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World News Authorities scour leads in mass shootings that left 31 dead
Author: 0 Authorities scour leads in mass shootings that left 31 dead

President Donald Trump cited mental illness and video games but steered away from talk of curbing sales of guns, including the military-style weapons believed to have been used in the attacks. "We must make sure those judged to pose a grave risk to public safety do not have access to firearms and that if they do those firearms can be taken through rapid due process", he said, an apparent reference to "red flag" laws.

World News Plane carrying Pink's crew crash lands in Denmark
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A private aircraft carrying members of US singer Pink's tour crew crash landed at a Danish airport early on Tuesday and burst into flames but all occupants escaped unharmed, concert promoter Live Nation Norway said. Images from the scene showed the charred body of the plane sitting on the grass near the runway, before being hauled away by a crane. It's not yet known what caused the crash landing, but the plane reportedly caught fire as it was making its final descent at 12:38 AM.

World News Smriti Irani has an axe to grind with Sushma Swaraj
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She last tweeted a few hours ago thanking the Prime Minister for the Kashmir solution. He wrote, "India grieves the demise of a remarkable leader who devoted her life to public service and bettering lives of the poor". She decided in December 2018 not to contest the general election in India, which she had lost, because of health reasons, Times of India reported . Long seen as a protege of veteran BJP leader L.K.

Author: 0 Manitoba RCMP find items linked to B.C. murder suspects

During a helicopter search Friday afternoon, the damaged boat was spotted off the shore of the Nelson River on Friday afternoon, according to the Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police . The body of Vancouver university professor Leonard Dyck was discovered several days later on July 19, and authorities believe McLeod and Schmegelsky are responsible for Dyck's death as well.

World News OH mass shooter had 'kill, rape lists' in high school
Author: 0 OH mass shooter had 'kill, rape lists' in high school

Ten people, including the shooter - Connor Betts - were killed in a domestic terror attack in Dayton, Ohio , on Sunday, with 27 people sustaining injuries. Authorities have said there was nothing in the gunman's background that would have prevented him buying a weapon. Asked by the Daily News about the suspension over the hit list incident, former Bellbrook Principal Chris Baker said he "would not dispute that information", but declined further comment.

World News Drone strike kills at least 42 in southern Libya
Author: 0 Drone strike kills at least 42 in southern Libya

The city of Murzuk has seen tribal disturbances after Haftar-ruled armed groups invaded southern Libya earlier this year. The internationally recognized government based in Tripoli opposing Haftar said dozens were killed and wounded in Murzuq .

World News Politicians React to El Paso Shooting
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Several hundred anti-gun violence activists with Moms Demand Action protested outside the White House on Saturday evening, hours after a gunman killed 20 people and injured two dozen others in a shopping mall in El Paso, Texas . "Clearly Donald Trump does not want anybody shooting down innocent people", Sanders said, but his talk about invasions and calling Mexicans criminals risks leading unstable people to take up arms.

World News Airstrike by Haftar forces kills 45 in Libya
Author: 0 Airstrike by Haftar forces kills 45 in Libya

Almost 1,100 people have been reported killed since Haftar, based in eastern Libya, launched an offensive against the capital Tripoli on April 4. Fighting between the UN-backed government of National Accord (GNA) and Gen. The United Nations also did not name the LNA but said the attacks had "continued unabated" since the start of the LNA offensive on Tripoli . In a statement issued on Monday, the Tripoli-based administration denounced "crimes" committed by Haftar's forces, and ...

World News Republican Lawmaker Blames 'Homosexual Marriage' for Mass Shootings
Author: 0 Republican Lawmaker Blames 'Homosexual Marriage' for Mass Shootings

The College Democrats of OH called for Representative Candice Keller to resign after she wrote on Facebook that advocates for gay marriage and drag queens were to blame for mass shootings. "She only left out people who look like her". According to the Cincinnati Enquirer , Keller confirmed that she wrote the post and it is still on her page, although it is hidden from public view.

World News Spectacular explosions after fire at Russian arms depot in Siberia
Author: 0 Spectacular explosions after fire at Russian arms depot in Siberia

It is thought at least four people have been injured in the blast but reports from Russian Federation are mixed, and authorities have not confirmed this. Trains were prepared for the evacuation of residents towards the city of Krasnoyarsk. Russia's military says terrorists fired three unguided rockets at its air base in Syria, injuring four civilians but causing no damage to the facility.

World News North Korea conducts new launches, threatens to take 'new road'
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The US Department of Defense will 'continue to monitor the situation and are consulting closely with our South Korean and Japanese allies, ' a department spokesman said. The arrival of new, US-made F-35A stealth fighters in South Korea and U.S. balliastic missile tests are among the steps that have forced North Korea to continue its own weapons development, the spokesman said.

World News El Paso death toll rises to 21, police department says
Author: 0 El Paso death toll rises to 21, police department says

Dr. Stephen Flaherty of Del Sol Medical Center described the wounds as "devastating and major" and said that one patient who died had major abdominal injuries affecting the liver, kidneys and intestines. The suspect's grandparents said in a statement read to reporters by a family member outside their home in the Dallas suburb of Allen, 650 miles (1,046 km) east of El Paso , that they were devastated by the attack.

