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Sports writing legend Dan Jenkins, author of 'Semi-Tough,' dies at 89

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:06am
Dan Jenkins, who specialized in covering golf and football on the pages of Sports Illustrated and in making readers laugh with satirical sports novels such as "Semi-Tough" and "Dead Solid Perfect," has died at the age of 89.
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Chicago police investigating leaks in 'Empire' actor case

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 9:02am
The Chicago Police Department has started an internal investigation into how information about an alleged hate crime attack against actor Jussie Smollett was anonymously leaked to journalists, police officials said.
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Trump administration proposes overtime pay expansion

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:19am
The U.S. Department of Labor issued a long-awaited proposal on Thursday to extend mandatory overtime pay to a million more workers, far fewer than an Obama administration rule that was struck down by a federal judge.
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U.S. judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' hush-money agreement case vs Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:26pm
A federal judge in Los Angeles on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by adult-film actress Stormy Daniels to end a hush-money agreement she had with U.S. President Donald Trump, court papers showed.
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U.S. court says immigrants can challenge quick deportations

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:39pm
A U.S. Appeals Court ruled on Thursday that immigrants ordered deported by U.S. authorities in a sped-up process have a right to take their case to a U.S. judge, giving them another avenue to challenge their removal from the United States.
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Sheriff suspended over Florida high school massacre sues to get job back

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:38pm
A former sheriff in Florida who was suspended over the heavily criticized police handling of a 2018 mass shooting that left 17 people dead at a high school sued the state's governor on Thursday in an effort to reclaim his job.
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Timeline: Big moments in Mueller investigation of Russian meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 8:52pm
The following is a timeline of significant developments in the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller into U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusions that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election to help get Donald Trump elected:
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Factbox: Guilty pleas, indictments abound in Trump-Russia probe

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 8:41pm
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people, including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian nationals and companies.
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Manafort's luxurious life nowhere in sight at sentencing

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 8:33pm
There was no bespoke suit, no ostrich-skin jacket and no titanium watch.
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Judge gives Trump ex-aide Manafort leniency: under four years in prison

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 8:22pm
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced on Thursday by a U.S. judge to less than four years in prison - far shy of federal sentencing guidelines - for financial crimes uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election.
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Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' hush-money agreement case versus Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 7:51pm
A federal judge in Los Angeles on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit brought by adult-film actress Stormy Daniels to end a hush-money agreement she had with U.S. President Donald Trump, court papers showed.
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U.S. says it erred in telling journalist she was finalist for women's award

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 5:29pm
The U.S. State Department said on Thursday it erred in notifying a Finnish journalist she was a finalist for an award recognizing courageous women, but it characterized as "speculation" a report that the prize was rescinded over her criticism of President Donald Trump.
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U.S. officials track migrant caravan activists, journalists: NBC

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:58pm
The U.S. government has tracked activists and journalists involved in the migrant caravan from Central America at the end of 2018, NBC News reported on Wednesday.
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Sculptor of Wall Street's 'Fearless Girl' blocked from selling replicas

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:44pm
A federal judge in Manhattan has blocked the sculptor of the "Fearless Girl" statue that promoted gender diversity on Wall Street and in other companies from selling replicas, court papers released on Thursday show.
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Texan Ralph Hall, oldest person to serve in U.S. House, dies

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:31pm
Ralph Hall, a Democrat turned Republican from Texas who became the oldest person to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, died on Thursday at the age of 95, according to the Republican Party of Texas.
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Illinois would gain $3.4 billion with graduated income tax rates: governor

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:22pm
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker pitched a graduated personal income tax rate scale on Thursday that he said would generate additional revenue of an estimated $3.4 billion for the financially challenged state.
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Singer R. Kelly's girlfriends say parents are lying for money

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:08pm
Two women who say they are in a relationship with R. Kelly defended the R&B singer, despite criminal allegations he sexually assaulted teenage girls, and in a tearful interview broadcast on Thursday accused their own parents of trying to extort money from the performer.
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Senator Blumenthal seeks criminal investigation of shoddy military housing

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:08pm
U.S. senators demanded accountability for slum-like housing conditions on military bases across the country Thursday, with one calling for a criminal investigation of private landlords granted vast power over tenant housing.
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Explosion reported at Calumet's Great Falls, Montana refinery: local media

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:00pm
Fire crews were going to the Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP 24,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) refinery in Great Falls, Montana, on Thursday after reports of an explosion and fire at the plant, KFBB-TV reported on its website.
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Former Florida policeman guilty in killing of black motorist

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 3:12pm
A Florida jury on Thursday convicted a former police officer for manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the fatal 2015 shooting of a black motorist who was waiting for his car to be towed off the highway.
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