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Psychiatrist to testify in Weinstein trial as expert on sexual assault trauma

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 5:21am
A forensic psychiatrist is due to testify at ex-Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's Manhattan rape trial on Friday, explaining why some sexual assault victims do not report attacks or avoid their abusers.

Breaking precedent, Trump to attend Washington anti-abortion march

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 5:10am
Donald Trump will become the first U.S. president to attend the annual "March for Life" to be held in Washington on Friday, organizers said, underscoring his outspoken support for the anti-abortion movement as it celebrates key legislative gains.

UK scolds U.S. for refusing to give up diplomat's wife involved in crash

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 4:50am
Britain on Friday scolded the United States for refusing to extradite a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager.

Britain scolds United States over refusal to extradite diplomat's wife

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 4:17am
Britain on Friday scolded the United States for refusing to extradite a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager.

Bayer Shares up 2.3% on report about possible glyphosate settlement

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 2:34am
Shares in seeds and pesticides maker Bayer opened 2.3% higher on Friday, driven by a report on a possible out-of-court settlement of a U.S. jury trial over allegations that its weed killer Roundup causes cancer.

Bayer faces fourth U.S. Roundup cancer trial in Monsanto home court

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 12:56am
Bayer AG is set to face a fourth U.S. jury trial over allegations that its popular weed killer Roundup causes cancer, with four cancer patients in the hometown of its agricultural subsidiary Monsanto scheduled to make their case beginning on Friday.

Shares in Bayer up 6.3% in premarket on report about possible glyphosate settlement

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 12:55am
Shares in Bayer were up 6.3% in premarket trade at broker Lang & Schwarz on Friday, driven by a report on a possible out of court settlement of a U.S. jury trial over allegations that its weed killer Roundup causes cancer.

Democrats in impeachment trial say Trump abused his power for political gain

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:52pm
Democrats worked methodically at U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Thursday to dismantle his long-standing allegation that Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden acted improperly toward Ukraine while vice president.

Two days into Trump trial, Republicans appear unmoved but offer Democrats some praise

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:52pm
On the second day of House Democrats laying out their case in the U.S. Senate for removing President Donald Trump, there was little sign on Thursday that their arguments had changed any minds among Republican senators who control the chamber.

How long can the U.S. Senate sit still? Twenty minutes

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:52pm
The 100 U.S. senators who will determine whether to remove President Donald Trump from office at the end of his impeachment trial managed to stay seated and listen to the Democratic case against him for about 20 minutes on Thursday.

Trump 'made a religious man out of Vladimir Putin,' jokes Schiff

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:52pm
There have been few chuckles during U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in the Senate. But a wisecrack on Thursday about Russian President Vladimir Putin produced some laughter, at least from the Democratic side of the chamber.

Trump impeachment trial TV audience drops 19% on second day

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 11:52pm
About 8.9 million TV viewers watched the U.S. Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Wednesday, the first day Democrats laid out their case against the president, marking a significant drop from the roughly 11 million viewers who watched on Tuesday, according to Nielsen ratings data.

U.S. denies Britain's extradition request for diplomat's wife

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 9:57pm
The United States has declined Britain's request for the extradition of a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a car crash last year that killed a British teenager, the State Department said on Thursday.

U.S. denies Britain's extradition request for diplomat's wife: State Department

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 9:05pm
The United States has declined Britain's request for the extradition of a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager, the State Department said on Thursday.

Lawsuit from fan alleges MLB teams engaged in corruption in sign-stealing scandal

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 8:55pm
Major League Baseball (MLB) teams secretly distorted player statistics and deprived fans of an "honest fantasy baseball competition," a lawsuit filed by a fan alleges in the fallout to a sign-stealing scandal involving the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox.

Justice Department says it should not have continued spying on former Trump adviser

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 8:12pm
The U.S. Justice Department has told a court it did not have enough evidence to justify continued surveillance of one of President Donald Trump's former campaign advisers in 2017, in a sign it believes the FBI on occasion went too far when it investigated Russian influence in the 2016 election.

One man arrested, two more sought in deadly Seattle rush-hour shootout

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 7:53pm
One man was arrested on Thursday and two more were being sought as suspects in a gunfight that erupted the evening before on a busy street in downtown Seattle, leaving one woman dead and six other bystanders wounded, city officials said.

Actress Annabella Sciorra testifies she tried to fight Weinstein during alleged rape

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 6:03pm
Actress Annabella Sciorra testified on Thursday that Harvey Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago, becoming the first accuser to take the stand against the former Hollywood producer in his sexual assault trial.

U.S. states sue to block White House from allowing 3-D-printed guns

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 5:16pm
Twenty U.S. states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration on Thursday to block what they called its latest effort to allow blueprints for making guns from 3-D printers to be released on the internet.

Uber self-driving cars, with humans in control, to cruise Washington, D.C. Friday

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 4:19pm
Uber Technologies Inc will put self-driving vehicles on Washington, D.C. roads Friday with human drivers in control, the ride share company said on Thursday, as it seeks to collect data for future deployment of fully self-driving vehicles.

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