U.S. homebuilding near two-year low; permits extend decline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the single-family unit segment, suggesting the housing market continued to... Read more »

Tiger attacks zoo keeper in Topeka, Kansas

FILE PHOTO: Sumatran tigers are pictured before the play with leftover Christmas trees in the Tierpark Zoo in Berlin, Germany, January 4, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo (Reuters) – A... Read more »

Will the Benettons use Alitalia to fly in from the cold?

MILAN/ROME (Reuters) – Italian transport group Atlantia could join a rescue of loss-making flag carrier Alitalia to try to win favor with the government and secure the future of... Read more »

UK police say total of environment activists arrested passes 700

Police officers are seen during the Extinction Rebellion protest on Waterloo Bridge in London, Britain April 20, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson LONDON (Reuters) – More than 700 climate change activists... Read more »

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

(Reuters) – Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump’s continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel’s report, which detailed... Read more »

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

(Reuters) – Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump’s continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel’s report, which detailed... Read more »

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in... Read more »

Mueller report strengthens resolves on both sides of political spectrum

CLEARWATER, Florida/LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O’Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked... Read more »

Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in New York sex cult case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Seagram liquor heiress Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty on Friday to harboring an illegal immigrant and enabling credit card fraud as part of an alleged sex... Read more »

California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim,... Read more »