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Vehicle plows into crowd in Virginia city, several hurt: witnesses

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, vA. (Reuters) - At least one vehicle hit a crowd of people gathered in a Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, hours after police broke up a clash between white nationalists and counter-protesters, according to witnesses, but it was not clear whether the incident was connected to the earlier melee. [Source]

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China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - After years of dismantling discarded televisions and laptops, a Shanghai recycling plant is readying itself for a new wave of waste: piles of exhausted batteries from the surge of electric vehicles hitting China's streets.

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London introduces charge on most polluting vehicles

LONDON (Reuters) - London introduced a charge on the oldest and most polluting vehicles on Monday to try to improve air quality in the British capital, the city's mayor, Sadiq Khan, said.

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INSIGHT-China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

* China lithium battery waste to reach 170,000 tonnes next yr

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Strange twist in Texas murder case surfaces on death row, delaying execution

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas inmate Larry Swearingen, who has been sitting on death row for 17 years, may have been plotting to avoid his date with the execution chamber in November by having a serial murderer take the fall for his crime, according to a county prosecutor.

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Schumer calls on Trump to appoint official to oversee Puerto Rico relief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Charles Schumer, the top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, is calling on President Donald Trump to name a single official to oversee and coordinate relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.

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Search for missing Texas oil-barge crew members suspended

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A sea and air search was suspended on Sunday for two crew members who went missing after an oil barge caught fire early on Friday and leaked an undetermined amount of the fuel into the Gulf of Mexico off Port Aransas, Texas, authorities said.

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Trump video played at hurricane relief concert

(Reuters) - In a rare show of unity, U.S. President Donald Trump praised all five of his living predecessors on Saturday, thanking them in a video for their work helping to raise funds to aid victims of recent hurricanes.

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Trump video to be played at hurricane relief concert

(Reuters) - In a rare show of unity, U.S. President Donald Trump praised all five of his living predecessors on Saturday, thanking them in a video posted online for their work helping to raise funds to help victims of recent hurricanes.

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A picture and its story: A neo-Nazi in the midst of a protest

(Reuters) - On the morning of October 17, two days before Richard Spencer, an avowed white nationalist and spokesman for the so-called alt-right, was to speak at the University of Florida, my wife asked if I had heard anything about it.

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Body of missing worker recovered after Louisiana oil rig explosion

(Reuters) - The body of a worker missing since an oil production platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain exploded and caught fire on Sunday has been found, local officials said.

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Knife-wielding man wounds five people in Munich

BERLIN (Reuters) - A man wounded five people with a knife in the southern German city of Munich on Saturday and was being hunted by police, police and the fire department said.

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Former HHS Secretary's wife: Can people with HIV be 'legally' quarantined?

At a committee meeting on Tuesday to address "Barriers to Access Adequate Healthcare," Georgia state representative Betty Price asked about the legality of quarantining HIV patients, to stop the spread of the virus that causes AIDS.

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One dead, another missing after oil barge fire off Texas

(Reuters) - At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire and exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, officials said.

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Trump on his tweets: 'You have to keep people interested'

President Donald Trump shared insight into his personal tweeting habits during an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo.

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Lawmaker suggests 'quarantine' for people with HIV

Georgia state Rep. Betty Price, the wife of former HHS secretary Tom Price, asked if the government could "quarantine" people with HIV during a study committee.

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Creditors win closely watched appeal in Momentive bankruptcy

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in New York on Friday ruled in favor of senior creditors who had contested interest rates imposed on them during the bankruptcy of silicone maker Momentive Performance Materials, reversing a decision that had sparked alarm among lenders.

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Lawyer charged alongside Martin Shkreli goes on trial

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jurors were presented with a stark choice during opening statements Friday in the trial of Evan Greebel, the lawyer charged with conspiracy alongside former drug executive Martin Shkreli: was he Shkreli's "right hand man," or a victim of his deceit?

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U.S. court hears arguments over immigrant detainee's abortion access

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. attorney told a federal appeals court on Friday that the government had no obligation to facilitate an abortion for a 17-year-old detained as an illegal immigrant in Texas, but a lawyer for the teen argued she has a constitutional right to receive the procedure.

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Oil barge explosion off Texas kills one, fire now out

(Reuters) - At least one person was killed and another was missing on Friday after an oil barge being pulled by a tug boat caught fire and exploded in the Gulf of Mexico off Texas, officials said.

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U.S. judge wrestles with issue of Indonesian immigrants

BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge wrestled on Friday with how much longer she can delay a Trump administration move to deport 47 Indonesian Christians who fled deadly violence in that country two decades ago and have been living illegally in New Hampshire under an informal deal with immigration officials.

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U.S. says 24 people harmed from recent 'attacks' in Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department confirmed on Friday that 24 people have suffered health effects from "attacks" in Cuba earlier this year against diplomatic personnel and that an investigation is ongoing.

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Searching for Trump card, Democrats watch Virginia governor's race

RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - Speaking as a folksy physician running for Virginia governor, Democrat Ralph Northam vowed in a recent campaign ad to fight Donald Trump on cuts to education funding, environmental protections and health care access.

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Alabama executes man convicted of murdering police officer

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Trial wraps up for pharmacist in deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (Reuters) - Closing arguments are set for Friday in the trial of a Massachusetts pharmacist accused of murder and fraud for his role in a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people and sickened hundreds more across the United States.

