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FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

Two survivors have been discharged from a Missouri hospital after 17 people including nine members of one family drowned when a "duck boat" sank during a storm in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies for years, local media reported.

Politicsin 18 hours

Dunia, an asylum seeker from Honduras, is reunited with her five-year-old son Wilman at Brownsville South Padre International Airport in Brownsville, Texas, U.S., following their separation of more than five weeks through the Trump administration's "Zero Tolerance" policy, July 20, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.

Trump Effectin a day

Undocumented immigrants recently released from detention prepare to depart a bus depot for cities around the country in McAllen, Texas, U.S., July 18, 2018. Picture taken July 18, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Luis Campos, a Dallas attorney, showed up at a Texas immigrant detention facility close to the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday morning expecting to represent a client before an immigration judge.

Sports Newsin 20 hours

FILE PHOTO: Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before the game against the Cleveland Browns at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, U.S., September 24, 2017.   Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that National Football League (NFL) players who do not stand for the national anthem should be suspended for the season without pay.

U.S.in 19 hours

More than 100 former students have told investigators they were victims of sexual misconduct by a now-deceased Ohio State University doctor employed by its athletic department and medical staff for nearly two decades, the university said on Friday.

U.S.in 18 hours

FILE PHOTO: Ohio inmate Raymond Tibbetts is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters February 8, 2018.  Ohio Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Ohio Governor John Kasich on Friday commuted the death sentence of a convicted double murderer after a former juror in the man's trial asked he not be put to death because the panel was not given key information during sentencing about his troubled childhood.

Environmentin a day

Cars are seen waiting on traffic as they enter Baltimore, Maryland November 5, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The city of Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc <BP.L>, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change.

U.S.in 20 hours

Emergency responders examine the scene at a steam pipe explosion in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, U.S., July 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Under the crowded streets of New York City, a network of pipes, cables and tunnels contains hidden dangers that burst to the surface this week, spraying the Flatiron district with debris containing asbestos, a toxic chemical that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including cancer.

Environmentin 18 hours

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday rejected the Trump administration's renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the U.S. government is ignoring the perils of climate change.

Health Newsin a day

The Allergan logo is seen in this photo illustration November 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe.

Environmentin 5 hours

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS

Nine members of the same family were among 17 people killed when a "duck boat" sank during a storm on Thursday on a Missouri lake in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies in years.

Environmentin 19 hours

Rescue personnel work after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank, at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Stone County, Missouri, U.S. July 19, 2018 in this still image obtained from a video on social media.  SOUTHERN STONE COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT/Facebook/via REUTERS

An Indiana woman who lost 9 members of her family, including her children and husband, when a "duck boat" capsized and sank in Missouri said on television that the captain of the vessel told passengers not to put on life jackets.

Politicsin 20 hours

FILE PHOTO: A ZTE smart phone is pictured in this illustration taken April 17, 2018.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Illustration/File Photo

U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China's ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.

Environmentin 21 hours

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS

The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.

Entertainment Newsin a day

Amanda Jara, daughter of late Chilean singer-songwriter Victor Jara, who was detained and killed after the coup d'etat led by former dictator Augusto Pinochet, attends an interview with Reuters, in Quintay, Chile July 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

The daughter of popular Chilean folk singer Victor Jara has urged the Chilean government to act quicker to push for the extradition from the United States of the man found liable for the 1973 murder of her father.

Environmentin a day

FILE PHOTO: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) command center in Taylor, Texas August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Julia Robinson

Homes and businesses in Texas used record amounts of power for a second straight day on Thursday and are expected to use even more in coming days as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of much of the state's power grid.

Sports Newsin a day

FILE PHOTO: A man smokes as he plays a slot machine at the Island View Casino in Gulfport, Mississippi November 9, 2009. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Mississippi casinos won't be ready to roll out sports betting over the weekend, when the state's month-long waiting period on the newly legal form of gambling expires, Mississippi's gaming commissioner told Reuters in a recent interview.

Business Newsin a day

FILE PHOTO: An AT&T logo is pictured in Pasadena, California, U.S., January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

AT&T Inc on Friday named Oklahoma City, Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, as three more cities where it plans launch its next-generation wireless network, or 5G, by the end of the year.

Environmentin a day

 Rescue personnel are seen after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank, at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Stone County, Missouri, U.S. July 19, 2018 in this still image obtained from a video on social media.  SOUTHERN STONE COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT/Facebook/via REUTERS

The cheer of Branson, Missouri, a Midwestern tourist destination known for bucolic scenery, country music and family-friendly attractions like a toy museum, turned somber Friday after at least 13 people died when the "duck boat" they were riding in sank.

U.S.in a day

FILE PHOTO: Delegate Henry Barbour of Mississippi (R) speaks with reporters at the Republican National Committee Spring Meeting at the Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, Florida, April 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo

Republicans at a conference in Texas this week had reason to feel downcast, even panicky as President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin provoked broad outrage and revived talk of a Democratic wave in November's congressional elections.

U.S.in 4 hours

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

Two survivors have been discharged from a Missouri hospital after 17 people including nine members of one family drowned when a "duck boat" sank during a storm in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies for years, local media reported.

