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Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:47:54 -0400

A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault told a Senate panel on Thursday the professor will not testify on Monday as Repu....
Rap mogul Marion 'Suge' Knight pleads no contest to manslaughter

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:41:22 -0400

Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight pleaded no contest in Los Angeles on Thursday to manslaughter, part of a plea agreement with prosecutors that calls for him to serve 28 years in prison. Knight, co-foun....
American Airlines joins rivals in hiking U.S. baggage fees by five dollars

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:33:23 -0400

American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it would raise domestic U.S. baggage fees by $5, joining major rivals in the price hike amid higher fuel costs. The largest U.S. airline said it would hik....
A year after deadly Maria, U.S. housing funds on way to Puerto Rico

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:58:39 -0400

A year after Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico with 150 mile-per-hour (241 kph) winds, government officials on Thursday announced that about $1.5 billion in federal funds aimed primarily at r....
Judge bars parade of Cosby accusers at sentencing hearing

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:55:06 -0400

A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday denied a request by prosecutors to allow additional women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct to tell their stories at his sentencing hearing on ....
Man charged with trying to steal jet plane at Orlando airport

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:49:23 -0400

The man, a student at Florida Institute of Technology, did not manage to get the plane moving, Orlando-Melbourne International Airport spokeswoman Lori Booker told reporters. The man parked his car a....
Trump releases first two names of U.S. war dead handed over by North Korea

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:43:52 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump released the names on Thursday of two Army soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War whose remains were handed over by North Korea this year in a goodwill gesture. Trump....
Nine killed, including seven suspected illegal immigrants, in Arizona car crash

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:26:45 -0400

A sport utility vehicle carrying seven suspected illegal immigrants was hit head-on by another car on an Arizona highway, killing nine people and seriously injuring two others, state police said on Th....
New York lawsuit targets student loan debt relief fraud

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:24:03 -0400

New York's attorney general on Thursday sued 10 companies and two executives over their alleged roles in a scam to induce thousands of struggling borrowers into buying student loan debt relief service....
Maryland woman kills three people and herself in warehouse gun rampage

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:11:54 -0400

The shooting unfolded shortly after the suspect, a temporary employee there, reported for work around 9 a.m. EDT at the warehouse in Perryman, Maryland, about 34 miles (55 km) northeast of Baltimore, ....
Ex-prosecutor to examine New York archdiocese sex abuse policies

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:55:01 -0400

Barbara Jones, who retired as a U.S. district judge in 2013, said she and a team of lawyers would have unfettered access to all materials as they reviewed sex abuse claim policies and procedures in th....
Kavanaugh's accuser ready to testify under certain conditions: New York Times

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:56:46 -0400

A lawyer for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, professor Christine Blasey Ford, told a U.S. Senate committee on Thursday that Ford would be prepared to testify next week if the terms ar....
Over 104,000 without power in North Carolina after Florence

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:55:20 -0400

(Reuters) - More than 104,000 homes and businesses in North Carolina were still without power on Thursday after Hurricane Florence hit the state's coast on Sept. 14, according to local power companies....
U.S. court rules for Colorado 'intersex' veteran denied passport

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:36:25 -0400

Navy veteran Dana Zzyym, a Colorado resident born in 1958 with ambiguous sex characteristics, sued the federal government for refusing to issue a passport because it requires an applicant to denote ge....
Trump chips away at liberal U.S. appeals court majorities

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:44:06 -0400

Although there are no guarantees a judge will rule the way a president might like, the number of Republican and Democratic appointees is generally an indicator of an appeals court's conservative-liber....
Muslim-American can sue over 'no-fly list': U.S. appeals court

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:25:34 -0400

Reversing a lower court ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Portland, Oregon said Yonas Fikre's due process claims did not become moot when he was removed from the list without explanatio....
Suspect in Maryland shooting is 'down': NBC News

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:32:49 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The suspect in an alleged shooting at a Rite Aid Corp facility near Aberdeen, Maryland, is "down" and the incident is over, NBC News said on Thursday, citing multiple ....
Hurricane raises questions about rebuilding along North Carolina's coast

