California man arrested in ‘Golden State Killer’ case, suspected in 12 slayings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – An elderly Sacramento-area man has been arrested and charged in four murders attributed by authorities to the Golden State Killer, a serial criminal suspected of dozens of rapes and slayings that terrorized parts of California during the 1970s and 1980s. FILE PHOTO: The FBI sketch of the East Area Rapist/Golden More...

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By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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South Carolina prison workers indicted for contraband smuggling

(Reuters) – A federal grand jury has indicted 14 former South Carolina corrections employees on charges of smuggling contraband into prisons in exchange for bribes, the State newspaper reported on Wednesday. More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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United States to lower foreign arms sales surcharge: DSCA director

BERLIN (Reuters) – The U.S. government will reduce its administrative surcharge on foreign arms sales to 3.2 percent from 3.5 percent from June as part of a broader bid to make U.S. weapons more competitive More...

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Busloads of migrants from ‘caravan’ arrive at U.S.-Mexico border

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) – Dozens of Central American migrants from about 600 traveling in a “caravan” through Mexico arrived at the border city of Tijuana late on Tuesday despite warnings it would be More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Trump’s travel ban faces Supreme Court reckoning

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration goes before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to defend the legality of his travel ban targeting people from several Muslim-majority countries, More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Republicans hope to avoid another upset loss in Arizona vote for House seat

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Voters in Arizona went to the polls on Tuesday in a special election to replace a longtime Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives who was forced to resign over a sexual More...

By news On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Rapper Meek Mill freed from U.S. jail after months-long campaign

(Reuters) – Rapper Meek Mill, who had been incarcerated for five months on a probation violation, was released from a Pennsylvania jail on Tuesday, his attorney said, after the state’s top court granted More...

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EPA proposes to bar use of confidential data in rulemaking

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new rule on Tuesday that would stop it from relying on scientific research underpinned by confidential data in its making of regulations. More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Trump’s nomination to run veterans agency runs into trouble

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s nomination of his presidential physician, Ronny Jackson, to head the Veterans Affairs department ran into trouble on Tuesday when a Senate committee More...

By news On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Motive behind Waffle House shooting eludes Nashville police

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) – Nashville police were working on Tuesday to determine what motivated a gunman with an AR-15 rifle to kill four people at an all-night Waffle House restaurant, having arrested More...