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Voters in opioid-plagued districts demand solutions from candidates

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 6:58am
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (Reuters) - Voters in this struggling Rust Belt region in upstate New York, backed Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election, hoping he could help turn back a relentless tide of factory and business closures.

Ex-officials in U.S. gymnastics sex abuse scandal to testify to Senate

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 6:32am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The heads of Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, who resigned in the wake of a sex abuse scandal involving a former doctor at their organizations, could face tough questions when they appear on Tuesday at a U.S. Senate hearing on how to protect athletes from similar behavior.

Exclusive: At delicate moment, U.S. weighs warship passage through Taiwan Strait

Tue, 06/05/2018 - 6:11am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is considering sending a warship through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. officials say, in a move that could provoke a sharp reaction from Beijing at a time when Sino-U.S. ties are under pressure from trade disputes and the North Korean nuclear crisis.