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Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE

In a reversal, a Massachusetts judge indicted for allowing an undocumented immigrant to evade ICE will be able to keep her $181,328 annual salary.        ...

Massachusetts judge allowed to keep $181K salary amid federal charges for obstructing ICE

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Federal Judge Bars ICE From Immigration Arrests at Massachusetts Courthouses (BOSTON) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigrat...
01:52 2019-06-21

Federal judge blocks ICE from making civil arrests at Massachusetts courthouses A federal judge in Boston has blocked immigration officials from making civil arrests of people visiting Massachusetts courthouses.        ...
12:13 2019-06-21

R. Kelly to be taken to NY to face federal charges there, judge orders R. Kelly is going to New York soon, for a hearing on Aug. 2 to face federal sex-crime charges in Brooklyn.        ...
02:52 2019-07-20

Avenatti asks judge to toss federal charges, says he’s a victim of Trump agenda Embattled attorney Michael Avenatti is asking a judge to toss the extortion charges related to his alleged $20 million shakedown of Nike — claiming he’s the victim of a political witch hunt motivated by his beef with President Trump. “The USAO-SDNY substituted its own personal impr...
07:00 2019-08-15

Massachusetts man suspected in death of girl, 13, now faces rape charges The Massachusetts man accused of drugging a 13-year-old girl and dropping her off outside at a hospital where she eventually died is now facing an additional charge of aggravated rape, officials said this week....
20:26 2019-06-05

Mexico judge says cocaine should be allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
00:39 2019-08-22

Judge halts immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts BOSTON (AP) — A judge has barred federal authorities from arresting people at Massachusetts courthouses for civil immigration violations while a lawsuit challenging the practice plays out. U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani issued the decision Thursday in the lawsuit brought against U.S. Immigration...
22:13 2019-06-20

U.S. judge bars immigration arrests at Massachusetts courts A federal judge on Thursday ruled that U.S. immigration authorities cannot arrest illegal immigrants at Massachusetts courthouses, the first order of its kind barring courthouse arrests....
03:26 2019-06-21

R Kelly arrested on federal sex trafficking charges R&B singer expected to be taken from Chicago to New York to face charges relating to child pornography and obstruction of justice R&B singer R Kelly has been arrested on sex trafficking charges, according to American law officials.The 52-year old was arrested in Chicago on Thursday night on 13 feder...
09:39 2019-07-12

R. Kelly Arrested on Federal Sex Crime Charges: Everything We Know R. Kelly was arrested in on Thursday night for federal sex crimes in two states, with charges including child pornography and obstruction of justice. A federal law enforcement source told......
19:26 2019-07-12

R. Kelly has been arrested on federal sex trafficking charges NBC New York is reporting that music artist R. Kelly, long the subject of allegations of abusive and controlling behavior toward multiple women, has been arrested in Chicago tonight on federal charges of sex trafficking. The arrest was reportedly made by a mixture of NYPD officers and Homeland Secur...
08:52 2019-07-12

New federal charges filed in California synagogue shooting SAN DIEGO (AP) — New federal charges have been filed against a man suspected of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue, killing one person and wounding three others. A federal grand jury on Tuesday handed up a revised indictment against John T. Earnest that adds four counts of discharging a...
02:39 2019-05-22

Federal judge blocks new Arkansas abortion ban A federal judge has blocked a new abortion law from taking effect in Arkansas, which aims to ban the procedure statewide after 18 weeks of pregnancy....
19:26 2019-07-24

Roger Stone Pissed Off a Federal Judge Again As diabolically smart as he is, pro-Trump political hit man Roger Stone certainly does some extremely dumb things. Yet again, his behavior might land him in jail pending a November trial for lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tampering. I know I’ve said that before, but this time he...
00:13 2019-06-23

Kodak Black pleads guilty to federal weapons charges Prosecutors charged the rapper with crimes including falsifying information on federal forms to buy four firearms from a Miami-area gun shop on two separate occasions....
17:26 2019-08-23

California man sentenced for biting federal officer, weapons charges A Sacramento man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison Tuesday for assaulting a federal officer and possession of a weapon to further a drug trafficking crime. ...
13:13 2019-06-12

No federal charges for New York policeman in 2014 'I can't breathe' death The New York police officer who put Eric Garner in a fatal chokehold during an attempted 2014 arrest, fueling the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, will not face federal criminal charges, Brooklyn's top federal prosecutor said on Tuesday....
19:52 2019-07-16

R. Kelly faces federal kidnapping, child sex, racketeering charges Less than a day after he was arrested for charges in Chicago, singer R. Kelly was faced with five new charges in New York Friday that accuse him of racketeering, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a child....
01:52 2019-07-13

Federal judge blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law in Mississippi Washington (CNN) – A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. In issuing a preliminary injunction, Judge Carlton Reeves said the law “threatens immediate harm to women’s...
02:26 2019-05-25

Federal judge orders gorilla’s return to Cincinnati Zoo CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge has again ordered a California group to return a male silverback gorilla to the Ohio zoo where he was born. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg ruled Friday in San Francisco that northern California’s Gorilla Foundation must transfer 37-year-old Ndume (nnn-DOO...
21:39 2019-06-08

Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Federal Judge Rules Qualcomm unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips and used its dominant position to exact excessive licensing fees, a judge ruled in a decision that could shake up the smartphone industry....
16:13 2019-05-22

Federal judge rules Trump’s asylum ban illegal A federal judge has ruled president trump’s asylum ban is illegal. The ban aimed to temporarily bar migrants who illegally cross into the U.S. through the southern border from seeking asylum outside official ports of entry. District Judge Randolph moss determined Friday the policy is a violati...
07:13 2019-08-03

Federal judge releases USC records in gynecologist lawsuit LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of Southern California records reveal medical experts hired to evaluate a campus gynecologist after years of complaints reported there was evidence he preyed on Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” The Los Angeles Times reports the confidential rep...
21:00 2019-05-24

Federal Judge Wraps Up Hearings Into CVS-Aetna Deal Two days of unprecedented court hearings on CVS Health’s acquisition of Aetna wrapped up without a firm date for when a federal judge would rule on a Justice Department settlement that allowed the deal....
03:52 2019-06-07

Federal judge blocks Mississippi ‘heartbeat’ abortion law A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked Mississippi from moving ahead with an abortion law that bans the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which occurs at around six weeks on pregnancy....
04:39 2019-05-25

Federal judge rules in Rosemont Mine case TUCSON – A federal judge has ruled to overturn the U.S. Forest Service’s approval of a Rosemont Mine open pit project in the Santa Rita Mountains. The ruling blocks Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals from beginning construction on the proposed $1.9 billion mine in the Coronado National Forest...
10:13 2019-08-01

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
04:52 2019-06-29

Report: Former federal official spoke of shooting a judge CHICAGO (AP) — The Justice Department found that the former head of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Chicago office who stepped down last year without explanation made an “inappropriate comment about shooting a judge” during a firearms training exercise. The Justice Department’s i...
18:39 2019-06-06

Mexican man faces federal charges in Texas crash that left 6 dead Ivan Dario Puga-Moreno is accused of driving a vehicle that was found in ditch on June 5. Six people died and several more were injured.        ...
06:39 2019-06-08

Supreme Court upholds rule allowing state, federal charges WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is upholding a constitutional rule that allows state and federal governments to prosecute someone for the same crime. The court’s 7-2 decision Monday preserves a long-standing rule that provides an exception to the Constitution’s ban on trying someone ...
17:13 2019-06-17

Federal hate crime charges filed in black church fires The U.S. Justice Department says it's filing federal hate crime charges against a Louisiana man in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches earlier this year....
21:52 2019-06-12

R. Kelly under pressure to make deal following federal charges in sex crime cases R. Kelly couldn’t be faulted if he felt some confidence he could beat the sex charges brought by Cook County prosecutors earlier this year. He had beaten them before, winning acquittal on all counts in a 2008 child pornography trial....
15:39 2019-08-07

R. Kelly arrested on child pornography, other federal charges in Chicago, report says R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on federal sex crime charges in Chicago and is expected to be brought to New York, a report said....
07:26 2019-07-12

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
11:13 2019-07-12

NYPD cop dodges federal charges in Eric Garner’s chokehold death The Department of Justice won’t bring civil rights or criminal charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of Eric Garner, a source familiar with the case told The Post on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn will announce the decision following a meeting with Garner’s ...
17:00 2019-07-16

Federal judge continues blocking Arkansas abortion laws A federal judge in Arkansas ruled Tuesday that three Arkansas laws that would likely force the state's only surgical abortion clinic to close cannot be enforced while she considers a lawsuit challenging them....
12:26 2019-08-07

Federal judge dismisses racketeering claims against Trump family A federal judge in Manhattan on Wednesday dismissed racketeering claims against President Trump and three of his children that were part of a lawsuit alleging the Trump family promoted sham marketing opportunities which brought hundreds of thousands in losses for investors....
04:26 2019-07-25

Federal judge temporarily blocks Arkansas abortion restrictions An Arkansas federal judge blocked three state abortion restrictions that would have gone into effect Wednesday, one of which requires abortion providers to be board-certified gynecologists, which would have closed the state’s last remaining surgical abortion clinics....
19:39 2019-07-24

U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc whose products have come under intense scrutiny for their popularity among teenagers....
22:01 2019-07-12

Federal Prosecutors Don’t Have to Disclose Secret Flynn Transcripts, Judge Says The federal judge’s order means that prosecutors will not be required to make public highly classified conversations between Michael T. Flynn and a Russian diplomat....
04:52 2019-06-05

Federal judge moves forward on census citizenship question A federal judge will rule on case questioning if the basis of the Trump administration wanting to add a 2020 census citizenship question is discriminatory....
20:52 2019-07-06

Ice cream licker in viral video could face 20 years in jail, federal charges Blue Bell Creameries has removed all half-gallon containers of "Tin Roof" from a Walmart in Lufkin, Texas, police said.        ...
10:13 2019-07-05

‘Where’s My Daughter?’ Parents of Alleged Victim Confront Publicist for R. Kelly After New Federal Charges The visibly anguished parents of an alleged victim of R. Kelly confronted a spokesman for the singer Friday during a news conference held following Kelly’s latest arrest on new federal child pornography and racketeering charges....
05:26 2019-07-13

El Paso shooting suspect Patrick Crusius to face state and federal charges Accused El Paso mass murderer Patrick Crusius will be hit with new federal charges in addition to the state murder charges he’s already facing — both carrying the death penalty. El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen said during a city council meeting this week that the feds, who have been inve...
01:00 2019-08-09

NYPD officer in Eric Garner’s chokehold death won’t face federal charges FILE – In this undated family file photo provided by the National Action Network, Eric Garner, right, poses with his children during a family outing. Federal prosecutors won’t bring civil rights charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the 2014 chokehold death of E...
19:00 2019-07-16

Friend of gunman in Ohio mass shooting faces federal gun charges: prosecutors A friend of the Ohio man who killed nine people, including his own sister, in Dayton this month was charged on Monday with lying about his illegal drug use on a form when he bought a pistol, federal prosecutors said....
00:00 2019-08-13

Federal judge bars Trump from using $2.5 billion to build border wall A federal judge prohibited President Donald Trump from tapping $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority segments of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico.        ...
13:00 2019-06-29

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
05:00 2019-06-29

R. Kelly judge to rule on protecting evidence in federal sex-crimes case R. Kelly's judge in the federal sex-crimes case in Chicago will rule on how tightly to protect access to and public blabbing about the evidence.        ...
18:52 2019-07-31

Federal Judge Slams Trump's Attempt to Block Congressional Subpoena A Washington, D.C. judge ruled against Trump’s lawyers’ attempt to block a subpoena by the House of Representatives of the president’s accounting firm, according to BuzzFeed....
16:13 2019-05-21

Judge vacates federal death sentence in 1994 Texas case HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has vacated the federal death sentence for an Arkansas man convicted of killing a 16-year-old Texas girl in 1994, concluding the inmate can’t be put to death because he’s intellectually disabled. Attorneys for Bruce Carneil Webster had challenged his death sentence...
22:13 2019-06-20

