Actress Lori Loughlin among parents to face U.S. college scam trial in October

BOSTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday said actress Lori Loughlin in October will be among eight parents accused of participating in a vast U.S. college admissions bribery... Read more »

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti is found guilty in Nike extortion case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of... Read more »

Trump praises Barr for taking over Stone case as Democrats threaten probe

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr arrives for U.S. President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the House... Read more »

‘No fair trial’: Quotes from Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

(Reuters) – More Republicans announced opposition on Friday to calling witnesses in President Donald Trump’s U.S. Senate impeachment trial, dooming a bid by Democrats to permit testimony and paving... Read more »

Republican senator suggests she may vote for more impeachment witnesses

Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) returns from a break in U.S. President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 30, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Voisard WASHINGTON... Read more »

‘We’ve always said it’s uphill’: Quotes from Day 8 of Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic push for witnesses at Donald Trump’s U.S. Senate impeachment trial appeared to flag on Wednesday, raising the possibility the president could be acquitted as... Read more »

‘The nerve and the gall’: Quotes from Day 7 of Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s lawyers wrapped up their arguments in his impeachment trial on Tuesday with a plea for acquittal, and sought to marginalize former national security... Read more »

Airbus agrees to settle corruption probes with U.S., France, UK

FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A350 takes off at the aircraft builder’s headquarters in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau PARIS (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) has agreed... Read more »

Factbox: ‘This is stunning’ – Quotes from Capitol Hill on Day 6 of Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial was overshadowed on Monday by an unpublished manuscript from former national security adviser John Bolton that said Trump wanted... Read more »

Factbox – ‘Absolutely nothing wrong’: Quotes from the fifth day of Trump’s impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the U.S. Senate entered a new phase on Saturday as Trump’s legal team began to lay out its... Read more »