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First day of government shutdown ends in standoff

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:43pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers were locked in a standoff with Democrats on Saturday over the U.S. government shutdown, with Republicans saying they would not negotiate on immigration until the government is reopened.
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U.S. Army helicopter crash in California kills two soldiers: official

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:15pm
(Reuters) - A U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter crashed early Saturday morning in California, killing two soldiers, a spokesman for the Army said.
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Trump campaign ad on murder raises heat in shutdown fight

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 9:32pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's presidential campaign on Saturday issued a new video ad calling Democrats "complicit" in murders committed by illegal immigrants, during a government shutdown partly triggered by an impasse over immigration.
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Republican congressman removed from ethics committee

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:42pm
(Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan removed Representative Patrick Meehan from the House Ethics Committee on Saturday following sexual misconduct allegations, Ryan's office said.
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Workers plan to remove invasive Asian carp from Creve Coeur Lake

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:41pm
Access to the lake will be limited during the removal, which will start as soon as Sunday.
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As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:10pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women's March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office.
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Thousands of women march in St. Louis as part of nationwide protest against Trump policies

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:10pm
Participants vow to become politically active, by increasing voter registration, voter engagement and turnout.
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Frankie Freeman remembered as 'tireless agent of change' during formal goodbye Saturday

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:00pm
About 1,000 people gathered for the civil rights leader's funeral.
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Trump to Democrats: no immigration talk until U.S. government reopened

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 4:58pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers took a tough stance on Saturday after the U.S. Congress failed to fund federal agencies, saying they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats help end the government shutdown.
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In New York, tourists left high and dry as Statue of Liberty shuts down

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:57pm
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tourists who came to Battery Park in lower Manhattan hoping to catch a ferry to the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor got an unpleasant surprise on Saturday, learning the must-see destination was closed because of the U.S. government shutdown.
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Women's March protesters blast Trump as president touts gains

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:52pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women's March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in office.
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Frustration spills out as St. Louis area lawmakers decry government shutdown

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:37pm
Davis says Democrats timed vote to coincide with Trump's anniversary; McCaskill blames McConnell.
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Our favorite small towns and places in Missouri and Illinois

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:30pm
Well I was born in a small town
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Trump to Democrats: no immigration talk until government reopened

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:24pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers took a tough stance on Saturday after the U.S. Congress failed to fund federal agencies, saying they would not negotiate on immigration until Democrats help end the government shutdown.
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Raynard Nebbitt, a fixture on a bridge over I-44 for 20 years, returns home to Webster Groves

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:15pm
The Webster Groves community raised more than $34,800 to bring Raynard Nebbitt home just in time for the holidays.
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Women's March draws thousands as Trump term enters second year

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:57pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters turned out across the nation for the second Women's March on Saturday, marking the first anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration with rallies aimed at channeling female activism into political gains in elections this year.
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Chicago toddler in serious condition after being thrown from balcony on South Side

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:17pm
The person who threw the child was not in custody and remains at large.
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The Killers slay at sold-out Chaifetz Arena concert

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:00pm
The Killers came to slay and that’s what the Las Vegas rock band did during its stellar sold-out concert Friday night at Chaifetz Arena.
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More cases of deer disease in Missouri, but experts hopeful

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:00pm
Fifteen deer tested positive for chronic wasting disease out of 19,500 tested since July, conservation department says.
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Washington University hikes tuition to $52,400 for 2018-19 academic year

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:15pm
Room and board is also going up, the university says.
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