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Stormy Daniels' attorney says Trump lawyers behave like thugs

The attorney for Stormy Daniels accused President Donald Trump's legal team Thursday of "engaging in thuggish behavior."

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: Commuting After the Snowstorm

Thursday: A look at the morning commute, the Affordable Art Fair, and a search for commuter art.


'Four'easter' storm pounds U.S. East, states declare emergencies

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. East's fourth major snowstorm this month swept through the region with heavy snow and high winds on Wednesday, snarling flights and commuter travel, closing schools and triggering emergency declarations in New York City and New Jersey.


Academic in Facebook storm worked on Russian 'dark' personality project

MOSCOW/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The psychologist at the center of a scandal over the misuse of millions of Facebook users' personal data worked with Russian researchers on a study of toxic personality traits.


Facebook and UK political consultancy sued in data storm

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - A U.S. resident has sued Facebook and a British-based political consultancy for obtaining data from millions of the social media site's users without their permission, while an academic at the center of the storm accused both firms of scapegoating him.


Winter 'four'easter' storm hits U.S. East, snarling traffic, closing schools

(Reuters) - Millions of commuters along the U.S. East Coast faced another round of heavy snow, ice and gusty winds on Wednesday as the fourth major snowstorm this month struck the region, closing schools, grounding flights and halting buses and trains.

Here's what the storm looks like from space

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: Spring Snowstorm

Wednesday: The latest on the storm heading toward New York City, and how it could affect your commute.

Donald Trump, Snowstorm, Austin: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.


Winter storm to strike U.S. East, snarling traffic, closing schools

(Reuters) - Millions of commuters along the U.S. East Coast will face another round of heavy snow, ice and wind gusts on Wednesday when the fourth major snow storm this month strikes the region, closing schools, grounding flights and halting buses and trains.


Trump, deemed 'not above the law,' faces legal storm

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump faced legal challenges from women on two fronts on Tuesday as a defamation lawsuit brought by a former Apprentice TV show contestant moved forward and a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump sued to undo a confidentiality agreement.

Polygraph: Stormy Daniels was being truthful

Stormy Daniels was "truthful about having unprotected vaginal intercourse with Donald Trump in July 2006," according to a polygraph test report from 2011.

Stormy Daniels' friend: She fears for life

Stormy Daniels' friend Alana Evans says both she and Daniels have received threats from people formerly in the adult film industry.

United States Politics and Government

Op-Ed Columnist: The Calm Before the Stormy

What’s behind President Trump’s curious silence about a porn star and her story?


Macron says too much English spoken in pre-Brexit Brussels

PARIS (Reuters) - The English language is too dominant in Brussels, especially with Britain soon to exit the European Union, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday as he vowed to fight for a wider use of French in EU institutions and abroad.


New York Region Braces for Major Snowstorm

Even as the calendar turns to spring, winter refuses to relinquish its grip with forecasters predicting 12 to 16 inches of snow starting on Wednesday.

Significant damage in the Southeast from severe storms

Severe storms smacked the Southeast Monday, bringing possible tornadoes, powerful winds and hailstones the size of baseballs.

As storms pummel Southeast, New England braces for another nor'easter

It doesn't look like winter is giving up easily.

Trump attorney taunts Stormy Daniels

Michael Cohen, a longtime attorney and confidant of President Donald Trump, joked about the ongoing litigation he and the President have with Stormy Daniels, suggesting he might use winnings from the case to take a long trip.


Storms bring much-needed moisture to U.S. Plains wheat belt

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A winter storm brought beneficial rain and snow on Monday to portions of the southern U.S. Plains, where the region's hard red winter wheat crop has endured months of drought, an agricultural meteorologist said.

Male tennis legend paid 10 times as much as female counterpart for broadcasts

Martina Navratilova is ticked.


Tropical storm Eliakim kills 17 in Madagascar: authorities

ANTANANARIVO (Reuters) - At least 17 people died when a tropical storm hit eastern Madagascar over the weekend, authorities said.

Fourth winter storm in 3 weeks to hit East Coast

Spring begins Tuesday, but winter isn't ready to retire just yet.


Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin won a landslide re-election victory on Sunday, extending his rule over the world's largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West are on a hostile trajectory.

Opinion: Trouble for Trump if Mueller meets Stormy

Stormy Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti, has a talent for stirring the publicity pot relating to his controversial porn star client. He dropped his latest morsels Friday during a drive-by of CNN and MSNBC's morning shows. In an interview with Chris Cuomo of CNN's "New Day," he said six additional women had come forward alleging sexual relationships with President Donald Trump and that his office was in the "early stages of vetting those stories." Avenatti also claimed two of the women have nondisclosure agreements.

Sarah Sanders used to push back, not so much anymore

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders' answers to questions from the press has evolved as questions about the President and his policies became tougher. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.

Trump attorney joins Stormy Daniels lawsuit

Attorneys defending President Donald Trump and the company of his personal legal counsel, Michael Cohen, have filed to move the lawsuit against their clients by porn star Stormy Daniels to federal court and are claiming she could owe as much as $20 million for violating a nondisclosure agreement.


