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Dec 11, 2019

Polar vortex, Midwest floods, California fires: The U.S.'s wild 2019 weather
From a brutal polar vortex that froze much of the Midwest and East Coast in January to Hurricane Dorian that killed dozens in the Bahamas in September, Mother Nature dealt Americans a wild and deadly weather year in 2019.

Reuters US News
Dec 11, 2019

Texas to execute inmate convicted of killing prison boot factory supervisor
Texas plans on Wednesday to execute a man convicted more than a decade ago of killing a prison boot factory supervisor by slitting his throat because he was upset he had to work as a janitor.

Reuters US News
Dec 11, 2019

Jersey City gunmen targeted Jewish grocery for lethal attack: mayor
Police in the New York metropolitan area were put on high alert to protect Jewish neighborhoods after an hours-long gunbattle with two men around a Jersey City kosher market that killed six people, authorities said.

Reuters US News
Dec 11, 2019

Exclusive: U.S. Army will fund rare earths plant for weapons development
The U.S. Army plans to fund construction of rare earths processing facilities, part of an urgent push by Washington to secure domestic supply of the minerals used to make military weapons and electronics, according to a government document seen by Reuters.

Reuters US News
Dec 11, 2019

U.S. interior immigration arrests fell despite Trump push
Non-border immigration arrests in the United States fell by 10 percent in the year to September from a year earlier, the latest U.S. data shows, a drop the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said was partly due to the diversion of the agency's resources to the border.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

New Jersey gun battle leaves six dead, including cop and both suspects
Police waged an hours-long gunfight with two men armed with high-powered rifles on Tuesday in and around a New Jersey cemetery and kosher market, leaving six people dead, including one officer and both suspects, authorities said.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Buttigieg opens fundraisers to media after tension over donor influence
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg held his first fundraiser open to press coverage on Tuesday after facing pressure from rival Elizabeth Warren to be more transparent.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Climate change hitting top U.S. fishery in the Arctic: NOAA
Climate change is causing chaos in the Bering Sea, home to one of America's largest fisheries, an example of how rising temperatures can rapidly change ecosystems important to the economy, U.S. federal government scientists said in a report on Tuesday.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Church nativity scene depicts Holy Family as caged refugees
A Methodist church in Southern California has turned a classic Christmas tradition - the Nativity scene depicting the birth of Jesus - into a statement about immigration by putting the Holy Family in cages.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Six dead, including a cop and two suspects, in New Jersey shooting
Six people, including a police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in an hours-long shootout that unfolded on Tuesday afternoon near a cemetery and a kosher grocery store in Jersey City, New Jersey, police said.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

U.S. House to vote on massive defense bill Wednesday, Democrats divided
The U.S. House of Representatives is due to vote on Wednesday - and likely pass - a $738 billion defense bill setting policy on everything from family leave to fighter jets, despite opposition among some Democrats who control the chamber.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

U.S. Senate leader McConnell raises possibility of quick impeachment trial
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell raised the prospect on Tuesday of a short Senate impeachment trial for President Donald Trump in which no witnesses would be called.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

At least six dead, including two suspected gunmen, in Jersey City shooting
At least six people, including one police officer and two suspected gunmen, were killed in a shootout around a New Jersey grocery store across the Hudson River from Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, prompting a security lockdown of area schools, officials and local media said.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Multiple people dead, including a police officer, in Jersey City shooting
Several people, including at least one police officer, were killed in a shootout around a New Jersey convenience store across the Hudson River from Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon, prompting a security lockdown of area schools, officials said.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

U.S. agency urges closing 'loophole' on tourist helicopter flights after fatal crash
U.S. safety regulators said the primary cause of a March 2018 helicopter crash that killed five tourists on a photo-shoot trip over New York City was the use of a supplemental harness tether system that triggered an engine failure.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Exxon Mobil scores win in New York climate change lawsuit
Exxon Mobil Corp won a major victory in a closely-watched lawsuit on Tuesday when a judge ruled that the company did not defraud investors out of up to $1.6 billion by hiding the true cost of climate change regulation.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Pennsylvania court rejects Bill Cosby's appeal of sex assault conviction
A Pennsylvania appeals court on Tuesday dismissed Bill Cosby's bid to overturn his 2018 sex assault conviction, rejecting his lawyers' argument that a judge deprived the comedian of a fair trial by allowing other accusers to testify.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

U.S. Attorney General Barr says FBI may have acted in 'bad faith' on Russia probe
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Tuesday he is still not fully convinced that the FBI acted without bias when it opened its 2016 investigation into possible links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

