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University of California to be granted pioneering CRISPR patent

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:54pm
The University of California will soon be granted a potentially valuable patent on the revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, according to a document filed by the U.S. patent office on Friday.
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Virginia lieutenant governor denies new sexual assault allegation

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:22pm
Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax faced a second accusation of sexual assault on Friday, when a woman accused him of raping her when they were fellow students at Duke University, adding to the chaos that has engulfed the state's top three elected officials.
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Arizona healthcare facility where woman was raped will remain open

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:21pm
An Arizona long-term healthcare facility where a severely disabled woman was raped will remain open after its owners agreed to allow the state to oversee operations, a spokesman for the governor said on Friday.
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National Enquirer owner defends reporting on Amazon's Bezos

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 7:17pm
The owner of U.S. tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer pushed back on Friday against accusations of "extortion and blackmail" from Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, saying its reporting on an extramarital relationship involving the world's richest man was lawful and it would investigate his claims.
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Virginia lieutenant governor denies second sexual assault allegation

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 6:44pm
Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, who earlier this week was accused of a 2004 sexual assault that he has denied, on Friday faced a new allegation that he raped a fellow Duke University student in 2000, according to a law firm representing his accuser.
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Trump, not especially vigilant on diet, declared 'in very good health'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 6:22pm
President Donald Trump was declared "in very good health" by the White House physician on Friday after four hours of examinations in what amounted to a test of whether his doctor's order that he follow a healthier diet has paid dividends.
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Border Patrol overwhelmed by large groups of migrant families

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 6:19pm
U.S. Border Patrol said on Friday its resources were being stretched thin by larger and larger groups of Central American families left by smugglers in remote locations along the U.S. Mexico border.
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Florida caregiver charged after mentally disabled woman gives birth

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 6:07pm
A Florida man has been charged with sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman who became pregnant four years ago at a group home where he worked as a caregiver.
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Another woman accuses Virginia lieutenant governor of sexual assault

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 6:05pm
Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, already under fire for an allegation of a 2004 sexual assault that he has denied, was accused on Friday of raping a fellow Duke University student in 2000, according to a law firm representing his accuser.
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Woman admits to evidence tampering in missing Colorado mom case

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 5:40pm
An Idaho nurse pleaded guilty on Friday to hiding the cell phone of a woman who prosecutors say was murdered by her fiancé, admitting in court that she sought to impede the investigation on his behalf.
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New Illinois governor eyes larger fiscal year 2020 budget hole

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 5:16pm
Illinois faces a $3.2 billion deficit in its upcoming fiscal 2020 budget that is nearly 16 percent higher than previously projected, Governor J.B. Pritzker's administration said on Friday.
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University of California to be granted CRISPR patent

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 5:04pm
The University of California will soon be granted a potentially valuable patent on the revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, according to a document filed by the U.S. patent office on Friday.
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Virginia lieutenant governor accused of sexual assault by second woman

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 5:02pm
Virginia Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax, already under fire for a 2004 sexual assault allegation that he has denied, was accused on Friday of raping a fellow Duke University student in 2000, according to a law firm representing the accuser.
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U.S. prosecutors weigh if American Media violated immunity deal: Bloomberg

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 2:14pm
U.S. prosecutors are reviewing whether National Enquirer parent company American Media Inc violated an earlier agreement granting it legal immunity in exchange for cooperation given the tabloid's handling of a story about Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, Bloomberg News reported on Friday.
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Houston police, district attorney investigating deadly drug raid

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 2:10pm
Houston authorities are investigating a drug raid on a home last week that left two suspects dead and several officers wounded, amid media reports that an undercover detective was temporarily relieved of duty in connection with the probe.
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Trump, not particularly vigilant about diet, gets physical exam

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 1:22pm
President Donald Trump on Friday underwent his annual physical exam, a test of whether his doctor's order that he follow a healthier diet has paid dividends.
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Seeking an edge, U.S. landlords turn to tenant experience apps

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:37pm
The firm that sold Chelsea Market to Google for $2.4 billion has joined three large brokerages, among others, to back software designed to meet the growing demands of a millennial workforce that is changing how office space is leased and managed.
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U.S. seizes record $1.3 billion meth haul bound for Australia

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:41am
Authorities in California have seized a record 1.9 tons of methamphetamine worth some $1.3 billion along with heroin and cocaine, all bound for Australia.
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Trump, not particularly vigilant about diet, to get physical exam

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 10:37am
President Donald Trump on Friday was to undergo his annual physical exam, a test of whether his doctor's order that he follow a healthier diet has paid dividends.
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Florida wins its first passing grade on annual gun-safety report card

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:38am
Florida earned a passing grade for the first time on an annual gun-safety report card compiled by a prominent advocacy group, after the state led all others in bolstering its firearms laws in the year since the deadly Parkland school shooting.
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