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Review: ‘Patti Cake$,’ a Classic Striver’s Tale With a Hip-Hop Beat

This showbiz tale finds new talent in Danielle Macdonald, its star, and Geremy Jasper, its writer and director.


Heartland Bank of Arkansas needs capital, must remedy in 90 days: Fed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Heartland Bank of Little Rock Arkansas is "significantly undercapitalized" and must increase shares, sell itself or otherwise satisfy regulators, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.


Exclusive: U.S. forces to stay in Syria for decades, say militia allies

AIN ISSA, Syria (Reuters) - Washington's main Syrian ally in the fight against Islamic State says the U.S. military will remain in northern Syria long after the jihadists are defeated, predicting enduring ties with the Kurdish-dominated region.


U.N. panel urges end to detention of would-be immigrants in U.S.

GENEVA (Reuters) - A U.N. human rights panel urged the United States on Monday to end widespread detention of would-be immigrants including asylum-seekers, saying the practice has "grown exponentially" and violates international law.

Beloved NASA probe begins death dive

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun its final five orbits around Saturn


Voters sense betrayal in Britain's Brexit heartlands

CHATHAM, England (Reuters) - There is a whiff of betrayal in the air across Britain's Brexit heartlands where many impatient voters fear Prime Minister Theresa May is going soft on implementing last year's decision to leave the European Union.

17 undocumented immigrants discovered inside a truck in Texas

Seventeen undocumented immigrants were discovered on Sunday locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a truck stop in Edinburg, Texas, according to Edinburg Police Chief David White.


Top UK ministers: Brexit transition cannot be back door to staying in EU

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain needs a transition period to soften its exit from the European Union, but it cannot be used to stop Brexit, two senior British ministers said on Saturday.

Illegal Immigration

Stay, Hide or Leave? Hard Choices for Immigrants in the Heartland

Edith Rivera loved her life in Hampton, Iowa, but for many undocumented immigrants like her, this summer has been a season of fear or flight.


Hezbollah steers Lebanon closer to Syria, straining efforts to stay neutral

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah and its allies are pressing the Lebanese state to normalize relations with President Bashar al-Assad's government in Syria, testing Lebanon's policy of "dissociation" from the Syrian conflict and igniting a political row.

Illegal Immigration

A Surge of Migrants Crossing Into Quebec Tests Canada’s Welcome

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government must balance its public compassion toward asylum seekers with a strict immigration system.


Uber's Graves stepping down from full-time job, stays on board

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc's [UBER.UL] head of operations, Ryan Graves, a long-time ally of former chief executive Travis Kalanick, is stepping down from his full-time job at the company, according to a copy of a letter from Graves seen by Reuters.


UPDATE 1-Uber's Graves stepping down from full-time job, stays on board

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc's head of operations, Ryan Graves, a long-time ally of former chief executive Travis Kalanick, is stepping down from his full-time job at the company, according to a copy of a letter from Graves seen by Reuters.

You can stay in Trump's childhood home

AirBnB has listed Donald Trump's childhood home in Queens, New York, for $725 a night.


Japan's Takata files another attempt to stay U.S. air bag lawsuits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Wednesday in an effort to pause lawsuits against the company over faulty air bag inflators - more than a month after its U.S. unit filed for bankruptcy in the same court.


Poor Medicare patients may spend more on hospital stays

Out-of-pocket spending for hospital care by people with Medicare may be higher for those with lower incomes, because they’re more likely than wealthier Medicare beneficiaries to be kept in the hospital without being officially admitted, a new study suggests.

Labor and Jobs

Economic Scene: The Danger From Low-Skilled Immigrants: Not Having Them

A wealth of research shows that the economy is lifted by foreign workers, providing new opportunities for the native-born.


Undocumented immigrants less likely to be arrested for drugs, alcohol

(Reuters Health) - New research contradicts politicians’ claims that undocumented immigrants are prone to criminal trespasses.

Cook, Barbara

Barbara Cook, Broadway Star Who Became a Cabaret Mainstay, Dies at 89

Ms. Cook, a Tony Award-winning leading lady in Broadway musicals of the 1950s and ’60s, grappled with alcoholism and obesity before reinventing herself.


Merkel rival wants to stay SPD leader if loses election

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's rival Martin Schulz, has said he wants to stay on as leader of the Social Democrats (SPD) even if his party loses in a federal election next month.


Suu Kyi touts peace efforts in visit to Myanmar heartland

MYAETINEKAN VILLAGE (Reuters) - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi told villagers at the heart of the country on Monday that talks with ethnic rebels must be a priority, after putting peace negotiations ahead of economic reforms in her first months in power.

Beloved celeb couple calls it quits

Actors Anna Faris and Chris Pratt have filed for separation, according to statements posted on their official social media pages.


Weakening Typhoon Noru brings heavy rain, edges closer to Japanese heartland

TOKYO (Reuters) - A weakening Typhoon Noru churned closer to central Japan on Monday, pounding parts of the country with torrential rain, but it had lost much of the strength that at one point made it the world's strongest storm this year.


Appleby stays in contention as rookie leads Stableford event

(Reuters) - Stuart Appleby dragged his chronically bad back to within a point of the lead after the second round at the Barracuda Championship in Nevada on Friday.


