Rich Mckay

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8 Oct 2018 | 11:24 PM

Limo that crashed in New York, killing 20, failed inspection - governor

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The limousine that crashed in upstate New York on Saturday, killing 20, failed inspection last month and its driver was not properly licensed, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday.

8 Oct 2018 | 5:49 PM

Storm Michael expected to hit Florida as a hurricane midweek

(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Michael is on track to hit the Florida Panhandle midweek as a Category 2 hurricane packing 100 miles per hour (160 kmh) or stronger winds, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said early Monday in an advisory.

6 Aug 2018 | 8:00 PM

Apple removes most of US conspiracy theorist's podcasts from iTunes

Most of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's podcasts from his right-wing media platform Infowars have been removed from Apple's iTunes and podcast apps.

Apple, Facebook and Spotify have removed podcasts and other content belonging to Alex Jones. — Reuters
6 Aug 2018 | 5:27 PM

Hurricane Hector regains strength as it ploughs towards Hawaii

(Reuters) - Hurricane Hector regained strength in the eastern Pacific late on Sunday and swelled into a Category 4 storm again with sustained 140 mph winds as it stayed on target to possibly hit Hawaii by midweek, officials said.

8 Jul 2018 | 12:34 PM

Escaped U.S. murderer captured after a three days on the run

(Reuters) - An escaped convict, who climbed a Mississippi prison fence Thursday and went on a three-day run, was captured late Saturday near the Gulf Coast city, Biloxi, the Jackson County, MS, Sheriff said.

31 May 2018 | 12:57 PM

Parkland killer boasted of mass murder plans in cell phone videos

(Reuters) - The teen charged with shooting 17 people dead at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, boasted of plans to commit mass murder in a series of cell phone videos recorded by him before the rampage and released on Wednesday by prosecutors.

28 May 2018 | 10:23 PM

Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers towards Florida

(Reuters) - Subtropical Storm Alberto is expected to bring drenching rains to the Florida Panhandle when it makes landfall on Monday, the day after a separate storm triggered a flood that tore through a historic Maryland town and swept away a man who was trying to help rescue people, officials said.

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.