stephen Colbert" on Wednesday, the 2020 presidential hopeful said the Senate Intelligence Committee will not stop its investigation into President Trump despite what Harris described as Trump'...
13:56 2019-05-23

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a productive alternative, and we are moving forward to finalize a rule with the goal of promoting safer, ...
04:42 2019-06-08

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trump administration over requirements through 2026....
23:56 2019-06-06

Harris calls Biden ‘Senator’ after he called her ‘kid’ After Joe Biden referred to Kamala Harris as “kid” on Wednesday, it probably didn’t seem like an accident to some when Harris referred to the former vice president as “Senator” at least twice during Wednesday’s debate in Detroit....
13:28 2019-08-01

Kamala Harris ‘got it wrong’ in ‘sad’ attack on Biden, former US senator says The first African-American woman to serve in the U.S. Senate says Kamala Harris “got it wrong” when she criticized Joe Biden over racial issues during a Democratic debate last week....
07:56 2019-07-03

Senator Kamala Harris raised nearly $12 million in second quarter U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California, who emerged as a top contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination after last week's presidential debate, said her campaign raised nearly $12 million during the most recent fundraising quarter....
00:28 2019-07-06

Republican senator criticizes potential dual U.S. antitrust tech probes The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms....
00:00 2019-06-13

"Kamala Harris Wasn't Afraid": Senator's Aide After Man Snatched Her Mic A man described as an animal rights activist disrupted a political event at which Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., spoke on Saturday, snatching a microphone out of the presidential candidate's hand as......
04:28 2019-06-02

Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the ...
15:14 2019-06-11

U.S. Senator Warren urges antitrust chief to recuse himself from Google, Apple probes Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday called on the Justice Department's antitrust division chief, Makan Delrahim, to recuse himself from the department's antitrust investigations into Google and Apple, saying his past lobbying for the...
16:28 2019-06-11

Kamala Harris unveils $10T plan to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2045 Presidential candidate Kamala Harris released a $10 trillion plan Wednesday to combat climate change, pledging to achieve 100% net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across the entire economy by 2045....
13:28 2019-09-04

US senator calls for probe into FaceApp over privacy concerns Remember when FaceApp went viral for all the wrong reasons? That happened again recently, though this time, the controversy became big enough for a US Senator to get involved. New York Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has asked the FBI and the FTC to...
16:42 2019-07-18

Brazil to use $245 million from graft probe to protect Amazon: senator The head of Brazil's Senate said on Thursday he signed an agreement with the Supreme Court to assign 1 billion reais ($245 million) in graft money recovered in the Car Wash investigation to protect the Amazon....
03:00 2019-09-06

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland be investigated instead for human rights abuses in allowing abortion....
10:56 2019-07-15

U.S. Senator Schumer asks FBI, FTC to probe Russia's FaceApp over security concerns U.S. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer called on the FBI and the Federal Trade Commission to conduct a national security and privacy investigation into FaceApp, a face-editing photo app developed in Russia, in a letter sent on Wednesday....
05:14 2019-07-18

FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe The Federal Trade Commission will lead any antitrust investigation into Facebook under an arrangement that gives the Justice Department chief oversight of Alphabet’s Google, as the U.S. government gears up for scrutiny of the country’s major tech com...
19:28 2019-06-03

Apple dips on news of DoJ antitrust probe Shares of Apple Inc were down nearly 3% in afternoon trading on Mon following a Reuters report that the U.S. Dept of Justice was given jurisdiction to include the iPhone maker as part of broader antitrust probe....
21:28 2019-06-03

US States Announce Antitrust Probe Of Facebook A coalition of US states announced Friday an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant has hindered competition and put users at risk....
22:14 2019-09-06

50 AGs launch antitrust probe on ‘juggernaut’ Google A group of 50 attorneys general have launched an antitrust probe into Google, saying the search giant’s dominance has become a concern for consumers and businesses alike. The law enforcement heads — including 48 from US states and two from the Distri...
07:14 2019-09-10

DOJ Announces Probe Into Big Tech Over Antitrust Concerns The Justice Department is finally set to being its long-rumored review of monopoly concerns in the areas of online search, ecommerce, and social media, specifically targeting big tech companies such as Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple. An exceptio...
06:00 2019-07-24

Alphabet shares slide 7% on possible DoJ antitrust probe Alphabet Inc's shares fell as much as 7% on Monday following reports that the U.S. Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition....
18:42 2019-06-03

Congress launches antitrust probe of Big Tech The federal government may be warming up its antitrust enforcement machine and pointing it at Big Tech. The House Judiciary Committee has announced a sweeping antitrust probe, promising "review of the market power held by giant tech platforms." (June...
18:28 2019-06-06

Google Said to Be Target of New US Antitrust Probe by State AGs More than 30 US state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowledgeable about the probe said on Tuesday....
09:56 2019-09-04

DOJ officially opens antitrust probe into Big Tech The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it is opening an antitrust review of major players in tech, increasing the scrutiny on an already-embattled industry. The reviews — which are separate from the numerous probes that have already been repor...
23:42 2019-07-23

FTC Antitrust Probe of Facebook Scrutinizes Its Acquisitions The Federal Trade Commission is examining Facebook’s acquisitions as part of its antitrust investigation into the social-media giant to determine if they were part of a campaign to snap up potential rivals before they could become a threat....
00:14 2019-08-02

States target Google in new antitrust probe Fifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google's "potential monopolistic behavior." (Sept. 9)        ...
02:00 2019-09-10

U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate the massive market power of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies....
21:28 2019-06-03

U.S. Justice Department preparing antitrust probe into Google The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulators in 2017 for abusing its dominance of the online search market. In the U.S., the Federal Trade Commission made an antitrust investigation of Google but closed it in 2013 without ...
23:14 2019-06-01

U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt state emissions standards violated antitrust law, people briefed on the matter said....
17:56 2019-09-06

Apple's app store eyed in U.S. Congress antitrust probe The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday requested information from Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of an investigation of competition in digital markets....
20:42 2019-09-13

Google Advertising Practices Targeted in US Antitrust Probe State attorneys general investigating whether Google is engaged in monopolistic behavior are planning to take a deep look into the tech giant's advertising business....
14:42 2019-09-12

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
22:42 2019-08-20

U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on Big Tech probe The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it investigates the market power of major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
22:42 2019-08-20

50 US states, territories launch Google antitrust probe Attorneys general from 48 states, as well as from the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, officially kicked off their preliminary investigation on Monday...
05:14 2019-09-10

Top U.S. antitrust regulators admit to infighting on big tech probe The top U.S. antitrust regulators admitted at a congressional hearing on Tuesday that they had wasted time arguing over who would investigate which tech company, as they take on major probes of firms like Alphabet's Google for allegedly using their m...
00:56 2019-09-18

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue; the plaintiffs allege the 30% cut of revenue tha...
01:28 2019-06-06

Amazon facing antitrust probe over its marketplace, report says FTC officials have been reportedly interviewing small businesses as part of a potentially larger antitrust probe into Amazon, a Bloomberg report says.       ...
15:56 2019-09-11

EXPLAINER-What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers....
01:42 2019-07-25

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc’s shares fell as much as 7 percent on Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering competition. The potential investigation represents the latest attack on a tech company by the Trump admin...
20:00 2019-06-03

EU opens antitrust probe into Amazon over use of merchant data The investigation is probing whether the e-commerce giant is using merchant data to gain a competitive advantage. The move came hours after Germany said it was dropping a seven-month antitrust probe into Amazon....
14:28 2019-07-17

U.S. House panel to review DOJ automaker antitrust probe Two key House Democrats said the antitrust probe of Ford, Honda, BMW and VW "is only the latest in a profoundly troubling pattern of abuse of power that has flourished under the Trump presidency."...
02:00 2019-09-10

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe - Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
20:56 2019-08-20

Big Tech Backlash: Google Under Antitrust Probe By 50 US States The backlash against Big Tech moved into a new phase on Monday as officials from nearly all US states announced an antitrust investigation into the dominance of internet giant Google....
17:42 2019-09-10

Facebook Antitrust Probe Announced by Coalition of US States A coalition of US state officials announced Friday they had launched an antitrust investigation of Facebook to determine if the social media giant "has stifled competition and put users at risk."...
13:14 2019-09-07

Explainer: What Google, Facebook could face in U.S. antitrust probe The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether big technology companies are engaged in anticompetitive behavior, addressing a rising tide of criticism they have become too powerful to the detriment of consumers....
00:56 2019-07-25

Reports: Justice Dept. preparing antitrust probe of Google WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulator...
20:14 2019-06-01

Facebook targeted in antitrust probe led by New York Attorney General New York Attorney General Letitia James is leading a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general in an antitrust investigation into Facebook for alleged antitrust activity....
16:14 2019-09-06

U.S. states launch antitrust probe of big tech; Google ads in focus Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on Alphabet's Google , Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton formally announced on Monday....
21:14 2019-09-09

US states kick off antitrust probe expected to focus on Google Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday will detail a multi-state antitrust probe of potentially anticompetitive practices at major US technology companies, which is expected to focus on Alphabet’s Google. Once lauded as engines of economic growt...
16:14 2019-09-09

Department of Justice Preparing Antitrust Probe of Google: Reports WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department is readying an investigation of Google’s business practices and whether they violate antitrust law, according to news reports. The search giant was fined a record $2.72 billion by European regulato...
19:56 2019-06-01

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data - source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
11:14 2019-07-17

States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms A group of state attorneys general is preparing to move forward with a joint antitrust investigation of big technology companies, according to people familiar with the situation, adding another layer of scrutiny to an industry already under a federal...
09:56 2019-08-20

Atop Tech Antitrust Probe, a Democrat With an Independent Manner Technology companies are set to come into the crosshairs of a House panel led by Rep. David Cicilline, a Rhode Island Democrat with an independent streak....
17:28 2019-06-10

US Justice Department launches new, sweeping tech antitrust probe Amid multiple other antitrust investigations into the US tech industry, the DOJ will now review the competitive landscape of search, social media and retail services online....
01:42 2019-07-24

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight, As U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determi...
07:28 2019-06-03

UPDATE 1-U.S. House panel to review DOJ automaker antitrust probe The U.S. House Judiciary Committee plans to hold hearings and seek documents into the Justice Department's decision to open an antitrust investigation into four major automakers' voluntary agreement with California to adopt compromise vehicle emissio...
05:56 2019-09-10

Department of Justice prepares Google antitrust probe, says report The Justice Department is reportedly preparing an antitrust investigation into Google over its internal practices and search rankings.        ...
16:28 2019-06-03

