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Florida high school massacre panel considers recommendations

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Sunrise, Nov 17 (AP) - The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre began discussions Friday on what recommendations it will make regarding student safety, mental health and steps to prevent fu-ture school shootings.
The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Commission didn't pass any specific recommendations Friday at its latest gathering to consider the Feb. 14 attack that killed 14 students and three staff members at the school in Parkland. But it decided it will...
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Take a weight off Tears, joy as kilo gets historic update

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Versailles, Nov 17 (AP) - In a historic vote, more than 50 nations unanimously approved an overhaul of the international measurement system that underpins global trade and other human endeavors, uniting Friday behind new definitions for the kilogram and other units in a way they fail to do on...
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Passengers in Zimbabwe caught in bus fire; 40 killed

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Fire swept through a passenger bus in Zimbabwe, and police said Friday that more than 40 people died and at least 20 were injured, some with severe burns.

Police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said she did not have details about the cause of the accident on Thursday night.

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Death toll from California wildfires rises as 130 still missing

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Online Desk: The toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing.

Most of those unaccounted for are from the Butte County town of Paradise, in northern California, which was virtually erased from...
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Bloomberg likely to decide on 2020 bid by early next year

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New York, Nov 14 (AP) - Having spent a fortune to help elect Democrats this fall, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg declared lifetime allegiance to the Democratic Party and outlined an aggressive timeline for deciding whether to run for president.
"I think January, February would be...
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