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Cleveland police search for suspects in shooting that killed 12-year-old boy

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 4:06pm
(Reuters) - Cleveland police were searching on Saturday for suspects in a shooting that wounded five teenagers and killed a 12-year-old boy who had stepped outside his father's store at the sound of gunfire, police and media reports said.

Florida teen held at Canadian border after body found

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 3:43pm
(Reuters) - A Florida teen was detained in western New York after he tried to cross the U.S.-Canada border late on Friday, as police sought to question him after they discovered what they believe is the body of his grandmother, U.S. border patrol agents said on Saturday.

U.S. Black Friday, Thanksgiving online sales climb to record high

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 3:25pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs as shoppers bagged deep discounts and bought more on their mobile devices, heralding a promising start to the key holiday season, according to retail analytics firms.

Virginia pastor charged in Thanksgiving Day killing of his family

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 2:53pm
(Reuters) - A Virginia youth pastor remained in jail Saturday after being charged in the Thanksgiving night shooting deaths of his wife, stepdaughter and the stepdaughter's boyfriend, police said.

Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in U.S. blogger murder

Sat, 11/25/2017 - 5:44am
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh police said on Saturday they had arrested an Islamist militant wanted in connection with the 2015 killing of a U.S. blogger critical of religious extremism.

Man charged with murder in fatal shooting of Texas trooper

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 8:16pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A man accused of shooting and killing a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving was charged with capital murder, which can bring the death penalty, jail records posted on Friday showed.

Trump names interim consumer agency head, likely sparking showdown

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:58pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has designated White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau until a permanent director is nominated and confirmed, the White House said on Friday.

Pentagon likely to acknowledge 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria: U.S. officials

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:36pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon is likely to announce in the coming days that there are about 2,000 U.S. troops in Syria, two U.S. officials said on Friday, as the military acknowledges that an accounting system for troops has under-reported the size of forces on the ground.

TransCanada recovers 44,400 gallons of oil from Keystone pipeline spill site

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 7:32pm
(Reuters) - TransCanada Corp said on Friday it has recovered 44,400 gallons, or 1,057 barrels, of oil from the Keystone pipeline spill site at Amherst, South Dakota.

Flynn could prove to be key asset in Mueller's U.S. campaign probe, sources say

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 4:40pm
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have halted communications with U.S. President Donald Trump's legal team, a potentially critical step in the probe into contacts between Trump's election campaign and Russia, sources familiar with the investigation said on Friday.