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September 03, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By NICK PERRY Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Some New Zealand gun owners are upset they're being compelled to hand over their assault weapons for money. Others believe a government-imposed ban on certain semi-automatics following a March shooting massacre is the best way to combat...
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August 06, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Washington D.C. _ The Chairman of the committee on Homeland Security, Bennie Thompson, and Ranking Member Mike Rogers have written a letter to the owner of the Extremist website 8chan, to demand that he appear before congress in the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso Texas, as well as other past...
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June 17, 2019 - 3:29 pm
By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant. John T. Earnest, 19, also told a...
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June 14, 2019 - 9:12 am
By NICK PERRY Associated Press Eds: Freshens summary. With AP Photos. CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The man accused of the New Zealand mosque attacks smirked as his lawyer entered not guilty pleas to terrorism, murder and attempted murder charges Friday before a judge who set his trial for next...
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March 22, 2019 - 9:21 am
by Nick Perry & Juliet Williams CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealanders observed the Muslim call to prayer Friday in reflecting on the moment one week ago when 50 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques were slain — an act that an imam told the crowd of thousands had left the country...
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March 21, 2019 - 9:26 am
By JULIET WILLIAMS and NICK PERRY Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of "military-style" semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like those used in the shootings at Christchurch mosques last week...
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Associated Press
March 15, 2019 - 8:25 am
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on shootings at mosques in New Zealand (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Facebook says it has taken down a video of shootings at a New Zealand mosque and removed the alleged shooter's accounts from its platforms after being alerted by police. The man who...
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March 15, 2019 - 8:13 am
by Mike Corder BRUSSELS (AP) — World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation Friday following the deadly attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent anti-Islam sentiment. In a tweet, U.S...
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March 15, 2019 - 2:52 am
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The Latest on shootings at mosques in New Zealand (all times local): Police Commissioner Mike Bush says 49 people have died in two attacks in an update delivered at 4 am Eastern Daylight Time. 7:30 p.m. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says 40 people have been killed...
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August 31, 2018 - 12:48 pm
By NICK PERRY , Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand authorities said on Friday that convicted secrets leaker Chelsea Manning can enter the country for a speaking tour, a day after tour organizers said she couldn't enter Australia. Manning was convicted and sentenced to 35...
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