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Kenyan police say four people killed during opposition demonstrations in past two weeks

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's police said on Friday that four people had died as result of police intervention during opposition protests in the past two weeks, amid concerns violence will break out in next week's repeat presidential vote.

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'Underwear bomber' sues U.S. Justice Department over rights

(Reuters) - A Nigerian man serving life sentences for trying to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day 2009 is suing the U.S. Justice Department for denying his free speech and religious rights.

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Obama Attacks Tactics of Republican Candidate for Governor in Virginia

Former President Barack Obama abandoned nine months of political silence to accuse Ed Gillespie of tactics that he called “damaging and corrosive to our democracy.”

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Alabama executes man convicted or murdering police officer

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Alabama on Thursday executed a man convicted of killing a police officer in 1997 by shooting him multiple times in his patrol car, prison officials said.

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Supreme Court clears way for Alabama execution of convicted killer

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court removed one legal roadblock to Alabama's planned execution on Thursday of a man convicted of murdering a police officer and later rejected a last-minute appeal to spare his life, allowing the lethal injection to proceed.

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Alabama moves closer to planned Thursday execution of convicted killer

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court removed one legal roadblock to Alabama's planned execution on Thursday of a man convicted of murdering a police officer but delayed the lethal injection to consider a last-minute appeal to spare his life.

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Supreme court allows planned Alabama execution to proceed

ATLANTA (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court allowed Alabama's planned execution of a man convicted of murdering a police officer to proceed on Thursday, lifting a halt imposed by a lower court over concerns about one of the drugs used in the state's lethal injection mix.

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Former Dean Foods chairman gets two years for insider trading scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thomas Davis, a former chairman of dairy processing company Dean Foods Co, was sentenced on Thursday to two years in prison after pleading guilty to passing insider information to sports gambler William "Billy" Walters.

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BRIEF-People's United Financial reports Q3 earnings $0.26/shr

* People's United Financial reports third quarter net income of $90.8 million, or $0.26 per common share

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California prepares for the 'big one' with earthquake drill

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Millions of Californians were due on Thursday to simultaneously drop to the floor, clamber under tables and cover their heads for a minute or two of imagined seismic turmoil during the latest annual "Great ShakeOut" earthquake drill.

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The town paying people to move there

The mayor of Italian town Candela has come up with a practical solution to its dwindling population number -- paying people to become residents.

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Quebec bars people with face coverings from getting public services

Quebec's lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would require workers in public-sector jobs and citizens seeking government services to have their faces uncovered.

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Suspect in Maryland shooting that killed three arrested in Delaware

(Reuters) - An employee of a Maryland kitchen countertop company suspected of fatally shooting three co-workers and critically wounding two others on Wednesday was arrested in neighboring Delaware, a Maryland county sheriff said.

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Suspect in Maryland shooting that killed 3 arrested in Delaware

(Reuters) - An employee of a Maryland kitchen countertop company suspected of fatally shooting three co-workers and critically wounding two others on Wednesday was arrested in neighboring Delaware, a Maryland county sheriff said.

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People don't sign up to die, but to serve

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Kentucky officials propose plan to save ailing pensions

(Reuters) - Kentucky's governor and legislative leaders on Wednesday unveiled a plan they said will rescue the state's pension funds from becoming insolvent without breaking retirement promises made to public-sector workers.

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Gunman kills three at Maryland company, suspected in Delaware shooting

(Reuters) - An employee of a Maryland kitchen countertop company fatally shot three co-workers and critically wounded two others on Wednesday and is suspected in a later shooting in nearby Delaware, authorities said.

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Guilty verdict in Boston Islamic State beheading plot

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Boston-area man was found guilty on Wednesday of conspiracy to commit acts of international terrorism and supporting Islamic State for a 2015 plot to attack police and behead a conservative blogger who organized a "Draw Mohammed" contest.

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Quebec Bars People in Face Coverings From Receiving Public Services

Under a new law, women in face veils will not be able to use public transit or work as public employees, including as teachers.

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Las Vegas hotel guard says he heard drilling, then hail of bullets

(Reuters) - A hotel security guard wounded by the Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people told a U.S. television talk show on Wednesday that he heard drilling before the shooter began spraying a hallway with hundreds of rapid-fire rounds.

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Bus failed to stop at red light in deadly NYC crash in Sept.: NTSB

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday a tour bus involved in a deadly New York crash in September in New York ran a red light when it struck a municipal city bus.

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Tommy Hilfiger is making clothes easier to wear for people with disabilities

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Shooter is believed to be on the loose after five people were wounded at a Maryland office park, deputy says

Five people have been shot at an office park in Maryland community of Edgewood, a deputy with the Harford County sheriff's office said Wednesday morning.

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Texas house fire kills mother, five children in 'horrific scene'

(Reuters) - Five children and their mother were killed early on Wednesday when fire engulfed their Texas home about 100 miles east northeast of Houston, Hardin County Sheriff Mark Davis told KFDM TV news.

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Ford to recall about 1.3 million vehicles in North America

The No.2 U.S. automaker said the safety recall is due to frozen door latch or a bent or kinked actuation cable in the affected vehicles, that may result in a door not opening or closing.

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Ford to recall about 1.3 mln vehicles in N.America

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it would recall about 1.3 million vehicles in North America to add a water shield to side door latches.

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Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on U.S. visitors

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second U.S. federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's latest effort to restrict citizens from eight countries from entering the United States, dealing another legal blow to the administration's third bid to impose travel restrictions.