Trump lawyer seeks $20 million damages from Stormy Daniels: filing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A law firm representing U.S. President Donald Trump and the corporation that paid porn actress Stormy Daniels $130,000 in what she called hush money over an alleged affair with Trump said in a court filing that it was seeking at least $20 million in damages for multiple violations of a nondisclosure agreement.

Suits and Litigation (Civil)

Trump’s Lawyers Claim Stormy Daniels Violated Confidentiality Agreement at Least 20 Times

In a court filing, the president weighs in for the first time directly on a case in which a porn actress was paid $130,000 to stay silent about an affair she claims she had with him.

United States Politics and Government

Trump’s Tariffs Set Off Storm of Lobbying

Corporations and foreign leaders are pressing to meet with White House officials and hiring lawyers and lobbyists to push for exemptions that could be worth billions of dollars in trade.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer says some alleged incidents took place during Trump presidency

The lawyer representing the adult film star Stormy Daniels alleges that some of the accusations she's making against President Donald Trump occurred while Trump was in office.

Politics and Government

He Owns Much of Ethiopia. The Saudis Won’t Say Where They’re Hiding Him.

Many of the billionaires and princes swept up in the Saudi corruption crackdown have been released. Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi has not.

Panelists erupt over Trump-Stormy Daniels saga

Trump Advisory Board member Paris Dennard and Republican strategist Rick Wilson clash while discussing Stormy Daniels and President Trump.


Porn actress Stormy Daniels physically threatened over Trump: lawyer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The adult film actress known as Stormy Daniels was physically threatened and warned to remain silent about her relationship with President Donald Trump, her lawyer told MSNBC and CNN on Friday.

Kimmel, Jimmy

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Pitches for Stormy Daniels’s Legal Fund

Kimmel said, “Now you can give money to a porn star — just like the president of the United States.”

Stormy Daniels' lawyer alleges there are 6 more women with similar stories

The lawyer representing the porn star Stormy Daniels says six additional women have come forward with similar experiences to that of his client as of Thursday evening -- some who he says also claim to have nondisclosure agreements.


Germans First? A Food Bank Bars Migrants, Setting Off a Storm

Chancellor Angela Merkel says, “You shouldn’t categorize people like this.” But Germans call the man who runs the food bank a “people’s hero.”


Stormy Daniels Interview to Air on ‘60 Minutes’ This Month

Last week, Anderson Cooper interviewed Stephanie Clifford, who said she had an affair with Donald J. Trump.

Analysis: There's a lot of smoke around Trump on the Stormy Daniels story

The legal and political storm around Stormy Daniels -- and her allegations that she had an extramarital affair with President Donald Trump in the mid-2000s -- just keeps growing.

French baker slapped with fine -- for working too darn much

The French take their bread very, very seriously. In fact, there are whole sets of laws that govern which type of bread can be called what, and when and how often bakeries can stay open.

Specialty toy retailers are pretty much extinct


Rockslide kills one, hurts another beach camper in storm-hit Portugal

LISBON (Reuters) - At least one foreign tourist was killed and another seriously injured by a rockslide that hit their beach camp just off continental Europe's westernmost point in Portugal as a result of a violent storm, authorities said on Thursday.

Cyberwarfare and Defense

A Cyberattack in Saudi Arabia Had a Deadly Goal. Experts Fear Another Try.

Petrochemical companies were hit by a series of cyberassaults last year. The worst of them, against a widely used safety system, could have set off an explosion.

United States Defense and Military Forces

Exclusive: U.S. Kept Silent About Its Role in Another Firefight in Niger

Two months after four American soldiers were killed in the West African country, a group of Green Berets and local forces killed 11 ISIS militants in a previously undisclosed battle.

Stormy Daniels crowdfunding her legal fees in suit against Trump

The porn star suing President Donald Trump is using a crowdfunding effort to cover her legal fees and other related expenses.

Orlando, Fla, Shooting (2016)

Key Question in Pulse Trial for Orlando Gunman’s Wife: How Much Did She Know?

Prosecutors said Noor Salman, the wife of Omar Mateen, helped him choose his target for murder and martyrdom. Her lawyers said she could not have known his plans.


Tesla says Model S, Model X production efficiency much improved

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said the number of labor hours needed to produce its Model S and Model X cars have decreased considerably, following the latest report of quality problems that could prevent the carmaker from hitting its production targets.


UPDATE 1-Icahn representative to AIG board will not seek another term -filing

March 14 (Reuters) - Samuel Merksamer, who represents billionaire Carl Icahn on the board of American International Group Inc, will not seek re-election to the post at the insurer's annual meeting in May, the company said in a filing on Wednesday.


Op-Ed Contributor: Hot Times in the Arctic

As temperatures turned unusually warm, the extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean reached new lows, offering a warning for the future.

Hearing set in Stormy Daniels' lawsuit against Trump

A hearing date has been set for the lawsuit adult film actress Stormy Daniels filed against President Donald Trump and his lawyer Michael Cohen's company to dissolve their non-disclosure agreement.