Federal judge finds Qualcomm patent practices violated antitrust law Qualcomm violated federal antitrust law and engaged in tactics deliberately intended to limit competition in the cellphone chip market, a federal judge in California ruled Tuesday in a victory for federal regulators....
20:52 2019-05-22

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
18:52 2019-06-29

Blow Struck: Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi’s ‘Hearbeat’ Abortion Law Down goes Frazier — at least for now when it comes to Mississippi’s new so-called heartbeat law, which bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected....
04:13 2019-05-25

Federal judge refuses to dismiss $224M lawsuit against AT&T for SIM-swap bungle A US federal judge has rejected AT&T‘s request to dismiss a $224 million lawsuit over a devastating SIM-swapping incident that led to $24 million in stolen cryptocurrency. A press release confirms the communications giant will face court over allegations it violated the Federal Communications Act, a...
13:00 2019-07-23

Judge rules federal prison must treat inmate’s breast cancer GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ordered the federal prison system to make sure a North Carolina woman gets timely treatment for breast cancer while she is incarcerated in Alabama. The News & Record of Greensboro reports that a judge admonished federal officials for what she calle...
16:52 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-U.S. federal judge orders FDA to implement 10-month deadline for e-cig applications A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the Food and Drug Administration to impose a 10-month deadline for the submission of e-cigarette applications, turning the screws on companies like Juul Labs Inc whose products have come under intense scrutiny for their popularity among teenagers....
22:01 2019-07-12

Federal judge appears hesitant to block Trump Obamacare alternatives The Trump administration argued in district court Tuesday that it was allowed to let people buy short-term plans outside of Obamacare's rules because they'd done little to disrupt the market and had been allowed for most of Barack Obama's tenure....
03:26 2019-05-22

White House blasts federal judge in asylum case as ‘at war with the rule of law’ An injunction issued by a Seattle-based judge blocked an administration plan that would detain thousands of migrants indefinitely while waiting for their asylum cases to be heard....
16:39 2019-07-03

Twitter Racist Who Allegedly Sent Death Threats to Muslim Lawyer Now Facing Federal Charges After allegedly sending a death threat to a Muslim lawyer on Twitter last year, a North Carolina man is facing federal felony charges of issuing a threat via interstate commerce that could land him in prison for up to five years, the New York Times reported on Monday.Read more......
07:52 2019-07-02

Friend of Ohio mass shooter faces federal charges for allegedly lying on gun form A friend of the Ohio man who killed nine people in Dayton was charged on Monday with lying about his drug use on a form when he bought a gun and told authorities that he bought body armor and firearm accessories for the shooter, a federal prosecutor said....
03:39 2019-08-13

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
17:52 2019-05-25

Federal judge temporarily blocks Trump administration's 9-day-old asylum rule A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the Trump administration from enforcing a rule preventing most migrants from claiming political asylum.        ...
10:52 2019-07-25

Federal judge strikes down Trump asylum ban on migrants who illegally cross border President Trump’s push to limit the number of asylum seekers flooding across the border suffered another defeat in the courts on Friday, when a federal judge ruled that the government cannot stop migrants from claiming asylum in the U.S., even if they have crossed the border illegally....
21:52 2019-08-03

Federal judge rules banks must comply with subpoenas for Trump financial records A federal judge in New York ruled Wednesday that two banks that did business with President Trump must comply with congressional subpoenas seeking access to his financial records. ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
09:13 2019-06-04

Federal judge blocks Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads The decision, handed down just hours before the rule was set to take effect, came in response to a lawsuit challenging the authority of the Department of Health and Human Services....
11:52 2019-07-09

Qualcomm shares plunge on report federal judge rules it has violated antitrust law Shares of Qualcomm sank more than 12% in premarket trading Wednesday after a federal judge ruled the company unlawfully suppressed competition in the market for cellphone chips, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal....
12:26 2019-05-22

R. Kelly judge bars lawyers from divulging new evidence in federal sex-crimes case R. Kelly's judge in federal sex-crimes case in Chicago barred lawyers from talking about new evidence in public, to ensure case not tried in media.        ...
00:13 2019-08-01

NYC judge orders R. Kelly held without bond on sex charges A New York City federal judge on Friday ordered singer R. Kelly held without bond on sex trafficking charges, agreeing with prosecutors that the entertainer is a flight risk and a danger to the community....
20:52 2019-08-02

Colombia fines Uber more than $629,000 for obstructing regulatory visit Colombia's commerce regulator said on Monday it would fine ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc more than $629,000 for obstructing a regulatory visit in 2017....
21:52 2019-08-12

HK airport says it has injunction to stop protesters obstructing operations Hong Kong's Airport Authority said on Wednesday it had obtained an interim injunction to restrain people from "unlawfully and wilfully obstructing" the operations of the city's international airport after another night of disruption by protesters....
06:13 2019-08-14

Federal judge rules against Trump's mandate that pharma companies show drug prices in TV ads A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration from implementing a rule that pharmaceutical companies must display the list prices of their drugs in their TV ads....
20:00 2019-07-09

A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. The post A federal judge is temporarily blocking a Mississippi law that bans most abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:52 2019-05-24

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
03:39 2019-07-03

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importance but raising doubts about the nature of the class seeking damages....
23:13 2019-07-16

Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect. The post Federal judge blocks Indiana law banning 2nd trimester abortion procedure from taking effect appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:39 2019-06-28

British judge says Boris Johnson must face misconduct charges Boris Johnson, one of the top candidates to replace Theresa May as British prime minister, will face misconduct charges over remarks he made before the 2016 vote to leave the European Union, a judge ruled Wednesday....
17:52 2019-05-29

Trump says he’ll ‘immediately’ appeal a federal judge’s ruling to block $2.5 billion in border wall funds Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump is vowing to appeal a judge's ruling that says his administration cannot take $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities and use it to build a wall along the Mexican border. A U.S. District Court judge ruled that the transfer of the mo...
01:13 2019-06-30

Federal judge rejects Trump administration’s bid to swap out lawyers for Census case on citizenship question The judge’s decision is the latest development in the continuing effort by the Trump administration to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census....
02:39 2019-07-10

Federal Judge Rules New Evidence of Race and Partisan Bias in Citizenship Question Issue Deserves a 2nd Look A federal judge in Maryland on Wednesday ruled there is enough new evidence to suggest the need to reconsider whether the Trump administration conspired to disenfranchise minorities and Democrats when it moved to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census....
04:39 2019-06-20

Judge to decide whether Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars on sex trafficking charges A U.S. judge is expected to decide on Thursday whether American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain jailed while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls or be released to his Manhattan mansion under house arrest....
12:52 2019-07-18

Second Judge Dismisses Criminal Charges in Philadelphia Train Wreck That Killed 8 A Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge dismissed criminal charges against a former Amtrak engineer. The state attorney general vowed Tuesday to appeal the decision....
07:13 2019-07-24

'Appalled' and 'Disappointed': Federal Judge Tells St. Louis to Stop Dragging Feet on Cash Bail Order The city of St. Louis can no longer hold people in jail simply because they’re too poor to pay bail, a federal judge ruled last week. The decision was celebrated by the city’s civil rights advocates, who have argued for years that its cash bail system was unconstitutional. But following the ruling—w...
17:13 2019-06-17

Ohio 'heartbeat bill' blocked by federal judge as pro-life groups push for Supreme Court appeal Pro-life groups are vowing to go to the Supreme Court after a federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked a so-called "heartbeat bill" in Ohio, which would ban most abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected....
01:39 2019-07-04

SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges, Quebec judge rules SNC-Lavalin will stand trial on criminal corruption charges linked to its alleged business activities in Libya under former dictator Muammar Qaddafi....
17:26 2019-05-29

HBO Leaving Neverland Case to Remain Open After Federal Judge Rejects Michael Jackson Estate Arbitration Request The ongoing case between HBO and Michael Jackson’s estate regarding the premiere network’s documentary Leaving Neverland has taken an interesting turn, due to a federal judge’s recent decision not to throw the case to an arbitrator, per the estate’s request....
21:52 2019-05-29

Trump trades barbs with Federal Reserve chair amid economic turmoil Powell said President Donald Trump's trade wars have complicated the Fed's ability to set interest rates and have contributed to a global economic slowdown....
18:26 2019-08-23

Trump ramps up criticism of the Federal Reserve amid White House fears of a slowdown In a series of tweets, the president blamed Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell for the slowdown in economic growth, saying his administration is “doing great” with China and other trade deals....
20:00 2019-08-21

Survey Shows Americans Are Becoming More Supportive of Transgender Rights Amid Federal Rollback of LGBTQ Protections More than six in ten Americans say they have become more supportive of transgender rights compared to their stances five years ago, according to a new survey. The findings from the Public Religion Research Institute, a nonpartisan research organization, show a shift in public perception across polit...
15:26 2019-06-11

Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler support Planned Parenthood amid loss of federal funding Amber Heard, Chelsea Handler and Maggie Gyllenhaal are defending Planned Parenthood against what they call a "direct attack on the equality of women."        ...
14:13 2019-08-23

Russia Drops Charges Against Journalist Amid Stiff Criticism Russian authorities dropped drug charges against a prominent journalist and said they would release him from house arrest, in an unusual turnaround that followed criticism from journalists, celebrities and lawmakers....
20:13 2019-06-11

Federal judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust rules Roughly five months after the Federal Trade Commission and Qualcomm entered the courtroom over charges that Qualcomm engaged in anti-competitive behavior, a federal judge has sided with the FTC. In a decision shared Tuesday night, US District Judge L......
16:52 2019-05-22

Republicans — and some Dems — stand by Acosta amid Jeffrey Epstein charges White House aides are wringing their hands over the prospect that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta could be dethroned for his handling of previous accusations of abuse against billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. But Acosta’s backers on Capitol Hill are largely sticking with him despite the new c...
18:13 2019-07-09

Judge resigns amid claims he complained he can’t hang people An upstate judge has resigned amid allegations he ranted publicly that the legal system “sucks” and that most defendants should end up “swinging outside the door,” officials said Tuesday. Justice Scott Stone ran his mouth during a meeting of the Wolcott Village Board in 2015,...
00:00 2019-06-05

Colombian ex rebel takes congressional seat amid drug trafficking charges A former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group took his seat in congress on Tuesday, 11 days after being released from prison on drug trafficking charges that prevented him from being sworn in last year....
18:26 2019-06-11

Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices....
19:39 2019-06-27

Judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate Chicago prosecutor’s decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett CHICAGO (AP) — Judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate Chicago prosecutor’s decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett. The post Judge appoints special prosecutor to investigate Chicago prosecutor’s decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett appeared first on LEX18.c...
19:13 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Judge gives U.S. a role in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe A federal judge on Thursday allowed the U.S. government to intervene in long-running litigation in which grocers, retailers and consumers accused Tyson Foods Inc, Pilgrim's Pride Corp and other poultry processors of conspiring to inflate chicken prices....
19:26 2019-06-27

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations, which the poultry processors have denied....
18:52 2019-06-27

Judge Orders Baton Rouge to Release Psych Report of Cop Who Killed Alton Sterling Amid Reports of Abuse, Unprofessional Behavior Days after Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul admitted that Blane Salamoni, the police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling in 2016, should never have been hired, a Louisiana judge has ordered the city of Baton Rouge to release a psychological evaluation used in Salamoni’s hiring....
23:39 2019-08-07

'Here we go again.' Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 'heartbeat' abortion law The law would have banned abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy, when a fetal heartbeat is detected.        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

Federal watchdog agency recommends removal of Kellyanne Conway from federal office for violating the Hatch Act The report found that Conway violated the Hatch Act by “disparaging Democratic Presidential candidates while speaking in her official capacity during television interviews and on social media.”...
01:01 2019-06-14

NBA sets salary cap at just over $109 million NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA set the salary cap for the 2019-20 season at $109.14 million, a raise of just over $7 million from last season. The tax level will be $132,627,000 and the minimum salary, which is 90 percent of the cap, is $98,226,000. All of those figures are virtually identical to what the ...
05:39 2019-06-30

