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Ordering opioids online? Mail carrier may also deliver handcuffs

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:21:07 -0400

He looked like a regular mail carrier, dropping off an unremarkable package at an upscale New York City apartment tower, but neither the man nor the package were quite what they seemed. The mail carr....
South Carolina communities race to beat dangerous flooding

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 05:39:00 -0400

Towns and cities across the state were filling thousands of sandbags, finalizing evacuation plans and organizing rescue crews as they nervously watched swollen rivers rise near or beyond their flood s....
U.S. Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser: NY Times

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 03:10:34 -0400

Sen. Chuck Grassley sets a Saturday afternoon deadline for Christine Blasey Ford to decide if and how she will testify.....
Texan running 3-D printed guns company ordered to leave Taiwan

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:04:24 -0400

AUSTIN, Texas/TAIPEI (Reuters) - A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was detained in Taipei on Friday an....
Sexual assault probe of California physician, girlfriend expands

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:24:13 -0400

At least a dozen more women have come forward with allegations against a California surgeon and reality TV personality arrested last week with his girlfriend on charges of drugging and raping two wome....
Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 21:14:46 -0400

At Southern Methodist University in Dallas, the two battled over hot-button issues such as immigration, gun rights and trade. O'Rourke frequently complained that Cruz was misrepresenting his position....
U.S. backs protecting Yellowstone’s northern gateway from mining

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:35:28 -0400

  The recommendation to withdraw 30,370 acres of the Custer Gallatin National Forest from mineral development comes after two large gold-mining operations were proposed near Yellowstone, sparking opp....
'You better pray:' More flooding in Carolinas a week after Florence

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:28:14 -0400

The county of 60,000 people, on the Atlantic coast between Myrtle Beach and Charleston, is one of several areas in the Carolinas waiting anxiously as rivers start to crest, a week after Florence dumpe....
Fugitive New Mexico priest pleads not guilty to abuse charges

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 20:02:55 -0400

The Catholic Church worldwide is reeling from crises involving sexual abuse of minors, deeply damaging confidence in the Church in the United States, Chile, Australia, and Ireland where the scandal ha....
Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:46:16 -0400

Duke also said it cannot rule out the possibility that coal ash from another plant is flowing into nearby waters. Water breached the cooling lake dam at Duke's 625-megawatt natural gas L.V. Sutton pl....
Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' Supreme Court nominee

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:41:33 -0400

After days of restrained comments on the allegations by California professor Christine Blasey Ford, Trump took to Twitter to question her account of what happened between her and Kavanaugh at a party ....
Senate panel to vote on Kavanaugh on Monday unless deal reached with accuser

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:41:33 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday if no deal was reached by 10 p.m. EDT Friday (0200 GMT Sa....
Sexual assault probe of California physician, girlfriend expands

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:16:24 -0400

At least a dozen more women have come forward with allegations against a California surgeon and reality TV personality arrested last week with his girlfriend on charges of drugging and raping two wome....
United Airlines pilots resist contract changes over regional routes

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:54:37 -0400

President of the U.S. No. 3 carrier, Scott Kirby, has called for changes to the so-called "scope clause" which sets guidelines on the size of planes that can be operated by regional feeder carriers, a....
Morocco extradites ex-priest to face abuse charges in New Mexico

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:34:30 -0400

The Catholic Church worldwide is reeling from crises involving sexual abuse of minors, deeply damaging confidence in the Church in the United States, Chile, Australia, and Ireland where the scandal ha....
Keystone XL pipeline route would not harm environment: State Department

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:46:15 -0400

The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an environmental assessment of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude pipeline that concluded it would not harm water or wildlife, clearing a hurdle for t....
FCC chairman ramps up defense of net neutrality repeal

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:45:55 -0400

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has this month also criticized California's legislature for approving a state measure to guarantee open internet access and said "bad behavior" on the part of internet service pr....
PayPal ends business dealings with Alex Jones's Infowars

