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U.S. motorists kept up record driving pace in July: DOT

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. motorists logged 0.8 percent more miles on the road in July than they did in the year-ago month, keeping 2017 on a pace to break last year's record of total miles driven, according to U.S. Department of Transportation data released Thursday.

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German officials receive threatening letters, fake anthrax, police say

Berlin (Reuters) - Five top German politicians received envelopes on Thursday that contained threatening letters and a white powder the letters said was anthrax, which turned out to be harmless, Berlin police said.

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Brazil police formally accuse JBS Batista brothers of insider trading

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's federal police on Thursday formally asked prosecutors to bring charges against brothers Wesley and Joesley Batista, the owners of meatpacker JBS SA , for insider trading.

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Illinois high court upholds former cop Peterson's murder conviction

(Reuters) - The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the conviction of former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson for murdering his third wife.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens slightly lower after Fed's hawkish stance

Sept 21 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly lower on Thursday, even as the Dow managed to hit another record high, a day after the Federal Reserve signaled it could raise interest rates for the third time this year despite low inflation.

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Former Australian PM says same-sex marriage supporter attacked him

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was allegedly assaulted while campaigning for a "no" vote in an increasingly divisive national survey over whether to allow same-sex marriage.

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Australian women go pro on back of investment boom

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Lisa De Vanna once had to wash her sports bras in the sinks of cheap hotels to save money but the footballer is now relishing the good times as a surge of investment transforms women's professional sport in Australia.

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British police make sixth arrest in Tube bomb investigation

LONDON (Reuters) - British detectives have arrested a 17-year-old youth in connection with a bomb attack on an underground train in London last week that injured 30 people, bringing the total number of arrests to six, police said on Thursday.

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Police lock fans inside ground after clashes erupt outside

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian police locked Santos fans inside their home stadium for 20 minutes on Wednesday after violence erupted outside the Vila Belmiro ground following the team's elimination from the Copa Libertadores.

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Girl in hospital after being struck by baseball at Yankee Stadium

(The Sports Xchange) - A young girl was transported to hospital after being hit by a foul ball off the bat of third baseman Todd Frazier in the fifth inning of the New York Yankees' home game against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon.

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Spokeswoman Cites ‘Demanding Schedule’ for Health Secretary’s Use of Private Jets

Tom Price, the secretary of health and human services, took five work-related flights last week that cost taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars.

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St. Louis approves police body cameras ahead of more protests

ST. LOUIS, Sept 20 (Reuters) - St. Louis officials decided on Wednesday to supply police officers with body cameras for a year as the city prepares for a sixth night of protests after a white former police officer was acquitted of killing a black man.

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Tax breaks cost New York $1.2 billion in financial year 2017, half went to film industry

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lost $1.2 billion of revenues from corporate tax breaks in fiscal 2017, with at least half of the total going to the film industry, a Washington watchdog group said on Wednesday.

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Trump makes his debut at ceremonies for new U.S. citizens

(Reuters) - For the first eight months of Donald Trump's presidency, new U.S. citizens did not receive the customary presidential welcome at their naturalization ceremonies.

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Attorney General Sessions says marijuana still illegal

(Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and sale of the drug "remains in effect," remarks that could stoke fears of a federal crackdown.

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Washington state sues over $1/day wages paid to immigrant detainees

(Reuters) - Washington State's Attorney General on Wednesday sued private prison company Geo Group Inc for violating the state's minimum wage laws by paying detained immigrants a one dollar a day or less for work they do while in detention at one of the company’s federal facilities.

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Oklahoma City police fatally shoot deaf man who did not respond to commands

(Reuters) - A deaf man holding a metal pipe was fatally shot by Oklahoma City police who yelled for him to drop his weapon and get on the ground but did not know he could not hear, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.

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Spanish police raid Catalan government to halt banned referendum

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish police raided Catalan government offices and arrested officials on Wednesday to halt a banned referendum on independence, an action the regional president said meant Madrid had effectively taken over his administration.

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Woman at center of Kevin Hart scandal speaks

A woman who has been linked to actor Kevin Hart in an alleged extortion plot held a press conference Wednesday to say that she, too, is a victim.

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U.S. Attorney General Sessions says marijuana still illegal

(Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday criticized the legalization of marijuana in multiple states and warned that the federal law banning use and sale of the drug "remains in effect," remarks that could stoke fears of a federal crackdown.

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Vote plus marathon spells super-busy Sunday for Berlin police

BERLIN (Reuters) - More than 1,500 police will be on duty in Berlin on Sunday, when Germany's capital faces the logistical challenge of organising an election expected to draw a large turnout - while ensuring its annual marathon also runs smoothly.

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Private vehicles beat ambulances in saving gunshot and stabbing victims

(Reuters Health) - Inner-city gunshot and stabbing victims had a better chance of surviving when they rode to trauma centers in private vehicles, rather than in ambulances, a new study showed.

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Boston beheading plotter cited 2013 bombing: prosecutor

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to attack police and behead a conservative blogger on behalf of Islamic State told someone online that he wanted to cause more harm than the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, a prosecutor said on Wednesday.

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S&P downgrades Pennsylvania credit to A-plus, cites budget problems

NEW YORK (Reuters) - S&P Global Ratings downgraded Pennsylvania's general obligation debt one notch to A-plus on Wednesday as state officials struggle to close a $2.3 billion budget gap, the credit rating agency said.

