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Cosby prosecutors say his 'time to escape justice is over'

Top Entertainment News - 14 min 14 sec ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Evidence of being a serial rapist finally caught up with Bill Cosby after decades of assaulting women and hiding behind his kindly television persona, prosecutors told a Pennsylvania jury on Tuesday in closing arguments of his sexual assault trial.

Cosby prosecutors say his 'time to escape justice is over'

Top U.S. News - 14 min 14 sec ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Evidence of being a serial rapist finally caught up with Bill Cosby after decades of assaulting women and hiding behind his kindly television persona, prosecutors told a Pennsylvania jury on Tuesday in closing arguments of his sexual assault trial.

'Smallville' actress accused of sex trafficking out on $5 million bail

Top Entertainment News - 16 min 16 sec ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actress Allison Mack was released from jail on $5 million bail bond on Tuesday to await trial on charges of recruiting women to serve as sex slaves in what prosecutors called a secret society run by self-help guru Keith Raniere.

Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy

Political News - 33 min 24 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command already nominated to be the next U.S. ambassador to Australia, to fill the long-vacant post of ambassador to South Korea instead, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

White House doctor Jackson to fight for VA job: White House official

Political News - 46 min 22 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's physician Ronny Jackson will not withdraw as the nominee to head the Veterans Affairs department and will fight allegations about his conduct that surfaced ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing, a White House official said on Tuesday.

White House doctor Jackson to fight for VA job: White House official

Top U.S. News - 46 min 22 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's physician Ronny Jackson will not withdraw as the nominee to head the Veterans Affairs department and will fight allegations about his conduct that surfaced ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing, a White House official said on Tuesday.

U.S. environment agency proposes limits to science used in rulemaking

Top U.S. News - 53 min 9 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule on Tuesday that would limit the kinds of scientific research it can use in crafting regulations, an apparent concession to big business that has long requested such restrictions.

James Comey's tell-all book sells 600,000 copies in first week

Political News - 1 hour 13 min ago
(Reuters) - Fired FBI director James Comey's memoir that details his private meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump sold some 600,000 copies in all formats in its first week, its publisher said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of best-selling political books.

James Comey's tell-all book sells 600,000 copies in first week

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 13 min ago
(Reuters) - Fired FBI director James Comey's memoir that details his private meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump sold some 600,000 copies in all formats in its first week, its publisher said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of best-selling political books.

Judge revokes bond for Nashville shooting suspect after public outcry

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 14 min ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - A Tennessee judge on Tuesday revoked a $2 million bond set for the man accused of opening fire at a Nashville-area Waffle House restaurant, killing four people, while new details emerged of the suspect's struggles with paranoia and delusions.

Trump says NAFTA talks going 'nicely,' Canada sees progress on auto rules

Political News - 2 hours 7 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that a new North American Free Trade Agreement could be agreed quickly, as Canada hailed progress on forging new rules for the auto industry, the pivotal issue in talks to revamp the 24-year-old accord.

U.S. Supreme Court divided over Texas electoral district fight

Political News - 2 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided along ideological lines as it heard a bid by Texas to revive Republican-drawn electoral districts thrown out by a lower court for diluting the clout of black and Hispanic voters.

U.S. Supreme Court divided over Texas electoral district fight

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided along ideological lines as it heard a bid by Texas to revive Republican-drawn electoral districts thrown out by a lower court for diluting the clout of black and Hispanic voters.

Trump administration plans to nominate Harry Harris as South Korea envoy: sources

Political News - 2 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to nominate Admiral Harry Harris, the head of the U.S. Pacific Command who has already been nominated to be the next U.S. ambassador to Australia, to fill the long-vacant post of ambassador to South Korea instead, two senior U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

Cosby lawyers attack accusers' credibility, drawing prosecutor rebuke

Top Entertainment News - 2 hours 30 min ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Defense lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Tuesday attacked the credibility of women who testified against him at his sexual assault trial, drawing a stern rebuke from prosecutors who said such shaming of victims was the reason women do not report sex crimes.

Cosby lawyers attack accusers' credibility, drawing prosecutor rebuke

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 30 min ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Defense lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Tuesday attacked the credibility of women who testified against him at his sexual assault trial, drawing a stern rebuke from prosecutors who said such shaming of victims was the reason women do not report sex crimes.

Trump on Twitter (April 24) - Arizona, Trudeau, Macron

Political News - 3 hours 28 min ago
The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.

Trump opens door for Jackson to pull out as nominee for veterans job

Political News - 3 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday left open the possibility that his doctor, Ronny Jackson, would withdraw as his pick to lead the Veterans Affairs department after allegations stalled his Senate confirmation hearing.

Trump opens door for Jackson to pull out as nominee for veterans job

Top U.S. News - 3 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday left open the possibility that his doctor, Ronny Jackson, would withdraw as his pick to lead the Veterans Affairs department after allegations stalled his Senate confirmation hearing.

EPA proposes to bar use of confidential data in rulemaking

Top U.S. News - 3 hours 41 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new rule on Tuesday that would stop it from relying on scientific research underpinned by confidential data in its making of regulations.

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