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:33:48 -0400

The privately owned Rodanthe pier has already undergone half a million dollars in renovation in seven years and the owners started a new round of repairs this week. “The maintenance and upkeep on a w....
Flooding expected to worsen in Carolinas in Florence's aftermath

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:26:04 -0400

Flooding from rain-swollen rivers was expected to worsen across the Carolinas on Thursday and the next couple of days in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which killed 36 people in three states, fo....
Trump urges Republicans to 'get tough' on border wall spending

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:32:52 -0400

The Senate passed a massive spending package that included a provision to fund the federal government through Dec. 7.....
Creator of 3-D printed guns flies to Taiwan amid U.S. sex assault accusation

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:03:01 -0400

Cody Wilson, 30, was placed under investigation after a counsellor on Aug. 22 told police that a 16-year-old girl had said she was paid $500 to have sex with Wilson at an Austin hotel, Austin Police C....
Mavs' Cuban to donate $10 million after probe into workplace harassment

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:19:54 -0400

The investigation followed a Sports Illustrated report in February that described a culture in the Mavericks' front office "rife with misogyny and predatory sexual behavior". The findings of an indep....
New Mexico observatory closure stemmed from FBI child porn probe: documents

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:44:47 -0400

The National Solar Observatory in Sunspot, New Mexico, was evacuated without public explanation on Sept. 6, leading to a swirl of social media speculation and rumors driven by its proximity to two U.S....
U.S. Catholic Church plans hotline for complaints of abuse by bishops

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 21:24:04 -0400

The hotline was one of several moves unveiled on Wednesday by bishops to try to rebuild trust in the U.S. church hierarchy after recent allegations that bishops had abused children and covered up deca....
NBA- Mavs' Cuban to donate $10 million after probe into workplace harassment

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:05:19 -0400

The investigation followed a Sports Illustrated report in February that described a culture in the Mavericks' front office "rife with misogyny and predatory sexual behavior". The findings of an indep....
More than 53,000 Carolinas customers without power after Florence

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:02:43 -0400

(Reuters) - More than 53,600 U.S. homes and businesses, mostly in North Carolina and South Carolina, were still without power on Wednesday, after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast last w....
Trump defends Supreme Court nominee, accuser faces deadline

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:58:52 -0400

President Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his defense of his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, saying it was hard to imagine Brett Kavanaugh committed a sexual assault and that it would be unfortunate ....
Four wounded as gunman chases wife into Pennsylvania court building

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:39:04 -0400

Three others, including a police officer, were wounded in the incident that began with an argument between the man and woman outside the court building in Masontown, a small borough south of Pittsburg....
Lawyer for Kavanaugh's accuser says Senate panel rushing to hearing

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:23:47 -0400

A lawyer for a woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault on Wednesday criticized the Senate Judiciary Committee for scheduling a hearing on the matter for Mond....
Creator of 3-D printed guns flies to Taiwan amid U.S. sex assault accusation

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:48:57 -0400

Cody Wilson, 30, was placed under investigation after a counselor on Aug. 22 told police that a 16-year-old girl had said she was paid $500 to have sex with Wilson at an Austin hotel, Austin Police Co....
U.S. judge dismisses GM ignition switch criminal case

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:42:50 -0400

U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan approved a request filed Monday by federal prosecutors to dismiss the two-count criminal information. In 2015, GM entered into a deferred prosecution agreement with ....
Sessions limits U.S. judges' ability to dismiss deportation cases

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:27:55 -0400

Unlike the federal judiciary system, U.S. immigration courts fall under the Department of Justice and the attorney general can rewrite opinions issued by the Board of Immigration Appeals. Sessions, a....
'Calm before storm,' Trump warns South Carolina after Florence deluge

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:08:36 -0400

"Over the next couple of days, it's going to get rough in South Carolina... Whatever you need from Washington, we are there," Trump told an official briefing in Conway, South Carolina. "Now it looks ....
Elizabeth Smart says prison release of her captor poses danger

