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Trump asked China to help him win in 2020, offered 'favors to dictators,' Bolton says

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 19:34
In a withering behind-the-scenes portrayal, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton accused him of sweeping misdeeds that included explicitly seeking Chinese President Xi Jinping's help to win re-election.
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Factbox: All the president's countries featured so far in ex-Trump adviser's book

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 19:29
China was not the only country mentioned in a litany of allegations that former national security adviser John Bolton makes about U.S. President Donald Trump in excerpts https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-bolton-book/trump-asked-china-to-help-him-win-in-2020-offered-favors-to-dictators-bolton-says-idUSKBN23O3B7 published on Wednesday of his book, "The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir."
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Facing Arizona surge, Navajos reimpose virus curfew

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 19:08
The Navajo Nation has reimposed 57-hour weekend curfews to protect citizens from a surge in coronavirus cases in neighboring Arizona after the largest Native American reservation managed to flatten its own COVID-19 curve.
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U.S. actor Danny Masterson charged with raping three women

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:58
"That 70s Show" actor Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women in separate incidents in 2001 and 2003, the Los Angeles District Attorney's office said on Wednesday.
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Heavy fog may have disoriented pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: NTSB

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:57
The pilot of a helicopter that crashed outside Los Angeles in January, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter and all seven others on board, likely became disoriented in the fog, federal investigators said on Wednesday.
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Atlanta prosecutors hope to persuade jury to second-guess officer who shot Brooks

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:54
Prosecutors seeking to convict Atlanta police officer Garrett Rolfe for murder in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks must try to persuade jurors to do something they rarely do - second guess split-second police decisions.
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Mothers as 'trauma surgeons:' the anguish of raising black boys in America

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 18:52
Raising black boys in America involves "constant mental anguish," Danielle Pattillo, a special education teacher in New York City and mother to two sons, ages 14 and 22, said.
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Factbox: What's the difference between three U.S. plans for police reform

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:56
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to address police misconduct following the killing of an African American man, George Floyd, in police custody.
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Ahead of Trump rally, coronavirus cases surge in Oklahoma, other states

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:48
Just days before U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa, the biggest event in the country since pandemic restrictions were imposed in March, new coronavirus cases are surging in Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona and elsewhere.
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Pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash may have become disoriented in heavy fog, NTSB says

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:39
U.S. federal safety investigators said on Wednesday that the pilot of a helicopter that crashed in foothills near Los Angeles, killing basketball great Kobe Bryant and seven others, likely became disoriented in the fog.
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Unemployment payments backlog draws hundreds to Kentucky's capital

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:39
Hundreds of people who lost jobs during the coronavirus crisis but have been unable to get their unemployment insurance checks converged at the Kentucky's Capitol in Frankfort early Wednesday to seek in-person help.
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Atlanta police officer charged with murder in shooting death of Rayshard Brooks

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:32
A fired Atlanta police officer has been charged with felony murder and another officer faces lesser charges in the shooting death last week of Rayshard Brooks in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant, a Georgia county prosecutor said on Wednesday.
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Biden says Trump is 'surrendering' to coronavirus, putting lives at risk

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:28
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of "surrendering" to the coronavirus pandemic and failing to stay prepared for a resurgence that could put a U.S. economic recovery at risk.
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Americans face new coronavirus challenge: a shortage of coins

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 17:26
Banks across the United States are facing a shortage of coins during coronavirus crisis, prompting the U.S. Federal Reserve to ration distribution and work with the U.S. Mint to boost supply.
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Ex-security adviser Bolton says Trump sought China's Xi's help to win re-election

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 16:34
In a series of allegations, U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, John Bolton, said on Wednesday that Trump sought Chinese President Xi Jinping's help to win re-election during a closed-door June 2019 meeting.
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Supreme Court LGBT ruling gives hope to those challenging military transgender ban

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 16:15
Nic Talbott, a transgender man, was driving his truck in Chicago when his phone started buzzing in July 2017. With just over 50 words on Twitter, his dream to join the military seemed to have been destroyed.
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Most U.S. airports resilient to traffic slump so far: Fitch

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 16:04
Most U.S. airports are financially equipped to withstand the coronavirus-led slump in passenger traffic, which is expected to persist for the rest of 2020, credit rating agency Fitch Ratings said in a report on Wednesday.
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Ahead of Trump rally in Oklahoma, coronavirus cases surge in several states

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:45
Just days before U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa, the biggest event in the country since pandemic restrictions were imposed in March, new coronavirus cases are surging in Oklahoma, Arizona and other states.
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Trump sought China's Xi's help to win re-election, Bolton alleges

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:33
In a bombshell allegation, U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton said Trump sought Chinese President Xi Jinping's help in winning re-election during a closed-door June 2019 meeting.
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U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passes major conservation bill

Reuters US News - Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:24
The U.S. Senate on Wednesday passed a major conservation bill that would permanently direct $900 million a year to a long-standing federal program aimed at acquiring and protecting public lands.
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