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Texas school shooter 'nonemotional,' lawyer says as motive sought

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:57am
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - The 17-year-old student charged with killing 10 people when he opened fire in an art class at his Houston-area high school appeared "weirdly nonemotional" on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday.
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Hawaii reports first serious injury from volcano as lava threatens escape routes

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:03am
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - A stream of lava threatened to block a key Hawaii highway on Saturday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, while the first known serious injury was reported from fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano.
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Fresh lava flows could block Hawaii escape route within hours

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:11pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Lava oozed toward a key Hawaii highway on Saturday that serves as an escape route for coastal residents, after fresh explosive eruptions from the Kilauea volcano and magma flows that destroyed four more homes.
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Texas shooting suspect seems 'weirdly nonemotional,' lawyer says

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 5:37pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - The 17-year-old student who authorities said killed 10 people when he opened fire in an art class in his Houston-area high school appeared "weirdly nonemotional" on the morning after the rampage, one of his lawyers said on Saturday.
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Hawaii lava flow engulfs more homes as ash plume ascends

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 5:35pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - New, fast-moving lava poured from the flank of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano on Saturday, destroying four more homes on the Big Island after a second explosive eruption shot a nearly two-mile-high (10,000 foot) ash plume from the crater.
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Melania Trump returns to White House after kidney procedure

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 1:57pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's wife, Melania Trump, returned to the White House on Saturday after undergoing a surgical procedure this week to treat a benign kidney condition, her office said.
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Two weeks on, Hawaii residents look for "normalcy" amid ash, lava

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 9:10am
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Two weeks after fountains of lava and poisonous gas from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the middle of the night, things were only getting worse for residents on Friday after another eruption.
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Teen gunman attacks Texas high school art class, kills 10

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 8:47am
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - Texas on Saturday will likely release the names of nine students and a teacher killed by a gunman, identified by authorities as a 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol, who opened fire in a morning art class in his Houston-area high school.
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"Born to kill" Texas shooter a quiet teenager in trench coat

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 7:09am
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - He was a quiet Texas teenager who danced with his Greek church group and played football. He had a passion for symbology and Japanese history.
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'Loner' student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 10:55pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student dressed in a trench coat and armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his high school outside Houston on Friday, killing nine students and a teacher, before surrendering to officers, authorities said.
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Missouri legislators begin weighing impeachment of governor

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 7:20pm
(Reuters) - Missouri legislators convened on Friday to weigh the possible impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens, who has been embroiled in separate sex and fundraising scandals that have led to mounting pressure for his resignation.
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U.S. agency rescinds order banning Louisiana distributor from opioid sales

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 7:19pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday reversed an order that halted a Louisiana drug wholesaler's opioid sales over allegations it failed to report suspiciously large orders by pharmacies for the narcotics, court documents showed.
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'Quiet' student shoots and kills 10 at Texas school: authorities

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 6:50pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old student armed with a shotgun and pistol opened fire at his Texas high school on Friday, killing nine fellow students and a teacher, authorities said, in an attack with eerie echoes of the massacre at a Florida high school in February.
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Hawaii volcano spews 6 mile-high plume of ash, could blow again

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 5:56pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Hawaii's Kilauea volcano spewed ash nearly six miles (9 km) into the sky on Thursday and scientists warned this could be the first in a string of more violent explosive eruptions with the next possibly occurring within hours.
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Texas teen charged with killing 10 in high school massacre

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 5:18pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - Texas officials charged a 17-year-old student with murder in the shooting of 10 people, including fellow pupils, at his high school on Friday in an attack similar to the massacre at a Florida high school earlier this year.
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N.Y. developer pleads guilty ahead of 'Buffalo Billion' corruption trial

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 5:05pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former executive at an upstate New York developer pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with federal prosecutors in a corruption case against a former state university official and others over a $1 billion government project.
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Accused Texas high school gunman described as bullied loner in a trench coat

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:52pm
SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - The teen accused of killing 10 people in a mass shooting at his Texas high school on Friday was described by fellow students as a quiet loner who played football but kept to himself and was reportedly the victim of some bullying.
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'DO SOMETHING,' Parkland survivors urge action after Texas school shooting

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 4:01pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Survivors of the high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, vowed support on Friday for Texas students caught up in the latest deadly school shooting, saying tighter gun laws were needed to stop further bloodshed.
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Missouri legislators to weigh impeachment of scandal-plagued governor

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 3:44pm
(Reuters) - Missouri legislators were set to convene on Friday to weigh the possible impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens, who has been embroiled in separate sex and fundraising scandals that have led to mounting pressure for his resignation.
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Puerto Rico power grid braces for hurricane season

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 3:31pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. federal agency tasked with restoring electricity to Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean last year, is leaving the island though thousands still have no power heading into the next hurricane season starting next month.
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