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Single-adult male detainees wait along a fence inside a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas, U.S. July 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week.

U.S. News5 hours ago

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during an Immigration Town Hall at The Nancy DeBenedittis Public School in Queens, New York, U.S. July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Gabriella Angotti-Jones

A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post.

Politics3 hours ago

The University of Alaska Fairbanks satellite campus is shown in Nome, Alaska, U.S., in this photo July 15, 2019 .  Photo taken July 15, 2019.  REUTERS/Yereth Rosen

The University of Alaska board of regents, facing deep budget cuts exacted by the governor that will eliminate about 40% of the university's state funding, voted at an emergency meeting on Monday to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorganization.

U.S. News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A Black Lives Matter protester stands in front of St. Louis Police Department officers equipped with riot gear after the not guilty verdict in the murder trial of Jason Stockley, a former St. Louis police officer, charged with the 2011 shooting of  Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., September 15, 2017.   REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant/File Photo

White police officers in the United States are no more likely to shoot dead minorities than black or Hispanic officers, undercutting the idea that increasing racial diversity in police departments would reduce those shootings, a study released on Monday said.

Politics9 hours ago

Storm clouds pass over the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, U.S. June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed.

U.S. News36 minutes ago

People gather along a main highway during a protest calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello in San Juan, Puerto Rico July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Alejandro Granadillo

Police in San Juan fired tear gas on Monday night to disperse thousands of protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from 2017 hurricanes.

Politics11 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects at the casket of former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died last week at age 99, as Stevens lies in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump, members of the U.S. Supreme Court and others paid their respects on Monday to liberal Justice John Paul Stevens, who died last week, as his body lay in repose in the courthouse's stately great hall.

Politics17 hours ago

Homes that were constructed by Balfour Beatty are seen in a neighborhood at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, U.S. May 1, 2019. Picture taken May 1, 2019.  REUTERS/Nick Oxford

The U.S. Air Force has suspended paying incentive fees at all 21 military housing bases operated by landlord Balfour Beatty Communities following a Reuters-CBS News report that the company falsified maintenance records at an Oklahoma base to help it qualify for millions of dollars in bonuses.

U.S. News10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Sylvie Sulitzer (R) listens as former U.S. Attorney Robert Morris Morgenthau (C) speaks during a ceremony to return the painting Deux Femmes Dans Un Jardin by Pierre Auguste Renoir, stolen by the Nazis in World War II from Ms. Sulitzer's family, at the Jewish Heritage Museum in New York City, New York, U.S., September 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Robert Morgenthau, 99, who became the scourge of white-collar criminals over three decades as the Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday, his family told the New York Times.

U.S. News12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Chelsea Clinton speaks on stage during the 30th annual GLAAD awards ceremony in New York City, New York, U.S., May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave birth to her third child on Monday morning, she said on Twitter.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A migrant from Central America rests at the stairs of the "Posada Belen" migrant shelter in Saltillo, Mexico June 15, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo

The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents.

U.S. News2 hours ago

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle parks near the border fence between Mexico and U.S. as seen from Tijuana, Mexico July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

The Trump administration said on Monday it will expand and speed up deportations of migrants who enter the United States illegally by stripping away court oversight, enabling officials to remove people in days rather than months or years.

U.S. News8 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump listens to reporters questions while meeting with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed Puerto Rico's governor and blasted the U.S. territory's leaders, accusing them of wasting billions of dollars of hurricane disaster relief aid as protests swelled across the island.

Politics9 hours ago

The word “Impeachment” as it is written in Article II of the U.S. Constitution, on display in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom at the National Archives Museum in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump.

Politics13 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks during a town hall at the Peterborough Town House in Peterborough, New Hampshire, U.S., July 8, 2019.   REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk.

World News14 hours ago

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard  attend a news conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the previous day an earlier demand that Mexico become a safe third country.

U.S. News14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the front door of the upper east side home of Jeffrey Epstein, after the Southern District of New York announced charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors, in New York, U.S., July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

(This July 18 story corrects Australian to Austrian in paragraph 9)

Politics14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler speaks at a news conference held by Democrats on the state of voting rights in America the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., June 25, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.

Business News17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the facade of the historic headquarters of the German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Leverkusen, Germany, May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bayer AG <BAYGn.DE>, facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages.

World News21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello speaks during an interview in New York City, U.S., November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive chat messages.

Politics2 hours ago

Single-adult male detainees wait along a fence inside a Border Patrol station in McAllen, Texas, U.S. July 12, 2019.  REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week.

U.S. News5 hours ago

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during an Immigration Town Hall at The Nancy DeBenedittis Public School in Queens, New York, U.S. July 20, 2019. REUTERS/Gabriella Angotti-Jones

A Louisiana policeman who suggested on Facebook that high-profile U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez needed to be shot was fired on Monday, along with a second officer who "liked" his post.

