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Armed school resource officer stayed outside as Florida shooting unfolded, sheriff says
Parkland, Florida (CNN) The armed school resource deputy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, waited outside the school building as the shooting unfolded last week, officials said. Scot Peterson never went in after taking a ...
As Gunman Rampaged Through Florida School, Armed Deputy 'Never Went In'New York Times
'It's devastating': Cop stayed outside during Florida massacre while students diedUSA TODAY
Armed sheriff's deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took placeWashington Post
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Chicago Tribune

NRA backlash: Major bank and car-rental giant are ending partnerships
Companies may be starting to rethink their ties to the National Rifle Association in the wake of last week's massacre at a Florida high school, with a major bank and car-rental giant announcing Thursday they were dropping partnership programs with the ...
One of the world's largest rental-car companies is ending a key partnership with the NRABusiness Insider
NRA-branded Visa card dropped by First National Bank of OmahaUSA TODAY
First National Bank of Omaha will stop issuing NRA Visa cardCNNMoney
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Washington Post

Special counsel Mueller files new charges against Manafort, Gates
Washington Post
Paul Manafort was using fraudulently obtained loans and tax-cheating tricks to prop up his personal finances as he became chairman of the Trump campaign in 2016, according to a new 32-count indictment filed against him and his business partner Thursday ...
Mueller Files New Fraud Charges Against Paul Manafort and Rick GatesNew York Times
Mueller more than doubles criminal charges against Manafort and GatesLos Angeles Times
Special counsel files 32-count indictment against former Trump campaign officialsABC News
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New York Times

Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Indicted on Invasion of Privacy Charge
New York Times
Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri was indicted on Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge, threatening his hold on the leadership of the state and creating chaos across Missouri's political landscape in an election year. The St. Louis grand jury's ...
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On A Charge Of Felony Invasion Of PrivacyNPR
Eric Greitens is in deep, deep troubleCNN
Missouri governor indicted on felony invasion of privacy charge stemming from affairThe Denver Post
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Los Angeles Times

Trump accuses California police of being soft on street gangs, and cops fire back
Los Angeles Times
President Trump on Thursday accused California law enforcement of being soft on street gangs and suggested he might pull immigration agents out of the state, prompting a strong rebuke from local officials who said the president doesn't understand their ...
Latest Trump tirade is threat to pull immigration officials out of CaliforniaSFGate
California agriculture sees 'chilling, damaging effect' from wave of immigration auditsCNBC
Trump casually threatens to pull ICE officers out of California to teach the state a lessonWashington Post
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New York Post

Convicted killer spared lethal injection hour before execution
New York Post
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday spared the life of a convicted killer shortly before the man's scheduled execution for masterminding the fatal shootings of his mother and brother. In sparing the life of Thomas “Bart” Whitaker ...
Man who plotted his family's murder will not be executed, governor saysABC News
Texas grants clemency to Thomas Whitaker minutes before
Death Row Inmate Who Murdered his Mom and Brother Spared Just Minutes Before
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Daily Beast

Report: Putin Ally Promised Syrian Official a 'Good Surprise' for Assad Before Attack on US Troops
Daily Beast
A Russian oligarch and Putin ally believed to be pulling the strings of a notorious Russian mercenary group in Syria was reportedly in close contact with Syrian officials in the days leading up to an attack on U.S. forces there earlier this month ...

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The Australian

Barnaby Joyce to quit as Nationals leader after sex harassment claims
The Australian
Barnaby Joyce will resign as Nationals leader on Monday amid sexual harassment allegations and growing calls from colleagues that he stand aside. He confirmed he would go to the back bench and stay in his seat of New England. He declined to endorse a ...
Australian deputy prime minister resigns following sex scandalWashington Post
Barnaby Joyce: Scandal-hit Australia deputy PM to resignBBC News
Full transcript: Barnaby Joyce resigns as Nationals leader and Deputy Prime MinisterABC Online
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Evansville Courier & Press

Rockport, Ind man dead after lethal injection
Evansville Courier & Press
RAIFORD, Fla. — Eric Branch let out a blood-curdling scream, a plea to the execution team not to carry out the sentence and several shouts of the word "murderers," before he was executed on Thursday evening. In 1994, Branch was found guilty of first ...

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ABC News

SpaceX launches demo satellites for its high-speed internet project
Elon Musk's goal of delivering high-speed internet to the world just got a little closer to reality. SpaceX on Thursday launched a rocket carrying two experimental satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The satellites will test out ...
SpaceX Completes Successful Launch, Narrowly Misses Catching $6 Million Nose ConeNPR
SpaceX tried to catch its rocket's nose cone with a giant net — and just missedThe Verge
SpaceX Lifts Two of Its Own Prototype Satellites Into OrbitWall Street Journal
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