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U.S. lawmakers to keep up Turkey sanctions push despite ceasefire

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they would keep up their push for tougher sanctions on Turkey over its offensive in Syria despite the announcement of a five-day ceasefire. | Video

One person is missing in the Democrats' impeachment inquiry: the whistleblower

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump have heard days of testimony from a parade of senior government officials. But they have yet to hear from the whistleblower who sparked the probe - and may never do. | Video

Impeachment probe on Trump hears from ex-aide to secretary of state

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON A former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week spoke on Wednesday to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President Donald Trump pursued political interests in his dealings with Ukraine. | Video

U.S. House overwhelmingly backs resolution condemning Trump's withdrawal from Syria

17 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria, clearing the way for Turkey's offensive against U.S.-allied Syrian Kurds.

One person is missing in the Democrats' impeachment inquiry - the whistleblower

16 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump have heard days of testimony from a parade of senior government officials. But they have yet to hear from the whistleblower who sparked the probe - and may never do.

U.S. House overwhelmingly backs resolution condemning Trump's withdrawal from Syria

16 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to condemn President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria, clearing the way for Turkey's offensive against U.S.-allied Syrian Kurds.

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman hopes Hong Kong bill will move soon

16 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Senator Jim Risch, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Wednesday he hoped that the full Senate would vote soon on legislation that would require the State Department to evaluate, at least once per year, whether Hong Kong had retained its autonomy.

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman hopes Hong Kong bill will move soon

16 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Senator Jim Risch, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Wednesday he hoped that the full Senate would vote soon on legislation that would require the State Department to evaluate, at least once per year, whether Hong Kong had retained its autonomy.

UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate Foreign Relations chairman hopes Hong Kong bill will move soon

16 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON, Oct 16 Senator Jim Risch, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said on Wednesday he hoped that the full Senate would vote soon on legislation that would require the State Department to evaluate, at least once per year, whether Hong Kong had retained its autonomy.

U.S. House takes hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

16 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed four pieces of legislation taking a hard line on China, three related to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and one commending Canada in its dispute over the extradition of a Chinese telecom executive. | Video

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