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US shooter armed with extensive weapons

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This 2005 photo provided by neighbor Barbara Frey and verified by Richard Novia, shows Adam Lanza. Authorities have identified Lanza as the gunman who killed his mother at their home and then opened fire Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, inside an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., killing 26 people, including 20 children, before killing himself. Novia was the school district's former head of security and he advised the school technology club that Adam and his older brother belonged to. (AP Photo/Barbara Frey)

The gunman in the Newton, Connecticut, school shooting was prepared for a massacre.

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

AP source: US suspect drove to mother’s school

Law enforcement canvass the area following a shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., about 60 miles (96 kilometers) northeast of New York City, Friday, Dec. 14, 2012. An official with knowledge of Friday's shooting said 27 people were dead, including 18 children. AP Photo/Jessica Hill

The suspect in U.S. school shooting is Adam Lanza, 20, the son of a teacher at the Connecticut school, a law enforcement official said Friday. A second law enforcement official said the mother, Nancy Lanza, was presumed dead.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

US, EU to help launch alliance against pedophilia

In this file photo, Portland attorney Kelly Clark, talks about some of the 14,500 pages of previously confidential documents created by the Boy Scouts of America at a news conference in Portland, Ore. Increased public awareness of how child predators operate, along with better law enforcement and policies to protect children, may be helping to reduce child sex abuse despite this year's headlines about cases connected to institutions like Penn State, the Boy Scouts and the BBC.  AP

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and European Union Commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmström will launch a global alliance targeting online child sexual abuse, building on the success of cross-border police operations that have dismantled international pedophile networks.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gov’t to allow Indians to possess eagle feathers

In this May 27, 2006 file photo, Joseph Bearstail. a member of the Sioux tribe from Preston, Conn., wears a costume with eagle feathers while performing a traditional dance during the American Indian Arts Festival at the Rankokus Indian Reservation in Westampton, N.J. The Justice Department on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 said it is going to allow members of federally recognized Indian tribes to possess eagle feathers, although that's a federal crime. AP Photo/Mel Evans, File

The Justice Department said Friday it is going to allow members of federally recognized American-Indian tribes to possess eagle feathers, although that’s a federal crime.

Posted: October 13th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »