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Coca-cola defeats U.S. lawsuit over Diet Coke ads

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 11:13am
(Reuters) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit claiming that Coca-Cola Co's advertising for Diet Coke misleads people into thinking that consuming the soft drink assists in weight loss, and that it actually causes weight gain.

What's in play in Washington after Florida school shooting

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:13am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, a Republican who has frequently pledged support for gun rights, is considering some changes to gun laws and other safety measures after the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people.

White roses, hundreds of police as Florida shooting school reopens

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 9:00am
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Students returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday, bearing white roses and wearing white ribbons to commemorate the 17 people killed there two weeks ago in the second deadliest public school shooting in U.S. history.

Trump says California border wall on hold until entire wall approved

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 8:51am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the parts of a proposed border wall he says California wants will not be built until the entire southern wall is approved, although state officials have said they are strongly opposed to the plan.

Hospital releases three U.S. Marines who fell ill when letter opened at Virginia base

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 8:48am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. Marines have been released after being evaluated for symptoms that began after a letter was opened at a military base in Arlington, Virginia, a base spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Classes resume at Florida high school two weeks after massacre

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 7:22am
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Students and teachers traumatized by one of the country's deadliest mass shootings returned to classes on Wednesday with white ribbons and white roses to honor the 17 people killed by a gunman in their Florida high school two weeks ago.

Trump says won't build California border wall until whole wall is approved

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 6:57am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the parts of a proposed border wall that California wants built will have to await approval for the entire southern border wall.

Dick's Sporting Goods curbs some gun sales, urges Congress to act

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 6:55am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Dick's Sporting Goods Inc on Wednesday said it was permanently curbing certain gun sales at all of its stores in the wake of the recent massacre at a high school in Florida that has re-ignited a fierce debate over gun control in America.