Elijah Cummings, head of U.S. House oversight panel probing Trump, has died
(Reuters) - U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of a leading congressional committee investigating U.S. President Donald Trump, has died at age 68, his office said on Thursday.
Russia accuses U.S diplomats of regularly trying to access restricted military areas
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday that U.S. diplomats regularly tried to get into restricted military areas.
Pence arrives in Turkey for talks with Erdogan on Syria offensive
ANKARA, Oct 17 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived on Thursday in Ankara for talks with President Tayyip Erdogan over Turkey's military offensive into northeastern Syria.
Russia says Syria should ultimately get control over border with Turkey - Ifax
MOSCOW, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Syria should get control over its border with Turkey as part of any settlement of the conflict there, Russia's foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday, the Interfax news agency reported.
When it comes to U.S. national security, what's candidate Warren's plan?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Elizabeth Warren has jumped to the front of the race to take on Donald Trump in 2020 by promising far-reaching domestic reforms that highlight the Democratic senator's wide differences with the Republican president.
Chipmaker TSMC boosts capex by up to $5 billion, sees fourth-quarter sales jump on smartphones
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc supplier TSMC raised its 2019 capital spending plan by up to $5 billion on Thursday and forecast a nearly 10% rise in fourth-quarter revenue on strong demand for faster mobile chips and new high-end smartphones.
U.S. Ambassador to the EU Sondland to testify in impeachment probe as tension mounts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will testify on Thursday before the congressional committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, amid growing tension between Democrats and the White House about the probe.
Moderate Democratic candidates' strategy shifts from taking down Biden to attacking Warren
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) - For long-shot moderates trying to compete for the Democratic presidential nomination, this weekâs debate in Ohio marked a significant shift in strategy.
FACTBOX-Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan's emperor declares enthronement
TOKYO, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 people, including heads of state and other dignitaries from nearly 200 countries.
Kurdish-led health authority in northeast Syria says 218 civilians killed in Turkish offensive
BEIRUT, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A Turkish offensive in northeast Syria has killed 218 civilians, including 18 children since it started a week ago, the Kurdish-led administration in the region said on Thursday
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