Eight injured in shooting at French school; one student arrested

Mar 16, 2017

Eight injured in shooting at French school; one student arrested

Eight people were injured after a shooting at a high school in the small southern French town of Grasse, the interior ministry said, and a 17-year old student carrying a rifle, handguns and grenades was arrested, police sources said. "The individual does not seem to ...

Congress scraps Obama-era rules on coal mining, guns

/ Feb 3, 2017

Congress scraps Obama-era rules on coal mining, guns

The Republican-controlled Congress on Thursday scrapped Obama-era rules on the environment and guns, counting on a new ally in the White House to help reverse years of what the GOP calls excessive regulation. The Senate gave final approval to a measure eliminating a rule to ...

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 charged ...

Public areas of airports are the most vulnerable to attack

/ Jan 8, 2017

Public areas of airports are the most vulnerable to attack

In a post-9/11 world, American airports have taken all sorts of steps to keep travelers safe. But significant vulnerabilities remain. The attack that killed five people Friday at the Fort Lauderdale airport raised concerns about how to further protect travelers and what place firearms have ...