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Students who walked out of their Montgomery County, Maryland, schools protest against gun violence in front of the White House in Washington, February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Hundreds of people including teenage survivors of last week's deadly Florida high school mass shooting poured into the state capital Tallahassee on Wednesday demanding that lawmakers limit sales of assault rifles.

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FILE PHOTO: Riot police protect members of the Ku Klux Klan from counter-protesters as they arrive to rally in opposition to city proposals to remove or make changes to Confederate monuments in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

The number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under President Donald Trump, fueled by his immigration stance and the perception that he sympathized with those espousing white supremacy, the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Wednesday

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Paul Manafort leaves U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

New sealed criminal charges have been filed in federal court in the criminal case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and campaign aide Rick Gates, a court record indicated on Wednesday.

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FILE PHOTO - People vote at the Evergreen Recreation Center during the 2016 presidential election in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles, California, U.S., November 8, 2016.  REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

A coalition that includes a Latino membership organization and a former Massachusetts governor filed lawsuits on Wednesday challenging how four U.S. states allocate their Electoral College votes in presidential elections.

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FILE PHOTO: Evangelist Billy Graham speaks to members of the media at a news conference in New York, U.S. June 21, 2005.  REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo

U.S. evangelist Billy Graham, who counseled presidents and preached to millions across the world from his native North Carolina to communist North Korea during his 70 years in the pulpit, died on Wednesday at the age of 99, a spokesman said.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The White House on Wednesday praised an experimental program in Oregon that charges a mileage tax to volunteer drivers, adding to signals that President Donald Trump is open to finding new revenue sources to pay for his proposed infrastructure program.

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The wreckage of a garbage truck lies beside an Amtrak passenger train after a collision in Crozet, Virginia, U.S. January 31, 2018.  REUTERS/Drone Base

A garbage truck was on the tracks despite lowered safety gates when it was struck by a train carrying Republican lawmakers in a fatal crash last month in rural Virginia, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday.

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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., November 15, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to broaden protections for corporate insiders who call out misconduct, ruling they must take claims of wrongdoing to the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to be shielded against retaliation.

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Law enforcement officials gather on Pennsylvania Avenue after reports of a suspicious vehicle on 17th near the White House in Washington, U.S., February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

The U.S. Secret Service reopened streets around the White House and allowed workers back into an evacuated building on Wednesday after authorities cleared a suspicious car parked nearby.

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FILE PHOTO: Police officers stand in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC, U.S., January 19, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Americans injured in a 1997 suicide bombing in Jerusalem cannot seize ancient Persian artifacts from a Chicago museum to satisfy a $71.5 million court judgment against Iran, which they had accused of complicity in the attack.

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An oil and gas worker on a Talos Energy LLC platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico was killed on Saturday while replacing piping, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Tuesday.

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Billy Graham  speaks to a capacity crowd at Raymond James Stadiun in Tampa, Florida. 


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Billy Graham became the best known preacher in the United States during 70 years in the pulpit. Following are reactions to his death on Wednesday.

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Tyson Foods Inc's hog processing plant in Logansport, Indiana returned to normal operations on Wednesday after resolving a production-related problem that idled the facility since midday on Monday, a company representative said.

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Activist investor Barington Capital Group, L.P. wants Outback Steakhouse owner Bloomin' Brands Inc to spin off three smaller restaurant chains into a new company, cut costs and improve diners' experiences, steps it says can double its flagging share price.

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FILE PHOTO: Evangelist Billy Graham, preaches the Gospel to thousands of believers during the meeting at Bercy's Stadium in Paris as part of a worldwide crusade, September 20, 1986.   REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

In more than 70 years Billy Graham, who died on Wednesday, preached to nearly 215 million people around the world. Here are some facts about Graham:

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Tyra Hemans, a senior from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, speaks with Florida Rep. Wengay "Newt" Newton, (D-St. Petersburg), during a meeting at Leon High School after the students arrived in Tallahassee, Florida, U.S., February 20, 2018.  REUTERS/Colin Hackley

Student activists from the Florida high school where 17 teens and staff were shot and killed began a march to the state capital of Tallahassee on Wednesday, where they were to meet with lawmakers to call for a ban on assault-style weapons.

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Billy Graham speaks to thousands during his New York Crusade at Flushing Meadows Park in 2005. 

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U.S. evangelist Billy Graham died on Wednesday at the age of 99. Selected quotes from his 1997 autobiography, "Just As I Am":

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The U.S. Secret Service is responding to a suspicious vehicle near the White House and the new executive building is being evacuated, it said in a post on Twitter on Wednesday.

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A police officer in Mobile, Alabama was shot and killed as he was attempting to apprehend a murder suspect late on Tuesday, local media reported.

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A gun cut in half by its owner is seen in Leavenworth, Washington, U.S., in this February 19, 2018 picture obtained from social media. Mandatory credit. Jonah Manning via REUTERS

A video of a man cutting his semi-automatic weapon in half has gone viral following last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school, prompting a social media movement decrying easy access to high-powered assault rifles.

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