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U.S. alleges bribery, kickbacks at top NCAA basketball programs
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Tuesday unveiled fraud charges against 10 people, including four coaches and an Adidas AG executive, associated with some of the country's premier college basketball programs following a multi-year corruption probe.

Trump says tax reform will include big cuts for middle class
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that a tax reform plan being discussed with lawmakers will cut taxes "tremendously" for the middle class, nearly double the standard deduction and try to make the tax code simple and fair.

Republican McConnell holds out hope for Obamacare repeal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mitch McConnell, the U.S. Senate's top Republican, clung to slim hopes on Tuesday that his party could still dismantle Obamacare, despite not having adequate support for a repeal bill.

Ex-N.Y. state senate leader's corruption conviction vacated, faces retrial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out the conviction of former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that narrowed the conduct that can sustain federal corruption charges.

Trump says administration is doing 'really good job' on Puerto Rico aid
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration was doing a "really good job" helping Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, amid complaints that federal aid has been too slow to reach the U.S. territory.

Trump ally Stone may face House intelligence subpoena: lawmaker
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roger Stone, a longtime ally of President Donald Trump, refused to respond to one line of questioning from members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Tuesday and could face a subpoena to return and answer them, the panel's top Democrat said.

Ex-U.S. Rep. Weiner sentenced to 21 months in teen 'sexting' case
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner was sentenced to 21 months in prison on Monday for sending sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old girl, setting off a scandal that played a role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

Trump ramps up NFL fight, calls for ban on kneeling during anthem

U.S. appeals court to consider rights of gay workers

Cowboys, Cardinals link arms amid anthem protests