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Shadow Warrior | The US midterm elections and implications especially for India
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Shadow Warrior | The US midterm elections and implications especially for India

Normally the ruling party loses seats in the midterms, but this time the loss could actually turn into a rout, especially because of inflation and high interest

UP: Class 12 student shoots school principal after being scolded
India

UP: Class 12 student shoots school principal after being scolded

The principal, Ram Singh Verma, was shot twice. The incident took place at Adarsh Ramswaroop Inter College in Sadarpur police station area of Biswan tehsil, according to the police

US: Four killed in shooting in Memphis city, suspect arrested
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US: Four killed in shooting in Memphis city, suspect arrested

The United States regularly sees mass shootings and other gun violence, but Congress has been reluctant to pass strict gun control legislation as the issue remains politically divisive

Denmark: Three dead and three critically wounded in shooting at Copenhagen mall
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Denmark: Three dead and three critically wounded in shooting at Copenhagen mall

A 22-year-old Danish man was arrested after the shooting, Copenhagen police inspector Søren Thomassen told reporters, adding there was no indication that anyone else was involved in the attack, though police were still investigating

Setting gridlock aside, Congress set to give nod to bipartisan gun violence bill
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Setting gridlock aside, Congress set to give nod to bipartisan gun violence bill

The legislation would toughen background checks for the youngest gun buyers, keep firearms from more domestic violence offenders and help states put in place red flag laws that make it easier for authorities to take weapons from people adjudged dangerous

US SC rules Americans have fundamental right to carry firearms in public
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US SC rules Americans have fundamental right to carry firearms in public

The 6-3 decision follows a series of recent mass shootings and is expected to ultimately allow more people to legally carry guns on the streets of the United States

US: Three dead in shooting in Maryland, one state trooper injured
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US: Three dead in shooting in Maryland, one state trooper injured

The suspect and a trooper were wounded in an exchange of gunfire. Both were being treated for their injuries, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said

US vice president Kamala Harris tells Buffalo mourners: 'We will come together'
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US vice president Kamala Harris tells Buffalo mourners: 'We will come together'

Harris told reporters that the administration is not 'sitting around waiting to figure out what the solution looks like' to the nation's gun violence problem

Sandy Hook families reach $73 million settlement with Remington: The case, its significance in battle against gun violence explained
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Sandy Hook families reach $73 million settlement with Remington: The case, its significance in battle against gun violence explained

The families of nine victims killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting have agreed to a $73 million settlement of a lawsuit against the rifle-maker that made the weapon used to kill 20 students and six teachers in 2012

Three, including 4-year-old girl, injured in shooting at New York's Times Square; suspects at large
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Three, including 4-year-old girl, injured in shooting at New York's Times Square; suspects at large

Police said the incident occured shortly before 5 pm near the intersection of West 44th Street and Seventh Avenue and that all victims are expected to recover

Mass looting in Chicago: Over 100 arrested, 13 police officers injured during unrest; travel restrictions imposed
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Mass looting in Chicago: Over 100 arrested, 13 police officers injured during unrest; travel restrictions imposed

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot condemned the violence on Monday, calling on justice officials to hold the individuals responsible for the damage accountable

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.

At least 10 killed after mass shooting in Canada's Nova Scotia province; senior police officer among deceased
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At least 10 killed after mass shooting in Canada's Nova Scotia province; senior police officer among deceased

A gunman killed at least 10 people in a shooting rampage in a rural community in Nova Scotia, police said on Sunday, in what was among the worst mass killings in recent memory in Canada

Delhi violence reveals growing availability of country-made guns in National Capital; high time for Delhi Police to crack down
India

Delhi violence reveals growing availability of country-made guns in National Capital; high time for Delhi Police to crack down

Eyewitnesses' accounts, medical reports of those injured and killed as well as initial investigations of the deadly Delhi violence have revealed another major concern for the Delhi Police, a growing availability of countrymade pistols or desi kattas and pistols in the National Capital

Eleven injured in shooting at New Orleans' historic French Quarter; no arrests, investigation on, say police
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Eleven injured in shooting at New Orleans' historic French Quarter; no arrests, investigation on, say police

Eleven people were wounded in a shooting early Sunday in New Orleans' French Quarter, a popular tourist hub, US police said, adding that two of the victims were in a critical condition.

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.

8chan owner called in to testify before US govt in wake of El Paso shooting
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8chan owner called in to testify before US govt in wake of El Paso shooting

The El Paso shooter’s manifesto is at least the third act of extremist violence directly linked to 8chan.

8chan goes offline following El Paso shooting as service providers drop support
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8chan goes offline following El Paso shooting as service providers drop support

Formerly a bastion of free speech, 8chan is now a cesspool of hate, violence and extremism.

Colorado shooting: 1 dead, 8 injured after two students open fire in suburban Denver's STEM high school
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Colorado shooting: 1 dead, 8 injured after two students open fire in suburban Denver's STEM high school

Two students opened fire on Tuesday inside a charter school in Colorado in suburban Denver, killing a teenager, wounding eight and spreading terror.