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Freed California siblings face daunting road to recovery

  • ultimate: LOS ANGELES (Reuters)- Thirteen siblings whose parents locked them away for years inside the family's California home suffered the " ultimate betrayal" and will likely find it difficult to trust others, kidnapping survivor and advocate Elizabeth Smart said on Wednesday.
  • kidnap: LOS ANGELES (Reuters)- Thirteen siblings whose parents locked them away for years inside the family's California home suffered the " ultimate betrayal" and will likely find it difficult to trust others, kidnapping survivor and advocate Elizabeth Smart said on Wednesday.
  • advocate: LOS ANGELES (Reuters)- Thirteen siblings whose parents locked them away for years inside the family's California home suffered the " ultimate betrayal" and will likely find it difficult to trust others, kidnapping survivor and advocate Elizabeth Smart said on Wednesday.
  • abduct: Smart, abducted as a teenager from her Utah home in 2002, nevertheless expressed optimism that the siblings, ages 2 to 29, could eventually overcome the trauma of physical confinement, malnourishment and social isolation.
  • nevertheless: Smart, abducted as a teenager from her Utah home in 2002, nevertheless expressed optimism that the siblings, ages 2 to 29, could eventually overcome the trauma of physical confinement, malnourishment and social isolation.

U.S. South commuters face tough trek after deadly storm

  • frigid: ATLANTA (Reuters)- Commuters in the U.S. South face frigid temperatures and dangerously slick roads on Thursday after a deadly winter storm thrashed the region with heavy snow and winds that snapped power lines.
  • temperature: ATLANTA (Reuters)- Commuters in the U.S. South face frigid temperatures and dangerously slick roads on Thursday after a deadly winter storm thrashed the region with heavy snow and winds that snapped power lines.
  • storm: ATLANTA (Reuters)- Commuters in the U.S. South face frigid temperatures and dangerously slick roads on Thursday after a deadly winter storm thrashed the region with heavy snow and winds that snapped power lines.
  • effect: Schools in New Orleans, Charlotte and Atlanta and across the region canceled classes on Thursday as winter weather advisories from the National Weather Service (NWS) remained in effect from eastern Texas to Florida and north into southeast Virginia.
  • urge: Motorists are urged to use extreme caution, or avoid travel if possibl e," the NWS said in an advisory, warning that freezing temperatures would keep roads icy.

Exclusive: Exercise? I get more than people think, Trump says

  • plenty: He gets plenty of exercise on the golf course and at the White House complex, the president told Reuters on Wednesday.
  • course: He gets plenty of exercise on the golf course and at the White House complex, the president told Reuters on Wednesday.
  • complex: He gets plenty of exercise on the golf course and at the White House complex, the president told Reuters on Wednesday.
  • excellent: Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, said on Tuesday that Trump was in excellent health overall but needed to lose weight, eat better, and break a sweat more often.
  • praise: The fast-food-loving Trump praised Jackson, who has served as a physician to previous presidents, but seemed wary of taking the not-so-subtle suggestion to use the White House's exercise facilities.

Trump administration bars Haitians from U.S. visas for low-skilled work

  • eligible: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said on Wednesday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ Haitians in the United States after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake.
  • visa: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said on Wednesday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ Haitians in the United States after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake.
  • administration: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Haitians will no longer be eligible for U.S. visas given to low-skilled workers, the Trump administration said on Wednesday, bringing an end to a small-scale effort to employ Haitians in the United States after a catastrophic 2010 earthquake.
  • announce: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the change less than a week after President Donald Trump reportedly questioned in an Oval Office meeting why the United States would want to take in immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to them as " shithole" countries.
  • immigrant: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the change less than a week after President Donald Trump reportedly questioned in an Oval Office meeting why the United States would want to take in immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to them as " shithole" countries.

US National Parks advisory board members resign en masse

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ten of 12 National Park Service advisory board members have now resigned.
  • advisory: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ten of 12 National Park Service advisory board members have now resigned.
  • advisory: Majority of the US National Park Service advisory board have quit after they were ignored by the interior department secretary, members claim.
  • ignore: Majority of the US National Park Service advisory board have quit after they were ignored by the interior department secretary, members claim.
  • secretary: Majority of the US National Park Service advisory board have quit after they were ignored by the interior department secretary, members claim.

Police comb through filthy California home where starving siblings found

  • exhaustive: Reuters)- Investigators on Wednesday conducted an exhaustive search of the foul-smelling, filthy tract home east of Los Angeles where a California couple are accused of keeping captive and nearly starving their 13 minor and adult children, police said.
  • accuse: Reuters)- Investigators on Wednesday conducted an exhaustive search of the foul-smelling, filthy tract home east of Los Angeles where a California couple are accused of keeping captive and nearly starving their 13 minor and adult children, police said.
  • starve: Reuters)- Investigators on Wednesday conducted an exhaustive search of the foul-smelling, filthy tract home east of Los Angeles where a California couple are accused of keeping captive and nearly starving their 13 minor and adult children, police said.
  • minor: Reuters)- Investigators on Wednesday conducted an exhaustive search of the foul-smelling, filthy tract home east of Los Angeles where a California couple are accused of keeping captive and nearly starving their 13 minor and adult children, police said.
  • torture: David Turpin, 57, and Louise Turpin, 49, were set to go before a judge in Riverside County on Thursday on charges of torture and child endangerment in the case, which came to light over the weekend after their 17-year-old daughter escaped through a window and alertedpolice.

