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Jan 19, 2019

Students in Trump hats mock Native American; school apologizes
A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Boys in Trump hats mock Native American; school condemns students
A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

School condemns Trump-supporting students who harassed Native American
A Catholic school in Kentucky condemned a group of its students, many of whom wore "Make America Great Again" hats, after they were recorded harassing a Native American Vietnam veteran in a video that went viral on Saturday.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

On road to 2020, New York's Gillibrand touts liberal cred in Iowa
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made her maiden voyage to the critical primary state of Iowa over the weekend, laying out her case that she is the best Democrat to challenge President Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election in 2020.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Talks to end Los Angeles teachers strike enter third day
Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Saturday for a third day of contract talks mediated by the mayor, as educators took a weekend break from picket lines.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Winter storm to hit U.S. northeast with up to two feet of snow
A winter storm that has blanketed the U.S. Midwest with snow advanced on the U.S. Northeast on Saturday, forcing the cancellation of flights and train service during a holiday weekend when many Americans were traveling.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Women protest in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year
Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Women march in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year
Women marched in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Trump travels to Delaware base to honor four Americans killed in Syria
U.S. President Donald Trump traveled to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Saturday to receive the remains of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing in northern Syria.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Women to march in hundreds of U.S. cities for third straight year
Women will march in hundreds of U.S. cities and overseas on Saturday to mark the second anniversary of demonstrations that drew millions of protesters to the streets the day after Republican President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Shutdown sojourn: Free museums, music for furloughed U.S. workers
It may not put a meal on the table for furloughed federal employees, but some U.S. museums and symphonies are supplying food for the mind in free admission for workers affected by the longest partial federal government shutdown in U.S. history.

Reuters US News
Jan 19, 2019

Lack of school nurses puts Los Angeles students at risk, striking teachers say
Los Angeles teacher Natali Escobedo says she will never forget the image of a diabetic fourth-grader "wilting" at her school because there was no nurse on hand to administer his insulin.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Ex-Chicago policeman sentenced to nearly seven years in black teen's death
White former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to nearly seven years in prison for shooting black teen Laquan McDonald to death in 2014 in a landmark case that highlighted racial tensions in America's third-biggest city.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Mueller's office disputes Buzzfeed story on Michael Cohen
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office issued a statement late on Friday taking issue with a report in Buzzfeed that President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump told him to lie to Congress.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Ex-Chicago policeman sentenced to seven years in black teen's death
White former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced on Friday to nearly seven years in prison for shooting black teen Laquan McDonald to death in 2014 in a landmark case that highlighted racial tensions in America's third-biggest city.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Judge sentences ex-Chicago policeman to nearly seven years jail
A judge on Friday sentenced white former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to nearly seven years in prison after a landmark verdict last fall found him guilty of murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Trump says will make 'major' announcement Saturday on shutdown
President Donald Trump said on Friday he will make a "major" announcement on Saturday at 3 p.m. EST (2000 GMT) on "the humanitarian crisis on our southern border" and the partial government shutdown, now in its 28th day.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Striking Los Angeles teachers rally near City Hall as talks resume
Tens of thousands of striking Los Angeles teachers rallied near City Hall on Friday, joined by parents and students as contract talks the mayor called "productive" resumed behind closed doors after a marathon negotiating session the day before.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Supreme Court silent on 'Dreamers' appeal, other big cases
It is looking increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will not hear Trump administration appeals involving the "Dreamers" immigrants, transgender troops and gay rights during its current term, meaning rulings in these major cases may not come until next year.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Bell Helicopter Textron wins $440 million U.S. defense contract - Pentagon
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc, a unit of Textron Inc, has been awarded a $440 million U.S. defense contract for the production 16 AH-1Z helicopters and 25 stores control units, the Pentagon said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Winter storm disturbs travel as it rolls toward U.S. Midwest, Northeast
A major winter storm was expected to clobber a large swath of the northern United States with heavy snow, gusty winds and frigid temperatures making travel difficult and dangerous starting on Friday and through the weekend, forecasters said.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Obama donor imprisoned for $292 million bank fraud seeks early release
An Iranian-American businessman who gave money to Democrats including former President Barack Obama should be released early from his 12-year prison term for a $292 million bank fraud and moved to home confinement, his lawyers said on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

House Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering U.S. troops, lawmakers
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned congressional trip to the war-torn country, as tensions between the leaders spiked on the 28th day of a partial government shutdown.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Supreme Court scraps arguments on Trump census appeal
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday canceled arguments that had been scheduled for next month in an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration relating to its contentious move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

U.S.-born Iranian TV anchor's arrest confirmed by U.S. court
An American-born Iranian television anchor has been arrested as a material witness in an undisclosed U.S. federal investigation, according to a federal court order granted on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Trump tells anti-abortion marchers he will support them
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke in a prerecorded video to thousands of anti-abortion activists in Washington on Friday for the 46th March for Life, vowing to veto any legislation that "weakens the protection of human life."

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Striking Los Angeles teachers rally at City Hall as talks resume
Tens of thousands of striking Los Angeles teachers rallied outside City Hall on Friday, joined by parents and students as "productive" contract talks resumed behind closed doors after a marathon negotiating session the day before.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Gladys Knight defends decision to sing U.S. anthem at Super Bowl
Singer Gladys Knight has defended her decision to perform the U.S. national anthem after receiving criticism from supporters of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who used the pre-game tradition to protest racial injustice.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Court document confirms arrest of U.S.-born Iranian TV anchor
An American-born Iranian TV anchor has been arrested as a material witness in an unspecified federal investigation, according to a U.S. federal court order granted on Friday.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Lilly cancer drug fails key trial, will no longer be prescribed
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Trump sends support to anti-abortion activists at March for Life
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke in a pre-recorded video to thousands of anti-abortion activists in Washington on Friday for the 46th March for Life, vowing to veto any legislation that "weakens the protection of human life."

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering U.S. troops, lawmakers
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned congressional trip to the war-torn country.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Striking Los Angeles teachers set for mass rally as talks resume
Los Angeles teachers union officials on Friday called for a mass rally to show support before their second round of contact talks to settle a week-long strike that has disrupted classes for some 500,000 students in the second largest U.S. school system.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Anti-abortion activists hold 46th annual March for Life in Washington
Anti-abortion activists gathered in Washington on Friday for the 46th March for Life, which will end in a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court to protest the ruling that effectively legalized abortion nationwide more than four decades ago.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

PayPal offers up to $500 credit for U.S. federal employees affected by shutdown
PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it will offer $25 million in interest-free credit to its users who work with the U.S. federal government and are impacted by the shutdown.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

U.S. names three killed in Syria blast claimed by Islamic State
The United States on Friday identified three Americans killed in a suicide attack in northern Syria this week that the U.S. government said was likely carried out by the Islamic State militant group.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources
U.S. President Donald Trump is reviving efforts to win approval for a significant infrastructure plan lasting up to 13 years, two people briefed on the matter said, as the administration seeks to bring a long-stalled campaign promise back to life.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Judge to sentence ex-Chicago policeman for 2014 shooting of teen
A judge is expected to sentence on Friday white former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke after a jury found him guilty of murder last year in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Snow, cold take aim at U.S. farm belt this weekend
A winter storm this weekend followed by a plunge in temperatures, coupled with another cold push late this month, could threaten livestock in the U.S. Plains and possibly winter wheat in parts of the Midwest, meteorologists said.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

Striking Los Angeles teachers set major rally amid marathon contract talks
Union leaders urged striking Los Angeles teachers to turn out en masse for a rally on Friday marking the fifth day of their walkout against the second-largest U.S. school district, seeking to boost their bargaining position in marathon labor talks.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

On Day 28, no sign of end to U.S. partial government shutdown
As the partial U.S. government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to help fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall.

