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Burgers by candlelight: Trump lays out fast food for college football champs

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 19:34
U.S. President Donald Trump laid out a White House feast fit for a government shutdown on Monday: silver platters heaped high with McDonald's quarter pounders and the red-and-white burger wrappers of Wendy's.
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Striking Los Angeles teachers picket in rain with no deal imminent

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 19:24
More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding pay raises and smaller classes walked off the job in America's second-largest school system on Monday, marching downtown in the rain after negotiations over a new contract broke down.
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Wisconsin kidnapper targeted teen after seeing her get on school bus: prosecutor

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:49
The Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl after murdering her parents then holding her hostage for months, sometimes under his bed, told police he picked his victim after seeing her get on a school bus, prosecutors said on Monday.
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Suspect shot by police dies after standoff at New Jersey UPS facility

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:47
A 39-year-old gunman opened fire at a United Parcel Service Inc facility in New Jersey and held two employees hostage for hours on Monday before police fatally shot him, officials said.
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'El Chapo' dreamed of biopic for years before capture, says trial witness

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:17
Accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was interested in directing a movie about his life story as early as 2007, long before his well-known meeting with U.S. actor Sean Penn and Mexican actress Kate Del Castillo in 2015, jurors in Guzman's U.S. trial heard on Monday.
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Stormy Daniels sues over Ohio strip club arrest, calling it political

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 18:05
Ohio police officers were politically motivated when they arrested Stormy Daniels, the porn star who has described having an affair with President Donald Trump, at a strip club last year, the actress said in a lawsuit on Monday.
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Trump defends trade policies to farmers, vows fair deal with China

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 17:23
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of farmers who have suffered because of his trade war with China, disappointing some who had hoped to hear a plan for a swift resolution.
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Wisconsin man admitted kidnapping teen, killing parents, police say

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:25
The Wisconsin man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old girl, after killing her parents, and holding her hostage for months, sometimes under his bed, told police he had picked his victim at random, prosecutors said on Monday.
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New Illinois governor promises balanced budget for state

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 16:00
Billionaire political newcomer J.B. Pritzker took office as Illinois governor on Monday, pledging to pass a balanced budget and take on the state's "challenging" financial problems with "hard choices."
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Los Angeles teachers strike, claiming 'existential battle' over schools

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 15:34
More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay and smaller class sizes walked off the job in America's second-largest school system on Monday, marching in the rain after negotiations over a new contract broke down.
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Trump defends tough trade policies to farmers, vows fair deal with China

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 15:27
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his tough trade policies in front of thousands of farmers, a key constituency that has struggled because of his trade war with China, and promised fair trade deals that will put America's rural heartland back on its feet.
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Wisconsin authorities say man confessed to kidnapping girl, 13

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 15:09
A Wisconsin man admitted he kidnapped a 13-year-old girl he picked out at random after seeing her board a school bus and held her hostage for three months after killing her parents in their home, prosecutors said in court papers on Monday.
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Judge says accused NYC bike path attacker still a threat, eases conditions

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 15:02
A federal judge on Monday said Sayfullo Saipov, who could face the death penalty if convicted of killing eight people on a New York City bike path, should remain subject to special detention measures to protect against terrorism, but eased restrictions on communications involving his legal team.
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Wisconsin authorities say man confessed to kidnapping girl, 13: court papers

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:38
The man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl after murdering her parents confessed to the crimes after his arrest, prosecutors said in papers filed on Monday ahead of his initial court appearance.
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Los Angeles teachers strike, shutting classes in second-largest U.S. system

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:28
More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay and smaller class sizes walked off the job in the second-largest U.S. school system on Monday, union officials said, leaving 640,000 students in limbo.
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U.S. farmers seek answers on trade from Trump

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 14:02
Thousands of U.S. farmers waited to hear President Donald Trump speak in Louisiana on Monday, hoping for an update on a White House trade war with China that has left them struggling.
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Standoff at New Jersey UPS facility ends with police shooting suspect

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 13:56
A standoff at a United Parcel Service Inc sorting facility in New Jersey that began on Monday morning when an armed man opened fire and held two employees at gunpoint ended a few hours later when police shot him and freed the hostages, officials and UPS said.
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Hostages taken at New Jersey UPS facility, SWAT team responds

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:19
Police dispatched a SWAT team to a United Parcel Service Inc processing facility in southern New Jersey on Monday after an armed man fired shots and took a woman and another person hostage, authorities and local media said.
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Los Angeles teachers strike for higher pay, 640,000-student system shuts

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 12:16
More than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers demanding higher pay walked off the job in the second-largest U.S. school system on Monday, union officials said, leaving hundreds of thousands of students in limbo,
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Accused captor of 13-year-old Wisconsin girl due in court

Reuters US News - Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:30
The man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl after murdering her parents is due in court on Monday to face charges, days after the teen ended her 88-day-ordeal by escaping the rural home where she was held hostage.
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