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Fleet Week skydiver in New York Harbor injured when chute fails

By Reuters on May 28, 2017, at 2:59 p.m.
An eyewitness told NJ.com that he saw a parachutist plunging into the river when his chute failed to open.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the test of a new-type anti-aircraft guided weapon system organized by the Academy of National Defense Science in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency, May 28, 2017.

North Korea tests anti-aircraft system to ‘spoil the enemy’s wild dream to command the air’

By Reuters on May 28, 2017, at 11:12 a.m.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new anti-aircraft weapon system and ordered its mass production and deployment throughout the country after weeks of defiant ballistic missile tests.

Chinese jets intercept US surveillance plane

By Reuters on May 28, 2017, at 11 a.m.
The Pentagon confirmed that two Chinese jets had carried out the intercept, saying it was “unsafe and unprofessional.”

Mother of Uber CEO killed in California boat crash

By Reuters on May 28, 2017, at 9:33 a.m.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick’s parents Bonnie Kalanick, 71, and Donald Kalanick were on Pine Flat Lake when their boat struck a rock and sank.
Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, of North Portland, Oregon is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters.

Two men killed in Oregon after trying to stop anti-Muslim rant

By Amy B Wang, Washington Post on May 27, 2017, at 8:32 a.m.
Two men were stabbed to death in Portland, Oregon, on Friday when they tried to stop their attacker from harassing two women because they appeared to be Muslim, police said.
Gal Gadot stars in "Wonder Woman."

Female-only “Wonder Woman” screenings set off online complaints

By Reuters on May 26, 2017, at 7:08 p.m.
“How about a ‘men’s only’ showing of a movie or is that not how equality works?” someone wrote on the cinema chain’s Austin Facebook page.
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner arrives to join U.S. President Donald Trump and the rest of the U.S. delegation to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the Royal Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017.

Reports: Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

By Reuters on May 26, 2017, at 6:01 a.m.
Kushner is being investigated because of his meetings in December and other possible interactions with the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow, the Post reported, citing people familiar with the investigation.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, May 23, 2017.

Trump tells Duterte of two US nuclear subs in Korean waters

By Reuters on May 24, 2017, at 10:19 a.m.
The report was based on a Philippine transcript of the call that was circulated on Tuesday under a “confidential” cover sheet by the Americas division of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs.
Stephen Colbert

FCC will not take any action against CBS’ ‘Colbert’ show

By Reuters on May 23, 2017, at 8:11 p.m.
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Tuesday it will not impose any fine or take any action after receiving thousands of complaints about a May 1 broadcast of “Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
People rush out of the Arndale shopping centre as it is evacuated in Manchester, Britain May 23, 2017.

Islamic State claims responsibility for Manchester arena attack

By Reuters on May 23, 2017, at 8:43 a.m.
Islamic State claimed responsibility for Monday’s deadly attack at the Manchester Arena.
Ariana Grande performs during the taping of "A Very GRAMMY Christmas" at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California November 18, 2014.

At least 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena

By Jon Super, Reuters on May 22, 2017, at 7:16 p.m.
British police said there were a number of fatalities in a reported explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in the English city of Manchester.
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) defends Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) during the second half in game three of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena.

Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit

By Reuters on May 22, 2017, at 8:26 a.m.
Avery Bradley’s three-pointer in the last second of Game Three touched every part of the rim before bouncing in, giving the Celtics an improbable 111-108 road win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday.

Iran’s foreign minister urges Trump to discuss avoiding another 9/11 with Saudis

By Reuters on May 21, 2017, at 2:21 p.m.
Critics of Saudi Arabia say its strict view of Islam fuels Sunni extremism, and some even accuse the kingdom of responsibility for the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

Passenger jet collides with truck at Los Angeles airport, injuring 8

By Reuters on May 21, 2017, at 8:27 a.m.
An Aeromexico passenger jet collided with a utility truck on a taxiway of Los Angeles International Airport shortly after landing Saturday, injuring eight employees who were aboard the truck, but no one on the plane was hurt.
Musician Chris Cornell

Wife of Soundgarden’s Cornell calls suicide ‘inexplicable’

By Reuters on May 20, 2017, at 9:09 a.m.
The wife of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell said on Friday that she did not believe the singer meant to kill himself, suggesting anxiety drugs he was taking might have played a role in his death.
Former FBI Director James Comey

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session

By Reuters on May 19, 2017, at 7:06 p.m.
The hearing will be scheduled after the May 29 Memorial Day holiday, the statement from the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee said.

Ex-U.S. Secret Service officer sentenced for sexting while on duty

By Reuters on May 19, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.
Moore was assigned to protect the White House, and prosecutors said he sent some of the materials while on duty there.

Chinese fighters buzz US surveillance plane, underlining strategic mistrust

By Simon Denyer, The Washington Post on May 19, 2017, at 10:16 a.m.
Two Chinese SU-30 aircraft carried out what the U.S. military described as an “unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. aircraft designed to detect radiation while it was flying in international airspace over the East China Sea.

Jays’ Pillar gets two-game suspension for homophobic slur

By Reuters on May 19, 2017, at 6:33 a.m.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar was suspended for two games on Thursday for directing a homophobic slur toward an Atlanta Braves pitcher during Wednesday’s game.
The remains of the vehicle that drove onto a sidewalk and struck pedestrians are cordoned off in Times Square.

One killed, 22 injured as vehicle plows into pedestrians in Times Square, police say

By Lindsey Bever, Washington Post on May 18, 2017, at 12:42 p.m.
The New York Police Department closed off the area.