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Thursday, January 15, 2015

U.S. Top News: NY union boss leading revolt against mayor faces own rebellion

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NY union boss leading revolt against mayor faces own rebellion
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hours after two New York policemen were shot dead in their patrol car last month, police union boss Pat Lynch accused the mayor of having "blood on his hands." Lynch's attack was prompted by what many police officers saw as the mayor's failure to defend them against criticism that overly aggressive tactics had caused the death of a black suspect.
U.S. takes first steps to ease Cuba embargo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States rolled out a sweeping set of measures on Thursday to ease the half-century-old embargo against Cuba, opening up the country to expanded travel, trade and financial activities.
One in three Americans believe police 'routinely lie': survey
(Reuters) - While most Americans approve of the work being done by their local police, nearly a third feel that some officers "routinely lie to serve their own interests," a survey released on Thursday by Reuters and the IPSOS polling organization showed.
Oklahoma and Florida plan to execute convicted murderers
(Reuters) - Oklahoma plans on Thursday to conduct its first execution since a faulty lethal injection last April led to an overhaul of its death chamber protocols and prompted President Barack Obama to seek a re-examination of capital punishment in the United States.
Yosemite climbers reach top of El Capitan in historic ascent
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two climbers completed a historic 19-day ascent to the summit of Yosemite National Park's El Capitan in California on Wednesday after scaling the rock formation's 3,000-foot (900-metre) sheer granite face without climbing tools, representatives said.
Protests against police violence briefly close Boston highway
BOSTON (Reuters) - Protesters decrying the recent killings by U.S. police of unarmed black men briefly stopped traffic on a major interstate highway into Boston on Thursday.
Pope says to canonize Junipero Serra during U.S. visit
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Thursday that during his trip to the United States in September he would canonize Junipero Serra, a missionary who brought Christianity to the west of the United States in the 1700s.
Judge in Boston bombing trial to begin questioning jury candidates
BOSTON (Reuters) - Jury selection in the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev moves into a new phase Thursday as potential jurors are called back to court for in-person questioning by the judge hearing the case.
Ohio man arrested for planning attack on U.S. Capitol
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An Ohio man claiming sympathy with Islamic State militants was arrested and charged on Wednesday in connection with a plot to attack the U.S. Capitol with guns and bombs, court documents disclosed.
U.S. Marine general sees competition for next amphibious ship
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - (This Jan 13 story corrects position of Marine Corps general and makes clear he speaks for Navy)
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