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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to sign a bipartisan government funding deal as it stands now, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, adding that Trump could still change
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it is requiring small drones to display registration numbers on the exterior to address concerns raised by U.S. security officials and to make it easier to identify owners. FILE PHOTO: A drone hovers at a viewpoint overlooking the Space Needle and skyline of tech hub
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DENVER (Reuters) – Thousands of Denver public school teachers walked picket lines for a second day on Tuesday, disrupting classes for some 92,000 students as union and school district officials resumed contract talks that broke down over the weekend. In the latest in a series of strikes to hit U.S. public school systems around the
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he has yet to decide whether to support an agreement reached by congressional negotiators to avert another partial government shutdown that includes no funds for
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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and a prosecutor on Monday challenged the sentence of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke for the murder of a black teenager, questioning whether the judge who imposed it followed the law due to his failure to account for other convictions. FILE PHOTO: Chicago police Officer
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed an order withdrawing more than two-thirds of the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, calling claims of an illegal immigration crisis there nothing but “political theater.” FILE PHOTO: California Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom speaks after being elected governor of the state
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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Virginia’s embattled Democratic governor vowed in an interview on Monday not to resign over revelations that he wore blackface at a 1980s party, as a web of scandals enveloped three top party officials. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, accompanied by his wife Pamela Northam announces he will not resign during a news
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FILE PHOTO – Justin Fairfax, the Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, drinks before opening the state’s Senate meeting during a session of the General Assembly in Richmond, Virginia, U.S, February 8, 2019. REUTERS/Jay Paul RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – A draft resolution calling for the impeachment of Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, a Democrat, has been circulating
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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Virginia Governor Ralph Northam made his first public appearance on Saturday since defying calls a week ago to step down over a racist yearbook photograph, as his potential successor, a fellow Democrat, faced growing pressure over sexual assault allegations. FILE PHOTO: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, accompanied by his wife Pamela Northam
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(Reuters) – A federal judge dismissed a racketeering lawsuit accusing Walmart Inc and six other retailers of extortion by forcing accused shoplifters to take costly “restorative justice” classes or else be reported to the police. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 20, 2018. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski/File
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The commercial drone industry could be torpedoed if there were a serious accident involving a drone and a commercial aircraft, the chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee warned on Friday. FILE PHOTO: An airplane takes off at Gatwick Airport, after the airport reopened to flights following its forced closure
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David Amad, a member of Open Carry Texas, openly carries a firearm in Houston, Texas, U.S., September 24, 2018. Picture taken September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott (Reuters) – A federal appeals court has decided to reconsider its recent decision that the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution protects the right to openly carry guns in
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FILE PHOTO – Trade visitors are seen walking over a road crossing covered with Lockheed Martin branding at Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, Britain, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has sued Lockheed Martin Corp, Lockheed Martin Services Inc, and Mission Support Alliance LLC, as well as a Lockheed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A divided U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday stopped a Louisiana law imposing strict regulations on abortion clinics from going into effect in its first major test on abortion since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy last summer. The court on a 5-4 vote granted an emergency application by Shreveport-based abortion provider Hope
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RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) – Virginia’s highest-ranking Republican said on Thursday that he had never worn blackface, as the state’s Democratic governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general grappled with career-threatening race or sexual assault scandals. State House Speaker Kirk Cox, who is third in line to be governor, was asked by reporters whether anything in his
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