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Politicsan hour ago

A U.S. flag flies at the headquarters of the Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., August 3, 2018.     REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The U.S. government on Friday charged a Russian national with playing a key financial role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" against the United States, including ongoing attempts to influence next month's congressional elections.

U.S. News7 hours ago

The remains of more than 60 infants and fetuses were found stashed in a Detroit funeral home, police said on Friday, calling the discovery "deeply disturbing."

Politics10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in a hangar at Missoula International Airport in Missoula, Montana, U.S. October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

President Donald Trump reiterated his support for a Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter last year, even as he came under criticism on Friday from U.S. lawmakers and press organizations.

U.S. Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: The house where Chun Hsien Deng died after a hazing ritual during a fraternity retreat in 2013 is pictured in Blakeslee, Pennsylvania, September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is expected to sign legislation on Friday raising the maximum penalty for fraternity hazing to a felony, carrying up to seven years in prison.

Lifestyle34 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Signs display the jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball lottery drawings at a newsstands in midtown Manhattan in New York, U.S., October 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Mike Sugar

At least $1.6 billion, the largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history, will be up for grabs during the next Mega Millions draw after no winning tickets were sold for Friday night's draw, the lottery said on Saturday.

Politics11 hours ago

Many political ads in this year's U.S. elections pack an unusually harsh and personal punch - some with racial overtones.

Many political ads in this year's U.S. elections pack an unusually harsh and personal punch - some with racial overtones.

U.S. News10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh speaks during his ceremonial public swearing-in, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Melissa Madara was not surprised to receive death threats on Friday as her Brooklyn witchcraft store prepared to host a public hexing of newly confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh this weekend.

U.S. News11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO:    The Engemann Student Health Center is shown at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

The University of Southern California has reached a $215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters.

U.S. News17 hours ago

A woman is seen leaving a two-year-old boy at a house of a stranger in a northern Houston suburb, in this still image from video released by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in Texas, U.S., on October 18, 2018.    Courtesy Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERS

A woman who intended to drop off a 2-year-old boy with his father instead left the toddler at the wrong address in suburban Houston and ran off after ringing the bell, police said late Thursday.

U.S. Newsa day ago

Storm clouds pass over a Roman Catholic church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into child sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, six Roman Catholic Church dioceses said on Thursday.

Politicsan hour ago

A U.S. indictment charging a Russian national with playing a prominent role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" to influence the U.S. midterm elections suggested that Russian influence operations have become more sophisticated since a campaign to impact the U.S. 2016 presidential election.

Lifestyle8 hours ago

A sign advertising tickets for the $1-billion Mega Millions lottery drawing is seen in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The drawing for the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history, a cool $1 billion, was held on Friday as lotto fever gripped the U.S.

Environment11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Damage caused by Hurricane Michael is seen in Mexico Beach, Florida, U.S., October 16, 2018.   REUTERS/Terray Sylvester/File Photo

More than 118,000 homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia were still without power on Friday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, power companies said. In total, more than 3.3 million customers lost power from Florida to New York after Michael struck the Florida Panhandle on Oct. 10 as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (250 kph).

Politics14 hours ago

Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Senator Mark Warner listens to testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at a hearing on foreign influence operations on social media platforms on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

The indictment on Friday of a Russian woman on charges of attempting to meddle in U.S. elections shows the need for "guardrails" on social media, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said.

U.S. News17 hours ago

A woman is seen leaving a two-year-old boy at a house of a stranger in a northern Houston suburb, in this still image from video released by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in Texas, U.S., on October 18, 2018.    Courtesy Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERS

A woman is suspected of child abandonment for hoisting a two-year-old boy by the arm to the house of a stranger in a northern Houston suburb, ringing the doorbell and running away, authorities said on Thursday.

Politics20 hours ago

Katherine Shimonis, 69, stands in her living room damaged by Hurricane Michael in Port Saint Joe, Florida, U.S., October 18, 2018.   REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Two days after Katherine Shimonis returned to her home in the Florida Panhandle to find it destroyed by Hurricane Michael, she went to her local post office, which was empty and without power, and shouldered her way through the front door.

Politicsa day ago

U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in a hangar at Missoula International Airport in Missoula, Montana, U.S. October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump on Thursday heaped praise on a U.S. congressman from Montana who body-slammed a reporter during a campaign for a special election in 2017.

Politicsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) discusses farm policy with a reporter at Jamestown College, Jamestown, North Dakota, U.S. April 6, 2018. Picture taken April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Dan Koeck/File Photo

North Dakota Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, facing a tough re-election fight, opened her debate on Thursday with Republican challenger Kevin Cramer by apologizing for a recent ad that named sex assault survivors without their consent.

Politicsa day ago

A federal judge in Minnesota sentenced former FBI agent Terry Albury to 48 months in prison on Thursday for leaking classified information to a journalist, according to the U.S. Justice Department.

U.S. Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: A man photographs signs that display the jackpots for Friday's Mega Millions and Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawings at the New York State Lottery office in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot climbed to nearly $1 billion for Friday's drawing, the largest ever for the contest, and the second biggest U.S. lottery on record, trailing a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot paid out in 2016.

Politicsan hour ago

A U.S. flag flies at the headquarters of the Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., August 3, 2018.     REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The U.S. government on Friday charged a Russian national with playing a key financial role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" against the United States, including ongoing attempts to influence next month's congressional elections.

