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Nov 15, 2019

U.S. lawmakers agree on bill to fight 'robocall epidemic'
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have reached an agreement on one of the few things that unites polarized Washington -- a hatred of the billions of deceptive and annoying robocalls that Americans receive each year.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

U.S. charges another ex-JPMorgan executive with alleged market manipulation
The Department of Justice has charged another former JPMorgan Chase & Co executive with alleged racketeering and manipulating precious metals prices between 2008 and 2016, the latest in a string of similar prosecutions.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Court halts Texas execution of man convicted of killing his lover: NY Times
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Friday halted the execution of Rodney Reed, who was convicted of killing his 19-year-old lover in 1996, as recent calls for his exoneration and a fresh look at his case got more intense, the New York Times reported.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Staff exodus hits top U.S. transgender group on eve of 2020 election campaign
A majority of employees have left the leading U.S. transgender advocacy group amid a failed attempt to oust its leader, with many expressing frustration over the organization's lack of minority hiring and outreach.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Bloomberg to skip his own China forum next week as he mulls presidential run
Michael Bloomberg, who is weighing a bid for the Democratic nomination for president, will not attend an economic conference in China next week being hosted by his media outfit, a company spokesman told Reuters on Friday.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump ex-aide Gates to be sentenced on December 17
President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, who testified as a prosecution witness in trials that led to the convictions of former Trump aides Roger Stone and Paul Manafort, will be sentenced on Dec. 17 in his own criminal case, a court filing showed on Friday.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Ex-Trump aide Gates to be sentenced on December 17
U.S. President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates will have a court hearing to determine his potential prison sentence on Dec. 17, according to a court filing.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'You're tough as nails and you're smart as hell' - Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Indiana judges suspended after brawl outside White Castle
The Indiana Supreme Court has suspended three county circuit court judges without pay for getting into an early-morning fist fight outside a fast-food restaurant that ended with two of them getting shot.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Ex-tennis academy president pleads guilty to U.S. college admissions scam
The former president of a private tennis academy in Texas pleaded guilty on Friday as part of an agreement to cooperate in the ongoing investigation of the largest college admissions cheating and fraud scheme uncovered in U.S. history.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump asks Supreme Court to stop Congress from getting his financial records
President Donald Trump on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling directing an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led congressional panel, setting up a major clash between branches of government.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

California police find no motive for school shooting
A 16-year-old student was carrying out a deliberate plan when he shot five teenagers at his California high school then turned the gun on himself, the local sheriff said on Friday, but authorities have no clues about what sparked the bloodshed.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Oklahoma judge reduces Johnson & Johnson opioid payout to $465 million
An Oklahoma judge on Friday said Johnson & Johnson must pay that state $465 million for fueling the opioid epidemic through the deceptive marketing of painkillers, down from his original award of $572 million.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump says U.S. states will be able to buy prescription drugs abroad
President Donald Trump said on Friday he would be giving U.S. states the right to buy prescription drugs from other countries, as part of a bid to boost consumer access to cheaper medicines.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump attacks impeachment witness on Twitter, Democrats see intimidation
President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump's attack on former ambassador is witness intimidation: Schiff
The Democratic congressman leading the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said Trump's attack on former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch on Friday was part of a pattern of intimidating witnesses.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

U.S. to begin second round of trade aid payments for farmers next week
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday it will begin making a second round of 2019 trade aid payments to U.S. farmers next week.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Exclusive: U.S. regulator rethinking changes to whistleblower program after backlash - sources
The U.S. securities regulator is rethinking a proposal that could weaken a landmark whistleblower program after a pushback from whistleblower lawyers and advocates, people with knowledge of the deliberations told Reuters.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'Witness intimidation is a crime': reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, with Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testifying.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Oklahoma judge reduces Johnson & Johnson payout in opioid case to $465 million
An Oklahoma judge on Friday said Johnson & Johnson needs to pay only $465 million of the $572 million he previously concluded it owed the state for fueling the opioid epidemic through deceptive marketing of painkillers.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'You're tough as nails and you're smart as hell'- Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The witness was Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump, after Twitter attack on ambassador, says his tweets aren't intimidating
U.S. President Donald Trump said he did not believe his Twitter posts were intimidating after his real-time attack on former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch drew criticism during a public hearing in an impeachment inquiry.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump asks Supreme Court to block disclosure of financial records to Congress
President Donald Trump on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a ruling that would require an accounting firm to hand over his financial records to a Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee, one of his lawyers said.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court to mull time limits on military rape claims
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether military personnel can be prosecuted for rape long after the crime occurred in an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a lower court ruling that overturned the rape conviction of an Air Force captain.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

