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Cuban businesswomen seek Rubio meeting as U.S. policy bites

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 1:31pm
HAVANA (Reuters) - An association of Cuban businesswomen has asked to meet with Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida to explain the impact on the country's nascent private sector of rolling back a detente in U.S. relations.
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Man tells police he was robbed, shot in Tower Grove Park

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:45pm
It happened at about 12:20 a.m. Friday on the east end of Tower Grove Park.
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MVP Stanton sees his future as 'pretty wide open'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:45pm
The Cardinals and San Francisco Giants are believed by some in the industry the most likely to make the best pitch for the 28-year-old Miami Marlins slugger. Whether Stanton, a southern California native, would want to go to either destination…
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White House seeks $44 billion in hurricane aid from U.S. Congress

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:28pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday said it had asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by the recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Greitens, appointees move to withhold controversial low income development tax credits

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:05pm
Greitens, appointees, maneuver on state commission to keep state from issuing its match of low-income housing subsidies.
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Ex-pilot who loaned Barat Academy more than $300,000 sues for takeover of school

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:00pm
The private Catholic high school in Chesterfield has struggled with financial issues and lawsuits since its beginning eight years ago.
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Husch Blackwell pares 40 lawyers from roster

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:55am
Husch Blackwell said the reduction includes layoffs and retirements.
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Lady Gaga’s concert calls for celebration, resolve in the face of sadness

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:45am
Lady Gaga has long made inclusion and acceptance the topic of many of her songs and indeed, the central message of her career.
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White House seeks another $44 billion in hurricane aid

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:29am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday it had it asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by recent hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida and the Virgin Islands.
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Tennessee man accidentally shoots self, wife during church gun-violence chat

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:17am
(Reuters) - An 81-year-old Tennessee man, who said he carried a gun everywhere, accidentally shot himself and his wife during a conversation in church about gun violence at houses of worship, a police chief said on Friday.
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Fourth probe of conditions at St. Louis veterans home now underway

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:00am
Relatives have complained for months that residents of the home in Bellefontaine Neighbors are not receiving adequate care.
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Ohio State suspends sorority, fraternity activities amid probes

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 9:50am
(Reuters) - Ohio State University has suspended all sorority and fraternity activities citing investigations into hazing and alcohol abuse involving some chapters, joining a growing list of U.S. schools that have taken similar steps.
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Pedestrian struck and killed trying to cross Telegraph Road in south St. Louis County

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 8:00am
The man was hit by a southbound car in the 2900 block of Telegraph Road shortly before 6 p.m. as he tried to cross the roadway, police said.
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One in three U.S. adults to avoid talking politics over holiday season: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 7:01am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans will sit down next week for what has become a holiday tradition in the United States: tiptoeing through a turkey dinner without mentioning the president.
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Messenger: Are county, Blues done with ice center plan at Creve Coeur Park? Records say no.

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:30am
The Blues and St. Louis County said the ice center was no longer planned for Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park. But county officials are forging forward, seeking federal approval.
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U.S. towns, cities fear taxpayer revolt if Republicans kill deduction

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:23am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From Pataskala, Ohio, to Conroe, Texas, local government leaders worry that if Republican tax-overhaul plans moving through the U.S. Congress become law, it will be harder for them to pave streets, put out fires, fight crime and pay teachers.
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Debris still smolders after St. Louis warehouse blaze, where minutes may have made the difference

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:15am
The fire department is saying that while the fire's plume of thick, black smoke was hazardous to those with respiratory conditions, testing hasn't shown any particular lingering concern
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Tear Out the Heart goes DIY route after split with label

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 6:00am
The rock band's new single is "Up For Days."
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St. Louis police issue special order reiterating rights of journalists

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 5:15am
It stems from a meeting between Post-Dispatch editors, Mayor Lyda Krewson and Interim Police Commissioner Lawrence O’Toole.
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Twenty injured by fire in Philadelphia-area seniors' residence

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 2:03am
(Reuters) - About 20 people were injured by a fire at a home for seniors in the Philadelphia area late on Thursday, local media reported.
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