Coach tells ex-USA gymnastics doctor Nassar in court to 'go to hell'

  • treatment: Reuters)- A coach who sent dozens of young girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physicians on Wednesday to " go to hell" for his crimes.
  • plead: Reuters)- A coach who sent dozens of young girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physicians on Wednesday to " go to hell" for his crimes.
  • guilty: Reuters)- A coach who sent dozens of young girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physicians on Wednesday to " go to hell" for his crimes.
  • female: Reuters)- A coach who sent dozens of young girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physicians on Wednesday to " go to hell" for his crimes.
  • crime: Reuters)- A coach who sent dozens of young girls for treatment to USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting female athletes, told the disgraced physicians on Wednesday to " go to hell" for his crimes.

U.S. prosecutors charge German man with supporting al Qaeda

  • accuse: NEW YORK (Reuters)- U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday accused a German man currently imprisoned in France of supporting al Qaeda in the years leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on New York City, and conspiring to kill Americans.
  • conspire: NEW YORK (Reuters)- U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday accused a German man currently imprisoned in France of supporting al Qaeda in the years leading up to the Sept. 11, 2001 attack on New York City, and conspiring to kill Americans.
  • indictment: In an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court, New York federal prosecutors said Christian Ganczarski, 51, had personal relationships with Osama bin Laden and other al Qaeda members.
  • federal: In an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court, New York federal prosecutors said Christian Ganczarski, 51, had personal relationships with Osama bin Laden and other al Qaeda members.
  • federal: In an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court, New York federal prosecutors said Christian Ganczarski, 51, had personal relationships with Osama bin Laden and other al Qaeda members.

Florida man gets prison for trading on tip about Gilead deal

  • prison: Florida man gets prison for trading on tip about Gilead deal.
  • sentence: Jay Fung, of Delray Beach, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Anne Thompson in Trenton, New Jersey, after pleading guilty in March 2016 to conspiracy to commit securities fraud, prosecutors said.
  • plead: Jay Fung, of Delray Beach, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Anne Thompson in Trenton, New Jersey, after pleading guilty in March 2016 to conspiracy to commit securities fraud, prosecutors said.
  • guilty: Jay Fung, of Delray Beach, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Anne Thompson in Trenton, New Jersey, after pleading guilty in March 2016 to conspiracy to commit securities fraud, prosecutors said.
  • plead: The former Morgan Stanley broker, Kevin Dowd, pleaded guilty in September 2013 to a criminal conspiracy charge, and has also settled with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Psychic paid $3.5 million for exorcisms gets prison for evading U.S. taxes

  • sentence: Sally Ann Johnson, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Denise Casper in Boston, who said the evidence suggested the psychic took advantage of the Martha's Vineyard resident as the woman began to suffer from dementia.
  • evidence: Sally Ann Johnson, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Denise Casper in Boston, who said the evidence suggested the psychic took advantage of the Martha's Vineyard resident as the woman began to suffer from dementia.
  • psychic: Sally Ann Johnson, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Denise Casper in Boston, who said the evidence suggested the psychic took advantage of the Martha's Vineyard resident as the woman began to suffer from dementia.
  • resident: Sally Ann Johnson, 41, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Denise Casper in Boston, who said the evidence suggested the psychic took advantage of the Martha's Vineyard resident as the woman began to suffer from dementia.
  • inference: There is a strong inference of fraud here," Casper said.

Snowstorm, deep freeze leaves four dead in U.S. South

  • storm: ATLANTA (Reuters)- A winter storm that caused at least four deaths in the U.S. South brought record low temperatures on Wednesday to parts of the region, where it coated roads with ice, snapped power lines and prompted schools to close.
  • temperature: ATLANTA (Reuters)- A winter storm that caused at least four deaths in the U.S. South brought record low temperatures on Wednesday to parts of the region, where it coated roads with ice, snapped power lines and prompted schools to close.
  • frigid: Frigid temperatures and snow were also forecast for the mid-Atlantic region and much of New England through Thursday.
  • temperature: Frigid temperatures and snow were also forecast for the mid-Atlantic region and much of New England through Thursday.
  • forecast: Frigid temperatures and snow were also forecast for the mid-Atlantic region and much of New England through Thursday.

Exclusive: Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries

  • campaign: Exclusive: Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries.
  • avoid: Exclusive: Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries.
  • campaign: Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries.
  • avoid: Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries.
  • divisive: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he plans to devote much of his time this year to helping Republicans maintain control of the U.S. Congress, but suggested he may stay out of divisive intra-party primary fights.