U.S. must fix relations with China to combat climate change - Michael Bloomberg
A future U.S. government will have to rebuild relations with China to revive international efforts to combat climate change, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is running for president, said on Tuesday.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court justices lean toward insurers on $12 billion Obamacare claims
U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared sympathetic to claims made by health insurers seeking $12 billion from the federal government under a program set up by the Obamacare law aimed at encouraging them to offer medical coverage to previously uninsured Americans.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

U.S. SEC chair says agency will not impose 'caps' on whistleblower awards
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will not introduce "caps" on awards to whistleblowers who come forward with key information on fraud and other violations, the head of the agency told lawmakers on Tuesday.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Exxon wins climate change lawsuit, as cases over global warming proliferate
Exxon Mobil Corp on Tuesday scored a win in a closely-watched case after a judge ruled that the company did not hide the true cost of climate change regulation from investors.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

University of Phoenix to pay $191 million to settle 'deceptive ad' probe
The University of Phoenix, which is owned by Apollo Education Group, has agreed to pay $191 million to settle charges that it falsely advertised close ties with major U.S. companies that could lead to jobs for students, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

Security clearance loophole allowed ex-NSA hackers to work for UAE
How do you keep a coveted top-secret U.S. government security clearance while working for a foreign spy service? That question vexed U.S. intelligence operatives recruited to work as contractors for a secret United Arab Emirates hacking team.

Reuters US News
Dec 10, 2019

World's richest countries need to behave like adults in climate fight: Kerry
The world's richest nations are failing to "behave like adults" and act firmly enough to meet global warming targets set in the Paris climate accord, former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Colorado man deemed unfit for state court in abortion clinic shooting faces federal charges
A man deemed mentally unfit to face trial in state court for a shooting spree that killed three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado was indicted on Monday on federal charges stemming from the 2015 rampage, U.S. prosecutors said.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Ex-U.S. congressman, son and associate settle insider trading case with SEC
Former U.S. Representative Chris Collins of New York, his son and an associate settled insider trading charges with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency said in a statement on Monday.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Buttigieg vows fundraising transparency after spat with Warren
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg's campaign pledged on Monday to increase transparency over donors to his White House bid and disclose clients he worked for as a young consultant, following criticism from rival Elizabeth Warren.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Mistakes, but no political bias in FBI probe of Trump campaign: watchdog
The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Monday that it found numerous errors but no evidence of political bias by the FBI when it opened an investigation into contacts between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia in 2016.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Trump to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov at White House
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday at the White House, a senior administration official said on Monday.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Former British spy and FBI source Steele was friends with Ivanka Trump: source
A former British spy who was a source for the FBI in its probe of Donald Trump's presidential campaign had an extended friendship with Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter, a source familiar with the friendship said on Monday.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Man accused of deadly shooting at Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic indicted by U.S. grand jury
A man accused of fatally shooting three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado in 2015 was indicted by a U.S. grand jury on dozens of federal charges that could result in the death penalty, U.S. prosecutors said on Monday.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Buttigieg campaign vows transparency over fundraising
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will release names of people raising money for his election bid and open fundraising events to reporters, his campaign said on Monday, following criticism over the transparency of donors.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

No political bias but FBI made mistakes in probe of Trump 2016 campaign: watchdog
The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog said it found numerous errors but no evidence of political bias by the FBI when it opened an investigation into contacts between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia in 2016.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Pentagon privately voiced concerns about Afghan war: Washington Post
The Washington Post reported on Monday that Pentagon officials privately told a watchdog for years about their deep concerns about the U.S. war strategy in Afghanistan, including senior officials who were publicly more hopeful.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

