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  1. Working to prevent sexual assaults in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Stanford

    The little girl bounded up to us, wearing a filthy pink sweater, with a beaming smile on her face, and gave me a huge hug. Surprised at the reception, I hugged her back and swung her gently back and forth.

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  2. Police: Security guard in Strip shootout acted in self-defenseRead the original story

    32 min ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Police say it appears a security guard who shot and killed a 35-year-old man Monday on the Las Vegas Strip was acting in self-defense. Christopher Gene Boudinot died in a shootout at a bus stop in front of the Paris after striking a guard six times, Lt.

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  3. Police release video of fatal city bus shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    ... a surveillance video showing a Regional Transportation Commission security guard firing in what police say was self defense. Police received reports that two people had been shot near the Paris. Arriving patrol officers found two victims on the ...

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  4. Hackensack man acquitted of attempted murder in stabbing case; found guilty of aggravated assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    A Hackensack man who did not show up for his trial was acquitted of attempted murder by a jury Thursday, but found guilty of aggravated assault in the stabbing of his former girlfriend's husband during a brawl last year in a coin-operated laundry. The jury also found Carlos Victoriano guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the stabbing of Stalin Mendoza and recklessly causing injury to Mendoza's teenage son, who joined the melee as his father was being repeatedly stabbed.

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  5. Gun Control Arguments: 5 Classic Debate Points From Those Who Oppose Gun OwnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News Max

    The gun control debate is one of the most hotly contested arguments in America today, and it seems that the talking heads on news channels always find some way to link the newest comeuppance in the country to a lack of gun control. Only 47 percent of the country supports stricter gun control laws, according to a Gallup poll in October 2014 .

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  6. 5 Tips For Surviving A Knife AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    A knife is one of the simplest yet intimidating weapons you might face in today's world. An unprovoked verbal conflict can escalate ten-fold the instant someone brandishes a knife.

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  7. International 'Smart gun' symposium slated Jan. 28 in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    An international symposium on so-called "smart guns" is scheduled Jan. 28 in downtown Seattle, but there will also be representation from two leading gun rights organizations and firearms technology experts, which could lead to a lively discussion. The event is being put on by the Washington Technology Industry Association and Washington Ceasefire .

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  8. Court overturns 'stand your ground' convictionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Chron

    ... ell his neighbors to turn down the music at a party. He took a flashlight, a video camera and a gun. He claimed self defense in the shooting. Mindy Danaher embraces a supporter as she reacts to the guilty verdict against her husband's

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  9. House rules committee, chaired by Speaker Shawn Jasper, shoots down...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    A move to allow the caucus of each political party to select its own leaders - supported largely by allies of Rep. Bill O'Brien after his failed reelection bid for Speaker of the House - failed to win the support of the House rules committee. But proponents of the rule change have no plans of backing down.

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  10. Young lives over: So much blood, sorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    A soldier walks outside the Pakistani school that was attacked by members of the Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday, December 16. CNN's Nic Robertson took these photos in the aftermath of the attack, which killed more than 140 people. The attack drew sharp condemnation from top Pakistani officials, who vowed that the country wouldn't stop its war against the Taliban.

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  11. Australian Lawmaker: Our Gun Control Laws Created a 'Nation of Victims'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    "That nutcase who held them all hostage wouldn't have known that they were armed and bad guys don't like to be shot back at," Leyonhjelm told Australia's ABC radio on Thursday. The gunman, Man Haron Monis, and two hostages died in the hours-long siege , which ended when police stormed the building in a hail of gunfire and explosions.

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  12. Court stands ground as US man convicted of murdering German studentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    A U.S. man who cornered a teenage German exchange student in his garage and shot him in cold blood could spend the rest of his life in prison after he was convicted of murder Wednesday. Markus Kaarma, 30, killed 17-year-old Diren Dede in April after Dede wandered into the American's garage in the small town of Missoula, Montana, at night, looking for alcohol.

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  13. Slain German teen's parents testify about ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    The parents of a German exchange student who was shot to death by a Montana man while trespassing in his garage told a judge Thursday their dreams are broken.

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  14. Correction: Exchange Student Shot storyRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | NBC29

    In a story Dec. 18 about a Montana man convicted in the shooting death of a German teenager, The Associated Press reported erroneously the position of George Zimmerman, acquitted in the death of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman was a neighborhood watch volunteer, not a security guard.

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  15. Man cleared in fracas with gunRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Cortez Journal News

    Cortez man accused of holding an ex-girlfriend at gunpoint while she attempted to retrieve her belongings has been found not guilty.

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  16. Burns man shoots, kills masked assailantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | The Aspen Times

    Douglas Behrends appears before Eagle County Court Judge Katharine Sullivan on Wednesday at the Eagle County Justice Center during a bond hearing. Behrends says he shot and killed a gun-wielding intruder at his home in Burns on Friday.

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  17. After Newtown: A gun rights revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | UnionLeader.com

    The horrific murders of schoolchildren and teachers in Newtown, Conn., two years ago this month were supposed to be the tipping point for gun control.

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  18. Jury Convicts Montana Man in 'Castle Doctrine' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KSTP

    The parents of a German exchange student who was shot to death by a Montana man while trespassing in his garage told a judge Thursday their dreams are broken. Celal and Gulcin Dede testified about the impact of their 17-year-old son's death, saying they've been unable to work or plan for the future.

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  19. Fuquay defendant says he shot confronter as he reached for knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Independent Weekly

    Revenge or self-defense? That's what Wake County Assistant District Attorney Becky Holt asked the jury during her closing argument in the trial of Justin Bass, 25, a Fuquay-Varina man charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury . The shooting, which occurred during a late-night gathering at the Bay Tree apartment complex in Fuquay last July 4, left Jerome Fogg, 27, with five gunshot injuries, which he survived.

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  20. Jury deliberating Muscatine man's murder caseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KCRG

    A jury is now deliberating the fate of a Muscatine man charged with first-degree murder in the beating death of another man. The Muscatine Journal reports that only one witness testified in the trial of Jose Tapia Jr. - a Muscatine police officer who said he interviewed Tapia after the death.

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