Storms bring much-needed moisture to U.S. Plains wheat belt
CHICAGO, March 19 (Reuters) - A winter storm brought beneficial rain and snow on Monday to portions of the southern U.S. Plains, where the region's hard red winter wheat crop has endured months of drought, an agricultural meteorologist said.
Soccer- US-Canada-Mexico World Cup bid unconcerned about anti-US sentiment
March 19 (Reuters) - Soccer officials from the United States, Mexico and Canada said on Monday they were unconcerned about any anti-American feeling as they began their final push to host the 2026 World Cup.
Supreme Court takes up new immigration detention dispute
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday took up a new dispute over the detention of immigrants, agreeing to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a lower court ruling it says hampers the deportation of immigrants who have committed crimes.
Trump adds Washington lawyer diGenova to legal team in Russia probe
March 19 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has added Washington lawyer Joseph diGenova to his legal team handling the U.S. special counsel's Russia probe, according to Jay Sekulow, who also represents him.
France urges tough EU approach on Iran to save nuclear accord
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - France urged the European Union on Monday to consider new sanctions on Iran over its involvement in Syria's civil war and its ballistic missile programme, as Paris tries to persuade Washington to preserve a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.
Petition Calls on Matt Smith to Donate Part of His Salary From 'The Crown' to Time's Up
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "You know gender pay gaps are a problem when even the Queen isn't paid fairly," say the organizers of a public petition calling on actor Matt Smith to donate the difference between his and Claire Foy's salary from "The Crown" to the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund.
Trump not moving to fire Mueller but is frustrated: White House
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is not moving to fire U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller but is frustrated by the length of the ongoing probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, the White House said on Monday.
ADM restructures business groups as grain margins falter
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Archer Daniels Midland Co said on Monday that it would restructure its business units, as the U.S. agricultural merchant seeks ways to remain competitive in the face of persistent tight margins in the global grains sector.
U.S. not surprised by Putin re-election -White House
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, March 19 (Reuters) - The White House stopped short of congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, saying his re-election victory was no surprise and that there was no congratulatory phone call scheduled with President Donald Trump.
UPDATE 3-France urges tough EU approach on Iran to save nuclear accord
BRUSSELS, March 19 (Reuters) - France urged the European Union on Monday to consider new sanctions on Iran over its involvement in Syria's civil war and its ballistic missile program, as Paris tries to persuade Washington to preserve a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran.
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