California, other U.S. states sue to block EPA from revoking state emissions authority
California and 22 other U.S. states filed suit on Friday to challenge the Trump administration's decision to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle tailpipe emissions rules and require a rising number of zero emission vehicles (ZEV).

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump Twitter attack on impeachment witness seen by Democrats as intimidation
President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'The tweet was not witness intimidation': reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, with Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testifying.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'This is a crazy environment': Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The witness was Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

U.S. restaurants remove dining rooms to speed off-site food frenzy
Restaurants are doing away with dining rooms as consumers increasingly order food deliveries through apps such as Uber Technologies Inc's Uber Eats and GrubHub Inc.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Former U.S. envoy to Ukraine faults bosses at impeachment hearing
State Department leadership has damaged the institution by failing to resist "foreign and corrupt interests that apparently hijacked" U.S. policy toward Ukraine and by not defending its own diplomats, the former U.S. envoy to Ukraine said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump adviser Roger Stone, self-proclaimed 'dirty trickster,' guilty on all charges
A jury convicted U.S. President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone on Friday on all charges, finding the long-time Republican operative and self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" guilty on seven criminal counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'He simply always takes the bait': Reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, with Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testifying.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

For California police, what motivated deadly school shooting is question of the day
California police on Friday were working to identify what motivated a 16-year-old to open fire on his fellow high school students a day earlier, killing two and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'Hanging by its fingernails': U.S. biodiesel industry struggles without subsidy
When John Whittington shut his Morristown, Indiana, biodiesel plant this week, he knew the move would leave all 14 of his workers there looking for jobs heading into the U.S. holiday season. But he felt he had no choice.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'Very intimidating' - Trump launches Twitter attack on witness during impeachment testimony
President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, in an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounts to witness intimidation.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump's tweets attacking impeachment witness draw angry response
President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on an impeachment witness during her testimony on Friday drew a furious response from Democrats, who accused him of witness intimidation, and even some allies criticized him.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump adviser Stone found guilty of lying to Congress, obstruction, witness tampering
A jury convicted U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone on Friday, finding the long-time Republican operative and self-proclaimed "dirty trickster" guilty on seven criminal counts of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'Take witness intimidation very, very seriously' - Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The witness was Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'That was a turning point': Reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, with Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, testifying.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Michael Bloomberg to launch $100 million digital anti-Trump campaign
Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul who continues to weigh a run for the Democratic nomination for president, will launch a $100 million online ad campaign targeting Republican President Donald Trump, an advisor confirmed.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Suspects held in Halloween shooting at California Airbnb
California authorities on Friday were holding four suspects charged with murder and conspiracy in connection with a deadly shooting at a Halloween costume party hosted at an Airbnb rental house in California.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'I do not understand Mr. Giuliani's motives' - Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The witness was Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump launches Twitter attack on witness while she addresses impeachment hearing
President Donald Trump attacked a former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine on Friday as she testified to an impeachment hearing in the House of Representatives, saying that everywhere she went during her career "turned bad," a charge she called "very intimidating."

