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Shooting by 9-year-old US girl stirs gun debate

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The accidental shooting death of a firing-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has intensified a debate over youngsters and guns, with many Americans wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Girl, 9, accidentally shoots dead US instructor with Uzi

A young person runs by the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Arizona. Gun range instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun.  AP PHOTO/JOHN LOCHER

A nine-year-old girl learning to fire an Uzi submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range in the United States, triggering more debate over gun control in the country.

Posted: August 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Cebu cop chief shot dead during drinking spree

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The police chief of Alcoy, Cebu, was shot dead Sunday night allegedly by a barangay councilman during a drinking spree outside the town’s gymnasium where a boxing event was held in connection with the upcoming fiesta.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

3 dead in Los Angeles-area shootings within 1 hour


Three people were fatally shot and two others injured early Sunday in three separate attacks within the span of an hour in the northern suburbs of Los Angeles. The attacks could be related, police said.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Security guard shot dead in Makati


A security guard was shot dead Friday afternoon in Makati City, police said. The victim identified as Valentin Gabasa Balasa, was shot to his head by a still unidentified assailant along Pasong Tamo corner Dela Rosa Street, the Makati police said.

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »