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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Gun rampage at Washington naval base leaves 13 dead

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Alleged gunman Aaron Alexis served in the Navy from 2007 to 2011 Deadly gun rampage at Navy Yard A former US naval reservist killed 12 people ... Texas, who served in the Navy from 2007 to 2011 before becoming a defence subcontractor for computer giant Hewlett-Packard. US authorities probing the shooting spree at Washington’s Navy Yard, ...

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    Pentagon orders security review after US naval base shooting

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 10:51am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel intends to order review of physical security and access at US bases worldwide The Pentagon said on Tuesday it would review security at US bases worldwide after a defence contractor gunned down 12 people in Washington, as investigators worked to uncover the shooter’s motive. A day after the shooting, officials were ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    I am so, so very sorry, says mother of Washington Navy Yard gunman

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 11:16am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Alexis, 34, was killed in a gun battle with police officers. With his motive still a mystery, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledged there were “red flags” before Alexis received security ... Reuters in Washington Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says US missed 'red flags' about gunman Aaron Alexis The mother of Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis apologised ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Same firm involved in security checks on Snowden and Navy Yard gunman

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 01:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington 'Pattern of failure' in firm's checks on Snowden and Navy Yard gunman The company that scrutinised former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden for a US government security clearance said on Thursday it also checked the background of the Navy Yard shooter, allowing him to obtain a “secret” clearance. USIS, working as a contractor for the Office ...

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    Biden urges Democrats to comply with demands to curb US gun violence

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:45pm by Reuters in Leesburg, Virginia

    ... Reuters in Leesburg, Virginia US Vice President Joe Biden urged fellow Democrats in the House of Representatives on Wednesday to comply with public demands for action to reduce gun violence. It is unclear which, if any, of Biden’s gun-control recommendations Congress might approve, but the vice president said legislators have an obligation to do as much as they can. “I don’t ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California shooting rampage that killed 4 was premeditated

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 05:48pm by Associated Press in Santa Monica, California

    ... Associated Press in Santa Monica, California Police released first details of shooting spree at Santa Monica College Investigators trying to determine why a gunman planned a shooting spree that killed four people, were focusing on a deadly act of domestic violence that touched off the mayhem. The heavily armed man’s attack against his own family led to Friday’s violence in Santa Monica ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Three dead after gun battle near Texas A&M University in College Station, US

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... people, including a policeman serving him with an eviction notice, before he was shot dead by officers in a gun battle in the US state of Texas that lasted 30 minutes. Four people were also injured in the shoot-out near Texas A&M University in College Station. Monday's incident came at a time of national concern in America over gun violence after two recent mass shootings. ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama renews call for gun control after Washington Navy Yard shooting

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington President 'cannot accept' no change but gun reform still faces Senate opposition Obama renews call for gun control after latest tragedy US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to the victims of last week's Washington Navy Yard shooting by saying the tragedy should spur action to combat an epidemic of gun violence ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Chicago July 4 gun violence eclipses New York, Detroit combined; 14 dead

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 09:55pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Chicago Long weekend for Chicago police as shootings kill 14 Extra police officers on Chicago's streets were not enough to quell a long weekend of violence ... and was for Thursday evening to Sunday. McCarthy said his officers were seeing more suspects who are reluctant to throw down their guns when confronted by police because they're more concerned with harsh ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Children at centre stage of emotional US gun debate

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 12:44pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... a significant difference in the debate over gun violence, said Annette Nance-Holt, who lost her only child, Blair, in a shooting on a city bus, when he was coming home from school in 2007. “In Chicago, ... thoughts down on paper. “I think there should be some changes in the law with guns,” Fritz said in the December 17 letter he sent to the president days after the Newtown school shootings. Invited ...




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