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Friday, February 23, 2018

Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

The nation should keep semi-automatics rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association.

US may never see another spiritual leader like Billy Graham

There will never be another American spiritual leader with his reach and influence, according to religious scholars

NRA accuses gun-control advocates of exploiting FL shooting

Leaders of the National Rifle Association accused gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting for political gain.

Sheriff: School officer never went inside to confront gunman

The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman.

Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House

As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living rooms around the globe via TV and dispensing spiritual counsel — and political advice — to U.S. presidents.

Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard...

Funerals: Grieving teens, raw emotions after school shooting

Each funeral for the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High massacre is different, yet the same: the mourning relatives, teens walking in clutches wearing black, politicians paying their respects, media cameras pointing at the entrance from across the parking lot.

For school shooting suspect, main question is life or death

The evidence against the Florida school shooting suspect is so overwhelming, the only question left for the courts if he is convicted is whether he will be sentenced to death or spend the rest of his life in prison.

US Navy says China’s military buildup won’t stop patrols

U.S. forces are undeterred by China’s military buildup on man-made islands in the South China Sea and will continue patrolling the strategic, disputed waters wherever “international law allows us,” said a Navy officer aboard a mammoth U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F-18 fighter jets.

FBI Issues Formal Statement on Parkland Shooting

Under much scrutiny, the FBI has released a statement.
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