Probe of Tennessee shooter focuses on links to Islamic militants

Jul 18, 2015

Probe of Tennessee shooter focuses on links to Islamic militants

The suspect in the fatal shootings of four U.S. Marines traveled to Jordan and possibly other Middle Eastern countries for seven months last year, authorities said on Friday as the investigation focused on any signs of a connection to Islamist militants. Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, ...

Easy access to guns common link in U.S. mass killings

Jul 18, 2015

Easy access to guns common link in U.S. mass killings

FOCUS A possible jihadi in Tennessee. A white supremacist in South Carolina. A Ph.D. student dropout sowing terrorism at a “Batman” movie in Colorado. In one day, three alleged or convicted mass killers shared headlines in America, with a common thread running through all ...

Jul 11, 2015

After days of pain, woman finds she was hit with bullet

A Florida woman was shot in the leg while sitting at a cafe on Independence Day but didn’t realize it until doctors found the bullet five days later on Thursday. Heather Charlebois told The Daytona Beach News-Journal that after days of pain from what ...

In U.S. politics, gun control still a dead issue

| Jun 20, 2015

In U.S. politics, gun control still a dead issue

They offered prayers and moments of silence. They sought to comfort. Some flashed with anger and frustration that, once again, America was forced to confront another mass shooting. Yet less than 48 hours after nine people were shot to death in a South Carolina ...

Jun 9, 2015

Two police, three others dead in China shooting

Five people have been killed, including two police officers, in a shooting in rural northern China. The shooting early Tuesday in Suning county marked a rare incidence of gun crime in China, where private ownership of firearms is illegal. The official Xinhua News Agency ...