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Gun industry group in Australia urges country to join India in protest to shooting axe from 2022 Commonwealth Games
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Gun industry group in Australia urges country to join India in protest to shooting axe from 2022 Commonwealth Games

Shooting is an optional sport in the Commonwealth Games but has been part of every CWG since Kingston Games in 1966, with the exception of Edinburgh 1970. But the sport has not been included as part of Birmingham 2022.

2020 Democratic presidential contenders urge Congress to act on gun control after Texas and Ohio shootings
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2020 Democratic presidential contenders urge Congress to act on gun control after Texas and Ohio shootings

'We are going to make change. We are going to pass gun safety laws in this country', said US Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts

Russian 'agent' Maria Butina held for trying to infiltrate US government; accused made contact with prominent Republicans
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Russian 'agent' Maria Butina held for trying to infiltrate US government; accused made contact with prominent Republicans

A Russian gun rights enthusiast, Maria Butina, who built a network of powerful Republican contacts under the direction of a Kremlin power-broker was ordered held without bond on Wednesday after FBI counterintelligence agents accused her of conspiring to infiltrate the US government.

Srinivas Kuchibhotla murder: Gunman who killed Indian techie at Kansas bar pleads guilty, quantum of sentence scheduled for 2 July
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Srinivas Kuchibhotla murder: Gunman who killed Indian techie at Kansas bar pleads guilty, quantum of sentence scheduled for 2 July

A Kansas man who shot and killed an Indian software engineer and injured two others in February 2017 pleaded guilty on Monday in federal court to a hate crime and firearm charges, the justice department said.

Texas school shooting: Spurned advances provoked incident at Santa Fe high school, claims victim's mother
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Texas school shooting: Spurned advances provoked incident at Santa Fe high school, claims victim's mother

A teenage boy charged with fatally shooting eight students and two teachers during a gun rampage at a Houston area high school had been spurned by one of his victims after making aggressive advances, her mother told a newspaper.

Donald Trump brings up Paris terror strike, UK knife attacks in support of gun law at NRA convention; speech irks France
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Donald Trump brings up Paris terror strike, UK knife attacks in support of gun law at NRA convention; speech irks France

France has condemned remarks by US president Donald Trump about the 2015 attacks in Paris and called on him to show respect for the victims of the worst bloodshed on French soil since World War II.

US president Donald Trump praises National Rifle Association, calls group 'truly great organisation'
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US president Donald Trump praises National Rifle Association, calls group 'truly great organisation'

Taking a break from the escalating pressures of the Russia probe and the Stormy Daniels case, US president Donald Trump returned to his supporters at the National Rifle Association's annual convention on Friday.

Pope Francis urges young people to stand up for what they believe in, says 'you have it in you to shout'
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Pope Francis urges young people to stand up for what they believe in, says 'you have it in you to shout'

Pope Francis on Sunday urged young people not to allow themselves to be silenced and to stand up for what they believe in.

Donald Trump's multiple U-turns on gun control: From advocating minimum age for purchasing weapons to bowing to political reality
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Donald Trump's multiple U-turns on gun control: From advocating minimum age for purchasing weapons to bowing to political reality

Not two weeks ago, President Donald Trump wagged his finger at a Republican senator and scolded him for being "afraid of the NRA," declaring that he would stand up to the powerful gun lobby and finally get results on quelling gun violence following last month's Florida school shooting

Donald Trump's shifting stance on gun control leaves lawmakers befuddled, Washington baffled
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Donald Trump's shifting stance on gun control leaves lawmakers befuddled, Washington baffled

In his quest to tackle gun violence, President Donald Trump has ricocheted between calling for tougher laws and declaring his fealty to the Second Amendment's right to bear arms, leaving a trail of befuddled lawmakers and advocates in his wake. One thing he still has not done: clearly outline his legislative priorities.

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

Donald Trump says he is ready to 'take on NRA,' urges US lawmakers not to be afraid of association
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Donald Trump says he is ready to 'take on NRA,' urges US lawmakers not to be afraid of association

President Donald Trump declared he's willing to take on the National Rifle Association over gun legislation, but Republicans who control Congress aren't so sure

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

Parkland school shooting: Surviving teens spearhead #NeverAgain activist movement for tightening US gun laws
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Parkland school shooting: Surviving teens spearhead #NeverAgain activist movement for tightening US gun laws

After 17 people were shot dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, students from the community near Miami were quick to raise their voices to demand action.

Donald Trump backs ban on 'bump stocks' on semi-automatic weapons in the aftermath of Florida school shooting
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Donald Trump backs ban on 'bump stocks' on semi-automatic weapons in the aftermath of Florida school shooting

Donald Trump also said school safety was a "top priority" for his administration and he would be holding meetings on the subject this week and also next week

'No idea we had a monster under our roof': Couple who took in Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz
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'No idea we had a monster under our roof': Couple who took in Florida gunman Nikolas Cruz

The couple who took in Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz after his mother's death have described him as quirky but pleasant and seemingly on the right track, saying they had no idea they had a "monster living under our roof."

Florida school shooting: Students to march in Washington on 24 March for reforms in US gun laws
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Florida school shooting: Students to march in Washington on 24 March for reforms in US gun laws

Students who survived a mass shooting at their Florida school on Sunday announced plans to march on Washington in a bid to "shame" politicians

President Donald Trump turns on FBI over school shooting after criticism from survivors, rails against Russia probe
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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.

Thousands attend vigil to mourn victims of shooting at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
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Thousands attend vigil to mourn victims of shooting at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Thousands attended a vigil to mourn the 17 victims who were slaughtered by a former student at a high school in Florida which had ousted him for indiscipline.

Florida shooting: Thousands attend vigil to mourn 17 victims at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
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Florida shooting: Thousands attend vigil to mourn 17 victims at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Thousands attended a vigil to mourn the 17 victims who were slaughtered by a 19-year-old former student at a high school in Florida which had ousted him for indiscipline.