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White House threatens to bypass hardline conservatives on tax reform

Top U.S. News - 41 min 16 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fresh off a defeat on U.S. healthcare legislation, the White House warned rebellious conservative lawmakers that they should get behind President Donald Trump's agenda or he may bypass them on future legislative fights, including tax reform.

Trump ally Stone offers to testify in Russian meddling probe

Political News - 1 hour 10 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, said on Sunday he has offered to testify before a congressional committee investigating possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and ties to the Trump campaign.

House Ways and Means Chairman aims to move tax bill through committee in spring

Political News - 2 hours 18 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representative Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady said he aims to move a tax reform bill through his committee this spring.

White House will court moderate Democrats on tax plan: Priebus

Political News - 3 hours 22 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said on Sunday that President Donald Trump's tax plan would include both a border tax and middle class tax cuts that the administration will aim to sell to moderate Democrats as well as Republicans.

Republican Meadows says not given up on healthcare overhaul

Political News - 3 hours 29 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Mark Meadows, chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, said on Sunday that he had not given up on reviving a Republican plan to repeal Obamacare before moving on to tax reform.

Cycling: Valverde wraps up Tour of Catalonia triumph with third stage win

Top Sports News - 3 hours 58 min ago
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spaniard Alejandro Valverde sealed a second Tour of Catalonia title in style by claiming the seventh stage on Sunday to finish one minute and three seconds ahead of compatriot Alberto Contador in the general classification.

How Republicans can hobble Obamacare even without repeal

Political News - 4 hours 50 min ago
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Republicans may have failed to overthrow Obamacare this week, but there are plenty of ways they can chip away at it.

Battling McLaren exceed rock-bottom expectations

Top Sports News - 5 hours 43 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - In a sign of how far McLaren have fallen, a retirement for Fernando Alonso and a last-place finish for team mate Stoffel Vandoorne exceeded expectations for the embattled team at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on Sunday.

Fights erupt at pro-Trump rally on California beach

Political News - 6 hours 14 min ago
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - Supporters of President Donald Trump holding a rally on a popular southern California beach clashed with counter-protesters on Saturday and four people were arrested, law enforcement said.

Frustrated Mercedes lose grip as 'stressful' season looms

Top Sports News - 6 hours 40 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Mercedes' three-year domination of Formula One looked on shaky ground on Sunday as the Silver Arrows' confidence was rocked by Ferrari pace and a Sebastian Vettel victory in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.

One killed, at least 14 wounded in Ohio nightclub shooting: police

Top U.S. News - 7 hours 41 min ago
(Reuters) - One person was killed and at least 14 people were wounded in a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early on Sunday, police said.

Motor racing: Vettel wins Australian Grand Prix for Ferrari

Top Sports News - 10 hours 27 min ago
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Australian Grand Prix for Ferrari on Sunday to dash Mercedes' hopes of extending their dominance into a fourth successive season of Formula One.

Lucic-Baroni beats Radwanska for second time this year

Top Sports News - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:03pm
(Reuters) - Polish fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska was the highest women's casualty at the Miami Open on Saturday, blown away for the second time this year by Croatian Mirjana Lucic-Baroni.

Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds lauded at public memorial service

Entertainment News - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:58pm
(Reuters) - Mother-daughter-mother actresses Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, who died in December just a day apart, were remembered by fans and friends on Saturday at a public memorial service in the Hollywood Hills, where they were laid to rest side-by-side in January.

Plaintiff in Boston lawsuit against former Haitian mayor dies

Top U.S. News - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:02pm
(Reuters) - One of three Haitian men who recently sued the former mayor of their village accusing him in Boston federal court of murdering, torturing and burning the homes of his political opponents has died, his attorney said on Saturday.

Fights erupt at pro-Trump rally in California

Top U.S. News - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 7:25pm
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - Supporters of President Donald Trump holding a rally on a popular southern California beach clashed with counter-protesters on Saturday.

Angry over U.S. healthcare fail, Trump voters spare him blame

Political News - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 7:19pm
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (Reuters) - The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump's first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out - at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress.

Angry over U.S. healthcare fail, Trump voters spare him blame

Top U.S. News - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 7:19pm
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (Reuters) - The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump's first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out - at conservatives, at Democrats, at leaders of his Republican Party in Congress.

Third-round Puerto Rico leader Stroud says it is time to win

Top Sports News - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 6:02pm
(Reuters) - Chris Stroud took a one-stroke lead after the third round at the Puerto Rico Open on Saturday, declaring it was time to win a PGA Tour event.

After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax

Political News - Sat, 03/25/2017 - 4:12pm
(Reuters) - Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday blamed the Congress for thwarting a Republican plan to overhaul healthcare law, but acknowledged that the White House will need to work with lawmakers to accomplish its next set of legislative plans.

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