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Florida school shooting: Students to march on Washington

Media captionOn Saturday student Emma Gonzalez, an organiser of the march, told lawmakers: “Shame on you!” Young survivors of Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida have announced a national march on Washington to demand political action on gun control. Students organisers told US media that they are determined to make Wednesday’s shooting a turning point in […]

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

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Wednesday’s attack in Parkland was the deadliest US school shooting since 2012 President Donald Trump has rebuked the FBI for missing signals before Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. The agency was “spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign”, Mr Trump tweeted. “There is […]

Russia-Trump inquiry: President says ‘no collusion’ as FBI charges Russians

Media captionRussians recruited ‘real Americans’ as part of ‘information warfare’ President Donald Trump says his election campaign “did nothing wrong” as the FBI brought charges against 13 Russians for alleged election meddling. Special Counsel Robert Mueller also named three companies in the indictment – seen as a major development his continuing probe into the 2016 […]

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

Media captionRussians recruited ‘real Americans’ as part of ‘information warfare’ Thirteen Russians have been charged with interfering in the US 2016 election, in a major development in the FBI investigation. Three of those named have also been accused of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and five have been accused of aggravated identity theft. The announcement […]

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

Media captionFlorida survivors on gun laws: ‘Something has to change’ The FBI has said it did not properly follow up on a warning that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz might carry out an attack. Last month, a person close to the 19-year-old contacted the law enforcement agency to warn of “the potential of him […]

Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

Mitt Romney launches Utah Senate campaign with dig at Trump

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mitt Romney lost his race to oust President Barack Obama in 2012 Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has announced he is running for a US Senate seat in Utah, while taking a dig at President Donald Trump. In a Facebook campaign video, he lamented that Washington was sending “a […]

White House refuses to release photo of Trump gun law repeal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The White House released a photo of a different bill signing from the same day relating to environmental regulations The White House has refused to release a photo of President Donald Trump signing a law making it easier for some people with mental illness to buy guns. Despite repeated […]

How a US grandmother foiled an alleged school shooting plot

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Florida shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

Media captionInside the classroom: ‘We watched gunman shoot our friends’ The teenager accused of killing 17 people at a Florida high school on Wednesday has confessed to the shooting, police say. Nikolas Cruz, 19, said he arrived on campus and began shooting students before abandoning his weapon and escaping, according to a court document. He […]

Florida shooting: ‘We watched gunman kill our friends’

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