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'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence
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'Enough is enough': School students across the US stage walkouts against gun violence

Mar 14th 2018, 3:45 PM 12,224 Views 29 Comments

The protests come after 17 people were killed during a school shooting in Florida last month.

Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it
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Florida brings in new law to restrict gun access, NRA immediately launches legal bid to block it

Mar 10th 2018, 5:12 PM 16,458 Views 0 Comments

The NRA said the measure “punishes law-abiding gun owners for the criminal acts of a deranged individual”.

Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers
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Florida passes bill to restrict guns and arm some teachers

Mar 8th 2018, 7:08 AM 11,982 Views 35 Comments

Last month’s mass shooting at a Florida school took 17 lives.

Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz formally charged with 17 counts of murder
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Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz formally charged with 17 counts of murder

Mar 7th 2018, 8:40 PM 12,372 Views 0 Comments

17 people were shot dead at Stoneman Douglas High School on 14 February.

'I have a flame in me right now' - students return to Florida high school for first time since mass shooting that killed 17
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'I have a flame in me right now' - students return to Florida high school for first time since mass shooting that killed 17

Feb 28th 2018, 8:12 PM 8,281 Views 7 Comments

A mass shooting perpetrated by former student Nikolas Cruz has left the student body of Marjory Douglas Stoneman High traumatised.

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life
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'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Feb 26th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,751 Views 38 Comments

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting
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Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

Feb 24th 2018, 2:46 PM 23,526 Views 91 Comments

The moves came as petitions circulated online targeting companies offering discounts to NRA members.

Woman sent tip to FBI last month that Florida shooting suspect 'is going to explode'
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Woman sent tip to FBI last month that Florida shooting suspect 'is going to explode'

Feb 23rd 2018, 10:33 PM 36,585 Views 0 Comments

The woman described Cruz’s short temper and said he had the “mental capacity of a 12 to 14 year old”.

Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death
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Florida killer yells 'murderers!' as he is put to death

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 40,520 Views 119 Comments

Eric Scott Branch killed a 21-year-old in 1993.

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said
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Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:34 AM 44,680 Views 107 Comments

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

'Pathetically weak': Father of Florida victim lays into Republican senator over gun control
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'Pathetically weak': Father of Florida victim lays into Republican senator over gun control

Feb 22nd 2018, 7:11 AM 23,948 Views 69 Comments

Marco Rubio has been backed by the NRA and drew jeers from the audience for his responses last night.

Florida shooting suspect appears in court as his lawyers seek to avoid the death penalty
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Florida shooting suspect appears in court as his lawyers seek to avoid the death penalty

Feb 19th 2018, 8:48 PM 37,994 Views 0 Comments

His lawyers have said he will plead guilty if prosecutors agree not to pursue the death penalty.

Florida students to march on Washington to 'shame' politicians into changing gun laws
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Florida students to march on Washington to 'shame' politicians into changing gun laws

Feb 19th 2018, 7:10 AM 9,298 Views 42 Comments

“After what they saw, the worst things imaginable, they’re not going to just sit back and take it.”

WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school
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WATCH: Survivor 'calls BS' on Trump's response to mass shooting at Florida school

Feb 18th 2018, 12:25 PM 33,299 Views 88 Comments

The US President has criticised the FBI for failing to heed signs which could have prevented the shooting.

'Died a hero', 'smiled all the time', 'brilliant and witty': The 17 victims of the Florida shooting
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'Died a hero', 'smiled all the time', 'brilliant and witty': The 17 victims of the Florida shooting

Feb 16th 2018, 2:04 PM 16,096 Views 0 Comments

Tributes have been paid to each of the 17 victims of Wednesday’s mass shooting.

'It was maybe 30 minutes, but it felt like 3 hours': Irish family caught up in Florida attack
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'It was maybe 30 minutes, but it felt like 3 hours': Irish family caught up in Florida attack

Feb 16th 2018, 9:16 AM 17,958 Views 0 Comments

A classmate of Adelina Hurley’s was killed in the mass shooting.

FBI received tip off before Florida shooting but failed to stop teen from killing 17
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FBI received tip off before Florida shooting but failed to stop teen from killing 17

Feb 16th 2018, 7:02 AM 23,522 Views 6 Comments

Nikolas Cruz has admitted to shooting dead 17 people at his former school.

For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold
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For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold

Feb 15th 2018, 10:00 PM 25,641 Views 0 Comments

Survivors have described the moment they heard the first shots ring out.

Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death'
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Steve Kerr: 'It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death'

Feb 15th 2018, 8:06 PM 26,670 Views 57 Comments

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr has spoken out about the Florida shooting.

Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil'
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Trump promises to tackle mental health, as he condemns Florida shooting as act of 'evil'

Feb 15th 2018, 7:35 PM 12,341 Views 108 Comments

Meanwhile, the leader of a white nationalist militia has said gunman Nikolas Cruz was a member of his group.