Accused NY attacker's lawyers propose deal to avoid death penalty

  • accuse: Accused NY atta cker's lawyers propose deal to avoid death penalty.
  • avoid: Accused NY atta cker's lawyers propose deal to avoid death penalty.
  • penalty: Accused NY atta cker's lawyers propose deal to avoid death penalty.
  • accuse: Reuters)- Lawyers for the Uzbek man accused of killing eight people by speeding a truck down a New York City bike path in October proposed a plea deal on Wednesday in which their client would accept life in prison without parole if prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.
  • path: Reuters)- Lawyers for the Uzbek man accused of killing eight people by speeding a truck down a New York City bike path in October proposed a plea deal on Wednesday in which their client would accept life in prison without parole if prosecutors did not seek the death penalty.

Elderly American-Iranian jailed in Iran hospitalised with heart problems: lawyer

  • jail: Elderly American-Iranian jailed in Iran hospitalised with heart problems: lawyer.
  • detain: It was the fourth time that Namazi, who was detained in February 2016 and later convicted of espionage charges which he denied, had been taken to hospital in the past year, the statement by lawyer Jared Genser said.
  • emergency: Last September, Namazi, a former Iranian provincial governor and ex-UNICEF official, underwent emergency heart surgery to install a pacemaker.
  • relentless: He) has undergone relentless interrogations and has been held in terrible conditions, including having spent extended periods in solitary confinement, " Namazi's son, Babak, said in the same statement.
  • terrible: He) has undergone relentless interrogations and has been held in terrible conditions, including having spent extended periods in solitary confinement, " Namazi's son, Babak, said in the same statement.

Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election

  • propaganda: Twitter may notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 election.
  • generate: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.
  • suspect: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.
  • propaganda: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.
  • lawmaker: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- Twitter may notify users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service, a company executive told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday.

U.S. justices sympathize with death row inmate's claim against lawyer

  • signal: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled sympathy toward a Louisiana death row inmate convicted of a 2008 triple murder who is seeking a new trial because his lawyer ignored his objections and told jurors the man had killed the victims.
  • sympathy: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled sympathy toward a Louisiana death row inmate convicted of a 2008 triple murder who is seeking a new trial because his lawyer ignored his objections and told jurors the man had killed the victims.
  • triple: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled sympathy toward a Louisiana death row inmate convicted of a 2008 triple murder who is seeking a new trial because his lawyer ignored his objections and told jurors the man had killed the victims.
  • murder: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled sympathy toward a Louisiana death row inmate convicted of a 2008 triple murder who is seeking a new trial because his lawyer ignored his objections and told jurors the man had killed the victims.
  • ignore: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled sympathy toward a Louisiana death row inmate convicted of a 2008 triple murder who is seeking a new trial because his lawyer ignored his objections and told jurors the man had killed the victims.

Nigeria gunmen kidnap two US and two Canadian citizens

  • kidnap: Nigeria gunmen kidnap two US and two Canadian citizens- BBC News.
  • kidnap: Two American and two Canadian citizens have been kidnapped near the northern city of Kaduna, Nigeria, police say.
  • emerge: Two police escorts were also killed in a shootout with the kidnappers, who emerged from hiding to attack the convoy.
  • convoy: Two police escorts were also killed in a shootout with the kidnappers, who emerged from hiding to attack the convoy.
  • vehicle: The group, travelling in two vehicles, was reportedly attacked on their way from Kaduna to the capital Abuja, about two hours away.

U.S. judge may extend freeze on Indonesian immigrants' deportation

  • federal: FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators hold an " Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Immigrant Justic e " sign outside the federal building in Manchester.
  • federal: FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators hold an " Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Immigrant Justic e" outside the federal building, where ethnic Chinese Christians who fled Indonesia after wide scale rioting decades ago and overstayed their visas in the U.S. must check-in with IC E, in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., October 13, 2017.
  • ethnic: FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators hold an " Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Immigrant Justic e" outside the federal building, where ethnic Chinese Christians who fled Indonesia after wide scale rioting decades ago and overstayed their visas in the U.S. must check-in with IC E, in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., October 13, 2017.
  • riot: FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators hold an " Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Immigrant Justic e" outside the federal building, where ethnic Chinese Christians who fled Indonesia after wide scale rioting decades ago and overstayed their visas in the U.S. must check-in with IC E, in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., October 13, 2017.
  • visa: FILE PHOTO: Demonstrators hold an " Interfaith Prayer Vigil for Immigrant Justic e" outside the federal building, where ethnic Chinese Christians who fled Indonesia after wide scale rioting decades ago and overstayed their visas in the U.S. must check-in with IC E, in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S., October 13, 2017.

Canada professor on leave after 'mocking' student with anxiety

  • professor: Canada professor on leave after 'mocking ' student with anxiety- BBC News.
  • professor: A Canadian professor is on leave after he allegedly mocked a student with severe anxiety during a class.
  • severe: A Canadian professor is on leave after he allegedly mocked a student with severe anxiety during a class.
  • professor: University of Guelph professor Edward Hedican is accused of directing an aide to " control" the student, whom he called " annoying".
  • accuse: University of Guelph professor Edward Hedican is accused of directing an aide to " control" the student, whom he called " annoying".

