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Trump praises Macron, considers July 4 military parade like one he saw in Paris

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:45
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, offering more words of praise for French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said on Monday he was considering staging a July 4 U.S. military parade in Washington inspired by the one he saw as Macron's guest in Paris.
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Floods, fires, other disasters add stress to state budgets

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:00
ATLANTA (AP) — A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. 2017-09-18T13:16:00-04:00 2017-09-18T17:16:45-04:00
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2 Baton Rouge slayings add to an already bloody year there

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:00
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The deadly ambushes of a homeless man on the street and a dishwasher walking to work ramped up the anxiety in Louisiana's capital at a time when the city already was in the grips of a surge in violence. 2017-09-18T13:06:00-04:00 2017-09-18T17:06:37-04:00
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Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 18:00
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. 2017-09-18T12:38:00-04:00 2017-09-18T16:38:29-04:00
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Wine maven Kurniawan, convicted of fraud, loses bid for freedom

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:08
(Reuters) - The convicted Indonesian wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan on Monday failed to persuade a U.S. judge to set aside his 10-year prison term for counterfeiting an estimated $30 million of wine.
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Two men, one a convicted murderer, escape from Mississippi prison

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 17:04
(Reuters) - Mississippi authorities said they were searching on Monday for two inmates, including one convicted of murder, who escaped from a state prison and who the officials described as armed and dangerous.
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Inspired by French, Trump considering July 4 military parade in Washington

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:46
NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday he was considering staging a U.S. military parade in Washington on the July 4 Independence Day holiday, inspired by the parade he saw on Bastille Day in Paris.
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U.S. to appeal ruling blocking Trump funding cuts on sanctuary cities

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:43
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said it would appeal a court order blocking President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to restrict federal funds for so-called sanctuary cities.
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AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:00
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 a ship channel. 2017-09-18T11:27:00-04:00 2017-09-18T15:27:34-04:00
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Man questioned about deadly shootings is freed from jail

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:00
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old white man whom police call a "person of interest" in the fatal shootings of two black men in Baton Rouge has been released from jail after his arrest on drug charges over the weekend. 2017-09-18T10:29:00-04:00 2017-09-18T14:29:36-04:00
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Charter bus barrels into NYC bus, killing 3 and injuring 16

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:00
NEW YORK (AP) — A charter bus barreled through an intersection, slammed into a city bus and then plowed onto a sidewalk and into a building Monday, killing three people. 2017-09-18T11:03:00-04:00 2017-09-18T15:03:12-04:00
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Black Ohio man sues city of Columbus over police use of force

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:10
(Reuters) - A black Ohio man is suing the city of Columbus and some of its police officers, alleging they used excessive force against himself and other African-Americans.
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St. Louis protests enter fourth day in wake of ex-cop's acquittal

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:02
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protesters took to the streets of downtown St. Louis on Monday after three nights of arrests and scuffles with police during demonstrations against the acquittal of a former police officer for killing a black man in 2011.
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Protests resume after 80 arrests in St. Louis unrest

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect, following another night of unrest and more than 80 arrests. 2017-09-18T09:42:00-04:00 2017-09-18T13:42:18-04:00
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APNewsBreak: Millions of Californians on hook for water plan

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 14:00
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Water districts and households across California could be compelled to help pay for Gov. Jerry Brown's plans to build two giant tunnels to ferry water to cities and farms mainly in central and Southern California, under newly disclosed plans to shore up funding for the struggling $16 billion project. 2017-09-18T05:02:00-04:00 2017-09-18T09:02:53-04:00
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Florida's insured losses from Irma total nearly $2 billion to date

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:27
(Reuters) - Florida policyholders so far have filed nearly $2 billion in claims to insurers for damage from Hurricane Irma, the state's insurance regulator said on Monday.
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U.S. Interior chief urges changes to national monuments: report

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:19
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink the area covered of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported.
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Family seeks answers after Georgia Tech student killed by police

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:16
ATLANTA (Reuters) - The family of a Georgia Institute of Technology student shot and killed by police in Atlanta over the weekend is questioning why campus officers did not try to disarm the knife-wielding computer engineering major with nonlethal force.
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Democrats push for full analysis of latest Republican healthcare bill

Reuters US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:22
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday called for the Congressional Budget Office to conduct a full analysis of Republicans' latest healthcare bill aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, not just a slimmer budgetary analysis.
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Protests resume after 80 arrests in St. Louis unrest

AP US News - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A racially mixed crowd of demonstrators locked arms and marched quietly through downtown St. Louis Monday morning to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect, following another night of unrest and more than 80 arrests. 2017-09-18T06:11:00-04:00 2017-09-18T10:11:24-04:00
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