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UK to 'play its part' against IS » Full Story
David Cameron says Britain is ready to "play its part" in fighting Islamic State, which he calls an "evil against which the whole world must unite".

UN aims to block jihadist recruits » Full Story
The UN Security Council orders states to block the flow of jihadists to Iraq and Syria, as US jets bomb Islamic State (IS) militants.

Hollande condemns Algeria beheading » Full Story
French President Francois Hollande condemns the beheading in Algeria of tourist Herve Gourdel by a jihadist group linked to Islamic State militants.

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Bloomberg Took Secret Path to a New Schools Chief » Full Story
The secrecy around Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s selection of Cathleen P. Black to run the city’s schools highlighted his faith in business leaders and dislike of public debate.

Tentative Deal in Iraq Keeps Maliki in Power » Full Story
Iraq’s leaders reached a tentative agreement to end an eight-month political impasse and return Nuri Kamal al-Maliki to power.

Wal-Mart Says ‘Try This On’: Free Shipping » Full Story
Starting Thursday, Wal-Mart plans to offer free shipping on its Web site, a move that may create an expectation among consumers and a threat to smaller retailers.

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Johnson & Johnson Wins Appeal to Overturn $151 Million Hip Implant Verdict » Full Story
By Nate Raymond(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday secured a favorable U.S. appellate court ruling, overturning a verdict that had...

Bike-Share System Coming to Some Popular DC-Area Parks » Full Story
A Virginia county board and the National Park Service have agreed to install Capital Bikeshare stations on park service land.

Mike Budenholzer Out as Coach of Atlanta Hawks » Full Story
The Atlanta Hawks and coach Mike Budenholzer mutually agree to part ways after Budenholzer looks for job elsewhere.

Shot, Save: LeBron Bails Out Cavs With Game 5 Buzzer-Beater » Full Story
LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers.

No Verdict From Cosby Jury; Defense Lawyers Slammed » Full Story
Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial have finished their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Montana Man Sentenced for Killing Man With Trampoline Pole » Full Story
A Montana man has been sentenced to four years in prison for hitting another man in the back of the head with a trampoline pole, killing him.

With Cruise, 'A Quiet Place,' Paramount Ready for a Comeback » Full Story
With Cruise, 'A Quiet Place,' Paramount ready for a comeback.

Rights Group Says British-Iranian Professor Held in Tehran » Full Story
A New York-based rights group says a British-Iranian university professor has been detained in Tehran by the country's hard-line Revolutionary Guard.

China Will Crack Down on Money-Laundering: Central Bank » Full Story
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank said on Thursday it will effectively crack down on money-laundering and related crimes to safeguard...

Officials: Wisconsin Children Find Dead Man on Way to School » Full Story
School district officials say six children on their way to school in southeastern Wisconsin found a dead man near a church.

Editor Who Posted Editorial on Blog Without Permission Fired » Full Story
An editor at The Daily Camera who published a critical editorial about the newspaper's owners without the publisher's permission has been fired.

Corrections Employees Charged in Prison Contraband 'Crisis' » Full Story
14 South Carolina corrections employees indicted on federal charges related to bribery, bringing contraband into the state's prisons.

DeRozan Scores 32 Points, Raptors Beat Wizards in Game 5 » Full Story
DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 108-98 in Game 5 of the first-round series.

Tears Flow as Victims of Waffle House Shooting Remembered » Full Story
A Nashville community has rallied to support the victims of a weekend shooting at a Waffle House by stopping by to get a meal after the restaurant re-opened.

Ex-Cop Arrested in Sadistic Crime Spree From '70s and '80s » Full Story
DNA match leads to arrest in sadistic California crime spree of 1970s and '80s.

Central American Asylum Seeking Caravan Reaches US Border » Full Story
About 130 Central Americans in a "caravan" of asylum-seeking immigrants that drew President Donald Trump's fury has arrived in the Mexican city of Tijuana bordering the U.S.

Lieutenant Governor: AG's Flint Probe 'Gross Abuse of Power' » Full Story
Michigan Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is escalating his criticism of the state attorney general's prosecution of top state officials for the Flint water crisis, calling it a 'gross abuse of power'.

After 3 Tommy John Surgeries, Jonny Venters Back in Majors » Full Story
Former All-Star pitcher Jonny Venters is back in the major leagues after recovering from his third Tommy John surgery.

