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Shutdown costs pegged at $3 billion as government reopens

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:58pm
The U.S. economy was expected to lose $3 billion from the partial federal government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for border wall funding, congressional researchers said on Monday as 800,000 federal employees returned to work after 35 days without pay.
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U.S. attorney general pick says he has discussed Mueller probe with Pence

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:56pm
President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, told U.S. lawmakers in comments released on Monday that while he has never spoken about the substance of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation with Trump, he has discussed it in broad terms with Vice President Mike Pence.
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Driver who threatened 'suicide by cop' dies in crash on I-44 in Franklin County

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:45pm
The Missouri Highway Patrol says it appears he rammed into the truck intentionally.
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CEO's latest bid to save Sears would leave pensioners high and dry, government says

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:30pm
The latest stakeholder to come out swinging: The pension insurer for the U.S. government.
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Judge tosses lawsuit alleging Missouri auditor broke Sunshine Law

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:30pm
"This Court finds in favor of Defendant State Auditor Nicole Galloway on all claims asserted by Plaintiff Missouri Alliance for Freedom, Inc.," the Cole County judge wrote.
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Stocks slide as slow growth in China weighs on earnings

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:30pm
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 208.98, or 0.8 percent, to 24,528.22.
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Man fatally shot in Walnut Park East neighborhood

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:15pm
A man in his 20s was shot and killed in Walnut Park East Monday.
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Pelosi and Trump agree on Feb. 5 for rescheduled State of the Union

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:11pm
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump have agreed that he will hold his State of the Union address in the House chamber on Feb. 5.
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'El Chapo' says he will not testify in his own defense

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 5:04pm
Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman said in court on Monday that he will not testify in his own defense at his U.S. trial.
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New Jersey officials call on Trump to replace critical rail tunnel

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:49pm
New Jersey's top state and federal officials, including Governor Phil Murphy and U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez, toured the deteriorating century-old rail tunnel beneath the Hudson River on Monday in an effort to convince the Trump administration to fund its replacement.
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Family members of unarmed black man shot by police sue city of Sacramento

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:44pm
Family members of an unarmed young black man slain by two Sacramento policemen last year sued the officers and the city on Monday for wrongful death, claiming racial profiling and use of excessive force.
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In a blow to Bayer, judge to allow controversial evidence in Roundup cancer trials

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:35pm
The company denies allegations that glyphosate causes cancer and says decades of independent studies have shown the chemical to be safe for human use.
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U.S. fourth-quarter GDP, December income spending reports delayed

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:13pm
The U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) said on Monday it was delaying the release of advance fourth-quarter gross domestic product and December personal income reports scheduled for this week because of the just-ended five-week partial shutdown of the federal government.
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U.S. GDP report likely released next week: White House's Kudlow

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:12pm
The government report on U.S. gross domestic product, a major measure of the country's economic health, will be released next week, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told reporters on Monday, as federal agencies work to return to normal after a partial shutdown that put them on pause for more than a month.
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Better together? A plan for a united St. Louis is revealed

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:05pm
It's a move that its organizers said was necessary to help the region compete nationally and internationally.
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Puppets, sex, porn: 'Avenue Q' is outrageously funny

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 4:00pm
Playhouse @ Westport Plaza presents musical comedy with puppets.
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U.S. Treasury set to borrow $1 trillion for a second year to finance the deficit

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 3:30pm
The U.S. Treasury Department is set to maintain elevated sales of long-term debt to finance the government's widening budget deficit, with new issuance projected to top $1 trillion for a second-straight year.
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With Parson watching, Missouri lawmakers discuss scholarship program for adults

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 3:30pm
The program would set aside $22 million to help train adults in high-demand jobs.
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Man charged in police pursuit that injured North County Police Cooperative officer

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 3:25pm
A man has been charged after a police pursuit from St. Louis County ended with a crash in St. Louis Thursday afternoon.
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Carjackers take 2 vehicles from man moving children's car seats in St. Louis neighborhood

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 3:15pm
A man got two cars stolen from him at once in St. Louis Sunday night.
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