U.S. asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal court on Wednesday to detain alleged Russian agent Maria Butina pending her trial, saying she poses a serious flight risk, has ties to Russian intelligence and will likely appeal to people in the Russian government More...

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By news On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Alabama Republican who once spurned Trump wins runoff election

(Reuters) – U.S. Representative Martha Roby, an Alabama Republican who spurned Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, has decisively won a runoff election against a former Democrat-turned-Trump supporter. More...

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Alabama Republican who once spurned Trump appears headed for runoff win

(Reuters) – U.S. Representative Martha Roby, an Alabama Republican who spurned Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, appeared headed for a decisive victory on Tuesday in a runoff election against a More...

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California wildfire moves toward Yosemite, small mountain towns

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A fierce California wildfire crept toward the boundary of Yosemite National Park on Tuesday as crews fought through steep, often inaccessible terrain and thick smoke to protect a string More...

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Texas executes convicted killer despite plea by victim’s family

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Texas executed a man on Tuesday for murdering a store owner during a robbery in 2004, despite calls from some relatives of the victim that his life be spared. Death Row inmate More...

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Majority of Americans think Trump mishandling Russia: Reuters/Ipsos poll

(Reuters) – More than half of Americans disapprove of the way U.S. President Donald Trump is handling relations with Russia, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted after his controversial summit and More...

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Separated immigrants win deportation reprieves from two U.S. judges

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lawyers for immigrant families separated by the U.S. government at the border with Mexico said a federal judge’s order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give More...

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Rebuking Trump’s embrace of Putin, U.S. lawmakers look to punish Russia

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump faced outrage on Tuesday for his failure to hold Russia accountable for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, and some U.S. lawmakers threatened action in More...

By news On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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U.S. court order ‘buys time’ for separated immigrant families: lawyers

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lawyers for immigrant families separated by the U.S. government at the border with Mexico said a federal judge’s order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give More...

By news On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Suspected Houston serial killer arrested, police say

(Reuters) – Houston Police have arrested a man suspected of killing at least three people in a weekend crime spree, police said on Tuesday. Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, was taken into custody, police said More...