No political bias but FBI made mistakes in probe of Trump campaign: watchdog
The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog said it found numerous errors but no evidence of political bias by the FBI when it opened an investigation into contacts between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia in 2016.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Justice Department watchdog finds 2016 launch of FBI probe of Trump advisers was legitimate: source
The U.S. Justice Department's inspector general, in a report to be made public on Monday, found that an FBI probe into advisers to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign was opened on a legitimate and properly authorized basis, a congressional source familiar with the findings said.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Former Fed Chief Paul Volcker, inflation slayer, dies at 92
Paul Volcker, the towering former Federal Reserve chairman who tamed U.S. inflation in the 1980s and decades later inspired tough Wall Street reforms in the wake of the global financial crisis, died on Monday at the age of 92, according to his daughter Janice Zima.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects inmate's bid for sex reassignment surgery
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal by a convicted murderer who filed a civil rights lawsuit because Texas prison officials denied her request to be considered for gender reassignment surgery.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Smoke in cockpit incident snarls traffic at Washington airport
The pilot of an American Eagle Bombardier CRJ-200 on final approach to Reagan Washington National Airport reported smoke in the cockpit on Monday, prompting extensive delays to other flights, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Caring alone for two small girls, Texas father grapples with loss
Zak Tiemann picked up his daughters from school early this Halloween. Zayleeana, 3, and Zoey, 5, were beaming with excitement as they donned their "Frozen" costumes and went trick-or-treating in their small hometown of Seguin, Texas.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Factbox: Volcker quotes on U.S. banks, inflation, government
Paul Volcker, the towering former Federal Reserve chairman who tamed U.S. inflation in the 1980s and decades later inspired tough Wall Street reforms in the wake of the global financial crisis, died on Monday at the age of 92.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Brooklyn gets New York's biggest battery park from Italy's Enel
Italy's Enel has installed New York City's biggest battery storage system, which it said on Monday will help power the Brooklyn area during periods of peak demand.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court leaves in place Kentucky abortion restriction
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Kentucky restriction requiring doctors to show and describe ultrasound images to women seeking an abortion, turning away a challenge arguing that the measure violates the free speech rights of physicians.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona opioid case against Purdue, Sackler family
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday turned away a novel case by Arizona seeking to recover billions of dollars that the state has said that members of the Sackler family - owners of Purdue Pharma LP - funneled out of the OxyContin maker before the company filed for bankruptcy in September.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Former Fed Chief Paul Volcker, inflation tamer, dead at 92
Paul Volcker, the towering former Federal Reserve chairman who tamed U.S. inflation in the 1980s and decades later inspired tough Wall Street reforms in the wake of the global financial crisis, died on Monday at the age of 92, according to his daughter Janice Zima.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Berkeley cell phone law
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a free speech challenge brought by a trade group against regulation issued by the California city of Berkeley that requires cell phone retailers to tell customers of certain radiation risks.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Bankrupt PG&E to take $4.9 billion more charge on wildfire victim claims
PG&E Corp said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/75488/000095015719001393/form8-k.htm on Monday it would take a pretax charge of $4.9 billion in the current quarter related to the settlement of claims from victims of some of most devastating wildfires in California's modern history.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Trump, Saudi crown prince vow to cooperate on Florida base shooting probe
U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday discussed last week's Florida naval base shooting and vowed to work together on the investigation of the attack, which left three people dead and injured eight others.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Sunday Morning Fever? California toddlers hit the dance floor at Baby Rave
The dance floor is packed, the disco lights are flashing and the DJ is spinning R&B and pop beats.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Boston's trauma to be dissected as marathon bomber appeals death sentence
This city's deepest wound - the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and injured hundreds more - will be re-examined Thursday when lawyers for bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seek to have his death sentence lifted because the jury pool was too traumatized to render a fair verdict.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Pressure mounts on FBI for answers on Florida naval base shooting
U.S. investigators face mounting pressure on Monday to deliver answers on the motive that led a Saudi Air Force lieutenant to shoot and kill three people and wounded eight others at a U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

Justice Department watchdog to issue report on FBI handling of Russia probe
The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog is expected to announce on Monday that the FBI, despite some mistakes, was legally justified in 2016 in opening its investigation into contacts between President Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, according to sources familiar with the findings.

Reuters US News
Dec 09, 2019

DOJ watchdog Michael Horowitz is a career straight shooter, colleagues say
Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, will be in the spotlight on Monday when he releases his long-awaited report into the FBI's probe into whether U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russian officials.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

Biden campaign attacks Trump policy on Saudi Arabia, North Korea
Democrat Joe Biden's presidential campaign launched new attacks on Donald Trump on Sunday, advocating a reevaluation of U.S.-Saudi relations and calling North Korea's apparent weapons test a "rebuke" to the U.S. president in a statement to Reuters.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

Democratic candidate Warren reveals details of past legal work, showing $2 million in compensation since 1980s
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren released information on Sunday about her past legal work, showing nearly $2 million in compensation from dozens of clients over the decades, as a dispute intensified with her rival Pete Buttigieg over transparency.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

Saudi crown prince called Trump, expressed condolences over Florida base shooting: state news
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday and expressed his condolences and support for the families of the victims of the Florida naval base shooting, according to the state news agency.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

FBI thinks Saudi shooter acted alone, Florida governor decries 'deep-seated' hatred
Investigators believe a Saudi Air Force lieutenant acted alone when he killed three people and wounded eight at a U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida, before being fatally shot by a deputy sheriff, the FBI said on Sunday.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