Stormy Daniels discussed alleged affair with Trump on 2007 radio show, host says

Stephanie Clifford, the porn star known as Stormy Daniels, discussed her alleged affair with Donald Trump during a May 2007 radio appearance, a well-known Florida radio personality told his listeners Friday.

The melting Arctic could make these late winter storms worse

As the Northeast endures its third nor'easter in ten days, winter-weary residents are wondering what's behind the weather chaos.

Trump asking for advice on Stormy Daniels situation

President Donald Trump has been seeking counsel from confidantes on how he should handle the Stormy Daniels situation, a source close to the President tells CNN.

Colbert, Stephen

Best of Late Night: Stephen Colbert Asks Why Trump Is Scared of Stormy Daniels

The former pornographic film actress was recently interviewed by “60 Minutes,” and Colbert was eager to offer his take on the controversy.

Tillerson 'will be much happier now,' Trump says

President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and is replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

Customs (Tariff)

The Conversation: Storm Over Pennsylvania

President Trump unleashes his charms on Kim Jong-un and the voters of the 18th Congressional District.


'A big one' - New England braces for third major storm in two weeks

BOSTON (Reuters) - A winter storm packing a powerful snowy punch bore down on the northeastern United States on Tuesday, closing schools, snarling travel and threatening to knock out power to thousands of homes and businesses.

Stormy Daniels, Goldman Sachs, Betsy DeVos: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

New England States (US)

Relentless Weather: More Snow as Another Nor’easter Takes Aim

New England braced for another storm, its third in two weeks. Schools, flights and trains were canceled, as weary residents prepared for a rerun.


U.S. northeast braces for third powerful storm in two weeks

(Reuters) - The third nor'easter to hit parts of the U.S. northeast in two weeks was expected to start late on Monday and Amtrak said it would suspend service on Tuesday between Boston and New York, as the storm could bring high winds, a foot or more of snow and power outages.

Presidential Election of 2016

Stormy Daniels Offers to Return Payment to End Deal for Her Silence

An adult film star who says she had an affair with President Trump will return $130,000 she got from Mr. Trump’s personal lawyer if doing so means she can speak freely, her lawyer said in a letter.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer has 3 questions for Trump

Attorney to Stormy Daniels, Michael Avenatti, explains why his client has decided to come forward now with her story about an alleged sexual relationship with Donald Trump.

Northeast braces for third storm in under two weeks

The northeastern United States is bracing for its third significant winter storm in less than two weeks, with the potential for heavy snow from New York to Maine.

United States Politics and Government

As ‘60 Minutes’ Prepares Stormy Daniels Interview, Lawyers Battle

Lawyers for the president and the porn actress sparred over the weekend, as “60 Minutes” prepared to show an interview it conducted with her last week.

For Stormy, controversy blows up into a club scene bonanza

A propeller plane pulled an advertising banner across a darkening sky on Saturday afternoon.

Northeast may get 3rd winter storm in 10 days

A storm system causing severe weather Sunday along the Gulf Coast is forecast to move off the East Coast, turn into a nor'easter and threaten the Northeastern United States on Monday night into Tuesday.


‘Saturday Night Live’ Parodies ‘The Bachelor’ With Another Kind of Breakup

“S.N.L.” took some unusual cultural detours this weekend, beginning with a “Bachelor” spoof centered on Robert Mueller, the special counsel.


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.

Lawyer: Stormy getting offers for her story

CNN's Michael Smerconish presses Stormy Daniels' attorney, Michael Avenatti, on whether the porn star has received offers to pay the $1 million penalty if she decides to breach the nondisclosure agreement of her alleged affair with President Trump.

Stormy Daniels says Trump scandal has been good for business

Interest in Stephanie Clifford, the porn star known as Stormy Daniels, is at an all-time high, and she's using it to her advantage, she told CNN after a performance Friday at the Solid Gold gentleman's club in Pompano Beach, Florida.

How Stormy Daniels could impact the Russia investigation

Porn star Stormy Daniels and special counsel Robert Mueller are among the most talked about figures in Washington these days. At this point, they are central figures in separate stories, but could it be long before their paths intersect?

The suspect is barricaded in a Pomona, California, apartment after fatally shooting one officer and wounding another, officials say

A standoff between police and an armed suspect that killed one officer and wounded another remains underway Saturday morning in Pomona, California, near Los Angeles, more than 12 hours after it began.

Stormy Daniels: Controversy is overshadowing my films

Porn star Stormy Daniels spoke to CNN's Nick Valencia about how the controversy surrounding her alleged affair with President Trump is affecting her work.

Cohen used Trump Org. email in Stormy Daniels deal

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer used his Trump Organization email account to communicate details of a payment transfer to adult film star Stormy Daniels, who allegedly had an affair with the President before his time in office, Daniels' attorney confirmed to CNN Friday.

Sanders: Nothing else to add about Stormy Daniels

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders made clear Friday she has nothing else to say about the alleged affair between President Donald Trump and porn actress Stormy Daniels.

Law firm handling Stormy Daniels case for Cohen also did legal work with Trump campaign

The lawyer handling the Stormy Daniels scandal for President Donald Trump's corporate and personal representative, Michael Cohen, comes from the same small New York law firm that earned thousands of dollars from the Trump campaign at the end of last year.