Peru appeals court says ex-president Humala to stay in jail

LIMA (Reuters) - A Peruvian appeals court ruled on Friday that former President Ollanta Humala and his wife must remain in pre-trial detention for up to 18 months while they are investigated for campaign contributions.


Immigrants denied credit by Wells Fargo may sue bank, judge says

NEW YORK, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Young immigrants denied credit by Wells Fargo Bank because they are not permanent U.S. residents can sue the bank under a post-Civil War law barring discrimination on the basis of immigration status, a federal judge ruled.


India monsoon rains to stay weak in key regions for next 2 weeks

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Key crop growing regions in India are likely to receive lower rainfall than normal in the next fortnight, the state-run weather forecaster said, raising concerns over the yield of summer-sown crops.

Immigration and Emigration

Fewer Immigrants Mean More Jobs? Not So, Economists Say

Highly educated immigrants are good for the economy, but so are less skilled workers, economists say.


U.S. Justice Department to cities: Focus on crime committed by illegal immigrants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. cities that refuse to step up efforts to focus on crimes committed by undocumented immigrants will not be allowed to participate in a new crime reduction training program unveiled earlier this year by the Justice Department, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Thursday.

United States Politics and Government

Border Agents Test Facial Scans to Track Those Overstaying Visas

Federal border agents are testing a biometric scanning system to better track undocumented immigrants, focusing on those who have overstayed visas.


Fragile economy stays Putin's hand in stand-off with U.S.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian leader Vladimir Putin is unlikely to risk an escalating round of tit-for-tat sanctions with Washington because the only measures that would hurt the United States would also endanger Russia's fragile economic recovery.


BRIEF-Extended Stay America reports Q2 adjusted EPS of $0.31

* Full year 2017 updated revenues outlook $1.28 billion to $1.30 billion


‘The Emoji Movie’ Starts Strong as ‘Dunkirk’ Stays at No. 1

A panned animated film scored at the box office while “Atomic Blonde” sputtered, a reminder of the disconnect between critics and the masses.

Illegal Immigration

Big Rigs, a Human Smuggling Mainstay, Often Become Rolling Traps

The deaths of 10 migrants who had traveled in a tractor-trailer to San Antonio have cast a bright light on a practice known for its danger.


Iniesta urges Neymar to stay at Barcelona

(Reuters) - Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta said he would rather have Neymar at the club than a massive transfer fee, with speculations linking the Brazilian to Paris Saint-Germain in a world record deal.


Amazon's big profit miss spooks investors, but analysts stay bullish

(Reuters) - A steeper-than-expected drop in quarterly profit rattled some investors, but Wall Street analysts remained largely bullish about the company's aggressive spending plans.


Sauber to stay with Ferrari engines in 2018

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The Swiss-based Sauber Formula One team announced a multi-year agreement on Friday to continue using Ferrari engines after this season.

United States Defense and Military Forces

Transgender Service Members Can Stay in the Military for Now, Pentagon Official Says

The military’s policy is unchanged until the White House changes the rules, a top Pentagon official said a day after President Trump announced a ban on transgender service members.

Mom taking refuge in church gets stay on deportation

A single mother of four who sought refuge in a New Haven, Connecticut church to avoid deportation will be allowed to stay with her family for now, authorities say.

Sessions, Jefferson B III

White House Aides Think Trump Will Let Sessions Stay, for Now

Among those urging Mr. Trump to spare the attorney general have been Reince Priebus, the chief of staff, and Stephen K. Bannon, the president’s chief strategist.


Accorhotels beefs up luxury rental 'onefinestay' brand to fight Airbnb

PARIS (Reuters) - AccorHotels will re-group three of its luxury home-rental divisions under its 'onefinestay' brand, as the French hotelier steps up efforts to counter the challenge of Airbnb and other online booking services.

Illegal Immigration

Four Migrants Die Trying to Cross Rio Grande Into the U.S.

The deaths in El Paso came days after the authorities discovered the bodies of eight migrants packed in a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio.


Survivors of Texas truck where 10 immigrants died seek to trade testimony for visas

AUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some of the illegal immigrants who survived a deadly human-smuggling journey into Texas are seeking visas to stay in the United States in exchange for testimony against those responsible for an operation that killed 10 people on a sweltering truck, a lawyer said on Tuesday.


Trump says Yellen in running to stay as Fed chair: WSJ

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he was considering renominating Janet Yellen as Fed chairperson, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.


Massachusetts cannot hold immigrants so U.S. can detain them: state top court

BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts police do not have the authority to detain illegal immigrants solely to buy time for federal law enforcement officials to take them into custody, the state's top court ruled on Monday.


Home sweet home: islanders stay put even when the sea invades

OSLO (Reuters) - Islanders in the Philippines have stayed in their homes even after an earthquake caused subsidence and floods, according to a study on Monday that questions how far global warming will trigger mass migration as sea levels rise.


Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it would not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest clashes with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use.

Kabila, Joseph

When Will Kabila Go? Congolese Leader Long Overstays His Welcome

The deeply unpopular president, Joseph Kabila, was supposed to step down in December. But he refused, setting off a political and economic crisis that may turn violent.


Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay, may be reduced

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest confrontations with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use, Israeli officials said on Sunday.


Britain's May to stay as PM until at least 2020, close ally predicts

LONDON (Reuters) - British transport minister Chris Grayling, one of Prime Minister Theresa May's closest cabinet colleagues, has predicted she will remain in the job until at least 2020 and could even fight another national election.

