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Protesters to white nationalist speaker at University of Florida: 'Go home Nazis'


GAINESVILLE, Fla. Protesters shouted "Go home Nazis" as a white nationalist gave a speech on Thursday at the University of Florida, where hundreds of police set up barricades and separated supporters and demonstrators to guard against violence. | Video

Fate of New Hampshire Indonesians goes before U.S. judge in Boston

BOSTON The case of 47 Indonesian Christians, who fled violence in that country two decades ago and now live illegally in New Hampshire, heads to Boston federal court on Friday, where a judge will weigh whether she can intervene in an immigration matter.

Short on staff: Nursing crisis strains U.S. hospitals

MORGANTOWN, West Virginia A shortage of nurses at U.S. hospitals hit West Virginia's Charleston Area Medical Center at the worst possible time.

Health 1:11am EDT

Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters.

Tech, Politics, Election 2016 Oct 19 2017

White House says rollback of Obamacare must be part of short-term fix

WASHINGTON A senior White House aide said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump would demand steps toward repealing Obamacare in any healthcare legislation, comments that cast doubt on the prospects for a short-term bill to shore up insurance markets.

'Underwear bomber' sues U.S. Justice Department over rights

A Nigerian man serving life sentences for trying to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day 2009 is suing the U.S. Justice Department for denying his free speech and religious rights.

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Obama blasts 'politics of division' on return to campaign trail

Former President Barack Obama, back on the campaign trail on Thursday for the first time since he left the White House, called on voters to reject a growing "politics of division" that he said was corroding American democracy. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, 5:09am EDT

California Dept of Insurance estimates wildfires losses at $1.05 billion

The California Department of Insurance said on Thursday its preliminary estimate for insured wildfire losses was $1.05 billion, based on claims received by the state's eight largest insurers, adding that it expected the numbers to rise.

Environment Oct 19 2017

Notable municipal bankruptcy lawyer talks shop to Hartford taxpayers

HARTFORD The lawyer who took Detroit, Michigan, through the largest Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history brought his message to a new crowd on Thursday: residents of Hartford, Connecticut's cash-strapped capital city.

Oct 19 2017

Trump concludes Fed chair interviews, could decide next week: source

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has concluded interviews with the five candidates he is considering to chair the Federal Reserve and could announce a decision as early as next week, a source familiar with the process said on Thursday.

Politics, Election 2016 Oct 19 2017

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