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Arizona healthcare facility to shut down after disabled woman's rape

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:16am
An Arizona long-term healthcare facility will shut down after a severely disabled patient was raped, a crime that only came to light after she gave birth.
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Americans support gun control but doubt lawmakers will act: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 9:07am
Most Americans want tougher gun laws but have little confidence their lawmakers will take action, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday ahead of the one-year anniversary of the country's deadliest high school shooting.
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Muslim man executed after U.S. Supreme Court denies request for imam's presence

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 8:06am
A Muslim man was executed in Alabama on Thursday, as originally scheduled, after the U.S. Supreme Court voted 5-4 to allow the execution, denying his request for an imam's presence in the execution chamber.
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Supreme Court blocks restrictive Louisiana abortion law

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 8:06am
A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday stopped a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from going into effect in its first major test on abortion since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy last summer.
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Trump adviser Conway accuses woman of assaulting her in restaurant: CNN

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 7:46am
White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said she was assaulted at a Maryland restaurant last year by a woman who grabbed and shook her, an accusation the woman has denied, CNN reported on Friday.
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Amazon's Bezos says National Enquirer owner tried to blackmail him

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 5:38am
Jeff Bezos, chief executive of Amazon.com Inc, has accused the owner of the National Enquirer of trying to blackmail him with the threat of publishing "intimate photos" he allegedly sent to his girlfriend unless he said in public that the supermarket tabloid's reporting on him was not politically motivated.
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U.S. Supreme Court blocks restrictive Louisiana abortion law

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 3:58am
A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday stopped a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from going into effect in its first major test on abortion since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy last summer.
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'Disgusting' razor wire must go, say U.S. border city residents

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 2:59am
When Sherrie Nixon saw the six strands of razor wire strung along the U.S.-Mexico border fence in her Arizona city, she said she wanted to cry.
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Death toll in massive California wildfire revised down by one

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:13pm
The death toll in California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire was revised down by one, to 85, on Thursday by a sheriff who said that remains initially thought to belong to two people turned out to be from the same individual.
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Trump stokes Democrats' Virginia turmoil as scandal snares Republican

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 10:06pm
A firestorm of scandals embroiling Virginia's governor and two fellow Democrats at the top of the state's executive branch spread to the Republican leader of the state Senate on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in to stoke the political crisis.
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San Francisco police post reward for serial killer dubbed the 'Doodler'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 9:57pm
San Francisco police have posted a $100,000 reward for a serial killer known as the "Doodler" as they renew their search for a suspect believed responsible for killing five gay men and assaulting two others in the mid-1970s.
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Supreme Court allows execution of Muslim inmate in Alabama to go ahead

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 9:48pm
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday voted 5-4 to allow the execution of an Alabama inmate, who wanted his imam to witness his death.
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'El Chapo' upbeat as jury deliberations expected to enter second week

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 9:43pm
Accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman appeared cheerful as the jury in his U.S. trial ended its first week of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict, grinning broadly as he hugged and bumped fists with his lawyers.
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Amazon's Bezos says National Enquirer tried to blackmail him over 'intimate photos'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 6:57pm
Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos posted a blog on Thursday saying the National Enquirer's parent company American Media Inc (AMI) tried to blackmail him with the threat of publishing "intimate photos."
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New York Grand Hyatt, Trump's first big project, faces demolition

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 6:45pm
A New York developer and a partner plan to demolish the Grand Hyatt New York, the hotel that launched U.S. President Donald Trump's real estate career in Manhattan decades ago, the two companies said on Thursday.
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Colombia vet who smuggled heroin to U.S. in puppies sent to prison

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 6:24pm
A Colombian veterinarian who surgically implanted liquid heroin inside live puppies to smuggle the drug into the United States was sentenced to six years in prison on Thursday.
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Blackface scandals highlight U.S.'s troubled racial past - and present

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 5:34pm
The painful history of blackface in America was highlighted this week as two top Virginia Democrats came under fire after admitting to having blackened their faces to resemble African-Americans while in college in the 1980s.
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Ford investing $1 billion, adding 500 jobs in Chicago

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 4:24pm
Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it is investing more than $1 billion in its Chicago operations and adding 500 jobs as it prepares to launch three new SUVs this year and end production of the Taurus.
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Virginia Democrats hunker down amid blackface, sex assault scandal

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 3:30pm
Virginia's highest-ranking Republican said on Thursday that he had never worn blackface, as the state's Democratic governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general grappled with career-threatening race or sexual assault scandals.
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FDA pulls up Walgreens for violating tobacco sale laws by selling to minors

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 3:12pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it was taking action against certain retailers including Walgreen Boots Alliance for repeatedly flouting tobacco sale rules, including sale of cigars and menthol cigarettes to minors.
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