It's not black or white: They both had loved ones shot dead by cops in Minnesota

Valerie Castile and Don Damond embraced each other minutes before the "Justice for Justine" rally in suburban Minneapolis.

United States Politics and Government

Sessions Vows to Stay on as Attorney General ‘as Long as That Is Appropriate’

The president had said he would not have appointed Mr. Sessions had he known he would recuse himself from the Justice Department’s Russia investigation.

He says he'll stay despite Trump second-guessing his nomination of the attorney general

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he plans to continue in his job despite President Donald Trump's comments that he'd have picked someone else had he known Sessions would recuse himself from the Justice Department's Russia investigation.


BRIEF-Assured Guaranty files motion to lift automatic stay, commence action against PREPA for appointment of receiver

* Assured guaranty files motion to lift automatic stay and commence an action against prepa for the appointment of a receiver


BRIEF-‍National Public Finance Guarantee Corp says filed legal motion​ to lift PROMESA stay

* ‍national public finance guarantee corp says filed legal motion​ to lift promesa stay to seek appointment of receiver, compel rate increase Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:


CEE MARKETS-Prague shares hit seven-week high, forint stays firmer

PRAGUE, July 18 (Reuters) - Prague stocks rose to a seven-week high on Tuesday after a tender offer lifted shares of artificial textile maker Pegas Nonwovens, while Hungary's forint firmed despite a dovish central bank holding steady as expected. Central European currencies have gained strength in recent weeks on the back of a softer dollar, which has lost some favour as other major central banks signal they could change monetary policy. The region is trading at more than 2-year highs ag

Illegal Immigration

Driving While Undocumented, and Facing the Risks

Many unauthorized immigrants drive without a license. Under the Trump administration, they may increasingly be subject to detention after traffic stops.

Illegal Immigration

A Defender of the Constitution, With No Legal Right to Live Here

Leading a new wave of defiant activism, Lizbeth Mateo is one of few undocumented immigrants working as a lawyer in immigration courts.

Don't cancel citizenship program for immigrants with special skills

Facing lawsuits and questions over adequate security vetting, the Pentagon is considering the cancellation of a program designed to fast-track citizenship for certain foreigners with special skills.


AstraZeneca offers no comment after report saying CEO staying

LONDON (Reuters) - Anglo-Swedish pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca declined to comment on speculation about the future of its chief executive Pascal Soriot on Friday, after a report quoted Bloomberg news agency saying he would stay in his post.


Nikkei edges up, shares stay on track for weekly gains

TOKYO, July 14 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Friday and remained on track for a robust weekly gain, though investors grew cautious ahead of a long holiday weekend.


Sweden intensifies crackdown on illegal immigrants

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden has intensified its crackdown on illegal immigrants after a failed asylum-seeker killed five people in Stockholm, but the move has raised concerns that more migrants will be driven underground to join a shadowy underclass.


U.S. judge halts deportation of Iraqi immigrants

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that the government cannot immediately deport nearly 200 Iraqi immigrants arrested last month who argued they would face persecution if they were removed from the country.

Books and Literature

Nonfiction: The Austen Legacy: Why and How We Love Her, What She Loved

From the role-playing of modern Janeites to the theatrical performances that inspired Austen’s own work, three books explore her roots and her legacy.


Tennis - Roger sails on as 'baby Fed' stays in master's shadow

LONDON (Reuters) - Evergreen Roger Federer kept his quest for a record eighth Wimbledon crown on track on Monday, dispatching Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-2 6-4 in a match-up of classic styles that had the purists purring.


MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf may consolidate as oil recovers, volumes may stay low

DUBAI, July 10 (Reuters) - A small recovery in crude oil prices and upbeat global stock markets may help their Gulf counterparts consolidate on Monday, but volumes could remain thin as investors await quarterly earnings.

Tillerson, Rex W

Tillerson Says Russia Must Restore Ukraine Territory, or Sanctions Stay

The secretary of state, on a visit to Kiev, appeared to set the same high bar for sanctions relief that the Obama administration did.


Froome stays in control after action-packed ninth stage of Tour de France

CHAMBERY, France (Reuters) - Chris Froome escaped unscathed after an action-packed ninth stage of the Tour de France as one his main rivals and his Team Sky lieutenant crashed out of the race on Sunday.


Peace at risk in Nigeria's oil heartlands as locals' patience wears thin

KINGDOM OF GBARAMATU, Nigeria (Reuters) - The Nigerian government's efforts to secure peace in the oil heartlands of the Niger Delta are empty promises, community leaders say, threatening a return to violence that would derail any broader recovery in the crude-dependent economy.

Federal judge extends stay protecting Iraqis from deportation

Iraqi nationals with final orders of removal from the US cannot be deported for at least another two weeks, a federal judge has ruled.


Tech Style: ‘Baby Driver’ Stirs Nostalgia for iPods

No cell service is not a problem for those stubborn holdouts who don’t rely on streaming to get their tunes.


Tennis: Ostapenko stays on course for momentous double

LONDON (Reuters) - Jelena Ostapenko is clearly not one to rest on her laurels.


