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Billionaire US presidential hopeful Donald Trump declared "the world asked me to be here" Thursday as he arrived at one his Scottish golf courses for a tournament shadowed by a row over immigration. The Women's British Open is taking place at Turnberry on the southwest Scottish coast, which was bought by Trump -- the leading Republican contender in the 2016 presidential race -- last year. Trump triggered outrage last month when he accused illegal immigrants from Mexico of importing crime, rape and drugs into the US.
By Lawrence Hurley and Nate Raymond WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a federal appellate court's insider trading ruling, calling it a "roadmap" for potential criminals that undermined efforts to ensure the "integrity of the security markets." Solicitor General Donald Verrilli filed a petition seeking review of a December ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York that reversed the insider trading convictions of hedge fund managers Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson. The ruling marked a major setback for an insider trading crackdown underway since 2009 under Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whose office brought charges against 96 people.
NEW YORK (AP) — A body camera pilot program at the nation's largest police department raised a wide range of questions about how to best monitor police and community interactions, according to a report released Thursday.