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White House says Trump supports both House immigration bills, after all

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 6:35pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump supported both Republican immigration bills being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives, offering a lifeline after the president suggested earlier he opposed the more moderate bill.

Kentucky man gets 30-day sentence in attack on Senator Rand Paul

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 6:35pm
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Kentucky man to 30 days in prison for assaulting U.S. Senator Rand Paul in an attack last November that left the politician with several broken ribs, prosecutors said.

Two former Roadrunner Transportation executives charged with fraud: U.S. Justice Department

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 5:33pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two former executives of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc were charged in an indictment unsealed on Friday for allegedly participating in an accounting and securities fraud scheme that resulted in a loss of more than $245 million in shareholder value, the U.S. Justice Department said.

Two former Roadrunner Transportation executives at charged with fraud: U.S.

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:34pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two former executives of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc were charged in an indictment unsealed on Friday for allegedly participating in an accounting and securities fraud scheme that resulted in a loss of more than $245 million in shareholder value, the U.S. Justice Department said.

U.S. judge sentences Kentucky man in attack on Senator Rand Paul

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:48pm
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday sentenced a Kentucky man to 30 days in prison for assaulting U.S. Senator Rand Paul in an attack last November that left the politician with several broken ribs, prosecutors said.

Attorney General Sessions hits out at Philadelphia over 'sanctuary' status

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:32pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a speech at a local college on Friday, criticized Philadelphia and its mayor over the city's 'sanctuary' status, one that limits its cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:05pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies.

Government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:53pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies.

U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign head Manafort to jail pre-trial

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:47pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge on Friday sent longtime Republican political operator and businessman Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after a charge of witness tampering, the latest episode in a slow fall from grace of a man who was President Donald Trump's campaign chairman in 2016.

Kansas deputy killed, second officer wounded during prisoner transport

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:40pm
(Reuters) - A Kansas sheriff's deputy was killed and another was in critical condition after being shot on Friday during a scuffle with a prisoner they were taking from jail to court for a hearing in Kansas City, officials said.

Trump's personal lawyer Cohen loses bid for quick Avenatti gag order

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 2:35pm
(Reuters) - Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, on Friday lost his bid for an emergency gag order to stop Michael Avenatti, a lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, from maligning him in frequent media appearances.

U.S. judge sends former Trump campaign head Manafort to jail

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 1:54pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Friday sent Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after he was charged with witness tampering, in the latest episode in a slow fall from grace of a man who was President Donald Trump's campaign chairman in 2016.

Former Trump campaign chief Manafort sent to jail by U.S. judge

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:27pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday sent Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after he was charged with witness tampering, in the latest episode in a slow fall from grace for a man who was President Donald Trump's campaign chairman in 2016.

Derailed Florida roller coaster passed inspection hours earlier: state

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:20pm
(Reuters) - A small roller coaster that derailed in Daytona Beach, ejecting two riders who fell 34 feet (10 meters) to the ground, passed a state inspection earlier the same day, Florida state officials said on Friday.

House immigration bill plans in turmoil following Trump opposition

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:12pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican efforts to debate immigration legislation next week in the U.S. House of Representatives were in turmoil on Friday after President Donald Trump blasted one of two delicately crafted proposals that had a better chance of passing.

Judge sends Trump's former campaign chief Manafort to jail

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 11:50am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday sent President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, to jail pending trial, after Special Counsel Robert Mueller charged him last week with witness tampering.

Southern Star natural gas pipeline catches fire in Kansas

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:48am
(Reuters) - A natural gas pipeline operated by Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc caught fire in a rural area of Kansas, the company said on Friday, adding that no injuries were reported.

TransCanada fixes part of Leach Xpress natgas pipe after West Virginia blast

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:41am
(Reuters) - TransCanada Corp's Columbia Gas Transmission (TCO) unit said it fixed a section of the Leach Xpress natural gas pipeline downstream of a pipe blast in West Virginia last week.

Manafort pleads not guilty to witness-tampering charges, judge weighs revoking bail

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:19am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty on Friday to new witness tampering charges brought by the special counsel investigating Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Trump says he will not sign moderate 'Dreamer' immigration bill

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 9:51am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not sign the more moderate of two bills under consideration in the U.S. House of Representatives that are meant to address the threat of deportation hanging over the United States' "Dreamer" immigrants.

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