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Deadly U.S. mass shootings in past two years

Gun violence in the United States is aggravating Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Three mass shootings over the weekend have again underscored that the recurrent problem of gun violence in the United States is aggravating. Over 22,000 people have died or been injured due to gun-related incidents in the United States …

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Biden announces new actions as gun violence surges across U.S.

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | U.S. President Joe Biden announced on Thursday a new set of actions aimed at reducing gun violence across the country. The Biden administration will crack down illegal flow of guns, help prosecutors bring cases against those using “ghost guns” — unserialized and untraceable firearms — to …

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U.S. sees gun violence surge in Biden’s first year as president: report

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Gun Violence Archive (GVA), a U.S. gun violence monitoring group, said the United States saw 44,868 gun-related deaths during incumbent President Joe Biden’s first year in office. The total number of murders, justifiable self-defense homicides and accidental homicides involving firearms were 20,783 in 2021, compared to …

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Biden enters 2nd year in office with unmet priorities

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | This week marks one year since U.S. President Joe Biden took office, with plummeting approval ratings and unresolved key priorities. A year ago when Biden spoke to a divided nation, weeks after the U.S. Capitol riot, he said he would bring back unity and do “great …

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In first six months in office, Biden faces setbacks, gains

Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Marking his first six months in office on Tuesday, U.S. President Joe Biden saw a mixed bag of setbacks and gains. On controlling the pandemic, millions of Americans have gotten their vaccine jabs. But in other areas, from crime to spending, the president is encountering a …

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Biden under pressure to act on America’s gun violence

Joe Biden called on Congress to enact commonsense gun law reforms requiring background checks on all gun sales Washington, U.S. | Xinhua | Apart from working hard to get the COVID-19 pandemic under control, U.S. President Joe Biden is under pressure to take action on the country’s “epidemic of gun violence.” …

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