U.S. lawyer Avenatti should serve consecutive sentences -prosecutors

NEW YORK, May 27 (Reuters) – Michael Avenatti, the famed attorney who hired former U.S. President Donald Trump, is expected to serve back-to-back prison sentences for two recent criminal convictions, prosecutors argued on Friday, rejecting his request for purge simultaneously. Avenatti, 51, shot to fame in 2018 defending porn star Stormy Daniels in a lawsuit … Read more

U.S. confirms 9 monkeypox cases in 7 states

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday it had identified nine cases of monkeypox in seven states, including some in people who had no recent international travel history. The nine cases were confirmed in Massachusetts, Florida, Utah, Washington, California, Virginia and New York on Wednesday, the US Centers for Diseases Control … Read more

Two senior U.S. officials visited Saudi Arabia for talks this week

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – Two senior U.S. officials traveled to Saudi Arabia this week for talks including on global energy supplies, Iran and other regional issues, the White House said on Thursday. Brett McGurk, Biden’s top White House Middle East adviser, and Amos Hochstein, the State Department’s energy envoy, met with senior Saudi officials … Read more

Police face questions over their response to Texas school massacre

UVALDE, Texas, May 26 (Reuters) – The Texas school massacre gunman burst unchallenged through an unlocked door and then killed 19 children and two teachers as they were locked in their classroom for a hour before a tactical team burst in and killed him, police said Thursday. The latest official details from the Texas Department … Read more

America’s biggest gun lobby to hold major gathering in shadow of mass shootings

HOUSTON, May 26 (Reuters) – The largest U.S. gun lobby, the National Rifle Association, continued preparations for its annual rally from Friday in Houston, just 450 miles from the site of the worst shooting in a country school. decade. An 18-year-old gunman, armed with a semi-automatic rifle he was able to legally purchase, stormed an … Read more

Australia wins U.S. approval to buy rocket launchers

The Pentagon building is seen in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. October 9, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of mobile rocket launchers to Australia as the country seeks to bolster its military presence in the Indo-Pacific region. … Read more

U.S. says it is not inviting Venezuelan, Nicaraguan governments to Americas summit

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, Bolivian President Luis Arce and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel walk before attending a two-day meeting with representatives of the ALBA group at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana , Cuba, December 14, 2021. Alberto Roque/ Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to … Read more

U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs Republican-led states on greenhouse gas policy

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday allowed President Joe Biden’s administration to raise the cost estimate of the societal impact of greenhouse gases that federal agencies could take on. account when crafting new regulations, rejecting a Republican-led bid. States to block movement. The justices’ action in a brief, unsigned order … Read more

U.S. confirms nine monkeypox cases in seven states

Test tubes labeled “Monkeypox virus positive and negative” are seen in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday it had identified nine cases of monkeypox in seven U.S. … Read more

U.S. Senate Republicans poised to block bill aimed at domestic terrorism

WASHINGTON, May 26 (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. Senate were on Thursday set to block a bill aimed at tackling domestic terrorism that Democrats see as a response to this month’s white supremacist mass shooting. ci in New York State and a potential gateway to a gun control bill. . Two days after another … Read more