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Mississippi-based federal judge nominated to appeals court

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a federal district judge from southern Mississippi to serve on one of the nation’s most conservative fede...

Mississippi-based federal judge nominated to appeals court

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Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a pa...
03:34, 06/21/2019

Federal appeals court rules against Trump on ending DACA RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The federal appeals court has ruled the Trump administration acted in an “arbitrary and capricious” manner when it sought to end an Obama-era program that shields young immigrants from deportation. A three-judge panel...
18:17, 05/17/2019

US appeals court says judge went too far on drug data order CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a judge went too far in blocking release of federal data about how prescription opioids were distributed. A 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals three-judge panel on Thursday vacated an order by C...
20:00, 06/20/2019

Federal court of appeals rules against Trump 'blanket ban' of abortions for illegal-immigrant teens A federal appeals court ruled against a Trump administration "blanket ban" that prevents illegal immigrants from getting abortions once they cross the border....
06:00, 06/15/2019

Senate backs appeals court judge from Calif. as Dems protest WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed a Los Angeles lawyer as a federal appeals court judge, despite opposition from California’s two Democratic senators. The Senate voted, 52-45, Wednesday to confirm Kenneth Lee’s nomination to the ...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
06:17, 05/08/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to send back asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out court process The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals late Tuesday granted the Trump administration's request to send asylum seekers back to Mexico to wait out court proceedings temporarily....
04:51, 05/08/2019

Qualcomm Asks US Judge to Put Anti-Trust Ruling on Hold While It Appeals Qualcomm has asked a US judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an appeal that could take more than a year to wind......
17:17, 05/29/2019

Trump appeals judge’s ruling to hand over finance records to House President Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge’s ruling that he had to turn over his financial records to a House committee, according to a court filing. Lawyers for Trump and his company filed the appeal in federal court in Washington a day aft...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Trump appeals judge's decision upholding Dems' subpoena for financial records The move, which was expected, has set up an early legal test of the president's strategy of fighting off congressional oversight by rejecting the legitimacy of subpoenas he argues are motivated by politics....
17:17, 05/21/2019

Qualcomm asks U.S. judge to put anti-trust ruling on hold while chipmaker appeals Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday asked a federal judge not to enforce her decision that it illegally squeezed out rivals in the smartphone chips market as it plans to file an appeal that could take more than a year to wind through the courts....
03:51, 05/29/2019

Trump appeals judge's ruling that Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Democrats financial records President Donald Trump, his businesses and members of his family on Friday appealed a federal judge's decision that Deutsche Bank and Capital One can turn over years of financial records relating to the president....
19:00, 05/24/2019

Appeals court OKs ‘Billionaires’ Row’ homeless shelter The city has every right to open a homeless shelter in Manhattan’s ritzy “Billionaires’ Row” neighborhood, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. A community group, the West 58th Street Coalition, had sued to block the...
02:34, 06/12/2019

Florida state attorney appeals judge's ruling to exclude Robert Kraft spa surveillance video from trial A Florida prosecutor is appealing a judge's ruling that the state cannot use surveillance video and other evidence in the prostitution solicitation case against NFL team owner Robert Kraft....
18:00, 05/18/2019

Appeals court allows Trump abortion rules to take effect A federal appeals court says new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect. Courts in Washington, Oregon and California had blocked the rules from taking effect. The rules ban taxpayer-funded c...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Nirav Modi Appeals For Bail In UK High Court Nirav Modi, wanted in India on fraud and money laundering charges amounting to nearly $2 billion, on Friday applied for bail in the UK High Court, a day after a British court extended his remand till......
15:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. appeals court to revisit Led Zeppelin 'Stairway' decision A U.S. appeals court decided on Monday to review its recent decision regarding whether Led Zeppelin stole the opening guitar riff for its 1971 anthem "Stairway to Heaven," but the plaintiff's lawyer still expects a retrial to go forward....
23:00, 06/10/2019

Appeals court allows U.S. to keep sending asylum seekers to Mexico A U.S. appeals court ruled on Tuesday that the Trump administration may continue sending asylum seekers to wait out their cases in Mexico while the government appeals a lower court ruling that found the policy violated U.S. immigration law....
04:17, 05/08/2019

State appeals court upholds tax ruling against Vornado A New York state appeals court has upheld an NYC transfer tax ruling that will cost Vornado and its entities more than $25.5 million, The Post has learned. In a regulatory filing Monday, Vornado said the additional tax would be $25.503 million, up fr...
12:34, 05/02/2019

Appeals court rules in favor of Keystone XL pipeline An appeals court has ruled in favor of the Keystone XL pipeline moving forward by overturning lower court injunction, but U.S. construction is still delayed....
23:51, 06/08/2019

Second U.S. appeals court rules Trump cannot end protections for 'Dreamers' A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that President Donald Trump cannot end a program that shielded from deportation immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, the second time the administration has lost an appeal on the issue....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Federal judge strikes down Kentucky abortion law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a Kentucky abortion law aimed at banning a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies. U.S. District Judge Joseph McKinley ruled Friday the law would create a “substantial obstacle...
01:34, 05/11/2019

Roger Stone Pissed Off a Federal Judge Again As diabolically smart as he is, pro-Trump political hit man Roger Stone certainly does some extremely dumb things. Yet again, his behavior might land him in jail pending a November trial for lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tamperi...
22:51, 06/22/2019

Brazil appeals court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence The ruling, broadcast live on the court's YouTube channel, reduces sentence to almost nine years and could mean Lula is eligible for "semi-open" prison later this year....
22:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. appeals court upholds $210 million Hyundai-Kia gas mileage settlement By an 8-3 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said there was enough in common among vehicle drivers to let them settle with Hyundai and Kia as a group....
20:34, 06/06/2019

U.S. appeals court orders new review of Trump transgender military ban A federal appeals court on Friday ordered a lower court judge to reconsider her ruling against U.S. President Donald Trump's restrictions on transgender people serving in the military, a policy that had already been allowed to go into effect by the U...
18:17, 06/14/2019

Spain’s top court hears appeals in ‘Animal Pack’ sex case MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court is hearing appeals in the case of five men sentenced to nine years in prison for sexually abusing an 18-year-old woman — a conviction that triggered widespread outrage because judges acquitted them of gang ra...
12:34, 06/21/2019

German appeals court rules in favor of VW diesel owners A regional appeals court in Karlsruhe on Friday ruled that German Volkswagen dealers must take back cars fitted with illegal software devices or give their customers new vehicles....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Appeals court upholds dismissal of Oregon basketball players SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. appeals court has rejected an appeal brought by three University of Oregon basketball players who said they were discriminated against when they were kicked out of school over rape allegations. A female student accused Dominic A...
23:00, 06/04/2019

Brazilian appeals court votes to free former President Temer A Brazilian appeals court voted on Tuesday to free former President Michel Temer, who was arrested last week for a second time under allegations that he was involved for decades in a corruption scheme....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Federal Judge Wraps Up Hearings Into CVS-Aetna Deal Two days of unprecedented court hearings on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna wrapped up without a firm date for when a federal judge would rule on a Justice Department settlement that allowed the deal....
04:17, 06/07/2019

Federal judge orders gorilla’s return to Cincinnati Zoo CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has again ordered a California group to return a male silverback gorilla to the Ohio zoo where he was born. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled Friday in San Francisco that northern California’s Gorilla F...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Federal judge orders FDA to begin review of e-cigarettes A federal judge is siding with public health groups suing the Food and Drug Administration to begin reviewing thousands of e-cigarettes on the U.S. market....
18:34, 05/16/2019

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
11:00, 05/25/2019

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” ...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the la...
03:51, 05/25/2019

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
13:00, 05/22/2019

Federal judge keeps UAW lawsuit over plant closings in Ohio YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the United Auto Workers against General Motors over the closing of three plants should be heard in Ohio. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson...
22:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' take effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
23:00, 06/20/2019

Trump urges appeals court to block subpoena for his accounting records U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday asked an appeals court to overturn a ruling that his accounting firm must turn over his financial records from before he was president to the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives Oversight Committee....
03:00, 06/11/2019

Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court Athletics South Africa has also vowed to appeal a ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport that requires Semenya to artificially reduce her testosterone levels to compete alongside other women....
05:51, 05/30/2019

U.K. Appeals Court Overturns Order for Mentally Disabled Woman to Have Abortion Days after a British judge ruled it was in the best interests of a developmentally disabled woman to have an abortion, the Court of Appeal decided in favor of the woman’s mother, who opposes an abortion....
01:34, 06/25/2019

U.S. appeals court saves $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were inflated....
22:34, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. appeals court saves $210 mln Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were inflated....
22:34, 06/06/2019

U.S. appeals court restores $210 million Hyundai-Kia fuel economy settlement A U.S. appeals court restored a $210 million nationwide class-action settlement for hundreds of thousands of owners of Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles whose fuel economy estimates were inflated....
21:00, 06/06/2019

Appeals court: Trump can make asylum seekers wait in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal appeals court says the Trump administration can force asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for court hearings while the policy is challenged in court. The order Tuesday by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reverse a deci...
06:17, 05/08/2019

Abortion Clinic Asks Full Appeals Court To Rehear Case LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky abortion clinic is asking a federal appeals court to rehear an appeal in the case of a state law that requires doctors to perform ultrasounds and show fetal images to patients prior to abortions. A divided panel of t...
10:51, 05/21/2019

U.S. appeals court lets Trump abortion referral 'gag rule' go into effect A federal appeals court on Thursday cleared the way for the Trump administration to enforce a controversial rule barring clinics that receive federal funds for family planning services from referring patients to abortion providers....
01:34, 06/21/2019

Federal judge lets Alabama suit over Census proceed BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says Alabama can proceed with its lawsuit trying to block people from being counted in the 2020 Census if they’re living in the country without documentation. U.S. District Judge David Proctor of Birmingh...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Federal judge throws out ex-Penn State president’s conviction A federal judge on Tuesday threw out the child endangerment conviction of former Penn State University president Graham Spanier, one day before he was to enter a county jail to begin serving his sentence....
09:17, 05/01/2019

Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thu...
23:17, 06/20/2019

Federal Prosecutors Don’t Have to Disclose Secret Flynn Transcripts, Judge Says The federal judge’s order means that prosecutors will not be required to make public highly classified conversations between Michael T. Flynn and a Russian diplomat....
05:00, 06/05/2019

Appeals Court Allows Trump Administration’s Abortion ‘Gag Rule’ to Take Effect Amid Challenge A federal appeals court said Thursday new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them. More than 20 states and several civil rights and he...
01:34, 06/21/2019

‘The IAAF Will Not Drug Me.’ Olympian Caster Semenya Appeals Court’s Testosterone Ruling (JOHANNESBURG) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say...
23:17, 05/29/2019

Appeals court clears way for Trump administration rule targeting Planned Parenthood The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the Trump administration's restrictions on family planning funds could go into effect, a move that would cut off millions of dollars from organizations like Planned Parenthood that provide abortion...
21:34, 06/20/2019

Bayer confident of appeals of glyphosate weed killer court defeats: executive Bayer AG is confident its appeals of recent court rulings that its glyphosate weed killer Roundup caused cancer will be successful, a senior executive said on Thursday, amid a steep selloff of the company's shares this week....
20:34, 05/16/2019

Appeals court lifts injunctions on family planning rules, in win for Trump administration The Trump administration’s new family planning rules banning federally funded family planning clinics from discussing abortion with patients can go into effect after a federal appeals court on Thursday lifted nationwide injunctions imposed by lower c...
23:51, 06/20/2019

Caster Semenya Appeals To Swiss Supreme Court To Stop IAAF's Discrimination Against Her South African runner Caster Semenya is officially appealing the discriminatory regulations put in place to stop her from competing in her best event, the 800 meters....
23:17, 05/29/2019

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
01:51, 05/22/2019

Mississippi federal judge to hear case on state's new fetal heartbeat law A federal judge who struck down Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban last year will hear arguments Tuesday on a new law that prohibits abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which occurs around six weeks....
12:51, 05/21/2019

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, concluding the inmate can’t be put to death because he’s intellectually disabled. Attorneys for Bruce...
21:51, 06/20/2019

Federal judge hears request in Kentucky teacher sickout case LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal judge says he’ll decide soon on a request for a temporary restraining order in a case involving Kentucky teachers who protested at the Capitol during sickouts this year. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that U...
03:51, 05/08/2019

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
16:00, 05/21/2019

Confirmed: Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio diagnosed with brain tumour Perfil.com reports Claudio Bonadio, the federal judge leading the 'cuadernos' graft notebooks investigation probing alleged corruption under Kirchner governments, has been diagnosed with a brain tumour....
19:51, 05/03/2019

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The Winston-Salem Journal reports that a judge ...
21:17, 06/12/2019

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:51, 05/22/2019

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
05:51, 05/25/2019

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
05:51, 06/21/2019

Michigan can suspend poor people's driver's licenses for unpaid fines: U.S. appeals court A divided federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday that Michigan may suspend the driver's licenses of poor people with unpaid traffic fines, saying it did not violate their constitutional rights to due process and equal protection....
03:00, 05/09/2019

Supreme Court says it won’t hear appeals case of South Carolina ex-cop who shot unarmed black man The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it wouldn’t hear the case of Michael Slager, the white North Charleston police officer who received 20 years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed black man in 2015, according to a report....
16:34, 06/04/2019

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
10:00, 06/04/2019

Senate OKs Trump’s Latest Federal Judge Pick Despite Dem Fears About Where She Stands on Brown and Roe The Senate Thursday confirmed Wendy Vitter, Donald Trump’s nominee to sit on the federal bench in New Orleans, despite strong objections from Democrats about her stance on Roe and Brown, respectively, the nation’s landmark pro-choice and school deseg...
04:34, 05/17/2019

Anti-vaping victory? Federal judge orders FDA to speed up review of e-cigarettes Lack of oversight has led to an explosion in underage vaping by teens, threatening to hook a generation of Americans on nicotine, health groups say.        ...
10:17, 05/16/2019

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
17:34, 05/25/2019

Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions....
21:51, 06/20/2019

Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.” JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Runner Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling to Swiss supreme court, says “the IAAF will not drug me.”...
20:34, 05/29/2019

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected....
23:00, 05/24/2019

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 202...
08:51, 06/20/2019

‘Appalled’ and ‘Disappointed’: Federal Judge Tells St. Louis to Stop Dragging Feet on Cash Bail Order The city of St. Louis can no longer hold people in jail simply because they’re too poor to pay bail, a federal judge ruled last week. The decision was celebrated by the city’s civil rights advocates, who have argued for years that the city’s cash bai...
20:51, 06/17/2019

U.S. Supreme Court upholds federal sex offender law The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the federal government's authority under a 2006 law to require thousands of sex offenders to register with authorities in the states where they live, as the justices ruled against a child rapist convicted in ...
23:34, 06/20/2019

HBO Leaving Neverland Case to Remain Open After Federal Judge Rejects Michael Jackson Estate Arbitration Request The ongoing case between HBO and Michael Jackson’s estate regarding the premiere network’s documentary Leaving Neverland has taken an interesting turn, due to a federal judge’s recent decision not to throw the case to an arbitrator, per the estate’s ...
19:17, 05/29/2019

Federal court rules Ohio’s congressional map is unconstitutional A federal court on Friday found Ohio’s congressional map unconstitutional, ordering that a new map be proposed by June ahead of the 2020 elections -- and blocking the state from holding another election under the current map....
22:34, 05/03/2019

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
22:34, 06/05/2019

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at ...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Petrobras says federal court suspends sale of fertilizer units Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Wednesday that a federal court has issued injunction suspending the sale of its fertilizer units Araucaria Nitrogenados and Fertilizantes Nitrogenados III....
03:34, 05/30/2019

Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr....
14:51, 06/11/2019

Federal Court approves NetComm acquisition vote in June The NetComm acquisition vote by shareholders will take place next month after receiving the green light from the Federal Court, and following an independent assessment recommending it take place....
21:51, 05/03/2019

Rapper Kodak Black due in court on federal weapons charges Rapper Kodak Black is due in Miami federal court on weapons charges that prevented him from performing last weekend at the Rolling Loud hip-hop festival, around which several violent incidents occurred....
15:17, 05/15/2019

Federal court deals decisive blow to Obama water rule A federal court dealt a decisive blow against the Obama administration's Waters of the U.S. rule this week, bolstering the Trump administration's deregulation agenda....
04:17, 05/30/2019

Supreme Court allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
17:51, 06/17/2019

Federal court grants oil refiners a victory in ethanol waiver battle A federal appeals court granted oil refiners a victory Friday by denying a renewable fuel group's attempt to block the Environmental Protection Agency from exempting oil companies from blending ethanol in gasoline....
05:51, 05/18/2019

Federal court to hear challenge to Donald Trump's emergency declaration A California federal judge will hear Friday the first of several court challenges to President Donald Trump's effort to fund a border wall by declaring a national emergency....
02:00, 05/18/2019

Suspect in synagogue, John Earnest, shooting pleads not guilty in federal court A 19-year-old man accused of a shooting in a San Diego-area synagogue that killed a woman and injured three others pleaded not guilty to 109 charges in his first federal court appearance....
06:17, 05/15/2019

Watch live: Vote by House Democrats could take subpoena fight to federal court After House Democrats struck a deal with the Justice Department to see evidence from its Russia investigation, the chamber will vote Tuesday on whether to enforce subpoenas....
20:51, 06/11/2019

Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation: lawsuit moved to federal court, says lawyer Woman has alleged star assaulted her in Las Vegas hotel roomLas Vegas police say their investigation is still openState case has been dropped so it can be refiled, says lawyerA state lawsuit filed last September in Nevada accusing Cristiano Ronaldo o...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L...
16:51, 05/22/2019

Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress ha Lawyers for President Trump pushed the bizarre argument in federal court on Tuesday that Congress has only narrow powers to investigate presidents. Per USA Today, when the judge pushed back, Trump’s lawyers reportedly said even the Watergate probe mi...
01:34, 05/15/2019

Tory candidate asks court to move federal election date off Jewish holiday Under federal law, election day can be no later than Oct. 21, the date of the Jewish holiday known as Shemini Atzeret, when Orthodox Jews are not permitted to work, vote or campaign....
09:00, 06/08/2019

HHS secretary hails court victory: 'Pro-life administration' stands against federal funding of 'abortion enterprise' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar hailed the latest court decision to allow the Trump administration to withdraw federal Title X funding from any medical facility that provides abortions, as well as abortion counseling or abortion refe...
15:34, 06/21/2019

Judge orders Kraft to appear at next court date Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, was ordered to appear in West Palm Beach, Fla., for a hearing on the admissibility of video evidence in his prostitution and solicitation case....
14:51, 05/03/2019

In ruling with implications for Trump’s pardon power, Supreme Court continues to allow state and federal prosecutions for same offense The justices rejected a concerted effort by groups of conservatives and liberals seeking to persuade the court that the exception to the Constitution’s double jeopardy clause is not warranted....
00:17, 06/18/2019

Top Court Intervenes As Only 9 Of 14,000 Make It To Civil Judge Interview With only nine candidates making it to the interview level out of the 14,000 aspirants who gave the preliminary examination for post of Civil Judge in Haryana, the Supreme Court on Friday appointed......
01:34, 05/04/2019

Trump legal team asks federal court to block House Oversight subpoenas for financial docs, audits President Trump’s legal team on Thursday requested that a federal court block the House Oversight Committee’s demands for his financial statements, calling their requests unconstitutional....
17:51, 05/09/2019

Judge weighs court's role in dispute over border wall A federal judge is weighing whether courts should intervene in a political dispute between Congress and President Donald Trump over funding the border wall....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Former Navy Judge Named to Oversee Guantánamo Military Court Progress in trying terrorist suspects has been scant. The last full-time person in the role was dismissed after considering plea deals in the Sept. 11 and the destroyer Cole cases....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Court: Defendant throws feces at judge during trial, misses MIAMI (AP) — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade ...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Race to succeed UK PM May begins with ten candidates nominated Ten candidates were nominated in the contest to succeed Theresa May as Conservative Party leader and prime minister, the party's 1922 Committee said on Monday....
19:51, 06/10/2019

