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Gone with the wind: storms deepen Florida's beach sand crunch

Reuters US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 06:36
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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In aftermath of shooting, a community mourns and wonders why

AP US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 05:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz jumped out of the Uber car and walked toward building 12 of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, carrying a black duffel bag and a black backpack. A man inside the school spotted Cruz, and knew he was a former student. A troubled kid. The man radioed a co-worker, and within a minute heard gunshots. 2018-02-15T23:02:00-05:00 2018-02-16T04:02:25-05:00
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Grief and anger as Florida prepares to bury victims of school massacre

Reuters US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 04:32
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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In aftermath of shooting, a community mourns and wonders why

AP US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 04:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz jumped out of the Uber car and walked toward building 12 of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, carrying a black duffel bag and a black backpack. A man inside the school spotted Cruz, and knew he was a former student. A troubled kid. The man radioed a co-worker, and within a minute heard gunshots. 2018-02-15T22:39:00-05:00 2018-02-16T03:39:31-05:00
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6 friends shattered by Florida shooting forge new bond

AP US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 04:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — It was the final period of the day at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High and Jonathan Blank was in history class, learning about the Holocaust. Across campus, five of his friends, pals since grade school, sat in different classrooms watching the clock. In 19 minutes, school would be out and the buddies had plans this Valentine's Day: a little basketball and boys' time. 2018-02-15T20:11:00-05:00 2018-02-16T01:11:19-05:00
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Britain's Balfour says joint venture bags $1.95 billion U.S. airport contract

Reuters US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:26
(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.
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In aftermath of shooting, a community mourns and wonders why

AP US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 02:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz jumped out of the Uber car and walked toward building 12 of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, carrying a black duffel bag and a black backpack. A man inside the school spotted Cruz, and knew he was a former student. A troubled kid. The man radioed a co-worker, and within a minute heard gunshots. 2018-02-15T20:42:00-05:00 2018-02-16T01:42:55-05:00
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In aftermath of shooting, a community mourns and wonders why

AP US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — A timeline released by Florida authorities shows that the 19-year-old former student who confessed to a deadly high school shooting was only in the building for six minutes. 2018-02-15T18:40:00-05:00 2018-02-15T23:40:33-05:00
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These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting

AP US News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:00
When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, the 17 dead included students and school workers, young and old. Here is a look at the 17 confirmed dead by authorities in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: 2018-02-15T15:43:00-05:00 2018-02-15T20:43:10-05:00
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Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been warning signs he was bent on violence. 2018-02-15T16:35:00-05:00 2018-02-15T21:35:05-05:00
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Florida gunman had extra ammo at school, fired for 3 minutes

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 22:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and carried extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released Thursday. 2018-02-15T15:48:00-05:00 2018-02-15T20:48:20-05:00
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Telltale internet message may have foreshadowed Florida school massacre

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:48
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.
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Former NY City teacher, brother charged with attempted bomb-making

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 21:30
(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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Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 20:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas. 2018-02-15T14:43:00-05:00 2018-02-15T19:43:44-05:00
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These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 20:00
When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, the 17 dead included students and school workers, young and old. Here is a look at the 17 confirmed dead by authorities in the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School: 2018-02-15T14:01:00-05:00 2018-02-15T19:01:53-05:00
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Two men arrested in New York City with bomb-making material: NY Times

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:15
(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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New York top court clears man held six years at Rikers Island without trial

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:00
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.
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Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been warning signs he was bent on violence. 2018-02-15T13:31:00-05:00 2018-02-15T18:31:44-05:00
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Budget undercuts Trump focus on mental health, school safety

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for a focus on mental health and school safety in response to shootings like the one that took 17 lives in Florida, but his budget would cut funding in both areas. 2018-02-15T13:13:00-05:00 2018-02-15T18:13:59-05:00
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The Latest: Sheriff: School gunman fired into 5 classrooms

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 19:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly school shooting at a Florida high school (all times local): 2018-02-15T13:08:00-05:00 2018-02-15T18:08:54-05:00
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