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Environment3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Commuters navigate early morning traffic as they drive towards downtown in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 22, 2019.    REUTERS/Mike Blake

A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of the biggest U.S. battles over climate change.

Politicsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: General Motors assembly workers picket outside the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Hamtramck, Michigan, U.S., September 16, 2019.   REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors <GM.N> workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week.

Healthcare & Pharma23 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abisi/Illustration

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe.

Healthcare & Pharma23 minutes ago

Research into the effects of vaping is conducted at the lab of Dr. Robert Tarran at UNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S., September 18, 2019. Picture taken September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Gershon Peaks

The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs.

Politics5 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a joint news conference with Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The largest field of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era got a little bit smaller on Friday when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the race.

Business News23 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Walmart's logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Walmart Inc <WMT.N> told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crackdown on surging teenage use of such products, reports of vaping-related lung disease and some deaths.

Technology Newsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing model.

Politics4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg attends the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Democratic presidential hopefuls Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris return to the crucial state of Iowa this weekend with pressure mounting on them to break into the top tier of 2020 election contenders.

Politics3 hours ago

New York City Mayor and former Democratic U.S. Presidential candidate Bill de Blasio, with his wife Chirlane McCray, speaks at a news conference after announcing that he was ending his presidential bid in New York, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jefferson Siegel

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his 2020 presidential campaign that was overshadowed by better-known liberal Democrats, and drew a sarcastic farewell from a fellow New Yorker, President Donald Trump.

Business Newsan hour ago

A U.S. appeals court on Friday said the federal law requiring that workers be paid a minimum wage and overtime applies to employees in the marijuana industry, as an increasing number of states legalize recreational use.

Healthcare & Pharma23 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abisi/Illustration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a proposed rule for e-cigarette makers, requiring them to maintain records related to the legal marketing status of their products.

Politics43 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks to address the media before boarding Marine One for a trip to New Mexico, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger.

A political battle over a classified whistleblower complaint about U.S. President Donald Trump escalated on Friday, with Democrats warning of a national security threat and Republicans turning it into an attack on Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivers a speech during a parliamentary session in Kiev, Ukraine August 29, 2019. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Politics3 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump faces a joint news conference with Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleblower complaint from within the intelligence community.

Environment4 hours ago

A truck passes through a flooded street as storm Imelda hits Houston, Texas, U.S., September 19, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from social media video. @kingjames.daniel/via REUTERS

Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, killing at least two people, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds from flooded cars, the airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power.

U.S. News8 hours ago

An attendee wears an alien mask at the gate of Area 51 as an influx of tourists responding to a call to 'storm' Area 51, a secretive U.S. military base believed by UFO enthusiasts to hold government secrets about extra-terrestrials, is expected in Rachel, Nevada, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, long rumored to house secrets about extraterrestrial life.

Politics9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at the Supreme Court during the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

With new abortion cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nine justices will get an opportunity within weeks to take up legal fights over Republican-backed laws that could lead to rulings curbing a woman's ability to obtain the procedure.

U.S. News9 hours ago

Rescue vehicles are seen following a shooting in Washington, D.C., U.S. September 19, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media. Mandatory credit CHRIS G COLLISON/via REUTERS

Two shootings in Washington, D.C. left two people dead and seven injured late on Thursday, reports by police and several media outlets said, as authorities on Friday hunted for a pair of suspects from one of the attacks likely armed with an assault rifle.

Politics10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from the media before boarding Marine One for a trip to New Mexico, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2019.  REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger.

The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from giving Congress a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader.

Politics10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA)  walks into a members only committee room ahead of a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

The U.S. Department of Justice played a key role in a Trump administration decision to withhold a whistleblower complaint from Congress, U.S. House Intelligence panel chairman Adam Schiff said on Thursday, adding that lawmakers did not know yet if the White House was involved.

Environment3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Commuters navigate early morning traffic as they drive towards downtown in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 22, 2019.    REUTERS/Mike Blake

A group of 23 states on Friday sued to block the Trump administration from undoing California's authority to set strict car pollution rules, one of the biggest U.S. battles over climate change.

Politicsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: General Motors assembly workers picket outside the General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant during the United Auto Workers (UAW) national strike in Hamtramck, Michigan, U.S., September 16, 2019.   REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors <GM.N> workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week.

Healthcare & Pharma23 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abisi/Illustration

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe.

Healthcare & Pharma23 minutes ago

Research into the effects of vaping is conducted at the lab of Dr. Robert Tarran at UNC in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S., September 18, 2019. Picture taken September 18, 2019. REUTERS/Gershon Peaks

The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs.

Politics5 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a joint news conference with Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

The largest field of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era got a little bit smaller on Friday when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the race.

Business News23 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Walmart's logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Walmart Inc <WMT.N> told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crackdown on surging teenage use of such products, reports of vaping-related lung disease and some deaths.

Technology Newsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc on the day of its IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing model.

Politics4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg attends the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., August 13, 2019. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Democratic presidential hopefuls Pete Buttigieg and Kamala Harris return to the crucial state of Iowa this weekend with pressure mounting on them to break into the top tier of 2020 election contenders.

Politics3 hours ago

New York City Mayor and former Democratic U.S. Presidential candidate Bill de Blasio, with his wife Chirlane McCray, speaks at a news conference after announcing that he was ending his presidential bid in New York, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jefferson Siegel

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his 2020 presidential campaign that was overshadowed by better-known liberal Democrats, and drew a sarcastic farewell from a fellow New Yorker, President Donald Trump.

Business Newsan hour ago

A U.S. appeals court on Friday said the federal law requiring that workers be paid a minimum wage and overtime applies to employees in the marijuana industry, as an increasing number of states legalize recreational use.

Healthcare & Pharma23 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a vape device in this illustration picture, September 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abisi/Illustration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a proposed rule for e-cigarette makers, requiring them to maintain records related to the legal marketing status of their products.

Politics43 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump walks to address the media before boarding Marine One for a trip to New Mexico, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger.

A political battle over a classified whistleblower complaint about U.S. President Donald Trump escalated on Friday, with Democrats warning of a national security threat and Republicans turning it into an attack on Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy delivers a speech during a parliamentary session in Kiev, Ukraine August 29, 2019. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Politics3 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump faces a joint news conference with Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleblower complaint from within the intelligence community.

Environment4 hours ago

A truck passes through a flooded street as storm Imelda hits Houston, Texas, U.S., September 19, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from social media video. @kingjames.daniel/via REUTERS

Tropical Storm Imelda dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, killing at least two people, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds from flooded cars, the airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power.

U.S. News8 hours ago

An attendee wears an alien mask at the gate of Area 51 as an influx of tourists responding to a call to 'storm' Area 51, a secretive U.S. military base believed by UFO enthusiasts to hold government secrets about extra-terrestrials, is expected in Rachel, Nevada, U.S. September 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart

A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, long rumored to house secrets about extraterrestrial life.

Politics9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Anti-abortion marchers rally at the Supreme Court during the 46th annual March for Life in Washington, U.S., January 18, 2019.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

With new abortion cases on a fast track to the U.S. Supreme Court, the nine justices will get an opportunity within weeks to take up legal fights over Republican-backed laws that could lead to rulings curbing a woman's ability to obtain the procedure.

U.S. News9 hours ago

Rescue vehicles are seen following a shooting in Washington, D.C., U.S. September 19, 2019, in this picture obtained from social media. Mandatory credit CHRIS G COLLISON/via REUTERS

Two shootings in Washington, D.C. left two people dead and seven injured late on Thursday, reports by police and several media outlets said, as authorities on Friday hunted for a pair of suspects from one of the attacks likely armed with an assault rifle.

Politics10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from the media before boarding Marine One for a trip to New Mexico, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2019.  REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger.

The U.S. House Intelligence Committee chairman on Thursday accused the Justice Department of blocking intelligence officials from giving Congress a whistleblower complaint reported to involve communications between President Donald Trump and a foreign leader.

Politics10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA)  walks into a members only committee room ahead of a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

The U.S. Department of Justice played a key role in a Trump administration decision to withhold a whistleblower complaint from Congress, U.S. House Intelligence panel chairman Adam Schiff said on Thursday, adding that lawmakers did not know yet if the White House was involved.

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