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Migrant families separated by U.S. are refusing reunification over dangers: ACLU

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 2:30pm
Immigrant parents separated from their children by the Trump administration and returned to their homes are refusing to be reunited with their children because their countries are so dangerous, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union told a court on Friday.
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Police brutality gets spotlight at Toronto film festival

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 2:25pm
"The Hate U Give" held its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, shedding a light on how police brutality affects the lives of black communities.
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Florence expected to become hurricane on way to U.S. East Coast

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 2:03pm
Tropical Storm Florence was expected to strengthen back into a hurricane by Saturday night, with forecasters warning the storm will bring life-threatening rip currents to the U.S. East Coast before possibly making landfall next week.
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Florence expected to become hurricane on way to eastern U.S. coast

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 8:28am
Tropical Storm Florence was expected to strengthen back into a hurricane on Sunday, and forecasters warned that the storm could still make landfall somewhere along the U.S. eastern seaboard late next week.
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Tropical storm Helene forms near Cape Verde: U.S. NHC

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 12:54am
Tropical storm Helene has formed in the Atlantic early Saturday and is expected to become a hurricane early next week as it churns toward the United States, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said.
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Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 11:13pm
George Papadopoulos, a former aide to then-Republican candidate Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison after pleading guilty last year to lying to federal agents investigating whether campaign members coordinated with Russia before the election.
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Apple Inc bans Alex Jones app for 'objectionable content'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 9:19pm
Apple Inc said on Friday that it had banned from its App Store the Infowars app belonging to popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones after finding that it had violated the company's rules against "objectionable content".
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Lawsuit by ex-University of Michigan student accused of sexual assault is revived

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 7:19pm
The University of Michigan must face a former male student's claims that it wrongly refused to let him cross-examine a female student who accused him of sexual misconduct, as well as other adverse witnesses, at a disciplinary proceeding.
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Michael Moore compares Trump to Hitler in new documentary

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 6:22pm
Filmmaker Michael Moore compares U.S. President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler in his provocative new documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/9" that got its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday to a sold-out audience.
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Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S. officials

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 6:21pm
Two major health scares at U.S. airports involving inbound flights are related to pilgrims returning from the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia, which ended in late August, U.S. health officials said on Friday.
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North Carolina challenges 'unreasonable' U.S. subpoenas for voter data

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 5:11pm
North Carolina's elections board voted on Friday to challenge federal subpoenas seeking years' worth of voter information from state and local officials, saying the timing, scope and unknown nature of the inquiry were cause for concern.
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U.S. judge orders 32 Florida counties to help Puerto Ricans vote

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 4:13pm
A federal judge on Friday ordered 32 Florida counties to provide sample Spanish language ballots that could help more than 30,000 Puerto Ricans, including many displaced by last year's Hurricane Maria, to cast votes in the November election.
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Factbox: People indicted, convicted, investigated in Trump-Russia probe

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 4:12pm
George Papadopoulos, a former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for lying to the FBI during the agency's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
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Crews battle for third day to outflank Northern California wildfire

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 3:19pm
A fierce wildfire that has forced the closure of an interstate highway in Northern California raged for a third day on Friday through explosively dry mountain timber in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, as crews battled to outflank the flames.
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Hundreds arrested in multi-day protests of Supreme Court nominee

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 2:27pm
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing in the Senate this week was frequently disrupted as protesters were removed from the hearing room by police, with more than 200 people arrested.
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Obama accuses Trump and Republicans of 'abuses of power,' urges Democrats to vote

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 2:16pm
Former U.S. President Barack Obama assailed President Donald Trump and Republicans on Friday, urging Democrats to deliver a vital check on their "abuses of power" and restore a sense of sanity to politics by voting in November's elections.
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Lawyer in $550 million U.S. disability fraud sentenced to more prison

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 1:46pm
A disbarred Kentucky lawyer who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his role in a record $550 million disability fraud scheme on Friday was ordered to serve an additional 15 years after he fled to Honduras to avoid incarceration.
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U.S. man to admit to sending threatening letters to Trump's sons

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 1:28pm
A Massachusetts man has agreed to plead guilty to charges he mailed threatening letters containing a suspicious powder to several prominent people, including U.S. President Donald Trump's sons, federal prosecutors in Boston said on Friday.
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Obama blasts Trump and Republicans, urges Democrats to vote

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 12:55pm
Former U.S. President Barack Obama waded into the political fray on Friday, launching a blistering critique of President Donald Trump and Republicans and urging Democrats to vote in November's elections to restore "honesty and decency and lawfulness" to government.
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California wildfire rages unchecked, threatens homes, shuts interstate

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 12:31pm
A wildfire burned unchecked early on Friday in northern California, threatening homes and shutting down an interstate highway where motorists had to race from their vehicles.
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