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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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Mexican man faces execution in Texas for bludgeoning death of family

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 1:01pm
A Mexican man was due to be executed in Texas on Wednesday for bludgeoning his wife and two children to death at their home in 1992, as his attorneys continued to plead that his case be reexamined, according to state officials and court documents.
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National Guard to search for victims of California's deadliest fire

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:44pm
The wildfire raging in northern California spread on Wednesday as National Guard troops were called in to search for victims while firefighting crews received a little help from the weather in their battle against the deadliest blaze in the state's history.
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U.S. safety board holds hearing on fatal Southwest engine explosion

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 9:33am
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board opened an investigative hearing on Wednesday into the fatal engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that killed one passenger.
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U.S. seeks to strike El Chapo lawyer's opening statement

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 9:07am
U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday asked a federal judge to strike the opening statement made a day earlier by the lawyer for accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on the first day of his trial in Brooklyn for drug smuggling.
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Search grows for victims of California's deadliest wildfire

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 8:20am
The search for remains of victims in the charred ruins of the northern California town of Paradise was set to expand on Wednesday, while firefighters stepped up efforts to contain the state's deadliest-ever wildfire.
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House Democrat to probe census citizenship question

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 6:45am
The lawmaker expected to head the powerful House Oversight Committee in the new U.S. Congress says one of his first priorities will be investigating why President Donald Trump's administration decided to ask about citizenship on the 2020 census questionnaire.
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U.S. safety board to hold hearing on fatal Southwest engine explosion

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 6:12am
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is set to hold an investigative hearing on Wednesday about a midair incident in April during which an engine on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 exploded over Pennsylvania, killing one passenger.
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Air Force pilot killed, another injured in crash in Texas: Air Force

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 5:12am
A U.S. Air Force pilot was killed and another injured when their supersonic jet crashed in Texas, the Air Force said on Wednesday.
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National Guard to help search for remains from California's deadliest wildfire

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 3:25am
National Guard troops were due to arrive on Wednesday to help search for more victims in the charred, ash-strewn ruins where the northern California town of Paradise stood, before it was erased in the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in state history.
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Death toll hits 48 in California's worst wildfire disaster

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:27am
The remains of six more fire victims were found on Tuesday in a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 48 in the most lethal and destructive wildfire in California's history.
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Sitting in the embers, Californians wonder: can Paradise be rebuilt?

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 12:27am
Lovingly placed statues of a family of deer still mark the entrance to Mare Reasons' house in Paradise, California, but her woodland home was so thoroughly devoured in the state's deadliest wildfire that only an iron bed and an antique stove remain intact above the rubble.
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Ohio family charged with murdering eight people in child custody feud

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:38pm
Four members of a family face the death penalty after a grand jury charged them with the April 2016 execution-style shooting deaths of eight members of another rural Ohio family, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced on Tuesday.
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U.S. anti-Semitic hate crimes spiked 37 percent in 2017: FBI

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:38pm
Hate crimes in the United States jumped 17 percent in 2017, with a huge 37 percent spike in anti-Semitic attacks, marking the third year in a row that such attacks have increased, according to FBI data released on Tuesday.
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Death toll climbs to 48 in California's most lethal wildfire disaster

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 9:21pm
The remains of six more victims were found on Tuesday in and around a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 48 in a wildfire disaster already ranked as California's most lethal and destructive in state history.
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Teams 'look for skulls' in ashes of California's deadliest wildfire

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:07pm
White-clad forensic teams with cadaver dogs fanned out across a ghostly landscape strewn with ash and charred debris searching on Tuesday for more human remains left from a blaze that killed at least 42 people in California's deadliest wildfire disaster.
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House Democrats to probe Trump impact on FBI, Justice: lawmaker

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:33pm
The incoming Democratic chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee intends to investigate President Donald Trump's impact on the integrity of the Justice Department and the FBI, according to a letter sent to top federal law enforcement officials on Tuesday.
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Deadly 'megafires' the new normal in California

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:01pm
Paradise, California had long prepared for wildfires but only in its worst nightmares did it imagine the kind of "megafire" that last week destroyed most of the town and is becoming a common occurrence in the state.
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Man convicted on terrorism charge in 2017 Michigan airport stabbing

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:41pm
A man accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport last year was convicted in U.S. federal court on Tuesday of charges including terrorism, a court official said.
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El Chapo is a scapegoat for drug lord who bribed Mexico's president: lawyer

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:46pm
A lawyer for accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman told a New York jury in opening remarks that his client was a scapegoat for the real leader of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada.
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