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:53:42 -0400

One of Smart's captors, Brian David Mitchell, was sentenced to life imprisonment. Barzee had been scheduled to be in prison until 2024 but was released after prison officials recalculated her senten....
Delta joins United, JetBlue in hiking U.S. baggage fees to $30

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:51:35 -0400

Delta Airlines Inc, the second-largest U.S. airline, on Wednesday joined other major airlines in hiking domestic flight baggage fees by $5 per bag to $30. Delta, United and JetBlue are now charging $....
Grassley sets Friday deadline for Trump top court pick Kavanaugh's accuser

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:44:31 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexually assaulting her decades ago has until Friday morning to provide prep....
Immigrant accused of killing Iowa student pleads not guilty

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:36:16 -0400

Cristhian Bahena Rivera, a 24-year-old farm worker from Mexico accused of stabbing 20-year-old Tibbetts, appeared in a black-and-white striped jumpsuit at his arraignment in Poweshiek County Courthous....
A picture and its story: Dogs in the disaster zone

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:23:05 -0400

Three days after Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina, I was documenting the damage to Wilmington and communities to the south when I was tipped that volunteer rescuers were headed to a ....
U.S. prosecutors charge three men in $364 million Ponzi scheme

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:15:34 -0400

Federal prosecutors have accused three men of portraying themselves as investment professionals and using a phony portfolio of consumer debt to defraud hundreds of unwary investors out of tens of mill....
Opposition to Kavanaugh grows, support at historic low: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:12:51 -0400

The Sept. 11-17 poll found that 36 percent http://polling.reuters.com/#!response/TM1519Y18/type/day/dates/20180801-20180918/collapsed/true of adults surveyed did not want Kavanaugh in the Supreme Cour....
Tightening Texas race boosts Democrats' hopes of taking Senate: Reuters poll

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:15:47 -0400

The Democratic congressman aiming to unseat Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in Texas has pulled even in the race, a Reuters poll found, a spark of hope for a party seeking a Senate majority to curb P....
Some gun-toting Texans embrace Democrat's call for tougher firearm laws

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:13:16 -0400

Martin’s nuanced view on firearms - he loves them but wants to see tougher restrictions - is one U.S. Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke hopes is gaining traction in Texas. O'Rourke, a congressman from E....
Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:08:36 -0400

A woman who has accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault decades ago wants her allegations to be investigated by the FBI before she appears at a U.S. ....
Los Angeles, city of fashion and glamour, moves to ban fur products

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:15:08 -0400

The city of Los Angeles, a leading center of the world's fashion industry, moved on Tuesday toward becoming the largest U.S. metropolis to outlaw the sale and manufacture of most fur products within i....
U.S Judiciary Committee chairman says 'no reason to delay' Ford testimony

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:04:47 -0400

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday there is no reason to delay the testimony of Christine Bassley Ford, and an invitation for her to appear before the committee on Mond....
Hog deaths, manure flooding from Florence seen surpassing 2016 hurricane

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:32:57 -0400

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services projected the animal death toll after emergency workers and veterinarians spent days in the field assessing losses at farms following....
Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify: lawyer

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:05:35 -0400

A woman who has accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault decades ago wants her allegations to be investigated by the FBI before she appears at a U.S. ....
Trump says FBI should not probe allegations against top court pick

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:30:55 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the FBI should not investigate a California professor's allegations of sexual assault against Trump's pick for U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, add....
Over 267,000 customers without power in Carolinas after Florence

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:24:19 -0400

(Reuters) - More than 267,000 U.S. homes and businesses, mostly in North Carolina and South Carolina, were still without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Frida....
Hog deaths, manure flooding from Florence seen surpassing 2016 hurricane

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:07:16 -0400

More than 2,800 hogs on farms in North Carolina are estimated to have died in flooding from Hurricane Florence, exceeding the number killed in the state's last major hurricane two years ago, the state....