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Mistrial in NY corruption case against union chief, hedge fund executive

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:34pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday ordered a mistrial in the corruption case against the former head of New York City's correction officers' union and a co-founder of the now-defunct hedge fund firm Platinum Partners, after jurors said they were deadlocked.
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Trump stops short of saying U.S. Senate candidate Moore should leave race

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:27pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump believes Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore should step aside if sexual misconduct allegations against him are true, the White House said on Thursday, while state party leaders in Alabama vowed to stand by their nominee.
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U.S. jury hears closing arguments in trial of alleged Benghazi attack organizer

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:16pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A jury heard closing arguments on Thursday in the federal government's case against Ahmed Abu Khatallah, who is accused of conspiring to organize the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
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White House says elephant trophy decision not yet finalized

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:14pm
(Reuters) - The White House on Thursday said it had not yet finalized a decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring the endangered animals home as trophies, a move that had outraged U.S. conservation groups.
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Plan to turn old National Guard Armory into office space wins St. Louis tax break

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 4:00pm
Green Street St. Louis originally wanted historic tax credits but ran into design issues.
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Child care center gets Ellisville council's approval

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:53pm
The Learning Experience is planned at 16062 Manchester Road.
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Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil in South Dakota

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:50pm
AMHERST, S.D. • TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators reported Thursday.
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Two more women accuse Senate candidate Moore of sexual misconduct

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:34pm
(Reuters) - Two more women came forward on Wednesday with allegations of sexual misconduct against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, one accusing him of groping her and the other of forcing a kiss on her when he was 30 and she was about 18.
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More than 200 arrested in U.S. crackdown on MS-13 gang

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:32pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 200 alleged members and associates of the violent Mara Salvatrucha gang, better known as MS-13, have been arrested in a crackdown across the United States, federal officials said on Thursday.
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Michael Porter Jr. will sit out again as Mizzou visits Utah

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 3:30pm
The Missouri basketball team will be without preseason All-American Michael Porter Jr. for another game Thursday night when the Tigers play at Utah, the team confirmed Thursday morning.
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Maryville more than triples the number of online bachelor degrees with new options

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:45pm
Each degree option is also available on the Town and Country campus.
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Former head of U.S. Homeland Security Ridge in critical condition

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:39pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge was rushed to an Austin hospital on Thursday and in critical condition after undergoing a heart procedure, officials said.
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Funeral for Sister Antona Ebo will be Monday

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:30pm
Sister Ebo flew to Selma in 1965, three days after the infamous “Bloody Sunday” when civil rights marchers were attacked on the Edmund Pettus Bridge.
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Man found fatally shot in backseat of car at St. Louis intersection

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:30pm
The shooting victim was found with a gunshot wound to the head inside a car in the intersection of Goodfellow Boulevard and Natural Bridge Avenue.
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Radio anchor says Franken groped, kissed her without consent

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:25pm
Al Franken, a Democrat senator from Minnesota, apologized and said his memory of the incident did not match the woman's.
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Corruption trial of Democratic U.S. Senator Menendez ends in mistrial

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:22pm
(Reuters) - The corruption trial of New Jersey's Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Menendez ended in a mistrial on Thursday, after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on bribery, fraud and other charges.
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BenFred's 5: Examining CarGo as a potential Cardinals free-agent option

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:20pm
Corner outfielder has been linked to the Cardinals off and on for some time before a down season hurt his free-agent value headed into 2018.
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Goold: Super-agent Boras on Holliday, Rosenthal, Hosmer and 'Playoffville'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:15pm
During a scrum with baseball writers at the GM meetings, Scott Boras riffs on revenues, the Cubs, tanking teams and a gated community for big-spending teams that he calls 'Playoffville.' He also offers updates on clients of interest to Cardinals…
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Elephant lovers outraged by Trump move on trophy-hunting

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 2:13pm
(Reuters) - Conservation groups on Thursday decried U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow trophy hunters who kill elephants in two African countries to bring home the endangered animals' tusks or other body parts as trophies.
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