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Trump prods McConnell on sentencing bill: 'Go for it Mitch!'

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 7:10pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's reluctance to hold a vote on a popular criminal justice bill has angered top Republican senators and created an unusual rift with a longtime GOP ally, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa. And…
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North Carolina governor declares emergency over impending snowstorm

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 7:03pm
The governor of North Carolina declared a state of emergency on Friday as a major winter storm already drenching the southern plains states was expected to slam the southeast with snow and sleet this weekend.
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Missouri, Illinois senators split on party lines on Trump's latest nominees

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 7:00pm
Rep. Rodney Davis named to top Republican position on House Administration Committee
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Arnold hikes business' license fee to $50,000. It had been $1,000

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 7:00pm
“I fail to see how that will keep or attract any business to Arnold,” business' CFO told the City Council.
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Cardinals introduce the new centerpiece of their offense: No. 46 Paul Goldschmidt

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 7:00pm
Goldschmidt discusses getting to know the organization, getting to know his teammates and not rushing to comment on extension talks.
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Teen driver charged with reckless homicide in Belleville crash that killed 15-year-old

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 6:55pm
The driver allegedly slammed into the back of another car on Nov. 27, resulting in the death of a 15-year-old boy.
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When no one wants a person's cremated remains, they may wind up in Washington, Mo.

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 6:55pm
The Pacific Lodge #86 of the Odd Fellows in Washington, Mo. built a columbarium for unclaimed cremains, and they believe it's the only one of its kind in the world.
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Foie gras off Amazon.com's menu in California after settlement

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 6:44pm
Amazon.com Inc has agreed not to sell foie gras in California from birds that have been force fed and pay $100,000 in penalties and costs as part of a lawsuit settlement, a prosecutor said Friday.
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White nationalist convicted of murdering protester in Charlottesville, Virginia

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 6:19pm
A white nationalist who drove his car into a crowd protesting against a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year, killing one of the counterdemonstrators, was found guilty on Friday of first-degree murder and nine other counts.
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Mueller: ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort lied to investigators about funds, contacts

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:55pm
U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to federal investigators about a payment and contacts with Trump administration officials, the U.S. special counsel investigating whether Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia said in a court filing on Friday.
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Five takeaways from the Michael Cohen sentencing filings

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:52pm
Michael Cohen isn't getting as much of a break from prosecutors as he would have liked when he started dishing about President Trump, but that dishing does seem to have potentially drawn Trump closer to legal trouble.
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Mueller says Manafort told 'discernible lies,' including about contacts with employee alleged to have Russian intelligence ties

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:44pm
WASHINGTON • Special counsel Robert Mueller III told a judge Friday that Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, told "multiple discernible lies" during interviews with prosecutors, including about his contacts with an employee who is alleged to have…
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Mountain lion that crossed freeways died after California wildfire

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:24pm
A Southern California mountain lion that crossed freeways dozens of times, evading potentially deadly traffic, has died after burning its paws during a wildfire, officials said on Friday.
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University City man murdered acquaintance who tried to step into car, charges say

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:20pm
Jimmie Duncan is accused of shooting Robert Lamont Lee, 25.
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Robber hits bank inside Schnucks in Metro East

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:17pm
The robber handed the teller a note demanding money and implying he had a gun.
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Heather Nauert likely to be quizzed on her diplomatic resume

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:05pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be America's ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president's "America…
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Missouri Secretary of State Ashcroft launches investigation into Josh Hawley

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 4:40pm
The Democratic-allied group wrote to Ashcroft on Nov. 2, days before the midterm elections, alleging that Hawley may have "used public funds as Attorney General to support his candidacy for U.S. Senate."
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Michigan medical officer ordered to trial over Flint water deaths

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 3:41pm
A Michigan judge on Friday ordered the state's chief medical officer to stand trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter in connection to the contamination of the city of Flint's water supply, a crisis that resulted in 12 deaths.
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