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Japan gunman shoots himself dead after standoff with police

Toukyo - A Japanese gunman accused of shooting dead a construction worker and wounding three others died on Wednesday after he also shot himself following a long and tense standoff with police, news reports said.

Meet Anna Korakaki: Greek Olympic champion with 'golden' gun

Rio De Janeiro - Greek shooter Anna Korakaki has won two Olympic medals for Greece at the 2016 Olympic Games that were held in Rio de Janeiro.

Apple urged to redesign handgun emoji

Recently Apple changed an emoji within its character set from a handgun to a water pistol. This hasn't gone far enough according to some campaigners, who remain worried about the symbolism of the emoji.

Five tourists taking a selfie tumble off a cliff in Goa, India

Goa - A group of five tourists who were all friends decided it was time to take a group shot while they were on vacation in Goa, India. However, they apparently forgot to look behind them and tumbled off a cliff, and two in the group were seriously injured.

Norwegian police shoot woman about to stab child

Oslo - Norwegian police said officers shot and injured a woman on Friday who was about to stab a child in Oslo. Authorities arrived on the scene after being informed that "a person with a knife wanted to kill someone," Oslo police said on Twitter.

Indiana couple awarded $370,000 in excessive force claim

Indianapolis - A young couple who alleged that an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department reserve officer fired unjustifiably at their car early in the morning on New Year's Day 2014 have settled a lawsuit with the city and the officer for $370,000.

Fla. teen kills masked intruder who turns out to be his father

St. Petersburg - A man wearing a ski mask who broke into his former girlfriend's house and threatened her with a gun early Tuesday morning was shot dead, allegedly by their teenage son, authorities say.

Woman uses gun on attacker, unknowingly killing serial killer

Charleston - An unidentified woman in Charleston, West Virginia, killed an attacker with his own gun. It turns out that the man was a serial killer.

Unarmed Iowa man fatally shot by police officer

Des Moines - An Iowa man that was reportedly acting suspicious was shot and killed by a Des Moines police officer late Tuesday night during a routine traffic stop.

Man robbed at gunpoint while carrying his brand new gun

Gresham - An Oregon man was carrying his brand new handgun that he bought when he was approached and robbed by a guy who had his own gun.

Panera Bread announces a 'no-gun' policy for its cafes

Popular cafe chain Panera Bread is now discouraging customers from bringing guns into its stores as it joins a growing list of businesses enforcing such rules, despite American law allowing for it.

Man calls for help during home invasion, gets voicemail

Port Richey - When four robbers broke into his home, a man in New Port Richey, Florida, called police and was transferred to voice mail.

Louisiana Supreme Court considers case about felons owning guns

A 2012 amendment to the Louisiana Constitution holds the ownership of firearms to be a “fundamental” right. At the time of writing, the Court is deciding whether that right extends to convicted felons.

Video: Storekeeper chases armed robber with machete

New York - When an armed robber tries to rob his store, this storekeeper wasn't having any of it. He bent down, picked up a machete, and chased the criminal down the street.

Boyfriend accidentally shoots and kills girlfriend while hugging

A 24-year-old Arizona woman was killed when she was accidentally shot by her boyfriend's gun while they embraced in a hug.

Missouri congress fails to override gun veto

The attempt to override the Governor’s veto in Missouri fell one vote short on Wednesday. Had it passed, it would have nullified several federal gun control measures.

Raccoon hunter shoots himself while sneezing

New Haven - James Pace, an 81-year-old resident of Connecticut, accidentally shot himself in the leg, in his attempt to shoot a pesky raccoon.

Buckeye Firearms Foundation raises money to buy Zimmerman new gun

A group in Ohio is raising money to help George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, buy a new gun. A six-member Seminole County jury recently acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the death of Martin.

Gibraltarian & 2 others detained in Marbella for illegal weapons

Marbella - Spain's National Police have this past week detained a Gibraltarian and two other men for the illegal possession of over 11 firearms, along with a large cache of ammunition.

Woman scares off alleged burglar with toy gun

Boca Raton - A Florida woman used her son's toy gun to scare off an intruder after he had entered her home Monday night. The man who entered the home was later arrested and charged with the crime.

Republican buys suspended 8-year-old lifetime NRA membership

Eight-year-old Josh Welch was suspended from his Maryland school allegedly for eating his Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun. Republican Nicholaus Kipke of the lower house of the state's legislature decided to help Josh - by buying him a NRA membership.

The Pirate Bay to continue offering 3D-printed gun blueprints

The US Statement Department asked the designer of the Liberator 3D-printed firearm to take down the blueprints from the Internet. However, popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay is, well, sticking to its guns by keeping the torrent available.

Op-Ed: Good guys with guns, stop bad guys on a regular basis

Aside from those in law enforcement, do good guys with guns stop bad guys in their tracks? Apparently, in some cases they do.

Video: Cop so hungry threatens teen ahead of him with gun at McDs

An off-duty police officer was so hungry and so impatient, he threatened a teenager ahead of him in the queue at McDonald's with a gun. It was all caught on camera and he is in trouble.

FBI Bulletin: Exploding targets could be used by terrorists

The FBI and DHS together have deemed everything from coffee grinders to cameras suspicious but now they are going after exploding targets.

Sergeant arrested for pulling gun at McDonald's

An Atlanta-area police sergeant has been arrested for allegedly pulling a gun on another customer during a heated argument at a McDonald's drive-thru.

Watch North Carolina man pull, fire gun after road rage fistfight

Newport - North Carolina police have arrested a man and a woman after a road rage incident in which they pulled and fired a gun was caught on camera.

Florida teen mistakes brother, 12, for intruder, shoots him dead

Police say that a teenager mistakenly shot his 12-year-old brother and killed him at their home in Portafino Drive in the Nona Crest Subdivision in Orange County, Friday afternoon.

Police address media after shootings in western Sydney Special

Sydney - Detective Superintendent Arthur Katsogiannis, Commander, State Crime Command (SCC) Gangs Squad and Operation Apollo addressed the media at Sydney Police Centre, Goulburn Street, Surry Hills in relation to the shootings over the weekend in Western Sydney.

Op-Ed: Ending gun violence in the US

With the Dec. 14 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., and the July 20 shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., gun violence in the U.S. is a topic for debate. But, will taking away people's guns solve the problem?
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A 20mm Oerlikon cannon used by the SA Navy.
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