Arizona's Only Black Legislators Chastised After Race Talk » Full Story
Arizona's only two black legislators are formally chastised by House after speaking out against a Republican lawmaker's published column, which included a racial slur and they say derided black activists.

Uma Thurman, Patty Griffin Among Readers at Poetry Tribute » Full Story
Actresses Uma Thurman and Christine Lahti were among the readers and Grammy winner Patty Griffin performed a new song during a poetry tribute in New York City.

Altherr Goes Deep to Back Arrieta, Phils Beat D'Backs 5-3 » Full Story
Aaron Altherr hit a go-ahead three-run homer, Jake Arrieta outpitched Zack Greinke and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3.

Maryland Man Accused of Stealing, Selling Medical Supplies » Full Story
Police in Virginia say a Maryland man is accused of stealing medical kits from hospitals and selling them online.

Woman Charged in Bitcoin Murder-For-Hire Is Released » Full Story
A suburban Chicago woman charged in a murder-for-hire case will live with her parents in Georgia while she awaits trial.

Acuna Singles, Scores in MLB Debut, Braves Beat Reds 5-4 » Full Story
Prized prospect Ronald Acuna Jr. singled and scored the tying run in the eighth inning of his big league debut, and the Atlanta Braves went on to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4.

NY Governor Condemns Federal Raid on Upstate Dairy Farm » Full Story
New York's governor has issued a cease and desist letter to federal immigration officials following allegations that armed officers raided an upstate dairy without producing a warrant and handcuffed the farm's owner.

Bruins Score 4 in 3rd to Beat Maple Leafs 7-4 in Game 7 » Full Story
Jake DeBrusk scored his second goal of the game to break a third-period tie, and the Boston Bruins came from behind to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 _ again _ winning 7-4 on to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Betts Hits 2 HRs to Power Red Sox to 4-3 Win Over Blue Jays » Full Story
Mookie Betts homered twice and drove in three runs as the Boston Red Sox snapped their season-high three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

U.S. Sorghum Ship Switches Destination From Asia to Las Palmas: Eikon Data » Full Story
BEIJING (Reuters) - A vessel carrying 70,223 tonnes of sorghum from the United States bound for Asia switched its destination on Thursday, data...

Qualcomm Easing Licensing Terms in Bid to Strike Deals » Full Story
By Stephen Nellis and Sonam RaiSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc's earnings call on Wednesday showed just how far the company is willing to go...

China Commerce Ministry Urges U.S. to Abandon Unilateralism, Use Dialogue » Full Story
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's commerce ministry said on Thursday that the United States should abandon trade unilateralism and adopt a consultative...

Homers Lift Indians Past Cubs, but Miller Injured in 4-1 Win » Full Story
Francisco Lindor and Edwin Encarnacion hit sixth-inning home runs and the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 despite losing relief ace Andrew Miller to a left hamstring injury.

Kim Jong Un Will Walk Across Border for Summit With Moon » Full Story
Seoul says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon-Jae-in will plant a tree together and inspect an honor guard after Kim walks across the border for the leaders' historic summit.

Secondary Elevators Back in Service at Carlsbad Caverns Park » Full Story
The secondary elevators at Carlsbad Caverns National Park are back in service after a traveling cable was replaced.

Ex-Minnesota Policeman to Argue Self-Defense in Australian Woman's Shooting Death-Newspaper » Full Story
(Reuters) - A former Minnesota police officer charged with murdering an unarmed Australian woman in July will argue that he acted in self-defense...

Dozens of Schools Keep Ties to Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse » Full Story
Dozens of colleges keep ties to prominent volleyball coach accused of sex abuse.

South Korea's Moon to Meet North Korea's Kim at Border for Summit » Full Story
By Christine Kim and Josh SmithSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in will greet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday as the...

Tennessee Lawmakers Vote to Shield Teachers From Test Woes » Full Story
Tennessee lawmakers have cleared a bill they believe will hold teachers harmless in the state's recent school testing snafus, resolving a lingering issue holding up the legislative session's conclusion.

New York Times' Weinstein Investigation to Be Developed as Film » Full Story
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A behind-the-scenes dramatization on how the New York Times broke the story that accused powerful Hollywood producer Harvey...

