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Jun 21, 2018

Supreme Court deems SEC in-house judge hiring unconstitutional
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday expanded presidential control over pivotal jobs in federal agencies, ruling that the way the Securities and Exchange Commission selected its in-house judges to enforce investor-protection laws was improper.

Reuters US News
Jun 21, 2018

House Republicans short of votes to pass immigration bill: lawmaker
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have not yet rounded up the votes needed to pass immigration legislation they plan to take up later on Thursday, a member of the House Republican leadership said.

Reuters US News
Jun 21, 2018

Koko, gorilla who used sign language, dies in California
(Reuters) - Koko, a western lowland gorilla said to have mastered American Sign Language, has died aged 46, the California institute which studied her said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Jun 21, 2018

Suspect arrested in Florida shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion
(Reuters) - A man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of up-and-coming U.S. rapper XXXTentacion, who was gunned down in Florida on Monday, police said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Jun 21, 2018

U.S. jobless claims fall; mid-Atlantic manufacturing slows
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions.

Reuters US News
Jun 21, 2018

Jobless claims fall for fourth straight week
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, pointing to a further tightening in labor market conditions.

Reuters US News
Jun 21, 2018

Texas Gulf gets more rain, threatens region with flooding
(Reuters) - Heavy showers drenched the Texas Gulf Coast on Thursday and flood waters continued to rise after residents fled their homes and crews conducted numerous water rescues in towns still recovering from Hurricane Harvey.

Reuters US News
Jun 21, 2018

Record 47 million expected to travel for U.S. July Fourth holiday: AAA
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. travelers will hit the roads, rails and airports in record numbers this Fourth of July holiday, despite higher gasoline prices, the nation's largest automotive advocacy group said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

U.S. centers force migrant children to take drugs: lawsuit
(Reuters) - Immigrant children are being routinely and forcibly given a range of psychotropic drugs at U.S. government-funded youth shelters to manage their trauma after being detained and in some cases separated from parents, according to a lawsuit.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Trump says North Korea has returned remains of 200 U.S. war dead
DULUTH, Minn. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said North Korea had returned on Wednesday the remains of 200 U.S. troops missing from the Korean War, although there was no official confirmation of the move from military authorities.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Anchorage hiker, missing for two days, killed by bear: police
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A hiker who had been missing for two days was found dead on Wednesday, the victim of a bear attack on the outskirts of Alaska's biggest city, Anchorage police said.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

China Energy executives cancel West Virginia trip amid trade dispute
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A scheduled trip to West Virginia by executives from China Energy Investment Corp to discuss a planned $83.7 billion investment in the state has been canceled, the latest victim of a growing trade war between the United States and China.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Trump backs down on separating immigrant children, legal problems remain
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday backed down and abandoned his policy of separating immigrant children from their parents on the U.S.-Mexico border, after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage at home and abroad.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

U.S. nuclear expert departs White House in 'regular rotation': officials
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration's top nuclear expert involved in talks on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons programs is leaving the White House as part of a regular rotation, three senior administration officials said on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Organizer of deadly Virginia rally plans follow-up in Washington
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The organizer of a far-right rally last year in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned deadly is planning to hold a rally near the White House in Washington on the first anniversary of the event, federal officials said on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Flash floods punish Texas border towns, Gulf coast area
(Reuters) - Heavy downpours lashed Texas' Gulf Coast and unleashed flash floods on Wednesday, submerging vehicles, swamping homes and forcing numerous water rescues in towns still recovering from last year's Hurricane Harvey.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

U.S. airlines ask government not to put separated migrant children on flights
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four major U.S. airlines have asked the federal government not to use their flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their parents as part of the Trump administration's policy on illegal immigration.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Trump backs down, orders end to family separations at U.S. border
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump backed down and abandoned on Wednesday his policy of separating immigrant children from their families on the U.S.-Mexico border, after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage at home and abroad.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

New York sues 3M, five others over toxic chemical contamination
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state sued 3M Co and five other companies to recover the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination caused by toxic chemicals in firefighting foam that they manufactured.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Speeding to auction record? 1962 Ferrari could fetch $45 million
(Reuters) - A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO road racing car is expected to fetch more than $45 million at auction in August, making it the most valuable car ever to be offered for public sale.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

