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Victim of ex-USA gymnastics doctor says abuse led to dad's suicide

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:41
LANSING, Mich. (Reuters) - One of the victims of USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar, who pleaded guilty to molesting dozens of girls, on Tuesday blamed the disgraced doctor for her father's suicide.
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California siblings being treated after 'horrific' ordeal

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:36
PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - The 13 California siblings kept in "horrific" conditions by their parents, including some who were shackled to furniture, others who were starved, were being treated after an ordeal that could leave them scarred for years, authorities said on Tuesday.
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Trump administration to appeal 'Dreamer' immigrant ruling

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:18
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday said it will ask the Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling last week that blocked President Donald Trump's move to end a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children.
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U.S. government shutdown looms amid harsh immigration exchange

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 15:06
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Partisan finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left the U.S. Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a possible federal government shutdown by the end of the week, although Wall Street held out hopes for a deal to prevent that.
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Wage dispute at NY City's main produce market could lead to strike

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:59
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The market that supplies New York City with most of its fresh fruits and vegetables faces the prospect of its first work stoppage since 1986 if last-ditch bargaining on Tuesday fails to bridge pay differences in a contract covering 1,100 warehouse workers.
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U.S. Homeland Security chief: did not hear Trump use vulgarity during meeting

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:32
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, under intense questioning from Democratic senators, said on Tuesday she did not hear President Donald Trump use a vulgarity to describe African countries during an impassioned White House meeting last week.
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California hostages were biological children of captors: police

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 13:30
PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - The 13 people rescued from captivity in a Southern California home on Sunday were the biological children of their captors, police Captain Gregory Fellows told reporters on Tuesday.
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Former Fiat Chrysler exec expected to plead guilty in payments probe: sources

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:26
DETROIT (Reuters) - Former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV vice president Alphons Iacobelli is expected to plead guilty in connection with a U.S. Justice Department investigation into allegations he made at least $1.2 million in improper payments to a former union vice president and his wife, two people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.
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Former Fiat Chrysler exec expected to plead guilty in payments probe: source

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:49
DETROIT (Reuters) - Former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV vice president Alphons Iacobelli is expected to plead guilty in connection with a U.S. federal investigation into allegations he made at least $1.2 million in improper payments to a former union vice president and his wife, a person briefed on the matter said Tuesday.
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U.S. healthcare uninsured rises most in near decade: Gallup

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:47
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans without healthcare insurance rose by 3.2 million people between 2016 and 2017, or 1.3 percentage points to 12.2 percent, according to a Gallup poll released on Tuesday, the biggest jump in the uninsured rate in nearly a decade.
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Widow of Eagles guitarist Frey sues NYC hospital for wrongful death

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 11:44
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The widow of Glenn Frey on Tuesday filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan over its treatment of the former co-lead singer and guitarist for The Eagles before he died in January 2016 at age 67.
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U.S. top court rejects former New York lawmaker Silver's appeal

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:37
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's bid to avoid a retrial on corruption charges after his 2015 conviction was thrown out by a lower court.
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Tortured, starved California children rarely seen outside home: neighbors

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:36
PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - The 13 California siblings who police said were starved and chained to beds by their parents rarely left their disheveled house and, when they did, appeared small and pale and acted strangely, neighbors said.
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Homeland Security chief: Deporting 'Dreamers' not top priority

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:25
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Deporting immigrants who came to the United States illegally as children will not be a top federal law enforcement priority even if lawmakers do not pass a program to protect them, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security chief said in an interview aired on Tuesday.
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Four South Carolina police wounded exchanging gunfire with suspect

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:46
(Reuters) - A police officer and three sheriff's deputies were shot and wounded as they tried to apprehend a man accused of domestic violence early Tuesday morning in South Carolina's York County, the sheriff's office said.
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Parents charged after 13 siblings found starved, chained in California

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:41
PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - The 13 California siblings who police say were starved and chained to beds by their parents rarely left their disheveled house and, when they did, they appeared small and pale and acted strangely, neighbors said.
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Foreign governments, candidates, trade groups spent at Trump properties: report

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 00:03
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty-four trade groups, foreign governments, Republican candidates and others stayed at or held events at properties linked to U.S. President Donald Trump during Trump's first year in office, a political watchdog group said in a report released on Tuesday.
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Three still missing in California's deadly mudslides

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:21
(Reuters) - The number of people missing from last week's deadly Southern California mudslides fell to three on Monday as hundreds of rescue workers searched for survivors from the rain-driven slides that killed 20 people.
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Thirteen siblings found chained in California home; parents charged

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:17
PERRY, Calif. (Reuters) - A California couple has been charged with torture after police rescued their 13 malnourished children from a home where some of them had been chained to beds, and neighbors on Monday described the family as shut-ins who shunned social contact.
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Thirteen siblings found chained, starving in California home; parents charged

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:35
(Reuters) - Thirteen malnourished siblings, ranging in age from 2 to 29, were rescued by police in California from a house where some of them had been chained to beds, and their parents have been charged with torture, officials said on Monday.
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