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Florida school shooting suspect was a white nationalist, leader of group confirms

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Officials have identified the Florida school shooting suspect as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who had been expelled for disciplinary reasons.
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Florida School Shooting Suspect Charged With 17 Counts of Murder

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In the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, on Wednesday, details continue to emerge about the tragedy. Here's what we know so far:
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Florida school shooting blamed on mental illness, not guns

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PARKLAND, Fla. - An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and his own AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years. Law enforcement officials told The Associated Press that Nikolas Cruz legally purchased the assault weapon used in the attack.
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FBI was alerted about school shooting threat on YouTube

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The suspect, identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, officials said Thursday.
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Americans in most states can buy an AR-15 before they can drink

6 monthes ago   |   By

Nikolas Cruz, 19, legally bought the AR-15 he used to massacre high school students, according to a lawyer.
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Americans are more likely to die from gun violence than many leading causes of death combined

Americans are more likely to die from gun violence than many leading causes of death combined

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A 19-year-old gunman allegedly killed 17 of his former classmates at a Florida high school on Wednesday.
Some 11,000 people in the US are killed in firearm assaults each year.
Gun violence is a leading cause of death in America, but research on the problem is bootstrapped due to federal funding restrictions passed by Congress.
A 19-year-old allegedly killed 17 of his former classmates at a Florida high school on Wednesday with an AR-15 rifle he purchased legally .
It was the deadliest school shooting in Florida history. The suspected gunman, Nikolas Cruz, had been known as a potential...
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Florida school shooting suspect legally bought rifle, was reported to the FBI for online threat

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PARKLAND, Fla. - Nikolas Cruz, the expelled student charged with 17 killings at his former school in Parkland, had undergone mental-health treatment and may have been reported to the FBI for allegedly posting an online comment saying he wanted “to be a professional school shooter.” Still, despite his alarming behavior over the years, Cruz was able to purchase a .223-caliber rifle from a Broward gun shop in February 2017 after instantly clearing an FBI background check, a law-enforcement source told the Miami Herald. He had no criminal history.
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RaceAhead: Another Day, Another School Shooting

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In 1955, Mamie Till Mobley, the grieving mother of 14-year old Emmett, made a controversial and fateful decision. Her son had been abducted, tortured, and brutally murdered visiting relatives in Mississippi, and she wanted the world to see what they'd done to her boy.
Jet magazine, one of the most prominent black-owned publications of the day, published the photos of Till's badly disfigured remains. Then Mobley held an open casket funeral in her home city of Chicago; her son's beaten and bloated body, completely unrecognizable, was seen by thousands of mourners. Photos of Emmett Till and...
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Florida school gunman joked about guns and worried classmates

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Nikolas Cruz, charged in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, talked a lot about guns and his troubled past, students say.
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Florida Shooting Suspect Set To Appear In Court On 17 Murder Charges

Florida Shooting Suspect Set To Appear In Court On 17 Murder Charges

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Authorities say expelled student Nikolas Cruz, 19, opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing at least 17 people. Now, Cruz will be facing those charges for the first time in court.
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LIVE VIDEO: Florida officials provide update on school shooting

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A 19-year-old with a troubled past and an AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder after being questioned for hours by state and federal authorities following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years.
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The Latest: Lawyer: Family suspect lived with is in shock

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PARKLAND, Fla. - The Latest on a deadly school shooting at a Florida high school : 8:40 a.m. An attorney representing the family who had taken in Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz says they're shocked by what happened and had no idea he was planning anything. Jim Lewis told The Associated Press on Thursday that Cruz began living with the family after his mother died in November. He said Cruz was quiet and very respectful but also sad. Lewis says Cruz had an AR-15 rifle in the home with them but it was kept in a locked cabinet.
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After Parkland shooting, far-right media immediately starts pushing fake news

After Parkland shooting, far-right media immediately starts pushing fake news

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Immediately after the mass shooting that left 17 people dead in Broward County, Florida, the Gateway Pundit's White House correspondent tweeted a fake BuzzFeed story that claimed white people needed to have their guns taken away.
The fake post, titled “Why We Need To Take Away White People's Guns Now More Than Ever”, first appeared on the far-right Twitter account MagaPill. The account, which has been previously retweeted by President Donald Trump, shares unhinged conspiracy theories on everything from Pizzagate to “earthquake machines” and “false flag terrorism”.
The tweet was then picked...
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Florida Shooting: Nikolas Cruz, 19, charged with 17 murder counts in Parkland school shooting

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A twice-orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and an AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning.
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​'I'm sorry for the mistake': Sarah Sanders issues correction for ​false...

​'I'm sorry for the mistake': Sarah Sanders issues correction for ​false claim about African-American jobs​

The White House Council of Economic Advisers apologized for the figure saying it was miscommunication to Sanders. Read more ...

Man caught taking picture up woman's skirt at Haywood Mall in Greenville...

Man caught taking picture up woman's skirt at Haywood Mall in Greenville, police say

A man was caught taking a picture up a woman's skirt at Haywood Mall in Greenville, according to Greenville police. Read more ...

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

"Life is precious, and life is beautiful." Read more ...

Investigation launched after officer fatally shoots family dog, police say

Investigation launched after officer fatally shoots family dog, police say

An outside investigation has been launched after a police officer fatally shot a family's dog. Read more ...

Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says

Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says

The "real number" of abused children and abusive priests might be higher since some secret church records were lost and some victims never came forward, the grand jury said. Read more ...

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

"Life is precious, and life is beautiful." Read more ...

Mom warns parents after mosquito bite leaves 6-year-old son in ICU

Mom warns parents after mosquito bite leaves 6-year-old son in ICU

"He screams out in pain from the headaches, and he's really just like a zombie," the mother said. "It's scary, it's really scary." Read more ...

Teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so school employees donated theirs

Teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so school employees donated theirs

The public school teacher figured he needed at least 20 additional sick days to deal with more chemotherapy, days he just didn't have. Read more ...

Italy's deputy prime minister is blaming the EU for the deadly bridge...

Italy's deputy prime minister is blaming the EU for the deadly bridge collapse, even though nobody knows what caused it yet

Matteo Salvini suggested that EU fiscal rules were to blame for Tuesday's deadly bridge collapse. Authorities have yet to determine the cause of the disaster, which killed at... Read more ...

Aretha Franklin at home, surround by loved ones, family source says

Aretha Franklin at home, surround by loved ones, family source says

“We believe she'll pull through it, she believes she'll pull through it, and that's the important thing,” Franklin's nephew told People. Read more ...