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Russia's air force killed 850 militants in Syria in last 24 hours: Interfax

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's air force has killed about 850 militants in Syria's zone of de-escalation in Idlib in the last 24 hours, Interfax news agency quoted Russia's Defence Ministry as saying on Wednesday.

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U.K. Police Arrest 2 More Over Parsons Green Attack

The men, ages 48 and 30, were detained in Wales, bringing to five the number of people in custody in connection with the bombing last week on the London Tube.

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Trial opens for American in Islamic State-linked police beheading plot

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man charged with plotting to behead police officers in an effort to help Islamic State was due in court on Wednesday for the start of his trial on charges including conspiracy to commit acts of terrorism.

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UK police arrest three in Wales over London train bomb attack

NEWPORT, Wales (Reuters) - British police arrested three men in south Wales over last week's bombing of a busy commuter train in west London, meaning five people are now being questioned by detectives over the attack which injured 30 people.

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British police arrest third man in London bomb attack investigation

LONDON (Reuters) - British police have arrested a third man over the bombing of a busy commuter train in west London last week which injured 30 people.

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Trump administration red tape tangles up visas for skilled foreigners, data shows

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is making it more difficult for skilled foreigners to work in the United States, challenging visa applications more often than at nearly any point in the Obama era, according to data reviewed by Reuters.   

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INSIGHT-Trump administration red tape tangles up visas for skilled foreigners, data shows

WASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - The Trump administration is making it more difficult for skilled foreigners to work in the United States, challenging visa applications more often than at nearly any point in the Obama era, according to data reviewed by Reuters.

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Convicted killer recaptured after escape from Mississippi prison

(Reuters) - Authorities in Mississippi have recaptured a convicted killer who slipped away from a state prison, but a second escaped inmate who was serving time for burglary remains at large, the state department of corrections said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-U.S. Carlyle Group exits Australian mining services play Coates Hire

* Deal depends on lenders approval, statement (Adds deal detail)

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Police accused of controversial 'kettling' tactics

Demonstrators have taken to the streets of St. Louis to protest the recent not-guilty verdict in the case of a former police officer accused in a fatal shooting.

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British police arrest third man in London tube attack investigation

(Reuters) - British police said on Tuesday they made a third arrest linked to Friday's tube attack in Parsons Green, London, that injured 30 people.

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Drug dealer gets 11 years in death of Hollywood movie executive

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A convicted drug dealer was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012.

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Exclusive: Trump administration prepares to ease export rules for U.S. guns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is preparing to make it easier for American gun makers to sell small arms, including assault rifles and ammunition, to foreign buyers, according to senior U.S. officials.

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McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain called on Tuesday for an immediate stop to U.S. sailors working over 100 hours a week as top Navy leaders struggled to explain a series of fatal naval collisions in the past few months.

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Why police shoot to kill

Another fatal police shooting has added ammunition to the national debate over whether police are too quick to use deadly force.

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Wisconsin appeals court upholds state's 'right-to-work' law

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state's "right-to-work" law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues.

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Police, protesters clash after vigil for slain Georgia Tech student

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Violent clashes erupted overnight between police and protesters after a memorial vigil for a Georgia Tech student killed by campus officers, and the school's president on Tuesday blamed the unrest on "outside agitators."

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White man arrested in killings of two black men in Louisiana

(Reuters) - A 23-year-old white man was arrested on Tuesday and will be charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, local and state authorities said at a news conference.

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Corelogic estimates Hurricane Irma property damage at $42.5-$65 billion

(Reuters) - Analytics firm Corelogic on Tuesday estimated total insured and uninsured losses from damage to properties from Hurricane Irma at $42.5-$65 billion.

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Illinois' unpaid bill backlog hits a record $16 billion

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois' pile of unpaid bills topped $16 billion for the first time as the state deals with the fallout of an unprecedented two straight fiscal years without complete budgets, the state comptroller's office reported on Tuesday.

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Cycling: Dutchwoman Van Vleuten wins world road time trial

BERGEN, Norway (Reuters) - Annemiek van Vleuten won the women's individual time trial at the road world championships on Tuesday in a Dutch one-two.

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Theft at burned London tower adds to police's grueling work

LONDON (Reuters) - Already facing the grim task of sifting through debris to find human remains at Grenfell Tower, the London social housing block where a fire killed about 80 people, police are now also having to investigate suspected thefts from survivors' apartments.

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Police deploy in Iraqi oil city as tensions rise before Kurdish independence vote

KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) - Police deployed in the northern Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk to prevent any outbreak of ethnic violence ahead of an independence referendum strongly opposed by the central Baghdad government and Western and regional powers.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens slightly higher ahead of Fed meet

Sept 19 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened slightly higher on Tuesday, with the Dow hitting another record, ahead of the two-day Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to roll out a plan to pare the central bank's bond holdings.

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Kenyan police fire teargas at Supreme Court protesters

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police fired teargas on Tuesday at supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta who were protesting outside the Supreme Court against the invalidation of his Aug. 8 re-election, Reuters witnesses said.