Amazon faces EU antitrust probe over use of merchant data: source Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, could face an EU antitrust investigation within days over its use of merchants' data, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
12:42 2019-07-17

New York AG leads multi-state antitrust probe into Facebook Several US state attorneys general will investigate Facebook on whether the social network stifled competition and put users at risk, days after reports that Google would face an antitrust probe from a host of attorneys general. “I’m launching an inv...
19:28 2019-09-06

Amazon is now facing an antitrust probe in the European Union, sources say The European Union’s antitrust chief is planning to open a formal investigation into Amazon in the coming days, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.       ...
16:42 2019-07-16

U.S. states kick off antitrust probe expected to focus on Google Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday will detail a multi-state antitrust probe of potentially anticompetitive practices at major U.S. technology companies, which is expected to focus on Alphabet's Google ....
14:00 2019-09-09

Democrats Have Picked the First Target of Their Sweeping Tech Antitrust Probe House lawmakers are kicking off their antitrust investigations of technology companies by focusing on an industry crippled by the rise of big tech: local journalism. The House Judiciary Committee, which announced a broad antitrust probe into the tech...
07:14 2019-06-07

The Latest: Congressional panel readies tech antitrust probe SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on antitrust concerns in the technology industry (all times local): 3 p.m. The House Judiciary Committee is launching a bipartisan investigation into competition in the digital industry. The committee’s statement...
02:56 2019-06-04

WRAPUP 3-U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants The U.S. government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented, wide-ranging probe of some of the world's larges...
02:42 2019-06-04

Lawmakers ask to see Tim Cook’s emails as part of wide antitrust probe As part of Congress’ far-reaching probe into antitrust behavior involving Apple, Facebook, Amazon, and Google, the House Judiciary Committee today sent a letter to Tim Cook asking to see a wide range of internal documents pertaining to their in...
00:56 2019-09-14

'A couple of dozen' states are considering an antitrust probe of Big Tech, says DOJ official Makan Delrahim, of the antitrust division, said state attorneys general have spoken to Justice about starting their own probe into technology companies....
22:14 2019-08-20

Facebook to face antitrust probe by state attorneys general Several U.S. state attorneys general will investigate Facebook Inc on whether the social network stifled competition and put users at risk, days after reports that Google would face an antitrust probe from a host of attorneys general....
17:28 2019-09-06

Big Tech faces broad U.S. Justice Department antitrust probe The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices, the strongest sign the Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny of Big T...
02:00 2019-07-24

Facebook revenue beats estimates, discloses U.S. FTC antitrust probe Facebook Inc beat analysts' estimates for revenue on Wednesday for a second straight quarter, but even as it agreed to pay $5 billion to settle a data privacy probe the company disclosed that it faces a new U.S. government antitrust investigation....
23:28 2019-07-24

Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with U.S. antitrust probe: congressman Congressman David Cicilline, chair of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel, said on Friday that Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg pledged cooperation with the panel's probe into online markets during a meeting on Capitol Hill....
21:14 2019-09-20

UPDATE 4-U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt state emissions standards violated antitrust law, people briefed on the matter said on Friday....
05:14 2019-09-07

U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe: sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
05:42 2019-06-01

Google Gets Ready for Legal Fight as U.S. Mulls an Antitrust Probe As Google cemented its powerful position, the tech giant’s executives said they believed they were helping web users get information and letting publishers and advertisers connect more efficiently. The question is whether U.S. regulators will determi...
11:56 2019-06-03

Google target of new U.S. antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than 30 U.S. state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowledgeable about the probe said on Tuesday....
03:00 2019-09-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. DoJ antitrust chief says working with states on Big Tech probe The U.S. Justice Department is working with a group of more than a dozen state attorneys general as it investigates the market power of major technology companies, the department's antitrust chief, Makan Delrahim, said on Tuesday....
20:56 2019-08-20

Big Tech Faces Broad US Justice Department Antitrust Probe The US Justice Department said on Tuesday it was opening a broad investigation of major digital technology firms into whether they engage in anticompetitive practices....
10:14 2019-07-24

Google targeted in new antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than half of America's state attorneys general are set to announce a new probe into Google over possible antitrust violations in a huge escalation against Big Tech....
01:14 2019-09-04

U.S. Congress launches ‘top-to-bottom’ antitrust probe into tech giants On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee announced a sweeping antitrust probe of unspecified technology companies. In a statement, it promised "a top-to-bottom review of the market power held by giant tech platforms."...
03:28 2019-06-04

U.S. states launch antitrust probe of Google, advertising in focus Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet's Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants....
06:42 2019-09-10

UPDATE 3-U.S. launches antitrust probe into California automaker agreement The U.S. Justice Department is investigating whether the decision of four automakers in July to reach a voluntary agreement with California to adopt state emissions standards violated antitrust law, people briefed on the matter said on Friday....
21:56 2019-09-06

While Washington Talks Antitrust, Europe Takes Action The European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million for luring Chinese phone makers with low prices, forcing a British rival out of the market....
23:56 2019-07-18

UPDATE 2-U.S. states launch antitrust probe of big tech, Google ads in focus Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have opened an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on Alphabet's Google, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton formally announced on Monday....
22:42 2019-09-09

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the ...
01:28 2019-06-21

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe – this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping service, which was the subject of a $2.7 billion antitrust fine in 2017....
10:28 2019-08-28

A Group of States Led by Texas is Expected to Target Google in a New Antitrust Probe (SAN FRANCISCO) — A group of states led by Texas is expected to announce an investigation into Google on Monday to examine whether the Silicon Valley tech giant has gotten too big and effective at stomping or acquiring rivals. The probe is the ...
13:14 2019-09-09

UPDATE 4-U.S. Justice Department prepares Google antitrust probe -sources The U.S. Justice Department is preparing an investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google to determine whether the tech giant broke antitrust law in operating its sprawling online businesses, two sources familiar with the matter said....
06:42 2019-06-01

US asks Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon for docs in antitrust probe The federal government is ramping up its antitrust investigation into big tech. On Friday, lawmakers from the House Judiciary Committee asked Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google parent company Alphabet to share sensitive documents, including confident...
17:00 2019-09-13

House Committee Requests Tech Executives' Emails in Antitrust Probe Congress is ramping up its probe into the tech industry, with House lawmakers demanding emails and executive communications from four technology giants as they look for evidence of anticompetitive behavior....
16:42 2019-09-13

FTC Claims Potential Facebook Antitrust Probe as DOJ Snags the Right to Ruin Apple's Day In a flurry of headlines late last week, U.S. government bodies were reported to be looking into antitrust cases against tech giants. The Department of Justice planted its flag in Google on Friday, according to reports, while the Federal Trade Commis...
00:56 2019-06-04

Report: Amazon Facing Antitrust Probe in the EU Over Its Use of Marketplace Merchant Data The European Union is planning an antitrust investigation into e-commerce giant Amazon over its treatment of third-party merchants that rely on the company’s marketplace to sell goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.Read more......
04:56 2019-07-18

Facebook to pay record $5 billion U.S. fine over privacy; faces antitrust probe Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and will boost safeguards on user data, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the social media company said on Wednesday....
23:28 2019-07-24

Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Google Emails Demanded in US Antitrust Probe A US congressional panel stepped up its antitrust probe of four Big Tech firms on Friday with a wide-ranging request for documents on their business operations....
15:14 2019-09-14

India Antitrust Body To Probe Maruti Suzuki For Discounting Practices Reuters reported in May the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was looking into allegations that Maruti forces its dealers to limit the discounts they offer, effectively stifling competition among......
17:28 2019-07-04

UPDATE 2-Google target of new U.S. antitrust probe by state attorneys general More than 30 U.S. state attorneys general are readying an investigation into Alphabet Inc's Google for potential antitrust violations, a source knowledgeable about the probe said on Tuesday....
03:28 2019-09-04

Justice Department Launches Sweeping Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Companies The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed consumers. It comes as a growing number of lawmak...
01:42 2019-07-24

Google is facing another EU antitrust probe — this time over its jobs search tool In a speech Tuesday, EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager drew parallels between Google for Jobs and the company's comparison shopping service, which was the subject of a $2.7 billion antitrust fine in 2017....
16:28 2019-08-28

India's latest Google probe sparked by junior antitrust researchers Two junior Indian antitrust research associates and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google's alleged anti-competitive practices in the country, in what has become another regulatory challenge for the U.S. firm....
11:56 2019-07-09

Florida's attorney general: There's no 'case study' for our multistate Facebook antitrust probe "It's an entirely different way of dealing with a monopoly," says Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody of the multi-jurisdictional Facebook probe....
20:56 2019-09-09

U.S. antitrust chief says past enforcement could presage new probe of current digital giants The top U.S. antitrust enforcer said on Tuesday that studying enforcement actions against Standard Oil and AT&T decades ago can help lay the groundwork for looking at possible anti-competitive behavior at today's tech giants such as Alphabet's Google...
00:56 2019-06-12

Big Tech companies like Facebook, Amazon to face antitrust probe by U.S. state attorneys general A bipartisan group of state attorneys general will announce on Monday an investigation into large tech companies, like Facebook and Google, for potential violations of antitrust law, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's announced on Friday....
20:42 2019-09-06

House lawmakers ask four tech giants to turn over trove of sensitive records in antitrust probe The documents could shed light on whether the companies’ dominance of search, advertising, e-commerce and other digital markets is rooted in anti-competitive practices....
09:14 2019-09-14

Amazon execs contributed to Congressional antitrust probe leader two months before July hearing Experts say the timing of Amazon executives' contributions to Rep. David Cicilline likely reflect the company's heightened urgency over growing regulatory scrutiny....
23:42 2019-08-18

Indian Google antitrust probe was sparked by junior researchers at India’s own competition commission Two Indian antitrust researchers and a law school student were behind a complaint that sparked a probe into Google’s alleged anti-competitive practices.Read More...
11:42 2019-07-09

Kamala Harris takes criticism for offering 'That little girl was me' T-shirt online for $30 Kamala Harris’ campaign capitalized on her viral debate moment with Joe Biden on Thursday night, making a “That little girl was me” T-shirt available via her campaign website....
12:00 2019-06-29

Joe Biden takes indirect shot at Kamala Harris over her support for Medicare for All Former Vice President Joe Biden says he has “pretty profound differences” with some of his top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination race over the costs and consequences of Medicare for All. Biden, the front-runner right now in the nomina...
16:56 2019-07-13

