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  • Hawaii faces new threat of fumes from volcano’s lava PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Hawaii faced a new hazard on Sunday as lava flows from Kilauea’s volcanic eruption could produce clouds of acid fumes, steam and glass-like particles as they reach the Pacific, authorities 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 ...
  • Grief and anguish transcend two faiths’ prayers after Texas school shooting SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – The rituals and religious traditions may have been strikingly different, but a Methodist memorial service and Islamic funeral prayers held in two Houston suburbs on Sunday shared a profound anguish at the lives lost to high … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • A Noah’s Ark of animals rescued from Hawaii lava PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – When hundreds of residents of Hawaii’s Big Island fled their homes after the Kilauea volcano erupted, some left behind not only most of their belongings, but also their beloved pets. 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 ...
  • Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – A stream of lava blocked a Hawaii highway on Sunday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Spurned advances provoked Texas school shooting, victim’s mother says SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – A teenaged boy who shot and killed eight students and two teachers in Texas had been spurned by one of his victims after making aggressive advances, her mother told the Los Angeles Times. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Saturday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volc… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Cougar kills U.S. mountain biker, mauls another, later shot (Reuters) – A mountain lion killed one mountain biker and mauled another in Washington state on Saturday when they rode into its territory, and authorities later shot the animal dead, police 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 ...
  • Texas school shooter ‘nonemotional,’ lawyer says as motive sought SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – The 17-year-old student charged with killing 10 people when he opened fire in an art class at his Houston-area high school appeared “weirdly nonemotional” on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Hawaii lava flow engulfs more homes as ash plume ascends PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – New, fast-moving lava poured from the flank of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Saturday, destroying four more homes on the Big Island after a second explosive eruption shot a nearly two-mile-high (10,000 foot) ash plume from the c… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Texas shooting suspect seems ‘weirdly nonemotional,’ lawyer says SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – The 17-year-old student who authorities said killed 10 people when he opened fire in an art class in his Houston-area high school appeared to be disoriented on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturd… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Two weeks on, Hawaii residents look for “normalcy” amid ash, lava PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Two weeks after fountains of lava and poisonous gas from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the middle of the night, things were only getting worse for residents on Friday after another e… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. agency rescinds order banning Louisiana distributor from opioid sales WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday reversed an order that halted a Louisiana drug wholesaler’s opioid sales over allegations it failed to report suspiciously large orders by pharmacies for the narcotics, court doc… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Teen gunman attacks Texas high school art class, kills 10 SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – Texas on Saturday will likely release the names of nine students and a teacher killed by a gunman, identified by authorities as a 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol, who opened fire in a morning art class in… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • ‘Loner’ student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – A 17-year-old student dressed in a trench coat and armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his high school outside Houston on Friday, killing nine students and a teacher, before surrendering to officers, authorities s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • ‘Born to kill’ Texas shooter a quiet teenager in trench coat SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – He was a quiet Texas teenager who danced with his Greek church group and played football. He had a passion for symbology and Japanese 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 ...
  • ‘Loner’ student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school: authorities SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, killing nine students and a teacher, authorities said, in an attack with eerie echoes of the massacre at a Florida high sc… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • ‘Quiet’ student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school: authorities SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, killing nine fellow students and a teacher, authorities said, in an attack with eerie echoes of the massacre at a Florida … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Accused Texas high school gunman described as bullied loner in a trench coat SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – The teen accused of killing 10 people in a mass shooting at his Texas high school on Friday was described by fellow students as a quiet loner who played football but kept to himself and was reportedly the victim of some bull… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • N.Y. developer pleads guilty ahead of ‘Buffalo Billion’ corruption trial NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former executive at an upstate New York developer pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors in a corruption case against a former state university official and others over a $1 billion government project. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • ‘DO SOMETHING,’ Parkland survivors urge action after Texas school shooting PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) – Survivors of the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, vowed support on Friday for Texas students caught up in the latest deadly school shooting, saying tighter gun laws were needed to stop further bloodshed. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Former Le Bernardin server ends lawsuit against New York restaurant NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former server at Le Bernardin ended her lawsuit accusing the famed New York City seafood restaurant of ignoring sexual harassment complaints or shaming people from coming forward. 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 high-schooler kills at least eight in echo of Parkland massacre SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – A male student entered a Texas high school on Friday and shot dead at least eight people, including fellow pupils, officials said, just three months after a similar massacre in Florida sparked a youth-led “Never Again” gun-c… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Two buses collide in New York City, injuring dozens NEW YORK (Reuters) – Two commuter buses collided while exiting a tunnel linking New York City to suburban New Jersey on Friday, injuring about 31 people, local 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 new ...