Trump Supporter Lawsuit Against NYC Bar Tossed » Full Story
A Trump supporter who sued a New York City bar for discrimination after he was thrown out for wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat has lost his lawsuit.

GM President Says Near Resolution for South Korea Unit, Union Accepts Wage Deal » Full Story
By Jane Chung and Hyunjoo JinSEOUL (Reuters) - General Motors Co's president said on Thursday that it was very close to a resolution to fix its...

North Korea Offers Deep Apologies to China Over Deadly Bus Crash » Full Story
BEIJING (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has offered his deep apologies to China after a bus crash in his isolated country killed 32...

3 Days After Fatal Shootings, Tennessee Waffle House Reopens » Full Story
The Tennessee Waffle House where four people died in a shooting reopened Wednesday after employees said they wanted to go back to work.

Korean Leaders Seek to Control Optics at Historic Summit » Full Story
Kim Jong Un will be in uncharted territory when he crosses into the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone and greets the South Korean president, but he has an ally in Moon Jae-in for the moment to run smoothly.

Legislative Panel Begins Settlement Probe Over Protests » Full Story
Montana lawmakers begin an investigation into confidential settlements with terminated state workers over the protests of Democrats.

Sessions Defends Trump Pardons of Joe Arpaio, Scooter Libby » Full Story
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending President Donald Trump's pardons of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Bush administration official I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby.

Chinese Rental Apartment Firms Issue REITs, but Some May Struggle to Make Payouts » Full Story
By Samuel Shen, Yawen Chen and Clare JimSHANGHAI/BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese real estate companies have found a new tool to raise money -...

More Allegations Emerge on VA Pick as Nomination Falters » Full Story
President Donald Trump's pick for Veterans Affairs secretary showed "a pattern" of drunk behavior and questionable prescription drug practices, according to a Senate memo.

The Latest: Cosby Jury Ends Day 1 Without a Verdict » Full Story
Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial have finished their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Samsung's Profit Exceeds Expectation Thanks to Memory Chips » Full Story
Samsung Electronics says its first-quarter earnings jumped 52 percent over a year earlier thanks to its mainstay memory chips that posted another record-high quarterly profit.

Migrant 'Caravan' at U.S.-Mexico Border Prepares for Mass Crossing » Full Story
By Delphine SchrankTIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants from a caravan that crossed Mexico reunited in Tijuana on...

Suspect in Serial Killings Lived in a Tidy California Suburb » Full Story
The man authorities say is among the worst serial killers and rapists in U.S. history is a 72-year-old Vietnam War veteran, former police officer and grandfather who lived quietly in a tidy suburban California home.

Venues Reject Cynthia Nixon Campaign Event. She Blames Cuomo » Full Story
Democratic candidate for New York governor Cynthia Nixon thinks two-time incumbent Andrew Cuomo is behind two venues refusing to host her campaign's first stop Buffalo.

2 Dead in Crash of World War II-Era Training Aircraft » Full Story
A World War II-era training aircraft crashed shortly after takeoff from a South Texas naval air station, killing both people aboard.

The Latest: Ronny Jackson Meets With White House Press Aides » Full Story
Veterans Affairs nominee Dr. Ronny Jackson spent a late night at the White House huddled with top press aides.

Patton Oswalt Credits Late Wife in Golden State Killer Case » Full Story
Comedian Patton Oswalt proudly and tenderly praised his late wife for her work on the Golden State Killer case.

Uma Thurman, Patty Griffin Among Readers at Poetry Tribute » Full Story
Actresses Uma Thurman and Christine Lahti were among the readers and Grammy winner Patty Griffin performed a new song during a poetry tribute in New York City.

NFL Finds No Evidence of Inappropriate Questions to RB Guice » Full Story
The NFL has found no evidence any of its teams asked LSU running back Derrius Guice inappropriate questions during interviews at the scouting combine.

Federal Court Sides With Florida in Voting Rights Battle » Full Story
With time running out, a federal appeals court sided with Florida in an escalating battle over the state's process for restoring voting rights for former prisoners.

Oil Prices Rise on Iran Sanctions Worries, Falling Venezuelan Output » Full Story
By Henning GloysteinSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Thursday, supported by an expectation that the United States will re-impose sanctions...

The Latest: Police Take Serial Killing Suspect by Surprise » Full Story
A California sheriff says a former police officer accused of being a serial killer and rapist was taken by surprise when deputies swooped in and arrested him as he stepped out of his home.