House lawmakers ask Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google to turn over trove of records in antitrust probe The requests ask each of the tech giants to provide detailed information about their internal operations, including copies of key communications between top-level executives and records related to "any prior investigation" they have faced on competit...
19:28 2019-09-13

Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook Execs Asked to Hand Over Private Emails in House Antitrust Probe House lawmakers probing Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon for potential antitrust violations have requested the companies turn over internal records, including executives’ own communications.Read more......
03:42 2019-09-14

'Fox & Friends' takes on 2nd debate: Dems back health care for illegal immigrants, Harris confronts Biden The hosts of "Fox & Friends" recapped the top moments of the second 2020 Democratic presidential debate, where the candidates endorsed providing government-funded health care to illegal immigrants and Sen. Kamala Harris made waves by forcefully calli...
14:56 2019-06-28

Will Automakers Fight In Trump's War On California? (Maybe Not) President Donald Trump is officially waging legal war against California over vehicle emissions, the other war (trade war) is forever, General Motors may have screwed Ford and Fiat Chrysler, and so much more going on in The Morning Shift for Thursday...
17:28 2019-09-19

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers, composed of Ford, GM, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru and Volkswagen, delivered a letter to the White House on Thursday announcing that it did not approve of the far-reaching emissions and fuel economy rollbacks set in mo...
03:14 2019-06-07

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15:14 2019-09-21

American Automakers Could Be a Casualty in Trump’s Trade War With Mexico President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on imports from Mexico could take a toll on American automakers if and when they go into effect, economists and industry experts say, causing collateral economic damage as Trump seeks to pressure Mexi...
00:00 2019-06-01

Automakers to Trump: Cars are not a national security threat If the negotiation had taken place at a car dealership, it would have ended with the customer walking away — without the keys to a new vehicle in hand....
15:14 2019-05-21

CBI Takes Over Probe In UP Shelter Home Sexual Assault Case The CBI has taken over the investigation into the alleged sexual exploitation of minor girls in a shelter home in Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, officials said on Friday....
02:28 2019-08-31

Trump Mexico tariff threat rattles automakers, suppliers Railing against a wave of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump threatened all goods from Mexico with a 5 percent tariff, and would increase the duty each month until it hits 25 percent on Oct. 1, unless Mexico takes imm...
17:28 2019-05-31

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico from next month, potentially upending a decades-old business model of global manufacturers....
10:00 2019-05-31

Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump tariff threat on Mexico, major automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters on Tuesday....
22:00 2019-06-04

Harris takes on 'Make America Great Again' Democratic presidential candidate Senator Harris campaigned in Hartsville, South Carolina on Sunday. She took on President Trump's "Make America Great Again" slogan. (July 8)        ...
13:42 2019-07-08

Trump's Mexico tariffs could cost Detroit automakers billions If carmakers pass on costs to consumers, vehicle prices could rise by almost $2,500 for GM products, estimate says, and US sales could drop by 3M.        ...
17:14 2019-05-31

By cutting deals with California and Colorado, automakers sidestep Trump administration Colorado became the second state in a week to reach its own agreement with four key automakers setting guidelines for the sale of zero-emissions vehicles....
18:14 2019-07-31

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donald Trump’s rollbacks to mileage standards want to avoid drawn-out court battles and be seen as on the ...
12:28 2019-08-22

The World’s Largest Automakers Asked Trump Not to Loosen a Climate Change Standard. Here’s Why The world’s largest automakers doubled down on their call for the Trump Administration to rethink the scope of a rollback on limits on pollution from cars that were designed to fight climate change. In a letter signed by 17 companies including ...
02:42 2019-06-08

Trump's Proposed Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards Remains a Total Nightmare for Automakers Trump wants to soften the Obama-era rise in fuel efficiency standards, even though no one else really wants it, including automakers, the state of California, economists, and, now, governors representing 57 percent of the American economy. Who’s this...
01:56 2019-07-10

Automakers make last-gasp push to stop Trump from rolling back car pollution rules Leading U.S. automakers are making an 11th-hour push to stop the Trump administration from dramatically weakening Obama-era fuel efficiency standards, warning doing so would bring “untenable” uncertainty and lead to drawn-out litigation....
23:00 2019-06-07

Japanese automakers tout US-based jobs at all-time high as Trump ramps up trade war Japanese automakers say they generated more than 1.6 million jobs in the U.S. at manufacturing plants, dealerships and suppliers. Of those jobs, more than 94,000 people are directly employed by the companies....
18:00 2019-05-21

GOP senator urges Trump to set guidelines for gun legislation Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to provide details on what type of legislation he’d like to see in an effort to reduce gun violence.The senator noted on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConn...
19:42 2019-09-08

Trump still looking at gun background checks: Senator Murphy President Donald Trump wants to keep discussing tougher background checks for gun purchases, a leading Democratic senator on gun control said on Friday, adding that Trump's support is crucial for the U.S. Congress to pass reform legislation when it r...
10:14 2019-08-24

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hagerty his strong endorsement....
05:14 2019-07-13

Trump is 'primary cheerleader' for hate in America, says Dem senator Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) on Wednesday branded Donald Trump the “primary cheerleader” for hate in America, as the president faces widespread opprobrium from national Democrats for his heated immigration rhetoric following a pair of mass shootings o...
16:00 2019-08-07

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an automatic weapon—which was likely fake—at a perso...
02:14 2019-08-20

"Every Day, It's A Trap": Democratic Senator On Trump's Racist Attacks Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign launched in February on a snow-pelted stage in Minneapolis. It has since struggled to gain traction in a crowded 2020 field - and former vice president Joe......
06:42 2019-07-23

For Republican senator, Trump went 'over the line' on Twitter attacks U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski picks her fights carefully with President Donald Trump, who won her home state of Alaska in 2016 by nearly 15 percentage points....
02:00 2019-07-18

States sue U.S. over Trump emissions rules Led by California, a group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars the nation's most populous state and biggest new-vehicle market from setting stiff tailpipe emissions standards and zero-emi...
14:14 2019-09-21

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
21:28 2019-08-16

GOP senator dares Democrats to impeach Trump: ‘Go to Amazon, buy a spine’ WASHINGTON — US Sen. John Kennedy on Sunday dared Democrats to start impeachment proceedings against President Trump, goading the House members to “go to Amazon” and “buy a spine.” “My Democratic friends have got to make a decision ...
03:14 2019-06-03

Trump Thinks Corey Lewandowski Would Be a ‘Fantastic’ Senator From New Hampshire President Trump all but endorsed his former campaign manager, who is weighing a Senate bid. “He’s terrific on television,” Mr. Trump said. “I like everything about him.”...
15:56 2019-08-16

U.S. Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump said his administration was examining Amazon.com Inc's bid following complaints from o...
01:28 2019-08-03

Mississippi senator asks Trump for pumps to ease flooding JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi’s U.S. senators wants President Donald Trump to order temporary pumps to remove floodwaters from part of the state that’s been underwater for four months. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith made the reques...
03:56 2019-06-13

Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump said his administration was examining Amazon.com Inc's bid following complaints from o...
02:01 2019-08-03

GOP senator breaks with Trump over North Korea missile tests A Republican member of the Senate Armed Services committee on Sunday broke with the White House over North Korea’s recent missile launches after President Trump tweeted he wasn’t “disturbed” by the latest provocation by leader...
07:42 2019-05-27

Optimistic Senator Holding Out Hope That Trump Could Still Come Around on Passing New Gun Laws Sen. Chris Murphy has been one of the strongest proponents of gun law reform in the Senate for years, working tirelessly to break through the brick wall of Republican obstinacy to make actual progress that could save lives. Donald Trump has been, wel...
01:28 2019-08-24

Trump adviser, influential senator cast doubt on Mexico tariffs A White House trade adviser and a leading Republican senator said on Wednesday that a U.S. plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods might not go into effect, offering hope for Mexico and American businesses concerned about economic damage from a new f...
18:56 2019-06-05

Republican senator predicts Congress will try to vote down Trump tariffs on Mexico Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, said Tuesday he believes Congress would engage in a bipartisan vote to disapprove of President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico, should they go into effect next week....
20:42 2019-06-04

Trump to meet with U.S. senators Thursday over biofuels policy: Senator Cassidy U.S. President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with a group of U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, according to a statement from Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy's office....
22:28 2019-09-18

| Trump approved Saudi nuclear transfers after Khashoggi killing: senator President Donald Trump's administration approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia twice after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator says....
09:42 2019-06-06

Trump Approved Saudi Nuclear Transfers After Khashoggi Killing: Senator President Donald Trump's administration approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia twice after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator said Tuesday....
19:28 2019-06-05

Senator presses Pence for details on stay at Trump’s resort in Ireland A Democratic Michigan senator wants more information from Vice President Mike Pence about his stay at President Trump’s golf club in Ireland — more than 180 miles from his Dublin sit-downs with the country’s leaders. “I write with concern that, at Pr...
23:00 2019-09-05

Be patient, top Republican senator tells Trump on USMCA trade deal U.S. President Donald Trump should be patient with House Democrats as they work toward approval of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, Senator Charles Grassley, the Republican who heads the powerful Senate Finance Committee, said on Wednesday....
01:28 2019-08-01

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obli...
08:56 2019-08-17

History on Calif. side in emissions battle with Trump Some law professors and legal experts doubt President Trump can defend canceling a program that allows the most-populous state to set tougher automotive greenhouse emissions standards than those of the U.S. government....
18:00 2019-09-21

The Trump Administration Just Loosened Methane Emissions Rules. Here’s What To Know On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced plans to loosen regulations on methane, a potent greenhouse gas known to propel climate change. The EPA, which is part of the Trump Administration, said in a press release that it intends to ...
03:42 2019-08-30

Trump: Administration Revoking California Emissions Waiver President Trump said the administration is revoking California’s federal waiver for setting its own tailpipe-emissions rules, escalating a fight that has challenged the auto industry....
20:56 2019-09-18

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don't increase emissions Federal officials say the Trump administration's decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses....
01:14 2019-05-23

US says Trump coal moves hasten but don’t increase emissions BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal officials say the Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gasses. But Bureau of Land Management offic...
00:56 2019-05-23

Trump wants to meet with Chuck Schumer ‘ASAP’ to discuss senator’s border visit ​President Trump tweeted that he will meet with Sen. Chuck Schumer “ASAP” after the Senate minority leader called out the “inhumane” conditions he witnessed during a trip to the southern border last week. ​”Based on the ...
19:14 2019-07-22

