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Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on the wealthy, but the bill's fate was quickly thrown into question as several senators voiced skepticism. Learn More

 

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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the deportation of about 100 Iraqi nationals rounded up in Michigan in recent weeks who argued that they could face persecution or torture in Iraq because they are religious minorities. More »

 

'I don't want you to get shooted': daughter of slain Minnesota man's girlfriend

(Reuters) - The young daughter of a woman whose boyfriend was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last year can be heard pleading with her mother to be quiet and cooperate with police, saying "I don't want you to get shooted," newly released video footage showed. More »

 

Judge accepts sweeping reforms of Arizona death penalty protocols

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge accepted on Thursday major revisions to Arizona's death penalty procedures, such as eliminating paralytic drugs in lethal injections and giving witnesses more access to watch prisoners inside the death chamber, a lawyer for the death row inmates said. More »

 

Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attack

(Reuters) - The man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in Michigan unsuccessfully attempted to purchase a gun before the attack, which is being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal officials said on Thursday. More »

 

Virginia man charged with spying for China: Justice Dept

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Virginia man has been charged with giving top secret defense documents to an agent for the Chinese government, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. More »

 

Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday affirmed a decision to overturn the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, a Wisconsin man serving a life sentence whose case was chronicled in the popular Netflix television documentary "Making a Murderer." More »

 

Tough-talking Trump defense lawyer says he's no 'snowflake'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The latest lawyer hired to represent U.S. President Donald Trump in the federal investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election is an ex-Marine who likens some cases to war. More »

 

Son of New York pizzeria owner gets 20 years in drug case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The son of a New York pizzeria owner was sentenced on Thursday to 20 years in prison for his role in a cocaine trafficking conspiracy linked to organized crime. More »

 

Texas man charged with hate crime for January mosque fire

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A federal grand jury in Victoria, Texas, has charged Marq Perez, 25, with a hate crime on suspicion of setting fire to a mosque there on Jan. 28, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. More »

 

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