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Lawyer representing United passenger takes on American Airlines

Top U.S. News - 47 min 38 sec ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lawyer representing Dr. David Dao, who was dragged from a United Airlines plane, said he will also represent a woman whose clash with an American Airlines flight attendant went viral over the weekend.

will.i.am to mix tech know-how with banking at Britain's Atom

Entertainment News - 54 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Atom has hired pop star will.i.am as a strategic adviser to its board as the app-based bank seeks to grow.

New Orleans removes first of four racially divisive statues

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 11 min ago
(Reuters) - New Orleans on Monday removed a statue commemorating a racially charged incident, the first of four monuments that will be relocated to send a message of what the city's mayor called "diversity, inclusion and tolerance."

U.S. top court will not review Houston police shooting 'waistband' defense

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 24 min ago
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court, turning down a chance to test the limits of police use of force, declined on Monday to revive an unarmed suspect's lawsuit accusing a Houston officer of unconstitutional excessive force for shooting him in the back after he reached for his own waistband.

U.S. top court preserves Alabama campaign finance curbs

Political News - 1 hour 33 min ago
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by an Alabama black-voter outreach group with close ties to the state's Democratic Party of a lower court's ruling that upheld a state ban on cash transfers between political action committees.

U.S. top court preserves Alabama campaign finance curbs

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 33 min ago
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by an Alabama black-voter outreach group with close ties to the state's Democratic Party of a lower court's ruling that upheld a state ban on cash transfers between political action committees.

Funeral set for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez

Top Sports News - 2 hours 4 min ago
BOSTON (Reuters) - The funeral of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will take place on Monday, five days after he was found hanged by a bed sheet in a Massachusetts prison in what state officials have ruled a suicide.

Funeral set for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 4 min ago
BOSTON (Reuters) - The funeral of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez will take place on Monday, five days after he was found hanged by a bed sheet in a Massachusetts prison in what state officials have ruled a suicide.

Tennis: All eyes on Stuttgart as Sharapova poised for return

Top Sports News - 2 hours 15 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Not much phases Roberta Vinci after 16 years on Tour but the maelstrom swirling around her opening match in Stuttgart against Maria Sharapova will test even the Italian's vast experience.

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Congress returns as Trump pressures Democrats ahead of funding deadline

Political News - 5 hours 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With a deadline looming this week to avert a U.S. government shutdown, Congress returns to work on Monday as President Donald Trump leans on Democrats to include funding for his promised border wall with Mexico in spending legislation.

Congress returns as Trump pressures Democrats ahead of funding deadline

Top U.S. News - 5 hours 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With a deadline looming this week to avert a U.S. government shutdown, Congress returns to work on Monday as President Donald Trump leans on Democrats to include funding for his promised border wall with Mexico in spending legislation.

St. Louis wins U.S. approval to explore airport privatization

Top U.S. News - 5 hours 16 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it has granted preliminary approval to St. Louis to explore putting its city-owned airport under private management.

Olympics: AOC to meet in wake of bullying allegations

Top Sports News - 6 hours 19 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) is to hold a "crisis meeting" this week after allegations of bullying were leveled against a senior executive, local media reported on Monday.

Klitschko looks beyond Joshua fight, has no plans to retire

Top Sports News - 7 hours 14 min ago
(Reuters) - With no question marks over his health or motivation, former champion Wladimir Klitschko has no plans to bring the curtain down on his 21-year professional career and is relishing the pressure ahead of his title fight against Briton Anthony Joshua.

Canada, Germany deliver shock World Relays wins

Top Sports News - 9 hours 43 min ago
(Reuters) - Canada survived a scary moment in the heats before going on to deliver a stunning win ahead of the United States and Jamaica in the men's 4x200 meters at the IAAF World Relays on Sunday.

Arkansas plans to execute two convicts Monday

Top U.S. News - 10 hours 13 min ago
(Reuters) - The state of Arkansas plans to execute two inmates on Monday evening, which would make it the first U.S. state in 17 years to put a pair of convicts to death on the same day.

Pacquiao lands Down Under, tells Horn to be ready

Top Sports News - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:10pm
(Reuters) - Eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao concedes his next opponent Jeff Horn is a bit of an unknown quantity but has told the Australian he needs to be in peak condition to make sure their WBO welterweight title fight pleases fight fans Down Under.

Pence trims Asia trip to deal with domestic priorities

Political News - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 11:01pm
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has cut short the final leg of his Asia trip to race back to Washington, where the Trump administration faces a critical week on tax reform and a funding plan to keep the government running, an aide said on Sunday.

Europe becomes a new destination for American women soccer stars

Top Sports News - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 9:12pm
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - For years it was assumed that if professional women's club soccer was to truly take off it would be the United States that would provide the home for an elite competition.

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