Former Trump lawyer Cohen to testify to Congress before entering prison: CNBC

FILE PHOTO: Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, exits the United States Courthouse after sentencing at the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen will testify before three congressional committees before he enters […]

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Trump administration unveils order to prioritize and promote AI

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday will sign an executive order asking federal government agencies to dedicate more resources and investment into research, promotion and training on artificial intelligence (AI), a senior administration official said. Under the American AI Initiative, the administration will direct agencies to prioritize AI investments in research and […]

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Congressional talks to avert shutdown stall over detention policies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Border security talks between Republican and Democratic lawmakers seeking to avert another U.S. government shutdown on Friday have broken down over immigration detention policies, a Republican senator said. FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children now housed in a tent encampment under the new “zero tolerance” policy by the Trump administration are shown walking in […]

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Senator Warren seeks to quiet critics with 2020 campaign launch

BOSTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, struggling to move past criticism over her Native American heritage claims, will aim for a fresh start on Saturday when she formally launches her 2020 presidential campaign. FILE PHOTO: Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks at an Organizing Event in Manchester, New Hampshire, […]

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Acting U.S. attorney general says has not discussed Russia probe with Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said on Friday he had not talked to President Donald Trump about the special counsel’s probe into alleged Russian election meddling, in a combative congressional hearing. “I have not talked to the president of the United States about the special counsel’s investigation,” Whitaker told House of […]

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