Judge weighs fate of Missouri's only abortion clinic after court hearing A St. Louis judge said on Tuesday he will work quickly to decide whether Missouri's only abortion clinic can remain open after a hearing on a lawsuit aimed at forcing state health officials to renew the facility's license to perform the procedure....
23:51, 06/04/2019

Judge sends suit over pipeline back to North Dakota court BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge has sent back to North Dakota state court a lawsuit alleging the environmental group Greenpeace conspired against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The two sides had agreed to the move, and U.S. District Judge Dani...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Upstate New York judge suffers fatal heart attack in court An upstate New York judge died after having a heart attack on the bench. Putman County Court Judge James Reitz, 57, was in his courtroom Friday morning when he was stricken. Court officers performed CPR and used a defibrillator to try to resuscitate ...
23:34, 06/15/2019

500 knives seized at London family court in four months, top judge reveals Nearly 500 knives have been seized from people attending London's main family court in only four months, one of the country's top judges revealed today....
14:17, 05/10/2019

Judge Removes Prosecutor in Navy SEAL’s War Crimes Court-Martial The lead prosecutor in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes, was removed from the case....
03:17, 06/04/2019

Britney Spears appears in court over conservatorship, judge orders evaluation Britney Spears went to a Los Angeles court Friday to speak privately to a judge who oversees the conservatorship that controls much of her affairs.        ...
01:34, 05/12/2019

U.S. judge approves Ruth Madoff $594,000 settlement with court-appointed trustee A federal judge has approved Ruth Madoff's $594,000 settlement with the court-appointed trustee who is liquidating her husband Bernard Madoff's firm and raising money for the swindler's victims....
02:34, 05/30/2019

Judge removes lead prosecutor from Navy SEAL's court-martial The lead prosecutor in a court-martial of a Navy SEAL charged with war crimes was removed Monday, following revelations the prosecution was involved in a scheme to track emails sent to the defense and media....
09:17, 06/04/2019

Utah judge suspended for criticizing Trump on social media and in court _____ A Utah judge has been suspended for six months without pay after he made a series of critical statements about President Donald Trump online and in his courtroom over the past few years. The Utah Supreme Court filed its court ruling this past w...
04:00, 05/26/2019

Meghalaya High Court Sets Aside Former Judge's "Hindu Country" Verdict The Meghalaya High Court has set aside a controversial judgement written by a former judge, observing that India should have been declared a ''Hindu country'' after partition....
22:34, 05/25/2019

Thousands of court cases under review in Ohio after former judge allegedly came to work drunk More than 2,700 court cases heard by a former southern Ohio judge could be re-examined after the judge's family accused him of repeatedly coming to work drunk....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Accountants Must Turn Over Trump’s Financial Records, Lower-Court Judge Rules President Trump lost an early test of his strategy of stonewalling all oversight demands for information by Congress, but the ruling is just the first step in what could be a lengthy process....
07:51, 05/21/2019

Prosecutors Ask Judge To Hold Robert Kraft's Defense Lawyers In Contempt Of Court In a motion filed Tuesday, Palm Beach County prosecutors asked the judge in Robert Kraft’s prostitution solicitation case to hold two of Kraft’s lawyers in contempt of court. The motion claims that two of the New England Patriots owner’s attorneys, A...
06:00, 05/08/2019

Judge Napolitano: Supreme Court will likely OK census citizenship question, but it's a First Amendment issue The Supreme Court is getting ready to rule on a number of high-profile cases including the Trump administration's controversial census citizenship question -- which senior Fox News judicial analyst Judge Napolitano says will likely be upheld....
21:51, 06/03/2019

Joseph McCann: judge to visit jail after rape suspect refuses to go to court Hearing to be held at Belmarsh prison as accused declines to appear in dock for second day A senior judge will visit the alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann in jail after he refused to appear in court for a second day.In a unusual move, the chief mag...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Ohio to review over 2,700 court cases after allegations of judge showing up to work drunk A former common pleas judge in Ohio allegedly came into work drunk and was possibly involved in a a local sex trafficking ring.        ...
21:51, 06/15/2019

Oscar-nominated director John Singleton dies at 51 following stroke Director John Singleton has died after being taken off life support, his spokesperson Shannon Barr told USA TODAY Monday.        ...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Judge demands ex-Trump advisor Flynn get papers in order, appear in court after delay request Federal prosecutors and lawyers for President Donald Trump's first national security advisor, Michael Flynn, on Friday asked a judge in Washington, D.C., to delay his criminal sentencing for lying to the FBI for at least another 60 days....
01:34, 06/15/2019

Judge orders Robert Kraft to appear in court May 21, doesn't rule on video evidence Palm Beach County Judge Leonard Hanser will rule whether the video will be allowed as evidence before the May 21 court date.        ...
06:17, 05/02/2019

Utah Supreme Court suspends Judge Michael Kwan for anti-Trump jokes The court ruled that Judge Michael Kwan, who served for 20 years in Taylorsville, violated Utah's judicial code of conduct by mocking President Donald Trump from 2016 to 2017....
04:17, 05/26/2019

Taika Watiti paved his way to Hollywood with this Oscar-nominated short film You might know Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi for his imaginative comedic work in Thor: Ragnarok or the original film version of What We Do In the Shadows. What you might not have realized is that he actually made a short film in 2004 that was nominate...
21:51, 06/12/2019

Oscar-nominated ‘Midnight Cowboy’ actress Sylvia Miles dies LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sylvia Miles, whose brief appearances in the films “Midnight Cowboy” and “Farewell, My Lovely” earned her two Academy Award nominations, has died. Friend Mauricio Padilha says Miles died Wednesday in an ambu...
03:34, 06/13/2019

Tayla Harris photo nominated for inaugural women's sport award Picture went viral following online trollingWSA to announce winners on 30 MayA photograph of AFLW star Tayla Harris has been named a finalist for a new women’s sports photo award. The stunning shot of Harris in full flight is one of 15 photos in cont...
09:34, 05/14/2019

Chicago Judge Accused of Asking a Court Reporter ‘How Much’ for Sex, Attempting to Kiss a Cop in a #MeToo Case of Judicial Proportions In a case of #MeToo at the judicial level, a Chicago judge abused his power with a series of women with whom he came into contact on the job, including asking a court reporter “how much money” it would take for her to have sex with him, trying to kis...
06:34, 06/07/2019

James Goddard hearing: Protester accused of harassing Anna Soubry thrown out of court for interrupting judge Self-styled yellow vest protester James Goddard, who is accused of calling MP Anna Soubry a Nazi, has been thrown out of court for interrupting the judge....
19:51, 06/21/2019

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
23:00, 06/13/2019

'Here we go again.' Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion law The law would have banned abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, when a fetal heartbeat is detected.        ...
03:17, 05/25/2019

Sarah Stiles talks Tony-nominated 'Tootsie' Sarah Stiles discuss her character and how "Tootsie" has been modified to fit the #MeToo era. (May 1)        ...
02:17, 05/02/2019

Oscar-nominated 'Midnight Cowboy' actress Sylvia Miles dies Sylvia Miles, whose brief appearances in the films "Midnight Cowboy" and "Farewell, My Lovely" earned her two Academy Award nominations, has died.        ...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Venezuela's opposition appeals for global support Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation....
19:34, 05/09/2019

Venezuela’s opposition appeals for global support MADRID (AP) — Members of the Venezuelan opposition overseas are calling for the international community to condemn the arrest of a top lawmaker in the crisis-wracked nation. Antonio Ecarri is opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s envoy to Spain. He s...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Former Vatican treasurer appeals against abuse convictions Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell appeared in an Australian court on Wednesday for an appeal hearing against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s....
05:51, 06/05/2019

Testosterone row: Caster Semenya appeals against ruling South African athlete Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the Swiss supreme court against the ruling that she should take medication to lower her testosterone levels....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Pope appeals for peace, dialogue in Sudan Pope Francis on Sunday appealed for peace in Sudan following a bloody crackdown by security forces on pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum last week....
14:17, 06/09/2019

Caster Semenya appeals against testosterone ruling JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Caster Semenya has appealed against the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to uphold testosterone regulations for some female athletes in track and field. The two-time Olympic 800-meter champion’s lawyers say sh...
20:34, 05/29/2019

"Help Us Or Let Me Die": Father Of Girl With Rare Disease Appeals To PM For more than a year, Sumer Singh, a labourer from Agra has been tending to his sick teenage daughter. The 16-year-old girl suffers from aplastic anaemia, a rare condition in which the body stops......
21:17, 06/22/2019

‘The IAAF will not drug me or stop me being who I am’: Semenya appeals against Cas ruling • South African files appeal to Swiss supreme court• ‘I am a woman and I am a world-class athlete’Caster Semenya has filed an appeal to the federal supreme court of Switzerland challenging the recent ruling against her by the court of arbitration for...
00:17, 05/30/2019

NYPD appeals to the public for help finding Yorkie snatcher A man nabbed an adorable Yorkshire Terrier from its Queens home, and the NYPD wants help getting the pooch home. The adorable fluff ball was snatched from the front porch by a grim-looking man on a black bicycle Wednesday afternoon. Images of the dog...
19:34, 06/08/2019

Defiant Caster Semenya appeals testosterone ruling Olympic champion runner Caster Semenya appealed Wednesday against a decision by sport's highest court to uphold highly contentious new rules in track and field that force her to take testosterone-suppressing medication or have surgery in order to com...
15:34, 05/30/2019

After Cyclone Fani Destruction, Odisha Appeals For Help To Rebuild Odisha Chief Minister's appeal on Saturday to help the state rebuild itself after the devastating Cyclone Fani, that has killed 34 people and left property worth crores in ruins, received huge support......
19:34, 05/05/2019

Father of Belgian backpacker missing in Australia appeals for help The father of a teenaged Belgian backpacker missing in Australia for more than two weeks pleaded for help on Monday, saying his son could be in grave danger, as police called the disappearance baffling....
07:34, 06/17/2019

