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Twitter fights US gun culture by replacing the 'pistol' emoji with a green toy gun
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Twitter fights US gun culture by replacing the 'pistol' emoji with a green toy gun

Replacing the weapon gun by a child's toy, first by Apple and now by Twitter makes the effort against gun-culture prevalent in the US very clear.

Was it gun culture, homophobia or radical Islam that caused Orlando massacre?
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Was it gun culture, homophobia or radical Islam that caused Orlando massacre?

The ‘gun culture’ underpinned by a nefarious ideology has been playing havoc in the spate of terrorist atrocities from Brussels, Paris, Pathankot to San Bernardino and lately in Orlando’s LGBT nightclub.

Two-year-old accidentally kills mother inside US Wal-Mart store
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Two-year-old accidentally kills mother inside US Wal-Mart store

A two-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his mother after he reached into her purse at a northern Idaho Wal-Mart and her concealed gun fired, authorities said Tuesday.

Obama asks Hollywood to not promote gun culture, violence
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Obama asks Hollywood to not promote gun culture, violence

US President Barack Obama has asked Hollywood not to promote violence and glorify the usage of guns in its movies as they may negatively influence minds of children.

Man threatens family with gun in Pune mall, cops say it's a 'trivial matter'
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Man threatens family with gun in Pune mall, cops say it's a 'trivial matter'

A day out for a family in Pune turned into a nightmare when a man pointed a gun at them and threatened to kill them over a minor argument

Delhi man fires at waiter for being served left-overs
India

Delhi man fires at waiter for being served left-overs

Angered over being served left-over food, a man opened fire at a waiter at an eatery in Connaught Place in central Delhi, early Sunday morning. No one was injured in the incident, police said.

Full Text: What Barack Obama said after the US school shooting
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Full Text: What Barack Obama said after the US school shooting

".....our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children, and for the families of the adults who were lost." Here's what the US President in his address to the nation after the mass shooting at a Connecticut school.

Gurgaon shootout: Why India should be worried
India

Gurgaon shootout: Why India should be worried

The shootout at Gurgaon was another indication of guns being used to settle disputes, an aspect that needs to be curbed quickly.

Ponty shooting: 'Guns, like mobiles, are now integral to India'
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Ponty shooting: 'Guns, like mobiles, are now integral to India'

The movie-style shoot-out that saw liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother killed in a blaze of bullets fired from sophisticated arms in broad daylight at a farmhouse in Delhi is a grim example, an extreme one no doubt, of a gun culture that has come to characterise crime in the Capital.

US cannot prevent citizens from gun crime: China
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US cannot prevent citizens from gun crime: China

Pointing out that the US is among the world's top countries in terms of casualties of gun-related incidents, the daily said that as the debate over gun and firearms ownership continues and politicians dodge the issue, "more innocent lives have been claimed".

Firearms for everyone: It's so easy to buy a gun!
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Firearms for everyone: It's so easy to buy a gun!

Want a gun? It's a lot cheaper and easier than you'd guess. No wonder everyone from housewives to college kids are packing heat these days.