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Vatican voices 'shame and sorrow' over damning sex abuse report

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:02am
The Vatican expressed "shame and sorrow" on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over seven decades, vowing to hold abusers and those who protected them accountable.
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Gunman who killed five at Florida airport to get life in prison

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 9:19am
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 is due to be sentenced on Friday to life in a federal prison.
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Body found at New Mexico compound identified as missing boy

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 5:41am
A child's body found at a New Mexico compound has been identified as Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, a missing 3-year-old boy whose father is one of five adults charged with child abuse at the remote settlement, the Taos County Sheriff said on Thursday.
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Pentagon says China military 'likely training for strikes' on U.S. targets

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 2:06am
China's military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while "likely training for strikes" against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said.
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Pressure mounts on Trump to deliver for Iowa ahead of elections

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/17/2018 - 12:10am
Warren Bachman, a 72-year-old Iowa soybean farmer, is one of many who turned Clarke County into Donald Trump country, as the Republican president took 61 percent of the votes in 2016 in a county that went for Democrat Barack Obama four years earlier.
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Colorado man held on suspicion of killing wife, two children

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:33pm
A Colorado man, who earlier this week pleaded for the safe return of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters after they went missing, has been arrested on suspicion of killing them, police said on Thursday.
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George Washington gold coin sells for $1.7 million

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 9:19pm
An 18th century gold coin featuring the likeness of first U.S. President George Washington sold for $1.7 million at auction on Thursday, with the net proceeds going to charity, the auction house said.
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Do not call us Mormons or LDS Church, leaders of faith ask

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 9:04pm
Leaders of the Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Thursday called on people to stop referring to the faith as Mormonism, although the church acknowledged one of its central texts would still be called the Book of Mormon.
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U.S. judge blocks programs letting 'Grand Theft Auto' players 'cheat'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 8:20pm
A federal judge on Thursday awarded Take-Two Interactive Software Inc , the maker of the "Grand Theft Auto" series, a preliminary injunction to stop a Georgia man from selling programs that it said helps players cheat at the best-selling video game.
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Trump's military parade planned for November postponed: Pentagon

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:47pm
A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump that had been planned for November in Washington has been postponed until at least next year, the Defense Department said on Thursday.
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U.S. attorney general issues order to speed immigration cases

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:33pm
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued an order on Thursday seeking to speed up the handling of deportation cases, telling immigration judges they should only issue continuances in immigrant removal proceedings for "good cause."
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Texas, refineries urged to plan storm shutdowns to cut pollution

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:30pm
Texas environment regulators should coordinate shutdowns of oil refineries and other petrochemical plants during major storms to avoid big releases of air pollution like during last year's Hurricane Harvey, a report said on Thursday.
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Pentagon postpones military parade in Washington until next year

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:07pm
A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump that had been planned for November in Washington has been postponed until next year, the Defense Department said.
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U.S. states demand better access to secrets about election cyber threats

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:06pm
U.S. state election officials are demanding better access to sometimes classified federal government information about hacking threats to voting systems.
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U.S. judge bars retrial of ex-Georgeson employees in bribe case

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 5:51pm
A federal judge on Thursday ruled prosecutors could not retry three former employees of a firm that advises companies on shareholder votes who were accused of using bribes to learn how a proxy advisory firm's investor clients voted.
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U.S., ACLU agree on plan to reunite separated immigrant families

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 5:37pm
The U.S. government has largely reached an agreement with immigrant rights advocates on a revised plan for reuniting hundreds more families separated by border officials after they crossed into the United States from Mexico.
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Man held on suspicion of killing wife, two kids in Colorado

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 4:55pm
A Colorado man, who earlier this week had pleaded for the safe return of his missing pregnant wife and their two young daughters, has been arrested on suspicion of their murders, police said on Thursday.
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U.S. safety board links plugged drill pipe to Oklahoma well fire

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 4:02pm
There were signs that a natural gas well was not fully sealed before it exploded in January, killing five workers, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said in an updated report on the accident on Thursday.
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Vatican feels 'shame and sorrow' over U.S. grand jury report on abuse

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 3:44pm
The Vatican, in its first response to a damning report by a U.S. grand jury on sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania, on Thursday expressed "shame and sorrow".
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U.S. judge bars retrial of three ex-Georgeson employees

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 3:41pm
A federal judge on Thursday ruled that prosecutors could not retry three former employees of a firm that advises companies on shareholder votes who were accused of participating in a scheme to pay bribes to learn how a proxy adviser's clients voted.
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