US Senator Slams Donald Trump For "Damaging" Trade Ties With "Ally" India A top US Senator has slammed Donald Trump for "damaging" trade ties with India, saying his actions are hurting California almond growers who export more than USD 650 million worth of nuts to the......
11:56 2019-06-18

Defying Trump, U.S. senator moves toward vote to block Saudi arms sales U.S. Senator Bob Menendez began the formal process on Tuesday of blocking President Donald Trump's plan to proceed with more than $8 billion in military sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates without congressional consent....
21:56 2019-06-18

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President Trump....
10:56 2019-08-19

Illinois state senator apologizes for staged Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination of a faux President Trump. “The tolerant left,” wrot...
17:28 2019-08-19

California and 23 other states sue Trump to stop ban on auto emissions standards Governor Gavin Newsom said the state “won’t bend to the president’s reckless attacks” on the state’s clean car waiverCalifornia and 23 other states have filed a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from blocking California’s authority to set emis...
08:14 2019-09-21

California and 22 other states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to undo the Trump administration's determination that federal law bars California from setting stiff tailpipe emission standards....
21:14 2019-09-20

California, other states take Trump to court over auto emissions rules A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of the biggest U.S. battles over climate change....
07:00 2019-09-21

California And 23 Other States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going ...
21:42 2019-09-20

Trump to block California from setting vehicle emissions rules Administration will declare that states are pre-empted from setting their own standards in a move that will spark challengeThe Trump administration will revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that st...
22:56 2019-09-17

Trump to bar California from setting vehicle emissions rules: sources The Trump administration will announce as early as Wednesday it is revoking California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and blocking states from setting tailpipe emission rules -- a move that will spark a furious legal chal...
22:00 2019-09-17

22 states join California to sue the Trump admin over emissions standards A group of 22 states have joined California in suing the Trump administration, which revoked that state's right to set its own emissions standards. On Thursday, the Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administrati...
07:00 2019-09-21

Trump announces elimination of California auto emissions authority President Trump announced Wednesday that his administration will eliminate California's authority to set greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger cars stricter than federal regulations....
21:14 2019-09-18

California Sues the Trump Administration in Its Escalating War Over Auto Emissions California, joined by 23 other states, sued to block the administration’s unprecedented reversal of the state’s authority to set its own rules on climate-warming car emissions....
20:00 2019-09-20

Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency The expected legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from those established by the U.S. government appears unlikely to be resolved before next year's president...
01:42 2019-09-19

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
10:56 2019-05-23

Senator Graham, close Trump ally, joins opponents to planned U.S. foreign aid cuts Senator Lindsey Graham and Representative Hal Rogers urged President Donald Trump on Friday to drop planned "sweeping and indiscriminate" foreign aid cuts, joining a chorus of lawmakers opposing what they consider a bid to sidestep Trump's own budget...
01:56 2019-08-17

Trump administration approved transfer of nuclear expertise to Saudis after Khashoggi murder: senator Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., blasted the Trump administration Tuesday, revealing - based on information he said the Energy Department gave him - that it approved transfers of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia  on at least two occasions after jour...
04:56 2019-06-05

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
02:56 2019-05-23

Trump to deal fatal blow to California auto emissions authority The Trump administration is expected to announce plans Wednesday to eliminate California's authority to set limits stricter than federal regulations for greenhouse gas emissions limits for passenger cars....
22:56 2019-09-17

California vows fightback after Trump voids state's right to set emissions rules California governor Gavin Newsom tweets: ‘See you in court’Administration formally revokes vehicle emissions waiverThe Trump administration has formally moved to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle emissions standards, in a decision ...
18:42 2019-09-19

Trump’s EPA to roll back Obama-era regs on methane emissions from oil fields The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to announce rollback regulations on methane emissions in oil fields – the latest push by the administration to undo Obama-era environmental regulations....
16:56 2019-08-29

Justice Dept. Investigates California Emissions Pact That Embarrassed Trump The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate regulations....
22:14 2019-09-06

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Auto-Emissions Authority The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
00:28 2019-09-19

California And Nearly Two Dozen States Sue Trump Administration As Emissions Fight Escalates For decades, California’s been able to set its own emissions standards, but the Trump Administration moved this week to end that ability as it seeks to create one national standard for (very debatably) cheaper, safer cars. But California’s not going ...
05:28 2019-09-21

UPDATE 1-Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval -senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chri...
03:42 2019-05-23

Trump Defends Plan to Kill California’s Authority to Set Its Own Auto-Emissions Rules The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change....
18:28 2019-09-18

Twenty-three states sue Trump administration over auto emissions rules – live news States are filing lawsuits to stop the Trump administration from revoking California’s authority to set emission standardsSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveGlobal climate strike: follow for live updates 6.34pm BST The Trump adminis...
19:42 2019-09-20

President Donald Trump 'revokes' waiver for California to set tougher emissions standards President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration will revoke a federal waiver, granted a decade ago, that allows California to mandate some of the strictest emissions standards for automobiles in the U.S....
06:56 2019-09-19

Harris breaks with Schumer to take aim at 'Trump's trade tax' SAN FRANCISCO — California Sen. Kamala Harris attacked President Trump's tariffs against China as a "trade tax" against average Americans during her remarks at the California Democratic Party convention....
01:28 2019-06-02

Trump rips Kamala Harris for saying she’d prosecute him President Trump ripped Calfornia Sen. Kamala Harris’ presidential campaign after she said the Justice Department would “have no choice” but to prosecute the commander-in-chief if she were elected. “Oh, give me a break. She’s running for president, sh...
02:28 2019-06-14

Harris in Iowa, discusses Trump and other topics Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris campaigned in West Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday. She criticized President Donald Trump's planned Fourth of July celebration and discussed topics including healthcare and busing. (July 4)  &#...
13:14 2019-07-04

Democratic states sue Trump for gutting signature Obama emissions rule for coal plants A host of Democratic attorneys general from across the country sued the Trump administration Tuesday for gutting President Barack Obama’s signature plan for reducing coal plants emissions to combat climate change....
04:00 2019-08-14

Trump EPA snubs carbon capture, an emissions reduction technique favored by environmentalists and Republicans The Trump Environmental Protection Agency is dismissing a technology that is favored by many Republicans and is widely considered to be among the most effective at slashing emissions from coal plants....
08:56 2019-06-22

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen helping NY prosecutors in Trump Organization records probe President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has first-hand knowledge of hush money payoffs to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, two women who claim they had sex with Trump years before he entered the White House....
17:14 2019-09-12

Kamala Harris on gun massacres: Trump is 'tweeting out the ammunition' Gun control has become an increasingly urgent issue among the Democratic presidential primary field as Washington watches for whether Trump will support legislation addressing background checks....
04:28 2019-09-13

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is playing up her experience as a prosecutor on the campaign trail in South Carolina. She told a mostly black crowd in South Carolina that her prosecutorial credentials have g...
03:28 2019-06-09

Trump Says Kamala Harris Got "Too Much Credit" In US Presidential Debate President Donald Trump responded Saturday to criticism from former President Jimmy Carter by calling him a "terrible president" and asserted that Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., got "too much credit"......
04:42 2019-06-30

Kamala Harris: If elected, my DOJ would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump 2020 candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., has issued a stunning warning to President Trump that seems to echo controversial recent comments from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying her Justice Department would likely charge him with obstruction of ...
17:42 2019-06-12

The Latest: Trump says Harris attack on Biden overrated OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia. (all times local): 4:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is weighing in on Thursday evening’s Democratic presidential debate and arguing that California Sen. Kamala Harri...
10:00 2019-06-29

Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era climate rules...
20:14 2019-07-02

Kamala Harris Criticized For Laughing At Remark On Trump, Apologises California Senator Kamala Harris has apologised following criticism that the Democrat presidential candidate laughed at an offensive remark about President Donald Trump....
12:28 2019-09-08

Kamala Harris Is Supported by Rivals After Trump Jr. Questions Her Race Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg were among the presidential hopefuls who called a message that the president’s son had retweeted “racist” and “vile.”...
05:56 2019-06-30

Trump ‘seems to derive joy’ from inciting hateful speech: Kamala Harris Harris cited Trump's 2017 ban on travellers from six largely Muslim countries and his degradation of immigrants entering the U.S. from the Southern border....
02:42 2019-08-10

President Trump Skips G-7 Climate Discussion as World Leaders Address Amazon Fires, Carbon Emissions (BIARRITZ, France) — U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a discussion on climate with other world leaders at the Group of Seven summit in France, leaving an empty chair as global power brokers debated how to help the fire-ravaged Amazon and red...
21:14 2019-08-26

President Trump Discusses Climate Change With Prince Charles and Blames Other Countries for Inaction, Despite U.S. Emissions Surge President Donald Trump and Prince Charles discussed climate change during the President’s state visit to the U.K. this week. But Trump continued to dismiss dire concerns about climate change, faulted other countries for inaction and defended th...
18:56 2019-06-05

Castro calls Trump Jr. a 'coward' for tweet about Harris' racial heritage 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro slammed Donald Trump Jr. on Sunday for questioning fellow Democratic hopeful Kamala Harris’ racial heritage, calling the president’s son a “coward” and saying his tweet last week was “disgusting.”...
17:56 2019-06-30

Greg Gutfeld: Kamala Harris looks 'desperate' saying she would have 'no choice' but to prosecute Trump Fox News' host Greg Gutfeld dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris' comments saying her DOJ would have "no choice" but to prosecute President Trump comparing her to a desperate man trying to meet women at a bar....
01:42 2019-06-13

Kamala Harris wants Trump to watch Ava DuVernay’s Central Park Five documentary The Democratic presidential candidate criticized the president for saying there were “people on both sides” of the exoneration of the men wrongly accused of raping a jogger....
00:28 2019-06-21

Why you don’t hear Trump or Farage talking about the tech revolution | John Harris Protecting people against the chaos wreaked by automation should be a priority. But populists would rather talk about tradeThis week’s nightmare is the arrival of Boris Johnson; the autumn brings the Brexit watershed. Soon after, the 2020 US election...
11:56 2019-07-22

Who won the Democratic debates? Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren – and Trump | Cas Mudde Democrats’ fragmentation, support for undocumented immigrants, and silence on issues affecting the heartland leaves a big opening for TrumpAfter two nights, and four hours, of Democratic debates, it is now up to the pundits and spin doctors to convin...
14:01 2019-06-29

