(Reuters) – The government of U.S. President Donald Trump is attempting to strip transgender people of official recognition by creating a narrow definition of gender as being only male or female and unchangeable once it is determined at birth, The New York Times reported on Sunday. FILE PHOTO – A sign is seen on a
ELKO, Nev. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said the administration was studying a tax cut for middle-income earners that could be rolled out some time around the beginning of November, just before pivotal congressional elections. U.S. President Donald Trump hosts a campaign rally at Elko Regional Airport in Elko, Nevada, U.S., October 20, 2018.
(Reuters) – A Florida city commissioner has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for shooting a man he suspected of trying to shoplift a hatchet from his military surplus store, officials said on Saturday. Michael Dunn (L) holding a gun, struggles with Cristobal Lopez (R) before fatally shooting Lopez at the Vets Army Navy
(Reuters) – The U.S. Mega Millions jackpot grew to $1.6 billion, a world record for a lottery, after Friday’s drawing produced no winner of the grand prize, officials said. FILE PHOTO: Signs display the jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball lottery drawings at a newsstands in midtown Manhattan in New York, U.S., October 19, 2018.
TUZI, Montenegro (Reuters) – Dozens of environmental activists cycled from Montenegro’s capital to the Albanian border on Saturday to protest over the neighboring nation’s construction of a dam on the Cijevna river that flows through both countries. Debris is seen in the dried-out riverbed of the Cijevna River, in the village Dinosa, near Tuzi, Montenegro,
(Reuters) – At least $1.6 billion, the largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history, will be up for grabs during the next Mega Millions draw after no winning tickets were sold for Friday night’s draw, the lottery said on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: Signs display the jackpots for Mega Millions and Powerball lottery drawings at a newsstands
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Melissa Madara was not surprised to receive death threats on Friday as her Brooklyn witchcraft store prepared to host a public hexing of newly confirmed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh this weekend. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh speaks during his ceremonial public swearing-in, in the East
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The indictment on Friday of a Russian woman on charges of attempting to meddle in U.S. elections shows the need for “guardrails” on social media, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said. Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Senator Mark Warner listens to testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump came under criticism on Friday from U.S. lawmakers and press organizations after praising a Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter last year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in a hangar at Missoula International Airport in Missoula, Montana, U.S. October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Trump’s
(Reuters) – Lotto fever was running high on Friday as the U.S. Mega Millions lottery jackpot jumped to a record $1 billion, hours before the drawing for what is also the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. A sign advertising tickets for the $1-billion Mega Millions lottery drawing is seen in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.,
(Reuters) – The U.S. Mega Millions lottery jackpot jumped to a record $1 billion on Friday, hours before the drawing for what is also the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. FILE PHOTO: A Mega Millions ticket is pictured in a store in New York City, New York, U.S., January 5, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo
(Reuters) – More than 124,000 homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia were still without power on Friday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, power companies said. FILE PHOTO: Damage caused by Hurricane Michael is seen in Mexico Beach, Florida, U.S., October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester/File Photo In total, more than 3.3 million customers lost
(Reuters) – The U.S. Mega Millions lottery reached nearly $1 billion on Friday, the day of the drawing of what is now the second-largest lottery in U.S. history. FILE PHOTO: A Mega Millions ticket is pictured in a store in New York City, New York, U.S., January 5, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo New Yorkers queuing
(Reuters) – North Dakota Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp, facing a tough re-election fight, opened her debate on Thursday with Republican challenger Kevin Cramer by apologizing for a recent ad that named sex assault survivors without their consent. FILE PHOTO: Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) discusses farm policy with a reporter at Jamestown College, Jamestown, North
(Reuters) – A federal judge ordered the U.S. government on Thursday to begin processing asylum claims for dozens of migrant parents and children that had been separated at the southern border under the Trump Administration’s zero tolerance immigration policy. FILE PHOTO: Activists protest to denounce the separation of children from their families at the U.S.
(Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation into child sex abuse by priests in Pennsylvania, four Roman Catholic Church dioceses said on Thursday. Storm clouds pass over a Roman Catholic church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Cohn The dioceses of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie and Allentown told Reuters that they