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Officials: 4 dead, including gunman, at Fort Hood

In this Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, file photo, an entrance is shown to Fort Hood Army Base in Fort Hood, Texas. Fort Hood says there's been a shooting at the Texas Army base and that there have been injuries, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. AP

A gunman opened fire Wednesday (Thursday morning, Manila Time) at Fort Hood in an attack that left four dead, including the shooter, law enforcement officials said.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Father kills son, himself at YWCA offices in US

Police assemble outside the YWCA Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013 in Manchester, N.H. The state attorney general's office said Muni Savyon, 54, of Manchester used a handgun to fatally shoot his son Joshua Savyon, 9, of Amherst, N.H., before fatally shooting himself during a supervised visitation in the YWCA office. AP

A man used a handgun to shoot his 9-year-old son to death before taking his own life during supervised visitation at a Young Women’s Christian Association office in New Hampshire’s largest city, officials said Sunday.

Posted: August 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Armed teen shot dead by police in New York City

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Police in New York City shot dead a 14-year-old US boy as he was chasing and shooting at another male before dawn on Sunday.

Posted: August 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Random shooting, bombings kill 15 across Iraq

People and security forces inspect the site of a car bomb explosion in Basra, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, on Monday, July 29, 2013. A wave of over a dozen car bombings hit central and southern Iraq during morning rush hour on Monday, officials said, killing scores in the latest coordinated attack by insurgents determined to undermine the government.  AP PHOTO/NABIL AL-JURANI

A series of attacks across Iraq on Sunday killed 15 people, including a random shooting and the killing of a judge, authorities said.

Posted: August 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Authorities identify suspect in Texas shootings

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Authorities say a man suspected in a West Texas shooting rampage that left one woman dead and five others wounded was stationed at a Marine base in North Carolina.

Posted: May 28th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Police: 6 people dead in weekend Chicago shootings

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Chicago authorities say at least six people have been killed in weekend violence and at least another 11 wounded.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US state’s lawmakers approve gun control measures

President Barack Obama walks past police officers after speaking at the Denver Police Academy in Denver, Colo., with local law enforcement officials and community leaders attending following a meeting to discuss the state's new measures to reduce gun violence, Wednesday, April 3, 2013. AP/Susan Walsh

Lawmakers in Connecticut state, where a gunman killed 20 children and six educators in one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history, approved a package of gun control measures described by supporters as the most comprehensive in the country.

Posted: April 4th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

2 killed in Toledo shootings

A 90-YEAR-OLD woman and a 25-year-old man were killed in separate shooting incidents in Toledo City, southwest Cebu.

Posted: March 16th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Obama unveils gun plan, concedes tough fight ahead

President Barack Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, law enforcement officials, lawmakers and children who wrote the president about gun violence following last month's shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., gestures as he talks about proposals to reduce gun violence, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington. AP/Susan Walsh

President Barack Obama urged a reluctant Congress on Wednesday to require background checks for all gun sales and ban both military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines in an emotion-laden plea to curb gun violence in America, though he acknowledged he’s in for an uphill battle.

Posted: January 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

‘Gun control, not gun ban’

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Sen. Gregorio Honasan II. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Instead of a total gun ban, groups on both sides of the gun debate on Thursday urged senators to pass a bill that would enforce stricter gun controls to prevent crimes related to loose firearms.

Posted: January 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino shoots down gun ban

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A total gun ban will disarm only law-abiding citizens and leave the criminals to prowl the streets, President Aquino said Wednesday as he rejected calls for such a ban being imposed in the country.

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Obama to send Congress gun proposals in January

President Barack Obama gestures during a news conference to announce that Vice President Joe Biden, left, will lead an administration-wide effort to curb gun violence, in the briefing room of the White House on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 in Washington. AP/ Evan Vucci

President Barack Obama promised on Wednesday to send Congress broad proposals in January for tightening gun laws and curbing violence, declaring the time for action overdue after last week’s massacre of children at a Connecticut school.

Posted: December 20th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Three men die in weekend shootings

Three men were shot dead in separate incidents over the weekend.
Jinito Quezon, 38, was walking home after a drinking spree at the Danao Public Market when he was shot dead by unidentified men in Tuburan Sur, Danao City, northern Cebu, last Saturday.

Posted: June 12th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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