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12 shot in gun controlled Chicago in less than 10 hours
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12 shot in gun controlled Chicago in less than 10 hours

Two men were killed and at least 10 other people were wounded in less than 10 hours Monday in Chicago, according to police. Among those slain was 26-year-old Jonathan Mills, a former basketball standout at North Lawndale College Prep who he led the team to ...
Munich attack: German politicians expect even more gun laws after shooting
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Munich attack: German politicians expect even more gun laws after shooting

German politicians have signalled that they will review the country’s gun laws, after a troubled 18-year-old was able to use a 9mm handgun and amass 300 rounds of ammunition in a shooting that left nine dead in Munich. Mourners wept, laid flowers and lit ca...
Upskirting not against the law in Georgia
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Upskirting not against the law in Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — A man admitted he surreptitiously took cellphone video up a woman's skirt while she shopped at a grocery store, but a Georgia court said he didn't break the law. A divided Georgia Court of Appeals this month tossed out the conviction of forme...
Barack Obama's half-brother Malik says he's voting for Trump
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Barack Obama's half-brother Malik says he's voting for Trump

Barack Obama’s half-brother said he was so disappointed with the Democratic party that he will vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump. Malik Obama said he supports Trump because of his frustrations with the Obama administration – from its role in ousting ...
Obama to expand number of Central American entrants to US
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Obama to expand number of Central American entrants to US

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally. White House Deputy Homeland Secur...
Pressure grows on Angela Merkel to close the door
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Pressure grows on Angela Merkel to close the door

An axe attack, a mass shooting, a machete assault and a suicide bomb : Germany is reeling after four deadly incidents of violence in a single week. On Monday morning, as Germans woke to the latest news that a 27-year-old Syrian man, denied asylum in their c...
Hell No, DNC! We Won't Vote for Hillary!
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Hell No, DNC! We Won't Vote for Hillary!

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police took 40 people into custody outside the Democratic convention Monday evening after several hundred Bernie Sanders supporters and other demonstrators converged in the sweltering heat, chanting "Nominate Sanders or lose in November!" ...
Terrorists take hostages in French church, slit throat of priest
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Terrorists take hostages in French church, slit throat of priest

Paris (AP) -- The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the latest attack in France in which two attackers invaded a church and killed an 84-year-old priest before being shot and killed by police. The claim came in a statement published Tuesday...
Expert: WikiLeaks isn't going away
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Expert: WikiLeaks isn't going away

WikiLeaks is likely to roil the presidential campaign with repeated bombshell dumps of sensitive emails and other embarrassing hacked material -- possibly including Hillary Clinton's own emails -- keeping the site at the center of a campaign with global ramifi...

Philly's Democrats reflect the corruption of the party

With new flags on the Parkway, new lights on the boathouses, and new efforts to shelter the homeless, the Democrats who have run Philadelphia for more than half a century have cleaned up the city for the Democratic National Convention. If only they could cl...