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Five dead following Border Patrol car chase in Texas: reports

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 18:14:57 -0400

Some of the injured were ejected from a Chevy Suburban packed with 14 people that was traveling up to 100 miles per hour (160 kph), Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd told KFDM News 4 television of San....
Fields of dreams: Texas project seeks new corn strains for whiskey

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 16:23:05 -0400

By Jon Herskovitz COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Reuters) - A master distiller and a crop scientist who specializes in corn breeding are working on a project they hope one day will help bring local identiti....
Suspect dead after 20 hurt in shooting at New Jersey arts festival

Sun, 17 Jun 2018 12:25:23 -0400

(Reuters) - A suspected gunman was fatally shot after multiple people opened fire at an all-night arts festival in New Jersey, wounding 20 people including a boy who is in critical condition, authorit....
Second deputy dies after she was shot during fight with prisoner

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 05:55:40 -0400

Deputy Theresa King, 44, who was with Kansas City Kansas Police Department for 13 years, died a little after midnight local time at the University of Kansas Medical Center, the department said in a st....
Flooding possible in U.S. Southwest where wildfires scorch earth

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 03:27:23 -0400

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Heavy thunderstorms and widespread rains expected on Saturday in the U.S. Southwest could help douse the numerous unrelenting wildfires crews are battling in the p....
Rains expected to help teams battling U.S. Southwest wildfires

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:59:38 -0400

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Firefighters battling several unrelenting wildfires in the U.S. Southwest will likely get a reprieve thanks to heavy thunderstorms and widespread rains this weeken....
U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign head Manafort to jail until trial

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:47:48 -0400

By Sarah N. Lynch and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's former election campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail pending trial on Friday after being charged....
Two former Roadrunner Transportation executives charged with fraud: U.S. Justice Department

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:25:17 -0400

Two former executives of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc were charged in an indictment unsealed on Friday for allegedly participating in an accounting and securities fraud scheme that resulted i....
White House says Trump supports both House immigration bills, after all

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 20:12:08 -0400

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump supported both Republican immigration bills being considered in the House of Repr....
California police offer $50,000 reward in long-unsolved murders

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:40:04 -0400

California law enforcement officials on Friday offered a $50,000 reward to help crack the 1991 murders of an aspiring crime scene investigator and her family, hoping to capitalize on advances in DNA t....
White House says Trump supports both House immigration bills, after all

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:35:26 -0400

By Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump supported both Republican immigration bills being considered in the U.S. House of....
Kentucky man gets 30-day sentence in attack on Senator Rand Paul

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:32:43 -0400

Rene Boucher, 60, of Bowling Green, Kentucky, must also serve one year of supervised release following his prison stay and pay a $10,000 fine, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of I....
Cut off by Hawaii lava, pot growers refuse to let go dream

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:39:19 -0400

HALEKAMAHINA HILL, Hawaii (Reuters) - Dale Altman and his grandson Josh Doran live on a 5-acre (2-hectare) plot atop a hill on Hawaii's Big Island by the erupting Kilauea volcano, where they grow ....
Lockheed Martin wins $503 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:34:31 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp is awarded a $503 million modification to a previously issued order for air vehicle initial spares, to include F-35 Lightning II deployment spares packages,....
Two former Roadrunner Transportation executives charged with fraud: U.S. Justice Department

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:33:33 -0400

Two former executives of Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc were charged in an indictment unsealed on Friday for allegedly participating in an accounting and securities fraud scheme that resulted i....
Kansas deputy killed, second officer wounded during prisoner transport

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:01:44 -0400

The deputies were shot after a suspect overpowered at least one of them and perhaps took a weapon, said Major Kelli Bailiff of the Wyandotte Sheriff's Department said during a press conference. "It i....
Trump supports Republican immigration bills in U.S. House: White House

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:32:51 -0400

President Donald Trump supports both Republican immigration bills currently being considered in the U.S. House of Representatives, the White House said on Friday, clarifying his earlier statement that....
Attorney General Sessions hits out at Philadelphia over 'sanctuary' status

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:32:11 -0400

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, in a speech at a local college on Friday, criticized Philadelphia and its mayor over the city's 'sanctuary' status, one that limits its cooperation with U.S. immig....
U.S. judge sends ex-Trump campaign head Manafort to jail pre-trial

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:30:20 -0400

By Sarah N. Lynch and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge on Friday sent longtime Republican political operator and businessman Paul Manafort to jail pending trial after a charge of witness....
U.S. government says nearly 2,000 child separations at Mexico border in under two months

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 16:05:25 -0400

The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforce....
Trump's personal lawyer Cohen loses bid for quick Avenatti gag order

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:29:09 -0400

By Brendan O'Brien and Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, on Friday lost his bid for an emergency gag order to stop Michael Avenatti, a ....
Factbox: Under investigation or indicted - the Trump aides facing scrutiny

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:54:33 -0400

(Reuters) - The federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and potential collusion by Donald Trump's campaign has targeted - directly or indirectly - a growing ....
Harvard records show discrimination against Asian-Americans: group

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:02:18 -0400

By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) - Harvard University killed an internal investigation in 2013 that found evidence the Ivy League school's admissions system is biased against Asian-American applicant....
Soaring costs, loss of benefits top Americans' healthcare worries: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:35:50 -0400

For over a year now, Americans have listed healthcare as the most important problem facing the country, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. When asked what concerns them about U.S. healthcare, this i....
Judge sends Manafort to jail pending trial

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:51:08 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday revoked bail conditions for Paul Manafort, a move that will force U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman to spend his time in a jai....
Southern Star natural gas pipeline catches fire in Kansas

