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FBI's 'art cops': In hot pursuit of Renoirs, Rembrandts and ruby slippers

Reuters US News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 06:20
When a 17th century Dutch painting looted by the Nazis turned up for sale in New York in late 2017, the FBI's Art Crime Team moved in, verified its identity and helped win a court order to return the work to its rightful owners.
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Uganda seizes eight suspects over American tourist's kidnap

Reuters US News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 05:25
Uganda has arrested eight local people suspected of involvement in the kidnap of an American tourist and her guide last week, the government said on Wednesday.
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Sanofi to cut U.S. insulin costs for some patients to $99 per month

Reuters US News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 05:07
Sanofi SA said on Wednesday it will cut the cost of its insulin products to $99 per month for uninsured patients and others who pay cash for it in the United States, as the French drugmaker contends with intense criticism over the high price of the life-sustaining diabetes medication.
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Blizzards and gales threaten central U.S. with floods

Reuters US News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 05:04
Blizzards and windstorms will punish the U.S. Plains and Midwest on Wednesday and into Thursday as a powerful storm threatens more flooding in areas such as South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and farms along the Missouri River.
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'Potentially historic' winter storm to slam central U.S.

Reuters US News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 01:06
Blizzards and windstorms will punish the U.S. Plains and Midwest on Wednesday as a powerful late winter storm threatens more flooding in areas like South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and farms along the Missouri River.
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After U.S. court strikes down policy, what happens to migrants Trump sent back to Mexico?

Reuters US News - Wed, 04/10/2019 - 00:40
On Tuesday, seven Central American families living temporarily in Mexico appeared in a San Diego immigration court to plead for asylum in the United States.
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Gang member pleads guilty after firebombing black homes in Los Angeles

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 22:42
A member of a Hispanic street gang has pleaded guilty to federal charges after he orchestrated the 2014 firebombing of African-American homes in a Los Angeles public housing complex, officials said on Tuesday.
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Trump to seek to stop states from delaying energy projects

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 22:00
President Donald Trump will issue two executive orders in the heart of the Texas energy hub on Wednesday seeking to speed gas, coal and oil projects delayed by coastal states as he looks to build support ahead of next year's election.
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U.S. indicts Indivior over Suboxone opioid treatment marketing

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 21:43
The U.S. Justice Department announced on Tuesday the indictment of Indivior Plc and a subsidiary on charges they engaged in an illegal scheme to boost prescriptions of the film version of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxone.
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Two hikers missing in Southern California mountains

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 20:49
Rescuers searched California's Mount Baldy area on Tuesday for a man and a woman who went missing over the weekend while hiking, officials said.
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Daughter, grand-daughter arrested in Arizona woman's killing: police

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 20:09
Police in northern Arizona on Tuesday discovered the remains of a 77-year-old woman and arrested her daughter and grand-daughter, accusing the pair of killing the woman two years ago.
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Justine Damond's fiance breaks down in tears at ex-U.S. police officer's murder trial

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 18:30
The former fiance of Australian Justine Ruszczyk Damond broke down in tears on Tuesday while testifying at the trial of an ex-police officer accused of murdering her, as he recalled the shock of learning a U.S. cop was the killer.
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Texas medical school agrees to stop using race in admissions

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 18:24
A Texas medical school will no longer consider race in its admissions decisions under an agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, the first of its kind as the Trump administration seeks to roll back affirmative-action practices.
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Ohio man ordered detained after claim to be missing boy Timmothy Pitzen

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 17:41
A 23-year-old former convict charged in Ohio with making false statements after he claimed to be long-missing Illinois teen Timmothy Pitzen was ordered on Tuesday to be held in detention.
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U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to protect Native American site from drilling

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 17:01
New Mexico lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a bill to protect federal lands around the Chaco Canyon from drilling and mining, attempting to permanently shield the Native American cultural site from recurring attempts at oil and gas leasing.
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More than 100,000 migrants encountered at U.S. southern border in March: data

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 15:57
U.S. officers arrested or denied entry to over 103,000 people along the border with Mexico in March, a 35 percent increase over the prior month and more than twice as many as the same period last year, according to data released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Tuesday.
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New York declares measles emergency, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 15:15
A measles outbreak in Brooklyn, primarily among Orthodox Jewish children, prompted New York City on Tuesday to declare a public health emergency, requiring unvaccinated people in the affected areas to get the vaccine or face fines
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U.S. slaps more charges on parents in college admissions cheating scandal

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 15:05
U.S. prosecutors filed fresh conspiracy and money laundering charges on Tuesday against 16 parents charged with paying bribes to secure their children seats in elite universities in the largest college admissions scam uncovered in U.S. history.
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Minneapolis officer who killed unarmed Australian woman feared ambush, lawyer says

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 14:49
An attorney for a former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman in July 2017 said on Tuesday his client had followed his training and had reason to believe he was being ambushed.
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New York orders mandatory measles vaccinations, blasts misinformation fueling outbreak

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/09/2019 - 13:15
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency in parts of Brooklyn on Tuesday in response to a measles outbreak, requiring unvaccinated people living in the affected areas to get the vaccine or face fines.
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