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Las Vegas shooter also considered Boston and Chicago: reports

Chicago, United States | AFP | The Las Vegas gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in recent US history also had scouted possible locations in Chicago and Boston, US media reported Thursday. Stephen Paddock booked two rooms during the Lollapalooza music festival in August at Chicago’s Blackstone hotel, which …

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6 girls, 2 women from one family shot dead in S.Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa | AFP | Eight female members of one family were shot dead in their homes in South Africa, police said Wednesday, with attackers also setting fire to the houses. Six of the victims were aged between three and 18, while two were older women. Police said the cause …

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Gaga urges gun control amid artist shock at Vegas carnage

New York, United States | AFP | Lady Gaga urged US leaders Monday to act quickly to tighten gun laws following the carnage in Las Vegas as artists voiced shock at the deadliest shooting in modern US history. While most artists left their comments to general messages of sympathy after the …

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Weapons, explosives recovered from Las Vegas gunman

Las Vegas, United States | AFP |  Police recovered a huge cache of guns and explosives Monday from the Las Vegas hotel room and home of the man accused of killing at least 59 people and injuring over 500 in the deadliest mass shooting in US history. US officials reacted …

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Trump says Las Vegas massacre an ‘act of pure evil’

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump decried the massacre of at least 58 Las Vegas concert goers as an “act of pure evil” Monday, but refrained from addressing calls for gun control or an unproven claim of responsibility from the Islamic State group. Delivering televised remarks from …

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50 killed at Las Vegas concert in deadliest US shooting

Las Vegas, United States | AFP |  A gunman killed 50 people and wounded hundreds more when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Police said Monday the gunman, a Nevada resident identified as Stephen Paddock, had …

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Up to 50 feared dead in Las Vegas concert shooting

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  A gunman may have killed up to 50 people and wounded more than 100 others Sunday when he opened fire on thousands of fans at a country music concert on the Las Vegas Strip. The gunman, who police said was a local man, …

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Eleven killed in S.Africa township shootings

Cape Town, South Africa | AFP | Eleven people were killed in a series of overnight shootings in a Cape Town township, police said Saturday, including four victims shot dead when gunmen opened fire in a bar. Extra police officers were deployed to the Philipi district of Cape Town, a …

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