NEW YORK (Reuters) - A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the Northeast on Friday, ushering in temperatures that could top 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C) in Washington and prompting utilities to take steps to prevent power outages.
- U.S. lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor resign as protests roil island
- NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data
- CDC links two deaths to multi-state salmonella outbreak
- Democratic lawmakers slam Trump's latest border initiatives
- About 3,100 federal inmates to be released early under new U.S. law
- Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins life term in Colorado 'Supermax' prison
- In battleground Florida, Republicans shrug off Trump's tweet 'kerfuffle'
- U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper
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GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - Britain denounced the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" on Saturday, rejecting Tehran's explanation that it had seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident.
- Thousands in pro-police rally as Hong Kong braces for another mass protest
- U.S. State Department says concerned by reports of Chinese interference in South China Sea
- 'Boris blimp' takes to the London skies in pro-EU protest
- 'I don't have words': Boss of torched Japan animation studio mourns bright, young staff
- U.S. should reject 'prejudice' on China religious rights: state media
- Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA
- Pompeo expresses disappointment over Turkey's acquisition of Russian missiles
- Thousands protest in Moscow after opposition barred from city vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow will host a meeting with semiconductor and software executives on Monday to discuss the U.S. ban on sales to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two sources briefed on the meeting said on Friday.
- Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ
- Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi in the Netherlands: paper
- CBS stations go dark for DirecTV customers amid contract dispute with AT&T
- Four Republican lawmakers ask Trump to move forward with $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract
- As U.S. 'superstar' cities thrive, weaker ones get left behind
- American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval
- BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks
- Exclusive: J.C. Penney taps debt restructuring advisers - sources
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish prosecutors on Friday extended American rapper A$AP Rocky's detention by six days amid their ongoing investigation into a street fight in Stockholm as U.S. President Donald Trump said he planned to call Sweden's prime minister about the case.
- New 'Cats' movie trailer brings out the claws
- Hong Kong actor Simon Yam stabbed on stage in China
- Tom Cruise delights fans with first look at 'Top Gun: Maverick'
- Netflix sinks on subscriber losses, analysts still see growth
- ITV, BBC to offer BritBox at 6 pounds per month in UK
- Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case
- 'Game of Thrones' dominates and 'kick-ass' women break through at Emmys
- Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max
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- MLB notebook: Yankees' Boone gets 1-game suspension
- NBA notebook: Harden withdraws from FIBA World Cup
- NASCAR notebook: Logano seeks success in New Hampshire
- NFL notebook: Chiefs WR Hill avoids discipline
- Golf - Ireland's Lowry leads from Fleetwood in Open birdie feast
- Motor racing: W Series title battle goes down to the wire at Brands Hatch
- Cycling: I felt weak, Thomas admits after Tour's first mountain test
- Athletics: Simbine takes London 100m honors
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