EPA to propose reallocating waived biofuels volumes to other refiners: sources
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose reallocating biofuel blending obligations waived under its small refinery exemption program to other refiners, in an announcement that could come as early as Friday, according to two sources familiar with the agency's plans.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

EPA-recommended chemicals levels in water too high: U.S. report
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The risk level for exposure in water to common chemicals used in Teflon and firefighting foam should be at least seven to 10 times lower than the threshold recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to a draft report released on Wednesday that the White House and EPA had tried to keep from publication.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

New York sues 3M, five others for cleanup costs of toxic chemicals
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state sued 3M Co and five other companies to recover the cost of cleaning up environmental contamination caused by toxic chemicals in firefighting foam that they manufactured.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Trump backs down, signs order to end family separations at U.S. border
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents when immigrant families are caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Canada PM pressured to suspend U.S. refugee agreement in face of 'unacceptable' policy
OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday the U.S. practice of separating immigrant children from their parents on its southern border was "unacceptable", even as he resisted pressure to suspend a bilateral agreement designating the United States a "safe" country for refugees.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Tent city for migrant children puts Texas border town in limelight
TORNILLO, Texas (Reuters) - A small Texas farming community near El Paso with no traffic lights, a cotton gin and two dollar stores has found itself playing the uncomfortable host to a U.S. government tent city for children suspected of illegal border crossings.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Several U.S. airlines: Don't put separated migrant children on our flights
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three major U.S. airlines have asked the federal government to refrain from using their flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their families as part of the Trump administration's policy on illegal immigration.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

West Virginia Supreme Court justice charged with fraud
(Reuters) - West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Allen Loughry was arrested on Wednesday and charged with 22 federal criminal counts including fraud, witness tampering and misuse of government property.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

U.S. Air Force says Boeing KC-46 aircraft delivery to start in October
(Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force said on Wednesday the first delivery of the KC-46 aerial refueling tankers from Boeing Co would start in October.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Michael Bloomberg to spend $80 million to help elect Democrats: NYT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a frequent critic of Republican President Donald Trump, intends to spend $80 million helping Democratic candidates in November's U.S. congressional elections, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Trump to order end of immediate immigrant family separations at U.S. border
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order on immigration on Wednesday to end the immediate separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

American Airlines, United: don't put separated migrant children on our flights
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines and United Airlines have asked the federal government to refrain from using their flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their families.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

American Air asks federal government not to put separated migrant children on its flights
NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines has asked the federal government to refrain from using its flights to transport migrant children who have been separated from their families.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Trump to sign order on family separations at U.S. border
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would sign an executive order on immigration on Wednesday to end the separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

U.S. charges West Virginia Supreme Court justice with fraud
(Reuters) - West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Allen Loughry was arrested on Wednesday and charged with 22 federal criminal counts including fraud, as U.S. prosecutors alleged that he misused government property.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Trump says will sign something 'pre-emptive' on immigration border policy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would sign something "pre-emptive" soon to solve the problem of immigrant families being separated at the U.S. southern border, which has sparked outrage in the United States and abroad.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

House to vote on Thursday on immigration bills
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives will vote on Thursday on immigration legislation designed to end the U.S. government's practice of separating families who cross the U.S. border illegally, House Speaker Paul Ryan said.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Special Report: Trump's catch-and-detain policy snares illegal immigrants long in U.S.
OCILLA, Georgia (Reuters) - Morena Vasquez didn't want to drive that February night last year, but a co-worker at her job cleaning offices near Atlanta needed some keys dropped off.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Catholic cardinal in Washington accused of sex abuse
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Vatican has asked the retired archbishop of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, to cease public ministry after finding he was credibly accused of sexually abusing a teenager almost 50 years ago, the archdiocese and McCarrick said Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Ohio State University closes sexual assault unit; cites mismanagement
(Reuters) - Ohio State University this week shut down its center dedicated to handling complaints of sexual assault after officials discovered that the service was not properly managing victim reports, school officials said.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

