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Reality Winner to change her plea on leaking Russian interference report

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:49:49 -0400

Reality Leigh Winner pleaded not guilty in June, 2017 after she was charged with passing the top secret National Security Agency report to The Intercept last year while working with Pluribus Internati....
U.S. accuses Chinese man of smuggling anti-submarine warfare devices

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 00:28:53 -0400

The head of a company that distributes marine-related products was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges that he conspired with an entity affiliated with China's armed forces to export devices to that ....
Father says little Honduran girl on Time cover was not taken from mother

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:43:29 -0400

The Honduran toddler pictured sobbing in a pink jacket before U.S. President Donald Trump on an upcoming cover of Time magazine was not separated from her mother at the U.S. border, according to a man....
U.S. military may house immigrant children as Trump policy beset by confusion

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 22:03:22 -0400

By Idrees Ali, Richard Cowan and Steve Holland WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. military has been asked to get ready to house up to 20,000 immigrant children, officials said on Thursday....
Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 21:59:49 -0400

By Steve Holland and Jonathan Allen MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - First Lady Melania Trump's visit on Thursday to a Texas shelter housing migrant children separated from their parents was overshadowed b....
'Are you the mother?' A woman's search for baby taken by U.S. immigration

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 21:51:45 -0400

It took 85 days for Olivia Caceres to retrieve her baby boy, pulled from his father's arms at the U.S. border, a traumatic experience many more parents face to reunite with children separated under Pr....
U.S. House Republicans delay immigration vote until next week

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 21:30:19 -0400

Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday delayed at least until next week votes on an immigration bill that was painstakingly negotiated over the last several weeks but has ....
U.S. State Department imposes visa ban on several DRCongo officials

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 20:45:32 -0400

The United States said on Thursday it had imposed visa bans on several senior officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo for corruption tied to the country's electoral process to send a "strong si....
Conservative U.S. commentator Charles Krauthammer dies

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:49:03 -0400

By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer, who gave up a psychiatric career to become one of the leading conservative political commentators in the U.S. media, di....
U.S. House again postpones vote on Republican immigration bill

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:16:26 -0400

By Amanda Becker and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives delayed for a second time - likely to next week - a vote on an immigration bill they ....
Same court, different outcomes in Texas after Trump order on families

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:11:41 -0400

What a difference a day seemed to make for immigrants suspected of illegal border crossing. Some 19 people, many of whom had been separated from their children, had charges of illegally entering the ....
'Are you the mother?' A woman's search for baby taken by U.S. immigration

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:04:47 -0400

Now nearly 20 months old, Mateo was returned to his family on Feb. 8 after a battle across borders, officialdom and languages. Months later, the boy still screeches even as Caceres rocks him on her c....
El Salvador demands U.S. return child taken from deported father

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:01:40 -0400

El Salvador on Thursday demanded the United States return a child who had been taken from his father before the man was deported this week without any prior notification to embassy officials. El Salv....
Three men indicted for Minnesota mosque bombing

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:41:46 -0400

Michael McWhorter, 29, Joe Morris, 23, and Michael B. Hari, 47, were accused of carrying out a pipe bomb attack on the Dar al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minnesota, on Aug. 5, 2017. The bom....
Trump tries to defuse immigrant crisis, but policy hit by confusion

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:23:33 -0400

By Richard Cowan and Steve Holland WASHINGTON/MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) - President Donald Trump ordered federal agencies on Thursday to begin reuniting immigrant families recently separated at the U.....
Melania Trump's jacket mixes message during visit to detained immigrant children

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 18:16:23 -0400

Melania Trump, the wife of U.S. President Donald Trump, on Thursday visited children displaced by the country’s immigration crisis in Texas, only a day after Trump reversed course and ordered families....
Parents in California torture case ordered to stand trial: prosecutors

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:47:57 -0400

A judge on Thursday ordered a married couple to stand trial on 49 counts of torture, false imprisonment and abuse over the treatment of 13 siblings who were found imprisoned and starving in their sub....
Illinois, Iowa, Rhode Island urge rejection of Sinclair-Tribune tie-up

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:44:42 -0400

In April, Sinclair said it would sell 23 television stations to obtain the necessary regulatory approvals of the Tribune transaction. Sinclair, based in Hunt Valley, Maryland, said that if the deal w....
Asked about prosecutions, Trump says U.S. must have tough border policy

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:33:35 -0400

President Donald Trump, asked on Thursday whether families crossing the U.S. border with Mexico will continue to face prosecution, said the government must maintain a "tough policy" to prevent million....
Minnesota firms sue over Trump administration mine leases near wilderness

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:27:59 -0400

(Reuters) - Minnesota outdoor recreation firms have sued the federal government over its decision to reinstate leases for a mine next to a state wilderness as part of the Trump administration's drive ....
U.S. prosecutors accuse Texas oil man 'Frack Master' of fraud

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:08:53 -0400

Christopher Faulkner, 41, was arrested on Monday at the Los Angeles International Airport and charged in a criminal complaint filed in federal court in Dallas, Texas, prosecutors said. The criminal c....
Majority of Americans say Trump should agree to interview with Mueller: poll

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:07:00 -0400

Most Americans think President Donald Trump should agree to an interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller, if asked, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll shows. A majority of Democrats wants Trump to consent ....
Immigration detainees influx squeezes healthcare at California prison: workers

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:04:55 -0400

An influx of hundreds of immigration detainees at a U.S. prison in California is straining its medical staff and raising concerns about the adequacy of healthcare for detainees and inmates, several em....
Despite Trump order, border child separations could go on: legal experts

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 17:03:16 -0400

"The first thing that hit me when I read the order was the tremendous amount of wiggle room built into it," said John Banzhaf, a professor or public interest law at George Washington University. The ....
Hedge fund drops Kentucky pension fund over ethics requirement

