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Trump tweets about Russia probe spark warnings from lawmakers

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 3:01pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A series of tweets by U.S. President Donald Trump about the investigation into contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia prompted concerns on Sunday among both Democratic and Republican lawmakers, with Republican Senator Lindsey Graham saying Trump could be wading into "peril" by commenting on the probe.

'Prairie Home Companion' renamed after Garrison Keillor's firing

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 1:29pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "A Prairie Home Companion," the U.S. radio variety show that Garrison Keillor presented for decades until his retirement last year, has been renamed "Town Hall," days after the raconteur was accused of sexual misconduct.

Embattled Alabama Republican Senate candidate ahead in CBS poll

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 1:17pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Embattled Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore led his Democratic opponent by six percentage points in a CBS News poll released on Sunday, with most Alabama Republicans saying the allegations of sexual misconduct against him are false.

One killed, five hurt by car in brawl outside New York bar

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 7:48am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A driver deliberately plowed a car into six people during a fight outside a hookah bar in the New York City borough of Queens in the early hours of Sunday morning, killing one and injuring five others before fleeing, police said.

Officials believe body of missing North Carolina girl found

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 8:43pm
(Reuters) - A body believed to be of a 3-year-old North Carolina girl who was missing for six days was found in a creek on Saturday night, a day after the mother's live-in boyfriend was arrested in connection with her disappearance, the Onslow County Sheriff's Office said.

Protesters call for Trump to preserve Utah monument areas

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 5:54pm
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (Reuters) - More than 5,000 people rallied on the steps of the Utah State Capitol on Saturday afternoon to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's expected shrinking of two national monument areas in the state.

Mueller removed FBI agent from Russia probe for anti-Trump texts: reports

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 2:52pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The special counsel examining alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election removed a top FBI investigator from his team for exchanging text messages with a colleague that expressed anti-Trump views, two U.S. newspapers reported on Saturday.

Ex-Stanford swimmer appeals sexual assault conviction

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 12:30pm
(Reuters) - A former Stanford University swimmer found guilty of sexual assault in California has appealed his conviction after serving a sentence that many condemned as an example of how the justice system fails to take such crimes seriously enough.

Man charged as authorities says missing North Carolina girl presumed dead

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 6:58am
(Reuters) - A man has been arrested and charged in North Carolina in connection with the disappearance of three-year-old Mariah Woods who went missing from her bedroom five days ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and local sheriff said on Saturday.

Man charged as FBI says missing North Carolina girl presumed dead

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 5:46am
(Reuters) - A 32-year-old man has been arrested and charged in North Carolina in connection with the disappearance of 3-year-old Mariah Woods who went missing from her bedroom five days ago, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Saturday.

Senate approves major tax cuts in victory for Trump

Sat, 12/02/2017 - 4:00am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate narrowly approved a tax overhaul, moving Republicans and President Donald Trump a big step closer to their goal of slashing taxes for businesses and the rich while offering everyday Americans a mixed bag of changes.

U.S. judge rejects delay of foreign entrepreneur immigration rule

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 8:00pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to rescind its delay of a rule that allows some foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the United States to grow their companies, court documents show.

EPA passes on rule covering U.S. hardrock miners' cleanup costs

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:50pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Friday it would not act on a proposal to require hardrock mining companies to show they can afford to clean up their sites.

First U.S. birth for woman with transplanted uterus occurs in Texas

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 6:03pm
(Reuters) - For the first time in the United States, a woman with a transplanted uterus gave birth, officials at a Dallas hospital said on Friday.

American Air reaches deal with pilots over scheduling error

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:53pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines has reached an agreement with its pilots union over premium pay for some December flights, both groups said on Friday, after a scheduling snafu gave too many pilots holiday time off and sent the airline scrambling to correct its mistake.

U.S. flight crews ill-equipped for sexual harassment complaints

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 5:39pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Many U.S. flight attendants lack the training in how to deal with complaints of on-board sexual harassment, an industry union and Democratic lawmakers say, raising questions about whether airlines are prepared to protect passengers from predatory men.

U.S. prosecutors seek arrest of illegal immigrant acquitted of Kate Steinle murder

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:56pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors on Friday sought to arrest an illegal immigrant acquitted of murdering a San Francisco woman in a case raised during the 2016 presidential campaign, saying his conviction on a lesser weapons charge violated the terms of his supervised release.

Fluor wins $831 million contract for Puerto Rico power work: Pentagon

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 4:28pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fluor Enterprises Inc, a subsidiary of Fluor Corp, was awarded an $831 million contract for construction services to help restore electric power to Puerto Rico, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Turkish gold trader testifies on bank executive's role in sham food sales

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 3:40pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testifying for U.S. prosecutors in a New York court on Friday gave his most detailed account yet of how he claims an executive of Turkey's state-owned Halkbank devised key parts of a plan to launder money for Iran through fake food sales.

New York Times cuts number of free articles on website

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 2:19pm
(Reuters) - The New York Times on Friday reduced the number of free articles it will offer most non-subscribers to five from 10 in an effort to make more money from readers.