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Over 100 Central American migrants detained in northern Mexico

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 23:17:36 -0400

Mexican police and federal officials on Saturday detained 107 Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States in the border city of Reynosa, the government of the northeastern state of Ta....
Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 20:44:40 -0400

Record flooding along the Missouri River has impaired treatment of drinking supplies in Kansas City, raising health risks for infants, the elderly and others with compromised immune systems, the munic....
Attorney general pores over Russia report, details may come Sunday

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 19:20:13 -0400

WASHINGTON/WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr pored over a special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump ca....
Flooding impairs drinking water treatment for Kansas City, Missouri

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 17:47:26 -0400

The public health advisory came as utility crews struggled to replace broken pumps at a wastewater treatment plant submerged by floodwaters about 30 miles upstream in Leavenworth, Kansas, a town of 35....
Houston petrochemical disaster stretches to sixth day, impacting key port

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:53:21 -0400

Fallout from a petrochemical fire outside Houston continued for a sixth day on Saturday, with emergency workers struggling to remove volatile fuels from exposed tanks and ship traffic disrupted on the....
Summary of Mueller report will not come on Saturday -official

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 13:30:01 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General William Barr's summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded ....
Explainer: How much of the Mueller report must U.S. attorney general disclose?

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:08:05 -0400

Justice Department regulations governing special counsels adopted in 1999 give Barr, the top U.S. law enforcement official, broad discretion in deciding how much to release to Congress and the public.....
Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:08:05 -0400

Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee. The special counse....
Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 11:08:05 -0400

Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign....
Under heavy fire from Trump, Mueller soldiered on in Russia probe

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:48:37 -0400

In this rare public appearance in May 2017, Mueller did not bring up President Donald Trump or the investigation, but offered a clear message stressing the importance of honesty and integrity. "You c....
Letter from U.S. attorney general to lawmakers on Mueller report

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 10:48:37 -0400

The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to the heads of the Senate and House of Representatives Judiciary committees after Special Counsel Robert Muell....
Factbox: Who did not face charges in Mueller's probe?

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:39:35 -0400

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday appeared to end his probe without bringing criminal charges against several individuals he had investigated, including advisers and family members of Pres....
Factbox: Smoke or fire? Contacts between Trump campaign and Russia

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:39:35 -0400

Trump and Moscow have denied any collusion. Mueller handed in the keenly awaited report on his probe, the Justice Department said on Friday. U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded Russia interfer....
Factbox: A scorecard of key players in U.S. special counsel Russia probe

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:39:35 -0400

U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded Russia interfered in the presidential election with a campaign of hacking and propaganda to sow discord in the United States and damage the Republican Trump's....
Factbox: Guilty pleas, indictments abound in Trump-Russia probe

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:39:35 -0400

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people, including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian ....
Immigrant portraits in New York art show face down Trump

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:20:06 -0400

Immigrant faces captured in life-sized portraits by artist Betsy Ashton look the viewer straight in the eye, as if eager to tell their stories of leaving home to brave new struggles in a strange land.....
Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:14:56 -0400

Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaot....
Jury clears Pennsylvania police officer of murder in Antwon Rose shooting

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:13:11 -0400

A Pittsburgh jury on Friday unanimously found that a white police officer did not commit murder when he fatally shot black teenager Antwon Rose, an incident that sparked protests and fueled a debate a....
High times in Beverly Hills, with pot delivery and a Gucci ashtray

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 22:23:35 -0400

High-end department store Barneys New York has given the marijuana lifestyle the luxury treatment, launching a range of pot-themed products this week in the latest sign a drug once associated with boh....
Mueller submits Trump-Russia report, lawmakers urge quick release

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 21:04:49 -0400

Marking the end of his nearly two-year investigation that ensnared former Trump aides and Russian intelligence officers and cast a cloud over the Republican businessman's presidency, Mueller submitted....
U.S. agency error exposes 2.3 million disaster survivors to fraud: watchdog

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:52:18 -0400

The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) exposed 2.3 million disaster survivors to possible identity theft and fraud by improperly sharing sensitive personal information with an outside com....
Texas petrochemical fire prompts hundreds to visit health clinic

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:25:57 -0400

Hundreds of neighborhood residents of a petrochemical plant that burned for three days and briefly emitted cancer-causing benzene into the air brought their coughs, headaches and other symptoms to a m....
Houston petrochemical fire put out after it re-ignites, had added to shipping woes

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 20:25:57 -0400

A petrochemical fire was quickly put out after it had re-ignited Friday at a fuel storage facility outside Houston, which had compounded the danger from a containment wall breach earlier in the day th....
Mueller submits Trump-Russia report, clamor grows for its quick release

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:34:50 -0400

Marking the end of his nearly two-year investigation that ensnared former Trump aides and Russian intelligence officers and cast a cloud over the Republican businessman's presidency, Mueller submitted....
Main Mueller report findings to be made public when Congress receives them: official

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:34:50 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The main conclusions of the report written by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be made public when they are delivered to Congress, a senior Justice Department official t....
FEMA error exposes 2.3 million disaster survivors to fraud: watchdog

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:25:43 -0400

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General (OIG) said FEMA had shared financial records and other sensitive information of people who had participated in an emergency shelt....
Explainer: Why Trump's legal woes go beyond the Mueller report

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:24:05 -0400

Other ongoing investigations and litigation are focusing on issues including his businesses and financial dealings, personal conduct, charitable foundation and inaugural committee. The special counse....
Missouri River flooding forces evacuation of 7,500 from waterfront city

