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Man arrested after plowing car into crowd at S. Carolina cemetery

Man arrested after plowing car into crowd at S. Carolina cemeteryA 64-year-old man accused of plowing his car into a group of mourners at a South Carolina cemetery and injuring 12 people was charged late Wednesday with a dozen counts of attempted murder, police said. James Kester intentionally drove his car into the crowd at a graveside funeral service at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Columbia on Wednesday afternoon, police said. Investigators did not know his motive or whether he was acquainted with the victims.



Senator Corker backs Obamacare repeal with "reasonable" transition: statement

Senator Corker backs Obamacare repeal with "reasonable" transition: statementWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker on Thursday said he backed repealing the Affordable Care Act, the 2010 law also known as Obamacare, as long as the effort also included "a reasonable transition period." "This takes us back to a level playing field where, by a certain date, all sides have incentive to work together to develop a health care replacement that can generate broad support and will stand the test of time," Corker said in a statement posted on Twitter. (Reporting by Susan Heavey)



Britain tells Turkey it will lift ban on in-flight electronics: sources

Britain tells Turkey it will lift ban on in-flight electronics: sourcesBritain has told Turkish authorities it will lift the ban on electronics in aircraft cabins in flights from Turkey, Turkish diplomatic sources told Reuters on Thursday. The sources said that Alan Duncan, Britain's minister for Europe and Foreign Minister Boris Johnson both called Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to tell him the ban was being lifted.



One in eight people who voted for Trump having second thoughts - Reuters/Ipsos poll

One in eight people who voted for Trump having second thoughts - Reuters/Ipsos pollAbout one in eight people who voted for President Donald Trump said they are not sure they would do so again after witnessing Trump's tumultuous first six months in office, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll of 2016 voters. Trump, who won the White House with the slimmest of margins, needs every last supporter behind him to push his agenda through a divided Congress and potentially win a second term in 2020. While other surveys have measured varying levels of disillusionment among Trump supporters, the Reuters/Ipsos poll shows how many would go as far as changing the way they voted.



Massive wildfire destroys 29 structures in California

Massive wildfire destroys 29 structures in California(Reuters) - More than 3,000 firefighters on Thursday battled a raging wildfire in central California that has destroyed 29 structures and forced thousands to flee their homes as it threatened a picturesque gold rush town outside Yosemite National Park. Just seven percent of the Detwiler Fire has been contained as it threatens the town of Mariposa and tiny communities in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, the Cal Fire state agency said on its website. "Everybody's heart is in the game," Battalion Chief Jeremy Rahn told a community meeting on Wednesday night, noting that about 3,100 firefighters from across the region were battling the blaze, according to the Fresno Bee newspaper.





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