Beyond salary: How to negotiate benefits Landing a job and a good salary does not end the negotiations. It's important to make sure you negotiate on benefits as well.       ...
17:39 2019-06-13

Treat Your Salary Like It's Temporary If you’ve finally gotten that job (or that raise), it can be easy to assume that you don’t have to worry about money anymore. You’ve got that steady paycheck, after all....
20:26 2019-07-08

Jerry: Deals must fit within confines of salary cap Having seen a rush to do deals burn the Cowboys in the past, owner and general manager Jerry Jones said he isn't opposed to continuing negotiations with Dak Prescott, Amari Cooper and Ezekiel Elliott into the regular season....
09:26 2019-08-14

N.B.A. Begins Investigating Whether Salary Cap Was Violated After multiple team owners raised concerns, the league is looking into whether a frenetic free agency period included offers that are not permitted by the N.B.A. collective bargaining agreement....
03:39 2019-07-24

NHL salary cap lower than projected at $81.5 million VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL salary cap for next season has been set at $81.5 million, which is $1.5 lower than initially projected. The league and the NHL Players’ Association announced the figure Saturday, a day before teams can begin meeting with prospective unrestricted free ...
03:26 2019-06-23

The salary-cap hell the Rangers are still trying to navigate The Rangers realistically could have as many as eight players — Kaapo Kakko, Filip Chytil, Lias Andersson, Brett Howden, Vitali Kravtsov, Adam Fox, Libor Hajek and Alex Georgiev — working under entry-level contracts, plus two more — Tony DeAngelo and Brendan Lemieux—playing for under a million bucks...
23:13 2019-07-17

Do You Understand the N.B.A. Salary Cap? Imagine Enforcing It It’s up to a small group of league officials to make sure all N.B.A. teams follow the rules of the collective bargaining agreement. They do more to shape the league than fans realize....
13:26 2019-08-20

Working abroad could boost your salary by more than a third Working professionals at the age of 34 or under stand to gain more from moving overseas to work, compared to any other group of professionals, a new study has revealed....
07:13 2019-07-04

In Salary Negotiations, Ask How Much Your Male Colleagues Are Paid Maybe you’ve done your online research about what your experience is worth in the job market. But if you’re not asking your peers what they make, you might be selling yourself short at your next salary negotiation....
00:26 2019-08-10

Avast top boss to receive annual salary of $1 Cyber security company Avast Plc said on Tuesday its new Chief Executive Officer Ondrej Vlcek will indefinitely waive his annual salary and bonus, and instead receive a $1 for his yearly pay....
12:13 2019-07-02

New PM 'should lower migrant worker salary threshold' The Tory leadership hopefuls are facing pressure to lower the salary threshold for migrant workers from £30,000 to £20,000 to avoid skills shortages across the economy after Brexit....
09:26 2019-07-17

Save Your Job Description for Future Salary Negotiations You’ve got the employment warm and fuzzies—at least for now. After a long application process that included at least one phone interview and two in-person interviews, you’ve been offered the job that you just know is perfect for you. You’ve got the precise skills and qualifications they need, the wo...
02:00 2019-08-24

Pemex agrees salary rises with oil workers union Mexico's state oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that it had agreed with the oil workers union to raise salaries and benefits while seeking to manage the heavily indebted company's delicate financial situation....
04:39 2019-08-01

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer-record $7.2 million salary this season. The 37-year-old Ibrahimovic, who earned a relatively modest $1.5 million last year, broke the previous mark of Toronto’s Sebastian Giovinco, who had $7,115,556 in ...
18:26 2019-06-12

Sources: Lakers hustling to create max salary slot The Lakers were engaging additional teams on Tuesday to take on the contracts of three players on the roster, trying to create a max salary slot, league sources told ESPN....
07:13 2019-06-19

Wanted: Someone to eat ribs and travel the country. Salary: $5,000 a week If you love to eat barbecue ribs, has Reynolds Wrap got a job for you. Travel around the United States and pocket $5,000 a week sampling delicious meats....
03:00 2019-06-18

How a single mom of four switched careers to land a six-figure salary Shannon Lance began her job search after completing a 14-week computer coding program. Just six days later, she'd secured a six-figure offer from travel expenses firm SAP Concur....
11:39 2019-07-10

Cuba announces new economic measures, salary increase HAVANA (AP) — Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel says the governing council has approved economic measures including a rise in state salaries, long seen as a first step toward ending the country’s dual-currency system. Cuba has a dual-currency system featuring one peso worth about four cents an...
01:52 2019-06-28

Where Rangers’ salary cap stands as busy offseason continues The Rangers’ shadow roster of two goaltenders, five defensemen and 12 forwards, as compiled by The Post, accounts for approximately $72,531,000. This leaves general manager Jeff Gorton with around $8,969,000 which with to deal with restricted free agents Jacob Trouba, Tony DeAngelo, Pavel Buchnevich...
04:26 2019-07-04

Rangers using Kevin Shattenkirk to escape salary-cap disaster In this salary-cap squeeze, Kevin Shattenkirk was the casualty. The Rangers plan to buy out the remaining two years of the 30-year-old’s contract at $6.65 million per season, The Post has learned. In what was a confusing couple days when the exact buyout window wasn’t clear to most around the league...
01:13 2019-08-01

How NYCHA’s new $400K leader landed the job — and his whopping salary He played hard to get, and it won him nearly half a million dollars a year. Newly appointed NYHCA chairman Greg Russ initially turned down the gig in February — but came back to the negotiating table in May when pay for the position was almost doubled, The Post has learned. The Minneapolis pub...
03:52 2019-06-22

TUSD: Teacher salary increases for new school year TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District teachers will see a pay raise this new school year, the district announced Tuesday night. The Tucson Unified School District Governing Board approved the 2019-2020 Certified Salary Schedule –they will increase beginning teacher salary to $40,200. TUSD says fir...
20:13 2019-07-10

Inside the Nets’ salary cap wizardry that made it all happen LAS VEGAS — Both Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving have player options for the final season of their four-year deals with Brooklyn. That means the Nets’ four-year window to win with the All-NBA duo could get sliced in half if Durant’s ruptured Achilles sidelines him for the first year of his deal and th...
11:26 2019-07-11

More states are banning questions about salary history in job interviews. What to say if you’re asked about it anyway. Employment lawyers, salary negotiation experts and employee rights advocates say the question is probably still getting asked — whether by naive or rogue hiring managers — and that violations of salary history questions posed behind closed doors could prove difficult to police....
13:52 2019-08-16

Appeals court expands minor leaguers salary lawsuit A federal appeals court has expanded a lawsuit by minor league baseball players alleging they are being paid less than minimum wage       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Artemi Panarin puts Rangers in wild salary cap dance Two of the Rangers’ restricted free agents, defenseman Jacob Trouba and forward Pavel Buchnevich, both have dates set for their arbitration cases. Trouba’s is July 25 and Buchnevich’s is July 29. While negotiations continue with both players, their filings have triggered a clause in the collective b...
05:52 2019-07-10

Dolphins will pay Kendrick Norton, who lost arm, full salary after waiving him The Miami Dolphins will pay the full season salary of Kendrick Norton, who lost his left arm in an automobile accident earlier this month.       ...
20:01 2019-07-22

Health-care costs are going up so quickly, they're devouring your salary increases Even if you have health insurance through work, you can expect to spend a hefty amount of money on care for yourself and your family. Premiums are only part of the story....
22:26 2019-08-19

Americans want a 401K, a great salary, health care and help with student loans, too Some companies are offering to help with student loan debt in addition to retirement savings as part of their benefits package.        ...
14:13 2019-05-29

Jacob Trouba deal puts Rangers deeper into salary-cap hell Now the Rangers are officially in a bind. As expected, the club signed restricted-free-agent defenseman Jacob Trouba on Friday to a seven-year, $56 million deal that carries an annual salary cap hit of $8 million. That temporarily puts the Blueshirts into the summer allowance over the cap ceiling of...
01:39 2019-07-20

Devendra Fadnavis, Ministers To Donate One-Month Salary For Flood Relief Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and all Cabinet ministers on Tuesday decided to donate their one-month salary towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund in view of devastation caused by......
04:13 2019-08-14

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Is Reportedly Learning How The Salary Cap Works In Real Time The Los Angeles Lakers are going to enter next season with a roster of extremes. On one hand, LeBron James and Anthony Davis seem like the league’s most seamless pick-and-roll partnership. On the other, the team seems determined to add a third maximum salary player to its books, which will inherentl...
22:52 2019-06-20

Nets pulled off salary-cap miracle to put talent around Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving For a general manager, free agency is like the NBA Finals. And Brooklyn GM Sean Marks has hit a Game 7 winner. The Nets not only landed Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving but found a creative way to finesse the cap enough to add DeAndre Jordan and Garrett Temple. And Marks and his capologists did......
20:52 2019-07-01

NHL trade roundup: PK Subban, JT Miller and Patrick Marleau dealt for salary cap reasons The Predators, Lightning and Maple Leafs need cap space, so P.K. Subban, J.T. Miller, Patrick Marleau are dealt on second day of NHL draft.       ...
12:13 2019-06-23

Nashville Predators deal PK Subban to New Jersey Devils to clear salary-cap space The New Jersey Devils acquired P.K. Subban on the second day of the NHL draft as the Nashville Predators clear out salary-cap space.       ...
20:39 2019-06-22

He spends half his $1,300 monthly salary on rent. This is why he's fighting for a fairer Hong Kong Originally sparked by opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill, the unrest has expanded to include a range of demands tapping into longstanding frustrations over stalled political reform and economic injustice in Hong Kong....
02:26 2019-08-19

Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle to make $800,000 in base salary Iowa football assistants were due a 10% raise after a Top 25 finish in the poll. That brings strength coach Chris Doyle to an annual salary of $800,000.       ...
01:26 2019-08-02

A Low-Balled Author, a Star With No Salary and a "Successful Failure" at the Box Office: 25 Forrest Gump Facts It's hard to believe, but it's been 25 years since moviegoers first watched Forrest Gump sit down on that bus stop bench and utter a phrase that would go on to become one of the most......
14:39 2019-07-06

He spends half his $1300 monthly salary on rent. This is why he's fighting for a fairer Hong Kong Originally sparked by opposition to a now-suspended extradition bill, the unrest has expanded to include a range of demands tapping into longstanding frustrations over stalled political reform and economic injustice in Hong Kong....
03:52 2019-08-18

SEE IT: Massachusetts mom chases down, pins alleged flasher A Massachusetts mom ran after a man who she said exposed himself twice to her while she was out jogging Thursday morning and held him down while she tried to call 9-1-1, according to police....
09:13 2019-07-25

Watch: Bear almost collides with motorcycle in Massachusetts A Massachusetts motorcyclist's helmet-mounted camera captured the moment he narrowly evaded a crash with a bear that ran across the road in front of him....
02:26 2019-07-03

Brady, Gisele list Massachusetts home for $39.5M Patriots QB Tom Brady, whose new deal will pay him $23 million this season, has listed his Brookline, Massachusetts home on the market for $39.5 million....
20:13 2019-08-06

Joe Biden heaps praise on GOP during Massachusetts fundraiser Former Vice President Joe Biden praised Republicans as “decent people” at a fundraiser Saturday while touting his ability to work across the aisle, according to a report....
14:52 2019-08-18

Teen impaled by umbrella on Massachusetts beach A teenage boy was impaled by a flying umbrella on a Massachusetts beach, officials said. The 13-year-old boy was seriously injured on Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester, Mass., at 1:40 p.m. Saturday when an umbrella went airborne and hit the boy in the shoulder, according to local fire officials. Beach...
22:00 2019-08-11

Massachusetts to Alaska: the best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.        ...
15:26 2019-06-02

Wynn pays record $35.5M fine to Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Wynn Resorts has paid a record $35.5 million in fines to Massachusetts and won’t appeal the decision. The company’s board of directors said the company on Tuesday paid the state a $35 million fine as well as $500,000 assessed to CEO Matthew Maddox ahead of Friday’s de...
22:52 2019-05-28

UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. As the silver behemoth catches air currents on its westward voyage, its surface will reflect everything in its path as it touches down along the way, fr...
14:26 2019-07-22

Judge who was shot with another judge is charged in fight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge who was shot outside a restaurant with another judge has been charged with battery. Prosecutors announced grand jury indictments Friday against three people, including Clark County Judge Andrew Adams, about two months after an argument turned into a violent fight...
20:52 2019-06-28

Abortion foes, supporters pack hearing in Massachusetts BOSTON (AP) — Activists on both sides of the abortion divide have clashed over a bill in Massachusetts that would let women obtain an abortion after 24 weeks of pregnancy in cases of “fatal fetal anomalies.” The bill, called the “Roe Act” by supporters, would amend current st...
05:00 2019-06-18

Pilgrim’s shutdown ends nuclear power era in Massachusetts PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — It will take about five hours for the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth to permanently shut down after 47 years of generating electricity. Entergy announced in 2015 it would retire Massachusetts’ only remaining nuclear reactor, citing competition from less expensiv...
12:01 2019-05-31

Wynn Resorts Will Not Appeal Massachusetts Regulator's Ruling Wynn Resorts said it would not appeal a decision from Massachusetts regulators after a review of how the company handled sexual-misconduct allegations against its founder and former chief executive Steve Wynn....
00:26 2019-05-29

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Massachusetts man diagnosed with deadly mosquito-borne virus The first case of the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been confirmed in a Massachusetts man, the state’s department of public health announced over the weekend. The man, who was not identified, is over 60 years old and lives in southern Plymouth County, according to a ...
00:00 2019-08-13

Foodborne parasite sickens over 100 in Massachusetts; source unknown A foodborne parasite has been wreaking havoc on people in Massachusetts — with more than 100 cases being reported since May, according to health officials. The microscopic culprit, Cyclospora, had only caused an average of 18 to 33 infections per year since 2016 before the most recent spike. &...
11:00 2019-07-25

David Ortiz gets police escort to Massachusetts hospital David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” was transferred from his native Dominican Republic to a Massachusetts hospital late Monday. The ex-Boston Red Sox slugger — who was wounded in an ambush-style shooting attack in Santo Domingo on Sunday — was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital v...
07:52 2019-06-11

Sea-Eye migrants allowed to disembark in Malta The 65 migrants on board German-flagged rescue ship Alan Kurdi have been taken ashore to Malta, the Maltese government has said. They will be relocated to other EU countries. The ship is operated by the Sea-Eye charity....
22:26 2019-07-07

Mexican Court Says Cocaine Should Be Allowed A pro-legalization group in Mexico says a court has granted two injunctions ordering the government to allow plaintiffs to carry and use cocaine, though not to buy or sell it....
02:13 2019-08-22

Huawei will soon be allowed to buy some of its tech from US suppliers again There are signs of a thaw in the ongoing US vs Huawei saga, with President Trump announcing that Huawei will once again be able to buy technology from US suppliers – with certain limits."US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Bloomberg reports Trump as saying at a G20 news conferen...
15:52 2019-06-30

NBA Teams Shouldn't Be Allowed To Even Think About 2026 Daryl Morey and the Houston Rockets pushed the absolute limits of the NBA’s rules on trading draft picks to dump Chris Paul in Oklahoma City and bring in a slightly younger ball-dominant point guard—one who’s only two years removed from his last All-NBA first team appearance instead of five. To ditc...
19:26 2019-07-12

Man deported to El Salvador allowed to back in US A 33-year-old father of two American-born children was allowed to return to the U.S. on Monday, two years after being deported to El Salvador during the first months of the Trump administration. Jose Escobar arrived in Houston on Monday. (July 2)        ...
12:00 2019-07-02

Should pilots be allowed to sleep in the cockpit? Pilots are often overtired, making them prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep on the job -- under strict rules. Pilots love the idea, but consumers are wary, for now....
17:13 2019-06-04

Massachusetts Man Reportedly in a Coma After Contracting Brain Infection From a Mosquito A rare, sometimes fatal viral infection spread by mosquitoes has resurfaced in Massachusetts—and has likely sent at least one man into a coma. Over the weekend, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported that a local resident contracted the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus. Dozen...
01:00 2019-08-14

Human remains found behind newly purchased Massachusetts home A Massachusetts contractor preparing a newly purchased home for its owner’s move-in day next month has discovered a set of human remains in its backyard. ...
21:52 2019-06-18

Video shows jogger chase down perv who flashed her in Massachusetts Video released by Massachusetts police on Wednesday shows a woman running down a pervert who flashed her while she was jogging on a road in Cambridge, cops said. The footage taken on July 18 shows the woman jogging on Memorial Drive near Vassar Street in Cambridge after the man exposes himself and s...
11:00 2019-07-25

Massachusetts man with deadly mosquito-borne virus in coma, daughter says A Massachusetts man who was diagnosed with a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus known as Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus is reportedly in a coma, his family says. ...
20:26 2019-08-13

Extremely Rare Blue Lobster Ends Up At Massachusetts Restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week. Blue lobsters are extremely rare, their unique colour being caused by a genetic defect....
09:39 2019-06-17

Funeral Mass Held For Granddaughter Of Robert F. Kennedy In Massachusetts A private funeral mass was held on Monday for the 22-year-old granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy, who died last week after being found unresponsive at the family's compound in Hyannis Port,......
05:00 2019-08-06

Massachusetts teen dies after being dumped at hospital in disturbing mystery A 13-year-old missing Massachusetts girl was dumped at a hospital there — possibly by a much older man — and pronounced dead shortly afterward, according to a disturbing new report....
12:26 2019-05-23

Massachusetts RMV suspends 869 more drivers two months after deadly N.H. motorcycle crash The Massachusetts RMV has now suspended more than 2,400 drivers for out-of-state violations that weren't processed. More are likely.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
01:00 2019-07-18

Mueller flubs on which president appointed him to prosecutor post in Massachusetts Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller confused which president appointed him the United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts back in the 1980s....
19:00 2019-07-24

Jobless in Massachusetts? You're in luck: The best and worst states to be unemployed The U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in April, pushing the monthly unemployment rate down to 3.6% — the lowest level since 1969.        ...
15:26 2019-06-02

Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell lying low at Massachusetts mansion Jeffrey Epstein’s former gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell, who has been accused of procuring underage victims for the millionaire pedophile, has been living in a secluded Massachusetts mansion with her new beau, according to a report. The 57-year-old British socialite is in a relationship with tech CEO Sco...
17:52 2019-08-14

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter dies at family compound in Massachusetts A 22-year-old granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy died on Thursday following an apparent overdose at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, the family and media reports said....
18:39 2019-08-02

Massachusetts cop accused of raping homeless teen while on duty: reports A Massachusetts police officer was indicted Wednesday on charges that he raped a homeless 16-year-old while working for a city outreach program in 2016, according to reports.     ...
08:26 2019-06-28

Massachusetts officer charged with raping homeless teen girl WOBURN, Mass. — A veteran Massachusetts police officer has been charged with raping a 16-year-old girl who was homeless and addicted to heroin at the time of the alleged attacks. Lowell Officer Kevin Garneau pleaded not guilty Thursday to two counts of rape. Prosecutors say the girl alleges the 49-y...
10:52 2019-06-28

Watch: Massachusetts family's home cleaned by unknown intruder A Massachusetts man said he arrived at his family's home to find someone had broken in and given the residence a deep cleaning without stealing anything....
20:26 2019-05-24

Warren's rebound? Massachusetts senator regains footing in polls Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the populist senator who’s put out one progressive policy proposal after another during the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, is enjoying a fresh rise in the polls....
17:00 2019-05-22

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter dies at family compound in Massachusetts: NYT A 22-year-old granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy died on Thursday following an apparent overdose at the family's compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, the New York Times reported....
07:26 2019-08-02

My new novel allowed me to grieve years after losing my baby boy In 2006 the writer Clare Mackintosh gave birth to twin boys 12 weeks prematurely. At first everything went well, but then one twin picked up a dangerous infection, and mother and father were faced with a terrible decisionAuthors are told to write what they know, but my own story was, for many years,...
17:26 2019-07-20

German ambassador allowed to return to Venezuela Expelled from Venezuela in March for greeting opposition leader and interim president Juan Guaido at the airport, German Ambassador Daniel Kriener has been given permission by Caracas to return....
09:13 2019-07-02

FAA's new B4UFLY app makes it easier to know where drones are allowed The FAA's free app that kept drone pilots aware of "no fly zones" performed a much-needed service -- but had few fans. The federal agency teamed up with drone software maker Kittyhawk to create a new version of the B4UFLY app that is being released t......
09:26 2019-08-01

Where Your Emotional Support Animal Is Allowed to Sit on a Plane In May, a man was attacked by an emotional support animal while flying on Delta; according to a lawsuit filed by the passenger, the animal tried repeatedly to sit on its owner’s lap before the attack—though ESAs are required to remain on the floor per Delta’s rules—while attendants ignored the airl...
17:52 2019-08-14

Trump Reiterates That Russia Should Be Allowed to Rejoin the G-7 (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world’s major industrial nations. Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan meet annually as a group. T...
02:39 2019-08-21

The ‘Booksmart’ Conundrum: Are Women Not Allowed to Fail? Poor box office the first weekend led to controversy over the Olivia Wilde-directed comedy. But as it heads into Week 2, is it being held to an unfair standard?...
23:39 2019-05-30

O's claim dubious record with 259th HR allowed The Orioles surrendered their 259th home run of the season Thursday night at Camden Yards, breaking a tie with the 2016 Reds for most homers allowed by a team in a single season....
03:39 2019-08-23

French court rules that quadriplegic should be allowed to die A quadriplegic French patient, who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, should be allowed to die, France's top court ruled on Friday....
21:26 2019-06-28

Perfect Just As You Are: Massachusetts Bill Would Reward Companies for Not Altering Models’ Appearance in Their Ads One lawmaker in Massachusetts is set on making money moves in favor of “body confidence” by sponsoring legislation that would provide financial incentives to companies that did not alter the look of models in their ads....
15:00 2019-06-05

Man breaks into Massachusetts Vietnam veteran's home during his funeral, had other targets: cops A man with a list of addresses in multiple Massachusetts towns of people who recently lost someone was caught inside the home of a recently deceased veteran during his funeral, police said....
22:39 2019-05-29

Family of Massachusetts youth killed in blast settles suit against company The family of a teenager killed during a 2018 gas explosion that injured a dozen others and destroyed scores of homes in three Boston suburbs settled its lawsuit against Columbia Gas of Massachusetts on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
04:13 2019-07-18

Govt Assures IOA, IOC Eligible Athletes Will Be Allowed To Participate The government Tuesday gave a written guarantee to the IOA and IOC that all eligible athletes will be allowed to participate in international events held in the country....
21:52 2019-06-18

Wrestling allowed Aljamain Sterling to make his own path Aljamain Sterling, who once lived in a home with 13 other family members during his youth, didn't look back after being introduced to wrestling in high school, gaining the discipline needed to become a college graduate and a UFC star....
14:00 2019-06-03

Whaley Bridge residents allowed to return for 15 minutes People evacuated from town threatened by damaged dam make ‘controlled’ visits to pick up pets and other essentialsResidents of the Derbyshire town evacuated after a dam threatened to burst have been allowed back into their homes for short, “controlled” visits to pick up pets and other essentials.Der...
14:39 2019-08-03

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom cannot be allowed to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom, which he said was too vital to the economy to be allowed to fail....
21:13 2019-06-20

Barr: Law enforcement should be allowed to read encrypted messages Encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp “jeopardize public safety” and must be opened up to scrutiny by law enforcement agencies, Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday during a cyber-security conference at Fordham Law School. “Converting the internet and communications platforms into a ...
19:26 2019-07-23

"Know Your Customer" Norms: Banks Allowed To Use Aadhaar For Verification Banks can now accept the proof of owning an Aadhaar for Know Your Customer (KYC) verification under certain conditions. According to a statement by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Aadhaar number......
10:39 2019-05-30

