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  • Wisconsin lawmakers debate billions in incentives for Foxconn plant

    August 17, 2017 11:29 AM 18

    (Reuters) - The Wisconsin State Assembly on Thursday will consider a $3 billion incentive package for a proposed liquid-crystal display factory by Taiwan's Foxconn, the first vote on the deal by a chamber of the state's Republican-controlled legislature. Foxconn, an electronics manufacturer formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (2317.TW), hopes

  • Trump blasts Republican senator on 'moral equivalency' after Virginia attack

    August 17, 2017 11:27 AM 19

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump on Thursday fired back at a critic in his own party who had denounced the president's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia, attack, saying he had not drawn a "moral equivalency" between white hate groups and counter-protesters. Trump, on Twitter, called fellow Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham's statement

  • McConnell says all need to stand against hate and violence

    August 16, 2017 2:44 PM 23

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday "messages of hate and bigotry" from white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi groups should not be welcome anywhere in the United States. "We can have no tolerance for an ideology of racial hatred. There are no good neo-nazis, and those who espouse their views

  • Kevin Brady set to push GOP tax agenda from Reagan ranch

    August 16, 2017 2:11 PM 24

    WASHINGTON – In the buildup to the GOP's effort to streamline and cut taxes, Congressman Kevin Brady of The Woodlands will deliver a speech Wednesday at the late President Ronald Reagan's Ranch in California. The speech, billed as a demonstration of how "tax reform will directly improve the lives of Texans and all Americans," will stream live at 4:30 central

  • Donald Trump Back to Blaming Both Sides for Charlottesville Violence

    August 15, 2017 8:56 PM 23

    Donald Trump taketh back what he giveth ... he's back to saying there was violence in Charlottesville Saturday on both sides -- left and right. The President faced reporters at Trump Tower in NYC Tuesday and blamed the "alt-left" as much as the alt-right for the violent showdown. When he was confronted by a reporter, he hurled an insult and moved on. Trump

  • U.S. auto safety advocacy group names Obama-era official to top post

    August 15, 2017 4:08 AM 29

    (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety advocacy group Center for Auto Safety has appointed an official with a track record in federal government consumer protection agencies as its new executive director, the industry body said on Tuesday. Jason Levine, who spent about six years at the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission during the administration of former

  • Trump to sign executive order Tuesday on infrastructure projects

    August 15, 2017 12:53 AM 23

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday "establishing discipline and accountability in the environmental review and permitting process for infrastructure projects," the White House said in a statement on Monday. Trump, who is visiting his residence at Trump Tower in New York City, will also participate in a discussion

  • Soros group ramps up lobbying efforts in 2017

    August 14, 2017 11:27 AM 38

    Liberal billionaire George Soros's advocacy arm is ramping up its lobbying efforts this year, disclosure forms show. The deep-pocketed Democratic financier increased lobbying expenditures on a range of foreign issues, including efforts to oppose laws described as a direct attack on his funding of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in his native country

  • Barcelona Transfer News: Ousmane Dembele Latest, Paulinho Rumours

    August 13, 2017 8:52 AM 17

    Per Webber, Barcelona have already seen a bid rejected for the talented winger, who has been eyed as a possible replacement for Neymar. Dortmund director of football Michael Zorc recently said that the 20-year-old "missed training without notifying the club and has clearly taken this action consciously," per Ed Aarons of the Guardian. Dortmund are evidently

  • Repairs, renovations and upgrades: Inside the White House facelift

    August 12, 2017 5:33 AM 77

    Workers measure and cut new carpeting in the driveway outside the West Wing during rennovation work at the White House August 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. A worker carries scaffolding outside the West Wing during rennovation work at the White House August 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. Workmen install new carpet in the West Wing of the White House in Washington