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US police chief resigns amid uproar over fatal shooting of Australian

Chicago - A US police chief resigned Friday amid an uproar over the death of an unarmed Australian woman who had called to report a possible sexual assault and was shot by a responding officer.

Police chief resigns amid uproar over killing of Australian

Chicago - The police chief in Minneapolis resigned Friday amid an uproar over the death of an Australian woman who had called to report a possible sexual assault and was shot by a responding officer.

Police chief criticizes US cop who shot Australian woman

Chicago - The police chief in Minneapolis, speaking out for the first time Thursday, strongly criticized the actions of one of the city's officers who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman.

Family of slain Australian to repatriate body

Chicago - The family of the unarmed Australian woman fatally shot by police in Minnesota plans to repatriate her body.

'Loud sound' preceded US police shooting Australian woman

Chicago - Police in Minnesota were startled by a loud sound prior to fatally shooting an unarmed Australian woman who had called them to report a possible assault, US investigators revealed Tuesday.

'Loud sound' preceded US police shooting Australian woman

Chicago - Police in the US state of Minnesota were startled by a loud sound prior to shooting an Australian woman who had called them to report a possible assault, investigators revealed on Tuesday.

Family of Australian killed by US police demands answers

Chicago - The family of an Australian woman killed by US police after making an emergency call is complaining that authorities have left them in the dark about how the shooting happened.

Probe into fatal US police shooting of Australian woman

Chicago - Authorities in the US state of Minnesota on Monday were investigating the police-involved shooting of an Australian woman, who was killed under mysterious circumstances after placing an emergency call.

8 wounded in France mosque shooting, not terrorism: prosecutor

Marseille - Eight people including a girl were lightly wounded late Sunday in a shooting in front of a mosque in the southeast French city of Avignon, the prosecutor's office said, ruling out terrorism.

Seventeen wounded in US nightclub shootup

Miami - Seventeen people were wounded in a nightclub shootup in the southern US state of Arkansas, police said Saturday.

Woman shoots boyfriend in YouTube stunt gone wrong

In a social media stunt that has gone terribly wrong, a woman has shot her boyfriend dead as part of a YouTube stunt. The aim was for the boyfriend to stop a bullet with a book while his girlfriend shot him.

US top court orders rehearing of cross-border shooting case

Washington - The US Supreme Court gave new hope Monday to the family of a Mexican boy shot on the American frontier, ordering a lower court to reconsider their lawsuit against the border patrol agent who killed him.

Family of US black motorist gets nearly $3mn over police shooting

Chicago - The family of a black motorist fatally shot by a Minnesota police officer, whose dying moments were livestreamed on Facebook, said Monday it had reached a nearly $3 million civil settlement with the US city that employed the acquitted cop.

Police arrest 18 protesters over motorist shooting verdict

Washington - Minnesota activists held a second rally against police violence Saturday following 18 arrests during a night of protests after a policeman was acquitted over the shooting of a black motorist.

US Congressional baseball game a diamond in political rough

Washington - It is among America's last non-partisan political sanctuaries, a field of dreams where policy feuding is put aside -- if only for a night, but this year's Congressional Baseball Game had a deeper significance.

Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout

Alexandria - A rifle-wielding critic of President Donald Trump opened fire Wednesday on US lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, seriously wounding a top Republican congressman and three others before he was killed by police.

Shooting at UPS facility leaves four dead, including gunman

San Francisco - A gunman dressed in a UPS driver's uniform walked into a San Francisco UPS facility and open-fired, killing three employees and wounding two others before turning the gun on himself today.

Senior US congressman shot, wounded at lawmakers' baseball practice

Alexandria - At least five people including a top Republican congressman were wounded in a Washington suburb early Wednesday morning when a shooting erupted as they practiced for an annual baseball game between lawmakers.

Gunman injures three at German rail station, suspect held

Munich - A German police officer was critically wounded and two passers-by hurt on Tuesday when a lone gunman fired shots at a commuter rail station near the German city of Munich before being injured himself and detained, police said.

Several wounded by shots at German rail station: police

Munich - Several people were wounded when shots were fired at a commuter rail station near the southern German city of Munich on Tuesday and one person was detained, police said."Several people were injured by shots.

One year after Orlando shooting, 'Angels' fight hatred

Orlando - Shocked by the slaughter at Florida's Pulse nightclub one year ago, Jen Vargas joined an organization called the Angel Force and was soon wearing wings made of sheets to help shield the LGBT community from anti-gay hatred.

Ex-worker kills two staff at Saudi school: chairman

Riyadh - A "disgruntled" ex-employee of a Saudi private school shot dead two staff members and injured a third on Wednesday, the school's chairman said, but no children were present.

