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Florida lawmakers approve bill allowing teachers to be armed

Supporters of the bill say armed teachers could save lives in the event of a school shooting

Lesufi to visit Ennerdale school shooting site

Lesufi says a father allegedly shot and killed his son outside Fred Norman Secondary School in Ennerdale

YouTube shooting shows how fake news spirals on social media

Within minutes of the shooting at YouTube offices in California, social media was awash with conspiracy theories

Florida passes bill to restrict guns, arm some teachers

America's long moribund gun control debate was revived by survivors of the Parkland shooting and now the minimum age to buy firearms in Florida is 21

Trump backs improved background checks on gun buys

The president signalled his support for improving background gun checks amid mounting pressure for reform in the wake of the Florida school shooting

Trump turns on FBI over school shooting after criticism from survivors

The president's comments came as he faces criticism from survivors of the attack over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association

At least 17 dead in Florida school shooting

Authorities warned late on Wednesday that the death toll could rise as some of the more than 14 people who were wounded were in critical condition

Student kills two in Moscow in possible revenge attack

A teenager described as a model student has shot a teacher and a police officer dead and took more than 20 of his schoolmates hostage.

Sheriff: Colorado school gunman planned to attack five more spots

The pupil who opened fire at his US high school last week apparently planned to attack at least five different areas, investigators said on Tuesday.

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