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Argentina judges seek detention of Fernandez ally

Argentina judges seek detention of Fernandez ally

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Three Argentine judges ordered that a key official in former President Cristina Fernandez’s government be detained on Tuesday as part of a probe into an alleged case of fraud.

New York police round up wandering cow in Brooklyn park

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York City police wrangled a cow on the loose in a Brooklyn park on Tuesday after the animal became a spectacle for tourists and New Yorkers alike when it was spotted roaming the streets and enjoying the park facilities.

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Dozens missing in California wildfires as more evacuees return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Search-and-rescue teams in Northern California will continue to comb through burned homes for dozens of people still missing in the state’s deadliest wildfires, which have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.

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U.S. safety board criticizes FAA, pilot on deadly U.S. balloon crash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The National Transportation Safety board on Tuesday faulted U.S. aviation regulators and the pilot in the July 2016 Texas balloon crash that killed 16 people, the deadliest U.S. aviation accident in more than seven years.

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U.S. top court drops Leidos contracting fraud case after settlement

(Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday canceled arguments in a securities fraud dispute involving Virginia-based government contractor Leidos Inc after the company and investors told the court they had reached a settlement.

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Trump's drug czar nominee withdraws from consideration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s pick for U.S. drug czar withdrew on Tuesday after it become public that he spearheaded a bill that undercut the government’s power to crack down on opioid makers that were flooding the market with the addictive painkillers.

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U.S. indicts two Chinese in major fentanyl trafficking case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday it has indicted two major Chinese drug traffickers on charges of making and selling highly addictive fentanyl to Americans over the internet.

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Dozens still missing in California wildfires, more evacuees return home

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Northern California search-and-rescue teams on Tuesday will continue to comb through burned homes for dozens of people still missing in the state’s deadliest wildfires, which have killed at least 41 people and destroyed thousands of homes.

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Catalonia refuses to renounce independence, anti-government protests form

MADRID/BARCELONA (Reuters) – Catalonia refused on Tuesday to bow to the Spanish government’s demand that it renounce a symbolic declaration of independence, setting it on a political collision course with Madrid later this week.

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Maltese journalist's son says she was murdered for exposing corruption

VALLETTA (Reuters) – The son of Malta’s best-known investigative journalist said on Tuesday his mother was killed by a car bomb because of her work exposing political corruption.

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