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Chicago mayor meets with DOT officials on Musk's tunnel project

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 10:40am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with senior U.S. Department of Transportation officials this week to discuss a plan by Elon Musk’s Boring Co to build a $1 billion underground transit system, officials confirmed on Thursday.
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Supreme Court partly rejects redrawn North Carolina election districts

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 10:32am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out part of a lower court ruling that had invalidated a series of state legislative districts drawn by Republicans in North Carolina for failing to resolve claims that the lawmakers intended to diminish the clout of black voters.
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California man didn't know how to swim — but he dove to his death to save a 5-year-old's life

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 10:30am
The little boy is recovering after the drowning man tossed him to safety.
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U.S. charges 601 people in healthcare fraud, opioid crackdown

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 10:29am
(Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday announced charges against 601 people including doctors and nurses for taking part in healthcare fraud and opioid-related crimes that resulted in more than $2 billion in losses.
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California legislature could protect Big Soda from local taxes

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 10:19am
(Reuters) - Big Soda may score a major U.S. victory as California lawmakers weigh a budget bill that would include language preempting future sugar taxes in one of the country's top markets, where a handful of municipalities have voted in favor of such levies.
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‘Uncle Drew’ is pure summer fun

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:37am
Highly entertaining and even more endearing, the elderly basketball romp “Uncle Drew” is the surprise comedy of the summer. The film, which features beloved NBA stars under layers of old-age makeup and a lead character developed for a series of…
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U.S. Supreme Court turns away Silk Road website founder's appeal

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:36am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday refused to consider overturning the conviction and life sentence of Ross Ulbricht, the accused mastermind behind the Silk Road website for the sale of illegal drugs to customers worldwide that was shut down in 2013.
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U.S. charges former Equifax manager with insider trading

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:30am
It is the second time prosecutors have charged an Equifax employee with profiting by trading on confidential information.
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Majority of Americans think social media platforms censor political views: Pew survey

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:28am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - About seven out of ten Americans think social media platforms intentionally censor political viewpoints, the Pew Research Center found in a study released on Thursday.
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Protesters pushed away from immigration office in Portland

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:27am
(Reuters) - Federal officers on Thursday removed protesters from the entrance of an office used by immigration authorities in Portland, Oregon, breaking up a days-long demonstration against the Trump administration's immigration policies, officials said.
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U.S. Supreme Court to hear Merck appeal over Fosamax suits

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 9:21am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear Merck & Co's appeal of a lower court's ruling that revived hundreds of lawsuits accusing the company of failing to adequately warn patients of the risks of thigh bone fractures associated with its osteoporosis drug Fosamax.
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U.S. congressional delegation to visit Russia from June 30-July 5: Ifx

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 8:48am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional delegation will visit Russia from June 30-July 5, Interfax news agency reported on Thursday citing the Russian Foreign Ministry.
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Camping World to add RV sales at Gander Mountain in Chesterfield

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 8:29am
The expansion is expected to boost RV sales for the company by more than 30 percent by the end of 2019.
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Kroger to test grocery deliveries with driverless cars

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 8:18am
Kroger does not operate any stores in the St. Louis area, though it's been linked as potential buyer of Shop 'n Save assets, which have been for sale since mid-April.
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In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 8:11am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With a second Supreme Court pick less than 18 months into his presidency, Donald Trump is poised to cement conservative control of the court and fire up supporters eager for a rightward shift on divisive social issues.
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Lights, flora, action: 'Flora Borealis' makes Missouri Botanical Garden glow for summer

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 8:00am
The interactive light display includes a color-changing Climatron and a short movie projected onto Tower Grove House.
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U.S. jury orders DaVita to pay $383.5 million in wrongful death lawsuits

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:48am
(Reuters) - A federal jury in Colorado has awarded $383.5 million to the families of three patients who said they suffered cardiac arrests and died soon after receiving dialysis treatments at clinics run by DaVita Inc.
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Trump, Putin to meet in Helsinki on July 16

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:14am
The Latest: Trump, Putin to meet in Helsinki on July 16
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After St. Louis experiment, JPMorgan Chase takes smartphone account 'Finn' nationwide

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:01am
JPMorgan is offering $100 to people who open accounts and complete 10 transactions of certain types, such as sending money to another person or paying a bill.
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When it comes to bringing babies, St. Louis area docs have highest workload in country

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 06/28/2018 - 7:00am
St. Louis ranks seventh among major metropolitan areas at highest risk of having a shortage of obstetricians, mainly because of the doctors' high workload, according to a new study by the country's largest physician social network.
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