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Republican politician raffles AR-15 rifle days after Florida school shooting

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A Republican politician raffled an AR-15 rifle at a campaign fundraising event just days after a similar weapon was used to kill 17 people in a Florida high school. Parents held a vigil outside the fundraiser for Aaron Penman, a sheriff’s...Show More Summary

Gun owner destroys AR-15 after Florida school shooting

33 minutes agoPolitics / US Politics : The Signal

Scott Pappalardo recorded himself cutting his rifle to pieces days after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Ex-FBI agent: Here's how we handled Nikolas Cruz-like alerts

The Federal Bureau of Investigation admits that is did not adequately pursue a lead regarding Nikolas Cruz's potential for violence before the Parkland school shooting.

Israeli police arrest more executives from Bezeq Telecom

Israeli police made arrests on Sunday that included senior executives from Bezeq, the country's largest telecom group, after the markets watchdog uncovered new information during its investigation into the company. The Israel Securities...Show More Summary

Man who warned the FBI about Nikolas Cruz sounds off

Mississippi bail bondsman noticed a troubling comment added to a YouTube video he posted by the Florida gunman.

Florida shooting: Donald Trump blames FBI's Russia probe for failure to spot suspect's warning signs

Donald Trump said on Saturday that the FBI had missed the warning signs of the suspect in the Florida high school shooting because it had been "spending too much time" investigating his campaign's links with Russia. The FederalShow More Summary

Israel strikes Gaza after soldiers hurt, two Palestinians dead

Israeli fire killed two Palestinian teenagers in Gaza, local health officials said on Sunday, after Israel launched attacks against 18 targets belonging to militant groups in the enclave in response to an explosion that wounded four Israeli soldiers. Show More Summary

Thirteen killed in Mexican quake zone helicopter crash

Thirteen people were killed in southern Mexico when a minister's helicopter crash-landed on its way to the epicenter of a powerful earthquake that rattled the region, officials said Saturday. The 7.2 magnitude quake caused only material...Show More Summary

Trump Cites Facebook Executive In 'Fake News' Twitter Rant Over Russian Indictments

President Donald Trump went on a “fake news” Twitter attack over the Russian indictments Saturday, citing a Facebook ad executive who said the Russians’ “main goal” was not to sway the presidential election.

Media, Democrats Have Created 'More Chaos' Than Russians, Says White House Spokesman

.@hogangidley45: “There are two groups that have created chaos more than the Russians and that’s the Democrats and the mainstream media.”

Suspect was a 'good shot' on NRA-backed school rifle team

The troubled teen authorities say killed 17 people at a Florida high school excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation, part of a multimillion-dollar effort by the gun group to support youth shooting clubs and other programs.

A look at FBI call center that failed to flag tip on shooter

More than a month before 17 people were killed at a Florida high school, the FBI got a tip warning that the suspect wanted to kill people and was planning to carry out a school shooting.

Jury awards over $37M to family of woman slain in standoff

BALTIMORE (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $37 million in damages to the family of a Maryland woman who was fatally shot by police in 2016 after a six-hour standoff in her apartment.

Florida shooting: Librarian who saved 55 'knew what to do because her friend survived Sandy Hook'

Diana Haneski, a library media specialist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, jumped into action when she heard the school was under lockdown on her radio. Speaking to Reuters, Ms Haneski, 57, said she knew what to do...Show More Summary

Zimbabwe arrest over Grace Mugabe's 'fake' PhD

Zimbabwean anti-corruption investigators said Friday they had arrested a university professor over the suspected fraudulent awarding of a doctorate to former first lady Grace Mugabe. Levi Nyagura, the vice chancellor of the University of Zimbabwe, was arrested by the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission following an investigation into the PhD. Show More Summary

Puerto Rico to reduce power generation amid cash shortfall

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's electricity utility said Friday it will dial down the power generation starting this weekend as a federal control board urgently seeks a $300 million loan for the troubled utility after a judge rejected a previous $1 billion loan request.

Puerto Rico's governor discusses crisis during Philadelphia trip

Faith and elected leaders gathered Friday morning at Esperanza in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia for a discussion with the governor of Puerto Rico about the ongoing humanitarian crisis still affecting the island after two devastating hurricanes.

Rep. Cramer officially launches North Dakota Senate bid

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer officially launched his campaign Friday night for U.S. Senate, giving Republicans the candidate many consider the best hope of unseating Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.

Trump Visits Shooting Victims, Local Police En Route To Mar-a-Lago For Long Weekend

President Donald Trump said he called on victims of Wednesday’s high school shooting in Florida, which left 17 dead, on a hospital visit Friday evening.

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