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Buttigieg vows fundraising transparency after spat with Warren

DETROIT (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s campaign pledged on Monday to increase transparency over donors to his White House bid and disclose clients he worked for as a young consultant, following criticism from rival Elizabeth Warren. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg speaks during the Teamsters Vote 2020 Presidential Forum in Cedar Rapids, …

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Saudi airman may have become radicalized before U.S. Navy base attack

PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) – The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that tracks online extremism. Federal investigators have …

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Officer stabbed, student shot in altercation at Wisconsin high school: police

(Reuters) – A Wisconsin high school student on Tuesday stabbed a school resource officer, who responded by shooting the teenager, police said, in the second such incident over the last two days in the state. Oshkosh West High School, about 85 miles (137 km) north of Milwaukee, was put on lockdown after the altercation, Oshkosh …

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U.S. snowstorms, rain make Thanksgiving trip home a nightmare

FILE PHOTO: Thanksgiving traffic crawls in a rainstorm in Claremont, California, U.S., November 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (Reuters) – Holiday travelers can go home again but it will take far longer than expected with snow, ice and rain slowing the busiest U.S. travel day of the Thanksgiving weekend on Sunday, forecasters said. As much as …

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‘Tis the season: Quotes from shoppers as America’s biggest shopping day kicks off

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shoppers headed out to stores across the United States in a quest to score the best Black Friday discounts, with early promotions marking the start of a condensed holiday shopping season. People wait in line to pay for purchases at Best Buy during a sales event on Thanksgiving day in Westbury, …

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Two injured in TPC Port Neches, Texas chemical plant blast: official

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Two workers were injured in an early Wednesday explosion at TPC Group’s chemical plant in Port Neches, Texas, that felt more than 30 miles (48 kms) away from the plant, said a law enforcement official. KFDM-TV in Beaumont, Texas, quoted Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick saying all workers had been accounted for …

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U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy’s top civilian on Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL who was convicted of battlefield misconduct in Iraq and later won the support of President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks with personnel during …

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Texas teacher faces backlash for telling student to ‘speak English’

(Reuters) – A Latino civil rights group on Friday called for a Texas teacher to be banned from instructing students after she was shown on video appearing to tell a Latino high school pupil to “speak English; we’re in America.” The video, which was posted online by local television, shows a white, female substitute teacher …

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