News U.S. sets preliminary antidumping duties on Argentine, Indonesian biodiesel 2017-10-23T18:31:35.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday made a preliminary finding imports of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia were being dumped and set preliminary antidumping duties on the products. Pentagon seeks to address criticism of fatal Niger operation 2017-10-23T18:25:03.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon sought on Monday to tamp down criticism from lawmakers that it has not been forthcoming about the death of four U.S. soldiers in an ambush in Niger this month. Art of the deal: Trump's Empire State Building doodle fetches $16,000 2017-10-23T18:19:19.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - George W. Bush famously turned to portrait painting as a hobby when he left office. Could President Donald Trump one day follow in his footsteps, encouraged by the recent sale of his drawing of New York City's Empire State Building for $16,000? Top U.S. general says no sign soldiers in Niger took too many risks 2017-10-23T18:08:26.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. general said on Monday he had no information that Army special operation forces involved in a deadly attack in Niger earlier this month had taken too many risks. New York opens sexual harassment probe of Weinstein Co: source 2017-10-23T17:37:06.000000000-04:00 NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York attorney general has opened an investigation into sexual harassment and possible violations of civil rights laws at the Weinstein Company, the movie studio co-founded by Harvey Weinstein, and sent the company a subpoena on Monday, a source familiar with the inves... Trump says popular retirement program will be unscathed in tax plan 2017-10-23T17:36:25.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday dismissed the possibility of curbing a popular tax-deferred U.S. retirement savings program to help pay for his sweeping tax cuts, and voiced doubts about adding another top bracket targeting the wealthiest Americans. Nevada gun shows tied to firearm violence in California: study 2017-10-23T17:10:48.000000000-04:00 LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firearms-related deaths and injuries increased 70 percent in parts of California in the weeks after gun shows in neighboring Nevada, which has fewer regulations on such events, a University of California, Berkeley study released on Monday found. New Hampshire governor asks Trump to stop Indonesian deportation effort 2017-10-23T14:57:39.000000000-04:00 BOSTON (Reuters) - New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu on Monday publicly called on U.S. President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican, to halt an effort to deport 69 Indonesian Christians who fled violence in that country two decades ago and are living illegally in the state. Judge to decide Trump impact in U.S. Army deserter Bergdahl's case 2017-10-23T14:03:35.000000000-04:00 FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - A military judge will weigh whether President Donald Trump's critical statements about U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl have hurt the soldier's chances of getting fair treatment in the desertion case that could send him to prison for life. Tillerson pays flying visit to Afghanistan to discuss U.S. strategy 2017-10-23T13:15:44.000000000-04:00 BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday discussed with Afghan leaders the U.S. strategy for ending America's longest war, in a brief, unreported visit that underscored the challenge of quelling the country's insurgency.