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Georgia Tech police fatally shoot student

Georgia Tech police shot Scout Schultz, a 21-year-old computer engineering major who was president of the Georgia Tech Pride Alliance.

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Manslaughter charges possible in London tower block fire disaster: police

LONDON (Reuters) - The criminal investigation into the Grenfell Tower fire that killed about 80 people in London in June could result in manslaughter charges, but any prosecutions could be months away due to the complexity of the forensic work, police said.

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BHP pressed to quit Australian mining lobby over climate views

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - BHP on Tuesday urged shareholders to vote down a resolution aimed at getting the mining giant to quit Australia's top mining lobby group, but said it will separately review its membership of industry bodies.

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Video shows police car in flames

Violence erupted on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta after a vigil for a student shot and killed by police. A campus police car burned after its windshield was smashed, and videos taken by people at the scene showed police handcuffing individuals who had been forced to the ground.

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Indonesian police detain 22 over violent anti-communist protest

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities detained 22 people late on Monday after a violent mob clashed with police at an anti-communist protest in the capital Jakarta.

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Violent protests erupt on Georgia Tech campus after student is killed by police

Protests erupted late Monday on the campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, after police fatally shot a student who allegedly had a knife.

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St. Louis police probe whether officers chanted 'Whose streets? Our streets'

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - St. Louis police are investigating whether some of its officers chanted "Whose streets? Our streets" during protests over the acquittal of a white former policeman who shot a black man to death in 2011.

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Mexico's Puebla state revokes Cabify permit after woman's death

MEXICO CITY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The central Mexican state of Puebla said on Monday it had revoked the operating license of ride-hailing firm Cabify after one of its drivers was arrested on suspicion of murdering a female passenger.

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Georgia Tech Student Leader Is Shot Dead by Campus Police

Scout Schultz, 21, the president of the gay and transgender student group, left behind suicide notes, was carrying a knife and yelled “shoot me” at the officers. One did.

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Protesters Descend on St. Louis, and Police Respond: ‘We’re in Control’

We asked law enforcement experts and activists to assess the police response. Some saw it as well-reasoned, while others called for quieter rhetoric.

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Trump praises Macron, considers July 4 military parade like one he saw in Paris

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, offering more words of praise for French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said on Monday he was considering staging a July 4 U.S. military parade in Washington inspired by the one he saw as Macron's guest in Paris.

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St. Louis police probe whether officers chanted, 'Whose streets? Our streets'

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - St. Louis police are investigating whether some of its officers chanted, "Whose streets? Our streets" during protests by people upset over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man.

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Peruvian gets 12 years for running fraud out of Trump Building

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Peruvian man was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday after he pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of defrauding investors out of more than $1.2 million, using a video pitch that featured the Trump Building in downtown Manhattan, where he had an office.

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Wine maven Kurniawan, convicted of fraud, loses bid for freedom

(Reuters) - The convicted Indonesian wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan on Monday failed to persuade a U.S. judge to set aside his 10-year prison term for counterfeiting an estimated $30 million of wine.

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Two men, one a convicted murderer, escape from Mississippi prison

(Reuters) - Mississippi authorities said they were searching on Monday for two inmates, including one convicted of murder, who escaped from a state prison and who the officials described as armed and dangerous.

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Inspired by French, Trump considering July 4 military parade in Washington

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday he was considering staging a U.S. military parade in Washington on the July 4 Independence Day holiday, inspired by the parade he saw on Bastille Day in Paris.

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Black Ohio man sues city of Columbus over police use of force

(Reuters) - A black Ohio man is suing the city of Columbus and some of its police officers, alleging they used excessive force against himself and other African-Americans.

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Saudi Shura Council to vote on curbing autonomy of morality police

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Shura Council, an influential advisory body to the government, will vote on a proposal to merge the religious police into the ministry of Islamic affairs, local media reported, further curbing the force's authority.

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U.S. Interior chief urges changes to national monuments: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink the area covered of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported.

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Family seeks answers after Georgia Tech student killed by police

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The family of a Georgia Institute of Technology student shot and killed by police in Atlanta over the weekend is questioning why campus officers did not try to disarm the knife-wielding computer engineering major with nonlethal force.

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Three dead, 16 hurt after buses collide in New York City

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three people were killed and at least 16 injured when a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city's borough of Queens, spinning around before slamming into a building, fire officials said.

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Three dead, at least 15 hurt after buses collide in New York City

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three people were killed and at least 15 others were injured after a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city's borough of Queens, before slamming into a restaurant, fire officials said.

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Six civilians killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A roadside bomb in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar killed at least six civilians traveling in a car that hit the device, officials said on Monday.

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Trump adviser Cohn reaffirms U.S. climate deal stance in New York

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, said he reaffirmed the U.S. position on the Paris climate deal during a meeting in New York with ministers on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly on Monday.

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Transit, tour buses collide in New York City, 17 injured

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Seventeen people were injured after a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city's borough of Queens then slammed into a restaurant, fire officials said.

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Australian moguls lose court challenge to CBS' planned buyout of Ten Network

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two Australian media moguls have lost a court challenge to CBS Corp's planned buyout of bankrupt television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd , giving the U.S. media giant a strong upper hand ahead of a creditor vote on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 3-Australian moguls lose court challenge to CBS' planned buyout of Ten Network

* Murdoch, Gordon on back foot despite sweetened offer (Recasts with CBS position ahead of creditor vote)

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More than 80 arrested as riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer's acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - More than 80 people were arrested on Sunday night as protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white policeman who had shot a black man turned violent for a third night running.