75 rescued migrants allowed to dock in Tunisian port The International Organization for Migration said an Egyptian ship carrying 75 migrants rescued from the Mediterranean Sea docked in Tunisia's southern port of Zarziz....
00:52 2019-06-20

Select few allowed to swim in Hearst Castle pools SAN SIMEON, Calif. (AP) — The Foundation at Hearst Castle is offering a chance to swim in the California landmark’s iconic pools, where Lady Gaga and Hollywood’s Golden Age celebrities dipped their toes. The foundation will allow members to pay for a swim in the outdoor Neptune Pool on f...
02:52 2019-06-21

Massachusetts woman charged after 21 dogs, Macaw found living in squalor in her van: police A Massachusetts woman was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after authorities reportedly found her living with 21 dogs and a bird — all inside a van....
22:39 2019-05-29

Lawyers for Massachusetts woman who encouraged boyfriend’s suicide appeal to Supreme Court Lawyers for the Massachusetts woman who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for encouraging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to throw out her conviction because it violated her right to free speech.    ...
08:26 2019-07-09

Massachusetts bill that would allow death penalty for cop killers would send 'clear message', lawmaker says A Massachusetts state bill that would allow judges to sentence cop killers to death is designed to send a “clear message that we are not going to tolerate this,” a lawmaker says....
17:39 2019-05-21

Massachusetts mother drove into Rhode Island reservoir with 3 children on board, police say A woman from Massachusetts was arrested Friday afternoon after driving her vehicle into a reservoir in Rhode Island with her three young children inside, according to police....
21:39 2019-06-30

Massachusetts police release video of distracted driving crash, hours before another happens in same spot Authorities in Massachusetts shared dashcam video of a dramatic crash to highlight dangers of distracted driving on Tuesday, only to have a similar crash happen in the same exact spot hours later. ...
18:39 2019-08-14

Massachusetts RMV knew about backlog of driving infractions years before deadly New Hampshire crash The former head of the Massachusetts RMV said out-of-state driving offenses weren't processed at all until 2016.        ...
19:13 2019-07-31

Rare blue lobster heading to aquarium, spared by Massachusetts seafood restaurant A Massachusetts seafood restaurant that found a rare blue lobster in a shipment last week reportedly plans to donate the crustacean to an aquarium.  ...
20:13 2019-06-15

Lance Armstrong says he 'blew the f-----' doors off Mike Pence' on bike path in Massachusetts Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong bragged online about passing Vice President Mike Pence on a bike path in Massachusetts on Saturday — quickly drawing criticism for what he described as a joke....
02:13 2019-08-12

FBI arrests former Massachusetts police union president, lobbyist in alleged kickback scheme Dana Pullman, feds say, paid for flowers and a romantic trip to Miami using the Massachusetts state police union's debit card.        ...
21:52 2019-08-21

‘It can’t be allowed to die’: Bury facing empty days and uncertain future The League One club are staring into the abyss with their first two fixtures now suspended by the EFLAt Bury’s historic, homely, Gigg Lane stadium, two days before what should have been the start of the season in League One, the ticket office of the newly promoted club was open but doing almost no b...
14:52 2019-08-03

People Experiencing Hardship Should Be Allowed to Use Technology Without Your Judgemental Bullshit Roughly 553,000 Americans are currently experiencing homelessness, according to the latest figures available from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. But that doesn’t mean those people should be judged for owning technology like laptops and smartphones, no matter what various assholes h...
16:13 2019-06-15

Syrians fleeing war allowed to stay longer in the United States U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will allow about 7,000 Syrians who have fled war in their country to stay 18 months longer in the United States, extending them a temporary protection on Thursday it has tried to deny to other migrants....
04:52 2019-08-02

BJP To Hold 'Discipline' Class For Lawmakers Today. Bunking Not Allowed A two-day 'orientation programme' for BJP parliamentarians, where attendance is compulsory, starts today at 10 am. The closed-door sessions will focus on conduct, discipline, parliamentary procedures......
05:52 2019-08-03

Trump claims he wouldn’t have allowed CIA to recruit Kim Jong-un’s relatives President’s comment was the latest occasion in which he appeared to side with an adversary over US intelligenceDonald Trump has said he would not have allowed the CIA to have recruited Kim Jong-un’s relatives as informants to gather information on the North Korean dictatorship.Trump told journalists...
08:26 2019-06-12

Scarlett Johansson says she "should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal" Another day, another instance of Scarlett Johansson hurling herself off a public relations cliff: The former Ghost In The Shell actress gave a new interview to As If magazine this week, touching on a wide variety of issues germane to her career. Topics ranged from the good (Directors shouldn’t force...
01:26 2019-07-14

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord, UN says Iran exceeded a limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, the U.N. says.        ...
21:39 2019-07-01

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went through in their lifetime," Buttigieg said during the debate. "That's why I propose that we allow gig work...
03:00 2019-08-01

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays The Baltimore Orioles set the major league record for home runs allowed in a season, giving up drives to Austin Meadows and Willy Adames in a rain-delayed, 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay that ended shortly before 1 a.m       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Baltimore Orioles set MLB record for most home runs allowed in a season Baltimore Orioles set MLB mark with their 259th home run allowed, and there's still more than a month left in the regular season.       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Trump Administration Says It Should Be Allowed to Treat Migrant Kids Like Dogs The Trump administration has had no shame treating migrant families, and children specifically, in dehumanizing ways and as political pawns, but even this seems like a new low....
17:52 2019-06-20

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a vegetative state following a car accident 11 years ago. The Court of Cassation quashed a previous decision by a Paris court to resume life support so th...
18:39 2019-06-28

Whaley Bridge residents allowed home as dam danger recedes 1,100 evacuees can return to Derbyshire town, despite forecast of heavy rainAround 1,100 residents of a Derbyshire town have been allowed to return home almost a week after they were evacuated when a nearby dam threatened to collapse.Parts of Whaley Bridge were evacuated on Thursday last week after ...
17:39 2019-08-07

Amidst Controversy, Twitch Confirms That Breastfeeding On Stream Is Allowed Last week, Twitch partner Heather “HeatheredEffect” Kent breastfed her baby while talking to a friend and streaming on Twitch. She didn’t try to draw attention to the act; she did it then and there simply because babies gotta eat, too. However, Twitch ended up deleting a clip of the moment, and the ...
23:00 2019-08-01

Norway wealth fund allowed to invest again in Walmart, Rio Tinto, others Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund can invest again in miner Rio Tinto and retailer Walmart after their exclusions from the fund's investments on ethical grounds were revoked, the board of the central......
20:39 2019-06-27

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed by nuclear deal Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 deal with major powers, its first major step in violation of the deal since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
17:52 2019-07-01

Sitaram Yechury "Detained At Srinagar Airport, Not Allowed To Move": CPM Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury and his party colleague D Raja were sent back from Srinagar airport after they landed there amid a lockdown in Kashmir valley today....
13:13 2019-08-09

GoAir Passenger Not Allowed To Board Plane For Refusing To Be Frisked Low-cost carrier GoAir on Tuesday said it did not allow a passenger to board an aircraft at the Bagdogra airport in West Bengal after he refused to undergo a mandatory second security check and......
04:13 2019-08-14

After deadly N.H. biker crash, thousands of out-of-state traffic notices found untouched by Massachusetts RMV Tens of thousands of notifications detailing traffic incidents that Massachusetts drivers compiled in other states have been sitting untouched.        ...
22:26 2019-07-02

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infection, death A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, announced this week. ...
22:26 2019-08-22

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is 'straight up hot as soccer balls out there' REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn A massive heat wave is gripping half of the country, and as of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory. And the Braintree Police Department in Braintree, Massachusetts, is asking residents to refrain from criminal activity until it cools down. In a Facebo...
01:26 2019-07-22

Deadly mosquito-borne virus found in second Massachusetts resident, state health officials say A second Massachusetts resident has been diagnosed with the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, state health officials announced late last week. ...
23:39 2019-08-19

A Broken System: Massachusetts’ Courts Are Still Working Through A Massive Backlog Of Pending Witch Trials It’s no secret that America’s judicial system is in desperate need of an overhaul, and a mounting crisis in the Bay State shows just how bad things have gotten: According to newly uncovered documents, Massachusetts’ courts are still working through a massive backlog of pending witch trials....
18:26 2019-05-21

Deutsche Bank CEO to invest 25% of fixed salary in bank's shares - source Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing is planning to invest a quarter of his fixed salary in the bank's shares, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
14:00 2019-07-09

Sorry, BTS Army: No camping allowed at Metlife Stadium for New York/New Jersey shows K-pop superstars BTS are set to make their MetLife debut this weekend but the earliest fans can enter the grounds is 9:30 a.m. EDT.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Facebook code allowed partners 'continued data access' despite shutdown Facebook is embroiled in yet another data privacy debacle even as it's settling with the government over past actions. In a statement acknowledging its FTC settlement, the company revealed that its code had allowed "continued data access" to 12 part......
17:01 2019-07-24

Boris Johnson allowed arms sales to Saudis after Yemen bombing Former foreign secretary accused of showing ‘total disregard’ for civilians Tory leadership frontrunner Boris Johnson recommended that the UK allow Saudi Arabia to buy British bomb parts expected to be deployed in Yemen, days after an airstrike on a potato factory in the country had killed 14 people...
08:26 2019-06-12

Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what? For years, social media fostered the rise of white nationalism by giving young white males places to freely spew hate. Tech companies have been slow to act.       ...
23:00 2019-08-21

Senior huntsman who allowed hounds to kill fox cubs avoids jail A senior huntsman convicted of allowing his hounds to kill four fox cubs has been handed a 16-week suspended jail sentence for causing their "painful, terrifying" deaths....
04:26 2019-06-11

SNP hints party would back Jeremy Corbyn if he allowed an independence referendum Scottish nationalists today stepped up their campaign to break up the United Kingdom by pushing for another referendum within two years amid the Brexit turmoil....
15:00 2019-08-08

Caster Semenya Won't Be Allowed To Defend Her 800-Meter Title At The World Championships South African runner Caster Semenya won’t be allowed to compete in her primary event, the 800 meters, two months from now at the 2019 World Championships, because a Swiss court has reversed the June ruling that temporarily suspended the IAAF’s discriminatory hormone policy....
19:52 2019-07-31

Thousands of Alberta residents forced out by wildfire to be allowed home Wednesday As long as conditions hold, residents of Bigstone Cree Nation and Wabasca-Demarais will be allowed to return home on Wednesday. Wildfire forced mandatory evacuations on May 29....
09:26 2019-06-12

Robert Vadra Allowed To Go Abroad For Treatment, Drops Request For London Businessman Robert Vadra, accused in a money laundering case, has been allowed by a Delhi court to travel abroad for six weeks for treatment of an illness. The court told Mr Vadra to give his travel......
10:52 2019-06-03

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed under pact, denies breach Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, its first major step beyond the terms of the pact since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
22:52 2019-07-01

Charity ship says migrants' safety at risk; minors allowed to disembark A charity that operates a rescue ship carrying more than a hundred migrants off the coast of Italy said on Saturday that it could not guarantee their security after the boat had spent more than two weeks waiting for a port to disembark in....
18:39 2019-08-17

Spider-Man writers weren’t allowed to see Endgame’s script, and that’s what ruined ‘Far From Home’ Spider-Man: Far From Home has been out for a month now. The final installment of the Infinity Saga concludes Marvel’s third MCU phase, while simultaneously teasing what may be in the works for MCU Phase 4. The film is entertaining and delivers plenty of epic Spider-Man scenes and action sequen...
22:13 2019-08-05

27 unaccompanied minors will be allowed to get off a migrant ship in Italy after far-right Salvini loosens his ban The 27 unaccompanied minors on board the Open Arms, a humanitarian ship carrying 147 rescued migrants, will be allowed to disembark in Italy, after a bitter standoff between Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini....
23:26 2019-08-17