BRIEF-Yokogawa's sales apparently stay flat at around 90 bln yen for April-June quarter - Nikkei

* Yokogawa Electric's group operating profit probably jumped 18% on year to around 6 billion yen in the April-June quarter - Nikkei


Motor racing: Sainz says he is unlikely to stay at Toro Rosso

SPIELBERG, Austria (Reuters) - Spanish Formula One driver Carlos Sainz said on Thursday he was unlikely to stay at Toro Rosso next season and was open to offers.


Critic's Notebook: In a Summer Theater Weekend, Odd Couples and Immigrants on the Make

Two outstanding performances in a “Children of a Lesser God” revival are a Berkshires highlight.


MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi may stay weak before Q2 results, political stalemate may stall Doha

DUBAI, July 5 (Reuters) - The Riyadh stock index may remain weak on Wednesday as investors are reluctant to buy before seeing second-quarter earnings, while Qatar could move little as a diplomatic stalemate continues.


New York-bound, a ballet star rises in Bollywood's heartland

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Amiruddin Shah has been described as India's "Billy Elliot" -- a young lover of dance who rises from humble beginnings to great things on the ballet stage.

Tim Cook quotes FDR: We are all descended from immigrants


Icy dips for ailing hip helps Murray stay mobile

(Reuters) - World number one and defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is using daily ice baths and extra exercise to strengthen his sore hip and maintain his fitness throughout the SW19 event.

White House stays silent on anti-Semitic connection of Trump's anti-CNN video

President Donald Trump's top aides are staying silent about the possible anti-Semitic, racist and anti-Muslim origins of a video the President tweeted Sunday, declining to answer a series of CNN questions about the video and its self-proclaimed originator.


Central Americans, ‘Scared of What’s Happening’ in U.S., Stay Put

While some of President Trump’s most ambitious plans to tighten the border remain a long way off, his hard-line approach to immigration seems to have reduced the flow of Central American migrants.

Illegal Immigration

Trump Administration Targets Parents in New Immigration Crackdown

Undocumented immigrants suspected of paying to bring their children to the country now face arrest, a tactic to discourage smuggling that also separates families.

Obamacare is here to stay, even as GOP tries for repeal

Senate Republicans continue to work to repeal and repeal Obamacare, but even if they succeed, it has become clear this week that the law has fundamentally shifted expectations surrounding health care in the country.


House cracks down on illegal immigrants with bills backed by Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bills backed by U.S. President Donald Trump to crack down on illegal immigrants passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, drawing criticism from immigration activists and others who called them a threat to civil liberties.

House passes bills targeting immigrants and sanctuary cities

House Republicans joined President Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon in declaring war on sanctuary cities -- passing legislation targeting the cities' funding while hammering a message of the dangers posed by undocumented immigrants.


Trump-backed bills on illegal immigrants poised to pass U.S. House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday is expected to pass two pieces of legislation aimed at cracking down on illegal immigrants after receiving the unqualified support of President Donald Trump.


White House will still pursue tax changes if Obamacare taxes stay: Cohn

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is not certain legislation being crafted in the U.S. Senate will remove all tax hikes created under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, a White House policy advisor said on Thursday.


Some would-be immigrants left in limbo after Supreme Court travel ban order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Without close family in the United States, Elly and her husband had few options for getting permission to immigrate to America from Iran. So when they won a U.S. government lottery last September for a so-called "diversity visa" allowing them to resettle in the United States, the couple was thrilled.

A look at the lives of NY's Chinese immigrants

The bookcase bursts with pink plush pigs, crammed so high it nearly touches the ceiling. Adorned with red and gold tassels, it looks like a shrine, built lovingly over many years.

Judge stays deportation of Iraqi nationals

A federal judge temporarily blocked the deportation of any Iraqi nationals in the United States Monday, setting a two week stay on their deportation cases, according to the judge's order.

Illegal Immigration

Unauthorized Immigrants Steer Clear of Medical Care

Around the country, clinics that serve immigrants report seeing fewer patients since the Trump administration issued broad deportation orders.

Cillizza: Ivanka Trump 'tries to stay out of politics.' Um, what?

Ivanka Trump is a senior adviser to the president of the United States. Which makes what she told "Fox and Friends" on Monday very, very odd.

Ivanka: I try to stay out of politics

Despite her job in the White House, Ivanka Trump says she tries to stay out of the politics of her father's presidency.


British PM May tells EU migrants: 'We want you to stay'

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May told European Union citizens who are already living legally in Britain that she wanted them to stay after the country leaves the EU in 2019.


Exclusive: U.S. warship stayed on deadly collision course despite warning - container ship captain

TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain.

How to stay healthy after a month-long fast

After 30 days of fasting, nutrition experts tell CNN the best things to eat, and when to eat them, to ensure people celebrate the feast day of Eid al-Fitr in good health.

Illegal Immigration

For Grieving Parents, Trump Is ‘Speaking for the Dead’ on Immigration

Their children died at the hands of undocumented immigrants, and their anguish forms the emotional cornerstone of the president’s signature issue.

Opinion: Why the billions in health care subsidies need to stay

It's not every day that hospitals and insurers see eye to eye, but there is one thing we agree on -- the government must continue to help lower the cost of health care that millions of lower-income Americans receive.

Immigration and Emigration

To Make Sense of American Politics, Immigrants Find Clues From Lands They Left

As immigrants in Houston follow Washington’s political turmoil, some find ominous echoes from their homelands. Others find a reminder they are lucky to be here.

