WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday proposed requiring insurance companies to cover expensive fertility treatments, part of a “Family Bill of Rights” that would also help with adoption and medical care. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) waits to go on stage during
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters on Wednesday just hours after her offer of a vote on a second referendum and closer trading arrangements failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party. Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on Brexit in
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FILE PHOTO: Sony Corp’s new President and Chief Executive Officer Kenichiro Yoshida attends a news conference on their business plan at the company’s headquarters in Tokyo, Japan May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Toru Hanai TOKYO (Reuters) – Sony Corp sees the smartphone business as indispensable to its brand portfolio, bucking calls from some investors that the Japanese
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman’s right to terminate her pregnancy. Beth Cope of Jersey City, New Jersey attends the “Stop the Bans” rally in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., May 21,
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FILE PHOTO: Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini greets supporters during a major rally of European nationalist and far-right parties ahead of EU parliamentary elections in Milan, Italy May 18, 2019. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo/File Photo ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Wednesday that the government will not collapse after European parliament
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MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – At 2.3 percent, Minneapolis’ jobless rate seems impossibly low, even with national unemployment at a 50-year trough. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo But that doesn’t mean full employment in North Minneapolis, where job advocate Tony Tolliver said half of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation, deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers. FILE PHOTO – White House Counsel Don McGahn listens during U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump’s administration wants to deter Tehran’s aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, left, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speak to reporters after briefing senators
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