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Hurricane Jose staying off U.S. East Coast as Storm Maria forms

Reuters US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 21:38
(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose is expected to pass east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and remain off the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to New England, while Tropical Storm Maria formed and is forecast to become a hurricane early next week, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.
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Officials: Returning Keys residents must be self-sustaining

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 20:00
MIAMI (AP) — As the devastated Florida Keys began reopening to residents who fled Hurricane Irma, officials warned the returning islanders to bring enough supplies to sustain them for a while, because no one yet knows when water and power will be fully restored. 2017-09-16T15:55:00-04:00 2017-09-16T19:55:58-04:00
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The Latest: March begins on 2nd day of St. Louis protests

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 20:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 2017-09-16T15:40:00-04:00 2017-09-16T19:40:25-04:00
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US coastal growth continues despite lessons of past storms

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 20:00
Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes on two of the country's fastest growing regions: coastal Texas around Houston and resort areas of southwest Florida. 2017-09-16T14:23:00-04:00 2017-09-16T18:23:32-04:00
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More protests erupt in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting

Reuters US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 19:39
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Activists marched peacefully through a suburban St. Louis-area shopping mall on Saturday, hours after police clashed with a crowd protesting the acquittal of a white former policeman accused of murdering a black man.
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More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma's destruction

Reuters US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 18:01
KEY LARGO, Fla. (Reuters) - More residents who had fled the Florida Keys ahead of Hurricane Irma were allowed to return to their homes on Saturday, as authorities prepared to reopen Key West at the end of the devastated archipelago on Sunday.
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St. Louis cop's acquittal triggers second day of protests

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 18:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Noisy demonstrators marched through two malls in an upscale area of suburban St. Louis Saturday to protest the acquittal of a white former St. Louis officer in the shooting of a black man, picking up after a night of mostly peaceful demonstrations that escalated into scattered acts of vandalism and violence. 2017-09-16T13:41:00-04:00 2017-09-16T17:41:06-04:00
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St. Louis cop's acquittal triggers second day of protests

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 17:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Noisy demonstrators marched through two malls in an upscale area of suburban St. Louis Saturday to protest the acquittal of a white former St. Louis officer in the shooting of a black man, picking up after a night of mostly peaceful demonstrations that escalated into scattered acts of vandalism and violence. 2017-09-16T12:26:00-04:00 2017-09-16T16:26:12-04:00
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'Red flag' calls signaled post-Irma deaths at nursing home

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 17:00
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The first 911 call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills didn't sound ominous: A nursing home patient had an abnormal heartbeat. 2017-09-16T11:53:00-04:00 2017-09-16T15:53:45-04:00
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The Latest: Protesters flood 2nd St. Louis-area mall

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 17:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 2017-09-16T11:43:00-04:00 2017-09-16T15:43:52-04:00
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Questions of gun planting, outburst key in officer's verdict

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 17:00
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge's decision to acquit an officer of murder in the death of a black suspect came down to two major questions: Did the officer plant a gun, and did his outburst about killing the man seconds before the shooting signal premeditation? 2017-09-16T12:02:00-04:00 2017-09-16T16:02:44-04:00
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Wife of Princeton scholar jailed in Iran calls on U.S. to do more to free him

Reuters US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 16:40
PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) - When Xiyue Wang sleeps in his cell in Iran's Evin Prison, he sometimes dreams he is back at Princeton University, working in the school's main library on his dissertation comparing governance systems in Central Asia.
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More protests break out in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting

Reuters US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 16:03
ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protesters marched through an upscale St. Louis-area shopping mall on Saturday and the rock group U2 canceled a concert hours after police clashed with a crowd outraged over the acquittal of a white former policeman accused of murdering a black man.
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Connecticut lawmakers pass budget, but governor may veto

Reuters US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 13:56
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Connecticut lawmakers passed a $40.7 billion two-year state budget early on Saturday, but Governor Dannel Malloy could veto the legislation and leave the state racing toward severe spending cuts next month.
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Nursing home tragedy unfolded days after Irma's initial hit

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 13:00
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The first 911 call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills didn't sound ominous: A nursing home patient had an abnormal heartbeat. 2017-09-16T08:27:00-04:00 2017-09-16T12:27:41-04:00
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St. Louis braces for more protests over cop's acquittal

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 13:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hundreds of people protesting the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of black man marched for hours in mostly peaceful demonstrations, until a broken window at the mayor's home and escalating tensions led riot police to lob tear gas to disperse the crowds. 2017-09-16T07:33:00-04:00 2017-09-16T11:33:09-04:00
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The Latest: U2 cancels St. Louis show due to protests

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 13:00
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on protests over the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the killing of a black suspect (all times local): 2017-09-16T07:12:00-04:00 2017-09-16T11:12:42-04:00
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Questions of gun planting, outburst key in officer's verdict

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 13:00
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A judge's decision to acquit an officer of murder in the death of a black suspect came down to two major questions: Did the officer plant a gun, and did his outburst about killing the man seconds before the shooting signal premeditation? 2017-09-16T08:15:00-04:00 2017-09-16T12:15:20-04:00
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Hurricane Jose's center seen staying off U.S. East Coast: NHC

Reuters US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 11:43
(Reuters) - Hurricane Jose's center is forecast to pass well east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and to remain offshore from Virginia to New England, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.
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Nursing home tragedy unfolded days after Irma's initial hit

AP US News - Sat, 09/16/2017 - 10:00
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The first 911 call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills didn't sound ominous: A nursing home patient had an abnormal heartbeat. 2017-09-16T05:01:00-04:00 2017-09-16T09:01:59-04:00
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