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A pri­vate school in Mi­ami is of­fer­ing par­ents a $120 bul­let­proof plate to fit in­side their child’s back­pack.The flex­i­ble panel can stop most hand­gun bul­lets and weighs only 1 pound, says chief of se­cu­rity Ge­orge Gulla of Florida Chris­tian School. “I’d rather be pre­pared for the worst than be stuck after say­ing, ‘Wow, I wish we would’ve done that,’” Gulla ex­plained. “We want to pro­tect our stu­dents’ cen­ter mass.”

A Vir­ginia woman has been fired from her job be­cause she gave the fin­ger to Pres­i­dent Trump’s mo­tor­cade while cy­cling. After pho­tos of Juli Briskman, 50, flip­ping off the pass­ing mo­tor­cade went viral onTwit­ter and Face­book, her bosses at Akima LLC, a gov­ern­ment con­trac­tor, told her she had made an “ob­scene” gesture on so­cial me­dia that could hurt their busi­ness.

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