Geologists Say North Korea's Nuclear Test Site Has Collapsed » Full Story
A study by Chinese geologists shows the mountain where North Korea has conducted five successive nuclear bomb tests has collapsed.

Dollar Near Three-And-A-Half Month High, Bolstered by Rising U.S. Bond Yields » Full Story
By Masayuki KitanoSINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar traded near a 3-1/2 month high against a basket of currencies on Thursday, bolstered by higher...

GOP Governor Hopefuls Clash in TV Debate Over TV Attack Ads » Full Story
With three weeks left before the primary election, the three Republicans seeking the party's nomination to challenge Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in November are set to take debate questions on live television.

Gov. Doug Ducey OKs Ban on Harassment Secrecy Pacts » Full Story
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation allowing victims of sexual misconduct to talk to police or testify in a criminal case even if they signed a non-disclosure agreement as part of a civil settlement.

Police Shoot, Kill Bank Robbery Suspect in Denver » Full Story
Police shot and killed a bank robbery suspect who investigators say pulled a firearm during a confrontation in east Denver.

The Latest: Arizona Teachers Press for Action by Lawmakers » Full Story
Organizers of an Arizona teacher walkout say they're ready to show up to the state Capitol to get the governor and legislative leaders to listen to their demands.

The Latest: Sheriff Criticizes Calley Comments on Flint Case » Full Story
Lt. Gov. Brian Calley is escalating his criticism of Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's prosecution of top state officials for the Flint water crisis, calling it a "gross abuse of power.".

Bipartisan Bill to Protect Mueller Headed for Crucial Vote » Full Story
A bipartisan group of senators pushing legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job is trying to win over reluctant Republicans ahead of a crucial committee vote.

Police: Officers Shoot Armed Suicidal Man in Beaverton » Full Story
Authorities say police shot an armed man who made suicidal statements and shot at officers during a standoff in Beaverton.

Arizona Governor OKs Auto Fee Boost to End Raid on Road Cash » Full Story
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation that boosts vehicle registration fees in an effort to end raids on dedicated local highway funding.

Victims Voice Relief After Arrest in Serial Killing Case » Full Story
Victims of California serial killer and rapist voice say they are relieved police arrested a suspect.

Japan PM Abe: Not Considering Calling Snap Election » Full Story
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday that he was "not considering at all" calling a general election now, while...

House Member Seeks to Stop Turkey Drop at Arkansas Festival » Full Story
A Nevada congresswoman wants her colleagues to ban the dropping of live turkeys from low-flying airplanes, as is done at an Arkansas festival every fall.

Arizona Governor OKs Tax Break for Power Plant Coal » Full Story
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation exempting coal used in a power plant on the Navajo Nation from the state's sales tax to help make it more attractive for a new buyer.

Liberals on Top U.S. Court Ask if Trump Travel Waivers Just 'Window Dressing' » Full Story
By Mica Rosenberg and Dan LevineNEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Liberal U.S. Supreme Court justices sought assurances on Wednesday that the...

Mayor's Criticism of Mini-Markets Gets Pushback » Full Story
The mayor of Baltimore's criticism that mini-markets attract crime is getting push back.

Man Accused in Toddler Death Named in Unrelated Amber Alert » Full Story
A Colorado man accused in the 2017 death of a 3-year-old girl had been named in an Amber Alert the same day of the girl's killing, but the alert was sent out for a different child.

Man in US Illegally Who Killed Deputies Sentenced to Death » Full Story
A man living in the U.S. illegally has been sentenced to the death penalty for the 2014 killing of a Northern California sheriff's deputy and a detective.

Macron Resists Trump's 'America First' in Speech to Congress » Full Story
In speech to Congress, France's Macron lays out vision of global leadership that contrasts with Trump's 'America first'.

Former President Bush Out of Intensive Care, Making Progress » Full Story
Former President George H.W. Bush was out of intensive care and moved Wednesday to a regular patient room at Houston Methodist Hospital where he continues treatment for an infection that spread to his blood.

Report: Complaint Alleged Unwanted Contact From Lawmaker » Full Story
Alaska state Rep. Justin Parish faced a sexual harassment complaint earlier this year and was ordered to take additional training.