Reuters US News
Jan 18, 2019

$11 toothpaste: Immigrants pay big for basics at private ICE lock-ups
Detained in a California lockup with hundreds of other immigrants seeking asylum, Duglas Cruz faced a choice.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Talks resume as Los Angeles teachers' strike runs for fourth day
Negotiators for striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Thursday for the first time since talks collapsed last week, as a walkout by some 30,000 educators ran for a fourth day.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Female shot to death in parking lot of Houston church
A female victim was shot to death in the parking lot of a Houston-area church on Thursday and another person was wounded, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Female shot to death in parking lot of Houston church: police
A female was shot to death in the parking lot of a Houston church on Thursday and another person was wounded, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Skier dies after caught in New Mexico avalanche: hospital source
A skier died in New Mexico on Thursday after he was caught in an avalanche at Taos Ski Valley, a Taos hospital employee said.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Ex-mistress of 'El Chapo' says she was 'traumatized' by tunnel escape
A former mistress of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told jurors in his U.S. trial on Thursday she was "traumatized" after a harrowing 2014 escape from one of his safehouses with Mexican marines in hot pursuit.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Amtrak canceling trains, cutting service ahead of winter storm
Amtrak, the U.S. national passenger railroad, said on Thursday it will cancel at least 15 trains in the northeast and midwest this weekend because of an impending major winter storm, and reduce operations on other trains.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Judge acquits Chicago policemen in conspiracy trial
A judge on Thursday found three Chicago policemen not guilty of conspiring to protect white fellow police officer Jason Van Dyke after he fatally shot a black teenager in 2014 in an incident that helped fuel the "Black Lives Matter" movement.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Talks resume as Los Angeles teachers' strike enters fourth day
Negotiators for striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Thursday for the first time since talks collapsed last week, as a walkout by some 30,000 educators entered its fourth day.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Judge blocks Republican-backed Wisconsin early-voting law
A U.S. federal judge in Wisconsin on Thursday blocked a Republican-backed law that would limit early voting across the state to two weeks, finding the new legislation was essentially the same as a previous statute he stopped 2-1/2 years ago.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Judge finds Chicago policemen not guilty in conspiracy trial
A judge on Thursday found three Chicago policemen not guilty of conspiring to protect white fellow police officer Jason Van Dyke after he fatally shot a black teenager in 2014.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

U.S. separated 'thousands' more immigrant children than known: watchdog
The U.S. government may have separated "thousands" more immigrant children from their parents than previously known but inadequate record-keeping means the exact number is still unclear, an internal watchdog said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

UCLA's perfect 10 gymnast targets domestic violence, body shaming
The UCLA gymnast whose flawless floor routine became a viral video with more than 40 million views by Thursday said she wants to work with domestic violence victims and publish poetry she's written about body shaming and other issues she faced.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Teachers' strike tests Los Angeles mayor's White House hopes
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's White House hopes could hang on how he quickly he is able to resolve the city's first teachers' strike in three decades, which disrupted classes for nearly half a million students for a fourth day on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Talks to resume as Los Angeles teachers' strike enters fourth day
Striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district headed on Thursday for their first bargaining session since talks collapsed last week, as a walkout by some 30,000 educators entered a fourth day.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

U.S. separated 'thousands' more immigrant children: watchdog
The U.S. government may have separated "thousands" more immigrant children from their parents than previously known but inadequate record-keeping means the exact number is still unclear, an internal watchdog said on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

U.S. Army vows to fix 'broken' housing at Fort Meade in wake of Reuters report
The commander of one of the largest Army bases in the United States promised residents to fix a "broken" housing system in which maintenance lapses by a private landlord left military families in homes with health and safety hazards.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Judge to give verdict in Chicago police conspiracy trial
Three Chicago policemen accused of conspiring to protect white fellow police officer Jason Van Dyke after he murdered a black teenager in 2014 will learn their fates on Thursday when a judge is due to give her verdict in their trial.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Los Angeles teachers strike enters fourth day with talks set to resume
Some 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers braced for a fourth day of picketing in the rain on Thursday as their union and America's second-largest school district headed for their first bargaining session since talks collapsed last week.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Five deaths blamed on storms that dump snow, rain on California
At least five people have died in severe rain and snowstorms that blanketed parts of California with at least five feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada mountains this week, besides triggering flooding and mudslides, officials said.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Los Angeles mayor to mediate in talks to settle first teachers' strike in 30 years
Negotiators for 30,000 striking Los Angeles teachers and America's second-largest school district have agreed to return to the bargaining table on Thursday, with Mayor Eric Garcetti acting as mediator, his office said.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Sixteen coal ash pits contaminating Texas groundwater: report
Sixteen coal ash pits in Texas are leaking contaminants including arsenic, boron, cobalt and lithium into groundwater, according to a report released on Thursday by the Environmental Integrity Project.

