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Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 21, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Walmart’s bruising battle with Amazon saps its 4Q results

The fourth-quarter profit numbers overshadowed the discounter's better-than-expected sales at its established stores and higher customer traffic as online services linked to its stores attract more shoppers.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 20, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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Fighting gun violence after shooting gives teens purpose

Chris Grady was a theater kid counting down the days until he reported for duty in the U.S. Army this summer, when a gunman opened fire at his school. As he huddled in his classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last Wednesday listening to shots ring out nearby, what he felt wasn't fear, but anger.

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Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictment

While Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" say they think the criminal charges are well-founded.

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The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets

The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):

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Life or death main decision for school shooting suspect

The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison.

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Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment.

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All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran

An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed.

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House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

As badly as things have gone for immigration legislation in the Senate, it's not looking any easier in the more conservative House.

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State investigated after school shooting suspect cut himself

Florida's child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself in a video but found him stable, according to state records.

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Romney makes it official: He's running for Utah Senate seat

Former presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is running for a Utah Senate seat, officially launching his political comeback attempt Friday by praising his adopted home state as a model for an acrimonious national government in Washington.

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Copter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground

A military helicopter carrying officials who were assessing damage from a powerful earthquake flipped as it was attempting to land in southern Mexico, crashing on top of people who had fled their homes and were spending the night outside. Thirteen people were killed — the only known fatalities related to the quake — and 16 were injured.

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Mueller charges 13 Russians with meddling in 2016 race

In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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Kentucky teen charged as adult in fatal school shootings

A 15-year-old boy accused of opening fire inside his Kentucky high school will be tried as an adult on murder charges.

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MSU Trustees chair says panel humbled by no-confidence vote

A no-confidence vote in the Michigan State University Board of Trustees by the Faculty Senate in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal is "humbling," the chairman of the trustees said Friday at its first public meeting since the vote.

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Strange, But True | Dog in the race? Pooch barred from race for Kansas governor

Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor.

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Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

President Donald Trump came face-to-face Friday with hospitalized victims of the horrific school shooting in Florida and offered thanks to the doctors and nurses who helped the wounded, declaring "the job they've done is incredible."

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Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee swaying buildings and office towers in the country's capital, where residents were still jittery after a deadly quake five months ago.

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Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

Friday's election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists.

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10 Things to Know for Today, Feb. 16, 2018

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

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6 friends shattered by Florida shooting forge new bond

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.

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Trump to tackle mental health, school safety _ but not guns

Declaring the nation united and grieving with "one heavy heart," President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and "the difficult issue of mental health" in response to the deadly shooting in Florida. He made no mention of the scourge of gun violence.

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Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims.

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