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  • Trump condemns anti-Semitism on Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said anti-Semitism should be defeated and called the Holocaust the “darkest chapter of human history” in a video address on Sunday, following two missteps by his administration regarding statements abo… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • CNN anchor alleges Fox News ex-CEO Roger Ailes also harassed her NEW YORK (Reuters) – Television journalist Alisyn Camerota said on Sunday she was a target of sexual harassment by Roger Ailes when she worked at Fox News, joining other former colleagues at the cable channel who have accused their ex-boss of inappropr… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Florida evacuation orders lifted as rain quells wildfires (Reuters) – Florida officials on Sunday lifted evacuation orders for about 2,000 homes threatened by wildfires in drought-stricken central and southwestern parts of the state, after rainfall helped firefighters battle the blazes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Trump says Mexico ‘eventually’ will pay for border wall WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Sunday he expected Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled U.S. relations with Mexico in the first week of his pre… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Sweet home Chicago: Obama re-emerges in city where it all began CHICAGO (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday makes his first major appearance since leaving office, having chosen Chicago, the city where his political career started, to emerge from a three-month hiatus from the public eye. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • On Earth Day, an environment-minded Republican turns to birds NEW HOPE, Pa. (Reuters) – In his white dress shirt and black pin-striped pants, U.S. Representative Brian Fitzpatrick stood out from the other birdwatchers gathered near a grove of bud-studded trees in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on Saturday morning. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Florida wildfires force evacuations, destroy homes (Reuters) – Scattered wildfires were burning in drought-stricken parts of central and southwestern Florida on Saturday, destroying nine homes and triggering evacuation orders for about 2,000 other residences. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Trump’s ‘big announcement’ on tax to be broad principles: official WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s promised “big announcement” next week on overhauling the U.S. tax code, a top campaign pledge, will consist of “broad principles and priorities,” an administration official said on Saturday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Trump says to visit wounded U.S. veterans at Washington-area hospital WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would visit wounded U.S. veterans at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the armed forces hospital located in Bethesda, Maryland, outside Washington. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • American Airlines’ employee suspended after row with passengers (Reuters) – American Airlines has suspended an employee after a video showed an altercation on one of its planes involving crew, several passengers and a crying woman carrying a young child. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • U.S. scientists to protest Trump policies at Earth Day rally in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. scientists will stage an unprecedented protest on Saturday, a March for Science provoked by steep cuts President Donald Trump has proposed for science and research budgets, and growing disregard for evidence-based knowledge…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • American Airlines’ employee suspended after row with passengers (Reuters) – American Airlines has suspended an employee after a video showed an altercation on one of its planes involving crew, several passengers and a crying woman carrying a young child. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Accused Fresno gunman’s arraignment delayed after courtroom outburst (Reuters) – A man accused of murdering a motel security guard and gunning down three white men in a racially motivated Fresno, California shooting spree was ordered to undergo a psychiatric exam on Friday after entering a courtroom yelling “let black p… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Social media outrage as Sessions calls Hawaii ‘island in the Pacific’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – Social media did not take kindly to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions referring to the country’s 50th state of Hawaii as just “an island in the Pacific.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Washington threatens funding cut to California, other ‘sanctuary’ areas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • California rains muddy farm fields, higher vegetable prices soak shoppers SALINAS, Calif. (Reuters) – Record rains are a double-edged sword for California’s Salinas Valley: While the recent deluge virtually ended the state’s historic drought, it also created muddy, unworkable fields – sending prices for everything from kale … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • U.S. states realign in legal battle over Trump’s travel ban SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are backing the measure, while one Dem… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Wildfire threatens 2,000 homes in southwest Florida (Reuters) – A wildfire in southwest Florida triggered evacuation orders for about 2,000 homes on Friday, prompting the governor to deploy National Guard troops to help residents fleeing the flames. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • U.S. Homeland Security probes possible abuse in Twitter summons case SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Homeland Security Department’s inspector general said on Friday he was investigating possible abuse of authority in a case that triggered a lawsuit against the department by Twitter Inc . Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Chinese citizen pleads guilty in U.S. to trying to export carbon fiber (Reuters) – A Chinese citizen pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of trying to illegally export to China high-grade carbon fiber used primarily in aerospace and military applications, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • U.S. identifies, charges Israeli teen accused of Jewish threats (Reuters) – An Israeli-American teenager accused of making dozens of bomb threats to Jewish community centers has been identified for the first time in two criminal complaints filed on Friday in U.S. courts in Florida and Georgia. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • U.S. charges Russian arrested in Spain with operating spam botnet (Reuters) – A Russian national who was arrested earlier this month in Spain has been charged with criminal hacking offenses in relation to operating the Kelihos botnet in an eight-count indictment handed down by a federal grand jury in Connecticut, the… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Ex-NFL star Hernandez’s family wants death scene evidence preserved (Reuters) – The family of former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez will ask a judge on Friday to order prison officials to preserve evidence collected after he was found dead in his cell on Wednesday from an apparent suicide. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Michigan couple charged with arranging genital mutilation for seven-year-olds (Reuters) – A Michigan doctor and his wife were charged in federal court on Friday with helping a Detroit physician perform genital mutilation on 7-year-old girls. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • FBI takes custody of teacher accused of kidnapping Tennessee girl YREKA, Calif. (Reuters) – A former schoolteacher, who is accused of luring a 15-year-old Tennessee teenager into his car and taking her on a month-long odyssey that ended with his arrest in California, will appear in federal court in Sacramento on Mond… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • San Francisco power outage hits 90,000, business district affected SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A power outage on Friday morning in San Francisco affected around 90,000 people, stalling work in the technology and finance center as a vast swath of the financial district lost electricity. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. House committee sets more hearings in Trump-Russia probe WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russia’s involvement in the 2016 U.S. election, said on Friday it had invited the directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Secu… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Trump greets Egyptian-American freed from Egyptian detention WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed back to the United States Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian-American charity worker whose release from jail in Egypt was sought by Trump when he met Egypt’s president early this month. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • North Dakota’s ‘water protectors’ bring their pipeline story to film NEW YORK (Reuters) – They call themselves “water protectors” and describe the Dakota Access pipeline ferrying crude oil across America as “the black snake.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • Ex-Illinois Governor Blagojevich’s 14-year prison term upheld (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday rejected former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich’s bid to shorten his 14-year prison sentence in a public corruption case. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ohio investigates Visa’s debit card transactions (Reuters) – Visa Inc said on Friday it was being investigated on rules related to acceptance of its debit cards, cardholder verification methods and routing of debit transactions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Trump, Republicans face tricky task of averting U.S. government shutdown WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans who control Congress face their first major budget test next week, with the threat of a U.S. government shutdown potentially hinging on his proposed Mexican border wall as well as… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Arkansas executes inmate after U.S. Supreme Court gives go-ahead LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the inmate’s request to halt the lethal injection in a late-night ruling. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Arkansas executes inmate after U.S. Supreme Court gives go-ahead LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected the inmate’s request to halt the lethal injection in a late-night ruling. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Thousands face lead hazards as Trump eyes budget cuts BUFFALO, New York (Reuters) – Laicie Manzella lived in a rundown house on Buffalo’s east side when three of her children tested with dangerously high levels of lead in their blood. Her oldest son suffered nosebleeds, body rashes and a developmental disorder requiring speech therapy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • U.S. judicial panel finds Texas hurt Latino vote with redrawn boundaries SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) – A special federal judicial panel ruled for the second time in two months on Thursday that the Republican-led Texas Legislature deliberately redrew political boundaries so as to unfairly diminish voter clout of the state’s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Uber extends sexual harassment probe; expects report by end-May (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said it has extended its internal investigation into sexual harassment claims in its own organization, and a report is expected by the end of May. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • U.S. regulators block Texas, Arizona over import of execution drug (Reuters) – A U.S. regulatory agency told Texas and Arizona that more than a thousand vials of drugs they ordered for executions in their states from India in 2015, and seized by U.S. Customs, will not be released to them, an official said on Thursday…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Virginia governor spares convicted murderer from execution (Reuters) – A Virginia death row inmate will spend his life in prison instead of being executed for the 2001 murder of his ex-girlfriend after the state governor commuted the sentence on Thursday, saying it was flawed. