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U.S. archbishop criticized over sex abuse resigns with papal praise

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:45am
The archbishop of Washington D.C. stepped down over the handling of sex abuse cases but received fulsome praise from the pope, drawing criticism from campaigners who said it showed the Catholic Church cared more for its leaders than abuse victims.
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Cardwell's at the Plaza to close at year's end

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:30am
Acclaimed chef Bill Cardwell is entering a "semi-retirement" from the restaurant business.
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Georgia lawsuit is latest blow in U.S. fight over voting rights

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 8:54am
U.S. voting rights advocacy groups on Thursday sued Georgia's top election official, Secretary of State Brian Kemp, accusing him of putting more than 50,000 voter registration applications on hold to boost his gubernatorial campaign.
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Another downtown Highway 40 shutdown planned this weekend

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 8:00am
At 8 p.m. Friday, eastbound lanes of Highway 40 (Interstate 64) will shut down between Jefferson Avenue and Illinois Route 3 across the Poplar Street Bridge. Meanwhile, starting Monday, westbound PSB traffic will be reduced to two lanes from three…
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Arrests on decline for lower-level crimes in St. Louis, with racial gap closing, researchers find

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:45am
University of Missouri-St. Louis researchers examined data from 2002 to 2017 and discovered ratios of arrests and other police actions are beginning to level out among races
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St. Louis cop faces assault charges for punishing prisoners with 'rough ride' in transport van

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:30am
Charging documents say Officer Lori Wozniak slammed on the brakes of a transport vehicle, causing one man to suffer a cut above his eye.
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Factbox: Over 1.5 million customers without power on U.S. East Coast after Michael

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:18am
More than 1.5 million homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Friday as Hurricane Michael and its remnants marched from Florida to Virginia, according to local power companies.
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Trump's lawyers preparing answers to questions in Russia probe: source

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:14am
President Donald Trump's lawyers are preparing answers to questions for the U.S. special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
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Regulator ties pipeline work to deadly Massachusetts gas explosion

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:13am
A NiSource Inc affiliate failed to require contract repair crews to relocate pressure sensors during natural-gas pipeline work, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Thursday, resulting in overpressured lines that caused explosions and fires in three Massachusetts communities last month.
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Washington state's top court bans death penalty as biased, arbitrary

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:13am
Washington became the 20th U.S. state to abolish capital punishment when its Supreme Court struck down the death penalty on Thursday, saying in a unanimous decision that its application was arbitrary and racially biased.
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Pfizer settles New York probe into 'deceptive' copay coupons

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:12am
Pfizer Inc on Thursday settled charges by New York's attorney general that it misled consumers in its drug copayment coupon program into thinking they would pay far less to fill prescriptions than they ended up having to shell out.
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Walmart to pay $65 million to settle lawsuit over seating for cashiers

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:11am
Walmart Inc has agreed to pay $65 million to nearly 100,000 current and former cashiers in California who accused the retailer of violating state law by refusing to provide them with seating while they worked.
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Wells Fargo profit rises, cost cuts paying off

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:11am
The firm has its Wells Fargo Advisors business based in St. Louis.
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Death toll from Hurricane Michael rises to 12 amid search for survivors

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:10am
Using heavy equipment to push aside debris and with helicopters circling overhead, rescuers in the Florida Panhandle searched for trapped residents as officials warned on Friday the death toll from Hurricane Michael was likely to rise.
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Sultan: Talking to teens about the Kavanaugh vote

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:00am
During the postmortem of the contentious Senate vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, my mind kept going back to what a freshman said in the writing class I’m teaching.
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Looking back • The day Post-Dispatch editor killed his adversary in the newsroom

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 6:45am
On this date, a Post-Dispatch managing editor shot and killed his adversary in newspaper office.
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China's trade surplus with the U.S. hit record $34.1 billion in September amid trade war

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 6:35am
Although economists expect the American tariffs to eventually have an impact, the trade statistics reinforce the widely-held notion here that there will be no quick end to the trade war between Washington and Beijing.
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Ballwin company fined for scheme that put ground-up chicken feathers and bones in high-end pet food

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 6:33am
A Ballwin company and a California company were sentenced in federal court to probation and ordered to pay a total of more than $7 million in a case involving adulterated pet food.
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JPMorgan helps Wall Street bounce after two-day slide

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 6:31am
Wall Street was set to rebound on Friday after the U.S. stock market's worst two days of losses since February, helped by bumper results for the country's largest bank JPMorgan.
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O'Fallon, Ill., man charged with DUI, reckless homicide in fatal crash

St. Charles News from - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 6:15am
Police said Brandon J. Bell was driving the wrong way on Interstate 64 at the time of the crash.
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