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  • CenturyLink CEO says disagrees with Minnesota claims (Reuters) – The chief executive of CenturyLink Inc said he disagrees with claims made by the Minnesota Attorney General of not cooperating with the investigation related to a lawsuit on overcharging for internet and cable services. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • CenturyLink CEO says disagrees with Minnesota claims (Reuters) – The chief executive of CenturyLink Inc said he disagrees with claims made by the Minnesota Attorney General of not cooperating with the investigation related to a lawsuit on overcharging for internet and cable services. 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. national monument in Colorado to remain intact DENVER (Reuters) – U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said on Friday that Colorado’s Canyons of the Ancients archeological site is no longer on a list of more than two dozen national monuments under review by the Trump administration for possible reduc… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Minneapolis police chief resigns after Australian woman’s shooting (Reuters) – Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau resigned on Friday at the request of the city’s mayor, who said that she had lost confidence in Harteau following the fatal police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Al Qaeda suspect makes first appearance in U.S. federal court (Reuters) – Ali Charaf Damache, an al Qaeda suspect accused by the United States of conspiring to support terrorists, made an initial appearance in a federal court in Philadelphia on Friday following his extradition from Spain, the Justice Department s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • U.S. fines American, Delta, Frontier for violating over consumer rules WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department said on Friday it has fined Frontier Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines for violating the department’s airline consumer protection rules. 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 administration seeks to sidestep border wall environmental study: sources NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol plans to use a 2005 anti-terror law to sidestep an environmental impact study for a section of President Donald Trump’s border wall that will pass through a Texas national refuge for endangered oc… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. warship crew found likely at fault in June collision: official WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The crew of the USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault in the warship’s collision with a Philippine cargo ship in June and had not been paying attention to their surroundings, according to initial findings in an investigation, a U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • U.S. Reps urge DOE to jumpstart naval bomb-grade uranium program WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic lawmakers urged the U.S. Energy Department to move faster with a research program on converting nuclear reactors in the Navy’s submarines and carriers from bomb-grade uranium to a safer fuel, a letter viewed by Reu… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Guatemala-born mother of four in Connecticut church to avoid deportation (Reuters) – A single mother of four has taken refuge in a Connecticut church after federal authorities ordered her deported to her native Guatemala as part of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on unauthorized immigrants in the United States. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Kentucky found liable for legal fees over same-sex marriage suit LOUISVILLE (Reuters) – Kentucky must pay the legal fees of lawyers who represented couples denied marriage licenses in 2015 by a county clerk in the state, a federal judge ruled on Friday in a same-sex marriage case that garnered world attention. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Exclusive: U.S. immigration raids to target teenaged suspected gang members WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. immigration agents are planning nationwide raids next week to arrest, among others, teenagers who entered the country without guardians and are suspected gang members, in a widening of President Donald Trump’s crackdown on i… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Florida man goes ‘bananas,’ shoots up AT&T trucks outside home: media (Reuters) – A Florida man “went bananas” when he allegedly fired up to 18 shots into two AT&T Inc trucks because they were parked in front of his driveway, media reports 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 ...
  • Lawsuit says North Carolina bathroom law still harmful WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) – Transgender people still face discrimination and threats to their safety in North Carolina despite lawmakers replacing a measure that restricted their access to many public bathrooms, advocacy groups said in a new federa… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Trump to order review of U.S. defense industrial base: official WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump intends to sign an executive order initiating a broad “whole of government” review of the defense industrial base including labor and the defense supply chain, a White House officials told reporters on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Tennessee inmates offered less jail time in return for vasectomies (Reuters) – A judge in Tennessee is offering inmates at a county jail reduced sentences if they agree to undergo a free vasectomy or birth control injections, drawing fire from opponents who say the program violates fundamental constitutional rights. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Burundi relying on U.S. police to find missing robotics teenagers: official (Reuters) – Burundi is counting on U.S. law enforcement officials to find six teenagers who went missing after a robotics competition in Washington, an official with the East African country’s embassy said on Friday. 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 ...
