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Experts Assess What Went Wrong in N. Korea Rocket Launch

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 4:10 am (UTC-5)
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North Korean scientists are scrambling to find out what caused their much-hyped long-range rocket to crash into the sea shortly after it was launched on Friday, causing a public embarrassment for the new leadership of Kim Jong Un. North Korea’s state television acknowledged that the three-stage Unha-3 rocket disintegrated barely a minute into its flight, […]

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Two Dead in Virginia Tech Shooting

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Blacksburg, Virginia say a gunman has shot and killed a police officer who was conducting a traffic stop at Virginia Tech, the site of a mass shooting in April 2007. Officials say that during Thursday’s stop, the gunman walked up to the officer and opened fire, killing him. But investigators say that at […]

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Two Dead in Virginia Tech Shooting

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Blacksburg, Virginia say a gunman has shot and killed a police officer who was conducting a traffic stop at Virginia Tech University, the site of a mass shooting in April 2007. Officials say that during Thursday’s stop, the gunman walked up to the officer and opened fire, killing him. But investigators say that […]

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Two Dead in Virginia Tech Shooting

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Blacksburg, Virginia say a police officer and another person have been shot and killed on the campus of Virginia Tech University, where a single gunman killed 32 people in 2007 before committing suicide. A campus-wide alert issued Thursday urged people to stay indoors and advised visitors to stay away from the school. The […]

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Two Dead in Virginia Tech Shooting

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 3:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Authorities in Blacksburg, Virginia say a police officer and another person have been shot and killed on the campus of Virginia Tech, where a single gunman killed 32 people in 2007 before committing suicide. A campus-wide alert issued Thursday urged people to stay indoors. The school said on its website that the officer was shot […]

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Lockdown Lifted at US University; No Gunman Found

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 3:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Officials at a U.S. university that was the site of a mass shooting in 2007 have lifted an hours-long lockdown after police found no trace of a reported gunman. Virginia Tech Thursday sent out an E-mail message instructing students and staff to resume their normal activities. It also said a large police presence would remain […]

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Virginia Tech on Lockdown After Possible Gunman Sighted

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 2:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. university that was the site of a mass shooting in 2007 has been on lockdown for hours, after three youths reported seeing a man who was carrying what they said might have been a gun. Virginia Tech authorities said Thursday that they issued orders for people to stay inside with doors locked. Three […]

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