Trump said he will announce his Supreme Court pick by the end of the week, moving quickly to fill the seat of liberal icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg and cement a 6-3 conservative majority ahead of his Nov. 3 re-election bid.
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Trump could face tax fraud probe, Manhattan prosecutor says
Manhattan's district attorney said on Monday he might have grounds to investigate President Donald Trump and his businesses for tax fraud, as he seeks to persuade a federal appeals court to let him obtain Trump's tax returns.
U.S. charges New York City police officer with acting as illegal agent of China
A New York City police officer who also serves as a U.S. Army reservist has been charged with acting as an illegal agent of the government of China, federal prosecutors said on Monday.
Trump officials rush to make it tougher for skilled foreign workers to gain visas
The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is racing to toughen the process for U.S. companies to hire skilled foreign workers before the end of the year, changes top Trump officials argue will preserve jobs for Americans amid high unemployment and be politically difficult to reverse.
Fed policymakers urge Congress, state and local government action to close racial gaps
More action is needed from Congress and state and local governments to adequately address wealth and income inequalities, two Federal Reserve policymakers said on Monday.
Pilots' unions urge U.S. regulator to improve cockpit procedures for Boeing 737 MAX
The U.S. aviation regulator should require new cockpit procedures for Boeing Co's 737 MAX to help pilots disable an erroneous stall alert that could be a serious distraction during mid-flight emergencies, major pilots unions said on Monday.
Global banks seek to contain damage over $2 trillion of suspicious transfers
Global banks faced a fresh scandal about dirty money on Monday as they sought to limit the fallout from a cache of leaked documents showing they transferred more than $2 trillion in suspect funds over nearly two decades.
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