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Jackson family patriarch Joe reported gravely ill in hospital

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 1:35pm
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Joe Jackson, patriarch of the singing Jackson family, was reported on Friday to be hospitalized with a serious, possibly terminal illness.
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J.Crew, mired in debt, is trying to turn around its business

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 1:30pm
Sales have been tumbling for more than three years, amid changing consumer habits and increased competition.
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No drugs, no alcohol in U.S. celebrity chef Bourdain's body when he died: prosecutor

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 1:26pm
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, who killed himself in a French hotel room earlier this month, had no narcotics or alcohol in his body when he died, a local prosecutor said on Friday.
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Judge postpones murder trial of Pam Hupp, again

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 1:25pm
Judge also declined to exclude evidence of the 2011 fatal stabbing of Hupp's friend, Elizabeth "Betsy" Faria, in Lincoln County, "for now."
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Showers soak much of U.S. Corn Belt; more storms next week

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 1:15pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Rains soaked portions of the U.S. Corn Belt this week, swamping fields in South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa, and more storms are expected early next week ahead of a warm-up, meteorologists said Friday.
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Delta bans pit bulls as service dogs, sparks backlash

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 1:11pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines says it's no longer allowing passengers to fly with "pit bull type" dogs as service or support animals, a policy that's being met with criticism by groups that train service dogs and the people…
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U.S. National Bocce Championship coming to The Hill

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 1:00pm
Top players in nation to compete from Monday through Saturday
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When 'he' or 'she' does not fit, 'they' often becomes the pronoun of choice

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 1:00pm
Those who don't consider themselves part of an ingrained binary culture say broadening identity terms is appropriate.
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Suspected Chinese lasers target U.S. aircraft over the Pacific, military source says

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:58pm
Lasers have been used to target US aerial operations in the Pacific, with 20 incidents recorded since September, according to a U.S. military official.
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Man in upstate N.Y. finds rattlesnake under hood while trying to start car

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:44pm
HANCOCK, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man trying to jump-start his car was greeted by an unusual sound coming from his engine — the rattle of a venomous timber rattlesnake.
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Republicans aim to debate immigration bill next week, ignoring Trump plea

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:21pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representative still plan to bring an immigration bill up for a vote next week, despite President Donald Trump's urgings on Friday to drop the effort until after November's elections.
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Uber car's 'safety' driver streamed TV show before fatal crash: police

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:07pm
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, was streaming a television show on her phone until about the time of a fatal crash, according to a police report that deemed the March 18 incident "entirely avoidable."
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Arts and Education Council names 2019 award winners

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 12:00pm
Longtime actor Ken Page to pick up lifetime achievement honors
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Man admits driving drunk in fatal crash that killed friend in University City

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:50am
Cameron J. Glaenzer's blood-alcohol content after the crash was 0.167 percent, more than twice the legal limit to drive in Missouri.
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Mothership restaurant inside Earthbound Beer closing Sunday

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:30am
Mothership, the food operation at Earthbound Beer, will close after service on Sunday (June 24).
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Borrow a guitar, uke, other instruments at St. Louis County Library

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:00am
Library patrons who have a hankering to play the ukulele, bongos, banjo or guitar can check out the instruments for free starting Monday.
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Tesla suffers fire Thursday at Fremont campus

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:58am
(Reuters) - Tesla Inc said it suffered a fire Thursday night at its Fremont facility.
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Supreme Court rules warrants required for cellphone location data

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:42am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities.
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5-year-old boy critically injured in hit-and-run in north St. Louis County

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:20am
The incident happened around 10 p.m. Thursday, police said.
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Sultan: How kids get radicalized

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:00am
We’ve seen a mainstreaming of language that dehumanizes racial, ethnic and religious minorities, along with alt-right creep into the public square.
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