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Activists land funds to fly 'Trump baby' blimp in U.S.
21 minutes ago
The blimp portraying Donald Trump as a snarling baby that flew over London last week during the U.S. president's European tour could soon be in New Jersey's skies after activists said they had raised enough money to bring it to the United States.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Massachusetts police officer, bystander shot dead with officer's pistol
1 hour ago
Officials on Monday prepared to charge a hospitalized Massachusetts man accused of killing a Boston-area police officer and a bystander on Sunday with the officer's pistol before being shot by police.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
NASA commercial crew program for space station faces delays, report says
1 hour ago
(This July 11 story in the final paragraph corrects the time period of launches, how far in advance seats are booked on Soyuz spacecraft and the number of launchpads in Kazakhstan.)
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Judge to hear how U.S. plans to reunite immigrant families
5 hours ago
Lawyers for the U.S. government will return to a San Diego courtroom on Monday to update a judge about Trump administration plans for meeting a July 26 deadline to reunite as many as 2,500 immigrant children with their parents after separating them at the U.S.-Mexican border.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Comments by former clerks may backfire on Trump's high court pick
5 hours ago
When it became clear that President Donald Trump was seriously considering nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, the conservative judge's former law clerks swung into action as among his most energetic public cheerleaders.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Factbox: Handful of U.S. senators hold keys to Kavanaugh Supreme Court bid
5 hours ago
President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is now in the hands of the Senate, where the opposing forces are clear, except for a few senators who sometimes cross party boundaries, depending on the issues.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Suspect dead, three officers wounded in Kansas City shootouts
8 hours ago
Police shot and killed a man on Sunday after a series of shootouts on the streets of Kansas City in which three officers were wounded and hospitalized in stable condition, officials said.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Raytheon's StormBreaker bomb enters operational testing phase
8 hours ago
Missile maker Raytheon Co said its StormBreaker bomb had entered operational testing phase, bringing it a step closer to providing U.S. Air Force pilots with the capability to strike moving targets in adverse weather.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Sports betting no easy fix for U.S. gaming's most beleaguered industries
14 hours ago
Long-struggling U.S. gambling industries hope to cash in on newly legal sports betting, but the growing wave of electronic and mobile gaming choices is considered more likely to change the face of those businesses rather than revive them.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Chicago police release video of shooting that sparked violent protests
17 hours ago
Chicago police on Sunday released body camera footage of officers shooting dead a black man as he reached for his concealed handgun, hoping to quell two days of violent and peaceful protests that had branded the incident a case of police brutality.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Florida beach reopens after rare, double shark attack
23 hours ago
Surfers warily returned to the waters off Fernandina Beach in northern Florida on Saturday after what appeared to be a rare, double shark attack the previous day.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Firefighter dies battling blaze near California's Yosemite
15 Jul 2018 at 9:03am
A firefighter was killed on Saturday while battling a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park, California state fire officials said, bringing to at least 10 the number of such deaths this year as wildfires rage across the U.S. West.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Immigrant children, parents reunited faster under new court order
15 Jul 2018 at 8:51am
When Yolany Padilla was released from immigration custody in Seattle last week, she assumed she would be quickly reunited with her 6-year-old son, who had been taken from her at the U.S.-Mexico border two months earlier.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Woman survives seven days on radiator water after California crash
15 Jul 2018 at 2:50am
An Oregon woman who disappeared a week ago was rescued from the bottom of a California coastal cliff where she survived by drinking water from the radiator of her wrecked sports utility vehicle, authorities said on Saturday.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
Trump says he will run for reelection, had Brexit chat with Queen Elizabeth
14 Jul 2018 at 10:16pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said he intends to run for re-election in 2020 because "everybody wants me to" and there are no Democratic candidates who could defeat him, the Mail on Sunday newspaper reported.
[From Reuters: U.S.]
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