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Politics32 minutes ago

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks on South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., from France, November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to abandon recount efforts and declare his fellow Republicans the winners of disputed races there at last week's midterm elections, while Democrats filed a lawsuit to challenge the state's deadline on mail-in ballots.

Environment11 minutes ago

Firefighters battle the Woolsey Fire as it continues to burn in Malibu, California, U.S., November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Authorities searched on Monday for more than 200 people unaccounted for in one of the wildfires rampaging through parts of California, voicing concern about a possible rising death toll, with gusty, dry winds expected to fan the flames.

Politics12 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Chief of Staff to the Attorney General Matthew Whitaker attends a roundtable discussion with foreign liaison officers at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Allison Shelley/File Photo

San Francisco's city attorney on Monday questioned the recent appointment of a new acting attorney general, saying in a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice that his office may take court action if the DOJ does not provide a legal justification for the designation.

Business News4 hours ago

A group of men gather in front of a poster advertising the film "Black Panther" on its opening night of screenings at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9 cinemas in Manhattan, New York, U.S., February 15, 2018.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

U.S. movie theater chains fear that a Justice Department review of little-known mid-century rules may result in studios getting free rein to force them to show unpopular movies in exchange for getting blockbuster releases, threatening their profits.

Environmentan hour ago

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday will announce plans to propose new rules to significantly decrease emissions of smog-forming nitrogen oxide from diesel highway heavy-duty trucks and engines, an agency official said.

Healthcare & Pharma2 days ago

A monitor shows a three-dimensional image of a human heart at the Klaus-Tschira-Institute for Integrative Computational Cardiology, department of the Heidelberg University Hospital (Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg), in Heidelberg, Germany, August 14, 2018. Picture taken August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

Updated U.S. guidelines on heart health advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as two newer types of cholesterol-lowering drugs for people at particularly high risk of heart attack or stroke.

Environment2 days ago

Mourners attend a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting, at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S. November 8, 2018.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the gunman who killed 12 people in a crowded South California bar this week was a "very, very sick guy," as investigators tried to determine what could have motivated the 28-year-old Marine combat veteran.

U.S. News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO - Street banners line Elvis Presley boulevard near Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. President Donald Trump will award the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Elvis Presley, George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. and five other individuals, the White House said in a statement on Saturday.

Environment2 days ago

Mourners are seen at a vigil for families of victims of a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S. November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

It is a moment many Californians have come to dread: Seeing smoke from one of the state's increasingly devastating wildfires approaching and knowing they may soon be forced to leave their homes, perhaps forever.

U.S. Newsa day ago

The Liberty Memorial is projected with 5,000 poppies at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S., November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Dave Kaup

Americans mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War One on Sunday with celebrations ranging from high-tech light shows to somber gatherings in honor of the country's military veterans.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rick Scott pauses as he addresses supporters while accompanied by his wife Ann (L) at his midterm election night party in Naples, Florida, U.S. November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo

Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott, whose lead has narrowed in the state's U.S. Senate race, filed more lawsuits against local election officials on Sunday, asking a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they are not in use.

Environment10 hours ago

The Camp Fire burns near Big Bend, California, U.S., November 10, 2018. Picture taken November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history.

U.S. News14 hours ago

A pipeline ruptured and caught fire in Sutton County, Texas on Saturday injuring at least two people, Hill Country Breaking News reported citing the Sutton County sheriff's office.

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is pictured in an undated photo obtained by Reuters November 8, 2018. Courtesy U.S. Department of Justice/via REUTERS/File Photo

Top Democrats stepped up pressure Sunday on acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to step aside from overseeing a special counsel probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, vowing to order him to testify early next year.

Environmenta day ago

A destroyed home is seen as the Woolsey Fire continues to burn in Malibu, California, U.S. November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.

Politics2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bill Nelson speaks in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12, 2016 and Florida Governor Rick Scott appears in Washington, DC, U.S., September 29, 2017 respectively.   REUTERS/Kevin Kolczynski and REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photos

Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, officials said on Saturday, setting up a days-long wait for closure in two of the most closely-watched contests of the midterm elections.

Lifestyle2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A crowd in Times Square hold up copies of newspapers with a headline about the signing of the Armistice to end World War One, in New York, U.S., November 11, 1918.    U.S. National Archives/via REUTERS

Jubilant New Yorkers took to the streets when the Great War ended at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, my late grandmother’s ninth birthday.

Environment2 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to departing for Paris, France, from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

President Donald Trump early on Saturday said "gross mismanagement of forests" is to blame for two unchecked wildfires burning in California, where nine people have been killed and hundreds of thousands forced to evacuate.

U.S. News3 days ago

Raymond Plank, who started oil and gas producer Apache Corp in 1954 with two friends and built the Houston-based company into a global energy company and financial innovator, died on Thursday in Wyoming at 96, his family said.

Environment3 days ago

A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in Calabasas, California, U.S.  November 9, 2018.  Battalion Chief David Neels/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS

Four additional fatalities have been discovered in a Northern California wildfire, authorities said on Friday, bringing the death toll from that blaze to nine.

Politics32 minutes ago

U.S. President Donald Trump waves as he walks on South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, U.S., from France, November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to abandon recount efforts and declare his fellow Republicans the winners of disputed races there at last week's midterm elections, while Democrats filed a lawsuit to challenge the state's deadline on mail-in ballots.

