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  • George and Amal Clooney donate $500k to march against guns

    Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they'll also attend next month's planned protests. In a statement released Tuesday, the couple says they're inspired by the "courage and...

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  • MLB players honor Florida shooting victims, wear school hats

    Major League Baseball players will honor victims of last week's shooting in Florida by wearing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hats at spring training games this week. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday all 30 teams will wear the school hats during pregame warmups for their...

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  • The Latest: West Point posthumously admits shooting victim

    The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 5:05 p.m. U.S. Military Academy officials say they have posthumously offered admission to a 15-year-old last seen holding open a door for other students during last week's school shooting in Florida. West Point...

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  • Student shoots self in Ohio middle school, no one else hurt

    Police in Ohio say a 7th-grader apparently brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a bathroom. Investigators say no other students have been hurt and they don't know yet whether the shooting Tuesday morning was intentional. A school official says the student is being treated at...

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  • Prosecutor seeks no bond for suspect in 2 officers' slayings

    A prosecutor is asking that the suspect in the fatal shooting of two Ohio police officers be held without bail or bond as the potential death penalty case proceeds. Thirty-year-old Quentin Smith is charged with aggravated murder in the Feb. 10 shootings of Westerville officers Eric Joering...

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  • The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

    The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor on Twitter, asking why he didn't do more to prevent Russian election meddling. Trump's tweet on Monday says: "Obama was President up to, and beyond, the 2016...

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  • Doctors blast Trump's mental illness focus to fight violence

    Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. "The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense," said Dr. Louis Kraus, forensic psychiatry chief at...

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  • The Latest: White House supports better background checks

    The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The White House says President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve the federal gun background check system after a school shooting in Florida that killed 17 people. Press Secretary Sarah...

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  • Trump stays quiet on shooting victims, fumes over Russia

    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump spent the holiday weekend hunkered down at his Florida estate, watching cable television news, grousing to club members and adv

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  • Trump stays quiet on shooting victims, fumes over Russia

    President Donald Trump spent the holiday weekend hunkered down at his Florida estate, watching cable television news, grousing to club members and advisers and fuming over the investigation of Russian election meddling. In a marathon series of furious tweets from Mar-a-Lago, Trump vented...

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  • Shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump

    Collision course... (Second column, 2nd story, link) Related stories:Students angered by Trump tweets...President open to improving background checks...Pressure on FBI Mounts...Fire Director?Couple who took in Cruz: 'We had this monster living under our roof'...

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  • Police arrest 5 who killed orangutan in Borneo with air gun

    Four Indonesian farmers and a 13-year-old boy admitted they stabbed, clubbed and shot a critically endangered orangutan at least 130 times with an air gun to protect their pineapple crop, police said Monday.

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  • Police arrest 5 who killed orangutan in Borneo with air gun

    Indonesian police say they have arrested four men and a boy who shot a critically endangered orangutan at least 130 times with an air gun. Villagers spotted the wounded orangutan in a lake in the East Kutai district of East Kalimantan province on Borneo two weeks ago. It died days later. ...

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  • IS claims responsibility for church shooting in Russia

    The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on churchgoers in Russia's predominantly Muslim Dagestan region. At least five people were killed and four wounded when a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifles on people leaving a Sunday service at a Russian Orthodox...

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  • Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

    Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump. Several of the students have criticized the president, whose election was strongly supported by the National...

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  • Missouri youth baseball team moves forward with AR-15 raffle

    NEOSHO, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri youth baseball team is moving ahead with a raffle of an AR-15 rifle despite criticism it received after a similar gun was used to kill 17 in a Florid

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  • ROTC leader shocked that accused school shooter 1 of his own

    The sound of gunfire still ringing in his ears after his mad half-mile sprint, Jack Ciaramello was standing with friends in a grocery store parking lot when a sheriff's deputy approached. He asked the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High senior if he knew a former student named Nikolas Cruz. Of...

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  • Maryland GOP candidate raffles off AR-15 assault weapon

    A Republican running for a Maryland legislative seat raffled off an AR-15 assault weapon at a Saturday night fundraiser, only days after the same type of weapon was used to kill 17 people at a Florida high school. The Baltimore Sun reported that about 15 people held a peaceful...

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  • Florida suspect's red flags weren't enough to stop gun buy

    The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment. In Florida, that wasn't enough for...

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  • The Latest: School shooting not mentioned in Trump tweets

    The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local): 12 p.m. In the wake of the high school shooting that killed 17 people, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says Florida should consider enacting a law that would allow family members or law enforcement officials to ask a court...

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  • Life or death main decision for school shooting suspect

    The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison. The fate of 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, who faces 17 counts of first-degree...

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  • Russia: 4 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect

    Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing four people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant.

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  • Russian news agency reports 4 dead in church shooting

    Russian news agency Tass is reporting that a gunman opened fire on people leaving a church service in Russia's Dagestan region, killing four and wounding four others. Tass said the Sunday shooting occurred outside a church in the town of Kizlyar. The agency cited Mayor Alexander Shuvalov as...

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  • Trump criticizes FBI over handling of shooting suspect tip

    President Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI Saturday night, saying the agency "missed all of the many signals" sent by the suspect in the Florida school shooting and arguing they are "spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign." Trump said on Twitter:...

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