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Pence revives talk of U.S. moving Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem

Political News - 28 min 22 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday revived talk of the possibility the United States may move its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, saying President Donald Trump was seriously considering the matter.

Banging toilet door blamed for Rahm's poor chip shot

Top Sports News - 33 min 20 sec ago
(Reuters) - Jon Rahm blamed a loud noise, reported as a slamming portable toilet door, for a poor chip shot at the final hole that cost him a chance of forcing extra holes in his final against Dustin Johnson at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Sunday.

Illinois hairstylists trained in art of helping abuse victims

Top U.S. News - 3 hours 7 min ago
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Londa Brown and Darlene Copeland, a pair of hairstylists from Chicago's South Side, have spent so many hours listening to their customers talk about the ups and downs of their lives that the two jokingly refer to themselves as therapists.

Trump to sign order on Tuesday easing energy regulations: officials

Political News - 3 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will sign an order on Tuesday aimed at making it easier for companies to produce energy in the United States, administration officials said on Sunday.

Kerber wins in third round at Miami Open but Keys loses

Top Sports News - 4 hours 1 min ago
(Reuters) - Top seed Angelique Kerber advanced to the fourth round at the Miami Open on Sunday, but eighth seed Madison Keys was sent packing.

Republican lawmaker quits conservative House group over healthcare conflict

Political News - 4 hours 16 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Representative Ted Poe resigned from the House Freedom Caucus on Sunday over the conservative legislative group's role in sinking a healthcare overhaul championed by President Donald Trump.

United Airlines bars teenage girls in leggings from flight

Top U.S. News - 4 hours 28 min ago
(Reuters) - At least two girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they were not in compliance with a dress code for passengers, the company said in a statement on Twitter.

Points uses nine birdies to win Puerto Rico Open

Top Sports News - 5 hours 34 min ago
(Reuters) - American journeyman D.A. Points reaped the benefits of a recent switch to a cross-handed putting style, rolling in nine birdies on his way to a two-stroke victory at the Puerto Rico Open on Sunday.

Vinales wins delayed and shortened MotoGP opener

Top Sports News - 6 hours 53 min ago
(Reuters) - Maverick Vinales won a rain-delayed and shortened Qatar MotoGP season-opener on Sunday in a triumphant Yamaha debut for the young Spaniard.

Defoe scores on return as England beat Lithuania

Top Sports News - 6 hours 59 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Jermain Defoe justified his recall from the international wilderness by scoring the first goal as England ground out a labored 2-0 win over Lithuania to stay on course for the World Cup finals at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Kamworor and Cheptai lead Kenyan cross country domination

Top Sports News - 7 hours 23 min ago
KAMPALA (Reuters) - Geoffrey Kamworor retained the men's title and Irene Cheptai led home five of her compatriots in the women's race as Kenya dominated the world cross country championships at the Kololo Independence Grounds on Sunday.

Johnson holds off Tanihara to make Match Play final

Top Sports News - 8 hours 10 min ago
(Reuters) - World number one Dustin Johnson, bidding to make golfing history, edged surprise package Hideto Tanihara of Japan 1-up to reach the WGC-Dell Match Play final in Texas on Sunday.

U.S. Box Office: 'Beauty and the Beast' dazzles again, 'Power Rangers' off to solid start

Entertainment News - 8 hours 45 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's second weekend of blockbuster "Beauty and the Beast" is dominating moviegoing in North America with $88.3 million at 4,210 locations - capping the best March ever.

Raonic pulls out of Miami Open with hamstring injury

Top Sports News - 8 hours 58 min ago
(Reuters) - Third-seeded Milos Raonic of Canada withdrew from the Miami Open on Sunday with a hamstring injury.

Car goes airborne, hits ceiling in Boston tunnel; one dead

Top U.S. News - 9 hours 11 min ago
(Reuters) - One person was killed and another injured after their vehicle went airborne and crashed into the ceiling of a Boston tunnel early Sunday morning, authorities said.

White House threatens to bypass hardline conservatives on tax reform

Top U.S. News - 10 hours 33 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform.

Trump ally Stone offers to testify in Russian meddling probe

Political News - 11 hours 2 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, said on Sunday he has offered to testify before a congressional committee investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and ties to the Trump campaign.

House Ways and Means Chairman aims to move tax bill through committee in spring

Political News - 12 hours 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representative Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said he aims to move a tax reform bill through his committee this spring.

White House will court moderate Democrats on tax plan: Priebus

Political News - 13 hours 14 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's tax plan would include both a border tax and middle class tax cuts that the administration will aim to sell to moderate Democrats as well as Republicans.

Republican Meadows says not given up on healthcare overhaul

Political News - 13 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Mark Meadows, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said on Sunday that he had not given up on reviving a Republican plan to repeal Obamacare before moving on to tax reform.