Vandal threw ‘biblical text’ into a Colorado mosque: police

DENVER (Reuters) – Investigators in Colorado searched on Monday for a man suspected of hurling a “biblical text” inside a mosque after smashing windows and a glass door of the Islamic center and overturning furniture inside, police said.

Trump’s childhood home fetches tidy sum for savvy New York investor

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York real estate investor has taken a page out of Donald Trump’s “The Art of the Deal” by selling the president’s boyhood home for $2.14 million, or 54 percent more than the $1.39 million he paid in December, an auction house said on Monday.

New Jersey credit rating cut for 11th time under Christie

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New Jersey’s credit rating was cut on Monday, affecting $37 billion of debt, the 11th time Wall Street has downgraded the state’s bonds since Governor Chris Christie took office in January 2010.

‘Fearless Girl’ extends face-off with Wall Street’s ‘Charging Bull’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The “Fearless Girl” statue in New York City, whose face-off with Wall Street’s “Charging Bull” won her legions of fans in just three weeks, will hold her ground for at least another 11 months.

Mylan underpayment on EpiPen could exceed proposed settlement -study

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The amount that drugmaker Mylan NV avoided paying the U.S. government in Medicaid rebates for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment since 2007 likely exceeds a proposed $465 million settlement the company announced in October, according to a study by private drug pricing experts published on Monday.

How two teens in leggings became a PR mess for United Airlines

(Reuters) – A bystander who touched off a social media furor after she saw United Airlines stop two teenage girls dressed in leggings from boarding a flight admitted on Monday that she did not fully grasp the situation when she started tweeting her indignation.

Eight Arkansas death row inmates sue to block executions over 10 days

(Reuters) – Eight Arkansas death row inmates who are scheduled to die over a 10-day period in April filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday to halt their executions, saying the state’s rush to the death chamber was reckless and unconstitutional.

U.S. attorney general says sanctuary cities may lose federal grants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday that cities and states that protect immigrant felons from federal immigration laws may lose grants from the Justice Department.