BYU lifts decades-long ban on caffeinated soft drink sales

(Reuters) – Brigham Young University has ended a 60-year ban on the sale of caffeinated soft drinks at its flagship campus in Provo, Utah, the Mormon Church-owned school said on Thursday. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Students or visitors will no longer need to bring their own sodas onto the 33,000-student More...

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By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Puerto Rico, St. Croix devastated by powerful Hurricane Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Deadly Hurricane Maria caused flooding in the Dominican Republic as it brushed past the country on Thursday after destroying buildings and knocking out power across the U.S. More...

By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Hurricane Maria floods Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Deadly Hurricane Maria flooded parts of the Dominican Republic as it grazed past on Thursday and dumped more heavy rain on the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico after destroying More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Maria drenches Dominican Republic after hammering Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria lashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds and headed northwest in the Caribbean on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Hurricane Maria lashes Dominican Republic after direct hit on Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria thrashed parts of the Dominican Republic with heavy rain and high winds as it passed off its east coast on Thursday after making a direct hit on Puerto Rico More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Hurricane Maria clobbers Puerto Rico, plunges island into darkness

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S. territory on Wednesday, causing severe flooding More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Girl in hospital after being struck by baseball at Yankee Stadium

(The Sports Xchange) – A young girl was transported to hospital after being hit by a foul ball off the bat of third baseman Todd Frazier in the fifth inning of the New York Yankees’ home game against the More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Trump makes his debut at ceremonies for new U.S. citizens

(Reuters) – For the first eight months of Donald Trump’s presidency, new U.S. citizens did not receive the customary presidential welcome at their naturalization ceremonies. That changed this week, as More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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St. Louis approves police body cameras ahead of more protests

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – St. Louis officials decided on Wednesday to supply police officers with body cameras for a year as the city prepares for a sixth night of protests after a white former police officer More...

By news On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Oklahoma City police fatally shoot deaf man who did not respond to commands

(Reuters) – A deaf man holding a metal pipe was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police who yelled for him to drop his weapon and get on the ground, but did not know that he could not hear, a police spokesman More...