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Steam pipe blasts show dangers lurking under New York streets

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 6:46pm
Under the crowded streets of New York City, a network of pipes, cables and tunnels contains hidden dangers that burst to the surface this week, spraying the Flatiron district with debris containing asbestos, a toxic chemical that can lead to respiratory illnesses, including cancer.
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Trump wants suspensions for NFL players who kneel during anthem

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 6:34pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that National Football League (NFL) players who do not stand for the national anthem should be suspended for the season without pay.
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U.S. lawmakers cut anti-ZTE measure from defense bill

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 6:17pm
U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China's ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea.
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Judge praises U.S. efforts in reuniting migrant families

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 6:00pm
A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.
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Amid storm warnings and whitecaps, 17 die – 9 from one family – when boat capsizes on Table Rock Lake

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:50pm
Fourteen people on the duck boat survived, including the captain. Authorites have not said if anyone on board was wearing a life jacket.
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Hochman: Who's to blame for Cardinals' bad defense?

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:35pm
With the bad hitting, it just seemed very easy to point a finger at hitting coaches Mabry and Mueller. These were the guys whose whole jobs were to improve the Cardinals' batting, and numerous Cardinals were/are batting badly. With the…
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Carpenter's three homers, historic day lead Cardinals to 18-5 drubbing of Cubs

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:18pm
By the end of the sixth inning, the Cards' leadoff hitter had one of the finest offensive performances ever by a Cardinal against the archrival Cubs. Carpenter hit three home runs, became the first Cardinal ever to have five extra-base…
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Second man charged in December shooting where robbers lured man to his death

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:15pm
Frederick Roberson, 26, has been charged in connection with the death of Jordan Boyd, 20, on Dec. 4 in the 4700 block of South Spring Avenue.
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Missouri tourist boat tragedy claims lives of 9 family members, others

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:11pm
Divers on Friday recovered the last of the bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank on Thursday during a storm on a Missouri lake, counting among the 17 who died nine members of a single family.
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Duck boat design flagged years ago after fatal accident in Arkansas

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:11pm
The drownings of 17 people when a “duck boat” in which they were riding sank in a storm over a Missouri lake on Thursday was reminiscent of an accident involving the amphibious tourist vessel in 1999 in which 13 people died.
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BenFred: Tanking paid off for Cubs, but Cardinals' stance remains unchanged

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:10pm
Mozeliak has described the Cards as 'on the fence' when it comes to the trade deadline. But he has acknowledged that win-now moves that don't help this team in 2019 and beyond don't seem to make much sense. That's very…
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Safety concerns about duck boats have been sounded for years

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 5:00pm
Law firm says 43 people have died worldwide on the vessels since 1999
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Cycling buffs will roll through St. Louis for World Naked Bike Ride

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:45pm
More than a thousand cyclists in varying states of undress are expected to participate in the St. Louis World Naked Bike Ride on Saturday, a celebration of body positivity and community building.
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U.S. loses bid to end children's climate change lawsuit

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:41pm
A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday rejected the Trump administration's renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the U.S. government is ignoring the perils of climate change.
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St. Louis man gets life prison terms in Bevo Mill double homicide

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:35pm
The jury deliberated for a little over two hours before finding Rey Hernandez of St. Louis guilty of two murders.
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Baltimore lawsuit blames oil and gas companies for climate change

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:27pm
The city of Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc , Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change.
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St. Charles County man charged in killing of girlfriend's infant son

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:00pm
The 4-month-old child was found unresponsive in a pack n' play in December 2017.
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Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

St. Charles News from STLToday.com - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 4:00pm
The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S., the only country where it remains available.
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Tourist boat capsizes in storm, killing 17 in Missouri

Domestic News from Reuters - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 3:56pm
Divers on Friday pulled the last bodies from the wreckage of a "duck boat" that sank a day earlier during a storm in a lake near a popular Missouri destination, killing 17 people in one of the deadliest U.S. tourist incidents for years.
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