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Cockpit voice recorder recovered in fatal Texas cargo plane crash

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 3:27pm
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Friday that investigators have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from a cargo plane that crashed on Feb. 23 in Texas, killing three.
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Washington Governor Inslee's White House bid to focus on climate change

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:23pm
Washington state Governor Jay Inslee said on Friday he will seek the Democratic Party's nomination for president in 2020, joining the crowded field as a relative unknown who hopes to catch fire by making climate change a central issue of his campaign.
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U.S. Air Force grounds Boeing's KC-46 tankers over debris issue

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:21pm
The U.S. Air force said on Friday it had stopped accepting Boeing Co's KC-46 tankers since Feb. 20 and is working with the company to resolve the issue of foreign object debris (FOD) that were found in the aircraft.
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BNP Paribas to cut up to 2,500 jobs at its Belgian bank

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 12:26pm
BNP Paribas reached an agreement with unions over a plan to cut as many as 2,500 jobs at its Belgian retail banking unit by 2021 as part of an effort to bring down costs.
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Warmbier parents blast North Korean leader for son's death after Trump's praise

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 11:24am
The family of Otto Warmbier, the American student who died after having been imprisoned in North Korea, blamed Kim Jong Un for their son's death on Friday, reacting to U.S. President Donald Trump's statement that he accepted the leader's claims to have been unaware of the case.
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Trump blames North Korea, not leader Kim for Warmbier death: Conway

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 11:12am
President Donald Trump believes North Korea is responsible for Otto Warmbier's death but said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had told him he did not know how the American college student was treated in detention, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Friday.
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Pfizer unit Meridian under civil investigation by U.S. Attorney

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:30am
Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it received a request for documents as part of a U.S. investigation related to quality issues involving the manufacture of auto-injectors at its Meridian Medical Technologies site.
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Southwest takes mechanics union to court over flight disruption

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:30am
Southwest Airlines filed a lawsuit against its mechanics union on Thursday, accusing the workers of an illegal campaign to disrupt operations in order to improve their position in prolonged labor talks.
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Trump ordered aide to give Kushner security clearance: NY Times

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 7:27am
U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his chief of staff in May to grant his son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner a top-secret security clearance, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
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Receding waters spell relief for flooded Northern California towns

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 03/01/2019 - 1:50am
Low-lying communities along the rain-engorged Russian River in Northern California wine country were largely cut off by flooding on Thursday, even as waters began receding and sunny skies returned after days of nonstop showers.
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Cohen 'fully cooperative' on Day 3 of Capitol Hill questioning

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 9:32pm
U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen was "fully cooperative" during closed-door testimony before a congressional committee investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S election, the panel's chairman said on Thursday.
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River flood swamps 2,000 buildings in Northern California

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 9:24pm
A rain-swollen river in Northern California flooded about 2,000 homes and businesses on Wednesday along a valley famous for its wineries and left residents of one town stranded by high waters, officials said.
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Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen to return before U.S. Congress on March 6

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 8:28pm
U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen said after testifying in a closed hearing before a congressional panel on Thursday that he would return on March 6 "to finish up."
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Texas executes man convicted of 1989 murder of three in-laws

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 8:25pm
A 70-year-old man convicted of murdering his estranged wife's parents and brother in 1989 was executed in Texas on Thursday, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition seeking a reprieve on grounds he received inadequate defense at his trial.
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Senate confirms ex-coal lobbyist to lead U.S. environment regulator

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 8:20pm
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's candidate, a former coal lobbyist, to lead the nation's top environmental regulator, infuriating Democrats and conservation groups who said his policies were endangering public health.
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Puerto Rico oversight board to appeal appointments ruling

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 8:18pm
A recent U.S. Appeals Court ruling that found Puerto Rico's federally created fiscal oversight board was unconstitutionally appointed will be appealed to the Supreme Court, the board announced on Thursday.
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Flooded California towns still mostly cut off despite receding waters

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 7:57pm
Low-lying communities along the rain-engorged Russian River in Northern California wine country remained largely cut off by flooding on Thursday, even as waters began receding and sunny skies returned after days of nonstop showers.
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Republican Party chair says primary challengers to Trump would 'lose horribly'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 7:44pm
The chair of the Republican National Committee said on Thursday that any Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump in next year's presidential election is doomed to fail.
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Cohen 'fully cooperative' in Day 3 of Capitol Hill questioning

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 7:06pm
U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen was "fully cooperative" during closed-door testimony before a congressional committee investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S election, the panel's chairman said on Thursday.
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Texas set to execute man convicted of 1989 murder of three in-laws

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/28/2019 - 6:46pm
A man convicted of murdering his estranged wife's parents and brother in 1989 was due for execution in Texas on Thursday, hours after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition seeking a reprieve on grounds he received inadequate defense at his trial.
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