Democrats zoom in on Trump impeachment charges this week
Democratic lawmakers could vote this week on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee chairman said on Sunday as lawmakers sharpened their focus on charges of wrongdoing in his dealings with Ukraine.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

Saudi shooter believed to have acted alone in U.S. Navy base rampage: FBI
Investigators believe a Saudi Air Force lieutenant acted alone on Friday when he killed three people and wounded eight at a U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida before being fatally shot by police, the FBI said on Sunday.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

Trump impeachment gains momentum as vote on charges possible this week
Democrats in the House of Representatives are drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump and the Judiciary Committee may hold a vote this week, the panel's chairman said on Sunday.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

Schiff: focus on 'overwhelming evidence' in Trump impeachment
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Sunday it was best to focus charges in the impeachment of President Donald Trump on where there was overwhelming evidence and not try to charge everything.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

Nadler says vote 'possible' on Trump articles of impeachment this week
Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said on Sunday that articles of impeachment were being drafted and it was possible his panel could vote this week on charges against President Donald Trump.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

U.S. defense secretary securing military bases after Florida shooting
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said he has instructed the armed forces to review both security at military bases and screening for foreign soldiers who come to the United States for training after a shooting in Florida.

Reuters US News
Dec 08, 2019

As poll numbers slide, Warren wrestles with Medicare for All dilemma
With support for Elizabeth Warren's White House bid sliding since the release last month of a divisive plan to overhaul healthcare, the Democratic presidential contender has made an effort to refocus her campaign in early-voting Iowa on her signature anti-corruption message.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

Saudi airman may have become radicalized before U.S. Navy base attack
The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that tracks online extremism.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

U.S. defense secretary can't label U.S. base attack 'terrorism' at this point
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was not prepared at this point to label as "terrorism" the attack a day earlier at a U.S. Navy base in Florida, where a Saudi airman is accused of killing three people.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

Factbox: Rise in U.S.-Iran tensions precedes prisoner swap
In a year of heightened tensions between Iran and the United States that brought the longtime foes to the brink of military conflict, a swap of prisoners on Saturday was a rare act of cooperation.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met behind closed doors on Saturday to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump's presidency.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

Saudi suspect in U.S. Navy base attack linked to anti-U.S. Twitter screed
The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that monitors online extremism.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

U.S. hopes U.S. citizen's release means more progress possible with Iran
The United States is hopeful that the release of U.S. citizen Xiyue Wang by Iran will lead to the freeing of other Americans held there and is a sign Tehran is willing to come to the table to talk about other issues, a senior U.S. administration official said on Saturday.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

United States and Iran swap prisoners in rare act of cooperation
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes whose ties have worsened since President Donald Trump took office.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

Factbox: Reactions to Iran-U.S. prisoner swap
The United States and Iran swapped prisoners - a Chinese-American detained for three years on spying charges and an imprisoned Iranian - on Saturday in a rare act of cooperation between two longtime foes.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

Buttigieg pledges billions to curb education disparities
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg vowed on Saturday to spend hundreds of billions of dollars to improve public education if elected, with a plan that boosts funds for "underserved children" and expands early childhood learning.

Reuters US News
Dec 07, 2019

Bankrupt PG&E reaches $13.5 billion settlement with California wildfire victims
California's bankrupt power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached a $13.5 billion settlement with victims of some of most devastating wildfires in the state's modern history.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

PG&E says reached $13.5 billion agreement with wildfire victims
Bankrupt California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it had reached a $13.5 billion agreement to resolve individual claims relating to the 2017 and 2018 wildfires and the 2015 butte fire.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Trump bid to resume federal executions
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a request by President Donald Trump's administration to proceed with plans to carry out the first executions of federal death row inmates since 2003.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Saudi airman in U.S. for training suspected in deadly shooting at Florida naval base
A member of the Saudi Air Force visiting the United States for military training is the suspect in a shooting that killed four people and injured eight at a U.S. Navy base in Florida on Friday, the state governor and other officials said.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Trump takes aim at trickle-down toilets, faucets
President Donald Trump said on Friday he has directed his environmental regulators to find answers to what he considers a big problem - water-conserving showers, faucets and toilets that restrict their flow to a dribble.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

