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Florida school shooting: Armed officer never went inside to confront gunman

The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation.

published on : 23rd February 2018

'Gun free' schools are magnets for 'bad people': US President Donald Trump

At the Wednesday meeting, billed as a 'listening session,' Trump also promised 'very strong' background checks on gun owners.

published on : 22nd February 2018

US President Donald Trump suggests arming teachers as he meets Florida school shooting survivors

The US president heard first-hand accounts from bereaved parents and friends, and schoolchildren who narrowly escaped with their own lives.

published on : 22nd February 2018

President Donald Trump says more must be done to protect children

President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre.

published on : 21st February 2018

Gun Control: Oprah Winfrey, Clooneys donate USD 1 million

TV and entertainment icon Oprah Winfrey pledged to match actor George Clooney and his wife Amal in donating half a million dollars to students organising protests against gun violence in the US.

published on : 21st February 2018

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

The move was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.

published on : 21st February 2018

Florida legislators reject motion on bill to ban assault rifles

This development has come days after a mass shooting at a Florida high school claimed 17 lives and injured 14 others.

published on : 21st February 2018

George Clooney, wife Amal donate $500,000 to student gun reform rally "March for Our Lives"

George saud his family will be there on March 24 to stand side by side with this incredible generation of young people from all over the country.

published on : 21st February 2018

Students head to Florida capital to press for gun law change

The students plan to hold a rally Wednesday in hopes that it will put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws.

published on : 20th February 2018

Florida school shooting: Teens hold 'lie-in' outside White House, demands gun reform

A group of teens and more than a hundred supporters staged a "lie-in" outside the White House on Presidents Day to pressurise lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws, the media reported.

published on : 20th February 2018

Accused Florida shooter appears in court

Nikolas Cruz, dressed in orange prison garb, sat with his head bowed during the brief hearing before Judge Elizabeth Scherer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

published on : 20th February 2018

After Florida school shooting White House says President Donald Trump backs improved background checks on gun buys

The legislation amounts to a narrow, technical fix, leaving unaddressed the broader, divisive issue of permissive gun laws under a constitutional amendment that protects the right to bear arms.

published on : 20th February 2018

Survivors of deadly Florida school shooting lash out at Donald Trump

Several of the students have criticized the president, whose election was strongly supported by the National Rifle Association and who ran on a platform opposing gun control.

published on : 19th February 2018

Five women killed in Dagestan church shooting claimed by Islamic State

An unidentified gunman fired at worshippers at the church in the town of Kizlyar in the mainly Muslim region, local press reports said.

published on : 19th February 2018

Couple who had taken in Florida gunman say he was quirky, naive

Cruz killed 17 people at his former high school last Wednesday using an AR-15 rifle that he had legally purchased.

published on : 19th February 2018
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