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Over 1,500 Attend Funeral of 14-Year-Ol Florida School Shooting Victim Alaina Petty

Fourteen-year-old Alaina Petty – one of at least 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day morning – was laid to rest on Monday, five days after the massacre. Over 1,500 mourners, including Gov. Rick Scott, attended … Continue reading

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NY man destroys his AR-15 rifle to honor Florida shooting victims

(NEWS10) – Scott Pappalardo of Scotchtown, N.Y. owned an AR-15 rifle for over 30 years. In the wake of the Parkland, Florida shooting he posted this video over the weekend. He destroyed his gun, cutting it into three pieces, with the … Continue reading

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In wake of Florida school murders, 9-year-olds in Missouri are raffling off an assault rifle

To be clear, in the wake of this nation’s most recent AR-15-assisted school murders, third graders in Neosho, Missouri, did not decide to hold a fundraising raffle awarding an AR-15 assault rifle to some lucky town citizen. It was the … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan rushed to Florida Friday—for a weekend of fundraising

After the latest massacre of school children and teachers, House Speaker Paul Ryan crept into action. Not to meet with the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and their families, the site of that shooting, but for a fundraising … Continue reading

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School walkouts, sit-ins planned after Florida shooting

(AP) – The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws. … Continue reading

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Trump says FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe, draws criticism

Student survivors of the massacre slammed Trump for connecting it to the Russia probe, which has shadowed his year-old presidency. “Oh my god. 17 OF MY CLASSMATES AND FRIENDS ARE GONE AND YOU HAVE THE AUDACITY TO MAKE THIS ABOUT … Continue reading

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Family that took in Florida shooting suspect call him a ‘monster’ and say they had no clue what he was planning

The family that took in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said they knew he was lonely, depressed and a bit odd but saw no warning signs of a coming massacre. “We had this monster living under our roof and … Continue reading

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Teen Survivors of Florida School Shooting Announce 'March For Our Lives' to Push for Gun Control

Five teenagers who survived Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead, have announced that on March 24, there will be a march on Washington, D.C. to call for stricter gun laws. Students David Hogg, Alex Wind, Cameron … Continue reading

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Trump Slams FBI For Florida Shooting: They’re ‘Spending Too Much Time’ On His Campaign

Donald Trump just used the school shooting in Parkland, FL as an excuse to attack the FBI over its investigation into Russian interference in his 2016 campaign.

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Donald Trump Blames FBI's Attention on Russia Collusion for Missed Florida School Shooting Tip

President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI via Twitter on Saturday night, asserting that the organization was preoccupied investigating his presidential campaign and neglected to follow up on information about the shooter who killed 17 when he opened fire at … Continue reading

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Trump ties Florida massacre to the FBI’s Russia investigation

President Donald Trump suggested that the FBI failed to stop the horrific Parkland, Florida school shooting because it was “spending too much time” investigating Russia’s involvement in his narrow 2016 election victory. The claim is both demonstrably false and hypocritical, given … Continue reading

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Florida school massacre suspect on authorities’ radar in 2016: report

A teenager accused of shooting to death 17 people at a Florida high school was investigated by police and state officials as far back as 2016 after slashing his arm in a social media video, and saying he wanted to … Continue reading

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Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands … Continue reading

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In Wake of Florida Massacre, Gun-Control Advocates Look to Connecticut

Connecticut, which passed a strict gun law after the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, has seen a sharp drop in the number of gun deaths.

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10 San Diegans Ordered to Surrender Guns After Florida School Shooting

Ten San Diego gun owners have been ordered to surrender their firearms after courts determined they were at risk of harming themselves or others after an investigation launched in January by the City Attorney’s Office. A state law that took … Continue reading

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These are the heroes of the Florida school shooting

He died shielding students from gunfire. He captured the gunman. She hid students in a closet. Tales of heroism have emerged as survivors recall the moments after a gunman opened fire Wednesday at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in … Continue reading

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Factbox: Brave faculty, model students among 17 shot dead at Florida school

A beloved assistant football coach who acted as a human shield to save others was among the 17 people killed in South Florida when a gunman opened fire this week in the second-deadliest shooting ever at a public school in … Continue reading

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FBI failed to act on tip accused Florida gunman wanted to kill

The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday said it mishandled a January tip that the 19-year-old accused of killing 17 people in Florida had guns and the potential to carry out a school shooting. The post FBI failed to act … Continue reading

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The Latest: Trump at Florida hospital that treated victims

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump has arrived at a Florida hospital to meet medical professionals two days after a deadly shooting at a Broward County high school. The president and first lady Melania Trump are visiting Broward Health … Continue reading

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Trump Visits Florida Hospital That Treated School Shooting Victims

“It’s very sad something like that could happen,” a solemn Mr. Trump told reporters afterward.

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