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(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. That changed this week, as immigration officials rolled out a video in which Trump welcomes new citizens into “the American family.” More than 4,500 people from 120 countries were among
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – California’s attorney general plans to file a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging President Donald Trump’s plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, the state AG’s office said, adding to the obstacles facing a key Trump campaign promise. Trump has insisted Mexico would pay for building the wall, which experts
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (Reuters) – Streets usually abuzz with diners, shoppers, and traffic stood silent, shuttered and empty in the center of San Juan on Tuesday as the Puerto Rican capital prepared for the onslaught of a massive hurricane the following morning. Category 5 storm Maria was expected to tear across Puerto Rico after
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A San Diego children’s hospital unveiled a collection of remote controlled luxury mini cars on Tuesday that allow its young patients to ‘drive’ themselves to the operating room. The cars at the Rady Children’s Hospital are actually operated by a nurse or a doctor, and are part of a new program
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(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. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman rejected Kurniawan’s argument that his trial lawyers represented him ineffectively by failing to demand hearings to suppress evidence
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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. Passengers were pulled from the wreckage by firefighters after the city bus collided with a Dahlia charter bus
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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 making several arrests. Demonstrators had gathered in central St. Louis for the third straight night to protest the acquittal of former police officer
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