Reuters US News
Jan 17, 2019

Los Angeles mayor offers to mediate talks to end teachers strike
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has offered to serve as mediator in renewed contract talks proposed for Thursday between negotiators for 30,000 striking teachers and the nation's second-largest school district, union leaders said.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Los Angeles mayor offers to mediate talks to end teachers strike: union leaders
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has offered to mediate in renewed contract talks proposed for Thursday between negotiators for 30,000 striking teachers and the nation's second-largest school district, union leaders said late on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Ex-Michigan governor says he will resign university post in Nassar fallout
Michigan State University's interim president John Engler said on Wednesday he would resign following renewed criticism of how he handled the fallout from the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Los Angeles teachers strike 'bigger than a paycheck'
As Los Angeles teacher Diana Castillo picketed in the rain alongside her husband, brother and daughter, who all work for or attend district schools, she didn't bring up the paychecks her family would be missing.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

'Grifters, weaklings, felons': Christie on the Trump White House
Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie sees the Trump White House as a rogues' gallery of flawed people sidetracking the work of the U.S. president, according to excerpts of his forthcoming memoir posted on the news site Axios on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Cheers! Furloughed workers offered a free beer (or two)
Many furloughed federal workers are having trouble putting groceries on the table, but at least they can get a free beer, thanks to a Washington-area group who want to brighten the mood of those caught up in the long government shutdown.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

U.S. shutdown taking toll on FDA, USDA inspection roles: experts
The partial government shutdown is taking a toll on key safety inspection duties performed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture, food safety experts said on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Los Angeles teachers' union head aims to resume talks 'soon' as strike stretches to third day
The head of the Los Angeles teachers' union voiced optimism on Wednesday about jump-starting stalled labor talks, as a teachers strike disrupting classes for nearly 500,000 students in the second-largest U.S. public school system stretched into its third day.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Man charged in plot to attack White House with anti-tank rocket
A 21-year-old man from Georgia has been arrested and charged with allegedly plotting to attack the White House with an anti-tank rocket, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Tennessee ex-teacher who took off with student sentenced to 20 years
A former Tennessee high school teacher who took off with a female student in 2017 on a cross-country journey that ended with his arrest in California was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Georgia man charged with plotting attack on White House: media
A Georgia man has been arrested and charged for allegedly plotting to destroy the White House and other government buildings in Washington, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

U.S. watchdog faults handling of government lease for Trump D.C. hotel
An internal U.S. government watchdog on Wednesday found "serious shortcomings" in federal officials' handling of a lease by President Donald Trump's company of a historic government building in Washington now home to a Trump International Hotel.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Ex-Michigan governor to resign university post in Nassar fallout: media
Michigan State University's interim president John Engler will resign following renewed criticism of how he handled fallout over the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar, the Detroit Free Press reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed officials.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

USDA recalls workers to help with farm loans, taxes; data uncertain
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will reopen about 980 Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices for three days starting on Thursday to help process farm loans and tax documents during the partial federal government shutdown.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Schumer: Trump's State of Union speech should be delayed if government shut
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, set for Jan. 29, should be delayed if the government is still shut.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Celebrity's 'Chefs for Feds' kitchen feeds unpaid U.S. government workers
Maurice Wilson joined dozens of fellow federal workers in Washington on Wednesday at the opening of celebrity chef Jose Andres' emergency kitchen, grateful for a free lunch of egg sandwiches, quinoa bowls and tomato soup as the partial government shutdown dragged on.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

