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More St. Louis protests expected Tuesday after quiet night

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters chanting "free our people" gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis for more than two hours to show solidarity with those arrested during demonstrations that turned ugly over the weekend, but there was no new vandalism overnight. 2017-09-19T03:19:00-04:00 2017-09-19T07:19:08-04:00
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Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded. 2017-09-19T02:59:00-04:00 2017-09-19T06:59:42-04:00
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Post-vigil protest for slain Georgia Tech student; 3 arrests

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 08:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Three people were arrested during a protest that followed a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said. 2017-09-19T02:23:00-04:00 2017-09-19T06:23:35-04:00
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St. Louis mayor to meet with protesters after nights of violence

Reuters US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 07:31
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Activists in St. Louis plan to voice their concerns directly to the mayor on Tuesday over the acquittal of a white policeman who shot a black man to death, a verdict that sparked four night of violent protest.
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After Irma, special oxygen masks helped Florida pets breathe easier

Reuters US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 07:02
(Reuters) - Soon after millions of Floridians lost power in the wake of Hurricane Irma last week, firefighters in the city of Titusville responded to an emergency call at a home where a gasoline-powered generator had been running in an attached garage.
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Unbudgeted: How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America's finances

Reuters US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 06:52
INDIANA, Pa./CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (Reuters) - As deaths mount in America's opioid crisis, communities on the front lines face a hidden toll: the financial cost.
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Facebook may be facing an 'era of accountability'

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 06:00
NEW YORK (AP) — The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it's unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users. 2017-09-18T23:05:00-04:00 2017-09-19T03:05:15-04:00
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Post-vigil protest for slain Georgia Tech student; 3 arrests

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 06:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Three people were arrested during a protest that followed a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said. 2017-09-19T00:29:00-04:00 2017-09-19T04:29:15-04:00
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More protests set for Tuesday after quiet night in St. Louis

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters chanting "free our people" gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis for more than two hours to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars, but there was no repeat of the vandalism that occurred over the weekend. 2017-09-18T22:00:00-04:00 2017-09-19T02:00:34-04:00
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Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 04:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded. 2017-09-18T22:08:00-04:00 2017-09-19T02:08:25-04:00
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The Latest: 3 arrested in protest at Georgia Tech

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:00
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police (all times local): 2017-09-18T19:01:00-04:00 2017-09-18T23:01:38-04:00
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3 arrested during protest at Georgia Tech after vigil

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:00
ATLANTA (AP) — Three people were arrested Monday night during a protest after a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said. 2017-09-18T19:28:00-04:00 2017-09-18T23:28:28-04:00
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Organizers end Monday protests; more set for Tuesday

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters chanting "free our people" gathered outside the jail in downtown St. Louis for more than two hours Monday night to show solidarity with those who remain behind bars. 2017-09-18T19:54:00-04:00 2017-09-18T23:54:24-04:00
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Veteran who fought library attacker among 18 Carnegie Heroes

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 02:00
PITTSBURGH (AP) — An Army veteran who fended off a mentally ill man who tried to attack a chess class the veteran was teaching at an Illinois public library is one of 18 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism. 2017-09-18T20:08:00-04:00 2017-09-19T00:08:13-04:00
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APNewsBreak: California wants millions to fund water project

AP US News - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 00:00
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dozens of water agencies and millions of families and farmers would be on the hook for building two giant tunnels to carry Northern California's water southward under new plans to shore up funding for Gov. Jerry Brown's $16 billion project. 2017-09-18T15:06:00-04:00 2017-09-18T19:06:05-04:00
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New York governor wants credit-reporting firms to follow cyber rules

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 23:18
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that he wants credit-reporting firms to comply with the state's cyber-security regulations, the latest government official to crack down on the industry in the wake of the massive Equifax hack.
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Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans expressed growing hope Monday for a final push to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, an effort that still faces an uphill climb and just a two-week window to pass. Adding more risk, senators would be in the dark about the bill's impact on Americans, since the Congressional Budget Office says crucial estimates won't be ready in time for a vote. 2017-09-18T15:17:00-04:00 2017-09-18T19:17:20-04:00
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US immigrants sue over Trump's end of deportation protection

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:00
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Six immigrants brought to the United States as children who became teachers, graduate students and a lawyer sued the Trump administration on Monday over its decision to end a program shielding them from deportation. 2017-09-18T14:39:00-04:00 2017-09-18T18:39:44-04:00
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AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 20:00
PASADENA, Texas (AP) — The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the site as the floods receded, flowing through Vince Bayou and into the city's ship channel. 2017-09-18T15:38:00-04:00 2017-09-18T19:38:17-04:00
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St. Louis police probe whether officers chanted, 'Whose streets? Our streets'

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:38
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - St. Louis police are investigating whether some of its officers chanted, "Whose streets? Our streets" during protests over the acquittal of a white former policeman who shot a black man to death in 2011.
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