U.S. News7 hours ago

The remains of more than 60 infants and fetuses were found stashed in a Detroit funeral home, police said on Friday, calling the discovery "deeply disturbing."

Politics10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in a hangar at Missoula International Airport in Missoula, Montana, U.S. October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

President Donald Trump reiterated his support for a Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter last year, even as he came under criticism on Friday from U.S. lawmakers and press organizations.

U.S. Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: The house where Chun Hsien Deng died after a hazing ritual during a fraternity retreat in 2013 is pictured in Blakeslee, Pennsylvania, September 17, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is expected to sign legislation on Friday raising the maximum penalty for fraternity hazing to a felony, carrying up to seven years in prison.

Lifestyle34 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Signs display the jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball lottery drawings at a newsstands in midtown Manhattan in New York, U.S., October 19, 2018.   REUTERS/Mike Sugar

At least $1.6 billion, the largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history, will be up for grabs during the next Mega Millions draw after no winning tickets were sold for Friday night's draw, the lottery said on Saturday.

Politics11 hours ago

Many political ads in this year's U.S. elections pack an unusually harsh and personal punch - some with racial overtones.

Many political ads in this year's U.S. elections pack an unusually harsh and personal punch - some with racial overtones.

U.S. News10 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh speaks during his ceremonial public swearing-in, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 8, 2018.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Melissa Madara was not surprised to receive death threats on Friday as her Brooklyn witchcraft store prepared to host a public hexing of newly confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh this weekend.

U.S. News11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO:    The Engemann Student Health Center is shown at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

The University of Southern California has reached a $215 million proposed settlement with former patients of a gynecologist at the school who was accused of sexual abuse, the president of the university said in a letter on Friday seen by Reuters.

U.S. News17 hours ago

A woman is seen leaving a two-year-old boy at a house of a stranger in a northern Houston suburb, in this still image from video released by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in Texas, U.S., on October 18, 2018.    Courtesy Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERS

A woman who intended to drop off a 2-year-old boy with his father instead left the toddler at the wrong address in suburban Houston and ran off after ringing the bell, police said late Thursday.

U.S. Newsa day ago

Storm clouds pass over a Roman Catholic church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Cohn

The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into child sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, six Roman Catholic Church dioceses said on Thursday.

Politicsan hour ago

A U.S. indictment charging a Russian national with playing a prominent role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" to influence the U.S. midterm elections suggested that Russian influence operations have become more sophisticated since a campaign to impact the U.S. 2016 presidential election.

Lifestyle8 hours ago

A sign advertising tickets for the $1-billion Mega Millions lottery drawing is seen in Brooklyn, New York, U.S., October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The drawing for the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history, a cool $1 billion, was held on Friday as lotto fever gripped the U.S.

Environment11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Damage caused by Hurricane Michael is seen in Mexico Beach, Florida, U.S., October 16, 2018.   REUTERS/Terray Sylvester/File Photo

More than 118,000 homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia were still without power on Friday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, power companies said. In total, more than 3.3 million customers lost power from Florida to New York after Michael struck the Florida Panhandle on Oct. 10 as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 miles per hour (250 kph).

Politics14 hours ago

Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Senator Mark Warner listens to testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg at a hearing on foreign influence operations on social media platforms on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

The indictment on Friday of a Russian woman on charges of attempting to meddle in U.S. elections shows the need for "guardrails" on social media, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said.

U.S. News17 hours ago

A woman is seen leaving a two-year-old boy at a house of a stranger in a northern Houston suburb, in this still image from video released by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in Texas, U.S., on October 18, 2018.    Courtesy Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via REUTERS

A woman is suspected of child abandonment for hoisting a two-year-old boy by the arm to the house of a stranger in a northern Houston suburb, ringing the doorbell and running away, authorities said on Thursday.

Politics20 hours ago

Katherine Shimonis, 69, stands in her living room damaged by Hurricane Michael in Port Saint Joe, Florida, U.S., October 18, 2018.   REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Two days after Katherine Shimonis returned to her home in the Florida Panhandle to find it destroyed by Hurricane Michael, she went to her local post office, which was empty and without power, and shouldered her way through the front door.

Politicsa day ago

U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in a hangar at Missoula International Airport in Missoula, Montana, U.S. October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump on Thursday heaped praise on a U.S. congressman from Montana who body-slammed a reporter during a campaign for a special election in 2017.

Politicsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) discusses farm policy with a reporter at Jamestown College, Jamestown, North Dakota, U.S. April 6, 2018. Picture taken April 6, 2018. REUTERS/Dan Koeck/File Photo

North Dakota Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, facing a tough re-election fight, opened her debate on Thursday with Republican challenger Kevin Cramer by apologizing for a recent ad that named sex assault survivors without their consent.

Politicsa day ago

A federal judge in Minnesota sentenced former FBI agent Terry Albury to 48 months in prison on Thursday for leaking classified information to a journalist, according to the U.S. Justice Department.

U.S. Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: A man photographs signs that display the jackpots for Friday's Mega Millions and Wednesday's Powerball lottery drawings at the New York State Lottery office in New York City, U.S., October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot climbed to nearly $1 billion for Friday's drawing, the largest ever for the contest, and the second biggest U.S. lottery on record, trailing a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot paid out in 2016.

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