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US promises nearly $17M for survivors of Las Vegas massacre

 

November 30, 2018



LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. government is allocating nearly $17 million to help people affected by the Las Vegas Strip mass shooting that became the deadliest in the nation's modern history, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Friday.

The money from the Justice Department will defray costs of counseling, therapy, rehabilitation, trauma recovery and legal aid for thousands of people affected by the Oct. 1, 2017, massacre, Whitaker said in Cincinnati.

Fifty-eight people died and more than 850 were injured when a gunman opened fire from a high-rise hotel into an open-air country musi...



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