Youtube comments could bring tougher sentence for U.S. woman in Bali suitcase murder DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) – Prosecutors in Indonesia are examining online video comments by a U.S. woman jailed for 10 years for the 2014 murder of her mother on the resort island of Bali to decide if they justify a stiffer sentence, authorities
Trump disputes account of his Supreme Court nominee’s comments By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump castigated a Democratic senator on Thursday for saying U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch had voiced dismay in a private meeting over Trump’s attacks on the judiciary, while Republicans came forward to back up the lawmaker’s portrayal.
In setback for Trump, U.S. judges rejects travel ban By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) – President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his executive order temporarily banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. A three-judge panel of the 9th
U.S. Supreme Court puts off action on major class action dispute By Lawrence Hurley and Robert Iafolla | WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court will not act until at least the fall on a major business dispute on whether companies can head off costly class action lawsuits, meaning President Donald Trump’s nominee to the
U.S. court blocks Anthem-Cigna merger, dealing blow to consolidation By Diane Bartz and Caroline Humer A federal judge on Wednesday ruled against U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc’s (ANTM.N) proposed $54 billion mergers with smaller rival Cigna Corp (CI.N), derailing an unprecedented effort to consolidate the country’s health insurance industry. The U.S. Justice Department sued in
Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court pick dispirited by presidents’ tweets By Lawrence Hurley and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, on Wednesday described as “demoralizing” and “disheartening” the U.S. president’s Twitter attacks on a judge who suspended Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries, a spokesman for Gorsuch said.
Film exposes underworld of U.S. children sold online for sex By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Mary Mazzio first heard about middle-school girls from her hometown of Boston suing a website on which they had been sold for sex, the self-described “recovering lawyer” was blown away. “What? Fifteen minutes from where
U.S. – backed Syrian force in new phase of Raqqa assault By Rodi Said and Tom Perry RAQQA PROVINCE, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) – An alliance of U.S.-backed militias started a new phase of its campaign against the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa on Saturday, aiming to complete its encirclement and sever the road to militant
Trump says U.S. will work with Kiev and Moscow to end Ukraine conflict By David Shepardson and Natalia Zinets WASHINGTON/KIEV (Reuters) – U.S President Donald Trump said he was willing to work with both Kiev and Moscow to resolve a separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine, following a telephone call with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko
Judge’s ruling gives hope to some Mideast travellers, Trump calls it ridiculous By Issam Abdullah, Kinda Makieh and Julia Edwards Ainsley | BEIRUT/DAMASCUS/WASHINGTON Citizens of seven mainly Muslim countries banned from the United States by President Donald Trump can resume boarding U.S.-bound flights, major airlines said on Saturday, after a Seattle judge blocked the executive