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Yoga teacher found alive after 17 days lost in Hawaii forest

Sat, 25 May 2019 14:37:40 -0400

Amanda Eller, 35, went hiking in Maui's Makawao Forest Reserve on May 8 but became lost when she walked deeper in the reserve, which covers more than 2,000 acres, instead of heading back to her car as....
Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge

Fri, 24 May 2019 22:10:22 -0400

The "soft-sided" Yuma structure would follow similar so-called tent cities opened in El Paso and Donna, Texas, this month, each able to house 500 people overnight. "Due to the sustained influx of mig....
Protesters demand end to killings of transgender women, Trump rollbacks

Fri, 24 May 2019 21:21:01 -0400

Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States and decried the Trump administratio....
Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud

Fri, 24 May 2019 19:04:01 -0400

A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries to remove transvaginal mesh implants in order to profit from s....
Groups sue over Alabama abortion law; judge blocks Mississippi ban

Fri, 24 May 2019 18:59:34 -0400

The lawsuit is one of several the groups have filed or are preparing to file against states that recently passed strict anti-abortion measures in an effort to prompt the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn....
'Embodiment of evil': Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison

Fri, 24 May 2019 18:47:16 -0400

Barron County Circuit Court Judge James Babler said Patterson, 21, admitted to having fantasies of "taking multiple girls, and killing multiple families" as he handed down a sentence with no possibili....
Mitsui's ITC begins paying claims following Texas tank fire

Fri, 24 May 2019 16:50:07 -0400

Mitsui & Co Ltd's Intercontinental Terminals Co (ITC) has begun evaluating and paying claims to Houston area residents who missed work or incurred medical expenses following a March fire at its petroc....
U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans

Fri, 24 May 2019 16:27:28 -0400

Led by New Jersey Democrat Gurbir Grewal and Utah Republican Sean Reyes, the attorneys general said in a letter https://attorneygeneral.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/NAAG-Letter-to-Sec.-DeVos.pd....
Trump retweets doctored video of Pelosi to portray her as having 'lost it'

Fri, 24 May 2019 16:25:24 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump, engaged in personal attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, retweeted a heavily edited video that falsely claimed the Democratic leader had difficulty sp....
U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps

Fri, 24 May 2019 15:53:20 -0400

The lower courts found that the electoral maps in the two states had been drawn to entrench Republicans in power by manipulating boundaries in a way that reduced the voting clout of Democrats - a prac....
Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to Congress

Fri, 24 May 2019 14:52:20 -0400

"We remain committed to providing appropriate information to all authorized investigations and will abide by a court order regarding such investigations," Deutsche Bank spokeswoman Kerrie McHugh said ....
Colorado man pleads not guilty to murdering fiancé with baseball bat

Fri, 24 May 2019 13:32:02 -0400

A Colorado man accused of bludgeoning his fiancé to death with a baseball bat last year pleaded not guilty on Friday to murdering the young mother whose body has yet to be found, a court official said....
U.S. House fails to pass disaster aid bill; second attempt likely next month

Fri, 24 May 2019 11:49:45 -0400

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday failed to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump, but is expected to try again early next month. Following Senate passa....
Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office

Fri, 24 May 2019 11:00:21 -0400

The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon office in charge of adapting existing weapons to new use....
National Spelling Bee drops perfection as a prerequisite to entry

Fri, 24 May 2019 07:01:56 -0400

The bee, which begins on Tuesday in an auditorium outside Washington and ends on Thursday with a live telecast on ESPN, will test the spelling mettle of a record 565 young people, age 7 to 15. While ....
Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field

Fri, 24 May 2019 06:24:25 -0400

Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history - yet, so far, two older white men are leading the....
Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon

Fri, 24 May 2019 06:23:56 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winn....
Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline

Fri, 24 May 2019 03:01:44 -0400

Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday. Severe....
Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven

Fri, 24 May 2019 03:01:44 -0400

The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities s....
Tallgrass embargoes deliveries of shut Pony Express pipeline segment

Thu, 23 May 2019 23:47:42 -0400

Extensive flooding on the Cimarron River in Oklahoma required the temporary embargo on all movements into destinations located near Cushing, Oklahoma, the company said. The Pony Express pipeline has ....
Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme

Thu, 23 May 2019 21:59:38 -0400

Edwin Fujinaga, 72, the former chief executive of MRI International Inc, was sentenced by Chief Judge Gloria Navarro of the Nevada federal court, following his conviction last November on 20 counts of....
New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources

Thu, 23 May 2019 21:58:43 -0400

At issue is whether brokers, who help put such deals together, solicited insurers who are not licensed in New York to take on the pension transfers, the people familiar with the matter said. The New ....
Florida executes man convicted of killing eight women in 1984

Thu, 23 May 2019 20:00:36 -0400

(Reuters) - A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who had been convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 was executed on Thur....
Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme

Thu, 23 May 2019 18:45:16 -0400

Edwin Fujinaga, 72, the former chief executive of MRI International Inc, was sentenced by Chief Judge Gloria Navarro of the Nevada federal court, following his conviction last November on 20 counts of....
New York state regulator investigating pension transfer deals: sources

