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Ohio school on lockdown after student apparently shoots self

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 8:49am
(Reuters) - A school in Massillon, Ohio, was on lockdown on Tuesday morning after a student suffered an "apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound," the school district said.
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U.S. to extend short-term non-Obamacare health insurance to 1 year

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 8:04am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed a rule extending the time period to 12 months for health insurance plans that do not comply with the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.
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Pennsylvania top court redraws voting map in boost to Democrats

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 7:03am
(Reuters) - Pennsylvania's top court on Monday unveiled a new map carving out the state's U.S. congressional voting districts, imposing a plan it said was based on "traditional criteria" after rejecting a proposal drawn up by Republican lawmakers as unconstitutional.
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Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 5:20am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A former student accused of last week's deadly shooting at a Florida high school returned to court for a hearing on Monday in a case that has galvanized advocates of stricter gun control, including many of the rampage survivors.
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Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 4:07am
PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people.
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Trump endorses Romney in run for U.S. Senate seat in Utah

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 3:25am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday endorsed former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's run for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, despite Romney often being critical of Trump.
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Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 4:52pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten months before the United States votes in its first major election since the 2016 presidential contest, U.S. state election officials huddled in Washington this weekend to swap strategies on dealing with an uninvited guest: Russia.
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Pennsylvania top court releases new U.S. congressional voting map for state

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:49pm
(Reuters) - Pennsylvania's top court published a new map of U.S. congressional voting districts for the state on Monday after Democratic and Republican leaders were unable to come to an agreement on other proposals, in a closely watched action ahead of the November mid-term elections.
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Kentucky accuses Cardinal Health of contributing to opioid epidemic

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 2:12pm
(Reuters) - Kentucky's attorney general on Monday filed a lawsuit against drug distributor Cardinal Health Inc, accusing it of contributing to the opioid epidemic by failing to halt or report suspiciously large or frequent orders by pharmacies of prescription painkillers.
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Suspect in Florida school shooting back in court for status hearing

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:24pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - The former student accused of last week's deadly shooting rampage at a Florida high school returned to court on Monday for a status hearing, and the judge ordered that a defense motion filed last week remain sealed from public view.
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Trump backs effort to improve gun background checks: White House

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 1:23pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - The White House said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people.
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Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control after mass shooting

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:31pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them.
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Driver of van slated to be in Trump motorcade detained for having gun

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 11:25am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - The driver of a van carrying journalists covering President Donald Trump was detained on Monday after Secret Service officials found a gun in his bag during a security sweep before the vehicle was to drive onto the president's Florida property.
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Driver of van slated to join Trump motorcade detained for having gun

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 9:49am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - The driver of a van carrying journalists covering President Donald Trump was detained on Monday after Secret Service officials found a gun in his bag during a security sweep before the vehicle was to drive onto the president's Florida property.
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Kremlin says charges over U.S. election tampering prove nothing

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 8:15am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. charges against 13 Russians and several Russian companies accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign contained zero proof of Russian state involvement.
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UberEATS deliveryman wanted in fatal shooting

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 5:46am
(Reuters) - An UberEATS driver was on the run Monday after a man who ordered a meal from the online food delivery service was killed in a late night shooting in Atlanta over the weekend, police told local media.
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U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 5:25am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian propaganda arm 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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Stunned by massacre, U.S. students demand tighter gun controls

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 4:40pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Stunned by last week's bloodiest high school shooting in U.S. history, students across the country were mobilizing on Sunday for stronger gun laws, while Florida officials contemplated when to reopen their badly shaken school.
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Student survivors of Florida shooting slam Trump over FBI tweets

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 4:31pm
PARKLAND, Fla (Reuters) - Student survivors of the deadliest-ever shooting at a U.S. high school reacted angrily on Sunday after U.S. President Donald Trump said the FBI may have been too distracted with a Russia probe to follow leads that could have prevented the massacre.
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Trump: FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe

Domestic News from Reuters - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 4:31pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and said an excessive focus on Russia led federal investigators to miss signs that could have prevented a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.
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