19-year-old youth accused of mass murder

The troubled 19-year-old man accused of killing 17 people at a high school in Florida is now being held unsecured.

Nikolas Cruz is presented briefly in court on Thursday (15/2) to hear the official allegations. He was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder.

Cruz's presence in court came hours after US President Donald Trump gave a brief speech at the White House about the tragedy, saying he would soon meet relevant officials from across the country " difficult mental health "in preventing mass killings and making school security a top priority. He did not mention the proposed draft of weapons possession.

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But the law on arms possession is in the minds of many following reflections and prayers for the victims at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

Cruz fired on five classes on the two high school floors, Broward District Sheriff Scott Israel said. Upon completion of the action, Cruz dropped his weapon and rucksack containing ammunition and left the building with other students who had fled the scene.

Sherif Scott Israel said that Cruz armed himself with an AR-15 rifle.

In addition to 17 killed on Wednesday, blasting 15 others who are now hospitalized, some of them in critical condition. [lt]

The Florida authorities are accused of being a former student in the murder of 17 people

Authorities in southern Florida have accused a 19-year-old man of 17 charges of premeditated murder in connection with mass shootings at a high school in Florida.

The former high school student, Nikolas Cruz, issued for disciplinary reasons, was accused killed 17 people and wounded 16 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida on Wednesday 14/19.

Police: 17 Killed in Shooting Incident at Florida High School

Police arrested Cruz some distance from the school without a fight and taken to Broward County Prison. Broward County Sheriff Scott Scott said Cruz was armed with an AR-15 rifle and various bullets.

"Nikolas Cruz is a murderer, he is in custody and we have started browsing his website and social media, he is very troubled," Scott Israel said.

On Thursday morning, US President Donald Trump commented on the shooting incident, saying there were many clues that the shooter was dangerous and the president encouraged people to report such behavior.

Florida Governor Rick Scott meets with the victims' families Wednesday night. He said, "I've talked to my daughter today, I'm sure every parent does the same thing, 'Does my child go to safe school? Is their place safe? And I know our law enforcement will continue to do everything so that every child in our country is safe. And we will continue to find out how we learn from this event, try and make sure it does not happen again. "

The Florida Attorney General says the state will pay for funeral and counseling fees for their families. [my/jm]

Bullet Seller To Las Vegas Mass Murder Was Charged

A man who sold hundreds of bullets to gunmen responsible for the shooting of 58 people from a Las Vegas hotel window has been charged Friday with conspiring to make and sell bullets capable of penetrating unlicensed steel. The charges threaten a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $ 250,000 fine.

Douglas Haig of Mesa, Arizona, the first person to be charged with the October massacre, the most deadly firing of deaths in modern American history.

was released on bail for an initial court hearing in Phoenix, Arizona, on February 15.

Police say they found Haig's fingerprints on bullets in Las Vegas's shooting room man Stephen Paddock.

Paddock fired on a country music show from his hotel room on the 32nd floor for almost 11 minutes, and he eventually committed suicide when the police came to his place. The room was full of firearms and the car was loaded with explosives. Investigators believe Paddock plans to escape after the massacre. [gp]

North Korean Step Brother Meets US Citizens Before Murder

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met an American citizen in Malaysia four days before he was shockingly killed, a police official said in his testimony at the trial on Monday.

Kim Jong Nam visited the island Langkawi, the location of tourism off the west coast of Malaysia, before meeting an American on February 9, said chief investigator Wan Azirul Nizam to the trial.

But Nizam can not confirm the hotel or the American's name.

"Until now, the identity of the US citizen can not be obtained," he said.

A computer forensic report from the police showed Jong Nam's last laptop was used on the same day and a USB drive was connected four days before he died on February 13, two women smeared Jong Nam's face with VX's agent as he waited for the plane to fly to Macau.

The Malaysian investigator pronounce four suspects who have not been identified in the murders are still free. The lawyers for the two women said they thought they were taking part in a reality show on a television station.

South Korean intelligence agency said Jong Nam was the target of a murder plan ordered by his sister.

Kim Jong Nam, not liked by his father who is also Kim Jong Un's father, the late Kim Jong Il, in 2011. Jong Nam was caught trying to enter Japan with a fake passport to visit Disneyland in Tokyo. [ps/jm]

Myanmar Military Confessed to Engage Rohingya Murder, It Suu Kyi said





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 Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi welcomed military confession over the murder of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine. Suu Kyi praised the recognition as a positive step.

After months of arguing, Myanmar's military for the first time on Wednesday said the investigation showed that four soldiers helped kill 10 suspected Rohingya militants in the village of Inn Din on September 2, 2017. Their bodies are laid in a hole dug in a hurry.

More than 600,000 Rohingyas have abandoned Rakhine and fled to Bangladesh since the military launched a massive operation in August 2017. The Rohingya refugees reported on the atrocities committed by the Myanmar military. But the Myanmar military denied it until finally admission was made on Wednesday (10/1).

Suu Kyi praised Myanmar's military recognition of involvement in the murder of Rohingyas at the Inn Din as "a new step taken by our country."

"In the end, the rule of law in the country is the responsibility of the country This is a positive indication that we are taking steps to take responsibility, "Suu Kyi said as reported by the media Global New Light of Myanmar and reported AFP, Saturday (14/1/2018) ).

Human rights group Amnesty International has named the murder at the Inn Din as "the tip of the iceberg" in terms of military abuses since last August. Amnesty also called for a wider and impartial investigation.

Until now, the conflict areas of Rakhine are still declared closed to the media, humanitarian agencies and UN investigators (UN).
 
(ita / ita)