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U.S. defense chief opposes deploying troops to quell protests, despite Trump threats

Domestic News from Reuters - 14 min 38 sec ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Wednesday he does not support invoking the Insurrection Act to deploy active-duty forces to quell civil unrest for now, despite President Donald Trump's threats to militarize America's response to mass protests.
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African, Caribbean migrants continue trek towards U.S. border

Domestic News from Reuters - 16 min 46 sec ago
Migrants from Africa and the Caribbean, stranded in Honduras after Central American countries closed their borders to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, on Wednesday kept marching north in an attempt to reach the United States.
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All four Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd death

Domestic News from Reuters - 28 min 35 sec ago
Prosecutors on Wednesday leveled new criminal charges against all four Minneapolis police officers in the death of an unarmed black man who was pinned by his neck to the street during an arrest, sparking nine days of nationwide protests.
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Trump's church visit, response to George Floyd's death frustrates some advisers

Domestic News from Reuters - 30 min 35 sec ago
President Donald Trump's bellicose response to the racial unrest engulfing the United States and his controversial visit to a church after the forced clearing of peaceful protesters have sparked divisions and frustration among some White House staff.
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Six Atlanta cops face excessive force charges after tasing college students

Domestic News from Reuters - 42 min 17 sec ago
Six Atlanta police officers will face charges for an incident in which they tased two college students and removed them from their car during protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American in police custody.
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Malaria drug touted by Trump fails to prevent COVID-19 in high profile study

Domestic News from Reuters - 49 min 56 sec ago
The malaria drug promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump as a treatment for COVID-19 was ineffective in preventing infection in people exposed to the coronavirus, according to a widely anticipated clinical trial released on Wednesday.
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Pilgrim's Pride CEO indicted over alleged U.S. chicken price-fixing

Domestic News from Reuters - 50 min 25 sec ago
The chief executive of Pilgrim's Pride Corp, a major U.S. poultry company, was indicted along with three other current and former industry executives on charges of seeking to fix the price of chickens, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
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Minnesota attorney general says first-degree murder charge still possible

Domestic News from Reuters - 59 min 30 sec ago
Minnesota Attorney General Ellison said on Wednesday that if the prosecution gets evidence to support a first-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the George Floyd case it will be presented to a jury.
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Confusion, long lines at some poll sites as eight U.S. states vote during coronavirus pandemic

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 11 min ago
Confusion, complaints of missing mail-in ballots and long lines at some polling centers marred primary elections on Tuesday in eight states and the District of Columbia, the biggest test yet of voting during the coronavirus outbreak.
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NY governor allows outdoor dining in phase two, jabs at Trump Bible photo

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 18 min ago
New York will allow outdoor dining during phase two of reopening, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday, with restaurants in seven of 10 regions given the green light beginning on Thursday.
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Factbox: What U.S. police are shooting at protesters

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 19 min ago
Police across the United States are using a variety of weapons on protesters as demonstrations against the police killing of George Floyd intensify. Often described as “non-lethal,” these weapons include tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets. They have sometimes seriously injured protesters.
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Even with 10-day waiting period, suicide by gun risk surges after purchase

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 29 min ago
The risk of suicide by firearm jumps 100-fold during the first month after purchasing a handgun, even if the buyer is subject to a 10-day waiting period, according to results from the largest long-term analysis of gun ownership in the United States.
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Trump administration selects five coronavirus vaccine candidates as finalists: NYT

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 59 min ago
The Trump administration has selected five companies, including Moderna Inc, AstraZeneca Plc and Pfizer Inc, as the most likely candidates to produce a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing senior officials.
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U.S. prosecutor says UAW takeover remains option after ex-president pleads guilty

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 24 min ago
The United Auto Workers still needs to reform and a federal takeover remains an option, the U.S. prosecutor leading the investigation of corruption within the union told Reuters on Wednesday after the UAW's former president pleaded guilty to embezzlement.
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U.S. assessment finds opportunists drive protest violence, not extremists

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 28 min ago
President Donald Trump has blamed leftwing extremist groups for instigating nights of looting and violence in cities across the United States, but an intelligence assessment offers limited evidence that organized extremists are behind the turmoil.
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Trump without side effects after two-week course of anti-malaria drug, White House doctor says

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 51 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump had no side effects from a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria drug that can cause heart problems, after using it as a preventive measure against the coronavirus, his White House physician said on Wednesday.
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Outpouring of rage over George Floyd killing tests limits of U.S. police tactics

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 33 min ago
Responses by law enforcement authorities in the U.S. capital and in Flint, Michigan, to protests over the police killing of George Floyd illustrated starkly contrasting approaches to handling angry crowds on American streets and repairing relations with grieving communities.
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'No justice, no peace': Tens of thousands in London protest death of Floyd

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 36 min ago
Tens of thousands of people chanting "no justice, no peace, no racist police" marched through central London on Wednesday to protest against racism after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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U.S. indicts Pilgrim's Pride Corp CEO for alleged chicken price-fixing

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 40 min ago
The chief executive of Pilgrim's Pride Corp, a major U.S. poultry company, was indicted along with three other current and former industry executives on charges of seeking to fix the price of chickens, the Justice Department said on Wednesday.
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Minnesota raises charge against fired officer in George Floyd case, charges three others

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 49 min ago
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will increase the charge against a fired Minneapolis police officer to second-degree murder in the death of an unarmed black man and level charges against the three other fired officers in a case that has led to more than a week of sometimes violent protests across the United States, the Star Tribune newspaper said on Wednesday.
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