News U.N. council mulls call for U.S. Jerusalem decision to be withdrawn 2017-12-16T19:27:41.000000000-05:00 UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is considering a draft resolution that would insist any decisions on the status of Jerusalem have no legal effect and must be rescinded after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized the city as Israel's capital. Canadian police probe mysterious deaths of billionaire pharma couple 2017-12-16T18:39:21.000000000-05:00 TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman, founder of Apotex Inc, and his wife Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto mansion on Friday. Congressman will not seek relection amid misconduct probe 2017-12-16T18:03:31.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Ruben Kihuen announced on Saturday that he will not seek re-election, becoming the latest member of Congress to end his legislative career in the face of sexual harassment allegations. CSX CEO Harrison dies months into railroad's turnaround effort 2017-12-16T17:43:06.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - CSX Corp Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has died, the freight railway operator said on Saturday, just a few days after announcing that the veteran rail executive hired earlier this year to boost its profits had taken a medical leave of absence. Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious 2017-12-16T17:31:02.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities. Trump allies say Mueller unlawfully obtained thousands of emails 2017-12-16T17:12:35.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An organization established for U.S. President Donald Trump's transition to the White House a year ago said on Saturday that the special counsel investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election had obtained tens of thousands of emails unlawfully. Trump to say in security speech that China is competitor: officials 2017-12-16T16:42:36.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will lay out a new U.S. national security strategy on Monday based on his "America First" policy and will, among other items, make clear that China is a competitor, two senior U.S. officials said on Saturday. CSX CEO Harrison dies months into railway's turnaround effort 2017-12-16T16:32:47.000000000-05:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - CSX Corp Chief Executive Hunter Harrison has died, the freight railway operator said on Saturday, just a few days after announcing that the veteran rail executive hired earlier this year to boost its profits had taken a medical leave of absence. Trump defends tax plan as 'great Christmas gifts' to middle class 2017-12-16T16:23:43.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended a Republican tax-cut plan against Democratic charges that it favors the rich, saying it will be "one of the great Christmas gifts" for the middle class with just days to go before Congress votes. Winds fuel California wildfire, state's third-largest on record 2017-12-16T16:10:31.000000000-05:00 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A raging California wildfire on Saturday became the state's third-largest on record, with more devastation possible from a resurgence of the harsh winds that have fueled the deadly blaze since the beginning of the month.