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Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill with tough debate expected

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 47 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled their version of legislation that would replace Obamacare, proposing to kill a tax on the wealthy that pays for it and reduce aid to the poor to cut costs.
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Tropical Storm Cindy downgraded to tropical depression after landfall

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 5 min ago
(Reuters) - Tropical Storm Cindy was downgraded to a tropical depression on Thursday after reaching land near the Texas-Louisiana border, but heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes still threatened parts of several states, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
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Mourners remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 11 min ago
WYOMING, Ohio (Reuters) - Thousands of friends and family members gathered in suburban Cincinnati on Thursday to say goodbye to an American student who died days after returning to the United States in a coma following 17 months in captivity in North Korea.
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U.S. top court sets higher bar for stripping citizenship

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 25 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court handed a setback to the Trump administration on Thursday by making it harder for the government to strip immigrants of U.S. citizenship in a case involving an ethnic Serb woman who lied about her husband's military service after Yugoslavia's collapse.
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U.S. lawmakers propose boost in Capitol Police funding after shooting

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 1 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are proposing an increase in funding for the Capitol Police after a gunman opened fire earlier this month on Republican members of Congress practicing for a charity baseball game.
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Ford expands Chariot shuttle service to Seattle

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 55 sec ago
Ford agreed to buy San Francisco-based Chariot last year to expand beyond auto manufacturing and take another step toward becoming a mobility company.
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FBI says probing Michigan airport stabbing as 'act of terrorism'

Domestic News from Reuters - 9 hours 10 min ago
DETROIT/MONTREAL (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday it was investigating as an act of terrorism the stabbing of a police officer inside the main terminal of a small airport in Flint, Michigan.
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Storm Cindy expected to make landfall Thursday morning: NHC

Domestic News from Reuters - 12 hours 16 min ago
(Reuters) - Tropical storm Cindy is expected to move inland near the Louisiana-Texas border Thursday morning as it continues to produce heavy rainfall over the northern Gulf Coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
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Four die from heat in sweltering U.S. Southwest: reports

Domestic News from Reuters - 14 hours 22 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Four people, including a homeless person and two hikers, have died from the record-breaking heat in the U.S. Southwest, media reports said, where triple-digit temperatures have driven residents indoors and canceled airline flights.
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Most U.S. teens have sex by 18, but pregnancies down: CDC study

Domestic News from Reuters - 14 hours 24 min ago
(Reuters) - More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use, according to a U.S. government study released on Thursday.
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Record number of U.S. motorists seen hitting roads on July 4 holiday

Domestic News from Reuters - 14 hours 25 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of Americans traveling by car for the Fourth of July holiday will hit a record high this year, fueled by a growing economy and relatively low gasoline prices, the nation's largest motorists' advocacy group said on Thursday.
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Two holdouts prevented Cosby guilty verdict, juror tells ABC

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 9:44pm
(Reuters) - Two holdout jurors prevented comedian Bill Cosby from being found guilty on two of three counts in his sexual assault trial and deliberations were so tense that jurors burst into tears, a jury member told ABC News in a report on Wednesday.
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Anti-abortion activists lose bid to dismiss California privacy case

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 9:43pm
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two anti-abortion activists charged with felony eavesdropping for secretly filming abortion providers in California lost their bid for dismissal of the case on Wednesday, but the judge ordered prosecutors to amend a criminal complaint he deemed too vague.
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Oil to keep flowing in Dakota line while legal battle continues

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:59pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oil will continue to flow through the Dakota Access Pipeline through the summer while authorities conduct additional review of the environmental impact, after a judge on Wednesday ordered more hearings in coming months.
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Most Americans say Republican healthcare plan will be harmful: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:36pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When U.S. Senate Republicans unveil their plan to overhaul America's healthcare system, they will face a skeptical public that already does not buy the justification for an earlier version that passed the House of Representatives, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. 
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New York designer pleads guilty in scam tied to ex-U.N. chief's relatives

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:10pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York fashion designer who has called himself the "curator of cool" pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges stemming from a bribery case that involves a brother and nephew of former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
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Bill proposes letting U.S. lawmakers carry guns anywhere except Capitol

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:00pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Warning that members of Congress have a "bull's eye on our backs," a U.S. lawmaker said on Wednesday he had introduced a bill to make it legal for senators and representatives to carry guns anywhere in the country, except the U.S. Capitol building.
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Republicans propose bill to privatize U.S. air traffic control

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 5:35pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives' Transportation Committee on Wednesday proposed legislation to privatize the U.S. air traffic control system and make other aviation changes, but it faces an uncertain future in Congress.
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U.S. judge urged to halt Iraqi deportations due to persecution fears

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 4:52pm
DETROIT/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge heard arguments on Wednesday to halt the deportations of around 100 Iraqis arrested by immigration authorities in the Detroit area because many belong to minorities and could face torture or religious persecution in their homeland.
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Ohio county claims top spot in America’s opioid death spiral

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 4:50pm
DAYTON, Ohio (Reuters) - Scott Weidle is struggling with the death of his son Daniel, who died from a heroin overdose 18 months ago, one day after Christmas.
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