The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'
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The weapon allegedly used in deadly Florida shooting is known as 'America's rifle'

Feb 15th 2018, 4:02 PM 33,963 Views 78 Comments

The AR-15 is a ‘modern sporting rifle’ and versions of it are legal in all 50 states.

Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and many other celebrities call for stricter gun control after yesterday's events in Florida
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Kim Kardashian, Ellen DeGeneres and many other celebrities call for stricter gun control after yesterday's events in Florida

Feb 15th 2018, 9:09 AM 4,188 Views 1 Comment

Dozens of celebrities, from Bette Midler to Tyra Banks are saying “Enough is enough.”

Former student (19) charged with premeditated murder after 17 killed in Florida school shooting
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Former student (19) charged with premeditated murder after 17 killed in Florida school shooting

Feb 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 133,737 Views 222 Comments

It is understood that both pupils and teachers at the school are among the dead.

Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school
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Nikolas Cruz: 19-year-old suspected gunman was expelled from school

Feb 15th 2018, 7:07 AM 22,519 Views 20 Comments

Police said Cruz had recently posted “very disturbing” messages on social media.

Man 'happy to be alive' after bear attacked him while he was letting dog out of house
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Man 'happy to be alive' after bear attacked him while he was letting dog out of house

Jan 11th 2018, 10:14 PM 49,829 Views 61 Comments

Andrew Meunier needed 41 stitches after the incident.

Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years
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Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years

Jan 3rd 2018, 10:50 PM 44,022 Views 32 Comments

The US National Weather Service warned that a major winter storm would bring heavy snow and ice.

Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash
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Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash

Dec 25th 2017, 9:16 AM 34,756 Views 2 Comments

John Shannon, 70, and his adult daughters Olivia and Victoria died in the crash.

Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's
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Suspected serial killer arrested after bringing murder weapon to his job at McDonald's

Nov 29th 2017, 10:47 PM 29,793 Views 0 Comments

Howell Emanuel Donaldson is charged with four murders which spanned 51 days.

Dashcam catches moments before plane crashes onto main road in Florida
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Dashcam catches moments before plane crashes onto main road in Florida

Nov 20th 2017, 8:53 AM 22,256 Views 4 Comments

A second camera catches the moment the plane crashes down.

'Stay out of trouble' - contrite Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving, avoids jail
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'Stay out of trouble' - contrite Tiger Woods pleads guilty to reckless driving, avoids jail

Oct 27th 2017, 7:47 PM 18,548 Views 16 Comments

The former world number one golfer pleaded guilty to reckless driving earlier today.

Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters
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Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters

Oct 20th 2017, 12:17 PM 27,146 Views 245 Comments

Hundreds of people protested with signs and anti-Nazi chants.

US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival
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US braces itself as state of emergency declared ahead of Hurricane Nate's arrival

Oct 7th 2017, 1:33 PM 18,700 Views 18 Comments

Forecasters say the category 1 hurricane is expected to hit the Gulf Coast of the US by this evening.

Six dead at Florida nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma
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Six dead at Florida nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma

Sep 13th 2017, 7:32 PM 12,337 Views 8 Comments

Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement saying he was “absolutely heartbroken” to learn of the deaths of the elderly retirees.

Pictures: Residents of Florida return home to survey wreckage from Hurricane Irma
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Pictures: Residents of Florida return home to survey wreckage from Hurricane Irma

Sep 12th 2017, 3:53 PM 15,554 Views 6 Comments

Many buildings escaped major damage, according to a Key West resident.

Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity
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Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity

Sep 11th 2017, 2:35 PM 30,631 Views 23 Comments

Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.

Hurricane latest: Irma downgraded to Category 3 hurricane, but forecasters say it remains 'powerful'
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Hurricane latest: Irma downgraded to Category 3 hurricane, but forecasters say it remains 'powerful'

Sep 10th 2017, 7:40 PM 47,684 Views 29 Comments

One person has died, bringing the total number killed across the Caribbean and the US to 23

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida
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Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

Sep 9th 2017, 5:30 PM 48,403 Views 35 Comments

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

Hurricane Irma leaves at least 15 dead as 500,000 people ordered to evacuate Florida
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Hurricane Irma leaves at least 15 dead as 500,000 people ordered to evacuate Florida

Sep 8th 2017, 8:15 AM 17,645 Views 21 Comments

The death toll is expected to rise.

Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic
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Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic

Sep 6th 2017, 10:51 PM 24,539 Views 39 Comments

Two people have died on the islands of St Barts and St Martin, with another two people seriously injured.

People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit
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People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit

Sep 6th 2017, 12:23 PM 82,657 Views 94 Comments

Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and possibly Florida will be hit by the hurricane.