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Mother Says Her Daughter Was Targeted By Shooter

Mother Says Her Daughter Was Targeted By Shooter

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) _ The mother of school shooting victim Shana Fisher says she thinks her 16-year-old daughter was intentionally targeted by Dimitrios Pagourtzi. Sadie Rodriguez says Pagourtzi repeatedly made advances toward Fisher in the four months leading up to the shooting. She says Pagourtzi was an ex-boyfriend of Fisher’s best friend. Rodriguez says:…

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Texas Students Who Supported Parkland Endure Own Shooting

Texas Students Who Supported Parkland Endure Own Shooting

By JUAN A. LOZANO , Associated Press SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Only weeks ago, a dozen students from Santa Fe High School in Texas offered support for survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting by participating in a nationwide walkout seeking stricter gun control. On Friday, it was Parkland students who declared their solidarity…

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Meghan Markle’s Tiara Once Belonged To Queen Mary

Meghan Markle’s Tiara Once Belonged To Queen Mary

WINDSOR, England (AP) — Meghan Markle reached 125 years back into the British monarchy’s vault to choose her wedding tiara. The diamond bandeau Markle wore was made for Queen Mary, who was crowned with husband King George V in 1911. The tiara was specifically designed to accommodate a brooch that was given to Mary in…

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Windsor Castle Sees Final Prep For Royal Wedding

Windsor Castle Sees Final Prep For Royal Wedding

WINDSOR, England (AP) —Final preparations were being made inside the walls of Windsor Castle hours ahead of Saturday’s royal wedding between Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle. Florists were busy adding finishing touches to the floral decorations at St. George’s Chapel. A team of five workers was adding boughs of green foliage and white…

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Texas Governor Says Suspect Was Unable To Kill Himself

Texas Governor Says Suspect Was Unable To Kill Himself

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Texas’ governor says the 17-year-old student believed to be behind a high school shooting that killed 10 people wrote in his journal of wanting to carry out such an attack. Republican Greg Abbott said Friday that the suspect “has information contained in journals on his computer, in his cellphone that…

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