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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump, after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin. “In the past few years, our nation has seen and heard things from this president that have no place in our democracy,” Representative Salud Carbajal said in a statement that accused Trump of “criminal” behavior. “I believe it is...

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (Reuters) - Kim Mahoney listened from her reclining living room couch as Democratic presidential candidates debated economic, trade and environmental policies this week, needing only to look to her backyard to see how lofty political pledges can really play out. Once a middle-of-the-road Democratic voter, the 50-year-old paralegal lives in the last house standing in a neighborhood razed for a planned technology plant. President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans have touted the project for...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s longtime political adviser Roger Stone on Thursday lost a long-shot bid to overturn a seven-count indictment against him stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Stone’s attorneys had failed to identify any legal grounds that would support dismissing the indictment, which accused him of lying to Congress, obstruction of justice and witness tampering. The indictment against Stone...

Princess Haya, the wife of Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, has applied for a "non-molestation order" and a "forced marriage protection order" in a British court, according to court documents. Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, the 45-year-old daughter of late King Hussein of Jordan and half-sister to King Abdullah, also applied for the wardship of the children. For weeks now, media reports have suggested Haya was hiding in the British capital after escaping the Gulf Emirate and her billionaire husband....

(Reuters) - Capital One Financial Corp said on Monday that personal information including names and addresses of about 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million people in Canada were obtained by a hacker who has been arrested. The suspect, a 33-year-old former Seattle technology company software engineer identified as Paige Thompson, made her initial appearance in U.S. District Court in Seattle on Monday, the U.S. Attorney's office said. According to a complaint filed in the District Court for...

A gay couple, James Derek Mize and Jonathan Daniel Gregg are suing the US State Department, after it rejected their daughter’s application for citizenship. Mize was born in the US and Gregg was born in the UK. They married in London, but have lived in the US for several years now. Their daughter, Simone, was born through surrogacy in Huntingdon, in the UK. Due to Simone being the child of an American couple, the State Department should’ve automatically given her citizenship,...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, with his lawyer accusing the Democratic-controlled panel of “presidential harassment.” In a filing in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Trump’s lawyers argued that a law passed by New York state earlier this month that would give the House Ways and Means Committee access to the president’s state tax returns violates...

(Reuters) - Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state. The settlement, which overturns part of a state law, ends a three-year legal fight by transgender people in North Carolina seeking the right to use the bathroom of their gender identity. A 2016 North Carolina law, known as...

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration pushed ahead with its attempts to crack down on migration at the southern border on Monday, defending in court a virtual ban it imposed on asylum seekers and issuing its second sweeping order within a week. A U.S. district judge in Washington heard arguments about whether to temporarily strike down the first new rule, which is designed to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country’s...

The travel platform, largely known for its user-generated restaurant and hotel reviews, have issued a cease and desist order to the Super Happy Fun America, the organisers of a controversial ‘Straight Pride’ parade in Boston. On their website, Super Happy Fun America lists 25 companies as “prospective corporate sponsors” including Google, Twitter, Amazon and YouTube, several of whom have threatened legal action in an attempt to disassociate themselves from the event. TripAdvisor have joined that growing list, as they recently issued...

A man, who wishes to remain anonymous, has launched a legal challenge against the anti-gay laws of Dominica. In the country, sodomy is illegal for both heterosexual and homosexual men. If convicted, a person can face between five and 25 years in prison, depending on their age. And if the court sees fit, the offender can also be sent for psychiatric treatment. According to Reuters, supporters are hoping that if the ban is lifted, it could create a momentum that sees...

South Korean students attending the Presbyterian University and Theological Seminary have won a court battle after the university suspended them for wearing rainbow clothes. The students were initially suspended last year, after they wore rainbow clothing to a university chapel on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Intersexism and Transphobia. The students wore the clothes to show their support for the LGBTQ community. However, the university was worried it would be seen as endorsing homosexuality, so they suspended the students. In a court...

Netflix have threatened to sue the organisers of ‘Straight Pride’, Super Happy America, after they listed the streaming platform as a “prospective corporate sponsor” for their upcoming anti-LGBTQ event. In Netflix’s email, they wrote, “You should know that we’re unafraid of bullies. Our legal department is here, it’s queer, and it’s telling you to steer clear,” and said the event is “about hate – not pride”. They ordered Super Happy Fun America to “immediately” remove the Netflix logo from their website...

A British-flagged tanker was seized in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, according to statements from the ship's owner and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. The tanker — Stena Impero — was "approached by unidentified small crafts and a helicopter during transit of the Strait of Hormuz". The company that owns it, Stena Bulk, and the one that manages it, Northern Marine Management, said they were "unable to contact the vessel which is now heading north towards Iran". The ship has 23...

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