House to vote Thursday on immigration legislation: Ryan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, said on Wednesday the House would vote on immigration legislation on Thursday that would end the practice of separating families who cross the U.S. border illegally.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Judge denies Stormy Daniels request to restart case against Trump, Cohen
(Reuters) - A federal judge in Los Angeles has rejected a request by the adult film actress Stormy Daniels to restart her lawsuit there against U.S. President Donald Trump and his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Heavy rains due to drench Texas Gulf Coast, Midwest
(Reuters) - Heavy downpours were expected to drench the Gulf Coast of Texas and the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday and could cause flooding especially along already swollen rivers and in low-lying areas, forecasters warned.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Ex-NY state Senate leader, son face retrial on corruption charges
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York State Senate majority leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam face the start of a second trial on federal corruption charges on Wednesday, nearly a year after an appeals court threw out their 2015 convictions.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Washington D.C. residents approve wage hike for tipped workers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tipped workers in Washington, D.C. will eventually become the highest paid in the United States after voters passed a measure to drastically increase their minimum wage.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Ex-TCW fund manager ordered to turn over texts in harassment lawsuit
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York State judge on Tuesday ordered a former TCW Group Inc fund manager to hand over text messages sent to her friend around the same time that she had messaged about an alleged sexual encounter with her boss.

Reuters US News
Jun 20, 2018

Trump says would back both House immigration bills as separation crisis grows
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Trump says would back both U.S House immigration bills as separation crisis grows
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Trump says he would back both U.S. House immigration bills as separation crisis grows
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump told Republican lawmakers on Tuesday he would back either of the immigration bills making their way through the House of Representatives, as the outcry grew over his administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Ex-TCW fund manager ordered to turn over texts in harassment lawsuit
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York State judge on Tuesday ordered a former TCW Group Inc fund manager to hand over text messages sent to her best friend about an alleged sexual encounter with her boss that led to the U.S. asset manager firing her.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

U.S. judge dismisses Charleston shooting lawsuits, criticizes FBI
(Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed 16 lawsuits filed by survivors of a 2015 mass shooting at a South Carolina church who sued the government over the failure of an FBI-run background check system to prevent the purchase of the murder weapon.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

China-based campaign breached satellite, defense companies: Symantec
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China burrowed deeply into satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec Corp said on Tuesday.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

FBI agent escorted from office after text messages critical of Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An FBI agent who criticized then-presidential candidate Donald Trump in text messages in 2016 was taken to task by Republicans at a U.S. Congress hearing on Tuesday, while his lawyer said he was recently escorted out of the FBI building.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

U.S. congressional Republicans seek legislative fix to family separation crisis
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans scrambled on Tuesday to craft legislation that would quell an outcry over the Trump administration's separation of immigrant parents and children at the U.S.-Mexico border, with an opinion poll showing most Americans oppose the policy.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Florida men sentenced to prison for laundering funds from Venezuela
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The owners of a Florida construction equipment exporter were sentenced to prison on Tuesday after they were found guilty of money laundering and illegally transferring more than $100 million from businesses largely in Venezuela to U.S. and foreign bank accounts.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

U.S. Marines award amphibious vehicle deal to BAE: U.S. official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems PLC a contract for wheeled amphibious combat vehicles (ACV) that transport Marines from ship to shore under hostile conditions, according to a U.S. official and a person familiar with the decision.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

NBA player sues Milwaukee police, claiming excessive force
(Reuters) - A National Basketball Association player on Tuesday filed a civil lawsuit in federal court alleging Milwaukee police used excessive force in a January arrest that he claims officers unnecessarily escalated from a simple parking violation.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Hollywood producers speak out against Fox over immigration stance
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Some powerful Hollywood producers and directors have criticized Twenty-First Century Fox Inc over its news commentators' support for the U.S. immigration crackdown that separates children from their parents, with one award-winning producer threatening to take his work elsewhere.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

U.S. Marines awards amphibious vehicle deal to BAE: U.S. official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded to BAE Systems PLC a contract to deliver its next generation of wheeled amphibious combat vehicles for transporting Marines from ship to shore under hostile conditions, according to a U.S. official and a person familiar with the decision.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

EPA chief to face Senate panel in August
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt will testify before the Senate's environment committee in August, panel chairman Senator John Barrasso said on Tuesday, where he will face questions about spending and ethics controversies.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

China's Jinko to produce solar panels in Florida by fourth quarter despite tariffs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese manufacturer JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd expects to start manufacturing solar panels at a new factory in Jacksonville, Florida, by the fourth quarter, and production will not be affected by the latest round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese products, a company executive said on Tuesday.

