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 »

Box Office: ‘Sonic’ Narrowly Beats Harrison Ford’s ‘Call of the Wild’

LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – After a close box office battle, Paramount’s “Sonic the Hedgehog” pulled ahead of Disney and 20th Century’s “The Call of the Wild” on North American... Read more »

U.S. intelligence told lawmakers of Russian bid to boost Trump re-election: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. intelligence officials told lawmakers last week that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign by aiming to cast doubt on the integrity of the... Read more »

Trump’s acting intelligence chief Grenell says won’t be tapped for permanent post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Germany who was tapped to be acting director of national intelligence, said on Thursday that Trump would not... Read more »

Trump blasts best-picture Oscar for South Korean film ‘Parasite’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the... Read more »

U.S. stock funds lose $2.6 billion in week: Lipper

(Reuters) – U.S. equity funds saw outflows of $2.6 billion in the latest week, according to Lipper. U.S.-based taxable bond funds attracted $7.9 billion in the week ended on... Read more »

Joe Biden’s campaign raised $8.9 million in January, ended month with $7.1 million cash

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden departs after delivering remarks as he joined gun violence survivors and activists in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.,... Read more »

Factbox: Stone is one of dozens ensnared in Trump-Russia probe

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Roger Stone, President Donald Trump’s longtime friend and adviser, to three years and four months in prison for his conviction on... Read more »

Bloomberg presidential campaign reports $409 million in total spending so far

FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. February 12, 2020. REUTERS/Doug Strickland WASHINGTON (Reuters)... Read more »

Judge calls Trump adviser Stone’s threats intolerable as lawyer asks for mercy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge said on Thursday President Donald Trump’s long-time adviser Roger Stone engaged in intolerable intimidating conduct toward her but his lawyer asked that he... Read more »