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Former intelligence officials sue to end pre-publication review of writings

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:53
Two civil liberties groups on Tuesday sued three U.S. intelligence chiefs and the acting defense secretary seeking to have declared unconstitutional their agencies' pre-publication reviews of former officials' writings and speeches.
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Chicago heads to the polls to elect city's first black woman as mayor

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 08:43
Chicago voters will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose between two African-American women running for mayor, with the winner of the historic vote inheriting a city steeped in violent crime and wracked by fiscal woes.
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Mourners injured in stampede at vigil for slain rapper

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 03:22
At least two people were critically injured and 10 others hurt after hundreds of fans stampeded during a vigil for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles late Monday, officials and media reports said.
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Mourners injured in stampede chaos at vigil for slain rapper

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 02:12
At least two people were critically injured and 10 others hurt after hundreds of fans stampeded during a vigil for slain, grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles late Monday, officials and media reports said.
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U.S. disaster aid won't cover crops drowned by Midwest floods

Reuters US News - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 01:09
The Black Hawk military helicopter flew over Iowa, giving a senior U.S. agriculture official and U.S. senator an eyeful of the flood damage below, where yellow corn from ruptured metal silos spilled out into the muddy water.
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Trump says vote on healthcare can wait until after 2020 election

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 23:40
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was willing to wait until after the 2020 presidential election to get Congress to vote on a new healthcare plan, giving Republicans time to develop a proposal to replace Obamacare.
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Porzingis accuser asked Knicks to 'mediate' payment: report

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 23:31
The woman accusing former Knicks center Kristaps Porzingis of raping her in New York in February 2018 contacted the team's legal department in October asking to "mediate in private" a $68,000 payment, ESPN reported Monday.
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Democratic hopeful Harris raises $12 million, Buttigieg pulls in $7 million

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 21:58
Candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to be U.S. president began on Monday to disclose how much cash they were able to raise in the first quarter of the year - an early test of their ability to organize and build support.
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Four dead in 'multiple homicide' at North Dakota business

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 21:12
Four people were found dead on Monday after a "multiple homicide" at a North Dakota property management business, police said.
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Officials puzzle over U.S. aid cuts to Central America

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 21:10
People inside and outside the Trump administration scrambled on Monday to figure out what aid it plans to cut from three Central American nations and how that is a good idea given that much of the money aims to curb migration.
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Avenatti proclaims innocence in 'David versus Goliaths' court fight

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 20:41
Attorney Michael Avenatti made a brief appearance in federal court in California on Monday, proclaiming his innocence on the courthouse steps as he was jeered by onlookers.
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U.S. Marine pilots killed in weekend crash identified, mourned

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 20:10
The U.S. Marines on Monday identified two helicopter pilots who were killed over the weekend when their airship crashed in Arizona during training maneuvers, calling it a "somber day" for the service.
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Baltimore mayor, under fire over book sales, takes leave for health

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 19:12
Baltimore's embattled mayor began an indefinite hiatus on Monday, citing health reasons for her leave on the same day the state's governor called for a probe into sales of her self-published books to a health provider.
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Colorado passes bill to seize guns from people deemed threat to self, others

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 18:46
The Colorado legislature on Monday passed a "red flag" bill that would allow those deemed a threat to have their firearms seized, despite opposition by most of the state’s sheriffs and threats of legal challenges.
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Chicago police call for state's attorney to resign in Smollett controversy

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 18:21
Protesting Chicago police officers on Monday called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett last week related to allegations that he staged a phony hate crime.
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U.S. government boosts 2020 Medicare payments to insurers by 2.53 percent

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 17:48
The U.S. government on Monday said it would increase by 2.53 percent on average 2020 payments to the health insurers that manage Medicare Advantage insurance plans for seniors and the disabled, a reflection of a new estimate on medical cost growth.
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Lockheed clinches $2.4 billion deal for sale of THAAD missiles

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 17:43
Lockheed Martin Corp was awarded a $2.4 billion Pentagon contract on Monday for THAAD interceptor missiles, some of which are slated to be delivered to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders against increasing number of Supreme Court justices

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 17:41
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is against expanding the nine-member Supreme Court, a proposal some liberal activists have advocated to effectively reverse President Donald Trump's appointment of conservative judges.
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Avenatti makes first appearance in California embezzlement, fraud case

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 17:13
Attorney Michael Avenatti arrived at U.S. District Court in Santa Ana, California, on Monday for an initial appearance on fraud and embezzlement charges. He said nothing to reporters.
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U.S. government sets 2.53 percent hike in 2020 payments to Medicare insurers

Reuters US News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 16:33
The U.S. government on Monday said it would increase by 2.53 percent on average 2020 payments to the health insurers that manage Medicare Advantage insurance plans for seniors and the disabled.
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