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U.S. judge orders review of TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline route

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 3:05pm
A federal judge in Montana has ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, possibly delaying its construction and dealing another setback to TransCanada Corp .
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Senate Republicans seek to clarify tax policy for harassment victims

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 1:34pm
U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday sought to correct a section of President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that threatened to prevent sexual harassment victims from claiming a tax deduction for the legal costs they incur while pursuing their cases.
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Newspapers across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on press

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 1:17pm
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media organizations as enemies of the American people.
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Senate adopts resolution backing free press after Trump attacks

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 1:04pm
The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution affirming support for a free press and declaring that "the press is not the enemy of the people."
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U.S. bishops urge Vatican, lay investigation into ex-cardinal abuses

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 1:00pm
U.S. Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday called for a Vatican-led probe backed by lay investigators into allegations of sexual abuse by former Washington Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who resigned last month.
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Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria: local officials

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:56pm
A type of bacteria found in meat and pre-cooked food left at unsafe temperatures was responsible for sickening hundreds of people who ate at a Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in Ohio, local health officials said on Thursday.
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U.S. will prosecute makers of 'undetectable' plastic guns: Sessions

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:23pm
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned on Thursday that anyone who uses a 3-D printer to make an "undetectable" gun will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, a day after his department asked a court not to block the public from downloading blueprints for the guns.
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In setback for TransCanada, judge orders Keystone XL pipeline review

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 12:02pm
A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, possibly delaying the project's construction and dealing the latest setback for Canada's TransCanada Corp .
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Ross and Kocian add names to Nassar victims list

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:50am
Gymnast Kyla Ross said on Thursday she too was sexually abused by Larry Nassar, becoming the last member of the so-called Fierce Five team that won gold for the United States at the 2012 London Olympics to speak openly about being a victim of the former national team doctor.
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On first day of school, Oklahoma girl, 14, stabbed by fellow student

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:45am
A 14-year-old girl was stabbed multiple times by a fellow boy student at an orientation event on Thursday to mark the first day of a new academic year at a high school in a small town in Oklahoma, police said.
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Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on press

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 9:10am
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media organizations as enemies of the American people.
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Colorado baker in case of Supreme Court sues state over 'persecution'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 7:46am
A Colorado baker who won a narrow Supreme Court victory over his refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple is suing the state after it launched another case against him for declining to create a cake for a transgender woman.
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U.S. clergy sex abuse revelation fuels push to reform assault laws

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:30am
(Corrects figure in paragraph 20 to $600 million, not billion, in this August 15 story)
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As more women run for office, U.S. state legislatures are poised to change

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:23am
As women line up to run for U.S. political office at historic rates, state legislatures - where some of America's most critical policy decisions get made - could see a slew of new female lawmakers after November's vote, according to a Reuters analysis of election data.
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El Salvador probes alleged cases of child abuse in U.S. detention centers

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 6:21am
El Salvador is investigating three alleged cases of sexual abuse of minors in U.S. immigrant detention centers, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
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U.S. banks teach financial literacy with hands-on experience

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 5:58am
Last year, Abbey Jones’ high school routine had a twist. For 45 minutes each week, she became one of 15 student tellers at the Community Spirit Bank branch at Red Bay High School in Red Bay, Alabama.
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Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on the press

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 08/16/2018 - 4:53am
Hundreds of U.S. newspapers devoted print space on Thursday to a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people.
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U.S. and Mexico to set up joint team to fight drug cartels

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:12pm
U.S. and Mexican law enforcement authorities will set up a joint team based in Chicago targeting the leaders and finances of drug cartels that ship opioids into the United States, aiming to stanch a spike in overdose deaths, officials said on Wednesday.
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Judge orders Keystone XL pipeline review in setback for Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:57pm
A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a move that could delay the project and prove a setback for the Trump administration.
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Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on media

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 10:21pm
More than 300 U.S. newspapers have pledged to run editorials on Thursday defending freedom of the press in response to President Donald Trump calling some media organizations enemies of the American people.
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