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Vessel traffic halted on Beaumont, Texas Ship Channel: U.S. Coast Guard

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 9:01am
Ship pilots stopped moving vessels along the Beaumont, Texas, Ship Channel due to severe weather caused by Tropical Storm Imelda, said the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday.
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Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 8:57am
The brewing legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from those established by the U.S. government appears unlikely to be resolved before next year's presidential election.
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Trump administration to tell California: You can't make clean car rules

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 4:50am
The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to revoke California's authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards, a move with high stakes for the auto industry, consumers and the environment.
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Trump and California go to war over clean cars

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:43am
U.S. President Donald Trump and the state of California went to war on Wednesday over who should set the standards in the United States for vehicle emissions and electric cars, foreshadowing a legal battle over environmental policy issues that will affect the auto industry and consumers.
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Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:46pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution.
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Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:44pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said the Environmental Protection Agency will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its homeless and other issues.
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U.S. travel industry urges Washington to reauthorize tourism body Brand USA

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:10pm
Some 15 executives from companies associated with the tourism industry, such as American Express and Marriott , have urged the U.S. government to renew federal funding of Brand USA, which promotes the United States as a travel destination.
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Trump expresses dismay over cost of keeping Guantanamo prison open

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:28pm
President Donald Trump expressed unhappiness on Wednesday with the cost of keeping open a controversial prison at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and said his administration was studying the issue.
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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg dines with senators in DC

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:06pm
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with a half-dozen U.S. senators on Wednesday for dinner as the company seeks to boost its reputation in Washington.
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Trump orders environmental notice to San Francisco on homeless

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 9:59pm
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency less than a week to issue a notice to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution.
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Trump directs EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 8:36pm
U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its homeless and other issues.
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Trump to meet with U.S. senators Thursday over biofuels policy

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:52pm
President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, Senator Bill Cassidy's office said, as Trump attempts to find a compromise between Big Oil and Big Corn on an issue that pits two constituencies that are important to Trump's quest for a second term against each other.
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Jeffrey Epstein's estate faces new lawsuit from accuser

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:49pm
A woman on Wednesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying the financier sexually abused her for years when she was a teenager.
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American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage will remain behind bars

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:48pm
A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday ordered that an American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft that was due to take off from Miami with 150 aboard remain behind bars before a trial, court papers showed.
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Southwest passengers get no damages for flights canceled by de-icer shortage: U.S. judge

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:47pm
Southwest Airlines Co won the dismissal of a proposed class-action lawsuit seeking damages for stranded passengers on hundreds of winter flights it was forced to cancel because it ran out of de-icer fluid.
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California governor signs gig economy labor bill into law

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:46pm
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed into law a controversial labor bill, AB 5, which spells out when companies must treat "gig economy" contract workers as employees.
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Trump administration rejects California request for homeless funds

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 7:06pm
The Trump administration on Wednesday rejected requests from California for more money from Washington to fight homelessness, opening another front in the battle between the White House and the state's Democratic-led progressive government.
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Trump says there is still a national emergency over border security

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 6:46pm
U.S. President Donald Trump, visiting a wall on the border with Mexico in California, said on Wednesday there was still a national emergency with regard to border security.
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U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until Nov. 21

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 6:18pm
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels until Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of this month.
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U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 5:39pm
Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies.
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