Illegal Immigration

Immigration Moves Front and Center in Italy’s Local Elections

Parties and politicians took a tougher stance ahead voting on Sunday, from Lampedusa in the south to Lake Como, where the Swiss border beckons migrants.


VW ex-manager should stay in Germany: lawyer in Bild

BERLIN (Reuters) - A lawyer for one of the former Volkswagen managers sought in the United States in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal has advised him not to leave Germany, she told a German daily.


EMBARGO-VW ex-manager should stay in Germany - lawyer in Bild

BERLIN, June 24 (Reuters) - A lawyer for one of the former Volkswagen managers sought in the United States in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal has advised him not to leave Germany, she told a German daily.


Offer to let EU citizens stay is fair, insists UK's May

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to guarantee EU citizens living in Britain broadly the same rights as Britons on Friday, saying differences could be overcome by a "constructive" attitude to Brexit talks.

Love (Emotion)

Modern Love: To Stay in Love, Sign on the Dotted Line

They launched their relationship by answering 36 questions. To keep it going, they drew up a contract.


New citizens start lives in Canada as country seeks immigrants

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - At citizenship ceremonies across the country, new Canadians began a fresh chapter in their lives last month in a land they chose for what they saw as its diversity, safety and opportunity.

Trump and Republicans want her to stay

President Donald Trump loves Nancy Pelosi. The Republican Party loves Nancy Pelosi.

Trump's plan for 5-year welfare ban for immigrants is already law

President Donald Trump proposed Wednesday night reforming the welfare system by putting into law a statute that has been the law of the land since 1996.

City's confederate monument will stay

Chloe Coney remembers what it was like to be one of the first black students to attend Hillsborough High School in Tampa, Florida, in the 1960s.


Cigna stays in Obamacare for now; Anthem reduces participation

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. healthcare insurer Cigna Corp said on Wednesday it will continue to offer individual coverage under Obamacare for now while rival Anthem Inc announced it was shrinking its participation, amid uncertainty over the fate of the government-subsidized program.


SoftBank founder Son pledges to stay at helm as company's firepower grows

TOKYO (Reuters) - SoftBank Group founder Masayoshi Son, Japan's richest man, said on Wednesday he'll spend the next decade identifying a successor to drive his rapidly growing technology empire, which has amassed an unprecedented investment warchest over the past year.

Turns out Trump voters loved the shove

Trump voters love the shove. CNN's Jeanne Moos says they approve of the President pushing the Prime Minister.


British hope Konta will try to stay in 'bubble' for Wimbledon

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - The prospect of Johanna Konta becoming the first British woman to win Wimbledon in 40 years is certain to generate plenty of focus on the world number seven as next month's tournament draws close.

Bush-era officials can't be held accountable for detaining immigrants after 9/11

The Supreme Court ruled former high-ranking officials in the George W. Bush administration, including former Attorney General John Ashcroft and former FBI Director Robert Mueller, could not be held accountable in claims brought by non-citizens after 9/11.


Venezuela soldiers guard Chavez symbols in seething heartland

SABANETA, Venezuela (Reuters) - In the dozy agricultural town of Hugo Chavez's birth, soldiers guard an immense statue of the former Venezuelan leader while nearby opposition activists dream of pulling it down.

Goma (Congo, Democratic Republic of)

The Look: In Goma, Lights May Flicker but Looks Stay Sharp

“One of the first things I noticed is how completely beautiful everyone is on the street,” said Shayla Harris, a documentary filmmaker and journalist, about her recent trip to Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Illegal Immigration

Border Patrol Raids Humanitarian Aid Group Camp in Arizona

A desert base for No More Deaths was raided by border agents on Thursday. Unlike previous raids, this time they came with a search warrant.

Rand Paul on being trapped on a killing field: Stay or go?


White House says no determination yet on 'Dreamer' immigrants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is still reviewing a policy set in 2012 by U.S. President Barack Obama that protects from deportation nearly 600,000 immigrants brought into the country illegally by their parents, known as "Dreamers," a White House spokesman said on Friday.


As Brexit talks loom, UK PM May scrambles for deal to stay in power

LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain is likely to go into arduous talks on its exit from the European Union without a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power as negotiations with a Northern Irish "kingmaker" party grind into a second week.

Trump, Donald J

Trump Will Allow ‘Dreamers’ to Stay in U.S., Reversing Campaign Promise

The Department of Homeland Security announced that it would continue an Obama-era program intended to protect young immigrants from deportation.


Catalans woo immigrants in quest to split from Spain

POLINYA, Spain (Reuters) - In a community hall in the Spanish region of Catalonia, two independence activists take the stage against a backdrop of red and yellow striped Catalan flags: a Syrian-born tourist guide and a Spanish member of parliament born in Uruguay.

Classical Music

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Lost Its Leader. Can It Stay on Top?

Deborah Borda, who helped make the orchestra the envy of the music world, left for the New York Philharmonic. But nobody in Los Angeles seems worried.


May inches toward deal to stay in power as battle rages over Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May edged closer to clinching a deal to stay in power with the support of Northern Irish kingmakers on Wednesday but faced a battle over Brexit just days before divorce talks are due to begin.


A Beloved British Illustrator, at the Beach

Sir Quentin Blake’s mischievous illustrations for Roald Dahl’s books have delighted generations of children. In a new show, he explores the theme of travel in all its wild and fantastical forms.


