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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Reuters) – Hundreds of people gathered on Friday evening to remember the five people gunned down at a community newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland, one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history. The vigil came hours after accused gunman Jarrod Ramos was denied bail during a brief hearing in Anne Arundel
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PHOENIX (Reuters) – First lady Melania Trump made a second trip on Thursday to view facilities housing children brought illegally across the border with Mexico and who have yet to be reunited with their parents after the Trump administration reversed its separation policy. U.S. first lady Melania Trump greets attendees at a roundtable discussion as
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear Merck & Co’s appeal of a lower court’s ruling that revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing the company of failing to adequately warn patients of the risks of thigh bone fractures associated with its osteoporosis drug Fosamax. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court is
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military has been asked by the Department of Homeland Security to house and care for immigrant families totaling up to 12,000 people, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in the latest sign the military is being drawn into a supporting role for President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley, a high-ranking Democrat seen as a possible future leader of the chamber, lost his re-election bid on Tuesday in an upset that highlighted the ideological battles at play in this year’s midterm elections. FILE PHOTO – Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-NY), Chairman of the House Democratic Conference, speaks
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than a dozen states sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over its separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying President Donald Trump’s order last week ending the breakups was illusory. Undocumented immigrant families are released from detention at a bus depot in McAllen, Texas, June 22,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Parents who cross illegally from Mexico to the United States with their children will not face prosecution for the time being because the government is running short of space to house them, officials said on Monday. President Donald Trump’s administration has vowed to prosecute all adults who cross the border illegally but
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(Reuters) – GW Pharmaceuticals Plc’s epilepsy treatment on Monday secured an approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, becoming the first cannabis-based drug to be approved in the country. FILE PHOTO: A flowering marijuana plant. REUTERS/Chris Wattie The drug’s approval permits its use in patients aged two years and older with Dravet Syndrome (DS)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A meeting between adult film actress Stormy Daniels and federal prosecutors in New York investigating President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen scheduled for Monday has been canceled, a lawyer representing Daniels said late on Sunday. Stormy Daniels, the porn star currently in legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government said it still had 2,053 children in its custody who were separated from their parents under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, and set out its most detailed plans yet on how it would reunite families. A woman holds a child’s hand as undocumented immigrant families are released
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ATLANTA (Reuters) – A mistrial was declared after jurors in Houston failed to reach a verdict late Saturday in the murder trial of the husband of a sheriff’s deputy accused of choking a Hispanic man in a case that spurred “Brown Lives Matter” protests, local media reported. After more than 26 hours of deliberation, Houston
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump backed down and abandoned on Wednesday his policy of separating immigrant children from their families on the U.S.-Mexico border, after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage at home and abroad. Trump signed an executive order requiring that immigrant families be detained together when they are caught entering the
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