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World Reacts to US School Shooting

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 3:40 am (UTC-5)
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The shooting rampage at a U.S. elementary school Friday in Newtown, Connecticut that left 28 people dead, including 20 young children, has prompted reactions of shock and sympathy from around the world. Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard described the attack as an “incomprehensible act of evil.” She said that like U.S. President Barack Obama and […]

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Egyptians Vote in Constitution Referendum

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 1:45 am (UTC-5)
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Voters in Egypt have begun voting in a referendum on a new constitution. The polls opened Saturday morning. The lead-up to the voting has been marked by violence and protests. Officials say they have deployed 120,000 soldiers to protect polling stations Saturday, when half the country’s eligible voters cast their ballots. The rest of the […]

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America Grieves Connecticut School Massacre

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Hundreds of mourners descended on a church in Newtown, Connecticut Friday night to grieve the deaths of 20 young children and six adults killed by a lone gunman at a local elementary school. Many other mourners gathered outside the packed church, as the community and the nation sought to absorb the scope of the tragedy. […]

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