Private prisons in the United States are cashing in on President Trump's crackdown on illegal immigrants, forcing detainees to work for sub-minimum wages in exchange for essentials, activists say.
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Exclusive: U.S. pushing for regular review of China trade, reform progress
The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations.
Lilly cancer drug fails key trial, will no longer be prescribed
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent.
Europe's patience with Iran wears thin, tiptoes toward Trump
In Tehran on Jan. 8 during a meeting with European envoys, Iranian officials abruptly stood up, walked out and slammed the door in an extraordinary break with protocol.
Top North Korea envoy meets Trump at White House for nuclear talks
A top North Korean nuclear envoy met President Donald Trump at the White House after holding talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday in a diplomatic flurry aimed at laying the groundwork for a second U.S.-North Korea summit.
Wall Street rally builds on trade optimism
Technology and industrial stocks powered Wall Street's rise on Friday, setting the three main indexes on track for their fourth week of gains, amid growing optimism that the United States and China would resolve their bitter trade dispute.
Judge to sentence ex-Chicago policeman for 2014 shooting of teen
A sentencing hearing for white former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke started on Friday after a jury found him guilty of murder last fall in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
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