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Panama court evicts Trump management from hotel in bitter spat

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 7:01pm
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - A Panamanian court on Monday evicted the Trump management team from the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City, in an apparent victory for the hotel's majority owner, who has fought to regain control of the property.

Florida state Senate votes against arming most classroom teachers

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 6:50pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida's Republican-controlled Senate voted on Monday to exclude most classroom teachers from a plan to allow school staff to carry firearms as part of a package of measures in response to a school shooting that took 17 lives last month.

U.S. Army says mishandled war dogs, will comply with call for reform

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 6:49pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Army confirmed on Monday that it had mishandled retired bomb-sniffing war dogs and said it would comply with recommendations in a Defense Department Inspector General’s report that called for reforms.

Call for more women speakers spurs rival California cyber security conference

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 6:46pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cyber security professionals from companies including Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc announced on Monday a small alternative to Dell Inc's [DI.UL] RSA Conference after criticizing the major industry gathering for scheduling just one female keynote speaker.

Ex-lawyers for rap's 'Suge' Knight accused of witness bribery

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 6:40pm
(Reuters) - Two former lawyers for rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight were indicted on charges of conspiracy to bribe potential witnesses in his upcoming murder trial, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said on Monday.

Trump's tariff threat may be timed for Pennsylvania U.S. House race

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 6:13pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has alarmed the Republican establishment and world leaders by threatening tough steel tariffs, a message that might be meant not just to shake the world trade order but to help defend a congressional seat in Pennsylvania.

Ex-lawyers for rap's 'Suge' Knight indicted for witness bribery in California

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 5:07pm
(Reuters) - Two former lawyers for rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight were indicted on charges of conspiracy to bribe potential witnesses in his upcoming murder trial, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said on Monday.

Fights erupt, 12 arrested ahead of white nationalist's speech in Michigan

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:54pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - A least a dozen people were arrested on Monday after supporters of Richard Spencer clashed with protesters outside a Michigan college campus where the white nationalist was scheduled to speak.

U.S. judge rejects injunction bid in sanctuary cities fight

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:38pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Monday rejected California's request for a pretrial injunction to force the federal government to fund a law enforcement grant that has been delayed in a dispute over the state's so-called sanctuary city policies.

Lockheed Martin wins $481 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:21pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp is being awarded a $481 million U.S. defense contract in support of the construction of four Multi-Mission Surface Combatant ships, the Pentagon said on Monday.

Fights erupt ahead of white nationalist's speech in Michigan

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 4:10pm
EAST LANSING, Mich (Reuters) - At least half a dozen people were arrested on Monday after supporters of Richard Spencer clashed with protesters outside a Michigan college campus where the white nationalist was scheduled to speak.

Fight breaks out ahead of Michigan speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 3:30pm
EAST LANSING, Mich (Reuters) - At least half a dozen people were arrested on Monday after supporters of Richard Spencer clashed with protesters outside a Michigan college campus where the avowed white nationalist was scheduled to speak.

New York's Utica College still on lockdown after threats

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 2:02pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Students at Utica College were ordered to shelter in place on Monday after the upstate New York school received threats from someone armed with a weapon, but there were no gunshots and no suspect was found, school and police officials said.

U.S. charges New York-based company for allegedly targeting foreigners

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:18pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday said it had charged a New York-based company for a scheme illegally soliciting foreign nationals interested in living in the United States through a federal government investment program.

New York state's Utica College on lockdown after getting threats

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:17pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Utica College in upstate New York ordered students to shelter in place on Monday after it received threats from a person saying he was armed with a weapon, school and police officials said.

Workers remove Trump name from Panama hotel in property dispute

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 1:15pm
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Workers on Monday removed the Trump name from the Trump Ocean Club International Hotel and Tower in Panama City, after the Trump Organization appeared to lose control of administration of the property in a bitter commercial dispute.

Man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar arrested

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:40pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar from an official after-party has been arrested, Los Angeles police said on Monday.

Florida lawmakers to vote on gun laws, arming teachers

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 12:17pm
(Reuters) - Florida's Senate will vote on Monday on some gun-related measures in response to last month's deadly school shooting, including a proposal to train and arm teachers, but lawmakers have rejected a call by some students to ban assault weapons in the state.

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