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Key Republican to ask FBI about report of Trump counterintelligence probe

Reuters US News - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 11:51
The Republican head of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Sunday he plans to ask the FBI about a report it launched a probe into whether President Donald Trump has been working on Russia's behalf, suggesting the agency may have gone too far.
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Snowstorm blankets mid-Atlantic U.S., at least 7 dead in Midwest

Reuters US News - Sun, 01/13/2019 - 10:27
A massive winter storm rolled eastward to the mid-Atlantic United States on Sunday after dropping more than a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest and killing at least 7 people in highway accidents on Saturday.
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U.S. medic declared Ebola-free, leaves Nebraska quarantine

Reuters US News - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 20:07
A U.S. healthcare worker who was being monitored for the Ebola virus after treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from a Nebraska hospital on Saturday after doctors said they had seen no signs of the deadly disease.
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House Democrats eye reported FBI probe of Trump

Reuters US News - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 19:36
A U.S. House of Representatives committee will look into a newspaper report that the FBI investigated whether President Donald Trump has been working on behalf of Russia, against U.S. interests, the panel's Democratic chairman said on Saturday.
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Snowstorm targets Washington, at least five dead in U.S. Midwest

Reuters US News - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 18:18
A winter storm that dumped heavy snow on the U.S. Midwest, causing at least five roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and canceling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday.
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House panel eyes reported FBI probe of Trump

Reuters US News - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 17:35
A U.S. House of Representatives committee will look into a news media report that the FBI investigated whether President Donald Trump has been working on behalf of Russia, against U.S. interests, the panel's Democratic chairman said on Saturday.
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Snowstorm marches towards Washington, after pummeling U.S. Midwest

Reuters US News - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 15:28
A winter storm that dumped heavy snow on the U.S. Midwest, causing several roadway deaths, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday.
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Snow storm marches towards Washington, after pummeling Midwest

Reuters US News - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 13:50
A winter storm that dumped heavy snow on the U.S. Midwest, stranding some motorists in Missouri and cancelling dozens of flights, marched east toward Washington on Saturday.
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Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Reuters US News - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 13:09
A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered its 22nd day on Saturday, making it the longest shuttering of federal agencies in U.S. history, with no end in sight.
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Government shutdown becomes longest in U.S. history

Reuters US News - Sat, 01/12/2019 - 10:59
A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered its 22nd day on Saturday, making it the longest shuttering of federal agencies in U.S. history, with no end in sight.
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California police use genealogy websites to arrest suspect in 1990s rapes

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 19:52
A California man has been arrested in connection to rapes committed in the 1990s after his DNA was linked to the crime scenes through commercial genealogy websites, which initially turned up the both the suspect and his twin, police said on Friday.
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Inner strength and luck: Abduction survivors reflect on Wisconsin girl's ordeal

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 19:38
Some abduction survivors think of their family to get through their ordeal, while others rely on their faith in God. All of them need inner strength and a great deal of luck, according to survivors and experts who have worked with such victims.
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'Jayme is the hero' sheriff says of Wisconsin girl who escaped captor

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:19
A 13-year-old girl's escape from a rural home, where she was held captive for three months by a 21-year-old Wisconsin man charged with murdering her parents, helped break the case and she should be treated as a hero, the local sheriff said on Friday.
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Florida governor suspends sheriff for response to school massacre

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:01
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday suspended the local sheriff criticized for the police response to last year's mass shooting that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
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Texas tent city that holds migrant teens to close

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 18:00
A tent city in Texas for migrant teens will close, the U.S. government said on Friday, and the children held in what had become a controversial symbol of President Donald Trump's migration policy will be transferred to sponsors or other shelters.
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Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 17:57
Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new high-speed Acela trains as it plans to spend billions of dollars in upgrades on the busiest U.S. rail corridor.
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Monster snowstorm to blanket more than half of United States

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 17:52
A massive winter storm hit the U.S. Rockies and Plains on Friday then punched east, with snow set to assault a 1,800-mile (1,609 km) corridor through the weekend, creating transportation "havoc" in the middle of the country.
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Microsoft wins $1.76 billion defense contract: Pentagon

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 17:14
Microsoft Corp has been awarded a five-year contract worth $1.76 billion for delivering enterprise services for the Defense Department, Coast Guard and intelligence services, the Pentagon said on Friday.
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GE unit wins $450 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 17:11
GE Medical Systems Information Technologies Inc, a unit of General Electric Co, has been awarded a $450 million U.S. defense contract for patient monitoring systems, accessories and training, the Pentagon said on Friday.
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Trump stops short of emergency declaration in border wall fight

Reuters US News - Fri, 01/11/2019 - 16:15
President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not declare a national emergency "right now" to end a standoff over border security that has idled large swaths of the U.S. government, all but guaranteeing that he will preside over the longest shutdown in U.S. history.
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