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Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:26:29 -0400

Federal prosecutors say Epstein, 66, should be denied bail because there are no conditions under which a man with his money and international connections could be prevented from fleeing the country if....
Trump may think being called a racist will help him win in 2020

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:25:25 -0400

President Trump has a pattern of making racially divisive comments that many call out as racist. Some political observers think he may be provoking an outcry because he believes it helps him political....
Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:24:40 -0400

Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claimed on Tuesday in arguing that Epstein should be fre....
Beyoncé drops new music video for 'The Lion King'-themed single, 'Spirit'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:23:00 -0400

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter released a new music video for her song "Spirit," from the soundtrack of the new "The Lion King" film tonight. The video from Queen B for her new single inspired by the film de....
PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 17

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:22:41 -0400

The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. - Three executives from Sarclad, a South Yorkshire-based metal manufacturer, have been cleared of bribery charges in the....
UPDATE 1-Trump administration plans to divert $40 mln in aid to Venezuela's opposition

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:17:38 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal ....
California pot seller asks court to void county delivery ban

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:05:00 -0400

Another legal fight is underway over home marijuana delivery in California. A licensed cannabis company has sued Santa Cruz County, claiming that it's violating state law by prohibiting deliveries fr....
UPDATE 2-Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at age 99

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:02:42 -0400

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99. ....
Mexico finance minister says Pemex plan first step in dialogue with ratings agencies

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 21:01:49 -0400

Mexico's newly appointed finance minister, Arturo Herrera, said on Tuesday that a business plan presented by state oil firm Pemex earlier in the day was the first step in a permanent dialogue with rat....
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies at age 99

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:53:36 -0400

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at age 99. ....
Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'magnificent desolation'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:47:45 -0400

Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins,....
Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'magnificent desolation'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:43:44 -0400

Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins,....
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens dies

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:41:37 -0400

Former Justice John Paul Stevens, a Republican appointee to the U.S. Supreme Court who later became an outspoken leader of the liberal wing as the court moved to the right, died on Tuesday at the age ....
LA County to pay $53M over strip searches of female inmates

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:37:00 -0400

Los Angeles County will pay $53 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged tens of thousands of women were given invasive group strip searches at a jail, according to court filings Tuesday. The class-a....
Report: 'Pawn Stars' helped May recover Super Bowl rings

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:32:23 -0400

After they were reported to be missing, the hotel's lead engineer, 43-year-old Marcel Behnert, later took the rings to the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas, according to a story from ABC15 in Phoe....
Class act: Thai teacher learns how to make English lessons fun

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:30:00 -0400

Thai English teacher Theeraphong Meesat has a unique way of boosting his students' confidence in class and making sure they loosen up - by wearing outrageous outfits and makeup. Theeraphong, 29, stru....
GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:29:50 -0400

Oil prices also took a spill on hints U.S. tensions with Iran could be easing and as data showed stockpiles fell by less than expected last week. A surprisingly strong reading on U.S. retail sales re....
FOREX-Dollar firm on upbeat U.S. data; pound and euro hit the skids

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:26:05 -0400

The dollar was firm on Wednesday after upbeat U.S. data tempered expectations of aggressive policy easing by the Federal Reserve later this month, while the struggling pound and euro also provided add....
This couple didn't let a New York City power outage stop their wedding

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:21:00 -0400

The lights and air conditioning may have gone out mid-ceremony, but one New York City couple did not let last weekend's power outage in Manhattan stop them from their wedding vows. Craig Silverstein,....
Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams are engaged

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:10:26 -0400

Sarah Hyland and Wells Adams are engaged originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com"Modern Family" actress Sarah Hyland is engaged!Hyland and her beau of nearly two years, former "Ba....
Second special prosecutor appointed over Greitens case

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:04:34 -0400

Last year's criminal case involving Missouri's former governor is under the scrutiny of a second special prosecutor, this time to investigate allegations from St. Louis' prosecutor. Presiding St. Lou....
Camper chased by man with knife glad to be back with family

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:01:39 -0400

A woman missing for three days after disappearing from a remote campground in California's White Mountains on Tuesday described a man she says chased her with a knife as a burly, bald "big guy" with t....
R Kelly pleads not guilty as singer denied bail on US charges of sex crimes

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 20:01:28 -0400

R&B; singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered tha....
Trump administration plans to divert $40 mln in aid to Venezuela's opposition -L.A. Times

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:46:11 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, the Los Angeles Times rep....
Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:44:56 -0400

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins said he wished his two moonwalking colleague....
Colorado woman convicted of poisoning father found in cement

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:41:30 -0400

A Colorado woman has been convicted of poisoning her father and encasing his body in concrete in a crawl space under his home. The Denver Post reports 45-year-old Dayna Michele Jennings was convicted....
INTERVIEW-Bolivia declares gender killings a national priority

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:38:27 -0400

Bolivia, which has one of South America's highest rates of women being killed because of their gender, has declared femicide a national priority and will step up efforts to tackle growing violence, a ....
Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:36:54 -0400