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U.S. Stood by as Indonesia Killed a Half-Million People, Papers Show

The killings in 1965-66 played to anti-Communist attitudes, and U.S. diplomats mostly stayed silent while tallying the deaths, documents show.

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Texas to execute 'tourniquet killer' for serial rape and murder

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas plans to execute on Wednesday a man convicted of raping and murdering five children and young women, using a tourniquet to torture and strangle his victims.

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Kentucky city removes two Confederate statues

(Reuters) - Statues of two leaders of the Confederacy will be moved from public places in Lexington, Kentucky, to a cemetery where the men they represent are buried, an action that began quietly on Tuesday in the midst of a national debate about memorials to those who fought for the South in the U.S. Civil War.

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Mitsubishi Motors eyes 30 percent rise in vehicle sales in three years

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp on Wednesday said it planned to boost revenue and annual car sales by 30 percent in the next three years and crank up R&D investment as the Japanese automaker expands its presence in Asia, the U.S. and China while it draws a line under last year's mileage cheating scandal.

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Market strategist Marc Faber: 'Thank God white people populated America, and not the blacks'

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Judge blocks latest Trump curbs on people entering United States

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which would have taken effect this week.

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Chicago Aviation Dept fires two officers involved in dragging man off flight

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Chicago Department of Aviation has fired two security officers for their roles in the forcible removal of a passenger on a United Airlines flight in April, an incident that provoked international outrage.

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White man charged with hate crime in black Army officer's murder in Maryland

(Reuters) - A white man was indicted on a hate crime charge on Tuesday in the stabbing death of a newly commissioned black U.S. Army officer on the University of Maryland campus in May, a county prosecutor said.

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Louisiana prosecutor creates 'culture of fear' for witnesses: lawsuit

(Reuters) - New Orleans prosecutors used forged subpoenas, false evidence and the threat of jail to create "a culture of fear" to compel crime victims and witnesses to cooperate with investigators, according to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday.

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Lockdown lifted at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police lifted a lockdown at Howard University in the U.S. capital on Tuesday after finding no sign of a reported gunman on the campus, authorities said.

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New York police round up wandering cow in Brooklyn park

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City police wrangled a cow on the loose in a Brooklyn park on Tuesday after the animal became a spectacle for tourists and New Yorkers alike when it was spotted roaming the streets and enjoying the park facilities.

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U.S. appeals court rejects hedge fund founder's FBI misconduct case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by hedge fund founder David Ganek, who claimed federal authorities lied to get a search warrant against his fund in an insider trading investigation.

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Police say unconfirmed report of shooter at DC's Howard University

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington police are checking a report of a gunman at Howard University in the U.S. capital, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Sixteen inmates charged with murder in Delaware prison uprising

A Delaware grand jury has indicted 16 prison inmates for first-degree murder over a February uprising during which a guard was killed and others taken hostage, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

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U.S. safety board criticizes FAA, pilot on deadly U.S. balloon crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The National Transportation Safety board on Tuesday faulted U.S. aviation regulators and the pilot in the July 2016 Texas balloon crash that killed 16 people, the deadliest U.S. aviation accident in more than seven years.

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BRIEF-U.S. CPSC says Polaris recalls ACE 325 recreational off-highway vehicles

* U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says Polaris recalls about 6,300 ACE 325 recreational off-highway vehicles due to fire and burn hazards​

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U.S. Justice Dept will review new law's impact on DEA powers: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said on Tuesday he was very concerned about a report that said new legislation has undermined the Drug Enforcement Administration's ability to crack down on opioid dealers and said the Justice Department would review the law.

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Trial of Islamic State beheading plot in Massachusetts nears end

BOSTON (Reuters) - The case of a Massachusetts man who prosecutors say plotted to attack police and behead a conservative blogger on behalf of Islamic State nears a close on Tuesday as lawyers make closing arguments.

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Search suspended for worker missing after Louisiana oil platform explosion

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a worker missing from an oil production platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain that exploded and caught fire late on Sunday.

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Florida governor declares emergency before white nationalist's speech

(Reuters) - Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Monday ahead of a speech by a white nationalist leader later this week at the University of Florida, in order to free up resources to prepare for possible violence.

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Trucker in deadly Texas immigrant case pleads guilty, faces life sentence

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The driver of a truck packed with immigrants, 10 of whom died due to sweltering Texas heat in July, pleaded guilty on Monday to human smuggling charges and could face up to life in prison, prosecutors said.

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U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl could face life sentence for endangering troops

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, a step toward resolving the politically charged case that could send him to prison for life.

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Ophelia Lashes Ireland, Killing at Least 3 People

The national weather service described the post-tropical storm as the most powerful ever recorded in the northeastern Atlantic.

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Daimler recalls over 1 million vehicles worldwide for air bag fix

BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Daimler AG is recalling more than 1 million Mercedes-Benz cars and sport utility vehicles worldwide to address potential unintended air bag deployments, the German automaker said on Monday.

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BRIEF-Dominion Energy Virginia seeks solar and onshore wind generation proposals

* Dominion Energy Virginia seeking solar and onshore wind generation proposals

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U.S. jury finds New Jersey man guilty in 2016 Manhattan bombing

(Reuters) - A New Jersey man was found guilty by a federal jury in New York on Monday of planting two bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood in September 2016, one of which exploded and wounded 30 people.

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New York jury finds New Jersey man guilty of planting Manhattan bombs in 2016

(Reuters) - A New Jersey man was found guilty by a federal jury in New York on Monday of planting two bombs in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood in September 2016, one of which exploded and wounded 30 people.