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Trump attacks former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine as she testifies
U.S. President Donald Trump attacked former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch in a series of tweets on Friday as she testified during an impeachment hearing investigating the Republican president's handling of Ukraine.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Former U.S. envoy says corrupt Ukrainians found U.S. partners
The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine told a public impeachment hearing of President Donald Trump on Friday that corrupt Ukrainians found Americans willing to work with them to oust her.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

U.S. envoy to Ukraine was 'smeared and cast aside,' Democrat tells impeachment hearing
A second day of televised impeachment hearings opened on Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives with the spotlight on Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine branded "bad news" by President Donald Trump before he fired her.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Factbox: Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing in U.S. House
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its second public hearing on Friday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine. The witness was Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

White House releases summary of April call with Ukraine's Zelenskiy
The White House on Friday released a summary of an April phone call in which President Donald Trump congratulated Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on his election win.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Reuters/Ipsos poll: 3% support Bloomberg for Democratic nomination
If former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg enters the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race, he will be the fifth most-popular candidate, and his presence may draw more support away from former Vice President Joe Biden than others, a new Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Restaurants remove dining rooms to speed off-site food frenzy
Restaurants are doing away with dining rooms as consumers increasingly order food deliveries through apps such as Uber Technologies Inc's Uber Eats and GrubHub Inc.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Ousted 'bad news' U.S. ambassador to Ukraine to testify in Trump impeachment probe
The former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, whom President Donald Trump called "bad news" before firing her, will be in the spotlight on Friday when she testifies at the second day of televised impeachment hearings.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

'I was very concerned:' Former U.S. ambassador Yovanovitch in impeachment spotlight
Former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch takes center stage in the House of Representatives' impeachment inquiry on Friday, when she is scheduled to testify about events before and after President Donald Trump removed her from her post in Kiev.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Police look for motive behind California school shooting
Just 16 seconds passed from the time a California high school student pulled a .45 semi-automatic pistol from his backpack in an outdoor school courtyard and emptied the weapon, killing two classmates and wounding three more, before shooting himself in the head and collapsing.

Reuters US News
Nov 15, 2019

Deere workers grapple with fallout from Trump's trade war
Devin Spencer has been on edge ever since Deere & Co. laid off dozens of his colleagues at its Harvester Works plant in western Illinois due to dwindling demand for farm combines.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

U.S. Justice Kavanaugh upbeat in first major public speech
A gathering of conservative lawyers gave U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh a rapturous reception on Thursday for an upbeat speech in his first major public appearance since sexual misconduct accusations almost derailed his appointment.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Trump makes final pitch for Republican challenger in Louisiana governor's race
U.S. President Donald Trump made his final appeal to Louisiana voters on Thursday to wrest power from the Deep South's only Democratic governor in an election later this week, seeking to showcase the power of his support in local races.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

White House budget official will testify in impeachment probe if subpoenaed: lawyer
White House budget official Mark Sandy will give testimony in a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump if he is subpoenaed, his lawyer said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

On 16th birthday, California student opens fire at his high school, killing two
A Southern California high school student pulled a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and fired on fellow classmates on Thursday morning, killing two and wounding three others.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

South Carolina teenager sentenced to life in prison for school shooting
A county judge on Thursday sentenced a South Carolina teenager to life imprisonment for killing his father in 2016 before driving to an elementary school and fatally shooting a 6-year-old boy.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

On 16th birthday, California student walks into high school and opens fire, killing two
A California high school student pulled a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and fired on fellow students as classes began on Thursday, killing two and wounding three others.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

'I think I got shot': California students huddled terrified in barricaded classrooms
The students inside a barricaded choir classroom were huddled in the dark minutes after shots rang out at Saugus High School in Southern California on Thursday, when one them said: "I think I got shot."