Kamala Harris: Trump holding 'America's infrastructure hostage' over Dem investigations California senator and 2020 Democratic candidate Kamala Harris accused President Trump of holding "America's infrastructure hostage" after scrapping his White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday. ...
14:14 2019-05-23

Kamala Harris Says She Would Pursue an Obstruction of Justice Charge Against Trump as President (WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Wednesday that if she wins the White House, her Justice Department “would have no choice” but to pursue an obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trum...
21:00 2019-06-12

Trump at G-20 mocks Dems, says Biden no 'Winston Churchill,' while Harris got 'too much credit' President Trump mocked Joe Biden over the fiery exchange with Sen. Kamala Harris during the Democratic debate on the issue of race, saying “this wasn’t the Winston Churchill we are dealing with,” but said Harris was given “too much credit.”...
12:00 2019-06-29

Dennis Kucinich says Harris-Biden exchange bad for Democrats: 'You divide, Trump conquers' The decision by Sen. Kamala Harris to attack former Vice President Joe Biden over school busing during Thursday's Democratic Party debate could hurt the party heading into 2020, according to Dennis Kucinich....
12:00 2019-06-29

Julián Castro calls Trump Jr a ‘coward’ over racist attack on Kamala Harris President’s son retweeted and then deleted post claiming Harris is not ‘American black’ but comes from ‘Jamaican Slave Owners’Donald Trump Jr is “like a coward” for tweeting and deleting a racist attack on Kamala Harris, Democratic presidential candi...
17:28 2019-06-30

Donald Trump Jr. Shares, Then Deletes, a Tweet Questioning Kamala Harris’s Race But the original tweet that questioned the racial background of a presidential candidate of Indian and Jamaican descent had already gone far and wide....
02:28 2019-06-29

Kamala Harris calls on Trump to watch Netflix miniseries about Central Park Five "Sensationalized media coverage — including a 1989 full-page ad placed by Trump — made it almost impossible for them to be treated fairly," she wrote.        ...
15:00 2019-06-20

Top Trump aide reportedly most scared of Kamala Harris: She's 'the least flawed' of 2020 Dems Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., was the scariest would-be opponent for President Trump's re-election bid, one of the president's top campaign officials reportedly said....
05:14 2019-08-31

Boom: Bookies boost Kamala Harris to 5-to-2 favorite, Trump's odds to win jump to best ever 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris' breakout performance in Thursday’s 10-candidate debate has shifted the race so much that she is now the top pick to win the nomination among bookies....
23:28 2019-06-28

Trump Comments on Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech Fail to Conceal True Motive of Pure Revenge President Donald Trump suggested this morning that Attorney General Bill Barr might go after the big tech companies, seeming to confirm rumors that the U.S. Justice Department would soon launch an onslaught against Silicon Valley. The DOJ is reported...
18:42 2019-06-10

Trump urges rally attendees not to chant 'send her back'; he also says Harris had 'bad' debate night President Trump told reporters outside the White House on Thursday that he hopes attendees at his rally in Cincinnati, Ohio later in the day don't chant about sending members of Congress "back" to their home countries....
23:56 2019-08-01

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
11:42 2019-06-29

Kamala Harris insists she's still a 'top tier' 2020 contender; claims Trump has 'debased' the presidency Sen. Kamala Harris insists that she’s still a top-tier contender for the Democratic presidential nomination. “Of course I’m part of that top tier and we all know that,” the California Democrat told Fox News....
10:56 2019-09-07

Kamala Harris apologizes for laughing after audience member calls Trump 'mentally retarded' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., claimed Saturday that she didn't hear an audience member at a New Hampshire town hall Friday call President Trump "mentally retarded" and apologized for laughing after the comment....
03:42 2019-09-08

Kamala Harris apologizes amid criticism of her response to a questioner's offensive remark about Trump Sen. Kamala Harris apologized Saturday following criticism that the California Democrat and presidential candidate laughed and responded, "Well said," to a lengthy question from a voter who had called President Donald Trump's actions "mentally retard...
10:28 2019-09-09

Trump praises G20 successes, blasts Jimmy Carter, Kamala Harris in wide-ranging remarks An upbeat but tired-seeming President Trump wrapped up his two days of whirlwind diplomacy at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan on Saturday with a press conference praising his “tremendous” meetings with world leaders. “We put together...
11:28 2019-06-29

Kamala Harris brands Trump as a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to the world....
06:14 2019-06-28

Trump Won’t Say If He’ll Ask FBI To Probe Khashoggi Killing WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t saying whether he’ll direct the FBI to investigate the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump does not answer directly when asked on NBC’s “Meet the Press”...
17:56 2019-06-23

Trump's campaign takes a swipe at 'liberal paper straws' and sells Trump straws for $15 Trump Make America Great Again Committee President Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign is thirsty for some donations: Trump-branded straws are being sold on the campaign website. "Liberal paper straws don't work," the item description said. "ST...
13:14 2019-07-19

Mueller did not subpoena Trump to expedite end of probe Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller told lawmakers on Wednesday his team decided not to exercise its subpoena powers against President Donald Trump because it wanted to expedite the end of the investigation and a subpoena could have led to a length...
07:00 2019-07-25

| Democrats intensify 'impeachment' probe of Trump Democrats have stepped up their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump even as the party's leaders remained dubious about the political value of the move 14 months before the next presidential election....
14:00 2019-09-13

| US House steps up Trump impeachment probe Democrats have moved to intensify their impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump as whiffs of new scandal surrounding the White House emerged related to Trump's business and his lawyer's involvement in Ukraine....
10:00 2019-09-10

Trump downplays need for FBI to probe Khashoggi’s death ​President Trump downplayed the need for the FBI to launch an investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi after a United Nations’ report blamed Saudi Arabia for killing the journalist last year in Turkey. ​”​I think it’s been he...
01:42 2019-06-24

Trump: Ex-lawyer McGahn 'may have been confused' in Russia probe Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday....
16:42 2019-06-14

While bemoaning Mueller probe, Trump falsely says the Constitution gives him ‘the right to do whatever I want’ Trump was discussing the Mueller probe and Article II of the Constitution with teens and young adults at the Turning Point USA Teen Student Action Summit in Washington....
05:28 2019-07-24

Taciturn Mueller faces U.S. Congress on probe of Trump When Robert Mueller was leading a U.S. Marine Corps platoon in combat in Vietnam, Donald Trump was finishing college and about to go to work for his father, a New York City landlord, having received military draft deferments including for a diagnosis...
13:42 2019-07-24

Trump Repeatedly Pressed Ukraine to Probe Biden's Son President Trump in a July phone call repeatedly pressured the president of Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden’s son, urging Volodymyr Zelensky about eight times to work with Rudy Giuliani on a probe that could hamper Mr. Trump’s potential 2020 opponent...
14:42 2019-09-21

Democrats vow to accelerate Trump probe after Mueller 'victory' Claiming "victory" in two high-profile hearings on Wednesday with former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives vowed to push forward with their investigations of President Donald Trump....
07:42 2019-07-25

Michael Cohen cooperating with DA in Trump Organization probe President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen has agreed to cooperate with Manhattan prosecutors — and has already started meeting with them behind bars — as part of an investigation into the Trump Organization’s bu...
16:28 2019-09-12

Trump rails against Russia probe after Mueller won’t clear him President Trump continued to rail against the Russia investigation Thursday, claiming that there were no charges to bring against him even though special counsel Robert Mueller said charging the president was “not an option” because of Ju...
17:42 2019-05-30

Air Force orders probe of layovers at Trump resorts The U.S. Air Force said it is reviewing all international layovers following revelations that flight crews have stayed at resorts owned by President Donald Trump....
15:42 2019-09-09

U.S. House panel to consider formalizing Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee announced on Monday that it will consider steps this week to formalize its investigation to determine whether to impeach President Donald Trump....
19:28 2019-09-09

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized his Russia report did not exonerate the president. (May 29)     &...
03:42 2019-05-30

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors, citing Justice Department guidelines that prohibit chargin...
17:42 2019-05-29

Trump takes payroll tax cut off the table A payroll tax cut to add money to workers’ pockets was taken off the table Wednesday by President Trump — who said the economy was healthy enough without it. “We don’t need it. We have a strong economy,” the president told reporters at a White House ...
06:00 2019-08-22

Robert Vadra May Hamper Probe If Allowed To Travel To Spain: Probe Agency The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court on Thursday that Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, may hamper the probe if allowed to travel to Spain and other European......
00:42 2019-09-13

US House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to adopt a resolution intended to intensify its impeachment probe of Republican President Donald Trump....
17:14 2019-09-12

UK Police Launch Criminal Probe Into Leaked Cabled On Trump British police said Friday it had launched a "criminal investigation" into the leak of British diplomatic cables critical of US President Donald Trump that led to the resignation of the UK ambassador......
05:14 2019-07-13

House panel approves rules for impeachment probe into Trump The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the rules for conducting its investigation into President Trump as the panel builds a case for impeaching the president. The 24-17 vote along party lines does not begin a formal impeachment process b...
20:14 2019-09-12

Trump drops mic after Mueller concludes probe: ‘The case is closed!’ "Nothing changes from the Mueller Report. There was insufficient evidence and therefore, in our Country, a person is innocent. The case is closed! Thank you," the president wrote on Twitter....
20:14 2019-05-29

House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine Three U.S. House of Representatives committees said on Monday they had begun "a wide-ranging investigation" into reports that President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and possibly others pressured Ukraine's government to assist Trump's re-ele...
19:28 2019-09-09

U.S. House panel votes to ramp up Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
01:28 2019-09-13

Donald Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan, Trump said the probe was a "hoax" and an "attempted coup" and he wants to know how it started. (May...
23:14 2019-05-24

Senate Democrats seek Fed probe into Deutsche Bank and Trump A group of U.S. Senate Democrats is urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank AG's relationship with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner....
00:00 2019-06-07

Mueller dismisses Trump’s claims of Russia probe exoneration Former special counsel Robert Mueller, is sworn in before he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WAS...
03:14 2019-07-25

AOC demands Trump’s impeachment amid probe into his Scottish resort Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has issued a fresh call to impeach President Trump amid reports of a House investigation into a military stop at his Scottish golf club. “The President is corrupt and must be impeached,” the freshman Democrat posted on T...
21:28 2019-09-07

Gaetz says 'most compelling' evidence in the Trump-Russia probe could be days away Florida congressman Matt Gaetz revealed Monday night that "most compelling" evidence in the Trump-Russia collusion investigation is days, if not weeks away. According to Rep. Gaetz, R-Fla., secret unreleased transcripts involving former Trump aide Ge...
14:32 2019-05-21

