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Mass Killings Common in US

Posted December 14th, 2012 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Mass killings in the U.S., like Friday’s schoolhouse slaughter, have become a troubling and recurring fact of life in America. In the latest carnage, authorities say a gunman killed at least 26 people, including 18 students, inside an elementary school in the northeastern state of Connecticut. In July, a troubled graduate student opened fire at […]

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Sudanese State Officials Killed in Ambush

Posted July 7th, 2012 at 6:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Sudan’s official SUNA news agency says rebels killed two state government officials and six other people in an ambush Friday in the war-torn border state of South Kordofan. The officials killed were the speaker of South Kordofan state’s legislative council, Ibrahim Balandiya, and the chief of its strategic planning council, Faisal Bashir. The Associated Press […]

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Two Charged in Killings of Chinese Students in Los Angeles

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 9:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A Los Angeles court Tuesday charged two men who allegedly shot to death two Chinese graduate students with capital murder — a charge that could bring the death penalty. The suspects allegedly killed Ming Qu and Ying Wu as the students sat in their car near the University of Southern California in April. Police say […]

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Ex-New Orleans Cops Sentenced in Katrina Killings

Posted April 4th, 2012 at 6:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. federal judge in New Orleans has sentenced four ex-police officers from 38 to 65 years in prison for killing unarmed civilians in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A fifth officer who did not take part in the killings but helped cover up the crime was given a six year sentence. U.S. […]

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Network Decides Against Airing France Attack Video

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The Al Jazeera television network says it has decided not to air graphic video of three shooting sprees in southern France that left seven people dead. The Qatar-based network said Tuesday that the video did not meet its “code of ethics.” Earlier Tuesday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged television networks not to show graphic images […]

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Network Decides Against Airing France Attack Video

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 9:10 am (UTC-5)
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The Al Jazeera television network says it has decided not to air graphic video of three shooting sprees in southern France that left seven people dead. The Qatar-based network said Tuesday that the video did not meet its “code of ethics.” Earlier Tuesday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy urged television networks not to show graphic images […]

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French Gunman’s Brother Charged with Complicity

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 5:25 pm (UTC-5)
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French prosecutors have filed preliminary charges against the older brother of an Islamist gunman who shot and killed seven people during a shooting rampage in the southwestern city of Toulouse earlier this month. Abdelkader Merah was charged Sunday with complicity to murder and involvement in terrorism. He has denied helping his younger brother Mohamed kill […]

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Brother of French School Killer Charged with Complicity

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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French prosecutors have filed preliminary charges against the older brother of an Islamist gunman who shot and killed seven people during a shooting rampage in southwestern France earlier this month. Abdelkader Merah was charged Sunday with complicity to murder and involvement in terrorism. He has denied helping his younger brother Mohamed kill three children and […]

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Brother of French School Killer Investigated for Complicity

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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A French judge has ordered the brother of the man who murdered four at a Jewish school in Toulouse last week to stay in jail while prosecutors investigate possible complicity. Abdelkader Merah has denied helping his older brother Mohamed kill three children and a rabbi, as well as three soldiers in earlier attacks. But police […]

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Brother of French School Killer Investigated for Complicity

Posted March 25th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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A French judge has ordered the brother of the man who murdered four at a Jewish school in Toulouse last week to stay in jail while prosecutors investigate possible complicity. Abdelkader Merah has denied helping his older brother Mohamed kill three children and a rabbi, as well as three soldiers in earlier attacks. But police […]

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