  • Eight to ten dead in Texas high school shooting-sheriff SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) – At least eight people were killed on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, and officers had taken into custody a student who was suspected of carrying out the attack, the local sheriff said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Gunman shouting anti-Trump slogans arrested at Miami resort MIAMI (Reuters) – A man railing against U.S. President Donald Trump opened fire in one of the Republican’s Florida golf resorts early on Friday, exchanging gunshots with Miami police who wounded and arrested him, 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 ...
  • Police wound gunman who opened fire at Trump golf resort (Reuters) – Miami police wounded a gunman who opened fire early on Friday in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Golf Club, a resort owned by Donald Trump, after shouting remarks against the U.S. president, police said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Police race to Texas high school after reports of gunfire (Reuters) – Police were responding to reports of gunfire at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas on Friday and the school district said it was on lockdown because of an incident involving an active shooter. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Miami police wound gunman ‘ready for war’ at Trump golf resort (Reuters) – Miami police wounded a gunman who opened fire early on Friday in the lobby of the Trump National Doral Golf Club, a resort owned by Donald Trump, and draped an American flag over a counter as he shouted about the U.S. president, police said… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Half of Americans support expanding U.S. sports betting: poll NEW YORK (Reuters) – Half of Americans favor legalizing sports betting across the United States, largely because they support the additional tax revenue it could bring for states, according to the results of a poll released on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Shots fired at Trump’s golf resort in Doral, Florida: police (Reuters) – Shots were fired and a suspect was taken into custody at Trump National Doral Golf Club, a resort owned by President Donald Trump, early on Friday morning, police 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 ...
  • New York man’s tirade against Spanish speakers prompts online petition NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for the disbarment of a New York lawyer accused of threatening to have cafe workers deported after he heard them speaking Spanish, an incident caught on video that went vir… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • China seeks investigation into University of Southern California abuse accusations LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Chinese government has expressed “deep concern” over published reports that a University of Southern California gynecologist was allowed for years to treat students, many of them from China, despite accusations of sexual abu… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Wild foods foraging tours help gatherers see beyond ‘green wall’ A dozen wild food foragers listened intently to botanist Hayden Stebbins in an upstate New York field, entrusting him to steer them clear of the poisonings and arrests that have plagued others across the United States. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Two dead, 43 injured in New Jersey school bus torn apart in crash MORRISTOWN, N.J. (Reuters) – A student and a teacher were killed and 43 others injured when a school bus with preteens on a field trip collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway on Thursday, ripping the bus apart and leaving students dangling b… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • Hawaii volcano erupts 6 mile-high plume, could blow again within hours PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano spewed ash nearly six miles (9 km) into the sky on Thursday and scientists warned this could be the first in a string of more violent explosive eruptions with the next possibly occurring within hours. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Some House Republicans see progress on ‘Dreamer’ immigration deal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. Congress who are pushing for action on immigration legislation said on Thursday they were getting closer to an agreement on a bill that President Donald Trump could support. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Two dead, 43 injured in New Jersey school bus, dump truck crash MORRISTOWN, N.J. (Reuters) – A student and a teacher were killed and 43 others injured on Thursday when a school bus of 5th graders on a field trip collided with a dump truck on a New Jersey highway, officials said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Hawaii community clings to life in shadow of fiery volcano PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – When magma first began spouting like a demonic lawn sprinkler from a fissure near Mark Clawson’s Hawaii home, it was exciting. But the novelty of the Kilauea volcano’s eruption is wearing off for Clawson and other Big Island r… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Multiple injuries in New Jersey school bus, dump truck crash (Reuters) – Multiple people were injured when a school bus collided with a dump truck on a highway in New Jersey on Thursday, police 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 ...
