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Shooting Suspect Was on School Rifle Team That Got NRA Grant

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:40:04 +0000

Records show that the Stoneman Douglas JROTC program received $10,827 in non-cash assistance from the NRA's fundraising and charitable arm in 2016.

Was ‘BUSTED’ for Our CEO’s Ties to George Soros?

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:01:08 +0000

A meme going around is heavy on propaganda and embarrassingly light on fact.

GotNews and Other Disreputable Sites Sued for Naming Innocent Teen as the Charlottesville Killer

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:31:18 +0000

The site owned by Chuck C. Johnson, along with other notorious diseminators of false information, is accused of defamation.

State Investigated Parkland School Shooting Suspect After Self-Harm

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 18:02:07 +0000

Florida's child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself in a video but found him stable, according to state records.

Trump Overreaches to Claim Indictment Proves ‘No Collusion’

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:33:57 +0000

Robert Mueller has laid bare the details of one Russian scheme, designed in part to benefit Trump's election run.

Anger Bubbles Over at Funerals for Florida Shooting Victims

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:20:08 +0000

At least seventeen people were killed during a rampage from a former student.

Thirteen People Killed in Mexico Helicopter Crash

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:08:51 +0000

The military helicopter was carrying officials assessing damage from a strong earthquake when it crash-landed into a group of people on the ground.

Mueller Indictment: Russians Promoted False Allegations of Voter Fraud in 2016

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:23:12 +0000

The 37-page indictment details a sophisticated effort to leverage social media to manipulate Americans.

How Many School Shootings Have Taken Place So Far in 2018?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:39:34 +0000

The difficulty of agreeing on a common definition of "school shooting" shows just how many different types of firearm incidents occur on school grounds.

No School Shootings in the United Kingdom Since Handguns Were Banned?

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:49:49 +0000

After a massacre at Dunblane Primary School in 1996, there have been no school shootings in the UK.