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Group sues Trump for repealing U.S. wildlife rule in rare legal challenge WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An environmental group sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday over the repeal of a U.S. rule intended to protect wildlife, in the first court challenge to a law being used by Republicans to ease federal regulati… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Accused gunman in Fresno shooting spree charged in motel murder (Reuters) – A suspect nicknamed Black Jesus who police say killed three white men during a racially motivated shooting spree in downtown Fresno, California, was charged on Thursday with the murder of an unarmed Motel 6 security guard days earlier. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Messaging app said to be used in White House does not work: lawsuit NEW YORK (Reuters) – Confide, a popular encrypted messaging app said to be used by White House officials, does not keep communications confidential as its maker promises, a proposed class-action lawsuit charges. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • California’s ‘weed nuns’ on a mission to heal with cannabis MERCED, Calif. (Reuters) – The Sisters of the Valley, California’s self-ordained “weed nuns,” are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Man gets 25-year sentence in shooting death of ex-NFL player NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Cardell Hayes, the 29-year-old tow truck driver convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of retired NFL player Will Smith last April, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, a Louisiana judge ruled on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • State to release ex-NFL star Hernandez’s brain following suicide BOSTON (Reuters) – A Massachusetts prosecutor said on Thursday the state would release the brain of New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez after his attorney accused the state of reneging on a deal to do so the day after he was found dead in his p… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • 4/20 pot celebrations marked by arrests at U.S. Capitol WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Marijuana smoke-ins, street parties and concerts marked the informal 4/20 pot holiday across the country on Thursday, but police spoiled one cannabis event near the U.S. Capitol with arrests and seizure of joints. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush to remain in hospital AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush will remain in a Houston hospital at least through Thursday night as he recovers from his second bout of pneumonia this year, a family spokesman said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Former Tennessee teacher in kidnapping case captured, girl safe (Reuters) – A former Tennessee high school teacher accused of abducting a 15-year-old student in March was arrested on Thursday in northern California where the teenager was also safely recovered, authorities said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • UC Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter speech; she says she will do it anyway (Reuters) – Conservative commentator Ann Coulter says she will proceed with an anti-immigration lecture next week at the University of California, Berkeley, although school officials have told organizers to cancel the event over safety concerns. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • ‘Straw hat bandit’ arrested in 11 Pennsylvania bank robberies NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Pennsylvania bank robber who earned the nickname “straw hat bandit” for wearing colorful head wear during heists was arrested on Thursday for a string of 11 robberies, authorities said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Trump launches trade probe targeting Chinese steel WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump launched an investigation on Thursday to determine whether Chinese and other foreign-made steel threatens U.S. national security, raising the possibility of new tariffs and triggering a rally in U.S. steel… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Giuliani says U.S. open to deal on Turkish gold trader case NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, hired to resolve criminal charges against Turkish gold trader Reza Zarrab, said in an affidavit that senior U.S. officials are open to a deal that would help his client while promoting t… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Arkansas determined to fight legal challenges to executions LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – Arkansas has said it will appeal a court ruling that bars the U.S. state’s use of a lethal injection drug and effectively puts a stop to its plans to execute eight prisoners in 11 days. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Exclusive: Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway 2016 U.S. election – documents WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S. officials told Reuters. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Killing of three white men in California city racially motivated: police (Reuters) – A black man accused of shooting three people to death in Fresno, California, wanted to kill as many white men as possible because he expected to be arrested for another shooting, police said on Wednesday, calling the incident a hate crime. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • EPA chief visits Indiana waste site amid proposed budget cuts EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (Reuters) – The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) toured his first hazardous waste site on Tuesday amid proposed budget cuts that could devastate efforts to clean up contaminated land and water around the country. