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Jul 22, 2019

Thousands jam San Juan streets to demand Puerto Rico's governor resign
Thousands of people blocked a major San Juan highway on Monday in a protest aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Mexico foreign minister says Pompeo did not discuss 'safe third country' plan
Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the previous day an earlier demand that Mexico become a safe third country.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

San Juan streets packed with protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign
Thousands of people poured into the streets of San Juan on Monday in protests aimed at forcing Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello to resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from deadly 2017 hurricanes.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Thousands fill streets of San Juan to demand Puerto Rico's governor resign
Thousands of people began pouring into the streets of San Juan on Monday morning in massive demonstrations to demand that Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello resign over offensive chat messages.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Democratic candidate Warren sees U.S. economic downturn; urges quick steps
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Exclusive: Air Force suspends fee payments to landlord Balfour Beatty following Reuters report
The U.S. Air Force has suspended paying incentive fees at all 21 military housing bases operated by landlord Balfour Beatty Communities following a Reuters-CBS News report that the company falsified maintenance records at an Oklahoma base to help it qualify for millions of dollars in bonuses.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Bayer could benefit from home advantage in St. Louis Roundup cancer trial: experts
Bayer AG , facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump
A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Factbox: Which House Democrats want to impeach Trump?
Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Thousands expected to demonstrate Monday against Puerto Rico's governor, hold general strike
Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of San Juan on Monday morning in massive demonstrations to demand that the U.S. territory's governor resign over offensive chat messages.

Reuters US News
Jul 22, 2019

Longtime New York District Attorney, scourge of white-collar criminals, dies at 99: NYT
Robert Morgenthau, 99, who became the scourge of white-collar criminals over three decades as the Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday, his family told the New York Times.

Reuters US News
Jul 21, 2019

Puerto Rico governor refuses to resign as island braces for big protest
Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over leaked chat messages.

Reuters US News
Jul 21, 2019

As U.S. heat wave breaks records, cooling centers offer relief
With a record-breaking heat wave intensifying over much of the U.S. Midwest and East Coast through the weekend, it was a bad time for Annie McQueen's air conditioner to break down in her New York City apartment.

Reuters US News
Jul 21, 2019

Mueller report shows evidence Trump committed crimes, House Judiciary chairman says
The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jul 21, 2019

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will pause its enforcement of a new rule barring federally funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, the Washington Post reported late on Saturday.

Reuters US News
Jul 20, 2019

Trump relished rally chant, Ocasio-Cortez tells constituents in Queens
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on Saturday that President Donald Trump relished a chant by the crowd at a campaign rally this week that called for a Democratic congresswoman to be sent back where she came from.

Reuters US News
Jul 20, 2019

Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing
Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two crew mates to space for humankind's first steps on the lunar surface 50 years ago.

Reuters US News
Jul 20, 2019

Massive heat wave bakes central, eastern U.S., with sweaty night ahead
A gargantuan heat wave hunkered down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday, sending residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat index of 106 degrees F (41 C) with even steamier conditions in the forecast.

Reuters US News
Jul 20, 2019

U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island
Several U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and lawmakers on Friday demanded Puerto Rico's governor step down over offensive chat messages, as thousands on the Caribbean island staged a seventh day of protests to seek his resignation.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Riding horses and banging drums, Puerto Ricans demand that governor quit
Thousands of Puerto Ricans, led by protesters on horseback and with some banging drums and singing, marched on the governor's residence on Friday demanding that he resign over hundreds of vulgar and offensive leaked chat messages.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives
U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only for humanitarian use.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins life term in Colorado 'Supermax' prison
Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," entered a Colorado prison known as "the Alcatraz of the Rockies" on Friday to begin a life sentence after being found guilty of a raft of crimes including conspiracy to commit murder.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Puerto Rico governor faces calls for impeachment over chats
Puerto Rico's embattled governor came under growing pressure to resign or be impeached on Friday after the leak of hundreds of vulgar and offensive chat messages, as the Caribbean island's trade unions staged another protest march in San Juan.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data
A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two decades though officials never found proof he shared it with anyone.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

U.S. Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives
U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Friday called President Donald Trump's latest anti-immigration initiatives "unacceptable" and warned his administration against misappropriating funding authorized only for humanitarian use.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

