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Despite tough rules in Canada, illegal guns within reach

Jan 31, 2017

Despite tough rules in Canada, illegal guns within reach

Canada’s gun control laws ban dozens of assault rifles, but some permitted firearms are easily modified for greater damage, and more lax regulations in the United States make smuggled weapons accessible, experts said after a rare Canadian mass shooting on Sunday. A man was ...

Washington first state to sue Trump over 'unlawful' immigration order

Jan 31, 2017

Washington first state to sue Trump over 'unlawful' immigration order

Washington state’s attorney general said Monday he is suing President Donald Trump over his executive order that suspended immigration from seven countries with majority-Muslim populations and sparked nationwide protests. The move makes Washington the first state to announce a legal action against the Trump ...

German girl gets six-year term for IS police stabbing

Jan 26, 2017

German girl gets six-year term for IS police stabbing

A German court on Thursday sentenced a teenage girl to six years of juvenile detention for stabbing a police officer in an assault “to support the Islamic State group.” The defendant, identified as 16-year-old Safia S., was convicted of “attempted murder, grievous bodily harm ...