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    The Coalition to Stop Gun Violence advocacy group has called on Congress to make it easier for police to temporarily take away weapons from people deemed to be risky. Meanwhile, survivors of the Parkland high school shooting launched a campaign under the tag #NeverAgain, urging the United States government to ensure the saftey of the nation's schools.
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    Adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortisation came in at USD14.76 billion for 2017. The company saw its income and earnings soar a year ago, benefitting from a recovery in resource prices. Blue-chip miner Glencore PLC joined peers on Wednesday in declaring a significantly higher dividend for 2017 as higher commodity prices boosted the company's annual earnings.
  • Trump mysteriously threatened Russian Federation

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    In January, Sessions was interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller for four hours, becoming the highest-ranking Trump administration official to be questioned in the Russia investigation, which is also looking into any potential ties between Trump associates and Russian operatives.
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    Anthony Davis is one of the best youngsters in the NBA today at the age of 24, as he's already a five-time NBA All-Star, but at the moment, the New Orleans Pelicans don't look like a team that could go far in the playoffs this season. Will he regain top form after the Achilles issue? It looks like he wants to stay in New Orleans for now, but he might not be afraid to pull the trade request trigger if the players around him aren't to his liking.
  • Trump's budget cuts funds for gun background checks

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    Mr Trump said: School safety is a top priority for my administration. The school shooting has ignited new calls for restrictions on guns, especially AR-15 style rifles like the one used in a Florida school shooting to kill 17 people last week.
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    Hundreds of people then marched toward the State Capitol chanting, "Hey, hey, ho, ho, assault riffles have got to go", and "vote them out" among other slogans. Cruz told the crowd of young people, many holding up anti-gun signs, "I am so glad that you guys are here because the House Democrats are sick and damn exhausted of fighting alone".
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    On social media, she said: "This". "There's nothing to be nervous about or think about pressure or expectations". Not like she did in the super-G on Saturday. Vonn is so far ahead of anyone else among women in World Cup history that it's like she's on Everest and everybody else is just starting up the mountain.