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Trump administration wary about bipartisan Senate immigration plan

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:27
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. court says Trump travel ban unlawfully discriminates against Muslims

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:27
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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Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to face U.S trial in September

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:20
(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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Speaker Ryan wants to fix possible legal gaps on guns and mental health

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 12:09
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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Cohen's Point72 wants lawsuit over hostility to women sent to arbitration

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:48
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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Sessions wants to study mental health in school shootings

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and his own AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years. 2018-02-15T05:42:00-05:00 2018-02-15T10:42:54-05:00
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Students: Shooting suspect harassed peers, bragged about gun

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students and neighbors describe the suspect in the deadly rampage at a Florida high school as a troubled teenager who threatened and harassed peers, talked about killing animals, posed with guns in disturbing photos on social media, and bragged about target practice in his backyard with a pellet gun. 2018-02-15T04:52:00-05:00 2018-02-15T09:52:17-05:00
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Coach who shielded students among shooting victims

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:00
A football coach who also worked as a security guard is among the dead in a school shooting that claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Florida. 2018-02-15T04:29:00-05:00 2018-02-15T09:29:59-05:00
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Senate faces showdown over immigration and 'Dreamers'

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:05
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

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:04
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

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:02
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

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:32
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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Florida teen charged with 17 murders legally bought AR-15

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and his own AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years. 2018-02-15T03:43:00-05:00 2018-02-15T08:43:46-05:00
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Students: Shooting suspect harassed peers, bragged about gun

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 09:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Students and neighbors describe the suspect in the deadly rampage at a Florida high school as a troubled teenager who threatened and harassed peers, talked about killing animals, posed with guns in disturbing photos on social media, and bragged about target practice in his backyard with a pellet gun. 2018-02-15T03:43:00-05:00 2018-02-15T08:43:22-05:00
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Florida teen charged with 17 murder counts in school attack

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and an AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years. 2018-02-15T01:46:00-05:00 2018-02-15T06:46:54-05:00
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Suspect's 'disturbing' social media posts being dissected

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The suspect in a deadly rampage at a Florida high school is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media before the shooting spree that killed at least 17 people, according to a law enforcement official and former schoolmates. 2018-02-15T00:08:00-05:00 2018-02-15T05:08:55-05:00
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8 lenders that aren't serving people of color for home loans

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 07:00
Across America, a troubling pattern emerges in data analyzed by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting: Nearly two-thirds of mortgage lenders denied home loans for people of color at higher rates than for white people. But among the 6,600 U.S. lenders, some banks stood out for particularly extreme practices. 2018-02-15T01:42:00-05:00 2018-02-15T06:42:03-05:00
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Florida community seeks answers after 17 killed in school rampage

Reuters US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 06:05
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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How Abdul-Jabbar became Kareem and decided to talk about it

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:00
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has been a best-selling author, dedicated civil-rights activist, historian and clearly one of the greatest basketball players ever. 2018-02-14T21:35:00-05:00 2018-02-15T02:35:45-05:00
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Florida high school shooting plunges city into mourning

AP US News - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 04:00
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Just before the shooting broke out, some students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School thought they were having another fire drill. 2018-02-14T22:05:00-05:00 2018-02-15T03:05:30-05:00
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