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Oprah Winfrey, others back US students march over gun control

Oprah Winfrey, George Clooney and Steven Spielberg said on Tuesday they would each donate $500,000 to the “March for Our Lives” rally in Washington in support of gun control following last week’s shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 dead.

Donald Trump supports effort to improve gun background checks

White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said on Monday that President Donald Trump supports efforts to improve federal background checks for gun purchases, days after a shooting at a Florida school killed 17 people.

Florida students plan march on Washington DC

Florida students who survived a mass shooting at their school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to “shame” lawmakers into reforming laws that make powerful firearms readily available.

Donald Trump criticises FBI over Florida shooting

US President Donald Trump has criticised the FBI for allegedly spending too much time on the Russia investigation instead of preventing the Florida school shooting.

Florida school shooting survivors demand stricter gun laws

Hundreds of people rallied outside a courthouse in the US state of Florida to demand stricter gun control laws in the aftermath of one of the deadliest school shootings in the country's modern history.

Donald Trump visits Florida shooting survivors, FBI admits it missed tip

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.

FBI under fire over Florida school shooting

Pressure is mounting on the FBI over the agency’s failure to act on a tip that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz might carry out an attack.

Biodun Shobanjo: You can make it in Nigeria

Nigerian investors operating in other countries have been advised to domesticate their investments in order to uplift the economy and impact more lives in the country.

Donald Trump seeks answers on ‘disturbed’ Florida school shooter

President Donald Trump demanded to know Thursday how a "disturbed" former student with an obsession with firearms slipped through the net to sow carnage at a Florida high school, killing at least 17 people in the latest gun massacre to rock the nation.

Florida school shooter ‘mentally disturbed’ – Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump in his tweets on Thursday called the suspected gunman in the massacre of 17 people at a high school in southern Florida “mentally disturbed”.

Donald Trump to address nation on school shooting

US President Donald Trump will deliver a televised address Thursday in the wake of a deadly rampage at a Florida school.

Florida high school shooter charged with murder, jailed

Nikolas Cruz, an orphaned 19-year-old, responsible for the mass killing in a Florida school on Wednesday, was charged this morning with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

Police probe motive for Florida high school ‘carnage’

Investigators are trying to find out what made a 19-year-old student open fire at his former school in Florida, killing 17 people.

Gunman kills 17 in Florida school shooting

No fewer than 17 persons were killed at a Florida high school on Wednesday, after a gunman opened fire, leaving terrified students huddled in their classrooms, texting friends and family for help.

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