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BOSTON (Reuters) – The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc, charged with engaging in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid, won the lifting of a requirement that he wear a GPS-enabled ankle monitor on Monday, which he said interfered with jogging. FILE PHOTO: The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc. John Kapoor,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a setback on Monday to gun rights proponents including the National Rifle Association, refusing to hear a challenge to Maryland’s 2013 state ban on assault weapons enacted after a Connecticut school massacre. U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017. The Court, which has
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(Reuters) – A CSX Corp freight train carrying hazardous molten sulfur derailed in central Florida on Monday, prompting authorities to tell residents to stay indoors for several hours, company officials said. No one was hurt, Jacksonville, Florida-based CSX said in a statement. The train was traveling to Winston, Florida, from Waycross, Georgia, when nine carriages,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressman John Conyers is stepping down as ranking Democratic lawmaker of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, while lawmakers investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him, Conyers said in an emailed statement Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) speaks at an event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms. Customers push their shopping carts after making a purchase at Target in
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(Reuters) – A Florida teen was detained in western New York after he tried to cross the U.S.-Canada border late on Friday, as police sought to question him after they discovered what they believe is the body of his grandmother, U.S. border patrol agents said on Saturday. Logan Mott of Neptune Beach, Florida, was held
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(Reuters) – A Virginia youth pastor remained in jail Saturday after being charged in the Thanksgiving night shooting deaths of his wife, stepdaughter and the stepdaughter’s boyfriend, police said. Christopher Gattis, 58, was charged with three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony, Sergeant P.H.
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DHAKA (Reuters) – Bangladesh police said on Saturday they had arrested an Islamist militant wanted in connection with the 2015 killing of a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism. FILE PHOTO: Rafida Ahmed, who is recovering from injuries including the loss of her thumb suffered during a hacking attack by jihadi assailants, speaks during an
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AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A man accused of shooting and killing a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving was charged with capital murder, which can bring the death penalty, jail records posted on Friday showed. Dabrett Black of Mt. Sylvan, Texas is pictured in this handout booking photo obtained by Reuters November
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with U.S. President Donald Trump’s legal team, a potentially critical step in the probe into contacts between Trump’s election campaign and Russia, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn speaks
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CHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Deep discounts, free gifts, in-store entertainment and mild weather drew bargain hunters to U.S. stores on Black Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season, but many shoppers were just eyeing goods, reserving their cash for online purchases. Early sales results that also included online demand looked rosy, sending shares
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(Reuters) – A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and a federal office in Maryland. Former U.S. President Barack Obama campaigns in support of Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, Democratic candidate for governor, at a rally with supporters in
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Washington has asked the government of leftist Nicolas Maduro for access to Venezuelan-American executives of U.S.-based refiner Citgo detained in Caracas this week, a State Department official said on Thursday. File Picture: People fuel their cars at a Citgo gas station in Kearny, New Jersey September 24, 2014. V. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Five
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