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Politics26 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump returns after travelling to the AMVETS convention in Kentucky, at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S. August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Tasos Katopodis

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG <DBKGn.DE> and Capital One Financial Corp <COF.N> from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers.

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A light-rail passenger train derailed in Sacramento, California, late Thursday night, injuring 27, officials said.

U.S. Newsan hour ago

A Hawaiian Airlines jetliner made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and cargo hold, and seven people were taken to hospital, officials said.

Politics19 minutes ago

2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 10, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent 1 million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.

Environment4 hours ago

An aerial view of the Mountain Fire in Shasta County, California, U.S. is seen in this image obtained via social media August 22, 2019. CAL FIRE SHASTA TRINITY UNIT AND SHASTA COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT /via REUTERS

A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, officials said.

U.S. News5 hours ago

The owner of three dogs that mauled a 9-year-old girl to death in Detroit earlier this week was in jail on Friday, held on a $2 million bond on charges that include second-degree murder.

U.S. News6 hours ago

Traffic seen after the George Washington Bridge in New York, U.S. was closed due to a bomb threat according to the Mayor, in this still frame taken from social media video August 22, 2019. CHRISTINA /via REUTERS

The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe, authorities and media said.

U.S. News9 hours ago

Illegal high-capacity magazines and an assault rifle along with multiple guns, ammunition are seen in this Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) photo in Long Beach, California, U.S., released on August 21, 2019.    Courtesy LBPD/Handout via REUTERS

A Southern California man with a cache of firearms pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of threatening to shoot up a hotel, in a case that police described as an averted attack that followed three mass shootings over the past month.

U.S. News13 hours ago

An armed woman opened fire in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, wounding four people and triggering a hunt for the suspect, police said.

U.S. News13 hours ago

Tatev, 31, (L) who is from Armenia and has lived in the U.S. for 17 years, went into labor before her U.S. citizenship ceremony and refused to go to hospital until she was sworn in as a U.S. citizen, according to Judge Cormac J. Carney who is seen performing a quick impromptu naturalization ceremony before the official event in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A judge in California had to speed up the naturalization of a pregnant immigrant on Thursday when the woman, anxious to become a U.S. citizen because of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, started experiencing contractions.

U.S. News7 hours ago

Death-row inmate Gary Bowles is shown in Raiford, Florida, U.S., in this photo provided August 21, 2019.  Florida Dept. of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS

A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 was executed in Florida on Thursday night, officials said.

ESG7 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign event in West Branch, Iowa, U.S., August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Al Drago

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento.

Environment8 hours ago

Light illuminates an aquarium full of Pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindricus) just a few days before the animals would successfully spawn in an aquarium for the first time at a Florida Aquarium facility in Apollo Beach, Florida U.S.,  August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild.

Business News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A Wells Fargo ATM machine is shown in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

Wells Fargo & Co will pay the Navajo Nation $6.5 million to settle a lawsuit over "predatory and unlawful practices" by the bank, the Native American tribe said on Thursday.

U.S. Legal News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The flags of the U.S. and Puerto Rico fly outside the Capitol building in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 4, 2017. REUTERS/ Alvin Baez/File Photo

A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case.

Entertainment News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein exits New York State Supreme Court after a hearing in his rape case in New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney said on Thursday.

Technology News9 hours ago

Large telecom companies and attorneys general from every state unveil a new pact for combating robocalls, the latest step toward cutting off such calls before they reach a consumer’s phone. Freddie Joyner reports.

Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Comcast Corp, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile Us Inc, to crack down on unwanted robocalls, according to a document seen by Reuters.

U.S. News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services' sex offender registry March 28, 2017 and obtained by Reuters July 10, 2019.  New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services/Handout/File Photo via REUTERS

Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 from foundations controlled by financier Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide earlier this month while being held in jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Politics12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters sitting in front of former U.S. presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson as he meets with Romania's President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S. August 20, 2019.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

After two years touting a booming economy as his own doing, U.S. President Donald Trump is test driving a new message on the economy: Any chance of a recession is not his fault. But Democrats, who are shifting their message too, seem to be saying "not so fast."

Sports News16 hours ago

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer speaks during a news conference outside the USTA National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year.

Politics26 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump returns after travelling to the AMVETS convention in Kentucky, at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S. August 21, 2019. REUTERS/Tasos Katopodis

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to ask a federal judge on Friday to block Deutsche Bank AG <DBKGn.DE> and Capital One Financial Corp <COF.N> from handing the financial records of the Trump family and Trump Organization to Democratic lawmakers.

U.S. Newsan hour ago

A light-rail passenger train derailed in Sacramento, California, late Thursday night, injuring 27, officials said.

U.S. Newsan hour ago

A Hawaiian Airlines jetliner made an emergency landing in Honolulu on Thursday after smoke filled the cabin and cargo hold, and seven people were taken to hospital, officials said.

Politics19 minutes ago

2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 10, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan/File Photo

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent 1 million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis.