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Jun 19, 2018

U.S. State Department mocked for hosting Facebook family travel event
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department aroused anger and ridicule for hosting a Facebook event on Tuesday that offered tips on traveling with children at a time when the Trump administration is under fire for its policy of separating immigrant parents and children.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

U.S. state, local tax revenue up 5.8 percent in first quarter: Census
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. state and local government tax revenue climbed to $350.2 billion in the first quarter of 2018, a rise of 5.8 percent compared with the same time period in 2017, the U.S. Census Bureau reported on Tuesday.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Drumbeat of opposition to family separation grows; Trump not budging
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats staged an impromptu congressional protest and moderate Republicans and key U.S. business groups pressed President Donald Trump on Tuesday to stop separating immigrant children from their parents as an opinion poll showed most Americans oppose the policy.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Ford to redevelop symbol of Detroit decline to house tech workers
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co executives on Tuesday said the automaker will renovate and revamp Michigan Central Station, Detroit's infamous blighted landmark, turning it into offices for up to 5,000 tech workers and software engineers focused on self-driving vehicles and ancillary technologies and services.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Bucks' Sterling Brown files suit against Milwaukee, police department
Sterling Brown filed a lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee and its police department, stemming from an incident in which a stun gun was used during an arrest for a parking violation in January.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Washington, D.C. residents to vote on plan to hike wage for tipped workers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington, D.C. residents on Tuesday are voting on a proposal that would more than quadruple the minimum wage for tipped workers, including servers, bartenders and hairstylists, to $15 an hour, matching that of other workers in the U.S. capital.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

High heat, chance of flash floods lingers for parts of U.S.
(Reuters) - Hot, humid weather on Tuesday is expected to bring thunderstorms and a risk of flash floods from Texas to the southeastern United States, after damaging overnight storms in the Northeast region of the country, the National Weather Service said.

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Jun 19, 2018

No more 'internment camps': Democrats disrupt congressional hearing
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Decrying "internment camps," Democrats and their supporters disrupted a high-profile U.S. congressional hearing on Tuesday with a dramatic protest against the Trump administration's policy of detaining immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Washington residents to vote on plan to give tipped workers a raise
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington residents on Tuesday are voting on a proposal that would more than quadruple the minimum wage for tipped workers, including servers, bartenders and hairstylists, to $15 an hour, matching that of other workers in the U.S. capital.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Trump administration puts skimpy health insurance plans in place
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Tuesday issued a finalized rule that will enable millions of Americans to buy skimpy health insurance plans that do not comply with key Obamacare coverage requirements, marking its latest effort to chip away at the healthcare law. 

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

No more 'internment camps': U.S. Democrats disrupt congressional hearing
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Decrying "internment camps," Democrats and their supporters disrupted a high-profile U.S. congressional hearing on Tuesday with a dramatic protest against the Trump administration's policy of detaining immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Inside the prison hospice where no inmate dies alone
VACAVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) - One of Fernando Murillo's greatest fears is dying in prison.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

California deals with dementia among aging inmates
STOCKTON, Calif. (Reuters) - California prison inmate Richard Arriola does not remember the digestion problems that drove him to the doctor on a recent morning, or details of the conviction for child molestation that sent him to prison at age 88.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Pizza Hut pledges to drop some chicken antibiotics by 2022
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yum Brand Inc's Pizza Hut chain will fully phase out chickens raised with certain antibiotics in its U.S. restaurants by 2022, in the latest push by a major restaurant chain to follow healthier food practices.

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Jun 19, 2018

Trump, U.S. Republicans to meet amid furor over immigrant children
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, facing a blast of criticism for the detention of children separated from their immigrant parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, was slated to meet with Republican lawmakers on Tuesday ahead of votes on immigration legislation.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Nick Hague dreamed of the stars as a boy, now he's heading to space
HOUSTON (Reuters) - As a boy growing up in Kansas, Nick Hague looked up at the stars and wanted to explore the unknown. In October, his dream will come true when he blasts off on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

White House defends immigration policy as outrage grows over children
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday as furor grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages.

Reuters US News
Jun 19, 2018

Woman rescued after trapped in collapse building in New York
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A woman was rescued after she was trapped in rubble when a vacant seven-story building partially collapsed onto smaller buildings in Poughkeepsie, New York, during a brief thunderstorm on Monday, the city's mayor said.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Kansas judge strikes down voter ID law
(Reuters) - A federal judge struck down a Kansas law requiring proof of U.S. citizenship to register to vote in a decision on Monday that could make voter registration easier in the state in the run-up to November mid-term elections.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Turkey indicts father of NBA's Kanter as terror group member: report
(Reuters) - Mehmet Kanter, the father of New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, has been indicted by a Turkish court on charges he was "a member of a terrorist organization," Turkish state media reported on Monday.

