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In Mississippi Senate race, a 'hanging' remark spurs Democrats

Reuters US News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 06:05
A white Republican senator's casual reference to a "public hanging" has invigorated a special election runoff in Mississippi, fueling Democratic hopes of an upset in a conservative state with an ugly history of racist violence.
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Expected rains could hinder search for California wildfire victims

Reuters US News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 04:23
Heavy rains are expected in northern California on Tuesday, raising the risk of mudslides and hindering the search for more victims of the deadliest wildfire in the state's history as nearly 1,000 people remain listed as missing.
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U.S. judge blocks Trump asylum restrictions

Reuters US News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 02:29
SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.
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U.S. judge temporarily blocks Trump asylum restrictions

Reuters US News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:32
A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico.
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Five people shot, one fatally, in downtown Denver

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 23:37
A shooting on a downtown Denver street corner on Monday left one person dead and four hospitalized with bullet wounds, as investigators sought at least one suspect still at large, a police spokesman said.
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Chicago hospital shooting leaves four dead, including police officer and gunman

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 21:24
A gunman shot to death a doctor outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before bursting into the facility and killing a woman and a police officer during an exchange of gunfire and dying in the shooting, officials said.
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Trump likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 21:18
President Donald Trump is likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents stationed along the U.S. border with Mexico if they come under threat from migrants seeking to cross into the United States, a U.S. official said on Monday.
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U.S. likely to give troops authority to protect border officials

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 20:27
The White House is likely to grant U.S. troops on the border with Mexico additional authority to protect customs and border personnel if needed, a U.S. official said on Monday.
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Two killed in shooting at Chicago hospital, including gunman: local media

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:42
Two people were killed and two others critically wounded in a shooting at a Chicago hospital on Monday, and among the dead was the gunman who started shooting in the parking lot and then burst into the medical facility and opened fire, according to local media.
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White House likely to give troops authority to protect border patrol officials

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:34
The White House is likely to grant U.S. troops on the border with Mexico additional authorities to protect Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel if needed, a U.S. official said on Monday.
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Police report four people shot in downtown Denver, one killed

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:25
Four people were shot on Monday in downtown Denver, with at least one person killed, according to a metropolitan police spokesman.
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'El Chapo' killed man after he refused to shake his hand: trial witness

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:11
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was a ruthless killer who ordered the murder of a man who had refused to shake his hand at a meeting, a prosecution witness told jurors at Guzman's U.S. trial on Monday.
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Rains could hinder search for California wildfire victims

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 19:06
Authorities on Monday redoubled efforts to find more victims of the deadliest wildfire in California history and to account for nearly 1,000 people listed as missing, with forecast rains expected to hinder the search and raise the risk of mudslides.
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House Democrats target DOJ decision not to defend Obamacare

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 17:46
Democrats will scrutinize the Trump administration's decision not to defend Obamacare in federal court, when Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, a leading Democrat said on Monday.
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Multiple people shot near Chicago hospital, including police officer

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 17:42
Multiple people, including a police officer, were shot near a Chicago hospital on Monday afternoon and at least one "possible offender" has been shot, police said.
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White House restores access for CNN's Acosta, ending legal fight

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 17:33
The White House on Monday restored press access for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a legal fight that had so far gone against the Trump administration.
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White House restores Jim Acosta's press pass, ending court fight

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 16:06
The White House on Monday said it had made a final decision to restore press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a court fight, the network said.
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Trial spotlights U.S. drug safety concerns at compounding pharmacies

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:49
A top U.S. Food and Drug Administration official testified on Monday that the agency has concerns about drugs made by compounding pharmacies and still sees problems with them six years after a fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Massachusetts pharmacy killed 76 people.
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Fatal New York limo crash victim's family sues owner, operator

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:47
The parents of a woman killed in a fatal limousine crash in upstate New York in October filed a lawsuit against the owner and the operator of the chauffeur company on Monday, alleging wrongful death and negligence in allowing the vehicle on the road after failing inspections.
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U.S. briefly shutters border crossing to brace for migrants

Reuters US News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:35
U.S. officials briefly closed the busiest border crossing from Mexico early on Monday to add concrete barricades and razor wire amid concerns that some of the thousands of Central American migrants at the border could try to rush the crossing.
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