National: Breaking US News from Reuters

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in San Francisco, California, June 6, 2016. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

Here is the latest US News from Reuters.

Popular MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice Dies Aged 42
The fighter gained popularity with videos of his unsanctioned street fights, but tested positive for steroids earlier this year.

‘Shawshank’ Pair Should Have Been Caught 400 Times
A report into the 2015 escape finds staff were given paintings by one inmate in exchange for tools to cut their way out of cells.

Hillary Clinton ‘Wins Democratic Nomination’
Bernie Sanders rejects the latest count as Hillary Clinton tells supporters she is on the brink of a “historic moment.”

California Could Mar Clinton’s Victory Parade
California could be Bernie Sanders’ last stand, but losing to him would mean a limp across the finish line for Hillary Clinton.

Playboy Mansion Sold To Billionaire Neighbour
The Playboy Mansion, once the scene of countless lavish celebrity-filled parties, is sold to a 32-year-old billionaire neighbour.

Yellen Hints US Fed Rates Hike May Be Delayed
Interest rates in the US were tipped for an increase this month, but slowing job creation levels in May have made that unlikely.

‘Grim Sleeper’ Killer Sentenced To Death
A Los Angeles jury returns a death sentence for Lonnie Franklin Jr over the killing of 10 women from 1985 to 2007.

No Charges Against Family In Gorilla Death
A prosecutor says the boy’s “attentive” mother cannot be held responsible because he “scampered away”.

Teen Jailed Over Prom Rejection Killing
Christopher Plaskon will be eligible for parole in 2031 after pleading no contest to the killing of 16-year-old Maren Sanchez.

A King And Presidents To Mourn Muhammad Ali
Bill Clinton will deliver the eulogy during the memorial at a sports arena in the boxing legend’s Kentucky hometown.

Couple Charged After Trying To Sell Infant
The three-month-old was left behind after the mother and her fiance failed to sell the child for as little as $500, police say.

US Navy In Japan Alcohol Ban After Car Crash
The order comes after a 21-year-old naval officer was arrested for an alleged drink-drive collision that injured two people.

Skydiver Falls To Death After Mid-Air Collision
Bond Springer collided with another skydiver while doing advanced manoeuvres during a festival in South Carolina.

Florida Braced For Flooding As Storm Colin Hits
Up to eight inches of rain could hit parts of Florida’s Gulf coast as the storm moves northeast across much of the state.

Clinton Looks To Secure Nomination In New Jersey
Decisive wins in the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico leave Hillary Clinton on the verge of victory ahead of key primaries.

Secret Kanye West Show Descends Into Chaos
Fans climb over cars, bins and scaffolding to get closer to the hip-hop star as he calls for the block to be closed off.

Journalist And Translator Killed In Afghanistan
David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna came under a sustained Taliban attack near the US Army base in Marjah.

Muhammad Ali’s Body Arrives Back In Hometown
The mayor of Louisville tells Sky News he is expecting an “outpouring of love” for the boxing legend as Ali’s body returns home.

Six-Month Rape Sentence ‘Does Not Fit Crime’
College swimmer Brock Turner’s victim says being a star athlete should not be seen as “an entitlement to leniency”.

Visitors Pay Tribute At Ali’s Childhood Home
Mourners gather in Kentucky at the childhood home of Muhammad Ali to pay tribute to the late boxing legend.

Hometown Farewell For Muhammad Ali In Kentucky
A celebration reflecting the boxer’s “devotion to people of all races, religions and backgrounds” will be held in his home town.

Ali’s Final Year: Family Photos Of Boxing Legend
Pictures from the last year of Muhammad Ali’s life show he had lost none of his much-loved spirit and sense of humour.

‘Daddy Is Free Now’ – Daughter’s Tribute To Ali
Hana Ali has said her family’s hearts are “hurting” but they are “so happy daddy is free now”, after the boxing legend’s death.

Ali’s Famous Quotes: ‘Float Like A Butterfly’
The sporting legend was as well known for his comments outside the ring as he was for his performance in it.

Tributes To Legend Ali: ‘So Long Great One’
Reaction pours in from across the sporting and wider world following the death of the boxing great, who is hailed “an icon”.

‘I Am The Greatest’: The Life Of Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali’s life transcended the sport of boxing and he became a global symbol of courage and dignity.

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Dies Aged 74
The three-time heavyweight champion, who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in the 1980s, passed away in Arizona surrounded by family.

Muhammad Ali ‘Close To Death’ In Hospital
A source close to the boxing legend’s family says the 74-year-old is in an “extraordinarily grave” condition in a Texas hospital.

Airbnb Launches Crackdown On Racist Hosts
The review comes after a North Carolina host allegedly told a university student: “Find another place to rest your n***** head”.

Trio Guilty In Largest Terror Recruitment Case
One of the accused was secretly taped repeatedly defending IS’ burning alive of a Jordanian pilot in a cage.

Joy As Girl Unwraps One-Legged Doll ‘Like Me’
“You’ve got to be kidding me! It’s got a leg like me!” says Emma Bennett as she marvels at the custom-made toy.

US Jobs Growth Slowest In More Than Five Years
38,000 jobs were created in May, described by one analyst as “crazy” and by presidential hopeful Donald Trump as a “bombshell”.

Trump Supporters Attacked At California Rally
A woman is hit in the face with eggs and other food as more violent clashes erupt with protesters following a campaign rally.

US Cyclist Skipping Rio Olympics Over Zika
Tejay Van Garderen’s pregnant wife is due in October and there is evidence the virus can be transmitted sexually.

US Launches Raids On IS From Aircraft Carrier
Jets took off from the USS Harry S Truman after the aircraft carrier passed through the Suez Canal, said Navy officials.

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