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Ex-Playboy model released from deal not to discuss alleged Trump affair

1 hour 49 min ago
(Reuters) - Former Playboy model Karen McDougal reached an agreement on Wednesday with tabloid publisher American Media Inc that will allow her to speak freely about an affair she alleges she had with President Donald Trump, the company said in a statement.
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Southwest challenged engine maker CFM over proposed FAA inspections

2 hours 46 min ago
(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co clashed with engine maker CFM over the timing of proposed inspections and with regulators over costs after a 2016 accident involving the airline that was caused by a fan blade separating, public documents showed.
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FAA orders engine inspections after Southwest explosion

2 hours 46 min ago
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would order inspection of some 220 jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger.
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Judge finds Kansas' Kris Kobach in contempt of court

6 hours 19 min ago
(Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday found Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in contempt of court for disobeying her order not to enforce the state's disputed proof-of-citizenship voter registration law while the court weighed its legality.
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New York attorney general wants power to bypass Trump pardons

7 hours 30 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York's attorney general on Wednesday asked Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislators to give him and other local prosecutors power to bring criminal charges against people pardoned by U.S. President Donald Trump.
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U.S. FAA orders engine inspections after Southwest explosion

7 hours 32 min ago
(Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would order inspection of some 220 jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger.
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Former U.S. Olympians tell Congress more reforms needed in gymnastics

8 hours 5 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. gymnastics needs more reforms to wipe out sexual abuse after a scandal involving an ex-team doctor convicted of molesting female athletes, former Olympic athletes told a Senate panel on Wednesday.
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Starbucks' Schultz steps in as outrage over cafe arrests simmers

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 6:45pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp turned to long-time leader Howard Schultz on Wednesday to make the case that the U.S. coffee chain accused of racial profiling is committed to offering a "safe space" to customers despite the arrest of two black men in one of its Philadelphia cafes.
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Ex-U.S. soldier, two others convicted of murder-for-hire plot in Philippines

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 6:23pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former U.S. Army sergeant and two other U.S. citizens were found guilty by a jury in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday of taking part in a plot to murder a woman in the Philippines for money, prosecutors said.
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Ernst & Young partner accuses firm of brushing off assault complaint

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 6:21pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A partner at Ernst & Young on Wednesday accused the accounting and consulting firm of failing to act when she reported that she had been sexually assaulted by another partner.
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New York nanny convicted in stabbing deaths of two young children

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:47pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York nanny was found guilty on Wednesday of stabbing to death two children in her care at their luxury Manhattan apartment, in a case that drew national headlines.
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Southwest engine explosion began when fan blade broke: NTSB

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:34pm
(Reuters) - Federal air safety officials investigating why the engine of a Southwest Airlines jet blew apart, killing a passenger after shattering a plane window, said on Wednesday that the incident began when a fan blade already suffering metal fatigue snapped off in mid-flight.
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In Kansas, three found guilty in plot to bomb Somalis' apartment complex

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:20pm
WICHITA, Kan. (Reuters) - A federal court jury on Wednesday found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a western Kansas apartment complex that is home to Somali immigrants and their mosque, in a crime prosecutors branded an act of domestic terrorism.
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Trump says Stormy Daniels sketch is of a 'nonexistent man'

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:17pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said a man portrayed in a sketch released by porn star Stormy Daniels, who she said warned her to stop discussing her claims of a sexual encounter with Trump, does not exist.
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White House presses vulnerable Democrats to back State Dept nominee Pompeo

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:47pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House cranked up pressure on Wednesday on Democratic senators facing tough re-election fights to back secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo, who looked increasingly likely to face a rare committee rejection before the full Senate can vote on his nomination.
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Lockheed Martin wins $928 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:18pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp has won a $928 million contract to build an undefined number of hypersonic conventional strike weapons, the Pentagon said in a statement on Wednesday.
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Southwest focuses on older engines in probe of deadly jet explosion

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:53pm
(Reuters) - The wrecked engine of a Southwest Airlines Co jet was being examined on Wednesday by U.S. air safety officials investigating why it blew up in mid air, killing a passenger in the country's first deadly airline accident in nine years.
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Emboldened by #MeToo, 'mad as hell' women take spotlight at Cosby retrial

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:48pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - As Bill Cosby approached a Pennsylvania courthouse for the beginning of his retrial on charges of drugging and sexually assaulting a one-time friend, a bare-breasted protester ran toward him shouting: "Women's lives matter."
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White House presses vulnerable Democrats to back State Department nominee Pompeo

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:13pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House cranked up pressure on Wednesday on Democratic senators facing tough re-election fights to back secretary of state nominee Mike Pompeo, who looked increasingly likely to face a rare committee rejection before the full Senate can vote on his nomination.
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New York governor to allow 35,000 paroled felons to vote

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 3:08pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York State plans to restore voting rights to about 35,000 New York felons on parole who previously were barred from casting a ballot until they completed their parole, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday.
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