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U.S. Olympic gold medalist Douglas says doctor sexually abused her

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 17 min ago
(Reuters) - Three-times Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas said on Tuesday she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, the latest in a list of female athletes to accuse the doctor of misconduct.
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Haitians in U.S. malign Trump decision to send them back home

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 34 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Haitian immigrants on Tuesday decried a U.S. decision to end a program that granted 59,000 Haitians temporary visas after the 2010 earthquake, saying they would be sent back to a country that has yet to recover from that disaster and others since.
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David Cassidy, teen heartthrob of 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 25 min ago
(Reuters) - David Cassidy, a singer and actor whose androgynous features and jaunty voice made him a 1970s teen heartthrob on the "The Partridge Family" television show, died on Tuesday at age 67, his publicist said.
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Trump defends Senate candidate Moore despite misconduct allegations

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 40 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump defended embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore on Tuesday, saying the Alabama Republican had denied allegations of sexual misconduct and emphasizing that he did not want Moore's Democratic opponent to win.
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U.S. wants PLO's Washington office to stay open: State Department

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue despite a U.S. decision that could trigger its closure, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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White House personnel investigated for improper foreign contact: Washington Post

Domestic News from Reuters - 5 hours 28 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. military personnel allegedly had improper contact with foreign women while traveling with President Donald Trump on his trip this month to Asia, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
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Many in Haiti thank U.S. for renewal, not end, of protected status

Domestic News from Reuters - 6 hours 11 min ago
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - The U.S. decision to end from July 2019 a scheme that protects some 59,000 Haitians from deportation from the United States was viewed positively on Tuesday in Haiti, where many were pleased that the program would last for another 20 months.
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American, United settle World Trade Center developer's 9/11 claims

Domestic News from Reuters - 7 hours 25 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The developer of the World Trade Center in New York has reached a $95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and other aviation defendants stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers' hijacked planes.
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Man charged with terrorism, murder in New York truck attack

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:35pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted Sayfullo Saipov on terrorism and murder charges stemming from last month's truck attack in Lower Manhattan in which eight people were killed, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.
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Ex-New York prison guards found guilty of charges over 2013 beating

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:31pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two former New York state jail guards were found guilty by a Manhattan jury on Tuesday of federal charges related to the 2013 beating of an inmate who suffered life-threatening injuries, prosecutors announced.
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World Trade Center developer settles with United, American over 9/11

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 5:27pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The developer of the World Trade Center site in New York has reached a $95.2 million settlement of all claims against American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc and other aviation industry defendants stemming from the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, which involved the carriers' hijacked planes.
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House ethics panel investigating allegations against U.S. Rep. Conyers

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:49pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives Ethics Committee said on Tuesday it was investigating allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.
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U.S. wants PLO's Washington office to stay open -State Dept

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:45pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue despite a U.S. decision that could trigger its closure, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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Death of Border Patrol agent in Texas may have been assault: FBI

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:26pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent who died while patrolling a remote part of West Texas may have been assaulted, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Tuesday in a case that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to renew his call for a border wall.
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Virginia election results face delay, possible recounts

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:14pm
(Reuters) - Two Virginia House of Delegates election races remain in question two weeks after the vote after a state board delayed certification of the results over an alleged ballot mix-up.
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Second U.S. judge halts Trump ban on transgender troops

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:10pm
(Reuters) - A second federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from banning transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, ruling that the prohibition likely amounted to unconstitutional discrimination.
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U.S. consumer agency hits Citi with $6.5 million in fines over education lending

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:59pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on Tuesday it had ordered Citibank to pay $6.5 million for alleged student loan servicing failures it said had harmed borrowers.
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U.S. warns citizens against risks of travel to Saudi Arabia

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:37pm
DUBAI (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Tuesday warned citizens to "consider the risks" when traveling to Saudi Arabia due to militant threats and the threat of ballistic missile attacks on civilians by rebels in Yemen.
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Democrats call for harassment probe of U.S. Rep. Conyers

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:29pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Democrats called for an investigation on Tuesday into allegations of sexual harassment against U.S. Representative John Conyers, who said his office had resolved a harassment case with a payment but no admission of guilt.
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U.S. jury clears ex-Swiss banker of aiding tax dodgers

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 2:21pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker was found not guilty on Tuesday of U.S. charges that he conspired to help Americans hide millions of dollars in offshore accounts to evade taxes.
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