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Mississippi floods appear to hit peak with parts of Jackson under water

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 1 min ago
Floodwaters in central Mississippi appeared to hit their peak on Monday, potentially allowing the area around the state capital Jackson to avoid any casualties after the Pearl River reached its highest level in 37 years, officials said.
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'True Grit' author Charles Portis dies at 86

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 2 min ago
Charles Portis, the reclusive Arkansas writer known for the classic Western novel "True Grit" and the wry humor that filled his works, died on Monday at the age of 86 after battling a long illness, the New York Times reported.
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Sanders, Bloomberg trade insults as Democratic White House race heats up

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 5:25pm
Democratic White House contenders Bernie Sanders and Michael Bloomberg stepped up their attacks on each other on Monday, with Sanders accusing the media mogul of trying to buy the election and Bloomberg saying the senator and his fervent supporters were hurting the party.
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U.S. flies 338 Americans home from cruise ship, including 14 with coronavirus

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 4:40pm
More than 300 Americans who had been stuck on a cruise ship affected by the coronavirus were back in the United States on Monday, flown to U.S. military bases for two more weeks of quarantine after spending the previous 14 days docked in Japan.
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Democratic rivals tell billionaire Bloomberg: Let's debate

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 4:29pm
U.S. Democratic presidential candidates said on Sunday billionaire Michael Bloomberg should face the same rigorous scrutiny as his rivals and they would welcome the chance to square off with him in a 2020 presidential debate.
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U.S. flies 338 Americans home from cruise ship, including 14 with coronavirus

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 3:48pm
More than 300 Americans who had been stuck on a cruise ship affected by the coronavirus were back in the United States on Monday, flown to U.S. military bases for two more weeks of quarantine after spending the previous 14 days docked in Japan.
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U.S. State Dept tracks 60 U.S. citizens in Japan following coronavirus outbreak

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 2:25pm
The U.S. State Department said on Monday it is tracking the condition of 60 U.S. citizens in Japan after more than 300 Americans were repatriated from a cruise ship that had the largest cluster of coronavirus cases outside China.
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New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 10:54am
New York on Sunday dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal.
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Mississippi braces for floods as Pearl River hits 37-year highwater mark

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 2:35am
Mississippi urged thousands of people in the Pearl River flood plain to evacuate as the river reached its highest level in 37 years near the state capital on Sunday and was not expected to recede for days.
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Trump kicks off Daytona 500 race with limo loop, Air Force One flyby

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/17/2020 - 1:41am
President Donald Trump took a loop around the Daytona 500 racetrack on Sunday in his presidential limousine, drawing cheers from fans at NASCAR's most prestigious race not long after completing a dramatic flyby on Air Force One.
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Hollywood therapist Amie Harwick found dead: media

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:42pm
Hollywood family and sex therapist Amie Harwick died after falling from a third floor balcony and a former boyfriend has been arrested in connection with her death, local media reported, citing police.
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Trump kicks off Daytona 500 race crowd with limo loop, Air Force One flyby

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 10:13pm
President Donald Trump took a loop around the Daytona 500 racetrack on Sunday in his presidential limousine, drawing cheers from fans at NASCAR's most prestigious race not long after completing a dramatic flyby on Air Force One.
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Trump attends wedding of immigration hardliner, adviser Stephen Miller

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 8:07pm
President Donald Trump attended the wedding on Sunday of one of his top aides, immigration hardliner Stephen Miller, to Vice President Mike Pence's spokeswoman, Katie Waldman.
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Former DOJ officials call on Attorney General Barr to resign

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 7:13pm
More than 1,000 former U.S. Justice Department officials on Sunday called for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the trial of a longtime adviser of President Donald Trump.
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Trump takes a limousine lap before Daytona 500 auto race

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 3:56pm
President Donald Trump took a loop around the Daytona 500 racetrack on Sunday in the presidential limousine known as "The Beast," drawing cheers from fans at NASCAR'S most prestigious race.
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Trump makes flashy entrance with limousine ride at Daytona 500

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 2:34pm
President Donald Trump made a showy entrance at the Daytona 500 on Sunday, riding in his limousine on the speedway track after flying over the cheering crowd aboard Air Force One ahead of NASCAR'S most prestigious race.
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Former DOJ officials call on U.S. Attorney General Barr to resign

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 1:02pm
More than 1,000 former U.S. Justice Department officials on Sunday called for Attorney General William Barr to resign over his handling of the trial of a longtime adviser of President Donald Trump.
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New York attorney general will not appeal court ruling approving T-Mobile-Sprint merger

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 12:44pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James said on Sunday the state has decided not to appeal on a court ruling approving a merger between No.3 and No.4 wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp .
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Trump to test racing skills, mingle with supporters at Daytona 500

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 9:16am
President Donald Trump will test his racing skills in the political swing state of Florida on Sunday with a lap in his presidential limousine "the Beast" at the Daytona 500, NASCAR's most prestigious race.
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All-Star MVP Award named in honor of Kobe Bryant

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/16/2020 - 4:17am
The National Basketball Association All-Star Game MVP Award has been permanently named for the late Kobe Bryant, league Commissioner Adam Silver said on Saturday.
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