Clifford, Stephanie

Stormy Daniels: Timeline of a Trump Scandal

Accusations, payoffs and lawsuits: Here’s a guide to the latest White House scandal, which involves a porn star named Stormy Daniels.


Austrian president fumes as police raids set off political storm

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's president has demanded explanations over police raids targeting offices and staff of the main domestic intelligence service, in a case that has stoked concerns about the far right's control of the Interior Ministry.


Grillo stretches Indian Open lead as Sharma storms into contention

(Reuters) - Agrentina's Emiliano Grillo opened up a four-shot lead heading into the weekend at the Indian Open but will be wary of local hope Shubhankar Sharma, who posted a new course record on Friday.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Op-Ed Columnist: The Stormy Daniels Scandal Gets Serious

Trump’s porn star payoff may have violated campaign finance law.

United States Politics and Government

News Analysis: Trump’s Meeting With Kim Jong-un Is Another Pledge to Do What Nobody Else Can

President Trump has claimed that he can achieve what has eluded his predecessors through the force of his own personality, but so far, he has little to show for that.

Former Trump lawyer: Stormy Daniels will lose

President Donald Trump's former divorce attorney, Jay Goldberg, says porn star Stormy Daniels will lose her recent lawsuit against President Donald Trump "without question."

Clifford, Stephanie (1979- )

Stormy Daniels Lawsuit Opens Door to Further Trouble for Trump

The actress’s case, seeking to break an agreement to keep silent about an alleged affair with the president, could lead to his having to testify in a deposition.

Woman named in Stormy Daniels' document accused Trump of unwanted advances

A woman who previously accused Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual contact was named in the non-disclosure agreement signed by porn star Stormy Daniels as having "confidential information" about Daniels' alleged affair with Donald Trump.

Stormy Daniels could back Trump into a corner

Analysis: Yes, Stormy Daniels is a real issue

Two questions here, as the Stormy Daniels story swirls into another news cycle: Does the President's personal life, much less this one's, really matter? And what would've happened on Election Day in 2016 if voters knew then what they might soon find out directly from Daniels?

Analysis: It's 'likely' Stormy Daniels will get to tell her Donald Trump story

On Tuesday, porn star Stormy Daniels sued President Donald Trump and his attorney Michael Cohen. At issue was the non-disclosure agreement Daniels and Cohen had signed just before the 2016 election -- a move aimed at ensuring her silence about an alleged affair with Trump in 2006. Daniels is claiming that because Trump himself never signed the hush agreement, it is null and void -- and that she is free to tell the story of her alleged relationship with the now-president of the United States.

Reporter who interviewed Stormy Daniels speaks

Jordi Lippe-McGraw, who interviewed Stormy Daniels for InTouch magazine in 2011, tells CNN's Brooke Baldwin what she learned from her conversations with the former porn star about her alleged affair with Donald Trump.

Hundreds of doctors are protesting. They say they make too much

What would you do if you and your coworkers were getting raises totaling $700 million? If you're like a group of doctors in Canada, you'd fight it.


Snow storm pounds U.S. Northeast, closing schools, snarling commutes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The second winter storm in a week will continue to dump wet, heavy snow on New England on Thursday, forcing schools to close and leaving hundreds of thousands without power as it promised to slow the morning commute across the region.


As Subway Crisis Takes Up ‘So Much Oxygen,’ the Buses Drag Along

An increasingly loud drumbeat of transit advocates have demanded the city’s troubled bus system be tackled with the same enthusiasm as the subway.

Stephen Colbert warns Trump of oncoming 'storm'

Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers criticize President Donald Trump after documents surfaced showing a non-disclosure agreement signed by porn star Stormy Daniels.


White House says Trump won arbitration order against Stormy Daniels

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has won an arbitration proceeding against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, a day after Daniels sued Trump for the right to speak about the "intimate relationship" she claims they had.

Snow and Snowstorms

The Snow Before the Storm

Photographers captured the nor’easter in its early stages — before it had a chance to make a mess.

What are the chances of another President Kennedy?

Could a Kennedy become president again? That question has hovered over American politics for more than a half century.

Stormy Daniels' attorney claims Trump's lawyer pressured her today

The attorney representing the porn star who is suing President Donald Trump says the President's personal lawyer had a restraining order issued against her and continues to pressure her to keep her silent.


Snow snarls evening commute as storm hits U.S. Northeast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The second winter storm in a week hit New York and surrounding states on Wednesday, bringing heavy snow that delayed or canceled flights and snarled traffic at evening rush hour as thousands remained without power from the last nor'easter.

Analysis: Why Sarah Sanders' non-answer on Stormy Daniels matters

Sarah Sanders was asked a simple question by CNN's Jeff Zeleny on Wednesday afternoon: Did President Donald Trump know that his personal lawyer made a $130,000 payment to silence a porn star alleging that she had engaged in an extramarital affair with Trump?

One student dead and another wounded in accidental shooting, police say

Two students were involved in a shooting during dismissal time at a high school in Birmingham, Alabama, the city school district said.


