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Puerto Rico to reduce power generation amid cash shortfall

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s electricity utility said Friday it will dial down the power generation starting this weekend as a federal control board urgently seeks a $300 million loan for the troubled utility after a judge rejected a previous $1 billion loan request. 843 more words


Donald Trump Jr. will dine with apartment buyers in India

(CNN) — Donald Trump Jr. is pulling out all the stops on a visit to his company’s biggest international market.

President Trump’s eldest son is set to arrive in… 725 more words


VIDEO: Teens press for gun control outside White House

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dozens of teenage students were lying down on the pavement in front of the White House to demand presidential action on gun control after 17 students were killed in a school shooting in Florida. 122 more words


State senator says gun legislation is on the way

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — State Sen. Bill Galvano, a Republican and incoming Senate president, says the Florida Senate is preparing a sweeping package of legislation in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school. 149 more words


Police: Woman tries to steal camera, hurls feces in escape

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a woman trying to steal a video camera from an Indianapolis store escaped after throwing feces at a security worker. 160 more words


US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say a U.S. Postal Service worker has been found shot to death inside a mail truck along a busy highway. 113 more words


Doctors blast Trump's mental illness focus to fight violence

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.

“The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense,” said Dr. 745 more words