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Trump affirms that Mike Pence will be 2020 running mate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would keep Vice President Mike Pence as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020. Learn More

 

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CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states. More »

 

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes

(Reuters) - Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76. More »

 

Ohio man charged with threatening Jewish community center

(Reuters) - An Ohio man who authorities said is a self-described white nationalist is in custody on charges that he threatened to attack a local Jewish community center. More »

 

Police make arrests as right-wing, anti-fascist groups rally in Portland

(Reuters) - Police in Portland, Oregon arrested at least 13 people on Saturday as a right-wing group marched to a downtown waterfront park and anti-fascist counterprotesters scuffled with officers who tried to keep the two sides apart. More »

 

Official autopsy concludes Epstein's death was suicide by hanging

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's chief medical examiner determined on Friday that suicide by hanging was the cause of death for financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose body was found six days ago in a Manhattan jail cell while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. More »

 

Ex-Trump campaign chief Lewandowski says 'happy' to testify before Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was "happy" to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency. More »

 

Democrat Elizabeth Warren floats plan to empower Native Americans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan, which aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law enforcement reforms and boost financial support for chronically underfunded health and education programs. More »

 

Suspect in New York City subway scare apprehended by police

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man blamed by New York City police for leaving two kitchen appliances resembling pressure cookers in a subway station, causing chaos for commuters during Friday morning's rush hour, has been apprehended, authorities said on Saturday. More »

 

Latino celebrities in U.S. issue plea to 'speak out loudly against hate'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actresses Eva Longoria, America Ferrara and more than 200 other Latino artists and civil rights leaders on Friday penned a letter of support to the Latino community in the United States after a mass shooting in Texas and immigration raids in Mississippi. More »

 

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