Environment4 hours ago

An aerial view of the Mountain Fire in Shasta County, California, U.S. is seen in this image obtained via social media August 22, 2019. CAL FIRE SHASTA TRINITY UNIT AND SHASTA COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT /via REUTERS

A fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday on the outskirts of a National Forest in Northern California has prompted the evacuation of a community college, a major highway and some residents, officials said.

U.S. News5 hours ago

The owner of three dogs that mauled a 9-year-old girl to death in Detroit earlier this week was in jail on Friday, held on a $2 million bond on charges that include second-degree murder.

U.S. News6 hours ago

Traffic seen after the George Washington Bridge in New York, U.S. was closed due to a bomb threat according to the Mayor, in this still frame taken from social media video August 22, 2019. CHRISTINA /via REUTERS

The George Washington Bridge in New York, one of the most heavily used spans in the world, was re-opened early Friday after a suspicious package spotted by a motorist turned out to be just a pipe, authorities and media said.

U.S. News9 hours ago

Illegal high-capacity magazines and an assault rifle along with multiple guns, ammunition are seen in this Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) photo in Long Beach, California, U.S., released on August 21, 2019.    Courtesy LBPD/Handout via REUTERS

A Southern California man with a cache of firearms pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of threatening to shoot up a hotel, in a case that police described as an averted attack that followed three mass shootings over the past month.

U.S. News13 hours ago

An armed woman opened fire in the Skid Row section of downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, wounding four people and triggering a hunt for the suspect, police said.

U.S. News13 hours ago

Tatev, 31, (L) who is from Armenia and has lived in the U.S. for 17 years, went into labor before her U.S. citizenship ceremony and refused to go to hospital until she was sworn in as a U.S. citizen, according to Judge Cormac J. Carney who is seen performing a quick impromptu naturalization ceremony before the official event in Los Angeles, California, U.S., August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A judge in California had to speed up the naturalization of a pregnant immigrant on Thursday when the woman, anxious to become a U.S. citizen because of President Donald Trump's immigration policies, started experiencing contractions.

U.S. News7 hours ago

Death-row inmate Gary Bowles is shown in Raiford, Florida, U.S., in this photo provided August 21, 2019.  Florida Dept. of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS

A man convicted of targeting three gay men who had befriended him before he bludgeoned and suffocated them during an eight-month crime spree in 1994 was executed in Florida on Thursday night, officials said.

ESG7 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign event in West Branch, Iowa, U.S., August 19, 2019. REUTERS/Al Drago

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Thursday unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change strategy on a tour of northern California that included meeting families displaced by deadly wildfires and a rally in the state capital Sacramento.

Environment8 hours ago

Light illuminates an aquarium full of Pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindricus) just a few days before the animals would successfully spawn in an aquarium for the first time at a Florida Aquarium facility in Apollo Beach, Florida U.S.,  August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Scientists in Florida have artificially induced reproductive spawning of an endangered Atlantic coral species for the first time in an aquarium setting, a breakthrough they say holds great promise in efforts to restore depleted reefs in the wild.

Business News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A Wells Fargo ATM machine is shown in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

Wells Fargo & Co will pay the Navajo Nation $6.5 million to settle a lawsuit over "predatory and unlawful practices" by the bank, the Native American tribe said on Thursday.

U.S. Legal News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The flags of the U.S. and Puerto Rico fly outside the Capitol building in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 4, 2017. REUTERS/ Alvin Baez/File Photo

A lawsuit filed by Puerto Rico's financial oversight board over a new pension and healthcare funding law will move forward after a federal judge on Thursday denied the U.S. commonwealth's motion to dismiss the case.

Entertainment News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Film producer Harvey Weinstein exits New York State Supreme Court after a hearing in his rape case in New York, U.S., July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be arraigned on Monday morning on an indictment in connection with his upcoming criminal trial, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney said on Thursday.

Technology News9 hours ago

Large telecom companies and attorneys general from every state unveil a new pact for combating robocalls, the latest step toward cutting off such calls before they reach a consumer’s phone. Freddie Joyner reports.

Attorneys general from 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia will announce on Thursday they are joining forces with major telecommunications providers, including AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Comcast Corp, Sprint Corp and T-Mobile Us Inc, to crack down on unwanted robocalls, according to a document seen by Reuters.

U.S. News9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein appears in a photograph taken for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services' sex offender registry March 28, 2017 and obtained by Reuters July 10, 2019.  New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services/Handout/File Photo via REUTERS

Massachusetts Institute of Technology President Rafael Reif said on Thursday that the elite university would review its process for accepting donations after taking about $800,000 from foundations controlled by financier Jeffrey Epstein, who committed suicide earlier this month while being held in jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Politics12 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters sitting in front of former U.S. presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson as he meets with Romania's President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S. August 20, 2019.   REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

After two years touting a booming economy as his own doing, U.S. President Donald Trump is test driving a new message on the economy: Any chance of a recession is not his fault. But Democrats, who are shifting their message too, seem to be saying "not so fast."

Sports News16 hours ago

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer speaks during a news conference outside the USTA National Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., August 22, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The New York City Comptroller said on Thursday that the United States Tennis Association (USTA) had under-reported millions in gross revenue, days before the start of the U.S. Open, the organization's marquee event and final Grand Slam of the year.

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