  • Tensions flare as Texas Senate starts debate on bathroom bill AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Hundreds of people, including LGBT activists and business leaders, are expected to urge a Texas Senate panel on Friday to scrap legislation they deem discriminatory because it would limit bathroom access for transgender people… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Evacuation order may be lifted Friday as California wildfire slows (Reuters) – Some residents of a historic gold-mining town in central California may be able to go home on Friday as a wildfire nearby slowed its progress after destroying dozens of houses over the past several days, the local sheriff said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Judge refuses to remove block on Trump sanctuary city order (Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Thursday refused to revisit a court order that blocks President Donald Trump’s administration from carrying out a policy designed to threaten the granting of federal funds to so-called sanctuary cities. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Television amps up, movies simmer down at Comic-Con LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – From the dragons of Westeros and the “Walking Dead” zombies to the deadly humanoid robots of “Westworld,” the golden age of television is dominating the limelight at San Diego’s annual Comic-Con. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Delta proceeds with New York’s LaGuardia $4 billion project without Goldman NEW YORK (Reuters) – Transportation officials on Thursday approved a revised $4 billion plan from Delta Air Lines to renovate its terminal at New York’s LaGuardia Airport after Goldman, Sachs & Co , a financial partner in the project, exited the deal. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Baltimore to review about 100 cases of officers in suspected drug planting (Reuters) – Prosecutors will review about 100 cases involving three Baltimore police officers who took part in an arrest captured on body camera video that appears to show them planting drugs, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said on Thurs… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Ex-Akebia employee faces losing bail in insider trading case BOSTON (Reuters) – A former Akebia Therapeutics Inc employee accused of insider trading faced the growing possibility of having his bail revoked as a U.S. prosecutor argued on Thursday that he posed a flight risk and was growing “increasingly unhinged… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • NBA: Warriors to require 30-year commitment for season tickets (The Sports Xchange) – The Golden State Warriors are bringing the personal seat license to the NBA, and the fans interested in purchasing them will be asked for a 30-year commitment. 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 ...
  • O.J. Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison CARSON CITY, Nev. (Reuters) – O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released in October following an emotional hour-long hearing that centered on a botched armed robbery in a Las Vegas hotel room that sent him to prison for nine years… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Family of Australian woman killed by Minneapolis police hires lawyer -media MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – The family of the Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer has hired an attorney who represented another police shooting victim in the state, local media reported 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 ...
  • Five lawsuits aim to get Texas to enforce air quality laws NEW YORK (Reuters) – Green groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to force Texas to toughen its stance on air pollution by using stricter language in permits it issues to oil refineries and power plants. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Illinois man charged with Chinese scholar kidnapping to plead not guilty CHICAGO (Reuters) – An Illinois man charged with kidnapping a female Chinese scholar who has been missing for more than a month will plead not guilty at a court hearing on Thursday, his attorney said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after U.S. contest: police WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six teenagers from a Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after an international competition in Washington and two of them were seen entering Canada, police 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 ...
  • Musk says received ‘verbal’ OK for NY-DC hyperloop; provides no detail SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday said that he had received “verbal government approval” to build an underground transport hyperloop between New York and Washington, although he did not say who gave the approval or how any su… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Latest Senate healthcare bill would leave 22 millio without insurance: CBO WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The latest version of Senate Republicans’ legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million Americans without health insurance coverage by 2026, the U.S. Congressional Budget office said on Thursday… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Man arrested after plowing car into crowd at S. Carolina cemetery CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – A 64-year-old man accused of plowing his car into a group of mourners at a South Carolina cemetery and injuring 12 people was charged late Wednesday with a dozen counts of attempted murder, police said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. says 180 airlines implement enhanced security measures WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday that 180 airlines worldwide that fly directly to U.S. airports have complied with the first phase of enhanced security measures outlined in June. 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 ...
  • Chipotle Virginia customer tested positive for norovirus: official BOSTON (Reuters) – Testing has confirmed norovirus in a customer who ate at the Virginia Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc restaurant that was briefly closed earlier this week following multiple reports of diners falling ill, a county health department offici… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Senate panel approves Wray’s nomination as FBI director WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday unanimously approved the nomination of Christopher Wray to be FBI director following the dismissal of the agency’s former chief, James Comey, by President Donald Trump. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Parents of kidnapped U.S. journalist Tice renew plea for release BEIRUT (Reuters) – The parents of a U.S. journalist kidnapped in Syria nearly five years ago issued a new plea for his release 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 window)Click to share on ...