The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot them dead, said on Tuesday "it is only a matter of....
POLL-Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:32:50 -0400

Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen, a R....
S.Korea says to unveil plans to ease dependence on Japan industries

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:32:50 -0400

South Korea will unveil plans soon to reduce its economy's dependence on Japanese industries, its finance minister said on Wednesday, while repeating his call for Tokyo to end export curbs. "The gove....
No bail for Mexican megachurch leader in child rape case

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:30:23 -0400

The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo was ordered held without bail Tuesday on charges of child rape and human trafficking after a historically high $50 million bail was set earlier in the....
H. Ross Perot's devotion to family, friends remembered

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:20:15 -0400

H. Ross Perot, a hard-charging Texan with a folksy manner who made billions in business and twice sought the presidency, was celebrated at a Tuesday memorial service for his devotion to his family, fr....
Instagram faces criticism after leaving gruesome images of teen's corpse on platform for hours

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:19:45 -0400

A man suspected of murdering 17-year-old Bianca Devins alerted police to the killing by posting photographs of her dead body on multiple social media platforms, police said. Now, Instagram is facing ....
As steep patent cliff looms, Shionogi moves to develop its own U.S. sales staff

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:09:24 -0400

For much of its 141-year history, Japan's Shionogi & Co Ltd has played safe when selling its drugs in the United States and other overseas markets - relying on bigger partners to promote its products....
Feds: Microsoft worker stole millions in digital currency

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:08:34 -0400

A former Microsoft worker has been charged in what investigators describe as a scheme to steal $10 million in digital currency. The U.S. attorney's office in Seattle says 25-year-old Ukrainian citize....
Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:02:33 -0400

Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenl....
Worried UK employees call for changes to proposed immigration reform

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:01:00 -0400

A coalition of British industry groups and education bodies, worried by the prospect of Brexit worsening skills and labour shortages, has called for the next prime minister to relax proposed reforms o....
Jailed British-Iranian aid worker moved to hospital psychiatric ward

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 19:01:00 -0400

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been transferred from prison to a hospital psychiatric ward, the campaign group seeking to free her said on Wednesday. Zaghari-Ratcliff....
FBI report: Mailed pipe bomb devices wouldn't have worked

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:55:54 -0400

An FBI analysis of crudely made pipe bombs mailed to prominently critics of President Donald Trump has concluded they wouldn't have worked, according to a report made public Tuesday. The January repo....
Census plaintiffs seek sanctions against Trump administration for trial 'fraud'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:52:47 -0400

Civil rights groups who successfully blocked the Trump administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census are seeking sanctions against government officials, saying they brazenl....
Police: Don't flush drugs; you might make a 'meth-gator'

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:52:32 -0400

Police in Tennessee have asked residents not to toss drugs down the toilet, saying it could create "meth-gators" and stoned waterfowl. Loretto Police Department issued the Facebook warning "on a more....
POLL-Republican support for Trump rises after racially charged tweets

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:51:50 -0400

Support for U.S. President Donald Trump increased slightly among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter over the weekend in a racially charged attack on four minority Democratic congresswomen, a R....
Senators ask CBP to block imports of cocoa made with forced labor

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:40:28 -0400

Senators Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Ron Wyden of Oregon urged the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency to block the import of cocoa made with forced labor in a letter published on Tuesday. ....
The Latest: Services held in Dallas for H. Ross Perot

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:40:25 -0400

Colorful Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot, who twice mounted outsider campaigns for president, was remembered for his devotion to his family, friends, faith and country. Family and friends spoke at th....
Planned Parenthood president forced out after only 8 months

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:26:44 -0400

The president of Planned Parenthood, Dr. Leana Wen, was ousted Tuesday after just eight months on the job as the organization faced unprecedented challenges related to its role as the leading abortion....
USDA: 40% of transferred ag researchers to move to Midwest

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:24:15 -0400

The Department of Agriculture says fewer than 40% of the researchers whose jobs are being transferred from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City will make the move to the Midwest. The Kansas City Star rep....
Man arrested in slaying of 75-year-old community activist

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:22:50 -0400

The suspect in the slaying of a community leader who founded Baton Rouge's African American history museum was a tenant who owed her back rent, authorities said Tuesday. Ronn Jermaine Bell, 38, was a....
Suspected tornado in Mississippi from Barry's wet remnants

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:22:29 -0400

A suspected tornado struck a rural area of north Mississippi on Tuesday, damaging homes and knocking down trees and power lines as the wet remnants of Tropical Storm Barry rumbled through several stat....
Cases in which police officers were charged in deaths

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:22:10 -0400

Federal prosecutors said they aren't bringing criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe....
UPDATE 1-Amazon offers $10 to Prime Day shoppers who hand over their data

Tue, 16 Jul 2019 18:18:16 -0400

Amazon.com Inc has a promotion for U.S. shoppers on Prime Day, the 48-hour marketing blitz that started Monday: Earn $10 of credit if you let Amazon track the websites you visit. The deal is for new ....