Rich Mckay

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16 Apr 2018 | 12:57 PM

Storms unleash tornadoes in U.S. east, record snow in Midwest

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Deadly slow-moving storms generated record or near-record snowfall and low temperatures in the U.S. Midwest and tornadoes further east on Sunday, leaving airline travellers stranded and thousands without power.

9 Apr 2018 | 1:19 PM

Stormy Daniels' attorney wants Trump questioned about hush money

(Reuters) - The lawyer for adult film star Stormy Daniels, who claims to have had an affair with U.S. President Donald Trump, filed court papers Sunday demanding that Trump submit to questions about the $130,000 (£92,245) hush money paid just before the 2016 presidential election.

3 Apr 2018 | 4:30 PM

Mueller has broad authority to investigate Trump's former campaign boss

(Reuters) - Robert Mueller, the U.S. Justice Department's special counsel, is specifically authorized to investigate allegations that Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, colluded with Russia to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, a court filing showed late on Monday.

2 Apr 2018 | 2:26 PM

Deadly California cliff car wreck possibly intentional - police

(Reuters) - A sports utility vehicle carrying a large, multiracial family from Washington state drove straight off a scenic cliff on the California coast last week, killing at least six people in what appears to have been an intentional wreck, police said.

11 Mar 2018 | 5:39 PM

California man arrested for killing one police officer, wounding another

(Reuters) - A California man was arrested Saturday after a 15-hour standoff with a police SWAT team and charged with killing one police officer and wounding another, authorities said.

10 Sep 2017 | 8:10 AM

Irma evacuees find full hotels but a warm welcome in Georgia

ATLANTA (Reuters) - As hundreds of thousands of Floridians flee Hurricane Irma, people in the state of Georgia have opened their homes to strangers who emerged from hours-long traffic jams to find hotels and campgrounds booked solid.

9 Jun 2017 | 10:10 AM

U.S. contractor pleads not guilty to leaking classified information - CNN

AUGUSTA, Ga. (Reuters) - A U.S. intelligence contractor accused of illegally leaking a classified report on Russian interference in U.S. elections to a media outlet pleaded not guilty on Thursday to an espionage offence, and a federal judge denied her request for bail.

6 Dec 2016 | 4:32 AM

Georgia man sentenced to life for toddler's 'hot car' murder

MARIETTA, Ga. (Reuters) - A Georgia man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for intentionally leaving his toddler son to die inside a sweltering sport utility vehicle on a summer day, a judge ruled on Monday.

22 Jun 2015 | 2:15 AM

Disbelief, defiance in South Carolina town once home to shooting suspect

LEXINGTON, S.C. (Reuters) - At Dooley's Bait shop in Lexington, South Carolina, the talk around the worm bins and minnow tanks was dominated by one subject: Dylann Roof, a previously unremarkable local young man now accused of one of most shocking murders in state history.

22 Aug 2014 | 4:21 AM

U.S. aid workers who survived Ebola leave Atlanta hospital

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Appearing thin but smiling, a Texas doctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-body biohazard suit to be treated for Ebola said on Thursday he was "thrilled to be alive" as doctors declared him virus-free and safe for release.