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Singer R. Kelly charged with sexually abusing teenage girls

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 17:12:44 -0500

Grammy-winning singer R. Kelly was charged on Friday with criminal sexual abuse of at least three teenagers under age 17, the local state's attorney said, following years of allegations against the 52....
Florida mayor jailed, 'lucky he's not dead' after allegedly shooting at deputies

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:59:29 -0500

After Port Richey Mayor Dale Massad refused to open the front door when sheriff's deputies tried to execute a search warrant, SWAT team members forced it open and were met with gun fire, Pasco County ....
U.S. Senators launch bipartisan probe into rising insulin prices

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:34:50 -0500

Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Senator Ron Wyden, the committee's top Democrat, sent letters to the heads of Eli Lilly and Co, Novo Nordisk A/S and Sa....
Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged in Florida prostitution sting

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 16:31:51 -0500

Kraft, 77, a billionaire businessman who built the Patriots into the National Football League's most dominant franchise, was swept up in a police sting targeting sex-trafficking in day spas and massag....
Record-setting snowstorm buries parts of Arizona

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:28:15 -0500

AccuWeather predicted two to four feet (61 cm to 122 cm) of new snow would pile up in the higher elevations of Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado on Friday and warned of whiteout conditions on roads. A....
'El Chapo' to seek new trial after juror admits breaking rules

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 14:24:14 -0500

Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman intends to seek a new trial after one of the jurors who convicted him told Vice News that jurors read media about the case despite the judge's ins....
California couple plead guilty to torturing their 13 children

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 13:54:11 -0500

David Turpin, 57, and his wife Louise Turpin, 50, who were arraigned in Riverside County Superior Court, made the plea as part of a deal with prosecutors to serve sentences of 25 years to life in pris....
U.S. judge will not block Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan health venture's new hire

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 12:11:02 -0500

A federal judge on Friday declined to block a UnitedHealth Group Inc unit's former executive from working at a new healthcare venture launched by Amazon.com Inc, Berkshire Hathaway Inc and JPMorgan Ch....
New pipelines drain West Texas crude stocks to four-month low

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:20:00 -0500

Crude inventories in West Texas dropped this week to the lowest in four months after a converted pipeline began transporting crude from the nation's biggest shale oil field to the U.S. Gulf Coast, dat....
U.S. Coast Guard officer accused of terror plot could face more charges

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 11:11:19 -0500

A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of amassing a cache of weapons and plotting to attack Democratic politicians and journalists was ordered held for two weeks on Thursday while federal prosecutors ....
U.S. farmers receive $7.7 billion in trade aid to date: USDA

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 09:51:19 -0500

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Department of Agriculture has paid out $7.7 billion so far to farmers, William Northey, Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation, said on Friday, in aid designed....
War memorial or religious symbol? Cross fight reaches U.S. high court

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:42:56 -0500

There was nothing about it that made me think it was anything other than a Christian cross," Edwords, 70, said in an interview. Edwords and two other plaintiffs filed a 2014 lawsuit challenging the c....
U.S. judge weighs expanding lawsuit over family separations to cover more children

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 07:41:47 -0500

The Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said in a report published earlier this year that the agency had identified many more children in addition to ....
Prosecutors violated Victims Rights Act in deal for Florida financier: judge

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:33:17 -0500

A 2007 agreement by U.S. federal prosecutors not to charge Florida financier Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking of minors violated the legal rights of Epstein's alleged victims by keeping them in th....
Latest teachers strike launched in Oakland, California

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:31:23 -0500

The Oakland Unified School District vowed to keep schools open during the strike, saying it will use central office employees, principals and temporary emergency teachers to conduct classes for the di....
Trump, adult children urge dismissal of marketing scam lawsuit

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:30:26 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump and his adult children on Thursday urged a federal judge to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit accusing them of using the family name to promote sham marketing opportunities to....
North Carolina orders new U.S. House election after 'tainted' vote

