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Associated Press - 55 min 22 sec ago
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Read Emma Gonzalez's full speech

Associated Press - 1 hour 38 min ago
Emma Gonzalez, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, addressed a gun control rally on Saturday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, days after a gunman entered her school in nearby Parkland and killed 17 people.
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U.N. council mulls condemning Iran over Yemen's Houthis' getting missiles

Reuters - 1 hour 43 min ago
(Reuters) - - Britain, the United States and France want the United Nations Security Council to condemn Iran for failing to stop its ballistic missiles from falling into the hands of Yemen’s Houthi group and commit to take action over the sanctions violations, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Saturday.
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Opinion: Indictments reveal strong probability that Russia handed Trump the presidency

Associated Press - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 23:44
As both a prosecutor and defense attorney, I have written and reviewed many indictments. Though often brimming with legalese, they are designed by prosecutors to tell a compelling and detailed crime story. The indictment announced Friday in the Mueller investigation told just such a story -- of Russian attempts to sabotage the American presidential election.
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NBA announces Hall of Fame finalists

Associated Press - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 23:39
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Opinion: What if the Russians had done this?

Associated Press - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 23:22
The news that a federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russians over interference in the 2016 US election comes on the heels of what would seem to be a totally unrelated event -- the mass shooting in a Florida school. The indictments were over alleged meddling in the presidential election, but Russia's efforts to undermine US democracy may extend well beyond that. Russia appears to be stoking divisions on the acrimonious subject of gun violence, one where America's system of government appears to be failing.
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Far-right extremists march in Sofia to honor pro-Nazi general

Reuters - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 23:22
SOFIA (Reuters) - Hundreds of far-right extremists marched through the center of Sofia on Saturday to honor a Bulgarian general who led a pro-Nazi organization in the 1930s and 1940s.
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Maldives police arrest 25 after protest demanding leader's arrest

Reuters - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 22:51
MALE (Reuters) - Maldives police arrested 25 people under a state of emergency, opposition legislators said on Saturday, after thousands of protesters gathered a day earlier to call for the detention of the president and release of opposition leaders.
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CNN to hold town hall with Parkland students and parents

Associated Press - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 22:45
The school shooting in Florida this week has sparked a renewed call for lawmakers to take action, and some of the loudest voices demanding change are not even old enough to vote.
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Student to politicians: We call 'BS'

Associated Press - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 22:07
Emma Gonzalez, a student at the Parkland, Florida, high school where 17 people were left dead after a mass shooting, speaks to hundreds of people who gathered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to support gun control.
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Israel's Netanyahu condemns Polish PM for 'Jewish perpetrators' comment

Reuters - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 21:59
WARSAW (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, just weeks after Warsaw drew criticism over a new Holocaust law.
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These are the 17 lives taken

Associated Press - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 21:20
A football coach. An athletic director. And young, fresh-faced students.
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Wales shaken by 4.4 magnitude earthquake

Associated Press - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 21:02
A 4.4 magnitude earthquake shook Wales on Saturday afternoon, according to the British Geological Survey.
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Ex-Russian ambassador calls allegations a 'hunting spree'

Associated Press - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 20:56
The former Russian ambassador to the US called the allegations that Russia meddled in the US election part of a "hunting spree" and says it has "spoiled the trust" between the two nations.
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U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump

Reuters - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 20:32
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's purported effort to interfere.
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Sweden grants citizenship to scientist sentenced to death in Iran

Reuters - Sat, 17/02/2018 - 20:21
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden has granted citizenship to a Stockholm-based scientist being held in Iran under sentence of death, the Swedish foreign ministry confirmed on Saturday.
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