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NZ mosque shootings toll rises to 50, authorities to begin releasing bodies

NZ mosque shootings toll rises to 50, authorities to begin releasing bodies

The bodies of some of the victims in New Zealand's mosque shootings will be released on Sunday to loved ones for burial, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, as the death toll rose to 50 when police found another body.

Crimea teen gunman spoke of bullying 'revenge'

Crimea teen gunman spoke of bullying 'revenge'

A teenage gunman who killed 20 people in a Crimean college had spoken of taking revenge for bullying, a girl claiming to be his ex-girlfriend said Thursday, while Russian President Vladimir Putin said ...

Dozens shot in Chicago in burst of weekend gun violence

Dozens shot in Chicago in burst of weekend gun violence

A burst of shootings over the weekend left at least 11 people dead and dozens more wounded in Chicago, the latest evidence of runaway gun violence in the third largest US city.

At least one hurt in school shooting near Los Angeles

At least one hurt in school shooting near Los Angeles

Police in California arrested a man after reports of shootings at two schools near Los Angeles on Friday, the local sheriff's department and education officials said.

Trump says arming some teachers would stop shootings ‘instantly’

Trump says arming some teachers would stop shootings ‘instantly’

US President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed his call to arm teachers following last week's school massacre in Florida, saying it would be limited to those with military or special training ...

Florida school gunman due in court, charged with murder

Florida school gunman due in court, charged with murder

A 19-year-old man who had been expelled from his Florida high school was due in court on Thursday, charged with 17 counts of murder, after authorities say he opened fire at the school.

US police shot and killed 987 people in 2017: newspaper

US police shot and killed 987 people in 2017: newspaper

Police officers shot and killed nearly 1,000 people in the United States in 2017, slightly more than the previous year, according to a tally published on Monday by The Washington Post.

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

Freeport evacuating Indonesian mine worker families after shootings

US miner Freeport-McMoRan Inc is evacuating spouses and children of workers from its giant Indonesian copper mine after a string of shootings in the area raised security concerns.

Indonesian policeman shot dead near US-owned mine

Indonesian policeman shot dead near US-owned mine

An Indonesian policeman was shot dead and another was seriously wounded near a giant US-owned copper and gold mine Wednesday, authorities said, the latest in a string of shootings in restive Papua province.

Suspected jihadists kill 3 Yemeni soldiers

Suspected jihadists kill 3 Yemeni soldiers

Islamist suspects killed three Yemeni soldiers in two separate shootings in the south on Sunday, officials said, the latest in a spate of attacks on security forces.

Thailand issues arrest warrant for second suspect in deadly blasts

Thailand issues arrest warrant for second suspect in deadly blasts

A Thai military court issued an arrest warrant on Tuesday for a second suspect in connection with a wave of deadly bomb attacks last week that killed four people and injured dozens, police said.

Gunman in Texas kills one woman, wounds 3

Gunman in Texas kills one woman, wounds 3

A gunman killed a woman and seriously wounded three others in Austin early on Sunday when he shot into a crowd as people streamed out of nightclubs in the Texan capital's downtown area, police said.