Britain could stay in EU, but only on poorer terms: Verhofstadt

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Britain is welcome to change its mind and stay in the European Union, but it should not expect to keep getting its EU budget rebates or complex opt-outs from EU rules, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator said on Wednesday.

Survivor: If we stayed inside, we'd be dead

Michael Paramasivan, who escaped the fire at a 27-story apartment block in West London, said there were no proper alarms in place for a fire emergency.

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: Staying Healthy During a Heat Wave

Tuesday: More scorching weather, the first Citi Bike death, and celebrating music month.


Golf: Players aim to stay fresh ahead of U.S. Open grind

ERIN, Wisconsin (Reuters) - Coming to relatively new Erin Hills, which is hosting its maiden major championship, gives the world's best golfers a taste of the unknown this week at the U.S. Open.


Main ally of Brazil's Temer seen staying in coalition despite scandal

BRASILIA, June 12 (Reuters) - The main ally of Brazil's scandal-hit President Michel Temer will stay in his coalition despite a move by younger members to break away from what they view as an irremediably corrupt government, party leaders said on Monday.


Canadian Grand Prix to stay until at least 2029: reports

(Reuters) - The Canadian Grand Prix will get a new contract and stay on the Formula One schedule until at least 2029, local media reported on Friday.


Cavaliers top Warriors to stay alive in NBA Finals

CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers staved off NBA Finals elimination and ended the Golden State Warriors' shot at an unprecedented perfect run through the playoffs with a gritty 137-116 win on Friday.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides

Kansas Man Indicted on Hate Crime Charges in Shooting of Indian Immigrants

Adam W. Purinton, 52, who is already facing a murder charge in Kansas, was indicted on federal charges in a February shooting that killed one man.


Exclusive: Trump targets illegal immigrants who were given reprieves from deportation by Obama

(Reuters) - In September 2014, Gilberto Velasquez, a 38-year-old house painter from El Salvador, received life-changing news: The U.S. government had decided to shelve its deportation action against him.

2020 Vision: Biden's family is serious; Harris stays focused on Trump

Welcome to #2020Vision -- our new weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race. Check back here each Friday for a new edition.

May's future: Will she stay or go?

It was far from the triumphant victory Theresa May had been expecting.


Trump, as Comey takes spotlight, vows to stay strong and fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, in a speech across town from a closely watched congressional hearing on his dealings with the FBI amid its Russia probe, told supporters on Thursday their movement was "under siege" and vowed to fight on.


BRIEF-Canada Energy Partners says ‍application for stay of shut-in order has been denied​

* Canada Energy Partners Inc - ‍application for a stay of shut-in order has been denied

Short, Marc

White House Turmoil Makes It Harder to Stay Focused, Trump Aide Says

Marc Short, the president’s legislative affairs director, said the controversies surrounding the White House distracted from its legislative agenda but would not derail it.


Japan's Nikkei steady; stays near 22-mth high as yen's rise stalls

TOKYO, June 5 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average barely changed on Monday, keeping close to a 22-month high scaled at the end of last week as the yen's rise against the dollar stalled.


Japan's Nikkei steady; strong yen caps, but index stays near 22-mth high

TOKYO, June 5 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average barely moved on Monday, capped by a stronger yen but retaining enough momentum to stay close to a 22-month high scaled the previous session.


Audi CEO may not stay until end 2022 due to board pact: sources

BERLIN (Reuters) - Embattled Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler only got a five-year contract extension last month because of an agreement among supervisory board members that he would not serve out his full term, two sources close to the company's supervisory board told Reuters.


In Brexit heartlands, May's election gamble could depend on turnout

WAKEFIELD, England (Reuters) - Until the Brexit referendum, Gary Hill had never voted.


Banco Popular head tells staff to stay calm, source says ECB meet planned

MADRID, June 3 (Reuters) - The chairman of Banco Popular has told his executives that the struggling Spanish lender was solvent and urged them to remain calm and confident, while a source said he would hold a routine meeting with the European Central Bank next week.

Federal Budget (US)

Mick Mulvaney on the Budget, Congressional Scorekeepers and Staying Frugal

Mr. Mulvaney, the White House budget director, said his desire to eliminate wasteful spending was formed in childhood.


UPDATE 2-Big U.S. companies stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

* Tesla, Disney CEOs left councils after Trump's climate move (Adds JPMorgan confirmation of staying on, Boeing remaining)


Big U.S. companies stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several major U.S. companies, including Wal-Mart Stores Inc and IBM Corp , on Friday said their CEOs will remain in an influential presidential advisory group despite objecting to President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.


Recent immigrants to the U.S. are better educated: report

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Nearly half the recent immigrants to the United States have college degrees, reflecting a steady increase in educational attainment fueled partly by growing numbers of arrivals from Asia, according to a study released on Thursday.


Fearing Trump's next move, liberals urge Supreme Court conservative Kennedy to stay

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberal activists are urging U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative with whom they often disagree, to put off any thought of retirement, fearing President Donald Trump would replace him with a jurist further to the right.


Nishikori stays under the radar for clash with France's Chardy

PARIS (Reuters) - Japan's Kei Nishikori renews acquaintance with one of the French Open's outside courts on Thursday when he takes on local hope Jeremy Chardy in a second-round match.

EU boss urges Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted a direct appeal to US President Donald Trump early Thursday not to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change.