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:09:48 -0500

The bipartisan board's 5-0 decision came after Republican candidate Mark Harris, confronted by days of evidence that an operative for his campaign orchestrated a ballot fraud scheme, called for a new ....
Secret U.S. prosecutors' deal violated Epstein victims' rights: judge

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:44:10 -0500

A 2007 agreement by U.S. federal prosecutors not to charge Florida financier Jeffrey Epstein with sex trafficking of minors violated the legal rights of Epstein's alleged victims by keeping them in th....
Trump, adult children urge dismissal of marketing scam lawsuit

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:02:24 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump and his adult children on Thursday urged a federal judge to dismiss a racketeering lawsuit accusing them of using the family name to promote sham marketing opportunities to....
Latest teachers strike launched in Oakland, California

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 17:49:11 -0500

The Oakland Unified School District vowed to keep schools open during the strike, saying it will use central office employees, principals and temporary emergency teachers to conduct classes for the di....
North Carolina elections board orders new U.S. House election

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:58:34 -0500

The bipartisan board's 5-0 decision came after Republican candidate Mark Harris requested a new vote, telling the panel that evidence of possible ballot fraud had undermined confidence in the election....
U.S. Coast Guard officer accused of terror plot could face more charges

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:40:57 -0500

A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of amassing a cache of weapons and plotting to attack Democratic politicians and journalists was ordered held for two weeks on Thursday while federal prosecutors ....
Army landlords agree to expand tenant rights, curb fees in latest reform after Reuters reports

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:26:08 -0500

Executives from seven real estate companies, which manage some 87,000 Army housing units at more than 40 bases, pledged a series of reforms following a Pentagon meeting earlier this week with the Army....
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals defends $375,000 drug price after Bernie Sanders rebuke

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:33:37 -0500

Sanders, a vocal critic of high drug prices, had written to Florida-based Catalyst earlier this month, asking it to justify its price for Firdapse, a medication for a rare neuromuscular disease that a....
Philadelphia sues seven big banks, alleges municipal bond collusion

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:24:04 -0500

The city of Philadelphia has filed an antitrust lawsuit accusing seven major banks of conspiring to inflate interest rates for a type of bond used by cities, towns and other public entities, costing t....
Former Trump campaign chief Manafort to be sentenced March 8

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:03:16 -0500

Manafort, 69, could spend the rest of his life in prison for charges stemming from his work as an international political consultant and lobbyist. Mueller is urging a federal judge in Virginia to imp....
Nestle investing $115 million to expand Purina factory in U.S.

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:06:09 -0500

ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle is investing $115 million to expand its Purina factory in Bloomfield, in the U.S. state of Missouri, the Swiss foodmaker said on Thursday, as it seeks to increase production ....
Factbox: Timeline of incidents in Jussie Smollett's alleged attack

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:02:08 -0500

Smollett, 36, tells police he was attacked at about 2 a.m. outside his apartment by two masked men who shouted racist and homophobic abuse, put a noose around his neck, and poured an unknown substance....
Trump urges U.S. telecommunications companies to step up 5G systems

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:33:19 -0500

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called on U.S. telecommunications companies to boost their work to build faster 5G wireless communications networks, saying they were lagging and at risk of bei....
DowDuPont's agricultural unit expects capex of $650 million this year

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:44:51 -0500

In the run up to becoming a standalone company, Corteva is also gearing up to broadly sell farmers in North America and Brazil a new type of genetically modified soybean for planting next year in a ch....
Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:34:15 -0500

The disclosure in Johnson & Johnson's annual report on Wednesday is the first time that the company disclosed it had received subpoenas from federal agencies regarding its talc powder products. The J....
New York City settles U.S. claims over Superstorm Sandy

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:32:28 -0500

New York City reached a $5.3 million settlement on Wednesday to resolve charges it improperly billed the U.S. government for damage to city vehicles caused by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. The ac....
U.S. judge dismisses boys' lawsuit against Trump climate rollbacks

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:32:16 -0500

(Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by two Pennsylvania boys and an environmental group seeking to stop U.S. President Donald Trump from rolling back regulations addressing climate cha....
FBI investigating deadly police raid in Houston

