News Head bowed, Florida shooting suspect returns to court for hearing 2018-02-19T21:48:37.000000000-05:00 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A former student accused of last week's deadly shooting at a Florida high school returned to court for a hearing on Monday in a case that has galvanized advocates of stricter gun control, including many of the rampage survivors. Asian stocks slip after European surge fades, dollar edges up 2018-02-19T21:11:20.000000000-05:00 TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks slipped on Tuesday, their recent recovery stalling after European equities broke a winning streak, while the dollar edged up to pull further away from three-year lows. Pennsylvania top court redraws voting map in boost to Democrats 2018-02-19T20:59:02.000000000-05:00 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's top court on Monday unveiled a new map carving out the state's U.S. congressional voting districts, imposing a plan it said was based on "traditional criteria" after rejecting a proposal drawn up by Republican lawmakers as unconstitutional. Asian stocks dip after European surge fades, dollar firm 2018-02-19T19:48:55.000000000-05:00 TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks dipped on Tuesday, their recent recovery slowing after European equities broke a winning streak, while the dollar held firm after bouncing from three-year lows. Russia looms large as U.S. election officials prep for 2018 2018-02-19T17:52:50.000000000-05:00 WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ten months before the United States votes in its first major election since the 2016 presidential contest, U.S. state election officials huddled in Washington this weekend to swap strategies on dealing with an uninvited guest: Russia. Turkey warns Syrian army against helping Kurdish YPG in Afrin 2018-02-19T15:46:51.000000000-05:00 BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey warned on Monday it would confront Syrian government forces if they entered Syria's northwestern Afrin region to help the Kurdish YPG militia repel a Turkish offensive. Students plan protests, Washington march, to demand gun control after mass shooting 2018-02-19T13:31:22.000000000-05:00 PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Stunned by the deadliest high school shooting in U.S. history, students mobilized across the country on Sunday to organize rallies and a national walkout in support of stronger gun laws, challenging politicians they say have failed to protect them. World stocks break recovery streak with U.S. and China closed 2018-02-19T12:34:14.000000000-05:00 LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks were set to post their first loss in five days on Monday, breaking a winning streak that saw them recover almost half their losses from a violent sell-off two weeks ago. 'Bad guy' Russia emerges as central player in Western diplomacy 2018-02-19T11:24:32.000000000-05:00 MUNICH (Reuters) - European and U.S. officials divided over U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy found common cause this weekend in decrying what they say is Russia's covert campaign to undermine Western democracies. Kremlin says charges over U.S. election tampering prove nothing 2018-02-19T09:15:38.000000000-05:00 MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said on Monday that U.S. charges against 13 Russians and several Russian companies accused of meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign contained zero proof of Russian state involvement.