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Barbara Bush, wife of ex-President George H.W. Bush, in 'failing health'

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 1:25pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Barbara Bush, the wife of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, is in "failing health" and has decided to no longer seek medical treatment, the office of the ex-president said in a statement from Houston on Sunday.

Adult-film star Stormy Daniels to attend Trump lawyer's hearing

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 11:01am
(Reuters) - Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels will attend a court hearing in New York on Monday for U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, Daniels' lawyer said on Sunday.

U.S. pastor held in Turkey for his Christian faith, lawyer says

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 10:55am
IZMIR, Turkey (Reuters) - The lawyer for a U.S. pastor who goes on trial in Turkey on Monday over alleged links to a group accused of orchestrating a failed military coup said the preacher had been arrested for his Christian faith.

Trump bashes Comey as 'slippery' ahead of book release

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 10:40am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump hurled a new set of insults on James Comey on Sunday, challenging accusations the former FBI director makes in a tell-all book that is due for release this week, and insisting that he never pressed Comey to be loyal to him.

U.S. recalls more than 200 million eggs over salmonella fears

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 10:30am
(Reuters) - Nearly 207 million eggs from a farm in North Carolina are being recalled from nine U.S. states after 22 people fell ill, the federal Food and Drug Administration has said.

South Dakota e-commerce sale tax fight reaches U.S. Supreme Court

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:03am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A high-stakes showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will determine whether states can force out-of-state online retailers to collect sales taxes in a fight between South Dakota and e-commerce businesses.

More snow, rain and winds to blast parts of U.S.

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 4:45am
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Deadly spring storms that spawned tornadoes in the U.S. South and blizzards in the Plains and Midwest will continue to blast across the region Sunday bringing more snow, rain and wind that have shut down airports and left thousands without power.

Starbucks chief executive apologizes for arrests of two black men

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 1:21am
(Reuters) - Starbucks Chief Executive Kevin Johnson apologized late on Saturday for the arrests of two black men at a Philadelphia coffee shop last week, which sparked accusations of racial profiling.

Philadelphia police chief defends officers in Starbucks arrests

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:14pm
(Reuters) - Philadelphia's police commissioner on Saturday defended the arrest of two black men as they sat in a Starbucks coffee shop, and said his officers had to act after Starbucks employees told them the pair were trespassing.

Trump lawyer Cohen denies media report of Prague trip

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 5:27pm
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen on Saturday denied a media report that the special counsel investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has evidence Cohen visited Prague that year.

U.S. marijuana friends and foes cautious at signs of softer Trump

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 4:10pm
(Reuters) - Both advocates and opponents of legalized marijuana reacted with caution on Saturday to signs from the White House that growers in U.S. states where the drug is permitted would be shielded from federal prosecution, saying it was too early to know the final impact.

'Snow emergency' as powerful spring storm pounds parts of U.S.

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 3:47pm
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A powerful spring storm pummeled the U.S. Midwest and Plains on Saturday with blizzard conditions and high winds, while tornadoes and thunderstorms threatened some of the South.

Former FBI head: assumption Clinton would win a factor in email probe

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 3:43pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey said his assumption that Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 presidential election was a factor in opening an inquiry into her emails, according to part of an ABC interview broadcast on Saturday.

Philadelphia police investigate arrest of two black men in Starbucks

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 12:54pm
(Reuters) - The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating an incident captured on widely circulated videos this week in which officers arrested two black men as they sat in a Starbucks coffee shop and other patrons objected that the men were doing nothing wrong and appeared to be targeted merely for their race.

Philadelphia police investigates arrest of two black men in Starbucks

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 11:53am
(Reuters) - The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating an incident captured on widely circulated videos this week in which officers arrested two black men as they sat in a Starbucks coffee shop and other patrons objected that the men were doing nothing wrong and appeared to be targeted merely for their race.

After walkouts, U.S. teachers eye elections for school funding gains

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:08am
OKLAHOMA CITY/TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) - High school physics teacher Craig Hoxie filed to run for Oklahoma's House of Representatives on Friday, a day after the end of a two-week teacher walkout that had pressed lawmakers for school funding.

Powerful spring storm roars across U.S. midsection

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 6:36am
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A powerful spring storm swept across the U.S. Midwest and Plains on Saturday, bringing heavy snow and high winds that halted travel and disrupted power supplies following tornadoes that injured four people in the south of the country.

Forman, Oscar-winning director of 'Cuckoo's Nest' and 'Amadeus', dies at 86

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 6:33am
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Milos Forman, the Czech-born movie director who found fame in Hollywood with the Oscar-winning classics "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus," has died at the age of 86.

Oscar-winning director Forman dies at 86

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 2:03am
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Milos Forman, the Czech-born movie director who found fame in Hollywood with the Oscar-winning classics "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus," has died at the age of 86, Czech news agency CTK reported on Saturday.

U.S. Coast Guard restricts traffic in Ohio River due to sunken vessel

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 7:12pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday a towing vessel with a maximum potential of 1,048 gallons of diesel aboard had sunk in the Ohio River and it issued a waterway restriction between mile marker 979 and mile marker 981.

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