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Rare Audubon 'Birds of America' sells for $9.6 million in New York

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 5:56pm
(Reuters) - A first edition of John James Audubon's "The Birds of America," one of the most celebrated books of natural history, sold for $9.65 million at auction in New York on Thursday, Christie's said.

Lawsuit challenges Texas abortion curbs

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 4:57pm
(Reuters) - An abortion provider that in 2016 persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to void parts of a restrictive Texas law on Thursday filed a new lawsuit challenging dozens of that state's other curbs on the procedure as unconstitutional.

Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 2:11pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey made a "serious error of judgment" when he announced shortly before the 2016 U.S. presidential election that he was reopening an investigation into candidate Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail server, the Justice Department's internal watchdog said on Thursday.

Michigan adopts strictest lead water rules in the United States

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 2:07pm
(Reuters) - Michigan on Thursday adopted the strictest U.S. rules to guard against lead in drinking water, a move sparked by the Flint water crisis that exposed thousands of city residents to the toxic chemical, officials said.

New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 1:59pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal "checkbook" for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign.

Two men plead not guilty in U.S. court in Kansas in 'swatting' death

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 1:58pm
(Reuters) - Two men have pleaded not guilty in federal court in Kansas after they were accused of escalating an online video gaming spat into falsely reporting an emergency, leading police to kill an unarmed man, according to court records.

New York court dismisses Trump appeal in 'Apprentice' contestant's lawsuit

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 1:34pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state's highest court on Thursday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's latest bid to avoid potentially having to answer questions under oath in a defamation lawsuit by a former contestant on his television show "The Apprentice."

Report raps Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 1:08pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, a source familiar with the report said on Thursday.

Place your bets! New Jersey kicks off era of legalized sports betting

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:45pm
OCEANPORT, N.J. (Reuters) - With two $20 bets and a rambunctious crowd awaiting their turn, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy placed the state's very first legal sports bets on Thursday, capping a years-long battle to end the ban on sports betting in the Garden State."This is a huge step forward for gaming, for the tracks, for the economy of this state," Murphy said before placing his bets, with a crowd of media swarming him as he stepped to the counter at Monmouth Park Racetrack. Murphy's wag

New York sues Trump, his foundation, over 'self-dealing'

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:08pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation on Thursday, alleging "persistently illegal conduct" at the nonprofit, including support for Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

Comey deviated from FBI norms in Clinton email probe: news report

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:03pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in handling a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.

Pennsylvania allows ETP Mariner East 1 pipeline to resume service

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:47am
(Reuters) - Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted on Thursday to allow Energy Transfer Partners LP's Sunoco Mariner East 1 natural gas liquids pipeline to return to service, reversing a suspension tied to safety concerns.

Kentucky sues Walgreens, cites 'alarming' rate of dispensing opioids

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 11:46am
(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.

Kentucky sues Walgreens, says it has role in opioid epidemic

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:58am
(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc, accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.

Supreme Court throws out Minnesota ban on voter political apparel

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:53am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States cannot impose a blanket prohibition on apparel such as T-shirts and buttons bearing political messages in polling sites, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday in an important free speech ruling striking down a Minnesota law as unconstitutional.

Martial arts fighter McGregor back in court, says regrets Brooklyn melee

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:52am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor returned to court in New York on Thursday and expressed regret for his role in a melee at an April event to publicize a series of Ultimate Fighting Championship fights at a Brooklyn arena.

Pennsylvania allows ETP Sunoco liquids pipe to return to service

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:37am
(Reuters) - Pennsylvania's Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted on Thursday to allow Energy Transfer Partners LP's (ETP) Sunoco Mariner East 1 natural gas liquids pipe to return to service.

Comey deviated from FBI norms in Clinton email probe: report

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:24am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in handling a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.

New York sues to dissolve Trump Foundation, cites illegal conduct

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:09am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general on Thursday sued U.S. President Donald Trump and his namesake foundation, saying the nonprofit should be dissolved after more than a decade of illegal conduct, including support for Trump's 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.

Scalise back on baseball field a year after shooting

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 9:46am
(Reuters) - U.S. Representative Steve Scalise of Louisiana will play second base in a charity baseball game at Washington Nationals Park on Thursday, a year after being wounded by a gunman who opened fire on Republican lawmakers during baseball practice.

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