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U.K. Labour lawmaker, 41, slain on street after meeting constituents

Jun 17, 2016

U.K. Labour lawmaker, 41, slain on street after meeting constituents

A British lawmaker who campaigned for the country to stay in the European Union was killed Thursday by a gun- and knife-wielding attacker in her small-town constituency, a tragedy that brought the country’s fierce, divisive referendum campaign to a shocked standstill. Jo Cox, a ...

Cliff Richard sex abuse probe dropped after two years

Jun 16, 2016

Cliff Richard sex abuse probe dropped after two years

Veteran British pop singer Cliff Richard will face no charges over allegations of decades-old sexual abuse, prosecutors said Thursday after a widely-criticized investigation that took two years. Richard, 75, who was Britain’s first home-grown pop star and considered the U.K.’s answer to Elvis Presley, ...

Shooter Mateen claimed police academy rejection was due to faith

Jun 16, 2016

Shooter Mateen claimed police academy rejection was due to faith

Omar Mateen graduated from community college with a criminal justice degree, worked as a security guard and wanted to be a police officer. But a police academy rejected his application, prompting Mateen to complain that he was denied because of his Muslim faith. More ...

Mass shootings actually inspire looser gun laws in America

Jun 15, 2016

Mass shootings actually inspire looser gun laws in America

The pattern seems clear: A mass shooting is followed by loud calls to tighten America’s gun laws, yet there is no change before the next massacre. That is not exactly accurate, however. Change often does happen — but toward looser gun laws, according to ...

Orlando killer's wife may face accessory charges

Jun 15, 2016

Orlando killer's wife may face accessory charges

The wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub could soon be charged in connection with the attack, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a law enforcement source said on Tuesday. FoxNews.com, citing an FBI source, said ...