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U.S. News - Virginia Senate defers ban on assault weapons, high-capacity magazines - Virginia lawmakers dealt a setback to Gov. Ralph Northam and the state's gun control advocates Monday, voting to defer a proposed ban on sales of assault weapons.

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U.S. News -- Dairy Farmers of America plans to buy majority of Dean Foods -- After filing for bankruptcy protection in November, America's largest milk producer, Dean Foods, announced Monday that it plans to sell the majority of its business to Dairy Farmers of America.

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U.S. News -- Historic flooding hits Mississippi, Tennessee -- Heavy rain has pounded Mississippi and Tennessee leading to historic levels of flooding and damaged homes.

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World News -- Coronavirus deaths rise in China; U.S. evacuates citizens from cruise ship -- Chinese health officials said the death toll from COVID-19 rose by more than 100 Sunday as governments rushed to evacuate citizens from a cruise ship off Japan's eastern coast.

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U.S. News -- Calif. considers formal apology for state's role in WWII Japanese internments -- The state of California would issue an official apology to all Americans of Japanese descent who were forced into internment camps during World War II under a bill being considered this week.

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U.S. News -- Pearl Harbor veteran Donald Stratton dies at 97 -- Donald Stratton, a U.S. Navy veteran who survived the attack on the USS Arizona during Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, died Saturday at his home in Colorado Springs at age 97.

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Science News -- SpaceX launch grows Starlink constellation to more than 300 satellites -- SpaceX launched its fifth batch of Starlink satellites from Florida at 10:05 a.m. EST Monday, growing the Starlink constellation in orbit to more than 300.

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U.S. News -- Bloomberg unveils plan to increase Social Security benefits -- Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg rolled out his Social Security plan Sunday, saying he will strengthen the program and will add benefits to the poorest recipients.

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U.S. News -- Utah moves to decriminalize polygamy -- The Utah Senate has moved to approve a bill that would reclassify polygamy among consenting adults from a felony offense to an infraction.

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World News -- Pompeo visits Angola on second stop of 3-nation Africa tour -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Angola Monday on the second leg of a three-nation tour of sub-Saharan Africa that's intended to strengthen economic and security ties.

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World News -- GM retiring Holden in Australia, New Zealand after 90 years -- General Motors has announced it will exit markets in Australia and New Zealand next year and withdraw the Chevrolet brand from Thailand by the end of this year.

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U.S. News -- Photographers gather in Yosemite hoping to capture 'firefall' -- This week, people visiting the park will be looking for a smaller, little-known waterfall that may briefly appear as if it were made of fire.

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U.S. News -- Two killed in Colorado avalanche -- Search and rescue volunteers in Colorado recovered the bodies of two snowmobilers on Sunday who were killed over the weekend in an avalanche, officials said.

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U.S. News -- DNC releases qualifications for South Carolina presidential debate -- Five Democratic candidates have qualified for upcoming debates in Nevada and South Carolina as the Democratic National Committee released qualifications for the Feb. 25 debate in Charleston.

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U.S. News -- Former Justice Department officials call on William Barr to resign -- A group of former Justice Department employees called on Attorney General William Barr to resign Sunday, citing his handling of the sentencing of President Donald Trump's associate Roger Stone.

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U.S. News -- 11,800 turn out for early voting in Nevada caucus -- Thousands of Nevada Democrats took part in early voting for the state's caucuses on Saturday amid long lines and other complications at some voting locations.

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U.S. News -- Ex-University of Wisconsin football player arrested in double homicide -- Marcus Randle El, 33, was arrested in connection with the deaths of Seairaha Winchester, 30, of Joliet, Ill., and Brittany McAdory, 28, of Janesville, Wisc., police said.

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Yemen government, Houthi rebels agree to prisoner swap

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North Korea screening students for coronavirus, state media says

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Taliban confirms Afghan peace deal 'finalized,' will be signed this month

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UAE grants license for Arab world's first nuclear power plant

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Storm Dennis: At least 3 dead amid serious flooding in Britain

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