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  • Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of more than 100 Iraqis (Reuters) – A U.S. district court judge in Michigan has temporarily blocked the deportations of more than 100 Iraqi nationals until a decision is reached over who has jurisdiction over the matter, according to court documents filed on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attack (Reuters) – The man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in Michigan unsuccessfully attempted to purchase a gun before the attack, which is being investigated as an act of terrorism, federal officials 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 ...
  • U.S. on track to supply India with 22 Guardian drones: source WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is on track to announce plans to supply India with 22 Guardian drones in a deal worth more than $2 billion, a source familiar with the deal 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 ...
  • Court lifts injunction on Mississippi law seen as anti-LGBT (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Thursday lifted an injunction that blocked a Mississippi law allowing businesses and government employees to deny services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people by citing religious beliefs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Virginia man charged with spying for China: Justice Dept WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Virginia man has been charged with giving top secret defense documents to an agent for the Chinese government, the U.S. Justice Department 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 (Opens in new ...
  • Tough-talking Trump defense lawyer says he’s no ‘snowflake’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – The latest lawyer hired to represent U.S. President Donald Trump in the federal investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election is an ex-Marine who likens some cases to war. 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 ...
  • Humana out of individual market, with or without Obamacare repeal NEW YORK (Reuters) – Humana Inc will not return to the individual insurance market after it exits the Obamacare exchanges this year, a market that Republicans are trying to repeal and replace through new legislation, Humana’s top executive said on Thur… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. charges New York man with trying to join Islamic State NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday charged a Bronx, New York, man with attempting travel to Syria in order to fight for Islamic State. 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 ...
  • ‘I don’t want you to get shooted’: daughter of slain Minnesota man’s girlfriend (Reuters) – The young daughter of a woman whose boyfriend was fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer last year can be heard pleading with her mother to be quiet and cooperate with police, saying “I don’t want you to get shooted,” newly released vid… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Pew U.S. survey finds agreement on some gun-control proposals (Reuters) – More than 80 percent of Americans want to limit firearms access for people with mental illness and require background checks at gun shows and in private sales, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Ford expands Chariot shuttle service to Seattle Ford agreed to buy San Francisco-based Chariot last year to expand beyond auto manufacturing and take another step toward becoming a mobility company. 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 ...
  • U.S. top court sets higher bar for stripping citizenship WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court handed a setback to the Trump administration on Thursday by making it harder for the government to strip immigrants of U.S. citizenship in a case involving an ethnic Serb woman who lied about her husband’s milit… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Mourners in Ohio remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea WYOMING, Ohio (Reuters) – Friends and family members will gather in Ohio on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after being returned to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Tropical storm Cindy moves inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama (Reuters) – Tropical storm Cindy moved inland near the Louisiana-Texas border on Thursday morning, bringing heavy rainfall and life-threatening conditions over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center 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 ...
  • Obamacare replacement bill to take center stage in Senate WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A seven-year push by U.S. Republicans to dismantle Obamacare and kill the taxes it imposed on the wealthy will reach a critical phase on Thursday when Senate Republican leaders unveil a draft bill they aim to put to a vote, possi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Storm Cindy expected to make landfall Thursday morning: NHC (Reuters) – Tropical storm Cindy is expected to move inland near the Louisiana-Texas border Thursday morning as it continues to produce heavy rainfall over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center 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 ...
  • Record number of U.S. motorists seen hitting roads on July 4 holiday NEW YORK (Reuters) – The number of Americans traveling by car for the Fourth of July holiday will hit a record high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation’s largest motorists’ advocacy group said on Thursd… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Most U.S. teens have sex by 18, but pregnancies down: CDC study (Reuters) – More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use, according to a U.S. government study released on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Trump lawyers make final Supreme Court pitch on travel ban WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday made its final plea to the U.S. Supreme Court to allow its proposed ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries to go into effect as the justices weigh how to handle the hotly contest… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Ohio county claims top spot in America’s opioid death spiral DAYTON, Ohio (Reuters) – Scott Weidle is struggling with the death of his son Daniel, who died from a heroin overdose 18 months ago, one day after Christmas. 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 ...