  • NY appeals court rejects Trump bid to halt defamation lawsuit NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York state appeals court on Thursday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s bid to halt a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice” who accused him of making unwanted sexual advances on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Turkey condemns Halkbank sentencing as political attack ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey condemned the sentencing of an executive from one of its state-owned banks as a political attack by the United States on Thursday, after a New York court handed down a 32 month prison sentence in an Iran-sanctions busting ca… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Airlines must continue to accept service animals: U.S. agency WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department told U.S. airlines on Tuesday that they must continue to allow the transport of the most common service animals, but said it was asking for public comment about amending its existing regulations… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Turkish banker gets 32 months prison in U.S. case over Iran sanctions NEW YORK (Reuters) – A U.S. judge sentenced Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a banker at Turkey’s state-controlled Halkbank , to 32 months in prison on Wednesday after he was convicted earlier this year of taking part in a scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Pennsylvania man sentenced to life in prison for quadruple murders HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – One of two Pennsylvania men charged in the killings of four young men lured to a farm with the promise of marijuana was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison after pleading guilty to murder, while the other suspect reject… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • U.S. has more than 2,000 probes into potential or suspected terrorists: FBI Director WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI is pursuing 1,000 investigations into suspected “lone wolf” militants and another 1,000 into “domestic terrorists,” FBI director Christopher Wray told a congressional committee 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 LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • ‘Ballistic blocks’ shoot from Hawaii volcano, may mark start of violent eruptions VOLCANO, Hawaii (Reuters) – “Ballistic blocks” the size of microwave ovens shot from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Wednesday in what may be the start of explosive eruptions that could spew huge ash plumes and hurl smaller rocks for miles (km), the U.S. G… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • ‘We vote!’ North Carolina teachers walk out for higher pay RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) – Thousands of North Carolina teachers marched on the state Capitol on Wednesday calling for higher pay, greater spending on education and better working conditions. 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 ...
  • Texas murder-suicide leaves five dead, including three children (Reuters) – A man fatally shot three children and his ex-wife’s boyfriend inside a Ponder, Texas, home on Wednesday, before shooting and killing himself, the sheriff’s department 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 ...
  • Five dead, one wounded in murder-suicide in Texas: media reports (Reuters) – A man opened fire inside a Denton County, Texas home on Wednesday, fatally shooting four people and wounding a fifth before killing himself, local 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 new window)Click ...
  • ‘Ballistic blocks’ shot from Hawaii volcano could mark onset of explosive eruptions PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – “Ballistic blocks” the size of microwave ovens shot from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Wednesday in what may be the start of explosive eruptions that could spew huge ash plumes and hurl smaller rocks for miles (km), the U.S. Geo… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Illinois officer shoots, wounds armed suspect at high school CHICAGO (Reuters) – A police officer assigned to a northern Illinois high school shot and wounded a 19-year-old former student who had brought a gun to the school on Wednesday morning, authorities in the city of Dixon said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Michigan State to pay $500 million to Nassar sex abuse victims (Reuters) – Hundreds of women sexually abused by disgraced gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar have tentatively agreed to a $500 million settlement with Michigan State University, Nassar’s former employer, attorneys for both sides 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 ...
  • $500 million settlement reached in Nassar sex abuse scandal (Reuters) – Sexual abuse victims of disgraced gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar and Michigan State University have reached a tentative settlement in which the university will pay the victims $500 million, attorneys for both sides said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • North Carolina teachers join ‘Red for Ed’ walkouts for higher pay RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) – Thousands of North Carolina teachers marched to the state capitol on Wednesday in a call for higher pay and increased education spending after similar protests from teachers in other states seeking more money for schools. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Nassar sex abuse victims, university reach $500 million settlement: attorneys (Reuters) – Sexual abuse victims of disgraced gymnastics Dr. Larry Nassar and Michigan State University have reached a settlement in principle in which the university will pay $500 million, attorneys for both sides said in a joint statement on Wednesda… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Two Pennsylvania men due in court in quadruple murder case HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) – Two Pennsylvania men accused of luring four young men to a farm with the promise of marijuana, shooting them dead and then burning their bodies in a pig roaster were due in court in the murder case on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Texas to execute man dubbed ‘Lovers’ Lane’ killer for 2003 murder AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Texas on Wednesday plans to execute a man dubbed the “Lovers’ Lane” killer who was convicted of a 2003 ambush attack on a remote road in San Antonio where he tried to rob another man in a parked car and then fatally shot him. Share this:Click to email this to a friend ...
