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Anniversary of fatal Charlottesville rally puts city, D.C. on edge

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 6:32pm
Joan Fenton knows she will not make much money at her Charlottesville gift shop this weekend, when the downtown district will be virtually locked down for the anniversary of last year's deadly white nationalist rally. But like many other owners, she will be open anyway.
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Mother of slain youth, Michael Brown, running for Ferguson City Council

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 6:24pm
The mother of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager shot to death by a white policeman in Ferguson, Missouri, igniting months of protest and a national debate over race and law enforcement, said on Friday she is running for City Council.
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Judge encouraged by U.S. plan to reunite separated immigrant families

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 6:16pm
A federal judge on Friday said he was encouraged by a new U.S. plan to reunite parents and children who had been separated at the U.S.-Mexican border under President Donald Trump's now-abandoned "zero tolerance" policy toward illegal immigrants.
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Manafort witness says bank CEO coveted Cabinet job, pushed to approve loans

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 5:42pm
The chief executive officer of a small Chicago bank that approved $16 million in loans to former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort was seeking a post in the new administration, a witness testified on Friday in Manafort's fraud trial.
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U.S. agency says United pilot posted explicit photos of flight attendant online

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 4:53pm
A United Airlines flight attendant is accusing the airline of failing to protect her from sexually explicit pictures that a pilot posted of her online, according to a lawsuit filed in a San Antonio, Texas, federal court.
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Confirmation hearings for U.S. top court nominee Kavanaugh open Sept. 4

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 4:41pm
Confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will begin on Sept. 4, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley announced in a statement on Friday.
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California wildfire said set by arsonist threatens community

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 3:37pm
A Southern California wildfire - which authorities say was set by an arsonist with a grudge against a neighbor - doubled in size overnight into Friday as crews built fire lines and fought to protect thousands of homes in a lakefront community.
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Group asks Trump to unblock 41 Twitter users after court ruling

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 3:35pm
A U.S. free speech group on Friday asked President Donald Trump to unblock 41 Twitter users after a federal judge in May ordered him to restore access to a group of individuals who filed suit.
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U.S. census citizenship question panned by scientists, civil rights groups

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 1:51pm
As the U.S. government closed a public comment period on Wednesday on its plans for the 2020 census, scientists, philanthropists and civil rights groups used the occasion to again criticize plans to include a question about U.S. citizenship.
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U.S. judge calls recess in Manafort trial; to resume in midafternoon

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 1:48pm
The U.S. judge in the fraud trial of former Trump campaign Paul Manafort called an unexpected break on Friday, citing other matters, as the prosecution sought to clarify comments made by the judge for the second day in a row.
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Trump renews attacks on protesting NFL players, says 'be cool'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:24pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday renewed his attacks on NFL players pushing for criminal justice and other social reforms, after a number of players protested during the league's preseason opening late on Thursday.
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As U.S. unleashes sanctions, Americans view Russia as bigger threat than Iran: Reuters poll

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 12:22pm
Americans view Russia as a greater threat than Iran, Reuters/Ipsos opinion polls showed, as the Trump administration this week reintroduced sanctions on Tehran and slapped new ones on Moscow.
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Russia tells Washington curbs on its banks would be act of economic war

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:59am
Russia warned the United States on Friday it would regard any U.S. move to curb the activities of its banks as a "declaration of economic war" and would retaliate, as new sanctions took their toll on the rouble and U.S. lawmakers threatened more.
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Aggressive wildfire menaces thousands in southern California city

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:09am
Hundreds of firefighters were building barriers and constructing containment lines early on Friday to slow an approaching wildfire threatening to torch thousands of homes in a lakeside community southeast of Los Angeles.
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Transgender candidates could make history in upcoming races

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 9:49am
Transgender candidates, running for political office in unprecedented numbers in the United States this year, could make history in upcoming primary elections by securing Democratic Party nominations in races in three states.
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U.S. judge calls recess in Manafort trial

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 9:43am
The U.S. judge in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort called a recess on Friday after a long conversation with attorneys for both the government and Manafort, without giving a reason.
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U.S. to rest its case against Manafort with Chicago bank

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 8:49am
U.S. prosecutors plan to wrap up a case on Friday against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, with jurors expected to hear about his dangling a Trump administration job to the chief executive of a Chicago bank that gave him $16 million in loans.
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Trump renews attacks on NFL players after preseason protests

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 8:47am
President Donald Trump on Friday renewed his attacks on NFL players pushing for criminal justice and other social reforms as U.S. media reported that a number of players protested during the league's preseason opening late on Thursday.
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Aggressive wildfire threatens thousands of homes in southern California city

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 8:09am
Hundreds of firefighters were building barriers and constructing containment lines early on Friday to slow an approaching wildfire threatening to torch thousands of homes in a lakeside community southeast of Los Angeles.
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California police chief's son due in court over beating of Sikh man

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 7:24am
The son of a California city police chief is expected to appear in court on Friday after he was arrested for beating an elderly Sikh man in an unprovoked attack that was caught on video.
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