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# florida - Saturday 24 February, 2018

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

Companies distance themselves from the NRA after latest school shooting

Feb 24th 2018, 2:46 PM 23,524 Views 91 Comments

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

# florida - Friday 23 February, 2018

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

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
# Death Penalty
# Death Penalty

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

Feb 23rd 2018, 8:31 AM 40,509 Views 119 Comments

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

# florida - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said
# I Hear You
# I Hear You

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

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:34 AM 44,678 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
# Public Meeting
# Public Meeting

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

Feb 22nd 2018, 7:11 AM 23,947 Views 69 Comments

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

# florida - Monday 19 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 19th 2018, 8:48 PM 37,992 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
# March For Our Lives
# March For Our Lives

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

Feb 19th 2018, 7:10 AM 9,297 Views 45 Comments

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

# florida - Sunday 18 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 18th 2018, 12:25 PM 33,298 Views 88 Comments

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

# florida - Friday 16 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 16th 2018, 2:04 PM 16,094 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
# Parkland
# Parkland

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

Feb 16th 2018, 9:16 AM 17,957 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
# Florida
# Florida

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

Feb 16th 2018, 7:02 AM 23,518 Views 7 Comments

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

# florida - Thursday 15 February, 2018

For school gun massacre survivors, fear and grief takes hold
# Mass Shooting
# Mass Shooting

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'
# Shooting
From The42
# Shooting

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

Feb 15th 2018, 8:06 PM 26,664 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'
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

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'
# AR-15
# AR-15

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

Feb 15th 2018, 4:02 PM 33,940 Views 85 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
# Florida
From The Daily Edge
# Florida

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 4,182 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
# Florida
# Florida

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

Feb 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 133,714 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
# Florida
# Florida

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

Feb 15th 2018, 7:07 AM 22,517 Views 20 Comments

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

# florida - Thursday 11 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 11th 2018, 10:14 PM 49,824 Views 61 Comments

Andrew Meunier needed 41 stitches after the incident.

# florida - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

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

Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years

Jan 3rd 2018, 10:50 PM 44,020 Views 32 Comments

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

# florida - Monday 25 December, 2017

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

Father and daughters among five dead in Florida plane crash

Dec 25th 2017, 9:16 AM 34,752 Views 2 Comments

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

# florida - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 29th 2017, 10:47 PM 29,792 Views 0 Comments

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

# florida - Monday 20 November, 2017

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

Dashcam catches moments before plane crashes onto main road in Florida

Nov 20th 2017, 8:53 AM 22,255 Views 3 Comments

A second camera catches the moment the plane crashes down.

# florida - Friday 27 October, 2017

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

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

Oct 27th 2017, 7:47 PM 18,547 Views 16 Comments

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

# florida - Friday 20 October, 2017

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

Speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer drowned out by protesters

Oct 20th 2017, 12:17 PM 27,143 Views 245 Comments

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

# florida - Saturday 7 October, 2017

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

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.

# florida - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 13th 2017, 7:32 PM 12,335 Views 8 Comments

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

# florida - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 12th 2017, 3:53 PM 15,551 Views 7 Comments

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

# florida - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

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.

# florida - Sunday 10 September, 2017

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

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

Sep 10th 2017, 7:40 PM 47,683 Views 29 Comments

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

# florida - Saturday 9 September, 2017

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

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.

# florida - Friday 8 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma leaves at least 15 dead as 500,000 people ordered to evacuate Florida
# 'Be Careful. Be Safe'
# 'Be Careful. Be Safe'

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.

# florida - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Hurricane Irma claims its first two lives - and TWO more massive storms are brewing over the Atlantic
# Eye Of The Storm
# Eye Of The Storm

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
# Hurricane Irma
# Hurricane Irma

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

Sep 6th 2017, 12:23 PM 82,652 Views 94 Comments

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

# florida - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five
# Storm
# Storm

Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five

Sep 5th 2017, 3:20 PM 34,063 Views 85 Comments

The storm is also is expected to “cause life-threatening surf and rip current condition.”.

# florida - Friday 25 August, 2017

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder
# Florida
# Florida

Man put to death using new lethal injection for racist murder

Aug 25th 2017, 7:01 AM 27,757 Views 48 Comments

Mark Asay took 10 minutes to die.

# florida - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Six US police officers shot in one night
# Killed On Duty
# Killed On Duty

Six US police officers shot in one night

Aug 19th 2017, 10:40 AM 32,482 Views 87 Comments

One police officer died from his injuries.

# florida - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Tiger Woods may avoid DUI conviction but will plead guilty to reckless driving
# DUI Of The Tiger
# DUI Of The Tiger

Tiger Woods may avoid DUI conviction but will plead guilty to reckless driving

Aug 9th 2017, 10:55 PM 13,150 Views 0 Comments

The golfer was found asleep in his Mercedes-Benz, apparently under the influence of prescription drugs.

# florida - Friday 4 August, 2017

'It’s nice to be able to say to my girlfriend ‘listen, let’s head out to Florida for a year-and-a-half''
# Killer
From The42
# Killer

'It’s nice to be able to say to my girlfriend ‘listen, let’s head out to Florida for a year-and-a-half''

Aug 4th 2017, 7:00 AM 10,934 Views 5 Comments

Ex-Dundalk striker Ciaran Kilduff says the opportunity to join Jacksonville Armada was too good to turn down a second time.

# florida - Friday 21 July, 2017

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge
# Florida
# Florida

No legal duty for laughing teens to rescue a drowning disabled man, says judge

Jul 21st 2017, 10:50 PM 73,749 Views 118 Comments

“Never in my life would I have ever thought we would need a law to make this happen,” the local mayor said.