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FBI agent's account of kidnap victim's death not backed by evidence: police

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 3:14pm
The account an FBI agent who said he accidentally shot and killed a kidnap victim during a raid in January meant to rescue him is not supported by investigative evidence, a Texas police chief said on Wednesday.
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Trump says U.S. could send up to 15,000 troops to border

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 2:58pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States could send as many as 15,000 troops to the border with Mexico, as he hardens his stance against a caravan of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in Central America.
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Trump contends U.S. Constitution does not cover birthright citizenship

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 1:27pm
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to citizenship to everyone born in the country, an assertion that runs counter to the long-established legal interpretation of the document.
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U.S. prosecutors probing Boston gangster 'Whitey' Bulger's death as homicide

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 1:23pm
U.S. prosecutors are investigating Boston gangster James "Whitey" Bulger's death as a homicide, officials said on Wednesday, a day after his bloodied body was discovered at a West Virginia federal prison.
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Pittsburgh buries three more shooting victims as suspect faces new charges

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 1:21pm
Federal prosecutors added more charges, including religious hate crimes, against the man accused of killing 11 Jews in a Pittsburgh synagogue, according to an indictment filed on Wednesday, as the city held funerals for three more victims.
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Pittsburgh burying three more synagogue shooting victims

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:24am
Pittsburgh began holding three more funerals on Wednesday for Jewish victims of a shooting rampage at a synagogue that has become the focus of a fierce political debate about white nationalism and anti-Semitism ahead of hotly contested U.S. congressional elections next week.
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EPA's sends 2019 biofuels proposal to White House for review

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 10:22am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has sent its proposal for 2019 blending volumes under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) to the White House for final review, a filing with the Office of Management and Budget showed on Wednesday.
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Trump's Venezuela and Cuba policy in focus in Bolton speech in Florida

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 9:59am
The White House is expected to give details about U.S. President Donald Trump's Venezuela and Cuba policy on Thursday when national security adviser John Bolton travels to Miami to give an address on Latin America.
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Three funerals set as Pittsburgh grieves synagogue shooting victims

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 9:50am
Pittsburgh prepared to hold three more funerals on Wednesday for Jewish victims of a shooting rampage at a synagogue that has become the focus of a fierce political debate about white nationalism and anti-Semitism ahead of hotly contested U.S. congressional elections next week.
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Fighting fire with fire: Jewish people train to stop repeat of Pittsburgh shooting

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 9:27am
David Ortner adjusted his yarmulke, cocked his pistol and took aim - something he wishes a civilian had done to defend Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue three days ago when Robert Bowers walked in and shot 11 people dead.
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Pentagon could send about 7,000 U.S. troops to Mexico border: official

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 9:21am
The Pentagon has identified about 7,000 troops that could be deployed to the border with Mexico if needed, a U.S. official told Reuters on Wednesday.
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U.S. Constitution doesn't cover birthright citizenship, says Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 8:12am
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to citizenship to everyone born in the country and he would continue his push to end it, bringing his tough line on immigration to the fore as the country heads into next week's congressional elections.
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Trump to visit Pittsburgh amid funerals, calls for him to stay away

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 7:40am
U.S. President Donald Trump was due to visit Pittsburgh on Tuesday, as mourners prepared to hold the first funerals for victims of the synagogue massacre and Jewish leaders said he would not be welcome until he denounced white nationalism.
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Jewish group to Trump after Pittsburgh: denounce white nationalism

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 7:40am
(The story corrects headline to reflect that signatories of open letter to President Trump were members of a local Jewish advocacy group, not Jewish leaders; corrects first paragraph to reflect the same in October 29 item.)
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Synagogue massacre suspect appears in court; Trump to visit grieving Pittsburgh

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 7:12am
The man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared in court shackled to a wheelchair on Monday as some Jewish leaders and the mayor objected to U.S. President Donald Trump's planned visit to the city on the first day of funerals for the victims.
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In Pittsburgh, more funerals Wednesday for synagogue massacre victims

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 6:40am
Pittsburgh prepared to hold two more funerals on Wednesday for Jewish victims of a shooting rampage at a synagogue that has been the focus of political debate ahead of hotly contested U.S. congressional elections next week.
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Los Angeles prosecutors decline to charge Stallone after sexual assault allegation

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 10/31/2018 - 4:32am
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office has decided there is not enough evidence to prosecute "Rocky" actor Sylvester Stallone over allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in 1987 and 1990, according to an agency document released on Tuesday.
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Trump visits Pittsburgh to console but stirs anger among protesters

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 8:02pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday visited the Pittsburgh synagogue attacked by an anti-Semitic gunman and lit candles for each of the 11 slain worshipers, while thousands protested his presence in the city and victims' families began burying their dead.
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Waymo gets first California OK for driverless testing without backup driver

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 7:31pm
Alphabet Inc's Waymo unit on Tuesday became the first company to receive a permit from the state of California to test driverless vehicles without a backup driver in the front seat, the state's Department of Motor Vehicles said.
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Kansas militia men blame Trump rhetoric for mosque attack plan

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 6:19pm
Three Kansas militia members who were convicted of plotting to bomb the mosque and homes of Somali immigrants should be granted leniency in their sentencing because they were inspired by President Donald Trump's rhetoric encouraging violence, lawyers for the men said in court documents.
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