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Trader Joe's standoff: Gunman surrenders to LA Police; culprit killed grandmother, girlfriend before attacking supermarket
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Trader Joe's standoff: Gunman surrenders to LA Police; culprit killed grandmother, girlfriend before attacking supermarket

According to LA Police, the suspect barricaded himself inside the supermarket with an unknown number of people, but was taken into custody "without incident"

March For Our Lives: Thousands of US students take to the streets demanding action against gun violence
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March For Our Lives: Thousands of US students take to the streets demanding action against gun violence

Summoned to action by student survivors of the Florida school shooting, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied in the nation's capital and cities across America on Saturday to press for gun control in one of the biggest youth protests since the Vietnam era.

Trump wants to arm teachers for safer schools, educators say it's a 'horrible' idea
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Trump wants to arm teachers for safer schools, educators say it's a 'horrible' idea

Trump said during a listening session Wednesday with parents and survivors of school shootings that a teacher adept at firearms "could very well end the attack very quickly." He followed that up with a tweet Thursday that "highly trained teachers would act as a deterrent to the cowards that do this" and later suggested they receive bonuses for the added responsibility.

Houston shooting: Troubled lawyer fires at commuters, injures 9 before being killed by police
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Houston shooting: Troubled lawyer fires at commuters, injures 9 before being killed by police

A troubled lawyer opened fire on morning commuters in Houston on Monday, injuring at least nine people before being fatally shot by police, authorities said.

Tears are okay: Obama cried, why don't Jayalalithaa, Mayawati or Mamata show some emotion too?
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Tears are okay: Obama cried, why don't Jayalalithaa, Mayawati or Mamata show some emotion too?

Women in public life feel even more compelled to show that they are not swayed by emotions, that they are not saps in short. Maybe it began with Indira Gandhi, who used to say, “As a prime minister, I am not a woman. I am a human being.” Ignoring her gender was her way of becoming “the only one to wear pants” in her cabinet.

'Every time I think of those kids who were shot, it gets me mad': Teary-eyed Obama pushes for gun control
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'Every time I think of those kids who were shot, it gets me mad': Teary-eyed Obama pushes for gun control

President Barack Obama shed tears Tuesday as he announced limited measures to tackle rampant US gun violence and called on Americans to punish lawmakers who oppose more meaningful reforms.

US Republicans blast Obama's gun control measures
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US Republicans blast Obama's gun control measures

President Barack Obama's critics Tuesday savaged his gun control steps as an unlawful assault on Americans' constitutional rights, with Republican White House hopefuls pledging to immediately repeal the orders if they are elected in November.

Guns no longer taboo in race for White House
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Guns no longer taboo in race for White House

In the race for the White House, the hot button issue of guns is no longer a taboo, despite its potential to backfire at the ballot box.

Backed by moms and Bloomberg's money, gun-safety group expands its clout
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Backed by moms and Bloomberg's money, gun-safety group expands its clout

A gun-control organization backed by billionaire Michael Bloomberg that enlists mothers to speak out against gun violence is racking up some modest victories around the U.S., employing the state-by-state strategy used so effectively to fight drunken driving and expand gay rights.

Manhattan shocker: 8 arrested in scheme to smuggle guns into New York City on cheap buses
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Manhattan shocker: 8 arrested in scheme to smuggle guns into New York City on cheap buses

A gunrunner who smuggled more than 100 weapons from Atlanta and Pittsburgh into New York City on cheap interstate passenger buses bragged about it in a cellphone call to his ex-girlfriend while carrying a cache in a duffel bag on the streets of Manhattan, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Shocker: 8-year-old girl tells 11-year-old neighbour he can't play with her puppy, he shoots her dead
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Shocker: 8-year-old girl tells 11-year-old neighbour he can't play with her puppy, he shoots her dead

An 11-year-old boy has been charged with murder after he killed his 8-year-old neighbor, police said, and witnesses say it was because the girl wouldn't let him see her puppy.

Another city, another shooting: Boy kills brother in gun outing
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Another city, another shooting: Boy kills brother in gun outing

An 11-year-old boy fatally shot his 12-year-old brother during a target-shooting outing in eastern Ohio, the local sheriff said Tuesday.

Obama orders flags to half-staff after shooting
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Obama orders flags to half-staff after shooting

President Barack Obama is ordering that American flags be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at an Oregon community college. Obama signed the proclamation at the White House on Friday. He's directing flags to be lowered until sunset Tuesday.