Shooting Threat

A California appeals court upheld a finding that a high school student made criminal threats when he posted a photo of a replica gun on his Snapchat account and threatened to bring a gun to school the next day. The student claimed he was joking, but “it can be inferred from the way” the social media app works that the juvenile “intended many people to see it, and he must have been aware that anyone who saw it might feel threatened.”

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Report Finds Lapses Ahead of New Zealand Mosque Attack

There were no clear signs that an attack last year on two New Zealand mosques was imminent, but police should have done a better job vetting the lone gunman when he applied for a gun license, and intelligence agencies should have focused more on threats such as white supremacism, according to a new report.

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Tabling Impeachment, Dems Drop High Court Fight Over Mueller Records

It had been set to hear the case next month, but the U.S. Supreme Court sidelined arguments Friday on the secret grand jury materials behind former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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