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects Guantanamo detainee's appeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday paved the way for a Guantanamo Bay detainee accused of being the mastermind of the 2000 bombing of the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole in a Yemeni port to go on trial before an American war crimes military tribunal.

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Turkey detained more than 1,200 people in last week

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish security forces detained 1,210 people over the last week for suspected links to militant groups or last year's failed coup, the interior ministry said on Monday.

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Search goes on for worker missing after Louisiana oil platform explosion

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The search continued for a worker missing from an oil production platform in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain that exploded and caught fire late Sunday, sending six others to hospital with injuries, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

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Fires in Portugal and Northern Spain Kill at Least 30 People

Forest fires are sweeping across Portugal and northern Spain, fanned by strong winds caused by Hurricane Ophelia.

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U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl to enter plea in desertion case

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, accused of endangering the fellow soldiers who searched for him after he walked off his combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban, is scheduled to enter a plea in his case on Monday.

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Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in Nairobi after elections: rights groups

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in the capital during a crackdown following elections in August, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Monday.

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Six injured, one missing in Louisiana oil platform explosion

HOUSTON (Reuters) - One worker is missing and six are injured after an oil production platform operated by a New Orleans company exploded and caught fire in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain late on Sunday, authorities said.

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Oil rig explosion in Louisiana injures several: media

(Reuters) - An oil rig exploded in Louisiana's Lake Pontchartrain late on Sunday and at least six people were injured, authorities told local media.

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Two people die in fires in northwestern Spain

MADRID (Reuters) - Two people have died in a wave of fires that are ravaging different parts of Spain's northwestern Galicia region, a Civil Guard spokeswoman said on Sunday.

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Not on the Ballot, but Dominating the Virginia Governor’s Race: Trump

The Republican and Democratic candidates in the closely watched contest are struggling to deal with President Trump’s outsize influence.

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Washington state boy, 13, accidentally shot dead by friend

(Reuters) - A 13-year-old boy in Washington state accidentally shot and killed his longtime friend while both boys were at a home with no adults present, authorities said on Sunday.

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Pot farmer's dreams go up in smoke during California wildfires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Andrew Lopas' plans to bring his marijuana business out of the black market with a legal, profitable and organic pot farm went up in smoke in the wildfires that have scorched Santa Rosa, California.

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Sen. Collins: Trump's health care moves hurt 'vulnerable people'

President Donald Trump's recent, aggressive actions on health care will make it harder for people to access care, Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins warned on Sunday.

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Latino workers flee California wine country fires for shelters, beaches

PETALUMA, Calif./SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - At the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds north of San Francisco, Spanish is the language that dominates many conversations about shelters, work and how to survive the California wine country wildfires, one of the deadliest fire events to strike the Golden State.

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Turkey arrests four people over explosion at Tupras refinery: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities arrested four people over Wednesday's explosion in a storage tank at a Tupras refinery which killed four people, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Saturday.

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Canadian says child killed, U.S. wife raped during Afghan kidnapping

OTTAWA/TORONTO (Reuters) - A U.S.-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in Afghanistan, returned to Canada on Friday where the husband said one of his children had been murdered and his wife had been raped.

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California wildfires rage as record death toll climbs to 35

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Fire officials in Northern California reported further headway on Friday against the most lethal outbreak of wildfires in state history, as the death toll rose to 35 and teams with cadaver dogs combed charred ruins for human remains.

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Five arrested in Georgia, including two law enforcement officers, over 1983 murder

(Reuters) - A decades-old investigation in the U.S. state of Georgia into the murder of a black man in 1983 culminated in the arrest of five white people on Friday, including two law enforcement officers charged with hindering the probe, officials said.

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Kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple returns to Canada

TORONTO/OTTAWA (Reuters) - A kidnapped U.S.-Canadian couple freed in Pakistan this week, nearly five years after being abducted in neighboring Afghanistan, has returned to Canada, the Canadian government said on Friday.

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Advocates for Americans held in Iran worried by Trump's hard line

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Advocates for Americans imprisoned by Iranian authorities said on Friday they were concerned the Trump administration's hard line on Iran would close off the chance for talks to secure the prisoners' release.

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Authorities capture Ohio man suspected in quadruple murders

(Reuters) - An Ohio man has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of four people in a rural area of the state this week after an extensive manhunt, the local sheriff said on Friday.

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Las Vegas police say no six-minute gap in massacre response

(Reuters) - Las Vegas police said Friday that there was no six-minute gap between when a gunman shot a security guard and opened fire on an outdoor concert two weeks ago, revising their previous timeline for the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

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Construction starts on New Jersey bridge, a step to fixing region's rail

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Construction began Friday on New Jersey's Portal Bridge, a key step forward for one of the nation's most critical infrastructure projects, but there was continuing uncertainty about its future funding.

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More than 40 people still in hospital from Las Vegas shooting

(Reuters) - There are 45 people still in Las Vegas hospitals, some of them with critical injuries sustained in the mass shooting on Oct. 1, Las Vegas police said on Friday.

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New energy vehicles top China's list of subsidy questions for U.S.

GENEVA (Reuters) - China sent the World Trade Organization 50 questions about U.S. subsidy programs on Friday, asking for more information on federal and state support for new energy vehicles, industrial energy efficiency, agriculture and in other areas.

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Trump ends insurance subsidies for poor people

Saying they're "unlawful," President Trump decided to stop the payments to insurance companies that subsidize cheaper plans for low-income people. That could increase premiums for others in the marketplace or potentially drive insurers away completely.

