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Family who took in Nikolas Cruz said he showed no warning signs

When the Snead family took Nikolas Cruz into their home last November, they thought of him as one of their own. Now, they’re trying to think of how they may have missed the warning signs. “The Nik we knew was not the monster he turned out to be,” James Snead, whose son befriended Cruz, told NBC News. Cruz, 19, is charged with the premeditated murder 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, later confessing to police that he was the gunman in the shooting, according to a Broward Sheriff’s…

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Technology 

Samsung Galaxy S9 will launch this WEEKEND: Price, UK Release Date, Everything We Know

Samsung Galaxy S9 – Leaked photos, concept images, and renders Fri, September 22, 2017 SAMSUNG is widely-tipped to launch its new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ handsets at the CES expo in January 2018. Ahead of the launch, here’s EVERY concept, leaked render or photograph of the hotly-anticipated new Galaxy S smartphone. VENTUREBEAT • TWITTER.COM/EVLEAKS 1 of 28 Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at the MWC tradeshow Samsung will debut the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ during a keynote event ahead of Mobile World Congress next weekend. The South…

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Mental health agency examined Nikolas Cruz in 2016, didn’t hospitalize him

A 2016 mental health report said that crisis workers from a South Florida mental health facility were called to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to hold alleged gunman Nikolas Cruz for a psychiatric evaluation, but ultimately decided against hospitalizing him. According to the report, an individual alerted Henderson Behavioral Health to come to the school to evaluate Cruz for possible detainment under the Baker Act, which allows authorities to hold individuals against their will for up to 72 hours. Those 17 and younger can be held for 12 hours. The…

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Mental health agency examined Cruz in 2016, didn’t hospitalize him

A 2016 mental health report said that crisis workers from a South Florida mental health facility were called to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to hold alleged Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz for a psychiatric evaluation, but ultimately decided against hospitalizing him. Henderson Behavioral Health was called under the Baker Act to temporarily commit Cruz for an involuntary psychiatric exam in November 2016, but its health professionals chose not to do so after visiting with him at the school, according to a 2016 Florida Department of Children and Families investigative report…

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Samsung Galaxy S9 launches in a WEEK: UK Price, Release Date, Specs, Everything We Know

Samsung Galaxy S9 – Leaked photos, concept images, and renders Fri, September 22, 2017 SAMSUNG is widely-tipped to launch its new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ handsets at the CES expo in January 2018. Ahead of the launch, here’s EVERY concept, leaked render or photograph of the hotly-anticipated new Galaxy S smartphone. VENTUREBEAT • TWITTER.COM/EVLEAKS 1 of 23 Samsung Galaxy S9 will be unveiled at the MWC tradeshow Samsung will debut the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ during a keynote event ahead of Mobile World Congress next weekend. The South…

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Science 

Suspected Florida Shooter Was Investigated After Cutting His Arms in Snapchat Video, Records Show

Suspected Florida Shooter Was Investigated After Cutting His Arms in Snapchat Video, Records Show More (PARKLAND, Fla.) — Florida’s child welfare agency investigated the suspect in a school shooting that killed 17 people after he cut himself in a video but found him stable, according to state records. The Miami Herald obtained records from Florida’s Department of Children and Families and reported Saturday that Nikolas Cruz posted a video on the social media network Snapchat showing him cutting his arms in 2016. The agency was called to investigate. Cruz, then…

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Snapchat BLOW – Controversial update pushes users to big rival Instagram

Snapchat has faced a backlash from fans hoping the chat app reverts back to its old design, and many users are now turning to its big rival Instagram. More than one million people have signed a petition calling on Snap Inc, owners of the iOS and Android app, to revert back to the old Snapchat design. The biggest shake-up the recent Snapchat update brought was how it changed the Stories page. That popular Snapchat feature showcased photos and videos from friends, as well as content from professional publishers. These ephemeral…

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‘Be prepared b****!’ 11-year-old girl makes HORRIFYING GUN THREAT after Florida shooting

The terrifying threat was made just 30 minutes from the site of the deadly mass shooting that took place in Florida earlier this week. A threatening note was reportedly left by the girl underneath the assistant head teacher’s school at Nova Middle School. The note read: “I will bring a gun to school to kill all of you ugly a kids and teachers b****. “I will bring the gun February, 16, 2018. Be prepared b****!” However, the 11-year-old broke down in tears when confronted by officers over what she did,…

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Adults Offered 'Thoughts and Prayers' After the Florida School Shooting. But the Students Who Survived Want Action

After a former student armed with an AR-15 assault rifle allegedly murdered 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday, adult politicians offered predicable responses. Sen. Marco Rubio, the 46-year old Florida Republican who has benefited from more than $3 million in NRA campaign spending, tweeted Bible passages. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a 65-year old grandfather who has received an A+ rating from the NRA, offered his “thoughts and prayers” to the students and their families. Donald Trump, the oldest president ever elected to a…

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Awkward! Why social media creates such cringeworthy moments – CNET

Yep, that baby’s pulling a full-on cringe. Portfolio/Penguin Remember that time you did that stupid thing? Absentmindedly said “love you” to your boss, sent a gossipy email to the person you were gossiping about, shook hands with your company’s CEO not realizing you had a giant stain on your shirt? Now your embarrassing moment is the only detail people remember about you (or so you think). Might as well just pull the covers over your head and never leave the house. As excruciating as bad memories of humiliation may feel,…

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