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Black-clad neo-Nazis hold a shocking swastika burning ritual in Georgia

Black-clad neo-Nazis hold a shocking swastika burning ritual in Georgia

A neo-Nazi group has held a swastika burning after a rally in Georgia, with black-clad members of the racist hate group raising their arms in a massed Hitler salute as flames lit up the night air. Members of the National Socialist Movement, one of the largest neo-Nazi groups in the US, gathered in a field to torch the wooden swastikas ...

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Man who wrestled gun from shooter: I am hero

Man who wrestled gun from shooter: I am not hero

After being praised as a hero by the mayor of Nashville, James Shaw Jr. said he was just trying to save his own life when he wrestled an assault rifle from a gunman who fatally shot four people at a Waffle House in Tennessee. “On my Instagram and Facebook, everybody’s calling me a hero, but I want people to know ...

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Trump considering pardon of black boxer convicted by all-white jury in 1913

Trump considering pardon of black boxer convicted by all-white jury in 1913

President Donald Trump said he is considering pardoning a black boxer who had been convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines more than 100 years ago. Mr Trump tweeted that Sylvester Stallone, the actor and writer famous for the boxing movie franchise “Rocky,” had called him and told the story of how Jack Johnson. The ...

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Florida authorities use dead man’s finger in attempt to unlock phone

Florida authorities use dead man’s finger in attempt to unlock phone

Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man’s finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of an investigation, a report said Sunday. Linus Phillip, 30, was killed by a Largo police officer last month after authorities say he tried to drive away before an officer could search him. At the funeral home, two detectives ...

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Mother accidentally shoots, kills 2-year-old daughter

Mother accidentally shoots, kills 2-year-old daughter

A 2-year-old girl is dead after being shot in an apparent tragic accident late Friday at a Cleveland-area hotel. Police in Wickliffe, Ohio, said Saturday that it appears as though the mother of the child was handling the gun when she dropped it and it went off, hitting the girl. Police said the girl was struck in the chest and ...

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Students gather at Iowa Capitol to protest gun violence

Students gather at Iowa Capitol to protest gun violence

Students in the Des Moines area gathered at the state Capitol to protest gun violence. Hundreds of students converged outside the statehouse Friday, shortly after some walked out of nearby schools. Some in the crowd held signs demanding gun control. The event featured speeches from students and candidates seeking state office. It was part of nationwide walkouts and protests on ...

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More than 208,000 students have experienced gun violence at school

More than 208,000 students have experienced gun violence at school

The Washington Post has spent the past year determining how many children have been exposed to gun violence during school hours since the Columbine High massacre in 1999. Beyond the dead and wounded, children who witness the violence or cower behind locked doors to hide from it can be profoundly traumatized. The federal government does not track school shootings, so ...

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Florida high school shooting: 1 student injured

Florida high school shooting: 1 student injured

A suspect was taken into custody Friday following a shooting at a high school in central Florida, authorities said. Gunshots broke out Friday morning at Forest High School in Ocala, some 38 miles south of Gainesville. Within minutes, a school resource officer on campus found a 17-year-old student who had sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The officer also located the suspected shooter, ...

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Authorities order mass engine inspections

Authorities order mass engine inspections

US and European aviation authorities have ordered emergency inspections of jet engines similar to the one involved in a fatal accident earlier this week. A female passenger died after she was nearly sucked from the cabin of a Southwest Airlines flight en route from New York to Dallas on Tuesday. Investigators say there was a fault with the engine’s fan ...

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Students walk out of class to demand tighter U.S. gun laws

Students walk out of class to demand tighter U.S. gun laws

Students from more than 2,600 schools and institutions planned to leave their classes at 10:00 a.m. local time, organizers said. It was the second student walkout since the Feb. 14 massacre of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and the emergence of a national student movement to end gun violence and tighten gun restrictions. Many ...

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