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Outrage, praise as New Mexico compound members granted bail

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:22pm
A New Mexico judge's decision to grant bail to two men and three women charged with child abuse and accused of training children at their remote compound for attacks was slammed by the state's governor and many locals but praised by others who said they posed no danger.
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Nine hurt as Denver gas explosion levels residential building

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 7:11pm
Nine people were injured, one critically, on Tuesday when a natural gas explosion leveled a Denver apartment house, a fire department spokesman said.
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Ford to invest $740 million in Detroit train station, city development project

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 6:11pm
Ford Motor Co disclosed Tuesday it will spend $740 million on a project to revamp Michigan Central Station, Detroit’s historic but dilapidated former rail station, as well as other neighborhood sites.
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U.S. lawsuit over photos at U.S.-Mexico border crossings is revived

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 6:03pm
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit by border policy activists challenging the constitutionality of a U.S. government policy requiring advance permission to take photos or shoot film at ports of entry on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Nine hurt as gas explosion levels Denver building

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 5:56pm
Nine people were injured, one critically, on Tuesday when a natural gas explosion leveled a Denver apartment building, a fire department spokesman said.
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Trump administration sued over Arkansas' Medicaid work requirements

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 4:57pm
Advocacy groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the decision by President Donald Trump's administration to allow Arkansas to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients in the state.
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Nebraska carries out its first execution since 1997

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 4:52pm
Nebraska carried out its first execution in 21 years on Tuesday by administering a lethal injection to its longest-serving death row inmate, a man who was convicted of killing two taxi drivers in 1979.
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Natural gas explosion collapses Denver building, people trapped

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 3:56pm
A natural gas explosion leveled a Denver apartment building on Tuesday, injuring several people and trapping an unknown number of residents in the rubble, local media reported.
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Pennsylvania report to detail decades of sexual abuse by priests

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 3:23pm
Decades of child sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania will come under public scrutiny for the first time on Tuesday with the release of a long-delayed report on a grand jury investigation led by the state's attorney general.
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Puerto Rico utility completes restoration 10 months after Maria

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 2:51pm
Puerto Rico's electric utility said it completed restoration of power to all of its customers on Tuesday, more than ten months after Hurricane Maria left 1.5 million homes and businesses in the dark.
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Boy, 11, hacks into replica U.S. vote website in minutes at convention

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 1:57pm
An 11-year-old boy managed to hack into a replica of Florida's election results website in 10 minutes and change names and tallies during a hackers convention, organizers said, stoking concerns about security ahead of nationwide votes.
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Illinois attorney general sues Trump Tower for river violations

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 1:52pm
Illinois' attorney general announced a lawsuit on Tuesday against Trump Tower in Chicago, alleging the violation of environmental laws and a threat to fish in the Chicago River.
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New York sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioids

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:37pm
New York state on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioids, and contributing to a nationwide epidemic that has killed thousands.
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Top West Virginia judge retires after impeachment vote

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 12:27pm
A West Virginia Supreme Court justice retired on Tuesday, the day after state lawmakers voted to start impeachment proceedings against the full court, accusing four judges of lavish spending that included a total of more than $1 million in office renovations.
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Southwest to allow only dogs, cats as emotional support animals

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:24am
Southwest Airlines Co would limit emotional support animals to only dogs and cats on its flights and will allow one per passenger, the U.S. airline said on Tuesday as it updated its service animal policies.
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Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California history

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:06am
A firefighter has been killed battling the largest wildfire in Californian history that has been stoked by prime fire weather conditions as it has destroyed dozens of homes.
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Rescuers pull people from cars, homes in flooded New York, Pennsylvania

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 9:59am
More forecasts of heavy rains posed new danger on Tuesday in parts of New York state and Pennsylvania, where rescuers hauled people from waterways, flooded cars and homes.
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New Mexico family believed dead boy's spirit would lead attacks: prosecutors

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 9:23am
A 3-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to "cast out demonic spirits," but his extended family believed he would "return as Jesus" to identify "corrupt" targets for them to attack, prosecutors said in court on Monday.
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Nebraska to carry out its first execution in two decades

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 5:18am
Nebraska plans to carry out its first execution in 21 years on Tuesday by delivering a lethal injection to a man convicted of killing two taxi drivers in 1979.
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China angered at new U.S. defense act, to assess content

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 4:55am
China on Tuesday condemned measures targeting it in a new U.S. defense act, saying it exaggerated antagonism and that Beijing would take a close look at aspects that beef up the role of a U.S. panel that reviews foreign investment proposals.
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