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:18:32 -0400

Record floodwaters that submerged vast stretches of Nebraska and Iowa farmland along America's longest river reached a new crest on Friday at the waterfront city of St. Joseph, Missouri, forcing chaot....
Houston petrochemical fire put out after it re-ignites, had added to shipping woes

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 19:13:55 -0400

A petrochemical fire was quickly put out after it had re-ignited Friday at a fuel storage facility outside Houston, which had compounded the danger from a containment wall breach earlier in the day th....
Under heavy fire from Trump, Mueller soldiered on in Russia probe

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:22:11 -0400

In this rare public appearance in May 2017, Mueller did not bring up President Donald Trump or the investigation, but offered a clear message stressing the importance of honesty and integrity. "You c....
Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:16:08 -0400

Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign....
Factbox: Smoke or fire? Contacts between Trump campaign and Russia

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:00:14 -0400

Trump and Moscow have denied any collusion. Mueller handed in the keenly awaited report on his probe, the Justice Department said on Friday. U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded Russia interfer....
Letter from U.S. attorney general to lawmakers on Mueller report

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:40:25 -0400

The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to the heads of the Senate and House of Representatives Judiciary committees after Special Counsel Robert Muell....
U.S. asylum seekers returned to Mexico despite fear claims under policy challenged in court

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:30:53 -0400

SAN FRANCISCO/TIJUANA (Reuters) - Two people from Central America seeking asylum in the United States were sent back across the border to Mexico on Thursday, despite their claims that a return to Mexi....
Citizenship question on U.S. Census would cause Hispanic undercount by millions: study

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:21:20 -0400

The study by the Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy is the first to assess the impact of the proposed question since U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross a....
Petrochemical fire reignites at fuels storage facility outside Houston

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:09:01 -0400

(Reuters) - A petrochemical fire flared anew on Friday at a massive fuel storage facility on the Houston Ship Channel, compounding efforts to halt a chemicals leak at the Mitsui & Co.'s Interconti....
U.S. judge recommends Manafort serve sentence in Maryland prison

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:01:53 -0400

The U.S. judge overseeing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial in Washington recommended on Friday that his sentence be served at a prison in Cumberland, Maryland. Earlier this month,....
Ex-Chinese construction exec found guilty in U.S. of forced labor charges

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:56:09 -0400

A former executive for a Chinese construction company was found guilty on Friday of U.S. charges that he forced Chinese laborers to work in the New York area under a form of debt bondage. Dan Zhong, ....
U.S. adds criminal charges against ex-Autonomy CEO Lynch

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:46:37 -0400

Lynch faces a new charge of securities fraud, which carries a maximum prison term of 25 years, as well as additional charges of wire fraud and conspiracy in the 17-count indictment filed with the fede....
Trump: 'I know nothing' about Kushner's WhatsApp messaging

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:44:47 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he knew nothing about son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's use of the WhatsApp encrypted messaging tool, a day after a top Democratic congressman pr....
New Jersey sues company over illegal 'ghost gun' sales

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:37:47 -0400

The civil lawsuit against U.S. Patriot Armory and its founder James Tromblee Jr was filed three days after Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced the arrests of four men for conspiring to sell six h....
Teen arrested over racist threat that closed Charlottesville schools

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 13:49:53 -0400

City leaders have worked to ease racial tensions in the city since a white nationalist rally in August 2017 descended into violence, with a white nationalist killing a counter-protester and injuring o....
UCLA soccer coach charged in admissions fraud scandal resigns

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:27:43 -0400

The University of California, Los Angeles' men's soccer coach, Jorge Salcedo, who is among those charged in the biggest college admissions fraud scheme ever uncovered in the United States, resigned hi....
GM confirms plans to build new EV, invest $300 million in Michigan plant

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 11:34:15 -0400

The largest U.S. automaker has come under heavy criticism from President Donald Trump in recent days over its decision to end production at its Lordstown, Ohio, assembly plant earlier this month. GM ....
Tyson recalls tons of chicken strips for possible metal contamination

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:29:38 -0400

Tyson Foods is recalling some 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips that may have been contaminated with metal, the top U.S. meat processor said on Friday, marking its second recall thi....
Engineering elections? U.S. top court examines electoral map manipulation

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:39:38 -0400

Thanks to partisan gerrymandering - a practice the Supreme Court will examine on Tuesday in two cases that could impact American politics for decades - that is no longer the case. A U.S. House of Rep....
Democrats push financial inclusion as 2020 election race heats up

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 07:13:10 -0400

Following the 2008 financial crisis, many banks pulled back from their poorest customers. The shift has had lasting costs for millions of Americans now struggling to access mainstream financial servi....
Climate change's fingerprints are on U.S. Midwest floods: scientists

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 05:40:06 -0400

The "bomb cyclone" that dumped rain on Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri and killed at least four people now threatens a wider region downstream of swollen rivers and smashed levees. "The atmosphere is pre....
Amid U.S. Midwest flooding, residents in Missouri, Kansas rush to fill sandbags

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 21:04:29 -0400

Flooding of the Missouri River triggered by last week's so-called "bomb cyclone" storm has already inflicted damage estimated at nearly $1.5 billion in Nebraska, killed at least four people in Nebrask....
New Mexico compound suspects plead not guilty, targeted as Muslims: lawyers

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 20:37:54 -0400

The three women and two men faced charges last week of conspiring to support planned attacks on U.S. law enforcement officers, military members and government employees while living in their makeshift....