Biden to Trump: ‘You’re not going to destroy me’

(Reuters) – Hours after U.S. President Donald Trump described him as “stone-cold crooked,” Joe Biden, a leading Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House, vowed on Wednesday the Republican president is “not going to destroy me.” FILE PHOTO: U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a… read more

Dallas policewoman gets 10 years for murder; ‘I forgive you,’ victim’s brother says

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Wednesday by a Texas jury that found her guilty of murder for walking into a neighbor’s apartment thinking it was her own and shooting him as he ate ice cream. Botham Jean’s younger brother Brandt Jean hugs… read more

Harris leads U.S. Democrats in Facebook ads on impeachment; Biden absent

WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Kamala Harris is funding the most new Facebook ads calling for President Donald Trump’s impeachment among the 19 Democrats seeking their party’s nomination to face the Republican president in the November 2020 election, a Reuters review of Facebook ad data shows. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S.… read more

Vintage B-17 bomber makes fiery fatal landing in Connecticut

(Reuters) – A World War Two-era B-17 bomber trying to make an emergency landing at an airport near Hartford, Connecticut, crashed and burned, killing an undetermined number of people and closing the airport for several hours, authorities said. Smoke is seen from Windsor Locks at the site of an airplane crash in Bradley International Airport,… read more

U.S. lawmaker threatens to subpoena White House over Ukraine documents

FILE PHOTO: House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) addresses a National Press Club luncheon on his “committee’s investigations into President Donald Trump and his administration,” in Washington, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of a congressional panel helping to spearhead an impeachment inquiry into President Donald… read more

Man faces sentencing for threatening to kill Boston Globe journalists

BOSTON (Reuters) – A California man faces sentencing on Wednesday for threatening to kill journalists at the Boston Globe in retaliation for its role coordinating an editorial response by hundreds of newspapers to U.S. President Donald Trump’s attacks on the media. FILE PHOTO: The Boston Globe’s logo is seen on the newspaper’s building in Boston,… read moreOctober 2, 2019US

Women’s sports may reap big gains from California law on college endorsement deals

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Male stars of college basketball and football will likely reap the greatest immediate gains from California’s new law allowing student athletes to profit from endorsement deals, but female athletes, and women’s sports generally, could be big winners in the long run. FILE PHOTO: Apr 18, 2019; Azusa, CA, USA; Hope Bender… read more

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