Trump won Stormy Daniels legal case in arbitration: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has already won a legal case against adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in arbitration, his spokeswoman said on Wednesday, a day after Daniels sued seeking to invalidate a "hush agreement" she signed with Trump's lawyer.

Presidential Election of 2016

Trump Lawyer Obtained Restraining Order to Silence Stormy Daniels

The order was obtained last week to keep the porn star quiet about her alleged affair with Mr. Trump.


Second Storm of the Week Dumps Snow and Cripples Transit

The brunt of the storm hit the region as the evening commute was getting underway, stranding frustrated travelers at Penn Station and Port Authority.


Snow intensifies ahead of evening commute as storm hits U.S. Northeast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The second winter storm in a week blew into New York and surrounding states on Wednesday, with intensifying snowfall that delayed or canceled flights and threatened to snarl the evening rush hour as thousands remained without power from the last nor'easter.

Opinion: Stormy Daniels deserves fairer treatment

The real story here is not the allegations that the President slept with a porn star just after his wife gave birth to their son, it's that his lawyer and others are attempting to shut up a business woman canny enough to leverage her position --and trash her when she refuses to stay quiet, writes Jill Filipovic.

Analysis: 8 'wow' moments in Stormy Daniels' lawsuit

Late Tuesday night, porn star Stormy Daniels (aka Stephanie Clifford) sued President Donald Trump in California court -- alleging that he never actually signed a "hush agreement" over an alleged sexual relationship between the two, making the agreement null and void.

Hurricane Maria (2017)

Forests Protect the Climate. A Future With More Storms Would Mean Trouble.

With an increase in extreme weather expected in the years to come, forests could be changed permanently as the world continues to warm.

Storm last week slammed Eastern Seaboard

For the second time in a week, a winter storm is moving in on the East Coast, leaving more than 50 million people under a winter storm warning.

Stormy Daniels' lawyer speaks about payoff

During an interview on NBC's "Today," Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti confirms President Trump knew about his attorney's payout to the porn star.


Travel snarled, power outages as storm bears down on U.S. Northeast

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The second winter storm within a week crept into New York and surrounding states on Wednesday, with forecasters predicting intensifying snowfall that could snarl the evening commute as thousands remained without power from the last nor'easter.

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: A Winter Storm Hits the City

Wednesday: The latest on today’s storm, Cynthia Nixon considers challenging Cuomo, and your favorite snowstorm activities.


Second winter storm in a week heads to New York region

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York and surrounding states were gearing up for a second winter storm within a week on Wednesday, with less wind but more snow predicted this time around as thousands remain without power from the last nor'easter.


Winter Storm Live Updates: Northeast Faces Another Wallop of Snow

Less than a week after a nor’easter claimed eight lives and left millions without power, another storm is threatening the region.

Winter Storm, Texas, Stormy Daniels: Your Wednesday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Northeastern States (US)

Questions and Answers on the Winter Storm

A New York Times climate reporter answers your questions about the winter storm in the Northeast.

Another nor'easter to strike with 50M under winter storm watch or warning

The second nor'easter in a span of a week is expected to drop heavy snow and hurl strong winds across parts of the storm-weary East Coast, which had already been pummeled by the deadly "bomb cyclone" this weekend.


Stormy Daniels sues Trump over 'hush agreement'

(Reuters) - Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday, alleging he never signed a nondisclosure agreement to keep her quiet about an "intimate" relationship between them.

Trump, Donald J

Stormy Daniels Files Suit, Claiming Trump Never Signed ‘Hush Agreement’

The lawsuit alleges that Mr. Trump purposely did not sign the agreement so he could later disavow any knowledge of it, if necessary.

Read Stormy Daniels' lawsuit

Cohn, Gary D

Another White House Exit: Gary Cohn

Gary D. Cohn, President Trump’s top economic adviser, plans to resign. He opposed the president’s plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.


A Second Winter Storm Is Coming. How Much Snow? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

On the heels of another storm, the Northeast could see another full-blown nor’easter. But it’s still too early for forecasters to agree.

Weekend storm uncovered a centuries-old ship on a Maine beach

The powerful storm that battered the Northeast over the weekend also uncovered the wreckage of a ship that could date back to the Revolutionary War.

'Sex and the City' star takes another step toward running for governor

Actress and activist Cynthia Nixon is reportedly gearing up to launch a progressive primary challenge to New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Another nor'easter threatens just days after 'bomb cyclone'

A strong winter storm is pummeling the Midwest on Tuesday and threatening to deliver gusty winds and heavy snow to the Northeast, where crews still are working to restore power to more than 100,000 customers after the weekend's deadly "bomb cyclone."

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: Another Nor’easter Approaches

Tuesday: More winter weather, Feminist Film Week, and a love triangle among hawks.

Cochran, Thad

Senator Thad Cochran Announces Retirement, Opening Another G.O.P. Seat

Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi, the 10th-longest serving senator in American history, is resigning because of ill health, creating two races in his home state

Another anti-business decision by the CEO president


First Ray, Then Patsy, Now Joe. Another Pizza War Breaks Out.

