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Feb 17, 2018

Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc will start using postcards sent by U.S. mail later this year to verify the identities and location of people who want to purchase U.S. election-related advertising on its site, a senior company executive said on Saturday.

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Feb 17, 2018

Florida school massacre suspect on authorities' radar in 2016: report
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A teenager accused of shooting to death 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to buy a gun, but authorities determined he was receiving sufficient support, a newspaper said on Saturday.

Reuters US News
Feb 17, 2018

Pressure mounts on FBI director to resign as Florida community reels
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Pressure is mounting on the FBI director to resign after his agency admitted it failed to investigate a warning that the man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school possessed a gun and the desire to kill.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

FBI admits failure to act on Florida school gunman, drawing anger
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Friday it had failed to act on a tip warning that the man now accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school possessed a gun, the desire to kill and the potential to commit a school shooting.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

Confluence of crises crashes Trump's 'Infrastructure Week'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This was supposed to be "Infrastructure Week" for U.S. President Donald Trump, a time to unveil a long-promised plan to create jobs by revitalizing America's roads and bridges.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

U.S. charges three with exporting drone parts to Lebanon's Hezbollah
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities have charged three men with illegally exporting drone parts and other material from the United States to Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2018

Monsanto loses bid to stop Arkansas ban on farm chemical
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An Arkansas judge on Friday dismissed a Monsanto Co lawsuit aiming to stop Arkansas from blocking the use of a controversial farm chemical the company makes, dealing a blow to its attempts to increase sales of genetically engineered seeds.

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Feb 16, 2018

South Carolina teen who fatally shot two charged as adult
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A 15-year-old accused of killing his father and driving to a South Carolina elementary school playground in 2016 where he opened fire and fatally wounded a 6-year-old student, will be tried as an adult, a South Carolina judge ruled on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2018

15-year-old boy charged with murder, assault in Kentucky school shooting
(Reuters) - Gabriel Parker, 15, was charged with two counts of murder and 14 counts of first-degree assault in the January shooting at a Kentucky high school, according to Marshall County Circuit Court documents released on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2018

15-year-old boy charged with murder and assault in Kentucky school shooting: report
(Reuters) - Gabe Parker, 15, was charged with two counts of murder and 14 counts of first-degree assault in the January shooting at a Kentucky high school, the Courier-Journal newspaper reported on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2018

U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian Internet agency oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's purported effort to interfere.

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Feb 16, 2018

Yemeni man pleads guilty in U.S. to trying to join Islamic State
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Yemen-born New York City resident on Friday pleaded guilty to attempting to provide support to Islamic State, admitting that he tried to join the organization and urged someone else to join too.

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Feb 16, 2018

FBI admits failure to act on Florida school gunman, draws anger
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday said it failed to act on a tip that the teenager accused of killing 17 people in Florida had guns and the desire to kill, drawing calls from Florida's Republican governor for the FBI director to resign.

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Feb 16, 2018

Gunfire rumors prompt brief lockdown at Washington state college
(Reuters) - A college near Seattle locked down its campus for about two hours on Friday, prompting police to respond to reports of gunfire that turned out to be unfounded, according to the college and police.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

Trump had affair with Playboy model: New Yorker report
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump had an affair with a Playboy model at the same time he was in a relationship with a porn star and the National Enquirer tabloid paid the model $150,000 to prevent her story being made public, the New Yorker reported on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2018

U.S. top court mulls whether to take up 'Dreamers' dispute
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday discussed in private how to handle President Donald Trump's appeal of a judge's decision blocking his plan to end protections for young illegal immigrants dubbed "Dreamers," and the nine justices could announce as early as Tuesday whether they will take up the case.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

FBI failed to act on tip accused Florida gunman wanted to kill
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday said it mishandled a January tip that the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people in Florida had guns and the potential to carry out a school shooting.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

Russians charged with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian Internet agency and more than a dozen Russians interfered in the 2016 U.S. election campaign in a multi-pronged effort to support Donald Trump and disparage rival Hillary Clinton, the U.S. Special Counsel said in an indictment on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2018

