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U.S. charges NCAA basketball coaches with bribery, fraud

16 min 8 sec ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Tuesday unveiled fraud charges against 10 people associated with some of the country's premier college basketball programs, including four coaches and an Adidas AG executive, following a two-year corruption probe.

U.S. doing 'really good job' in storm-hit Puerto Rico, Trump says

43 min 8 sec ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - President Donald Trump hailed his administration on Tuesday for a "really good job" helping Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, despite complaints that federal aid has been too slow to reach the U.S. territory.

Top U.S. general recommends not kicking out transgender troops

58 min 29 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general said on Tuesday he has urged the Trump administration not to kick transgender service members out of the military despite President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the armed forces.

Republicans fail again to kill off Obamacare in U.S. Senate

1 hour 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare fell apart in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday for the second time in two months in a serious defeat for President Donald Trump's domestic agenda.

Wisconsin man who sent manifesto to Trump found guilty of gun charges

1 hour 27 min ago
(Reuters) - A Wisconsin man who had sent an anti-government manifesto to U.S. President Donald Trump was found guilty by a federal jury on Tuesday of stealing an arsenal of weapons from a gun shop.

Trump urges NFL to ban players kneeling during anthem

1 hour 31 min ago
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his fight with the National Football League on Tuesday, calling on the league to ban players from kneeling in protest at games while the national anthem is played.

Trump expected to set U.S. refugee cap at 45,000: sources

1 hour 57 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to cap the number of refugees admitted to the United States in the coming year at 45,000, two people with knowledge of the decision said, a historically low level advocates say ignores growing humanitarian crises worldwide.

Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter

2 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Another Republican attempt to dismantle Obamacare collapsed in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday as the party was unable to win enough support from its own senators for a bill to repeal the healthcare reform law.

Answering critics, Trump defends Puerto Rico aid effort

2 hours 16 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was doing a "really good job" helping Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria despite complaints that federal aid has been too slow to reach the U.S. territory.

Trump urges NFL to ban players kneeling during anthem

2 hours 23 min ago
(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up his fight with the National Football League on Tuesday, calling on the league to ban players from kneeling in protest at games while the national anthem is played.

Senate poised to repeal new rule allowing consumer class actions

2 hours 45 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will soon likely vote to kill a new ban on banks and credit card companies requiring customers to surrender their right to sue in order to open accounts, according to aides, lobbyists and activists.

Trump ally Stone may face House intelligence subpoena: lawmaker

3 hours 30 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, refused to respond to one line of questioning from members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday and could face a subpoena to return and answer them, the panel's top Democrat said.

U.S. alleges bribery, kickbacks at top NCAA basketball programs

3 hours 37 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Tuesday unveiled fraud charges against 10 people, including four coaches and an Adidas AG executive, associated with some of the country's premier college basketball programs following a multi-year corruption probe.

Republican McConnell holds out hope for Obamacare repeal

4 hours 8 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mitch McConnell, the U.S. Senate's top Republican, clung to slim hopes on Tuesday that his party could still dismantle Obamacare, despite not having adequate support for a repeal bill.

Trump says administration is doing 'really good job' on Puerto Rico aid

4 hours 14 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was doing a "really good job" helping Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, amid complaints that federal aid has been too slow to reach the U.S. territory.

Ex-N.Y. state senate leader's corruption conviction vacated, faces retrial

4 hours 20 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out the conviction of former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that narrowed the conduct that can sustain federal corruption charges.

Trump says tax reform will include big cuts for middle class

5 hours 13 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that a tax reform plan being discussed with lawmakers will cut taxes "tremendously" for the middle class, nearly double the standard deduction and try to make the tax code simple and fair.

Ex-N.Y. state senate leader's conviction is vacated

5 hours 42 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out the conviction of former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that narrowed the conduct that can sustain federal corruption charges.

Maria could weaken to tropical storm within a day or so: NHC

5 hours 47 min ago
(Reuters) - Maria, presently a Category 1 hurricane, could lose strength and weaken to a tropical storm within the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in its latest advisory on Tuesday.

'Put people above debt,' Puerto Rico official urges amid Maria's devastation

6 hours 17 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - San Juan's mayor urged the United States on Tuesday to prioritize "people above debt" as it helps rebuild from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, after President Donald Trump said that the island's crippling debt "must be dealt with."

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