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London terror attack aftermath: Police watch over Monday commute

London commuters are beginning their working week with heavy security on transport routes following last week's terror attack.

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Riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer's acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - St. Louis police in riot gear broke up a protest that turned rowdy on Sunday night with property damage including broken storefront windows, ordering protesters to disperse and detaining several people including news photographers.

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Australian moguls lose court challenge to CBS's planned buyout of Ten Network

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Two Australian media moguls have lost a court challenge to CBS Corp's planned buyout of bankrupt television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings Ltd , allowing the CBS deal to be put to a creditor vote on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-Australian moguls lose court challenge to CBS's planned buyout of Ten Network

* Creditors to vote Tuesday on CBS takeover - administrator (Recasts and adds KordaMentha comment, background)

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On third night, St. Louis protest of police acquittal turns rowdy

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A largely peaceful protest in St. Louis of the acquittal of a white police officer in the 2011 shooting death of a black man turned rowdy on Sunday as a handful of demonstrators threw bottles in response to a police officer making arrests.

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Three killed in stampede for aid near Rohingya refugee camp

One woman and two children were killed in a stampede for unofficial handouts of clothing near a Rohingya refugee camp, aid agencies say.

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Baton Rouge shootings may be racially motivated, police say

Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, said Sunday the killings of two black men in separate incidents last week are linked and may have been racially motivated.

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St. Louis protesters march for third time after police acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A third day of protests began peacefully in St. Louis on Sunday, after violent clashes erupted between police and demonstrators the previous two nights over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man.

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St. Louis Protests: A Guide to the Police-Shooting Case

Hundreds of people are protesting in St. Louis after a former police officer who fatally shot a black man was acquitted. Here’s a look at what happened.

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Third St. Louis protest of police acquittal begins peacefully

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A third day of protests started peacefully in St. Louis on Sunday after violent clashes between police and demonstrators the previous two nights over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man.

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Third day of protests expected in St. Louis over police acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A third day of protests were expected in St. Louis on Sunday after the acquittal of a white former policeman in the fatal shooting of a black man, demonstrations that evoked memories of riots following the 2014 shooting of a black teenager by a white officer in nearby Ferguson.

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Third day of protests set over police acquittal in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Protests were to resume in St. Louis on Sunday in the wake of the acquittal of a white former policeman in the fatal shooting of a black man, after a second night of sporadic violence between a small group of demonstrators and riot police.

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Gay activists march through Serb capital behind police lines

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Serbian gay right activists marched with their first openly lesbian prime minister through the streets of Belgrade on Sunday, protected by police in riot gear as a helicopter flew low overhead.

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British police arrest second man over London train bombing

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday's bombing of a London commuter train that injured 30 people and Britain remained on its highest level of alert on Sunday with soldiers helping provide security.

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Police give all clear after BA plane searched in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Police said a security alert on a British Airways plane in Paris on Sunday was a false alarm.

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British police arrest second man over London train bomb

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday's bomb attack on a London underground train that injured 30 people, police said on Sunday, as Britain remained on its highest level of alert with soldiers helping provide security.

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British Police Arrest Second Man in London Subway Bombing

The 21-year-old man, who was not identified, was arrested late Saturday night in Hounslow, the Metropolitan Police said.

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Second man arrested over London train attack: police

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday's bomb attack on a London underground train that injured 30 people, police said.

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St. Louis protest turns violent after peaceful rallies against police acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

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Protesters march through St. Louis after policeman's acquittal

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Activists marched through two upscale shopping malls and into the streets of St. Louis on Saturday, marking a second day of demonstrations against the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

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More protests erupt in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting

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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British police arrest London bomb suspect at Dover border point

LONDON (Reuters) - Police arrested an 18-year-old man in the departure lounge of the port of Dover on Saturday in what they said was a "very significant" step in the hunt for whoever planted a bomb on a London commuter train that injured 30 people a day earlier.

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More protests break out in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting

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

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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Police arrest man at Dover port, search house in London bomb manhunt

LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover and raided a house in a small town outside London on Saturday as they hunted for whoever planted a bomb on a commuter train that injured 30 people a day earlier.

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Gunfight erupts in southern Yemen, one civilian killed - witnesses

DUBAI (Reuters) - A gunfight erupted briefly in Aden on Saturday when a contingent loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi refused to hand over its positions to a local force, security sources said, and witnesses said one civilian was killed in the incident.

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At least four killed in British motorway crash: police

LONDON (Reuters) - At least four people died when several vehicles including a truck crashed on one of Britain's main motorways on Saturday, police said.

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British police arrest man at Dover in London bomb manhunt

LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the port of Dover and raided a property in a small town outside London on Saturday as they hunted for whoever planted a bomb on a commuter train that injured 30 people a day earlier.

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Police arrest seven youths after deadly Malaysia school blaze

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Police in Malaysia have arrested seven youths in connection with a fire at an Islamic boarding school in Kuala Lumpur that killed at least 23 people, mostly teenagers.

