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Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 2:24pm
Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of teachers' unions.
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Lawyers still weighing options on Trump's wish for U.S. census citizenship question

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 1:40pm
The Trump administration is still considering how to proceed in its effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, according to court papers filed on Friday.
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U.S. Justice Department still pondering census citizenship move: court filing

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 1:34pm
The U.S. Justice Department is still considering how to proceed on an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, according to court papers filed on Friday.
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As court deadline nears, Trump scrambles to add citizenship question to U.S. census

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 1:20pm
President Donald Trump on Friday said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census as his administration faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal its plans.
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Californians jolted by strong aftershock following strongest quake in 25 years

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 11:05am
A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the strongest earthquake in the region in 25 years on July 4, which was felt by more than 20 million people.
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Trump considering executive order for Census citizenship question

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 10:03am
President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering an executive order to add a contentious question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census, after a U.S. Supreme Court blocked his initial effort to include it.
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Three stabbed in fight at July Fourth celebration in Chicago

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 9:38am
Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago and more than a dozen were injured as many of the crowd fled, police and media reports said on Friday.
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White House faces court deadline to reveal U.S. census citizenship plan

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 9:16am
The White House faces a Friday afternoon court deadline to reveal whether it intends to follow through on U.S. President Donald Trump's pledge to press ahead with his fight to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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Three stabbed in scuffle at 4th of July celebration in Chicago

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 8:11am
Three people were stabbed and seriously injured during a fight at an Independence Day fireworks show in Chicago on Thursday and more than a dozen more were injured as many of the crowd fled the scene, police and media reports said early Friday.
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Strong aftershock jolts California as residents mop up after quake

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 7:17am
A strong aftershock shook Southern California early on Friday as residents were still assessing the damage from the July 4 quake, the strongest in the region in 25 years, which was felt by more than 20 million people.
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U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 7:06am
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied.
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Coal baron Cline among seven dead in Bahamas helicopter crash: media

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 4:53am
Coal tycoon and self-made billionaire Christopher Cline, 61, was among seven people who died in a helicopter crash on Thursday in the Bahamas, the Register-Herald of West Virginia reported, citing friends of Cline.
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More quakes could hit California as residents mop up

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 3:44am
Residents were assessing the damage and cleaning up the mess on Friday left by the strongest earthquake to hit Southern California in 25 years, with quaking felt by more than 20 million people from Los Angeles to Las Vegas.
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Defying critics, Trump salutes military in pomp-filled July 4 celebration

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 3:04am
With U.S. fighter jets flying overhead, President Donald Trump praised the military and reveled in a show of pomp and patriotism on Thursday in a celebration of Independence Day that critics accused him of turning into a political event.
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One killed in Calcasieu River Ship Channel accident in Louisiana: Coast Guard

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 2:27am
One person was killed and another injured on Wednesday after a vessel collided with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said.
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Chestnut crowned July 4 hot-dog champ again but can't top his own record

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/05/2019 - 1:49am
This year's Nathan's Famous hot-dog eating contest proved a mild disappointment to Joey Chestnut, the Fourth of July event's perennial champ, even though he handily won the annual display of gastronomical excess for the 12th time this year.
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Big quake rattles area of 20 million people in California; no one killed

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 11:47pm
A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires, damaging buildings and forcing the evacuation of a hospital in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but there were only minor injuries.
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After brutal spring floods, U.S. farmers face big losses

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 9:11pm
DARKE COUNTY, Ohio (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planting season ended more than a month ago, but much of 39-year-old Greg McGlinch’s 450-acre farm in Darke County, Ohio, is either under water or still saturated from record spring rains.
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With pomp and flyovers, Trump embraces military in July 4 salute

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 8:00pm
With U.S. fighter jets flying overhead, President Donald Trump praised the military and urged young people to join the armed forces on Thursday in a celebration of Independence Day that critics accused him of turning into a political event.
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White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 07/04/2019 - 7:41pm
With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday.
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