N.Y. judge says Charter must face lawsuit over slow internet
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Charter Communications Inc must face a lawsuit by New York's attorney general accusing the cable company of giving customers slower-than-advertised internet speeds, a New York state judge ruled in a decision made public on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2018

Police respond to rumors of gunfire at college in Washington state
(Reuters) - A college near Seattle locked down its campus on Friday morning as police responded to unconfirmed reports of gunfire, according to the college and police.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

FBI admits mishandling tip about accused Florida gunman
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday acknowledged that it mishandled a January tip that the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school had guns and the desire to kill.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

Al Qaeda operative gets life sentence for killing soldiers, bomb plot
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A man convicted of participating in a 2003 attack on American soldiers in Afghanistan that killed two people and plotting to bomb a U.S. embassy in West Africa was sentenced to life in prison on Friday.

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Feb 16, 2018

Police respond to reports of gunfire at college in Washington state
(Reuters) - Highline College near Seattle, Washington, ordered its campus on lockdown on Friday morning as police responded to unconfirmed reports of gunfire, according to the college and local police.

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Feb 16, 2018

FBI was warned that accused Florida shooter could attack school
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday acknowledged that it mishandled a January tip that the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school had guns and the desire to kill.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

Florida town mourns young victims after deadly school shooting
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The families of a 14-year-old athlete and a college-bound 18-year-old on Friday held the first of 17 expected funerals for the victims of this week's rampage at a Florida high school, the latest in a series of deadly shootings at U.S. schools.

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Feb 16, 2018

U.S. Supreme Court weighs intervening in 'Dreamers' problem
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court could say on Friday whether it will consider President Donald Trump's appeal of a lower court decision blocking his order to end a program that shields hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.

Reuters US News
Feb 16, 2018

Gone with the wind: storms deepen Florida's beach sand crunch
FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla (Reuters) - Down the palm tree-lined roads of northeast Florida's Flagler County, a half-dozen dump trucks are shuttling back and forth along the Atlantic coast pouring thousands of tons of sand onto the local beach.

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Feb 16, 2018

Grief and anger as Florida prepares to bury victims of school massacre
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - As families prepared on Friday to bury victims of another U.S. mass shooting, grief mixed with anger amid signs of possible lapses in school security and indications that law enforcement may have missed clues about the suspected gunman's plans.

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Feb 16, 2018

Britain's Balfour says joint venture bags $1.95 billion U.S. airport contract
(Reuters) - Britain's Balfour Beatty said on Friday its joint venture had won a $1.95 billion contract relating to building, financing and managing an airport transport system at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in the United States.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Telltale internet message may have foreshadowed Florida school massacre
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The 19-year-old man accused of shooting 17 people to death at a Florida high school legally purchased the assault rifle used in the killings and may have foreshadowed the attack in a social media comment investigated by the FBI last year, authorities said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Former NY City teacher, brother charged with attempted bomb-making
(Reuters) - A former New York City high school teacher and his brother were arrested on Thursday and charged with attempting to build an explosive device after an investigation by the FBI, according to authorities.

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Feb 15, 2018

Two men arrested in New York City with bomb-making material: NY Times
(Reuters) - Authorities arrested two people in New York City on Thursday and planned to charge to them with building an explosive device after what they described a federal terrorism investigation, the New York Times reported, citing an unnamed law enforcement official.

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Feb 15, 2018

New York top court clears man held six years at Rikers Island without trial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, on Thursday threw out the indictment of a man who spent more than six years in the Rikers Island jail in a Manhattan murder case, saying his constitutional right to a speedy trial was violated.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Senate rejects immigration bills, leaves Dreamers in limbo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate rejected a series of bills to protect "Dreamer" immigrants on Thursday, leaving in limbo the future of 1.8 million young adults brought to the United States illegally as children.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

West Virginia man admits to fraud tied to Boston art heist
BOSTON (Reuters) - A West Virginia man pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges he fraudulently offered to sell some of the $500 million in artwork that was stolen from a Boston museum in 1990 and never recovered, even though he had no access to the paintings.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

U.S. officials warn 'intense' flu season to continue, urge shots
(Reuters) - Adults who get a flu shot are 36 percent less likely to get the disease, while for children the figure was an unexpectedly high 59 percent, U.S. health officials said on Thursday, predicting that the current "intense" season could continue for weeks.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

U.S. charges Chicago trader with stealing bitcoin
(Reuters) - Federal prosecutors on Thursday charged a Chicago trader with wire fraud for allegedly stealing $2.06 million of bitcoin and litecoin from his employer.

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Feb 15, 2018

Seattle ICE lawyer admits stealing immigrants' identities for cash
(Reuters) - The former chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to a scheme to steal the identities of immigrants for financial gain.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

U.S. groups sue Trump administration over teen pregnancy grant cuts
(Reuters) - Planned Parenthood, other organizations and a Washington state county filed lawsuits on Thursday challenging a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to defund more than $200 million in teen pregnancy prevention programs.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Gun restraining order might have thwarted Florida shooting: experts
(Reuters) - A few U.S. states have laws allowing police and family members to obtain orders barring people suspected of being a threat from possessing guns, but Florida does not. Some gun control proponents and legal experts said Wednesday's school shooting might have been thwarted if it had.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Accused Florida gunman visited restaurants, store after killing: police
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school fled hidden in a crowd of frightened students and visited two fast food restaurants before he was arrested less than two hours after the massacre, officials said on Thursday.

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Feb 15, 2018

New York top court clears man held 6 years at Rikers Island without trial
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided New York State Court of Appeals, the state's highest court, on Thursday threw out the indictment of a man who spent more than six years in the Rikers Island jail in a Manhattan murder case, saying his constitutional right to a speedy trial was violated.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

FBI was warned about Florida man accused of killing 17 at school
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned in September about an ominous online comment by the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at his former high school but was unable to locate him, an agent said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Senate rejects immigration bills after Trump veto threat
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate failed to advance any legislation to protect "Dreamer" immigrants on Thursday, falling short of the 60 votes needed to move forward on four proposals including one backed by President Donald Trump and two bipartisan measures.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

New York police sergeant cleared in deadly shooting of woman: union
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City police sergeant was found not guilty of all charges on Thursday in the 2016 death of a emotionally disturbed woman whom he shot as she wielded a baseball bat in her apartment, the officer's union said.

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Feb 15, 2018

U.S. senator questions FEMA over Puerto Rico contracts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Senate's budget panel has questioned the federal disaster response agency about two contracts totaling more than $180 million, awarded to companies that failed to deliver the goods to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico last year.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

FBI was warned about accused Florida gunman but unable to locate him
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned last year about an ominous online comment by the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at his former high school but was unable to locate him, an agent said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Rights group sues to block Ohio Down syndrome abortion ban
CLEVELAND (Reuters) - The ACLU filed a lawsuit on Thursday challenging an Ohio law that criminalizes abortions if a doctor performing a termination is aware that the woman has received a diagnosis that her fetus has Down syndrome.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Congress urges railroads to meet looming safety deadline
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chair of a congressional committee on Thursday urged U.S. railroads and transit agencies to meet a looming deadline to install an anti-crash technology called positive train control after a series of recent crashes.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Citizens United loses free speech appeal over New York donor rules
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a constitutional challenge by the conservative group Citizens United to New York State's requirement that registered charities disclose their donors annually.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

Washington state likely to deny permits for Trump oil drilling plan: official
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Washington state is preparing to reject land leases and easements to stymie the Trump administration's plan to allow oil drilling off its shores, an official of the Pacific northwest state said on Thursday.

Reuters US News
Feb 15, 2018

FBI was warned about alleged Florida gunman, could not locate
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned last year about an ominous online comment by the 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people in his former high school but was unable to locate him, an agent said on Thursday.

