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U.S. nuclear general says would resist 'illegal' Trump strike order: CBS

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 1:20pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. nuclear commander was quoted as saying on Saturday that he would resist President Donald Trump if he ordered an "illegal" launch of nuclear weapons.
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No money, no trolley: Loop Trolley Co. says it won't begin operations without another $500,000

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:00pm
The nonprofit operating firm says it would be irresponsible to begin service amid a shortage of money for startup costs, but says it's still confident about the 'financial sustainability' of the trolley line over time.
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The Navy says its aircrew drew a penis in the sky. The Air Boss says there's 'no place' for that

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:30am
Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia on Thursday.
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St. Louis woman battles hawk, saves the life of her backyard chicken

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 11:30am
It was an epic fight of woman vs. hawk to save the life of one defenseless chicken in Tower Grove South.
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Getting caught with pot in St. Louis would be less expensive under proposal

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 8:30am
After passing a measure reducing penalties for marijuana violations in 2013, two bills before the Board of Aldermen would go even further.
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U.S. destroyer slightly damaged in collision with tug off Japan: U.S. Navy

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 8:07am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. guided-missile destroyer, USS Benfold,, sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into it during a towing exercise off central Japan on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said.
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BenFred: If winning is Stanton's top priority, he can't prematurely dismiss St. Louis

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:30am
Much of the Stanton speculation seems to stem from where he does and doesn't want to live. What about the team that gives him the best chance to win big?
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Pam Hupp's lawyers win delay in her murder trial

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:30am
Defense lawyers said they need more time for investigation.
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Trump adds five conservatives to list of possible Supreme Court picks

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:14am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a move certain to please conservatives, President Donald Trump on Friday added five names to his list of candidates for a prospective U.S. Supreme Court vacancy as he presses ahead with a campaign to move the federal judiciary to the right.
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Teacher arrested after she waited to have sex with a student in a candle-lit room, authorities say

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 7:00am
An Oklahoma teacher is accused of having sex with a high school student after the boy's parents reported nude photographs and text messages on their son's phone to authorities.
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Police officer killed in Pennsylvania, gunman at large

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 6:45am
Authorities say Officer Brian Shaw was shot after a traffic stop led to him chasing someone on foot.
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Trump halts decision to allow elephant trophy imports after uproar

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:58pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Friday he is putting a decision to allow imports of elephant trophies on hold after a torrent of criticism from conservation advocates and across social media.
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Collinsville man gets 30-year sentence for abusing toddler

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:04pm
The toddler, who suffered broken ribs and a lacerated liver, was in Steven Williams' care for less than 30 minutes when he was abused.
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12 hours in Wood River: Five overdoses, one death

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:00pm
A police news release said evidence from one of the calls was identified as cocaine/fentanyl based.
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Maryland Heights takes finance step related to plan for ice complex

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:45pm
The tentative plan under an engagement agreement the City Council authorized is to have Stifel, Nicolaus and Co. underwrite about $39.5 million in bonds to help finance the new four-rink ice sports complex
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How area members of Congress voted on tax reform, defense bill, other issues

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:00pm
Defense bill includes funding for new jets built in St. Louis, and new NGA facility in the city
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Kirkwood plans more action to improve safety for pedestrians on Geyer Road

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:33pm
The city will use education and traffic calming measures.
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Trump starts paying his own legal bills on Russia probe: attorneys

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:28pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has begun paying his own legal bills related to the Russia investigation and will no longer cover the costs using political donations to his re-election campaign or the Republican Party, his attorneys confirmed on Friday.
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U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's disease

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:21pm
(Reuters) - U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson announced on Friday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, an ailment that constrains movement and gets progressively worse with time.
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Arnold council declines request for more funds for bus service

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:19pm
After losing funding formerly provided by the Jefferson Memorial Foundation for a route, the bus service asked the city to subsidize that route at a cost of $68,413.32.
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