Democrats to probe into Pence's stay at Trump hotel in Ireland U.S. House Democrats have launched an investigation into Vice President Mike Pence's stay at a hotel owned by President Donald Trump during a visit to Ireland this week, two committees said on Friday....
18:42 2019-09-06

Clinton assails Trump on Mueller probe in speech to NY grads NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton has assailed President Donald Trump at a commencement speech, saying he ignored the special counsel’s findings on Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election. The Democrat who lost to Trump addressed Hunte...
04:01 2019-05-30

Nadler: Committee too busy targeting Trump to probe Kavanaugh The House Judiciary Committee was too busy “impeaching the president” to immediately probe sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said Monday. “We have our hands full with impeachi...
00:42 2019-09-17

Robert Mueller on Russia probe: Charging Trump 'not an option' In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role and returning to civilian life....
06:56 2019-05-30

House panel votes to intensify Trump impeachment probe The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment....
17:14 2019-09-12

U.S. Judiciary Committee considers probe that can lead to Trump’s impeachment The panel, which hopes to decide whether to recommend Trump's impeachment to the full House by year-end, will meet on Thursday to consider a resolution that Democratic panel aides said would better align the inquiry with formal ones of the past....
05:56 2019-09-10

Donald Trump's Son To Testify In Russia Election Meddling Probe President Donald Trump's eldest son will testify Wednesday behind closed doors to a Republican-led Senate committee investigating Russia election meddling, a congressional source said....
23:28 2019-06-11

Trump orders probe into France’s tax plans for technology companies President Donald Trump ordered an investigation into France’s planned tax on technology firms, which could lead to new tariffs or other trade restrictions.Read More...
11:28 2019-07-11

| Trump slams claims he pressured Ukraine to probe Joe Biden's son The whistle-blower's complaint has triggered a tense showdown between the US Congress, whose Democratic leaders are demanding the review of the complaint, and the executive branch which has barred them from doing so....
13:28 2019-09-21

Robert Mueller Says "No," Trump Was Not Exonerated In Poll Meddling Probe Robert Mueller said Wednesday he did not exonerate Donald Trump in his two-year Russian meddling investigation but also told lawmakers he will not say if the president committed a crime, as he......
17:01 2019-07-24

The Trump Administration takes aim at vaping and E-cigarettes The Trump Administration has now gotten involved after a surge of deaths and illnesses connected to vaping and e-cigarettes. The Trump Administration is now weighing in on the dangers of E-cigarettes and vaping. Many critics say the companies that ma...
20:42 2019-09-12

Man Takes Car For Spin At Trump's Golf Course, Causes $17,000 In Damage A 26-year-old New Jersey man has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly driving his car onto President Donald Trump's golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey, and doing "doughnuts" on the......
11:28 2019-09-11

Kamala Harris: being tough on crime will help me get tough on Trump Senator and former prosecutor speaks to NAACP audienceSeeks to address concerns over record on criminal justiceDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has said her experience as a prosecutor has given her insight into trying to improve the cr...
20:56 2019-06-09

House Judiciary Committee approves guidelines for Trump impeachment probe The House Judiciary Committee approved the parameters for its impeachment investigation into Donald Trump on Thursday — the most significant step Democrats have yet taken as they weigh the divisive move.The party-line vote comes as House Democrats ha...
18:42 2019-09-12

"Case Is Closed": Trump After Robert Mueller's Comments On Russia Probe US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Robert Mueller's first public statement on his high-stakes probe into Russian election meddling contained nothing new -- declaring the case "closed."...
20:14 2019-05-29

"Heavily Investigated": Trump Brushes Off Calls To Probe Khashoggi Death Days after a United Nations expert called for further investigation of Saudi Arabian officials' involvement in the assassination of Washington Post contributing columnist Jamal Khashoggi, President......
10:14 2019-06-24

Trump reportedly pressured Ukraine president to probe Hunter Biden President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Joe Biden’s son during a July phone call in which he urged him eight times to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on a probe, a new report said ...
00:28 2019-09-21

Michael Cohen cooperating in probe into whether Trump Organization falsified records Michael Cohen has signed an agreement with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, which is investigating the Trump Organization, a source told NBC News....
05:28 2019-09-12

| Mueller denies probe cleared Trump, hands baton to Congress Robert Mueller said his two-year Russia investigation had not exonerated Donald Trump, but that he lacked the power to charge a sitting president - passing the baton to Congress where a growing chorus is clamoring for impeachment....
14:42 2019-05-30

House Democrats pursue Sessions for testimony in impeachment probe of Trump The former attorney general, whom Trump never forgave for recusing himself from the Russia investigation, appears as a critical witness in the Mueller report....
04:56 2019-09-14

House panel poised to spell out Trump impeachment probe: source The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, criticized for an unorthodox impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, is poised to vote next week on a resolution to formalize the investigation, a person familiar with the mat...
00:00 2019-09-08

Trump sues Manhattan prosecutor over tax returns, says immune from criminal probe Donald Trump sued Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday, seeking to void a subpoena for eight years of tax returns related to a criminal probe into the U.S. president and his family business....
10:28 2019-09-20

Pentagon stalls House in probe over military sleepover at Trump resort The Pentagon has not provided requested documents and other information on military spending after an odd stop by a plane on a routine trip at President Donald Trump's Scottish resort, according to a U.S. House oversight...
20:42 2019-09-07

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with the attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
07:28 2019-05-24

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the green light to declassify related documents. “Today’...
07:28 2019-05-24

More Than Half of House Democrats Now Support Opening Trump Impeachment Probe (WASHINGTON) — More than half of House Democrats support launching an impeachment inquiry, according to a tally by The Associated Press — a strong signal of ongoing liberal frustration with President Donald Trump but a milestone that seem...
22:56 2019-08-03

Robert Mueller statement: Charging Trump in Russia probe was never an option Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday put the final stamp on his role in the Russia investigation — saying the probe was complete, he was resigning his post and that his more than 450-page report should speak for itself. “I am speaking ou...
20:14 2019-05-29

Trump takes to Twitter to keep bashing Pelosi, Schumer Shortly after bolting from a meeting with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on infrastructure — President Trump was back on Twitter condemning the Democratic leaders. “So sad that Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer will never be able to see or understand th...
20:28 2019-05-22

Trump attacks British ambassador, takes swipe at UK PM May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he "will no longer deal" with the British ambassador to the United States, after a weekend news report that the UK diplomat had described Trump’s administration as dysfunctional, clumsy and inept....
02:28 2019-07-09

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advisers told the United Nations Security Council....
23:56 2019-07-23

Dems ramp up calls for Trump impeachment after Mueller speaks out on Russia probe Democratic leaders are pushing to impeach President Trump in the immediate aftermath of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's statement recapping his investigation's findings and announcing the closing of his office....
22:56 2019-05-29

Trump's reported urging of Ukraine on Biden probe 'a staggering abuse of power' The revelation by The Wall Street Journal was related to a whistleblower complaint about Trump. The US president said it was "dumb" to think he would say something inappropriate in phone calls with foreign leaders....
20:00 2019-09-21

Trump says 'I have no idea' if the Clintons were involved in Epstein's death, calls for 'full probe' Trump also said former President Bill Clinton may have visited Epstein's private island in the U.S. Virgin Island, which would not be "very good."...
00:00 2019-08-14

Mueller Probe Shows Evidence Trump Committed "High Crime": US Congressman The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask......
21:28 2019-07-21

House Judiciary panel preparing vote to define Trump impeachment probe The House Judiciary Committee is preparing to take its first formal vote to define what Chairman Jerry Nadler calls an ongoing “impeachment investigation” of President Donald Trump, according to multiple sources briefed on the discussions.The panel c...
09:28 2019-09-07

Trump orders intelligence agencies to comply with investigation into origins of Mueller probe President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origins of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
04:56 2019-05-24

Democrats plan to probe Trump's role in hush-money payments: report U.S. congressional Democrats are planning to investigate allegations of President Donald Trump's involvement in hush-money payments to women who say they had affairs with him, the Washington Post reported on Monday....
08:56 2019-09-03

Trump adviser Stone loses bid to dismiss indictment stemming from Mueller probe President Donald Trump's longtime political adviser Roger Stone on Thursday lost a long-shot bid to overturn a seven-count indictment against him stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election....
19:56 2019-08-01

Deutsche Bank says records sought in Trump congressional probe include tax returns Financial records related to U.S. President Donald Trump and three of his children that congressional Democrats have requested from Deutsche Bank AG include tax returns, the bank disclosed in a court filing on Tuesday....
00:00 2019-08-28

Trump vows to uncover Russia probe roots with declassification call: ‘We’re exposing everything’ President Trump vowed Friday to uncover the origins of the Russia investigation for all to see after he approved the declassification of documents related to the surveillance of his campaign during the 2016 presidential election....
22:28 2019-05-24

Trump telling intelligence community to 'cut the stonewalling' on surveillance in Russia probe: Sol Wisenberg President Trump's decision to authorize the declassification of key documents from the Russia investigation is "long overdue," former deputy independent counsel Sol Wisenberg argued Friday. ...
17:42 2019-05-24

House Dems to probe Trump’s alleged role in hush-money payments The House Judiciary Committee plans to launch an investigation this fall into President Trump's alleged role in hush-money payments his former attorney made to two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump, adding to a host of Democrat-led inv...
20:56 2019-09-03

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's review of the events that prompted an investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia....
04:28 2019-05-24

Trump: Mueller’s testimony proves Russia probe a ‘witch hunt,’ ‘hoax’ President Trump took a victory lap on Wednesday after Robert Mueller’s hours of testimony before Congress — saying the hearings proved the Russia probe was a “hoax” and a “witch hunt.” “We had a good day today. The Republican Party, our country, ther...
00:01 2019-07-25

Trump's reported urging Ukraine on Biden probe 'a staggering abuse of power' The revelation by The Wall Street Journal was related to a whistleblower complaint about Trump. The US president said it was "dumb" to think he would say something innappropriate in phone calls with foreign leaders....
06:14 2019-09-21

The Enemy of the People review: CNN's Jim Acosta takes Trump's bait again CNN’s White House chief is the president’s favourite sparring partner. His book is revealing on both sides of the battleIn Donald Trump’s self-manufactured reality, disdain for journalists and affinity for autocrats are among few constants. By the sa...
11:42 2019-06-11

Trump takes world number one spot off Ronnie O'Sullivan "Judd Trump beats Joe Perry 6-2 in the last-16 of the International Championship in Daqing, China, meaning he regains his place as world number one."...
14:42 2019-08-07

