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Thirteen siblings rescued from California house; parents charged

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:20
(Reuters) - Thirteen 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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LeBron James says Trump has emboldened racists in the U.S.

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 18:01
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Drunk droning now illegal in New Jersey

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:33
(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed a law on Monday making it illegal to fly an unmanned drone aircraft after too many drinks, a spokesman said on the Republican's last day in office.
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North Carolina mother kills two children, jumps off bridge

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:21
(Reuters) - A North Carolina woman who liked to post videos of her children performing on YouTube fatally injured her son and daughter and then killed herself by jumping off a bridge, police said.
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California rescuers search for victims of deadly mudslides

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 12:23
(Reuters) - The search for victims of last week's deadly Southern California mudslides pushed into Monday, with hundreds of rescue workers with dogs and scanners hunting for four people still listed as missing after the rain-driven slides that killed 20 people.
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Washington D.C. subway train derails, no injuries reported

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 08:06
(Reuters) - A Washington D.C. subway train derailed early Monday, but none of the 60 passengers aboard were injured, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority said.
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Twenty now dead in California mudslides, major highway closed

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:44
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The death toll from Southern California mudslides that swallowed dozens of homes and forced the closure of a major highway along the picturesque Santa Barbara County coast rose to 20 on Sunday, with four other people still reported missing.
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Trump says 'I'm not a racist,' keeps door open for DACA deal

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 21:00
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday "I'm not a racist" in response to reports that he had described immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from "shithole countries."
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Motor racing-Dan Gurney, all American racer, dead at 86

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 20:01
(Reuters) - American racer Dan Gurney, a Formula One and Le Mans 24 Hours winner in the 1960s who started a trend by spraying champagne on the victory podium, died in California on Sunday aged 86.
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Hawaii says lack of adequate fail-safe measures led to false missile alert

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:55
HONOLULU (Reuters) - Human error and a lack of adequate fail-safe measures during a civil defense warning drill led to the false missile alert that stirred panic across Hawaii over the weekend, a state emergency management agency spokesman acknowledged on Sunday.
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Dennis Rodman arrested on DUI suspicion in California

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:38
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former basketball star Dennis Rodman was released from jail in California on Sunday after being arrested hours earlier on suspicion of driving under the influence, Newport Beach police said.
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Motor racing: Dan Gurney, all American racer, dies at 86

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:17
(Reuters) - American racer Dan Gurney, a Formula One and Le Mans 24 Hours winner in the 1960s who started a trend by spraying champagne on the victory podium, died in California on Sunday aged 86.
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Fire engulfs casino shuttle boat off Florida coast, 15 injured

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 19:13
NEW YORK (Reuters) - At least 15 people were injured when a fire engulfed a boat off the coast of Florida on Sunday, causing the 50 people aboard to jump into the Gulf of Mexico and swim to shore, local officials said.
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FCC says appears Hawaii had no safeguard to stop missile scare

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:59
(Reuters) - Hawaii apparently did not have adequate safeguards in place to prevent a false emergency alert about a missile attack that panicked residents for more than a half-hour before it was withdrawn, a federal official said on Sunday.
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FCC says government officials must work to prevent false alerts

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 14:21
(Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Sunday that Hawaii apparently did not have adequate safeguards in place to prevent a false emergency alert and that government officials must work to prevent future incidents.
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Trump: Program protecting young illegal immigrants 'probably' dead

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:44
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that a program that protects illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children from being deported would "probably" be discontinued.
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Twenty dead as search for California mudslide survivors grinds on

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:21
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The search for survivors of the deadly mudslides in parts of California's Santa Barbara County continued Sunday even as hopes dwindled to find anyone alive, officials said.
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Transgender U.S. military recruits enlist amid uncertainty

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 11:12
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Transgender Americans are openly enlisting in the U.S. military for the first time, saying they feel confident that court rulings blocking Republican President Donald Trump's ban on their service will stand.
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Trump denies saying he probably had good relationship with Kim

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 10:51
PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday disputed a newspaper's account of an interview with him last week in which he was quoted as saying he probably has a very good relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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Trump says program protecting young immigrants 'probably dead'

Sun, 01/14/2018 - 08:57
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that a program protecting young immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents would probably be discontinued.
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