Republican lobbyist tied to controversial causes attacked in Virginia

  • fuel: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- A Republican lobbyist best known for fueling a conspiracy theory about the death of a Democratic National Committee staffer was attacked with pepper spray outside his home in a Washington suburb, police and his publicist said on Wednesday.
  • theory: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- A Republican lobbyist best known for fueling a conspiracy theory about the death of a Democratic National Committee staffer was attacked with pepper spray outside his home in a Washington suburb, police and his publicist said on Wednesday.
  • conservative: Jack Burkman, who also hosts the " Behind the Curtain " show on conservative Radio America, was assaulted on Tuesday night by a man in a dark-colored sports utility vehicle parked in the driveway of the lobbyist's Arlington, Virginia, home, according to a police crime report.
  • utility: Jack Burkman, who also hosts the " Behind the Curtain " show on conservative Radio America, was assaulted on Tuesday night by a man in a dark-colored sports utility vehicle parked in the driveway of the lobbyist's Arlington, Virginia, home, according to a police crime report.
  • vehicle: Jack Burkman, who also hosts the " Behind the Curtain " show on conservative Radio America, was assaulted on Tuesday night by a man in a dark-colored sports utility vehicle parked in the driveway of the lobbyist's Arlington, Virginia, home, according to a police crime report.

Tyler Hilinski: Quarterback's death stuns Washington university

  • caption: Image copyright WSU Cougars Image caption In September, Tyler Hilinski was carried off the field in celebration after rallying the Cougars to victory.
  • apparent: A US college football quarterback has died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, saypolice.
  • suicide: His body was found at the property in Pullman, Washington, alongside a rifle and a suicide note, officials say.
  • caption: Image copyright Facebook Image caption Washington State University's players and fans have been mourning Tyler Hilinski.
  • mourn: Image copyright Facebook Image caption Washington State University's players and fans have been mourning Tyler Hilinski.

Five-year-old cancer survivor killed by runaway car

  • community: A Canadian school community is mourning a five-year-old cancer survivor who died after being hit by a runaway SUV..
  • mourn: A Canadian school community is mourning a five-year-old cancer survivor who died after being hit by a runaway SUV..
  • empty: Camila De Almeida Torcato and her father were leaving her Toronto school on Monday afternoon when the empty vehicle rolled towards them.
  • vehicle: Camila De Almeida Torcato and her father were leaving her Toronto school on Monday afternoon when the empty vehicle rolled towards them.
  • roll: Camila De Almeida Torcato and her father were leaving her Toronto school on Monday afternoon when the empty vehicle rolled towards them.

YouTube singer Chrissy Chambers wins revenge porn case

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Chrissy Chambers, seen on the left, makes YouTube music and comedy videos with her fiancee Bria Kam.
  • personality: A US YouTube personality has been awarded damages from a British ex-boyfriend who posted videos onto the internet of them having sex.
  • award: A US YouTube personality has been awarded damages from a British ex-boyfriend who posted videos onto the internet of them having sex.
  • damage: A US YouTube personality has been awarded damages from a British ex-boyfriend who posted videos onto the internet of them having sex.
  • accuse: The High Court in London heard that the accused- who cannot be named for legal reasons- had accepted liability for his unlawful activity.

US Navy collisions: Ex-commanders charged with negligent homicide

  • collision: US Navy collisions: Ex-commanders charged with negligent homicide- BBC News.
  • negligent: US Navy collisions: Ex-commanders charged with negligent homicide- BBC News.
  • involve: The former commanders of two US Navy destroyers involved in collisions last year are to face charges including negligent homicide, the navy says.
  • collision: The former commanders of two US Navy destroyers involved in collisions last year are to face charges including negligent homicide, the navy says.
  • negligent: The former commanders of two US Navy destroyers involved in collisions last year are to face charges including negligent homicide, the navy says.

Strike averted at New York's main fruit and vegetable market

  • avert: Strike averted at New York's main fruit and vegetable market.
  • fruit: Strike averted at New York's main fruit and vegetable market.
  • vegetable: Strike averted at New York's main fruit and vegetable market.
  • fruit: NEW YORK (Reuters)- A work stoppage at a market that supplies much of New York City's fresh fruit and vegetables was averted early on Wednesday when negotiators tentatively reached a new pay deal, the labor union and merchants ' association said.
  • vegetable: NEW YORK (Reuters)- A work stoppage at a market that supplies much of New York City's fresh fruit and vegetables was averted early on Wednesday when negotiators tentatively reached a new pay deal, the labor union and merchants ' association said.

Police Academy director Hugh Wilson dies

  • caption: Image copyright Picture Perfect/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Wilson started out as a writer before turning to directing.
  • script: Wilson started out as a comedy writer on Bob Newhart and Tony Randall's 1970s TV shows and was originally hired to " punch up" Police Academy's script.
  • original: Filmed in Toronto, the 1984 original followed the fortunes of a mismatched group of misfits training to become police officers.
  • sequel: It went on to spawn six sequels and a TV series.
  • series: It went on to spawn six sequels and a TV series.

