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Boston bomb trial jurors barred from this year's marathon

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - Jurors hearing the Boston Marathon bombing trial are barred from attending this year’s race, a federal judge told the panel on Tuesday as part of instructions ahead of the trial's sentencing phase. ...Show More Summary

Missouri to execute man convicted of murder over child support

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Missouri was preparing on Tuesday to execute a man convicted of attacking his former wife over child support payments and killing her friend as his lawyers exhausted several avenues of appeal. Andre Cole, 52, is scheduled to be put to death at 6 p.m. Show More Summary

Battle for Oregon highlights Obama's free-trade challenge

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Krista Hughes and Shelby Sebens WASHINGTON/PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - It is crunch time for President Barack Obama's push to finalize an ambitious Pacific free trade pact and anyone wondering why it is such a tough sell may want to talk to the people of Oregon. Show More Summary

Matt Bai: Chris Christie bets on bold

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

hristie’s gambit on entitlements is about more than the policy. It’s also about reintroducing him to primary voters as the only guy out there who is willing to tell you, in blunt terms, what you need to hear about the realities of government.

Man critical in hospital after arrest by Baltimore police

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - A man was in critical condition in the hospital on Monday after being arrested by several Baltimore police officers in an incident that was at least partly captured on video, police officials said. Local broadcaster WJZ-TV...Show More Summary

Nigeria marks 1st anniversary of Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnappings

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Nigeria on Tuesday marks the first anniversary of Boko Haram's abduction of 219 schoolgirls from the northeastern town of Chibok, as part of a series of events planned around the world. The commemoration and renewed calls for their release...Show More Summary

How Marco Rubio’s Cuban roots explain his campaign

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Rubio’s views on both foreign and domestic policy—hawkish in the former instance and gentler in the latter—have been defined by his family’s roots in Cuba and his experiences coming of age in Miami’s exile community.

JetBlue earliest to cancel during storms, says fewer refunds result

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Jeffrey Dastin NEW YORK (Reuters) - JetBlue Airways Corp, the fifth biggest U.S. airline by passengers carried, consistently cancels flights sooner than rivals when storms pummel the U.S. Northeast, a tactic that may help its customers reach destinations more reliably, a Reuters analysis of flight data shows. Show More Summary

'Slicing and dicing': How some U.S. firms could win big in 2016 elections

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Robin Respaut and Lucas Iberico Lozada NEW YORK (Reuters) - By one estimate U.S. online political advertising could quadruple to nearly $1 billion in the 2016 election, creating huge opportunities for digital strategy firms eager to capitalize on a shift from traditional mediums like television. Show More Summary

2nd controversial video of S.C. officer surfaces

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A man claims Officer Michael Slager shot him in the back last summer with a Taser.

Marco Rubio's presidential announcement

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The 43-year-old GOP senator presents himself as a youthful, next-generation candidate.

Former San Francisco 49er a suspect in death of prison cellmate

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A former NFL running back for the San Francisco 49ers who was sent to a California prison for domestic violence, vehicle theft and other charges, is a suspect in the death of his cellmate, officials said on Monday. Lawrence Phillips,...Show More Summary

Republican Ben Carson to make 'major announcement' on May 4: CNN

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Retired physician Ben Carson, considered a potential Republican presidential contender, plans a major announcement on May 4 in Detroit, CNN reported on Monday, citing his spokeswoman. "He will make an announcement. Show More Summary

Oklahoma deputy charged with manslaughter in fatal Tulsa shooting

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Oklahoma prosecutors charged a sheriff's reserve deputy with second-degree manslaughter on Monday in the fatal shooting of a black man this month in Tulsa, the most recent in a series of U.S. Show More Summary

Oklahoma deputy charged in suspect's shooting death

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Prosecutors charged a reserve sheriff's deputy with manslaughter Monday in the death of a man who was fatally shot as he lay on the ground at the officer's feet.

Ex-guards to get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootings

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge sentenced former Blackwater security guard Nicholas Slatten to life in prison and three others to 30-year terms for their roles in a 2007 shooting that killed 14 Iraqi civilians and wounded 17 other...

Killer Jodi Arias gets life term with no chance for release

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A judge sentenced convicted murderer Jodi Arias to life in prison without the possibility of release on Monday, ending a nearly seven-year-old case that attracted worldwide attention with its salacious details.

Oklahoma prosecutors reviewing fatal shooting by reserve officer

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - Prosecutors in Oklahoma are reviewing the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white sheriff's reserve deputy who said he thought he was using a Taser instead of his gun, officials said on Monday. Show More Summary

Boston Marathon will be 'no-drone zone,' security officials say

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - The Boston Marathon course will be a "no-drone zone" this year, Massachusetts authorities said on Monday as they outlined security plans for the race that was the target of a deadly bombing attack two years ago. Show More Summary

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