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Military helicopter teams bring aid to Puerto Rico

Sixteen days after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, Maria de Lourdes Sandoval heard helicopters over her village of Bajura.

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Trump says Puerto Ricans are 'wonderful,' have 'unmatched spirit'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump praised the people of Puerto Rico on Friday, calling them "wonderful" and praising their "unmatched spirit" as the U.S. territorial island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria and he weathers criticism for his handling of the aftermath.

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People travel hours for food and water -- find empty shelves

Thousands have fled Puerto Rico in the three weeks since Hurricane Maria hit, but for the millions remaining the struggle for life's basic necessities seems to be never-ending.

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Ask Well: How Do People Die From Diabetes?

While untreated diabetes itself can be deadly, complications from the disease such as heart attacks are a more common cause of death.

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BRIEF-Yogaworks announces purchase of Pure Om Studios in Virginia and Maryland

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Chinese Museum Pulls Exhibit Comparing Animals to Black People

A photography exhibit in Wuhan was criticized for placing images of wild animals side by side with black Africans, a juxtaposition many saw as racist.

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Mercedes-Benz, China JVs to recall 351,218 vehicles: watchdog

BEIJING (Reuters) - Mercedes-Benz, the luxury brand of German carmaker Daimler AG , and its Chinese joint ventures will recall 351,218 vehicles due to potential issues with Takata Corp air bags, China's quality watchdog said on Friday.

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Jason Aldean rallies crowd at first concert since shooting

Singer Jason Aldean has resumed his They Don't Know Tour in Tulsa, Oklahoma, two weeks after the mass shooting in Las Vegas.

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Ford China Sept vehicle sales little changed yr/yr

BEIJING, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co sold 112,902 vehicles in China in September, little changed compared with the same period a year earlier, the U.S. carmaker said on Friday, following a 1 percent drop in August and a 7 percent slide in July.

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Two North Carolina prison employees killed during escape attempt

(Reuters) - Two employees at a North Carolina prison were killed on Thursday, during an escape attempt that involved fires set in the facility, but no inmate broke out, officials said.

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Texas executes man convicted of killing prison guard with shank

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas executed a man on Thursday convicted of murdering a prison guard in 1999, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal to spare his life despite arguments by his lawyers that he was innocent.

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Texas executes man convicted of murdering guard with shank

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas executed a man on Thursday convicted of murdering a prison guard in 1999, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal to spare his life despite arguments by his lawyers that he was innocent.

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Four U.S. 'sanctuary cities' may be violating law: U.S. Attorney General

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department singled out four cities and a county on Thursday for allegedly having so-called "sanctuary policies" that may violate a federal law that says local governments cannot limit information sharing with U.S. immigration officials.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time: MGM

(Reuters) - The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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UPDATE 3-Las Vegas gunman fired on guard and crowd at about same time -MGM

Oct 12 (Reuters) - The owner of the hotel where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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Supreme Court rejects appeal, clears way for Texas execution

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme rejected a last-minute appeal from a Texas inmate about an hour before his planned execution on Thursday for murdering a prison guard in 1999.

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North Carolina prison on lockdown, several employees injured

(Reuters) - An escape attempt at a North Carolina prison in which fires were set left several employees injured on Thursday, and the facility was placed on lockdown, officials said.

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UPDATE 2-Las Vegas gunman fired on guard, crowd at about same time -MGM

Oct 12 (Reuters) - The owner of the hotel from which a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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Las Vegas gunman fired on guard, crowd at about same time: MGM

(Reuters) - The owner of the hotel from which a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history on Thursday provided a new version of the timeline, suggesting there was no time for hotel staff to warn police.

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Oklahoma jury recommends death sentence for man who beheaded co-worker

(Reuters) - An Oklahoma jury recommended the death penalty on Thursday for a man who beheaded a co-worker with a kitchen knife at a food processing and distribution plant south of Oklahoma City about three years ago, court officials said.

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Employees hurt, fires set in attempted escape at North Carolina prison

(Reuters) - Police rushed to a North Carolina prison on Thursday after fires were set and several of the facility's employees were injured during an attempted escape, officials said.

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Man beaten by white supremacists in Charlottesville is arrested

In an incident captured on video and widely shared online, a black man was beaten by several white attackers in a parking garage during August's rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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U.S. white nationalists sued over Virginia protest violence

(Reuters) - Eleven people have sued white nationalists whose rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly this summer, saying they suffered emotional and physical trauma from protesters' threats and violence.

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Insider trading suspect out of U.S. jail as judge weighs 'Jekyll & Hyde' risk

BOSTON (Reuters) - A former Akebia Therapeutics Inc employee accused of insider trading was released from jail on Thursday despite a judge's concern that the man's "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" tendencies could lead him to violate his bail conditions.

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Mystery surrounding ancient Easter Island people deepens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The massive brooding stone figures peering from Easter Island's hillsides are emblematic of the enigmatic people who once thrived on the dot of land in the middle of the Pacific. New genetic research only deepens the mystery around these people.

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Four U.S. 'sanctuary cities' may be violating law: U.S. Attorney General Sessions

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States Justice Department singled out four cities and a county on Thursday for allegedly having so-called "sanctuary policies" that may violate a federal law that says local governments cannot limit information sharing with U.S. immigration officials.

