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Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceAt least 17 people are dead after a 19-year-old man opened fire at a high school campus in Parkland, Florida.The suspect was Nikolas Cruz, a former student at the school who had been expelled. He escaped with fleeing students but is now in police custody.As the attack unfolded students were forced to hide as police swooped in on the building.It is the deadliest school shooting since 26 people were killed at Connecticut school Sandy Hook in 2012.It is the sixth school shooting incident this year so far that has either wounded or killed students.What we know about the suspectCelebrities call for 'policy and change'Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told reporters Mr Cruz killed three people outside the school, before entering the building and kill...
One dead, five injured in record Moscow snowfall

One dead, five injured in record Moscow snowfall

World
Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Record snowfall in Moscow has resulted in travel delays, injuries and at least one death, according the mayor of the Russian capital.Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said a man died Saturday after a tree fell and knocked down power lines. Five other people were injured amid worsening weather conditions including heavy snowfall and powerful winds."Be careful. According to forecast, the weather will worsen," he wrote on Twitter.Sobyanin added the heavy snow and strong winds have downed more than 2,000 trees.More than half of Moscow's monthly precipitation average fell on Saturday, breaking a record set in 1957.As of Sunday, 109 flights at Moscow airports were delayed and 28 were canceled.Road conditions were also considered hazardous as Sobyanin instructed residents to stay insid...
Horror crash: American Idol and NBA stars dead as Range Rover flips

Horror crash: American Idol and NBA stars dead as Range Rover flips

Entertainment
Leah Labelle, 31, and her husband Rasual Butler, 38, died near Studio City, Los Angeles, yesterday — January 31 — at around 2am local time.Their Range Rover is believed to have hit a parking meter before slamming into a wall and flipping over.Police have said Butler — the driver of the car — was going at least twice the speed limit.Both Leah and Rasual were pronounced dead at the scene.GettyLEAH LABELLE AND RASUAL BUTLER DEAD: The married couple died in a tragic car crashStars we've lost in 2018 Take a look through the gallery of stars we have sadly lost in 2018.Getty Images Glee actor Mark Salling (on the right), 35, passed away of suspected suicide in January 2018 GettyFATAL CRASH: Labelle and Butler were pronounced dead at the sceneLabelle is best known f
YouTuber 'sorry' for dead body suicide video

YouTuber 'sorry' for dead body suicide video

Entertainment
An American YouTuber with more than 15 million subscribers has apologised after posting a video online which appeared to show the body of a suicide victim.Daily vlogger Logan Paul pulled the video from his channel and said he was "wrong" and "misguided by shock and awe" in a statement released following a huge backlash.In the video, entitled "We found a dead body in the Japanese suicide forest", Paul is seen with friends in Japan's Aokigahara forest before they discover the body of a man hanging.The 22-year-old tells viewers that the group visited the area intending to focus on the "haunted" aspect of the forest, a frequent site of suicides, before things got "very real".The clip, which was viewed more than a million times before it was taken down, showed the man's body with his face blurr...
Logan Paul: Outrage over YouTuber's dead body video

Logan Paul: Outrage over YouTuber's dead body video

Technology
An American YouTube star has prompted a barrage of criticism after he posted a video which showed the body of an apparent suicide victim in Japan.The video showed Logan Paul and friends at the Aokigahara forest at the base of Mt Fuji, known to be a frequent site of suicides.Going in to film the "haunted" forest, they come across a dead body and are shocked, but also make jokes.Online comments have called the video "disrespectful" and "disgusting".The video was uploaded on Sunday and had millions of views on Youtube before it was taken down.Logan Paul, who has more than 15 million subscribers on Youtube, has since posted an apology on Twitter, saying he had been "misguided by shock and awe".Japan has one of the highest rates of suicide in the developed world. Aokigahara has a tragic reputat...