  • Two die from heat in sweltering California: reports LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Two people have died from heat-related illnesses in California, local media reported on Wednesday, as the Southwest U.S. bakes under triple-digit temperatures that have shattered records, driven residents indoors and canceled ai… 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. judge urged to halt Iraqi deportations due to persecution fears DETROIT/NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge heard arguments on Wednesday to halt the deportations of around 100 Iraqis arrested by immigration authorities in the Detroit area because many belong to minorities and could face torture or religious persecuti… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • New York designer pleads guilty in scam tied to ex-U.N. chief’s relatives NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York fashion designer who has called himself the “curator of cool” pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges stemming from a bribery case that involves a brother and nephew of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Oil to keep flowing in Dakota line while legal battle continues WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Oil will continue to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline through the summer while authorities conduct additional review of the environmental impact, after a judge on Wednesday ordered more hearings in coming months. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • FBI says probing Michigan airport stabbing as ‘act of terrorism’ (Reuters) – The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday it was investigating as an act of terrorism the stabbing of a police officer inside the main terminal of a small airport in Flint, Michigan. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Bill proposes letting U.S. lawmakers carry guns anywhere except Capitol WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Warning that members of Congress have a “bull’s eye on our backs,” a U.S. lawmaker said on Wednesday he had introduced a bill to make it legal for senators and representatives to carry guns anywhere in the country, except the U.S… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • White House pressures State Department over refugee costs: sources WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two studies President Donald Trump hopes will buttress his case to cut the number of refugees are at the heart of a fight between senior White House adviser Stephen Miller and career U.S. government officials over immigration pol… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Anti-abortion activists lose bid to dismiss California privacy case SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Two anti-abortion activists charged with felony eavesdropping for secretly filming abortion providers in California lost their bid for dismissal of the case on Wednesday but the judge ordered prosecutors to amend a criminal co… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Judge releases names of deadlocked jurors in Cosby sex assault case NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Pennsylvania judge on Wednesday released the names of the jurors who failed to reach a unanimous verdict in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial but set strict limits on what they can tell the public about their unsuccessful deliber… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Most Americans say Republican healthcare plan will be harmful: Reuters/Ipsos poll NEW YORK (Reuters) – When U.S. Senate Republicans unveil their plan to overhaul America’s healthcare system, they will face a skeptical public that already does not buy the justification for an earlier version that passed the House of Representatives, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.  Share this:Click to email this to a ...
  • Investigator faults Oakland, California over police sex scandal (Reuters) – An investigator appointed by a federal judge severely criticized the city of Oakland, California on Wednesday for how it handled allegations that some police officers had sex with a minor, according to a report filed in court. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Anthem to reduce Obamacare offerings in Wisconsin, Indiana (Reuters) – Anthem Inc, which has urged lawmakers to commit to paying government subsidies for the Obamacare individual health insurance system, said on Wednesday it would reduce the number of individual plan offerings in Wisconsin and Indiana next yea… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Republicans propose bill to privatize U.S. air traffic control WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. House Transportation Committee on Wednesday proposed legislation to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system and make other aviation reforms, but it faces an uncertain future in Congress. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Iraqi migrant trains at U.S. border patrol academy ARTESIA, N.M. (Reuters) – At a training facility in the middle of a desert in New Mexico, aspiring border patrol agent Stevany Shakare sprinted laps in 103-degree Fahrenheit weather as her instructors shouted at her to run faster. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Former homeland secretary says FBI delayed notification of cyber hack WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told a congressional panel on Wednesday that there was a delay between the time the FBI first made contact with the Democratic National Committee about Russia hacking its servers and… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Tropical Storm Cindy to hit U.S. Gulf Coast late Wednesday (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Cindy is likely to hit the Gulf Coast near the Texas-Louisiana border on Wednesday night, threatening to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. 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 ...
  • Oscar Health files to expand insurance coverage in several states (Reuters) – Despite uncertainly over the future of U.S. healthcare that has prompted major health insurers to pull out of several markets, upstart provider Oscar Health on Wednesday said it has filed to sell health insurance to individuals through Obam… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Death of U.S. student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees (Reuters) – The death this week of an American university student held prisoner for 17 months by North Korea left Ohio municipal worker Jeffrey Fowle shaken. 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 ...
