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Probe plea from family of Australian shot by US police

Sydney - The family of an unarmed Australian woman killed in a US police shooting pleaded Thursday for a thorough investigation into her death after an American prosecutor criticised the ongoing probe.

US prosecutor criticizes probe into police shooting of Australian

Chicago - A US prosecutor in Minnesota has criticized the investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman, saying he does not have enough evidence to file charges.

Five years on, America still haunted by Sandy Hook

Washington - Of all the mass shootings to have scarred the American consciousness in recent years, the one at Sandy Hook stands out for its child victims: 20 young lives cut short inside their elementary school classroom.

Two teens killed in US school shooting, attacker dead: police

Los Angeles - Two teens were killed in a shooting at their high school in the southwestern US state of New Mexico on Thursday, police said, adding that the assailant was dead.The attack took place at Aztec High School, New Mexico State Police said on Twitter.

Four killed in California mass shooting

Flournoy - Four people were killed and nearly a dozen wounded, including two children, when a gunman went on a rampage Tuesday, randomly picking his targets at a school and other locations in rural northern California.

At least three killed in California school shooting

Los Angeles - At least three people were killed and two young children suffered gunshot wounds when a shooting broke out Tuesday at a school in rural northern California, authorities said.

Hundreds attend Sunday service a week after Texas church shooting

Washington - A week after the worst mass shooting in Texas' history, hundreds gathered near the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs for a Sunday morning service as mourners sought healing through prayer.

Texas church shooter once escaped mental hospital, made threats

Sutherland Springs - The man who shot dead 26 people in a Texas church once escaped from a mental hospital and made death threats against his military superiors while serving in the US Air Force, according to a police report.

'A gun stopped him': Post-shooting, Texans firm on gun rights

Sutherland Springs - Raw with grief over the killing of several of his friends, Robert Kunz has no time for the argument that the latest mass shooting means America's gun culture must change."A gun didn't kill those people.

Five myths about gun deaths in the United States

Washington - On an average day in America, more than two dozen people are shot dead, but the heavy toll goes largely unnoticed except for mass shootings like Sunday's church massacre in Texas -- perpetuating a string of myths about gun violence.

'Let's go': Texas man recounts high-speed chase of fleeing church gunman

Sutherland Springs - Johnnie Langendorff was driving to his girlfriend's house on Sunday morning when he spotted a barefoot stranger exchanging gunfire with a man outside a church across the street.

Family dispute suspected in Texas church shooting

Sutherland Springs - A family dispute may have sparked the rampage by a US Air Force veteran who killed 26 people with an assault rifle in a small-town church, the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history, officials said Monday.

Texas church shooting: what we know

Sutherland Springs - A black-clad gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire on a small-town Texas church during Sunday morning services, killing 26 people and wounding 20 in the last mass shooting to shock the United States.Here's what we know so far about the attack....

Gunman kills 26 at Texas church service

Sutherland Springs - A black-clad gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire on a small town Texas church during Sunday morning services, killing 26 people and wounding 20 in the latest mass shooting to shock the United States.

Some 25 dead after gunman opens fire on Texas church service

Sutherland Springs - A gunman went into a Baptist church in Texas during Sunday morning services and shot dead some two dozen worshippers, the sheriff said, in the latest mass shooting to shock the United States.

Three dead in Colorado Walmart store shooting: police

Washington - A man suspected of walking into a Walmart store in Colorado and "nonchalantly" shooting to death two men and a woman has been arrested, police said Thursday.

Review: James Wesley helps local families affected by Las Vegas shooting Special

Yucaipa - Country singer James Wesley is an artist with a big heart. He has helped local families in California that were affected by the Las Vegas shooting.

Rio policeman who killed Spanish tourist charged

Rio De Janeiro - A Rio de Janeiro police officer who fatally shot a Spanish tourist in a dangerous favela slum was freed Tuesday from detention but has been charged with homicide.

Brazilian police shoot dead Spanish tourist: police

Rio De Janeiro - Police in Rio de Janeiro said Monday they accidentally shot dead a Spanish tourist who was visiting a violent favela slum where earlier two officers had been wounded.

Student shoots dead two in Brazilian school: officials

Bras - A young student at a private school in Brazil shot dead two other children and wounded four more Friday, the emergency services said.There were conflicting reports from the authorities about the ages of those involved.

Police arrest suspect in double shooting that killed three

Washington - Police arrested a man suspected of killing three people and wounding two on Wednesday at a Maryland business park before shooting another person in neighboring Delaware.

After shooting, Las Vegas seeks healing

Las Vegas - Far from the Las Vegas Strip and its flashy hotels, a small healing park opened Friday in the north of Las Vegas, as communities shaken by Sunday's horrific mass shooting join together to grieve.

In Las Vegas, shooting tragedy met with goodwill from strangers

Las Vegas - Curtis Leoni and Robin Davis had a prime spot at Las Vegas's Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival, standing just 100 feet from the stage, the Mandalay Bay Hotel towering over them.

Las Vegas shooter booked Chicago hotel during Lollapalooza

Chicago - Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock had booked a hotel room in Chicago during the hugely-popular Lollapalooza music festival, it emerged Thursday, raising the prospect he had been planning a large-scale attack for months.

In rare step, NRA endorses curbs on rapid-fire gun devices

Washington - The NRA said Thursday that "additional regulations" should be imposed on devices used to convert the Las Vegas shooter's rifles into rapid-fire weapons, breaking with its usual outright opposition to gun control efforts.

Las Vegas shooter booked hotel during Lollapalooza: report

Chicago - The gunman who carried out the worst mass shooting in recent US history had booked a Chicago hotel overlooking the Lollapalooza music festival in August, the website TMZ reported Thursday.

Donors flock to blood banks in Vegas after shooting

Las Vegas - As more than 500 wounded flooded the hospitals of Las Vegas after the worst mass shooting in modern US history, electronic billboard ads urged people to give blood.

Marilou Danley, girlfriend of the Las Vegas shooter

Washington - Marilou Danley, a petite 62-year-old casino hostess from the Philippines, is in the crosshairs of the FBI as the authorities seek to determine what led her boyfriend to carry out the worst mass shooting in recent US history.

US shooter's girlfriend returns to US from Philippines: Manila

Manila - The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock returned to the United States on Wednesday from the Philippines, where she had received $100,000 from him before he massacred 58 people, authorities in Manila said.

Stephen Paddock: silent killer who was a stranger to neighbors

Mesquite - In America's macabre recent history of mass shootings, it has become something of a cliche: the loner who moved silently in his community, never getting too close to neighbors or revealing his hand.
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Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
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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.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
Kings Cross: Rally to protest against police shooting of aboriginal teens.
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