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Gunman kills 39 at Tunisian beachside hotel

A gunman disguised as a tourist opened fire at a Tunisian hotel on Friday with a rifle he had hidden in an umbrella, killing 39 people including Britons, Germans and Belgians as they lounged at the beach in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

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Gunman kills nine in US church shooting

Nine people were killed when a white gunman entered a historic African-American church in the US city of Charleston, South Carolina, and opened fire, the city's police chief said on Thursday. One other person was wounded and t

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Gunman kills 8 in Czech eatery then kills himself

A local man shot dead eight people in a restaurant in an eastern Czech town on Tuesday and then killed himself, in the worst peacetime shooting in the country's history, officials said. The interior minister said the attack wa

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Gunman kills two New York policemen

A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two New York City police officers on Saturday and then killed himself, police said, and a social media post indicated it may have been in revenge for the police chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

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Security forces storm Sydney cafe, gunman named

Australian security forces on Tuesday stormed the Sydney cafe where several hostages were being held at gunpoint, in what looked like the dramatic denouement to a standoff that had dragged on for more than 16 hours. Heavy gunfire

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Canada Parliament gunman ‘aimed to go to Saudi’

The Canadian citizen who police contend shot dead a soldier at the nation's war memorial before charging into Parliament had intended to travel to Saudi Arabia, not Syria, his mother said in a letter to a news agency published on Saturday.

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Attack on Canada parliament, one killed

A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was killed at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital. The gunman in the pa

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One student, gunman dead in Oregon shooting

A gunman walked into an Oregon high school gym with a rifle and shot a student to death on Tuesday before he was found dead in a bathroom stall, in the third outbreak of gun violence to shake a US high school or college campus in less than three

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Gunman kills 6 in California rampage

A 22-year-old gunman killed six people before taking his own life in a rampage that began in his apartment and cascaded across a California college town, shortly after he posted a threatening video railing against women, police said.

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Gunmen storm Nairobi Mall, 25 killed

Militant gunmen stormed a shopping mall in Nairobi on Saturday killing at least 25 people, including children, and sending scores fleeing in panic from shops and restaurants onto the streets, according to witnesses and the Red Cross.

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