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Exclusive: 'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown,' Trump says

Domestic News from Reuters - 54 min 3 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump downplayed the severity of a potential government shutdown on Thursday, just two days shy of a deadline for Congress to reach a spending deal to avert temporary layoffs of federal workers.
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Trump, streaming, likely winners in potential TV writers' strike

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 17 min ago
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump may finally get a break.
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United Airlines chief executive set to testify before Congress

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 29 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief executive of United Airlines Inc will testify before a House panel on Tuesday in the aftermath of the forced removal on April 9 of a passenger from a Chicago flight, an incident that drew international condemnation.
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U.S. appeals court grants Trump request on climate regulations case

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 31 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday granted a Trump administration request to put on hold a legal challenge by industry and a group of states to former President Barack Obama's regulations aimed at curbing greenhouse emissions mainly from coal-fired power plants, rules that the Republican president is moving to undo.
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'Get off of Twitter': As Trump nears Day 100, some stirrings of discontent

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 52 min ago
CLEARWATER, Fla. (Reuters) - Some of his supporters fret that President Donald Trump is backing himself into a corner with promises that can’t be kept. Others lament he is not pulling America from international conflicts as he vowed – or say he should “get off of Twitter.”
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U.S. SEC charges ex-executives over accounting at govt contractor L3

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 49 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday filed civil charges against two former executives at government contractor L3 Technologies over accounting violations that led the company to improperly recognize $17.9 million in revenue from a contract with the U.S. Army.
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Arkansas's fourth execution in eight days ends death chamber flurry

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 6 min ago
GRADY, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas on Thursday executed its fourth inmate in eight days, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence for murdering a cheerleader.
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More Americans say race relations deteriorating: Reuters poll

Domestic News from Reuters - 6 hours 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tiffany Cartagena said she was eating with her mixed-race girlfriend at a restaurant in Ohio last month when she heard nearby diners remark about the "monkey" at the next table.
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Flood of Cuban migrants to United States shrinks to a trickle

Domestic News from Reuters - 6 hours 51 min ago
HAVANA (Reuters) - The flood of Cubans to the United States via perilous journeys by sea or land has turned into a mere trickle since the end of the U.S. preferential asylum policy for them, data obtained by Reuters shows.
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Next battleground: An aging Great Lakes pipeline stirs new protest

Domestic News from Reuters - 7 hours 30 min ago
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The growing protest movement against U.S. oil and gas pipelines has so far focused on stopping or delaying new construction, with some high-profile successes.
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Kentucky's pension deal offers lessons on risks, cost cuts

Domestic News from Reuters - 7 hours 59 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Kentucky's public pension put U.S. buyout firm KKR & Co LP in charge of its hedge fund investments in May 2015, its board expected the deal to save money and boost its returns.
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Berkeley largely quiet after Ann Coulter speech cancelation

Domestic News from Reuters - 13 hours 44 min ago
BERKELEY, Calif. (Reuters) - Police at the University of California at Berkeley braced for civil unrest on Thursday in the aftermath of a canceled speech by conservative commentator Ann Coulter, but the campus remained tranquil through the day while hundreds of her supporters rallied nearby.
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Number of U.S. visas to citizens of Trump travel ban nations drops

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 7:55pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States issued about 40 percent fewer temporary visas in March to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump's temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a Reuters analysis of preliminary government data released on Thursday.
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Police charge second suspect in Illinois judge's murder

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 6:38pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Police have charged a second suspect in the murder of an Illinois judge shot outside his home on Chicago's South Side earlier this month in what they believe was a robbery, officials said on Thursday.
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United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 6:09pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines and the passenger who was dragged from a Chicago flight earlier this month have reached a settlement for an undisclosed sum, they said on Thursday, in the carrier's latest step to contain damage from an incident that sparked international outrage.
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Timeline detailed for New York City bus terminal project

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 5:16pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Thursday laid out a new timeline for its revamped efforts to replace or renovate New York City's aging main bus terminal in midtown Manhattan.
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Florida Senate seeks pardon for wrongly accused 'Groveland Four'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 4:21pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida's Senate on Thursday apologized to the families of four black men wrongly accused of raping a white teenager nearly 70 years ago, and lawmakers called on the state's governor to issue full pardons.
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Appeals court grants Trump request to delay mercury air pollution case

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:21pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Thursday granted a request from the Trump administration to put litigation on hold in which states and industry groups are challenging an Obama administration pollution control rule for mercury and other toxic emissions from power plants.
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How did a copy of U.S. Declaration of Independence get to southern England?

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 3:12pm
CHICHESTER, England (Reuters) - British experts will carry out tests to try to determine how a rare copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence found its way to an archive in southern England.
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Singapore man sentenced in U.S. for plot to export bomb parts to Iran

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 2:31pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Singaporean man was sentenced on Thursday to 40 months in a U.S. prison for his role in exporting to Iran radio frequency modules, some of which were later found in bombs in Iraq, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.
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