Dylan Farrow to discuss Woody Allen assault claim in first TV interview

  • discuss: Dylan Farrow to discuss Woody Allen assault claim in first TV interview- BBC News.
  • discuss: Dylan Farrow to discuss Woody Allen assault claim in first TV interview.
  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Allen has never been prosecuted over Farrow's claim he assaulted her in 1992.
  • credible: I am credible and I am telling the truth," Farrow will be heard saying in her first television interview.
  • accuse: Farrow has repeatedly accused Allen, her adoptive father, of molesting her when she was seven, claims the director has always denied.

Arson Attack Rips Through Office of Russian Human Rights Group

  • damage: One of Russia's biggest human rights groups said on Wednesday that one of its offices in southern Russia had been badly damaged in an overnight arson attack, an incident it said was part of a campaign to drive it from the region.
  • incident: One of Russia's biggest human rights groups said on Wednesday that one of its offices in southern Russia had been badly damaged in an overnight arson attack, an incident it said was part of a campaign to drive it from the region.
  • campaign: One of Russia's biggest human rights groups said on Wednesday that one of its offices in southern Russia had been badly damaged in an overnight arson attack, an incident it said was part of a campaign to drive it from the region.
  • border: Pictures of the office of the group, Memorial, in Naz ran, a town in the Russian region of Ingushetia which borders Chechnya, showed the blackened interior of an office strewn with fire-damaged deb ris.
  • detain: Memorial is under pressure in the Muslim-majority North Caucasus region after police in Chechnya detained the head of its office there this month and accused him of possessing a large quantity of cannabis, a crime punishable by up to 10 years in jail.

Majority of U.S. National Park Service board resigns, saying it was ignored

  • ignore: Majority of U.S. National Park Service board resigns, saying it was ignored.
  • advisory: ANCHORAG E, Alaska (Reuters)- Most members of a U.S. National Park Service advisory board, appointed while Barack Obama was president, have resigned after saying they were ignored by President Donald Trump's administration, the panel chairman said on Tuesday.
  • ignore: ANCHORAG E, Alaska (Reuters)- Most members of a U.S. National Park Service advisory board, appointed while Barack Obama was president, have resigned after saying they were ignored by President Donald Trump's administration, the panel chairman said on Tuesday.
  • administration: ANCHORAG E, Alaska (Reuters)- Most members of a U.S. National Park Service advisory board, appointed while Barack Obama was president, have resigned after saying they were ignored by President Donald Trump's administration, the panel chairman said on Tuesday.
  • chairman: ANCHORAG E, Alaska (Reuters)- Most members of a U.S. National Park Service advisory board, appointed while Barack Obama was president, have resigned after saying they were ignored by President Donald Trump's administration, the panel chairman said on Tuesday.

Aliens, apocalypse, lightning? ... No, just a meteor rocking Michigan

  • geology: Reuters)- A bright meteor briefly swept across the sky over parts of the U.S. Midwest and Canada on Tuesday, weather and geology agencies said, and then caused a powerful explosion that rattled homes and onlookers.
  • explosion: Reuters)- A bright meteor briefly swept across the sky over parts of the U.S. Midwest and Canada on Tuesday, weather and geology agencies said, and then caused a powerful explosion that rattled homes and onlookers.
  • register: The meteor was seen across the region in places such as Ohio, Michigan and Ontario at about 8 p.m. local time and registered a 2.0 magnitude tremor about 4 miles ( 7 k m) east of Saint Clair Shores in Eastern Michigan, the United States Geological Survey said on its website.
  • magnitude: The meteor was seen across the region in places such as Ohio, Michigan and Ontario at about 8 p.m. local time and registered a 2.0 magnitude tremor about 4 miles ( 7 k m) east of Saint Clair Shores in Eastern Michigan, the United States Geological Survey said on its website.
  • tremor: The meteor was seen across the region in places such as Ohio, Michigan and Ontario at about 8 p.m. local time and registered a 2.0 magnitude tremor about 4 miles ( 7 k m) east of Saint Clair Shores in Eastern Michigan, the United States Geological Survey said on its website.

Australia files WTO complaint over Canada wine sales

  • caption: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Australia has complained about Canadian restrictions on wine sales.
  • import: Australia has filed a trade complaint that accuses Canada of placing " discriminatory" rules on the sales of imported wine.
  • import: Like the US, Australia has protested against rules in the province of British Columbia, where local wines can be sold in grocery shops but imported wine must be sold in a " store within a store" with a separate cash register.
  • register: Like the US, Australia has protested against rules in the province of British Columbia, where local wines can be sold in grocery shops but imported wine must be sold in a " store within a store" with a separate cash register.
  • import: Those measures include higher price mark-ups for imported wines, as well as various other barriers to sale, the complaint says.

