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One dead, five hurt in Washington, D.C. shooting: police

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 10:06pm
One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said.
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House Democrats ask if Trump interfered in DOJ automaker antitrust probe

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 8:44pm
Two U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Thursday asked the White House to turn over documents that would show if President Donald Trump interfered or directed a Justice Department antitrust probe of four automakers that struck voluntary agreements with California to reduce tailpipe emissions, according to a letter seen by Reuters.
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Trump administration bars California from requiring cleaner cars

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 8:44pm
President Donald Trump's administration said on Thursday it is revoking California's authority to set its own auto tailpipe emissions standards and require some zero-emission vehicles, a move certain to spark a legal battle between federal officials and the most populous state over the future of U.S. vehicles.
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Democratic donor faces drug charge in death of man at his L.A. area home

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 8:37pm
Democratic Party donor Ed Buck, already accused by Los Angeles prosecutors of operating a drug den, has been charged in federal court with distribution of methamphetamine resulting in death, part of an alleged crime pattern that could include up to 10 other victims.
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Wildfire victims in PG&E bankruptcy to present $24 billion reorganization plan

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 6:43pm
The committee for wildfire victims in the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp said in a court filing on Thursday it was prepared to present a $24 billion reorganization plan for the power provider.
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Federal judge blocks California from enforcing tax return law aimed at Trump: report

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 6:29pm
A federal judge on Thursday barred California from enforcing, at least for now, a new state law aimed at U.S. President Donald Trump that would require all candidates in state nominating contests for the presidency to release their tax returns, the Los Angeles Times reported.
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Democratic donor charged with distributing drug resulting in death of man

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 6:00pm
Democratic Party donor Ed Buck was charged in federal court in Los Angeles with drug distribution resulting in the death of a 26-year-old man, officials said on Thursday following his arrest on separate charges in state court.
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Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 5:20pm
Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste.
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Torrential Imelda rains kill one, flood homes, snarl travel around Houston

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 5:20pm
Authorities reported the first death linked to Tropical Storm Imelda, which dumped torrential rains over the Houston-area, while rescuers in boats pulled hundreds of people from flooded cars, the city's airport temporarily halted flights and tens of thousands of people lost power on Thursday.
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U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, Trump welcomes it

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 4:55pm
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, drawing praise from Republican President Donald Trump, who urged a bipartisan solution.
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U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 4:35pm
U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing.
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U.S. Speaker Pelosi unveils drug price plan, hopes for Trump support

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 4:04pm
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, proposed legislation on Thursday to let the federal government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs, and said she hopes President Donald Trump will help her sell the plan to his fellow Republicans who run the U.S. Senate.
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Trump says he likes a Republican drug bill after Democratic alternative unveiled

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 4:03pm
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he likes a Republican senator's drug pricing bill "very much" after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi unveiled legislation letting the government negotiate lower prices for costly prescription drugs.
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U.S. House approves stopgap funding bill to avoid government shutdown

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:51pm
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a stopgap government funding bill on Thursday that would avoid a government shutdown by maintaining current spending levels through Nov. 21.
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White House withdraws Byard's nomination to head FEMA

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:45pm
The White House said on Thursday it withdrew the nomination of Jeffrey Byard to head the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), after concerns were raised in his background investigation.
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Border wall, Iran, Space Force among hurdles for $700 billion U.S. defense bill

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:45pm
Disputes between U.S. Republicans and Democrats over President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, Space Force and his ability to launch a war with Iran are among the biggest obstacles Congress faces in passing a massive annual defense policy bill.
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BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:34pm
BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
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Trump signs order aimed at development of better flu vaccines

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:32pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at spurring the development of better vaccines to protect against seasonal influenza as well as a potential pandemic flu outbreak.
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TC Energy shuts oil line as flooding disrupts U.S. Gulf terminals: traders

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:09pm
TC Energy Corp's Marketlink oil pipeline from Cushing, Oklahoma, to Nederland, Texas, was shut as flooding disrupted operations at U.S. Gulf Coast terminals, traders familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
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Democrats' drug pricing proposal 'dead on arrival' in Senate: leading Republican

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:03pm
The second most powerful Republican in the U.S. Senate on Thursday said that a Democratic plan on drug pricing would not survive in the Republican-dominated chamber, calling it "heavy-handed."
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