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Reuters : US
02  mars     22h39
Trump says Biden’s border policies are a ’conspiracy to overthrow’ the US
   Republican frontrunner Donald Trump accused President Joe Biden on Saturday of engaging in a conspiracy to overthrow the United States through lax security policies that have allowed millions of migrants to stream across the U.S. border with Mexico.Speaking at a campaign rally in Greensboro,...
    11h05
Trump wins Michigan, Missouri, Idaho caucuses in dominant show of force
   Donald Trump on Saturday easily won the Republican caucuses in Michigan, where the party has been riven by infighting that some Republicans fear could hurt his campaign in the key battleground state as he gears up for the general election in November.The former U.S. president also won the Missouri...
    11h09
Trump, Haley brawl in North Carolina, previewing November contest
   Republican frontrunner Donald Trump on Saturday made clear he was turning his focus to the November presidential election and a rematch with President Joe Biden, while his rival Nikki Haley was imploring Republican voters not to let Trump get that far.Trump and Haley stumped less than miles ...
    23h21
Norfolk Southern train derails in Pennsylvania
   A Norfolk Southern NSC.N train derailed on Saturday, spilling diesel fuel and polypropylene plastic pellets into the Lehigh River in eastern Pennsylvania, police said.There were no reports of injuries to the crew on the train or evacuations or a hazardous material threat to the community, the...
    11h06
Alaska’s 52nd annual Iditarod sled dog race mushes to starting line
   The world’s most famous sled dog race got under way on Saturday when mushers and their canine teams, one of the smallest rosters of competitors ever, lined up in downtown Anchorage, Alaska, to start the nd annual running of the Iditarod.The untimed and ceremonial mile km jaunt through...
    11h19
Homeless crackdown gains momentum in California as US Supreme Court test looms
   Seven months into a crackdown by the city of San Diego on homeless encampments, many of the tents that once lined downtown sidewalks are gone.Now two California state senators a Republican and a Democrat have joined forces to propose a statewide version of San Diego’s ordinance, which allows...
26  février     21h08
Super Tuesday: Haley’s last chance to stop Trump?
   Super Tuesday next week could be former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s last chance to stop former U.S. President Donald Trump’s drive to clinch the Republican presidential nomination.Fifteen states and one U.S. territory hold the party’s nominating contests on March, the biggest day of...
01  mars     18h41
US CDC drops five-day COVID isolation guidelines
   The U.S. CDC on Friday dropped its five day COVID isolation recommendations under a new guidance, instead suggesting that people return to normal activities if symptoms improve and they are fever free for at least hours without needing medicines.The guidelines had not been updated since...
    16h27
CVS, Walgreens to begin selling abortion pill this month
   CVS and Walgreens, the two largest U.S. pharmacy chains, will start selling abortion pill mifepristone at stores in several states this month, drawing praise from President Joe Biden who has made access to abortion a key election campaign issue.The announcement Friday comes as a legal challenge to...
02  mars     03h03
US says it takes seriously reports of misbehavior by its envoy to Singapore
   The White House on Friday said the U.S. government was taking seriously an internal watchdog report that the U.S. ambassador to Singapore threatened his staff and failed to submit about , in travel expenses on time or with proper documentation.Ambassador Jonathan Kaplan, a political appointee...
    00h01
Florida governor vetoes bill banning social media for those under 16
   Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday vetoed a bill passed by the state’s Republican controlled legislature that would have banned anyone under age from social media platforms, saying he expected lawmakers to produce a different, superior bill. The bill was passed by Florida lawmakers last...
01  mars     17h27
Texas Panhandle firefighters battle blaze before wind gusts return
   Fire crews in the Texas Panhandle on Friday were battling to get a tighter grip on the state’s largest wildfire on record, hoping to capitalize on a lull in incessant wind gusts that have fanned an inferno that has devastated the cattle ranching region.The deadly wildfire, dubbed the Smokehouse...
29  février     13h48
US moon lander Odysseus goes dormant a week after lopsided landing
   Odysseus, the first U.S. spacecraft to land on the moon in half a century, lost power and went dormant on Thursday as it entered a frigid lunar nightfall, ending its mission a week after a lopsided touchdown that hindered operations and its scientific output.Intuitive Machines LUNR.O , the Texas...
02  mars     00h18
Xcel Energy utility equipment started Texas wildfire, homeowner says in lawsuit
   A Texas homeowner whose house was destroyed by a massive wildfire raging northeast of Amarillo sued electric utility Xcel Energy XEL.O on Friday, alleging that a splintered power pole owned by the company fell and started the blaze.The lawsuit by homeowner Melanie McQuiddy, filed in state court...
