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January 10, 2019 9:52 PM U.S. House passes bills that would re-open Agriculture, Transportation agencies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed two bills that would re-open the departments of Agriculture, Transportation and other agencies that have been largely shuttered for nearly three weeks. The House, led by Democrats, on Wednesday passed a bill to re-open the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. Senate 138

January 10, 2019 9:07 PM Cavs' Larry Nance Jr. suffers sprained MCL, out 2-3 weeks

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr. suffered a sprained right MCL and is expected to miss two to four weeks, the team announced Thursday. Nance, 26, underwent an MRI on Thursday after leaving Cleveland's loss to Indiana on Tuesday. He did not play against New Orleans on Wednesday. The team said he will undergo treatment and rehabilitation, and his status 112

January 9, 2019 11:05 AM Former Insys CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback case

BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) is expected on Wednesday to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to pay doctors bribes in exchange for prescribing an addictive opioid medication. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona-based drugmaker’s CEO in 2015, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston 120

January 9, 2019 10:07 AM U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo meets Iraqi Speaker in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Iraqi Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi in Baghdad on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Speaker’s office. Pompeo is on a tour of Middle Eastern capitals. The U.S. State Department did not immediately comment on reports of Pompeo’s visit to Iraq. Asked on Tuesday about 132

January 8, 2019 6:32 PM Departures Resume at London's Heathrow Airport After Reports of Drone Sighting

(LONDON) — London’s Heathrow Airport briefly halted departing flights on Tuesday after a reported drone sighting — a development that came just three weeks after multiple reports of drone sightings caused travel chaos at nearby Gatwick Airport. The suspension of takeoffs from Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest airports, was announced shortly before 124

January 8, 2019 4:49 PM 'Thank you, Jesus': Man's truck goes up in flames but Bible left inside was unscathed

An Oklahoma family is counting their blessings after an intense fire charred their truck – but left their Bible untouched. And if it wasn't for the vehicle's horn honking, the family may have lost their house, too, which was just feet from the flames. "I felt like crying," Steven Gaut told FOX 6. The incident happened two weeks before Christmas 143

January 7, 2019 10:13 PM Cavs' Kevin Love: Still weeks away from return

CLEVELAND -- Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love is still weeks away from getting on the court as he recovers from surgery on his left foot, he said Monday. Love played in just four games before undergoing surgery Nov. 2 to relieve pressure around his big toe. He was recently cleared by doctors to begin some "select basketball activities," but Love said Monday 69

January 7, 2019 9:04 PM USC's Kliff Kingsbury to interview for multiple NFL head-coaching jobs

USC offensive coordinator Kliff Kingsbury, who has emerged as one of the most coveted candidates for NFL jobs, is expected to interview for head-coaching positions with multiple teams, sources confirmed to ESPN. USC initially had been blocking NFL teams from interviewing Kingsbury, who joined the Trojans' staff last month after being fired as Texas Tech's 83

January 7, 2019 10:24 AM Malaysian king abruptly abdicated throne after reported marriage to Russian beauty queen

Malaysian King Sultan Muhammad V abdicated in an unexpected and rare move, just after two years on the throne. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun, File) The Malaysian king unexpectedly abdicated Sunday after just two years on the throne -- with some reports pegging his early exit as being related to his marriage to a Russian beauty queen last year. The palace said in a statement 131

January 5, 2019 11:17 PM Japanese prosecutors want Ghosn to sign confession, says son: paper

PARIS (Reuters) - Japanese prosecutors want Carlos Ghosn, the detained auto executive who oversaw an alliance that sold 10 million vehicles a year, to confess to financial misconduct, his son told France’s weekly Journal du Dimanche (JDD). Ghosn has been held in a Tokyo detention center since his Nov. 19 arrest on allegations of under-reporting his income 82