Government And Politics

Lawyers will seek to shift blame for warehouse fire at trial

Aug 17, 2018

The two men charged in the deaths of 36 people in an Oakland warehouse fire are scheduled to appear in court for the first time since a judge scuttled their plea deal

The Latest: Tesla shares drop 9 percent after Musk interview

Aug 17, 2018

Electric car maker Tesla's CEO Elon Musk tells New York Times that stress is taking a heavy toll, and the company's shares drop 9 percent

US intensifies sanctions on Myanmar forces for rights abuses

Aug 17, 2018

The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation

US ends Syria stabilization funding, cites more allied cash

Aug 17, 2018

Citing increased contributions from anti-IS coalition partners, the Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate itself from the conflict

Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports

Aug 17, 2018

Trump asks SEC to consider ending required quarterly reports for public companies

Judge in Manafort trial says he's received threats, won't reveal jurors' names over fears for their safety

Aug 17, 2018

Judge in Manafort trial says he's received threats, won't reveal jurors' names over fears for their safety

How Trump's big military parade turned into a big nothing

Aug 17, 2018

President Donald Trump's lofty vision of big tanks and vintage aircraft moving through the streets of Washington in a show of patriotic force crumbles under the weight of logistics, including a $92 million price tag.

The Latest: Ellison says he won't quit race amid abuse claim

Aug 17, 2018

Rep. Keith Ellison says he won't quit Minnesota's race for attorney general despite a former girlfriend's claim that he physically abused her

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Aug 17, 2018

Smartphone birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Virginia asks high court to hear appeal on sniper sentencing

Aug 17, 2018

Virginia's attorney general has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the state's appeal of a ruling granting new sentencing hearings for the man serving life terms for the sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington region when he was a teenager

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