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Jun 18, 2018

Maryland woman pleads guilty to using IDs from massive U.S. government hack
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Maryland woman pleaded guilty on Monday to participating in a scheme to use identification data stolen in a massive 2015 data hack of a U.S. government agency to get fraudulent personal and vehicle loans through a Virginia-based credit union, the Justice Department said.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

As outrage grows over children, White House defends immigration policy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border as furor grew over the separation of immigrant parents and children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

U.S. rappers XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo die in separate shootings
(Reuters) - Two up-and-coming U.S. rappers, XXXTentacion and Jimmy Wopo, were killed on Monday in separate shootings near Miami and in Pittsburgh, police and local media reported.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Woman trapped after building collapses in New York's Hudson Valley
NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least one woman was trapped in rubble in Poughkeepsie, New York, after a vacant seven-story building partially collapsed onto smaller buildings on Monday during a brief thunderstorm, according to the city's fire department.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

U.S. charges ex-CIA employee with leaking classified data, child porn offenses
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. federal prosecutors on Monday charged a former CIA employee with allegedly leaking classified national defense information to an unnamed organization that publicly disseminates such data, as well as child pornography offenses.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Florida rapper XXXTentacion, 20, dies in shooting
(Reuters) - Up-and-coming U.S. rapper XXXTentacion was shot dead near Miami, Florida, on Monday, police said.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Woman trapped after building collapse in New York's Hudson Valley
NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least one woman was trapped in rubble in Poughkeepsie, New York after a vacant seven-story building partially collapsed onto smaller buildings on Monday, according to the city's police department and local media reports.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Judge cancels hearing in Stormy Daniels case against Trump, Cohen
(Reuters) - A Los Angeles judge has canceled a June 21 hearing at which a lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels planned to seek the resumption of her lawsuit there against U.S. President Donald Trump and his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Wendy's under fire after employee films mouse amid buns
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Wendy's restaurant in Oklahoma is under fire after an employee video showing a mouse inside a bag of hamburger buns was widely shared online.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Bid-rigging trial begins for ex-State University of New York official
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute went to trial on Monday on charges that he helped rig a 2013 bidding process for a billion-dollar development project intended to revitalize the Buffalo, New York, region.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Trump orders creation of space-focused U.S. military branch
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the creation of a sixth branch of the military to focus on space, a move critics said could harm the Air Force.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Heat wave wilts much of U.S. Midwest, Northeast
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago and St. Louis sweltered on Monday at the center of a heat wave that stretched across the U.S. Midwest and Northeast, although relief could come as soon as Monday evening in some areas.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Embattled Rosenstein wins case at U.S. Supreme Court
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rod Rosenstein, the No. 2 U.S. Justice Department official who has come under criticism from President Donald Trump, picked up a legal victory for Trump's administration at the Supreme Court on Monday in the first case he ever argued there.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Trump administration seeks to limit court's 'sanctuary cities' order
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration, escalating its fight with so-called sanctuary cities, asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to narrow a lower court's nationwide order preventing the federal government from denying public safety grants to municipalities that limit cooperation on immigration enforcement.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Trump orders creation of U.S. force to dominate space
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the establishment of a sixth branch of the military to clear the way for American dominance of space.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Americans own nearly half world's guns in civilian hands: survey
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Americans make up 4 percent of the world's population but owned about 46 percent of the estimated 857 million weapons in civilian hands at the end of 2017, a survey showed on Monday.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

GM plans $175 million retooling of Michigan plant for Cadillac sedans
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co will invest $175 million to modernize and retool a plant in Lansing, Michigan, to build the next generation of luxury Cadillac sedans, the company said on Monday.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Supreme Court declines to curb electoral map manipulation
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday dealt a setback to election reformers by declining to use high-profile cases from Wisconsin and Maryland to curb the ability of state lawmakers to draw electoral districts purely for partisan advantage.

Reuters US News
Jun 18, 2018

Prosecution urges murder conviction of former New England mob boss
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor on Monday urged jurors to find a former New England mob boss guilty of murdering a nightclub manager in 1993, citing the testimony of the ex-partner of convicted Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger who said he saw it happen.

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