Google appeals $1.7 billion EU fine over restrictive ad contracts As was expected, Google is appealing a €1.49 billion ($1.7 billion) fine laid against it by the European Commission related to its AdSense advertising business. Antitrust officials found that, in contracts with major sites between 2006 and 2016,...
01:17, 06/06/2019

Donaldson appeals 1-game suspension for shoving Díaz ATLANTA (AP) — Braves third baseman Josh Donaldson has appealed a one-game suspension for shoving Pirates catcher Elias Díaz in the first inning of Monday’s game. Donaldson can continue to play until his appeal is heard and was in his customary...
05:00, 06/12/2019

1,000 Tribunals To Be Set Up In Assam For Citizen List Appeals: Officials The Centre will help the Assam government in setting up 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be published, officials said Sunday....
11:34, 06/02/2019

Pope appeals for evacuation of migrants from Libyan centers Pope Francis has appealed for the evacuation of women, children and sick migrants trapped in Libyan detention centers as soon as possible, through humanitarian corridors....
20:17, 04/28/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no sig...
06:17, 06/22/2019

Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs. Maria Butina was sentenced in April to 18 months after she admit...
19:34, 05/19/2019

Edmonton man appeals extradition to U.S. to face terrorism charges Abdullahi Ahmed Abdullahi, who is 34, has been charged in the U.S. with conspiring to provide and providing material support to terrorists engaged in violent activities in Syria....
02:34, 06/06/2019

Australian Cardinal Pell appeals child sex convictions The most senior Catholic found guilty of child sex abuse began his appeal in an Australian court on Wednesday against his convictions on charges of molesting two choirboys in a cathedral more than 20 years ago as hundreds of worshippers streamed from...
03:34, 06/05/2019

Maximum Security Jockey Luis Saez Appeals Suspension LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez has appealed his 15-day suspension by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. He says the stewards’ penalty for failing to control the horse in the Kentucky Derby is “unduly hars...
02:17, 05/17/2019

China's Xi appeals to youth patriotism on centenary of student protests President Xi Jinping appealed to China's youth on Tuesday to love the country and dedicate themselves to the Communist Party, warning on the centenary of student-led protests there was no place for those who ignored the country's needs....
08:34, 04/30/2019

American Charged With Spying in Russia Appeals to President Trump to Help Him (MOSCOW) — An American man kept behind bars in Russia on spying charges on Thursday appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump for help. Paul Whelan was arrested in a hotel room in Moscow at the end of December and charged with espionage, which ca...
20:34, 06/20/2019

Jailed Australian Cardinal Appeals Against Child Sex Abuse Convictions Jailed former Vatican treasurer George Pell will appeal on Wednesday against his convictions for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s and if an Australian court rules in his favour could be......
15:00, 06/03/2019

Trump appeals ruling that clears way for release of his banking records The case, involving major Trump creditor Deutsche Bank, is part of an escalating battle between the president and Democrats over access to his financial records....
07:17, 06/19/2019

Trump appeals ruling clearing way for release of his banking records The case is part of an escalating battle between Trump and congressional Democrats over access to the president’s financial records that could drag on for months....
07:17, 06/19/2019

Sri Lanka PM Appeals To Global Community To Lift Travel Advisories Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appealed to the international community to lift travel warnings issued after the Easter bombings, assuring that the security situation has improved in the country......
03:17, 05/25/2019

Former Vatican treasurer cardinal appeals child sex abuse convictions 77-year-old George Pell was jailed for six years after he was found guilty on five charges of abusing two 13-year-old boys at St Patrick's Cathedral while he was archbishop of Melbourne more than 20 years ago....
09:17, 06/05/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing Congress to see his financial records U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday appealed a federal judge's ruling against his attempt to block a House of Representatives committee from seeking his financial records, according to a court filing....
17:34, 05/21/2019

Trump appeals ruling that backed subpoenas for bank records NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump told an appeals court Friday that he’s challenging a federal judge’s refusal to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks that did business with him. The offi...
21:51, 05/24/2019

Cardinal George Pell Appeals His Child Sex Abuse Conviction An Australian court has begun hearing arguments seeking to quash the conviction of Cardinal George Pell for the sexual abuse of two young choir boys inside the cathedral that was the center of his diocese in the late 1990s....
14:51, 06/05/2019

Fired Hampton aide appeals dismissal to Personnel Board FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A fired aide to Kentucky’s lieutenant governor asked the state’s personnel board on Friday to reverse her dismissal, which deepened an election-year rift between Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton and Gov. Matt Bevin’s ad...
00:34, 06/22/2019

Australian newspaper appeals Geoffrey Rush defamation case SYDNEY (AP) — A Sydney newspaper and journalist are appealing an Australian Federal Court decision that they defamed Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush with accusations of inappropriate behavior toward an actress. The Federal Court on Monday said that...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Biplab Deb Appeals For Peace Amid Cases Of Political Violence In Tripura Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has appealed to all parties in the state to stop violence and said his government would take stern action against the perpetrators irrespective of their......
01:00, 05/30/2019

Factbox: More Roundup trials, appeals in store for Bayer after $2 billion verdict Bayer shares continued to fall on Tuesday after a California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion in damages to a couple who alleged that the company's glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup caused their cancers....
19:51, 05/14/2019

Bengal Education Minister Appeals To Junior Doctors To Withdraw Strike Senior Trinamool Congress leader West Bengal Education minister Partha Chatterjee appealed to striking junior doctors to "keep aside" misunderstandings and withdraw their agitation, which entered its......
13:51, 06/14/2019

Julian Assange appeals against jail for hiding in embassy as he fights extradition Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is appealing against the 50-week prison sentence imposed for hiding in the Ecuadorian embassy for more than seven years, a court heard today....
10:00, 06/15/2019

Aparna Sen Appeals To "Mother" Mamata Banerjee As Doctors' Strike Worsens The strike in Kolkata, which is now in its third day, has affected multiple services in the government's state-run hospitals, including emergency wards, outdoor facilities and pathological units. A......
11:00, 06/14/2019

News Corp appeals ruling in Geoffrey Rush defamation suit News Corp's Australian arm on Monday appealed a judgment awarding Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush at least A$850,000 ($594,000) in defamation damages over articles saying he behaved inappropriately toward a co-star in a production of "King Lear"....
11:17, 05/06/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government......
13:51, 06/14/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street shortly before noon wearing a body camera, and lay o...
02:34, 06/12/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's lowering of the retirement age for its supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosceptic government....
17:51, 06/24/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another case pitting gay rights against religious right...
17:17, 06/17/2019

Top Court Refuses To Stay Madras High Court Order On Kiran Bedi's Powers The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state fines pushed them out of business....
16:34, 06/17/2019

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp to hand their financial records over to Democratic lawmakers....
20:00, 05/24/2019

Pope backs carbon pricing to stem global warming and appeals to deniers Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming - his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters - and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science....
17:17, 06/14/2019

UN appeals for international support as flood waters rise in wake of second Mozambique cyclone With Mozambique and Comoros battling heavy rains and raging flood waters in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth – the second major storm to hit southern Africa in the past six weeks – the United Nations and its humanitarian partners are supporting national a...
20:17, 04/28/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
08:00, 06/09/2019

EU court says Poland’s Supreme Court reforms unlawful WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union’s top court has ruled that a Polish law that pushed Supreme Court judges into early retirement violates EU law. In its Monday ruling, the EU’s Court of Justice said the measures breach judicial ind...
17:17, 06/24/2019

In Venezuela, Bachelet calls on Government to release prisoners, appeals for ‘bold steps towards compromise’ Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet called on the Government to release all those detained for peacefully protesting and announced that a team from her office would remain ...
16:34, 06/22/2019

Cadet Convicted of Raping Classmate Can Now Return to West Point Because of Fucked Appeals Ruling In 2017, West Point Cadet Jacob Whisenhunt was found guilty of raping his classmate while she was sleeping. But now, Whisenhunt’s free—and able to return to West Point–because three military male judges on an appeals court panel find it hard to belie...
16:00, 06/08/2019

Ex-Hacienda Healthcare nurse accused of raping incapacitated patient appeals HIV testing order Editor’s Note: The above video is from a previous report in March detailing Nathan Sutherland’s court appearance where his attorney requested that he not be required to submit to an HIV and STD test. PHOENIX (AP) — A former nurse charged ...
20:51, 05/21/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tuesday, amid reports that 70 people have died in the latest anti-Government clashes....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Amid troop build-up in Rohingya's home state, UN appeals to Myanmar for peaceful solution Major fighting in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state has so far been avoided following clashes between armed separatists and national security forces who are increasing troop numbers there, a top UN humanitarian official there said on Wednesday....
19:51, 04/28/2019

House panel, Trump lawyers agree on appeals schedule in financial records case: statement The House Oversight Committee has reached an agreement with President Donald Trump's attorneys to seek an expedited appeal in a court case in which lawmakers are seeking the U.S. leader's financial records from his accounting firm, the panel said in ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, where on Saturday she appealed for more leader...
18:00, 06/10/2019

'Real Housewives' star Joe Giudice can stay in US as he appeals deportation ruling Perhaps Teresa Giudice's confidence is growing after a victory in Joe Giudice’s battle to stay in the United States.        ...
21:34, 05/23/2019

Maximum Security jockey appeals 'unduly harsh' Kentucky Derby suspension Jockey Luis Saez's appeal says the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's decision in the 2019 Kentucky Derby was not supported by "substantial evidence."        ...
03:34, 05/17/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said on Frida...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump Says Federal Reserve 'Doesn't Know What It Is Doing' President Trump compared the Federal Reserve to “a stubborn child” in a pair of tweets on Monday, after the bank opted not to cut interest rates during its two-day meeting last week....
23:17, 06/24/2019

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, cou...
06:51, 06/19/2019

The big mistake the Federal Reserve is making right now In the current era of low inflation, it has been the failure to tighten monetary policy when asset bubbles develop that has led to recessions when those bubbles burst....
06:51, 05/04/2019

Biden now says he opposes ban on federal money for abortion ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has reversed course and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Bid...
10:00, 06/07/2019

