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Conviction of SAC's Martoma upheld despite jury instructions

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:10:43 -0400

A divided federal appeals court on Monday upheld the insider trading conviction of Mathew Martoma, a former portfolio manager for billionaire Steven A. Cohen, finding enough evidence to establish guil....
Supreme Court turns away 'Making a Murderer' case appeal

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:41:00 -0400

The justices turned away Brendan Dassey's appeal of a lower court ruling upholding his conviction for murder, sexual assault and mutilation of a corpse in connection with the 2005 death of a freelanc....
Supreme Court ducks dispute over florist who refused gay wedding request

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:39:59 -0400

After siding with a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sent back to lower courts a similar dispute over a florist who declined to create flower....
U.S. prosecutors cancel meeting with Stormy Daniels: lawyer

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:39:32 -0400

A meeting between adult film actress Stormy Daniels and federal prosecutors in New York investigating President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen scheduled for Monday has been ca....
Migrants 'knock at front door' for asylum after Trump crackdown

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:39:11 -0400

By Anthony Esposito and Lizbeth Diaz TIJUANA/REYNOSA, Mexico (Reuters) - More Mexicans and Central Americans are lining up to make asylum requests at the U.S.-Mexico border as word spreads of a U.S. ....
Trump says illegal immigrants should be deported with 'no judges or court cases'

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:38:49 -0400

By Doina Chiacu and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back immediately to where they came fr....
Pentagon eyes temporary camps for immigrants at two bases

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 10:38:44 -0400

By Phil Stewart EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska (Reuters) - The U.S. military is preparing to build temporary camps at two military bases to house immigrants, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Sund....
Supreme Court ruling backs Republican congressional maps in North Carolina

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:58:27 -0400

Dealing a setback to Democrats on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a lower court's ruling that Republicans lawmakers in North Carolina drew congressional district boundaries to ensure lopsided....
Where are the beds? Questions surround Trump's plan to hold families in detention

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:55:55 -0400

(This version of the June 21 story corrects Murdza's title in the second to last paragraph) By Reade Levinson, Yeganeh Torbati and Kristina Cooke (Reuters) - One child stopped eating and fell into a....
California wildfire threatens to cut off rural community

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 03:07:48 -0400

(Reuters) - A spreading wildfire threatened early Monday to cut off access to a rural community in northern California, where authorities ordered the evacuation of around 2,500 residents. Erratic win....
South Carolina congressional candidate expected to recover after crash

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 20:24:27 -0400

(Reuters) - South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington was expected to recover fully from a weekend car crash, her campaign said on Sunday, adding that she had no lasting neurol....
Trump says illegal immigrants should be deported with 'no judges or court cases'

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 15:43:50 -0400

By Doina Chiacu and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back immediately to where they came fr....
Supreme Court poised to rule on Trump travel ban, other cases

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 08:09:41 -0400

The U.S. Supreme Court, winding down its nine-month term, will issue rulings this week in its few remaining cases including a major one on the legality of President Donald Trump's ban on people from f....
Mistrial declared in Houston chokehold case

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 04:13:20 -0400

A mistrial was declared after jurors in Houston failed to reach a verdict late Saturday in the murder trial of the husband of a sheriff's deputy accused of choking a Hispanic man in a case that spurre....
U.S. says still working to reunite 2,053 children with families

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 03:46:08 -0400

By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government said it still had 2,053 children in its custody who were separated from their parents under President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" imm....
South Carolina congressional candidate seriously injured in car crash

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 22:12:43 -0400

South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington, who ousted incumbent U.S. Representative Mark Sanford in a primary this month, was seriously injured in a car crash that killed the d....
Trump defends policies on border, North Korea in visit to Las Vegas

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 19:21:02 -0400

President Donald Trump defended his tough stance on immigrants crossing the U.S. border with Mexico on Saturday, praising his administration for a job well done and saying his approach will make the U....
South Carolina congressional candidate seriously injured in car crash

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 19:19:34 -0400

South Carolina Republican congressional candidate Katie Arrington, who ousted incumbent U.S. Representative Mark Sanford in a primary this month, was seriously injured in a car crash that killed the d....
White House press secretary says asked to leave restaurant for working for Trump

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 19:18:35 -0400

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Saturday that she had been asked to leave a Virginia restaurant the night before because she worked for U.S. President Donald Trump. "Last night I was to....
No drugs in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 03:19:28 -0400

(This version of the June 22 story was corrected to show traces of alcohol, medicines were found) PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room ear....
Four arrested in Pittsburgh as protest calls for justice after police shooting

Sat, 23 Jun 2018 02:24:02 -0400

Police made four arrests during the hours-long demonstration that wound through the streets of the Steel City as hundreds of protesters blocked intersections and major thoroughfares, disrupting rush-h....
Prison shares rise as U.S. eyes more migrant family detention space

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:02:30 -0400

By Sinéad Carew and April Joyner (Reuters) - Shares in private prison operators CoreCivic Inc and Geo Group rose on Friday as investors bet on increasing demand for their services after U.S. authorit....
Parted at U.S. border by Trump policy, migrants seek their children