  • Former credit, prepaid-card executive to lead U.S. student loan program WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday tapped a former credit card and prepaid-card executive to lead the U.S. government’s $1.4 trillion student loan program, replacing the chief operating officer who resigned last month. 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. Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has become the latest senior Trump administration official to hire a private attorney, a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday. 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 ...
  • U.S. Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Cindy (Reuters) – Communities and oil refining and production facilities from Texas to Florida braced on Tuesday for potential disruptions as Tropical Storm Cindy strengthened over the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, threatening to bring flash floods across parts of th… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. Supreme Court ruling threatens massive talc litigation against J&J (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson is seizing upon a U.S. Supreme Court ruling from Monday limiting where injury lawsuits can be filed to fight off claims it failed to warn women that talcum powder could cause ovarian cancer. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • U.S. attorney general unveils 12-city partnership to fight crime WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has launched a 12-city partnership to combat spikes in violent crime as part of President Donald Trump’s vow to support law enforcement, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Why the scorching heat in U.S. Southwest is canceling flights LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Airline passengers in the U.S. Southwest this week are learning that searing heat can be as potent as snow and ice when it comes to causing flight disruptions. 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 ...
  • Texas prosecutors seek to revoke bond for ‘affluenza’ mother AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Texas prosecutors are seeking to revoke the bond for the mother of the Texas “affluenza” youth, saying she violated bail terms ahead of her trial on charges of aiding her son escape to Mexico, according to court documents file… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Ferguson, parents settle over police killing of teen Michael Brown (Reuters) – The parents of black teenager Michael Brown have reached a settlement with Ferguson, Missouri, over his fatal shooting by a white city police officer in 2014, according to a federal court document filed on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Video of killing released after Minnesota officer acquitted of manslaughter (Reuters) – Video footage of the fatal shooting of a black motorist by a Minnesota police officer released on Tuesday showed how quickly the incident unfolded but shed no light on whether the victim had reached for the gun he told the officer he was ca… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States holds North Korea accountable for its treatment of U.S. student Otto Warmbier and wants three other U.S. citizens detained by Pyongyang to be freed as soon as possible, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States holds North Korea accountable for its treatment of U.S. student Otto Warmbier and wants three other U.S. citizens detained by Pyongyang to be freed as soon as possible, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • WADA partially suspends UCLA lab in Los Angeles (Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency said on Tuesday it has issued a three-month partial accreditation suspension to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Olympic Analytical Laboratory for analyzing certain banned substances. 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 ...
  • Parole hearing for O.J. Simpson’s robbery sentence set for July 20 (Reuters) – A parole hearing for former football star O.J. Simpson, serving time in a Nevada prison for a 2008 Las Vegas robbery and kidnapping conviction, has been set for July 20 in Carson City, the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners announced on T… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Travel ban challengers urge U.S. top court to reject Trump appeal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Opponents of President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries again urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to reject his bid to revive it, saying his administration undermined its own arguments by ame… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Record temperatures expected in broiling U.S. Southwest (Reuters) – Record high temperatures are expected in parts of the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday, taxing power grids, prompting safety warnings and making it too hot for some aircraft to fly. 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. motor travel up 1.5 percent in April from year ago: DOT NEW YORK (Reuters) – Motorists logged 1.2 percent more miles on U.S. roads and highways in April compared with the same month last year, according to U.S. government data released on Tuesday, keeping pace to break last year’s record volumes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Coroner examining death of U.S. student released by North Korea (Reuters) – The Ohio coroner examining the death of a University of Virginia student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months expects to share preliminary findings of the autopsy on Tuesday or Wednesday, her office said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Gulf of Mexico storm may strengthen on way to U.S. coast: NHC (Reuters) – There is a 90 percent chance that a tropical storm will develop in the Gulf of Mexico in the next day or two, threatening oil and natural gas facilities and other energy infrastructure as it advances toward Texas and Louisiana. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Closing arguments set in Massachusetts ‘Baby Doe’ murder case BOSTON (Reuters) – The trial of the Boston man accused of murdering a toddler in 2015 and dumping her body in the ocean, sparking a months-long effort to identify “Baby Doe” after her remains washed up on shore, is due to wrap up with closing arguments… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Fed’s Fischer says more to be done to prevent future crises (Reuters) – Federal Reserve Board Vice Chair Stanley Fischer on Tuesday warned that while the U.S. and other countries have taken steps to make their housing finance systems stronger, more needs to be done to prevent a future crisis. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Ohio appeals for information on four people in family massacre probe (Reuters) – Ohio investigators are appealing for information about three men and a woman from the same family in their probe into the unsolved 2016 execution-style killings of eight members of another family, the state’s attorney general said on Monday… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Air Force to resume F-35 operations after suspension at Arizona base (Reuters) – The U.S. Air Force said on Monday it will resume local flying operations of Lockheed Martin Corp’s F-35 jets at Luke Air Force base in Arizona after an 11-day suspension. 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 ...
