By Susan Cornwell and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading Republican congressman with allies on the right wing of the party, Paul Ryan, is weighing a bid to replace retiring U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, fellow lawmakers said on Friday as they sought to defuse a leadership battle. Numerous House Republicans and even 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney have asked Ryan to run for speaker after the front-runner, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, abruptly dropped out on Thursday.
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - An 18-year-old student killed one peer and wounded three others when he opened fire during a confrontation on the Northern Arizona University campus early on Friday before being arrested, in another shooting to hit a U.S. school, authorities said. The suspected gunman was identified as Steven Jones, a freshman at the university in Flagstaff, campus police chief Gregory Fowler said. Colin Brough was killed in the shooting, according to the university.
One person was fatally shot on Friday and another person was wounded in a shooting an apartment complex adjacent to the campus of Texas Southern University in Houston, and two suspects have been taken into custody, the school said.
Deputies responded to a report of shots fired and found the victim dead.
A report of shots fired led to a search for a possible active shooter in Gerber late Thursday night.
One person was killed when a motorcycle crashed into a pole late Thursday night.
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