Tiger's image takes hit but sponsors staying put-experts

(Reuters) - The marketability of Tiger Woods will suffer following his arrest for driving under the influence, but the former world number one golfer's current sponsors will likely stay by his side, according to experts.

'This Is Us' staying on Tuesday nights

Relax "This Is Us" fans, you don't have to change the night you've set aside for crying.

Immigration and Emigration

Immigrants Keep an Iowa Meatpacking Town Alive and Growing

Waves of Asian, African and Latino newcomers have filled jobs at pork, egg and turkey plants where wages have fallen and work has grown more grueling.


New Ecuador president says Assange a 'hacker,' but can stay at embassy

QUITO (Reuters) - Ecuador's new leftist president Lenin Moreno said on Monday Julian Assange is a "hacker," making his strongest comments to date against the WikiLeaks founder while still stressing he could stay on in the country's London embassy.


Wall St Weekahead-Switch it up this year: Buy in May, till November stay

NEW YORK, May 26 (Reuters) - "Sell in May and go away" is perhaps the oldest saw on Wall Street, but it appears there's no shortage of U.S. mutual funds doing exactly that this year.


Oil prices stay weak as US drilling undermines drive to tighten markets

SINGAPORE, May 29 (Reuters) - Oil prices remained weak on Monday as a relentless rise in U.S. drilling undermined an OPEC-led push to tighten supply.


Families of five Bahrainis say burial of loved ones without their consent a crime

DUBAI (Reuters) - The families of five Bahrainis killed during a security raid last week accused authorities of depriving them from bidding farewell to their loved ones after authorities buried the bodies without their permission.

Merkel: Europe Must Stay United in Face of Ally Uncertainty

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging European Union nations to stick together in the face of new uncertainty over the United States and other challenges.


Stosur wins Strasbourg title, stays top in Australia

PARIS (Reuters) - Sam Stosur retained her Australian number one position as she claimed the Strasbourg International title with a 5-7 6-4 6-3 victory against compatriot Daria Gavrilova on Saturday.


Switch it up this year: Buy in May, till November stay

NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Sell in May and go away" is perhaps the oldest saw on Wall Street, but it appears there's no shortage of U.S. mutual funds doing exactly that this year.

United States Economy

World Leaders Increase Pressure on Trump to Stay in the Paris Accord

Negotiators for America’s partners in the Group of 7 intensified pressure on the United States not to pull out of the 2015 climate agreement.


U.S. Supreme Court lifts stay of execution for Alabama prisoner

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court lifted a temporary stay for the planned execution on Thursday of a 75-year-old Alabama prisoner who has spent more than three decades on death row and faced seven previous execution dates.


Up to 600,000 immigrants in U.S. South may have path to legal status: analysis

(Reuters) - As many as 600,000 illegal immigrants in several U.S. states could have a path to legally remain in the country, according to an analysis released on Thursday by a legal aid group.

A Bermuda triangle: Where to eat, stay and play

The 35th America's Cup sailing competition begins on May 26 and runs through June 27, and it's Bermuda's moment in the sun, though Bermuda is almost always sunny. One step on this island, and it's impossible not to be moved by its beauty, history, simplicity and charm.


Tennis: ATP Tour Finals to stay in London until 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The season-ending ATP World Tour Finals will remain in London until 2020, the men's governing body confirmed on Thursday.

United States Politics and Government

Trump Budget Takes Broad Aim at Undocumented Immigrants

In ways large and small, President Trump’s first budget proposal would root out undocumented immigrants, deprive them of a livelihood and send them packing.


I've struggled to stay motivated, says Murray

PARIS (Reuters) - Britain's Andy Murray, who has suffered a dip in form this year, said on Wednesday it had been hard at times for him to stay motivated since he became world number one last year.


On trip abroad, Trump stays on script, but will it last?

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - He still has a chance for missteps, but so far on his maiden international trip, Donald Trump has managed to avoid major stumbles and has stuck to the script in a way his advisers have wanted him to do for months.


US STOCKS-Wall St stays slightly higher following Fed minutes

* Indexes up: Dow 0.3 pct, S&P 500 0.2 pct, Nasdaq 0.3 pct (Updates with reaction to Fed minutes)

Illegal Immigration

Feature: Is It Possible to Resist Deportation in Trump’s America?

Living under draconian state laws, Arizona activists honed an effective strategy for keeping undocumented immigrants in the country. Can the same tools still work today?


'Uneasy' South African cricketers staying put despite Manchester attack

LONDON (Reuters) - Visiting South African cricketers "are uneasy" following Monday's suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester but abandoning their tour of England is not under consideration, the team's manager has said.

Echo from Boston bombings: Stay strong, Manchester

As someone who has not been personally affected by a terrorist attack, I would not presume to give advice to the people of Manchester on this terrible day after.

Illegal Immigration

Since Ouster, Sheriff Arpaio Has Lots of Time, but Not for Regrets

The Arizona sheriff, tough on inmates and accused of targeting Latinos in Maricopa County, reflects on his reputation and his decades in law enforcement.


Father of tourist killed in NYC attack: 'She loved Times Square'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A framed tribute from the father of an 18-year-old Michigan woman killed last week in New York's Times Square appeared on Monday morning near the spot where a driver intentionally hit her, circled by a rain-soaked mound of flowers and stuffed toys.