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Refugees From Burundi Killed in Congo, Activists Say

At least 34 Burundians who had fled political violence at home were killed in a clash with soldiers, according to a civil society group in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Police in Catalonia hunt for hidden ballot boxes in bid to foil referendum

MADRID (Reuters) - Armed police in Spain have raided several print works and newspaper offices in Catalonia in recent days in a hunt for voting papers, ballot boxes and leaflets to be used in an Oct. 1 independence referendum which Madrid vehemently opposes.

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British police arrest man in hunt for London bombers

LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested an 18-year-old man in the southern port of Dover on Saturday in a "significant" development in the hunt for the people behind a London commuter train bombing that injured 30 people a day earlier.

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British Police Make ‘Significant Arrest’ in Parsons Green Subway Bombing

The suspect, identified only as an 18-year-old man, was detained in the port area of Dover, in southeastern England; the threat level remained critical.

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British police arrest 18-year-old in hunt for London train bomber

LONDON (Reuters) - British police hunting those behind a bomb which injured 29 people on a London train on Friday said they had arrested an 18-year-old man in a move described as significant.

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British police hunt for London train bomb suspects

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain deployed hundreds of soldiers at strategic sites on Saturday to free up police to hunt those behind a bomb which injured 29 people on a packed commuter train in London and triggered the country's highest security level.

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Wisconsin jury finds girl in Slenderman case not responsible

MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A Wisconsin jury on Friday found that one of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate and friend to please a fictional character named Slenderman was not responsible for her actions during the attack because she was mental ill.

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Video shows woman sat naked on a bed as residents suffered in sweltering Florida nursing home

On the night before emergency workers had to evacuate people from a Florida nursing home where eight died, residents suffered in the sweltering heat as staff used fans to cool them, and one woman sat naked in a bed in a hallway, a video obtained by CNN shows.

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Police, protesters clash in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted of murdering black man

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Eight police officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in St Louis when a largely peaceful protest turned violent in the early hours of Saturday after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer of murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man suspected of dealing drugs.

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New York college lecturer placed on leave after 'dead cops' comment

(Reuters) - A lecturer at a New York City college of criminal justice who wrote on social media that he teaches "future dead cops" was placed on leave on Friday, the school's president said, as the city's mayor called the academic's comment "vile."

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Golf: Leishman follows 62 with 64 for three-shot BMW lead

(Reuters) - Marc Leishman pitched in for a birdie from 50 yards on his way to another scorching round and a three-stroke halfway lead over Jason Day and Rickie Fowler at the BMW Championship outside Chicago on Friday.

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DOJ scaling back police reform program

The Justice Department announced Friday that it is significantly scaling back a program created during the Obama administration to help reform police departments after controversial incidents such as police-involved shootings.

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About 1.5 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma's wake

MIAMI (Reuters) - About 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday after Hurricane Irma, including 46 of Florida's nearly 700 nursing homes caught in the deadly storm's path.

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U.S. judge sides against Trump in fight over 'sanctuary cities'

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday barred the U.S. Justice Department from denying public-safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration.

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Judge sides against Trump in fight over 'sanctuary cities'

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday barred the U.S. Justice Department from denying public-safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration.

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Warren Buffett's son Howard becomes Illinois county sheriff

(Reuters) - Howard Buffett, the oldest son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, was named sheriff of Macon County in central Illinois on Friday.

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Protesters pour into St. Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis' streets and some scuffles broke out as they voiced their anger after a Missouri judge on Friday ruled a white former St. Louis police officer was not guilty of murder in the 2011 shooting of a black man.

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Appeals court revives California ban on foie gras

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday revived a California state law banning the sale of foie gras made from force-fed birds.

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New York rail operator bolsters security after London bombing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The bombing of a packed London commuter train on Friday prompted the operator of New York City's subway system and two of the region's three major commuter rail networks to announce beefed-up security measures "out of an abundance of caution."

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Appeals court revives California foie gras ban

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday revived a California law banning the sale of foie gras in the state.

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Ex-St. Louis policeman acquitted of murdering black motorist

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday found a former St. Louis police officer not guilty of murder in the shooting death of a black man after a car chase in 2011, prosecutors said.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Dow at record; stocks unmoved by tepid econ data

Sept 15 (Reuters) - The Dow inched up to hit a record high at the open on Friday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq little changed, as investors shrugged off North Korea's latest missile test and slightly tepid economic data.

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Entire Police Force in Philippine City Sent for Retraining After Killings

The 1,200-strong Caloocan police force was ordered to undergo 45 days of retraining after some members were suspected in the killings of three teenagers.

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Missouri braces for verdict in murder trial of ex-St. Louis policeman

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A decision is expected on Friday in the murder trial of a former St. Louis police officer charged with fatally shooting a black man in 2011 after a car chase, and state officials fear a violent reaction if the officer is found not guilty.

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Police: Tube incident declared terror event

London's transport body shut down part of an underground train line, because of what police are now declaring a terror incident at Parsons Green Tube station, in the capital's southwest.

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UK police investigate reports of blast on London underground train

LONDON (Reuters) - Heavily armed police rushed to an incident at a London underground station on Friday with local media reporting there had been an explosion on a train.

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Police probe possible hazing death at LSU

Police at Louisiana State University are investigating whether a fraternity hazing led to the death of a freshman student, according to university officials.