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Hundreds missing, 24 dead in California wildfires as crews gain ground

SONOMA, Calif. (Reuters) - Firefighters began to gain ground on Thursday against the spread of wildfires that have killed at least 24 people in Northern California and left hundreds missing in the pandemonium of mass evacuations in the heart of the state's wine country.

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GOP Rep. Perry: People are not dying in Puerto Rico

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pennsylvania, incorrectly claimed Thursday that people are not dying in Puerto Rico, adding that the federal response to Hurricane Maria's destruction is a "success story" as he defended President Donald Trump's leadership during the crisis.

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New York police say investigating 2004 claim of Weinstein sex assault

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York City Police Department said on Thursday it is investigating an allegation of sexual assault by movie producer Harvey Weinstein in 2004.

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Attorney General says four 'sanctuary cities' may be violating the law

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States Justice Department singled out four cities and a county on Thursday for allegedly having so-called "sanctuary policies" that may violate a federal law which requires them to communicate with federal immigration officials about a person's citizenship status.

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Charlottesville suing to stop private militias at rallies

Two months after the deadly white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, the city and a group of local business owners headed to court Thursday to file a novel lawsuit to prevent what they call "private militia" groups from wreaking havoc on the town once again.

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U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl to enter plea in military court

(Reuters) - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held captive by the Taliban for five years, will enter a plea in his court-martial at Fort Bragg, North Carolina on Monday, the Army said in an emailed statement.

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U.S. Justice Dept says sanctuary cities are violating the law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States Justice Department singled out five cities and counties on Thursday for allegedly having so-called "sanctuary policies" that may violate a federal law which requires them to communicate with federal immigration officials about a person's citizenship status.

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China says it has right to bar people from Hong Kong after British activist turned away

HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Thursday it had the right to bar people from Hong Kong, a day after a British activist was denied entry into the former British colony, and that it had complained to Britain after it demanded an explanation.

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Floods, landslides in Vietnam kill 37 people, thousands evacuated

HANOI (Reuters) - Floods caused by a tropical depression in Vietnam killed 37 people, one of the highest death tolls recorded in the country from flooding, the disaster prevention agency said on Thursday.

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Illinois man charged with kidnapping, death of Chinese scholar

CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Illinois man accused of abducting a Chinese visiting scholar at the University of Illinois faces a new charge of kidnapping resulting in death and was arraigned on Wednesday.

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Las Vegas police chief says response to gunman came 'as quick as possible'

(Reuters) - Las Vegas police are getting closer to finding an explanation for why a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the city's police chief said on Wednesday, as he defended the speed of the department's response to the massacre.

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Florida businessman admits to bribery scheme at Venezuela's PDVSA

(Reuters) - The part owner of several Florida-based energy companies on Wednesday became the latest person to plead guilty as part of an ongoing U.S. investigation into bribery at Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA.

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New York lawyer gets two years in prison for tax evasion scheme

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York lawyer charged with failing to report more than $3 million of income from tax shelter and other transactions he handled at the law firm Herrick Feinstein, where he led the tax practice, was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday.

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New York man arrested, charged with threatening 'Las Vegas repeat'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City man has been arrested on charges that he threatened employees of a Colorado software company with a "Las Vegas repeat" days after a gunman opened fire on a crowd from his Las Vegas hotel room, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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Three-quarters of Americans favor higher taxes for wealthy: Reuters/Ipsos poll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Donald Trump promotes a tax plan that critics say would raise the federal deficit by slashing corporate rates and eliminating some taxes paid by the rich, some three-quarters of Americans believe the wealthiest should pay more, Reuters/Ipsos polling shows.

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Ten charged in booze-fueled death of Louisiana State fraternity pledge

(Reuters) - Ten men have been charged in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge who had more than six times the legal blood alcohol limit after a night of suspected booze-fueled hazing, officials said on Wednesday.

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Utah police lieutenant demoted over arrest of nurse over blood draw

(Reuters) - A Utah police lieutenant who ordered a detective to arrest a nurse after she refused to let the detective take a blood sample from an unconscious patient without a warrant was demoted on Wednesday, according to a police spokesman and police records.

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Boy Scouts of America to allow girls to join, earn Eagle Scout rank

(Reuters) - In a historic shift, the Boy Scouts of America will let girls enroll in Cub Scouts starting next year and allow them to eventually earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout through a separate program, the organization said on Wednesday.

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Charlottesville, Virginia, schools on partial lockdown after threat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Schools in Charlottesville, Virginia, where a white nationalist protest over a Confederate statue turned deadly this summer, were under a partial lockdown on Wednesday after the FBI discovered a potential online threat, authorities said.

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Boy Scouts of America to allow girls to join Cub, Eagle scout programs

(Reuters) - The Boy Scouts of America will allow girls to enroll into its Cub Scouts through a new separate program and allow them to eventually earn the highest rank of Eagle Scout starting in 2018, the organization said in a statement on Wednesday.

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U.S. justices question Arab Bank liability in militant attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday signaled concern about allowing companies to be sued under American law for human rights abuses abroad in a case involving allegations that Arab Bank Plc helped finance militant attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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BRIEF-Facebook says aware that people having trouble accessing Facebook, Instagram

* Facebook spokesperson says "we’re aware that some people are currently having trouble accessing Facebook and Instagram" Further company coverage:

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Ten charged in death of Louisiana State fraternity pledge

(Reuters) - Police have charged 10 people in the death of a Louisiana State University fraternity pledge after a night of suspected alcohol-fueled hazing at the social group's house, the school said on Wednesday.

