FBI starts review of its handling of 'professional school shooter' tip on YouTube

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The FBI has begun a review of how it investigated the Youtube comment promising a school shooting left by Nikolas Cruz. The teen with the same name killed 17 people and injured many at a Florida school.
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Florida School Shooting: FBI Notified of Threatening YouTube Comment by 'Nikolas Cruz'

Florida School Shooting: FBI Notified of Threatening YouTube Comment by 'Nikolas Cruz'

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The FBI said Thursday it investigated a threatening YouTube comment which is now believed to have been made by the gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school.
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FBI was warned about alleged shooter nearly 5 months ago, tipster says

FBI was warned about alleged shooter nearly 5 months ago, tipster says

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A Mississippi man says he immediately contacted the FBI about a person named Nikolas Cruz in September after seeing a comment about becoming a "professional school shooter."
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Trump Said Alleged Florida School Shooter Should Have Been Reported-the FBI Investigated Him Last Fall: Report

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The FBI was alerted to Nikolas Cruz after someone with the same username posted a comment on YouTube last fall proclaiming, "I'm going to be a professional school shooter."
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The FBI knew about a YouTube user named Nikolas Cruz who said he would be a 'professional school shooter' 5 months before the Florida shooting

The FBI knew about a YouTube user named Nikolas Cruz who said he would be a 'professional school shooter' 5 months before the Florida shooting

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In September, a YouTube user named Nikolas Cruz commented on a video saying, "I'm going to be a professional school shooter."
The owner of that video notified YouTube and the FBI at the time.
That incident is taking on new significance after Wednesday's school shooting in Florida, when a 19-year-old named Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people and wounded over a dozen more.
Ben Bennight, a YouTube vlogger and bail bondsman in Mississippi, knew something was amiss when someone named Nikolas Cruz posted, "I'm going to be a professional school shooter," in the comments section of one of his YouTube...
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Three anti-Brexit Tories quit party to join new centrist group amid 11th...

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