  • Massive wildfire destroys 29 structures in California (Reuters) – More than 3,000 firefighters on Thursday battled a raging wildfire in central California that has destroyed 29 structures and forced thousands to flee their homes as it threatened a picturesque gold rush town outside Yosemite National Park…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Do-over: 1 in 8 people who voted for Trump want to change their vote – Reuters/Ipsos poll NEW YORK (Reuters) – About one in eight people who voted for President Donald Trump said they would not do so again after witnessing Trump’s tumultuous first six months in office, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll of 2016 voters. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Aurora, Colo. marks five-year anniversary of theater massacre AURORA, Col. (Reuters) – A somber crowd marked the fifth anniversary early on Thursday of a shooting rampage at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado that left 12 people dead and 70 injured. 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. ends controversial laptop ban on Middle East carriers DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States has ended a four month ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard U.S. bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa, bringing to an end one of the controversial travel restrictions imposed … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Video of foster children surprised with adoption news at Disney goes viral (Reuters) – A video of Mickey Mouse surprising two foster children with news of their adoption date has gone viral on social media. 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 ...
  • Body of missing man believed found after deadly flash flood in Arizona PHOENIX (Reuters) – The remains of a 27-year-old man were believed to have been recovered on Wednesday, four days after a flash flood rushed down a rain-swollen canyon in central Arizona killing his wife and eight other family members, a local sheriff … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Video appears to show Baltimore police planting drugs: public defender (Reuters) – A body camera video appears to show a Baltimore police officer planting drugs in order to arrest a man for illegal possession, the Maryland Office of the Public Defender said on Wednesday. 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 ...
  • Turkey’s publication of U.S. troop locations poses risk, Pentagon says WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The publication by Turkey’s state-run news agency of the locations of what appeared to be U.S. military posts in Syria puts American forces in danger, and the United States has complained to Turkey, a NATO ally, the Pentagon said… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Australian woman shot in Minneapolis called twice to report an assault MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Shortly before she was fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer, Justine Damond made two 911 calls to help a nearby woman she thought was possibly being sexually assaulted, according to transcripts released on Wednesday by p… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • South Carolina newborn dies after being put in trash by mom: police (Reuters) – A 19-year-old South Carolina woman and her mother have been charged in the death of a newborn baby boy left in a trash can at the restaurant where each of them worked, police said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Russian sentenced in U.S. to five years prison for ‘Citadel’ malware (Reuters) – A Russian man who U.S. prosecutors say played a role in developing the sophisticated malware known as “Citadel” used to steal personal financial information from thousands of computers worldwide was sentenced on Wednesday to five years in p… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • 32 million people lose insurance under U.S. Senate Obamacare repeal plan: CBO WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 under a U.S. Senate plan to repeal Obamacare without providing a replacement, the Congressional Budget Office reported on Wednesday. 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 ...
  • New York man gets 22 years in prison for hammer attacks NEW YORK (Reuters) – A hammer-wielding man who attacked four people including a police officer during a three-day string of assaults in New York City two years ago was sentenced on Wednesday to 22 years in prison, prosecutors said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Three top ballet troupes share stage for 50th year of ‘Jewels’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – “Emeralds,” “Rubies” and “Diamonds” will dazzle as never before as three of the world’s top dance companies share the stage for the first time to mark the 50th anniversary of “Jewels,” the world’s first full-length plotless ballet,… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. top court rejects Trump bid to include grandparents in travel ban WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday a bid by President Donald Trump to include grandparents and other relatives in his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries. 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 ...
  • Chipotle to reopen Virginia restaurant after norovirus reports BOSTON (Reuters) – Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc said it will reopen a Virginia restaurant on Wednesday, two days after it was closed due to reports that several customers had fallen ill with suspected norovirus. 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 ...
  • Transgender ‘bathroom buddy’ photo with Texas governor stirs tempest DALLAS (Reuters) – Architect Ashley Smith chatted briefly with Texas Governor Greg Abbott on education, had a photo snapped and started a social media storm about bathroom access for transgender people. 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 ...
  • Saudi national carrier says laptop ban on U.S. flights ended KHOBAR (Reuters) – A ban on laptops and other large electronic devices from the cabins of direct flights to the United States from Saudi Arabia has been lifted, Saudi Arabian Airlines said on Wednesday. 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 ...
