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Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 19th, 2018

Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump

PARKLAND, Florida --- Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has been needlessly divisive. "You're the president. You're supposed to bring this nation together, not divide us," said David Hogg, a 17-year-old student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in South Florida, speaking on NBC's "Meet the Press." "How dare you," he added. Hogg was responding to Trump's tweet Saturday that Democrats hadn't passed any gun control measures during the brief time they controlled Congress with a supermajority in the Senate. Trump also alluded to the FBI's failure to act ...Keep on reading: Survivors of deadly school shooting lash out at Trump.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018
Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2018

After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school

MIAMI: A police officer will be stationed at every public school in Florida, the state’s governor announced Friday as part of a plan to improve security following last week’s deadly high school shooting. President Donald Trump repeated his call, meanwhile, for arming some of America’s teachers and claimed the controversial proposal was increasingly drawing support. [...] The post After shooting, Florida to station police officer at every school appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2018

Trump suggests arming teachers at emotional meeting with shooting survivors

WASHINGTON, D.C.:US President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers to deter mass shootings as he faced broken voices, tears and demands for action at a meeting with survivors of the gun rampage that killed 17 people at a Florida high school. Trump also promised “very strong” background checks on gun owners during the poignant “listening session,” [...] The post Trump suggests arming teachers at emotional meeting with shooting survivors appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Trump meets shooting survivors, suggests arming teachers

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US President Donald Trump floated the idea of arming teachers and promised more stringent background checks on gun owners as he hosted an emotional meeting Wednesday, February 21, with students who survived last week's mass shooting at a Florida school. "I just want to say before ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2018

Trump backs ban on ‘bump stocks’ on semi-automatic weapons

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Faced with an outpouring of grief and anger over a deadly school shooting in Florida, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday threw his support behind moves to ban “bump stocks” — an accessory that can turn a semi-automatic weapon into an automatic one. Trump also said school safety was a “top priority” for [...] The post Trump backs ban on ‘bump stocks’ on semi-automatic weapons appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

Trump backs ban on bump stocks on semi-automatic weapons

WASHINGTON DC, USA (UPDATED) – Faced with an outpouring of grief and anger over a deadly school shooting in Florida, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, February 20, threw his support behind moves to ban "bump stocks" – an accessory that can turn a semi-automatic weapon into an automatic ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2018

Trump turns on FBI over school shooting after criticism from survivors

FORT LAUDERDALE, USA (UPDATED) – US President Donald Trump said Saturday, February 17, the FBI was so caught up in the Russia probe that it failed to heed signs which could have prevented the Parkland school shooting. His comments came as he faces criticism from survivors of the attack over ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

Trump visits Florida shooting survivors, FBI admits it missed tip

POMPANO BEACH: US President Donald Trump on Friday visited a Florida hospital to offer comfort to those wounded in a mass school shooting, after the FBI admitted it mishandled a tip about the troubled teen behind the massacre that left 17 dead. The arrival of Trump and his wife Melania came at the end of [...] The post Trump visits Florida shooting survivors, FBI admits it missed tip appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2018

Jimmy Fallon to Florida shooting survivors: ‘Don’t let anything stop you’

Sunrise, Florida --- Graduating seniors at the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February received diplomas Sunday and heard from surprise commencement speaker Jimmy Fallon, who urged them to move forward and "don't let anything stop you." Four families received diplomas on behalf of loved ones slain in the attack that gave rise to a campaign by teens for gun control. Principal Ty Thompson underscored the honors for the dead students in a tweet. "Remember those not with us, and celebrate all the successes the Class of 2018 has brought to the community and the world!" Thompson tweeted. The "Tonight Show" host offered similar praise, saying, "You are not just ...Keep on reading: Jimmy Fallon to Florida shooting survivors: ‘Don’t let anything stop you’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 4th, 2018

Mass school shootings mostly happening in small-town America

FILE - In this Friday, May 18, 2018, file photo, mourners wait for the start of a prayer vigil following a deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas. If you want to know where mass.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

In deadly Texas school shooting, a confession but no clear motive

This photo provided by the Galveston County Sheriff's Office shows Dimitrios Pagourtzis, who law enforcement officials took into custody Friday, May 18, 2018, and identified as the suspect in.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

10 dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

SANTA FE, UNITED STATES: Ten people, mostly students, were killed when a teenage classmate armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, the latest deadly school shooting to hit the United States. The gunman, arrested on murder charges, was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year-old junior at Santa [...] The post 10 dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 20th, 2018

Ten dead in Texas school shooting, student arrested

SANTA FE, USA – Ten people, mostly students, were killed when a teenage classmate armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, May 18, the latest deadly school shooting to hit the United States. The gunman, arrested on murder charges, was identified as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 19th, 2018

At least 8 dead in Texas high school shooting

This is a developing story. Refresh this page for the latest updates. CHICAGO, USA (3rd UPDATE) – At least 8 people were killed when a male student opened fire at a Texas high school on Friday, May 18, a local sheriff said, as President Donald Trump expressed his "heartbreak" over the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 18th, 2018

Hundreds of thousands march for gun control in the US

WASHINGTON --- Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation's capital and cities across America on Saturday to press for gun control in one of the biggest youth protests since the Vietnam era. Organizers of the March for Our Lives rally in Washington hoped their protest would match in numbers and spirit last year's women's march, one of the biggest protests in the capital since the Vietnam era and one that far exceeded predictions of 300,000 demonstrators. Bearing signs reading "We Are the Change," "No More Silence" and "Keep NRA Money Out of Politics," protesters packed Pen...Keep on reading: Hundreds of thousands march for gun control in the US.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 24th, 2018

Survivors of school shooting take gun control message abroad

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 18th, 2018

Many Fil-Am educators say no to arming teachers

OAKLAND, California -- Many Filipino American school officials and teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area do not approve of President Donald Trump's proposal to arm teachers and school personnel. Three weeks after the after the Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, school shooting that killed 17 and wounded 17 others, Trump proposed providing school personnel, including teachers, with firearms training. He also backed a bill to improve criminal background checks on gun buyers but did not include increasing the minimum age to buy certain firearms. San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Board President Hydra Mendoza said that she does not support guns becau...Keep on reading: Many Fil-Am educators say no to arming teachers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMar 16th, 2018

Trump accused of backpedaling on gun control

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump stood accused Monday, March 12, of caving in to the US gun lobby one month after the Florida school shooting, as the White House pushed ahead with plans to arm teachers but backpedaled on curbing access to assault rifles. Under pressure to act ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 13th, 2018

Florida high schoolers to return to class 2 weeks after massacre

PARKLAND, Florida, USA – Students grieving for slain classmates prepared for an emotional return Wednesday, February 28, to their Florida high school, where a mass shooting shocked the nation and led teen survivors to spur a growing movement to tighten America's gun laws. The community of Parkland, Florida, where residents ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2018