United States Politics and Government

629,000 Overstayed U.S. Visas Last Year, Homeland Security Says

The number is a tiny portion of the estimated 50 million visitors to the country, but the department says the breach presents a risk to national security.

US deportation fears push immigrants north

Student Loans

A Guide to Staying on Top of Your Student Loan

Our best guidance for families and students trying to figure out the best strategies for managing college debt.

Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides

Before Driver’s Times Square Crash, a Descent Into Paranoia and Harassment

A former Navy recruit who plowed into a crowd on Thursday is said to have fallen into a cloud of paranoia during a string of arrests for threats and drunken driving.

Mandatory Sentencing

5 Years, or 20? How Sessions’ Get-Tough Order Would Extend Prison Stays

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered prosecutors to seek more serious charges and longer sentences. Here’s how this would play out for three drug defendants.


Fiji says U.S. faces climate risks, urges Trump to 'stay in canoe'

BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Fiji, due to lead global talks on climate change, said on Thursday that rising sea levels threaten New York and Miami and urged U.S. President Donald Trump to "stay in the canoe" alongside other nations in the fight against global warming.


Loved and loathed, Roger Ailes transformed U.S. media landscape

(Reuters) - Roger Ailes, who became one of the most powerful figures in both U.S. politics and media by turning the Fox News network into a booming voice for conservatives before he was brought down by sexual harassment charges, has died at the age of 77.


U.S. works on climate interests relevant if Trump stays in U.N. pact

OSLO (Reuters) - A pared-down U.S. delegation has quietly worked to promote long-standing U.S. climate interests at global talks in Germany even though President Donald Trump is threatening to pull out of an agreement largely designed by Washington.

Illegal Immigration

Immigration Arrests Rise Sharply as a Trump Mandate Is Carried Out

Under a new Trump administration policy, the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is casting a wider net.


The Health Issue: The Rooster Attacked Me — and Yet I Loved Him

The cruelest farmyard animal is revealing of human nature.


BRIEF-Salix, Valeant and Actavis agree to stay outstanding litigation

* Statement regarding XiFaxan intellectual property litigation


Review: ‘Alien: Covenant’ Summons Terror and Stays on Brand

The new entry in Ridley Scott’s long-lived franchise is committed to the canny management of expectations, but that doesn’t diminish its creepiness.


Review: For Africans in America, a Temporary Stay Becomes a New Life

Two plays by Mfoniso Udofia, part of a cycle about the members of a Nigerian family, track their migration to the United States.


Organizers of Singapore gay pride rally tell outsiders to stay away

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Organizers of Singapore's Pink Dot gay pride rally have warned foreigners and those who are not permanent residents of the city-state to steer clear of this year's event, following rule changes aimed at keeping foreigners out of domestic politics.

Real Estate and Housing (Residential)

Real Estate’s New Normal: Homeowners Staying Put

Low interest rates helped millions buy homes after the recession. With rates rising, many feel locked in, with little upside to moving.


Immigrant leaves Denver church with two-year stay of deportation

(Reuters) - A Mexican mother of four who moved into a Denver church three months ago to dodge deportation left her sanctuary on Friday because immigration officials promised she could remain in the United States for two years.

2 at center of immigration debate get deportation stays

Two undocumented immigrants who hunkered down in the same Denver church to elude deportation have won victories in their fights to stay in the United States.


U.S. told Turkey YPG militia would not stay on in Raqqa, Turkish PM says

ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States has told Turkey the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia would not remain in the region after an operation on Syria's Raqqa, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday.

An in-flight snack so loved it has its own emoji

Biting into a complimentary Biscoff cookie on a flight may do little to sweeten the bitter experience of commercial air travel, but there's so much more to these little biscuits than their white-and-red wrappers reveal.


New York mayor criticized for proposed limits on legal aid to immigrants

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City public defenders on Thursday criticized a proposal by Mayor Bill de Blasio to deny free legal counsel to immigrants in deportation hearings if they had been convicted of serious crimes in the past, saying the plan would deny them due process.


Cycling: Dillier delivers after long breakaway, Jungels stays pink

(Reuters) - Swiss Silvan Dillier won his maiden grand tour victory when he prevailed at the end of a long breakaway in the sixth stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday.


China simulates extended moon stays amid space drive

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is testing the ability for future astronauts to stay on the moon for extended periods, as Beijing accelerates its space program and looks to put people on the surface of the moon within the next two decades.


Charismatic Tehran mayor defies establishment to stay in presidential race

ANKARA (Reuters) - The charismatic 55-year-old mayor of Tehran seems a long-shot contender for Iran's presidency, but could emerge as the main threat to President Hassan Rouhani if he beats other hardliners to emerge as the sole challenger in a second round.


BRIEF-Meredith Corp says continues to expect FY adj. EPS of $3.85-$3.90

* Meredith Corp - for full-year fiscal 2017, Meredith continues to expect record earnings per share of $4.13 to $4.18 on a GAAP basis

Global Warming

Stay In or Leave the Paris Climate Deal? Lessons from Kyoto

The Paris accord provides its members with more flexibility than the earlier Kyoto Protocol, an argument for those who want the United States to remain in the deal.


EU urges U.S. not to cut U.N. funds, stay committed to climate deal

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The European Union foreign policy chief urged the United States on Tuesday to keep funding U.N. agencies that deal with issues such as food aid, refugees and children, describing their work as sometimes more important to peace and security than defense spending.