CIUDAD JUAREZ (Reuters) – Number 12,026 – better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba – waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States. A board with the number of migrants that
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago. Charlottesville Circuit Court Judge Richard Moore sentenced James Fields, 22, to life plus 419
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls. “He’s a scary person,” one of the women, Courtney Wild, told U.S.
Central American migrants, who returned to Mexico from the United States to await their court hearing for asylum seekers, as part of the legal proceedings under a new policy established by the U.S. government, sleep outside the Our Lady of Guadalupe Cathedral in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez MEXICO CITY (Reuters)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally censure President Donald Trump’s attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce a resolution condemning his “xenophobic tweets.” The move could put Trump’s fellow Republicans in an awkward position, forcing them either to
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden unveiled a $750 billion healthcare plan on Monday that he said would strengthen the Affordable Care Act, drawing a contrast with rivals who back a more sweeping “Medicare for All” government-run system. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most of U.S. President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans were silent on Monday as he intensified Twitter attacks on four Democratic congresswomen, prompting other Democrats to accuse Trump of racist rhetoric meant to further divide Americans. The president over the weekend said in a tweet that the four first-term minority congresswomen, known informally
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. prosecutor on Monday said Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier charged with sex trafficking underage girls, posed an “extraordinary risk of flight” and danger to the community and must remain in jail until his trial. Assistant U.S. Attorney Alex Rossmiller made that assessment at a hearing in federal court in
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his attacks against four first-year Democratic congresswomen on Monday after earlier telling them to “go back” to the “places from which they came” in a series of weekend tweets that Democrats and other critics called racist. Trump’s fellow Republicans in Congress have had little public reaction to
FILE PHOTO: Maintenance requests, some of which were not fully completed, are seen in Derek Rouse’s home at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, U.S. May 1, 2019. Picture taken May 1, 2019. To match Special Report USA-MILITARY/MAINTENANCE REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo (Reuters) – A unit of British infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has appointed Hunton Andrews Kurth
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The remnants of the once mighty storm Barry, the first hurricane of the 2019 season, dumped dangerous amounts of rain as it crawled north through the United States on Monday after coming ashore west of New Orleans at the weekend. Crews clear debris from Highway 23 during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jeffrey Epstein, the American financier charged with sex trafficking underage girls, is expected to argue in court on Monday that he should be freed from jail and allowed to await trial under house arrest at his Manhattan mansion. U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost $750 billion and paid for partly by higher tax rates for the wealthy and doubled tax rates on capital gains. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (Reuters) – The self-professed neo-Nazi who drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing one of the demonstrators, was due in court on Monday for sentencing on his first-degree murder conviction. FILE PHOTO: James Alex Fields Jr., 20, is seen in a mugshot released by Charlottesville, Virginia
(Reuters) – U.S. authorities launched small-scale operations to arrest undocumented families over the weekend in a start to President Donald Trump’s plan to deport thousands of immigrants. A “U.S. Property No Trespassing” sign is seen at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities, as communities brace for a reported wave of deportation raids across the U.S.
(Reuters) – Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday. The remains of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, 75, were discovered on Friday afternoon about