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Philippines orders retraining, reassignment of 1,200 police after alleged abuses

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine capital's police chief ordered that the entire 1,200-member police force in one of Manila's biggest areas be relieved of duty and retrained on Friday in response to a series of controversies, including the killing of two teenagers.

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Police obtain search warrant in probe of 8 nursing home deaths

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - Police obtained a search warrant on Thursday in their criminal investigation of the deaths of eight elderly patients exposed to sweltering heat inside a Miami-area nursing home left with little or no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma struck.

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Army soldier killed, seven injured in training in North Carolina

(Reuters) - A U.S. Army Special Forces soldier was killed and seven other service members were injured during a training exercise on Thursday at the U.S. Army base at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the military said.

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Student accused in Washington school shooting blamed 'bullying'

SPOKANE, Wash. (Reuters) - The teenager accused of opening fire at his Washington state high school, killing a student, told police he took the firearms from his father's gun safe and wanted to teach his classmates a lesson about "bullying," court papers showed on Thursday.

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Special Ops soldier killed in training

One US Army Special Operations soldier was killed and several others were injured in a firing range incident at Fort Bragg on Thursday, according to a US defense official -- the latest in a shocking string of non-combat accidents that have killed or wounded more than 50 troops since June.

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For first time, NYPD releases body-camera video of fatal shooting

(Reuters) - The New York Police Department on Thursday for the first time made public body-camera video showing a fatal shooting involving some of its officers, a release that the patrolmen's union criticized as jeopardizing officers' due process rights.

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Police obtain search warrant in probe of eight nursing home deaths

FORT MYERS, Fla. (Reuters) - Police obtained a search warrant on Thursday in their criminal investigation of the deaths of eight elderly patients exposed to sweltering heat inside a Miami-area nursing home that continued to operate with little or no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma struck.

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Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of ex-St. Louis police officer

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday is expected to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources.

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Verdict seen Friday in murder trial of St. Louis police officer

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - A Missouri judge on Friday is expected to release his verdict in the case of a former St. Louis police officer charged with murder in the 2011 shooting death of a black man after a car chase, according to law enforcement sources.

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Ex-Air China employee wins dismissal of U.S. smuggling charge

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former Air China Ltd employee linked to a high-profile U.N. corruption case has won dismissal of a U.S. charge that she helped Chinese military personnel smuggle packages out of the United States, though she still faces other charges.

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U.S. judge presses Trump administration on Dreamer deadlines

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday repeatedly pressed the Trump administration to extend an October deadline for some immigrants to reapply for a program that shielded from deportation children brought to the United States illegally by their parents.

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More than 80 people likely killed in Texas due to Harvey: governor

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - More than 80 people were likely killed in Texas as a result of Hurricane Harvey, which struck the state about three weeks ago and brought record flooding to the Houston area, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Thursday.

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Former Chicago-area school head indicted for misusing bond funds

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The former superintendent of a suburban-Chicago public high school district has been indicted on federal fraud charges involving the misuse of proceeds from a bond sale, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois announced on Thursday.

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Justice Department warns of disaster fraud after Irma, Harvey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has received more than 400 disaster fraud complaints involving relief aid after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and expects a spike in fraud complaints in the coming months, department officials said on Thursday.

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Turkish police fire tear gas at protesters outside hunger strikers' trial

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish police fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside a courthouse in Ankara on Thursday at the start of the trial of two teachers who have been on hunger strike since losing their jobs in a crackdown following last year's failed coup.

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Irma just killed the best season for orange juice in a long time

Florida's orange industry was headed for its best harvest in a long time. Then, Hurricane Irma struck.

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At least 50 killed in suicide attacks in southern Iraq: officials

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The death toll from suicide attacks in a southern Iraqi city on Thursday had risen to 50 people, with more than 80 wounded, a health official and police sources said.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as odds of Dec. rate hike rise

Sept 14 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Thursday as an uptick in August consumer prices inflation boosted the odds of another interest rate hike this year, and as shares of Apple remained under pressure.

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Inquiry promises to uncover truth about London fire that killed 80

LONDON (Reuters) - A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire in London that killed at least 80 people in June held its first session on Thursday with its chairman promising to explain the causes of what he called "a tragedy unprecedented in modern times".

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Australian media wins relaxed ownership laws, but online rivals' threat to stay

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's big media players have won long-sought reforms that will allow them to boost market share by facilitating consolidation, although doubts remain on whether the changes can stem the declines at the moguls' ageing empires.

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Campaigners unveil banner linking racism and baseball at Red Sox game

(Reuters) - Campaigners inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement unfurled an anti-racism banner at a Boston Red Sox baseball game on Wednesday before security guards escorted them from the ballpark, broadcast media said.

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Australian Olympic swimmer gets one-year 'whereabouts' ban

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian swimmer Jarrod Poort, who represented his country at the last two Olympics, has been handed a one-year ban for failures to notify anti-doping authorities of his whereabouts.

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Students killed in fire at Malaysian school

At least 25 people, mostly students, were killed in a fire at a school in the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur early Thursday.

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Florida deaths in sweltering nursing home show post-disaster perils

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Reuters) - Inside a sweltering nursing home, a crisis unfolded on Wednesday as 150 centers across Florida still lacked power days after Hurricane Irma ravaged the state.