Federal US officials question JetSmarter customers JetSmarter customers are now being questioned by the FBI and officials from the U.S. Attorney's office. This follows a CNBC investigation that found JetSmarter's financial losses and concerns about security and drugs on the company's f...
18:34, 04/28/2019

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. That’s according to a senior Justice Department of...
13:51, 06/18/2019

Paul Winfree Under Consideration for Federal Reserve President Trump’s next nominee to the Federal Reserve board may be one of his former domestic policy aides—Paul Winfree—who now oversees economic policy studies at the conservative Heritage Foundation....
10:34, 05/04/2019

Kentucky First Federal: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot HAZARD, Ky. (AP) _ Kentucky First Federal Bancorp (KFFB) on Friday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $207,000. The Hazard, Kentucky-based company said it had net income of 2 cents per share. The bank holding company posted revenue of $3.3 m...
21:17, 05/03/2019

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
03:17, 05/25/2019

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Mark...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Ford under federal investigation over emissions certification The inquiry is looking at issues “relating to road load estimations,” including analytical modeling and resistance testing, the company said in a regulatory filing....
20:34, 04/28/2019

Federal Reserve must learn to leave the stock market alone President Trump was elected as a Washington outsider and a political and economic disruptor — someone to fight for the people, not his own political donors or Washington lifers. However, when it comes to appointing a member to the Federal Reserve, co...
12:00, 05/05/2019

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
13:17, 06/07/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison. Ariel Boiteux was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court. Aut...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department....
19:00, 06/05/2019

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for aborti...
07:17, 06/07/2019

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
04:34, 06/07/2019

Federal agency investigates Mississippi crash that killed 8 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal safety officials will investigate a Mississippi crash that killed eight people. The head-on collision between a box truck and a passenger van happened before dawn Monday on Mississippi 16 east of Scooba. The National Tra...
19:51, 06/05/2019

Federal judges declare Ohio congressional map unconstitutional The decision, similar to rulings in other states, comes as the Supreme Court considers whether courts even have a role to play in gerrymandering cases....
05:17, 05/04/2019

Federal Reserve may consider interest rate adjustment, experts say The Federal Reserve begins its two-day policy meeting Tuesday, at the end of which no major rate action is expected -- but some experts think one figure could be adjusted....
15:00, 04/30/2019

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,....
05:51, 06/15/2019

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm...
10:17, 06/12/2019

Trump attacks Federal Reserve again, wants interest rate cut WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is continuing efforts to pressure the U.S. central bank system, saying the stock markets and economic growth would be much higher if not for its actions. Trump says the Federal Reserve “doesn’t kno...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill In late March, 29 MIT graduate students, postdocs, and undergraduates traveled to Washington to speak with members of Congress about the need for continued federal investment of science and technology R&D in fiscal year 2020 and beyond. The delegati...
18:51, 04/28/2019

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
04:17, 06/02/2019

Calgary continuing single-use plastics report despite federal ban Despite the announcement of a federal ban, Calgary is continuing with a scoping report on how to reduce or eliminate the use of single-use plastic items....
07:17, 06/12/2019

Projects in Appalachian counties sought for federal funds FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Division of Abandoned Mine Lands is looking for projects for federal grant money to create jobs and attract industry. The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet said in a news release that up to $25 million is avai...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Former federal prosecutor on Alabama law: Abortion will 'clearly' be issue in 2020 In response to the controversy surrounding Alabama's recent law outlawing abortion, Former Whitewater Independent Counsel Robert Ray said that the issue will be a divisive issue ahead of the 2020 presidential election....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Florida charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
11:51, 05/21/2019

Federal Agency Terminates Agreement With Kentucky Hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal agency has decided to stop reimbursing a southeastern Kentucky hospital where an inspection found numerous problems. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services terminated its agr...
19:17, 05/31/2019

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
02:00, 06/22/2019

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:34, 05/21/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving ...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Man accused of school threats now faces federal charges LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man facing state charges in connection with school shooting threats is also being charged with federal offenses. News outlets report an indictment filed Thursday outlines seven new charges against 21-year-old Dylan...
19:17, 05/03/2019

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2...
08:51, 06/05/2019

Upcoming federal election debates need to be more ‘civil’, commission says Televised leaders' debates during the coming federal election campaign ought to be more accessible, more civil and more educational for voters trying to make an informed choice....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
02:00, 06/11/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls to ban privately run federal prisons Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday announced a new plan to ban private prisons, alleging the companies behind them are “wringing billions out of federal taxpayers” and sacrificing safety to “boost their bottom line.” ...
18:51, 06/21/2019

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval ...
00:34, 05/31/2019

Mortgage rates poised to drop after Federal Reserve announcement The 30-year fixed-rate average ticked up slightly this week to 3.84 percent. But the central bank's concerns about the economy could drive rates lower....
18:51, 06/20/2019

Alice Rivlin, Authority on Federal Budget, Former Fed Official, Dies Alice Rivlin, the first director of the Congressional Budget Office and a leading authority for decades in Washington budget and policy circles, died Tuesday. She was 88....
21:17, 05/14/2019

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
21:34, 05/30/2019

Federal Panel Reverses Ruling That Tossed Ky. Ethics Rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky law that regulates contact between legislators and lobbyists — stemming from a scandal that shook the state’s political landscape decades ago — is constitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday. A three-...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Beto O’Rourke says Cory Booker's federal gun-license plan may go ‘too far’ They’re both highlighting their ideas to curb gun violence as they run for the Democratic presidential nomination. But Beto O’Rourke says that Sen. Cory Booker’s new proposal to mandate the federal licensing of all gun owners goes too far....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory commit...
01:17, 06/15/2019

Anti-drone tech at Miami festival maybe violated federal law MIAMI (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says a company working with Miami police to jam signals to prevent drones from flying over the recent Ultra electronic music festival may have been in violation of federal law. The incident reflects ho...
22:17, 05/10/2019

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — t...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other charges....
20:17, 05/06/2019

Federal Reserve snubs Trump by refusing to cut interest rates US rates held at 2.25% to 2.5%President had called for ‘one point’ cutThe US Federal Reserve snubbed Donald Trump’s call for a cut in interest rates on Wednesday as the central bank noted economic activity was still rising at “a solid rate”.After a t...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Federal lawsuit filed against Arizona anti-immigrant groups PHOENIX (AP) — The Southern Poverty Law Center has sued members of two anti-immigrant groups known to protest and harass Arizona churches that aid immigrant families. The lawsuit against several members of Patriot Movement AZ and AZ Patriots was file...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
03:34, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
23:00, 06/20/2019

NAACP files federal suit against Arkansas judicial voting LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges the voting system for some Arkansas judges violates black residents’ rights by diluting the strength of the vote. Lawyers for the NAACP’s Legal Defense and Education Fund filed the lawsui...
21:17, 06/11/2019

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
23:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says t...
12:34, 06/19/2019

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
19:51, 05/21/2019

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
18:34, 06/01/2019

U.S. federal agents arrest protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy U.S. law enforcement officers raided the Venezuelan Embassy on Thursday to oust a small group protesting U.S. policy toward the oil-rich country, paving the way for the diplomatic compound to be handed to the U.S. envoy of opposition leader Juan Guai...
05:17, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
18:17, 06/07/2019

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the...
22:51, 06/01/2019

Florida inmate indicted for federal building bomb threats PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida inmate has been indicted on federal charges for making several bomb threats that led to evacuations at federal buildings. The U.S. attorney’s office says 24-year-old Noah Stirn is now in federal ...
20:00, 06/20/2019

To KCR's Federal Front Moves, Chandrababu Naidu's Unfazed Reaction Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu -- who took on the role of the facilitator for a united opposition to challenge the BJP in the national election -- is unfazed about the plans of his......
04:51, 05/08/2019

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
17:00, 06/15/2019

Trump wants to kill this federal agency. Democrats blasted the idea. House Democrats called an administration plan to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management — the first elimination of a major federal agency in decades — an act of hostility against the apolitical civil service....
11:34, 05/22/2019

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
02:34, 06/14/2019

Most habitat clearing concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, study finds Scientists say the greatest loss of threatened species habitat has been in the agriculture minister’s electorateMost clearing of Australian habitat relied on by threatened species is concentrated in just 12 federal electorates, nine of which are held...
21:00, 05/07/2019

The Trump Administration Was Not Down With Displaying a Rainbow Flag on Federal Land Queer activists celebrated when it was announced in 2017 that a rainbow flag would be flown outside the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, where a riot in 1969 helped inaugurate the gay rights movement. The flag was to fly in Christopher Park, right...
01:17, 06/25/2019

Stephen Moore withdraws from consideration for Federal Reserve post President Trump announced that Stephen Moore, his pick for the Federal Reserve Board, removed his name from the nomination process about an hour after Moore said he was “all in” despite growing criticism over his selection. “Steve M...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
12:17, 05/30/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it. A federal grand jury indicted Tavoris Bottley Wednesday with deprivation ...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Trump continues to flip Manhattan federal courts conservative President Trump may get the chance to turn the federal courts in Manhattan conservative. Last week, he added two more judges to the 13-judge US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit — making the balance seven liberals to six conservatives. Soon, he...
06:51, 05/13/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:00, 05/03/2019

Federal deficit to rise to $900 billion for 2019, highest since 2012: CBO The Congressional Budget Office projected Thursday that the federal deficit would reach $896 billion for fiscal 2019, up $117 billion from the year before....
03:00, 05/03/2019

Want to know how the federal government grants disability benefits? It'll cost you. The USA TODAY NETWORK is seeking records that show how decisions are made for millions of Americans applying for Social Security disability benefits.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Federal judges find retirement offers easy way out of probes WASHINGTON (AP) — The fastest way for federal judges facing investigation by their peers to make the inquiry go away is to utter two words: “I quit.” That’s how appellate judges Maryanne Trump Barry and Alex Kozinski ended investiga...
07:17, 05/10/2019

Firm tied to political donor to pay $110M in federal probe WASHINGTON (AP) — A payment processor run by a prominent political donor will pay $110 million to settle U.S. charges the company knowingly processed transactions for merchants engaging in frauds. The Federal Trade Commission announced this week that...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Some federal prosecutors disagreed with decision to charge Assange under Espionage Act The prosecutors feared such charges posed serious risks for First Amendment protections and had other concerns, according to people familiar with the matter....
02:17, 05/25/2019

