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CBS channels blacked out for Dish customers over carriage dispute

3 hours 48 min ago
(Reuters) - CBS Corp's TV stations were blacked out for Dish Network Corp's customers over a network carriage deal dispute, the companies said early Tuesday.

New Puerto Rico utility head, same old challenges

4 hours 54 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New leadership at Puerto Rico's beleaguered electric utility may not be sufficient to compensate for missteps following Hurricane Maria that led to delayed work, recurrent blackouts and more than $500 million in contracts with untested companies now under federal investigation.

Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout

5 hours 30 min ago
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) - Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan.

Judge in California blocks Trump's order on sanctuary cities

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:59pm
(Reuters) - A federal court judge in California on Monday blocked an executive order from President Donald Trump to deny some federal grants to so-called sanctuary cities, undermining the administration's crackdown on illegal immigration.

U.S. airman killed in Texas plane crash

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 9:52pm
(Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force training jet crashed Monday near Lake Amistad, Texas, killing the pilot and injuring another, according to officials at Laughlin Air Force Base.

White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 8:11pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to allow President Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect after an appeals court in California ruled last week that only parts of it could be enacted.

Baseball star Halladay's plane made dive before fatal crash: NTSB

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:53pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The aircraft piloted by Roy Halladay made a sharp dive before crashing into the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month, killing the retired baseball star, federal investigators said on Monday.

U.S. to end protected status for Haitians in July 2019

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:40pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will end in July 2019 a special status given to about 59,000 Haitian immigrants that protects them from deportation, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday.

Witness in U.S. FIFA trial describes off-books payments to soccer officials

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 6:09pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer's world-governing body FIFA testified on Monday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.

Hundreds of Las Vegas shooting victims file lawsuits in California court

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 5:43pm
(Reuters) - Hundreds of victims of the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas filed five lawsuits on Monday in a California court against the operators of the hotel from which the gunman fired, the organizers of the country music festival he targeted and the killer's estate.

Uber hit with $8.9 million fine in Colorado over unqualified drivers

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:27pm
(Reuters) - Colorado regulators on Monday fined Uber $8.9 million, saying the ride-services company allowed 57 people to drive for it although they lacked valid driver's licenses or had committed other offenses that would have disqualified them.

Nebraska clears path for Keystone XL pipeline, challenges remain

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 4:20pm
LINCOLN, Neb./CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, removing a big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project backed by President Donald Trump, but leaving its future shrouded in legal and market uncertainty.

Elephant advocates sue Trump administration on trophy hunting

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:42pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservation groups sued the U.S. government on Monday over a plan to allow hunters to bring home elephant and lion trophies from Zimbabwe, following changing statements about the possible move by President Donald Trump's administration.

Second woman accuses Senator Al Franken of groping: CNN

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:26pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second woman has accused Democratic Senator Al Franken of inappropriately touching her, this time in 2010 after he had been elected to public office, CNN reported on Monday.

Antitrust lawyer admits to scheme to defraud New York law firms

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:42pm
(Reuters) - An antitrust lawyer pleaded guilty on Monday to federal charges that she conspired with her husband to use two bogus vendors to defraud two New York law firms out of $7.8 million.

Trump calls for Lynch suspension if anthem protest continues

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:39pm
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended by the NFL if he continues to protest during the national anthem after Lynch sat during a rendition of the song before Sunday's game in Mexico City.

Yellen to leave Fed board once successor Powell sworn in

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:29pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Monday she will resign her seat on the Fed's Board of Governors once Jerome Powell is confirmed and sworn in to replace her as head of the U.S. central bank.

Conservationists sue Trump administration over elephant trophy move

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:16pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservation groups sued the U.S. government on Monday over President Donald Trump's decision to let hunters bring in lion and elephant trophies from Zimbabwe, days after Trump said the move had been put on hold.

Nebraska clears path for Keystone XL pipeline, in boost for Trump

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:39pm
LINCOLN, Neb./CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Nebraska regulators approved a route for TransCanada Corp's Keystone XL pipeline through the state on Monday, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for the long-delayed project that U.S. President Donald Trump wants built.

Yellen to leave Fed board once Powell sworn in as central bank chief

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:17pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will leave her seat on the central bank's Board of Governors once Jerome Powell is confirmed and sworn in to replace her as head of the Fed, the central bank and Yellen announced on Monday.