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Shkreli ordered jailed for online bounty on Hillary Clinton's hair

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday ordered Martin Shkreli to be jailed while he awaits sentencing for securities fraud, citing a Facebook post in which the former drug company offered a $5,000 reward for a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair.

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New York Teamsters approve slashing benefits to retired members

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Retired members of the Teamsters union in New York will have their benefits cut by around 30 percent starting in October after the 34,000 participants in the pension approved a plan aimed at extending the life of the cash-strapped fund.

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Gay Parents Become Activists in Australian Marriage Debate

Supporters and opponents of same-sex marriage claim to have the best interests of children at heart as they campaign during a national vote by mail.

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Ex-guard at New York's Rikers jail sentenced 30 years for inmate death

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former guard at New York City’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of violating the civil rights of an inmate by kicking him repeatedly in the head, causing his death.

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FEMA deputy nominee withdraws from consideration: spokesman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nominee to be deputy administrator of the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) withdrew from consideration on Wednesday after a news organization raised questions about a government probe that found that he had falsified records when he served in the government in 2005.

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Six shot at high school near Spokane, Washington

(Reuters) - Six people were shot at a high school near Spokane, Washington, on Wednesday, police and local media said.

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Utilities in U.S. Southeast restore power to nearly half hit by Irma

(Reuters) - Utilities in the U.S. Southeast returned power to almost half of the homes and businesses knocked out by Hurricane Irma, leaving about 4.3 million customers in the dark as of midday Wednesday, in one of the biggest restoration efforts in U.S. history.

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Australian senate set to clear way for rival bid to CBS's Ten TV

SYDNEY, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Australian lawmakers were set to approve legislation on Thursday allowing the consolidation of media companies, clearing the path for a likely rival bid to CBS Corp's proposed buyout of television broadcaster Ten Network Holdings after reaching a late-night deal on media ownership.

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Ohio executes double murderer by lethal injection after appeal fails

(Reuters) - Ohio put to death a double murderer on Wednesday, its second execution in 2017 after a three-year hiatus because of legal challenges and difficulties obtaining lethal injection drugs.

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London police arrest woman after incident at Prince George's school

LONDON (Reuters) - A woman has been arrested in London on suspicion of attempted burglary at a primary school attended by Prince George, the great-grandson of Queen Elizabeth, police said on Wednesday.

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Maryland city approves letting non-citizens vote in local elections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Maryland city of College Park will allow non-citizens to take part in local elections, ending months of controversy amid a roiling national debate over immigrants and their status in the United States.

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Ohio executes double murderer after court rejects appeal

(Reuters) - Ohio put to death a double murderer on Wednesday, its second execution in 2017 after a three-year hiatus because of legal challenges and difficulties obtaining lethal injection drugs.

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Five die at Florida nursing home as Irma toll hits 69; 4 million without power

MIAMI/SAN JUAN, P.R. (Reuters) - Hurricane Irma has claimed eight more lives, including five patients at a Florida nursing home that lost power, authorities said on Wednesday, as more than 4 million people in four states struggled without electricity and residents slowly returned to the devastated Florida Keys.

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Red Cross halts aid to swathe of South Sudan after staff member killed

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The Red Cross has halted operations across a third of South Sudan after gunmen shot dead a staff member, in what the U.N. said on Wednesday was the biggest such suspension during the country's four-year civil war.

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Chelsea Manning, Sean Spicer named fellows at Harvard

BOSTON (Reuters) - Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who served seven years in prison for leaking classified data, and former White House spokesman Sean Spicer have been named visiting fellows at Harvard University, the school said Wednesday.

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Ohio executes double murderer after court rejects appeal: media

(Reuters) - Ohio put to death a double murderer on Wednesday, its second execution in 2017 after a three-year hiatus because of legal challenges and difficulties obtaining lethal injection drugs.

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U.S. flood insurance program sees $11 billion payments for Texas flooding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. federal flood insurance program estimates it will make $11 billion in payments through the government-run program for flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey, the program's administrator Roy Wright said on Wednesday.

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Brazil police detain JBS CEO Batista on suspicion of insider trading

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's federal police detained JBS SA Chief Executive Officer Wesley Batista on Wednesday, as an investigation escalated into the role played by him and his younger brother in suspected insider trading ahead of a plea bargain deal with prosecutors.

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Kremlin pledges police to take on extremists angry over film about tsar's affair

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Wednesday that attacks and threats ahead of the release of a new film about a love affair between a young ballerina and Russia's last tsar were unacceptable and that the police would not tolerate any extremist behavior.

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Rights groups target police, spy chiefs globally under new U.S. law

PRAGUE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police and spy chiefs from China to the Middle East, a Ukrainian oligarch and a former president of Panama are among the people a coalition of human rights groups wants targeted for sanctions under an expanded U.S. law aimed at curbing rights abuses and corruption worldwide.

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Rhode Island man accused of mom shooting in hospital due in court: media

(Reuters) - A man accused of shooting dead his 70-year-old mother as she lay in a hospital intensive care unit will appear at a New Hampshire Court on Wednesday, media reported.

