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Fire engulfs casino shuttle boat off Florida coast, 15 injured

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 7:10pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least 15 people were injured when a fire engulfed a boat off the coast of Florida on Sunday, causing the 50 people aboard to jump into the Gulf of Mexico and swim to shore, local officials said.

Trump says 'I'm not a racist,' willing to reach deal on DACA

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 7:09pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he is "not a racist" despite reports of his derogatory comments about immigrants from Haiti and Africa, adding that he was "ready, willing and able" to reach a deal to protect immigrants brought to the United States as children.

Motor racing-Dan Gurney, all American racer, dead at 86

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 7:01pm
(Reuters) - American racer Dan Gurney, a Formula One and Le Mans 24 Hours winner in the 1960s who started a trend by spraying champagne on the victory podium, died in California on Sunday aged 86.

Hawaii says lack of adequate fail-safe measures led to false missile alert

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 6:55pm
HONOLULU (Reuters) - Human error and a lack of adequate fail-safe measures during a civil defense warning drill led to the false missile alert that stirred panic across Hawaii over the weekend, a state emergency management agency spokesman acknowledged on Sunday.

Dennis Rodman arrested on DUI suspicion in California

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 6:38pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former basketball star Dennis Rodman was released from jail in California on Sunday after being arrested hours earlier on suspicion of driving under the influence, Newport Beach police said.

FCC says appears Hawaii had no safeguard to stop missile scare

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 3:59pm
(Reuters) - Hawaii apparently did not have adequate safeguards in place to prevent a false emergency alert about a missile attack that panicked residents for more than a half-hour before it was withdrawn, a federal official said on Sunday.

FCC says government officials must work to prevent false alerts

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 1:21pm
(Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Sunday that Hawaii apparently did not have adequate safeguards in place to prevent a false emergency alert and that government officials must work to prevent future incidents.

Trump: Program protecting young illegal immigrants 'probably' dead

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:44am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that a program that protects illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported would "probably" be discontinued.

Twenty dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:21am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The search for survivors of the deadly mudslides in parts of California's Santa Barbara County continued Sunday even as hopes dwindled to find anyone alive, officials said.

Trump denies saying he probably had good relationship with Kim

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 9:51am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday disputed a newspaper's account of an interview with him last week in which he was quoted as saying he probably has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Transgender U.S. military recruits enlist amid uncertainty

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 9:38am
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Transgender Americans are openly enlisting in the U.S. military for the first time, saying they feel confident that court rulings blocking Republican President Donald Trump's ban on their service will stand.

Trump says program protecting young immigrants 'probably dead'

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 7:57am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that a program protecting young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents would probably be discontinued.

Search for California mudslide survivors goes on

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 4:53am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The search for survivors of the deadly mudslides in parts of California's scenic Santa Barbara County continued Sunday even as hopes dwindled to find anyone else alive, officials said.

U.S. resumes DACA applications after judge blocks end to program

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:15am
(Reuters) - U.S. immigration authorities said on Saturday that it will resume accepting requests under a program that shields young people brought to the United States illegally from deportation after a court order blocked a government decision to end the program.

Missile false alarm causes panic for PGA Tour players

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:55pm
(Reuters) - Some of the world's top professional golfers were panicked by a false report of an incoming ballistic missile in Hawaii on Saturday, with one hiding under a mattress and another fleeing to the basement of his Honolulu hotel.

Golf: Missile false alarm causes panic for PGA Tour players

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:44pm
(Reuters) - Some of the world's top professional golfers were panicked by a false report of an incoming ballistic missile in Hawaii on Saturday, with one hiding under a mattress and another fleeing to the basement of his Honolulu hotel.

Death toll rises to 19 in California mudslides, five still missing

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:28pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The death toll from mudslides that devastated parts of California's scenic Santa Barbara County rose to 19 on Saturday amid a massive influx of emergency crews searching for five people still missing.

Tears and panic as false missile alert unnerves Hawaii

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 7:07pm
HONOLULU (Reuters) - Panic and confusion swept Hawaii on Saturday as a mistaken alert about a ballistic missile attack spread across the Pacific U.S. state, sending residents and tourists scrambling for shelter and questioning why an all-clear was not issued faster.

FCC says launching full inquiry into false Hawaii missile alert

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 6:04pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Saturday it was launching a full investigation into a false emergency alert that said a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii, the chairman of the commission said.

Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 3:10pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An emergency alert sent on Saturday to Hawaii's residents warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack was transmitted mistakenly by state authorities due to human error, Hawaii's governor and emergency management chief said.

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