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New Zealand announces plan for second round of gun law reforms post-Christchurch mosque attack that killed 51
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New Zealand announces plan for second round of gun law reforms post-Christchurch mosque attack that killed 51

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said regulations around who could hold firearm licences would also be tightened. Police Minister Stuart Nash said the latest changes were needed to keep track of firearms in the community.

In wake of Christchurch mosque attacks, dozens of New Zealanders give up weapons as gun buyback scheme gets underway
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In wake of Christchurch mosque attacks, dozens of New Zealanders give up weapons as gun buyback scheme gets underway

New Zealanders handed in their firearms as a gun buyback scheme went into operation aimed at ridding the country of semi-automatic weapons in the wake of the Christchurch mosque attacks.

Maryland shooting: 3 killed at Rite Aid distribution center, lone suspect in critical condition
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Maryland shooting: 3 killed at Rite Aid distribution center, lone suspect in critical condition

Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said. A law enforcement official with knowledge of the shooting stressed that the number of dead is based on preliminary information.

Retired English teacher finds errors in White House letter signed by Donald Trump, mails it back with corrections
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Retired English teacher finds errors in White House letter signed by Donald Trump, mails it back with corrections

A retired English teacher found many errors in a White House letter bearing president Donald Trump's signature and mailed it back after making corrections, a media report said.

Georgia shooting: One killed, another injured in incident outside Mount Zion High School in Clayton County
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Georgia shooting: One killed, another injured in incident outside Mount Zion High School in Clayton County

A 40-year-old woman was killed and at least two others were wounded in a shooting incident in United States' Clayton County in Georgia, police said.

Texas school shooting: Ten killed, two critically injured in Santa Fe incident; student assailant arrested
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Texas school shooting: Ten killed, two critically injured in Santa Fe incident; student assailant arrested

Ten people, mostly students, were killed when a teenage classmate armed with a shotgun and a revolver opened fire in a Texas high school Friday, the latest deadly school shooting to hit the United States.

Waffle House shooting suspect in custody after killing 4 in Tennessee
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Waffle House shooting suspect in custody after killing 4 in Tennessee

More than 100 Nashville police officers had been going door-to-door and searching wooded areas, joined by dozens of agents with the FBI, the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and troopers with the Tennessee Highway Patrol.

Mass shootouts at US schools on the rise, says study; more deaths in last 18 years than entire 20th Century
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Mass shootouts at US schools on the rise, says study; more deaths in last 18 years than entire 20th Century

Sixty percent of mass school shootings in the US in the 20th Century were perpetrated by adolescents, aged 11-18. So far this century, 77 percent of the mass school shootings have been carried out by adolescents.

Two killed in shooting at Central Michigan University dorm, suspect on the loose
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Two killed in shooting at Central Michigan University dorm, suspect on the loose

Police in camouflage uniforms searched house-to-house near the campus of Central Michigan University on Friday for a student suspected of fatally shooting two people at a dormitory and then fleeing into the neighborhood.

Donald Trump rues US lawmakers are 'too fearful' of National Rifle Association to take action against gun laws
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Donald Trump rues US lawmakers are 'too fearful' of National Rifle Association to take action against gun laws

President Donald Trump is accusing some lawmakers of being too fearful of the National Rifle Association (NRA) to take action on gun laws

Florida shooting: Nearly two weeks after 17 lost their lives, students make emotional return to school
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Florida shooting: Nearly two weeks after 17 lost their lives, students make emotional return to school

Students and teachers returned to a Florida school in the US for the first time since 17 people were killed there, consoling each other even as they called for swift action to address gun violence

Las Vegas attack: Australia offers to help US reform its gun laws two decades after successful ban on automatic weapons
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Las Vegas attack: Australia offers to help US reform its gun laws two decades after successful ban on automatic weapons

Australia offered to help the United States reform its gun laws on Tuesday after a successful two-decade clampdown on firearms in the wake of its own worst mass shooting

Las Vegas attack: With 273 mass shootings in 275 days, United States continues to be plagued by gun violence
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Las Vegas attack: With 273 mass shootings in 275 days, United States continues to be plagued by gun violence

The horrifying events in Las Vegas on Sunday night mark the 273rd mass shooting in the US in the 275 days that have passed so far in 2017

California gunman kills estranged wife, 8-year-old student before shooting himself
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California gunman kills estranged wife, 8-year-old student before shooting himself

A man walked into his estranged wife's elementary school classroom in San Bernardino and opened fire without saying a word, killing her and an eight-year-old student before shooting himself in a murder-suicide that spread panic across a city still recovering emotionally from a terror attack just 15 months ago.

Finland Shooting: Mayor, two journalists shot dead in Helsinki; one suspect arrested
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Finland Shooting: Mayor, two journalists shot dead in Helsinki; one suspect arrested

The chairwoman of Imatra Town Council and two local reporters, all women, were gunned down in a pedestrian area outside a restaurant in Helsinki, Finland

Munich shooting: German officials call for tighter gun control laws
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Munich shooting: German officials call for tighter gun control laws

Senior German officials on Sunday called for a review of Germany's already strict gun laws after Friday's deadly shooting in Munich that claimed nine lives

Following Orlando shooting, US Democrat lawmakers resort to sit-in; House erupts in chaos
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Following Orlando shooting, US Democrat lawmakers resort to sit-in; House erupts in chaos

Seeking a vote on strict gun control laws in the wake of America's deadliest mass shooting last week that killed 49 people in Orlando, Democratic Congressmen resorted to an unprecedented sit-in inside the well of the US House of Representatives.

On first anniversary of Charleston church massacre, Clinton calls for strong gun control laws
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On first anniversary of Charleston church massacre, Clinton calls for strong gun control laws

Amid a spate of shootings in the US, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has called for strong gun control laws and plugging the loopholes in the rules that are currently prevailing.

Orlando shooter himself a regular at gay club, say media reports
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Orlando shooter himself a regular at gay club, say media reports

The gunman who massacred 49 people at the Pulse club in Orlando was himself a regular at the gay nightspot, four clubgoers have said.

Orlando shooting sparks debate on stricter gun control laws in US
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Orlando shooting sparks debate on stricter gun control laws in US

The mass shooting in Orlando, in which 50 people were killed, has reignited the debate on gun violence, war against terror and homegrown terrorism.