"All clear" given at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida after bomb threat
An "all clear" signal was given at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida on Friday an hour after a bomb threat forced authorities to evacuate the area, the base said in a tweet.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Saudi airman in U.S. for training suspected in deadly shooting at Florida Navy base
A member of the Saudi Air Force visiting the United States for military training was the suspect in a shooting that killed four people and injured eight at a U.S. Navy base in Florida on Friday, the state governor and other officials said.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Saudi king orders security services to cooperate with U.S. in probe of Florida shooting
Saudi Arabia's King Salman told U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday he has directed his security services to cooperate with U.S. authorities investigating the deadly shooting at a Florida military base and assured him the "perpetrator of this heinous crime" does not represent the Saudi people.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Bomb threat reported at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida
A bomb threat was reported at Patrick Air Force Base in Florida on Friday and the area was evacuated as authorities were investigating, the base said in a Tweet.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

U.S. EPA proposed biofuel blending requirements 'similar' to October plan - EPA official
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has delivered a proposal on biofuel blending requirements for 2020 to the White House Office of Management and Budget, an EPA official said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Trump says U.S. will finalize new fuel efficiency rules next year
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the administration will finalize its rollback of Obama-era vehicle emissions standards next year and said it would provoke a new legal challenge by California.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Factbox: Major mass shootings in the United States
A shooting in Pensacola, Florida, on Friday that left at least four people dead was the second mass killing on a U.S. military installation in three days and followed a spate of deadly gun violence throughout the country this summer.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Saudi airman suspected in shooting at U.S. Navy base that left four dead
A member of the Saudi Air Force visiting the United States for military training was the suspect in a shooting attack at a U.S. Navy base in Florida in which four people were killed and eight were injured on Friday, the state governor and other officials said.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court takes up fight over Delaware judicial appointments
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether the state of Delaware's system of requiring ideologically balanced courts is lawful.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Prosecutors seek to up Harvey Weinstein's bail, citing violations
Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has at times failed to wear a required electronic tracking device, New York prosecutors said Friday, asking a judge to increase his bail to $5 million, from $1 million, as he awaits trial on sexual assault charges.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

U.S. lawmaker says Uber must take action after disclosing sexual assault reports
The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee urged Uber Technologies Inc to take action after the company disclosed on Thursday it received over 3,000 reports of sexual assault related to its 1.3 billion rides in the United States last year.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

In East Hartford, a new effort to help workers left behind
For the first time in a while, Diomedes Dilone is earning enough money that he can afford to take the weekends off.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Four killed including shooter at U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida
Three people were killed by a shooter on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, a major U.S. Navy base in Florida, before sheriff's deputies fatally shot the shooter, authorities said, the second deadly shooting at a U.S. military installation this week.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Three killed including shooter at U.S. Navy base in Pensacola, Florida
Three people including a suspected shooter were killed and at least seven others were injured on Friday at Naval Air Station Pensacola, a major U.S. Navy base in Florida, authorities said, the second deadly shooting at a U.S. military installation this week.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Disappearing frontier: Alaska's glaciers retreating at record pace
Alaska will soon close a year that is shaping up as its hottest on record, with glaciers in the "Frontier State" melting at record or near-record levels, pouring waters into rising global seas, scientists said after taking fall measurements.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

U.S. Democratic contender Sanders proposes $150 billion for 'high-speed internet for all'
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders launched a plan on Friday to provide high-speed broadband for every U.S. household at a cost of $150 billion, pledging to use antitrust powers to take on internet, telecom and cable companies.

Reuters US News
Dec 06, 2019

Four people killed in failed robbery shootout in Florida
Four people died in a shootout following the theft of a United Parcel Service Inc truck and an attempted jewelry store robbery in a Miami suburb, the FBI and police said late on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Dec 05, 2019

Black Hawk helicopter goes down in Minnesota, killing three
A Black Hawk helicopter went down in central Minnesota on Thursday, killing all three soldiers on board, after it lost contact with the Minnesota National Guard during a maintenance test flight, Governor Tim Walz said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Dec 05, 2019

Indiana judge grants stay of execution for federal inmate
A convicted murderer set to become the first federal inmate to be executed in 16 years was granted a stay of execution on Thursday by a judge in Indiana.

Reuters US News
Dec 05, 2019

Tennessee executes man convicted of 1991 murder of ex-girlfriend
A Tennessee man found guilty of murdering his ex-girlfriend by setting her on fire in her car almost 30 years ago was put to death in the electric chair in Nashville on Thursday, prison officials said.

Reuters US News
Dec 05, 2019

California asks Trump administration to release money to fight homelessness
In the latest skirmish over California's homeless crisis, the state's governor, Gavin Newsom, asked President Donald Trump on Thursday to stop withholding federal housing vouchers that could benefit 50,000 homeless people.

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