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P-D Trivia Night on Feb. 8 will raise money for 100 Neediest Cases

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:30am
Following up on the glowing reviews from last year’s shindig, the P-D will bring forth some of the names you follow in the newspaper for the contest.
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3 SLU basketball players suspended, 1 expelled after sexual assault investigation

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:10am
Attorney Scott Rosenblum said that his clients, whom he declined to identify, have been suspended for 18 months to two years. The fourth player, whom he does not represent, was expelled, Rosenblum said.
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U.S. government shuts down as Trump feuds with Democrats

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:59am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The world's most powerful government shut down on Saturday after President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies, highlighting the country's deep political divisions.
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U.S. government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:19am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government shut down at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans, locked in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security, failed to agree on a last-minute deal to fund its operations.
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Kentucky man will plead guilty to attacking Senator Rand Paul

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:59am
(Reuters) - A Kentucky man accused of attacking U.S. Senator Rand Paul outside his home has agreed to plead guilty to a charge of assaulting a member of Congress, but has told investigators his action was not politically motivated, officials said on Friday.
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Ex-Manson Family follower denied parole by California Governor

Domestic News from Reuters - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:12am
(Reuters) - For the second year in a row California Gov. Jerry Brown overturned the parole recommendation to free Leslie Van Houten, who as a follower of cult leader Charles Manson took part in a notorious murder spree in 1969, media reports said late Friday.
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Government shutdown looms as Senate short of votes for spending bill

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:55pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate was short of the votes needed to approve a bill to keep the federal government running as a midnight deadline loomed on Friday night, although high-level negotiations continued.
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U.S. government shutdown looms as Senate short of votes for spending bill

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:14pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate was short of the votes needed to approve a bill to keep the federal government running as a midnight deadline loomed on Friday night, but high-level negotiations continued.
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U.S. government shutdown looms, lawmakers in hectic negotiations

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:41pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers raced against the clock to avert a federal government shutdown on Friday but it was not clear if hectic negotiations would bring a deal before a midnight deadline.
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Trump signs bill renewing NSA's internet surveillance program

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:38pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he signed into law a bill renewing the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, sealing a defeat for digital privacy advocates.
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Among votes of past week, Clay votes to proceed with Trump impeachment

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 7:00pm
Measure gets 66 votes, fails badly in House
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With no deal in sight, Congress faces looming government shutdown

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:49pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer failed to produce a deal.
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Olympian abused by team doctor sees USA Gymnastics as 'rotten'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:31pm
LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman blasted U.S. gymnastics officials on Friday for failing to protect her and other women from years of sexual abuse by former team doctor Larry Nassar, calling the sport's governing body "rotten from the inside."
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Baltimore fires police commissioner who failed to curb murder rate

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:28pm
(Reuters) - Baltimore's mayor, citing a lack of progress in curbing violent crime in a city that had a historic murder rate last year, on Friday fired the city's police commissioner and named a 30-year veteran of the department to lead it.
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Grichuk surprised by trade to Toronto

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 6:16pm
Outfielder had lost his regular job with the Cardinals, who receive righthander Dominic Leone — one of the AL's top set-up relievers in 2017 — and Double-A righthander Conner Greene.
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Kentucky man charged with attacking Senator Rand Paul last year

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:54pm
(Reuters) - A Kentucky man accused of attacking U.S. Senator Rand Paul outside his home in November has been charged with assaulting a member of Congress, but has told investigators his action was not politically motivated, officials said on Friday.
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Police looking for gunman who robbed McDonald's in St. Louis

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:45pm
The man got away with money from a safe, police said.
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Trump decries 'permissive' U.S. abortion laws at rally

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:40pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump criticized U.S. abortion laws as among the most permissive in the world in a speech to anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, and pledged his administration would always defend "the right to life."
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St. Louis police identify man found fatally shot after car crash

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 5:34pm
The 26-year-old was found in the driver's seat of a gold Hyundai Sante Fe in the 3300 block of Franklin Avenue about 1:30 p.m. The Hyundai had struck a parked and empty Chevrolet Impala.
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McDonald's 'joint employment' trial delayed amid settlement talks

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 4:52pm
(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp and a U.S. labor board are in talks to settle a case claiming the fast food company is liable for purported labor law violations by its franchisees, leading a judge on Friday to pause a trial that began in 2015.
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