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Firms Reassess Involvement in Gun Industry in Wake of Florida Shooting

Many companies rethink their relationship with gun makers and gun sellers as pressure builds on social media




















Feb.25, 2018 8:00 p.

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All the Companies Cutting Ties With the NRA After Deadly Florida School Shooting

As a result, First National Bank of Omaha will not renew its contract with the National Rifle Association to issue the NRA Visa Card.John— EnterpriseRentACar (@enterprisecares) February 23, 2018 Later on Friday, after MONEY initially published our story, more companies announced they were cutting ties with the NRA.

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Trump Praises NRA Day After Meeting Parkland Shooting Survivors

President Donald Trump praised the National Rifle Association and its leaders on Thursday, one day after meeting with parents, teachers and students from a Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last week.“What many people don’t understand, or don’t want to understand, is that Wayne, Chris and the folks who work so hard at the @NRA are Great People and Great American Patriots.

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YouTube Says It Mistakenly Promoted a Conspiratorial Video on Florida Shooting

Google’s video site and other social media sought to clamp down on misleading content




















Feb.21, 2018 6:56 p.

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YouTube Says It Mistakenly Promoted a Conspiratorial Video on Florida Shooting

It was meant to cast doubt on the student’s story of witnessing the Parkland school shooting.“Because the video contained footage from an authoritative news source, our system misclassified it,” a spokeswoman for YouTube, a unit of Alphabet Inc.

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Meet the Broward Judge at the Helm of the Parkland School Shooting Case

[caption id="attachment_13812" align="aligncenter" width="621"] Judge Elizabeth Scherer.The case could become a matter of life or death for Cruz if prosecutors opt to pursue the death penalty.

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There Will Be 3 National Protests Over the Florida Mass Shooting. Here's What You Need to Know

But students are responding to the tragedy in a more organized and national way than the country has seen in many years.Activating the ActivistsA group of students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High who survived the shooting have started an organization called “March for Our Lives.

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Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denounced

Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting.Since the shooting, his mental health has been the focus of President Donald Trump's comments.

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School shooting massacre victims torn from community fabric

This is worse," Guttenburg told hundreds gathered a community memorial honoring the victims.He called it "unfathomable" that she was slain in a place where she was supposed to be safe.

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Trump meets Florida shooting victims, first responders

(AP) -- President Donald Trump came face-to-face Friday with hospitalized victims of the horrific school shooting in Florida and offered thanks to the doctors and nurses who helped the wounded, declaring "the job they've done is incredible.He added that the young victims were in "really great shape" considering what they have been through.

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Young shooting survivors stepped from school into gun debate

Young shooting survivors stepped from school into gun debatePARKLAND, Fla.(AP) -- Dead bodies were still inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when survivors of this week's shooting began speaking out about gun violence.

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Warning signs may have been missed in school shooting case

(AP) -- Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been warning signs he was bent on violence.But the FBI said it never spoke to the Florida teen.

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6 inseparable friends now even closer after school shooting

6 inseparable friends now even closer after school shootingPARKLAND, Fla.All that broke through the moments of quiet were horrifying shrieks — along with the groans of Jonathan's wounded classmates.

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Florida Shooter: When Social Media Foretells a Mass Shooting

16, 2018 2:14 p.m.

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Trump cites mental health in shooting, no mention of guns

View photosPresident Trump delivers a statement on the mass shooting at a Florida high school from the White House.It was the nation's deadliest school shooting since a gunman attacked an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, more than five years ago.

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These are the lives lost in the Florida high school shooting

When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, the 17 dead included students and school workers, young and old.Hemans said she last saw her friend at school the day of the shooting.

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Fmr. NFL star on Florida school shooting: Get God back in our schools

Jack Brewer, a former NFL star and current member of the Parkland, Fla.community argued America’s youth needs a new foundation in the wake of a mass shooting at a local high school on Wednesday.

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Italian Gunman Targets Africans in Drive-By Shooting Spree

The drive-by shooting spree came days after arrest of Nigerian man suspect of killing an 18-year-old woman




















Updated Feb.m.

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Girl arrested in LA school middle shooting believed to be 12

Police arrested the girl and recovered a gun after the shooting that happened just before 9 a.Castro Middle School near downtown, said Steve Zipperman, chief of the Los Angeles Unified School District police force.

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Serial SWAT Hoaxer Arrested in Deadly Call of Duty-Linked Police Shooting

View photosSerial SWAT Hoaxer Arrested in Deadly Call of Duty-Linked Police ShootingTwenty-eight-year-old Andrew Finch was shot and killed by police in Wichita late Thursday, after a fraudulent emergency call drew police to his family's residence with their weapons drawn.The hoax call -- an instance of what's known as "swatting" -- was placed after an argument in the online game Call of Duty.