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Troops sift through California wildfire ruins amid fears death toll will rise

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:48am
Firefighting crews made progress against the deadliest wildfire in California history on Thursday amid concerns that the death toll of 56 would rise as search teams work their way through the burned-out town of Paradise in the state's north.
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FDA will ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 9:25am
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday announced sweeping new restrictions on flavored tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes popular among teenagers in an effort to prevent a new generation of nicotine addicts.
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Troops sift through ruins as California wildfire death toll rises

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 8:52am
U.S. National Guard troops fanned out to scour the ruins of the devastated town of Paradise on Thursday for remains of victims as 130 people remained listed as missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record, whose death toll has risen to 56.
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U.S. judge gives Florida voters until Saturday to resolve signature challenges

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 8:09am
A U.S. federal judge on Thursday gave voters in Florida whose signatures on ballots were rejected by county election officials until Saturday afternoon to resolve the challenges as a recount continues in close-fought races for a U.S. Senate seat and governor of the state.
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Troops search ruins as California wildfire death toll climbs

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 7:47am
U.S. National Guard troops fanned out to scour the ruins of the devastated town of Paradise on Thursday for remains of victims as 130 people remained listed as missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record, whose death toll has risen to 56.
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Troops search for 130 missing in California wildfire, death toll climbs to 56

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:07am
U.S. National Guard troops scoured the ruins of the town of Paradise on Thursday for any sign of 130 people still missing in California's deadliest wildfire on record as authorities said the death toll had risen to 56.
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DNA firm schooled in war zones helps ID California fire victims

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 5:05am
The remains of victims charred beyond recognition in the California wildfires are being identified by a pioneering DNA analysis company that primarily works in war zones and crime scenes.
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Texas executes Mexican who killed his family 26 years ago

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:29am
Authorities in Texas executed a Mexican man on Wednesday for bludgeoning to death his 42-year-old wife and two children, using a sledgehammer at their home in 1992, the state said.
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At least 56 killed, 130 missing in California's deadliest wildfire

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:56pm
National Guard troops joined the grim search on Wednesday for more victims in the ruins of an incinerated northern California town while the death toll climbed to 56 in the most deadly and destructive wildfire in the state's history.
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Michael Avenatti arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:54pm
Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with U.S. President Donald Trump, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence, a police spokesman said.
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Texas executes Mexican man for bludgeoning to death his family

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 10:17pm
A Mexican man was executed in Texas on Wednesday for bludgeoning his 42-year-old wife and two children to death with a sledgehammer at their home in 1992, the state said.
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Two killed, dozens injured in Mississippi bus crash

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 9:13pm
Two people were killed and more than 40 others injured on Wednesday when a tour bus overturned on an icy roadway in northern Mississippi just across the state line from Memphis, Tennessee, officials said.
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Cadaver dogs lead grim search for victims in California fire

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 9:02pm
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At least 56 killed, more than 100 missing in California wildfire

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:46pm
The remains of eight more victims were found on Wednesday in and around a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 56 in a wildfire disaster that ranks as the most lethal and destructive in the state's history.
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Mattis defends Mexico border deployment in first troop visit

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 7:34pm
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis defended the deployment of thousands of troops to the border with Mexico as he traveled there on Wednesday, saying the mission was "absolutely legal" and justified, and that it was improving military readiness.
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Chicago's focus turns to pensions after budget approval

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 6:29pm
The Chicago City Council on Wednesday gave overwhelming approval to the final budget proposed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who leaves office next year, and who said he will address looming pension funding challenges in December.
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Brother of Sinaloa Cartel leader testifies against 'El Chapo'

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 6:07pm
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was a top leader of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel along with drug lord Ismael Zambada for years and personally invested in massive cocaine shipments to the United States, Zambada's brother told jurors on Wednesday.
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'Progress is being made' against California's deadliest wildfire

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 5:51pm
Fire crews in northern California seized on improved weather conditions on Wednesday in their six-day-old battle to suppress the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in state history as National Guard troops were called in to help search for victims.
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Citizenship query will not cause U.S. census undercount: official

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 4:55pm
The U.S. Census Bureau's top scientist on Wednesday insisted the bureau can get a full count of American residents during the 2020 census, despite the Trump administration's addition of a question on citizenship.
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Possible witnesses against 'El Chapo' revealed at U.S. trial

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:53pm
A defense lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Wednesday named some of the former close associates of the Mexican drug lord -- including his alleged head of operations in Central America -- who will likely testify against him at a U.S. trial.
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