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:36:10 -0400

The move makes PayPal the latest tech company to take action against Jones, a deeply controversial right-wing radio talk-show host who has suggested that the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax, among....
Three infants, two adults stabbed at New York City daycare center

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:34:20 -0400

A female worker stabbed three babies, two of whom are less than a month old, at a home-based daycare center in New York City on Friday before slashing her own wrists and being taken into custody, poli....
Over 54,000 still without power in Carolinas after Florence

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:34:13 -0400

Flooding across the Carolinas was expected to worsen over the next couple of days, forecasters said. Duke Energy Corp , the biggest utility in the Carolinas with over 4 million customers, said it had....
More flooding feared for South Carolina, a week after Florence

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:34:13 -0400

Residents of Georgetown County, South Carolina, where five rivers flow into the ocean, were preparing on Friday for a deluge of water in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least ....
Texan running 3-D printed guns company ordered to leave Taiwan

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:27:57 -0400

AUSTIN, Texas/TAIPEI (Reuters) - A Texan running a 3-D printed guns company who flew to Taiwan as police investigated an accusation he had sex with an underage girl was detained in Taipei on Friday an....
U.S. agency accuses Walmart of pregnancy discrimination in lawsuit

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:39:13 -0400

The EEOC, which enforces federal laws banning discrimination in the workplace, said Walmart's distribution center in Menomonie, Wisconsin, has discriminated against pregnant employees since 2014. Fed....
Senate Republicans to propose Wednesday hearing for Kavanaugh, accuser: CNN

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 12:49:56 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans are likely to propose moving a committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to Wednesday, CNN reported, citin....
Cruz to take on Senate challenger O'Rourke in Texas-sized debate

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:51:32 -0400

Democratic U.S. Senate challenger Beto O’Rourke will come face-to-face with the man he has been chasing for months, Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz, at a debate on Friday in one of the most closely ....
Trump says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh is 'under assault'

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:53:52 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was "under assault" by radical leftist politicians, appearing to grow impatient with the delay of his appointe....
At Las Vegas rally, Trump backs Kavanaugh, treads carefully around accusations

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:38:09 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump gave a full-throated endorsement to his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tip-toed carefully around the sexual assault accusations that are fa....
Democrats' enthusiasm to blunt Trump soars for congressional election: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:04:40 -0400

Carol Donovan became convinced 2018 could be a good year for Democrats in Dallas County, Texas, when so many enthusiasts jammed into the party's annual fish fry fundraiser last October that they ran o....
Five shot, including a girl, 8, in Syracuse, New York: police

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:20:48 -0400

(Reuters) - Five people were shot, including an eight-year-old girl, in Syracuse, New York on Thursday, the city's police chief said. "This is very tragic event," Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler s....
Maryland woman kills three people and herself in warehouse gun rampage

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 20:49:50 -0400

The shooting unfolded shortly after the suspect, a temporary employee there, reported for work around 9 a.m. EDT at the warehouse in Perryman, Maryland, about 34 miles (55 km) northeast of Baltimore, ....
A year after deadly Maria, U.S. housing funds on way to Puerto Rico

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:45:04 -0400

A year after Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico with 150 mile-per-hour (241 kph) winds, government officials on Thursday announced that about $1.5 billion in federal funds aimed primarily at r....
Muslim-American can sue over 'no-fly list': U.S. appeals court

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:21:11 -0400

Reversing a lower court ruling, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Portland, Oregon said Yonas Fikre's due process claims did not become moot when he was removed from the list without explanatio....
Over 84,000 without power in North Carolina after Florence

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:47:32 -0400

(Reuters) - More than 84,000 homes and businesses in North Carolina were still without power on Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Florence which hit the state's coast on Sept. 14, according to local p....
Kavanaugh's accuser ready to testify under certain conditions: New York Times