Suspect in custody after shots fired at federal building in Dallas A suspect was taken into custody after shots were fired Monday morning outside a federal building in Dallas, according to reports. “Please avoid the area of the Earl Cabel [sic] Federal building and Jackson St. specifically,” Dallas police Maj. Max G...
17:17, 06/17/2019

States ramp up pressure on federal regulators to rein in big tech Attorneys general in several states have already opened or are preparing to launch their own investigations into Facebook, Apple and Google over concerns about privacy and anti-competitive practices....
18:17, 06/12/2019

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...
10:51, 06/12/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgre...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed, it looks like Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is. According to The Washington Post, t...
18:34, 05/03/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
21:00, 05/03/2019

PM Disrespects Federal Structure, Says Trinamool On Cyclone Fani Call The Trinamool Congress has criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not calling Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to inquire about the ground situation after Cyclone Fani hit the state on Saturday,......
07:00, 05/05/2019

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes. Officials said Wednesday government-funded research by universities will be allowed to continue, sub...
19:51, 06/05/2019

"Nothing Wrong In KCR's Efforts To Forge Federal Front": Veerappa Moily Senior Congress leader M Veerappa Moily on Wednesday said there was nothing wrong in TRS president and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's efforts to forge a federal front of regional......
13:34, 05/08/2019

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too lit...
21:17, 06/19/2019

Man who killed Arizona federal prison inmate gets life term TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Kentucky man who recently pleaded guilty to killing a federal inmate in Arizona six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old Dana Louis Mattingly of Louisville was sentenced Monday. Ma...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Federal list of troubled nursing homes revealed by senators WASHINGTON (AP) — For years the federal government has kept under wraps the names of hundreds of nursing homes around the country found by inspectors to have serious ongoing health, safety or sanitary problems. On Monday that secrecy began to crack a...
22:17, 06/03/2019

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
11:51, 06/15/2019

Former Milwaukee alderman faces federal wire fraud charge MILWAUKEE (AP) — A former Milwaukee alderman has been charged with wire fraud in a case linked to strip clubs, alleged bribery and public corruption. Federal prosecutors allege 56-year-old Willie Wade collected $30,000 in cash by claiming he was nego...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Alito suggests chance to rein in federal agency power WASHINGTON (AP) — With one sentence Thursday, Justice Samuel Alito signaled his willingness to throw out the Supreme Court’s 84-year-old record of support for the broad powers of federal agencies, which reaches back to the New Deal. Alito’...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nea...
21:17, 06/16/2019

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
01:17, 06/06/2019

Paul Manafort transferred to federal prison in lower Manhattan Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, has been moved from a federal lockup in Pennsylvania to a lower Manhattan prison, a source said. Manafort, who was sentenced to more than seven years in March for financial crimes, also faces ...
10:51, 06/18/2019

Democrat Rivals Rebuke Joe Biden for Supporting Federal Funding Ban for Abortion (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women’s rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect t...
00:34, 06/07/2019

Federal prisons to install systems to prevent drone contraband deliveries Canada's prison service has earmarked $6 million for electronic systems to prevent tiny drones from dropping illegal drugs, cellphones or other contraband into the yards of its institutions....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
19:51, 06/12/2019

U.S. to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports: Federal Register The United States will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent effective on Friday, according to a notice posted to the Federal Register on Wednesday....
22:34, 05/08/2019

Senators Ask Federal Reserve to Review Trump’s Deutsche Bank Transactions Seven Democrats, including the presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, want the Fed to examine the bank’s compliance with anti-money-laundering laws over flagged transactions....
21:17, 06/06/2019

Federal Reserve holds steady on rates but signals possible cuts ahead The US Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday but signaled possible rate cuts of as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation. ...
23:17, 06/19/2019

The DOJ will police Apple in the federal government's new tech antitrust push (AAPL) Getty In what's been a tidal wave of potential tech antitrust action, Apple has been added to the list of major tech companies that may soon be investigated by the federal government, according to Reuters. Reuters said on Monday that the Justice De...
21:51, 06/03/2019

Federal workers’ unions increasingly at odds over replacing Phoenix pay system The federal team charged with finding a replacement for the government's troubled Phoenix pay system will present the Liberals with options within weeks....
18:34, 05/19/2019

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department says hate crime charges have been filed against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year. A news release from the department says 21-year-...
21:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently disabled through their military service....
10:34, 05/25/2019

S&P 500 Hits Record High As Federal Reserve Signals Rate Cuts The benchmark S&P 500 index, which has risen 7% so far in June and is on track to recoup its previous month's losses, hit an intraday record high of 2,956.20 on Thursday...
19:51, 06/20/2019

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice p...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
08:34, 06/08/2019

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry The former vice president announced his new stance after activists, lawmakers and presidential campaign rivals hit his previous view that poor women seeking abortions should not have access to federal funding....
04:51, 06/07/2019

Virginia Beach shooter bought guns he used legally -federal agent The gunman who killed 12 people at a municipal building in Virginia Beach appears to have bought the guns he used legally, a U.S. federal agent said on Saturday....
03:17, 06/02/2019

Federal officials foil Los Angeles terror plot involving veteran Federal officials arrested a U.S. Army veteran suspected of planning to detonate multiple improvised explosive devices throughout Southern California, law enforcement sources said Monday....
01:17, 04/30/2019

Federal Job-Training Programs 'Largely Ineffective,' Trump's Advisers Find As U.S. employers struggle to fill near-record-high job openings, government training programs aimed at solving that problem are coming up short, according to President Trump’s economic advisers....
23:17, 06/24/2019

U.S. Federal Reserve leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts The U.S. Federal Reserve kept its benchmark rate — which influences many consumer and business loans — in a range of 2.25 per cent to 2.5 per cent, where it’s been since December....
07:00, 06/20/2019

Senator Warren calls for federal laws protecting abortion access U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for overhauling federal law to ensure that women continue to have access to abortion amid efforts in states like Alabama and Ohio to enact bans on the procedure....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Stephen Moore: Trump's Federal Reserve pick withdraws nomination President said on Twitter Moore ‘decided to withdraw’ just hours after Moore insisted he was ‘all in’Follow the latest US politics news liveStephen Moore, the conservative economics commentator, will no longer be nominated to the Federal Reserve by D...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Okay, so Michael Cohen, The Situation, and the Fyre Fest guy all walk into the same federal prison… Earlier this afternoon, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons announced where Michael Cohen—the former Donald Trump “fixer” who briefly became the collective darling of the American people with his heartwarming, only moderately self-serving testimony in front o...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Trump would have been charged with obstruction were he not president, hundreds of former federal prosecutors assert The bipartisan group signed a statement saying that “to look at these facts and say that a prosecutor could not probably sustain a conviction for obstruction of justice . . . runs counter to logic and our experience.”...
00:17, 05/07/2019

Michael Avenatti hires lawyer to defend him in federal fraud case A day after a federal judge rejected Michael Avenatti's request to be represented by a public defender, the embattled attorney announced Wednesday that he had hired his own private counsel....
23:51, 05/15/2019

Federal government contributes $100K to floodplain mapping in Kawartha Lakes Two projects will contribute to updating and establishing floodplain mapping in the Fenelon Falls South and McLaren’s Creek areas just north of Lindsay....
17:51, 05/15/2019

New federal tax rules create advantage for real estate investment trusts As Generation X and millennials inherit their baby boomer parents' assets amid the so-called Great Wealth Transfer, some will look to invest it in rental property to generate income....
15:17, 06/18/2019

CORRECTED-U.S. green groups ramp up legal attacks on federal oil leases U.S. environmental groups fighting fossil-fuel development made headlines years ago with public demonstrations against big pipeline projects including the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL - only to be steamrolled by President Donald Trump’s executiv...
06:17, 06/15/2019

President Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for all of its adv...
18:00, 06/15/2019

U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
02:34, 06/22/2019

Federal probe launched into fatal collision of Alaska tourist planes Federal investigators are due in Alaska on Tuesday to try to find out why two sightseeing planes collided in mid-air over open water during daylight hours, killing at least four tourists....
16:34, 05/14/2019

Questions remain over $100 million Federal investment in Boat Harbour Project Environmentalists, First Nations and other concerned parties saw the influx as a smart move, one that would certainly help the cleanup project at the Nova Scotia effluent treatment facility....
08:00, 05/25/2019

California agencies fought fires on federal land. Now Trump won’t pay in full The US Forest Service audited the reimbursement sent by the state and is withholding $9m, saying they needed more documentationAs California prepares to enter wildfire season, the Trump administration is holding back millions of dollars in requested ...
13:34, 05/23/2019

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
05:34, 06/05/2019

Push for referendum on federal takeover of Murray-Darling river system Centre Alliance says water resources ‘must be managed in the national interest’The Centre Alliance, which could hold or share the balance of power in the senate after the election, has announced it will push for a referendum to give the commonwealth ...
22:17, 05/05/2019

Federal prosecutors take over murder investigation of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. He was found with a gunshot wound to his head and a political motive has not been ruled out....
16:00, 06/17/2019

Masked gunman arrested after opening fire outside Dallas federal courthouse A masked gunman has been taken into custody Monday morning after firing a rifle outside of a courthouse in downtown Dallas, just one block away from where five police officers were killed in a 2016 attack. ...
18:34, 06/17/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work done....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Trump accuses John Kerry of violating federal law with Iran dealings WASHINGTON — President Trump accused former Secretary of State John Kerry of violating federal law by siding with Iran over US interests — and said he should be prosecuted for it. “You know, John Kerry speaks to them a lot. John Kerry tells them not ...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Federal agency recommends White House aide Conway be fired WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal watchdog agency is recommending that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel says Con...
19:17, 06/13/2019

New Mexico opens state migrant shelter, criticizes federal inaction New Mexico's state fairgrounds will begin to house migrant families to take pressure off border cities facing a surge in asylum seekers with no help from the federal government, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham said on Tuesday....
03:17, 05/01/2019

