- Ex-Florida policeman faces sentencing for killing black motoristA former Florida police officer was due to be sentenced on Thursday for fatally shooting a black motorist in 2015 without identifying himself as a police officer as he approached the man who was waiting for his car to be towed.
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- Floods stall fertilizer shipments in latest blow to U.S. farmersFarm supplier CHS Inc has dozens of loaded barges trapped on the flood-swollen Mississippi River near St. Louis - about 500 miles from the company's two Minnesota distribution hubs.
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- Trump immigration plan may increase visas for highly skilled workers: sourcesA merit-based immigration proposal being put together by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner could lead to an increase in U.S. visas for highly skilled workers, sources familiar with the effort said on Wednesday.
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- U.S. measles cases at its highest since elimination in 2000: CDCThe United States has recorded 695 measles cases from 22 states as of April 24, the largest number of cases reported in the country since measles was eliminated in 2000, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
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- Body of missing Illinois boy found in shallow grave, parents arrestedThe body of a 5-year-old boy who was reported missing from his Illinois home last week was discovered buried in a shallow grave on Wednesday and his parents were arrested on murder charges, local police said.
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- Former U.S. vice president Biden to announce 2020 election run on ThursdayFormer U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.
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- NRA sues Los Angeles over law requiring disclosure of ties to gun rights groupThe National Rifle Association sued Los Angeles on Wednesday over a new law requiring that contractors disclose their ties to the gun rights group as a condition of obtaining business from the second most-populous U.S. city.
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- Ex-University of Texas tennis coach in college admissions scandal pleads guiltyThe former head coach of the men's tennis team at the University of Texas at Austin pleaded guilty on Wednesday as part of deal to cooperate with prosecutors in their ongoing investigation of the U.S. college admissions scandal.
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- Fire mostly contained after ethanol train derailment in Texas: Union PacificA fire that broke out early Wednesday after 25 cars of a Union Pacific train hauling ethanol derailed at Fort Worth, Texas, has been "mostly contained", a company spokeswoman said.
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- Self-styled U.S. citizen border patrol unravels after leader’s arrestA group of armed Americans who have been stopping migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border abandoned their New Mexico camp on Tuesday, days after its leader was arrested and allies deserted them during a storm of criticism.
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