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Justice Department antitrust nominee Makan Delrahim's hearing delayed

Political News - 32 min 38 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The confirmation testimony expected on Wednesday for Makan Delrahim, who was nominated to head U.S. Justice Department's Antitrust Division, has been delayed by missing paperwork, Senator Charles Grassley said in a hearing.

Fox News anchor, others hit network with race bias claims

Top U.S. News - 39 min 8 sec ago
(Reuters) - Fox News is facing renewed legal claims that it mistreated non-white employees, including a television anchor who said he was depicted as "the racist caricature of a black entertainer."

Lynch set to join Raiders after trade from Seahawks

Top Sports News - 39 min 34 sec ago
(The Sports Xchange) - Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks agreed to trade the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders.

ESPN to layoff 100 on-air talent: source

Top Sports News - 43 min 31 sec ago
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co 's ESPN television unit is laying off about 10 percent of its 1,000 on-air staff, according to a source familiar with the situation.

Stockholm won't seek 2026 Winter Games: Social Democrats

Top Sports News - 1 hour 7 min ago
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish capital Stockholm has decided not to apply to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, with the Social Democrats, the largest in a four-party coalition currently running the city, citing a lack of broad political support and uncertainty over costs.

UBS must face ex-bond strategist's whistleblower lawsuit

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 19 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has ordered UBS Group AG to face a lawsuit by a former bond strategist who said he was fired in retaliation for refusing to publish misleading research reports and complaining about being pressured to do so.

Mnuchin says business tax rate at 15 percent in Trump tax plan

Political News - 1 hour 49 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said the plan for "the biggest tax cut" in U.S. history due to be released later on Wednesday by the White House would cut the business tax rate to 15 percent, including for small businesses.

Junior world championships moved to Croatia from N. Korea on security concerns

Top Sports News - 2 hours 55 min ago
(Reuters) - The International Judo Federation has relocated the 2017 Junior World Judo Championships to Zagreb, Croatia, from North Korea's Pyongyang due to security concerns, judo's governing body said in a statement.

Trump to order broad review of national monuments

Political News - 3 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday to identify national monuments that can be rescinded or resized - part of a push to open up more federal lands to drilling, mining and other development.

Trump to order broad review of national monuments

Top U.S. News - 3 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Wednesday to identify national monuments that can be rescinded or resized - part of a push to open up more federal lands to drilling, mining and other development.

Trump slams federal court ruling on funding for 'sanctuary cities'

Political News - 3 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked a federal judge's ruling that blocked his executive order seeking to withhold funds from "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants, vowing to appeal it to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Trump slams federal court ruling on funding for 'sanctuary cities'

Top U.S. News - 3 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked a federal judge's ruling that blocked his executive order seeking to withhold funds from "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants, vowing to appeal it to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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China's richest man deepens sports foray with global marathons deal

Top Sports News - 4 hours 26 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Dalian Wanda Group, controlled by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, has signed a deal to sponsor races with the world's top organizer, Abbott World Marathon Majors (WMM), the latest move by Wanda to expand its global sports business.

Trump tax plan slashing business rates to test support in Congress

Political News - 4 hours 40 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will release a tax plan on Wednesday proposing some deep rate cuts, mostly for businesses, including a slashed corporate income tax rate and steeply discounted tax rate for overseas corporate profits brought into the United States, officials said.

Trump tax plan slashing business rates to test support in Congress

Top U.S. News - 4 hours 40 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will release a tax plan on Wednesday proposing some deep rate cuts, mostly for businesses, including a slashed corporate income tax rate and steeply discounted tax rate for overseas corporate profits brought into the United States, officials said.

Murray advances in Barcelona Open after Tomic pulls out

Top Sports News - 4 hours 44 min ago
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Andy Murray has advanced to the third round of the Barcelona Open without playing a stroke after opponent Bernard Tomic withdrew on Wednesday.

Congress moves closer to deal to avert U.S. government shutdown

Political News - 5 hours 36 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress was moving closer to crafting a deal to avoid shutting down at the stroke of midnight on Friday, but the details and even broad strokes of an agreement were still murky.

Giant rabbit dies on United Airlines flight to United States

Top U.S. News - 5 hours 37 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - A 3-foot giant rabbit has died on a United Airlines flight from London, prompting a review at the Chicago-based airline which faced a global backlash this month over its treatment of a passenger who was dragged from his seat.

Exclusive: A New York hotel deal shows how some public pension funds help to enrich Trump

Political News - 5 hours 38 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states have invested millions of dollars in an investment fund that owns a New York hotel and pays one of President Donald Trump's companies to run it, according to a Reuters review of public records. That arrangement could put Trump at risk of violating an obscure constitutional clause, some legal experts say.

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