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Uber launches hourly ride booking option in some U.S. cities

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 8:07am
Uber Technologies Inc on Friday said it would offer rides by the hour in some U.S. cities, a feature aimed at helping Americans with essential trips during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Police free CNN reporter arrested live on TV covering Minneapolis protests

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 7:58am
Police in Minneapolis released a CNN reporter who was led off in handcuffs along with his film crew while reporting live on television early Friday morning during violent protests in the city.
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Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter on air covering Minneapolis protests

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 6:49am
The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, and led him and three crew members away in handcuffs.
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Black voters don't trust mail ballots. That's a problem for Democrats

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 6:04am
Sharon Fason used to accompany her mother to their south Chicago polling place every Election Day as a little girl, watching as she joined their African-American neighbors in the hard-won right of casting a ballot.
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Minnesota police arrest CNN reporter on air while covering Minneapolis protests

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 5:36am
The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN reporter reporting live on television early Friday morning while covering the Minneapolis protests, without giving any reason, and led him and three crew members away in handcuffs.
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Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 5:25am
Peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting and vandalism in Minneapolis on Thursday as protesters vented their rage over the death of a black man seen on video gasping for breath while a white police officer knelt on his neck.
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Biden losing economic argument to Trump as U.S. begins to re-open

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 5:24am
U.S. President Donald Trump is trusted more than Democratic nominee Joe Biden to handle the economy, polls show, even with more than 40 million Americans filing jobless claims and growth stalled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 5:21am
The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate of high-profile police killings of African Americans.
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As lockdowns ease, a Bronx nail salon plans a careful reopening

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 5:16am
When Yahaira Caraballo opened her nail salon in the Bronx, New York nearly seven years ago, it was a bare-bones shop with two nail technicians.
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Twitter attaches disclaimer to Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence'

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 4:06am
Twitter hid a tweet from President Donald Trump on Friday and accused him of breaking its rules by "glorifying violence", after he tweeted that looters at protests in Minneapolis would be shot.
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Minnesota calls in National Guard to quell unrest over black man's death in police custody

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 9:44pm
Minnesota's governor activated the National Guard on Thursday to help police restore order following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis city over the death of a black man seen in graphic video footage gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck.
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Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 9:43pm
President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has protected internet companies, including Twitter and Facebook, in an extraordinary attempt to regulate social media platforms where he has been criticized.
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Minnesota calls in National Guard to quell unrest over George Floyd's death in police custody

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 8:19pm
Minnesota's governor activated the National Guard on Thursday to help restore order following two days of violent protests in Minneapolis over the death of a black man seen in graphic video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck.
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Tyson Foods will shut U.S. pork plant as more workers catch COVID-19

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 7:35pm
Tyson Foods Inc said on Thursday it will temporarily close an Iowa pork plant due to the coronavirus pandemic, a month after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered slaughterhouses to stay open to protect the country's food supply.
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California regulator approves PG&E's Chapter 11 reorganization plan

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 7:09pm
PG&E Corp said on Thursday its Chapter 11 reorganization plan has been confirmed by a California power regulator, bringing the power provider one step closer to emerge from bankruptcy and participate in a state-backed wildfire fund.
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U.S. senators offer bill to prepare for the next pandemic

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 6:38pm
U.S. senators offered a bipartisan $3 billion plan on Thursday to prepare for the next global health crisis, putting a premium on fighting disease outbreaks and pandemics like COVID-19.
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'Deficit of hope': Minneapolis police chief apologizes to family of dead black man

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 6:16pm
The chief of the Minneapolis police on Thursday apologized to the family of an unarmed black man who died this week after a white officer pinned him down with a knee to the neck, a fatal encounter that has triggered two nights of violent protests.
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Protests, looting erupt in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 6:15pm
Protesters clashed with riot police firing tear gas for a second night in Minneapolis on Wednesday in an outpouring of rage over the death of a black man seen in a widely circulated video gasping for breath as a white officer knelt on his neck.
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New York City mayor outlines first reopening step, lawmakers push for outdoor dining

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 3:24pm
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined the first steps for reopening the United States' most populous city, envisioning up to 400,000 people heading back to their workplaces, an easing of the lockdown that began in March.
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Chris Rock, Rosie Perez appear with New York Gov. Cuomo, urge mask wearing

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 3:24pm
Comedian Chris Rock and actress Rosie Perez made a surprise appearance at New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's daily news conference to underscore his message that the public should wear masks to help curb the coronavirus pandemic.
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