Rift emerges between federal agencies reviewing the Sprint and T-Mobile merger A merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, the nation's third- and fourth-largest wireless carriers, entered uncertain legal territory this week, after the two federal agencies reviewing the $26 billion deal appeared to split in their thinking about the t...
11:00, 05/22/2019

Montana tribe rips Trump administration over federal coal leasing A Montana tribe this week blasted the Trump administration for seeking to overturn an Obama-era moratorium on federal coal leasing without consulting it, saying the move violated its treaty rights and would have major impacts on its land....
00:34, 05/30/2019

Accused California synagogue shooter charged with federal hate crimes A California nursing student accused of a deadly shooting spree in a San Diego-area synagogue and arson at a nearby mosque was charged on Thursday with 109 counts of federal hate crimes and civil rights violations, prosecutors said....
00:17, 05/10/2019

US futures higher as traders await Federal Reserve meeting outcome U.S. stock index futures were pointing to a higher open Wednesday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and waited to hear from the Federal Reserve....
10:51, 05/01/2019

Paul Manafort will reportedly be moved from federal lockup to Rikers Island President Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort will be moved from a federal prison lockup in Pennsylvania to Rikers Island later this week, a report said Monday. Manhattan District Attorney requested the transfer after a New York grand...
07:17, 06/04/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Freed From Federal Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
21:51, 05/23/2019

Disability denials: Congressman calls for federal investigation into eligibility decisions A USA TODAY Network investigation found some doctors were making big money denying disability benefits. Now a congressman is demanding an investigation.        ...
07:51, 06/06/2019

Federal prosecutors suspect 'far-right motive' in killing of German politician Walter Lübcke Federal prosecutors have taken over the murder investigation of local German politician Walter Lübcke. They believe there was a far-right motive, but have no evidence the suspect was part of a terror network....
17:34, 06/17/2019

McConnell, Kaine to introduce bipartisan Senate bill to raise the federal smoking age to 21 Sens. Mitch McConnell and Tim Kaine plan to introduce a bill Monday that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 in hopes of curbing what regulators are calling an "epidemic" of teen vaping....
20:34, 05/20/2019

Federal Reserve expresses concern about U.S. economy and signals interest rate cuts are likely President Trump has urged the Fed to cut interest rates for months. Nearly half of Fed leaders predict there will be a rate cut by the end of the year....
00:51, 06/20/2019

White House Office Requests 2-Year Delay on Huawei Ban For Federal Contractors The White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has requested that Congress delay the ban on federal contractors using Huawei equipment. The ban, part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), will prohibit contractors for the federal...
15:17, 06/10/2019

Claims YouTube Illegally Tracked Kids Reportedly Spark Federal Investigation YouTube’s perpetual failure to ensure its product doesn’t exploit children has prompted an investigation by the Federal Trade Commission into the company.Read more......
01:17, 06/20/2019

Republicans Quietly Relieved After Stephen Moore Withdraws From Federal Reserve Nomination Senate Republicans are breathing a sigh of relief after President Donald Trump’s controversial pick for the Federal Reserve decided to bow out in the face of persistent controversy over his past remarks. The decision spared them from having to ...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Rocket Report: SpaceX sues the federal government, Chinese launch failure Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.01 of the Rocket Report! This week marks one year since the first report. What started as an experiment has grown into something that a lot of people ...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Dem Rep. Garamendi: Barr contempt debate a 'fundamental fight' about federal 'power distribution' Congressman John Garamendi said Wednesday on "Outnumbered Overtime" that the debate over whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not turning over the unredacted Mueller report may lead to a "fundamental fight" over t...
09:00, 05/09/2019

Democrats attack Ben Carson for stripping illegal immigrants of federal housing assistance Tuesday’s congressional hearing for Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson featured lots of angry Democrats saying nasty things about him and his department’s plan to deny public assistance to illegal immigrants....
20:34, 05/23/2019

Federal regulators rescind $929M for California high-speed rail plan The Trump administration has made good on its threat to pull nearly $1 billion in federal funding for a high-speed rail project in California, because it hasn't made significant progress....
02:00, 05/18/2019

California synagogue shooting suspect charged with 109 counts of federal hate crimes A California man accused of killing one person and injuring three others in a shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue last month was charged with 109 hate crimes violations, officials said Thursday....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Suspect in Louisiana Black Church Arsons Charged With Federal Hate Crimes Prosecutors in Louisiana have charged suspect Holden Matthews, 21, with federal hate crimes for allegedly burning several black churches in the St. Landry Parish region earlier this year, according to NBC....
04:00, 06/13/2019

Americans' perception of LGBTQ rights under federal law largely incorrect: Reuters/Ipsos Almost half of all Americans incorrectly believe that federal law protects lesbian, gay and bisexual people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released this week....
12:34, 06/11/2019

U.S. Justice Dept. keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety Convicted felon Paul Manafort will remain in federal custody, a U.S. Justice Department official said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to a l...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Dallas shooting: Man killed in shootout at federal courthouse was recent college grad A 22-year-old man suspected of opening fire on a federal courthouse in Dallas was a recent graduate of Del Mar College.        ...
19:34, 06/18/2019

U.S. Justice Department keeps Manafort in federal custody, citing health, personal safety The U.S. Justice Department has decided to keep convicted felon Paul Manafort in federal custody, it said on Tuesday, citing concerns about the "health and personal safety" of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman if he was transferred to...
18:34, 06/18/2019

Federal workers’ union rejects government offer, setting up possible strike vote The Public Service Alliance of Canada — the civil service's biggest union — has walked away from talks aimed at reaching new contracts affecting more than 100,000 workers....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Federal probe launched into Alaska float plane crash that killed at least 4 people A team of federal accident investigators is expected to arrive in Alaska Tuesday to try to piece together what caused a deadly midair collision between two sightseeing planes....
13:34, 05/14/2019

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh unveils platform ahead of 2019 federal election Speaking in Hamilton at the NDP convention on Sunday, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh  is expected to unveil his party's platform ahead of the 2019 federal election....
20:34, 06/16/2019

Facebook launching political ad transparency tools ahead of Canadian federal vote The roster of additional tools will include ad authorization functionalities to verify advertisers on the platform and an ad library, which will provide users additional information about the reach and ownership of an ad....
11:00, 06/10/2019

John Walker Lindh, Known as the ‘American Taliban,’ Is Set to Leave Federal Prison This Week The release of John Walker Lindh, captured during the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, is highlighting questions about his reintegration into society....
05:17, 05/22/2019

Video game ‘loot boxes’ would be outlawed in many games under forthcoming federal bill Video games popular among kids would be prohibited from offering "loot boxes," or randomized assortments of digital weapons, clothing and other items that can be purchased for a fee, under new federal legislation previewed by Republican Sen. Josh Haw...
20:17, 05/08/2019

MPs demand more federal assistance as mental-health issues rise on Canadian farms A new report says Canada's farmers struggle with many challenges - such as market volatility, debt, long work days, unpredictable weather and loneliness....
19:17, 05/28/2019

Federal Tories to strengthen police checks of candidates following Rick Dykstra case A lawyer was hired by the Conservatives in March 2018 to probe how Rick Dykstra was allowed to continue on as a candidate in the 2015 election after the party learned he was accused of assaulting a woman who worked for another MP....
22:34, 05/03/2019

Trump administration issues guidance for federal agencies to weigh climate impacts The Trump administration on Friday released guidance for how federal agencies should weigh climate change impacts before approving major energy and infrastructure projects, easing criteria that the Obama White House had required to allow for faster p...
21:00, 06/21/2019

Exxon Mobil teams up with federal labs in $100M low-emission technology deal Exxon Mobil, the biggest private oil company in the world, announced Wednesday one of the largest deals with the Trump administration meant to make low-emission technology a commercial reality in the next decade....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Federal government cuts English classes, legal services for migrant children ASSOCIATED PRESS – The federal government has stopped paying for English-language courses and legal services at facilities that hold immigrant children around the country, imposing budget cuts it says are necessary at a time when record numbers...
02:51, 06/06/2019

Federal procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters with lawsuit Public Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough said the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists' names and other personal information to companies with government contracts....
00:17, 05/31/2019

US lawmakers push bipartisan bill to raise the federal minimum buying age for tobacco to 21 A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Tuesday introduced bicameral legislation that would raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21, weeks after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he would introduce his own bill....
19:17, 04/30/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Scrutiny of Facebook’s data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last year....
15:34, 05/03/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the epidemic of addiction to prescription painkillers....
20:17, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. banks clear first hurdle of Federal Reserve's annual stress test The 18 largest banks operating in the United States took the first step toward doling out capital on dividends, share buybacks and other investments on Friday, after clearing the first stage of their yearly health checks with the U.S. Federal Reserve...
02:34, 06/22/2019

Federal criminal probe tied to 'microcap fraud' case may include former Riot Blockchain CEO Federal authorities have launched an investigation into a group of "microcap fraudsters," according to court documents. The investigation is parallel to an SEC civil case against the alleged "fraudsters," and more details are currently unknown....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Federal Watchdog Agency Says White House Should Fire Kellyanne Conway for Violating the Hatch Act (WASHINGTON) — A federal watchdog agency on Thursday recommended that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits certain political activities of federal employees. The U.S. Office of Special Couns...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Federal cabinet ministers visit Edmonton, Calgary in wake of Trans Mountain approval Two federal cabinet ministers are making appearances in Alberta Wednesday following the Trudeau government's second approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion....
17:17, 06/19/2019

Federal agents arrest four protesters occupying Venezuelan Embassy in Maduro-Guaido standoff After a month-long standoff, four protesters who had been living inside the Venezuelan Embassy were arrested by federal law enforcement officers and forcibly removed from the building on Thursday....
20:17, 05/16/2019

Paul Manafort not going to Rikers Island, will remain in federal custody after DOJ rejects move, source says The Justice Department has rejected New York County District Attorney Cy Vance Jr.'s attempt to have former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort transferred to the notorious Rikers Island prison complex ahead of his pending state court trial, amid q...
06:17, 06/18/2019

Poway synagogue got federal funds in March for security but hadn't had a chance to use the money Just a month before a shooting at the Chabad of Poway, the synagogue received federal funds to install gates and more secure doors.        ...
22:34, 05/02/2019

Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York charge banker with trying to buy Trump administration post with loan approvals....
16:51, 05/23/2019

Adam Schiff pushes amendment to federal campaign law after Trump's foreign dirt comments House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., introduced legislation that he said would "make it crystal clear" that it was illegal for candidates to take opposition research from a foreign government....
23:51, 06/20/2019

Rapper Kodak Black facing federal gun charge after arrest at Miami music festival Kodak Black, who was arrested Saturday before a show, was charged with making a false statement while trying to purchase a gun.        ...
17:51, 05/14/2019

The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border The Federal Government has waived environmental laws in order to build barriers along the U.S. Mexico border. The department of homeland security waived dozens of laws to build or replace barriers at the border. New barriers will go up at Organ Pipe ...
09:34, 05/15/2019

Criminal sentencing of former JP Morgan Chase metals trader delayed as federal probe continues His sentencing has been postponed twice, suggesting he is continuing to cooperate with prosecutors in their investigation. No one else has been charged....
15:51, 05/03/2019

Federal authorities arrest dozens over alleged US immigration scam that offered fake marriages for $70,000 Federal investigators say they have arrested dozens of people in Texas Monday after busting a sham marriage scheme that charged foreigners up to $70,000 – and even provided them with a fake wedding album – to help obtain a legal immigration status in...
21:51, 05/13/2019

Man suspected of setting fires at Louisiana black churches charged with federal hate crimes The man suspected of setting fire to three churches in St. Landry Parish has been indicted on federal hate crime charges.        ...
06:00, 06/13/2019

Brazil to send prison gang leaders to federal jails after massacre: justice minister Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Tuesday that the prison gang leaders responsible for killing 55 inmates in prisons across the northern city of Manaus will be moved to maximum security federal jails....
23:00, 05/28/2019

The fate of Trump’s economy now hinges on the Federal Reserve, the agency the president called ‘crazy’ The Fed’s consideration of an interest-rate cut to counter the president’s trade war puts the central bank and its chair — which have prioritized independence from politics — in an uncomfortable position....
01:51, 06/08/2019

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
23:00, 05/19/2019

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of earning athletic scholarships....
01:51, 06/20/2019

Louisiana deputy's son charged with federal hate crimes in connection with fires at black churches The suspect in a string of fires that destroyed three black churches in rural Louisiana earlier this year was indicted on federal hate crime charges in connection with the blazes, federal officials announced Wednesday....
22:17, 06/12/2019

U.S. Federal Reserve ends 2013 'London Whale' enforcement action against JPMorgan Chase The U.S. Federal Reserve announced on Thursday it had terminated a 2013 enforcement action it imposed on JPMorgan Chase after the bank reported significant losses stemming from its "London Whale" trading scandal....
23:00, 06/06/2019

Voters head to polls for byelection in Nanaimo, an important indicator ahead of federal vote Voters are heading to the polls to elect a member of Parliament in the British Columbia riding of Nanaimo-Ladysmith today in what could be an indicator of the October federal election....
14:51, 05/06/2019

Federal election 2019: Littleproud distances himself from Liberal candidate's 'Islamophobic' posts – politics live Minister grilled about Lyons candidate Jessica Whelan, who claims her Facebook page was doctored. Meanwhile, the climate policy debate heats up. Follow all the updates, live 12.26am BST Richard Di Natale was on Sky News talking about the Fisher model...
02:00, 05/02/2019

Ottawa Liberal MPP Marie-France Lalonde to seek federal seat in Orléans after Leslie retires Lalonde announced her intention to run federally Monday, saying she's giving up thoughts of seeking the leadership of the Ontario Liberals because she wants to focus on her east-Ottawa community....
22:34, 05/13/2019

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organizati...
15:51, 06/11/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the tweet posted on March 7, 2019 read....
20:51, 05/07/2019

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop r...
00:17, 06/17/2019

Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agency recommends Kellyanne Conway be fired for ‘repeat’ violation of law prohibiting political statements....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Mike Pence weighs in on Federal Reserve policy after Stephen Moore, Herman Cain withdraw The vice president's comments come as the White House is scrambling to fill two vacancies on the Fed's board after the withdrawal of two of nominees.        ...
02:17, 05/05/2019

Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal hate crime charges filed in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches in Louisiana....
21:17, 06/12/2019

Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Call for ‘Federal Limit’ on Credit Card Interest Rates (Bloomberg) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have accused banks of acting as “modern-day loan sharks” and called on Congress to enact a federal limit of 15% on credit-car...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killing 17 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Federal grand jury indicts two more employees at company that owns duck boat that sank in Missouri, killing 17....
01:34, 06/21/2019

Australia federal election 2019: Scott Morrison claims Coalition win for 'the quiet Australians' – politics live Coalition has won Australian election after Bill Shorten concedes Labor defeat. Follow all the updates and analysis, liveLive election results as they come inWhich policies have gained support in today’s vote? The swingometer: see which electorates a...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Federal prosecutors charge Michael Avenatti with defrauding the client who made him famous: porn star Stormy Daniels NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors charge Michael Avenatti with defrauding the client who made him famous: porn star Stormy Daniels....
21:51, 05/22/2019

Missouri judge allows abortions to continue, for now JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge says the state’s lone abortion clinic can continue performing abortions, at least in the near future. St. Louis Circuit Judge Michael Stelzer on Monday ruled to extend a preliminary injunction he prev...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Aaron Judge Is Everywhere for the Yankees, Except on the Field The Yankees’ slugger decided to stay with the team on its West Coast road trip even while rehabilitating his team, underscoring his status as a club leader....
11:51, 04/30/2019

Judge sentences would-be bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored in his mental health in imposing the sentence. (May...
07:17, 05/07/2019

Judge allows pay raises, outside income for NY lawmakers In a victory for lawmakers, a state judge issued a ruling Friday that upholds legislative pay hikes that took effect in January while striking down restrictions on outside income — thus allowing them to keep their outside gigs. An executive and...
05:34, 06/08/2019

US Judge To Consider Blocking New Mississippi Abortion Law JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments about a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. The Jackson Women’s Health Organization is suing the state over the law, signed by Republica...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Aaron Judge will be starting to take BP soon for Yankees Aaron Judge threw strongly and accurately to bases from right field Thursday afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Now the Yankees’ right fielder will begin taking batting practice in the indoor cage this weekend as he comes back from a strained left oblique ...
11:34, 05/31/2019

Judge to bat leadoff in his return to Yankees The New York Yankees will waste little time in getting Aaron Judge back to action Friday night, batting the slugger in the leadoff spot as he returns to the active roster....
01:00, 06/22/2019

Judge: Qualcomm violated antitrust law Qualcomm used its market dominance to illegally squeeze excessive licensing fees out of phone manufacturers, a federal judge in California ruled, delivering a major jolt to the critical components market for next-generation smartphones....
07:17, 05/23/2019

U.S. judge waves through D.C. case against Facebook A U.S. judge on Friday denied Facebook Inc.'s request to dismiss a lawsuit by the Washington, D.C. attorney general over the social media giant's improper sharing of 87 million users' data with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica....
08:51, 06/01/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
06:17, 06/06/2019

Federal Reserve Holds Rates, Sees No Strong Case For Revising Rates Fed policymakers said ongoing economic growth, a strong labour market and an eventual rise in inflation were still "the most likely outcomes" as the US expansion nears its 10-year mark....
07:17, 05/02/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., in January w...
05:17, 06/04/2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.        ...
03:00, 05/21/2019

Federal bill would allow clean energy companies to structure like oil companies Enlarge / Wind turbines near Palm Springs, Calif. (credit: nate2b / Flickr) Last week, US senators and representatives introduced bills in the Senate and the House to open up a type of corporate structure originally reserved for oil, gas, and coal ...
02:17, 06/18/2019

MLB notebook: Yankees' Judge to return Friday The New York Yankees are expected to activate slugger Aaron Judge from the injured list on Friday and have him in the lineup to face the Houston Astros....
05:51, 06/21/2019

U.S. judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often occur at six weeks before a woman realizes she is pregnant....
23:51, 05/24/2019

Why we judge other people’s relationships | Oliver Burkeman At the core is something universal, and very human: the desire to get a handle on how we’re doingThe latest trend in romance, according to the New York Times, is the “unimoon”: couples getting married, then going on separate honeymoons by themselves....
22:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. judge questions SEC on delay in filing VW lawsuit U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer questioned the SEC's "lateness" in suing Volkswagen more than two years after the company settled the Justice Department's criminal probe over emissions cheating....
23:51, 05/10/2019

Judge denies retrial for NJ man who robbed, killed pal over $10K A 21-year-old New Jersey man who murdered his childhood pal to get his hands on her inheritance money was denied his request for a retrial Friday. A lawyer for Liam McAtasney — who was convicted of murdering and robbing 19-year-old Sarah Stern — insi...
20:00, 05/24/2019

Judge axes 3 of 4 lawyers in NFL concussion case PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The federal judge overseeing the $1 billion NFL concussion settlement has terminated three of four lawyers serving as class counsel. The surprise order Friday comes weeks after a hearing to air complaints about new rules that limi...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Judge to decide if he will consider request in Smollett case CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is to rule next week on whether he will recuse himself from a request to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate how Chicago’s top prosecutor handled actor Jussie Smollett’s criminal case. Retired Illinois appel...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Judge to consider fate of Missouri's last abortion clinic A judge could decide Tuesday whether Missouri's last abortion clinic remains open or shuts down in a state that recently banned abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy....
16:34, 06/04/2019

Judge: Use of GPS data in robbery case unconstitutional CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that suburban Chicago police violated constitutional protections against unreasonable searches by accessing weeks of GPS data indicating a suspect’s car had been outside a jewelry store when it was robbe...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Judge orders FDA to speed up regulation of e-cigarettes A federal judge has directed the Food and Drug Administration to speed up its review of electronic cigarettes, saying the delays amount to a dereliction of duty....
19:17, 05/16/2019

Musk, SEC deal over Twitter use approved by judge The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel before publication, such as financial statements, previously unreported production or delivery numbers, a...
12:17, 05/01/2019