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  1. News - China - GUN CONTROL

    Guizhou police seize more than 10,000 illegal guns in crackdown

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 07:23pm by Reuters in Shanghai

    ... Reuters in Shanghai China's largest haul of illegal arms was made in the Guizhou capital Guiyang, reports said on Sunday, as police seize 10,500 guns and 120,000 knives The authorities in the southern province of Guizhou have seized more than 10,000 illegal guns, state television reported on Sunday, marking China’s largest haul of illegal firearms as the government steps ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    New York enacts 'toughest' gun law in US

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York Rapid reaction to Newtown school massacre fuels national debate on guns New York enacts 'toughest' gun law in US New York has passed what supporters called the toughest gun ownership law in the country, becoming the first US state to impose new restrictions in the wake of last month's school massacre in Connecticut. Lawmakers ...

  3. Business - China Business - RETAILING

    H&M, Zara defend quality control practices after watchdog criticism

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:17pm by James Griffiths

    ... European fashion giants H&M and Zara have defended their quality control measures in the wake of a damning report by China's inspection and quarantine authorities this week. Inditex, ... accounted for more than 25 per cent of clothing quality issues found in the first half of 2014. The quality control watchdog did not specify the exact problems, but China Radio International later ...


    National Rifle Association's hard line suggests tough fight for new gun laws

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... gun-control laws must overcome opposition from an organisation with longstanding clout in Congress. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre on Friday dismissed calls for tighter gun limits and instead recommended ... to enact such measures, said Robert Spitzer, who has written four books on gun control. "It's going to be a hard fight," Spitzer said. To overcome NRA opposition, Spitzer said, US ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    American myth of freedom through guns

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by JEFFREY SACHS

    ... Jeffrey Sachs Jeffrey Sachs says no sane policy is possible if people do not see that violence does not protect The American myth of freedom through guns The brutal murder of 20 children and seven adults in Newtown, Connecticut, shakes us to the core as individuals and requires a response as citizens. The United States seems to reel from one mass gun killing to another - roughly one ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    James Brady, Reagan’s press secretary, dies at 73

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 09:24pm by AP

    ... crusade for gun control, has died. He was 73. Brady, who spent much of the rest of his life in a wheelchair, died on Monday at a retirement community in Virginia, where he lived with his wife. ... in gun control efforts in 1985, and later chaired Handgun Control Inc, but Brady took a few more years to join her. Reagan did not endorse their efforts until 10 years after he was shot. ...

  7. News - World - LIBYA

    Libya a nation awash with guns

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tripoli Out-of-control militia groups hold sway as the government is powerless and world groups cannot decide who they should be dealing with Tripoli a city that is awash with guns The open-air fish market was once where residents went to buy everything from meat and seafood to clothe s and pets. Now it is Tripoli's biggest arms market, with tables ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Detroit police chief James Craig calls on people to have guns and fight back

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:14pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Detroit Crime and a shortage of police has people opting to fend for themselves Detroit a city that lives by the gun Detroit police chief James Craig has repeatedly called ... mostly keeps her gun, a Glock 19 that cost US$600, in her house. "That's why I got it, because I'm going to be in the house. Now, if somebody chooses to come in and I didn't ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Uzi death girl felt the weapon was 'too much for her' police reveal

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Phoenix, Arizona First complaint was about her shoulder as family didn't realise instructor was dead Uzi was 'too much' for girl on gun range A girl, aged nibe, who accidentally killed an instructor with an Uzi sub-machine gun at a shooting range, said immediately after the incident that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her ...

  10. NAB BushRangers defeats Winner Medical Kings in debut Principal Standard League appearance

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 05:38pm by Contributor

    ... season plus 6 additional Hong Kong National Team players could not resist the NAB Bushrangers young guns’ attack.  Jeffery Tai, Sherman Ho and Keith Yuen together put up 7 goals on the scoreboard ...




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