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Houston climate protesters charged with violating 'infrastructure law': sheriff

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 8:18pm
Climate protesters, who dangled beneath a bridge on Thursday shutting the channel to the nation's busiest petrochemical port at Houston, were charged on Friday with violating a new Texas law that protects 'critical infrastructure', the Harris County Sheriff's Office said.
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U.S. Justice Gorsuch sees value of immigration through wife's eyes

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 8:18pm
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch on Friday extolled the value of immigration and said his wife's experience as a naturalized U.S. citizen from Britain has helped give him a greater appreciation of the American system of government.
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Parents of murdered Democratic staffer Seth Rich can sue Fox News: U.S. court

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 8:13pm
A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit against Fox News Network over its reporting on Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee employee whose unsolved murder sparked uncorroborated right-wing conspiracy theories.
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Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 8:13pm
U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eliminate.
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McCabe lawyer presses Justice Department to drop criminal case

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 8:12pm
A lawyer for former FBI official Andrew McCabe pressed U.S. prosecutors on Friday to drop their politically sensitive case against him, citing reports that suggest they may be having trouble securing criminal charges.
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Reed introduces bills to add money for Cure Violence, body camera funding

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 7:00pm
The aldermanic president wants to use some of a $23 million budget surplus for the two initiatives.
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Sanford ‘Sandy’ Jaffe, founder of book distribution company Booksource, dead at 80

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 6:00pm
Sanford “Sandy” Jaffe, founder of Booksource, a widely known and admired wholesale book distribution company, died Thursday (Sept. 12, 2019) of complications from heart disease, at his home in Chesterfield. He was 80.
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Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 5:36pm
Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for the party's presidential nomination, leaving his rivals searching for how to wrest away the top spot.
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Judge enforces legal settlement over objections of mother of man killed by former St. Louis officer Jason Stockley

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 5:15pm
A dispute between relatives of Anthony Lamar Smith, shot by a police officer in 2011, was resolved Friday by a federal judge.
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Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses - 'Dank Vapes'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 5:13pm
As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line of illicit marijuana vape products sold under the brand names "Dank Vapes" and "Chronic Carts."
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Travel agent charged with scamming Delta out of 42 million reward miles

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 5:05pm
A manager at a Chicago travel agency has been charged with "illegally reaping" more than 42 million Delta Air Lines miles worth more than $1.75 million by registering customers as employees on the airline's business rewards program.
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Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:58pm
Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam.
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Amid corruption probe, UAW agrees to extend talks with Ford and FCA, but GM strike is possible

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:56pm
Federal complaint released Thursday detailed charges against Vance Pearson, director of Hazelwood-based Region 5.
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Celebrities, CEOs face sentencing or trial in U.S. college fraud scheme

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:37pm
A federal judge on Friday handed down the first sentence in the U.S. college admissions scandal.
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Tropical cyclone bears down on Bahamas, U.N. pledges aid

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:37pm
A tropical cyclone carrying heavy rain and strong winds neared the already devastated Bahamas on Friday, threatening to complicate Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts as the U.N. secretary-general arrived in the islands in a show of support.
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First peanut allergy therapy gets backing from U.S. regulators' expert advisers

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:28pm
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Friday recommended approving the first therapy for peanut allergies, which affect over 1.6 million children in the United States, despite raising concerns about the risk of severe allergic reactions it poses to young patients.
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Alaska seal die-off spurs government investigation

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:08pm
U.S. government biologists are investigating the deaths of nearly 300 Arctic ice seals found on Alaska beaches since last summer, federal officials said on Thursday.
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Blues hit the ice for first day of training camp at new facility

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:02pm
Tarasenko is out there after offseason knee surgery, but Thomas, Kyrou aren't skating with the full team
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Beast Craft BBQ Co.'s David Sandusky appears on 'Guy's Grocery Games'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:00pm
Warning: This article contains spoilers from a recent episode of "Guy's Grocery Games" on Food Network.
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Stock indexes end mixed; S&P 500 notches 3rd weekly gain

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 09/13/2019 - 4:00pm
Bond yields rose sharply Friday following the retail sales report.
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