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Exclusive: After Trump's attacks, Republicans are less confident in voting by mail, poll shows

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 9:38am
Republicans are much more skeptical than Democrats their ballots will count if cast by mail and less confident they will be able to vote in November's election if their state switches to all-mail voting, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday.
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Citigroup looks to reopen NY headquarters to some staff in July: Bloomberg News

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 9:22am
Citigroup Inc looks to reopen its New York headquarters to a small number of employees as soon as July, with workers returning to London offices even earlier, Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat told Bloomberg News in an interview.
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Trump marks 100,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths milestone on Twitter

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 8:50am
U.S. President Donald Trump marked the coronavirus pandemic milestone of 100,000 U.S. deaths in a Twitter post on Thursday, a day after the threshold was reached and his silence noted.
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U.S. Department of Justice says probe into George Floyd's death 'top priority'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 8:09am
The U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday it had made its investigation into police involvement in the death of George Floyd a "top priority," after a second day of protests in Minneapolis over the unarmed black man's death.
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A pandemic nurse's love letter to New York

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 7:52am
The coronavirus pandemic has restricted almost everyone's freedoms in America but for Meghan Lindsey it has done the opposite. This is the freest she has ever felt.
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CVS Health to open last of 1,000 drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 7:06am
CVS Health Corp said on Thursday it would open more COVID-19 testing sites at some of its pharmacy drive-thru locations, completing the last leg of the drugstore chain's planned 1,000 sites across more than 30 U.S. states.
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California hospitals struggle financially after preparing for COVID-19 surge that never came

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 6:18am
As the novel coronavirus tore through Italy and then New York in March, California, anticipating a deadly surge in cases, ordered hospitals to shut down routine procedures and called in thousands of health care workers to help patients.
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International students wonder if U.S. business school worth it in coronavirus era

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 6:06am
This summer, dozens of incoming students at New York's Columbia Business School had planned to sail around the coast of Croatia for a week to get to know each other. Instead, they are chatting online and playing icebreaker games on Zoom.
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U.S. states, cities may snub Fed lending program over high rates

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 5:30am
High borrowing costs will limit participation in a $500 billion U.S. Federal Reserve short-term borrowing program set up to address state and city revenue shortfalls due to the economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, analysts said.
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Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 3:00am
U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material posted by their users, according to a draft executive order and a source familiar with the situation.
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Texas congressman Sam Johnson, conservative former Vietnam POW, dies at 89

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:09pm
Sam Johnson, an Air Force pilot held for nearly seven years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, who later became one of the most conservative members of the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican from Texas, died on Wednesday at age 89, his family said.
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Wanted in Hollywood: COVID-19 consultants to help keep sets safe

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 8:38pm
Along with hair stylists, camera operators and the hundreds of others who make magic happen for TV and film, Hollywood is counting on a new supporting member for future productions: COVID-19 consultants.
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Looting erupts during Minneapolis protests over black man's killing by police

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 8:05pm
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer shown on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of a handcuffed African-American man who later died at a hospital.
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Top campaign advisor says Biden would sanction China over Hong Kong

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 8:03pm
Joe Biden would sanction China if president for its plan to impose new national security rules on Hong Kong, his campaign said on Wednesday, and accused President Donald Trump of having "enabled" Beijing's curbs on freedoms in the former British colony.
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Biden on 100,000 coronavirus deaths: 'To those hurting, the nation grieves with you.'

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 8:03pm
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a video message on Wednesday marking the grim milestone of 100,000 American lives lost to the coronavirus pandemic, telling the bereaved: "The nation grieves with you."
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Approval of Trump's pandemic response stays steady, Biden favored in election: Reuters/IPSOS poll

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 7:56pm
Public approval of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic remained steady this week as the number of U.S. deaths from the illness surpassed 100,000, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday.
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Weather postpones SpaceX's first astronaut launch from Florida

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 7:31pm
Stormy weather thwarted a landmark moment for private rocket company SpaceX and NASA on Wednesday, forcing launch directors in Florida to postpone what would have been the first flight of U.S. astronauts into orbit from American soil in nine years.
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Minneapolis mayor calls for white police officer to be charged in black man's death

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 7:28pm
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Wednesday called on prosecutors to file criminal charges against a white police officer caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the neck of African-American man who later died at a hospital.
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Wisconsin to send mail-in ballot applications to 2.7 million voters

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 7:18pm
Wisconsin will send absentee ballot applications to more than 2.7 million registered voters, the state's election commission agreed on Wednesday, in a first step to address concerns about the effect of the coronavirus on in-person voting in November.
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U.S. states sue Trump administration over fuel efficiency rollback

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 05/27/2020 - 6:09pm
A group of 23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a Trump administration decision to weaken Obama-era fuel efficiency standards.
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