Alex Dobuzinskis

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16 Apr 2019 | 9:01 AM

Americans, frequent visitors to Notre-Dame, begin fundraising efforts

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday prompted fund-raising appeals in the United States, as people horrified by the blaze began making commitments to restore a global landmark even before the flames were extinguished.

20 Mar 2019 | 4:23 AM

Patriots owner Kraft can avoid prosecution in Florida prostitution sting - prosecutors

(Reuters) - The owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots could be spared prosecution on charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida if he agrees to community service and other obligations, a spokesman for prosecutors said on Tuesday.

14 Mar 2019 | 2:06 AM

Lori Loughlin latest to surrender after $25 million U.S. college cheat scheme exposed

BOSTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Full House" actor Lori Loughlin and the former head of financial firm Pimco are due to face criminal charges on Wednesday related to a $25 million (19 million pounds) scheme to help wealthy Americans secure places for their children in top U.S. colleges.

13 Mar 2019 | 3:12 PM

Political incivility, racial hostility roil U.S. high schools, study finds

(Reuters) - Political grudges and racial animosity have divided students at U.S. high schools and President Donald Trump has exacerbated the problem with his rhetoric, a study released on Wednesday showed.

13 Feb 2019 | 6:30 AM

'El Chapo' likely heading for Colorado prison where no one has escaped

(Reuters) - Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of running a criminal enterprise that smuggled drugs into the United States, is likely headed to a "supermax" prison where repeating his past escapes would be nearly impossible.

6 Feb 2019 | 4:52 AM

Wife of American detained in Vietnam campaigns for his release at Trump speech

(Reuters) - A California nurse whose husband is detained in Vietnam will attend President Donald Trump's speech to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, seeking to raise awareness in Washington and push harder on bipartisan attempts to free him.

31 Jan 2019 | 7:26 AM

In 'Icebox of the Nation,' arctic blast is just another day

(Reuters) - The town that embraces its nickname as the "Icebox of the Nation" barely paused on Wednesday for the polar vortex that is gripping the U.S. Upper Midwest.

15 Jan 2019 | 7:10 AM

Stormy Daniels sues over Ohio strip club arrest, calling it political

(Reuters) - Ohio police officers were politically motivated when they arrested Stormy Daniels, the porn star who has described having an affair with President Donald Trump, at a strip club last year, the actress said in a lawsuit on Monday.

8 Jan 2019 | 9:22 AM

Suspect arrested in Los Angeles-area bowling alley shooting

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Police arrested a 47-year-old man on Monday for allegedly shooting dead three people and wounding four others in a brawl at a Los Angeles area bowling alley and said he had served a 17-year prison sentence for assault with a firearm.

5 Jan 2019 | 9:04 AM

Washington governor to pardon pot crimes, six years after legalization

(Reuters) - Washington state will create a streamlined system to pardon people convicted of misdemeanour marijuana possession before the drug was legal, under an initiative launched on Friday by Governor Jay Inslee, who is considering a run for U.S. president.