A decade ago, these girls weren’t allowed to play lacrosse. Now they inspire a reservation. For the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the U.S.-Canada border in New York, a high school girls' lacrosse team has been tied to a cultural resurgence for the tribe and helped empower girls at a time when indigenous women face a great risk of violence....
16:39 2019-06-17

Chicago families sue after a case of mistaken identity allowed a man to be taken off life support Two Chicago families have sued the city and a hospital after an injured patient was incorrectly identified, and people who did not know him were given the decision to take him off life support....
18:39 2019-07-05

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by President Trump. The video largely spread via social media, including Facebook and Twitter. On Friday, Fac...
04:26 2019-05-30

New York allowed driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. Is New Jersey next? After New York became the 13th state to offer driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants, advocates are pushing for New Jersey to be next.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord: report Iran exceeded a key limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, its state media said.        ...
14:39 2019-07-01

| Ocean Viking migrant rescue ship 'not allowed' to refuel in Malta Maltese authorities have refused the Ocean Viking rescue ship to refuel in their harbours while on its search and rescue mission off the coast of Libya....
19:52 2019-08-12

Here's a list of benefits private insurance won't be allowed to cover if Kamala Harris has her way Sen. Kamala Harris, has been trying to have it both ways on healthcare, claiming she supports the "Medicare for all" plan proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, while also insisting she opposes getting rid of private insurance. This is an untenable position....
19:39 2019-07-02

Massachusetts man diagnosed with deadly mosquito-borne virus; risk raised to 'critical' in nearby areas The first case of the potentially deadly Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been confirmed in a Massachusetts man, the state’s department of public health announced over the weekend. ...
17:39 2019-08-12

Rep. Seth Moulton of Massachusetts drops out of presidential race, then draws a surprise tweet from President Trump Moulton focused his campaign on foreign policy and national security but was unable to move up among the party’s moderates, who have coalesced for now around former vice president Joe Biden....
22:00 2019-08-23

Massachusetts man accidentally sold wife’s bike – given to her by Holocaust-surviving father – during yard sale: reports A Massachusetts man mistakenly sold a vintage bike that was gifted to his wife by her Holocaust-surviving father more than 45 years ago and is now desperate to get it back, according to reports....
17:26 2019-07-08

Massachusetts State Police union's ex-boss embezzled funds to buy meals, flowers for lover, prosecutors say A former president of the Massachusetts State Police union was arrested Wednesday after he “embezzled and misused” the organization’s funds by purchasing more than $4,000 in flowers for his lover and bankrolling a trip to Miami Beach -- among other lavish expenses, federal prosecutors say....
05:52 2019-08-22

Serial Sexual Harasser Amr Warda Allowed To Rejoin Egypt National Team On Wednesday, it appeared that the Egypt national soccer team had taken a commendable stand against sexual harassment when it kicked Amr Warda off the team after stories of Warda being a pestering creeper to several women flooded social media. Today, the team clarified that it does not actually take...
23:52 2019-06-28

Orioles' Keon Broxton Lost Track Of A Wall And Allowed A Pitcher To Hit A Two-Run RBI Triple Baltimore’s trip to Coors Field has been a relative success by the realistic standards the team has likely set for themselves—Baltimore not only took one of the three games in the series, but also allowed fewer than 50 home runs during that span—so it was only a matter of time until the Orioles regr...
01:52 2019-05-27

Are tennis players at the French Open allowed to scrape the mark where the ball landed? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWatching the French Open tennis being played at Roland Garros, I saw a player scrape the clay court with his foot to indicate to the umpire where ...
19:39 2019-06-04

Sikh Airman Allowed To Wear Turban On US Duty Praised By Indian-Americans Indian-Americans, including a top American lawmaker, applauded the historic decision granted by the US Air Force to a Sikh-American servicemen to wear a turban, beard, and unshorn hair while on......
19:26 2019-06-08

Kaspersky AV injected unique ID that allowed sites to track users, even in incognito mode (credit: Aurich Lawson / Thinkstock) Antivirus software is something that can help people be safer and more private on the Internet. But its protections can cut both ways. A case in point: for almost four years, AV products from Kaspersky Lab injected a unique identifier into the HTML of every web...
01:00 2019-08-17

Huawei could be allowed to continue releasing phones with standard microSD card support The P30 and P30 Pro come with proprietary Nano Memory Card technologyHuawei has a long way to go before reassuring its customers and potential buyers of existing and future devices that everything will work out for the embattled Chinese tech giant, but the latest change operated to the official webs...
11:52 2019-05-29

Missouri's last abortion clinic allowed to stay open, for now, is rife with 'troubling' violations, state says The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri, which is set to close in the coming days, was rife with violations -- and officials say it may shut down because Planned Parenthood has failed to bring it up to standard....
21:39 2019-05-31

Chelsea transfer ban explained: Why have Fifa blocked signings for two windows? Will they be allowed to sell players? Chelsea have been hit with a transfer embargo by Fifa, banning them for registering players for the two consecutive windows over breaching regulations regarding minors....
16:26 2019-06-23

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. VIENNA (AP) — UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. The post UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran has exceeded low-enriched uranium stockpiles allowed in nuclear agreement. appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-07-01

Sen. Marco Rubio: Pelosi has allowed 'radical, anti-Semitic minority in the Democratic Party' to set agenda Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., blasted the leadership of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who he had accused of allowing the "radical, anti-Semitic minority in the Democratic Party" to set the agenda on Capitol Hill. ...
04:26 2019-07-25

Employees on Jeffrey Epstein's private island compound say they had to stay out of sight of the financier and were never allowed in his office AP Photo/Gianfranco Gaglione Jeffrey Epstein, who was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, bought Little St. James Island off of St. Thomas more than two decades ago. Locals on St. Thomas called it "Pedophile Island," according to the Associated Press. One former worker said that staffers were ...
04:39 2019-07-14

A new Facebook privacy flaw allowed thousands of children on Messenger Kids to enter group chats with strangers (FB) Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images Facebook's Messenger Kids had a design flaw that allowed for a situation in which a child can enter a group chat with other users — including adults — who hadn't been preapproved by their parents, according to a report by the Verge. A Facebook spokesper...
16:26 2019-07-23

AV-Comparatives found a flaw in a macOS security feature that allowed unidentified apps to run (bypassing Gatekeeper checks) In spring of 2019, AV-Comparatives ran a team-building event, in which their research team was asked to find security bugs on macOS. This was actually planned as a nice afternoon with co-operative activities and some pizza, but it happened that they found a security flaw on macOS Mojave 10.14.4 and ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod with sandy beaches and fried clams Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial history.        ...
23:39 2019-06-03

Former Massachusetts police union president used dues as 'personal piggy bank,' feds say Dana Pullman, feds say, paid for flowers, iTunes purchases and a romantic trip to Miami using a debit card from the Massachusetts state police union.        ...
00:13 2019-08-22

A Massachusetts police department asked would-be criminals to 'hold off' during heat wave. They listened The Braintree Police Department in Massachusetts asked criminals to "hold off" for the weekend and, on Monday, the department reported zero arrests.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23

Opponents say National Straight Pride Coalition has a hidden white supremacist agenda and shouldn’t be allowed to use Modesto, California city park (KCRA) Plans for a straight pride event in Modesto are causing controversy. Organizers said it’s freedom of speech, but LGBTQ activists said it spreads hate that goes beyond sexual orientation. A group called the National Straight Pride Coalition is trying to get a permit from the city to hold an ev...
07:39 2019-08-09

Golf: American Daly not allowed to use golf cart at British Open British Open organisers have denied former champion John Daly's request to use a golf cart at this month's major championship at Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland....
03:26 2019-07-07

Cape Ann, Massachusetts: A charming alternative to Cape Cod Just under an hour’s drive from Boston, Cape Ann is a smaller version of Cape Cod, with the same sandy beaches, seaside eateries and colonial history.        ...
23:39 2019-06-03

WW2 bomb found: Kingston residents 'to be allowed back into their homes this afternoon at the earliest,' say police Thousands of residents evacuated after an unexploded WW2 bomb was discovered in south-west London will be able to return home Friday afternoon at the earliest, police have said....
10:13 2019-05-24

Jeffrey Epstein death: US politicians and prison officials lead outrage and ask 'how was billionaire sex offender allowed to die in his celll?' The death of billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in his prison cell "raises serious questions that must be answered", the US attorney general has said....
09:52 2019-08-11

'Mr. Acosta should not be allowed to rewrite history': Former Florida state's attorney issues sharp rebuke of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Former Florida State Attorney Barry Krischer responded to US Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, after he pinned blame for financier Jeffrey Epstein's lenient sentence on the State Attorney's office, saying Acosta's "recollection of this matter is completely wrong." Ac...
08:39 2019-07-11

Jeffrey Epstein death: US politicians and prison officials lead outrage and ask 'how was billionaire sex offender allowed to die in his cell?' The death of billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein in his prison cell "raises serious questions that must be answered", the US attorney general has said....
21:39 2019-08-11

Indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey in jeopardy after young man accusing Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts bar refuses to testify about deleting text messages from missing phone (NBC News) A missing cell phone has become a key focus of the indecent assault case against actor Kevin Spacey. The man who accuses Spacey of groping him in a Massachusetts restaurant went before a judge Monday to explain where that cell phone is, but in an abrupt turn took the fifth. The defense sa...
07:26 2019-07-09

Bill Cosby's conviction appeal takes aim at 'other accusers' allowed to testify at his trial Bill Cosby's appeal continues his criticism of the judge who allowed other accusers to testify against him at his sex-crimes trial last year.        ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough Congressional Democrats insisted that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks....
02:39 2019-08-08

About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law Roughly 3,100 U.S. inmates, including many convicted of drug offenses, will be released early from federal prisons for good behavior under a criminal justice reform law signed last year by President Donald Trump, the Justice Department said on Friday....
20:39 2019-07-19

Here are some of the goofiest federal laws still on the books Woe unto him who makes an unsanctioned visit to his quarantined llama. He could soon find himself up to his neck in federal charges. In America’s early days, the law was fairly simple. The Constitution specifies just three federal crimes: piracy, counterfeiting and treason. Since then, however, the ...
08:52 2019-06-19

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
13:13 2019-07-17

US Federal Reserve is 'doing a fine job,' IMF's Zhang says The U.S. Federal Reserve has come under fire in recent months for not lowering interest rates but the IMF's deputy managing director defended the central bank....
19:39 2019-07-15

20% federal inmates are immigrants, mostly Mexican One-fifth of all federal prison inmates are not U.S citizens, many facing illegal immigration charges, according to new data from the Federal Bureau of Prisons....
21:00 2019-07-05

Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s borrowing limit....
00:00 2019-07-23

New encryption powers used at least five times by federal and NSW police Commonwealth Ombudsman calls for Peter Dutton’s ability to censor its reports on the process to be revokedNew encryption powers to seek assistance from tech companies to spy on users have been used at least five times by federal and New South Wales police.The Commonwealth Ombudsman has revealed to a...
21:52 2019-07-09

Federal Reserve unlikely to raise rates in 2019 Rest easy: The Fed’s punch bowl isn’t going anywhere. Even if economic conditions improve this year, members of the Federal Reserve agreed that they won’t likely raise interest rates, according to minutes released Wednesday from the Federal Open Market Committee’s two-day meeting that concluded earl...
04:39 2019-05-23

US federal deficit to reach $1tn next year, report says Debt held by public is expected to reach 95% of GDP in next 10 years, the highest level since just after the second world warUS federal debt will top $1tn next year even as Donald Trump explores tax cuts and other giveaways that are only likely to increase the deficit.According to figures released b...
22:13 2019-08-21

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

He was a college star, an NBA player, then a federal prisoner. Now, he wants to help others William Bedford, who played for the Suns and Pistons, graduated from Memphis' Manhood University after his prison term. Now, he wants to help others.       ...
23:00 2019-07-20

Federal Deficits to Grow More Than Expected in Next Decade, CBO Says Federal deficits are projected to grow by $809 billion, to $12.2 trillion, over the next decade thanks to the two-year budget agreement struck last month, the Congressional Budget Office said....
02:13 2019-08-22

