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Florida school shooting: Trump links FBI's missteps to Russia investigation

BBC / News

The US president says the agency is 'spending too much time trying to prove' Russia-Trump ties.

02

The mystery of Toronto's gay village killings

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Toronto’s LGBT community grieves after one of their own is charged with targeting and killing gay men.

Saturday, Feb 17

00

Florida school shooting: Students demand tighter gun controls

BBC / News

Survivors of Wednesday's shooting demand tighter gun controls, criticising President Donald Trump.

14

Russia-Trump inquiry: Russian foreign minister dismisses FBI charges

BBC / News

The Russian foreign minister reacts a day after the US indicted 13 Russians over election meddling.

09

US Veterans Affairs official steps down amid travel scandal

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The aide to the US Veterans chief resigns after allegations she doctored emails.

07

Florida school shooting: FBI under pressure over failure to act

BBC / News

Pressure is growing on the FBI over the agency's failure to act on a tip about suspect Nikolas Cruz.

03

Woman challenges definition of 'feminine' on Thesaurus.com

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Thesaurus.com says it will review its entry after Kaya Day complained about the word's "comical" synonyms.

02

Florida school shooting: A killer comes to 'paradise'

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Students re-live Wednesday's shooting in Florida - and demand tougher gun laws from their government.

Friday, Feb 16

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Florida survivors on gun laws: 'Something has to change'

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Survivors and family members call for change to gun laws in the aftermath of a Florida school shooting.

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Florida school shooting: FBI mishandled tip on gunman's 'desire to kill'

BBC / News

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a review the bureau's processes after the misstep.

How a US grandmother foiled an alleged school shooting plot

BBC / News

When a US grandmother found her grandson's troubling journal entries, she called the police.

21

Russia-Trump inquiry: Russians charged over US 2016 election tampering

BBC.com

The named Russians are indicted along with three Russian companies by special counsel Robert Mueller.

20

Russians conducted 'information warfare' on US election

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US Deputy Attorney General says Russians began interfering with the US election process as early as 2014.

19

Florida shooting: Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo speaks at vigil

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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo delivers an emotional speech at a candlelight vigil for his alma mater.

Female driver leads LA police on a high-speed chase

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A reporter in a helicopter was able to capture - and commentate on - the high-speed pursuit.

White House refuses to release photo of Trump gun law repeal

BBC / US / Canada

Despite repeated media requests, the image of Mr Trump revoking a gun control law stays under wraps.

18

Florida school shooting: Students share tales of heroism

BBC / News

Students have detailed how teachers barricaded classroom doors and jumped in front of bullets.

16

Winter Olympics: Mikaela Shiffrin fourth in slalom as Frida Hansdotter wins

BBC

Sweden's Frida Hansdotter wins the women's slalom as favourite Mikaela Shiffrin misses out on a second gold in Pyeongchang.

Florida school shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

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Nikolas Cruz is accused of killing 17 people at a school before escaping and visiting McDonald's.

Romney launches comeback with Trump blast

BBC / US / Canada

The ex-presidential nominee laments Washington is sending "a message of exclusion" to immigrants.

14

New York ex-teacher and twin arrested for bomb-making

BBC / US / Canada

The city's police believe an ex-teacher and his brother paid students to handle gunpowder.

Figure skater’s tumble prompts fan sympathy

BBC

After Nathan Chen's uncharacteristic tumble in an Olympic skating event, fans jumped to his rescue

13

Anger at Google image search 'peace deal'

BBC / Technology

The search giant will remove features from its image search to appease Getty Images.

11

Florida school shooting: Thousands mourn at vigil

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Fred Guttenberg's daughter Jaime was killed in the Florida shooting, he paid tribute to her at a vigil.

07

US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

BBC / Business

Regulator's decision is the latest rejection of a Chinese firm's attempt to do business in the US.

03

Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux announce separation

BBC / Entertainment

The couple, who were married in 2015, say the decision is mutual and was "lovingly made".

01

Trump-Russia: Steve Bannon questioned in Mueller inquiry

BBC / News

Steve Bannon, a former top adviser to Donald Trump, reportedly spent 20 hours with investigators.

Immigration effort to protect Dreamers collapses in US Senate

BBC / US / Canada

The Senate falls short of the 60 votes needed to pass any of four proposals brought to the floor.

Thursday, Feb 15

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Florida shooting: 'We watched gunman kill our friends'

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Two students who hid under a desk as a gunman fired at their classmates describe their ordeal.

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Texas couple propose at same moment

BBC

The moment Tori and Berkley popped the question at the same time has gone viral.