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A FairPoint sign can be seen in Bangor in this August 2014 file photo.

Consolidated Communications to buy FairPoint in $1.5 billion deal

By Reuters on Dec. 05, 2016, at 12:08 p.m.
Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. said on Monday it would buy broadband service provider FairPoint Communications Inc.
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Bergdahl seeks pardon before Trump takes office

By Reuters on Dec. 04, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who is charged with desertion for walking away from his combat post in Afghanistan in 2009, is seeking a pardon before President Barack Obama leaves office.
Republican Donald Trump appears at a campaign roundtable event in Manchester, New Hampshire, Oct. 28, 2016.

Trump says will back away from business to focus on White House

By Steve Holland and Melissa Fares; Reuters on Nov. 30, 2016, at 7:50 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he will be leaving his far-flung business “in total” to focus on running the country and will outline the plan in a Dec. 15 news conference with his family.

Great Smoky Mountains fires leave 3 dead, ‘scene of destruction’

By Laila Kearney and Dan Whitcomb, Reuters on Nov. 29, 2016, at 7:48 a.m.
“These are the worst possible conditions imaginable,” Gatlinburg Fire Department Chief Greg Miller said.
Officers run away from Watts Hall Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 during reports of an attacker on Ohio State's campus in Columbus, Ohio. Law enforcement sources say 10 people have been transported to hospitals and a suspect has been killed.

Car, knife attack at Ohio State injures 11; suspect’s background probed

By Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters on Nov. 28, 2016, at 11:52 a.m.
Local media reported that the injured were both shot and stabbed.

One dies in New Orleans Bourbon Street shooting

By Reuters on Nov. 27, 2016, at 8:54 a.m.
A shooting in New Orleans’ Bourbon Street tourist quarter killed one man and wounded nine other people early Sunday.
Lumber on pallets for framing new house construction are unloaded at a large subdivision in Damascus, Maryland, U.S. on September 15, 2015.

U.S. industry seeks duties on Canadian lumber, reignites dispute

By Reuters on Nov. 25, 2016, at 4:58 p.m.
U.S. producers complain Canadian lumber is subsidized.
Actress Florence Henderson poses at the Television Academy's Performers Peer Group cocktail reception to celebrate the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in Beverly Hills, California, July 28, 2014.

‘Brady Bunch’ mom Florence Henderson dies aged 82

By Anh Do, Los Angeles Times on Nov. 25, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
Veteran actress Florence Henderson, best known to a generation of baby boomers as all-American mother Carol Brady in the 1970s sitcom “The Brady Bunch,” has died aged 82.

Magnitude 7.2 quake at sea shakes Central America as hurricane hits region

By Reuters on Nov. 24, 2016, at 2:21 p.m.
The 7.2 magnitude quake struck at a depth of about 20 miles off the coast of El Salvador.

Syrian refugee arrested in Germany with bomb-making materials

By Reuters on Nov. 24, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
German police arrested a 20-year-old Syrian refugee who sympathized with Islamic State after he tried to cross into Denmark with potential bomb-making material.

Thwarted French attack was slated for Dec. 1 at key Paris sites

By Reuters on Nov. 24, 2016, at 1:15 p.m.
More than 230 people have died in Islamist militant attacks around France since the beginning of 2015.

California inmates rappel from jail in overnight escape

By Reuters on Nov. 24, 2016, at 11:51 a.m.
Two of the inmates who broke out of the Santa Clara County Jail in San Jose were caught immediately, but the others remain at large.

Archived letter shows Trump’s grandfather asked to return to Germany

By Reuters on Nov. 23, 2016, at 6:36 a.m.
German archivists have found a letter written by President-elect Donald Trump’s grandfather asking to be allowed to return to his German homeland after his wife failed to settle in to life in the United States.

Monitor: Use of chlorine weapons suspected in Aleppo

By Reuters on Nov. 23, 2016, at 6:35 a.m.
Syrian authorities deny having used chemical weapons in the conflict. Islamic State has not commented.

Police fire water cannon at Dakota pipeline protesters in freezing weather

By Reuters on Nov. 21, 2016, at 6:31 p.m.

Protesters target gathering of white nationalists in Washington

By Reuters on Nov. 20, 2016, at 7:53 a.m.
In the days since Donald Trump won the presidency, large protests have erupted in several U.S. cities, with demonstrators decrying his inflammatory rhetoric regarding illegal immigrants, Muslims and women.
Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Shale Insight energy conference in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in this September 2016 file photo.

Trump demands apology from ‘very rude’ cast of ‘Hamilton’ show

By Reuters on Nov. 19, 2016, at 11:48 a.m.
President-elect Donald Trump

Trump defends decision to settle Trump University lawsuits

By Reuters on Nov. 19, 2016, at 10:31 a.m.
While denying any wrongdoing, Trump agreed on Friday to pay $25 million to settle the lawsuits.

Magnitude 7.4 earthquake rocks New Zealand

By Reuters on Nov. 13, 2016, at 8:07 a.m.
The quake struck 57 miles north-northeast of the city of Christchurch, the largest city on New Zealand’s southern island.

Australia strikes deal with US to resettle refugees detained on Pacific islands

By Reuters on Nov. 13, 2016, at 7:55 a.m.
Some 1,200 refugees who tried to enter Australia are being held in the camps on Papua New Guinea’s Manus island and the tiny island nation of Nauru.