Florida airport shooting suspect inspired by Islamic State: media
(Reuters) - An Iraq war veteran accused of killing five people at a Florida airport told investigators he was inspired by Islamic State and previously chatted online with Islamist extremists, an FBI agent testified on Tuesday, U.S. media reported. Esteban Santiago, 26, was ordered held in jail until a Jan. 30 arraignment, court records show. At that time he would enter a formal plea to charges that he opened fire in the baggage claim area of the Fort Lauderdale airport on Jan. 6.
18 million more uninsured if Obamacare killed, not replaced
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Insurance premiums would soar for millions of Americans and 18 million more would be uninsured in just one year if Republicans scuttle much of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul without a replacement, Congress' budget analysts said Tuesday.
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Australia's Transport Minister Darren Chester said on Wednesday that experts will continue analyzing data and scrutinizing debris washing ashore from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in a bid to narrow down ...
Texas, 12 other states sue to block Obama coal mining ruleAUSTIN, Texas (AP) ? Texas and 12 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration designed to reduce coal mining's impact on streams.
Obama shortens sentence of Manning, who gave cables to WikiLeaks
By Roberta Rampton and Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In one of his final acts before leaving office, President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentence of former U.S. military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was responsible for the biggest breach of classified materials in U.S. history to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks in 2010. A White House official said there was no connection between Manning's commutation and renewed U.S. government concern about WikiLeaks in last year's presidential election, or a promise by its founder Julian Assange to accept extradition if Manning was freed.
Obama shortens Manning's term, grants clemency to hundreds
President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning on Tuesday, allowing the Army intelligence officer who leaked scores of classified documents to go free nearly three decades early. ...
Bill would let women sue doctors who perform their abortions
Anthony reportedly keen to stay with floundering Knicks
New York Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek says he's willing to "look at everything" in a bid to find a winning formula, but Knicks watchers were looking beyond lineup changes Tuesday in a bid to parse the future of the NBA franchise. A meeting between veteran star Carmelo Anthony and team president Phil Jackson was described variously in US media reports as "contentious" and "calm and business-like" with the New York Daily News reporting that Anthony told Jackson he wants to stay in New York.