Gun legislation talks in U.S. Senate yield no breakthrough

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Reuters

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Democratic and Republican negotiators in the U.S. Senate said they were not able to reach a deal on Thursday on a bipartisan response to recent U.S. mass shootings but vowed to continue their efforts. A group of lawmakers led by Democratic Senator Chris Murphy and Republican Senator John Cornyn are trying to iron out a plan that would bolster school security, address gaps in the U.S. mental health system and keep guns away from criminals and individuals deemed to be a danger to the public or themselves. Lawmakers had hoped to reach an agreement by the end …

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