Pizzerias have waged epic battles over the years in New York. The latest skirmish involves two pizzerias named Famous Joe’s — only one of which is owned by someone named Joe.

Gun Control

Here Is Why Florida Has So Much Trouble Passing Gun Laws

Even with a groundswell of public support after the Parkland shooting, proposals for restrictions on firearms have become tangled in state politics.


Half-a-million still without power after storm in U.S. Northeast

(Reuters) - Some 500,000 customers remained without power throughout the eastern United States on Sunday evening and New England coastal communities faced more flooding two days after a powerful storm snapped trees, downed wires and killed at least nine people.

Power Failures and Blackouts

Days After Powerful Storm, Hundreds of Thousands Remain Without Power

Some areas may not have power restored until later this week, around the time another storm could strike the region.


U.S. Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm

PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) - More than 1.5 million customers remained without power throughout the eastern United States early on Sunday, and communities on the New England coast faced more flooding two days after a powerful storm snapped trees, downed wires and killed at least nine people.


Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm

PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) - Nearly 2 million customers remained without power along the eastern U.S. seaboard on Saturday as residents braced for more flooding in the wake of a powerful storm that killed at least seven people.


Ireland, Britain grind slowly back to normal following snowstorms

DUBLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Airports reopened and public transport began to grind back into service on Saturday after the worst snowstorms in nearly 30 years caused two days of major disruption in Britain and shut most of Ireland.


Killer storm clears northeast U.S., leaving floods and outages

BOSTON (Reuters) - A powerful storm that killed at least five people will move away from the northeastern United States on Saturday, leaving a trail of flooded streets, power outages and brutal winds, forecasters said.


Storm lashing U.S. Northeast kills at least five people

BOSTON (Reuters) - A powerful storm lashing the northeastern United States on Friday killed at least five people as winds topping 80 miles per hour (129 km per hour) helped flood streets in Boston, ground flights and halt train service across the region.


High winds, flooding hammer U.S. Northeast; storm due to worsen

BOSTON (Reuters) - Seawater poured onto coastal streets in Boston where businesses were surrounded with flood barriers and sandbags, and waves pounded homes along Massachusetts's shore as a storm packing heavy winds hit the U.S. East Coast from Maine to Virginia.


Nor’easter Live Updates: A Dangerous Mix of Wind, Rain and Surging Seas

A sprawling coastal storm began to batter the East Coast, with weather officials warning people to “take this storm seriously.”


Flooded streets and evacuations as storm pounds U.S. Northeast

BOSTON (Reuters) - Seawater on Friday flowed onto some coastal streets around Boston, where businesses set up flood barriers and piled sandbags around their doors as a powerful storm threatened to flood pockets of the U.S. coast from Maine to Virginia.


Exchange operators want volatility, just not too much

March 2 (Reuters) - Wall Street analysts wasted no time in raising forecasts for exchange operators CME Group Inc and Nasdaq Inc after last month's historic stock market volatility, but industry watchers warned the companies may suffer if the selloff becomes deeper and more prolonged.


Snowstorms shut down Ireland, Britain calls in army for hospitals

DUBLIN/EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Snowstorms shut most of Ireland on Friday and forced Britain to call in the army to help battle some of the worst weather seen for nearly 30 years.

Pilot landing at Dulles in high winds: "Pretty much everyone on the plane threw up"

Gun Control

Op-Ed Columnist: So Much Trump Chaos

Also: Another gun loophole that is worthy of activists’ attention.

New York City

New York Today: New York Today: An End-of-Week Winter Storm

Friday: Treacherous weather, your weekend lineup, and an Oscars preview.


Snow storms shut Ireland, Britain calls in the army for hospitals

DUBLIN/EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Snow storms shut most of Ireland on Friday and forced Britain to call in the army to battle some of the worst weather seen in nearly 30 years.


Sandbags and warnings as northeast U.S. braces for storm-driven flood

BOSTON (Reuters) - Businesses blocked doors with sandbags and officials warned residents of waterfront homes to be ready to evacuate as the northeastern United States braced for a powerful storm on Friday that threatened to flood coasts from Maine to North Carolina.


Snow storms shut Ireland and force Britain to call in the army

DUBLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Snow storms shut most of Ireland on Friday and forced Britain to call in the army to battle some of the worst weather seen in nearly 30 years.

What makes a snow storm a blizzard

Snow storms are often referred to as blizzards, but that's not accurate. CNN's Derek Van Dam explains which weather conditions must occur before a snow storm can be called a blizzard.


Dangerous Nor’easter Plows Toward East Coast

The storm could cause widespread power failures and severe flooding this weekend. Officials are warning residents that they may have to evacuate.

Online Advertising

Facebook Lets Ads Bare a Man’s Chest. A Woman’s Back Is Another Matter.

Advertisers, especially smaller ones, complain of inconsistency and gender bias in the process that determines whether images are rejected for being sexually suggestive.


Trump nominee: Russia, China don't expect 'much' U.S. response to cyber attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lieutenant General Paul Nakasone, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. Cyber Command, said on Thursday he did not think Russia, China and other countries expected much of a response from the United States to cyber attacks.


