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‘Hurts to sleep, eat, breathe’: Jacob Blake speaks out for first time since Kenosha police shooting
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‘Hurts to sleep, eat, breathe’: Jacob Blake speaks out for first time since Kenosha police shooting

The officers who were present at the time of the shooting were placed on administrative leave, but none of them have been charged

Protests in Wisconsin after video shows police shooting black man in back seven times; victim in 'serious condition'
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Protests in Wisconsin after video shows police shooting black man in back seven times; victim in 'serious condition'

Following the shooting, social media posts showed neighbours gathering in the surrounding streets and hurling comments at police

Brewery employee kills five in Milwaukee's Molson Coors complex before taking own life; Donald Trump expresses condolences
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Brewery employee kills five in Milwaukee's Molson Coors complex before taking own life; Donald Trump expresses condolences

An employee opened fire Wednesday at one of the nation's largest breweries in Milwaukee, killing five fellow workers before taking his own life, police said.

US Gurdwara shooter's death ruled a suicide
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US Gurdwara shooter's death ruled a suicide

The man who killed six Sikh worshippers at a US temple before fatally shooting himself had a history of alcohol problems and underwent a noticeable personality change in the preceding year.

Gurdwara shooting: 'Our temple will never be the same again'
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Gurdwara shooting: 'Our temple will never be the same again'

As the Sikh gurdwara where six worshippers were killed reopened after being swept, scrubbed and painted, a lone bullet hole was left unrepaired as a grim reminder of Sunday's rampage.

Gurdwara shooting: Indian envoy questions free use of guns in US
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Gurdwara shooting: Indian envoy questions free use of guns in US

Calling for a "mature conversation" over the incidents of hate crimes, Indian envoy to the US Nirupama Rao has resonated views expressed by US President Obama saying the country needs soul searching in the wake of gurdwara shooting.

'Gurdwara shooter was a neo-Nazi, alienated and angry'
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'Gurdwara shooter was a neo-Nazi, alienated and angry'

Sciologist Pete Simi, who befriended Wade Michael Page between 2001 and 2003, said Page sent him an email in which he expressed a lot of anger about Muslims after 9/11. "He said something like, 'America should just plaster all of the Middle East'."

Oak Creek Gurdwara now open for public
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Oak Creek Gurdwara now open for public

Five days after the tragic shooting incident inside its premises which resulted in the death of six Sikh worshippers, the local police handed over the Oak Creek Gurdwara to its management which immediately started the cleaning of the entire premises.

US gurdwara shooting: How American laws aid right-wing extremists
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US gurdwara shooting: How American laws aid right-wing extremists

Efforts by US authorities to spot and pre-empt violent right-wing extremists like the ex-soldier who shot up a Wisconsin Sikh temple face serious legal and political hurdles, including free speech guarantees and pushback from political lobbies.

US Gurdwara shooting: Badal meets injured, appeals for peace
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US Gurdwara shooting: Badal meets injured, appeals for peace

The Punjab CM, who is on a private visit to the US along with several of his Cabinet colleagues, reached Milwaukee area in Wisconsin state yesterday and met the victims' families.

FBI cites civil liberties, citizens rights for not monitoring Gurdwara shooter
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FBI cites civil liberties, citizens rights for not monitoring Gurdwara shooter

Federal officials said that they can't open an investigation against anyone in the country based on what they say or what they want.

Gurdwara shooting: US having intensive communication with India
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Gurdwara shooting: US having intensive communication with India

US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, spoke with External Affairs Minister SM Krishna while White House and State Department officials are speaking to the Indian Ambassador to the US, Nirupama Rao, on a regular basis.

US gurdwara shooting: Obama calls up PM to offer condolences
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US gurdwara shooting: Obama calls up PM to offer condolences

US President Barack Obama today called up Prime Minister Minister Manmohan Singh to convey his condolences over the August 5 shooting incident at a gurudwara in Wisconsin.

The disappearing Sikh turban: Sacred symbol, shorthand for terror
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The disappearing Sikh turban: Sacred symbol, shorthand for terror

Osama bin Laden transformed the turban into a visual shorthand for Islamic extremism. But the Sikh dastar itself is disappearing due to the pressures of bigotry and modernity. Sikhs may be safer in the future, and a whole lot poorer for it.

US gurdwara shooter was not on FBI radar
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US gurdwara shooter was not on FBI radar

While private groups had been quietly monitoring the Wisconsin Gurdwara shooter and his racist leanings for years, Wade Michael Page was not on the radar of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Reporting from Oak Creek: Shock, sorrow, also unity
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Reporting from Oak Creek: Shock, sorrow, also unity

The entire community of Oak Creek appears to be bearing the guilt for the actions of one deranged individual.

Probe Gurdwara shooting as a hate crime: Rights group
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Probe Gurdwara shooting as a hate crime: Rights group

The Anti-Defamation League, who had been tracking the alleged gunman, Wade Michael Page, 41, for quite some time now, alleged he was a "white supremacist skinhead" and a leader of "End Apathy", a white power music band.

Police officers who helped gurdwara victims hailed as heroes
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Police officers who helped gurdwara victims hailed as heroes

Shot nine times and left for dead as he tended to a wounded victim outside, Oak Creek Police Lt Brian Murphy tried to wave off his colleagues' aid, insisting worshippers indoors needed their help more.

America needs to do some soul-searching to stem the violence: Obama
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America needs to do some soul-searching to stem the violence: Obama

"If it turns out, that the attack on the gurdwara was motivated by the ethnicity of those who were attending the temple, I think the American people should immediately recoil against those kinds of attitudes," US President Barack Obama has said.

Children who spotted shooter seen as heroes at gurdwara
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Children who spotted shooter seen as heroes at gurdwara

The children -- who were not immediately named, but who worshipers said were not yet teenagers - - had been playing near a window in another room when they saw the gunman.