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Two New York City police officers shot responding to robbery

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 20:03
Two New York City police officers were shot on Tuesday after they responded to an armed robbery, a New York City Police spokeswoman said.
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California Governor Newsom swipes at Trump, cuts water, rail projects

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 19:58
California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Tuesday he would scale back massive water and rail projects pushed by his predecessor and had assembled a team of lawyers to protect wildfire victims and ratepayers as utility PG&E enters bankruptcy proceedings.
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California to scale back $77 billion high-speed rail project: governor

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 18:27
California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Tuesday the state will dramatically scale back a planned $77.3 billion high-speed rail project that has faced cost hikes, delays and management concerns, but will finish a smaller section of the line.
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'El Chapo' likely heading for Colorado prison where no one has escaped

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 17:49
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican found guilty in a U.S. court on Tuesday of running a criminal enterprise that smuggled drugs into the United States, is likely headed to a "supermax" prison where repeating his past escapes would be nearly impossible.
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Striking Denver teachers renew talks with school district

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 17:10
Thousands of Denver public school teachers walked picket lines for a second day on Tuesday, disrupting classes for some 92,000 students as union and school district officials resumed contract talks that broke down over the weekend.
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Rapper 21 Savage released from custody on bond - lawyers

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:45
Rapper 21 Savage was released from custody on bond on Tuesday after he was held for nine days in Georgia on immigration charges, his attorneys said.
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U.S. agency requires drones to list ID number on exterior

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:40
The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it is requiring small drones to display registration numbers on the exterior to address concerns raised by U.S. security officials and to make it easier to identify owners.
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Field of seven dogs to vie for Westminster Kennel Club grand prize

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:31
Seven of the finest specimens in the pedigree dog world will face off on Tuesday evening, as the Westminster Kennel Club's annual pageant in New York comes to a dramatic close with the awarding of the coveted title of "Best in Show."
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California will not complete $77 billion high-speed rail project: governor

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 16:10
California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Tuesday the state will not complete a $77.3 billion planned high-speed rail project, but will finish a smaller section of the line.
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Trump dislikes border security deal but Republicans urge support

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 15:47
President Donald Trump expressed displeasure on Tuesday at a deal by congressional negotiators on border security that denied him funds for his promised U.S.-Mexican border wall, but did not reject it outright as fellow Republicans urged his support.
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Trump dislikes congressional deal but does not expect shutdown

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 14:40
President Donald Trump expressed displeasure on Tuesday with a deal by congressional negotiators on border security spending that offered no funds for his promised U.S.-Mexican border wall, but did not reject it outright and indicated he did not expect another government shutdown.
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Denver union, officials reconvene as school strike enters Day 2

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 14:08
Thousands of Denver public school teachers walked picket lines for a second day on Tuesday, disrupting classes for some 92,000 students as union and school district officials were set to resume talks that broke down at the weekend.
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Women sue Yale, saying off-campus fraternities discriminate, enable abuse

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 13:30
Three women sued Yale University and nine fraternities on Tuesday, saying the off-campus clubs harbored a culture of sexual discrimination and assault, and asking the court to order the all-male social organizations to admit women.
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Trump undecided on deal to avert another government shutdown

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:32
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he has yet to decide whether to support an agreement reached by congressional negotiators to avert another partial government shutdown that includes no funds for his promised U.S.-Mexican border wall.
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Trump: Another government shutdown unlikely but unhappy about deal

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 12:32
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he was not happy about a tentative immigration deal reached by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, but he did not anticipate another partial shutdown of the federal government.
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Widening snowstorm, freezing rain to snarl travel in eastern U.S.

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:39
A widening snowstorm with an encore of freezing rain iced over the U.S. Midwest on Tuesday and headed east, causing hundreds of flight cancellations and closing schools, and was expected to tangle New York and Boston's evening rush hour.
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EPA opts for single E15 rule after considering separating trading curbs

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 11:28
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to release a single draft rule to expand sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline and curb biofuel credit speculation, after having contemplated separating the measures, a senior official at the administration told Reuters on Tuesday.
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Proposed U.S. migrant shelter may be polluted, green group warns

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:22
Parts of a Texas military base that the Trump administration had proposed for a temporary detention facility for migrant children contain toxins that could pose a health risk, according to a report released by an environmental group on Tuesday.
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Republican Senate leader hopes to act on border bill soon

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:13
U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday welcomed a border security deal reached by a bipartisan group of lawmakers as "good news" and said he hoped the Senate can act quickly on the legislation to avert a U.S. government shutdown.
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White House says Trump undecided on deal to avert another shutdown

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 09:49
President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to back a deal hammered out by congressional negotiators to avert another partial government shutdown, the White House said on Tuesday, putting the future of the agreement that contains funds for U.S.-Mexican border security but not his promised wall in doubt.
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