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Man who threatened Boston Globe also called NY Times, NFL: prosecutor

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:44:29 -0400

U.S. investigators are probing whether a man accused of threatening to kill journalists at the Boston Globe after calling them "the enemy of the people" made similar threats to the New York Times and ....
U.S. judge orders federal protection restored to Yellowstone grizzlies

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:44:07 -0400

A federal judge on Monday ordered Endangered Species Act protections restored to grizzlies in and around Yellowstone National Park, halting plans for the first licensed trophy hunts of the bears in th....
U.S. judge suggests he may dismiss Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:43:26 -0400

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford and who has said she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006, sued the president for defamation in April in federal court over the tweet. The lawsuit ....
Colorado wildlife refuge at old nuclear plant is open - for now

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:08:43 -0400

Less than two miles (3 km) from where triggers for thermonuclear weapons were once manufactured and against the backdrop of Colorado's Rocky Mountains, a bull elk bugles as he defends his harem of cow....
Waterways rise in South Carolina, residents told to leave

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:02:42 -0400

CHARLESTON, S.C./RALEIGH, N.C. (Reuters) - Authorities urged thousands of people to leave their homes around the city of Georgetown, South Carolina as water dumped by long-departed Hurricane Florence ....
Factbox: Who would oversee the Mueller investigation after Rosenstein?

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:19:04 -0400

The following explains what happens to oversight of the Mueller probe if Rosenstein is no longer in charge. WHAT IS ROSENSTEIN'S INVOLVEMENT WITH THE MUELLER PROBE? The deputy attorney general took ....
After chaotic day, Rosenstein stays in job but will meet with Trump

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:19:04 -0400

President Donald Trump and U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, will meet on Thursday to di....
Instant View: Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein heads to White House amid reports he will resign

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:19:04 -0400

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, headed to the White House on Monday amid reports he ha....
U.S. diplomat found dead in Madagascar: State Department

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:27:48 -0400

A suspect is in custody after an American diplomat was found dead at home while serving in Madagascar, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statem....
U.S. development agency looks to boost funding to $60 billion

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 20:38:54 -0400

The head of the main U.S. agency for aiding developing country infrastructure projects said on Monday the ability to extend funding for such investments is expected to double if new legislation is ap....
U.S. judge orders federal protection restored to Yellowstone grizzlies

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:44:26 -0400

PINEDALE, Wyo. (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday ordered Endangered Species Act protections restored to grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park, halting plans for the first licensed ....
Scientists voice opposition to weakening of U.S. Endangered Species Act

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:56:01 -0400

The extraordinary critique of the administration's proposal, which was unveiled in July, came in an open letter addressed to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from three....
Trump Supreme Court nominee rejects 'false accusations'

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:17:18 -0400

"The truth is I’ve never sexually assaulted anyone, in high school or otherwise," Kavanaugh said in an interview on Fox News Channel’s "The Story with Martha MacCallum," to air on Monday evening. The....
Thousands in South Carolina brace for post-Florence flooding

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:10:17 -0400

More than 10 days after the storm made landfall and killed 46 people mostly in North Carolina, several rivers throughout the state continued to rise. Georgetown is expecting floodwaters of 5 to 10 fe....
Man who threatened Boston Globe also called NY Times, NFL: prosecutor

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:03:24 -0400

U.S. investigators are probing whether a man accused of threatening to kill journalists at the Boston Globe after calling them "the enemy of the people" made similar threats to the New York Times and ....
Avvo settles New York probe, to reform lawyer ratings

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:27:42 -0400

Attorney General Barbara Underwood said Avvo, a Seattle-based unit of Internet Brands Inc, will no longer call its ratings "unbiased." She also said Avvo was now "clearly and conspicuously" telling u....
New GM-built 'Beast' presidential limo makes Trump debut

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:45:27 -0400

The latest version of the heavily armored U.S. presidential limousine known as "The Beast" is making its debut in New York City this week. The custom-built Cadillac produced by General Motors Co app....
Florida Democratic congressional candidate dies at 54

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:40:47 -0400

April Freeman, 54, who worked as a writer and producer in the film industry, died of an apparent heart attack, local media quoted her husband as saying. Political analysts view the central Florida di....
Senate Republican leader McConnell: Democrats 'trying to destroy' Kavanaugh

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:25:27 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Monday Democrats were "trying to destroy" Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's personal and professional l....
Hurricane Florence insured losses to range from $2.8 billion to $5 billion: RMS

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:55:51 -0400

(Reuters) - Insured losses from Hurricane Florence, which slammed into North Carolina this month, will range from $2.8 billion to $5 billion, said RMS, a risk modeling and analytics firm on Monday.....
Dallas police dismiss officer who fatally shot man in his home

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:43:23 -0400

The Dallas Police Department on Monday fired a police officer who is facing a manslaughter charge after fatally shooting a man in his apartment that the officer said she mistook for her own home. Off....
Kavanaugh tells senators he will not withdraw nomination

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:25:04 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday he will not withdraw his nominations because of "....
The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:32:27 -0400

By Koh Gui Qing and Lawrence Delevingne MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent ....
Testimony by Kavanaugh accuser set; new allegation surfaces

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:57:11 -0400

The agreement for Christine Blasey Ford to testify came just hours before the New Yorker magazine published an article in which a second woman, identified as Deborah Ramirez, described another instanc....
Wyoming wildfire forces evacuations, closes highway south of Jackson

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:42:51 -0400

A wind-blown wildfire that has forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes south of the resort town of Jackson, Wyoming, prompted officials on Sunday to close 50 miles of a key highway traveled by tour....
Texan who published 3-D guns plans jailed on sex assault charge

