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Motorcycle police in Trump motorcade in accident, Trump limo unaffected

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 15:07
Police officers escorting President Donald Trump’s motorcade were involved in an accident on Tuesday in Louisiana.
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U.S. attorney general launches fresh review of origins of Russia probe

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:57
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian election meddling, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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Man pleads guilty to tossing boy off Minnesota mall balcony

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:30
A man who admitted hurling a 5-year-old boy off a third-floor balcony at Minnesota's Mall of America pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempted murder, agreeing to a 19-year prison sentence.
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Two missing in Alaskan waters after tour planes crash

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:16
Rescue teams were searching the waters of southeast Alaska for two passengers missing after a pair of sightseeing planes crashed in midair, killing at least four people, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Tuesday.
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U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:45
The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the nondisclosure agreements signed by White House staffers under President Donald Trump.
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Bayer nears seven-year low after $2 billion award in Roundup trial

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:11
Bayer shares fell by as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a California couple were awarded more than $2 billion in the largest U.S. jury penalty over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.
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U.S. attorney general sets up team to dig into Mueller probe origins

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 13:03
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian election meddling, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
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Factbox: More than 20 Democrats, two Republicans vie for presidential nomination

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 12:34
The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination.
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Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:51
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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Rescuers in Alaska searching for two people missing after deadly mid-air crash

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:50
Alaska rescuers on Tuesday were searching for two people missing after a mid-air crash between tourist sightseeing planes killed four, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to probe origins of Mueller probe

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:23
U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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Alabama Senate to vote on bill banning abortion

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 06:36
Alabama's state Senate was due to vote on a bill on Tuesday that would outlaw nearly all abortions, but will first consider whether to allow the procedure for women and girls impregnated by rape and incest.
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Federal probe launched into fatal collision of Alaska tourist planes

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 06:31
Federal investigators are due in Alaska on Tuesday to try to find out why two sightseeing planes collided in mid-air over open water during daylight hours, killing at least four tourists.
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Bayer stock continues rout after $2 billion award in Roundup trial

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 05:46
Shares in Bayer fell as much as 5 percent on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.
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Bayer stock at lowest in nearly seven years after $2 billion award in Roundup trial

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 02:59
Shares in Bayer were down 5.9 percent in early trade on Tuesday after a jury awarded more than $2 billion to a California couple in the largest U.S. jury verdict against the company over allegations its Roundup weed killer causes cancer.
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At least four dead in mid-air seaplane crash in Alaska, but 10 survive

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 01:36
Two seaplanes collided in mid-air on Monday over southeastern Alaska, killing at least four of those aboard, injuring 10 others and leaving two people missing, U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Aviation Administration officials said.
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Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 00:35
The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024.
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Shooting in St. Louis kills three, wounds two: media

Reuters US News - Tue, 05/14/2019 - 00:09
Three men were found shot to death and two wounded by gunfire late on Monday at a home on the north side of St. Louis, Missouri, media said, citing police officials.
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PG&E proposes court order for CEO, board to tour town destroyed by wildfire

Reuters US News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 22:58
PG&E Corp on Monday submitted a proposed order to a U.S. District Court judge that would require the power provider's chief executive and board to visit the California town of Paradise by July 15, to see the destruction caused by a wildfire in November that may be linked to the company's equipment.
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Three confirmed killed in mid-air seaplane crash in southeastern Alaska

Reuters US News - Mon, 05/13/2019 - 22:43
Two seaplanes collided in mid-air on Monday over southeastern Alaska, killing at least three of those aboard, injuring 10 others and leaving three people missing, U.S. Coast Guard and Federal Aviation Administration officials said.
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