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FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect

FBI says it failed to investigate tip on Florida suspect

PARKLAND, Fla. -- The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called for the FBI's director to resign because of the missteps.

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Senate leaders broker elusive budget deal: Hurdles still remain to avert another shutdown

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Senate leaders brokered a long-sought budget agreement Wednesday that would shower the Pentagon and domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years. But both Democratic liberals and GOP tea party forces swung against the plan, raising questions about its chances just a day before the latest government shutdown deadline.

2 killed in Amtrak crash in South Carolina

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CAYCE, S.C. -- An Amtrak passenger train slammed into a parked freight train in the early-morning darkness Sunday after a thrown switch sent it hurtling down a side track, authorities said. Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured.

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