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U.S. court orders Trump administration to enforce chemical safety rule

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 55 min ago
A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule introduced in response to a 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas that killed 15 people.
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Vigil held in Colorado town for slain pregnant woman and daughters

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 51 min ago
Mourners gathered on Friday in a small Colorado town where the remains of a pregnant woman and her two young daughters were reportedly discovered in oil storage tanks the day after police took the father into custody for their murders.
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U.S. senators demand answers from Army after Reuters report on lead poisoning

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 5 min ago
Four U.S. senators on Friday urged the Army to detail the steps it is taking to safeguard children from lead poisoning, citing a Reuters investigation into hazards on military bases.
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Trans students: A test of identity for U.S. girls schools

Domestic News from Reuters - 5 hours 7 min ago
Secondary schools for girls across the United States are grappling with a difficult and increasingly common question: what is the best approach when a student or applicant no longer identifies as female or is going through a gender transition?
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Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee wins renewal of protective order

Domestic News from Reuters - 8 hours 26 min ago
Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old "Spider-Man" co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.
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Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee wins renewal of protect order

Domestic News from Reuters - 17 hours 34 min ago
Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old "Spider-Man" co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year.
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Texas jury finds Toyota negligent in accident, awards $242 million to family

Domestic News from Reuters - 20 hours 29 min ago
A Texas jury awarded damages of $242 million to a Dallas family after finding that defects in the family's Lexus sedan caused injuries to their two children during a rear-end collision, the law firm representing the plaintiffs said on Friday.
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Gunman who killed five at Florida airport sentenced to life

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 6:05pm
A U.S. veteran of the war in Iraq who killed five people during a shooting spree in the arrivals area of a Florida airport last year was sentenced on Friday to life in federal prison for what the judge called "85 seconds of evil."
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U.S. judge approves plan to reunite separated immigrant families

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 5:26pm
A federal judge on Friday approved a plan to reunite hundreds more families who were separated by border officials after they entered the United States from Mexico.
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Ex-lawyer of pharma executive Shkreli gets 18 months prison for fraud scheme

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 4:54pm
A New York lawyer was sentenced to 18 months prison on Friday for helping Martin Shkreli, currently serving a seven year prison sentence after being convicted of related charges, defraud a drug company that Shkreli had founded.
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Trailer at New Mexico compound had been stolen in Alabama: police

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 2:56pm
A camping trailer at the New Mexico compound where five people were charged with child abuse earlier this month had been stolen from an Alabama farmer and towed to the ramshackle settlement north of Taos, police said on Friday.
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Psychologist may examine if Reagan shooter deserves complete freedom

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 1:00pm
A federal judge on Friday authorized a psychologist chosen by the U.S. government to examine John Hinckley, who shot President Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt, in order to determine whether he deserves unconditional freedom.
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California judge rejects plea deal in Oakland warehouse fire

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:23pm
Two men accused of involuntary manslaughter in a California warehouse fire that killed 36 people were due back in court on Friday to set a possible trial date after a judge rejected their plea deal.
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How a mother's tough choice gave her son a potential U.S. asylum advantage

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:02pm
For two months in detention after being separated from her 14-year old son by U.S. border officials, Catalina Sales worried about how he was doing and when she would see him again.
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U.S. attorney general issues order to speed up immigrant deportations

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:50am
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday sought to speed up the deportation of illegal immigrants, telling immigration judges they should only postpone cases in removal proceedings "for good cause shown."
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Top Pennsylvania Catholic leader vows to ensure abuses 'never recur'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:48am
Pennsylvania's top Roman Catholic official on Friday vowed to ensure the widespread sexual abuse by hundreds of priests and cover-up revealed in this week's bombshell grand jury report would never happen again.
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Federal probe targets Ohio State over sex abuse allegations

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:18am
Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into how Ohio State University officials responded to allegations of sexual abuse by a now-deceased doctor who worked for its athletic department, the school said.
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Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release: Haberturk

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:57am
A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday.
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Trump says Turkey has acted badly in Brunson case

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:35am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States was not going to take Turkey's detention of U.S. Christian pastor Andrew Brunson "sitting down," a day after his Treasury chief said Washington could hit Ankara with further sanctions.
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3M to pay $9.1 million over defective military ear plugs

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:22am
The 3M Co. has agreed to pay $9.1 million to settle allegations it knowingly sold defective combat ear plugs to the U.S. military without disclosing defects that limited the effectiveness of the hearing protection devices, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday.
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