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Manhattan prosecutor urges judge to reject Trump lawsuit over tax returns

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 5:43pm
A Manhattan state prosecutor on Monday urged a federal judge to dismiss U.S. President Donald Trump's bid to block a subpoena seeking eight years of his tax returns as part of a criminal investigation.
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U.S. Senate intelligence committee leaders expected to get whistleblower briefing: aide

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 5:21pm
Acting U.S. Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire and Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson are expected to brief the leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee this week on the Ukraine-related whistleblower situation, a Senate aide said.
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Economists find more diversity in U.S. federal government than in academia: report

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 4:43pm
The U.S. federal government employs a higher percentage of women and minority economists than universities and colleges but the pace at which they are being added remains slow, a report by the Brookings Institution published on Monday showed.
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Florida police officer suspended for arresting two six-year-olds

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 4:19pm
A Florida police officer has been suspended and is being investigated after arresting two 6-year-olds for separate disciplinary incidents at their school, police and a prosecutor said on Monday.
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Ex-Dallas cop missed clues before shooting man eating ice cream in own home: prosecutor

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 3:51pm
A Dallas police officer missed clues, including the smell of marijuana, when she entered an apartment she believed was her own and shot dead a man eating a bowl of ice cream, a prosecutor said Monday at the start of the former officer's murder trial.
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Democrats announce tighter criteria for fifth presidential debate

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 3:33pm
The Democratic National Committee on Monday announced new criteria for the fifth presidential debate in November, requiring candidates to meet one of two polling requirements and have 165,000 unique donors.
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Raytheon wins $501 million modification to U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 3:21pm
Raytheon Co has been awarded a $501 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for radar research and development, the Pentagon said in a statement on Monday.
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Timeline: Key dates in the U.S. political controversy over Ukraine

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 3:08pm
Some Democrats are calling for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump over reports that he asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage his Democratic political rival Joe Biden.
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California federal prosecutors conducting criminal probe into Juul: WSJ

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 2:58pm
Federal prosecutors in California are conducting a criminal probe into e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Senate Democratic leader calls on Republicans to subpoena Trump whistleblower complaint

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 2:29pm
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday called on Senate Republicans to issue a subpoena for a whistleblower complaint from an unidentified U.S. government official and demand a transcript of President Donald Trump's July 25 call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
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Trump says he's not taking talk of impeachment over Ukraine seriously

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 2:29pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday shrugged off talk about impeachment over reports that he had asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage Democratic political rival Joe Biden.
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House committees threaten Trump administration subpoenas over documents

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 1:54pm
Three U.S. House of Representatives Committees on Monday threatened to issue subpoenas to obtain documents related to President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine if the administration does not comply with their request.
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California ex-governor launches climate partnership with China

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 1:21pm
Former California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday announced the launch of a partnership between China and the University of California at Berkeley to advance research into low-carbon technology to fight climate change.
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Trump says may release transcript of disputed Ukraine phone call

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 1:01pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he is considering the release of a transcript of his controversial July phone call with Ukraine's president but noted concerns about the precedent of doing so.
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Newark officials say temporary filters 97% successful in removing lead from water

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 12:20pm
Preliminary lead testing in New Jersey's largest city, where old pipes are blamed for leaching the toxic metal into drinking water, show temporary filters are at least 97% successful in supplying clean water to residents, officials said on Monday.
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Jury sequestered in trial of former Dallas cop who shot black man in his home

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 12:16pm
A judge on Monday took the rare step of sequestering the jury in the murder trial of a former off-duty Dallas police officer charged with shooting and killing a black neighbor last year after the officer entered his apartment by mistake.
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U.S. federal government has more diversity of economists than academia

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 10:40am
The U.S. federal government employs a higher percentage of women and minority economists than universities and colleges but the pace at which they are being added remains slow, a report by the Brookings Institution published on Monday showed.
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Ukraine wants to stay out of U.S. domestic politics: presidential official

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 10:12am
Ukraine wants to stay out of a domestic political battle in Washington and any attempt by either side to take advantage of Ukraine would damage relations, a top official in President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's administration told Reuters.
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Trump shrugs off talk of impeachment over Ukraine whistleblower case

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 9:21am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday shrugged off talk of impeachment over a whistleblower allegation that reportedly involved a plea from the U.S. president to his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a Democratic political rival.
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Lawsuit over politically 'slanted' Trump wildlife board can proceed: judge

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 9:11am
A federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's bid to dismiss a lawsuit by animal rights groups seeking to dissolve a wildlife advisory board they said was stacked with politically connected donors and pro-hunting enthusiasts.
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