Exclusive: Trump wants to expand U.S. nuclear arsenal, make it ‘top of the pack’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the “top of the pack,” saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity.

Internet poker company founder pleads not guilty to U.S. charges

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The founder of what had been one of the largest online poker websites agreed on Thursday to confront U.S. charges stemming from a long-running criminal case targeting internet firms like his operating illegally in the United States.

U.S. attorney general rescinds Obama-era memo phasing out private prisons

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has rescinded a memo issued by the Obama administration that phased out the use of private contractors to run federal prisons.

Exclusive: Trump says Republican border tax could boost U.S. jobs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday spoke favorably about a potentially export-boosting border adjustment tax being pushed by Republicans in the U.S. Congress, but did not specifically endorse it.

Family settles Wisconsin police shooting lawsuit for $3.35 million

(Reuters) – The family of a biracial man who was fatally shot while unarmed by a white police officer in Madison, Wisconsin, has settled a lawsuit for $3.35 million, according to their lawyers.

Exclusive – Trump wants to expand U.S. nuclear arsenal, make it ‘top of the pack’: Reuters interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to build up the U.S. nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the “top of the pack,” saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity.

Arkansas Supreme Court blocks local LGBT nondiscrimination measures

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state law barred local governments from enacting ordinances banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, but justices did not address the law’s constitutionality.

Thousands of San Jose, California, residents allowed home after flooding

(Reuters) – Some residents of San Jose in Northern California who were forced out this week by flooding from a rain-swollen creek returned on Thursday to find their homes stayed dry, but nearly 4,000 people were still under evacuation orders, officials said.