Trump urges Senate to reject impeachment as affront to U.S. Constitution

Politics2 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 11:43AM ET) By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s lawyers argued on Monday that the impeachment case against him is a product of a rigged process by Democrats and “must be rejected”

Trump gets Swiss army security as climate protesters trek to Davos

World4 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 09:32AM ET) DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters calling on global leaders to take swifter action on climate change will face up to 5,000 military personnel and police from across Switzerland as they

Factbox: As Trump goes on trial, a fight over witnesses remains unresolved

Politics4 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 09:25AM ET) By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump goes on trial in the U.S. Senate this week on charges he abused his office and obstructed Congress, with one of the most

UK confidence signs grow as Bank of England nears rate decision

Economic Indicators1 hour ago (Jan 20, 2020 07:56AM ET) By Elizabeth Howcroft and Andy Bruce LONDON (Reuters) – British households grew more confident about their finances and a measure of house prices rose by a record amount for January, according

Explainer: How Trump’s impeachment trial will differ from a criminal one

Politics7 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 06:31AM ET) By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump will begin in earnest on Tuesday, when senators may begin hearing opening statements on why he should

Democrats mark King’s birthday on presidential campaign trail

Politics7 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 06:25AM ET) By Trevor Hunnicutt COLUMBIA, S.C. (Reuters) – Democrats locked in a tight race for their party’s presidential nomination will mark the holiday that celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. by seeking the support

Senate’s McConnell keeps cool in heated Trump impeachment trial

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, which begins next week, may pose one of the greatest political challenges Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has faced in more than three decades in

U.K. House Prices Post Record January Jump After Election

Economic Indicators4 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 05:06AM ET) (Bloomberg) — Asking prices for U.K. homes increased by the most for any January on record in a sign that the Conservatives’ December election win boosted confidence, according to property website-operator

China revises up GDP growth for 2014-2018, on track to double economy

Economic Indicators5 hours ago (Jan 20, 2020 03:40AM ET) BEIJING (Reuters) – China has revised up its economic growth by 0.1 percentage points each year between 2014 and 2018, the National Bureau of Statistics said, making it easier for Beijing

Week Ahead: Overbought Stocks Likely To Move Higher; USD Could Break Out

S&P 500, NASDAQ Composite register 8th consecutive recordsGold rises even amid rally and against strengthening dollarYields halt at 200DMA Stocks may be showing no sign of slowing down: the Dow Jones, S&P 500 and NASDAQ all finished the trading week