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A day after the Senate rejected four gun control measures in the wake of the Orlando shooting, a bipartisan group of 9 senators expressed their willingness to compromise on gun control.

During the press conference, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine presented new legislation meant to prevent people on the no-fly list and the selective screening list from buying guns. The bill would allow people on theses lists to appeal the decision.

“If we can’t pass this, it truly is a broken system up here,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham about the bipartisan attempt at compromise.

“The likelihood of someone being on this list and buying a gun to use it in a terrorist act to me is far greater than the likelihood of an innocent person being on the list,” Graham said, referring to Republican’s argument against barring people on the terror watch list from buying guns.

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(Reuters) - An armed man who tried to breach the FBI building in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Thursday was shot dead by police following a car chase, a gun battle and a standoff in a cornfield northeast of town, officials said.

Police had yet to identify the dead man and during a pair of news briefings declined to comment on his motive. The New York Times and NBC News, citing unnamed sources, identified him as Ricky Shiffer, 42, who may have had extreme right-wing views.

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Federal agents were searching for secret documents pertaining to nuclear weapons among other classified materials when they raided former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home on Monday, according to a new report.

Citing people familiar with the investigation, the Washington Post reported on Thursday night that some of the documents sought by investigators in Trump’s home were related to nuclear and “special access programs,” but didn’t specify if they referred to the U.S. arsenal or another nations' weapons, or whether such documents were found.

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