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Suspect in Florida school massacre charged with 17 murders

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:18am
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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Speaker Ryan wants to fix possible legal gaps on guns and mental health

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:09am
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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Trump administration wary about bipartisan Senate immigration plan

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:03am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration stuck to its hardline immigration approach on Thursday and suggested it would not support a bipartisan U.S. Senate proposal to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants and tighten border security.
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U.S. Bancorp to pay $613 million for money-laundering violations

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:02am
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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Cohen's Point72 wants lawsuit over hostility to women sent to arbitration

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:48am
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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Accused Florida high school gunman charged with 17 murders

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:19am
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 say he unleashed one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.
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U.S. fines U.S. Bancorp $613 million for money-laundering violations

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:09am
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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Senate faces showdown over immigration and 'Dreamers'

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:04am
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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U.S. charges, fines U.S. Bancorp over $500 million for money laundering violations

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:04am
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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Accused Florida high school gunman faces 17 murder counts

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:02am
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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House Speaker Ryan: Florida shooting shouldn't threaten right to own guns

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 8:32am
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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Gunman in Florida high school shooting held on 17 murder counts

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 7:47am
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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U.S. Senate showdown over 'Dreamer' immigrants seen Thursday

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 7:41am
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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Florida community seeks answers after 17 killed in school rampage

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 6:58am
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 before one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.
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Ex-student arrested after 17 shot dead at Florida high school

Domestic News from Reuters - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 3:41am
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A 19-year-old gunman returning to a Florida high school where he had once been expelled opened fire with an assault rifle on Wednesday, killing 17 people and wounding more than a dozen others before he was arrested, authorities said.
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U.S. Democrats push $1 billion bill for election security

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:27pm
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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Minnesota renews push for tax on prescription opioids

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 8:40pm
(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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Ex-student kills 17 in shooting spree at Florida high school

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 6:48pm
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A 19-year-old gunman returned to a Florida high school where he had once been expelled for disciplinary reasons and opened fire with an assault-style rifle on Wednesday, killing 17 people before he was arrested by police, authorities said.
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'Serious derelictions' found in U.S. veteran affairs chief's Europe trip: report

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 6:41pm
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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Russian gets 12 years in U.S. prison for role in hacking scheme

Domestic News from Reuters - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 5:53pm
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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