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U.S. top court to review Virginia voting districts in race case

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:32pm
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will review for a second time whether Republican legislators in Virginia drew electoral districts in the state in a way that unlawfully diluted the clout of black voters.
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Pentagon official: 'No fundamental concern' over defense consolidation

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:05pm
The U.S. government is still reviewing a merger of Harris Corp and L3 Technologies, a top Pentagon official said on Tuesday, adding that she had no fundamental concerns about further consolidation in the U.S. defense sector.
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Motorists drove 0.8 percent fewer miles on U.S. roads in September: DOT

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:03pm
Motorists drove 0.8 percent fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in September versus last year, according to figures released on Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
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U.S. judge to hold hearing on CNN White House lawsuit

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:00pm
A federal judge said he would hold a hearing on Wednesday on CNN's lawsuit against the Trump administration seeking the speedy reinstatement of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, a frequent target of President Donald Trump.
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Factbox: The career of Mexico's brutal Robin Hood, 'El Chapo' Guzman

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:34pm
The evidence likely to be presented at the New York trial of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will paint a picture of a Robin Hood figure, albeit a brutal one, who amassed a $14 billion fortune by bribery, murdering rivals and smuggling huge amounts of drugs.
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Ohio lays murder charges in deaths of eight people in rural family feud

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 4:16pm
Four members of one family were charged on Tuesday with the April 2016 execution-style shooting deaths of eight members of another rural Ohio family, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced.
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Deadly California wildfire grows as teams sift through ashes for remains

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 2:54pm
Convoys of fire engines rumbled through the smoldering northern California town of Paradise on Tuesday on their way to combat still-active sections of the state's deadliest and most destructive wildfire in history, which grew by 8,000 acres.
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'Megafire' that torched town now common in California

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 2:48pm
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 killed at least 42 people.
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U.S. trial of Mexico's 'El Chapo' begins amid heavy security

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 2:47pm
The trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will begin with lawyers' opening statements in a federal court in Brooklyn on Tuesday, amid intense public attention and extraordinary security measures.
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CNN sues White House over revoked credentials of correspondent

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 1:20pm
CNN filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the Trump administration over the revocation of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, a frequent target of President Donald Trump.
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Deadly California wildfire grows as city of Paradise smolders

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 12:41pm
Convoys of fire engines rumbled through the smoldering northern California town of Paradise on Tuesday on their way to combat still-active sections of the state's deadliest and most destructive wildfire in history, which grew by 8,000 acres.
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Deadly California wildfire grows, only 30 percent contained

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 11:09am
Firefighters struggled on Tuesday to contain the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history as a further 8,000 acres burned and search teams resumed sifting through charred wreckage in a hunt for human remains.
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Iowa senator says expect fewer biofuel waivers from Wheeler's EPA

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 10:18am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may issue fewer biofuel waivers to small refineries under Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler than it did under its previous leadership, Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa said on Tuesday.
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Search for bodies, answers after California wildfire kills 42

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 9:21am
Search teams were set to sift through the charred wreckage of Paradise, California, on Tuesday in the search of human remains as authorities investigated the cause of state's deadliest ever wildfire.
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U.S. court orders Georgia to continue review of governor's race

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 8:27am
Georgia voters will wait until at least Friday for the final word on who will be their next governor after a U.S. federal judge ordered state election officials to review provisional ballots cast in last week's election.
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Colorado voters reject tougher rules on oil and gas drilling

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:19am
Colorado voters on Tuesday rejected a measure calling for greater distances between oil and gas drilling and public spaces, a move opponents said would have sharply limited new wells in the fifth-largest oil producing state in the nation.
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U.S. plans new limits on heavy-duty truck emissions

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 7:16am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will announce plans to propose new rules to significantly decrease emissions of smog-forming nitrogen oxide from diesel-powered heavy-duty trucks, an agency official said.
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Trump seeks end of Florida recount; Democrats win Arizona Senate seat

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 6:15am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday urged Florida election officials to end a recount and declare his fellow Republicans the winners of disputed races in last week's elections, while Democrats picked up a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona.
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Fewer foreign students coming to United States for second year in row: survey

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:41am
The number of international students entering U.S. colleges and universities has fallen for the second year in a row, a nonprofit group said on Tuesday, amid efforts by the Trump administration to tighten restrictions on foreigners studying in the United States.
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Teams search for bodies in California after wildfire claims 42 lives

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 5:00am
Search teams will fan out across the charred landscape of Paradise, California looking for human remains on Tuesday as authorities prepare for a rise in the deathcount from the state's deadliest wildfire.
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