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

U.S. impeachment hearing TV audience less than for Kavanaugh or Comey: Nielsen data
The first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday attracted an estimated 13.8 million viewers across 10 broadcast and cable television networks, according to Nielsen ratings data.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Trump asks U.S. Supreme Court to prevent release of his tax returns
President Donald Trump on Thursday asked the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Hurricane Dorian swept swimming cows 2 miles to North Carolina beach
Three cows have been spotted beachcombing on a remote barrier island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, swept to an unlikely grazing spot when Hurricane Dorian whipped waves powerful enough to carry them two miles (3.22 km) from their home.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Jury in trial of Trump adviser Stone ends first day of deliberations without verdict
The jury in the criminal trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone ended its first day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict on whether he lied to Congress about his efforts to learn more about when WikiLeaks would publish damaging emails about 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Executors of Jeffrey Epstein's estate propose victim compensation fund
The executors of the estate of Jeffrey Epstein said on Thursday they had asked a judge to approve the creation of a proposed fund to compensate women the financier was accused of having sexually abused.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

U.S. Justice Kavanaugh to make first major public speech since controversy
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who has kept a low profile since sexual misconduct accusations almost derailed his appointment 13 months ago, will make his first major public appearance since his Senate confirmation when he addresses a friendly audience of conservative lawyers on Thursday evening.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Witnesses in the Trump impeachment inquiry
Witnesses have testified behind closed doors and in public in the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into whether Republican President Donald Trump abused the power of his office when he sought foreign interference against a political rival.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Ford uses Mustang name, hoping new electric SUV will zap Tesla
Ford Motor Co will tag its new electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) with the Mustang name, the automaker said on Thursday, seeking to entice customers into a new era by linking it to the model whose groundbreaking design in the 1960s combined sportiness and affordability.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Republican Bevin concedes Kentucky governor's race
Matt Bevin, the Republican Kentucky governor backed by U.S. President Donald Trump, conceded defeat on Tuesday in a tight race against Democrat Andy Beshear.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Student gunman kills two, wounds three at California high school before shooting self
A California high school student on his 16th birthday opened fire on campus on Thursday, killing a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy and wounding three other teens before shooting himself in the head, officials said.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Ways Trump's tax returns could come to light
U.S. President Donald Trump broke with a decades-long tradition of U.S. presidential candidates by not releasing his tax returns during his campaign, prompting state and congressional investigators to seek the returns through other means.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Goldman's Blankfein calls Warren's criticism of billionaires 'tribalism'
Lloyd Blankfein, a former Goldman Sachs chief executive, criticized Elizabeth Warren for engaging in the "vilification" of billionaires on Thursday and said that "maybe tribalism is just in her DNA," after he appeared in the presidential candidate's latest ad on taxing the super rich.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

13.1 million TV viewers watch opening day of U.S. impeachment hearings
The first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Wednesday attracted 13.1 million viewers across six broadcast and cable networks, according to preliminary ratings data released by CNN on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

New York airport regulator partners with ride-share firm Via
Ride-share provider Via said on Thursday it had partnered with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to provide flat-rate shared trips from New York City's LaGuardia Airport, which is plagued by congestion and limited access to public transit.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Student gunman kills one, wounds others at California high school
A California high school student dressed in black is suspected of having opened fire on campus on Thursday, killing at least one person and wounding five others before he was arrested, officials said.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick jumps into Democratic presidential race, swelling field
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday said he was seeking the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination despite an already crowded race in an effort to bring a divided country - and splintering political party - together.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Some migrants waiting in Mexico for U.S. court hearings caught crossing illegally
Roughly one in 10 migrants pushed back to Mexico to await U.S. court hearings under a Trump administration program have been caught crossing the border again, a top border official said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Goldman's Blankfein calls Warren's criticism 'tribalism' in spat with billionaires
Lloyd Blankfein, a former Goldman Sachs chief executive, said on Thursday he was "surprised" to be featured in an advertisement released by Elizabeth Warren, writing that "maybe tribalism is just in her DNA" amid a back-and-forth between the presidential contender and prominent billionaires.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

