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January 16, 2019 5:35 AM U.S. police arrest journalist working for Iran's state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. police have arrested an American-born journalist working for Iran’s English-language Press TV on unspecified charges, the state-run broadcaster reported on Wednesday. “Marziyeh Hashemi was arrested in St. Louis and sent to custody in Washington DC although no formal charges have been pressed against her,” it said. “She was detained 3380

January 15, 2019 11:05 PM U.S. Senate advances measure to block Trump administration from easing Russia sanctions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to move ahead with a resolution disapproving of a Trump administration plan to ease sanctions on Russian aluminum giant Rusal (0486.HK), its parent En+ and power firm EuroSibEnergo. While the vote did not determine the fate in the Senate of the resolution, it broke with Republican President Donald 3066

January 15, 2019 3:50 PM Trump AG nominee Barr says Mueller would not back witch hunt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general said on Tuesday he did not believe Special Counsel Robert Mueller would be involved in a “witch hunt,” a charge often levied by Trump against the Russia probe that Mueller leads. “I don’t believe Mr. Mueller would be involved in a witch hunt,” William Barr told a U.S. Senate 2726

January 15, 2019 6:39 AM High-Level Talks Between U.S. and North Korea Could Be Held This Week, Report Says

South Korean media says high-level talks between the U.S. and North Korea are due to take place in Washington as soon as this week, where envoys are expected to discuss plans for a second leaders summit. Reuters reports that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea’s Kim Yong Chol are set to meet Thursday or Friday, according to South Korean newspaper 243

January 14, 2019 7:02 PM U.S. farmers seek answers on trade from Trump

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Thousands of U.S. farmers waited to hear President Donald Trump speak in Louisiana on Monday, hoping for an update on a White House trade war with China that has left them struggling. Farmers gathered in New Orleans at the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention, an event Trump was due to attend for a second year in a row even as a partial 150

January 13, 2019 9:47 PM NBA Power Rankings: Surging Spurs and a change at the top

The Toronto Raptors are back atop the East after a double-overtime win over the Washington Wizards. In the midst of a top-three shakeup, Kawhi Leonard & Co. have regained the No. 1 spot in our weekly Power Rankings. Throughout the regular season, our panel (ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz, Tim MacMahon and Andre' Snellings, The Undefeated's Marc J. Spears and FiveThirtyEight's 74

January 13, 2019 3:43 AM Panarin repeats OT feat as Jackets stop Caps

Artemi Panarin scored a power-play goal with 1:30 left in overtime that gave the Columbus Blue Jackets a 2-1 victory over the host Washington Capitals on Saturday night. Nicklas Backstrom had been whistled for slashing just 12 seconds earlier, and that gave Columbus the extra man. Seth Jones slid a pass over to Panarin by the left circle, and he ripped 152

January 11, 2019 11:21 PM Giannis Antetokounmpo misses Bucks' loss at Wizards with sore quad

An early MVP candidate, Antetokounmpo had missed just two other games this season. He is averaging 26.6 points, 12.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game. Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said Friday that Antetokounmpo was injured a couple of games ago. In Milwaukee's previous game, a 116-109 win over the Rockets on Wednesday, Antetokounmpo tallied 27 points 75

January 11, 2019 11:21 PM Giannis Antetokounmpo to miss Bucks' game vs. Wizards with sore quad

The Bucks will be without Giannis Antetokounmpo for Friday night's game against the Washington Wizards as the Milwaukee star battles a sore right quadriceps. An early MVP candidate, Antetokounmpo has missed just two other games this season. He is averaging 26.6 points, 12.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists per game. Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer said Friday that Antetokounmpo 93

January 11, 2019 10:57 PM Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

ABOARD AMTRAK TRAIN 182 (Reuters) - Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new high-speed Acela trains as it plans to spend billions of dollars in upgrades on the busiest U.S. rail corridor. The national U.S. passenger railroad on Friday gave reporters a tour by train of the busy northeast corridor from Washington to New York, showing off places where the rail system 131