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(Reuters) – At least five people were killed and about 60 transported to hospitals after a Pennsylvania Turnpike crash early Sunday involving a tour bus, two tractor-trailers and passenger vehicles. The cause of the pileup in Mount Pleasant Township, about 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Pittsburgh, was under investigation. “Coroner has confirmed five fatalities,”
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Still image taken from satellite footage shows smoke emerging from the Shishaldin Volcano eruption in Alaska, U.S., January 3, 2020. NOAA/via REUTERS ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) – One of Alaska’s most active volcanoes, a towering ice-covered cone in the Aleutian Islands, shot a cloud of ash more than 5 miles high on Friday, triggering a warning
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 17, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives and 20 Democratic-led states asked the Supreme Court on Friday to declare that the landmark Obamacare healthcare law does not violate the U.S. Constitution as lower courts have found in a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders raised more than $34.5 million in the last quarter of 2019, the largest three-month haul for a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, while Republican President Donald Trump drew $46 million on the heels of his impeachment, their campaigns said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Julian Castro, Bernie Sanders
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren sought to re-energize her White House campaign in a New Year’s Eve speech on Tuesday, warning that “democracy hangs in the balance” five weeks before nominating contests begin in early February. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivers a speech, on the
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(Reuters) – Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc asked a U.S. court to block a California labor law set to go into effect on Wednesday, arguing the bill violates the U.S. Constitution. FILE PHOTO: Uber’s logo is pictured at its office in Bogota, Colombia, December 12, 2019. REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez/File Photo
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(Reuters) – The FBI is investigating British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell and several other people linked to U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein, who killed himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, according to two law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation. They said a principal focus of the FBI’s investigation is Maxwell, a longtime associate of
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