Justice: 64% of federal arrests are noncitizens, with a 200% increase Federal arrests of noncitizens have jumped over 200% in the last 20 years and now account for 64% of those arrested, according to the Justice Department....
17:26 2019-08-22

Supreme Court: Federal courts have no say in gerrymandering On its final day before recessing for the summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday states have the power to draw their districts as they see fit, and that federal courts have no say in the matter....
18:52 2019-06-27

Biden now says he opposes ban on federal money for abortion ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has reversed course and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and women...
07:00 2019-06-07

AP source: Manafort to remain in federal custody WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been transferred to a correctional facility in New York but will remain in federal custody while he faces state fraud charges. That’s according to a senior Justice Department official who spoke Tuesday to The Associated Press. ...
14:26 2019-06-18

How Politics Constrain the Federal Reserve and Other Economists Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
02:52 2019-08-23

Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court A lawsuit filed in September in Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape is being moved to federal court to facilitate contact with Ronaldo, according to the woman's lawyer....
23:13 2019-06-05

Kellyanne Conway violated US law and should be fired, federal watchdog says White House spokesman says the agency’s report that the counselor had violated the Hatch Act was ‘deeply flawed’Follow the latest in US politics – liveA US federal watchdog is recommending that Donald Trump fire one of his most ardent and high-profile defenders, White House counselor Kellyanne Conwa...
15:00 2019-06-14

Ex-Philly sheriff gets five years in federal corruption case Philadelphia’s longest-serving sheriff is now serving behind bars. Former Philly Sheriff John Green was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for a long running pay-to-play scheme that saw him pocket $675,000 in kickbacks, including a new house, a cozy job for his wife and more th...
04:13 2019-08-02

NYT: Sprint, T-Mobile merger could get federal approval next week Just days after AGs representing ten states filed suit to stop the combining of Sprint and T-Mobile, the New York Times reports the Justice Department is "moving closer" to approval. Doing so apparently hinges on an arrangement, previously reported,......
04:39 2019-06-15

Federal court: Trump can’t ban critics from Twitter account NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court says President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday. A three-judge panel agreed with a lower court judge who said Trump violates the First Amendment when he blocks criti...
21:39 2019-07-09

Epstein death shifts federal focus to possible conspirators NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are turning their attention to possible charges against anyone who conspired with the wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein in his alleged sexual abuse of underage girls. Two days after Epstein’s apparent suicide in jail, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said ...
09:26 2019-08-13

U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
02:00 2019-07-05

Ohio Man Threatened to Shoot Federal Agents, Authorities Say The F.B.I. found AR-15-style rifles and about 10,000 rounds of ammunition at a home in Boardman where Justin Olsen was living, according to a court filing....
05:00 2019-08-14

Big Banks Ace First Round of Federal Reserve's 'Stress Tests' The biggest banks in the U.S. have enough reserves to continue lending in a severe economic downturn, the Federal Reserve said in its annual review of large financial firms....
23:52 2019-06-21

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
00:13 2019-06-02

Federal Reserve fixed its own fumble by cutting rates Last week, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell telegraphed to the markets that a rate cut is coming. There seems to be quite a bit of uncertainty over why the Fed would cut rates so shortly after aggressively raising them — eight times since 2016, with the most recent hike just last December. Muc...
17:13 2019-07-14

No decision on Huawei and 5G before federal election call: Goodale Goodale says that's not likely to happen before campaigning begins for the Oct. 21 election, which is expected to get underway sometime in early September....
21:13 2019-07-31

Federal Agency Terminates Agreement With Kentucky Hospital PINEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A federal agency has decided to stop reimbursing a southeastern Kentucky hospital where an inspection found numerous problems. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services terminated its agreement last week with the Southeast Kentucky Medic...
18:13 2019-05-31

Federal jury indicts Delaware man on ‘swatting’ hoaxes WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Delaware man accused of making hoax emergency calls to locations across the country, causing police and SWAT teams to respond. An indictment handed down May 16 against 29-year-old Rodney Allen Phipps of Georgetown was unsealed Monday. Prose...
21:00 2019-06-18

Trump orders federal agencies to 'streamline' GMO regulations President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to streamline their "agricultural biotechnology regulatory process" to make it easier for companies to develop and market genetically modified foods....
21:00 2019-06-12

U.S. federal death row inmate challenges January execution Lawyers for one of five federal prisoners scheduled by President Donald Trump's administration for execution have launched a two-pronged legal effort to prevent the government from carrying out the lethal injection slated for January....
15:26 2019-08-16

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% – its first in a decade US central bank signals growth is slowing in the world’s largest economyThe US Federal Reserve has cut interest rates for the first time in more than a decade in an indication that the world’s largest economy is running out of steam.The US central bank cut its key benchmark interest rate by a quarte...
20:39 2019-07-31

Planned Parenthood leaves federal funding program Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions.        ...
17:00 2019-08-21

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services want a portion of the windfall....
00:39 2019-06-29

Over 1,200 health experts say pharmacare should be in federal election platforms They say comprehensive public medication programs have improved access and reduced costs everywhere they've been implemented and want to keep national pharmacare in Canada from becoming a partisan issue....
17:52 2019-08-16

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join the department. Kenney has more than 25 years of ex...
13:26 2019-06-03

Mississippi’s six-week abortion ban heads to federal court JACKSON, Miss. — A federal judge who struck down Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban last year is hearing arguments about a new law that puts the ban even earlier. The law would prohibit most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, at about six weeks, when many women may not know they...
15:39 2019-05-21

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
13:26 2019-06-07

Former federal prosecutor to investigate Jussie Smollett case In a move widely expected to revive the national media spotlight on hate crime allegations made by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, a Chicago judge on Friday announced the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate how local prosecutors handled the TV actor's case....
01:13 2019-08-24

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department....
20:26 2019-06-05

No new clues in federal report on motorcycle crash that killed 7 Westfield Transport hired Volodymyr Zhukovskyy despite his driving history. He's charged with killing 7 people in a motorcycle crash in Randolph, NH.        ...
20:52 2019-07-24

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great Recession....
21:26 2019-08-14

The federal government cut taxes, but Texas raised mine Dear John: Let me help in my tiny little way to [explain] the economy. The federal government cut taxes. I am retired, so for me it was modest. My city (in Texas) immediately saw an opportunity to raise water rates, the county saw the same opportunity to raise property values, and the state raised o...
17:13 2019-07-14

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana.        ...
01:39 2019-06-30

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the Raise the Wage Act, is unlikely to be picked up by the Republican-controlled Senate....
02:00 2019-07-17

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
23:13 2019-05-21

Joe Biden Reverses Course on Banning Federal Funding for Abortion (ATLANTA) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden’s reversal came after rivals and ...
04:26 2019-06-07

MTA to hire ex-federal prosecutor to probe overtime abuse The MTA plans to hire a former federal prosecutor to probe the agency’s rampant overtime abuse issues, a source said. The agency is seeking board approval to retain Carrie Cohen, who co-chairs workplace misconduct investigations at the law firm Morrison & Foerster’s, according to a source fami...
07:52 2019-06-12

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving most of a 20-year sentence — with some time shaved...
21:39 2019-05-21

How Politics Constrain Federal Reserve and Other Central Banks Top economists will meet in Jackson, Wyo., this week for a meeting sponsored by the Kansas City Fed. But politicians gathering in France hold the real keys to the economic future....
01:39 2019-08-23

Federal workers sue for the right to criticize Trump, political candidates The nation's largest union of federal workers filed a lawsuit against the United States to protect employees' First Amendment rights to criticize President Donald Trump and other political candidates....
21:26 2019-08-14

The Federal Minimum Wage Doesn't Really Matter Anymore The national payfloor of $7.25 an hour hasn’t been adjusted for a decade, the longest it has ever gone unchanged. Here’s why workers can shrug it off....
16:39 2019-08-11

Sealed Air, Under Federal Investigation, Switches Audit Firms Sealed Air Corp. has dismissed audit firm Ernst & Young and hired PricewaterhouseCoopers, citing dissatisfaction over the audit-firm selection process and a possibility it could be forced by the government to change auditors, the company disclosed....
00:13 2019-08-15

Federal Appeals Court OKs Trump’s Abortion Gag Rules In a decision Planned Parenthood called “devastating,” a federal appeals court Thursday ruled in favor of the Trump administration’s family planning gag rule intended to prevent health providers from making abortion referrals or discussing where a patient might have one....
02:39 2019-06-21

US Asks Federal Court to Throw Out Huawei Lawsuit The US government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Huawei that claimed the US had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
11:52 2019-07-05

Adani still needs further federal approval despite pre-election green light Work related to groundwater research will need to be signed off as opponents say new government papers show mine is ‘not ready to go’Adani will not be allowed to dig any coal from its Carmichael mine until it gets further federal government approval – despite the Coalition’s pre-election green light...
01:13 2019-05-31

2 Men Make a Federal Case Out of Being Blocked on Twitter by the Notorious AOC Conservative critics of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are coming for the New York progressive, saying what’s good for the goose is good for the gander when it comes to being blocked from blocking trolls folks on Twitter....
06:26 2019-07-11

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protection, financial stability,” Fed Chairman Jerome Powell warned Congress on Wednesday. “These are concern...
06:13 2019-07-11

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
05:26 2019-07-11

ABC headquarters in Sydney raided by Australian federal police Broadcaster’s managing director says raid over 2017’s The Afghan Files series ‘raises legitimate concerns over freedom of the press’The Australian federal police are raiding the ABC offices in Sydney over a series of articles the broadcaster ran in 2017 into the clandestine operations of Australian ...
08:39 2019-06-05

Budget office: U.S. federal deficit will top record $1 trillion The White House Office of Management and Budget says the 2019 federal deficit is projected to surpass the $1 trillion mark -- the highest it's been in years....
19:00 2019-07-16

Boeing’s Dreamliner Plant Is Said to Face Federal Inquiry A Justice Department investigation of the 737 Max jet has widened to include a 787 factory in South Carolina where The New York Times found allegations of shoddy work and flawed quality control....
07:52 2019-06-29

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $3.7 billion in such loans....
20:39 2019-08-03

Bank of Canada’s next update could affect federal election Since the bank's most-recent public comments in early July, there's mounting evidence of a slowing global economy mostly due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war...
01:13 2019-08-24

Pakistan Parliament Passes Rs 7.022 Trillion Federal Budget Pakistan's Parliament on Friday gave its nod to the Rs 7.022 trillion federal budget for the fiscal 2019-20, as the ruling party and its coalition partners comfortably defeated the Opposition's move......
04:39 2019-06-29

Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday he no longer supported a ban on the use of federal funds for most abortions, reversing course after sharp criticism from abortion-rights proponents....
06:13 2019-06-07

Federal government commits $73M to Toronto sewer improvements The funding will bolster $133 million in City funds already committed to reduce the amount of basement flooding over four wards in north-west Toronto....
23:00 2019-06-10

Federal authorities: suspect fatally shoots self in Arizona SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect is dead after a car chase involving federal agents in south Scottsdale. They say the man fatally shot himself Thursday afternoon. His name and age haven’t been released yet along with information on why the suspect was wanted. Officials with t...
04:26 2019-08-02

Calgary continuing single-use plastics report despite federal ban Despite the announcement of a federal ban, Calgary is continuing with a scoping report on how to reduce or eliminate the use of single-use plastic items....
09:26 2019-06-12

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

9 dogs died in a Johns Hopkins lab experiment. Now, a federal complaint An animal rights group has filed a complaint against Johns Hopkins University researchers over a lab experiment where nine dogs had to be euthanized.        ...
19:26 2019-08-13

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with the $7.25-an-hour base, remaining unchanged for nearly a decade as of Sunday.For minimum-wage workers...
20:39 2019-06-16

Ex-Roger Stone aide testifies before federal grand jury WASHINGTON (AP) — A former aide to Trump confidant Roger Stone testified before a grand jury after a months-long legal battle with special counsel Robert Mueller. Andrew Miller answered questions for about two hours Friday in Washington. Prosecutors sought Miller’s testimony as they built a cr...
21:00 2019-05-31