World News Inside the fight to keep 8chan offline
Author: 0 Inside the fight to keep 8chan offline

Unlike other online forums, such as Reddit , 8chan lacks moderation measures meant to curb hateful content. Simply put, 8chan is a website made up of user-generated forums where anonymous users can create and moderate their own message boards, with topics ranging from cryptocurrency and video games to news and politics.

World News Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in Idlib
Author: 0 Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in Idlib

Erdogan says Turkey is determined to destroy what he called a "terror corridor" in northern Syrian regardless of whether or not Turkey and the United States agree on the establishment of a safe zone. However, considering the de-facto no-fly zone of the United States over northeastern Syria, any Turkish operation in the region would not require aerial support as it would be conducted in nearby settlements within missile and artillery range, experts noted.

World News China warns Hong Kong protesters not to mistake restraint for weakness
Author: 0 China warns Hong Kong protesters not to mistake restraint for weakness

The Hong Kong government meanwhile issued a statement thanking civil servants and public service providers and also thanked "people from all walks of life for standing fast at their posts". He says that the protesters have had to come up with creative solutions because the police have been using tear gas on a massive scale. The actions follow a weekend of clashes between protesters and police.

World News No indication of racial motive in Ohio mass shooting
Author: 0 No indication of racial motive in Ohio mass shooting

The business owners and local residents near Oregon District are walking through the popular restaurant and bar area mourning the loss of nine community members, while eyeing the hordes of media crews that have descended on Dayton , Ohio .

World News North Korea fires projectiles twice into sea, South Korea says
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Japan's Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said that recent missile launches by North Korea present a serious threat to Japan's security. "Although the US and South Korean authorities are playing all sorts of tricks to justify the joint military exercise, its aggressive nature can neither be covered up nor whitewashed in any manner", the spokesperson said on Tuesday.

World News Mexico Says They’re Going to Sue United States over El Paso Shooting
Author: 0 Mexico Says They’re Going to Sue United States over El Paso Shooting

Ebrard urged the United States to establish a "strong position against hate crimes" following the shooting. Mexico's foreign minister says the country plans to take legal action against whoever sold the gun to the man suspected of killing at least 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others in El Paso , Texas .

World News Mitch McConnell Fractured His Shoulder Sunday Morning
Author: 0 Mitch McConnell Fractured His Shoulder Sunday Morning

At 6:35 p.m. Saturday, McConnell's Senate campaign account tweeted an image of a fake graveyard with tombstones, seemingly made from cardboard, that read "R.I.P" above various people and ideals that McConnell has defeated, so to speak, or plans to defeat.

World News El Paso victims die at hospital, raising death toll to 22
Author: 0 El Paso victims die at hospital, raising death toll to 22

As El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen walked into the shooting's aftermath, the scene was "horrific", he said. Ebrard said at a news conference Monday that eight of the 22 people killed in Saturday's attack in El Paso were Mexican nationals, as were six of the roughly two dozen people who were wounded.

World News Putin to Trump: We'll develop new nuclear missiles if you do
Author: 0 Putin to Trump: We'll develop new nuclear missiles if you do

Trump on August 2 told reporters he would like to establish a new accord with Russian Federation that would reduce all nuclear forces, and possibly involve China as well. The U.S. accuses Russian Federation of violating the agreement, while Russian Federation has said the violations lie with Washington. "We will not deploy them until the USA -made intermediate-range missiles are deployed" in areas where they may threaten Russian Federation.

World News North Korea Fires Two More Projectiles: South Korea
Author: 0 North Korea Fires Two More Projectiles: South Korea

The missiles are said to have travelled at a low altitude, at a speed of 220km-a speed that analysts say is unusually fast. The annual exercises are taking place despite strong opposition from the North. On Tuesday, the US Defense Department said it would "continue to monitor the situation" in consultation with South Korea and Japan. The North's spokesman said Pyongyang remains committed to dialogue, but it could seek a "new road" if the allies do not change their positions.

World News Auto crash in Cairo kills 19, forces evacuation of hospital
Author: 0 Auto crash in Cairo kills 19, forces evacuation of hospital

Egyptian investigators are seen in front of the damaged facade of the National Cancer Institute after an explosion in Cairo, Aug. 5, 2019. The explosion triggered a blaze that forced the partial evacuation of a nearby hospital - the National Cancer Institute, the health ministry said.

World News Local Puerto Ricans hesitant to accept new governor
Author: 0 Local Puerto Ricans hesitant to accept new governor

The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short-lived because the US territory's Senate still must approve his appointment.

World News Canada deploys divers in search for fugitive teen murder suspects
Author: 0 Canada deploys divers in search for fugitive teen murder suspects

An intensive manhunt for the fugitives, Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod , has centred on this remote region for almost two weeks. Mounties say the boat was spotted on the shore of the Nelson River. The dead or alive search in Canada for the suspected teenage killers of Australian tourist Lucas Fowler and his U.S. girlfriend Chynna Deese is going underwater.

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