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Trump administration to tell California: You can't make clean car rules

Reuters US News - 1 hour 44 min ago
The Trump administration on Thursday is expected to revoke California's authority to set its own greenhouse gas and vehicle fuel efficiency standards, a move with high stakes for the auto industry, consumers and the environment.
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Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

Reuters US News - 6 hours 48 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution.
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Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

Reuters US News - 6 hours 50 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump said the Environmental Protection Agency will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its homeless and other issues.
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U.S. travel industry urges Washington to reauthorize tourism body Brand USA

Reuters US News - 7 hours 23 min ago
Some 15 executives from companies associated with the tourism industry, such as American Express and Marriott , have urged the U.S. government to renew federal funding of Brand USA, which promotes the United States as a travel destination.
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Trump expresses dismay over cost of keeping Guantanamo prison open

Reuters US News - 8 hours 6 min ago
President Donald Trump expressed unhappiness on Wednesday with the cost of keeping open a controversial prison at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and said his administration was studying the issue.
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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg dines with senators in DC

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 23:33
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg met with a half-dozen U.S. senators on Wednesday for dinner as the company seeks to boost its reputation in Washington.
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Trump directs EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 22:36
U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco on its homeless and other issues.
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Trump administration rejects California request for homeless funds

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 21:06
The Trump administration on Wednesday rejected requests from California for more money from Washington to fight homelessness, opening another front in the battle between the White House and the state's Democratic-led progressive government.
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Trump says there is still a national emergency over border security

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:33
U.S. President Donald Trump, visiting a wall on the border with Mexico in California, said on Wednesday there was still a national emergency with regard to border security.
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U.S. House Democrats introduce bill to fund government until Nov. 21

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 20:18
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a stopgap government funding bill on Wednesday that would maintain current spending levels until Nov. 21 and avoid a government shutdown when funding expires at the end of this month.
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Trump fight on California auto emissions could outlast presidency

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 18:27
The expected legal battle over President Donald Trump's plan to revoke California's authority to set stiff vehicle emissions standards separate from those established by the U.S. government appears unlikely to be resolved before next year's presidential election.
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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. senators this week

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 18:12
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with senators as the social media giant faces scrutiny from both the Federal Trade Commission and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday.
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Trump to meet with U.S. senators Thursday over biofuels policy

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 17:21
President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, Senator Bill Cassidy's office said, as Trump attempts to find a compromise between Big Oil and Big Corn on an issue that pits two constituencies that are important to Trump's quest for a second term against each other.
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American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotage will remain behind bars

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:57
A U.S. federal judge on Wednesday ordered that an American Airlines mechanic charged with purposely damaging an aircraft that was due to take off from Miami with 150 aboard remain behind bars before a trial, court papers showed.
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Facebook says CEO Zuckerberg to meet with U.S. lawmakers this week

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:57
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is on Capitol Hill this week to meet with U.S. lawmakers as the social media giant faces scrutiny from the U.S. Justice Department and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday.
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Jeffrey Epstein's estate faces new lawsuit from accuser

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:42
A woman on Wednesday sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, saying the financier sexually abused her for years when she was a teenager.
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After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key hostage negotiator to replace him

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:28
U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton.
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Facebook says its CEO will meet with U.S. lawmakers this week

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:25
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg will be on Capitol Hill this week to meet with U.S. lawmakers as the social media giant faces scrutiny from the Justice Department and members of Congress, the company confirmed on Wednesday.
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Democrats seek details on U.S. military use of Trump resort hotel

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:16
Documents from the Pentagon show that "far more taxpayer funds" were spent by the U.S. military on overnight stays at a Trump resort in Scotland than previously known, two Democratic lawmakers said on Wednesday, as they demanded more evidence from the Defense Department as part of their investigation.
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Trump to meet with U.S. senators Thursday over biofuels policy: Senator Cassidy

Reuters US News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 16:14
U.S. President Donald Trump will meet on Thursday with a group of U.S. senators to discuss biofuels policy, according to a statement from Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy's office.
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