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  • U.S. companies decry Trump action on transgender student rights NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. companies led by tech firms Yahoo Inc, Apple Inc and Microsoft Corp criticized the Trump administration’s decision to revoke Obama administration guidance that allowed transgender public school students to use the bathroom of … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Detroit mayor proposes trust fund to cover future pension payments (Reuters) – Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan on Thursday proposed setting aside money in a special trust fund to cover higher-than-expected pension payments expected to begin in fiscal 2024. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Trump’s transgender move puts spotlight on Supreme Court case WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration’s move on Wednesday to rescind guidance allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice has raised the stakes for an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that could deliver a landmark decision on the issue. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • White House sees greater enforcement on recreational marijuana WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The administration of President Donald Trump expects to see greater federal enforcement of laws against the use of marijuana for recreational purposes, a White House spokesman said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • 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. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • 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general rescinds Obama-era memo phasing out private prisons WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has rescinded a memo issued by the Obama administration that phased out the use of private contractors to run federal prisons. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • 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… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • 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. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • 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 co… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • 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. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • 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. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Trump inauguration singer asks to ‘enlighten’ him on transgender rights (Reuters) – Jackie Evancho, who sang the U.S. national anthem at President Donald Trump’s inauguration last month, has asked him to sit down with her and her transgender sister to learn about the challenges for students struggling with gender identity…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • California county seeks nationwide halt of Trump sanctuary order SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – One of California’s most populous counties asked a judge on Thursday to suspend President Donald Trump’s executive order that seeks to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities for immigrants, saying the directive… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • 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… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Illinois state worker union members approve strike if needed CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois could face a shutdown of its state government after its biggest labor union representing state workers said on Thursday its members overwhelmingly voted in favor of a strike. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • U.S. extends its search for dirty money in real estate WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department said it will extend its search for criminals who seek to launder money by buying U.S. real estate. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Florida police chief charged over shooting death put on leave MIAMI (Reuters) – A Florida police chief has been placed on paid leave a day after being charged over the shooting death of a 73-year-old retired librarian who was struck by live fire during an August training exercise, officials said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Arrests among dwindling demonstrators at Dakota pipeline protest camp CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) – More than a dozen of a dwindling number of protesters at a camp near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline were arrested on Thursday after defying a previous deadline set by authorities to vacate the Army-owned land. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Deportation plans cast shadow on Trump envoy talks with Mexico MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico will relay its anger to senior U.S. officials on Thursday about a bid by President Donald Trump to deport non-Mexican illegal migrants south across the border, the latest point of tension between the two neighbors. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Portugal deporting ex-CIA officer on condition of new trial: lawyer LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal is likely to extradite former CIA officer Sabrina de Sousa next week to Italy, where she has been convicted in absentia over the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric, on condition that she is retried, her lawyer said on Thursday… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Florida man accused of Clinton Foundation hack to plead guilty NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Florida man accused of trying to hack the Clinton Foundation in 2015 is expected to plead guilty on Thursday, months after he was sentenced in a related case to 42 years in prison over child pornography discovered on his computer… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Ex-Comverse CEO who fled to Namibia faces U.S. fraud sentencing NEW YORK (Reuters) – The former chief executive officer of Comverse Technology Inc, who returned to the United States last year after spending a decade in Namibia to avoid prosecution, is scheduled to be sentenced on Thursday for engaging in securities… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Police arrest 24 in California protest over off-duty officer shooting (Reuters) – Two dozen people were arrested in Anaheim, California, during a protest calling for the arrest of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer who fired a gun during a scuffle with a teenager outside of his Anaheim home, police said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Small earthquake shakes northwest Washington state (Reuters) – An 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck northwest Washington state on Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Protecting Trump Tower cost NY City $24 million from election to inauguration NEW YORK (Reuters) – It cost New York City about $24 million to provide security at Trump Tower, President Donald Trump’s skyscraper home in Manhattan, from Election Day to Inauguration Day, or $308,000 per day, New York’s police commissioner said on W… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Revised Chicago school budget approved, $111 million gap remains CHICAGO (Reuters) – The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday approved a revised budget that incorporates unpaid furlough days and other cost-cutting measures to save $104 million to help address a $215 million pension funding shortfall. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • U.S. Homeland Secretary Kelly warns Guatemalans to stay home GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Wednesday told Guatemalans not to waste their money trying to get to the United States illegally, detailing how his department was cracking down on undocumented immigrants and wo… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • White House delays revamped immigration order to next week: official WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House has pushed back the release of a new executive order to replace its directive suspending travel to the United States by citizens of seven mostly Muslim countries, a White House official said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Man charged in two cold-case Brooklyn murders of teenagers NEW YORK (Reuters) – A 38-year-old man has been charged with the high-profile murder and dismemberment of a 19-year-old Brooklyn resident in 2005 and the killing of a teenage girl a year earlier, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Judge bars investors from collecting on $300 million clerical error (Reuters) – A judge has crushed the hopes of a group of investors in Ultra Petroleum Inc, a bankrupt natural gas company, who had sought to collect a $300 million windfall because a clerk entered a court order on the wrong date. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Republicans more concerned by leaks than Trump team Russian ties: Reuters/Ipsos poll NEW YORK (Reuters) – Rank-and-file Republicans are more concerned about leaks to the media of conversations between Trump advisers and the Russian government than they are about the conversations themselves, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll re… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Thousands still forced from homes by flooding in California tech hub (Reuters) – The mucky water flooding a section of San Jose in Northern California forced officials on Wednesday to widen the area under mandatory evacuation orders, with about 14,000 people barred from returning to their homes following drenching rains… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • College Board tightens SAT exam security, but key risk remains BOSTON/LONDON (Reuters) – The owner of the SAT college-entrance exam, which has been plagued by a raft of cheating incidents overseas, outlined new security measures but stopped short of remedying the test’s biggest vulnerability. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • A girl named Ehlena and a dog named Wonder win at U.S. Supreme Court (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class, making it easier for students like her to seek redress for discrimination in federal court. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Dylann Roof stopped at second church after 2015 massacre -prosecutors CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – Dylann Roof drove to another African-American church after killing nine black parishioners in Charleston, South Carolina, a sign he intended to carry out more racially-motivated attacks, U.S. prosecutors said in newly unsea… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Muslims raise $78,000-plus for vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri NEW YORK (Reuters) – Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $78,000 to repair vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, according to an online fundraising page, amid attacks and threats against Jewish institutions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Trump expected to revoke rules on transgender bathrooms: draft document (Reuters) – Republican President Donald Trump’s administration was expected to revoke landmark guidelines issued to public schools in defense of transgender student rights, according to a draft document seen by Reuters. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • ACLU sues Milwaukee, widening challenge to police stop-and-frisk WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The American Civil Liberties Union sued on Wednesday to halt Milwaukee’s stop-and-frisk policy, a nationally controversial policing practice that critics say unfairly targets people of color and has been endorsed by President Don… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • GE, Intel, AT&T team up to put cameras, mics in San Diego SEATTLE (Reuters) – General Electric will put cameras, microphones and sensors on 3,200 street lights in San Diego this year, marking the first large-scale use of “smart city” tools GE says can help monitor traffic and pinpoint crime, but raising poten… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. top court backs Texas death row inmate in race case WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of a convicted murderer in Texas who is seeking to avoid execution after his own trial lawyer called an expert witness who testified the man was more apt to be dangerous in the f… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Showdown looms for protesters near site of Dakota Access pipeline CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) – Demonstrators near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline braced for a showdown with authorities on Wednesday, as protest leaders said at least some would defy a deadline to abandon the camp they have occupied for months t… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Appeals court upholds Maryland’s ban on assault rifles (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Maryland’s ban on assault rifles, ruling gun owners are not protected under the U.S. Constitution to possess “weapons of war,” court documents showed. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • U.S. Powerball jackpot grows to $403 million, tenth largest ever (Reuters) – The jackpot in the U.S. lottery Powerball grew to $403 million before the drawing on Wednesday, making it the 10th largest in the game’s history. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Pipeline fights move from Dakota prairie to Louisiana bayous HENDERSON, Louisiana (Reuters) – When Hope Rosinski’s father gave her a six-acre plot in Louisiana more than a decade ago, she was surprised to find oil and gas pipelines crisscrossing the property. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Denver defends release of illegal immigrant later charged in murder DENVER (Reuters) – The Denver Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday defended its release of an illegal immigrant after he posted bond on theft charges only to be arrested for murder weeks later, saying it had no authority to hold him. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Trump to spare U.S. ‘dreamer’ immigrants from crackdown WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as “dreamers” who entered the United States illegally as chi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Construction for Hudson Tunnel to last seven years in Manhattan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Construction activities in New York City will last for seven years as Amtrak builds its multibillion-dollar train tunnel underneath the Hudson River, an official said late on Tuesday, disclosing how long disruptions will likely las… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • San Jose streets flooded as more heavy rains wallop California (Reuters) – Waist-high waters flooded hundreds of homes in a neighborhood of San Jose on Tuesday after heavy rains drenched the state, causing a creek in the Northern California city to overflow, officials said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Elevator scion who defaced Trump’s Hollywood star gets probation LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The elevator company scion who defaced Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame during the presidential campaign last autumn pleaded no contest on Tuesday to felony vandalism and received three years’ probation. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Virginia governor vetoes bill defunding Planned Parenthood WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday vetoed a bill that would have blocked funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions and other health services. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Demonstrators vow face-off against North Dakota pipeline (Reuters) – Protesters near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline are bracing for a stand-off with law enforcement as they face orders to evacuate a camp that has served as the base of their opposition to the multibillion-dollar project. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Trump’s new security advisor differs from him on Russia, other key issues WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has shown little patience for dissent, but that trait is likely to be tested by his new national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • U.S. judge blocks Texas plans to cut Planned Parenthood Medicaid funds AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in Austin issued an order on Tuesday halting Texas’ plan to cut Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • White House signals reversal in transgender bathroom policy (Reuters) – The White House on Tuesday signaled it was preparing to reverse a U.S. policy on transgender rights, raising concern among rights advocates that Republican President Donald Trump is about to revoke a signature initiative of his predecessor…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Firebrand Milo quits Breitbart News after child sex remarks NEW YORK (Reuters) – Provocative far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos resigned on Tuesday as an editor of the Breitbart News website after he was vilified and lost a book deal over old comments that condoned at least some intimate relations between … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • No shooter found at Houston hospital, search underway -police HOUSTON (Reuters) – Police in Houston said on Tuesday they were checking into reports of an active shooter at Ben Taub Hospital, a major healthcare center, but said initial indications showed all patients and staff were safe. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Global investors warn Texas to withdraw transgender restroom legislation AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A group of global investors with $11 trillion in managed assets told Texas on Tuesday not to enact legislation restricting access to bathrooms for transgender people, saying it is discriminatory and bad for business. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • North Carolina governor, attorney general seek to end voting law case WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) – North Carolina’s Democratic governor and attorney general on Tuesday withdrew a request for a U.S. Supreme Court review of a state voting law struck down last year by an appeals court that found it intentionally discrimi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits: Reuters/Ipsos poll LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A third of U.S. adults are eating out less frequently than three months ago, mostly because of cost, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos survey that illustrates the challenge for U.S. restaurants seeking to revive traffic after zer… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Second trial begins in occupation of Oregon wildlife refuge PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – Opening arguments in the trial of four men who took part in an armed occupation of a U.S. wildlife refuge last year are scheduled to begin on Tuesday in Oregon, after a jury previously acquitted seven other occupiers in a sti… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Brooklyn detainees may sue NYC over ‘degrading’ conditions: U.S. court NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City must face a lawsuit claiming it unconstitutionally subjected pretrial detainees at Brooklyn Central Booking to “degrading” conditions such as overcrowded and filthy cells, rotten food and undrinkable water, a federal … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Arkansas to resume executions after Supreme Court clears way: attorney general LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) – Arkansas, which has not put an inmate to death in more than a decade, plans to schedule executions after the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way on Tuesday for it to resume capital punishment, the state’s attorney general s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • U.S. Powerball lottery jackpot snowballs past $400 million NEW YORK (Reuters) – The expected jackpot in the U.S. lottery Powerball has surpassed $400 million for one of the few times in its history ahead of the next drawing on Wednesday night. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. top court spurns Alabama death row inmate; Sotomayor outraged WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a death row inmate’s challenge to Alabama’s execution method, prompting liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor to assert that the court should have considered whether the lethal injecti… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Supreme Court divided over cross-border shooting case WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared closely divided over whether to revive a civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a Mexican teenager against a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fatally shot the 15-year-old from across th… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Homeland Security employees locked out of computer networks: sources WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees in the Washington area were unable to access some agency computer networks on Tuesday, according to three sources familiar with the matter. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Trump condemns ‘horrible and painful’ anti-Semitic threats WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump denounced anti-Semitism in the United States on Tuesday in his most forceful remarks to date about a spate of threats to Jewish community centers around the country. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Washington memorials defaced by graffiti over holiday weekend WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three of Washington’s best-known monuments were defaced with graffiti over the Presidents Day weekend, the third major vandalism of memorials in the U.S. capital since 2013, a National Park Service spokesman said on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • UPS tests drone deliveries in Florida with eye to cost cuts (Reuters) – Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc tested home delivery by drone in Lithia, Florida, on Monday, the first step in what the company hopes will be a move toward more automated delivery. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Passengers walk through JFK checkpoint without being screened: NBC (Reuters) – Eleven passengers walked through a security checkpoint without being screened before apparently boarding planes at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York on Monday, national media reported. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Jewish centers report bomb threats across United States MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – Several Jewish community centers (JCC) across the United States were evacuated for a time on Monday after receiving bomb threats, the latest wave of threatened attacks against them this year, the national umbrella organization sai… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Uber hires ex-U.S. Attorney General Holder to probe sexual harassment (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of sexual harassment claims at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • U.S. conservatives cancel invitation for firebrand commentator NEW YORK (Reuters) – A leading U.S. conservative conference rescinded its invitation to provocative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and a publisher canceled his book deal on Monday after old internet videos of him recirculated in which he discusses pedop… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Refugee claimants from U.S. strain Canada’s border resources HEMMINGFORD, Quebec (Reuters) – Canadian police said on Monday they have bolstered their presence at the Quebec border and border authorities have created a temporary refugee center to process a growing number of asylum seekers crossing from the United… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • California police officer shot dead while investigating car accident (Reuters) – A California police officer responding to a traffic accident in the Los Angeles area was fatally shot on Monday by a gang member who was involved in the collision, a law enforcement spokesman said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...