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Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

AP US News - 10 hours 2 min ago
Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. 2018-02-18T05:29:00-05:00 2018-02-18T10:29:37-05:00
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Kentucky 2030? Could Korea export its rural Olympic gamble?

AP US News - 10 hours 2 min ago
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — A coal mine stands on the mountain exactly as it was the day it was abandoned, now a rusting relic of blue-collar glory lost to a globalized world. 2018-02-18T04:52:00-05:00 2018-02-18T09:52:00-05:00
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Trump mad at law enforcement, lawmakers over Iran payment

AP US News - 12 hours 2 min ago
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is railing against law enforcement and lawmakers — this time over an Obama-era payment to Iran. 2018-02-18T03:26:00-05:00 2018-02-18T08:26:05-05:00
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Father who forgave son for family's murder asks Texas to spare his life

Reuters US News - 12 hours 54 min ago
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A Texas man who survived a deadly domestic attack hatched by his son is pushing the state to grant clemency to the condemned man, although it has never spared a death row inmate solely at the formal request of the victim's family.
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Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting

AP US News - 15 hours 2 min ago
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country in the weeks ahead. 2018-02-18T00:46:00-05:00 2018-02-18T05:46:30-05:00
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Republicans face first test of tax cuts' power to sway voters

Reuters US News - 19 hours 52 min ago
WASHINGTON, Penn (Reuters) - Mark Marran, an operations manager for a Fortune 500 company, voted for Donald Trump. Two weeks ago he noticed an extra $100 in his bimonthly pay check, courtesy of sweeping tax cuts passed by the Republican Congress late last year.
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Calls for gun control grow louder after Florida shooting

AP US News - 20 hours 2 min ago
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Pressure is growing for tougher gun-control laws after a mass shooting at a Florida high school, with thousands of angry protesters at state rallies demanding immediate action from lawmakers, and more demonstrations planned across the country in the weeks ahead. 2018-02-17T18:09:00-05:00 2018-02-17T23:09:40-05:00
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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 23:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. 2018-02-17T17:23:00-05:00 2018-02-17T22:23:56-05:00
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School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 23:00
The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws. 2018-02-17T16:44:00-05:00 2018-02-17T21:44:33-05:00
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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 21:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. 2018-02-17T14:49:00-05:00 2018-02-17T19:49:30-05:00
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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 20:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded on Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met. 2018-02-17T13:44:00-05:00 2018-02-17T18:44:20-05:00
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School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 20:00
The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws. 2018-02-17T14:47:00-05:00 2018-02-17T19:47:01-05:00
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Florida school massacre suspect on authorities' radar in 2016: media

Reuters US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 19:13
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - A teenager accused of fatally shooting 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, newspapers said on Saturday.
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A fire alarm sounds, then gunfire erupts: Stay or flee?

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 18:00
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. 2018-02-17T12:07:00-05:00 2018-02-17T17:07:41-05:00
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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 18:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high school. 2018-02-17T11:31:00-05:00 2018-02-17T16:31:02-05:00
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Firearms debate rages as Florida rally coincides with gun show

Reuters US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 17:29
MIAMI (Reuters) - Student survivors of a mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school called for gun restrictions on Saturday during an angry and somber rally, but attendees at a nearby gun show said firearms could not be blamed for the massacre.
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Facebook plans to use U.S. mail to verify IDs of election ad buyers

Reuters US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 16:14
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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Weinstein Company removes president and chief operating officer Glasser

Reuters US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 16:11
(Reuters) - The board of the Weinstein Company has dismissed the beleaguered film studio's president and chief operating officer, less than a week after he was cited for failing to act on employee harassment complaints.
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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 16:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high school. 2018-02-17T10:42:00-05:00 2018-02-17T15:42:50-05:00
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Conundrum of a fire alarm with gunfire: Flee, or lock down?

AP US News - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 15:00
Students and teachers responded as trained when the fire alarm sounded, streaming out of the school and toward exits only to run into deadly gunfire. 2018-02-17T09:13:00-05:00 2018-02-17T14:13:35-05:00
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