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Herbert leads Day by one shot at Australian Open

Top Sports News - 34 min 26 sec ago
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A charging Jason Day drilled a birdie putt just wide of the 18th hole and had to settle for second place behind young compatriot Lucas Herbert at the halfway stage of the Australian Open on Friday.

CBS, Dish agree carriage terms; blackout ends

Entertainment News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:22pm
(Reuters) - CBS Corp and Dish Network Corp resolved a dispute over the fees the satellite TV provider pays to the broadcaster, ending a blackout that affected nearly 3 million customers across 26 states.

Highlights of Thursday's National Football League games

Top Sports News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:05pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Football League games:

Flynn's lawyers cut talks with Trump team, signaling Mueller cooperation: NY Times

Political News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:03pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, have told Trump's legal team they can no longer discuss a probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, indicating Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

Texas state trooper shot dead, suspect arrested after manhunt

Top U.S. News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:58pm
(Reuters) - A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving Day, leading to a manhunt and further gunfire some 125 miles (200 km) away, where the suspect was arrested.

Spieth fails to cash in as putter splutters in Sydney

Top Sports News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:53pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth failed to cash in on his early start to the second round of the Australian Open on Friday but the world number two still feels he is very much in the hunt to retain the Stonehaven Cup over the weekend.

Texas state trooper killed in traffic stop, suspect arrested

Top U.S. News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:02pm
(Reuters) - A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop in a rural county south of Dallas on Thursday, and officers arrested a suspect after a manhunt, officials said.

Sydney to splurge A$2 billion on stadium rebuilds

Top Sports News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 9:30pm
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Sydney's two main rectangular stadiums, the Olympic Stadium and Sydney Football Stadium, are to be demolished and rebuilt at a cost of around A$2 billion ($1.53 billion), the New South Wales government announced on Friday.

U.S. online sales surge, shoppers throng stores on Thanksgiving evening

Top U.S. News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 9:08pm
(Reuters) - U.S. shoppers had splurged more than $1.52 billion online by Thanksgiving evening, and more bargain hunters turned up at stores this year after two weak holiday seasons as retailers opened their doors early on the eve of Black Friday.

Tomic offered spot in Australian Open wild card playoff

Top Sports News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 8:29pm
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Bernard Tomic has been offered the chance to win a wild card for January's Australian Open in a 16-man playoff in Melbourne next month but has not said whether he will take up the place, organizers said on Friday.

Texas state trooper killed in traffic stop, suspect on the run

Top U.S. News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 8:24pm
(Reuters) - A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in a rural county south of Dallas on Thursday, leading to a manhunt and further gunfire after officers encountered the suspect near Houston, officials said.

NFL-Highlights of Thursday's National Football League games

Top Sports News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 7:21pm
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Thursday's National Football League games:

Flynn's lawyers end communication with Trump team, signaling cooperation with Mueller: NY Times

Political News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 7:06pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, have told Trump's legal team they can no longer discuss a probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, indicating Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

Houston-area woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Top U.S. News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 5:04pm
(Reuters) - A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and a federal office in Maryland.

Flynn's lawyers split from Trump, signaling possible cooperation with Mueller: NY Times

Political News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 4:28pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, have told Trump's legal team they can no longer discuss the probe by a special counsel, indicating Flynn may be cooperating with the investigation, the New York Times reported on Thursday.

U.S. asks Venezuela for access to detained Citgo executives

Top U.S. News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 4:24pm
CARACAS (Reuters) - Washington has asked the government of leftist Nicolas Maduro for access to Venezuelan-American executives of U.S.-based refiner Citgo detained in Caracas this week, a State Department official said on Thursday.

Iran allows women to compete internationally

Top Sports News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 3:48pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Women weightlifters from Iran will be allowed to compete internationally for the first time, the president of the country's weightlifting federation said on Thursday.

After DNA test, California man freed from prison in 1978 double-murder

Top U.S. News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:32am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man wrongfully convicted in California of the 1978 double-murder of a woman and her child is spending his first Thanksgiving Day as a free man in 39 years, after being released on the basis of DNA evidence.

Editor's Choice Pictures

Photo Feed - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:31am
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U.S. judge orders Uber customer to arbitrate price-fixing claims

Top U.S. News - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 11:17am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge ruled that Uber can force an unhappy Connecticut customer's price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration, after the customer said the proposed class action belonged in court because he never agreed to arbitrate.

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