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Australian comedian Rebel Wilson wins record $3.7 million in damages for defamation

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian comedian Rebel Wilson won A$4.6 million ($3.7 million) in damages on Wednesday after a global magazine publisher was found to have defamed her in a string of articles which led to her losing out on Hollywood movie roles.

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Greek police fire tear gas at Eldorado Gold workers in Athens

ATHENS, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Greek police fired tear gas at dozens of Eldorado Gold workers rallying outside the energy ministry in Athens on Wednesday to protest against potential job losses after the Canadian company threatened to suspend investment at its Greek mines.

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Harvey storm-water releases were unlawful government takings: lawsuits

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Owners of homes flooded during Hurricane Harvey are claiming billions of dollars in damages by federal and state water releases from storm-swollen reservoirs, using a legal tack pursued without success in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina.

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Police Likely to Release Body Camera Footage in Fatal Bronx Shooting, Commissioner Says

The encounter last week was the first fatal police shooting in New York City captured by body cameras.

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Halimah Yacob formally elected Singapore's first woman president

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared elected as Singapore's first woman president on Wednesday, after the returning officer announced she was the sole candidate to qualify for the contest.

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Australian comedian Rebel Wilson wins A$4.6 million in damages for defamation

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australian comedian Rebel Wilson on Wednesday on Wednesday won A$4.6 million ($3.69 million) in damages after a global magazine publisher was found to have defamed her in a string of articles which led to her losing out on Hollywood movie roles.

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Killer of eight in Texas shooting was estranged husband of one victim

DALLAS (Reuters) - A man who shot to death eight people at a Dallas-area house party before he was killed by police was identified on Tuesday as the estranged husband of one of the victims.

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Shkreli apologizes for placing bounty on Hillary Clinton's hair

(Reuters) - Former drug company executive Martin Shkreli on Tuesday apologized for a Facebook post that offered his followers a $5,000 reward for obtaining a strand of Hillary Clinton's hair, a post that led U.S. prosecutors to ask that he be jailed while he awaits sentencing for securities fraud.

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After Irma, a mixed journey home for Florida evacuees

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - After fleeing homes in Hurricane Irma's path several days ago, Florida residents Lee Tinkler and Mercedes Lopez on Tuesday faced far different prospects as they departed from the Orlando hotels where they sought refuge.

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Australian Catholic Church Falls Short on Safeguards for Children, Study Finds

A report on sexual abuse in the global church found that Australia’s has done less than its counterparts in similar countries to protect children in its care.

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U.S. gay marriage pioneer Edith Windsor dies at 88

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Edith Windsor, the New York woman whose successful challenge to a federal law that had defined marriage in the eyes of the U.S. government as between one man and one woman helped pave the way for gay marriage nationwide, died on Tuesday at age 88.

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Ohio killer to be put to death Wednesday seeks age reprieve

(Reuters) - Gary Otte was only 20 years old when he shot two residents in the head at a suburban Cleveland apartment complex in 1992, and his lawyers said Tuesday it would be cruel and unusual punishment to execute someone who was that young at the time.

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Judge tosses charges against Amtrak driver in 2015 Philadelphia crash

(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday dismissed criminal charges against the driver of the Amtrak train that crashed in Philadelphia in 2015, killing eight passengers and injuring 200 others.

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More than 50 arrested for looting in Miami during Irma: police

MIAMI (Reuters) - Miami area police arrested more than 50 suspected looters during Hurricane Irma, including 26 people who were accused of breaking into a single Wal-Mart (WMT.N> store, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Catalan police say Sagrada Familia bomb scare was false alarm

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan police declared a false alarm on Tuesday following a bomb scare that had led agents to cordon off Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church and send in a bomb squad to check a parked van.

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Suspect in New Hampshire hospital shooting report in custody: police

(Reuters) - Police in New Hampshire on Tuesday took into custody a suspect linked to an active shooting report at Dartmouth-Hitchcock hospital, a spokesman for the Lebanon, New Hampshire, police department said.

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'Devastating': Floridians assess Irma's toll; death count climbs

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (Reuters) - Residents who returned to the Florida Keys archipelago on Tuesday found Hurricane Irma had shredded mobile homes like soda cans and coated businesses with seaweed, while the death toll rose for the second major hurricane to hit the United States this year.

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Trump has nominated 42 people for US attorney. Only one is a woman

Of the 42 people President Donald Trump has nominated as US attorneys, the chief federal prosecutors throughout the country, only one is a woman.

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New Hampshire hospital locked down after report of active shooter

(Reuters) - New Hampshire's Dartmouth-Hitchcock hospital was locked down on Tuesday following reports of an active shooter at the facility, a spokesman said in an emailed message.

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U.S. incomes, poverty rate bounce back to pre-recession levels in 2016

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. poverty rate fell for the second straight year in 2016 while median income rose to an all-time high of $59,000 as the economy made up ground lost during the 2007-2009 recession, federal government data released on Tuesday showed.

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Family of Australian woman fatally shot wants Minnesota cop charged

(Reuters) - The family of an Australian woman who was fatally shot wants the Minneapolis policeman involved charged, their attorney said on Tuesday, the same day investigators sent the evidence collected to the local prosecutor.

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8 killed at Dallas Cowboys watch party

A man shot and killed eight people at a Dallas-area home where people had gathered to watch a Dallas Cowboys football game on TV, authorities say.