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:36:06 -0400

Cody Wilson, 30, flew to Taiwan after learning he was under investigation, police said, and was picked up by Taiwanese authorities on Friday after his U.S. passport was annulled. Wilson's attorney, S....
WTA roundup: Pliskova snaps Osaka streak for title

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:05:44 -0400

Fourth-seeded Karolina Pliskova handed U.S. Open champ Naomi Osaka a 6-4, 6-4 defeat to claim the title at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. It ended the third-seeded Osaka's 10-match victory stre....
California urges Trump administration to abandon fuel rule plan

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:41:46 -0400

California's top air regulator urged the Trump administration on Sunday to abandon a plan to freeze fuel efficiency standards through 2026, as automakers urged state and federal regulators to reach ag....
Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee to testify on Thursday

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:09:16 -0400

The agreement came a week after Christine Blasey Ford went public with her allegation against the conservative federal appeals court judge, endangering his confirmation by the Republican-led Senate to....
Danger remains even as flood waters recede in Hurricane Florence's aftermath

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:33:38 -0400

Much of the region remained under heavy flooding, including one area 40 miles (64 km) north-northwest of Wilmington where waters were still five feet (1.5 meters) above flood status, according to the ....
Texan who published 3-D guns plans jailed on sex assault charge

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:07:32 -0400

Cody Wilson, 30, flew to Taiwan after learning he was under investigation, police said, and was picked up by Taiwanese authorities on Friday after his U.S. passport was annulled. It was unclear wheth....
Cosby sentencing is new milestone for #MeToo movement

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 06:02:52 -0400

The sentencing will show how #MeToo has altered the way the U.S. reckons with sexual misconduct by powerful men.....
Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's accuser tentatively agrees to testify on Thursday: media

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 04:34:46 -0400

The agreement is in the works for California professor Christine Blasey Ford to possibly testify on Thursday, but details have yet to be finalized, CNN and other media reported late on Saturday. The ....
Earthquake of 6.4 magnitude strikes off Guam: USGS

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 02:29:54 -0400

(Reuters) - A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck off the U.S. territory of Guam on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.....
Not all in the family - Arizona lawmaker's siblings back opponent

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:49:15 -0400

In videos scheduled to begin airing on Arizona cable television on Sunday, the four-term conservative was peppered with rebukes from three brothers and three sisters, who urged voters to elect Democra....
Trump lawyer Giuliani says Iran's government will be overthrown

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:34:48 -0400

Rudy Giuliani said that U.S. sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that could lead to a "successful revolution." ....
Trump administration moves to restrict immigrants who use public benefits

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 20:21:42 -0400

U.S. immigration law has long required officials to exclude a person likely to become a "public charge" from permanent residence. The Trump administration's proposal is a sharp departure from current....
Not all in the family - Arizona lawmaker's siblings back opponent

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:04:58 -0400

In videos scheduled to begin airing on Arizona cable television on Sunday, the four-term conservative was peppered with rebukes from three brothers and three sisters, who urged voters to elect Democra....
Trump administration moves to restrict immigrants who use public benefits

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:54:02 -0400

U.S. immigration law has long required officials to exclude a person likely to become a "public charge" from permanent residence.....
Carolina communities race to beat dangerous flooding from Florence

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 18:04:04 -0400

Communities in North and South Carolina faced rising floods more than a week after the arrival of Hurricane Florence.....
Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify in Senate hearing

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:12:14 -0400

A woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel, her lawyers said on Saturday. The Senate Judiciary Committee had dela....
Ex-White House aide revises Flynn sanctions conversation account: report

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 15:01:16 -0400

An ex-White House official has revised a previous statement by telling investigators that former national security adviser Michael Flynn may have referred to sanctions when they discussed his calls wi....
Senate Judiciary aide resigns amid sexual harassment allegation: NBC

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:45:00 -0400

An adviser responding to an allegation against Kavanaugh resigned amid a misconduct complaint against him, NBC reports.....
Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser: NY Times

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 11:45:23 -0400

Sen. Chuck Grassley sets a Saturday afternoon deadline for Christine Blasey Ford to decide if and how she will testify.....
Texan running 3-D printed guns company sent back to U.S. by Taiwan authorities

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:43:15 -0400

TAIPEI/AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was deported back to the United Sta....
U.S. airlines score win as Congress drops 'reasonable fee' rules

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 10:35:04 -0400

The U.S. airline industry scored a win on Saturday as bipartisan congressional legislation dropped plans to mandate "reasonable and proportional" baggage and change fees, but included other new passen....
Ordering opioids online? Mail carrier may also deliver handcuffs

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:21:07 -0400

He looked like a regular mail carrier, dropping off an unremarkable package at an upscale New York City apartment tower, but neither the man nor the package were quite what they seemed. The mail carr....
Sexual assault probe of California physician, girlfriend expands

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:24:13 -0400

At least a dozen more women have come forward with allegations against a California surgeon and reality TV personality arrested last week with his girlfriend on charges of drugging and raping two wome....
Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:14:46 -0400

At Southern Methodist University in Dallas, the two battled over hot-button issues such as immigration, gun rights and trade. O'Rourke frequently complained that Cruz was misrepresenting his position....
U.S. backs protecting Yellowstone’s northern gateway from mining

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:35:28 -0400

  The recommendation to withdraw 30,370 acres of the Custer Gallatin National Forest from mineral development comes after two large gold-mining operations were proposed near Yellowstone, sparking opp....