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U.S. judge halts deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals


DETROIT A federal judge in Michigan halted on Monday the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals from the United States, the latest legal victory for the Iraqi nationals facing deportation in a closely watched case.

Trucker in Texas denies knowing immigrants were in stifling tractor trailer

SAN ANTONIO, Texas The truck driver accused of smuggling at least 100 illegal immigrants inside a sweltering tractor-trailer, 10 of whom died, has said he was unaware of the human cargo he was hauling until he took a rest stop in Texas, court papers showed on Monday. | Video

Jul 24 2017

Durst kicked man in face at party before wife disappeared: testimony

LOS ANGELES Real estate scion Robert Durst, whose ties to three slayings were portrayed in the HBO series "The Jinx," kicked a man in the face without provocation in 1981, breaking a bone, the man testified on Monday ahead of a highly anticipated murder trial.

Jul 24 2017

California teen driver arrested after fatal crash she reportedly livestreamed

(Please be advised that this story contains language in paragraphs 6, 7, 8 that may offend some readers; adds police confirmation that driver and deceased were sisters)

Jul 24 2017

Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican Senator John McCain, who has been recuperating in Arizona after being diagnosed with brain cancer, will return to Washington for a vote on healthcare reform on Tuesday, his office said in a statement on Monday.

'Pharma bro' Shkreli says he will not testify in securities fraud trial

Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur vilified as the "pharma bro" for raising the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent, said on Monday in federal court that he would not testify in his securities fraud trial.

Jul 24 2017

Kansas man gets 30-year sentence for foiled bomb plot targeting U.S. military base

A Kansas man was sentenced on Monday to 30 years in federal prison for plotting a failed suicide bombing at a U.S. military base on behalf of Islamic State, federal prosecutors said.

Jul 24 2017

Wells Fargo asks court to require client information be returned

NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Co has asked judges in New York and New Jersey to require a lawyer representing a former employee to immediately return reams of client information the bank mistakenly sent to the attorney, a bank spokeswoman said on Monday.

Money Jul 24 2017

U.S. allows fast processing again for some H-1B visa applications

The U.S. government said on Monday it would resume fast processing of H-1B visas requested by institutions of higher education and nonprofit and governmental research organizations, while leaving in place a longer approval time for companies that use the visas.

Jul 24 2017

Trump pleads with Republicans to roll back Obamacare

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday to "do the right thing" and fulfill seven years of campaign promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, Health, Jul 24 2017

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