• Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says would travel to North Korea: NYT

    Reuters News: NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said he would be willing to travel to North Korea on behalf of the Trump administration to help diffuse rising tensions, The New York Times reported on its website on Sunday. FILE PHOTO – Former U.S. President Jimmy...
  • Plane by plane, New York greets Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

    Reuters News: NEW YORK (Reuters) – There were only a few minutes left before baggage carousel No. 4 jolted to life at John F. Kennedy International Airport, soon to be ringed with people coming from Puerto Rico on one-way tickets they never would have bought if not for the...
  • Trump launches petition against NFL players' anthem protests

    Reuters News: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has stepped up the pressure on the National Football League over protests by its players during the national anthem by launching a petition and asking his supporters to show their patriotism by backing it. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to...
  • Former Dean Foods chairman gets two years for insider trading scheme

    Reuters News: NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thomas Davis, a former chairman of dairy processing company Dean Foods Co, was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to passing insider information to sports gambler William “Billy” Walters. Davis was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel...
  • Texas house fire kills mother, five children in 'horrific scene'

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – Five children and their mother were killed early on Wednesday when fire engulfed their rural Texas home about 100 miles east northeast of Houston, Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis said. Firefighters responded to an alarm shortly after midnight and discovered the bodies as they put...
  • U.S. Justice Dept will review new law's impact on DEA powers: official

    Reuters News: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Tuesday he was very concerned about a report that said new legislation has undermined the Drug Enforcement Administration’s ability to crack down on opioid dealers and said the Justice Department would review the law. “I‘m very...
  • U.S. Senator Menendez's corruption trial to proceed: judge

    Reuters News: NEWARK, N.J. (Reuters) – The bribery case against U.S. Senator Bob Menendez survived a key test on Monday, as the federal judge overseeing his trial rejected a defense motion to throw out the most serious charges. U.S. District Judge William Walls in Newark, New Jersey, allowed the...
  • House Speaker Ryan says 'more to come' for Puerto Rico aid

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday that the federal government would provide more funding for Puerto Rico’s long-term rebuilding, although he did not say when that funding would be approved. “This isn’t the last aid package. This is the second in...
  • Authorities capture Ohio man suspected in quadruple murders

    Reuters News: (Reuters) – An Ohio man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of four people in a rural area of the state this week after an extensive manhunt, the local sheriff said on Friday. Aaron Lawson, 23, of Pedro, a small community in southern Ohio,...