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Police search for missing 3-year-old girl in North Carolina

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 7:44am
(Reuters) - Police were searching for a 3-year-old girl who went missing from her bedroom in Jacksonville, North Carolina, after being put to bed on Sunday night, the local sheriff's office said.

Fraternity hazing death sends 31 men to Pennsylvania court

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 5:10am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Dozens of former members of a New York fraternity will head back to a Pennsylvania court this week to face charges in the 2013 hazing death of a Baruch College freshman during an initiation ritual in the state's Pocono Mountains.

British actress sues Harvey Weinstein in New York alleging sex trafficking

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 8:17pm
(Reuters) - An aspiring British actress sued Harvey Weinstein in New York federal court on Monday accusing the movie producer of sex trafficking by inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her.

Billionaire Insys founder can remove ankle monitor: judge

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 6:14pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - The billionaire founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc, charged with engaging in a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe an opioid, won the lifting of a requirement that he wear a GPS-enabled ankle monitor on Monday, which he said interfered with jogging.

Trump Panama hotel owners trying to strip president's name -report

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 6:10pm
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Owners of the Trump International Hotel in Panama City are trying to strip the president's name from the building and remove his company from management, the Associated Press reported on Monday.

California lawmaker resigns after media report of sexual harassment

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 4:27pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmaker Raul Bocanegra resigned from the state assembly on Monday, a week after local media reported that six women had accused him of sexual harassment, while denying any criminal wrongdoing.

Judge orders U.S. to delay deporting Indonesians in immigration fight

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 4:06pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday ordered U.S. immigration officials to delay any efforts to deport 51 Indonesians living illegally in New Hampshire so the group can have time to argue that changing conditions in that country would make it dangerous to return.

TransCanada to restart Keystone pipeline on Tuesday

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:49pm
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The Keystone crude oil pipeline will restart at reduced pressure on Tuesday, TransCanada Corp said, nearly two weeks after closing the line after it leaked 5,000 barrels of crude in rural South Dakota.

Nevada uprising leader vowed 'whatever it takes' to stop government: recording

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:21pm
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Weeks before Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy led an armed standoff of militia supporters against federal agents in 2014, his son vowed to do "whatever it takes" to keep the family's cattle out of government hands, according to a recording played in court by prosecutors on Monday.

TransCanada to restart Keystone pipeline on Nov. 28

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:02pm
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp will restart its Keystone crude oil pipeline at reduced pressure on Tuesday after getting approval from U.S. regulators, the company said on Monday.

Trump refers to a 'Pocahontas' in Congress at meeting with veterans

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:59pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said there was a "Pocahontas" in the U.S. Congress on Monday during a meeting with Native American World War Two veterans in an apparent derogatory reference to Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.

Ex-priest to stand trial for 1960 murder of Texas beauty queen

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 2:57pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A former Roman Catholic priest is due to stand trial this week on charges he beat, raped and strangled to death a Texas beauty queen nearly 60 years ago after hearing her last confession.

Transcanada asks Nebraska to reconsider order on Keystone route

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 1:54pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp has asked the Nebraska Public Service Commission to reconsider its order approving an alternate route for the Canada-U.S. Keystone XL pipeline, according to a filing posted on the commission's website on Monday.

Ridership falls on New York City's slow buses: comptroller

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 1:53pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's bus system has deteriorated over the last decade, losing 100 million passenger trips since 2008 on buses that are the slowest in any large U.S. city, according to a Monday report by city comptroller Scott Stringer.

Payday lending pioneer convicted in U.S. of racketeering scheme

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 1:37pm
(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania man considered a pioneer in the payday lending industry was found guilty on Monday of engaging in a racketeering scheme that helped fund businesses that generated $688 million from short-term loans to hundreds of thousands of people.

U.S. top court spurns challenge to Maryland assault weapons ban

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 1:34pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a setback on Monday to gun rights proponents including the National Rifle Association, refusing to hear a challenge to Maryland's 2013 state ban on assault weapons enacted after a Connecticut school massacre.

Transcanada asks Nebraska to reconsider approval of alternate Keystone pipeline route

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 1:27pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - TransCanada has asked the Nebraska Public Service Commission to reconsider its order approving an alternate route for the Canada-U.S. Keystone XL pipeline, according to a filing posted on the commission's website on Monday.

TransCanada excavates damaged part of leaked pipeline: South Dakota official

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:38pm
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp is making progress on cleaning up a 5,000-barrel oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in South Dakota, where a state official said on Monday the company has excavated the damaged section of pipeline.

U.S. Supreme Court declines church's challenge to Nebraska funeral picketing law

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:56am
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a Nebraska law that prohibits picketing near funerals after it was challenged by a Kansas church known for anti-gay protests.

Turkish gold trader a no-show at U.S. trial over Iran sanctions

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 10:39am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Turkish gold trader charged with conspiring to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran in a case that has strained Turkish-U.S. ties will not go on trial in New York this week, a U.S. judge said Monday.

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