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Factbox: Deadliest tornadoes of last 25 years in the United States

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 5:06pm
A pair of tornadoes killed at least 23 people on Sunday in Alabama, causing infrastructure damage with at least 150 miles per hour (241 kph) winds in the deadliest twister to hit the United States in almost six years.
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U.S. East Coast digs out from snow, braces for bitter cold

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 4:43pm
New England dug out from more than a foot of snow on Monday that snarled commutes and canceled flights, although New York City was spared the worst of the late-winter storm, which was expected to be followed by bitter cold in the days ahead.
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Regional carrier CommutAir's plane veers off runway; four injured

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 3:41pm
A CommutAir plane veered off a runway and onto grass while landing at Presque Isle's Northern Maine Regional Airport, injuring a pilot and three passengers, the company said on Monday.
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Coal ash contaminates groundwater near most U.S. coal plants: study

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 2:27pm
More than 90 percent of U.S. coal-fired power plants that are required to monitor groundwater near their coal ash dumps show unsafe levels of toxic metals, according to a study released on Monday by environmental groups.
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Justice Ginsburg keeps busy as U.S. high court's writer-in-chief

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 1:48pm
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg showed little evidence of slowing down on Monday, issuing rulings in two business-related cases just 11 days before her 86th birthday and two months after undergoing lung cancer surgery.
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Alabama residents survey wreckage after tornadoes kill at least 23

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 1:31pm
Alabama residents and rescue workers on Monday dug through the remnants of homes destroyed by a spate of tornadoes that killed at least 23 people, including two children, the deadliest U.S. twisters in almost six years.
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SpaceX rocket with unmanned U.S. capsule blasts off for space station

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 1:05pm
(This March 3 story has been refiled to correct paragraph 9 to read "into orbit" instead of "into space")
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U.S. seeks to cut dialysis costs with more home care versus clinics

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 12:21pm
The Trump administration is working on a new payment approach for treating kidney disease that favors lower cost care at home and transplants, a change that would upend a dialysis industry that provides care in thousands of clinics nationwide.
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Alabama rescuers search for the missing after tornadoes kill at least 23

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 11:29am
Rescuers in Alabama on Monday dug through the remnants of homes and businesses destroyed by a spate of tornadoes that killed at least 23 people, including children, the deadliest such storms to strike the United States in almost six years.
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U.S. high court turns away religious rights case over church grants

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 10:36am
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday bypassed a chance to further expand the ability of religious entities to receive public funding, leaving in place a lower court ruling that blocked a New Jersey county from giving historic preservation grants to churches.
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Sacramento policemen won't face charges in killing of unarmed black man

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 10:33am
(This March 3 story has been refiled to correct typographical error in headline)
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Late winter snow hammers U.S. northeast, icy conditions ahead

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 10:02am
New York faced its biggest snowstorm of the winter on Monday as snow spread across the northeastern United States, infuriating commuters who juggled canceled planes and trains and faced icy travels ahead as temperatures plunge.
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White House drafts guidelines for panel questioning climate threat to security

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 9:11am
The White House is advancing plans to form a presidential panel that will question science used in U.S. military and intelligence reports showing that human-driven climate change poses national security risks, according to a source briefed by participants in the negotiations.
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U.S. House panel launches probe into possible obstruction by Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 7:23am
The House Judiciary Committee will seek documents from more than 60 people and organizations as it begins investigations into possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power by President Donald Trump, the panel's chairman said on Sunday.
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In 2020 battleground state, looming Mueller report could hold dangers for Democrats

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 6:03am
Inside the Touchdown Tavern in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin, voter Aric Nowicki worries over how the impending release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation could affect the 2020 election for president.
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Trump says Cohen hearing may have contributed to North Korea summit failure

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 4:52am
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that the Democrats' decision to interview his longtime fixer, lawyer Michael Cohen, on the same day as a meeting with Kim Jong Un may have contributed to the North Korea summit ending with no deal.
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At least 23 dead in Alabama tornadoes, winter not over for northeast

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 3:56am
Rescuers sifted through rubble looking for more dead and wounded after two back-to-back tornadoes touched down in Alabama, killing at least 23 people, authorities said.
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At least 23 dead in Alabama tornado, toll expected to rise -sheriff

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 03/04/2019 - 1:16am
At least 23 people, some of them children, died after a tornado swept through Lee County, Alabama on Sunday, and the death toll was expected to rise as rescuers searched through the rubble of destroyed homes, authorities said.
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At least 14 dead in Alabama tornado, toll expected to rise

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 10:59pm
At least 14 people, some of them children, died after a tornado swept through Lee County, Alabama on Sunday, and the death toll was expected to rise as rescuers searched through the rubble of destroyed homes, authorities said.
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Trump suggests Cohen hearing contributed to failure of North Korea summit

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 03/03/2019 - 8:53pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that the Democrats' decision to interview his longtime fixer, lawyer Michael Cohen, on the same day as a meeting with Kim Jong Un may have led to the North Korea summit ending with no deal.
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