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:17:40 -0500

Officers raided a Houston home on Jan. 28 to serve a search warrant looking for narcotics, and in an ensuing shootout the home's occupants, Dennis Tuttle, 59, and Rhogena Nicholas, 58, were killed and....
West Virginia teachers to return to work after two-day strike

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:01:03 -0500

The state's educators, among the lowest-paid in the nation, sparked a wave of U.S. teachers' strikes last year when they walked off the job to demand higher pay. In their latest job action, teachers ....
Woman who joined Islamic State cannot return to U.S., Pompeo says

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:28:17 -0500

Hoda Muthana, 24, traveled to Syria over four years ago to join Islamic State, also known as ISIS. In media interviews this week from a detention camp in Syria, Muthana said she was sorry for her act....
U.S. arrests Coast Guard officer who planned mass attack: prosecutors

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:01:36 -0500

U.S. authorities have arrested a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant who described himself as a white nationalist and amassed a cache of weapons to "murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in this co....
U.S. Coast Guard officer who planned mass attack arrested -prosecutors

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:35:33 -0500

U.S. authorities have arrested a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant who described himself as a white nationalist and had amassed a cache of weapons to "murder innocent civilians on a scale rarely seen in thi....
In U.S., pope's summit on sex abuse seen as too little, too late

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:24:03 -0500

In the study of his home outside Washington, victims’ advocate Tom Doyle searched a shelf packed with books to find the thick report that led him to stop practicing as a priest and devote himself to h....
North Carolina Republican's son says warned father about operative's past

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:20:50 -0500

A state probe into the election for the 9th Congressional District has uncovered the fraudulent scheme by a consultant working for the campaign of candidate Mark Harris. The probe could lead to a new....
New York City settles U.S. claims over Superstorm Sandy

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:58:46 -0500

New York City reached a $5.3 million settlement on Wednesday to resolve charges it improperly billed the U.S. government for damage to city vehicles caused by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. The ac....
Constitution's 'excessive fines' ban bolstered by U.S. high court

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:27:00 -0500

The nine justices ruled unanimously in favor of an Indiana man named Tyson Timbs who argued that police violated his rights by seizing his $42,000 Land Rover vehicle after he was convicted as a heroin....
U.S. judge dismisses boys' lawsuit against Trump climate rollbacks

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:27:02 -0500

(Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by two Pennsylvania boys and an environmental group seeking to stop U.S. President Donald Trump from rolling back regulations addressing climate cha....
Snow, sleet threaten U.S. East Coast, hinder hundreds of flights

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:12:15 -0500

A winter storm bore down on the U.S. East Coast on Wednesday, threatening to snarl New York City's evening commute after hindering air travel along the East Coast and prompting the shutdown of federal....
Trump 'fear-mongering' fuels rise of U.S. hate groups to record: watchdog

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:24:37 -0500

The SPLC, which has tracked hate groups since 1971, found there were 1,020 operating in the United States in 2018, breaking the 1,018 record set in 2011. The group blamed Trump, whose administration ....
'El Chapo' lawyers may challenge conviction over juror remarks

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:23:56 -0500

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman may file a motion challenging his conviction on 10 criminal counts, after a juror told Vice News that jurors read media coverage of the case and discussed i....
Charter school battle extends West Virginia teacher strike

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:19:12 -0500

Although the charter school bill was defeated on Tuesday in the state House of Delegates, the strike continued, closing most of the state's 700 schools in an effort to stop lawmakers from reviving the....
Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as Justice Dept. No. 2: senior official

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:52:17 -0500

By Steve Holland and Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jeffrey Rosen as the next deputy U.S. attorney general, the White House said on Tuesday night, the la....
Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:45:55 -0500

The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kentucky by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann, 16, seeks $250 million in damages, the amount that Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com ....
Colorado man beat fiancé to death with bat, burned body: police

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:06:41 -0500

A Colorado man accused of murdering his fiancé last November beat the young mother to death with a baseball bat before burning her body, a homicide investigator told a hearing on Tuesday, a court offi....