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CSX CEO Harrison apologizes to rail customers, defends strategy

(Reuters) - CSX Corp's chief executive apologized to customers for months of service disruptions at the No. 3 U.S. railroad but passionately defended his operating strategy, at a hearing on Wednesday called by the top U.S. rail regulator.

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BMW eyes possible electric vehicle joint venture in China: sources

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - German luxury automaker BMW is looking to form a joint venture with Great Wall Motor in China, which could focus on electric vehicles, according to two sources familiar with the matter on Wednesday.

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U.S. heating costs forecast to be higher this winter: EIA

(Reuters) - Most U.S. households can expect higher heating expenditures this winter than in the previous two years, according to the government's Winter Fuels Outlook due to be released at 11 a.m. (1500 GMT) on Wednesday.

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Brazilian who led U.S. to $17 million under mattress to plead guilty

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Brazilian whose arrest led U.S. authorities to discover $17 million hidden under a mattress is expected to plead guilty on Wednesday after being charged with try to launder funds tied to one of the largest pyramid schemes ever.

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GM says China September vehicle sales up 6.6 pct y/y

BEIJING, Oct 11 (Reuters) - General Motors Co's vehicle sales in China rose 6.6 percent in September from a year earlier to 366,305 vehicles, following a 12 percent increase in August and a 6.3 percent increase in July, the Detroit automaker said on Wednesday.

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U.S. Navy says deadly McCain collision was preventable, relieves ship commander

TOKYO (Reuters) - The collision of the USS McCain with a merchant ship near Singapore that killed 10 sailors was preventable, the U.S. Navy said on Tuesday after it relieved the warships commander and his deputy from their duties.

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Thailand prepares to bid farewell to 'the people's king'

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand is putting the finishing touches this month to a lavish five-day funeral ceremony in a final goodbye to its late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who helped shape the Southeast Asian nation for decades after World War Two.

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Prosecutors still pursuing charges against driver in Philly Amtrak crash

(Reuters) - Pennsylvania's attorney general is still pursuing criminal charges against the driver of a deadly Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia in 2015, appealing a judge's decision last month to throw out the charges.

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Washington judge limits scope of government warrant for data from anti-Trump site

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A District of Columbia Superior Court judge on Tuesday agreed to limit the scope of the data the U.S. Justice Department is seeking from an anti-Trump website, saying innocent peoples' identities must be safeguarded to protect their constitutional rights.

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Wildfires kill 15, damage 1,500 homes in California wine country

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Fast-moving wildfires burning across Northern California's wine country had claimed at least 15 lives by Tuesday afternoon and destroyed an estimated 1,500 homes and commercial buildings, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.

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D.C. judge limits scope of government warrant for data from anti-Trump site

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A District of Columbia Superior Court judge on Tuesday agreed to limit the scope of the data the U.S. Justice Department is seeking from an anti-Trump website, saying innocent peoples' identities must be safeguarded to protect their Constitutional rights.

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U.S. business agency approves only 13 Puerto Rico disaster loans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Small Business Administration said on Tuesday it had approved just 13 disaster loans for homes in Puerto Rico affected by Hurricane Maria, nearly three weeks after the storm devastated the U.S. territory and its power grid.

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CIA official tells jury about day 'all hell broke loose' in Benghazi

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A CIA operative told a jury on Tuesday about the terror he experienced in 2012 when militants attacked the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, and described how he recovered the body of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens.

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Ex-Dewey & LeBoeuf executive avoids prison time after fraud conviction

(Reuters) - The former chief financial officer of defunct law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, whose collapse five years ago was the largest failure of a law firm in U.S. history, has avoided prison time after being convicted of defrauding the firm's investors.

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Puerto Rico hurricane death toll rises by four to 43

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - The death toll in Puerto Rico attributed to Hurricane Maria has reached 43, an official said on Tuesday, up from 39 previously reported as islanders continue to fall victim to infections, bad road conditions and other consequences of the storm.

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Wilmington Trust reaches deal on U.S. criminal charges

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - Wilmington Trust Corp has reached an agreement on criminal charges that the bank concealed its deteriorating condition from regulators and investors in 2009 and 2010, a U.S. judge said on Tuesday, just as a trial was set to begin.

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Over 20,000 people evacuated in Northern California

More than a dozen wildfires are scorching Northern California, aided by the state's epic drought, low humidity and high winds. Here's some eye-popping numbers that tell the scope of the tragedy.

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U.S. top court rejects convicted coal executive's appeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Massey Energy Co Chief Executive Officer Donald Blankenship's bid to overturn his conviction stemming from a 2010 West Virginia mine explosion that killed 29 coal miners ended on Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his appeal.

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Puerto Rico hurricane death toll now 43: government official

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - The death toll in Puerto Rico attributable to Hurricane Maria has now reached 43, a government official said on Tuesday.

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U.S. top court leaves Guantanamo detainee's conviction intact

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday left in place the last remaining conviction of a Yemeni man who was put on trial before a special military tribunal at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. naval base in Cuba for his role as an al Qaeda publicist.

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Exclusive: EU plans carbon credits, not quotas, for electric vehicles

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A European Union proposal to promote electric cars will shy away from quotas and instead include carbon credits that carmakers can use to offset emissions targets, EU sources told Reuters.

