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United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane
CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage.

Arkansas nears fourth execution in about a week
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas plans to end its series of April executions by putting to death on Thursday an inmate convicted of murdering a cheerleader and who escaped from prison and killed two other people before being captured again.

Number of U.S. visas to citizens of Trump travel ban nations drops
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States issued about 40 percent fewer temporary visas in March to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump's temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a Reuters analysis of preliminary government data released on Thursday.

Florida Senate seeks pardon for wrongly accused 'Groveland Four'
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida's Senate on Thursday apologized to the families of four black men wrongly accused of raping a white teenager nearly 70 years ago, and lawmakers called on the state's governor to issue full pardons.

Berkeley braces for unrest despite Ann Coulter cancelation
BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) - Police at the University of California at Berkeley braced on Thursday for potential civil unrest stemming from a now-canceled speaking engagement by conservative commentator Ann Coulter following a recent spate of politically charged violence on or near the campus.

Police charge second suspect in Illinois judge's murder
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Police have charged a second suspect in the murder of an Illinois judge shot outside his home on Chicago's South Side earlier this month in what they believe was a robbery, officials said on Thursday.

Timeline detailed for New York City bus terminal project
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday laid out a new timeline for its revamped efforts to replace or renovate New York City's aging main bus terminal in midtown Manhattan.

Idaho man gets 28 years in beating death of gay man

How did a copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence get to southern England?

Appeals court grants Trump request to delay mercury air pollution case