Environment11 minutes ago

Firefighters battle the Woolsey Fire as it continues to burn in Malibu, California, U.S., November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

Authorities searched on Monday for more than 200 people unaccounted for in one of the wildfires rampaging through parts of California, voicing concern about a possible rising death toll, with gusty, dry winds expected to fan the flames.

Politics12 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Chief of Staff to the Attorney General Matthew Whitaker attends a roundtable discussion with foreign liaison officers at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., August 29, 2018. REUTERS/Allison Shelley/File Photo

San Francisco's city attorney on Monday questioned the recent appointment of a new acting attorney general, saying in a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice that his office may take court action if the DOJ does not provide a legal justification for the designation.

Business News4 hours ago

A group of men gather in front of a poster advertising the film "Black Panther" on its opening night of screenings at the AMC Magic Johnson Harlem 9 cinemas in Manhattan, New York, U.S., February 15, 2018.  REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

U.S. movie theater chains fear that a Justice Department review of little-known mid-century rules may result in studios getting free rein to force them to show unpopular movies in exchange for getting blockbuster releases, threatening their profits.

Environmentan hour ago

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday will announce plans to propose new rules to significantly decrease emissions of smog-forming nitrogen oxide from diesel highway heavy-duty trucks and engines, an agency official said.

Healthcare & Pharma2 days ago

A monitor shows a three-dimensional image of a human heart at the Klaus-Tschira-Institute for Integrative Computational Cardiology, department of the Heidelberg University Hospital (Universitaetsklinikum Heidelberg), in Heidelberg, Germany, August 14, 2018. Picture taken August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski

Updated U.S. guidelines on heart health advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as two newer types of cholesterol-lowering drugs for people at particularly high risk of heart attack or stroke.

Environment2 days ago

Mourners attend a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting, at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S. November 8, 2018.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the gunman who killed 12 people in a crowded South California bar this week was a "very, very sick guy," as investigators tried to determine what could have motivated the 28-year-old Marine combat veteran.

U.S. News2 days ago

FILE PHOTO - Street banners line Elvis Presley boulevard near Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, May 28, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. President Donald Trump will award the 2018 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Elvis Presley, George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. and five other individuals, the White House said in a statement on Saturday.

Environment2 days ago

Mourners are seen at a vigil for families of victims of a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S. November 8, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

It is a moment many Californians have come to dread: Seeing smoke from one of the state's increasingly devastating wildfires approaching and knowing they may soon be forced to leave their homes, perhaps forever.

U.S. Newsa day ago

The Liberty Memorial is projected with 5,000 poppies at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, U.S., November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Dave Kaup

Americans mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War One on Sunday with celebrations ranging from high-tech light shows to somber gatherings in honor of the country's military veterans.

Politics3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rick Scott pauses as he addresses supporters while accompanied by his wife Ann (L) at his midterm election night party in Naples, Florida, U.S. November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo

Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott, whose lead has narrowed in the state's U.S. Senate race, filed more lawsuits against local election officials on Sunday, asking a judge to order police to impound voting machines and ballots when they are not in use.

Environment10 hours ago

The Camp Fire burns near Big Bend, California, U.S., November 10, 2018. Picture taken November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history.

U.S. News14 hours ago

A pipeline ruptured and caught fire in Sutton County, Texas on Saturday injuring at least two people, Hill Country Breaking News reported citing the Sutton County sheriff's office.

Politics17 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is pictured in an undated photo obtained by Reuters November 8, 2018. Courtesy U.S. Department of Justice/via REUTERS/File Photo

Top Democrats stepped up pressure Sunday on acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to step aside from overseeing a special counsel probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, vowing to order him to testify early next year.

Environmenta day ago

A destroyed home is seen as the Woolsey Fire continues to burn in Malibu, California, U.S. November 10, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.

Politics2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bill Nelson speaks in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12, 2016 and Florida Governor Rick Scott appears in Washington, DC, U.S., September 29, 2017 respectively.   REUTERS/Kevin Kolczynski and REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photos

Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, officials said on Saturday, setting up a days-long wait for closure in two of the most closely-watched contests of the midterm elections.

Lifestyle2 days ago

FILE PHOTO: A crowd in Times Square hold up copies of newspapers with a headline about the signing of the Armistice to end World War One, in New York, U.S., November 11, 1918.    U.S. National Archives/via REUTERS

Jubilant New Yorkers took to the streets when the Great War ended at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, my late grandmother’s ninth birthday.

Environment2 days ago

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to departing for Paris, France, from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., November 9, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

President Donald Trump early on Saturday said "gross mismanagement of forests" is to blame for two unchecked wildfires burning in California, where nine people have been killed and hundreds of thousands forced to evacuate.

U.S. News3 days ago

Raymond Plank, who started oil and gas producer Apache Corp in 1954 with two friends and built the Houston-based company into a global energy company and financial innovator, died on Thursday in Wyoming at 96, his family said.

Environment3 days ago

A photo obtained via social media shows members of the SBC 5-engine & one Battalion Chief Strike Team fighting the Woolsey Fire in Calabasas, California, U.S.  November 9, 2018.  Battalion Chief David Neels/Santa Barbara County Fire via REUTERS

Four additional fatalities have been discovered in a Northern California wildfire, authorities said on Friday, bringing the death toll from that blaze to nine.

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