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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian-owned group of companies has agreed to pay nearly $6 million to settle U.S. civil allegations that the firms laundered proceeds of a $230 million tax fraud, ending a politically charged case days before it was set to go to trial.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Saturday is set to deliver the commencement address - his first as president - to Liberty University, the nation's largest Christian college, where he is expected to find to a friendly audience after a week of turmoil in Washington.
(Reuters) - A former Kentucky jail guard was convicted of beating an inmate and leaving him lying with blood on his face, until another jail employee saw the victim and he was rushed to a hospital and pronounced dead, officials said on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Whether U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Peru in September to promote Los Angeles' 2024 Olympics bid is an open question but many believe the controversial leader would do more harm than good as the city vies with Paris for the Games.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles 2024 made a final pitch to the International Olympic Committee's Evaluation Commission on Friday and now will wait and see if they hit a home run to win the right to host the Summer Games for a third time.
(Reuters) - Tennessee will become the first state in the country to offer free community college to all adults without a degree under a measure Republican Governor Bill Haslam is likely to quickly sign into law, a spokesman said Friday.
(Reuters) - A 50-year-old former Tennessee schoolteacher accused of kidnapping one of his high school students will remain behind bars after a federal judge on Friday found probable cause to send the case to a grand jury.
DETROIT (Reuters) - The U.S. National Labor Relations Board has filed an unfair labor practices complaint against Volkswagen AG for hiking health insurance premiums and changing working hours of a group of skilled workers who voted for union representation in 2015.
(Reuters) - U.S. Senator John Cornyn will no longer deliver the commencement address at Texas Southern University this weekend, the school said on Friday, after U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was booed at another historically black university.
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co may have opened as many as 3.5 million unauthorized customer accounts, far more than previously estimated, according to lawyers seeking approval of a $142 million settlement over the practice.
(Reuters) - A retired Major League Baseball player and another man were found guilty on Friday of having engaged in insider trading, while jurors deadlocked on charges against a onetime chief executive of a medical device company.
SEATTLE (Reuters) - The collapse of a tunnel used to store radioactive waste at one of the most contaminated U.S. nuclear sites has raised concerns among watchdog groups and others who study the country's nuclear facilities because many are aging and fraught with problems.
(Reuters) - Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced to three years in prison on Friday after his conviction in March on federal charges stemming from a scheme to derail an FBI investigation into corruption at his department.
(Reuters) - Florida's attorney general has demanded records from Koch Foods Inc, Wayne Farms LLC and other chicken companies in connection with an investigation into anticompetitive conduct within the poultry industry, according to newly released documents.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two scientists who serve on an independent board reviewing Environmental Protection Agency research resigned on Friday to protest what they see as a weakening of scientific integrity of the agency.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration called for tougher charges and longer prison time for criminals in a move to return to strict enforcement of federal sentencing rules, according to a memo the U.S. Department of Justice released on Friday.
(Reuters) - The engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia could be charged by the Pennsylvania attorney general as soon as Friday even though local prosecutors had cleared him of criminal wrongdoing earlier in the week.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The head of New York City's jails is expected to resign on Friday amid mounting pressure following a series of scandals over the misuse of city property and his department's spying on city investigators, according to local media reports.