Law Headlines

  • U.S. judge strikes down Texas law to limit second-trimester abortions

    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge in Austin on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would restrict the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and necessary for women's health.

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  • U.S. judge strikes down Texas law to limit second-trimester abortions

    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge in Austin on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would restrict the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and necessary for women's health.

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  • Trump Organization in buyout deal on struggling NYC tower: report

    (Reuters) - The Trump Organization has reached a deal that lets it walk away from a 46-story New York skyscraper with a hotel and condominiums that has had trouble attracting business, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

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  • Ex-WellCare general counsel gets six months in U.S. prison

    (Reuters) - A former general counsel of insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in prison for making a false statement to Florida's Medicaid program as part of what prosecutors called a $35 million healthcare fraud scheme.

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  • Q&A: Explaining the fight over U.S. 'net neutrality' regulations

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama.

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  • Palestinian factions agree to hold general election by end-2018

    GAZA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestinian factions, including rival groups Hamas and Fatah, have agreed to hold a general election by the end of 2018, a joint statement by several groups said on Wednesday following talks in Cairo.

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  • U.S. judge strikes down Texas law to limit second-trimester abortions

    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge in Austin on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would restrict the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and necessary for women's health.

    www.reuters.com
  • U.S. judge strikes down Texas law to limit second-trimester abortions

    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. district judge in Austin on Wednesday struck down parts of a Texas law that would restrict the most common type of second-trimester abortions in the state, after plaintiffs argued the procedure was safe, legal and necessary for women's health.

    www.reuters.com
  • Trump Organization in buyout deal on struggling NYC tower: report

    (Reuters) - The Trump Organization has reached a deal that lets it walk away from a 46-story New York skyscraper with a hotel and condominiums that has had trouble attracting business, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

    www.reuters.com
  • Ex-WellCare general counsel gets six months in U.S. prison

    (Reuters) - A former general counsel of insurer WellCare Health Plans Inc was sentenced on Wednesday to six months in prison for making a false statement to Florida's Medicaid program as part of what prosecutors called a $35 million healthcare fraud scheme.

    www.reuters.com
  • Q&A: Explaining the fight over U.S. 'net neutrality' regulations

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is poised to vote on Dec. 14 to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by former President Barack Obama.

    www.reuters.com
  • Palestinian factions agree to hold general election by end-2018

    GAZA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Palestinian factions, including rival groups Hamas and Fatah, have agreed to hold a general election by the end of 2018, a joint statement by several groups said on Wednesday following talks in Cairo.

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  • Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

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  • Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

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  • Facebook to let users see if they 'liked' Russian accounts

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users to see which Russian propaganda accounts they have liked or followed, after U.S. lawmakers demanded that the social network be more open about the reach of the accounts.

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  • Five U.S. citizens among Citgo executives detained in Venezuela: source

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five of six executives of U.S.-based refiner Citgo who were arrested in Caracas this week are U.S. citizens, according to a source familiar with the matter, a possible complication in Venezuela's growing sweep of corruption in the oil industry.

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  • Five U.S. citizens among Citgo executives detained in Venezuela: source

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five of six executives of U.S.-based refiner Citgo who were arrested in Caracas this week are U.S. citizens, according to a source familiar with the matter, a possible complication in Venezuela's growing sweep of corruption in the oil industry.

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  • The Latest: No verdict yet in San Francisco pier shooting

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Latest on the San Francisco pier shooting murder trial (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Jurors have concluded a second day of deliberations without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a man charged with killing a woman two years ago on a San Francisco ...

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