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Death toll from West Texas shooting rises to 7

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

Suspect in Philadelphia police standoff arrested

The suspect identified as Maurice Hill is now in police custody after a seven-hour standoff with police officers in Philadelphia. 

US mass shootings linked to Trump’s toxic tongue, says Biden

Trump's rhetoric, including calling Central Americans trying to enter the US 'an invasion', and his hard-line immigration policies have exposed him to condemnation.

Prosecutors charge Texas shooting suspect with murder, seek death penalty

The nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy, says President Trump

Cloudflare ends services for ‘lawless’ 8chan after El Paso massacre

In a blog post announcing the move, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince described the no-censorship site as 'a cesspool of hate.'

Trump proposes tighter gun control tied to US immigration reform

Trump appears to blame the US news media and what he considers unfair coverage for violence like the weekend shootings.

Gunman scorned garlic festival on social media before mass shooting

Search warrants have been obtained for a home in Gilroy associated with the suspect and a car that police believe he drove to the festival.

Boy among 3 killed in US festival shooting, suspected gunman dead

A search for a possible second suspect is ongoing.

4 people injured in San Francisco-area shopping mall shooting

Police in the San Francisco suburb of San Bruno say they are on the scene of a shooting which left four people hospitalised.

Virginia Beach police say gunman was disgruntled city engineer

The rampage in Virginia Beach is the worst mass shooting in the United States since November 2018.

Remembering the horror of the Columbine shooting 20 years on

Subsequent shooting leaves the survivors and family members of Columbine angry at the inaction of politicians.

16 massacred at party for newborn in Nigeria conflict

Those killed included the couple and their newborn, as well as a pregnant woman.

1 dead after Australia shooting outside nightclub

Multiple people were shot outside a night club in Melbourne's Prahan district.

Court orders mental assessment for NZ massacre suspect, murder charges added

Brenton Tarrant has been moved to New Zealand's only maximum-security prison in Auckland and appeared at the Christchurch High Court through a video link.

Custody for suspect in Utrecht shooting extended by 3 months

Gokmen Tanis is accused of carrying out the shooting aboard a tram out of terrorist intent.

Mosque attacks remembrance service begins in Christchurch

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is joined by representatives from 59 nations, including her Australian counterpart Scott Morrison.

New Zealand PM announces RCI into Christchurch attack

Jacinda Ardern says a royal commission are independent inquiries and are usually reserved for matters of the greatest public importance.

Journey home begins for Christchurch’s foreign victims

The bodies of foreigners are only now beginning to arrive back home after delays stemming from the police investigation into the massacre.

Terror suspect confesses to Utrecht attack

Gokmen Tanis says he acted alone.

Bangladesh cricketer marries after surviving NZ mosque horror

Mehidy Hasan was among 17 members of the Bangladesh Test team touring New Zealand who were driven up to a Christchurch mosque as the shooting began.

Defiance, tears and joy as Christchurch unites

The crowd reflects the sheer diversity of those affected by last week's devastating attacks.

Turkey’s Erdogan again shows mosque attack video despite NZ outrage

The president again showed the video in order to attack the main opposition party leader.

Utrecht gunman to be charged with ‘terrorist’ killings

The suspect will be charged with multiple murders with terrorist aims, as well as attempted murder and a terrorist threat.

Volunteers descend on Christchurch with burial process to start

Islamic custom dictates that people have to be buried as soon as possible, but the scale and devastation of Friday's massacre has delayed the handover of bodies to next of kin.