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Feb 15, 2018

Trump says will make schools safer after Florida shooting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called for healing and peace one day after a gunman killed at least 17 people at a Florida high school, saying his administration would work to improve school safety and address mental illness.

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Feb 15, 2018

White House rejects bipartisan Senate immigration plan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House stuck to its hard-line immigration approach on Thursday and said advisers would recommend that President Donald Trump veto a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants and tighten border security.

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Feb 15, 2018

U.S. Bancorp to pay $613 million for money-laundering violations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has reached a $613 million settlement with U.S. Bancorp over charges that it willfully failed to have an adequate anti-money-laundering program, the department said on Thursday.

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Feb 15, 2018

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to face U.S trial in September
(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Thursday set a Sep. 5 trial date for Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" who is jailed in the United States on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges.

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Feb 15, 2018

Speaker Ryan wants to fix possible legal gaps on guns and mental health
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday lawmakers should close any possible legal gaps that may allow the mentally ill to obtain guns, as the country reeled from a school shooting that killed 17 and a year after Congress ended expanded background checks tied to mental health problems.

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Feb 15, 2018

Suspect in Florida school massacre charged with 17 murders
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A 19-year-old man who had been expelled from his Florida high school was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder on Thursday, after authorities said he unleashed one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

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Feb 15, 2018

Cohen's Point72 wants lawsuit over hostility to women sent to arbitration
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Steven A. Cohen asked a U.S. judge to force a female executive to arbitrate her claims that his firm, Point72 Asset Management LP, maintains a hostile working environment where women are mistreated and paid less than men.

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Feb 15, 2018

U.S. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's travel ban targeting people from six Muslim-majority countries violates the U.S. Constitution by discriminating on the basis of religion, a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday in another legal setback for the policy.

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Feb 15, 2018

Trump calls for healing after Florida school shooting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called for healing and peace one day after a 19-year-old man was accused of killed at least 17 people at a Florida high school, saying his administration would work to improve school safety and address mental illness.

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Feb 15, 2018

U.S. fines U.S. Bancorp $613 million for money-laundering violations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department announced criminal charges against U.S. Bancorp on Thursday, alleging the bank willfully failed to have a sufficient anti-money laundering program, and reached a $613 million settlement.

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Feb 15, 2018

Senate faces showdown over immigration and 'Dreamers'
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration remained insistent on hardline immigration measures on Thursday as the U.S. Senate prepared to vote on various legislative proposals to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants and to tighten border security.

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Feb 15, 2018

U.S. charges, fines U.S. Bancorp over $500 million for money laundering violations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government announced criminal charges against U.S. Bancorp Thursday, alleging the bank willfully failed to have a sufficient anti-money laundering program.

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Feb 15, 2018

Accused Florida high school gunman faces 17 murder counts
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A 19-year-old man who had been expelled from his Florida high school was due in court on Thursday, charged with 17 counts of murder, after authorities say he unleashed one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

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Feb 15, 2018

House Speaker Ryan: Florida shooting shouldn't threaten right to own guns
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan, in a round of interviews with conservative radio shows on Thursday, said the Florida school shooting that killed at least 17 people on Wednesday should not threaten citizens' rights to own guns.

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Feb 15, 2018

Gunman in Florida high school shooting held on 17 murder counts
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A 19-year-old man who had been expelled from his Florida high school was held on 17 counts of murder on Thursday, the morning after authorities say he opened fire at the school, unleashing one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

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Feb 15, 2018

Florida community seeks answers after 17 killed in school rampage
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida community will join together on Thursday to mourn the 17 victims of a suspected lone gunman, as officials seek to discover how the heavily-armed teenager managed to mingle with students in one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

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Feb 14, 2018

U.S. Democrats push $1 billion bill for election security
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats introduced legislation on Wednesday that would provide more than $1 billion to boost cyber security of U.S. voting systems, and Vice President Mike Pence defended the administration's efforts to protect polls from hackers.

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Feb 14, 2018

U.S. Senate showdown over 'Dreamer' immigrants seen Thursday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan Senate plan to protect young illegal immigrants from deportation and pour billions of dollars into border security appeared headed toward a Senate showdown on Thursday as wary Democrats signaled that a solution could be close.

