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U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws

BOSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest revelation of widespread child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy has given impetus to efforts by legislators,...

Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures

FORT DRUM, N.Y. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday that authorizes military spending and...

Florida man charged in ‘stand your ground’ shooting: officials

(Reuters) - A Florida man was charged with manslaughter on Monday for fatally shooting another man on July 19 during an argument over...

Court rejects appeal of ex-Stanford swimmer against sexual assault conviction

(Reuters) - A California court on Wednesday rejected an appeal by a former Stanford University swimmer who was found guilty of sexual assault...

Close-fought Ohio race fuels Democratic hopes for November

(Reuters) - A hotly contested race in Ohio for a U.S. House of Representatives seat that has gone Republican for more than 30...

Manafort defense questions star witness Gates about ‘secret life’

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - The star witness in the trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort faced tough questioning on cross-examination on...

Star witness to take stand for second day in Manafort trial

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - Rick Gates, a former business associate to U.S. President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort, will continue to testify...

Hardline U.S. ‘gundamentalists’ pressure NRA from within

(Reuters) - About 100 protesters, many wearing T-shirts emblazoned with “NRA = Not Real Activists,” marched through the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting...

U.S. court orders Trump administration to fully reinstate DACA program

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday ruled that the Trump administration must fully restore a program that protects from deportation...

New York’s Cuomo rejects NRA claim that ‘blacklisting’ jeopardizes mission

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Friday rejected a claim by the National Rifle Association that his efforts to...

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