An American law expert tells Press TV that the arrest and imprisonment of its journalist and news presenter, Marzieh Hashemi, on unspecified charges runs contrary to the American Constitution, which forbids “unreasonable” seizures.
American law expert: Hashemi's detention 'unconstitutional'
US President Donald Trump’s estranged former lawyer, Michael Cohen, has acknowledged that he paid a technology company to manipulate online polling data in favor of Trump before the 2016 presidential campaign.
Ex-Trump lawyer acknowledges rigging polls for Trump
US House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, has called on President Donald Trump to postpone his upcoming annual State of the Union address, citing security shortcomings due to the ongoing partial government shutdown.
Top Democrat urges Trump to cancel State of Union speech over govt. shutdown
Brazilian riot police have fired teargas and stun grenades to disperse thousands of demonstrators protesting against rising public transport fares in Sao Paulo.
Police in Brazil fire tear gas at protesters
As an ongoing shutdown of the US government over President Donald Trump’s border wall approaches its fifth week, analysts are warning that the cost of keeping federal agencies closed down will soon surpass the $5.7 billion that Trump has requested for his controversial barrier.
$170mn per day: US shutdown cost to exceed Trump's requested wall funding
Hundreds of asylum seekers from Honduras have crossed into neighboring Guatemala in a newly-formed caravan heading toward the United States, amid persisting efforts by the American president to rally support for erecting a wall along the US-Mexico border.
Hundreds of Hondurans form new caravan, head for US
A wheeled robot named Marty is rolling into nearly 500 grocery stores to alert employees if it encounters spilled granola, squashed tomatoes or a broken jar of mayonnaise.
Grocery robots detect spills
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won’t be paid during the shutdown.
US IRS recalling 46,000 workers to handle tax returns
Former US secretary of state and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has once again accused President Donald Trump of being a "puppet" for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Hillary Clinton accuses Trump of being 'puppet' for Putin
US President Donald Trump has reiterated his demand for border wall funding as the partial government shutdown enters its 25th day.
US government shutdown enters 25th day amid gridlock

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