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Shooting at South Carolina bar leaves two dead, eight wounded

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 12:08pm
Police in South Carolina were hunting for suspects on Saturday after at least one person opened fire before dawn at a crowded bar in the city of Lancaster, killing two people and wounding eight others, officials said.
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Ukraine minister denies Trump put pressure on Zelenskiy during call: report

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:04am
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko on Saturday denied suggestions U.S. President Donald Trump had put pressure on Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy during a phone call in July.
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Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden: reports

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 11:04am
U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall Street Journal and other U.S. media outlets.
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Hurricane Lorena races north after skirting Mexico's Los Cabos resort

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 10:45am
The government of Mexico suspended hurricane warnings for parts of the Baja California peninsula as Hurricane Lorena headed north over the Gulf of California on Saturday, after skirting the resort area of Los Cabos.
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Biden's LGBTQ record draws scrutiny at Iowa presidential forum

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 8:19am
Former Vice President Joe Biden's decades-long record on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues was scrutinized on Friday in Iowa at the first major forum focused on the topic during the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating contest.
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Area 51 raid lures festive UFO hunters to Nevada desert; five arrested

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 9:51pm
UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities poured into rural Nevada on Friday near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved unfounded, with only five people arrested.
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Warren, Sanders to visit striking GM workers as dispute continues

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 7:17pm
Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor dispute threatens to enter its second week.
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In Nevada desert, Area 51 raid lures festive UFO hunters; three arrested

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 7:06pm
UFO enthusiasts drawn by alien-themed festivities continued to pour into rural Nevada on Friday near the Area 51 U.S. military base, but fears of a mass raid on the remote site or a public safety crisis proved unfounded, with only three people arrested.
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Bow hunters target invasive Asian carp for sport on the Illinois River

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 5:51pm
A firefighter and archery enthusiast is making some extra cash with a novel if modest contribution to the ecosystem of the Great Lakes - taking paying customers out for boat rides on the Illinois River to hunt invasive Asian carp fish with bows and arrows.
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U.S. wage law applies to marijuana industry workers: appeals court

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 5:37pm
A U.S. appeals court on Friday said the federal law requiring that workers be paid a minimum wage and overtime applies to employees in the marijuana industry, as an increasing number of states legalize recreational use.
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Area 51 raid morphs into pre-dawn celebration outside secretive U.S. base

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 5:15pm
A call to "storm" the secretive U.S. military base in the Nevada desert known as Area 51 attracted several dozen revelers to a heavily guarded entrance early Friday, but most did not attempt to enter the site, long rumored to house secrets about extraterrestrial life.
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Chicago mayor tells investors she will tackle city's fiscal woes

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:47pm
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday tried to reassure investors in the city's debt that she will take on big financial problems, while providing no new clues as to how she plans to accomplish the task.
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U.S. scientists join effort to solve mysterious vaping-related illnesses

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:38pm
The U.S. investigation into hundreds of cases of life-threatening lung illnesses related to vaping has turned up a curious abnormality: Many of the victims had pockets of oil clogging up cells responsible for removing impurities in the lungs.
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FDA proposes rule over record-keeping for vape makers

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:38pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a proposed rule for e-cigarette makers, requiring them to maintain records related to the legal marketing status of their products.
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U.S. senators urge FDA to remove pod, cartridge-based e-cigarettes from market

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:38pm
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Friday urged federal regulators to immediately remove all pod and cartridge-based e-cigarettes from the market until it can be proven the products are safe.
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Trump repeatedly pressed Ukraine president to investigate Biden’s son: WSJ

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:33pm
U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Explainer: How might the Trump whistleblower mystery unfold?

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:33pm
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is in a standoff with leaders of the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives over a whistleblower complaint from within the intelligence community.
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Walmart to stop sales of e-cigarettes in U.S. stores: company memo

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 3:31pm
Walmart Inc told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crackdown on surging teenage use of such products, reports of vaping-related lung disease and some deaths.
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Political battle escalates over whistleblower complaint about Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 3:11pm
A political battle over a classified whistleblower complaint about U.S. President Donald Trump escalated on Friday, with Democrats warning of a national security threat and Republicans turning it into an attack on Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals.
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Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 2:48pm
Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy areas of Manhattan without passengers, saying it threatens to undermine the company's ride-sharing model.
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