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Suspect in Colorado Walmart killings called hostile loner

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 19:00
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — A man arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting three people inside a suburban Denver Walmart was described Thursday by neighbors as a hostile loner who cursed at them and often carried a shotgun in and out of his third-floor apartment. 2017-11-02T18:59:01-04:00 2017-11-02T16:55:47-04:00
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Pennsylvania ex-prosecutor sues Cosby accuser for defamation

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:27
(Reuters) - A former Pennsylvania district attorney who declined to prosecute entertainer Bill Cosby for sexual assault in 2005 has sued Cosby's accuser in the case for defamation, claiming she destroyed his political career in retaliation.
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Miami fires firefighters after noose found, black family photos defaced

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:18
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - Six Miami firefighters have lost their jobs after a twine noose was discovered hanging over a family photo belonging to a black colleague, the city's fire chief said on Thursday.
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California's marijuana industry gets its first insurer

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:08
(Reuters) - Since last year, Californians are allowed to grow and possess marijuana. Now, the most populous U.S. state has taken another step to bolster the cannabis business by deciding to give insurance cover to the multi-billion dollar industry.
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Exclusive: Trump agrees to pick up 90 percent of Puerto Rico rebuilding costs - aide

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:08
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday agreed to expand the use of disaster aid to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid and other infrastructure wrecked by Hurricane Maria, a senior White House official told Reuters.
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Judge considering punishment for U.S. Army deserter Bergdahl

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:17
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - A military judge began deliberating U.S. Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl's sentence on Thursday, after prosecutors said the soldier should spend 14 years behind bars for endangering troops in Afghanistan in 2009 and the defense urged no prison time.
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New York to send 350 utility workers to Puerto Rico: Cuomo

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:08
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York will send 350 utility workers and 220 vehicles and crews to help rebuild Puerto Rico's energy grid, Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a press conference Thursday with Puerto Rico governor Ricardo Rossello.
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Trump's tweets seen as unlikely to slow New York terror case

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:00
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's tweets calling for the death penalty for the man charged in the New York truck rampage could be seized on by defense attorneys as evidence of bias, but they are unlikely to amount to even a speed bump in the case, legal experts said Thursday. 2017-11-02T16:47:59-04:00 2017-11-02T16:40:37-04:00
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The Latest: Mosques threatened after NYC truck attack

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the investigation into the deadly bike path attack in Manhattan (all times local): 2017-11-02T16:47:59-04:00 2017-11-02T16:09:58-04:00
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U.S. Navy orders back-to-basics reforms after deadly collisions

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:40
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced a series of systemic reforms on Thursday aimed at restoring basic naval skills and alertness at sea after a review of deadly ship collisions in the Asia-Pacific showed sailors were under-trained and over-worked.
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The Latest: Trump tweets unlikely to slow NYC bike path case

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the investigation into the deadly bike path attack in Manhattan (all times local): 2017-11-02T15:48:47-04:00 2017-11-02T15:04:34-04:00
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Police arrest man suspected of killing 3 at Colorado Walmart

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 16:00
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting two men and a woman inside a suburban Denver Walmart was arrested 14 hours later following a brief car chase Thursday that ended at a congested intersection during the morning rush hour, police said. 2017-11-02T15:48:47-04:00 2017-11-02T15:25:07-04:00
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'Nonchalant' suspect arrested after Colorado Walmart triple-slaying

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 15:04
THORNTON, Colo. (Reuters) - Police in Colorado on Thursday captured a man who they had said calmly walked into a suburban Denver Walmart and fatally shot three people at random before driving away.
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Trump says New York truck attack suspect deserves death penalty

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:45
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday reiterated his call that the Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people by speeding a rental truck down a New York City bike path should get the death penalty.
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Muslims in NJ city fear another backlash after latest attack

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:00
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — In the halal bakeries and markets that line Main Street, and in mosques that have been part of the community for decades, a familiar dread has taken hold after the latest terror attack in the U.S. 2017-11-02T13:53:28-04:00 2017-11-02T13:41:59-04:00
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US attorney general confident in terror prosecutions

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:00
NEW YORK (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed confidence on Thursday that the U.S. justice system can prosecute terror suspects like the man charged in the deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan. 2017-11-02T13:53:28-04:00 2017-11-02T13:07:06-04:00
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The Latest: NYC officials praise school next to bike path

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the investigation into the deadly bike path attack in Manhattan (all times local): 2017-11-02T13:53:28-04:00 2017-11-02T12:18:01-04:00
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Police arrest man suspected of killing 3 at Colorado Walmart

AP US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:00
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting two men and a woman inside a suburban Denver Walmart was arrested 14 hours later following a brief car chase Thursday that ended at a congested intersection, police said. 2017-11-02T13:53:28-04:00 2017-11-02T13:35:54-04:00
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New Jersey governor's wife snagged in distracted driver dragnet

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 13:32
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New Jersey crackdown on distracted drivers ordered by Governor Chris Christie's attorney general netted a big fish - the state's first lady.
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Puerto Rico governor knocks U.S. Army Corps response after hurricane

Reuters US News - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 13:31
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lacked urgency in restoring power to the storm-hit island, and that it was pushing the clean-up effort down the road.
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