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U.S. to pay $130 million to resolve claims over 2018 Parkland school shooting

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By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. government has reached a settlement valued at about $130 million with the families of students and faculty who were killed and injured during the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a source familiar with the talks said on Monday. The settlement, once finalized, would resolve litigation seeking to hold the FBI accountable for its handling of tips involving the teenage shooter. Justice Department representatives did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The massacre, one of the deadliest school shoot…

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