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Washington Post Fact-checking Trump, NRA claims on gun background checksWashington PostSifting through the gun rhetoric since the mass shooting in a Florida high school Feb. 14, we noticed politicians and groups on all sides of the debate often turn to the same topic: background checks. Federally licensed firearms dealers have been ...US gun lobby slams anti-gun 'elites' after Florida school massacreReutersNRA goes on offensive after Parkland shooting, assailing media, calling for more armed school securityChicago TribuneNRA bashes liberals while victims plead for change in America's split-screen momentCNNHuffPost -Los Angeles Times -The Hill -TIMEall 310 news articles »

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Daily Beast Report: Putin Ally Promised Syrian Official a 'Good Surprise' for Assad Before Attack on US TroopsDaily BeastA 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 ...Pentagon Won't Confirm Russia's Su-57 Stealth Jet Arrival in SyriaMilitary.comRussia's Su-57 Stealth Fighter in Syria: “This Is Testing in Actual War"The National Interest Online (blog)Russia is flaunting its fancy new stealth fighter jetsVICE Newsall 56 news articles »

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ABC News Florida man screams, yells 'murderers!' as he's put to deathABC NewsThe 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 ...Rockport, Ind man dead after lethal injectionEvansville Courier & PressEric Branch Executed For Rape, Murder Of College Student In 1993International Business TimesFlorida executes man for 1993 rape and killingWCJBall 34 news articles »

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CNN Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens indictedCNNWashington (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 ...Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On A Charge Of Felony Invasion Of PrivacyNPRMissouri Governor Eric Greitens charged over nude photoBBC NewsGreitens' indictment triggers online furor: 'Headlines in 2018 are just dystopic'Kansas City StarThe Denver Post -International Business Times -STLtoday.com -KMOV.comall 222 news articles »

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Reuters Australian deputy prime minister resigns after new harassment claimReutersSYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's deputy prime minister said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party after weeks of pressure over an affair with a staffer that brought him into open conflict with his premier and a new allegation of sexual ...Growing Scandal Forces Australia's Deputy Prime Minister To ResignNPRBarnaby Joyce: Fall of a leader who built power on 'authenticity'BBC NewsWho will replace Barnaby Joyce? Meet the two rivals contesting the Nationals' leadership ballotABC OnlineThe Australian -Courier Mail -The Conversation AU -The Sydney Morning Heraldall 291 news articles »

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SFGate Latest Trump tirade is threat to pull immigration officials out of CaliforniaSFGatePresident 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 ...California agriculture sees 'chilling, damaging effect' from wave of immigration auditsCNBCTrump Mulls Pulling Immigration Agents From CaliforniaKQEDCalifornia a 'crime nest' without ICE agents, Trump musesSacramento BeemySanAntonio.com -Washington Times -10News -The San Diego Union-Tribuneall 107 news articles »

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New York Times As Gunman Rampaged Through Florida School, Armed Deputy 'Never Went In'New York TimesFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The only armed sheriff's deputy at a Florida high school where 17 people were killed took cover outside rather than charging into the building when the massacre began, the Broward County sheriff said on Thursday. The sheriff ...Florida school shooting: Armed officer 'did not confront killer'BBC NewsArmed school resource officer stayed outside as Florida shooting unfolded, sheriff saysCNN'It's devastating': Cop stayed outside during Florida massacre while students diedUSA TODAYWashington Post -ABC News -Wall Street Journal -NBCNews.comall 291 news articles »

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Washington Post Special counsel Mueller files new charges against Manafort, GatesWashington PostPaul 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 ...Special counsel files new charges against Trump ex-aides Manafort and GatesReutersMueller Files New Fraud Charges Against Paul Manafort and Rick GatesNew York TimesMueller more than doubles criminal charges against Manafort and GatesLos Angeles TimesABC News -Business Insider -Slate Magazine -Pittsburgh Post-Gazetteall 261 news articles »

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ABC News Man who plotted his family's murder will not be executed, governor saysABC NewsThe 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 ...Texas grants clemency to Thomas Whitaker minutes before executionNBCNews.comConvicted killer spared lethal injection hour before executionNew York PostTexas spares death row inmate's life minutes before executionCNNLos Angeles Times -Chron.com -New York Daily News -KTRK-TVall 119 news articles »

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NPR America No Longer A 'Nation Of Immigrants,' USCIS SaysNPRUnited 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 ...Is America a 'Nation of Immigrants'? Immigration Agency Says NoNew York TimesNation of immigrants? According to US Citizenship and Immigration Services, not so much.Washington PostAmerica's immigration agency removes “nation of immigrants” from its mission statementVoxCNN -NBCNews.com -Newsweek -HuffPostall 50 news articles »

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