CDC links two deaths to multi-state salmonella outbreak
Two people have died following a multi-state outbreak of salmonella infections linked to backyard poultry, U.S. health officials said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract
Four Republican members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: Pentagon
Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed at 'Supermax' prison in Colorado
Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," has been transferred to a "Supermax" prison in Colorado where no one has ever escaped, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said in a statement on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle'
An immigrant to the United States, Suzanne Vale took no offense at Republican President Donald Trump's tweet this week telling Democratic congresswomen they are free to "go back" to their ancestral homes if America is not to their liking.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Fifth U.S. city will process applications from migrants returned to Mexico
The U.S. government on Friday named Brownsville, Texas, as a fifth city for processing applications from asylum seekers and other migrants returned to Mexico pending a decision, the latest initiative in President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policy.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Four U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract
Four members of U.S. Congress, including House Armed Services Committee ranking member Mac Thornberry, sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Thursday urging him to move forward with a $10 billion cloud contract with the Department of Defense.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law
Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal justice reform law signed last year by President Donald Trump, the Justice Department said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Ex-Trump aide Hicks denies involvement in hush money talks: lawyer
An attorney for former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks denied on Friday that she was involved in discussions during the 2016 presidential campaign about a hush-money payment to a porn star who claimed to have had a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct
When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Heat wave gripping eastern, central U.S. to intensify over weekend
A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper
U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according to court documents unsealed on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Heat wave broils eastern, central U.S., utilities poised for demand
A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38°C) in Washington, D.C., and leading utilities to take steps to prevent power outages.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

New border city added to program returning migrants to wait for U.S. hearings in Mexico
The U.S. government will start returning migrants to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexico through Brownsville, Texas on Friday, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct
When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign
As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidential front-runner, Joe Biden, has been quietly reminding voters in Iowa there remains a middle ground.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Four Chicago police officers fired for cover-up in Laquan McDonald killing
A Chicago police panel on Thursday fired four officers over the shooting death of a black teenager, Laquan McDonald, in 2014, a case that highlighted racial tension in the United States' third-largest city.

Reuters US News
Jul 19, 2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student
An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Canada's Trudeau condemns Trump attacks: 'That is not how we do things'
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday added his voice to those condemning an attack by U.S. President Donald Trump against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying "that is not how we do things in Canada."

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen
President Donald Trump doubled down on his attacks against four minority U.S. congresswomen on Monday and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist, prompting outrage from Democrats, who moved to condemn him in the House of Representatives.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule'
Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state plans to step in to fund those clinics.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial
American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon
ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Fort Lauderdale suffers water shortage after construction mishap
Faucets in the Florida city of Fort Lauderdale began running dry on Thursday after a construction firm damaged a water main, forcing the closure of City Hall and a number of businesses on a hot summer day as officials pledged to solve the problem.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

More Puerto Rico protests planned as governor resists calls to resign
Massive and at times violent protests in Puerto Rico showed no sign of stopping as labor unions on Thursday organized a Friday march to keep up pressure on the governor to resign, while dozens of guns were stolen in a raid on police firearms center.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

FBI documents point to Trump role in hush money for porn star Daniels
FBI documents unsealed on Thursday suggest that Donald Trump was actively involved in engineering a hush-money payment shortly before the 2016 election to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encounter with him, as his personal lawyer Michael Cohen, campaign team and others scrambled to head off a scandal.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later
Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day came home on Thursday in a White House ceremony.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Trump disavows 'send her back' rally chant, many Republicans alarmed
President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry the incendiary mantra could set the tone for the 2020 campaign.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student
An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

U.S. Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: source
The U.S. Justice Department has told T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp to wrap up a deal by the end of next week to sell assets that are to be divested as a condition of their proposed merger or face a lawsuit aimed at stopping the transaction, a source familiar with the deal said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

'Send her back' chant at Trump rally catches Republicans off guard
Chants of "send her back" by supporters of President Donald Trump, attacking Somali-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, triggered a wave of concern among congressional Republicans on Thursday, while Omar said Trump was "spewing fascist ideology."

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

U.S. Navy searching for missing sailor in Arabian Sea: statement
The U.S. navy and other ships are conducting search and rescue operations for a missing U.S. sailor in the Arabian Sea, the Bahrain-based U.S. Fifth Fleet said.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon
President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Documents detail Trump team's efforts to arrange payment to porn star
Documents released by a judge's order on Thursday detailed a flurry of communications involving Donald Trump, his campaign team and former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to engineer hush-money payments to a porn actress who said she had a sexual encounter with the president shortly before the 2016 election.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial
American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment released
Nearly 900 pages of documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn actress and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president were made public on Thursday, providing new insight into an investigation that landed Cohen in prison.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Justice Department may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger: CNBC
The U.S. Justice Department would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing sources.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day coming home 75 years later
Shot through by German machine gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag that flew on the first U.S. invading ship on D-Day is being returned home on Thursday in a White House ceremony.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to stay behind bars, loses appeal of conviction
A federal appeals court upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in his hedge funds and conspiring to manipulate the stock of Retrophin Inc, a biotechnology company he ran.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli loses appeal of conviction, sentence
A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the conviction and seven-year prison term of Martin Shkreli, the former pharmaceutical executive known as "Pharma Bro," for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Documents on Trump ex-lawyer's porn star hush payment to be released
Documents regarding hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to a porn star and a Playboy model who said they had sexual encounters with the president are set to be made public on Thursday, offering a window into a probe that began last year and landed Cohen in prison.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Judge to decide whether Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars on sex trafficking charges
A U.S. judge is expected to decide on Thursday whether American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain jailed while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls or be released to his Manhattan mansion under house arrest.