Nestle sells Crunch, Nerds and other US brands to Ferrero for $2.8bn

  • spread: Italy's Ferrero, which makes Nutella spread, Tic Tac and Ferrero Rocher, will become the US's third biggest confectionery maker.
  • confectionery: Italy's Ferrero, which makes Nutella spread, Tic Tac and Ferrero Rocher, will become the US's third biggest confectionery maker.
  • caption: Image caption Nestle said it was still committed to Kit Kat and other international confectionery brands.
  • international: Image caption Nestle said it was still committed to Kit Kat and other international confectionery brands.
  • confectionery: Image caption Nestle said it was still committed to Kit Kat and other international confectionery brands.

Ex-U.S. Navy officers face negligent homicide charges over ship collisions

  • involve: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military criminal charges including negligent homicide, the U.S. Navy said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • collision: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military criminal charges including negligent homicide, the U.S. Navy said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • criminal: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military criminal charges including negligent homicide, the U.S. Navy said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • negligent: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military criminal charges including negligent homicide, the U.S. Navy said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • collision: Filing charges against the officers marks the Navy's latest effort to address the problems that led to collisions involving its warships in Asia, in which 17 sailors were killed.

Police still baffled by discovery of 13 starved, abused siblings

  • baffle: Police still baffled by discovery of 13 starved, abused siblings.
  • starve: Police still baffled by discovery of 13 starved, abused siblings.
  • abuse: Police still baffled by discovery of 13 starved, abused siblings.
  • starve: Reuters)- Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents ' squalid Southern California home, some of them chained to beds under " horrific" conditions in an otherwise ordinary suburb.
  • squalid: Reuters)- Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents ' squalid Southern California home, some of them chained to beds under " horrific" conditions in an otherwise ordinary suburb.

California parents accused of starving, shackling children tried to seem normal

  • accuse: California parents accused of starving, shackling children tried to seem normal.
  • starve: California parents accused of starving, shackling children tried to seem normal.
  • normal: California parents accused of starving, shackling children tried to seem normal.
  • accuse: Reuters)- The California couple accused of starving and imprisoning their 13 minor and adult children tried to present a happy family image, speaking warmly of their kids and posting photos of girls in pink and boys in blue smiling with Mickey Mouse at Disneyland.
  • starve: Reuters)- The California couple accused of starving and imprisoning their 13 minor and adult children tried to present a happy family image, speaking warmly of their kids and posting photos of girls in pink and boys in blue smiling with Mickey Mouse at Disneyland.

U.S. judge excludes 70,000 women from Sterling Jewelers sex bias lawsuit

  • exclude: U.S. judge excludes 70,000 women from Sterling Jewelers sex bias lawsuit.
  • bias: U.S. judge excludes 70,000 women from Sterling Jewelers sex bias lawsuit.
  • discrimination: NEW YORK (Reuters)- A U.S. judge on Tuesday overturned an arbitrator's ruling allowing about 70,000 women to take part in a nationwide sex discrimination case against Sterling Jewelers Inc even though they had not opted to join.
  • employee: A group of former Sterling employees sued the Akron, Ohio-based company in 2008, claiming it systematically discriminated against women in pay and promotions in violation of Title VII and the federal Equal Pay Act.
  • discriminate: A group of former Sterling employees sued the Akron, Ohio-based company in 2008, claiming it systematically discriminated against women in pay and promotions in violation of Title VII and the federal Equal Pay Act.

U.S. House panel to hold hearing on emergency alerts after Hawaii error

  • emergency: U.S. House panel to hold hearing on emergency alerts after Hawaii error.
  • missile: Reuters)- A U.S. House of Representatives panel said on Tuesday it planned a hearing to review a false missile alert sent in Hawaii over the weekend that stirred panic and anger in the Pacific island state.
  • panic: Reuters)- A U.S. House of Representatives panel said on Tuesday it planned a hearing to review a false missile alert sent in Hawaii over the weekend that stirred panic and anger in the Pacific island state.
  • anger: Reuters)- A U.S. House of Representatives panel said on Tuesday it planned a hearing to review a false missile alert sent in Hawaii over the weekend that stirred panic and anger in the Pacific island state.
  • island: Reuters)- A U.S. House of Representatives panel said on Tuesday it planned a hearing to review a false missile alert sent in Hawaii over the weekend that stirred panic and anger in the Pacific island state.

'Chelsea bomber' tried to radicalize fellow inmates, U.S. prosecutors say

  • guilty: NEW YORK (Reuters)- The New Jersey man found guilty last year of planting two homemade bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, one of which wounded 30 people, has tried to radicalize fellow inmates with Islamic State and al Qaeda propaganda, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday.
  • propaganda: NEW YORK (Reuters)- The New Jersey man found guilty last year of planting two homemade bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, one of which wounded 30 people, has tried to radicalize fellow inmates with Islamic State and al Qaeda propaganda, U.S. prosecutors said on Tuesday.
  • mandatory: Ahmad Khan Rahimi, 29, faces a mandatory life sentence under federal law after being convicted in October of eight counts, including using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place.
  • sentence: Ahmad Khan Rahimi, 29, faces a mandatory life sentence under federal law after being convicted in October of eight counts, including using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place.
  • federal: Ahmad Khan Rahimi, 29, faces a mandatory life sentence under federal law after being convicted in October of eight counts, including using a weapon of mass destruction and bombing a public place.

