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Florida governor Rick Scott signs gun restrictions three weeks after Parkland high school attack; NRA files lawsuit to block law
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Florida governor Rick Scott signs gun restrictions three weeks after Parkland high school attack; NRA files lawsuit to block law

Florida governor Rick Scott signed a far-reaching school-safety bill Friday that places new restrictions on guns, cementing his state's break with the National Rifle Association and decades of Republican thinking on gun control in the aftermath of the Parkland high school attack

Weeks after Florida school shooting, US church holds commitment ceremony featuring AR-15 rifles
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Weeks after Florida school shooting, US church holds commitment ceremony featuring AR-15 rifles

Dozens of US couples donned crowns and cradled guns at a controversial commitment ceremony in a Pennsylvania church on Wednesday

Florida shooting: Nearly two weeks after 17 lost their lives, students make emotional return to school
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Florida shooting: Nearly two weeks after 17 lost their lives, students make emotional return to school

Students and teachers returned to a Florida school in the US for the first time since 17 people were killed there, consoling each other even as they called for swift action to address gun violence

Florida school shooting: Governor Rick Scott backs law to raise minimum age for buying guns to 21
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Florida school shooting: Governor Rick Scott backs law to raise minimum age for buying guns to 21

Florida Governor Rick Scott, a loyal ally of the US gun lobby under mounting pressure to act in the aftermath of last week’s deadly mass shooting, urged state lawmakers on Friday to tighten access to firearms for young people and the mentally disturbed.

Days after Florida school shooting, right-wing conspiracy theorists try to discredit incident as 'false flag attack'
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Days after Florida school shooting, right-wing conspiracy theorists try to discredit incident as 'false flag attack'

In the wake of the Florida school shooting, survivors like David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez have become faces of the fight for US gun control — and targets for far-right pundits and conspiracy theorists who paint the students as puppets of the political left.

Donald Trump backs ban on 'bump stocks' on semi-automatic weapons in the aftermath of Florida school shooting
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Donald Trump backs ban on 'bump stocks' on semi-automatic weapons in the aftermath of Florida school shooting

Donald Trump also said school safety was a "top priority" for his administration and he would be holding meetings on the subject this week and also next week

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri inspires protest signs following Florida school shooting
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri inspires protest signs following Florida school shooting

Three trucks were parked close to the Doral-based office of Senator Marco Rubio and each carried one line of a message for the Florida lawmaker.

'No idea we had a monster under our roof': Couple who took in Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz
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'No idea we had a monster under our roof': Couple who took in Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz

The couple who took in Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz after his mother's death have described him as quirky but pleasant and seemingly on the right track, saying they had no idea they had a "monster living under our roof."

Florida school shooting: Students to march in Washington on 24 March for reforms in US gun laws
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Florida school shooting: Students to march in Washington on 24 March for reforms in US gun laws

Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians

Florida school shooting: Donald Trump and wife Melania visit Parkland hospital to meet survivors
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Florida school shooting: Donald Trump and wife Melania visit Parkland hospital to meet survivors

US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania visited Broward Health North hospital on Friday to meet and offer comfort to those wounded in the Florida mass school shooting

Florida school shootout: Indian-American teacher Shanti Vishwanathan's quick thinking saved dozens of students' lives
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Florida school shootout: Indian-American teacher Shanti Vishwanathan's quick thinking saved dozens of students' lives

A quick-acting Indian-American maths teacher is being hailed for saving the lives of her students during the shooting rampage at a Florida high school that left 17 dead

Florida school shooting: Accused Nikolas Cruz excelled in NRA-funded school rifle programme
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Florida school shooting: Accused Nikolas Cruz excelled in NRA-funded school rifle programme

The troubled teen, authorities say, who killed 17 people at a Florida high school, excelled in an air-rifle marksmanship program supported by a grant from the NRA

Florida school shooting: Let's shut our eyes to all the violence and continue believing that guns don't kill people
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Florida school shooting: Let's shut our eyes to all the violence and continue believing that guns don't kill people

Three in five. That's the chance of a school shooting on any given day in 2018 so far in the US.

Florida school shooting: Barack Obama calls for 'common sense' gun safety laws following Parkland tragedy
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Florida school shooting: Barack Obama calls for 'common sense' gun safety laws following Parkland tragedy

Former president Barack Obama is calling for "common-sense gun safety laws" following the school shooting in Florida.

Accused Nikolas Cruz confesses to Florida school shooting, says he discarded rifle to blend in with crowd fleeing campus
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Accused Nikolas Cruz confesses to Florida school shooting, says he discarded rifle to blend in with crowd fleeing campus

Nikolas Cruz has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, appearing on Thursday afternoon via video link before a judge who ordered him held without bond

Florida school shooting: Accused Nikolas Cruz carried extra ammo in his backpack, continued firing for three minutes
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Florida school shooting: Accused Nikolas Cruz carried extra ammo in his backpack, continued firing for three minutes

The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school carried extra ammunition in his backpack

Florida school shooting: Accused Nikolas Cruz belonged to white nationalist group called 'Republic of Florida'
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Florida school shooting: Accused Nikolas Cruz belonged to white nationalist group called 'Republic of Florida'

As the criminal case against the suspect took shape, the leader of a white nationalist militia called the Republic of Florida said Cruz was a member of his group and participated in exercises in Tallahassee.

Florida shootout that claimed 17 lives was 18th such incident in US schools in first two months of 2018
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Florida shootout that claimed 17 lives was 18th such incident in US schools in first two months of 2018

With the latest incident in Florida, the stunning number underscores how commonplace gun violence has become in US, with students in schools regularly performing drills on how to react in an "active shooter" situation.