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Nine injured in shooting at large gathering in New York's Syracuse; 17-year-old in critical condition, says police
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Nine injured in shooting at large gathering in New York's Syracuse; 17-year-old in critical condition, says police

No one was immediately taken into custody, and Syracuse Police Chief Kenton Buckner emphasized that the investigation was in its early stages in an appearance at a press conference alongside Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh.

Nick Blixky, rising rapper from New York, passes away aged 21 after being fatally shot in Brooklyn, says police
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Nick Blixky, rising rapper from New York, passes away aged 21 after being fatally shot in Brooklyn, says police

Rapper Nick Blixkey was found with gunshot wounds in front of a building in a neighborhood in Brooklyn. He was pronounced dead at arrival in the hospital.

Texas shooting: Toll rises to seven, 22 injured; police say no explanation for gunman's behaviour yet
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Texas shooting: Toll rises to seven, 22 injured; police say no explanation for gunman's behaviour yet

Authorities said they still could not explain why a man opened fire during a routine traffic stop in West Texas to begin a rampage that killed seven people, injured 22 others and ended with officers gunning him down outside a movie theatre.

At least five dead, 21 injured in Texas mass shooting; police kill gunman after chase
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At least five dead, 21 injured in Texas mass shooting; police kill gunman after chase

The incident occurred in the area of Odessa and nearby Midland and police said the gunman was shot dead at the Cinergy movie theatre after a chase.

US' House of Representatives holds first committee hearings on gun violence, climate change in 8 years
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US' House of Representatives holds first committee hearings on gun violence, climate change in 8 years

"No more climate denialism. No more evasions. @HouseDemocrats are in charge," tweeted the House Committee on Natural Resources. A hearing on gun violence was held at the same time, also a first in eight years, in a sign of changing times on Capitol Hill.

Democrats promise congressional action on gun control after California shooting that saw 12 people killed
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Democrats promise congressional action on gun control after California shooting that saw 12 people killed

Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on assault-style weapons are likely to reach the House floor when Democrats retake control after eight years of Republican rule. "The American people deserve real action to end the daily epidemic of gun violence that is stealing the lives of our children on campuses, in places of worship and on our streets," said Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, the Democratic leader who is running for a second stint as House speaker.

Who Is America? review: Sacha Baron Cohen's new satire does not 'make benefit' his once glorious career
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Who Is America? review: Sacha Baron Cohen's new satire does not 'make benefit' his once glorious career

Retaining the inflammatory nature of his previous work, Sacha Baron Cohen updates his tried-and-tested formula to include 2018 America's ideological polarities in Who Is America?

Watch: Childish Gambino's provocative music video for 'This is America' critiques gun violence, racism
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Watch: Childish Gambino's provocative music video for 'This is America' critiques gun violence, racism

Rich in symbolism and layered with question-raising imagery, Childish Gambino's music video shows what it means to be black in trigger-happy America.

Nude gunman kills four, injures four in Tennessee restaurant; shooter was armed with AR-15 assault rifle
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Nude gunman kills four, injures four in Tennessee restaurant; shooter was armed with AR-15 assault rifle

A nude gunman shot dead four people and injured at least four more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee

19-year-old former student carries gun in guitar case to Florida school, fires at closed door; 1 injured
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19-year-old former student carries gun in guitar case to Florida school, fires at closed door; 1 injured

A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades

Paul McCartney, George Clooney, Ariana Grande among celebrities at March For Our Lives in Washington rally
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Paul McCartney, George Clooney, Ariana Grande among celebrities at March For Our Lives in Washington rally

Celebrities attending the Washington event included power couples George and Amal Clooney and Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg, who helped fund the protests with a combined $1 million donation.

Maryland school shootout: Gunman killed, identified as 17-year-old student Austin Rollins
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Maryland school shootout: Gunman killed, identified as 17-year-old student Austin Rollins

St. Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron said the assailant, identified as Austin Rollins, died of a gunshot wound after a school security officer "engaged" with him at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland.

Donald Trump's shifting stance on gun control leaves lawmakers befuddled, Washington baffled
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Donald Trump's shifting stance on gun control leaves lawmakers befuddled, Washington baffled

In his quest to tackle gun violence, President Donald Trump has ricocheted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his fealty to the Second Amendment's right to bear arms, leaving a trail of befuddled lawmakers and advocates in his wake. One thing he still has not done: clearly outline his legislative priorities.

Weeks after Florida school shooting, US church holds commitment ceremony featuring AR-15 rifles
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Weeks after Florida school shooting, US church holds commitment ceremony featuring AR-15 rifles

Dozens of US couples donned crowns and cradled guns at a controversial commitment ceremony in a Pennsylvania church on Wednesday

Teacher arrested for firing handgun in locked classroom at Georgia high school; no injuries reported
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Teacher arrested for firing handgun in locked classroom at Georgia high school; no injuries reported

A social studies teacher barricaded himself inside a classroom at a Georgia high school and fired a handgun once in what may have been a warning shot, authorities said

Donald Trump says he'd have run into Parkland school, 'even if he didn't have a weapon', week after shootout killed 17
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Donald Trump says he'd have run into Parkland school, 'even if he didn't have a weapon', week after shootout killed 17

Donald Trump, who's been highly critical of the law enforcement response to the Florida school shootings, says he would have rushed in, unarmed, if he'd been there.

Florida school shooting: Governor Rick Scott backs law to raise minimum age for buying guns to 21
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Florida school shooting: Governor Rick Scott backs law to raise minimum age for buying guns to 21

Florida Governor Rick Scott, a loyal ally of the US gun lobby under mounting pressure to act in the aftermath of last week’s deadly mass shooting, urged state lawmakers on Friday to tighten access to firearms for young people and the mentally disturbed.

Parkland shooting: Armed sheriff's deputy on duty at Florida school never went inside to confront gunman
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Parkland shooting: Armed sheriff's deputy on duty at Florida school never went inside to confront gunman

Local Sheriff Scott Israel said on Thursday that the armed officer on duty at the Florida school in US where a shooter killed 17 people stayed outside instead of confronting the gunman

Parkland school shooting: Protests erupt across the US in support of victims and for stricter gun laws
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Parkland school shooting: Protests erupt across the US in support of victims and for stricter gun laws

In a wave of demonstrations reaching from Arizona to Maine, students at dozens of US high schools walked out of class to protest gun violence.

Donald Trump wants to arm teachers: Debate over shootings divides legislators, schools and public
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Donald Trump wants to arm teachers: Debate over shootings divides legislators, schools and public

Donald Trump said that if one of the victims, a football coach, had been armed "he would have shot and that would have been the end of it."