At least five wounded after shooting at California high school: officials
At least five people were wounded after a shooter opened fire at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, a city north of Los Angeles, officials said.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery as impeachment probe intensifies
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump already has admitted to actions that amount to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Factbox: Nineteen Democrats, three Republicans eye U.S. presidential nominations
The crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates seeking to challenge President Donald Trump next year swelled again on Thursday as former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick entered the race, seeking to carve a fresh path toward the party's nomination.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Trump set to ask U.S. Supreme Court to prevent release of tax returns
President Donald Trump is set to turn to the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in a bid to reverse a lower court ruling that directed his longtime accounting firm to hand over eight years of his tax returns to New York prosecutors.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Second staffer says Trump, Sondland discussed need for Ukraine 'investigations': AP
A second staffer for the U.S. Embassy in Kiev overheard a phone call between President Donald Trump and the U.S. envoy to the European Union, in which the need for Ukraine to conduct "investigations" was discussed, the Associated Press reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed source briefed on the situation.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Factbox: Major shootings at schools in the United States
Below are some of the bloodiest and most notable U.S. mass shootings at schools in recent decades, ranked by death toll. This is not a complete list of all major U.S. mass shootings:

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

At least three wounded after shooting at California school: media
Authorities in California said on Thursday they were responding to an active shooter situation at a high school in Santa Clarita, a city north of Los Angeles, and local media said there were at least three victims.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Strong healthcare costs help to lift U.S. producer inflation
U.S. producer prices increased by the most in six months in October, lifted by gains in the costs of goods and services, further bolstering the Federal Reserve's stance that it will probably not cut interest rates again in the near term.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Trump impeachment inquiry moves ahead, with pivotal witness looming
The Democratic-led impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump moved forward on Thursday with preparations for the appearance of another central figure - former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch - in the investigation's second public hearing.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Pelosi says Trump has admitted to bribery
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that Republican President Donald Trump has admitted to actions that amount to bribery in the Ukraine scandal at the heart of a Democratic-led impeachment inquiry.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Facebook signs lease for office space in Hudson Yards
Facebook Inc signed a lease for over 1.5 million square feet of office space across 30 floors and three buildings in New York City's Hudson Yards, according to a statement by the luxury and commercial real estate development on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Jury begins considering verdict in trial of Trump adviser Roger Stone
The federal jury in the criminal trial of U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Roger Stone began deliberations on Thursday into whether he lied to Congress about his efforts to learn more about when WikiLeaks would publish damaging emails about 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Democratic presidential field swells as Massachusetts' Patrick jumps in
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Thursday said he was seeking the Democratic party's 2020 presidential nomination despite an already crowded field in an effort to bring a divided country - and splintering political party - together.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

U.S. producer prices rise solidly; healthcare costs increasing
U.S. producer prices increased by the most in six months in October, lifted by gains in the costs of goods and services, further bolstering the Federal Reserve's stance that it will probably not cut interest rates again in the near term.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Ford to use Mustang name for electric SUV
Ford Motor Co will use the Mustang name, previously reserved for a muscle car, for an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that customers in the United States, Canada and Europe can start ordering on Nov. 17, the company said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

New York airport regulator partners with ride-share company Via
Ride-share provider Via said on Thursday it had partnered with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to provide flat-rate shared trips from New York City's LaGuardia Airport, which is plagued by congestion and limited access to public transit.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Massachusetts ex-Governor Patrick enters crowded Democratic presidential race
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick will seek the Democratic nomination for president, entering a crowded field of candidates vying to run against Republican Donald Trump in 2020, he said in a campaign video released on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

U.S. envoy Sondland did not link Biden probe to aid: Ukraine minister
Ukraine's Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Thursday that U.S. ambassador Gordon Sondland did not explicitly link military aid to Kiev with opening an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Interfax Ukraine reported.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Trump impeachment inquiry moves ahead after start of televised hearings
The Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump moves ahead on Thursday after an opening day of public testimony that linked Trump to a pressure campaign to force Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

U.S. grand jury drops case against Colorado police for killing suspect
A U.S. grand jury did not find enough evidence to charge two Colorado policemen who shot and killed a 19-year-old black man in August, the chief of the police department said on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Nov 14, 2019

Impeachment witnesses can expect abuse, death threats, say survivors of past political scandals
John Dean entered the witness protection program. Valerie Plame feared for her children.

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