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'Vote them out!': Thousands of young Americans register to vote, vow to remove US lawmakers who oppose gun control laws
Voter registration activists fanned out among young Americans who marched for tighter gun laws on Saturday, signing up thousands of first-time voters who vowed to eject lawmakers who oppose gun controls.
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.
President Donald Trump turns on FBI over school shooting after criticism from survivors, rails against Russia probe
US president Donald Trump on Saturday said the FBI was so caught up in the Russia probe that it failed to heed signs which could have prevented the Parkland school shooting.
Florida school shooting: Students organise walkouts, sit-ins on school campuses across US to push for tougher gun laws
The mass shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead has sparked calls for walkouts, sit-ins and other actions on school campuses across the United States aimed at pushing lawmakers to pass tougher gun laws.
Florida school shooting: 17 killed as ex-student Nikolas Cruz fires at students, taken into custody
At least 17 people, including students, were killed after a former student opened fire at a Florida high school, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday.
Las Vegas shooting spurs US lawmakers to bolster efforts to ban devices used by Stephen Paddock
US lawmakers bolstered efforts on Friday to ban devices used by the Las Vegas shooter to make his guns fire faster, while the National Rifle Association unexpectedly urged federal officials to review the legality of such modifications.
Watch: How does India's gun control laws affect the homicide rate?
A firearm is used in 10% of the total homicides committed in India, as opposed to rates of firearm usage in homicide in the USA which stands at around 60%
Man kills wife and opens fire in Serbian cafe, leaving 5 dead and 20 injured
Serbia's internal minister said the automatic weapon was illegal and appealed to citizens to hand over illegal weapons.
Chicago police search for suspects in shooting that hurt 13
Chicago police on Friday searched for suspected gang members who opened fire with an assault weapon at a park, wounding 13 people including a 3-year-old boy, in an attack that has highlighted Mayor Rahm Emanuel's struggle to stem violence.
Obama frustrated with pro gun lobby after Washington massacre
"You know, I do get concerned that this becomes a ritual that we go through every three, four months, where we have these horrific mass shootings," he said.
Obama to propose sweeping gun control measures today
The proposals will include executive and legislative measures, with the latter sure to face an uphill battle in Congress, where appetite for renewing an assault weapons ban is low.
New York first state to implement new gun control laws in US
New York today became the first state in the US to take steps to enact tough new laws to confront growing gun violence in schools in the country, by imposing new restrictions on assault weapons.