Pay dispute at New York's main produce market could lead to strike

  • dispute: Pay dispute at New York's main produce market could lead to strike.
  • vegetable: NEW YORK (Reuters)- Workers at the market that supplies New York City with much of its fresh fruits and vegetables were prepared to go on strike as early as Wednesday for the first time since 1986 if negotiators failed to reach a pay deal before a contract expires at midnight, their union said.
  • employer: Employers at the sprawling Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market said they were confident of an agreement, but the president of the union said he believed a strike was more likely than not after the current contract expires.
  • confident: Employers at the sprawling Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market said they were confident of an agreement, but the president of the union said he believed a strike was more likely than not after the current contract expires.
  • load: The 1,100 workers who load and unload trucks and sort fruits and vegetables for 35 produce merchants operating at the South Bronx facility rejected a management offer of a pay raise of 30 cents an hour on Saturday and authorized union leaders to call a strike if necessary.

Second U.S. winter storm forces hundreds of flight cancellations

  • storm: NEW YORK (Reuters)- A second winter storm in as many weeks is causing hundreds of flight cancellations across the United States, airlines reported on Tuesday, potentially dealing a further blow to carriers ' first quarter outlooks.
  • further: NEW YORK (Reuters)- A second winter storm in as many weeks is causing hundreds of flight cancellations across the United States, airlines reported on Tuesday, potentially dealing a further blow to carriers ' first quarter outlooks.
  • quarter: NEW YORK (Reuters)- A second winter storm in as many weeks is causing hundreds of flight cancellations across the United States, airlines reported on Tuesday, potentially dealing a further blow to carriers ' first quarter outlooks.
  • storm: As the storm sweeps across southeast Texas and up the East Coast dumping snow, sleet and freezing rain, airlines have already canceled flights into Wednesday in anticipation of difficult conditions.
  • passenger: American Airlines, the world's largest airline by passenger traffic, had canceled some 270 flights between Tuesday and Wednesday as a result of the storm, it said.

Victim of ex-USA gymnastics doctor says abuse led to dad's suicide

  • abuse: Victim of ex-USA gymnastics doctor says abuse led to dad's suicide.
  • suicide: Victim of ex-USA gymnastics doctor says abuse led to dad's suicide.
  • victim: Reuters)- One of the victims of USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting dozens of girls, on Tuesday blamed the disgraced doctor for her father's suicide.
  • plead: Reuters)- One of the victims of USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting dozens of girls, on Tuesday blamed the disgraced doctor for her father's suicide.
  • guilty: Reuters)- One of the victims of USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting dozens of girls, on Tuesday blamed the disgraced doctor for her father's suicide.

Ex-CIA officer arrested for retaining classified information

  • arrest: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was arrested at a U.S. airport on Monday night in connection with charges that he illegally retained highly classified information, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.
  • information: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was arrested at a U.S. airport on Monday night in connection with charges that he illegally retained highly classified information, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.
  • clearance: Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a U.S. citizen who now lives in Hong Kong, used to maintain a top secret clearance and began working for the CIA in 1994.
  • discover: They discovered he had two small books containing handwritten information on details such as the true names and numbers of spy recruits and covert CIA employees.
  • information: They discovered he had two small books containing handwritten information on details such as the true names and numbers of spy recruits and covert CIA employees.

Wage dispute at NY City's main produce market could lead to strike

  • dispute: Wage dispute at NY City's main produce market could lead to strike.
  • vegetable: NEW YORK (Reuters)- The market that supplies New York City with most of its fresh fruits and vegetables faces the prospect of its first work stoppage since 1986 if last-ditch bargaining on Tuesday fails to bridge pay differences in a contract covering 1,100 warehouse workers.
  • difference: NEW YORK (Reuters)- The market that supplies New York City with most of its fresh fruits and vegetables faces the prospect of its first work stoppage since 1986 if last-ditch bargaining on Tuesday fails to bridge pay differences in a contract covering 1,100 warehouse workers.
  • employer: Employers at the sprawling Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market said they were confident an agreement could be reached, but the president of the union said he believed a strike was more likely than not after the current contract expires at midnight.
  • confident: Employers at the sprawling Hunts Point Terminal Produce Market said they were confident an agreement could be reached, but the president of the union said he believed a strike was more likely than not after the current contract expires at midnight.

Widow of Eagles guitarist Frey sues NYC hospital for wrongful death

  • treatment: NEW YORK (Reuters)- The widow of Glenn Frey on Tuesday filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan over its treatment of the former co-lead singer and guitarist for The Eagles before he died in January 2016 at age 67.
  • accuse: Cindy Frey accused the hospital and gastroenterologist Steven Itzkowitz of negligence for failing to properly treat her late husband's ulcerative colitis, diagnose and treat infection, and advise of the risks and side effects from treatment.
  • negligence: Cindy Frey accused the hospital and gastroenterologist Steven Itzkowitz of negligence for failing to properly treat her late husband's ulcerative colitis, diagnose and treat infection, and advise of the risks and side effects from treatment.
  • treat: Cindy Frey accused the hospital and gastroenterologist Steven Itzkowitz of negligence for failing to properly treat her late husband's ulcerative colitis, diagnose and treat infection, and advise of the risks and side effects from treatment.
  • treat: Cindy Frey accused the hospital and gastroenterologist Steven Itzkowitz of negligence for failing to properly treat her late husband's ulcerative colitis, diagnose and treat infection, and advise of the risks and side effects from treatment.

