(Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed 16 lawsuits filed by survivors of a 2015 mass shooting at a South Carolina church who sued the government over the failure of an FBI-run background check system to prevent the purchase of the murder weapon. U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel also criticized
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, a political opponent of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Tuesday that the state would sue the Trump administration for separating children of immigrants from their parents when apprehended illegally crossing the U.S. border. The separations and detention of children
By Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's foreign minister on Tuesday called the separation of children from immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border "cruel and inhumane" while the leftist front-runner ahead of next month's presidential vote called it "racist."
(Reuters) - Over 2,300 children were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border between May 5 and June 9 under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Tuesday, and immigration advocates and legal experts say there is no
By Lizbeth Diaz MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's foreign minister Luis Videgaray on Tuesday called the separation of children from immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border "cruel and inhumane" and urged the United States to reconsider the practice. Images published this week of children
Some powerful Hollywood producers and directors have criticized Twenty-First Century Fox Inc over its news commentators' support for the U.S. immigration crackdown that separates children from their parents, with one award-winning producer threatening to take his work elsewhere. Steve Levitan, the
Ford Motor Co executives on Tuesday said the automaker will renovate and revamp Michigan Central Station, Detroit's infamous blighted landmark, turning it into offices for up to 5,000 tech workers and software engineers focused on self-driving vehicles and ancillary technologies and services. Speaking
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican members of Congress on Tuesday he would sign any Republican immigration bill the House of Representatives passes without seeking any changes, Representative Carlos Curbelo told reporters.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told a meeting of House of Representatives Republicans on Tuesday that he supports both Republican immigration bills being considered by the chamber, a White House spokesman said.
An FBI agent who criticized then-presidential candidate Donald Trump in text messages in 2016 was taken to task by Republicans at a U.S. Congress hearing on Tuesday, while his lawyer said he was recently escorted out of the FBI building. Peter Strzok, who once worked on the FBI investigation into the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Mark Meadows said President Donald Trump told a meeting of Republican members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday that they needed to get something done on immigration "right away."
The owners of a Florida construction equipment exporter were sentenced to prison on Tuesday after they were found guilty of money laundering and illegally transferring more than $100 million from businesses largely in Venezuela to U.S. and foreign bank accounts. Luis Diaz Jr., 76, was sentenced to eight
The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems PLC a contract for wheeled amphibious combat vehicles (ACV) that transport Marines from ship to shore under hostile conditions, according to a U.S. official and a person familiar with the decision. The award is a blow to defense services company Science
By Sarah N. Lynch and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans scrambled on Tuesday to craft legislation that would quell an outcry over the Trump administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border, with an opinion poll showing most Americans
According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee, Sterling Brown, a guard for the Milwaukee Bucks who is black, was wrongfully arrested and mistreated because of his race by a police department with a history of excessive force against black people. The suit claims one of eight police
Health providers, insurers and medical groups have warned that the plans could drive up premiums and make insurance unaffordable for some people by siphoning off healthy consumers who want cheaper coverage, leaving behind a sicker patient pool with higher medical costs in Obamacare plans. The finalized
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt will testify before the Senate's environment committee in August, panel chairman Senator John Barrasso said on Tuesday, where he will face questions about spending and ethics controversies. Barrasso said previously that he would call Pruitt
By Dave Gregorio NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese manufacturer JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd expects to start manufacturing solar panels at a new factory in Jacksonville, Florida, by the fourth quarter, and production will not be affected by the latest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese products, a company executive
U.S. state and local government tax revenue climbed to $350.2 billion in the first quarter of 2018, a rise of 5.8 percent compared with the same time period in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau reported on Tuesday. The data measures the four largest tax categories: property, sales, individual income and
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday urged an end to the Trump administration policy of separating children from parents trying to enter the United States illegally at the border with Mexico. "Some administration officials reportedly view the policy of separating children from their parents
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans revised a draft immigration bill to keep authorities from separating children from their parents during criminal proceedings for misdemeanor, first-time illegal border crossings, a House Republican aide said on Tuesday. The draft was meant to address controversy
Yum Brand Inc's Pizza Hut chain will fully phase out chickens raised with certain antibiotics in its U.S. restaurants by 2022, in the latest push by a major restaurant chain to follow healthier food practices. The restaurant had said in 2016 it planned to remove antibiotics important to human medicine
Sterling Brown filed a lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee and its police department, stemming from an incident in which a stun gun was used during an arrest for a parking violation in January. Brown, who plays for the Milwaukee Bucks, is the son of a Chicago police officer. Milwaukee police chief
Washington, D.C. residents on Tuesday are voting on a proposal that would more than quadruple the minimum wage for tipped workers, including servers, bartenders and hairstylists, to $15 an hour, matching that of other workers in the U.S. capital. Voters in the District of Columbia last year approved
(Reuters) - Hot, humid weather on Tuesday is expected to bring thunderstorms and a risk of flash floods from Texas to the southeastern United States, after damaging overnight storms in the Northeast region of the country, the National Weather Service said. The biggest flooding threat will be in southern