Category Archives: U.S.

Authorities to sweep Oregon wildlife refuge after armed standoff

By Jimmy Urquhart BURNS, Ore. (Reuters) – Law enforcement officials were preparing on Friday to sweep a wildlife refuge in Oregon for explosives & evidence a day after the last…

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FBI tightens grip on final occupiers at Oregon wildlife refuge

By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) – Federal agents on Wednesday closed in on the last four anti-government militants still holed up at a national wildlife refuge in Oregon after…

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Judge clears Kentucky clerk, OKs marriage licenses with her name removed

By Steve Bittenbender LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Reuters) – The federal judge who threw Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis into jail last year for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples…

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National Security Agency merging offensive, defensive hacking operations

By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. National Security Agency on Monday outlined a reorganization that will consolidate its spying & domestic cyber-security operations, despite recommendations by a presidential…

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Obama seeks funds to fight Zika; sees no cause for panic

By Roberta Rampton & Ben Hirschler WASHINGTON/LONDON (Reuters) – Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home &…

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