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Texas gunman who killed seven had previously failed background check for firearm

03 Sep 2019

The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 23 others in a rolling rampage across West Texas obtained an assault-style rifle despite failing a background check, state and law enforcement officials said on Monday. | Video

Convicted RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan stabbed in California prison: reports

31 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES Sirhan Sirhan, the Palestinian refugee found guilty of shooting U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy to death in 1968, was wounded in a stabbing at a California prison on Friday, according to media reports.

Alabama governor apologises over blackface episode from student days

30 Aug 2019

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey acknowledged on Thursday she wore blackface during a college skit in the 1960s and she apologised for the episode, becoming the latest U.S. politician to be embarrassed by a racially-charged incident from decades ago. | Video

Trump administration tightens citizenship rules for children of U.S. military abroad

29 Aug 2019

Some children born to U.S. citizens stationed abroad as government employees or members of the U.S. military will no longer qualify for automatic American citizenship under a policy change unveiled on Wednesday by the Trump administration.

Couple wanted for murder in Arizona escape from guards during transport

28 Aug 2019

A couple wanted for murder in Arizona escaped from custody when they overpowered guards who were transporting them through Utah, officials said on Tuesday, adding that the man and woman are considered armed and dangerous.

U.S. to seek death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

27 Aug 2019

U.S. prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a Pennsylvania man accused of bursting into a Pittsburgh synagogue last year with a semi-automatic rifle and shooting 11 people to death, according to court papers filed on Monday.

Former police officer charged with murder for botched Houston raid

24 Aug 2019

Prosecutors charged a former Houston police officer on Friday with two counts of murder and another ex-officer with evidence tampering, in connection with a deadly drug raid that was based on bogus information, officials said.

California man with firearms cache pleads not guilty to threatening a workplace shooting

23 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES A Southern California man with a cache of firearms pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of threatening to shoot up a hotel, in a case that police described as an averted attack that followed three mass shootings over the past month.

Texas executes man convicted of abducting, killing college student

22 Aug 2019

Texas on Wednesday put to death a man found guilty of the rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student in an execution that followed arguments from the inmate's attorneys that authorities ignored key evidence that would exonerate him.

'Easy Rider' actor Peter Fonda dead at age 79

18 Aug 2019

LOS ANGELES Oscar nominated actor Peter Fonda, who played a cool and introspective motorcyclist in the 1969 film "Easy Rider" that captured the spirit of the era's counterculture movement, died on Friday at age 79, his family said in a statement. | Video

World News

Iran's Khamenei rejects talks with United States

Iran will never hold one-on-one talks with the United States but could engage in multilateral discussions if it returns to the 2015 deal on Iran's nuclear programme, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday, according to state television.