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:50:48 -0400

David Eager said the decision by Davidson Kempner Capital Management was a first for the $17 billion public pension system, which has been holding discussions with investment managers about adhering t....
Head of new U.S. corporate health plan cites surgery as biggest cost

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:48:47 -0400

Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgeon who was named this week to head the company being formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to trim employee healthcare costs, on Thursday cited surgery as th....
U.S. energy industry's methane gas emissions underestimated by EPA: study

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:45:36 -0400

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oil and gas drilling gives off far more of the powerful greenhouse gas methane than the U.S. government estimates as leaky wells go unnoticed by federal regu....
SEC judge appointments unconstitutional, U.S. high court says

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:30:36 -0400

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court gave presidents more control over key jobs in federal agencies on Thursday, ruling that the way the Securities and Exchange Commission se....
U.S. appeals court calls D.C. sniper's life sentences illegal

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:30:17 -0400

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied an appeal by prosecutors who said Lee Boyd Malvo need not be resentenced over his role in the D.C. sniper case, which left 10 people dead over three weeks ....
Trump seeks to ease limits on child immigrant detentions

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:15:52 -0400

The Trump administration asked a federal court on Thursday to ease curbs on the detention of immigrant children who enter the country illegally with their parents, a key part of President Donald Trump....
U.S. states set to gain billions in sales taxes after court ruling

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:15:31 -0400

U.S. states could reap billions in online sales tax revenue and buttress their budgets after the nation's top court ruled on Thursday that e-commerce companies could be forced to collect the money, ev....
Tent city for migrant children puts Texas border town in limelight

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:12:50 -0400

A small Texas farming community near El Paso with no traffic lights, a cotton gin and two dollar stores has found itself playing the uncomfortable host to a U.S. government tent city for children susp....
U.S. to continue referring adult illegal border crossers for prosecution

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:10:21 -0400

The U.S. Border Patrol will continue to refer for prosecution adults who are caught crossing the border illegally, a spokesman for the Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday. "Family unity wi....
U.S. passengers file suit against Southwest over fatal engine explosion

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 15:08:26 -0400

Eight passengers have sued Southwest Airlines Co over a catastrophic engine blowout in April that killed a passenger and injured several others. The plaintiffs, eight passengers from Flight 1380 on ....
U.S. centers force migrant children to take drugs: lawsuit

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:27:56 -0400

(Reuters) - Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cas....
U.S. House votes to defeat conservative immigration bill

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:21:05 -0400

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday defeated a Republican bill designed to significantly reduce visas for legal immigration into the United States and to temporarily protect illegal "Dreamer....
Remains of U.S. war dead being returned from North Korea: Trump

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:23:51 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday the remains of U.S. troops missing from the Korean War were in the process of being returned to the United States from North Korea, correcting a statement ....
Trump administration to suspend prosecutions of migrant parents with children: Washington Post

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 12:42:31 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will stop prosecuting migrant parents who cross the border illegally with children until immigration authorities have the resources that would allow the....
U.S. watchdog auditing FAA checks of Southwest Air after engine failure

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:53:30 -0400

The U.S. Transportation Department's inspector general is auditing the Federal Aviation Administration's oversight of Southwest Airlines Co after a midair incident in which an engine exploded and one ....
U.S. labor market tightening; mid-Atlantic manufacturing cools

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 11:46:07 -0400

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening of labor market conditions. Other data....
Koko, gorilla who used sign language, dies in California

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 09:46:32 -0400

"The Gorilla Foundation is sad to announce the passing of our beloved Koko," the research center said in a statement, adding she passed away in her sleep. While some scientists questioned the sign la....
Texas Gulf gets more rain, threatens region with flooding

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:21:24 -0400

(Reuters) - Heavy showers drenched the Texas Gulf Coast on Thursday and flood waters continued to rise after residents fled their homes and crews conducted numerous water rescues in towns still recove....
Scores of South Asia asylum seekers held in Oregon: U.S. senator

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:12:06 -0400

By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - At least 72 South Asian asylum-seekers are being detained at a federal prison in Oregon after getting caught up in the Trump administration's "zero-tol....
Trump backs down on separating immigrant children, legal problems remain

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:12:06 -0400

By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday backed down and abandoned his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents on the U.....
Pummeled for days on immigration crisis, Trump told top aides: 'Fix it'

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:12:06 -0400

By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's abrupt reversal in a volatile immigration crisis resulted from pressure by close family members, friends and ....
Grandmother in El Salvador prays for detained granddaughter

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 05:12:06 -0400

By Nelson Renteria ARMENIA, El Salvador (Reuters) - Ana Henriquez prays that her six-year-old granddaughter will soon be reunited with her mother, even if it means that they are both deported back to....
Record 47 million expected to travel for U.S. July Fourth holiday: AAA

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 00:05:22 -0400

U.S. travelers will hit the roads, rails and airports in record numbers this Fourth of July holiday, despite higher gasoline prices, the nation's largest automotive advocacy group said on Thursday. S....
Trump says North Korea has returned remains of 200 U.S. war dead

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:15:14 -0400

President Donald Trump said North Korea had returned on Wednesday the remains of 200 U.S. troops missing from the Korean War, although there was no official confirmation of the move from military auth....
Anchorage hiker, missing for two days, killed by bear: police

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:13:25 -0400

A hiker who had been missing for two days was found dead on Wednesday, the victim of a bear attack on the outskirts of Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage police said. The body of Michael Soltis, 44, wa....
China Energy executives cancel West Virginia trip amid trade dispute

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:34:16 -0400

A scheduled trip to West Virginia by executives from China Energy Investment Corp to discuss a planned $83.7 billion investment in the state has been canceled, the latest victim of a growing trade wa....