Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ

July 19 (Reuters) – Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported... Read more »

Trump disavows ‘send her back’ rally chant, many Republicans alarmed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters’ chants of “send her back” at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan... Read more »

Unbowed, Trump intensifies attacks on four Democratic congresswomen

GREENVILLE, N.C./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump stepped up his vilification of four liberal lawmakers as un-American at a raucous rally on Wednesday, underscoring that the attacks will form... Read more »

Asylum seekers anxiously cross into U.S. as new policy kicks in

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) – As a new Trump administration policy aimed at making almost all migrants ineligible for asylum at the U.S. southern border spread fear this week,... Read more »

Man sentenced for threatening to bomb Harvard ceremony for black students

BOSTON (Reuters) – An Arizona man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Wednesday after admitting he made online threats to bomb Harvard University and shoot students at... Read more »

Factbox: Forty Republicans criticize Trump’s inflammatory tweets

(Reuters) – Forty of the 250 Republicans serving in the U.S. Congress as of Wednesday afternoon have criticized Republican President Donald Trump over his attacks, widely condemned as racist,... Read more »

Philippines’ top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country’s bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief backer Iceland... Read more »

Hong Kong extradition protesters escalate fight in suburbs

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tens of thousands rallied in a large Hong Kong suburb on Sunday, driven by abiding anger at the government’s handling of an extradition bill that... Read more »

Sudanese man shot dead during protest as sides wrangle over transition

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Paramilitary forces backed by Sudan’s ruling military council fired at protesters in the southeastern state of Sennar on Sunday, witnesses said, and one man died of... Read more »

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended... Read more »