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Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85, says agent

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 36 min ago
(Reuters) - Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said.
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Pirate attacks grow in South America and Caribbean: report

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 45 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor, a report showed on Wednesday.
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Teacher defeats rising Republican star in Kentucky's state house race: media

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 59 min ago
(Reuters) - A high school math teacher in Kentucky rode a wave of discontent among educators on Tuesday when he defeated a rising Republican star in a primary for a seat in the state's House of Representatives.
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U.S. warns citizens in China after 'abnormal' sound injures consulate worker

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 17 min ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - An American citizen working at the U.S. consulate in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou has reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.
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Gun rights, reform groups to meet Texas governor after school shooting

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 27 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Two groups at opposite ends of the gun debate were set to meet Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Wednesday to look for solutions days after a shooter killed 10 people in a Houston-area high school.
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U.S. Congress panel to grill Olympic officials on preventing sex abuse

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 36 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A congressional panel on Wednesday will grill top executives from the U.S. Olympic Committee and the governing bodies of four sports on whether they have done enough to protect athletes from sexual abuse.
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Gun control support fades three months after Florida massacre: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 55 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Parkland, Florida, school massacre has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Wednesday.
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Border Patrol agents' seizure of opioids on the rise, McCaskill report says

Illicit fentanyl interdiction was up 72 percent in 2017
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Ocean, jungle explosions new risks from Hawaii eruption

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 55 min ago
HONOLULU (Reuters) - Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano is exploding as it pours into the ocean, shooting rock fragments that are a danger to boaters. Inland, where molten rock is burning through jungle, methane explosions are hurling boulders while toxic gas is reaching some of the highest levels seen in recent times.
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Correction: Primary Rdp story

ATLANTA (AP) — In a story May 22 about midterm primary elections, The Associated Press reported erroneously that three vulnerable Republican congressmen from Texas are all white males. One of them, Rep. Will Hurd, is black.
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University of Southern California torn by scandal surrounding gynecologist

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 25 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two-hundred faculty members of the University of Southern California on Tuesday called for the USC's top official to resign over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams.
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Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 33 min ago
(Reuters) - Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said.
Categories: U.S. News

Pulitzer-winning author Philip Roth dies at 85: media reports

Domestic News from Reuters - 8 hours 45 min ago
(Reuters) - Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said.
Categories: U.S. News

Goold: There's more to Hicks' 105.1 than meets the eye

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 8 hours 52 min ago
A deeper dive into high-velocity monsters, new-wave data and the trivia, trend and truths -- why doesn't he strikeout more batters? -- behind Hicks' velocity.
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Cards hit nothing but singles, lose to Royals

Starter Luke Weaver allowed two solo home runs and his only walk of the game became a third run.
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Black candidate makes history as women advance in U.S. midterms

Domestic News from Reuters - 9 hours 23 min ago
(Reuters) - Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States.
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Weeks after brawl at East St. Louis High track meet, seniors return to stadium for graduation

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 10 hours 2 min ago
There was no mention of the brawl or the canceled track season.
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Florida city sends out zombie alert during power outage

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 10 hours 27 min ago
When the power goes out shortly after midnight, few things are less comforting than getting a zombie alert from your power company.
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Cards don't come through in clutch, fall to Royals 5-1

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 10 hours 32 min ago
They strand five in scoring position, three on third; Holland has another disastrous outing
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African-American Abrams leads charge as women advance in U.S. midterms

Domestic News from Reuters - 10 hours 46 min ago
(Reuters) - Democratic voters in Georgia nominated a candidate on Tuesday who could make history as the first African-American female governor in the United States.
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