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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats from Oregon said on Monday they are fearful that immigration detainees being held in a federal prison in Sheridan do not have access to lawyers for advice on their civil immigration cases.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police in Washington responded to reports of an active shooter at the Justice Department headquarters on Monday, but a spokeswoman said officers found no shooter in a sweep of the building.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived Ohio's contentious policy of purging infrequent voters from registration rolls in a ruling powered by the five conservative justices and denounced by liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor as an endorsement of the disenfranchisement of minority and low-income Americans.
MONTREAL (Reuters) - United States Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Monday called for global governments to "work together" on law enforcement, at a time when an escalating trade rift is pitting the United States against Canada and a number of Washington's other close trade partners.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday overturned a key immigration case that had granted asylum to a Salvadoran woman who had been raped and beaten by her former husband.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bailing out nuclear and coal-fired power plants will not toughen the U.S. power grid against cyber attacks as the Trump administration claims, according to cyber experts, because hackers have a wide array of options for hitting electric infrastructure and nuclear facilities that are high-profile targets.
NEW YORK/DUBLIN (Reuters) - A United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Ireland's Shannon Airport on Monday after a message perceived as a potential security concern was discovered on board, Irish police and airline officials said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York City and its housing authority have reached a proposed settlement with U.S. government agencies on a consent degree requiring a federal monitor and $1.2 billion in capital spending over five years to remedy violations of basic health and safety rules, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Monday.
(Reuters) - A Tennessee woman was scheduled to appear in court on Monday on child endangerment charges after a video showed one of her grandchildren emerging from a pet kennel in the back of an SUV on a hot day, police said.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Three contract workers were burned by sulfuric acid on Monday in the chemical plant at Exxon Mobil Corp's Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refining and petrochemical complex, a state environmental spokesman said.
(Reuters) - Gusting winds and continued dry weather in southwestern Colorado helped to fan a largely uncontrolled wildfire that grew by nearly one-third to more than 22,000 acres on Monday, forcing the evacuation of more than 2,000 homes.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge let stand a corruption indictment against former New York State Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam, and refused to move next week's retrial out of state despite their claim it would be too hard to find an impartial jury.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The agency overseeing public housing in New York City has reached a deal to settle claims by federal authorities that it failed for years to remedy toxic lead paint and other hazards, according to a filing in Manhattan federal court on Monday.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Two contractors were burned by sulfuric acid in the chemical plant at Exxon Mobil Corp's Baton Rouge, Louisiana, refining and petrochemcial complex and sent to the hospital, sources familiar with plant operations said on Monday.