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Daily News Roundup – February 24, 2018

Caller told FBI Florida shooting suspect ‘going to explode’ WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman close to the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school warned the FBI in chilling detail that he had a growing collection of guns and a temper so uncontrollable she worried about him “getting into a school…

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Daily News Roundup – February 23, 2018

Florida shooting: Bullets flew for 4 minutes as armed deputy waited outside (CNN)When Nikolas Cruz started shooting last week at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, an armed deputy stationed at the Florida school rushed to the building. But instead of going inside, the officer waited outside for four minutes as the gunman killed students and faculty…


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Daily News Roundup – February 22, 2018

Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling for changes to gun laws, a ban on assault-type weapons and improved care…


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Daily News Roundup – February 21, 2018

Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99 MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99. Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other…


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Daily News Roundup – February 20, 2018

Trump is helping to undermine US democracy. That’s just what Russia wants Washington (CNN)Wittingly or not, President Donald Trump spent the Presidents Day weekend doing the Kremlin’s work. It may be months before Americans learn whether special counsel Robert Mueller will validate or reject allegations that Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Moscow’s election meddling operation. But Trump’s three…


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Daily News Roundup – February 18, 2018

How ad-free subscriptions could solve Facebook by Josh Constine (@joshconstine) At the core of Facebook’s “well-being” problem is that its business is directly coupled with total time spent on its apps. The more hours you pass on the social network, the more ads you see and click, the more money it earns. That puts its plan to…


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Daily News Roundup – February 17, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump Visit Victims, First Responders, and Law Officials from Florida Shooting -by Charlie Spiering. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump traveled to Broward County Florida to visit the victims of the school shooting and some of the first responders to the scene. The president and first lady traveled Broward Health…


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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel basically says the Snapchat redesign is here to stay (TechCrunch) Despite a lot of backlash over a big redesign for the Snapchat app — which to be sure is a very big deal for a product-centric company like Snap — Snap CEO Evan Spiegel vigorously defended the redesign and basically said…


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Daily News Roundup – February 16, 2018

At Stoneman Douglas High School, cell phone videos take us inside a massacre (CNN) The terrifying videos from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School place viewers right inside the bloodied classrooms and hallways of the school. We can hear the gunshots and the cries for help. We can see the bodies on the floor. That’s what…


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Daily News Roundup – February 15, 2018

Trump blames failure to report student accused killing 17 PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — An orphaned 19-year-old with a troubled past and his own AR-15 rifle was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder Thursday morning following the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. in five years. Law enforcement officials told The Associated Press that Nikolas…