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Yahoo US U.S. reverses policy in move to speed release of migrant children

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which cares for children who cross the border alone, said on Tuesday the policy of fingerprinting all adults living with the sponsors enacted in June had increased the time children were in government custody without turning up more red flags. The number

Yahoo US U.S. judicial council tosses misconduct claims against Kavanaugh

The judges said the complaints of misconduct, including accusations that Kavanaugh made false, unduly partisan and disrespectful statements to senators, must be dismissed because he has been confirmed to the Supreme Court and the federal law governing judicial conduct applies only to lower court judges

Yahoo US Pittsburgh considers stricter gun laws after synagogue attack

The measure would also ban certain types of ammunition and allow courts to ban gun ownership by people deemed to pose a significant threat of violence. "As gun violence escalates across the country, it would be unconscionable for me to stand by and do nothing," Councilman Corey O'Connor

Yahoo US Trump charity to dissolve under deal with N.Y. attorney general

The lawsuit against the Donald J. Trump Foundation also seeks to recoup $2.8 million and ban Trump and his three eldest children from leadership roles in any other New York charity. The agreement, which must be approved by a New York state judge, would give state Attorney General Barbara Underwood the

Yahoo US Trump bans 'bump stocks' used in Las Vegas mass shooting

President Donald Trump's Republican Party typically supports gun ownership, and its members have fiercely fought off perceived threats to the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment guaranteeing Americans the right to bear arms. The Justice Department's regulation follows the lead of many states