Larry The Cat Takes Shelter Under Trump's Limo, Refuses To Move Larry the Downing Street cat, perhaps the most famous executive feline since the Clintons' Socks, took shelter from the rain under President Donald Trump's armored limousine, nicknamed "the Beast,"......
08:28 2019-06-05

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children, a ...
17:42 2019-06-28

Tension Between Trump, World Leaders Takes Spotlight at G-7 Summit President Trump clashed with world leaders over the U.S. trade war with China and a host of foreign-policy issues at a Group of Seven summit that showed his isolation on the world stage....
03:56 2019-08-26

Trump Finally Takes a Stand Against Roy Moore...Losing an Election President Donald Trump weighed in Wednesday on the persistent rumors that disgraced former Alabama Supreme Court judge and credibly accused sexual predator Roy Moore is planning to re-challenge Democrat Doug Jones for the Senate seat Jones won in 201...
15:14 2019-05-29

Following Trump's orders, Herman takes Barbasol lead Following President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman shot his second straight 7-under 65 to take the second-round lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship        ...
11:28 2019-07-20

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependability."...
11:01 2019-07-12

'Your message is excluding me' - Megan Rapinoe takes aim at Donald Trump "Megan Rapinoe has reignited her war of words with Donald Trump, claiming the US President\u0027s style of politics risks disenfranchising marginalised Americans."...
13:00 2019-07-10

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
00:28 2019-06-01

Eastern Michigan takes down Big Ten foe Illinois on road, takes home $1 million Illinois agreed to pay Eastern Michigan $1 million for the Eagles to visit Champaign. Eastern Michigan handed the Illini a 34-31 loss in thanks.       ...
05:42 2019-09-15

Probe launched after US Air Force stayed at Donald Trump's Scottish golf resort The US Air Force today ordered a review of all international stopovers after it was revealed that flight crews stayed at Donald Trump's Turnberry golf resort in Scotland....
14:56 2019-09-09

Democrats sue to compel ex-White House counsel McGahn's testimony in Trump-Russia probe The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trump's alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 20...
08:00 2019-08-08

Sharpiegate: Democrats Launch Probe Into Whether Team Trump Worked to Muddy Hurricane Facts Donald Trump wouldn’t let Sharpiegate go when he kept insisting that Alabama was too in grave danger from Hurricane Dorian, and now, neither will the Democrats....
07:56 2019-09-12

Trump lawyer asked Flynn for ‘heads up’ if he had damaging info in Russia probe: transcript Prosecutors released the full transcript of a voicemail a former Trump lawyer left former national security advisor Michael Flynn after he began cooperating with the government's Russia probe....
01:56 2019-06-01

Three House panels probe Trump, Giuliani pressure on Ukraine to hurt Biden's campaign The investigation comes weeks after Giuliani reportedly urged Ukraine to probe if Biden's efforts affected his son involvement with a company there....
19:00 2019-09-09

Dem court filing suggests Trump impeachment probe began before Mueller even submitted report Democrats in the House Judiciary Committee stated in a court filing Monday that they have been carrying out an impeachment investigation of President Trump since before Robert Mueller’s report was even submitted, which appears to contradict previous ...
21:00 2019-08-27

Trump's lawyer warns Dems as he pushes back on document demands: No 'do-over' of Mueller probe President Donald Trump's top White House lawyer on Wednesday told a leading Democrat that Congress does not have the right to "pursue an unauthorized 'do-over' of" special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation....
14:32 2019-05-21

Graham calls on AG to declassify trove of documents tied to FBI surveillance during Trump-Russia probe Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Tuesday formally asked Attorney General William Barr to declassify a huge cache of documents that could shed light on the FBI’s use of surveillance warrants during its Russia and Trump investigati...
20:56 2019-09-03

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
13:42 2019-06-04

Teenage activist Greta Thunberg takes climate protest to Trump Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg, who shot to global fame for inspiring worldwide student strikes to promote action against climate change, took her mission to U.S. President Donald Trump’s doorstep on Friday with a protest outside the White House....
22:14 2019-09-13

Japan, a Champion of Free Trade, Takes a Page From Trump's Playbook Japan’s decision to use its technology exports as a weapon in diplomatic combat signals a strategy upheaval for a resource-poor country long aware of its vulnerability in an interconnected world....
17:28 2019-07-02

Donald Trump baby blimp takes off for a second time as protesters take to the streets The giant inflatable Donald Trump 'baby' blimp has taken off over Parliament Square for a second time, as thousands of people were preparing to take to the streets in protest at the US president's official state visit to the UK....
11:42 2019-06-04

Trump takes aim at teen vaping, proposes ban on non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes  In an effort to curb teen vaping, President Donald Trump Wednesday said his administration is looking into a ban on all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarette products. ...
01:28 2019-09-12

'Trump Baby' blimp takes flight as president returns to Ireland Protesters in Dublin on Thursday hoisted the "Trump Baby" inflatable blimp that has become a staple of rallies against the U.S. president, who was spending his second night in a row at a golf hotel he owns in Ireland....
21:56 2019-06-06

'It's a big deal': Trump takes giant leap in space command launch President detailed operations in ceremony, including defending against Chinese and Russian anti-satellite weapons, and promised space force will soon followIt was one small step for man, one giant leap for Trumpkind.Donald Trump made the short journe...
04:00 2019-08-30

Donald Trump Jr. takes on Justin Amash on Twitter over impeachment comments Donald Trump Jr. took on Republican Rep. Justin Amash on Twitter Thursday and floated the idea of a primary challenge, after Amash became the first GOP House member to call for the impeachment of President Trump. ...
23:00 2019-06-13

Top House lawyer takes center stage in legal battles against Trump Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff are the public faces of the House Democrats’ battles with Donald Trump, appearing on TV regularly to harangue the president for his resistance to their investigations.But the job of fighting the president in federal court...
18:00 2019-07-31

Gaffes pile up for Biden’s 2020 campaign as Trump team takes aim Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumed frontrunner in the Democratic 2020 race, has been hit by a rapid-fire series of gaffes and errors within just a few days – although it’s unclear whether it will damage his future prospects at either the D...
03:28 2019-09-01

Major real estate developer takes on Trump's immigration policy The construction industry is heavily dependent on Hispanic and Latino workers, a workforce that diminished during the last housing crisis and has not come close to full recovery. A major developer sent this letter to his employees....
19:56 2019-07-22

Automakers unite on hot car technology NBC NEWS-Major automakers are uniting to develop technology to combat the problem of hot car deaths. General Motors, Ford, Fiat, Chrysler and Toyota are among the companies announcing a commitment to make rear seat reminder systems standard equipmen...
03:00 2019-09-06

EV architecture divide automakers The industry is drawing sides over a big engineering question: Should future EVs get their own platforms, or can EV and combustion engine models share the same architecture?...
07:00 2019-09-21

EV architecture divides automakers The industry is drawing sides over a big engineering question: Should future EVs get their own platforms, or can EV and combustion engine models share the same architecture?...
21:14 2019-09-21

Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG investigation of Russia probe origins. The post Trump directs intelligence community to ‘quickly and fully cooperate’ with AG inve...
02:42 2019-05-24

Watch: Special counsel Robert Mueller makes first public comments on the Trump-Russia probe Special counsel Robert Mueller will make a statement on Wednesday regarding his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a Department of Justice press release....
16:42 2019-05-29

Corey Lewandowski says Donald Trump asked him to pressure Jeff Sessions to limit the Russia probe Corey Lewandowski confirmed Tuesday that President Donald Trump asked him to pressure former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to limit the scope of the Russia investigation....
08:28 2019-09-18

Congress Asks What’s Up With Ivanka Trump and Hubby Jared Kushner and Their Use of Personal Email as Probe Deepens Donald Trump son-in-law-turned-White House aide Jared Kushner’s use of WhatsApp, as well as personal email and other unofficial message services in his official capacities, is coming under increased congressional scrutiny....
08:00 2019-07-03

Mueller prosecutor Andrew Weissmann gets Trump Russia probe book deal: New York Times Andrew Weissmann, a leading prosecutor on special counsel Robert Mueller's team, has a deal with Random House to write a book, The New York Times reported....
20:56 2019-06-21

No Additional Charges for President Trump in Probe On Hush Money Payments Ahead of 2016 Election (NEW YORK) — Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election. But despite Trump’s knowledge of those efforts— and...
02:42 2019-07-19

Senate Democrats urge Federal Reserve to probe Deutsche Bank's relationship with Trump, Kushner Senate Democrats are now urging the Federal Reserve to investigate Deutsche Bank’s relationship with President Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner, following reports that bank officials ignored alleged suspicious activities on their accounts....
23:14 2019-06-06

House Dems subpoena Corey Lewandowski, Rick Dearborn in ongoing Trump obstruction probe The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday subpoenaed former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former top White House aide Rick Dearborn for details about their knowledge of potential obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump.The sub...
13:00 2019-08-16

Here’s hoping the inevitable Trump movie takes its cues from the sprawling, incisive Loro Inevitably, Hollywood will make movies about Trump’s presidency, emphasizing the nonstop chaos and idiocy. We may not even have to wait very long—Oliver Stone gave us W. while its subject was still in office, premiering the film mere weeks before Oba...
08:00 2019-09-18

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach to whether to hold Iran responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities, showing little enthusiasm for confrontation as he seeks re-election next...
03:00 2019-09-18

Mueller issues clarification, takes back bombshell statement about indicting Trump Robert Mueller kicked off his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday afternoon by issuing a clarification over something he said during a morning hearing about his decision-making process when it came to the question of whether P...
21:00 2019-07-24

Trump takes swipes at Bolton, says former national security adviser made 'big mistakes' President Trump blasted John Bolton Wednesday for making "some big mistakes" during his tenure as national security adviser, extending the veteran Republican's ugly parting into a second day....
21:56 2019-09-11

North Korea takes swipe at Trump’s secretary of state, but says it’s ready to talk Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi in February....
14:00 2019-08-23

Roger Stone posts 'Wanted for Treason' image of ex-CIA boss Brennan, condemns Trump-Russia probe Roger Stone posted a "Wanted for Treason" image featuring photos of ex-CIA chief John Brennan on his social media accounts and criticized the inquiry that led to special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election...
22:00 2019-06-03

Feds end probe of hush money that Trump lawyer Cohen directed to Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal Federal Judge William Pauley wrote in a court filing made public Wednesday that materials related to a campaign finance probe of Cohen should be unsealed — and denied a request from the prosecutors to keep certain portions blacked out....
20:56 2019-07-17

