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(Reuters) – A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and a federal office in Maryland. Former U.S. President Barack Obama campaigns in support of Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, Democratic candidate for governor, at a rally with supporters in
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CARACAS (Reuters) – Washington has asked the government of leftist Nicolas Maduro for access to Venezuelan-American executives of U.S.-based refiner Citgo detained in Caracas this week, a State Department official said on Thursday. File Picture: People fuel their cars at a Citgo gas station in Kearny, New Jersey September 24, 2014. V. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Five
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NEW YORK/CALGARY (Reuters) – The clean-up of an oil spill from TransCanada Corp’s Keystone pipeline may last several weeks, South Dakota’s environmental regulator said on Wednesday, but it is still unclear when the key artery will restart. An aerial view shows the darkened ground of an oil spill which shut down the Keystone pipeline between
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(Reuters) – Three-times Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas said on Tuesday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct. FILE PHOTO: 2016 Rio Olympics – Artistic Gymnastics – Preliminary – Women’s Qualification – Subdivisions – Rio Olympic
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Three U.S. military personnel allegedly had improper contact with foreign women while traveling with President Donald Trump on his trip this month to Asia, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday. The three Army noncommissioned officers, who worked for the White House Communications Agency, have been reassigned from their White House jobs, according
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore’s Democratic opponent to win. U.S. President Donald Trump departs the White House for Palm Beach, in Washington D.C., U.S. November 21, 2017.
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BOSTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to force it to turn over documents as it investigates whether the Ivy League school’s admission policies violate civil rights laws by discriminating against Asian-American applicants. FILE PHOTO: People walk past Harvard University t-shirts for sale in Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – New leadership at Puerto Rico’s beleaguered electric utility may not be sufficient to compensate for missteps following Hurricane Maria that led to delayed work, recurrent blackouts and more than $500 million in contracts with untested companies now under federal investigation. FILE PHOTO: Ricardo Ramos, executive director of the Electric Power Authority
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted. FILE PHOTO: A man exits the transit area after clearing immigration and customs
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LINCOLN, Nebraska/CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp’s (TRP.TO) Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project that U.S. President Donald Trump wants built. FILE PHOTO — A TransCanada Keystone Pipeline pump station operates outside Steele City, Nebraska March 10,
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(Reuters) – Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome killings in Southern California by his “family” of young followers, shattering the peace-and-love ethos of the late 1960s, died on Sunday, prison officials said. He was 83. FILE PHOTO Convicted mass murderer Charles Manson is shown in this handout picture from
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday upbraided the father of one of three UCLA basketball players who were detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting after he questioned Trump’s role in their release. UCLA basketball players Cody Riley, LiAngelo Ball and Jalen Hill speak at a press conference at UCLA after flying
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