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 … Continue reading New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'
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, … Continue reading Report rebukes Comey, but says no bias in Clinton email case
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com Inc’s automated grocery shop, six people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Reuters Continue reading Exclusive: Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail
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 … Continue reading Place your bets! New Jersey kicks off era of legalized sports betting
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 … Continue reading No delay for Trump in 'Apprentice' contestant's lawsuit
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. Reuters Continue reading New York sues Trump, his foundation, over 'self-dealing'
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration and against China on Thursday on a disputed aspect of their fraught trade relationship, throwing out a lower court ruling that had allowed two Chinese vitamin C makers to … Continue reading Supreme Court hands Trump win in China antitrust case
(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. Reuters Continue reading Kentucky sues Walgreens, says it has role in opioid epidemic
(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. … Continue reading Scalise back on baseball field a year after shooting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in May as consumers bought motor vehicles and a range of other goods even as they paid more for gasoline, the latest indication of an acceleration in economic growth in … Continue reading U.S. retail sales surge in May; weekly jobless claims fall
(Reuters) – Neutral conditions are likely through the Northern Hemisphere summer this year, a U.S. government weather forecaster said on Thursday. Reuters Continue reading U.S. weather forecaster sees neutral conditions through summer 2018
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China urged the United States on Thursday to make a “wise decision” on trade, saying it was ready to respond in case Washington chose confrontation, as U.S. President Donald prepares to decide whether to activate tariffs on … Continue reading China urges U.S. to make 'wise choice' ahead of tariffs decision
MARATHON, Fla. (Reuters) – For eight months Terri Metter has made her home in a government trailer parked along a debris-clogged canal in the Florida Keys and she considers herself lucky since Hurricane Irma forced many of her former neighbors … Continue reading No vacancy: Housing crisis dogs Florida Keys months after Irma
ADJUNTAS, PUERTO RICO (Reuters) – At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Reuters Continue reading In Puerto Rico, a new hurricane season threatens the elderly
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his top trade advisers on Thursday to decide whether to activate threatened tariffs on Chinese goods, a senior Trump administration official said, as China again urged talks to settle the … Continue reading Trump to meet advisers on China tariffs as Beijing urges talks
(Reuters) – The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O’Hare International Airport, one of the world’s busiest, media reported on Wednesday. Reuters Continue reading Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago