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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Police Department will investigate allegations of misconduct against at least one officer, the department said on Friday, after an attorney said video captured police putting cocaine in his client’s wallet before arresting him. A Los Angeles Police Department cruiser with lights and sirens going speeds down on a
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Bikram Choudhury Yoga Inc, the studio that popularized doing yoga in sauna heat, has filed for U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, dogged by $16.7 million in legal judgments and numerous lawsuits and allegations of sexual misconduct. Founder Bikram Choudhury, who built a worldwide following with classes of 26 yoga postures in rooms heated
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Opioid drug abuse has killed more Americans than the Iraq, Afghanistan and Vietnam wars combined, and U.S. veterans and advocates this Veteran’s Day are focusing on how to help victims of the crisis. FILE PHOTO: Needles used for shooting heroin and other opioids along with other paraphernalia litter the ground in
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(Reuters) – Workers at a Chinese-owned auto glass plant in southwestern Ohio voted heavily against union representation, the United Auto Workers (UAW) said on Thursday, in a major blow for the union’s strategy for organizing foreign-owned auto factories. FILE PHOTO: An American flag flies in front of the United Auto Workers union logo on the
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SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) – It was heartbreaking for Jennifer Berrones to explain to her 7-year-old daughter Kaylee that her friend and classmate Emily was not coming back to school after Sunday’s church massacre in rural Texas. Families of victims in the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs shooting pray at a prayer vigil in
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FLORESVILLE, Texas (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled on Wednesday to rural southeastern Texas, where he paid tribute to the victims and heroes from a church massacre that stands as the deadliest gun violence ever committed in a U.S. place of worship. Pence and his wife, Karen, were welcomed with cheers and applause
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(Reuters) – Texas put to death a Mexican national on Wednesday for the kidnap, rape and murder of his cousin, and Florida on the same day put to death a 53-year-old man for a 1991 double-murder, officials said. Death row inmate Ruben Cardenas poses in this handout photo received November 8, 2017. Texas Department of
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Harvey Weinstein has hired Manhattan criminal defense attorney Benjamin Brafman to represent him in New York, a spokeswoman for the Hollywood producer said on Wednesday, days after New York police said an unidentified woman had accused Weinstein of rape. FILE PHOTO: Harvey Weinstein speaks at the UBS 40th Annual Global Media
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(Reuters) – Democrats claimed historic gains in Virginia’s statehouse and flipped Republican-held seats in other local races across the United States on Tuesday, in the party’s first big wave of victories since Republican Donald Trump’s surprise White House win a year ago. FILE PHOTO: Democratic candidate Phil Murphy celebrates with his running mate, Lieutenant Governor-elect
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