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Key arguments in Trump's defense as impeachment trial to begin in U.S. Senate

21 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The White House unveiled its detailed legal defense as the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate gears up to begin President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday.

Key arguments in Trump's defense as impeachment trial to begin in U.S. Senate

20 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The White House unveiled its detailed legal defense as the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate gears up to begin President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday. | Video

Key arguments in Trump's defence as impeachment trial to begin in U.S. Senate

20 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The White House unveiled its detailed legal defence as the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate gears up to begin President Donald Trump's impeachment trial on Tuesday.

Courts approved more than 2,400 reduced sentences under new law - Justice Department

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON More than 2,400 federal inmates have won court approval for reduced prison sentences while another 124 seriously ill prisoners have been approved for early compassionate release under a criminal justice law passed in late 2018, the U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday.

After Florida killings, Saudis withdraw 21 cadets from United States

14 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Saudi Arabia will withdraw 21 cadets receiving military training in the United States following a U.S. investigation into a Saudi officer's fatal shooting of three Americans at a Florida naval base that U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday branded an act of terrorism. | Video

Former Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein joins the law firm King & Spalding

08 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, best known for his decision to appoint Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to probe links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia, has joined the law firm King & Spalding as a partner, the firm announced on Wednesday.

Michigan-based research institute to pay $5.5 million over Chinese-funded grants

19 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON The Van Andel Research Institute, which conducts biomedical research, will pay $5.5 million to resolve civil charges that it failed to disclose to the U.S. government that two of its researchers were funded by Chinese government grants, the Justice Department announced on Thursday.

Michigan-based research institute to pay $5.5 mln over Chinese-funded grants

19 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec 19 The Van Andel Research Institute, which conducts biomedical research, will pay $5.5 million to resolve civil charges that it failed to disclose to the U.S. government that two of its researchers were funded by Chinese government grants, the Justice Department announced on Thursday.

U.S. judge blasts FBI over handling of wiretap applications of ex-Trump campaign adviser

18 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON A federal judge blasted the FBI on Tuesday for repeatedly submitting applications to wiretap former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page that were riddled with errors and omissions, and ordered the government to inform the court on how it plans to reform the process.

Judge sentences ex-Trump campaign aide Gates to probation and 45 days in jail

17 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON A federal judge sentenced U.S. President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates to serve an intermittent term of 45 days in jail and 36 months of probation, saying that while she was moved by his extensive cooperation with prosecutors, she still felt some punishment was in order. | Video

World News

China virus death toll mounts to 25, infections spread

A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.