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  • Trump pushes drug-dealer death penalty as opioid crisis response
    MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, targeting the U.S. opioid epidemic, called again on Monday for the execution of drug dealers, a proposal that so far has gained little support in Congress, amid criticism from some drug abuse and criminal justice experts.
  • Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV
    TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A woman crossing a street was killed by an Uber self-driving sport utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, prompting the ride services company to suspend its autonomous vehicle program.
  • U.S. judge declares mistrial in trial of ex-Georgeson employees
    BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday declared a mistrial in the case of four former employees of a firm that advises companies on shareholder votes charged with participating in a scheme to pay bribes to learn how a proxy adviser's clients voted.
  • Serial bomber suspected in deadly Austin explosions: police
    AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A serial bomber is suspected of planting four bombs detonated this month around Austin, Texas, that have killed two people and injured four others and unnerved residents of the Texas capital.
  • U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona challenge to 'Dreamers' program
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday required Arizona to continue to issue driver's licenses to the so-called Dreamers immigrants and refused to hear the state's challenge to an Obama-era program that protects hundreds of thousands of young adults brought into the country illegally as children.

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  • UK wins Brexit transition deal in return for Irish vow
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union agreed on Monday to a transition period to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit next year -- though only after London accepted a potential solution for Northern Ireland's land border that may face stiff opposition at home.
  • Britain wins fresh EU, NATO support over nerve attack
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Britain's foreign minister won further support from the European Union and NATO on Monday over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian double agent as he denounced Moscow's denials of involvement as "increasingly absurd".
  • After the battle: Aid, gunfire and looting in Syria's Afrin
    AFRIN, Syria (Reuters) - A day after Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies seized control of Afrin, a Turkish aid group started distributing relief supplies in the town center on Monday, but residents continued to leave after widespread reports of looting.
  • On eve of Trump-Saudi meeting, Riyadh calls Iran nuclear deal flawed
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia called the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers a "flawed agreement" on Monday, on the eve of a meeting between the Saudi crown prince and U.S. President Donald Trump who have both been highly critical of Iran.
  • Palestinian President Abbas blames Hamas for bomb attack on PM convoy in Gaza
    RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas blamed the Islamist Hamas group on Monday for the March 13 bomb attack on the convoy of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza, saying it was a "despicable and sinful act."