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Florida school shooting: Armed officer 'did not confront killer' - BBC News

An armed officer assigned to the Florida school where a gunman killed 17 people last week stood outside the building during the shooting and did not intervene, the local sheriff says. Deputy Scot Peterson has resigned after being suspended, Broward ...

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 ...

Latest Trump tirade is threat to pull immigration officials out of California - SFGate

President Trump unleashed a tirade Thursday against California and its supposedly lax stance on illegal immigration, ending with a seemingly spontaneous threat to remove federal immigration authorities from the state. His remarks, made during a meeting ...

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens indicted - CNN

Washington (CNN) Missouri GOP Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on Thursday amid looming allegations of sexual misconduct and blackmail following an admission of an affair last month. He was charged in St. Louis with a first-degree felony invasion of ...

Man who plotted his family's murder will not be executed, governor says - ABC News

The governor of Texas decided today to spare the life of a convicted killer who carried out a plot to kill his parents and his brother. About 40 minutes before the scheduled execution, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he would grant clemency to 38-year ...

Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to death - ABC News

The family of Susan Morris makes a statement after the execution of Eric Scott Branch in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The governor's office said Branch, 47, was pronounced dead Thursday after receiving a lethal injection at Florida State ...

America No Longer A 'Nation Of Immigrants,' USCIS Says - NPR

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is changing its mission statement to eliminate a passage that describes the U.S. as "a nation of immigrants." The agency's new mission statement as it appears on the agency's website reads: "U.S ...

Putin ally said to be in touch with Kremlin, Assad before his mercenaries attacked US troops - Washington Post

A Russian oligarch believed to control the Russian mercenaries who attacked U.S. troops and their allies in Syria this month was in close touch with Kremlin and Syrian officials in the days and weeks before and after the assault, according to U.S ...

NRA Chief, Wayne LaPierre, Offers Fierce Defense of 2nd Amendment - New York Times

OXON HILL, Md. — The head of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, leveled a searing indictment on Thursday against liberal Democrats, the news media and political opportunists he said were joined together in a socialist plot to “eradicate ...

'It feels like a weeklong Indian wedding': Trudeau gets a dressing-down over India outfits - CBC.ca

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, daughter, Ella-Grace, and son, Xavier, visit Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad, India, on Monday. (Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images). Listen 6:21. more stories from this episode. Former ...