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Head of expert panel urges Liberals to act quickly on telecom, broadcast reforms

The Trudeau government is being urged to quickly reform Canada’s broadcasting and telecom legislation by an expert panel tasked with overhauling the system for the 21st century. The panel’s recommendations, released Wednesday in a 235-page report, would give the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission sweeping new powers and responsibilities, including oversight of foreign streaming services.…

U.S. House Judiciary panel invites Trump to Dec. 4 impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Tuesday invited President Donald Trump to its first impeachment hearing, scheduled for Dec. 4, starting the next phase in a process that could lead to formal charges against the president. The hearing, scheduled for 10 a.m. EST (1500 GMT), will have legal experts as witnesses.…

U.S. House panel seeks grand jury evidence to assess Trump impeachment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Friday for access to grand jury evidence from the Mueller probe that lawmakers say they need to determine whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. A 53-page petition filed in U.S. District Court in Washington targets evidence of interactions…