In U.S. gun control, not all laws are equal: study

Mar 11, 2016

In U.S. gun control, not all laws are equal: study

Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by over 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers and easy tracing of every bullet fired, researchers said Thursday. Conducting a background check on every single gun buyer could more ...

Mar 11, 2016

U.S. mom shot by 4-year-old is apparent gun rights advocate

A northeast Florida woman whose 4-year-old son accidentally shot her in the back while they were traveling in her pickup truck is apparently a gun lover who made numerous social media postings about gun rights. A community Facebook page listed under Jamie Gilt for ...

Mar 10, 2016

Florida 4-year-old shoots gun-loving mom

A 4-year-old boy accidentally shot his mother as she drove a car, leaving the passionately pro-gun woman badly wounded and facing possible charges, Florida officials said Wednesday. Staunch gun advocate Jamie Gilt, 31, who just a day earlier had boasted online about her toddler’s ...

U.S. gun industry wants looser rules on silencers

Mar 9, 2016

U.S. gun industry wants looser rules on silencers

The U.S. gun industry is trying to shake off the Hollywood hit-man image of the gun silencer and re-brand it as a hearing-protection device in a campaign to roll back regulations that date to the 1930s. Industry lobbying has led to more than a ...

Mar 7, 2016

Two dead, two injured in Sydney shooting

A man who police say fatally shot one person and wounded two others inside a western Sydney business was found dead inside the building after a six-hour standoff Monday that brought the area to a standstill. Heavily armed police moved into the sign-making business ...

Mar 3, 2016

Teen who doesn't want to go to school shoots family

A 16-year-old boy got into an argument with his family when he didn’t want to get out of bed and go to school and he shot his grandmother, a younger sister and a 6-year-old nephew, authorities said. Police said in a statement that the ...

Mar 2, 2016

Gunman wounds Saudi preacher, diplomat in Philippines

A gunman attacked and wounded a Saudi preacher and a diplomat from Saudi Arabia’s embassy late Tuesday before being killed by policemen in the southern city of Zamboanga, police said. Preacher Aaidh Al-Qarni was about to leave Western Mindanao State University after delivering a ...

Marines suspend Navarro for month after bullet arrest

Feb 29, 2016

Marines suspend Navarro for month after bullet arrest

The Chiba Lotte Marines on Monday announced they have handed a playing suspension to Yamaico Navarro and fined the infielder ¥500,000 ($4,428) following his recent arrest on suspicion of concealing a bullet in his bag in breach of Japan’s firearm law. The 28-year-old Dominican, ...