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:48:37 -0400

(Reuters) - A natural gas pipeline operated by Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline Inc caught fire in a rural area of Kansas, the company said on Friday, adding that no injuries were reported.....
TransCanada fixes part of Leach Xpress natgas pipe after West Virginia blast

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:41:54 -0400

The Stagecoach meter in Monroe County on the Ohio-West Virginia border connects to EQT Midstream Partners LP's Strike Force South gathering fields in Monroe and Belmont counties in Ohio. Strike Force....
Florida roller coaster derails, dropping two riders to ground

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:36:29 -0400

The condition of the riders who fell was not known, and calls to the Halifax Health hospital, where they were taken for treatment, were not immediately returned. Six of 10 riders on the three-car "Sa....
Manafort pleads not guilty to witness-tampering charges, judge weighs revoking bail

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:19:53 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty on Friday to new witness tampering charges brought by the special counsel investigating Ru....
Crews battling U.S. wildfires face hot, dry conditions before rain comes

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 10:29:57 -0400

By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Firefighters battling several unrelenting wildfires in the U.S. Southwest will face windy and dry weather on Friday before possibly getting a reprieve over the wee....
Food aid curbs sought by Republicans would hit rural poor

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 06:08:55 -0400

For the Greens and other rural Americans who get nutrition assistance, making ends meet could get tougher if Republicans in Washington, including President Donald Trump, carry out plans to make it har....
Trump approves disaster aid for Hawaii's volcano-stricken Big Island

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 05:18:42 -0400

By Jolyn Rosa HONOLULU (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday approved federal emergency housing aid and other relief for victims of the six-week-old Kilauea Volcano eruption on Hawaii's....
New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 20:09:32 -0400

The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal "checkbook" for his own....
Four children slain at start of Florida standoff: police

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:59:20 -0400

Police who stormed the apartment after 21 hours on Monday night found suspect Gary Wayne Lindsey, 35, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The bodies of four children were also found inside the th....
New York court dismisses Trump appeal in 'Apprentice' contestant's lawsuit

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:20:21 -0400

The state's Court of Appeals dismissed Trump's request to halt Summer Zervos' lawsuit for calling her a liar after she accused him of sexual misconduct. It said the underlying ruling from which Trump....
Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:19:34 -0400

By Sarah N. Lynch and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey made a "serious error of judgment" when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election tha....
Kellogg issues massive Honey Smacks cereal recall over Salmonella risk

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:11:24 -0400

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration said it worked with Kellogg to issue the recall after preliminary evidence linked the product to more than 60 illnesses. "The FDA is working with the company to qu....
Rare Audubon 'Birds of America' sells for $9.6 million in New York

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:56:17 -0400

The richly illustrated 19th century book, featuring more than 400 hand-colored illustrations of 1,037 life-size birds, was one of just 13 complete sets thought to be remaining in private hands. Audub....
FBI chief says agents will be held accountable for any misconduct

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:32:12 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the FBI said on Thursday the agency accepted a watchdog's findings on its conduct during the investigation into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton'....
Lawsuit challenges Texas abortion curbs

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 18:29:29 -0400

Whole Woman's Health Alliance and six nonprofits providing abortion-related services said Texas' licensing, parental notification, waiting period, ultrasound and other requirements violated women's du....
Boeing wins $1.5 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:19:24 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co has been awarded a $1.5 billion contract for upgrades of F/A-18A/B, C/D, E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the Navy and foreign military sales customers, the Pentagon said i....
Trump blasts New York lawsuit: 'I won't settle this case!'

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:13:52 -0400

President Donald Trump lashed out at "sleazy New York Democrats" on Thursday after the state's attorney general sued him, three of his children and his foundation, saying he used the charity as his "p....
Place your bets! New Jersey kicks off era of legalized sports betting

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 17:06:31 -0400

By Hilary Russ OCEANPORT, N.J. (Reuters) - With two $20 bets and a rambunctious crowd awaiting their turn, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy placed the state's very first legal sports bets on Thursday,....
Elon Musk's Boring Co to build high-speed airport link in Chicago

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:29:02 -0400

By Suzannah Gonzales CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago has selected Elon Musk's Boring Co to build a $1 billion underground transit system that will whisk people from Chicago's downtown Loop district to O'....
Michigan adopts strictest lead water rules in the United States

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 15:07:37 -0400

Michigan on Thursday adopted the strictest U.S. rules to guard against lead in drinking water, a move sparked by the Flint water crisis that exposed thousands of city residents to the toxic chemical, ....
New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:59:48 -0400

The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal "checkbook" for his own....
Two men plead not guilty in U.S. court in Kansas in 'swatting' death

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:52:39 -0400

Shane Gaskill, 19, of Wichita, Kansas, and Casey Viner, 18, from a suburb of Cincinnati, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday and remained free on $10,000 bond, court records showed. In the so-called "swa....
Supreme Court throws out Minnesota ban on voter political apparel

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:50:02 -0400

States cannot impose a blanket prohibition on apparel such as T-shirts and buttons bearing political messages in polling sites, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday in an important free speech ruli....
Watchdog: Ex-FBI director Comey made 'serious error' in Clinton probe disclosures

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 14:07:28 -0400

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey made a "serious error of judgment" when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election that he was reopening ....
Pennsylvania allows ETP Mariner East 1 pipeline to resume service

Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:58:45 -0400

The PUC stopped flows on Mariner East 1 through West Whiteland Township after sinkholes were discovered near the pipeline, prompting State Senator Andrew Dinniman to ask for an emergency order to susp....