Equifax discovers another 2.4 million customers hit by data breach

(Reuters) - Equifax Inc , a provider of consumer credit scores, on Thursday said it found another 2.4 million U.S. consumers hit by

Actors and Actresses

How John Boyega Went From ‘Star Wars’ Stormtrooper to Sci-Fi Producer

The 25-year-old actor is among a new wave of British actors, many from African backgrounds, who are shaking up the movie industry.


Trump cyber nominee: Russia, China don't expect 'much' U.S. response to cyber attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lieutenant General Paul Nakasone, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. cyber command, said on Thursday he did not think Russia, China and other countries expected much of a response from the United States to cyber attacks.


Siberian blizzards blast Britain and Ireland as Storm Emma approaches

EDINBURGH/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Snow storms from Siberia blasted Britain and Ireland on Thursday with the worst weather since 1991, trapping several hundred motorists on roads in Scotland, closing thousands of schools, grounding planes and halting trains.

Storm closes airports in UK and Europe

The UK and parts of mainland Europe are struggling through another day of harsh winter weather, as Storm Emma collides with this week's cold snap, nicknamed the "Beast from the East" in Britain.

Snow and Snowstorms

Snowstorm Called ‘Beast From the East’ Sends Britons Scrambling

The storm shut schools, stranded drivers and disrupted trains and flights. But others said, “These Brits are so dramatic.”


Another reason to worry about overcrowded emergency rooms

(Reuters Health) - Patients are more likely to be misdiagnosed or experience treatment delays when emergency rooms are so crowded that they receive care in a hallway, a survey of physicians suggests.

Prosecutors directly link Netanyahu to another graft probe

For the first time, prosecutors directly linked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to what is known as Case 4000, alleging he gave regulatory benefits worth up to 1 billion shekels (approximately $280 million) to his friend in exchange for favorable media coverage.


5 Classic Horror Films That Didn’t Get Much Oscars Acclaim

“Get Out” is the latest horror film to garner several Oscar nominations, but the Academy has a history of snubbing movies from that genre.

Court hands DACA recipients another victory

A federal judge ruled officials can't revoke DACA recipients' work permits or other protections without giving them notice and a chance to defend themselves.

Disney will pour another $2.4B into Disneyland Paris

Student: My generation is saying, 'Will I survive another day?'"

Florida lawmakers are mulling a series of proposals in response to the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that triggered an outcry for accountability and reform.

Airlines and Airplanes

How Boston’s Airport Bounced Back From the Storm That Crippled J.F.K.

Kennedy Airport was overwhelmed for days after a January snowstorm. How did Logan escape the same fate? The key might lie in how it’s managed.

Graham, Franklin

Billy Graham Warned Against Embracing a President. His Son Has Gone Another Way.

Evangelicals like Franklin Graham are locked in a tight embrace with the president and the Republican Party. Some are now asking if the movement has gone astray.


Rare snow storm disrupts flights, shuts schools in Rome

ROME (Reuters) - A rare snow storm in Rome on Monday disrupted transport, shut down schools and prompted Italian authorities to call in the army to help clear the streets.


Rare snow storm disrupts flights, shuts down schools in Rome

ROME (Reuters) - A rare snow storm in Rome on Monday disrupted transport, shut down schools and prompted the authorities to call in the army to help clear the streets.


Cross-country skiing: Historic Bjoergen storms to mass start gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Norway's Marit Bjoergen stormed to gold in the women's 30km mass start cross-country ski race, claiming her 15th Olympic medal in the final competition of the Pyeongchang Games on Sunday.


Storms dump rain across U.S. Midwest, kill Kentucky woman

(Reuters) - A band of thunderstorms reaching across the lower Mississippi Valley into Ohio on Saturday killed a Kentucky woman in her home and threatened more flooding in an area that has already seen evacuations because of high water.

Storm kills at least two people in Kentucky

At least one person in southwestern Kentucky was killed Saturday night when severe thunderstorms blew through the state, the Logan County Sheriff's Department said.


Speed skating: Lee storms to Olympic glory in men's mass start

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korean crowd favorite Lee Seung-hoon stormed to Olympic gold in the men's mass start race at the Gangneung Oval on Saturday with a perfectly timed breakaway on the final lap.

The NRA used to be much more bipartisan. Now it's mostly just a wing of the GOP

During his speech Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre launched an attack on the Democratic Party and its "socialist agenda." The speech marked just how partisan gun policy, and thus the NRA, has become.

Cross-Country Skiing

As Medals Pile Up, Norway Worries: Are We Winning Too Much?

After a historic performance at the Olympics, some Norwegians fret that they dominate their favorite sport so much that they are ruining it.


Add another item to Trump's list of frustrations: his bald spot

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has a bald spot and it evidently annoys him.

Gun Control

Another Shooting, Another Gun Debate. Will the Outcome Be the Same?

Last week’s school massacre in Florida set the well-worn machinery of America’s gun debate in motion. But angry students inject new passion into a stale fight.


Short track: Hungary storms to first Winter Games gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Hungary claimed their first gold medal at a Winter Olympics by pulling off a stunning victory in the men's 5,000 meters relay on Thursday after a fall cost South Korea a place on the podium.

