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At least 20 killed at shooting rampage at Las Vegas concert

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:01am
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 100 others before the suspect was killed by police.

Shooting at Las Vegas concert kills at least two

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:18am
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and 24 were hospitalized after a shooting at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, a local hospital spokeswoman said, and police said one suspect was down.

Two killed, 24 wounded in Las Vegas shooting: hospital

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 2:24am
(Reuters) - At least two people were killed and 24 were hospitalised after a shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas, a local hospital spokeswoman said, and police said one suspect was down.

Las Vegas police investigate reports of shooter near casino

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:17am
(Reuters) - Las Vegas police said early on Monday they were investigating reports of an active shooter at the Mandalay Bay Casino on the city's famous strip.

U.S. Navy says training aircraft carrying two reported missing

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:13pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Navy said on Sunday it was investigating reports of a jet crash in Tennessee and that one of its training aircraft had not returned to its air station.

Some NFL players kneel during U.S. anthem again despite Trump call for protest to end

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:40pm
(Reuters) - Several dozen NFL players, fewer than last week, chose to sit or kneel during the U.S. national anthem at the start of games on Sunday, a day after President Donald Trump again demanded an end to a protest he sees as a sign of disrespect for the flag.

A cell signal, an open bar: tiny wins for Puerto Rico in ruins

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:38pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Ricans still living largely in darkness 12 days after Hurricane Maria leveled their island reveled in small victories on Sunday in what promises to be a months-long slog back to some semblance of normal life.

U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 6:03pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop sniping at Puerto Ricans and get to work helping them recover from a devastating hurricane, two days before he was to visit the island, where people remained without food, water or power.

Ascend Performance announces leak in ammonia supply line

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 5:13pm
(Reuters) - Ascend Performance Materials said on Sunday that it had evacuated several structures after an ammonia product supply line leak in an undeveloped, publicly inaccessible area south of Houston in Brazoria County.

Fewer NFL players kneel during anthem as Trump repeats call for protest to end

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 4:42pm
(Reuters) - Several dozen NFL players, fewer than last week, chose to kneel during the U.S. national anthem before league games on Sunday, a day after President Donald Trump again demanded an end to a protest he sees as a sign of disrespect for the flag.

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:59pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop sniping at Puerto Ricans and get to work helping them recover from a devastating hurricane, two days before he was to visit the island, where people remained without food, water or power.

In Puerto Rico, acute shortages plunge the masses into survival struggle

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:27pm
FAJARDO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Brian Jimenez had burned through dwindling supplies of scarce gasoline on a 45-minute drive in search of somewhere to fill his grandmother’s blood thinner prescription. He ended up in Fajardo, a scruffy town of strip malls on Puerto Rico’s northeastern tip, where a line of 400 waited outside a Walmart.

O.J. Simpson walks out of Nevada prison after serving nine years for robbery

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 1:27pm
(Reuters) - O.J. Simpson, acquitted of the 1994 murder of his ex-wife and her friend after the "Trial of the Century," was released early on Sunday from a prison in Nevada, where he had been held since 2008 for a botched armed robbery at a Las Vegas casino hotel.

Trump defends federal response in Puerto Rico as criticism mounts

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 11:54am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday his government was doing a "great job" to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria and took a new swipe at critics who said he had been slow to aid the island, whose power grid was destroyed 12 days ago.

Three Miami Dolphins players defy Trump order to stand during anthem

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:22am
LONDON (Reuters) - Three Miami Dolphins players knelt for the American national anthem before their NFL game in London on Sunday, after U.S. President Donald Trump had said the previous day that it was “very important” that players stood.

Can't guarantee tax cut for entire middle class: Mnuchin

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:15am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said one of the top goals of the Trump administration's tax plan is to help the middle class, but he could not guarantee that every middle-class family would see a tax cut.

Some NFL players kneel again despite Trump's fresh call for protests to end

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:03am
LONDON (Reuters) - Some National Football League players knelt again on Sunday when the U.S. national anthem was played before a game in London, defying U.S. President Donald Trump's renewed call to end their protest over racial injustice.

Connecticut's deep spending cuts in effect as new deadline passes

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 9:03am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut's fiscal crisis hit a new low on Sunday, when scheduled spending cuts dramatically lowered state aid for many municipalities, with no budget in sight three months after it was due.

U.S. defense personnel numbers rise, refugee numbers drop in Puerto Rico: governor

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:43am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department has sent 1,800 additional personnel to Puerto Rico since Friday, bringing the total to 6,400, the island's governor said at a Sunday news conference where he provided updates on the recovery from Hurricane Maria.

U.S. Treasury chief says planned tax cuts will not benefit wealthy

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:23am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday dismissed suggestions that the Trump administration's proposed tax cuts would benefit wealthy Americans at the expense of middle-income people.

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