  • Senate Republicans reluctantly consider bipartisan healthcare talks WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As their seven-year effort to repeal and replace Obamacare derailed in the U.S. Senate, Republicans faced the prospect of doing the once unthinkable: working with Democrats to make fixes to former President Barack Obama’s 2010 he… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Thousands evacuated central California, wildfires burn across U.S. West MARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) – A 25,000-acre wildfire in central California, one of three dozen major blazes burning across the U.S. West, threatened hundreds of homes and businesses on Wednesday after forcing the evacuation of about 5,000 residents. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Simpson given good chance for parole, despite ‘O.J. factor’ (Reuters) – As O.J. Simpson nears his date with Nevada’s parole board this week, the consensus is he stands a good chance of winning release from prison in October, after serving nine years for a botched attempt to steal mementos from his sports career… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Hawaii urges Supreme Court to exclude grandparents from U.S. travel ban WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The state of Hawaii on Tuesday urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to expand the scope of the Trump administration’s temporary ban on refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries by including grandparents and other fami… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Trump seeks crackdown on ‘Made in America’ fakes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is looking for ways to defend American-made products by certifying legitimate U.S. goods and aggressively going after imported products unfairly sporting the “Made in America” label, the White House sa… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Minnesota mystery: Why were cameras off during police shooting? (Reuters) – Amid public outrage over the fatal shooting of an Australian woman by Minneapolis police, the most persistent question was why officers did not turn on body cameras that could have captured what happened. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • New York’s JFK Airport seeks proposals for $10 billion renovation NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York and New Jersey’s bi-state transportation agency on Tuesday began seeking proposals to develop a master plan for the $10 billion renovation of John F. Kennedy International Airport, a pet project of New York Governor Andrew… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Alabama finds atypical mad cow case, no human threat seen (Reuters) – An 11-year-old cow in Alabama tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, the U.S. Department of Agriculture 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 ...
  • Illinois teenager arrested in Uber slaying could face more charges SKOKIE, Ill. (Reuters) – An Illinois teenager arrested for fatally stabbing an Uber driver may face additional criminal charges for her violent behavior while detained, prosecutors 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 ...
  • Mother charged in baby’s hot-car death was getting hair done: police (Reuters) – A 25-year-old South Carolina woman was in jail on Tuesday on a murder charge for the death of her 13-month-old daughter, who police said she left in a car last month while she went to a hair salon in suburban Atlanta. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Chipotle shuts Virginia restaurant on norovirus worries, shares fall (Reuters) – Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc closed a restaurant in Virginia because of a suspected norovirus outbreak among some diners, sending its shares lower 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 to ...
  • Chipotle shuts Virginia restaurant on norovirus worries, shares fall (Reuters) – Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc closed a restaurant in Virginia because of a suspected norovirus outbreak among some diners, sending its shares lower 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 to ...
  • Ohio ex-cop who shot black motorist will not face new trial CINCINNATI (Reuters) – Ohio prosecutors said on Tuesday they will not pursue a third trial against a white former university police officer whose two previous trials for fatally shooting a black motorist during a traffic stop ended with hung juries. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Family of woman killed on set of Gregg Allman biopic awarded $11.2 million ATLANTA (Reuters) – A Georgia jury has awarded more than $11.2 million to the family of a film worker who was killed in 2014 on the set of a biographical movie on rock singer Gregg Allman, court records show. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Virginia deputies fatally shoot driver after threat: authorities WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deputy sheriffs in Virginia shot and killed a motorist who posed a deadly threat to them during a late-night traffic stop, authorities said on Tuesday, and state police were investigating. 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 ...
  • Ex-U.S. House Speaker Hastert released from Minnesota prison (Reuters) – Former U.S. House of Representative Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from prison in Minnesota and moved to a Chicago halfway house after serving a 13-month sentence for a financial crime tied to sex abuse, federal records showed on … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Case of missing China scholar rattles compatriots at U.S. colleges CHICAGO(Reuters) – For many of the 300,000 Chinese students at U.S. colleges and their parents back home, the presumed kidnapping of a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois confirmed their worst fears about coming to America to study. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. student imprisoned in Iran is scholar, not spy: colleagues PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) – By the time Princeton University graduate student Xiyue Wang arrived in Iran to conduct research for his doctorate in history, he had already spent years living and working in politically turbulent countries. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Windy, dry weather forecast in U.S. West, threatens to stoke wildfires (Reuters) – More than 800,000 residents in the U.S. West were told to be ready to evacuate on Tuesday as windy, dry conditions threatened to stoke wildfires, forecasters 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 ...
  • Father calls for justice in Minneapolis police shooting (Reuters) – The father of an Australian woman fatally shot by a Minneapolis police officer over the weekend called for justice on Tuesday hours after a local medical examiner ruled that her death was a homicide. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...