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Exclusive: AFL-CIO may delay endorsement of Clinton as 2016 presidential candidate - sources

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

In a possible setback for Hillary Clinton, the AFL-CIO’s political committee has recommended the nation’s largest labor union federation delay endorsing a candidate for the 2016 presidential race as it seeks to push her to be more supportive of its policies on issues such as trade and wages. Show More Summary

Many bid farewell to Illinois woman who died in Texas jail

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail cell are saying their goodbyes at her wake and funeral near the Chicago suburb where she grew up.

Theater gunman built reputation as an angry provocateur

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

In 2014, facing eviction from his Alabama home, John Russell Houser set out to make sure no one else could ever live in that house.

Obama in Kenya: 'Africa is on the move'

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Barack Obama heralded Africa as a continent "on the move" Saturday as he opened a U.S.-sponsored business summit in Kenya, the East African nation where he has deep family ties.

Obama says entrepreneurs in Africa can give hope, deliver growth

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jeff Mason and Edith Honan NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama told African entrepreneurs in Kenya on Saturday they could help counter violent ideologies and drive growth in Africa, and said governments had to help by ensuring the rule of law was upheld and by tackling corruption. Show More Summary

Suspect in Louisiana theater rampage had history of mental illness

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Kathy Finn LAFAYETTE, La. (Reuters) - A 59-year-old man who had been committed to a hospital for psychiatric care was identified by authorities on Friday as the gunman who fatally shot two people in a rampage at a movie theater in central Louisiana before turning the gun on himself as police closed in. Show More Summary

Federal judge orders information be seized from Arizona sheriff

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A federal judge on Friday ordered U.S. marshals to seize documents from the office of controversial Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio as part of an ongoing racial profiling case.     U.S. District Judge Murray Snow issued the order at an emergency...Show More Summary

Fiat Chrysler U.S. to recall vehicles to prevent hacking

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Bernie Woodall and Joseph Menn DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler will recall 1.4 million vehicles in the United States to install software to prevent hackers from gaining remote control of the engine, steering and other systems in what federal officials said was the first such action of its kind. Show More Summary

Louisiana remembers victims in movie theater shooting

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Mayci Breaux, a 21-year-old from Franklin, La., and Jillian Johnson, a 33-year-old from Lafayette, La., were shot and killed while watching “Trainwreck” Thursday.

New inquiry into Clinton emails fuels political questions

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new letter by intelligence investigators to the Justice Department says secret government information may have been compromised in Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server, underscoring an inescapable reality for her presidential campaign: Email is forever.

Sandra Bland Was 'Distraught' in Jail, Says Fellow Inmate

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

One of the women in the cell across from Sandra Bland says that she was "distraught" in the days before she was found dead. "She was crying and I could barely understand her, and I was like, ‘It'll be OK, don’t cry, it’ll be alright, you can’t be in here forever,’" fellow inmate Alexandra Pyle said of Bland to ABC station KTRK in Houston.

Obama arrives in Kenya for first presidential trip to father's homeland

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

NAIROBI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama flew into Kenya late on Friday for his first presidential visit to his father's homeland, aiming to boost trade and security ties in east Africa. Obama's Air Force One plane landed in the...Show More Summary

Sick juror delays Colorado movie massacre trial until Monday

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - The judge in the Colorado movie massacre trial sent the jury home until Monday after a member of the panel complained early on Friday that she was suffering from a sinus infection, fever and headache and could not concentrate. Show More Summary

John Russel Houser: What we know about Louisiana movie theater shooting suspect

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

John Russell Houser, originally from Alabama, was identified as the person who opened fire during a showing of “Trainwreck” in Lafayette.

Police: Theater gunman was 'drifter' who planned to escape

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The movie theater gunman who stood up about 20 minutes into the showing of "Trainwreck" and began firing into the crowd, killing two people, was described as a drifter from Alabama whose escape plan was thwarted by police officers who arrived almost immediately, authorities said Friday. The gunman killed himself.

Lafayette, Louisiana Movie Theater Gunman ID'd as John Russel Houser, 59, of Alabama

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The gunman who opened fire inside a packed movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thursday night, was John Russel Houser, police said at a news conference this morning. Houser, 59, who killed himself, is among three people who died, police said. Show More Summary

Police: 3 dead in movie theater shooting, including gunman

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A gunman kills two people and injures at least seven others before fatally shooting himself.

Gunman kills two, wounds seven in Louisiana theater before taking own life: police

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A lone gunman opened fire inside a crowded movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring seven others before taking his own life, police said. The incident took place almost three years to the day after 12 people were killed at a cinema in Aurora, Colorado. Show More Summary

Turkey says jets strike IS targets in Syria

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish warplanes struck Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria on Friday, government officials said, a day after IS militants fired at a Turkish military outpost, killing a soldier.

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