Trump administration to appeal 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling

  • block: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it will ask the Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling last week that blocked President Donald Trump's move to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
  • program: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it will ask the Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling last week that blocked President Donald Trump's move to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
  • immigrant: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it will ask the Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling last week that blocked President Donald Trump's move to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
  • administration: The Trump administration will file an appeal of the judge's injunction directly with the conservative-majority Supreme Court as well as seeking to appeal to the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the department said.
  • appeal: The Trump administration will file an appeal of the judge's injunction directly with the conservative-majority Supreme Court as well as seeking to appeal to the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the department said.

Factbox: High-profile recent U.S. captivity cases

  • starve: Reuters)- The case of 13 starving siblings aged 2 to 29 who were rescued from their dark, foul-smelling Southern California home- where some were kept in shackles- after one of them called police, joined a short, but horrifying, list of similar cases.
  • rescue: Reuters)- The case of 13 starving siblings aged 2 to 29 who were rescued from their dark, foul-smelling Southern California home- where some were kept in shackles- after one of them called police, joined a short, but horrifying, list of similar cases.
  • incident: Here is a selection of other recent high-profile U.S. incidents where people were held in captivity:.
  • kidnap: Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight: Former school bus driver Ariel Castro of Cleveland was charged in 2013 with kidnapping three young women and keeping them captive as sex slaves in his Cleveland home for a decade.
  • slave: Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight: Former school bus driver Ariel Castro of Cleveland was charged in 2013 with kidnapping three young women and keeping them captive as sex slaves in his Cleveland home for a decade.

Turpin: Shackled California siblings 'victims of torture'

  • victim: Police say 13 siblings, some of them shackled, who were found malnourished in a California home were victims of torture.
  • torture: Police say 13 siblings, some of them shackled, who were found malnourished in a California home were victims of torture.
  • rescue: Riverside County Sheriff's office said the mother was " perplexed" when officers came to rescue the children.
  • investigator: Investigators said they had had no previous contacts with the couple, David and Louise Turpin.
  • contact: Investigators said they had had no previous contacts with the couple, David and Louise Turpin.

Ivy League student Blaze Bernstein knifed 'over 20 times'

  • knife: Ivy League student Blaze Bernstein knifed 'over 20 times'- BBC News.
  • caption: Image copyright OC Sheriff Image caption Blaze Bernstein's body was found days after he was due to return to university.
  • stab: An Ivy League college student was reportedly stabbed nearly two dozen times by a high school friend after making a sexual advance on him.
  • arrest: Samuel Woodward, 20, was arrested after DNA belonging to Blaze Bernstein was found in his rental car, according to the Orange County Register.
  • investigator: Mr Woodward told investigators he became enraged after Bernstein, 19, kissed him, the paper reports.

Former Fiat Chrysler exec expected to plead guilty in payments probe: sources

  • plead: Former Fiat Chrysler exec expected to plead guilty in payments probe: sources.
  • guilty: Former Fiat Chrysler exec expected to plead guilty in payments probe: sources.
  • employee: Iacobelli, a former Fiat Chrysler vice president of employee relations, was charged in July in U.S. District Court in Detroit with taking part in a conspiracy to pay prohibited money and gifts to United Auto Workers union officials.
  • guilty: A not guilty plea was initially entered on his behalf in August but he did not comment when asked by reporters about the case.
  • plea: A not guilty plea was initially entered on his behalf in August but he did not comment when asked by reporters about the case.

Four South Carolina police wounded exchanging gunfire with suspect

  • apprehend: Reuters)- Four law enforcement officers were shot and wounded in South Carolina on Tuesday as they tried to apprehend a man accused of domestic violence, and one of the officers was in critical condition, the York County sheriff's office said.
  • accuse: Reuters)- Four law enforcement officers were shot and wounded in South Carolina on Tuesday as they tried to apprehend a man accused of domestic violence, and one of the officers was in critical condition, the York County sheriff's office said.
  • violence: Reuters)- Four law enforcement officers were shot and wounded in South Carolina on Tuesday as they tried to apprehend a man accused of domestic violence, and one of the officers was in critical condition, the York County sheriff's office said.
  • emergency: Police responded to an emergency call late Monday night about a man assaulting a woman at a home outside the small city of York, sheriff's office spokesman Trent Faris told reporters at a news conference.
  • conference: Police responded to an emergency call late Monday night about a man assaulting a woman at a home outside the small city of York, sheriff's office spokesman Trent Faris told reporters at a news conference.