‘Embodiment of evil’: Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison

BARRON, Wis. (Reuters) – A Wisconsin judge sentenced Jake Patterson to two terms of life imprisonment on Friday for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, describing him... Read more »

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall

The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not... Read more »

U.S. court rules in favor of MillerCoors in a sour fight with rival Bud Light

(Reuters) – A U.S. court on Friday barred Anheuser Busch InBev NV, the maker of Bud Light beer, from using marketing that suggested rival Molson Coors Brewing Co’s MillerCoors... Read more »

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall

The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not... Read more »

Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries to remove transvaginal mesh... Read more »

‘Monster’ kidnapped Jayme Closs, stole her ‘normal life’: family

BARRON, Wis. (Reuters) – Family members of 13-year-old Jayme Closs said the Wisconsin man who murdered her parents and kidnapped her was a “monster” who stole her “normal life,”... Read more »

New York court dismisses whistleblower’s libel suit against UBS

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss bank UBS at an office building in Zurich July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo ZURICH (Reuters) – A New York appeals court has... Read more »

U.S. states ask education secretary to forgive disabled veterans’ student loans

(Reuters) – A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Friday called on U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more... Read more »

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ

(Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office have reached a tentative $44... Read more »

Trump orders intelligence community to cooperate with review on Russia probe origins

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s review of the events that prompted an investigation into... Read more »