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There were 15 students in the classroom. Emergency dispatchers began receiving 911 calls reporting shots fired around 10:27 a.m., San Bernardino Public Information Officer Lt. The shooting comes as San Bernardino has seen a major increase in violence. Maria Garcia, the San Bernardino City Unified School District spokeswoman confirmed that the situation has been "contained", with police claiming there to be "no further threat".
  • Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court, ending year-long fight

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    Vice President Mike Pence presided over the final vote Friday, even though his vote as a tie-breaker was not necessary. Then-US President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland a year ago but the Republican-controlled Senate never gave Garland a hearing.
  • Government warplanes strike Syrian town hit by chemical attack

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    For the USA, this may be a war that came out of the blue, which took place only two months after a new president was elected. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson finalised the intended approach with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday (10 April), on the eve of Tillerson's trip to Moscow .
  • Willett, Stenson, Watson miss Masters cut

    Willett, Stenson, Watson miss Masters cut

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    Would be interesting if they ask Watson to commentate, to be honest. Watson opened the day with four consecutive bogeys and added another on the seventh hole. Fowler, a social media star who said earlier this week he probably hasn't achieved as much as he would have liked, never felt better going into the final round of a major, nor has he ever been so close to the lead with 18 holes to play.
  • Senate confirms Gorsuch to Supreme Court, to be sworn in this week

    Senate confirms Gorsuch to Supreme Court, to be sworn in this week

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    Gorsuch took the constitutional oath earlier in the day in a closed-doors ceremony; the public ceremony will show his judicial oath. Gorsuch was sworn in during a sun-soaked ceremony in the Rose Garden, almost 14 months after the seat was left vacant with the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia .
  • California Gas Tax Passes In Senate

    California Gas Tax Passes In Senate

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    State lawmakers are nearing a vote on a plan to raise taxes and fees for road construction, barely a week after Gov. Steve Glazer and Assemblyman Tim Grayson, both Democrats . Jim Beall , a San Jose Democrat who has been working on the transportation bill for two years. A half-billion dollars, if linked to a gas-tax hike.
  • Recent back surgery causes Georgia senator to miss Gorsuch confirm vote

    Recent back surgery causes Georgia senator to miss Gorsuch confirm vote

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    The confirmation boosted President Donald Trump's flailing presidency, which has been mired in controversy over potential connections to the Russian government. Schumer accused the judge of being evasive in his testimony. Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, spoke for many in her party when, nearing the end of two days of testimony, she told Gorsuch: "It remains to be seen whether you will be a justice for all or a justice for some".
  • G-7 ministers seek unity in bid to press Russia over Assad

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    Leading members of the G7, meeting in Italy, will get their first chance to seek clarity from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on whether the US is now committed to deposing the regime of Syrian President President Bashar al-Assad. Then Trump, the day after the assault, said his thinking about Assad had changed. Yet after Trump's retaliatory strike, the position became less clear.
  • Gorsuch Takes His Constitutional Oath to Become Supreme Court Justice

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    All the current justices were in attendance, along with most of their spouses. Gorsuch's wife, Louise, held a family Bible, and his daughters Emma and Belinda looked on. Monday's ceremony comes after a bruising 66-day confirmation process in which Senate Republicans triggered the " nuclear option ", eliminating the 60-vote filibuster threshold for all future high court nominees.
  • Shooting reported at California elementary school

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    An 8-year-old later died. A second student was also wounded and was in stable condition at a local hospital. Cedric Anderson (left) is the chief suspect. schools require people entering to pass through metal detectors, up from 1 percent in 2000. A 53-year-old man who walked into a San Bernardino elementary school classroom and opened fire was targeting his estranged wife, the teacher, to whom he had only been married a few months, authorities said.