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    A week after the Connecticut school massacre, new details emerge about killer Adam Lanza

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 07:58pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press As Americans paused for the one-week anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, new details emerged about the gunman, Adam Lanza. Acquaintances revealed ... the country. Also on Friday, the National Rifle Association spoke out for the first time since the shootings, calling for armed police officers to be stationed at schools to stop the next killer ...

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    Quiet Connecticut town rocked by mass school shooting

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 09:30am by Reuters in Connecticut

    ... Reuters in Connecticut The peace and security of the suburban Connecticut community of Newtown lay shattered on Friday after a gunman attacked a primary school in one of the worst mass shootings in US history. Tearful parents and children gathered around Sandy Hook Elementary School by midday on Friday, surrounded by police vehicles, as young and old alike struggled to make sense ...

  3. News - World - SCHOOL SHOOTING

    US mourns victims of Connecticut school massacre

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... and anger inwake of school slaughter Residents of the small Connecticut community of Newtown were reeling yesterday from one of the worst mass shootings in US history, as police sought answers ... as children gathered in their classrooms for morning events. Shortly after 9.30am, police received a call from the school, Lieutenant Paul Vance of the Connecticut State Police said, adding ...


    Parents pay tribute to children killed in Connecticut school massacre

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... Robbie Parker, 30, who moved his family to Connecticut eight months ago. An "exceptional artist" who always carried markers and pencils, Emilie never missed the chance to make a drawing ... Elementary School. Ana's brother Isaiah, a third-grader, survived. Dr Matthew Velsmid, paediatrician of six-year-old Madeleine Hsu, said the grieving family would not comment. He said ...

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    World leaders express shock over latest US shooting

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 09:47am by Agence France Presse in Brussels

    ... of the worst school shootings in history. “I would like to express my shock at the tragic shooting at the school in Connecticut today,” European Union diplomacy chief Catherine Ashton said. The head ... and authorities.” Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said in a statement: “Australia grieves with America today following the mass shooting of primary school children and teachers in Connecticut. “Like ...


    Family holds quiet funeral for gunman's mother in New Hampshire

    Posted Dec 22nd 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... across Newtown, Connecticut, laying to rest victims of last week's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the massacre's often-uncounted first victim - memorialised: Nancy Lanza, ... where Lanza grew up, married her high school boyfriend and bore the couple's two sons before moving to Connecticut in 1998. Her family in New Hampshire has kept a low profile since ...

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    Bullet magazines Newtown shooter used were almost banned

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg Magazine shooter used almost banned The high-capacity magazines that fed bullets into the rifle used to kill 26 children and adults at an American school in the state of Connecticut would have been banned under state legislation that the National Rifle Association (NRA) and gun makers successfully fought. The shooter at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Adam Lanza, ...

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    US school massacre boosts sales of bulletproof backpacks for kids

    Posted Dec 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Bulletproof backpacks prove to bea big hit Parents' anxiety following last week's Connecticut tragedy is driving a surge in sales of bulletproof backpacks, in the hope they can give their children a safety edge. For under US$300, the company Amendment II - a play on the second amendment to the US constitution, which guarantees ...

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    Smart and shy Adam Lanza, the lonely schoolboy who turned killer

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... smart and heartbreakingly shy during his years at Newtown High School in Connecticut. He'd correct people's Latin in ninth and 10th grades, students who knew him recall. By his second ... to The Stamford Advocate. Told that his name had been linked to the school shooting in Newtown, his face darkened suddenly and he rolled up the window and drove into his garage. Law enforcement sources ...

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    Teddy bear shrines for childhoods lost

    Posted Dec 18th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... from her childhood, in memory of the victims of one of the worst mass shootings in US history. Some would find their place outside the school, she said. Others would go to any one of the many ... that outnumbered all the others. Braving a cold drizzle, mourners trekked all day on Sunday to the entrance of Sandy Hook Elementary School to add to an ever-expanding menagerie of soft toys in memory ...




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