Ex-worker kills two staff at Saudi school: chairman

Riyadh - A "disgruntled" ex-employee of a Saudi private school shot dead two staff members and injured a third on Wednesday, the school's chairman said, but no children were present.

Ex-worker kills two staff at Saudi school: chairman

Riyadh - A "disgruntled" ex-employee of a Saudi private school shot dead two staff members and injured a third on Wednesday, the school's chairman said, but no children were present.

Texas cop charged with murder in black teen's killing

Washington - A Texas police officer who fired into a carful of teens, allegedly killing a 15-year-old African American boy, turned himself in after being charged with murder, authorities said.

Three dead in murder-suicide at US school

San Bernardino - A man walked into a school in southern California Monday and shot dead his estranged wife in front of her students, killing an eight-year-old boy in the crossfire before turning his gun on himself.

One killed, 14 wounded in Ohio nightclub shooting

Washington - One person was killed and 14 others wounded early Sunday in a shooting involving at least two attackers at a packed nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police reported.

French teens charged over school shooting

Grasse - A 16-year-old boy who opened fire at his school in southern France, slightly wounding four fellow pupils and a teacher, was charged over the attack Saturday along with an alleged accomplice.

Second person held over French school shooting

Marseille - A second person was being held Friday over a shooting at a French school where a heavily armed teenager opened fire, slightly wounding three fellow pupils and a teacher, a judicial source said.

France school shooting: What we know

Paris - A 17-year-old pupil was arrested with a cache of weapons after a shooting in a high school in southern France on Thursday that left eight people injured including the head teacher.
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A woman holds a protest sign as demonstrators gather outside St. Louis County police headquarters in...
A woman holds a protest sign as demonstrators gather outside St. Louis County police headquarters in Clayton, Mo., a few days after the police shooting of an armed black teen in nearby Ferguson.
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Officers on the scene after the Dec. 8 Virginia Tech shooting
Officers on the scene after the Dec. 8 Virginia Tech shooting
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Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Robert Cairns documents the aftermath of the Danzig shooting
Robert Cairns documents the aftermath of the Danzig shooting
Robert Cairns
SCENIC: The new eastern half of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge rises brightly above the darken...
SCENIC: The new eastern half of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge rises brightly above the darkened, old eastern span in 2013. Four people were hurt Saturday morning when gunmen opened fire on a vehicle leaving the span in Oakland.
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Protesters against the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson  Mo.  gather in front of St. Louis Coun...
Protesters against the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., gather in front of St. Louis County police headquarters in nearby Clayton. The shooting of Michael Brown occurred on August 9, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis
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Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
LOCKDOWN: Photo shows Peterson Hall  the former administration building  on the Seattle Pacific Univ...
LOCKDOWN: Photo shows Peterson Hall, the former administration building, on the Seattle Pacific University campus in Seattle.
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An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five ...
An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five year old Thusha Kamaleswaran.
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Pamphleteers solicit both Japanese and American tourists  wearing tee shirts with signs on the back ...
Pamphleteers solicit both Japanese and American tourists, wearing tee shirts with signs on the back advertising shooting guns for gun in Waikiki, Hawaii's fabled tourist destination.
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An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five year old Thusha Kamaleswaran.
Metropolitan Police
Screen shot from video: Emergency personnel respond to shooting at Austrian school
Screen shot from video: Emergency personnel respond to shooting at Austrian school
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OFFICERS CLEARED IN SHOOTING: A BART police car is shown at the transit system s Dublin-Pleasanton S...
OFFICERS CLEARED IN SHOOTING: A BART police car is shown at the transit system's Dublin-Pleasanton Station.
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An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five ...
An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five year old Thusha Kamaleswaran.
Metropolitan Police
Robert Cairns documents the aftermath of the Danzig shooting
Robert Cairns documents the aftermath of the Danzig shooting
Robert Cairns
An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five ...
An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five year old Thusha Kamaleswaran.
Metropolitan Police
Photo shows Darnall Hospital at the US Army base at Fort Hood  Texas  where many victims of Wednesda...
Photo shows Darnall Hospital at the US Army base at Fort Hood, Texas, where many victims of Wednesday's shooting were taken.
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Emergency vehicles attend the site of a shooting in the vicinity of Chile s National Congress.
Emergency vehicles attend the site of a shooting in the vicinity of Chile's National Congress.
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File photo: Shooting at Milliard South high school in Omaha  NE
File photo: Shooting at Milliard South high school in Omaha, NE
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An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five ...
An image released by the Metropolitan Police in an appeal for information into the shooting of five year old Thusha Kamaleswaran.
CCTV image released by the Metropolitan Police

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