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NRA sues San Francisco over city’s ‘terrorist organisation’ label

NRA says the lawsuit is to send a message to those who attack the gun rights lobbying group that it will fight back.

White House to propose expedited death penalty for mass shooters

The measure will be part of a package of gun legislation that the White House intends to propose to Congress.

Texas gunman fired from job before massacre

The police say there are no definitive answers as to the motive of the shooting but are certain the gunman acted alone.

Background checks would not have prevented gun violence, says Trump

US President Donald Trump initially indicated a willingness to support more stringent background checks, but since then, seems to have backtracked.

Death toll from West Texas shooting rises to 7

But authorities have yet to name the victims or the gunman.

US House targets convergence of mass shootings, hate crimes

A panel will consider several bills that include a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines and 'red flag' legislation.

Man armed with loaded rifle, body armour arrested at Missouri Walmart

The arrest of the armed man in Missouri comes just a week after back-to-back shootings in Texas and Ohio.

Texas shooting suspect’s mother alerted police about his gun ownership

The mother contacted police with concerns her son was not matured enough to own or operate a weapon.

US authorities probe motives of pair of gunmen

Police and FBI are trying to piece together the motives of the two gunmen who committed mass shootings over the weekend.

Texas police seek clues to explain Walmart shooting

The shooting ranks as the eighth-deadliest mass shooting in modern US history, after a 1984 shooting in San Ysidro, California, that claimed 21 lives.

Police investigating Texas shooting as possible hate crime

Police are analysing a manifesto which indicates the shooter has a nexus to potential hate crime.

‘Many killed’ in shooting at Walmart in Texas, suspect in custody

Many of those caught up in the rampage were buying back-to-school supplies.

Police believe gunman in California shooting acted alone

While the motive of the shooting is still up in the air, police does not believe the shooter had an accomplice.

3 reported killed in shooting at California garlic festival

One suspect is in custody but police don’t know if there are more gunmen.

Rapper Nipsey Hussle and accused killer talked about snitching before shooting

After the talk about snitching, Holder left in a car then returned a half-hour later and shot Hussle.

Accused Christchurch shooter pleads not guilty to all charges in NZ...

The Christchurch shooter faces total of 92 charges after New Zealand filed two additional attempted murder charges, one murder charge and one terrorism charge.

Teen suspects in Colorado school shooting formally charged

Both the suspect in the shooting are being held without bond.

2 students open fire at Colorado school, killing 1, wounding 7

One of the shooters entered a classroom and pulls out a gun from a guitar case and started shooting.

49 killed, more than 20 injured in NZ mosque shootings

Peace loving New Zealand had been placed on its highest security threat level.

Court rules gunmaker can be sued over Sandy Hook massacre

Remington could still be sued on the grounds that its marketing violated Connecticut's unfair trade practice laws, despite a 2005 law that explicitly immunized gunmakers when their products are used in crimes.

S. Carolina shooting spree leaves 1 officer dead, 6 wounded

Authorities say seven law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, when a gunman unleashed a hail of fire on police from inside a home.

Gunman slays 3 at Cincinnati bank before police kill him

Authorities say a gunman dressed in a business suit opened fire inside a bank in downtown Cincinnati, killing 3 and wounding others before being shot and killed by police.

Black Eyed Peas tackle gun violence, immigration in videos

In the video confronting gun violence at schools, BEP members will.i.am and Taboo — who portray a teacher and a gym coach — are shot by a gunman along with several students, while others run for safety.

Maryland woman kills 3 people and herself in warehouse gun rampage

The shooting occurred a day after a man shot and wounded four people, including a police officer, at a Pennsylvania court building before he was killed by police.