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Manafort pledges $12 million in assets in bid to avoid house arrest: document

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 5:19pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to post $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and to limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday.

Manafort offers $12 million in assets in bid to avoid house arrest: document

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 4:39pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort offered to pledge $12 million in real estate and life insurance assets and limit his travel in a bid to avoid continued house arrest, according to court documents filed on Saturday.

Kentucky police arrest man for assaulting Senator Rand Paul at home

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 3:38pm
(Reuters) - A man has been arrested for assaulting U.S. Senator Rand Paul at his Kentucky home on Friday and causing a "minor injury," the state police said.

Neither George Bush voted for Trump, book author tells New York Times

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 2:03pm
(Reuters) - George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush did not vote for fellow Republican Donald Trump last year, says the author of a new book on the 41st and 43rd U.S. presidents in which they open up about their disapproval of the man now occupying the White House.

New York marathoners undaunted by deadly truck attack

Sat, 11/04/2017 - 5:06am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - This week's deadly truck attack in New York could not deter blind Japanese runner Toshiaki Ito from joining 50,000 fellow competitors in the city's marathon this Sunday.

U.S. government releases detained Mexican girl with cerebral palsy

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 7:16pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. government released from custody a 10-year-old Mexican girl with cerebral palsy on Friday, the American Civil Liberties Union said, 10 days after the ambulance taking her to surgery in Texas was stopped at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint.

U.S. State Department says certain immigrants no longer need protected status: Washington Post

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 7:14pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of Central Americans and Haitians living in the United States under special status no longer need to be shielded from deportation, the U.S. Department of State told Homeland Security officials this week, according to the Washington Post.

Argentine survivor of New York attack pleads for justice, love

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 6:38pm
(Reuters) - "What has the world turned in to?" a friend of the five Argentines killed in the New York attack this week asked at a news conference on Friday, alongside three other surviving members of a group of former classmates.

Iowa jury returns guilty verdict in gender-identity murder case

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 5:59pm
(Reuters) - A man was found guilty on Friday of murdering an Iowa teenager who identified as both male and female, the Des Moines Register reported, in a case that had led U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to dispatch a federal civil rights prosecutor.

Puerto Rico's PREPA utility creditors say power grid damage is overblown

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 5:46pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bondholders of Puerto Rico's bankrupt power utility, PREPA, said on Friday that the damage to the local electric grid by Hurricane Maria is not as bad as the island's government says, and could be fixed quickly with an outside energy expert in charge.

U.S. court orders Benghazi attack suspect held for hearing

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 5:14pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man seized by U.S. forces in Libya and accused of involvement in an attack that killed the U.S. ambassador in Benghazi in 2012 made his first appearance in federal court on Friday in Washington, where he was ordered held until a hearing next week.

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