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:02:30 -0400

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lilian Merida-Galicia and her 7-year-old daughter were apprehended after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and separated by U.S. officials in mid-May. Si....
U.S. Navy drafts plans to house 25,000 immigrants at cost of $233 million

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:02:30 -0400

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy is drafting plans to house up to 25,000 immigrants on its bases and other facilities, at an estimated cost of about $233 million over six months, as....
Mexican airline Volaris offers free flights for separated children

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:02:30 -0400

Mexican airline Volaris said on Friday it was offering free flights to reunite families separated by the "zero tolerance" immigration policy of U.S. President Donald Trump. "It hurts us to see these ....
White House accuses Democrats and media of exploiting toddler photo

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 22:02:30 -0400

(Reuters) - After weeks of criticism over the separation of immigrant families, the White House seized on a photo of a Honduran toddler seen sobbing at the U.S.-Mexican border to accuse Democrats and ....
Octogenarian New England ex-mob boss convicted of 1993 murder

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 21:17:17 -0400

A federal jury on Friday found a former boss of the New England mob and one of his associates guilty of the 1993 murder of a nightclub owner whose remains were discovered buried in Rhode Island two ye....
U.S. judge says may rule next week on reuniting migrant children

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:14:32 -0400

A federal judge said on Friday he could rule as soon as the middle of next week on a request to order the U.S. government to reunite thousands of immigrant children who were separated from their paren....
Prison shares rise as U.S. eyes more migrant family detention space

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 19:14:11 -0400

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a request for information on Friday afternoon about potential facilities from different providers ....
Mexican airline Volaris offers free flights for separated children

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:44:08 -0400

Mexican airline Volaris said on Friday it was offering free flights to reunite families separated by the "zero tolerance" immigration policy of U.S. President Donald Trump. "It hurts us to see these ....
White House accuses Democrats and media of exploiting toddler photo

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 18:01:22 -0400

The photograph, taken by photographer John Moore at the scene of a border detention this month, became a powerful image in the media coverage of the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexican border.....
Accused N.Y attacker says U.S. court's judgment 'not important'

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:46:33 -0400

The Uzbek national accused of killing eight people by driving a speeding truck along a New York City bike path last October spoke of a "war" led by Islamic State at a pre-trial hearing on Friday and d....
Octogenarian New England ex-mob boss convicted of 1993 murder

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 17:08:31 -0400

A federal jury on Friday found a former boss of the New England mob and one of his associates guilty of the 1993 murder of a nightclub owner whose remains were discovered buried in Rhode Island two ye....
Trump urges Republican lawmakers to drop immigration bill until election

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 16:45:55 -0400

By Doina Chiacu and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump urged Republican lawmakers on Friday to drop their efforts to pass comprehensive immigration legislation until after th....
New York ban on gravity knives upheld by U.S. appeals court

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:37:44 -0400

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the constitutionality of New York state's ban on gravity knives, which can be opened to a locked position with a one-handed flick of the wrist. By a 3-0 vote,....
No drugs, no alcohol in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:26:33 -0400

U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics or alcohol in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday. Bourdain, ....
Showers soak much of U.S. Corn Belt; more storms next week

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:15:28 -0400

By Julie Ingwersen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Rains soaked portions of the U.S. Corn Belt this week, swamping fields in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa, and more storms are expected early next week ahead o....
Supreme Court restricts police on cellphone location data

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 14:13:44 -0400

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a maj....
Uber car's 'safety' driver streamed TV show before fatal crash: police

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 13:07:17 -0400

By Heather Somerville and David Shepardson SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, was streaming a television show on her....
Tesla recycling machine catches fire at Fremont, California campus

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:48:26 -0400

The fire occurred after a cardboard baling machines that is used for recycling overheated, and was contained, Fremont Fire Department Division Chief Diane Hendry said on Friday. In a tweet earlier th....
ERCOT expects Texas power demand to break June record in heat wave

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:58:47 -0400

(Reuters) - Homes and businesses in Texas are expected to set a daily electricity consumption record for June on Friday as consumers crank up their air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, accor....
Where are the beds? Questions surround Trump's plan to hold families in detention

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:37:17 -0400

One child stopped eating and fell into a depression. A third child started biting other children. The Dilley site is one of only three in the United States designed to hold parents and children toge....
Hundreds block Pittsburgh interstate in police shooting protest

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:25:55 -0400

Antwon Rose, 17, was shot and killed on Tuesday by an East Pittsburgh police officer as he ran from a vehicle after it was stopped by police who were searching for suspect in an earlier drive-by shoot....
Thirty-three children fall ill at Florida summer camp

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 05:04:09 -0400

Some of those affected complained of headaches and vomited and one person passed out, CBS News reported, citing Highlands County Public Safety Director Marc Bashoor. The cause of the illness was unkn....
U.S. accuses Chinese man of smuggling anti-submarine warfare devices

Fri, 22 Jun 2018 03:40:01 -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 ....
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....
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....