WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday that there was "not much clarity" about the current trial of Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post reporter jailed in an espionage case in Tehran. The U.S. government has heard reports that Rezaian has been convicted, but has not received any announcement through official channels, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters. (Reporting by Roberta Rampton, Susan Heavey, Lisa Lambert)
Nobel Prize in literature: What to look out for
STOCKHOLM (AP) — After three days of science awards the Nobel spotlight turns to the art of writing Thursday when the Swedish Academy will announce the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.
The number of Federal Reserve banks pushing the central bank to raise the rate it charges commercial banks for emergency loans rose to eight in September from five in July, minutes from the Fed's discount rate meeting showed. Ahead of the Fed's September 16-17 policy-setting meeting, directors of the St. Louis, Atlanta and San Francisco Fed banks joined Cleveland, Dallas, Philadelphia, Kansas City and Richmond in asking the Fed's board to increase the discount rate to 1 percent from 0.75 percent, according to the minutes, which were released on Tuesday. The board opted to hold the rate steady, a stance that was backed by three other regional Fed banks.
Statements given during an internal police investigation by four Baltimore officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in police custody were made admissible in court on Tuesday. Ruling against a defense motion, Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams found that Sergeant Alicia White, one of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, had spoken without duress to internal investigators probing Gray's death.
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