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Supreme Court allows Alabama to execute 83-year-old inmate

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:46pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday denied last-minute appeals to spare the life of an 83-year-old convicted killer, clearing the path for Alabama's execution of a man who would be the oldest inmate put to death in the modern era of U.S. capital punishment.
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Man linked to 9/11 attacks on U.S. captured in Syria: Pentagon

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:42pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, who was said to have praised "violent jihad," was captured in Syria by U.S.-backed forces more than a month ago, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
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Off-duty Velda City officer involved in second shooting in St. Louis

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:40pm
The officer fired his weapon after a home invasion suspect drove away from a scene in St. Louis
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U.S. appeals court blocks Indiana 'selective' abortion law

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:37pm
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday declared unconstitutional an Indiana law signed by then-Governor Mike Pence that banned women from having abortions because of the gender, race or disability, including Down's syndrome, of their fetuses.
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'Substantial' number of House Republicans have signed petition for special session, speaker says

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:20pm
The House Speaker said he was seeking a special session to consider any disciplinary action that might need to be taken against the governor, including, possibly, impeachment.
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She stabbed a man who was threatening passengers on a MetroLink train. Then police arrested both of them.

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 7:15pm
Police say the woman, 40, was arrested on suspicion of a crime called "prohibited conduct on public conveyance."
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Trump will skip Barbara Bush funeral, sending first lady

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:50pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won't be joining his wife in attending the memorial service of former first lady Barbara Bush, matriarch of a political dynasty that Trump often clashed with during his 2016 campaign.
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Supreme Court temporarily halts Alabama execution of 83-year-old inmate

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:21pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court issued a temporary halt on Thursday to Alabama's planned execution of an 83-year-old convicted pipe-bomb killer, minutes before he was set to become the oldest person put to death in the modern era of U.S. capital punishment.
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Black men arrested at Starbucks hope scandal sparks change

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:19pm
(Reuters) - A week after their arrests at a Starbucks Corp cafe in Philadelphia sparked protests and calls for boycotts of the coffee chain, the two black men involved broke their silence and said they wanted the incident to change U.S. racial attitudes.
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Indiana man charged after 3-year-old daughter shoots mother

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:19pm
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana man is facing charges after his 3-year-old daughter accidentally shot her pregnant mother with a gun he left in the woman's car, police said Thursday.
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Judge rejects Missouri governor's bid to dismiss criminal case

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:17pm
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A St. Louis judge on Thursday dealt Missouri Governor Eric Greitens another legal setback in the sex scandal embroiling his office, refusing to dismiss a criminal invasion of privacy charge stemming from an admitted extramarital affair.
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Former New York Mayor Giuliani to join Trump legal team

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 6:09pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a one-time federal prosecutor, is joining U.S. President Donald Trump's personal legal team, Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow said in a statement on Thursday.
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Some GOP officials urge charges for women who get abortions

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:59pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Anti-abortion rhetoric is intensifying ahead of midterm elections as officials in Republican-dominant states push legislation that would punish both doctors and patients, even though such laws are likely unconstitutional.
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Court sides with sanctuary cities in fight over grants

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:48pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government cannot withhold public safety grants from cities that refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump's immigration enforcement policies, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
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One Way Cafe & Bar, soon to become Dos Reyes Mexican Restaurant, is worthy by any name

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:15pm
Soon, if not by the time you read this, One Way Cafe & Bar on Hampton Avenue in Princeton Heights will be renamed Dos Reyes Mexican Restaurant. The restaurant’s menu of Mexican fare will not have changed, however, which is…
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Cardinals muster too little, too late and split short series at Wrigley

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:15pm
The Cardinals turned a bases-loaded walk and Cubs' errors into a rally that brought the tying run to the plate in the eighth inning. But the comeback from an 8-1 deficit ended there with a called strike on Paul DeJong,…
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After a tumultuous first year as mayor, Lyda Krewson looks ahead

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:15pm
"Every day is a bit unpredictable. You don't know exactly what the events of the day or the night are going to be."
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Awww: 10 days old, she makes Senate history in her pink cap

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 5:00pm
Maile Pearl made Senate history Thursday without making a sound.
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Lance Armstrong settles $100M lawsuit with US government

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 4:47pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France…
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New York's 'Fearless Girl' to stare down the Stock Exchange

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 4:25pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The bronze statue of a little girl that became a tourism phenomenon by staring down Wall Street's massive "Charging Bull" sculpture is to be moved to a nearby spot where its stern gaze will be on the male-dominated New York Stock Exchange, city officials said on Thursday.
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