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Senate aims to finish bipartisan farm bill in June

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 2:29pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar said on Tuesday that the U.S. Senate expects to finish a bipartisan farm bill sometime in June.
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Republican senator says EPA chief must slow refinery waivers or resign

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:38pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican Senator Chuck Grassley on Tuesday said Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt must scale back the use of biofuels waivers for small refineries, or else he will join other lawmakers calling for Pruitt's resignation.
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Baltimore's top cop quits after getting hit with federal tax charges

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:31pm
(Reuters) - Baltimore's police commissioner resigned on Tuesday after being charged with failing to file income taxes, in another setback for the eighth-biggest U.S. police department as it grapples with high levels of violent crime.
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Oklahoma woman sought in stabbing of daughter, endangering another

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:02am
(Reuters) - Police in Oklahoma launched a nationwide search on Tuesday for a woman they said repeatedly stabbed and critically wounded the eldest of her three young daughters and left her in their burning house before making off with the youngest girl.
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Most U.S. teachers spend own money on school supplies: survey

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 10:41am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ninety-four percent of U.S. public school teachers spend their own money on classroom supplies without reimbursement, according to a Department of Education survey on Tuesday that follows protests by educators who are asking for more pay and funding.
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Republican senator demands EPA scale back refinery biofuel waivers

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 9:58am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican Senator Chuck Grassley on Tuesday said Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt must scale back the use of biofuels waivers for small refineries, or else he will join other lawmakers calling for Pruitt's resignation.
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U.S. high court paves way for states to legalize sports betting

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 8:58am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for states to legalize sports gambling, striking down a 1992 federal law that barred it in most places and setting off a rush by businesses and states to cash in on an expected multibillion-dollar jackpot.
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Sports fans wager Supreme Court ruling won't ruin their fun

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 6:18am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sports fans on Monday shrugged off a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could open the door to legalize sports betting, saying it would likely have little impact on baseball, basketball and football games already subject to off-the-books gambling.
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Prosecutors dismiss criminal charge against Missouri governor

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 3:06am
(Reuters) - St. Louis prosecutors on Monday dismissed the criminal invasion of privacy charge against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens before his trial got under way but said they would refile the case, which grew out of a sex scandal involving the governor.
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Lava threatens Hawaii exit routes, could spur more evacuations

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:19am
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Lava flowing from giant rips in the earth on the flank of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano threatened highways on Monday, raising the possibility officials may order thousands more people to evacuate before escape routes are cut off.
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Small quake shakes buildings in Oakland, California

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 9:36pm
(Reuters) - A small 3.8 magnitude earthquake shook buildings in Oakland, California on Monday evening, a Reuters witness and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said.
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U.S. joins whistleblower case against Insys over kickbacks

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 9:14pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has joined whistleblower litigation accusing Insys Therapeutics Inc of trying to generate more profit by paying kickbacks to doctors to prescribe powerful opioid medications.
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Illinois proposes reinstating death penalty for mass murder, police killings

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 9:12pm
(Reuters) - Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner said on Monday he is seeking to reinstate the death penalty for mass murder and killing a police officer, a move that comes when capital punishment nationwide is at lows not seen for about a quarter century.
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Gaming investors eye jackpot from U.S. sports betting ruling

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 7:16pm
New York (Reuters) - Shares in gaming and casino companies jumped on Monday, led by Scientific Games Corp , as investors wagered on new business opportunities for the industry after the U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for states to legalize sports betting.
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Musk says 'thorough reorganization' underway at Tesla

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 6:05pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tesla Inc chief Elon Musk told employees on Monday the company was undergoing a "thorough reorganization" as it contends with production problems, senior staff departures and recent crashes involving its electric cars.
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U.S. EPA chief Pruitt asked for 24/7 security from Day One: watchdog

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 5:47pm
(Reuters) - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt requested and received around-the-clock security from his first day in office in 2017, the agency's watchdog on Monday told a lawmaker questioning Pruitt's expensive security detail.
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U.S. joins lawsuits against opioid maker Insys over kickback scheme

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 5:16pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has joined lawsuits accusing Insys Therapeutics Inc of paying kickbacks to doctors to prescribe a powerful opioid medication, in an effort to generate more profit.
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Access roads at risk, Hawaii volcano could spur more evacuations

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 5:09pm
PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Lava flowing from giant rips in the earth on the flank of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano threatened highways on Monday, raising the possibility that officials will order thousands more residents to evacuate before access routes are cut off.
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Melania Trump treated for benign kidney condition, in hospital

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 4:51pm
BETHESDA, Maryland/CHICAGO (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's wife, Melania Trump, underwent a surgical procedure on Monday to treat a benign kidney condition and will remain at Walter Reed medical center for the rest of the week, the first lady's office said.
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Tesla CEO Musk tells staff he plans 'thorough reorganization'

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 4:50pm
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc's chief executive officer told employees on Monday the company is undergoing a "thorough reorganization," as it contends with production problems, senior staff departures and two crashes last week involving its electric, self-driving cars.
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