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Trump slams federal court ruling on funding for 'sanctuary cities'


WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked a federal judge's ruling that blocked his executive order seeking to withhold funds from "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants, vowing to appeal it to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Fox News anchor, others hit network with race bias claims

Fox News is facing renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees, including a television anchor who said he was depicted as "the racist caricature of a black entertainer."

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Trump plan to cut taxes on businesses, repatriated profits: officials

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will release a tax plan on Wednesday that proposes to sharply slash business taxes and steeply discount the rate on corporate profits brought back into the United States, officials said. | Video

Politics, Election 2016 10:08am EDT

Exclusive: A New York hotel deal shows how some public pension funds help to enrich Trump

WASHINGTON Public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states have invested millions of dollars in an investment fund that owns a New York hotel and pays one of President Donald Trump's companies to run it, according to a Reuters review of public records. That arrangement could put Trump at risk of violating an obscure constitutional clause, some legal experts say. | Video

Politics, Election 2016 10:58am EDT

Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight to United States

LONDON A 3-foot giant rabbit has died on a United Airlines flight from London, prompting a review at the Chicago-based airline which faced a global backlash this month over its treatment of a passenger who was dragged from his seat.

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Trump to order broad review of national monuments

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday to identify national monuments that can be rescinded or resized - part of a push to open up more federal lands to drilling, mining and other development.

UBS must face ex-bond strategist's whistleblower lawsuit

NEW YORK A U.S. judge has ordered UBS Group AG to face a lawsuit by a former bond strategist who said he was fired in retaliation for refusing to publish misleading research reports and complaining about being pressured to do so.

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Palantir settles U.S. lawsuit charging bias against Asians

WASHINGTON The data analytics and security company Palantir Technologies Inc has agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to resolve charges it discriminated against Asian applicants for engineering jobs at its Palo Alto, California, office, the U.S. Labor Department said on Tuesday.

Tech, Apr 25 2017

Lawyer for ex-NFL star Hernandez denies letter mentioned prison lover

BOSTON A lawyer for former National Football League star Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday denied media reports that the athlete wrote a letter to a prison lover before hanging himself in his prison cell last week.

Sports, People, Apr 25 2017

Air travel to U.S. drops in first quarter, Canada, Mexico gain: ForwardKeys

BERLIN Air passenger arrivals in the United States fell in the first quarter of the year, while arrivals in Canada and Mexico rose, according to data from travel analysis company ForwardKeys.

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