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5 Feb 2019 | 9:07 AM

Founder of Proud Boys sues over being labelled hate group

(Reuters) - Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes sued the U.S. Southern Poverty Law Center on Monday for defamation after it labelled his organisation a hate group, alleging the designation was aimed at getting him kicked off social media platforms.

31 Jan 2019 | 7:26 AM

In 'Icebox of the Nation,' arctic blast is just another day

(Reuters) - The town that embraces its nickname as the "Icebox of the Nation" barely paused on Wednesday for the polar vortex that is gripping the U.S. Upper Midwest.

25 Jan 2019 | 7:18 PM

Guns and corsets - Firearms industry strikes gold marketing to women

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Entrepreneur and fashion designer Anna Taylor is trying to bring back the corset -- not to revive Victorian lingerie but to give women a place to carry their handguns.

18 Jan 2019 | 1:09 AM

NBA's Kanter urges Trump to act on Turkey's human rights record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's arrest and extradition over his ties to a U.S.-based cleric.

18 Jan 2019 | 1:07 AM

NBA's Kanter urges Trump to act on Turkey's human rights record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Knicks player Enes Kanter urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be more vocal about human rights in Turkey, after prosecutors in Istanbul requested the basketball player's arrest and extradition over his ties to a U.S.-based cleric.

16 Dec 2018 | 9:20 PM

Hondurans who fled political violence fear for lives if sent home

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - The Pineda family trudged northward for more than a month with a caravan of Central American migrants who are now stuck at the U.S. border. But they were on the run in Honduras much longer than that due to fears of political persecution.

12 Dec 2018 | 11:23 PM

New mother on migrant caravan hopes Trump's heart softens

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Erly Marcial of Honduras joined the United States-bound migrant caravan with her family even though the 21-year-old was nearly eight months pregnant. She gave birth to a healthy baby on the gruelling trail and is now hoping for another miracle.

13 Nov 2018 | 10:14 AM

Paradise lost - Grim search under way in incinerated California town

(Reuters) - Experts in identifying human tissue joined California police and firefighters on Monday in sifting through the charred debris of homes destroyed in the most devastating wildfire in the state's history, searching for remains of 228 missing people.

4 Nov 2018 | 7:08 PM

Ready for a fight: Voter enthusiasm surges among U.S. Hispanics

(Reuters) - Hispanics are more interested in voting this year than in the last U.S. congressional midterm elections in 2014 and their enthusiasm outpaces that of all U.S. adults, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll released on Sunday.

22 Oct 2018 | 2:39 AM

Trump administration trying to define transgender out of existence - NY Times

(Reuters) - The government of U.S. President Donald Trump is attempting to strip transgender people of official recognition by creating a narrow definition of gender as being only male or female and unchangeable once it is determined at birth, The New York Times reported on Sunday.