In compelling speech, President Obama announces executive actions on gun safety
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In compelling speech, President Obama announces executive actions on gun safety

AFP - January 5, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama, noting the more than 300,000 firearm-related U.S. deaths over the past decade, announced executive orders Tuesday aimed at reducing gun violence.…

Obama to force through gun control measures on Tuesday
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Obama to force through gun control measures on Tuesday

Andrew Beatty | AFP - January 4, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will introduce a raft of executive actions to tackle U.S. gun violence, bypassing Congress and its staunch opposition to…

Obama to tackle ‘unfinished business’ of gun violence in 2016
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Obama to tackle ‘unfinished business’ of gun violence in 2016

AFP - January 1, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. -- President Barack Obama, in a New Year's address, made fighting gun violence a resolution for 2016, calling it a major piece of "unfinished business" in…

FBI investigating San Bernardino shooting as ‘act of terrorism’
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FBI investigating San Bernardino shooting as ‘act of terrorism’

Del Quentin Wilber | Bloomberg - December 4, 2015

The California shooting that killed 14 people on Wednesday is being investigated as an "act of terrorism," David Bowdich, assistant FBI director in Los Angeles, said at…

Australian politician calls for US travel warning after California shooting
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Australian politician calls for US travel warning after California shooting

Ishaan Tharoor | The Washington Post - December 4, 2015

Tim Fischer, a retired Australian politician and former deputy prime minister in the right-wing government of Prime Minister John Howard, issued a stern rebuke of U.S. gun…

Two California shooting suspects dead, one person detained: police
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Two California shooting suspects dead, one person detained: police

AFP - December 2, 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- A man and a woman suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting at a center for the disabled in California on Wednesday were killed in…

Timeline of deadly US shootings
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Timeline of deadly US shootings

AFP - December 2, 2015

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- At least one gunman opened fire inside a center for the disabled in San Bernardino, California on Wednesday, killing 14 people and wounding…

In New Hampshire, Clinton pledges to stand up to the gun lobby
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In New Hampshire, Clinton pledges to stand up to the gun lobby

Anne Gearan and Jose A. DelReal | The Washington Post - October 6, 2015

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire – Insisting that "our country is better than this," an emotional Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. must get serious about…

Investigators piece together motive in mass Oregon shooting
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Investigators piece together motive in mass Oregon shooting

Veronique Dupont | AFP - October 3, 2015

ROSEBERG, Oregon – Investigators on Saturday pieced together evidence on why a student at a college in Oregon went on a shooting rampage that left nine people dead…

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Arcadio - October 3, 2015