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  • 'That must be stopped;' Texas opens talks on safety after shooting
    on May 22, 2018 at 10:56 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Days after 10 people were shot and killed at a Texas high school, Governor Greg Abbott and a group of lawmakers and school superintendents began to wrestle on Tuesday with how to stem school violence in a state with strong support for gun rights. […]

  • U.S. court backs transgender student at center of bathroom dispute
    on May 22, 2018 at 10:17 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that federal law protects a transgender student who fought all the way to the Supreme Court for the right to use a bathroom at a high school in Virginia that corresponded with his gender identity. […]

  • Lava flow torches warehouse at Hawaii geothermal plant
    on May 22, 2018 at 10:02 pm

    HONOLULU (Reuters) - A new lava flow from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano edged towards a geothermal power plant on Tuesday after destroying a warehouse at the facility, after the volcano entered a more violent phase at the weekend. […]

  • Shooter in Panama City, Florida, killed: local TV
    on May 22, 2018 at 9:42 pm

    (Reuters) - A man firing a gun who barricaded himself inside a Panama City, Florida, apartment complex on Tuesday has been killed, WMBB-TV reported on its website. […]

  • Workers hit McDonald's with new sexual harassment claims
    on May 22, 2018 at 9:38 pm

    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ten women who work at McDonald's restaurants in Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and six other cities have filed sexual harassment complaints in the past few days with the federal government against the company and its franchisees, which they said ignored or retaliated against them for such complaints. […]

  • Video of stun gun on Bucks' guard Brown worries Milwaukee mayor
    on May 22, 2018 at 9:29 pm

    Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett said he is concerned about public backlash that could emerge when a video of police officers tasing Bucks guard Sterling Brown is released to the public this week. […]

  • Trump administration to publish proposed rule changes for gun exports: official
    on May 22, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is preparing to publish on Thursday long-delayed proposed rule changes for the export of U.S. firearms, a State Department official said on Tuesday. […]

  • Businessman who sold diseased human body parts gets nine years in prison
    on May 22, 2018 at 7:55 pm

    DETROIT (Reuters) - A Detroit businessman who sold and leased human body parts was sentenced to nine years in prison Tuesday for selling diseased remains to medical educators. […]

  • Maryland police arrest suspects in police officer's slaying
    on May 22, 2018 at 4:52 pm

    (Reuters) - A Maryland police manhunt ended on Tuesday when officers arrested three male teenagers suspected of playing a role in the killing of a female police officer who responded to a burglary report in a Baltimore suburb, officials said. […]

  • As U.S. shrinks refugee operations, new arrivals in Kansas town lose a lifeline
    on May 22, 2018 at 4:23 pm

    GARDEN CITY, Kansas (Reuters) - In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Myanmar as a teenager for a refugee camp in Thailand. […]