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FBI papers: Las Vegas mass shooter was angry at casinos

The man who killed 60 people and injured hundreds during a 2017 mass shooting in Nevada lost thousands of dollars while gambling before the shooting, FBI documents show.


March 30, 2023, 10:38 PM

Wells Fargo to pay $97m for sanctions compliance failures

Wells Fargo is fined about $97.8 million for inadequate oversight of its compliance risks, enabling the apparent breach of US sanctions against Iran, Syria and Sudan, authorities said.


March 30, 2023, 10:36 PM

Judge blocks Obamacare coverage mandate for US preventive care

A federal judge struck down a mandate that health insurance plans cover preventative care such as screenings for cancer, diabetes and depression at no cost for patients.


March 30, 2023, 8:02 PM

More than 1,000 migrants rush to US-Mexico border

A large group in northern Mexico surrendered to US border authorities, frustrated by recent asylum policies and shaken by a deadly fire at a nearby migrant detention centre.

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March 30, 2023, 7:58 PM

Fetterman expected back to US Senate in April

Pennsylvania Senator John Fetterman has been receiving inpatient treatment for clinical depression over the past two months and may return to Congress in April.


March 30, 2023, 1:29 AM

New York grand jury not likely to decide on Trump indictment until late April

The investigative grand jury hearing evidence about Donald Trump's role in a hush money payment has been given three weeks off, news organisations report.


March 29, 2023, 11:30 PM

US politicians want closer control of link between arms sales and human rights

Senior Democrats look to ensure US weapons sales to foreign customers don't end up contributing to or enabling human rights abuses abroad with new legislation.


March 29, 2023, 11:23 PM

US FDA approves over-the-counter sale of overdose reversal drug Narcan

The decision makes the first naloxone-based nasal-spray drug available without prescription, making the life-saving medication more widely accessible.


March 29, 2023, 11:17 PM

White House says Republican inaction on guns 'unacceptable'

Spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre says it's unconscionable that "Republicans are saying there is nothing we can do" after six are killed in a Nashville school shooting


March 29, 2023, 11:05 PM

Pence ordered to testify in federal Trump probe

A federal US judge ordered the former vice president to testify before a grand jury investigating Donald Trump and efforts to overturn the 2020 election, reports say.


March 28, 2023, 11:17 PM