Trump ally Lindsey Graham urges Attorney General Barr to declassify Russia probe files The probe by Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz of the DOJ and FBI's conduct during the FISA warrant process is "nearing completion," according to a letter Graham sent Barr....
18:56 2019-09-03

Automakers Cut 38,000 Jobs in the Last Six Months and More Are on the Way: Report Things start getting depressing when you count up automakers’ recent job cuts, Dr. Z retires but not before telling Daimler to cut costs, Bosch gets fined for role in Dieselgate, Tesla has doubters on Wall Street and more for The Morning Shift of Thu...
21:56 2019-05-23

Toyota, other automakers expand in Africa Faced with stagnant sales in developed economies, automakers including Toyota, Volkswagen, BMW, and Nissan are seeking to break into Africa, considered one of the world's last untapped markets for new cars....
13:14 2019-08-30

Trump administration takes action against accused war profiteer with ties to Syrian dictator Assad "This Syrian oligarch is directly supporting the murderous Assad regime and building luxury developments on land stolen from those fleeing his brutality," Sigal Mandelker, a Treasury official, said in a statement....
19:14 2019-06-11

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just presidential tweets....
23:28 2019-07-15

Trump touts 2020 re-election chances, takes swipe at Biden during Pennsylvania rally Trump’s visit to the key battleground state also came two days after Biden held a campaign rally in Philadelphia, and the former vice president wasn’t far from Trump’s mind....
14:31 2019-05-21

Pentagon takes money from Puerto Rico, European projects to fund Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barriers on the border with Mexico....
09:00 2019-09-05

Explainer: Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Mar-a-Lago takes unusual legal path A Chinese woman charged in March with lying to get into U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort while carrying multiple electronic devices, has decided to act as her own lawyer....
02:56 2019-06-13

Anderson Cooper takes a dig at Ivanka Trump after her father's remarks on Jewish Democrats Anderson Cooper brought Ivanka Trump into his analysis of President Donald Trump's recent remarks about Jewish Americans.        ...
23:42 2019-08-22

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters....
01:42 2019-06-05

Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Automakers have long focused on getting drivers to sit tight and pay attention to the road. Now, as the industry moves to self-driving cars and drivers become passengers, they face a new challenge: tackling passenger boredom....
12:56 2019-06-14

Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment fueled demand....
18:42 2019-06-03

Jaguar, BMW and Mercedes have most to lose among automakers in US tariff war The risk of U.S. tariffs on global auto imports and parts has cast a shadow over the worldwide auto market, but some automakers stand to lose more than others....
18:28 2019-07-10

California plan embraced by four automakers had been rejected by EPA The previously unreported detail sheds new light on the months-long battle between between Washington and Sacramento over the mileage rules that automakers urged President Trump to re-evaluate during his first weeks in office....
03:00 2019-08-06

Automakers near CO2 cliff-edge in electrification race Automakers are using the Frankfurt auto show to debut electric and hybrid cars that will help them to comply with tough new CO2 emissions targets in Europe. But they face a challenge convincing consumers to pay more for the environmentally friendly t...
17:42 2019-09-10

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentious talks for new four-year deals that they want to share in the companies' profits....
19:42 2019-07-15

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03:56 2019-06-12

Trump Administration Takes Legally Questionable Step to Make Migrant Kids' Lives Worse The Trump administration has stopped paying for English classes, recreational programs, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children staying in federally contracted shelters, claiming that its budget has been stretched too thin by by the influx ...
07:42 2019-06-06

Trump takes 20 historic steps into North Korea, says Hermit Kingdom has agreed to resume talks With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump because the first sitting U.S. leader to set foot into North Korea when he took 20 steps into the Hermit Kingdom on Sunday....
13:42 2019-06-30

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to combat bullying....
19:00 2019-08-16

American Medical Association sues North Dakota, takes rare stance in Trump-era abortion debate The American Medical Association has filed a lawsuit to block North Dakota rules that would require physicians to give patients false information.        ...
05:56 2019-07-03

Watch: Trump takes questions at joint press event with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Morrison and Trump were expected to discuss a range of issues during a bilateral meeting Friday morning, including the ongoing U.S.-China trade war and the rising tensions in the Middle East....
19:42 2019-09-20

UPDATE 2-Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment fueled demand....
19:14 2019-06-03

Car Sales Down By 20.55 Per Cent In May 2019 As Automakers Try To Control Inventories The wholesale and production numbers in May 2019 have seen a huge drop compared to retail numbers which is the biggest indication that automakers are trying to control their inventories....
15:14 2019-06-11

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ?Herculean task? While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fueled by renewable power....
18:14 2019-09-12

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars Europe's carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles and assist the industry in meeting stringent new emissions rules....
16:14 2019-09-11

Global automakers tout benefits of free trade As President Donald Trump held his third annual "Made in America Product Showcase" in Washington, "Here for America," an initiative of the Association of Global Automakers, provided evidence that freer trade encourages investment in the U.S....
10:42 2019-07-22

Slowdown Review On Cards; Finance Ministry To Automakers The current downturn has hit the Indian automotive market hard and the Finance Ministry assures automotive manufacturers that it will look into the situation and find remedies....
08:28 2019-08-08

Automakers turn on style to try to switch SUV fans to electric Mercedes-Benz and Porsche are showcasing curvaceous, high-end electric sports cars at the Frankfurt auto show as part of an industry effort to counter Tesla, avert billions in European pollution fines and defuse complaints from climate activists....
13:42 2019-09-10

Five automakers back Toyota's and Softbank's self-driving business Tech companies and automakers have been setting differences aside and merging forces in hopes of getting themselves a piece of the self-driving pie as early as possible. Late last year, Toyota and Softbank teamed up to establish a joint venture calle...
18:00 2019-06-28

Automakers urge California, US to restart mileage talks SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Major automobile manufacturers are urging the Trump administration and California restart negotiations over vehicle mileage standards to prevent a legal battle. The companies sent letters Thursday to President Donald Trump a...
02:00 2019-06-07

Calif. pressures automakers to join CAFE deal Four automakers down and 14 to go. That's the view from California as it leads the charge to pressure additional manufacturers to join a compromise deal on tougher fuel-economy and emissions standards....
07:56 2019-08-11

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions; GOP may block Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plans told Reuters. Meanwhile, Republican senators warned the administration they were prepared to block ...
23:00 2019-06-04

Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentiment boosted demand....
22:28 2019-06-03

Japanese automakers Toyota, Suzuki to form capital tie-up -NHK Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp plan to form a capital tie-up, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday, saying the decision was made at a board meeting....
11:42 2019-08-28

Automakers drive rise in industrial robot outlays North American companies, led by automakers, increased spending on industrial robots in the second quarter, even as many businesses remain tight-fisted about other types of investments amid a prolonged trade war with China....
18:42 2019-08-20

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor to break into the control units of cars and take over driving functions....
21:56 2019-08-11

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity confab Carmakers and suppliers increasingly recognize the need to collaborate with so-called white hat hackers -- cybersecurity experts who specialize in discovering vulnerabilities to help companies and other groups....
03:00 2019-08-12

‘The lines keep getting longer’: Crowd size takes center stage in 2020 race as Warren event rivals Trump The scale of audiences is now a potentially meaningful metric of electability — one that can translate into volunteers, donors and, as Trump demonstrated in 2016, actual momentum....
12:56 2019-09-18

Climate Change Denialists No Longer See Automakers As Allies: Report Most Americans accept the established science that the planet on which we live is rapidly warming due to human activity. Some Americans do not. A still smaller yet influential group of Americans have been actively fighting any and all efforts to addr...
01:42 2019-07-04

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Sides With Automakers In Fuel Economy Battle In the ongoing battle between the Trump Administration and seemingly everyone else over the future of fuel economy standards, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce has weighed in. Naturally, they have sided with everyone else....
06:28 2019-08-31

Automakers wait and worry as opposition to Mexican, other tariffs mounts Even if the Mexican tariffs are scrubbed, automakers are struggling to figure out how to operate under a president who has described himself as the "tariff man."...
13:56 2019-06-06

Automakers, Colorado reach deal on zero-emission vehicle mandate The state, which plans to adopt California's zero-emission vehicle requirements starting in the 2023 model year, will allow automakers to earn credits for selling electric vehicles in the two model years prior and use other transitional credits avail...
20:00 2019-07-31

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank and Toyota Motor....
08:28 2019-06-28

BP urges U.S. EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump administration considers freezing the requirements at 2020 levels, according to a copy of a letter se...
00:14 2019-06-20

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service venture set up by SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor Corp....
06:28 2019-06-28

BP urges EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump administration considers freezing the requirements at 2020 levels, according to a copy of a letter se...
00:56 2019-06-20

Automakers to install rear seat reminders to stop hot car deaths in U.S. Major automakers said on Wednesday they have agreed to equip nearly all U.S. vehicles with systems to remind motorists of passengers in the back seat, by model year 2025, in an effort to avoid deaths of young children left behind in hot cars....
00:14 2019-09-05

Top Automakers Plan Production Cuts Amid Industry Crisis M&M said on Friday its automotive segment, which makes passenger and commercial vehicles and spare parts, would cut production for 8-14 days at various plants during the second quarter....
20:56 2019-08-09

Fiat Chrysler and Renault are in advanced talks to merge the automakers Sources say the talks, which have been happening over the last several weeks, have picked up speed in recent days and could lead to an announcement regarding a merger or partnership as soon as tomorrow....
21:00 2019-05-26

Disruption, corruption loom over UAW union talks with Big Three Detroit automakers Uncommon issues during this year's talks include technological changes threatening traditional union jobs and an ongoing federal corruption probe that has already led to eight convictions....
16:14 2019-07-23

Automakers to equip most U.S. vehicles with rear-seat occupant warnings Two trade groups representing nearly all automakers said the companies are committing to include audible and visual alerts on U.S. vehicles by the 2025 model year....
23:28 2019-09-04

Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained, auto industry executives said....
15:56 2019-06-14

U.S. June sales a mixed bag for automakers; SUVs, trucks still strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup trucks while passenger car sales continued a long-running decline....
00:00 2019-07-03

Brazilian lithium producer Sigma in talks with Tesla, other automakers Brazil-based lithium startup Sigma Lithium Resources Corp has held talks with Tesla Inc and other automakers about supplying the key battery ingredient in the coming years, the company's chief executive said on Thursday....
22:14 2019-09-12

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
21:42 2019-08-26