(Reuters) – A second U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that protects immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children from deportation. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, cannot end in March as the Republican
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New Jersey man convicted of planting bombs in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood in 2016 received two life sentences on Tuesday, after expressing no remorse in a Manhattan courtroom for engineering the explosion that injured 30 people. “I don’t harbor hatred towards anyone,” Ahmad Khan Rahimi said in a courtroom
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(Reuters) – Pennsylvania’s top court was set to lay out new congressional voting districts for the state after Democratic Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday rejected a version drawn by Republican legislative leaders as unfairly skewed in their party’s favor. In a 5-2 party-line vote, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Democratic majority last month invalidated the existing
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Washington police and fire officials on Tuesday removed a white powdery substance sent to the office building where former President Barack Obama leases space, but the material was found to be harmless, according to media reports. The local Fox affiliate said the incident was reported in the early afternoon at a building
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senators investigating sexual abuse in sports said on Tuesday they were concerned about “potential systemic issues” involving abuse after written responses from the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Gymnastics did not provide significant new details about how they responded to accusations of abuse. The Senate subcommittee is waiting for responses from
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Less than 100 people out of the 250,000 individuals who have already filed federal taxes this year through company Credit Karma reported a cryptocurrency transaction to U.S. tax authorities, the company said on Tuesday. This is despite nearly 57 percent of the 2000 Americans surveyed by the credit score startup and
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A borzoi, pug, bichon frise and border collie won Monday’s group competitions at the 142nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show and will vie for the contest’s top prize. This year’s two-day event in New York City draws challengers from all 50 U.S. states and 16 other countries, including Canada, Mexico,
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(Reuters) – Five opioid manufacturers including OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP have paid more than $10 million to advocacy groups and doctors tied to them, many of whom amplified industry messages supporting the use of the painkillers, a U.S. Senate report said on Monday. The report, released by Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, said groups who
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