Reuters US News
Jul 18, 2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student
An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Hawaiian protesters seek to block telescope project but state vows to proceed
Protesters led by a group of native Hawaiian elders delayed the start of construction on Wednesday for a giant new telescope atop Hawaii's tallest mountain, but state officials began making arrests and vowed the project would ultimately proceed.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Ohio Senate passes bill to save state's two nuclear power plants
The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that will create financial subsidies to stop the state's two nuclear power reactors from retiring early, according to market analysts tracking the legislation.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Protesters vent anger at NY mayor, U.S. DOJ after chokehold decision
Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest the U.S. Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against a New York City policeman in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China
A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in
As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week, those at the front of the line in Mexican border cities found the gates to the United States were still open, though they will face a much higher bar to stay.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Judge in Durst murder case rules jurors may consider handwriting evidence
Jurors in real estate scion Robert Durst's trial for murder may consider handwriting evidence that prosecutors say implicates him in the killing of his longtime friend, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Hundreds protest in New York after police officer avoids charges in chokehold case
Several hundred people took to the streets of New York on Wednesday to protest a decision by the U.S. Department of Justice not to bring federal charges against a policeman accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in 2014.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding
U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students
An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for black students in order to "end their pro-black agenda."

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Biden versus Sanders: Top 2020 contenders snipe over healthcare policy
Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Bernie Sanders are waging a public battle this week over universal healthcare, staking out competing turf on an issue that has become the most divisive in the party's primary campaign.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China
Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence him to death or life in prison.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

New York mayor says he regrets trusting U.S. Justice Department on Garner chokehold case
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday that he regrets trusting the U.S. Department of Justice after federal prosecutors declined to charge a city policeman who used a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, five years ago.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

California settles decades-long lawsuit over lead paint, but outcome is bittersweet
When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

U.S. rights groups ask courts to freeze Trump asylum rule
The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups that sued to block the Trump administration's latest initiative to bar almost all asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border have asked courts to freeze the measure while their cases are heard.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

U.S. FAA to again delay drone tracking rule: document
The Federal Aviation Administration has again delayed plans to propose new rules requiring the remote identification of drones, according to records and a member of Congress on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border
The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Pentagon approves additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border
The Pentagon said on Wednesday it had approved a request to send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's controversial immigration crackdown.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Pelosi says she would like to have U.S. debt limit proposal on House floor by July 25
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she would like to have a proposal on raising the U.S. debt ceiling on the House floor by July 25.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Judge orders release of documents related to hush payments by Trump's ex-lawyer
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the release of documents relating to hush-money payments by Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen to two women who said they had sexual encounters years ago with the U.S. president, declaring the matter of "national importance."

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Paint makers reach $305 million settlement in California, ending marathon lead poisoning lawsuit
After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to mitigate poisoning dangers still present in old housing.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Ohio Senate to vote on bill to save state's nuclear power plants
The Ohio Senate will likely pass a bill on Wednesday that will create subsidies to avoid the early shutdown of the state's two nuclear power reactors, according to analysts and those watching the legislation.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to 'Supermax' prison to avoid a third
Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum-security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to life in prison, plus 30 years.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

U.S. judge blasts drug lord El Chapo's 'overwhelming evil,' imposes life sentence
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped maximum-security prisons in that country will spend the rest of his life in a U.S. penitentiary, a federal judge said on Wednesday after accusing him of "overwhelming evil."

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Sanders to urge 2020 rivals to reject health insurance industry donations
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, pushing an ambitious "Medicare for All" health plan that has split Democratic White House contenders, will urge his rivals on Wednesday to reject campaign donations from the health insurance and pharmaceutical industries.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

U.S. judge expected to put Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' behind bars for life
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, is scheduled to be sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday in what is likely one of the last chapters in a decades-long career.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third
Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Factbox: El Chapo's winding road from mountain village to drug lord to U.S. prison
Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who rose from humble origins in a mountain village to lead the Sinaloa Cartel, one of the world's most powerful drug trafficking gangs, is expected to be sentenced to life in a U.S. prison on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Man who threatened to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students faces sentencing
An Arizona man faces sentencing on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at its first commencement ceremony for African-Americans, saying he wanted to "end their pro-black agenda."

Reuters US News
Jul 17, 2019

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student
A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will spend the rest of his life in prison or be put to death.

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