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Minnesota student sues JD.com's CEO Liu, company over rape allegation

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 3:46pm
A University of Minnesota student who said she was raped last August by Richard Liu, the chief executive officer of China's e-commerce retailer JD.com Inc, filed a civil lawsuit against him in a Minneapolis court on Tuesday, nearly four months after prosecutors declined to press criminal charges.
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U.S. measles cases surge nearly 20 percent in early April, CDC says

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 12:16pm
The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11, in the country's second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday.
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Ohio legislators to hear bill to save nuclear power plants

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 10:28am
A House of Representatives subcommittee in Ohio will hear a clean energy bill on Wednesday designed to save the state's two nuclear power plants from retirement and encourage the building of new renewable facilities.
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Hate crime charges lodged against suspect in Louisiana church burnings

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 04/16/2019 - 4:56am
Three additional charges were lodged against the son of a sheriff's deputy accused of burning down three predominately black churches in southern Louisiana in the past few weeks.
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Wisconsin man found guilty of sex trafficking on now-defunct Backpage.com

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 10:01pm
A Wisconsin man who prosecutors say transported seven young women across state lines and forced them into prostitution using ads on Backpage.com before U.S. authorities shut it down was found guilty on Monday on federal sex trafficking charges.
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Assange, Manning had reason to believe leaks would injure U.S.: prosecutors

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 9:59pm
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning had reason to believe that leaking U.S. military reports "would cause injury" to the country, federal prosecutors alleged in a newly unsealed court filing on Monday.
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Americans, frequent visitors to Notre-Dame, begin fundraising efforts

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:51pm
The fire that devastated Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday prompted fund-raising appeals in the United States, as people horrified by the blaze began making commitments to restore a global landmark even before the flames were extinguished.
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Woods' Masters win earns man $1.2 million from first sports wager

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 7:23pm
A Wisconsin man who bet $85,000 on Tiger Woods to win the Masters was handed a check for $1.275 million by bookmaker William Hill on Monday.
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Ilhan Omar's supporters rally outside Trump event in Minnesota

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 6:40pm
Supporters of U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar rallied outside a Minnesota business visited by U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, after he launched a fresh attack on the Muslim-American lawmaker by calling her an "out of control" purveyor of "hate" speech.
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Man accused of throwing boy at Minnesota mall first sought to kill an adult: prosecutors

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 5:51pm
The man accused of seriously injuring a 5-year-old boy by throwing him from a balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America last week told investigators he had initially intended to kill an adult, but it did not "work out," prosecutors said on Monday.
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Muslim-American lawmaker's supporters rally outside Trump event in Minnesota

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 5:50pm
Supporters of U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar rallied outside a Minnesota business visited by U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, after he launched a fresh attack on the Muslim-American lawmaker by calling her an "out of control" purveyor of "hate" speech.
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Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago 'up to something,' denied bail: judge

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 3:58pm
A Chinese woman charged with bluffing her way into U.S. President Donald Trump's Florida resort last month was denied bail on Monday by a federal judge who said he believed she was "up to something nefarious."
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Actress Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty in college admissions case

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 2:23pm
Actress Lori Loughlin on Monday entered a not guilty plea to charges that she participated in a wide-ranging college admissions scam by paying bribes to get her two daughters admitted to the University of Southern California.
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Chinese woman arrested at Mar-a-Lago 'up to something nefarious': judge

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 2:00pm
A Chinese woman charged with bluffing her way into U.S. President Donald Trump's Florida resort last month was denied bail on Monday by a federal judge who said he believed she was "up to something nefarious."
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U.S. justices watch their language as they consider profane trademarks

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 1:34pm
(Editor's note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 10, 14)
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Chinese woman arrested at Trump's Florida resort pleads not guilty

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:55pm
A Chinese woman charged with bluffing her way into U.S. President Donald Trump's Florida resort last month, raising concerns about security at one of the president's weekend getaways, entered a not guilty plea on Monday in federal court.
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Trump calls Muslim lawmaker Ilhan Omar 'out of control' in latest attack

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 12:46pm
U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Democratic U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar as an "out of control" purveyor of "hate" speech on Monday before leaving for a visit to the state the Muslim-American represents in Congress.
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U.S. presidential candidate Warren wants drilling, mining banned on federal lands

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 11:44am
U.S. presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said on Monday she would ban all fossil fuel extraction on federal land and in coastal waters, setting herself apart from a crowded field of Democratic hopefuls who have made climate change a central campaign issue but have yet to outline specific policies.
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Measles cases in U.S. surge nearly 20% in early April, CDC says

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 10:19am
The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11 in the country's second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday.
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U.S. sees surge of nearly 20% in confirmed cases of measles, CDC reports

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 04/15/2019 - 9:41am
The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11 in the country's second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday.
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