White House spokesman: I haven't asked Trump about Stormy Daniels payment

White House deputy press secretary Raj Shah says he has not asked the President about Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's payment of $130,000 to pornographic actress Stormy Daniels leading up to the 2016 election.


Short track: Hungary storm to first Winter Games gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Hungary claimed their first gold medal at a Winter Olympics by pulling off a stunning victory in the men's 5,000 meters relay on Thursday after a fall cost South Korea a place on the podium.


Dua Lipa, Stormzy take top honors at BRIT awards

LONDON (Reuters) - Singers Dua Lipa and Stormzy were the biggest winners at this year's BRIT awards, Britain's most high-profile pop music awards, taking two trophies each at an event that saw performances from some of music's biggest acts.

Sessions weathers yet another Trump Twitter taunt

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is unlikely to go anywhere soon, despite President Donald Trump's public and private dressing-downs.


TV trauma cases don’t look much like real life

(Reuters Health) - Fans of the television show “Grey’s Anatomy” may be getting the wrong idea about what happens in trauma cases - and that could create unrealistic expectations in the real world, a U.S. study suggests.

The storm hit. Then they moved... to all 50 states

Before Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on September 20, there already was an unprecedented migration from the Caribbean island to the mainland United States -- at least in part because of the US commonwealth's financial crisis. After the storm, academics are starting to use words such as "exodus" and "stampede" to describe the massive outflow of people.

Harry Potter (Fictional Character)

How Much Magic Can ‘Harry Potter’ Make?

The Broadway home for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” has been rebuilt in the hope that it will run for many, many years. So why is J.K. Rowling worried?

Dallas official wants NRA to move convention to another city

The National Rifle Association should move its annual convention from Dallas to somewhere else after last week's massacre at a Florida high school that left 17 students dead, a Dallas city official says.

Olympic Games (2018)

For Snowboarders, the Music Matters as Much as the Gear

While many athletes listen to music to pump themselves up before an event, snowboarders often listen to music to boost their mood during competition.


BoE's Carney says Bitcoin has 'pretty much failed' as currency

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin <BTC=BTSP> has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday.


Trump accuses FBI of 'spending too much time' on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and said an excessive focus on Russia led federal investigators to miss signs that could have prevented the deadly school shooting in Florida last week.

Evacuations and Evacuees

Driven From Island Homes by Storms, Dialysis Patients Can Do Little but Wait

More than 200 patients were evacuated to the mainland United States when hurricanes blasted their islands last fall. Many are still in Atlanta, unable to go home safely.


Suarez and Alba strikes help Barca to another record

EIBAR (Reuters) - Barcelona got back to winning ways on Saturday after two consecutive draws, earning a 2-0 victory at Eibar thanks to goals from Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba to move 10 points clear at the top of the Liga standings.

Musical Instruments

An Organ — and Soon Another — Lands on Broadway

As Trinity Wall Street prepares to welcome a new (if used) instrument to St. Paul’s Chapel, it is announcing a brand-new organ for Trinity Church.


Gone with the wind: storms deepen Florida's beach sand crunch

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla (Reuters) - Down the palm tree-lined roads of northeast Florida's Flagler County, a half-dozen dump trucks are shuttling back and forth along the Atlantic coast pouring thousands of tons of sand onto the local beach.


Retirement savers, how much market risk can you handle?

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.

Opinion: 'I'm so sick of this' -- another deadly school shooting

It was a slightly lazy afternoon. I had had a busy week at work and hadn't managed to get the kids Valentine's cards. I had left for work early and hadn't seen them and so I thought I'd run to the store quickly, pick up the dog from her "daycare," and meet the kids at home.

Asia and Australia Edition: Jacob Zuma, Stormy Daniels, Year of the Dog: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Stormy Daniels' manager says the porn star is going to tell her story

A manager for the porn star who was reportedly paid $130,000 by President Donald Trump's personal lawyer claims the agreement between the two is no longer valid, the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

Scott Baio accused of harassment by another 'Charles in Charge' co-star

Scott Baio has been accused of harassment and assault by his former "Charles in Charge" co-star, Alexander Polinsky.


Muslim leader urges Macron not to meddle too much in French Islam

PARIS (Reuters) - A leading representative of French Muslims urged Emmanuel Macron not to meddle in the organization of France's second-largest religion, days after the president said he would try to redefine relations between Islam and the state.

How much will US spend on Valentine's Day?

It's no surprise that Americans spend quite a bit of money to show their love on Valentine's Day. Here's a breakdown, by the numbers.

Social Media

After a Twitter Storm, The Times and a New Hire Part Ways

Soon after Quinn Norton joined the editorial board, social media users discovered tweets in which she used slurs and spoke of her friendship with a Nazi.

The President's personal lawyer says he paid $130,000 to Stormy Daniels, who allegedly had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006

Cohen, Michael D (1966- )

Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Says He Paid Stormy Daniels Out of His Own Pocket

Michael D. Cohen, who worked as a counsel to the Trump Organization for more than a decade, said he was not reimbursed for the 2016 payment.