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Authorities say they are investigating a fatal shooting at an Alabama high school as an apparent accident, lamenting the death of a 17-year-old female student and the wounding of a 17-year-old boy. The school was placed on a brief lockdown, and police were called to the scene. "I can't imagine what those children have gone through, not just in Huffman High School but all over this state", state Sen.
  • European Union hopes for clarity from crunch USA trade talks

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    The White House signalled Wednesday it would water down plans for the contentious tariffs by exempting Mexico, Canada "and possibly other countries as well", in the face of jitters on world markets. national security - Trump's justification for imposing the tariffs. The EU's top trade official Cecilia Malmstroem will meet US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels from 9:00 am (0800 GMT) along with Japanese Economy Minister Hiroshige Seko.
  • Gov. Rick Scott signs compromise gun control bill

    Gov. Rick Scott signs compromise gun control bill

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    Someone called from inside the school and whispered to the dispatcher . The National Rifle Association has filed a lawsuit against Florida officials, arguing that the law violates the constitutional rights of adults below the age of 21. It also marks Scott's break with the National Rifle Association. The suspect in the attack, Nikolas Cruz , a 19-year-old former Stoneman Douglas student, faces 17 counts of first-degree murder and 17 counts of attempted murder for the massacre.
  • Trump getting Washington military parade, but without tanks

    Trump getting Washington military parade, but without tanks

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    The memo reportedly said the parade would not include tanks, but it would feature what was described as "wheeled vehicles", according to CNN. As the invited guest of French President Emmanuel Macron, Trump watched enthusiastically from a reviewing stand as the French military showcased its tanks and fighter jets, including many US -made planes, along the famed Champs-Elysees.
  • Female drunk driver accused of killing a man and unborn kid

    Female drunk driver accused of killing a man and unborn kid

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    After the sentencing, Kristian Guerrero gave an emotional victim impact statement addressing Elliott: "Don't cry". The jury is expected to decide her punishment this week. "I'm scared all the time", said Guerrero. "I'll never be the same". In one of the recordings, Elliott is talking with her boyfriend, speculating the other victims of the crash were part of the cartel.
  • France President Emmanuel Macron to arrive in India today

    France President Emmanuel Macron to arrive in India today

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    Nagraj Naidu, joint secretary (Europe-west), told reporters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday received French President Emmanuel Macron for in the national capital. France is the ninth largest foreign investor in India with a cumulative investment of United States dollars 6.09 billion from April 2000 to October 2017.
  • Kentucky Senate postpones scheduled vote on much-debated pension

    Kentucky Senate postpones scheduled vote on much-debated pension

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    The Senate agreed with the House to exempt from the prescription limits cancer patients, people who are terminally ill, palliative care patients and those who suffer from major trauma. "How we get there now is the question". The legislation now moves to the Senate floor. Eight were arrested, police said. In other cases, people under 18 are allowed to get married with a judge's permission.
  • Signs of thaw as India, Pak agree to release prisoners

    Signs of thaw as India, Pak agree to release prisoners

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    Paving way for a comprehensive dialogue with a list of humanitarian measures, Pakistan Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif on Wednesday agreed to release inmates of these three categories. Kumar in a statement noted the positive response from Pakistan. The foreign minister said Pakistan rulers made compromises for their own vested interests instead of protecting interests of the country.
  • State lawmakers talk immigration at White House

    State lawmakers talk immigration at White House

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    Four Colorado Republican lawmakers on Thursday brought their ideas to the White House on punishing so-called sanctuary cities, hoping to build on the Trump administration's lawsuit challenging California laws it says protect immigrants in the country illegally.
  • Six Nations: Swashbuckling Scotland get ready to rumble against Ireland

    Six Nations: Swashbuckling Scotland get ready to rumble against Ireland

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    But, he added, they have been better for it. "It's been a big area of our training this week - making sure our systems are in place and we're smart in how we defend". "This is a huge game for us to answer back and it's about individuals to show they can bounce back". Ireland lead England by five points in the championship standings and Eddie Jones's side must match Ireland's result in their clash with the French to have any hope of securing a title decider at Twickenham next Saturday.
  • Owen Farrell is England skipper with Dylan Hartley injured

    Owen Farrell is England skipper with Dylan Hartley injured

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    Hartley may not be starting, but he will be there on the field in spirit, with Jones wanting Farrell's captaincy to be in the same guise of their absent skipper. "It's a tough call on Browny, he's been a really good solid player for us but we've chose to go for a back three with a bit more pace this week", said Jones .
  • Nor'easter kills 3; another storm could hit Monday

    Nor'easter kills 3; another storm could hit Monday

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    He's using headlamps to navigate inside his home. The storm has mostly passed in the Northeast. There may be a brief period of mixed rain and sleet Wednesday night before the precipitation switches entirely to wet snow, Hawley said . More than a foot of snow is forecast for some interior areas, the weather service said. And now, parts of Pennsylvania could receive between eight and 12 inches of snow this week; parts of NY can anticipate seven to 11 inches of snow; and parts of MA ...