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Trump critic Rep. Justin Amash quits their Republican Party

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on politics that puts party over principle. The congressman from Michigan, who drew a barrage of criticism from fellow Republicans after…


Democrats defend policies to reshape U.S. economy as first debate gets under way

By James Oliphant MIAMI (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders defended their ambitious plans to reshape the U.S. economy in the opening minutes of their first debate on Wednesday, saying Republican President Donald Trump’s policies benefited the wealthy at the expense of working Americans. In the first of two back-to-back debates featuring 10 candidates each night,…


U.S. global abortion policy causing deaths, researchers say

By Ellen Wulfhorst VANVOUVER, Canada (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A U.S. policy banning government-funded aid groups from discussing abortion around the world has led to deaths from botched procedures and cut care to HIV-infected orphans and other children, researchers said on Wednesday. Non-governmental organizations working outside the United States must choose between accepting the ban…

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