Swimming, s’mores and shots: Camps harden vaccine rules in U.S. measles outbreak

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the United States battles its worst measles outbreak in 25 years, summer camps are tightening their policies on vaccines, with some prepared to turn away children whose parents opted not to vaccinate them against the disease. FILE PHOTO: Scott Rosmarin, owner and operator of Rosmarins...

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Bank CEO charged in Manafort bribery scheme to get Trump administration post

(Reuters) - The head of a Chicago-based bank was charged in an indictment unsealed on Thursday with bribery and accused of corruptly approving high-risk loans to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort in a scheme to land a top Trump administration post such as secretary of the U.S....

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Sanders, other U.S. Democratic 2020 candidates back workers in dispute with McDonald’s

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a part of a push to increase the minimum wage for American workers, Bernie Sanders, a U.S. senator and Democratic presidential candidate, on Thursday waded into a dispute between McDonald's Corp and its employees. The logo of a McDonald's Corp restaurant is seen in Los Angeles,...

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Pompeo slams release of "American Taliban" as unconscionable: Fox

FILE PHOTO: Undated handout image of American Taliban John Walker Lindh, distributed February 5, 2002. American Taliban fighter John Walker Lindh, described by a prosecutor as a "committed terrorist" who abandoned his country, is to be released early from a federal prison while some U.S. lawmakers...

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Florida to execute man convicted of abducting, killing eight women in 1984

(Reuters) - A 65-year-old man known as one of Florida's most notorious serial killers who was convicted of kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing eight women in 1984 is scheduled to be executed on Thursday. Florida death row inmate Bobby Joe Long, convicted of the 1984 murders of eight women, poses...

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U.S. prosecutors weigh death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

(Reuters) - The case of Robert Bowers, the man accused of massacring 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue last year was set to return to a federal courtroom on Thursday, as prosecutors weigh whether to pursue the death penalty against him. Police vehicles are deployed near the vicinity of the home...

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Former U.S. Army soldier indicted for planning to bomb rally: Justice Department

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New York state legislature votes to make Trump tax returns available

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state's legislature on Wednesday passed a bill that would make it easier for U.S. congressional committees investigating President Donald Trump to get access to his state tax returns. FILE PHOTO - U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he addresses a Trump 2020 re-election...

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‘American Taliban’ to be released from prison Thursday

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Trump administration holds off redirecting California’s high-speed rail money

(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump and the Democratic-controlled state. FILE PHOTO - California Governor Jerry Brown's name...

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