U.S. watchdog cites constitutional concerns over Trump hotel lease
There were "serious shortcomings" in the General Services Administration handling of President Donald Trump's lease of the government-owned building that houses his Trump International Hotel in Washington, according to a U.S. government watchdog report released on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Michigan university interim president to resign in Nassar fallout: media
Michigan State University's interim president John Engler will resign, following renewed criticism of how he handled fallout surrounding the sex abuse scandal involving sports doctor Larry Nassar, the Detroit Free Press reported on Wednesday, citing unnamed officials.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Court rejects U.S. cities' appeal over Pentagon gun check flaws
A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected an effort by three major U.S. cities to require the Pentagon to be more vigilant about reporting service members who were disqualified from owning weapons to a national background check system.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech
With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny him the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union address
With the partial U.S. government shutdown dragging into its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny the president the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Security services prepared for Trump congressional address: DHS
The Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Secret Service are prepared for the annual State of the Union address, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said on Wednesday, despite a partial government shutdown that has affected federal workers.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Pentagon defeats U.S. cities' appeal over gun check flaws: court
A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected an effort by New York City, Philadelphia and San Francisco to require the Pentagon to do a better job of reporting service members who were disqualified from owning weapons to a national background check system.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

On Prohibition milestone's anniversary, U.S. top court hears booze case
A case testing the constitutionality of state regulations on the sale of alcohol enacted after the Prohibition era brewed before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday, with the justices appearing sympathetic toward a challenge to Tennessee's residency requirements for retailers.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Migrants depart from El Salvador as new U.S.-bound caravan forms
At least 150 Salvadoran migrants departed in a group for the United States on Wednesday, the latest in a string of such 'caravans' that U.S. President Donald Trump has used to build his case for a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Trump meeting with lawmaker group was 'constructive': White House
President Donald Trump and a bipartisan group of lawmakers dubbed the Problem Solvers Caucus held a "constructive" meeting on Wednesday, the White House said, as a partial shutdown of the U.S. government stretched into its 26th day.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union address
With the U.S. government shutdown dragging into its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny the president the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

USDA recalls workers for three days to help with farm loans, taxes
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will reopen about 980 Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices for three days starting on Thursday to help process farm loans and tax documents during the partial government shutdown, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Head of striking Los Angeles teachers' union aims to resume talks 'soon'
The head of the Los Angeles teachers union said he hoped to resume talks "very soon" as a strike that has interrupted classes for some 492,000 students in the second-largest U.S. public school system ticked into a third day on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Trump cancels planned Davos trip as shutdown drags on
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a planned visit later this month to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, signaling he was prepared for the political showdown over the partial federal government shutdown to stretch into late January.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Trump threatens to use emergency power to build wall, end shutdown
Flanked by border agents who are going without paychecks during a government shutdown, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to use emergency powers to bypass Congress to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi urges Trump to reschedule State of the Union
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to reschedule the annual State of the Union address until the federal government fully reopens, as a partial shutdown stretched into its 26th day with no signs of resolution.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

USDA recalls workers to help process farm loans, tax documents: statement
The U.S. Department of Agriculture will temporarily reopen its Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices starting on Thursday to help process farm loans and tax documents, it said in a statement on Wednesday.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Airbus spends $300 million on new Alabama plant for A220 jet
Airbus expanded its industrial presence in the United States on Wednesday, preparing to breaking ground on a new assembly plant for the A220, 18 months after agreeing to buy the Canadian jetliner in the midst of a U.S.-Ottawa trade row.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

U.S. shutdown turns Washington into ghost town during quiet travel season
Washington hotels have cleared out entire floors. Restaurants have considered taking out loans to stay open. Phones have stopped ringing at tour companies.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

Signet Jewelers unit pays $11 million fines to end U.S., New York probes
Sterling Jewelers Inc, whose brands include Kay Jewelers and Jared, agreed to pay $11 million in fines to settle charges by U.S. and New York regulators that it signed up consumers for store credit cards and credit insurance without permission.

Reuters US News
Jan 16, 2019

U.S., NY sue Sterling Jewelers over credit financing practices
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and New York's attorney general on Wednesday sued Sterling Jewelers Inc, accusing the unit of Signet Jewelers Ltd of improper credit financing practices.

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