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Hospital allow kids to drive themselves to operating room

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.

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Attorney General Sessions steps up anti-‘sanctuary’ rhetoric after setbacks

(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stepped up the Trump administration’s critique of so-called sanctuary cities on Tuesday, saying local and state policies to limit cooperation with immigration enforcement are a criminal’s “best friend.”

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After protests, St. Louis mayor says address racism

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – The legacies of racism, not only the violent protests that gripped St. Louis after a white former police officer was acquitted of murdering a black man, must be addressed, the city’s mayor said on Tuesday.

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Drug dealer gets 11 years in death of Hollywood movie executive

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A convicted drug dealer was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012.

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‘Shocking’ disregard for safety in U.S. meningitis case -prosecutor

BOSTON (Reuters) – A federal prosecutor on Tuesday accused a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder for his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak of showing a “shocking” disregard for patients’ lives, while his lawyer argued the man was …

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Exclusive: Trump administration prepares to ease export rules for U.S. guns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is preparing to make it easier for American gun makers to sell small arms, including assault rifles and ammunition, to foreign buyers, according to senior U.S. officials.

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Pharmacist in deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak disregarded safety -prosecutor

BOSTON (Reuters) – A Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder for his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak showed “shocking” disregard for safety standards, a federal prosecutor said at the start of the trial on Tuesday.

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Lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone rape article revived on appeal

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit brought by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine over a now-retracted article describing an alleged gang rape at their fraternity.

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McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain called on Tuesday for an immediate stop to U.S. sailors working over 100 hours a week as top Navy leaders struggled to explain a series of fatal naval collisions in the past few months.

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U.S. appeals court blocks San Francisco ordinance on soda health warnings

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court sided with the beverage industry on Tuesday, granting its request to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda and other sugary drinks.

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