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Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate
(Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the fatal stabbings of two Good Samaritans who tried to stop a man from harassing a pair of women who appeared to be Muslim, in a tweet issued days after an advocacy group urged Trump to condemn the attacks it said his anti-Muslim rhetoric had encouraged.
Woods apologizes for DUI arrest, blames medication
(Reuters) - Former world number one golfer Tiger Woods said an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications was to blame for his early-morning DUI arrest near his Jupiter Island home in Florida on Monday.
In Texas legislature, tempers flare over immigration crackdown
(Reuters) - Tensions between Republicans and Democrats boiled over on the floor of the Texas Legislature on Monday as protesters filled the gallery on the last day of the session to denounce a new law cracking down on cities giving sanctuary to illegal immigrants.
U.S. might ban laptops on all flights into and out of the country
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Sunday.
U.S. Navy skydiver killed in parachuting accident in New York Harbor
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (Reuters) - A member of the U.S. Navy's elite skydiving demonstration team plunged to his death on Sunday when his parachute malfunctioned while performing in an aerial exhibition as part of New York Harbor's annual Fleet Week festival.
Motorcycles rumble through Washington in honor of missing veterans
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The rumble of motorcycle engines filled a rainy morning in Washington on Sunday as thousands of bikers paraded around the National Mall for the 30th annual Rolling Thunder rally to raise awareness of U.S. military personnel who went missing in action.
Man arrested after sheriff's deputy, 7 others shot in Mississippi
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Mississippi man went on a shooting spree overnight, killing a sheriff's deputy and seven other people in three separate locations in rural Lincoln County before the suspect was taken into custody by police, authorities said on Sunday.
Mother of Uber CEO killed in California boating accident
(Reuters) - The mother of ride-hailing firm Uber's chief executive has died in a boating accident near Fresno, California on Friday, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said on Saturday
Hillary Clinton attacks proposed Trump budget cuts as 'cruelty'
WELLESLEY, Mass. (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton assailed the man who beat her to the White House, slamming as "unimaginable cruelty" President Donald Trump's proposal to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade in a speech on Friday.
Fingers crossed! Washington zoo hopes to get panda pregnant again
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Zoo officials in Washington hope they can get lucky again with female giant panda Mei Xiang.





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