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Analysis: Trump lives for adoring crowds

In a terrific Washington Post piece published Tuesday that paints Donald Trump as a tea kettle about to blow, there's a remarkably telling paragraph about how the President views politics and his role in it. Here it is:

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U.S. opens rare criminal trial versus bank stemming from 2008 crisis

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) - The U.S. government, long criticized for a dearth of successful prosecutions tied to the 2008 financial crisis, was set to open a rare criminal trial on Tuesday that gives it a chance to improve its record.

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Op-Ed Columnist: Virginia Is for Haters

Will a white nationalist campaign prevail in a changing state?

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Flames rip through the state's famous wine country, killing 10 people and destroying 1,500 structures

Fifteen wildfires raged across Northern California, with the biggest ones scorching the state's famous wine country, killing at least 10 people, and burning over 1,500 homes and businesses, authorities said.

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Student shoots police officer dead at Texas Tech in Lubbock

(Reuters) - A student shot a police officer to death at Texas Tech University in Lubbock on Monday and the campus was placed on lockdown before the suspect was arrested, officials said.

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Shooting reported at Texas Tech police division, campus on lockdown: university tweet

(Reuters) - A shooting was reported on Monday at the Texas Tech University police division in Lubbock and the campus was placed on lockdown, the university said in a message on Twitter.

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Police: Las Vegas killer shot at security guard 6 minutes before firing into crowd

Authorities have found "no evidence to show that there was a second shooter" in Las Vegas on October 1, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Monday.

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Texas girl, 3, missing after she was sent outside at night as punishment

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A 3-year-old girl in suburban Dallas is missing after her father said he punished her for not drinking her milk by telling her to stand outside by herself at night near an alley behind her home, police said on Monday.

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Melania Trump to visit West Virginia opioid treatment center

First lady Melania Trump will embark on a visit Tuesday morning to Huntington, West Virginia, with the specific purpose of visiting Lily's Place, an infant recovery center that helps families dealing with addiction.

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'Hell to pay' over water, food deliveries, Puerto Rico governor warns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello on Monday ordered an investigation into water distribution on the hurricane-battered island and warned there would be "hell to pay" for mishandling of supplies.

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Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico expired Sunday, not being extended: DHS

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Jones Act waiver for Puerto Rico expired Sunday night and will not be extended, according to a Department of Homeland Security spokesperson.

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GM aims to lead electric vehicles market in Mercosur: executive

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - General Motors Co aims to lead the market for electric vehicles in Mercosur, the South American trade bloc, the company's top executive for the region said on Monday.

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GM aims to lead electric vehicles market in Mercosur -executive

SAO PAULO, Oct 9 (Reuters) - General Motors Co aims to lead the market for electric vehicles in Mercosur, the South American trade bloc, the company's top executive for the region said on Monday.

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Puerto Rico governor: 'hell to pay' over water, food deliveries

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello said on Monday he ordered an investigation of water distribution on the hurricane-battered island and warned that there would be "hell to pay" for mishandling of the supplies.

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U.S. insured wind, storm surge loss from Hurricane Nate around $500 million: KCC

(Reuters) - Insured losses in the United States from Hurricane Nate will be close to $500 million, catastrophe modeling company Karen Clark & Company (KCC) said on Monday.

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Miami Beach police fatally shoot woman driver who struck officer

(Reuters) - Miami Beach police fatally shot a woman on Sunday after she crashed her car into another vehicle and then hit a police officer who was on foot as she tried to drive off, the department's chief said.

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Senator Corker says Trump risks putting U.S. on path to World War Three

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Bob Corker warned on Sunday that President Donald Trump risks setting the nation “on the path to World War Three" in an interview with The New York Times, the latest in a series public barbs traded over the day.

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Las Vegas concertgoers claim personal items left after massacre

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The FBI on Sunday started returning thousands of purses, phones and other property left behind by concertgoers in Las Vegas fleeing the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, as the Red Cross stepped up efforts to reach those traumatized by the Oct. 1 massacre.

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South of New Orleans, Nate spares parish devastated by Hurricane Katrina

BELLE CHASSE, La. (Reuters) - Residents of Louisiana's lower Plaquemines Parish, the swampy peninsula that shadows the Mississippi River as it empties into the Gulf of Mexico, know Nate let them off very easy, certainly when compared with hurricanes of years past.

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Huge crowds protest Catalan independence

Large crowds protested in Barcelona on Sunday to demand that their regional Catalan leaders hold fire on declaring independence from Spain, as they have threatened to do in a matter of days.

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Charlottesville mayor slams white supremacists for rally

Officials in Virginia denounced white supremacist Richard Spencer and dozens of his supporters who held another rally holding tiki torches in Charlottesville on Saturday night.

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White nationalists return to Charlottesville for torch-lit protest

(Reuters) - White nationalists briefly rallied on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, where violent clashes in August led to the death of a woman who was run down by a car.

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Turkish military vehicles enter Syria's Idlib: sources

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkish military vehicles entered Syria's Idlib province on Sunday under escort from the Tahrir al-Sham jihadist alliance, a resident of the Syria-Turkey border area and a local rebel said.

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Richard Spencer and White Nationalists Return to Charlottesville

A small crowd bearing torches returned briefly to the site of a violent protest in Virginia, chanting, “You will not replace us!”

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U.S. to boost military personnel in Puerto Rico: senator

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to have 17,000 military personnel in Puerto Rico to aid disaster recovery efforts after Hurricane Maria, a Democratic senator briefed on the plan told reporters on Saturday.

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Several people injured in car incident near London museum

LONDON (Reuters) - London police said on Saturday a number of pedestrians had been injured near the city's Natural History Museum and that a man had been detained at the scene.