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Victims of Uvalde school shooting files lawsuits, seeks $27 billion
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Victims of Uvalde school shooting files lawsuits, seeks $27 billion

The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in Austin on Tuesday, says officials failed to follow active shooter protocol when they waited more than an hour to confront the attacker inside a fourth-grade classroom

Explained: Why Alex Jones has been ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million
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Explained: Why Alex Jones has been ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents more than $4 million

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been held financially liable to the parents of a boy killed in the Sandy Hook massacre for repeatedly claiming the deadliest school shooting in US was a hoax

China seeks to refashion region, international system to serve its authoritarian interests: Llyod Austin
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China seeks to refashion region, international system to serve its authoritarian interests: Llyod Austin

"China poses a major challenge," Austin said in his opening remarks at the 2+2 ministerial meeting being co-hosted along with his cabinet colleague Secretary of State Tony Blinken for their Indian counterparts Rajnath Singh and EAM S Jaishankar

Texas shooting: Gunman wounds 13 in downtown Austin and escapes; probe launched
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Texas shooting: Gunman wounds 13 in downtown Austin and escapes; probe launched

The shooting in Texas started just before 1.30 am (noon in India) along 6th Street, a popular entertainment district in Austin filled with bars and restaurants

Winter storm barrels across Texas; two dead, four million without power supply as subfreezing cold sweeps US
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Winter storm barrels across Texas; two dead, four million without power supply as subfreezing cold sweeps US

Law enforcement reported two men were found dead along Houston-area roadways. Causes of death were pending, but officials said the subfreezing temperatures were likely to blame

Vessels stall and sink at pro-Donald Trump boat parade held on Texas' Lake Travis
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Vessels stall and sink at pro-Donald Trump boat parade held on Texas' Lake Travis

There was no evidence of foul play, the sheriff's office said, adding that no injuries or medical emergencies were reported at the parade

Spanish MotoGP 2019: Fabio Quartararo becomes youngest-ever polesitter, Marc Marquez masterclass and other talking points
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Spanish MotoGP 2019: Fabio Quartararo becomes youngest-ever polesitter, Marc Marquez masterclass and other talking points

For the third time out of four races this season, we saw three different manufacturers on the podium at the Spanish MotoGP

3 Indian-origin consultants charged in H-1B visa fraud in US; trio indicted of submitting 'sham applications'
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3 Indian-origin consultants charged in H-1B visa fraud in US; trio indicted of submitting 'sham applications'

The defendants allegedly used Nanosemantics to submit fraudulent I-129 petitions and obtain H-1B visas for workers that the defendants could later place at local companies

Maryland warehouse shooting: 4 dead, including suspect who came to work with a bad mood and a handgun
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Maryland warehouse shooting: 4 dead, including suspect who came to work with a bad mood and a handgun

An employee at a Rite Aid warehouse opened fire at work Thursday, killing three people before taking her own life, authorities said. Several other people were wounded.

As Donald Trump Govt mulls federal funding for guns in schools, Florida massacre survivors march 50 miles to Smith & Wesson HQ demanding gun control
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As Donald Trump Govt mulls federal funding for guns in schools, Florida massacre survivors march 50 miles to Smith & Wesson HQ demanding gun control

Gun control advocates, including one of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and the parents of one of the victims, are marching 50 miles (80 kilometers) across Massachusetts this week to the headquarters of gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson as part of a youth-led push for stricter gun laws.

Dallas shooting: 5 injured as gunman on moped opens fire at football game
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Dallas shooting: 5 injured as gunman on moped opens fire at football game

Police say five people were shot and wounded, including two women who are seriously hurt, when a man drove a moped onto a football field in Dallas and opened fire on spectators as a game was being played.

Texas high schooler kills at least 10 in Santa Fe; America reels after deadliest attack since Parkland massacre
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Texas high schooler kills at least 10 in Santa Fe; America reels after deadliest attack since Parkland massacre

A 17-year-old boy carrying a shotgun and a revolver opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. It was the nation's deadliest such attack since the massacre in Florida that gave rise to a campaign by teens for gun control.

Austin bombings suspect identified as Mark Anthony Conditt; officials warn he may have planted more bombs
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Austin bombings suspect identified as Mark Anthony Conditt; officials warn he may have planted more bombs

A white man, identified by US media as Mark Anthony Conditt, suspected of carrying out a series of deadly parcel bombings in the Texas state capital Austin blew himself up easing tensions in a city that has been on edge for weeks.

Austin bombings suspect blows himself up; police identifies him as '24-year-old white man'
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Austin bombings suspect blows himself up; police identifies him as '24-year-old white man'

The suspect in a spate of bombing attacks that have killed two people and injured four others in March blew himself up with an explosive device as authorities closed in, the city police said.

Sixth parcel bomb blast in Texas leaves US investigators baffled; Donald Trump promises action
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Sixth parcel bomb blast in Texas leaves US investigators baffled; Donald Trump promises action

The series of parcel bombs in Texas that have killed two people and put residents on edge escalated on Tuesday with two more incidents

Fear grips Austin as investigators reveal serial bomber may have used tripwire in latest blast
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Fear grips Austin as investigators reveal serial bomber may have used tripwire in latest blast

The hunt for Austin serial bomber took a new, more sinister turn on Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered by a tripwire.

Austin 'serial bomber' strikes again, motive still unknown and city on edge
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Austin 'serial bomber' strikes again, motive still unknown and city on edge

Texas police were hunting for a mysterious "serial bomber" Monday after an explosion in the state capital Austin -- the fourth this month -- left two young men seriously injured and the city on edge.

Explosion injures two in Austin; fourth blast to rock Texas' capital in under three weeks
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Explosion injures two in Austin; fourth blast to rock Texas' capital in under three weeks

Two people were injured in another explosion in Austin, and police weren't saying if it was caused by a package bomb like the three that detonated earlier this month elsewhere in the city.

Austin: 2 deadly package bombs explode in Texas capital, teen killed
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Austin: 2 deadly package bombs explode in Texas capital, teen killed

Investigators believe a package bomb that killed a teenager and wounded a woman in Austin on Monday is linked to a similar bombing that killed a man elsewhere in the city this month, and they're considering whether race was a factor because all of the victims were black.

Usain Bolt serious about pursuing football dream, but admits he won't 'embarass' himself
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Usain Bolt serious about pursuing football dream, but admits he won't 'embarass' himself

"It's a dream, it's another chapter of my life that I really want to do," said Bolt.