Foxconn Official Promises News Soon at Pence Wisconsin Forum » Full Story
An appearance by Vice President Mike Pence in Milwaukee to tout federal tax cuts netted a standing ovation for one guest _ a top Foxconn executive.

ConocoPhillips Wins $2 Billion Arbitration Against Venezuela » Full Story
ConocoPhillips says it won $2 billion arbitration award against Venezuela's state oil company over asset seizures.

7 Arrested Following Shootout at Mississippi Gas Station » Full Story
Officials in a rural Mississippi county say they have arrested seven people in connection with a shootout outside a gas station.

The Latest: Macron Says Trump Not Eager to Defend Iran Deal » Full Story
French President Emmanuel Macron says that he has no "inside information" on whether President Donald Trump will pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal but that it's clear Trump "is not very much eager to defend it.".

Jackson Tells Colleagues He May Withdraw as Trump's VA Nominee: Washington Post » Full Story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House doctor Ronny Jackson has told colleagues he may withdraw as President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of...

The Latest: Federal Court Sides With Florida in Voting Case » Full Story
A federal appeals court says Florida does not have to immediately overhaul its process for restoring voting rights to former prisoners.

Asia Stocks Rise as U.S. Earnings Prop up Wall Street, Dollar Solid » Full Story
By Shinichi SaoshiroTOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Thursday as robust corporate earnings helped Wall Street quell concerns about the surge...

Committee Investigating Greitens Hires Former Chief Justice » Full Story
A Missouri House committee investigating Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has hired former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Edward "Chip" Robertson Jr. as special counsel.

House Passes Immigrant Tuition Bill After Daylong Debate » Full Story
The Connecticut House of Representatives passes legislation allowing certain immigrant students to use institutional financial aid.

BOK Official Says Economic Cooperation With North Korea Will Boost Consumer Sentiment » Full Story
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean central bank official said on Thursday resuming any economic cooperation with North Korea is likely to boost...

Texas Gang Member Executed for Killing Girl, Grandmother » Full Story
A prisoner on Texas death row for killing a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother in a gang-related shooting at a child's birthday party in Fort Worth a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening. .

DOJ Probing Decisions Regarding a Proposed Islamic Cemetery » Full Story
Report: US Department of Justice investigating claims that leaders of a Virginia county effectively blocked a proposed Islamic cemetery.

Trump Lawyer Says He'll Plead the Fifth in Porn Actress Case » Full Story
President Donald Trump's personal attorney says he'll exercise his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a lawsuit brought by a porn actress who said she had an affair with Trump.

Trump May Meet With South Korea's Moon Before Summit With Kim » Full Story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump may meet with South Korea's president before his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to...

Officer Shoots, Kills Burglary Suspect in Colorado Springs » Full Story
An investigation is underway after a police officer shot and killed a burglary suspect during a pursuit in Colorado Springs.

E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce Grows to 84 Cases » Full Story
U.S. health officials say the E. coli outbreak linked to tainted romaine lettuce has grown and sickened 84 people from 19 states.

US House Moves to Reverse Order to Aid Salmon » Full Story
The U.S. House approved a bill that would reverse a federal judge's order to spill more water from four Pacific Northwest dams to help migrating salmon.

The Latest: Taxi Driver in 'Caravan' Fears El Salvador Gangs » Full Story
The father of two young girls from El Salvador says President Trump's criticism about a caravan of asylum seekers raises doubts in his mind whether he will succeed in winning U.S. asylum but still plans to try.

Mississippi Hospital Plans to Lay off up to 100 Employees » Full Story
A Mississippi hospital plans to lay off 50 to 100 employees in an attempt to cut costs.

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Firing Mueller won't end Trump investigation, Mueller made sure » Full Story

Firing Mueller won't end Trump investigation, Mueller made sureRachel Maddow shows how Robert Mueller has worked with other departments and agencies in the course of the Trump Russia investigation, ensuring that even if the special counsel is fired, the elements of the investigation live on.

Trump Reportedly Uses Private Cell Phone More Often Amid Kelly's Waning Influence » Full Story

Trump Reportedly Uses Private Cell Phone More Often Amid Kelly's Waning InfluencePresident Donald Trump has reportedly increased his use of a private cell

Manhunt Underway for Man Who Allegedly Killed a Deputy in Maine » Full Story

Manhunt Underway for Man Who Allegedly Killed a Deputy in MaineA man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said.

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