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Back at work, U.S. Supreme Court hears key employment dispute

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:13am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday began hearing arguments in a closely watched case over the validity of employment agreements that curb the ability of workers to join together to sue companies over overtime pay and a variety of labor disputes.

At least 50 dead, more than 400 hurt in Las Vegas concert attack

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 8:11am
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - At least 50 people were killed and more than 400 injured when a gunman opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, raining down bullets from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before shooting himself dead, according to police.

Gunman kills at least 50, wounds 200 in Las Vegas concert attack

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:04am
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) - A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police.

At least 50 dead, more than 200 wounded in Las Vegas shooting

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:09am
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) - A gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, raining down rapid fire from the 32nd floor of a hotel for several minutes before he was shot dead by police.

At least 20 dead, more than 100 hurt in Las Vegas shooting

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:12am
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) - A gunman killed at least 20 people and wounded more than 100 at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, shooting down from the 32nd floor of a hotel, where he was shot dead by police.

At least 20 killed at shooting rampage at Las Vegas concert

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:01am
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and wounding more than 100 others before the suspect was killed by police.

Shooting at Las Vegas concert kills at least two

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 2:58am
LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Reuters) - At least two people were killed and 24 were hospitalized after a shooting at a country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip, a local hospital spokeswoman said, and police said one suspect was down.

Two dead, 24 wounded by gunfire in Las Vegas, says hospital

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:58am
(Reuters) - At least two people died early on Monday and 24 were hospitalized with suspected gunshots wounds in Las Vegas, a local hospital spokesman said, as police investigated reports of an active shooter in the city.

U.S. Navy says training aircraft carrying two reported missing

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 10:13pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Navy said on Sunday it was investigating reports of a jet crash in Tennessee and that one of its training aircraft had not returned to its air station.

Some NFL players kneel during U.S. anthem again despite Trump call for protest to end

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:40pm
(Reuters) - Several dozen NFL players, fewer than last week, chose to sit or kneel during the U.S. national anthem at the start of games on Sunday, a day after President Donald Trump again demanded an end to a protest he sees as a sign of disrespect for the flag.

A cell signal, an open bar: tiny wins for Puerto Rico in ruins

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 8:38pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Puerto Ricans still living largely in darkness 12 days after Hurricane Maria leveled their island reveled in small victories on Sunday in what promises to be a months-long slog back to some semblance of normal life.

U.S. lawmakers ask Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 6:03pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop sniping at Puerto Ricans and get to work helping them recover from a devastating hurricane, two days before he was to visit the island, where people remained without food, water or power.

Ascend Performance announces leak in ammonia supply line

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 5:13pm
(Reuters) - Ascend Performance Materials said on Sunday that it had evacuated several structures after an ammonia product supply line leak in an undeveloped, publicly inaccessible area south of Houston in Brazoria County.

Fewer NFL players kneel during anthem as Trump repeats call for protest to end

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 4:42pm
(Reuters) - Several dozen NFL players, fewer than last week, chose to kneel during the U.S. national anthem before league games on Sunday, a day after President Donald Trump again demanded an end to a protest he sees as a sign of disrespect for the flag.

U.S. lawmakers urge Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:59pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers urged President Donald Trump on Sunday to stop sniping at Puerto Ricans and get to work helping them recover from a devastating hurricane, two days before he was to visit the island, where people remained without food, water or power.

In Puerto Rico, acute shortages plunge the masses into survival struggle

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 2:27pm
FAJARDO, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - Brian Jimenez had burned through dwindling supplies of scarce gasoline on a 45-minute drive in search of somewhere to fill his grandmother’s blood thinner prescription. He ended up in Fajardo, a scruffy town of strip malls on Puerto Rico’s northeastern tip, where a line of 400 waited outside a Walmart.

O.J. Simpson walks out of Nevada prison after serving nine years for robbery

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 1:27pm
(Reuters) - O.J. Simpson, acquitted of the 1994 murder of his ex-wife and her friend after the "Trial of the Century," was released early on Sunday from a prison in Nevada, where he had been held since 2008 for a botched armed robbery at a Las Vegas casino hotel.

Trump defends federal response in Puerto Rico as criticism mounts

Sun, 10/01/2017 - 11:54am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday his government was doing a "great job" to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria and took a new swipe at critics who said he had been slow to aid the island, whose power grid was destroyed 12 days ago.

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