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Boston man sentenced for sale of guns stolen from U.S. Army site

16 min 13 sec ago
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston man was sentenced on Friday to serve almost five years in federal prison for having helped to sell weapons including six machine guns stolen from a Massachusetts U.S. Army Reserve facility in 2015.

U.S. Jewish groups beef up security after threats despite arrest

26 min 10 sec ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The arrest in Israel on Thursday of a U.S.-Israeli teenager suspected of a rash of hoax bomb threats targeting Jewish community centers across the United States brought some relief to community leaders, who nevertheless say they will stick to plans to beef up security.

Treehouses and mansions: Life in the shadow of the U.S.-Mexico fence

35 min 11 sec ago
TIJUANA (Reuters) - The rust-red U.S. fence along the Mexican border has inspired various quirky architectural structures, from a frontier-themed mansion to a humble treehouse with uninterrupted views across the Californian scrubland.

Trump says Charter to invest $25 billion in U.S., hire 20,000 workers

1 hour 30 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday that Charter Communications Inc has committed to investing $25 billion and hiring 20,000 workers over four years.

American University of Beirut settles U.S. lawsuit for $700,000

2 hours 37 min ago
(Reuters) - American University of Beirut, a recipient of U.S. government aid, has agreed to pay $700,000 to settle a civil lawsuit over accusations that it assisted three organizations linked to the militant group Hezbollah, federal prosecutors said.

Core capital goods orders dip, but shipments surge

2 hours 42 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in February, but a surge in shipments amid demand for machinery and electrical equipment supported expectations for an acceleration in business investment in the first quarter.

Man pleads guilty in Washington pizzeria shooting over fake news

2 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A North Carolina man pleaded guilty on Friday to opening fire in a Washington pizzeria that fake news reports claimed housed a child sex ring linked to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Amtrak train derails at New York's Penn Station, no word on injuries

3 hours 37 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Amtrak Acela train came off the tracks at New York City's Penn Station during Friday morning's rush hour and services were suspended, but there was no immediate word of any injuries, New Jersey Transit and a local CBS affiliate said.

Food startup Eatsa sued for not making kiosks accessible to blind

4 hours 14 sec ago
(Reuters) - Fast food startup Eatsa is being sued by disability rights advocates for not including accessibility features for the blind.

Food startup Eatsa sued for not making kiosks accessible to blind

4 hours 2 min ago
(Reuters) - Fast food startup Eatsa is being sued by disability rights advocates for not including accessibility features for the blind.

March U.S. auto sales seen up nearly 1.9 percent: JD Power and LMC

4 hours 10 min ago
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in March will increase almost 1.9 percent from a year earlier, even as consumer discounts continue to remain at record levels, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Friday.

Trump administration grants permit for Keystone XL pipeline: TransCanada

4 hours 22 min ago
(Reuters) - The United States has issued a presidential permit for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL oil pipeline, the Canadian company said on Friday, ending a years-long battle between environmentalists and the industry over whether Washington should approve it.

Exclusive: Trump to approve Keystone XL at meeting with TransCanada CEO - official

6 hours 18 min ago
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will announce the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline at the White House on Friday, alongside the chief executive officer of builder TransCanada Corp, according to a senior administration official.

Risky House healthcare vote to test Trump's negotiating skills

7 hours 18 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday faces the first concrete test of how well the deal-making skills he honed in his real estate business will translate on Capitol Hill in a high-stakes vote on new Republican health care legislation.

Chicago police officer charged with 16 new counts in shooting case: media

10 hours 40 min ago
(Reuters) - A white Chicago police officer accused of murder in the shooting death of a black teenager was charged on Thursday with 16 new counts of aggravated battery, in a case that sparked national debate over police use of force against minorities.

Obamacare supporters rally against congressional repeal efforts

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 6:53pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans.

Police detective, three others victims identified in Wisconsin shooting

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 6:05pm
(Reuters) - Authorities on Thursday identified four victims, including a veteran police officer, who were killed during a shooting spree in central Wisconsin sparked by a domestic violence incident.

Utah set to enact lowest U.S. drunken-driving limit

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 5:52pm
(Reuters) - Utah Governor Gary Herbert said on Thursday he will sign a law setting the blood alcohol limit for drunken driving at 0.05, the lowest threshold in the United States, over strong objections from the restaurant and beverage industry.

U.S. settles AT&T's DirecTV case on talks with rivals over baseball

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 4:55pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department reached a settlement with AT&T unit DirecTV, which it had accused of illegally swapping information with rival pay-TV providers about negotiations to show Los Angeles Dodgers baseball games in southern California, according to court filings on Thursday.

Texas A&M, Rick Perry clash on election of gay student body president

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 2:05pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas A&M University said on Thursday it respectfully disagreed with comments U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry made a day earlier when he criticized an election at his alma matter that led to the school's first openly gay student body president.