U.S. Justice Dept issues new policy on communications with White House

July 21, 2021 By Jan Wolfe and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday handed down new policies governing the Justice Department’s interactions with the White House aimed at minimizing political interference in law enforcement, the Justice Department said. Garland said in a statement […]

In U.S. charm offensive, Spanish PM highlights recovery to lure investment

July 21, 2021 By Belén Carreño and Clara-Laeila Laudette NEW YORK (Reuters) -Spain’s recovery plan needs the support of U.S. investment, Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday during a trip to the United States where he highlighted his country’s improving economic prospects. Spain’s economy expanded an estimated 2.4% […]

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape and sexual assault in LA trial

The convicted rapist is serving a 23-year prison term in New York and now faces the possibility of another sentence in California Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault counts. The 69-year-old convicted rapist appeared in […]

McCarthy pulls five Republicans from Capitol attack panel after Pelosi rejects two

House speaker said she would veto two appointed by minority leader because they could threaten integrity of investigation The House speaker, Democrat Nancy Pelosi, announced on Wednesday that she would veto the two top Republicans appointed by the House minority leader, Kevin McCarthy, to the new select committee investigating the […]