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New York sues Trump, his foundation, over 'self-dealing'

June 14, 2018 - 1:08pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation on Thursday, alleging "persistently illegal conduct" at the nonprofit, including support for Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
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At world's biggest art fair, squeezed mid-market raises concerns

June 14, 2018 - 1:08pm
BASEL, Switzerland (Reuters) - In a year when many major galleries made record sales, conversations at the world's biggest art fair this week were not just about the eye-watering sums paid for top works, but also about how to ensure the viability of the market's lower end.
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Comey deviated from FBI norms in Clinton email probe: news report

June 14, 2018 - 1:03pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in handling a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.
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Kentucky sues Walgreens, cites 'alarming' rate of dispensing opioids

June 14, 2018 - 12:46pm
(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.
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New York sues Trump, his foundation, over illegal 'self dealing'

June 14, 2018 - 12:27pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his namesake foundation on Thursday, alleging "persistently illegal conduct" at the nonprofit, including support for Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
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Supreme Court throws out Minnesota ban on voter political apparel

June 14, 2018 - 11:53am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States cannot impose a blanket prohibition on apparel such as T-shirts and buttons bearing political messages in polling sites, the U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday in an important free speech ruling striking down a Minnesota law as unconstitutional.
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EU nations back retaliating against U.S. steel tariffs

June 14, 2018 - 11:43am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries on Thursday unanimously backed a plan to impose import duties on 2.8 billion euros ($3.3 billion) worth of U.S. products after Washington hit EU steel and aluminum with tariffs at the start of June, EU sources said.
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Kentucky sues Walgreens, says it has role in opioid epidemic

June 14, 2018 - 11:27am
(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Thursday sued Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc , accusing the company of playing a dual role in propagating an opioid epidemic in the state as both a pharmacy chain and wholesale drug distributor.
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New York sues to dissolve Trump Foundation, cites illegal conduct

June 14, 2018 - 11:26am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general on Thursday sued U.S. President Donald Trump and his namesake foundation, saying the nonprofit should be dissolved after more than a decade of illegal conduct, including support for Trump's 2016 U.S. presidential campaign.
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Comey deviated from FBI norms in Clinton email probe: report

June 14, 2018 - 11:24am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former FBI Director James Comey deviated from the bureau's norms in handling a probe into former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but there is no evidence his actions before the 2016 election were motivated by political bias, a Justice Department watchdog report concludes, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday.
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EU countries back counter-measures against U.S. steel tariffs

June 14, 2018 - 11:10am
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries on Thursday unanimously backed a plan to impose import duties on 2.8 billion euros ($3.3 billion) worth of U.S. products in response to U.S. tariffs on EU steel and aluminum, EU sources said.
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Supreme Court hands Trump win in China antitrust case

June 14, 2018 - 11:00am
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration and against China on Thursday on a disputed aspect of their fraught trade relationship, throwing out a lower court ruling that had allowed two Chinese vitamin C makers to escape $148 million in damages for violating American antitrust law.
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Supreme Court voids Minnesota ban on voter political apparel

June 14, 2018 - 10:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - States cannot completely bar people from wearing T-shirts, buttons or other apparel bearing political messages in polling sites, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in an important free speech decision striking down a Minnesota law as unconstitutional.
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Russia vows consequences after Norway invites more U.S. Marines

June 14, 2018 - 10:35am
OSLO (Reuters) - Russia vowed on Thursday to retaliate for a plan by Norway to more than double the number of U.S. Marines stationed there.
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U.S. consumer spending accelerating; labor market robust

June 14, 2018 - 10:26am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in May as consumers bought motor vehicles and a range of other goods even as they paid more for gasoline, the latest indication of an acceleration in economic growth in the second quarter.
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Elon Musk's Boring Co to build high-speed commuter system in Chicago

June 14, 2018 - 10:22am
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's Boring Co to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the downtown Loop district to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, the company and the mayor's office said.
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U.S. retail sales surge in May; weekly jobless claims fall

June 14, 2018 - 9:23am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in May as consumers bought motor vehicles and a range of other goods even as they paid more for gasoline, the latest indication of an acceleration in economic growth in the second quarter.
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China urges U.S. to make 'wise choice' ahead of tariffs decision

June 14, 2018 - 8:25am
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China urged the United States on Thursday to make a "wise decision" on trade, saying it was ready to respond in case Washington chose confrontation, as U.S. President Donald prepares to decide whether to activate tariffs on Chinese goods.
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Justice Department watchdog to release report on FBI decisions on Clinton probe

June 14, 2018 - 7:40am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department's internal watchdog will release a long-awaited report on Thursday on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe that she said contributed to her 2016 presidential election loss to Republican Donald Trump.
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In Puerto Rico, a new hurricane season threatens the elderly

June 14, 2018 - 7:13am
ADJUNTAS, PUERTO RICO (Reuters) - At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico.
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