  • North Carolina teachers rally for more funds in latest U.S. school walk-out RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) – Thousands of North Carolina teachers were expected to rally at the capitol on Wednesday for higher pay and increased education spending in a walk-out that follows similar protests from teachers in other states seeking more mon… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Family of Waffle House victim in Nashville sues accused shooter’s father (Reuters) – The family of one of the four people killed in last month’s shooting at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the accused shooter’s father, saying he improperly gave his son access to weapo… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • U.S. Northeast storms kill two, snarl transport, cause power outages (Reuters) – Powerful storms carrying high winds, torrential rain and hail slammed heavily populated parts of the U.S. Northeast on Tuesday, knocking over trees that killed two people, snarling transport and causing widespread power outages. 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. state lawsuits against Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic mount NEW YORK (Reuters) – Litigation against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP is intensifying as six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkil… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Storms slam U.S. Northeast, snarling transport and causing power outages (Reuters) – Powerful storms packing high winds, torrential rain and hail slammed heavily populated parts of the U.S. Northeast on Tuesday, snarling transport and causing widespread power outages in an area home to tens of millions of people. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • California judge tosses state’s physician-assisted suicide law LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A California judge on Tuesday overturned the state’s physician-assisted suicide statute, ruling that lawmakers did not have the authority to pass it during a special session convened to take up healthcare legislation. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Cyber attack delays Atlanta mayor’s first budget pitch (Reuters) – Atlanta’s 2019 budget process has been delayed by a March cyber attack that scrambled a swath of government data, temporarily closing courts, halting bill payments and slowing other key services in the most devastating “ransomware” assault … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic NEW YORK (Reuters) – Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of d… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • U.S. judge refuses to dismiss ex-Trump aide Manafort’s criminal case WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge refused on Tuesday to dismiss criminal charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after Manafort claimed that Mueller had exceeded his… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Groups sue to stop Iowa’s ‘fetal heartbeat’ abortion ban (Reuters) – Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union’s Iowa branch said they sued on Tuesday to stop a state law that would impose the strictest abortion limits in the United States from taking effect. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Baltimore’s top cop quits after getting hit with federal tax charges (Reuters) – Baltimore’s police commissioner resigned on Tuesday after being charged with failing to file income taxes, in another setback for the eighth-biggest U.S. police department as it grapples with high levels of violent crime. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Republican senator says EPA chief must slow refinery waivers or resign NEW YORK (Reuters) – Republican Senator Chuck Grassley on Tuesday said Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt must scale back the use of biofuels waivers for small refineries, or else he will join other lawmakers calling for Pruitt’s resign… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Oklahoma woman sought in stabbing of daughter, endangering another (Reuters) – Police in Oklahoma launched a nationwide search on Tuesday for a woman they said repeatedly stabbed and critically wounded the eldest of her three young daughters and left her in their burning house before making off with the youngest girl…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Republican senator demands EPA scale back refinery biofuel waivers NEW YORK (Reuters) – Republican Senator Chuck Grassley on Tuesday said Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt must scale back the use of biofuels waivers for small refineries, or else he will join other lawmakers calling for Pruitt’s resign… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Small quake shakes buildings in Oakland, California (Reuters) – A small 3.8 magnitude earthquake shook buildings in Oakland, California on Monday evening, a Reuters witness and the U.S. 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 ...
  • Sports fans wager Supreme Court ruling won’t ruin their fun LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Sports fans on Monday shrugged off a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could open the door to legalize sports betting, saying it would likely have little impact on baseball, basketball and football games already subject to off-the-… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Gap apologizes for selling T-shirt with ‘incorrect map’ of China SHANGHAI (Reuters) – U.S. retailer Gap Inc apologized on Monday for selling a T-shirt which it said had an incorrect map of China, adding it would implement “rigorous reviews” to prevent a repeat mistake. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Lava threatens Hawaii exit routes, could spur more evacuations PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) – Lava flowing from giant rips in the earth on the flank of Hawaii’s erupting Kilauea volcano threatened highways on Monday, raising the possibility officials may order thousands more people to evacuate before escape routes are … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...