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Trump administration steps up Obamacare attack, asks court to overturn law

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 5 min ago
President Donald Trump's administration has stepped up its attack on the Obamacare healthcare law, telling a federal appeals court it agrees with a ruling by a U.S. judge in Texas that the entire statute is unconstitutional and should be struck down.
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U.S. Supreme Court justices divided on partisan electoral maps

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 10 min ago
Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday signaled skepticism toward letting the judiciary curb the contentious practice of manipulating electoral district boundaries to entrench one party in power, as the court appeared divided largely along ideological lines.
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Chicago mayor blasts prosecutors for dropping Jussie Smollett hoax charge

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 13 min ago
Chicago prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges accusing "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett of staging a phony hate crime, a stunning move that drew the fury of the city's police superintendent and mayor, who called the decision a "whitewash of justice."
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Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos disavows Mueller plea deal

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 21 min ago
George Papadopoulos, the first Trump campaign aide charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, disavowed his guilty plea in a book released on Tuesday, claiming he was unfairly pressured into cutting a deal.
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Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos says applied for pardon

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 22 min ago
George Papadopoulos, the first Trump campaign aide charged in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, said on Tuesday his lawyers have applied for a pardon from President Donald Trump and that he is considering a withdrawal of his guilty plea.
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Democrats push for Mueller report to Congress by next week, Republicans resist

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 28 min ago
A fight brewed between Democrats and Republicans over the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, while President Donald Trump kept up attacks on his critics on Monday.
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N.Y. county bans unvaccinated minors in public as measles spreads

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 3 hours 36 min ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A county in New York City's northern suburbs is banning unvaccinated minors from public places to fight a measles outbreak that has infected more than 150 people since October.
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Federal appeals court to consider: Can Trump block his critics on Twitter?

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 3 hours 41 min ago
The Trump administration is appealing a District Court judge's ruling from May siding with seven individuals blocked on the @realDonaldTrump account after they posted disapproving comments of the president and his policies.
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He robbed a Clayton bar so he could return to prison, but had a change of heart before facing a judge

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 3 hours 49 min ago
Paul Borroni was put on five years' probation Monday for robbing a C.J. Muggs bartender. He now must live at the Victory Mission in Springfield, Mo., where he will get job training and life skills.
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Taste of St. Louis moves back to downtown

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 3 hours 49 min ago
The new owners said more people actually attended the event when it was in St. Louis than when it was in Chesterfield.
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Blues playoff situation: Six games to go and oh so close

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 3 hours 49 min ago
If Arizona doesn't get two points tonight, the Blues are in; second place in Central remains a real possibility
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OxyContin maker Purdue reaches $270 million settlement in Oklahoma opioid case

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 2 min ago
OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and members of the wealthy Sackler family that own the company reached a $270 million settlement to resolve a lawsuit brought by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of fueling an opioid abuse epidemic.
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Columnist Ben Frederickson takes Cards, Blues, Mizzou, SLU and STL sports questions in his weekly chat

Columnist Ben Frederickson takes Cardinals, Blues, Mizzou, SLU and MLS questions in his weekly chat.
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U.S. House fails to override Trump veto in border wall dispute

Domestic News from Reuters - 4 hours 14 min ago
The U.S. House of Representatives failed on Tuesday to override President Donald Trump's first veto, leaving in place the national emergency he declared last month to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall that Congress has not funded.
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Jussie Smollett's future on 'Empire' and the show still unclear

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 4 hours 18 min ago
Cook County prosecutors on Tuesday dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett for allegedly faking a hate crime against himself — but the future of “Empire” is still unclear.
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Schnucks says it is closing stores in St. Ann and Festus

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 4 hours 19 min ago
The closures will take effect on May 5, at the St. Charles Rock Road location in St. Ann, and on June 30 at the North Truman Boulevard store in Festus.
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Missouri State women upset Iowa State, surge into Sweet 16 as lowest seed left in NCAA tourney

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 4 hours 19 min ago
Alexa Willard scored 17 points to help 11th-seeded Missouri State stun third-seeded Iowa State 69-60 on Monday night, becoming the only double-digit seed to reach this year’s Sweet 16 round of the women’s NCAA Tournament.
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Adam Sandler tour coming to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre with a surprise guest

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 4 hours 34 min ago
Adam Sandler is hitting the road for his “100% Fresher Tour” coming to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre. A special guest will also be on the show.
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'That was weird': Molina, unbeaten in Battle of the Birds, calls his shot vs. Wainwright

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 4 hours 44 min ago
MEMPHIS, TENN. • As he stepped to the plate, the second batter of the second inning, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina ran through a scouting report he knows better than his phone number and has considered more than any other in…
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Prosecutors drop criminal charges against Jussie Smollett, accused of lying about Chicago hate crime

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - 4 hours 49 min ago
He told Chicago police in late January that he had been attacked by two people in a widely publicized incident. He was arrested in February and charged with 16 felony counts.
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