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Trump and senators seek to slash legal immigration

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – After a crackdown on illegal immigration that has sharply reduced the number of unauthorized border crossings from Mexico, U.S. President Donald Trump is now turning his attention to reducing the number of legal immigrants in the ...

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Trump signs Russia sanctions law, but slams it as ‘flawed’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump grudgingly signed into law on Wednesday new sanctions against Russia that Congress had approved overwhelmingly last week, criticizing the legislation as having “clearly unconstitutional” elements. Reuters: Top News

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Exclusive: Former Justice Department official joins Mueller team

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former U.S. Justice Department official has become the latest lawyer to join special counsel Robert Mueller’s team investigating Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, a spokesman for the team confirmed. Reuters: Top News

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U.S. teen texting manslaughter verdict could face legal challenge

BOSTON (Reuters) – A Massachusetts woman could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison this week for sending text messages to her boyfriend urging him to commit suicide. The verdict was the first of its kind in the ...

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Man opens fire at LA Chinese consulate, kills himself

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A man opened fire at the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles on Tuesday morning, then took his own life in his nearby car, police said. Reuters: U.S.

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Shunned from bond market, U.S. Virgin Islands faces cash crisis

ST. CROIX, V.I. (Reuters) – For a glimpse at the precarious financial health of this Caribbean island, visit its public hospital. Reuters: U.S.

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Justice Department to probe affirmative action in college admissions: NY Times

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department is planning to investigate and possibly sue universities over admissions policies that discriminate against white applicants, the New York Times reported on Tuesday, citing a department document. Reuters: U.S.

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Last of 12 escaped Alabama jail inmates recaptured in Florida

(Reuters) – The last of 12 jail inmates who escaped from an Alabama lockup over the weekend was recaptured in South Florida on Tuesday by a team of local and federal law enforcement officers, according to the sheriff’s office in ...

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Wray confirmed by Senate to lead FBI after Comey firing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed former Justice Department lawyer Christopher Wray as FBI chief, nearly three months after the agency’s previous director, James Comey, was fired by President Donald Trump. Reuters: U.S.

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Apple forecasts revenue above estimates, shares sail to record

(Reuters) – Apple Inc forecast current-quarter revenue largely above Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, helping to allay investor concerns about a possible delay in the launch of the iPhone’s 10th-anniversary edition later this year, and sending its shares to an ...

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