Thu, 23 May 2019 18:26:21 -0400

At issue is whether brokers, who help put such deals together, solicited insurers who are not licensed in New York to take on the pension transfers, the people familiar with the matter said. The New ....
Trump says U.S. to keep close eye on 'American Taliban' Lindh after release

Thu, 23 May 2019 16:35:00 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States would be closely watching John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Ta....
Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme designed to get Trump post

Thu, 23 May 2019 15:57:58 -0400

Stephen Calk, who was chairman and CEO of Federal Savings Bank though is now on a leave of absence, was charged by federal prosecutors in New York with one count of financial institution bribery, whic....
Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald's

Thu, 23 May 2019 11:25:47 -0400

Sanders, one of the two dozen Democrats running for the Democratic presidential nomination, held a virtual town hall, taking questions from McDonald's workers in Dallas who protested the company's an....
Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable: Fox

Thu, 23 May 2019 07:28:22 -0400

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized the pending release on Thursday of John Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, and said he believed the decision needed to....
Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984

Thu, 23 May 2019 07:09:25 -0400

Robert Long is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 6 p.m. at the Florida State Prison in Raiford. Investigators said Long's crime spree began in the early 1980s when he answered ads for household....
U.S. prosecutors weigh death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

Thu, 23 May 2019 06:49:13 -0400

The case of Robert Bowers, the man accused of massacring 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue last year was set to return to a federal courtroom on Thursday, as prosecutors weigh whether t....
Swimming, s'mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak

Thu, 23 May 2019 06:15:29 -0400

As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccina....
Texas environmentalists plan lawsuit against Valero for pollution

Wed, 22 May 2019 23:07:30 -0400

Three Texas environmental groups notified Valero Energy Corp on Wednesday of plans to file a lawsuit under the U.S. Clean Air Act for pollution at the company's Port Arthur, Texas, refinery, the organ....
Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses

Wed, 22 May 2019 22:15:08 -0400

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial ....
Trump administration holds off redirecting California's high-speed rail money

Wed, 22 May 2019 22:01:44 -0400

In exchange, the state dropped its plans to ask a court to at least temporarily halt any planned shift in funds, California Governor Gavin Newsom's office said. On Tuesday, California sued in U.S. D....
Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters

Wed, 22 May 2019 21:58:07 -0400

Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pip....
Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct

Wed, 22 May 2019 21:52:09 -0400

A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days late as lawyers on both sides grappled over allegation....
New Jersey man charged with threatening to bomb Trump Tower

Wed, 22 May 2019 20:19:36 -0400

Jonathan Xie, of Basking Ridge, was taken into custody on charges of attempting to provide material support to Hamas, the Islamist group that rules the Gaza Strip and which the United States designate....
Pilot reports flash just before fatal mid-air Alaska plane collision

Wed, 22 May 2019 19:09:35 -0400

The surviving pilot in last week's fatal mid-air plane collision in Alaska saw a flash just before the two planes collided with a "large, loud impact," according to a National Transportation Safety Bo....
House panel, Trump lawyers agree on appeals schedule in financial records case: statement

Wed, 22 May 2019 19:03:28 -0400

The House Oversight Committee has reached an agreement with President Donald Trump's attorneys to seek an expedited appeal in a court case in which lawmakers are seeking the U.S. leader's financial re....
Judge rules against Trump, paves way for banks to provide his business records to Congress

Wed, 22 May 2019 19:00:51 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to D....
Republican senator wants U.S. Census to ask about criminal records

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:49:13 -0400

Senator Mike Lee of Utah suggested the idea at a hearing about the economic impact of the Census. It may add a new layer to a political battle over what questions the U.S. Census Bureau should includ....
U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:43:01 -0400

In 2016, the Treasury Department said it would replace former President Andrew Jackson's image on the front of the bill with that of Tubman by 2020, along with redesigns of the $5 and $10 bill. Presi....
Trump loses court round in U.S. Democratic lawmakers demand for bank documents on his businesses

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:37:21 -0400

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial ....
Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi's 'cover-up' accusation

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:20:44 -0400

President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's accusation that he is ....
U.S. Navy SEAL appears in court for hearing in war crimes case

Wed, 22 May 2019 18:17:11 -0400

A decorated Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with war crimes in Iraq appeared in a San Diego military court on Wednesday for a hearing focused on allegations by his attorneys that prosecutors engaged ....
Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department

Wed, 22 May 2019 17:47:42 -0400

A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice Department said. Mark Steven Domingo,....
Pipeline opponents challenge Louisiana law targeting protesters

Wed, 22 May 2019 17:36:16 -0400

Environmental groups and demonstrators arrested near an Energy Transfer LP crude pipeline filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a 2018 Louisiana state law that made trespassing near oil and gas pip....
Rain, flooding expected in U.S. Southern Plains after deadly storms

Wed, 22 May 2019 16:02:03 -0400

Weather forecasters on Wednesday expected drenching rains to roll into the storm-ravaged U.S. southern and central states, where thunderstorms and tornadoes killed at least three people and triggered ....
New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available

Wed, 22 May 2019 15:59:08 -0400

New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns. The De....