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'I still weep': Parkland survivors write book on shooting

Jan. 22, 2019 10:55 AM EST

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — "Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their Stories" needed to be written, its authors believe, but wish desperately it hadn't. The book by 43 students and teachers who lived through February's high school massacre gives a poignant, raw, and sometimes graphic...

Fraternity closes LSU chapter for hazing, alcohol violations

Jan. 22, 2019 7:14 AM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Delta Kappa Epsilon says it has closed its nearly century-old chapter at Louisiana State University over violations of the fraternal organization's alcohol and hazing policies. DKE's executive director, Doug Lanpher, declined to say what allegations prompted the organization to...

Sheriff: Teen threatened to shoot parents of third-graders

Jan. 22, 2019 7:13 AM EST

WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff's office says a teenager who threatened to shoot the parents of third-graders is due in court. News outlets report 18-year-old Isaiah David Napier was arrested Monday and charged with making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property....

Hope dashed for families of Colombia cadets killed in attack

Jan. 19, 2019 2:57 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Before a car bomb exploded at a Colombia police academy this week, killing 21 people, the young cadets inside were busy pushing forward dreams of serving their country and helping lift their families out of poverty. Maria Corredor, a tailor who works at the academy mending uniforms,...

Colombia asks Cuba to arrest ELN negotiators for car bombing

Jan. 18, 2019 11:39 PM EST

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Ivan Duque on Friday demanded Cuba arrest 10 peace negotiators from the National Liberation Army after his government blamed the leftist group for a car bombing against a police academy that left 21 dead and dozens more wounded. In a televised address, the...

Florida school shooting suspect's medical records an issue

Jan. 18, 2019 12:31 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lawyers for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz said Friday that his confidential medical records were improperly disclosed to a state investigative panel by someone in the Broward Sheriff's Office. The attorneys asked Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer to hold another...

Oxford suspends research funding from China's Huawei

Jan. 18, 2019 6:15 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Oxford University says it is suspending research grants and funding donations from Huawei amid growing security concerns about the Chinese telecom giant. It's another setback for Huawei's image in Europe, an important market for the company, which has been effectively blocked in the U.S. over...

Recordings: Mother reported concerns before daughter slain

Jan. 17, 2019 7:41 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The mother of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed in October by an ex-boyfriend can be heard telling campus police that she was worried for her daughter's safety in audio recordings released Thursday. Jill McCluskey called on Oct. 10 to request a police escort for her...

Horror movie release moved from school shooting anniversary

Jan. 16, 2019 8:39 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A horror movie called "Happy Death Day 2U" is getting a new release date following complaints its original release date coincided with the Florida school shooting anniversary. Universal Pictures released a statement Wednesday saying the film's North American release would be moved from Feb. 14...

Hearing delayed on school shooting suspect's guard contact

Jan. 16, 2019 2:12 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A hearing has been delayed on whether Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz should still be supervised by a corrections officer he's accused of assaulting. The hearing set Wednesday was postponed because a court reporter became ill. It was reset for Friday. Cruz's...