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Feb 14, 2018

Ex-student arrested after 17 shot dead at Florida high school
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A 19-year-old gunman returned to the Florida high school where he had once been expelled for disciplinary problems and opened fire with an assault-style rifle on Wednesday, killing 17 people and injuring more than a dozen others before he was arrested, authorities said.

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Feb 14, 2018

'Serious derelictions' found in U.S. veteran affairs chief's Europe trip: report
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted tickets to the Wimbledon tennis tournament during a government trip to Europe last summer, and his chief of staff made false statements so the secretary's wife could travel at government expense, the inspector general reported on Wednesday.

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Feb 14, 2018

Russian gets 12 years in U.S. prison for role in hacking scheme
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Russian citizen was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Wednesday for his role in a computer hacking scheme that compromised more than 160 million credit card numbers and caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

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Feb 14, 2018

Ex-student kills 17 in shooting spree at Florida high school
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A 19-year-old gunman opened fire on Wednesday at a Florida high school he had previously been expelled from, killing 17 people before he was arrested by police, authorities said.

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Feb 14, 2018

Trump lawyer says he paid porn star $130,000 with his own money
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A private lawyer for President Donald Trump says he paid $130,000 of his own money to adult film star Stormy Daniels who once claimed she had an affair with Trump more than a decade ago.

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Feb 14, 2018

Trump's military parade could cost up to $30 million: budget chief
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The military parade that President Donald Trump wants to stage, likely in Washington, would cost U.S. taxpayers up to $30 million, the White House budget chief said on Wednesday in remarks on the administration's fiscal 2019 spending plan.

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Feb 14, 2018

'Numerous fatalities' at Florida high school after ex-student opens fire
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A former student at a Florida high school opened fire in the school on Wednesday, causing "numerous fatalities" and wounding at least 14 people before he was arrested by police, authorities said.

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Feb 14, 2018

U.S. judge weighs challenge to federal marijuana prohibition
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday urged a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit seeking to overturn the United States' longstanding prohibition of marijuana, the latest court battle over federal policy under President Donald Trump's administration.

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Feb 14, 2018

New York state seeks expedited timeline to close city's Rikers Island jail
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state officials on Wednesday recommended speeding up New York City's timeline for closing its Rikers Island jail, saying the troubled facility is violating inmates' constitutional rights and state laws.

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Feb 14, 2018

'Numerous' fatalities after shooting at Florida high school
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A shooter opened fire in a Florida high school on Wednesday morning, killing multiple people and sending hundreds of panicked students fleeing into the streets while others huddled in classrooms as police hunted for the gunman.

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Feb 14, 2018

Democrats push $1 billion bill for election security
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced legislation that would provide more than $1 billion to boost cyber security of U.S. voting systems, and Vice President Mike Pence defended the administration's efforts to protect polls from hackers.

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Feb 14, 2018

Massachusetts top court rejects police traffic stop challenge
BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts' top court ruled on Wednesday that police can carry out traffic stops for motor vehicle violations as a pretext to probe for other crimes, but the justices expressed concerns about how racial bias can influence such stops.

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Feb 14, 2018

U.S. attorney general opposes plan to reform prison sentencing
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday warned the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to not approve a draft criminal sentencing reform bill that he claims would reduce sentences for "a highly dangerous cohort of criminals."

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Feb 14, 2018

New York governor's budget raises transparency concerns: comptroller
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Parts of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's nearly $170 billion proposed budget would raise concerns about transparency by expanding his control over state spending, the state's chief fiscal watchdog said on Wednesday.

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Feb 14, 2018

Shooter at large after gunfire at Florida high school: police
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A person opened fire at a Florida high school on Wednesday afternoon, injuring multiple people and sending hundreds of students fleeing into streets as law enforcement officers searched for a shooter who remained at large.