  • Tropical storm Bret could weaken to depression by Wednesday: NHC (Reuters) – Tropical storm Bret, located about 150 miles (235 kms) south of Grenanda, is expected to weaken to a tropical depression by Wednesday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. 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 ...
  • Cosby deadlock makes task of finding second jury even more difficult NEW YORK (Reuters) – Now that Bill Cosby’s first sex assault trial has ended in deadlock, the difficulty of seating an unbiased jury for the famed entertainer’s retrial may have ratcheted higher, thanks to blanket media coverage of the sensational case… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Sharp rise in suicides by gun among American children is found (Reuters) – American children died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds at a sharply higher rate in 2014 than seven years earlier, according to a study released on Monday, which said that the safe storage of firearms could make a big difference in preventi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea dies days after release (Reuters) – An American university student who had been held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months died at a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after he was released from captivity in a coma, his parent said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Canada raises asylum seekers influx with Minnesota governor MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Canada’s public safety minister raised concerns on Monday with Minnesota’s state governor about an unauthorized influx of thousands of asylum seekers into Canada this year. 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 ...
  • California’s Death Valley heat to reach a searing 127 F LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – In Death Valley in eastern California and in the town of Needles near the Arizona border, temperatures are expected to reach 127 degrees Fahrenheit (53 Celsius) this week, National Weather Service meteorologist Tom Fisher said o… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Audio tape captures fatal shooting of black mother by Seattle police SEATTLE (Reuters) – A deadly weekend encounter between two white Seattle policemen and a black woman whom relatives described as mentally ill turned abruptly violent, with the officers shouting at the woman to “get back” before opening fire, an audio r… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • In Georgia, costliest U.S. House race hits ugly note as election looms ATLANTA (Reuters) – The costliest U.S. congressional race in history will be decided on Tuesday in suburban Atlanta, where America’s divisive political climate has been on display in an election seen by some analysts as a political test for President D… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Illinois Medicaid payment boost talks to continue: attorney CHICAGO (Reuters) – Talks over boosting Illinois’ lagging payments to Medicaid providers amid the state’s budget impasse will continue past a Tuesday deadline initially set by a federal judge, an attorney said on Monday. 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 ...
  • Judge wants more details on ex-drug executive Shkreli’s finances (Reuters) – Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli should reveal more about his finances if he wants his $5 million bail cut to $2 million, a Brooklyn federal judge said Monday, a week before Shkreli is set to face trial on securities fraud charg… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Anti-nuclear bomb activists arrested at U.S. mission to U.N. NEW YORK (Reuters) – More than a dozen activists were arrested for disorderly conduct after they blocked the entrances to the United States mission to the United Nations on Monday to protest Washington’s decision to boycott negotiations on a nuclear we… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Supreme Court to hear major case on political boundaries WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide whether the U.S. Constitution limits how far lawmakers can go to redraw voting districts to favor one political party over another in a case that could have huge consequences for … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Democrats stall Senate work to protest healthcare secrecy WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Democrats said they plan to slow Senate business to a crawl starting Monday evening to protest behind-the-scenes Republican work on repealing former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, known as Obamacare. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. Homeland Security closely monitoring London, Paris attacks WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was closely monitoring an attack near a mosque in London early on Monday as well as reports of an attack in Paris, according to a statement. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • New York governor urges commuter discounts for ‘summer of agony’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo urged transit officials on Monday to discount fares for some Long Island commuters because of disruptions planned during Amtrak’s summer repair program at Pennsylvania Station, the busiest U.S. train … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...