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Victims of anti-Latino hate crimes soar in U.S. - FBI report

12 Nov 2019

The number of victims in anti-Latino or Hispanic hate crimes rose over 21% in 2018, the FBI reported on Tuesday, and attacks overall are increasingly targeting people instead of property.

After Democratic legislative gains, Virginia governor vows new gun-control push

06 Nov 2019

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's push for new gun control laws after the May massacre of 12 people in Virginia Beach flopped when the Republican-controlled state legislature acquiesced to his call for a July special session but left without a vote.

Dallas policewoman gets 10 years for murder; 'I forgive you,' victim's brother says

03 Oct 2019

AUSTIN, Texas Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday by a Texas jury that found her guilty of murder for walking into a neighbour's apartment thinking it was her own and shooting him as he ate ice cream. | Video

Pelosi says public opinion shifting in support of impeachment inquiry

30 Sep 2019

AUSTIN, Texas U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that public opinion is now on the side of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump following the release of new information about his conversations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. | Video

'Howdy, Modi!' - Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader

23 Sep 2019

(This September 22 story adds dropped word in fourth paragraph) | Video

Trump's 'very bad' Bahamian drug dealers? U.S. data shows little evidence

10 Sep 2019

President Donald Trump's concern the United States could open its doors to "very bad drug dealers" by easing immigration rules for the storm-hit Bahamas is undercut by administration data showing the Caribbean plays a small role in the narcotics trade. | Video

Trump's 'very bad' Bahamian drug dealers? U.S. data shows little evidence

10 Sep 2019

President Donald Trump's concern the United States could open its doors to "very bad drug dealers" by easing immigration rules for the storm-hit Bahamas is undercut by administration data showing the Caribbean plays a small role in the narcotics trade. | Video

Exclusive: Philips, under investigation in U.S. and Brazil, fired whistleblower who warned of graft

21 Aug 2019

SAO PAULO, August 21 Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters has learned.

Exclusive: Philips, under investigation in U.S. and Brazil, fired whistleblower who warned of graft

21 Aug 2019

SAO PAULO, August 21 Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters has learnt.

Brazil Supreme Court justices delay decision on Lula appeal

25 Jun 2019

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed until August its decision on an appeal by imprisoned former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva who argued he should be freed because leaked private messages showed that the judge who convicted him was not impartial.

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