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Trump says 'will take a look' at accusations over Google, China

Reuters US News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 08:07
U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration would investigate accusations that Google worked with the Chinese government, but gave no other details in his early morning tweet on Tuesday.
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Trump campaign to launch effort to sway women voters

Reuters US News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 06:32
President Donald Trump’s campaign on Tuesday kicks off its efforts to woo women voters, banking that a strong economic message will energize a voting bloc that has been largely critical of his presidency.
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U.S. judge expected to address whether ex-Trump adviser Stone violated gag order

Reuters US News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 06:06
President Donald Trump's former adviser, Roger Stone, will appear in federal court on Tuesday and the judge is likely to decide whether to revoke his bond after prosecutors alleged Stone violated a gag order by discussing his case on social media.
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Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit'

Reuters US News - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 06:02
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue.
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Gas line blast levels house in California, kills one and injures 15

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 23:35
A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows in nearby homes in the Southern California town of Murrieta, authorities said.
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University of Alaska regents postpone 'financial-exigency' decision

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 22:28
Leaders of the University of Alaska, facing a 41% cut in state funding by the governor, on Monday postponed a decision to declare the academic equivalent of bankruptcy reorganization until the end of the month.
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One dead, 15 injured in gas line blast that levels house in California

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 20:02
A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday in an explosion, apparently triggered by a ruptured natural gas line, that leveled a house in the Southern California town of Murrieta, authorities said.
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Guggenheim defeats lawsuit claiming it siphoned annuity unit's cash for LA Dodgers

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 19:40
Guggenheim Partners won the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming it defrauded investors in a risky annuity, and siphoned cash for purposes including to help its billionaire chief executive Mark Walter buy the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team.
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Trump administration erects another barrier to immigrants seeking U.S. asylum

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:41
The Trump administration on Monday unveiled a new rule to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the southern border, requiring them to first pursue safe haven in a third country through which they had traveled on the way to the United States.
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Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 18:41
Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States.
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With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:32
North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday.
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Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 17:15
Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday.
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U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 16:28
U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said.
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Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:38
Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."
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UK PM candidates Hunt and Johnson say Trump comments about U.S. congresswomen unacceptable

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:38
Both candidates vying to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister said they agreed with her that the language used by U.S. President Donald Trump about a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen was unacceptable.
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Louisiana civil rights activist found in car trunk was suffocated, coroner says

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:02
A Louisiana civil rights activist and founder of an African-American museum was killed by "traumatic asphyxia" before her body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital last week, according to a coroner's report released on Monday.
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Neo-Nazi gets second life sentence in murder of protester in Virginia

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:45
A Virginia state judge on Monday sentenced a self-professed neo-Nazi to a second life prison term for killing a demonstrator when he drove his car into a crowd protesting against white supremacists in Charlottesville two years ago.
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Trump administration moves to stop more immigrants from seeking U.S. asylum

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:41
The Trump administration on Monday moved to bar almost all immigrants from applying for asylum at the country's southern border, requiring them to first pursue their claims in a third country they traveled through before seeking safe haven in the United States.
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New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:41
Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would have to approve any such classification first.
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Democrats plan vote condemning 'xenophobic' Trump attacks on minority congresswomen

Reuters US News - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:37
Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce a resolution criticizing his "xenophobic tweets."
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