Congress returns amid new push for gun control – but with same obstacles

Congress returns amid new push for gun control – but with same obstacles

Lawmakers returned to Washington on Monday amidst intensifying debate over gun laws. The school shooting in Parkland, Florida earlier this month, in which 17 people were killed, has forced Congress to contend yet again with one of the most politically controversial issues. Before the 14 February massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, mass shootings

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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket soars in debut test launch from Florida

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket soars in debut test launch from Florida

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – The world’s most powerful rocket, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, roared into space through clear blue skies in its debut test flight on Tuesday from a Florida launch site where moon missions once began, in another milestone for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s private rocket company. The 23-story-tall jumbo rocket, carrying a cherry

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Trump Hits Alps, but Melania Is Frosty in Florida

Trump Hits Alps, but Melania Is Frosty in Florida

President and Melania Trump in Brussels in May. WASHINGTON — Melania has learned a few things from the master. The first lady will never be as brilliant at trolling as her husband. He is an idiot-savant who plays in the roiling ocean of Twitter as naturally as a blubbery-necked sea lion. Only Donald Trump, a

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Florida could declare porn a health threat

Florida could declare porn a health threat

Florida Legislature (Sentinel file) TALLAHASSEE — The state could declare pornography a public health risk that needs education, research and policy changes to protect Floridians, according to a resolution overwhelmingly approved by a House committee Thursday. The resolution is being sponsored by Republican Rep. Ross Spano, also a candidate for attorney general. He has previously

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Five quick takes on Scott Frost’s final game with Central Florida, a Peach Bowl victory over Auburn

Five quick takes on Scott Frost’s final game with Central Florida, a Peach Bowl victory over Auburn

Scott Frost’s no-huddle offense found its stride in the third quarter. >> On the biggest stage, Erik Chinander had a sterling day, fully validating Frost’s decision to bring him to Lincoln. Nebraska’s new defensive coordinator employed an aggressive plan to slow down Auburn’s run game – and dissuade Auburn from running it more than it

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