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Feb 14, 2018

State considers expediting timeline to close New York's Rikers Island jail
NEW YORK (Reuters) - State officials on Wednesday recommended speeding up New York City's timeline for closing its Rikers Island jail, saying the troubled facility is violating inmates' Constitutional rights and state laws.

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Feb 14, 2018

Trump holds the line on immigration as bipartisan plan emerges
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of U.S. Senate Republicans and Democrats promoted an immigration proposal on Wednesday to step up border security and protect young illegal immigrants, but its prospects appeared uncertain as President Donald Trump urged Congress to support a tougher measure.

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Feb 14, 2018

Attorney General lambasts U.S. Senate bill to reform sentencing
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a stark warning on Wednesday to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, urging it not to approve a draft criminal sentencing reform bill that Sessions claimed would reduce sentences for "a highly dangerous cohort of criminals."

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Feb 14, 2018

Minnesota renews push for tax on prescription opioids
(Reuters) - Citing rising opioid fatalities, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton on Wednesday announced a renewed legislative proposal to tax prescription opioid pills to help fund treatment.

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Feb 14, 2018

Wrong turn could have sparked security scare at U.S. spy agency: FBI
FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - A wrong turn may have led three men to drive onto the campus of the U.S. National Security Agency near Washington on Wednesday, sparking a scare that drew gunfire from guards and sent three to the hospital, FBI officials said.

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Feb 14, 2018

Three in custody after crashing car at U.S. spy agency: FBI
FORT MEADE, Md. (Reuters) - Three people who tried to drive onto the campus of the U.S. National Security Agency near Washington, drawing gunfire from guards, were taken into custody on Wednesday in an incident the FBI said had no link to terrorism.

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Feb 14, 2018

Trump holds line on immigration as bipartisan plan coalesces
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump held firm to his demands on Wednesday in a U.S. immigration policy fight with Democrats even as a bipartisan group of senators prepared to unveil a new plan for protecting "Dreamers" immigrants and beefing up border security.

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Feb 14, 2018

Democrats propose more than $1 billion for election cyber security
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced legislation that would provide more than $1 billion to boost cyber security of U.S. voting systems, saying inaction has made elections vulnerable to more interference from Russian hackers.

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Feb 14, 2018

Seattle ICE lawyer charged with stealing immigrants' identities
(Reuters) - The chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Seattle will appear in federal court on Thursday to face charges that he stole the identities of immigrants to defraud banks.

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Feb 14, 2018

Several hurt when motorist tries to enter U.S. spy agency
FORT MEADE, Md (Reuters) - Several people were injured on Wednesday when an unauthorized motorist tried to drive onto the campus of the U.S. National Security Agency near Washington, prompting guards to open fire on the vehicle, officials said.

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Feb 14, 2018

U.S. court voids law clerk's sentence in napkin-chewing insider case
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court threw out the 46-month prison sentence of a former clerk at a major Wall Street law firm, who was part of an insider trading ring that passed merger tips on napkins and Post-it notes in New York's Grand Central Terminal.

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Feb 14, 2018

Several hurt in shooting near National Security Agency
FORT MEADE, Maryland (Reuters) - Several people were injured during a Wednesday morning shooting at the U.S. National Security Agency headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland, the agency said.

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Feb 14, 2018

House Speaker Ryan says immigration action needed in March
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday his chamber "clearly" must address legislation next month to deal with young, undocumented immigrants who face deportation after President Donald Trump announced an end to a program providing them temporary protections.

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Feb 14, 2018

Golfer Haas involved in car crash, drops out of tournament: manager
(Reuters) - U.S. professional golfer Bill Haas escaped serious injury when he was involved in a fatal three-car collision on Tuesday in Los Angeles, but will drop out of a tournament as a result, his manager and local officials said on Wednesday.

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Feb 14, 2018

Golfer Bill Haas drops out of tournament after car crash: manager
(Reuters) - Professional golfer Bill Haas escaped serious injury when he was involved in a fatal three-car collision late on Tuesday in Los Angeles, but will drop out of a tournament as a result, his manager and local officials said on Wednesday.

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