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Australian police talk outside a bar as they investigate whether live firearms were used in the filming of a music video during which an actor was fatally wounded in the chest in Brisbane January 23, 2017. People caught with unregistered firearms outside of the amnesty period could face fines of up to $280,000 or a jail sentence of up to 14 years. Then-Prime Minister John Howard responded with tough new gun laws, including banning all semi-automatic weapons.
  • Australian journo shot in war-torn Philippine city

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    Harvey said he was opening the back door of a vehicle to get food and water when he felt a pain in the side of his neck. "I went down on the ground and I thought I'd been hit by a bit of shrapnel". Despite the crisis in Marawi, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has withdrawn from public duties this week because he is exhausted and needs to "rejuvenate", his spokesman said Thursday during the biggest crisis of his rule.
  • Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery

    Steve Scalise In Critical Condition After Virginia Shooting — Emergency Surgery

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    Authorities also confirm Hodgkinson legally purchased a 9 mm handgun and an assault-style rifle from licensed firearms sellers. The gunman, who has not been identified, was shot by police who responded to the scene. "It's been - he's in some trouble, but he is a great fighter and he is going to be okay, we hope", he said at a White House event. Trump ended his remarks on Scalise by noting his shooting may have the silver lining of ending divides in American politics: "And Steve in his own ...
  • Corbyn suggests using luxury Kensington properties for Grenfell Tower families

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    London is not the only city grappling with a disparity between insufficient public housing and a boom in luxury real estate. By Thursday morning, there was no sign of life in or around the blackened hulk. Lily, who was raised in the area and still lives there, also expressed how she felt that a number of questions need to be asked about fire regulations.
  • Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

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    The 25-year-old Sri Lankan man had been discharged from a Melbourne psychiatric hospital on Wednesday before buying a ticket on the late-night flight to Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, Victorian Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said. Police praised the courage of passengers and crew who tackled the man and tied him to a seat with belts. According to Melbourne newspaper Herald Sun, the airport subsequently went into lockdown with all flights temporary suspended.
  • Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle

    Gun used in Scalise shooting was legally purchased assault rifle

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    George Washington University Hospital said Thursday afternoon his condition had improved from critical to serious. Shooter James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., was shot and died later Wednesday of his wounds in the hospital. Here's a list of five victims who were injured in the attack, and what we know about their conditions so far. "I'm very blessed to be alive", Barth said, crediting the officers as well.
  • Judge reaches verdict in Michelle Carter trial

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    The case has been closely watched in the legal community and widely shared on social media, in part, because of the dozens of text messages Carter sent Roy in the days before he was found dead. The dark, freaky messages she sent to Roy apparently encouraging him to kill himself drew national attention. Carter's lawyers say Roy had made up his mind to take his own life and Carter did not cause his death.
  • Kamala Harris, a prosecutor and a senator

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    At some point, Harris was on the attack, Sessions was floundering, and the white men decided they had enough. The differences between what is expected and what is allowed between men and women, even on the national stage when the cameras are on them and there should be at least an attempt at equality is pathetic.
  • Grenfell Tower: death toll rises to 17 after London fire

    Grenfell Tower: death toll rises to 17 after London fire

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    The tragedy at Grenfell Tower has prompted calls for all residential tower blocks in Britain to be fitted with sprinkler systems and for an investigation into whether refurbishments of older blocks could have compromised fire safety. But the focus has turned to renovations completed previous year that added decorative touches to the building. The building had recently undergone an 8.7 million pound ($11.08 million) exterior refurbishment, which included new external cladding and windows.
  • Putin Just Compared James Comey to Snowden & Offered Him Asylum

    Putin Just Compared James Comey to Snowden & Offered Him Asylum

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    Senate's Intelligence Committee last week. The former FBI director, James Comey , fired by Trump back in May, testified last week in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding issues related to Trump's possible collusion with Russian Federation, and the possibility that the President may have obstructed justice while trying to convince Comey to drop the investigation into Michael Flynn .
  • Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller: White House

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    What's more , in order to accomplish that wrecking operation, the president would probably have to fire Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general who entrusted the Russian Federation investigation to Mueller after Atty. "Recommending Director Comey's firing would seem to be a violation of his recusal, and Attorney General Sessions needs to answer for that", Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles SchumerDem senators seize on Senate press crackdown It's the oil, stupid: Why ...
  • Why Britain Still Doesn't Have a New Government Confirmed

    Why Britain Still Doesn't Have a New Government Confirmed

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    Thursday's talks will focus on attempts to restore devolution at Stormont by the end of this month. Speaking to MPs on Tuesday night, before the fire, Mr Corbyn said his party was now on an election footing and could take power the next time the nation went to the polls.