01  mars     22h24
California approves Waymo robotaxi services in LA, SF neighboring cities
   A California regulator has approved a proposal from Alphabet’s GOOGL.O Waymo to expand its fared, completely driverless robotaxi services to Los Angeles and some cities near San Francisco, effective on Friday.Waymo, which already operates in San Francisco and Phoenix, applied on Jan. to expand...
    10h02
Colorado judge sentences paramedic to five years in prison for McClain killing
   A Colorado court sentenced paramedic to five years in prison on Friday after he was convicted in the death of Elijah McClain, a young Black man who died after police put him in a chokehold and medics injected him with a powerful sedative.Jurors in December found emergency medical worker Peter...
    22h58
Judge blocks Texas attorney general’s demands for LGBT group’s records
   PFLAG, a leading U.S. LGBTQ advocacy group, on Friday won a temporary restraining order blocking demands from Texas’ Republican attorney general for information about the group’s work with families of transgender minors seeking gender affirming treatments, such as puberty blockers and hormones.The...
    22h47
NASA to discontinue 2 billion satellite servicing project on higher costs, schedule delays
   NASA said on Friday it is shutting down a more than billion project to test satellite servicing like fueling in space, citing higher costs and schedule delays.The space agency said in October that the On orbit Servicing, Assembly, and Manufacturing OSAM project continues to face an...
    16h02
EPA boosts protections for at-risk communities near chemical plants
   U.S. environmental regulators on Friday finalized a rule to enact new safety measures at chemical facilities in a bid to reduce the frequency and severity of accidents that occur in largely minority communities.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency EPA will now require regulated facilities to...
    11h04
Trump lawyer says Georgia election interference case’s prosecutor should be disqualified
   A lawyer for Donald Trump on Friday told a Georgia judge that the lead prosecutor who charged the former U.S. president with election interference should be disqualified because she may have lied to the court about her undisclosed affair with a top deputy.The lawyer, Steve Sadow, said Fulton County...
    09h09
California’s Sierra Nevada mountains could see 12 feet of snow through the weekend
   Up to feet . m of snow is forecast to fall in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains through the weekend, as a one two punch of dual brutal cold fronts slams into the Pacific Northwest, the National Weather Service said.Rich Bann, a meteorologist with the NWS, said the western slope of the...
    11h01
Trump seeks delay of trial on mishandling classified documents
   Donald Trump appeared in federal court in Florida on Friday to ask a judge to push back his criminal trial on charges of mishandling classified documents until the thick of the U.S. presidential campaign.The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination looked on as his lawyers told U.S....
    20h56
More than 100 US Capitol rioters’ sentences could be shortened, under court ruling
   More than people convicted of joining the Jan., , assault on the U.S. Capitol by Donald Trump’s supporters could have their sentences shortened, following a federal appeals court ruling on Friday.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said defendants who were implicated in...
    18h59
Biden signs stopgap spending bill to avert government shutdown, White House says
   U.S. President Joe Biden has signed into law a short term stopgap spending bill to avert a partial government shutdown, the White House said on Friday.The bill was approved by the Democratic majority U.S. Senate on Thursday after the Republican controlled House of Representatives backed it with...
    16h56
US judge upholds Medicare drug price negotiation program
   A federal judge in Delaware on Friday upheld a law that requires some drugmakers to negotiate prices with the U.S government’s Medicare health insurance program, rejecting a challenge by AstraZeneca AZN.L to one of Democratic President Joe Biden’s signature initiatives.U.S. District Judge Colm...
    18h57
US awards outspoken Cuban dissident with ’Woman of Courage’ honor
   The United States on Friday honored a Cuban dissident who for decades has defied the communist run government with her on island advocacy of human rights, a move likely to irritate Havana.Marta Beatriz Roque, , a former economics professor and outspoken critic of the Cuban government, will be one...
    18h32
The politics and economics behind Biden’s China-car espionage probe
   President Joe Biden, vowing to do right by U.S. auto workers, launched an investigation this week into whether Chinese made vehicles could be used to spy on Americans, a far off threat given the few such cars on U.S. roads now.The White House announced the probe Thursday citing national security...
    15h12
US FDA allows new claim that yogurt may reduce diabetes risk
   The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it would allow yogurt makers to say that the dairy product may reduce the risk of type diabetes as more Americans die from the disease and take medications like Ozempic to battle it.The FDA will permit dairy companies to say that eating yogurt...
    17h55
Texas wildfire ranks among largest in U.S. history
   The massive wildfire tearing across the Texas panhandle is already the state’s largest ever and ranks among the biggest in U.S. history, consuming more than million acres an area nearly the size of Delaware and killing at least two people.Scientists say wildfires are increasing in size,...
    15h03
US manufacturing contracts further, rays of light on the horizon
   U.S. manufacturing slumped further in February, with a measure of factory employment falling to a seven month low amid layoffs, but there were signs activity was on the cusp of rebounding.The survey from the Institute for Supply Management on Friday showed customer inventories declining for a third...