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Denver sheriff’s officers suspended in black inmate’s death DENVER (Reuters) – Two Denver sheriff’s deputies and a supervisor have been suspended for a period of at least 10 days over the 2015 death of a black jail inmate who suffocated while being restrained during a psychotic episode, city officials said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Asylum seekers crossing into Canada increase with warmer weather (Reuters) – Canadian authorities caught 887 asylum seekers crossing unlawfully into Canada from the United States in March, nearly triple the number in January, according to numbers released by the government Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Arkansas Supreme Court stays one execution, state court delays another LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – The Arkansas Supreme Court late on Wednesday stayed the execution of Stacey Johnson, one of two inmates due to die on Thursday, and returned his case to the trial court for reconsideration of potential DNA evidence, handin… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • White House sidewalk to be closed to public permanently WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Secret Service said it would end public access to a sidewalk along the south fence of the White House beginning on Wednesday night. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • First U.S. drive-through marijuana store to open in Colorado (Reuters) – The first U.S. drive-through marijuana dispensary is set to open on Thursday in a small town in Colorado, a state that has been at the forefront of pot legalization. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • New York police body camera program needs changes: civil rights lawyers NEW YORK (Reuters) – Civil rights lawyers on Wednesday demanded changes to a pilot program for New York City police to wear body cameras, saying it does not ensure that officers are held properly accountable for how they treat people. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Trump extends program allowing some veterans to use local doctors, hospitals WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday moved a step closer to fulfilling his campaign promise to reform the troubled Veterans Affairs department, but some veterans groups are concerned that the administration may be working toward p… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • New York museum to aid green-card holders in U.S. citizenship quest NEW YORK (Reuters) – With the Trump administration trying to ban travelers from several Muslim-majority countries from the United States, the New-York Historical Society and museum is launching a new initiative to help green-card holders become America… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Honda says U.S. driver seriously injured in Takata inflator rupture WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Honda Motor Co Ltd said on Wednesday a driver of a 2002 Accord was seriously injured after a faulty Takata air bag inflator ruptured during a March 3 crash in Las Vegas, Nevada. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Texas ordered to pay $600,000 to same-sex couples who defeated state ban AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A federal appeals court ordered Texas on Wednesday to pay about $600,000 to cover the legal fees for two same-sex couples who defeated the state’s ban on same-sex marriage in a protracted court battle. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Loud sex sounds stall pro tennis match in Florida FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) – The score of a televised professional tennis match in Florida was love-15 when the apparent sounds of a woman in the throes of lovemaking interrupted it Tuesday night. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Last stand: Nebraska farmers could derail Keystone XL pipeline Neligh, NEBRASKA (Reuters) – When President Donald Trump handed TransCanada Pipeline Co. a permit for its Keystone XL pipeline last month, he said the company could now build the long-delayed and divisive project “with efficiency and with speed.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Initial rulings in Chicago schools’ funding lawsuit due April 28 CHICAGO (Reuters) – An Illinois judge said on Wednesday he will rule later this month on whether to temporarily halt how the state distributes funds for public schools after lawyers for Chicago’s cash-strapped school system argued the current funding formula is racially discriminatory. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Ex-drug executive Shkreli wins separate fraud trial (Reuters) – Martin Shkreli, the former drug company executive who drew public outcry when he raised the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, will be tried for securities fraud separately from a lawyer charged alongside him, a Brooklyn federal … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • U.S. high court says Colorado must refund exonerated defendants (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a Colorado law that allowed the state to keep fees and restitution paid by criminal defendants even when their convictions are overturned, calling it an unconstitutional violation of their rig… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Ohio man admits soliciting murder of U.S. military members (Reuters) – An Ohio man who professed support for the Islamic State militant group has pleaded guilty to soliciting the murder of U.S. military personnel, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • U.S. justices sympathize with church in key religious rights case WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday appeared sympathetic to a church that sued Missouri for denying it state taxpayer funds for a playground project in a closely watched religious rights case involving public money going to … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Emirates cuts flights on five U.S. routes as restrictions hit demand DUBAI (Reuters) – Emirates , the largest international airline by passenger traffic, said on Wednesday it was cutting flights on five U.S. routes after restrictions imposed by President Donald Trump’s administration on some air travel had wea… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...