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Prosecutors won't drop charges against Navy SEAL despite trial twist

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 8:56pm
Military prosecutors said on Friday they will not drop premeditated murder charges against a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with stabbing to death a teenaged Islamic State militant in Iraq in 2017, despite testimony from another SEAL who claimed to have killed the prisoner.
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Messenger: For decades, prosecutorial misconduct was overlooked. Then Kim Gardner happened.

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 8:45pm
The case against St. Louis circuit attorney looks bad. But it's even worse in context.
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A false alarm interrupts Cardinals-Angels game only slightly longer than Pujols ovation

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 8:00pm
To say Albert Pujols got a warm reception understates it: His ovation lasted 90 seconds, through his striding to the plate, hugging Molina and even flying out.
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VIDEO: Hazelwood police officer rescues child from house fire

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 7:45pm
The main part of the home was "fully engulfed in flames," police said, and the officer could hear pleas for help coming from a basement window.
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Search for woman seen walking into Mississippi River near Laclede's Landing is suspended

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 7:15pm
Water rescue crews were scanning the Mississippi River near Laclede's Landing Friday afternoon after callers reported that a woman had walked into the river.
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Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 6:57pm
A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources.
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Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 6:57pm
Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday have renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas.
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Body of auto journalist recovered from northern California river: sheriff

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 6:46pm
The body of a well-known U.S. automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous northern California after taking a motorcycle for a test-drive is believed to have been recovered, a local sheriff said on Friday, following an apparent accidental drowning.
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Florissant names new waste hauler to replace Meridian

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 6:15pm
Gateway Disposal, which was formed in November, will take over beginning July 1.
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Fed says largest banks would survive crisis, in latest tests

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 6:03pm
It was the eighth annual check-up for the banks, mandated by Congress after the financial crisis
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U.S. psychoanalysts apologize for labeling homosexuality an illness

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 5:58pm
The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) apologized on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people.
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California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 5:54pm
California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked by the companies' equipment or employees, an aide said on Friday.
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FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 5:46pm
The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals' drug to restore sexual desire in premenopausal women, the latest attempt to come up with a therapy that some have dubbed as "female Viagra".
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After calling off strikes on Iran, Trump suggests patience

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 5:45pm
The Trump administration offered no immediate public account of the thinking behind the last-minute halt in U.S. preparations for retaliation, amid days of escalating tensions between the two countries. A U.S. official, who was not authorized to discuss the operation…
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Summer drive season more costly as East Coast refinery burns

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 5:30pm
Gasoline futures jumped the most in three months after an explosion and fire at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery, the largest on the U.S. East Coast and a key supplier to the New York gasoline market.
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St. Louis alderman wants tighter curfew rules for children under 17

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 5:30pm
A new proposal by Alderman Brandon Bosley would require children to be off the streets by 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights and 9:30 the rest of the week. Now the curfew takes effect just before midnight Fridays and Saturdays…
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Faith Perspectives: Every ethnic group strengthens our society

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 5:00pm
Were the police officers associated with these prejudiced social media posts exercising their first amendment rights? Or as enforcers of our laws should they hold themselves to a higher standard?
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Toys R Us, back from the dead, will open U.S. stores in 2019

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:30pm
The stores are slated to be a third of the size of the brand's big-box outlets that closed.
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A decade in the making, Purina research tackles reducing cat allergens

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:20pm
More than half of Purina's 500 scientists working on research are in St. Louis.
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U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/21/2019 - 4:17pm
A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block.
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