Politics3 hours ago

The University of Alaska Fairbanks satellite campus is shown in Nome, Alaska, U.S., in this photo July 15, 2019 .  Photo taken July 15, 2019.  REUTERS/Yereth Rosen

The University of Alaska board of regents, facing deep budget cuts exacted by the governor that will eliminate about 40% of the university's state funding, voted at an emergency meeting on Monday to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorganization.

U.S. News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A Black Lives Matter protester stands in front of St. Louis Police Department officers equipped with riot gear after the not guilty verdict in the murder trial of Jason Stockley, a former St. Louis police officer, charged with the 2011 shooting of  Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., September 15, 2017.   REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant/File Photo

White police officers in the United States are no more likely to shoot dead minorities than black or Hispanic officers, undercutting the idea that increasing racial diversity in police departments would reduce those shootings, a study released on Monday said.

Politics9 hours ago

Storm clouds pass over the U.S. Capitol dome in Washington, U.S. June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed.

U.S. News36 minutes ago

People gather along a main highway during a protest calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rossello in San Juan, Puerto Rico July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Alejandro Granadillo

Police in San Juan fired tear gas on Monday night to disperse thousands of protesters demanding Puerto Rico's governor resign over offensive chat messages, the latest scandal to hit a bankrupt island struggling to recover from 2017 hurricanes.

Politics11 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects at the casket of former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who died last week at age 99, as Stevens lies in repose at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump, members of the U.S. Supreme Court and others paid their respects on Monday to liberal Justice John Paul Stevens, who died last week, as his body lay in repose in the courthouse's stately great hall.

Politics17 hours ago

Homes that were constructed by Balfour Beatty are seen in a neighborhood at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, U.S. May 1, 2019. Picture taken May 1, 2019.  REUTERS/Nick Oxford

The U.S. Air Force has suspended paying incentive fees at all 21 military housing bases operated by landlord Balfour Beatty Communities following a Reuters-CBS News report that the company falsified maintenance records at an Oklahoma base to help it qualify for millions of dollars in bonuses.

U.S. News10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Sylvie Sulitzer (R) listens as former U.S. Attorney Robert Morris Morgenthau (C) speaks during a ceremony to return the painting Deux Femmes Dans Un Jardin by Pierre Auguste Renoir, stolen by the Nazis in World War II from Ms. Sulitzer's family, at the Jewish Heritage Museum in New York City, New York, U.S., September 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Robert Morgenthau, 99, who became the scourge of white-collar criminals over three decades as the Manhattan district attorney, died on Sunday, his family told the New York Times.

U.S. News12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Chelsea Clinton speaks on stage during the 30th annual GLAAD awards ceremony in New York City, New York, U.S., May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gave birth to her third child on Monday morning, she said on Twitter.

World News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A migrant from Central America rests at the stairs of the "Posada Belen" migrant shelter in Saltillo, Mexico June 15, 2014. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril/File Photo

The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents.

U.S. News2 hours ago

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle parks near the border fence between Mexico and U.S. as seen from Tijuana, Mexico July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

The Trump administration said on Monday it will expand and speed up deportations of migrants who enter the United States illegally by stripping away court oversight, enabling officials to remove people in days rather than months or years.

U.S. News8 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump listens to reporters questions while meeting with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday slammed Puerto Rico's governor and blasted the U.S. territory's leaders, accusing them of wasting billions of dollars of hurricane disaster relief aid as protests swelled across the island.

Politics9 hours ago

The word “Impeachment” as it is written in Article II of the U.S. Constitution, on display in the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom at the National Archives Museum in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Eighty-nine Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives as of late last week have said they support starting impeachment investigations against Republican President Donald Trump.

Politics13 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks during a town hall at the Peterborough Town House in Peterborough, New Hampshire, U.S., July 8, 2019.   REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday warned of "serious" signs that the U.S. economy could skid into a downturn either this year or next, as she proposed a series of steps to minimize the risk.

World News14 hours ago

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard  attend a news conference at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the previous day an earlier demand that Mexico become a safe third country.

U.S. News14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the front door of the upper east side home of Jeffrey Epstein, after the Southern District of New York announced charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors, in New York, U.S., July 8, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

(This July 18 story corrects Australian to Austrian in paragraph 9)

Politics14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler speaks at a news conference held by Democrats on the state of voting rights in America the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S., June 25, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is "substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors, and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday.

Business News17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the facade of the historic headquarters of the German pharmaceutical and chemical maker in Leverkusen, Germany, May 14, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

Bayer AG <BAYGn.DE>, facing an upcoming trial in St. Louis over allegations that its Roundup weed killer causes cancer, has recruited Missouri-based expert witnesses to make its case in a place where it has century-old roots but where juries often hit companies with huge damages.

World News21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello speaks during an interview in New York City, U.S., November 2, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Puerto Rico's governor on Sunday said he would not seek re-election next year but refused to resign as the island braced for more protests by demonstrators demanding he step down over offensive chat messages.

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