News Texas leaders want more screening and more guns to prevent more shootings 2018-05-22T06:03:11.000000000-04:00 AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas political leaders are considering installing airport-style security at public schools and screening students for mental health issues as alternatives to gun control to thwart a repeat of last week's deadly shooting at a Houston-area high school. U.S., China nearing deal to remove U.S. sales ban against ZTE: sources 2018-05-22T05:31:08.000000000-04:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - Washington and Beijing are nearing a deal that would remove an existing U.S. order banning American companies from supplying Chinese telecommunications equipment maker ZTE Corp, two people briefed on the talks told Reuters. U.S. reinforces East Asia ballistic missile defense as Trump-Kim summit nears 2018-05-22T05:21:56.000000000-04:00 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Reuters) - The USS Milius, one of the U.S. Navy's most advanced guided missile destroyers, arrived in Japan on Tuesday to reinforce defenses against any ballistic missile attacks by North Korea, or anyone else in East Asia. Foreign media arrive in North Korea, suggesting nuclear shutdown on track 2018-05-22T04:33:49.000000000-04:00 BEIJING (Reuters) - About two dozen journalists from Western and Chinese news organizations arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to witness the closure of its nuclear test site, an indication that the shutdown will go ahead amid renewed diplomatic uncertainty. Commander says Iran's people will punch U.S. Secretary of State in the mouth 2018-05-22T03:54:57.000000000-04:00 BEIRUT (Reuters) - A senior Iranian military commander poured scorn on U.S. threats to tighten sanctions on Tuesday, saying the Islamic Republic's people would respond by punching U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the mouth. Lava creeps onto geothermal plant site on Hawaii's Big Island 2018-05-22T03:24:14.000000000-04:00 PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island crept onto a geothermal power plant site on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases. Iranian people will punch U.S. Secretary of State in the mouth - Iranian commander 2018-05-22T02:25:42.000000000-04:00 BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Iranian people will punch the U.S. Secretary of State in the mouth in response to a new American plan to pressure Iran, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Tuesday. Lava creeps to edge of geothermal plant on Hawaii's Big Island 2018-05-22T01:53:10.000000000-04:00 PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island crept to the edge of a geothermal power plant on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases. U.S. farmers plow ahead with plantings as China trade war fears ebb 2018-05-22T01:10:29.000000000-04:00 CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. farmers said they would push ahead with plantings planned before U.S.-China trade tensions eased and, now that the two countries have resumed talks, take a wait-and-see approach to President Donald Trump's promises for more sales to China. Trump signs congressional resolution overturning auto lending rule 2018-05-21T23:54:21.000000000-04:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed into a law a congressional resolution overhauling a rule issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that aimed to bar discrimination in auto lending, the White House said on Monday.