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:37:30 -0400

A lawyer for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser, professor Christine Blasey Ford, told a U.S. Senate committee on Thursday that Ford would be prepared to testify next week if the terms ar....
Man charged with trying to steal passenger jet at Orlando airport

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:34:09 -0400

The Florida Institute of Technology student had a commercial pilot's license but was not qualified to fly the aircraft, an Airbus 321, Orlando Melbourne International Airport spokeswoman Lori Booker t....
Arizona head-on crash kills eight, including four illegal immigrants

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:26:46 -0400

A sport utility vehicle carrying seven suspected illegal immigrants was hit head-on by another car on an Arizona highway, killing eight people, state police said on Thursday. Three other people were ....
Maryland woman kills three people and herself in warehouse gun rampage

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:10:24 -0400

The shooting unfolded shortly after the suspect, a temporary employee there, reported for work around 9 a.m. EDT at the warehouse in Perryman, Maryland, about 34 miles (55 km) northeast of Baltimore, ....
Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:47:54 -0400

A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault told a Senate panel on Thursday the professor will not testify on Monday as Repu....
American Airlines joins rivals in hiking U.S. baggage fees by five dollars

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:33:23 -0400

American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it would raise domestic U.S. baggage fees by $5, joining major rivals in the price hike amid higher fuel costs. The largest U.S. airline said it would hik....
Judge bars parade of Cosby accusers at sentencing hearing

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:55:06 -0400

A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday denied a request by prosecutors to allow additional women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct to tell their stories at his sentencing hearing on ....
Trump releases first two names of U.S. war dead handed over by North Korea

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:43:52 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump released the names on Thursday of two Army soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War whose remains were handed over by North Korea this year in a goodwill gesture. Trump....
New York lawsuit targets student loan debt relief fraud

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:24:03 -0400

New York's attorney general on Thursday sued 10 companies and two executives over their alleged roles in a scam to induce thousands of struggling borrowers into buying student loan debt relief service....
Ex-prosecutor to examine New York archdiocese sex abuse policies

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:55:01 -0400

Barbara Jones, who retired as a U.S. district judge in 2013, said she and a team of lawyers would have unfettered access to all materials as they reviewed sex abuse claim policies and procedures in th....
U.S. court rules for Colorado 'intersex' veteran denied passport

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:36:25 -0400

Navy veteran Dana Zzyym, a Colorado resident born in 1958 with ambiguous sex characteristics, sued the federal government for refusing to issue a passport because it requires an applicant to denote ge....
Trump chips away at liberal U.S. appeals court majorities

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 13:44:06 -0400

Although there are no guarantees a judge will rule the way a president might like, the number of Republican and Democratic appointees is generally an indicator of an appeals court's conservative-liber....
Suspect in Maryland shooting is 'down': NBC News

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:32:49 -0400

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The suspect in an alleged shooting at a Rite Aid Corp facility near Aberdeen, Maryland, is "down" and the incident is over, NBC News said on Thursday, citing multiple ....
Hurricane raises questions about rebuilding along North Carolina's coast

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:33:48 -0400

The privately owned Rodanthe pier has already undergone half a million dollars in renovation in seven years and the owners started a new round of repairs this week. “The maintenance and upkeep on a w....
Flooding expected to worsen in Carolinas in Florence's aftermath

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:26:04 -0400

Flooding from rain-swollen rivers was expected to worsen across the Carolinas on Thursday and the next couple of days in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which killed 36 people in three states, fo....
Trump urges Republicans to 'get tough' on border wall spending

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 09:32:52 -0400

The Senate passed a massive spending package that included a provision to fund the federal government through Dec. 7.....
Creator of 3-D printed guns flies to Taiwan amid U.S. sex assault accusation

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:03:01 -0400

Cody Wilson, 30, was placed under investigation after a counsellor on Aug. 22 told police that a 16-year-old girl had said she was paid $500 to have sex with Wilson at an Austin hotel, Austin Police C....