In rare bipartisan display, Democrats back Trump on China trade probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three top Democratic senators, in a rare show of bipartisanship, on Wednesday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to stand up to China as he prepares to launch an inquiry into Beijing’s intellectual property and trade practices in…

Trump and senators seek to slash legal immigration

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – After a crackdown on illegal immigration that has sharply reduced the number of unauthorized border crossings from Mexico, U.S. President Donald Trump is now turning his attention to reducing the number of legal immigrants in the…

Marc Kasowitz, Trump Lawyer, Also Represents a Russian Bank

Lawyers for a Russian businessman suing the bank have concerns with its hiring of Mr. Kasowitz, who also represents President Trump in Russia matters. Source: World

A Vatican Shot Across the Bow for Hard-Line U.S. Catholics

An officially vetted journal has sown rancor by depicting the U.S. church as overly political, captive to the right and out of step with the mainstream. Source: World

Exclusive: N.Y. regulator subpoenas Wells Fargo over unwanted auto insurance

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York state’s banking and insurance regulator has issued subpoenas to two Wells Fargo & Co units after the bank admitted to charging several hundred thousand borrowers for auto insurance they did not ask for or…

House conservative: Tax overhaul must happen by Thanksgiving

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers must deliver tax legislation to President Donald Trump’s desk before December or lose their chance to enact bold reforms capable of driving the U.S. economy, a leading Republican conservative said on Wednesday. Source: Politics

Gene Editing, White House, Venezuela: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. Source: World