Tom Hals

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13 Jul 2018 | 6:13 PM

Judge to weigh new rules as U.S. works to reunite migrant families

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday will consider imposing tougher rules on the U.S. government to ensure it reunites as many as 2,000 immigrant children with their parents by July 26.

12 Jul 2018 | 10:51 AM

All migrant kids under 5 to be back with parents by Thursday - U.S. official

(Reuters) - All migrant children under age 5 who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border will have been reunited with their parents by early Thursday morning if they were eligible, a Trump administration official said in a statement on Wednesday.

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10 Jul 2018 | 5:25 AM

U.S. to reunite only half of young migrant children by Tuesday deadline

SAN DIEGO/WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - The U.S. government is struggling to reunite immigrant families it separated at the border with Mexico and only about half the children under age 5 will be back with their parents by a court-ordered deadline of Tuesday, a government attorney told a judge on Monday.

23 Jun 2018 | 6:52 AM

U.S. judge says may rule next week on reuniting migrant children

(Reuters) - A federal judge said on Friday he could rule as soon as the middle of next week on a request to order the U.S. government to reunite thousands of immigrant children who were separated from their parents after illegally crossing the Mexico-U.S. border.

1 Dec 2016 | 6:14 AM

Trump faces challenges in separating from business - legal experts

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has several options for disentangling himself from his business empire when he takes office next year, but legal experts say the only way fully to avoid conflicts of interest would be to sell his global holdings.

15 Nov 2016 | 4:59 AM

Judge says ex-U.S. presidential yacht can be sold for $0

(Reuters) - A Delaware judge on Monday said the former presidential yacht, U.S.S. Sequoia, can be acquired by an investment group for zero dollars, ending a years-long dispute over the storied ship once used by John F. Kennedy.

4 Nov 2013 | 11:57 PM

Edwin Watts Golf Shops files for bankruptcy, seeks sale

(Reuters) - Edwin Watts Golf Shops LLC, which has about 90 stores in the U.S. Southeast, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday due to increased competition and waning enthusiasm for the sport, according to a court filing.

13 Sep 2013 | 1:30 AM

Bankruptcy panel sought for Quebec train disaster victims

(Reuters) - A judge should appoint a broad committee of victims of a deadly train explosion in Quebec to resolve a split among claimants in the railway operator's U.S. Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to a U.S. bankruptcy watchdog.

3 Aug 2013 | 1:10 AM

Manning undid part of secret U.S. intelligence sharing - testimony

FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - Washington had to restrict access to an intelligence-sharing system after the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history, a former official said on Friday at the sentencing hearing of Bradley Manning, the soldier convicted of the leaks.

30 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Floods across New York as Sandy slams into eastern U.S.

NEW YORK/REHOBOTH BEACH, Delaware (Reuters) - Sandy, one of the biggest storms to hit the United States, pounded the east coast on Tuesday, flooding large parts of New York City, bringing transport to a halt and interrupting the presidential campaign.