Federal court to hear 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's appeal Lawyers for former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli will urge a federal appeals court on Friday to overturn his criminal conviction for defrauding investors in hedge funds he founded....
13:39 2019-06-28

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will match state funding to improve treatment for opioid use disorder....
05:13 2019-06-29

Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for the first time in a decade The Federal Reserve is cutting its key interest rate for the first time in a decade to try to counter threats ranging from uncertainties caused by President Donald Trump’s trade wars to chronically low inflation and a dim global outlook. The central bank cut its benchmark rate — which affects ...
22:39 2019-07-31

Ontario court upholds validity of Trudeau's federal carbon tax Ontario's Court of Appeal ruled on Friday that Canada's federal carbon tax is constitutional after a challenge from the province's Conservative government, in a blow to efforts to strike down Justin Trudeau's environmental policies....
22:00 2019-06-28

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisees amid complaints — first reported by The Post — that the chain has been going after store owners fo...
04:39 2019-05-23

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
18:52 2019-07-18

Laffer: Federal Reserve shouldn’t be independent from White House Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arthur Laffer, an economist who served as an adviser to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, took some shots at the embattled Federal Reserve chairman as he also questioned the body’s autonomy. “The fed shouldn’t be independent of the administration. Never s...
20:52 2019-06-30

US Federal Prisons Chief Replaced After Jeffrey Epstein's Suicide US Attorney General Bill Barr announced the replacement of the head of federal prisons Monday in the wake of the shock jail-cell suicide of Jeffrey Epstein as he faced child sex trafficking charges....
05:39 2019-08-20

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convicted ex-guard Carlos Martinez in January 2018 of agg...
01:13 2019-07-06

Biden criticizes Amazon for not paying federal taxes in 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers....
03:00 2019-06-14

Federal panel reverses ruling that tossed Ky. ethics rules FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reversed a lower court’s ruling that lifted Kentucky’s ban on gifts and donations from lobbyists to lawmakers. The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote in an opinion Thursday that because the Kentucky ethics laws “are closely d...
02:00 2019-05-31

Man in body armor fires shots outside federal building in Dallas Video has emerged of a man clad in body armor who fired several shots with a rifle outside a federal building in Dallas on Monday before being wounded by police and taken into custody, according to reports. In the footage tweeted by a KDFW editor, the man is seen taking aim with his rifle before......
18:52 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-U.S. asks federal court to throw out Huawei lawsuit The U.S. government filed a motion on Wednesday asking for the dismissal of a lawsuit by Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that claimed the United States had acted illegally when it blacklisted Huawei's products....
05:13 2019-07-05

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal family planning program WASHINGTON, D.C. (NBC NEWS) – Planned Parenthood announced on Monday that it was withdrawing from Title X, the federal family planning program that provides affordable birth control, over a new Trump administration rule that bars clinics in the program from giving abortion provider referrals. ...
04:00 2019-08-20

New federal rule aims to help cover meds for chronic conditions People with heart disease, osteoporosis and depression may be able to save money treating those conditions if their insurance companies decide to opt-in on a new federal rule....
23:26 2019-07-17

Drugmakers Sue to Block Federal Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Three pharmaceutical companies sued the federal government to block a proposal requiring drug manufacturers include the list price of prescription drugs in television ads....
04:00 2019-06-15

Alberta set to pass law to kill provincial carbon tax, as federal tax looms The premier's office says that, as with all tax change announcements, it takes effect at the time it's announced, with legislation to support the change coming at a later date....
20:52 2019-05-30

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
20:39 2019-05-30

Federal officials: 2019 wildfire season could be worse than last year As the Southwest is drying out, the threat for wildfires is ramping up and will continue to do so through July; however, if the monsoon season is weak as AccuWeather meteorologists expect, that threat could last into Aug...
16:39 2019-06-15

Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal program over Trump rule Group’s acting president and CEO says centers will remain open but predicts many women will ‘delay or go without’ carePlanned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring ...
04:52 2019-08-20

U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and its opponents in a California lawsuit agreed on Friday to delay implementing a rule that would allow medical workers to decline performing abortions or other treatments on moral or religious grounds, according to a federal court filing....
04:52 2019-06-30

US Federal Reserve lowers interest rate for first time in over a decade The US central bank cut interest rates for the first time since 2008, citing concerns about the global economy. The move comes amid economic uncertainties amid President Donald Trump's trade wars and Brexit....
01:39 2019-08-01

Jussie Smollett wants Chicago's lawsuit against him moved to federal court Jussie Smollett is steadfast on clearing his name of allegations he staged an elaborate hate crime against himself and wants the lawsuit that the city of Chicago filed against him moved from state court to federal court....
21:26 2019-07-04

Joe Biden says he now supports federal funding of abortion, in second apparent reversal Joe Biden said on Thursday that he supports the repeal of the Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for most abortions, after facing criticism this week for his support for the measure....
12:52 2019-06-07

SCOTUS allows states and the federal government to prosecute a person for the same crime In a 7-2 ruling, over dissents from Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Neil Gorsuch, the justices affirmed the so-called "dual sovereignty" exception to the Constitution's double jeopardy clause....
17:26 2019-06-17

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
19:52 2019-08-13

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
22:13 2019-07-15

Planned Parenthood Refuses Federal Funds Over Abortion Restrictions Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women....
04:52 2019-08-20

Why Planned Parenthood was right to refuse federal funding | Moira Donegan The Trump administration put Planned Parenthood in an untenable position – and the organization made the moral choice to walk awayThe Trump administration expanded its assault on women’s rights this week, engineering the loss of birth control and other reproductive healthcare coverage for millions o...
04:26 2019-08-23

DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach says Federal Reserve has lost control The Federal Reserve has lost control of interest rates as evidenced by the federal funds rate trading higher than any part of the U.S. Treasury yield curve, Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said on Tuesday....
23:26 2019-08-20

Trump aims to slash number of federal advisory committees WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the need for advisory committees created under the Federal Advisory Committee ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Trump administration asks court to let it restrict federal unions now An “erroneous injunction” issued by a lower court is hampering bargaining at several major agencies, the Justice Department told the U.S. Court of Appeals....
22:26 2019-07-24

Federal appeals court rules Trump can't ban critics on Twitter President Trump's desire to block critics on Twitter just hit another snag. A federal appeals court in New York has ruled that Trump is violating the First Amendment by blocking people he disagrees with on the social network. Public officials using......
18:52 2019-07-09

Federal court: Facebook's facial recognition violates privacy Facebook's facial recognition data, used to identify friends tagged in photos, violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday....
20:00 2019-08-09

Thousands of federal inmates to be released under criminal justice overhaul Nearly 3,100 federal inmates will be released from prisons nationwide Friday under the first major milestone of the First Step Act. Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen said the en masse release is possible because inmates’ sentences were lightened under the criminal justice reform legislation s...
19:52 2019-07-19

Only the federal government can fix the affordable housing crisis. Where's the pressure? National shortage of affordable housing calls for federal action and resources. There's bipartisan support for proven solutions, so let's get it done.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Connecticut delegation proposes new federal safe gun storage laws More than a year after a teenager killed himself with a loaded gun in Connecticut, Congress will consider a bill requiring guns be stored safely and away from children....
23:52 2019-05-21

Trump raises pressure on Federal Reserve to cut interest rates President launches new attack on Jerome Powell, the man he picked to run US central bankDonald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates with his most personal attack yet on Jerome Powell, the man he handpicked to run the US central bank.Ahead of a crucial speech...
22:13 2019-08-21

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing interstate threats to injure. The Blackwater Correc...
15:39 2019-05-21

Second sex-crimes case against Jeffrey Epstein shows reach of federal law Federal prosecutors in New York say their case stands apart from an earlier Florida case because the crimes were committed in the financier’s Manhattan mansion....
12:13 2019-07-09

Oil pipelines remain contentious as more provinces opposed to federal carbon tax Premiers Scott Moe and Francois Legault find common ground in wanting Ottawa out of what they see as provincial territory, but remain split on pipelines....
06:13 2019-07-11

Elections Canada will not use social media ‘influencers’ in federal campaign Elections Canada has scrapped plans to use social-media "influencers" to persuade young Canadians to register to vote in this fall's federal election....
03:39 2019-06-21

Joe Biden says he still supports ban on federal funding of abortions, after apparent reversal Biden's continued support of the Hyde Amendment, first reported by NBC News, comes about a month after Biden said that he opposed the amendment....
22:52 2019-06-05

Alberta launches promised constitutional challenge of federal carbon tax The government said the federal tax, which is imposed on any province that doesn't establish its own policy, "disrupts the balance of Canada's federation."...
03:39 2019-06-21

President Trump can’t block you on Twitter, federal court rules A US federal court has ruled today that President Donald Trump can’t block his haters on Twitter. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit situated in New York said that since Trump uses the social network to communicate matters related to government affairs, he can’t bar some Ameri...
10:26 2019-07-10

Federal Grant To Continue Youth-Support Services Program FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky agency says it has secured another $5 million federal grant to continue a program providing youth-support services. Kentucky’s Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities says the latest grant will continue the program through ...
13:26 2019-06-19

Federal Appeals Court Judges Appear to Back GOP Efforts to End Obamacare A federal appeals court panel seemed prone Tuesday to back Republican efforts to kill Obamacare, with judges questioning how much of a mandate President Barack Obama’s signature health care law can be since Donald Trump signed a law ending any penalties for those who choose not to buy health insuran...
07:39 2019-07-10

U.S. House chair says NY law may not be relevant in securing Trump's federal returns The top U.S. House of Representatives Democrat for tax policy suggested on Tuesday that a newly minted New York law giving Congress access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns may not be relevant to his own efforts to obtain the president's federal records....
06:00 2019-07-10

YouTube under federal investigation over allegations it violates children’s privacy YouTube executives are discussing broad changes to how the video platform handles children’s content and are also examining ways to improve core features to limit hate speech in response to criticism that the video-streaming platform has done too little to prevent harm....
21:26 2019-06-19

Alito suggests chance to rein in federal agency power WASHINGTON (AP) — With one sentence Thursday, Justice Samuel Alito signaled his willingness to throw out the Supreme Court’s 84-year-old record of support for the broad powers of federal agencies, which reaches back to the New Deal. Alito’s comments and a dissenting opinion from another ...
10:13 2019-06-21

Man who killed Arizona federal prison inmate gets life term TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Kentucky man who recently pleaded guilty to killing a federal inmate in Arizona six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old Dana Louis Mattingly of Louisville was sentenced Monday. Mattingly was serving a sentence for armed bank robb...
06:26 2019-06-21

Federal Monitor Finds Problems With PG&E Tree-Trimming Program A federal court monitor overseeing PG&E’s probation has uncovered serious problems with the company’s effort to trim trees to reduce the risk they will hit nearby power lines and spark wildfires....
04:13 2019-08-15

Fishing industry given say in federal research on Atlantic seals, fish The work is meant to ensure management decisions for seals and sea lions are made with the best available science, in order to sustain "healthy and productive" ecosystems....
21:26 2019-08-14

More than 40 charged in federal court from Mississippi ICE raid, but no company officials So far, more than 40 arrest warrants have been filed in federal court resulting from the Aug. 7 immigration raid.        ...
23:52 2019-08-17

Elizabeth Warren wants answers from federal agencies about algorithmic bias Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren wants federal agencies to answer questions about algorithmic bias in fintech and financial lending.Read More...
05:13 2019-06-13

Federal grand jury probing GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by the Associate...
18:39 2019-07-08

Federal grand jury probes GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy NEW YORK — A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump's inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders, according to documents obtained by The Associate...
17:52 2019-07-08

Federal Reserve lowers interest rates for 1st time since 2008 Weeks of speculation were put to rest Wednesday when the Federal Reserve announced a quarter-percent interest rate cut in its mid-year assessment of U.S. economic health....
21:39 2019-07-31

Federal prosecutors to fight Boston Marathon bomber's appeal Prosecutors on Thursday will urge a federal appeals court to uphold Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's conviction and death penalty sentence for helping carry out the 2013 attack, which killed three people and wounded more than 260 others....
19:39 2019-06-27