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Teardown of North Carolina Confederate statue sparks criminal probe

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:13am
University of North Carolina police began a criminal probe on Tuesday into the tearing down by activists of a statue of a Confederate soldier, the latest action to dismantle U.S. Civil War symbols amid debate about race and the legacy of slavery.
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Trump's environment agency seeks to roll back Obama-era clean power plan

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 8:31am
The Trump administration on Tuesday proposed replacing the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's regulatory efforts to combat climate change, in a move critics said would have dire environmental and health consequences.
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Georgia candidates decry plan to close voting sites in mostly black county

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 8:06am
A plan to close most polling places in a predominantly black Georgia county ahead of November’s elections is drawing opposition from the state's gubernatorial candidates and voting rights activists, who deem it blatant voter suppression.
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North Carolina protesters pull down university's Confederate statue

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 7:44am
Protesters toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier on the campus of University of North Carolina, the latest move to dismantle Civil War symbols amid debate about race and the legacy of slavery in the United States.
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Russian hackers targeted U.S. conservative think-tanks, says Microsoft

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 5:58am
Hackers linked to Russia's government tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks, suggesting they were broadening their attacks in the build-up to November elections, Microsoft said.
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Accused former Nazi guard arrested, deported to Germany

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 3:06am
A New York City man believed to be a former guard at a Nazi labor camp in Poland has been arrested and deported by U.S. immigration authorities, the White House said on Tuesday.
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Russian hacking of conservative groups sites thwarted: Microsoft

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:20am
Microsoft Corp said on Monday that it had recently thwarted hackers associated with Russian government attempting to steal user information from conservative groups that promote democracy and advocate for cybersecurity.
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Protesters topple Confederate soldier statue in North Carolina

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/21/2018 - 12:07am
Protesters toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier on the campus of University of North Carolina on Monday, the latest move to dismantle Civil War symbols amid a fierce debate about race and the legacy of slavery in the United States.
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Study cites longer dry spells as fueling U.S. wildfires

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 8:06pm
Less rain and longer droughts are the major cause behind larger and more intense wildfires in the U.S. West, not higher temperatures and early snowmelt as previously thought, according to research released on Monday.
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Two arrested for allegedly spying for Iran in U.S.

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 5:32pm
Two Iranian men were indicted on Monday for allegedly spying for Tehran in the United States, including conducting surveillance at a Jewish facility and gathering information on backers of the militant Iranian opposition Mujahideen-e Khalq, the Justice Department said.
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Father sues St. Louis police in 2015 shooting death of his son

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 4:09pm
The father of a black teenager killed three years ago by St. Louis police has filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that an officer used excessive force in shooting his son in the back as he ran away from him and his partner.
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Pope vows no more cover ups on sexual abuse in letter to Catholics

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 3:43pm
Pope Francis, facing sexual abuse crises in several countries, wrote an unprecedented letter to all Catholics on Monday, asking each one of them to help root out "this culture of death" and vowing there would be no more cover ups.
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Exclusive: Pentagon raises alarm about sharp drop in Iraqi refugees coming to U.S.

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 08/20/2018 - 3:31pm
Military officials are sounding the alarm inside the Trump administration about the sharp drop in admission to the United States of Iraqi refugees who have helped American troops in battle, said two U.S. officials aware of the internal discussions.
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