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U.S. Top News: New York mayor calls for pause in protests after police killings

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New York mayor calls for pause in protests after police killings
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio implored protesters on Monday to wait until after the funerals of two policemen shot dead in an ambush before resuming rallies that have roiled the city and beyond over the deaths of black men at the hands of police.
U.S. State Department's Guantanamo envoy resigns
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department envoy responsible for negotiating prisoner transfers from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is resigning, officials said on Monday, even as President Barack Obama is promising a stepped-up push to close the facility.
Three men face attempted murder charges in Oregon school shooting
PORTLAND, Ore. (Reuters) - Three men suspected in a gang-related shooting this month outside an Oregon high school for homeless and other vulnerable students are facing attempted murder and other charges, Portland police said on Monday.
Rolling Stone magazine requests audit of discredited gang rape story
(Reuters) - Rolling Stone magazine has asked Columbia University's journalism school to investigate a discredited article it ran in November alleging gang rape at a campus fraternity, the New York-based school said.
Long-stalled Seattle tunnel project delayed nine months to 2017
SEATTLE (Reuters) - An expressway tunnel central to Seattle's $3.1 billion roadway overhaul will not open to traffic until August 2017, extending by some nine months a delay-plagued project to replace a waterfront highway, Washington state officials said.
Confusion over start of gay marriages next month in Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Reuters) - Florida court officials, citing confusion after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on the state's same-sex marriage ban, agreed on Monday to ask a federal judge to clarify where gay couples may begin to tie the knot next month.
U.S. Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. general will decide whether to pursue disciplinary action against Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl over his 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan, after the Army said on Monday it forwarded the findings of its investigation to him.
Cruelty case against U.S. senator's son dropped in Arizona dog deaths
PHOENIX (Reuters) - Animal cruelty charges against the son and daughter-in-law of U.S. Senator Jeff Flake and two others will be dismissed after new information came to light about the deaths of 21 dogs at a suburban Phoenix kennel in June, prosecutors said on Monday.
U.S. to review move not to charge ex-officer in Milwaukee fatal shooting
MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice will investigate the death of a black man who was fatally shot by a white former Milwaukee police officer after local prosecutors refused to charge him, saying he acted in self-defense.
U.S. West Coast port employers seek mediation in dockworker talks
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Shipping lines and terminal operators at 29 U.S. West Coast ports asked the union representing 20,000 dockworkers on Monday to consent to federal mediation in contract negotiations, saying the parties remained far from a deal after seven months of talks.
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