Politicsin 18 hours

Dunia, an asylum seeker from Honduras, is reunited with her five-year-old son Wilman at Brownsville South Padre International Airport in Brownsville, Texas, U.S., following their separation of more than five weeks through the Trump administration's "Zero Tolerance" policy, July 20, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.

Trump Effectin a day

Undocumented immigrants recently released from detention prepare to depart a bus depot for cities around the country in McAllen, Texas, U.S., July 18, 2018. Picture taken July 18, 2018.  REUTERS/Loren Elliott

Luis Campos, a Dallas attorney, showed up at a Texas immigrant detention facility close to the U.S.-Mexico border on Wednesday morning expecting to represent a client before an immigration judge.

Sports Newsin 20 hours

FILE PHOTO: Indianapolis Colts players kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before the game against the Cleveland Browns at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, U.S., September 24, 2017.   Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that National Football League (NFL) players who do not stand for the national anthem should be suspended for the season without pay.

U.S.in 19 hours

More than 100 former students have told investigators they were victims of sexual misconduct by a now-deceased Ohio State University doctor employed by its athletic department and medical staff for nearly two decades, the university said on Friday.

U.S.in 18 hours

FILE PHOTO: Ohio inmate Raymond Tibbetts is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters February 8, 2018.  Ohio Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Ohio Governor John Kasich on Friday commuted the death sentence of a convicted double murderer after a former juror in the man's trial asked he not be put to death because the panel was not given key information during sentencing about his troubled childhood.

Environmentin a day

Cars are seen waiting on traffic as they enter Baltimore, Maryland November 5, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The city of Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc <BP.L>, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change.

U.S.in 20 hours

Emergency responders examine the scene at a steam pipe explosion in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, U.S., July 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Under the crowded streets of New York City, a network of pipes, cables and tunnels contains hidden dangers that burst to the surface this week, spraying the Flatiron district with debris containing asbestos, a toxic chemical that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including cancer.

Environmentin 18 hours

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday rejected the Trump administration's renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the U.S. government is ignoring the perils of climate change.

Health Newsin a day

The Allergan logo is seen in this photo illustration November 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File Photo

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe.

Environmentin 5 hours

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS

Nine members of the same family were among 17 people killed when a "duck boat" sank during a storm on Thursday on a Missouri lake in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist tragedies in years.

Environmentin 19 hours

Rescue personnel work after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank, at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Stone County, Missouri, U.S. July 19, 2018 in this still image obtained from a video on social media.  SOUTHERN STONE COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT/Facebook/via REUTERS

An Indiana woman who lost 9 members of her family, including her children and husband, when a "duck boat" capsized and sank in Missouri said on television that the captain of the vessel told passengers not to put on life jackets.

Politicsin 20 hours

FILE PHOTO: A ZTE smart phone is pictured in this illustration taken April 17, 2018.   REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/Illustration/File Photo

U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China's ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.

Environmentin 21 hours

FILE PHOTO: A duck boat is seen at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri, U.S., July 19, 2018 in this picture grab obtained from social media video. Ron Folsom/via REUTERS

The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.

Entertainment Newsin a day

Amanda Jara, daughter of late Chilean singer-songwriter Victor Jara, who was detained and killed after the coup d'etat led by former dictator Augusto Pinochet, attends an interview with Reuters, in Quintay, Chile July 13, 2018.  REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

The daughter of popular Chilean folk singer Victor Jara has urged the Chilean government to act quicker to push for the extradition from the United States of the man found liable for the 1973 murder of her father.

Environmentin a day

FILE PHOTO: The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) command center in Taylor, Texas August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Julia Robinson

Homes and businesses in Texas used record amounts of power for a second straight day on Thursday and are expected to use even more in coming days as consumers crank up air conditioners to escape a brutal heat wave, according to the operator of much of the state's power grid.

Sports Newsin a day

FILE PHOTO: A man smokes as he plays a slot machine at the Island View Casino in Gulfport, Mississippi November 9, 2009. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Mississippi casinos won't be ready to roll out sports betting over the weekend, when the state's month-long waiting period on the newly legal form of gambling expires, Mississippi's gaming commissioner told Reuters in a recent interview.

Business Newsin a day

FILE PHOTO: An AT&T logo is pictured in Pasadena, California, U.S., January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

AT&T Inc on Friday named Oklahoma City, Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, as three more cities where it plans launch its next-generation wireless network, or 5G, by the end of the year.

Environmentin a day

 Rescue personnel are seen after an amphibious "duck boat" capsized and sank, at Table Rock Lake near Branson, Stone County, Missouri, U.S. July 19, 2018 in this still image obtained from a video on social media.  SOUTHERN STONE COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT/Facebook/via REUTERS

The cheer of Branson, Missouri, a Midwestern tourist destination known for bucolic scenery, country music and family-friendly attractions like a toy museum, turned somber Friday after at least 13 people died when the "duck boat" they were riding in sank.

U.S.in a day

FILE PHOTO: Delegate Henry Barbour of Mississippi (R) speaks with reporters at the Republican National Committee Spring Meeting at the Diplomat Resort in Hollywood, Florida, April 21, 2016.  REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo

Republicans at a conference in Texas this week had reason to feel downcast, even panicky as President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin provoked broad outrage and revived talk of a Democratic wave in November's congressional elections.

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