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US carjacking suspect shoots self in head... live on TV

A high-speed chase turned ugly for Fox News on Friday when it televised -- live -- a fleeing carjacking suspect shooting himself in the head in the Arizona desert.

US carjacking suspect shoots self in head... live on TV
US supermarket worker shoots dead two, kills self
US supermarket worker shoots dead two, kills self

A man armed with a Kalashnikov-style automatic rifle and a handgun shot dead two people Friday at a supermarket in a town near New York, and then shot himself.

US supermarket worker shoots dead two, kills self
Family members of victims of the Century 16 movie theater shootings. ©REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Angry families demand funds over US shooting

Families of victims of the Colorado movie theater shooting voiced anger Tuesday over the distribution of funds intended for them, saying they had so far received only a tiny slice.

Angry families demand funds over US shooting
All nine wounded in NY shooting hit by police: official
All nine wounded in NY shooting hit by police: official

All nine people wounded in a New York shootout between a gunman who killed a former co-worker and officers who responded to the incident were hit by police fire.

All nine wounded in NY shooting hit by police: official
Mexico police shoot at US embassy car
Mexico police shoot at US embassy car

Mexican federal police shot at a US diplomatic car as they chased criminals south of Mexico City on Friday, in a chaotic incident that left two US embassy employees wounded.

Mexico police shoot at US embassy car
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Toulouse shooter might have had accomplices in Kazakhstan

Toulouse shooter Mohammed Merah who shot 7 people in March 2012 had broad connections in 20 countries, including Kazakhstan and Saudi Arabia.

Toulouse shooter might have had accomplices in Kazakhstan
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Well-wishers donate $4.4 mn to US cinema shooting victims

Well-wishers from the US and around the world have donated $4.4 million to a fund for the victims of a mass shooting at a US movie theater.

Well-wishers donate $4.4 mn to US cinema shooting victims
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Americans back guns, even after shootings: poll

An overwhelming majority of Americans, particularly whites, are adamant about the constitutional right to bear arms, a poll showed this week amid a rash of shootings across the US.

Americans back guns, even after shootings: poll
Colorado shooting suspect James Eagan Holmes. ©REUTERS/POOL New
Batman movie shooting suspect 'mentally ill': lawyer

The man suspected of gunning down 12 people at a screening of the new Batman movie last month is mentally ill, his defense lawyer said Thursday, seeking more time to assess his health.

Batman movie shooting suspect 'mentally ill': lawyer
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Armed US man arrested at Batman screening: police

US authorities said Tuesday they arrested a man at a screening of the latest Batman movie with a bag full of weapons in a case that evoked a recent rampage in Colorado that claimed a dozen lives.

Armed US man arrested at Batman screening: police
US probes Sikh temple shooter's white power links
US probes Sikh temple shooter's white power links

Police on Monday probed the white power ties of the former US soldier who gunned down six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, while the close-knit Indian-American community mourned its dead.

US probes Sikh temple shooter's white power links
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Psychiatrist alerted others about Batman shooter: media

A psychiatrist who treated a man accused of a mass shooting alerted others weeks before his attack because she was worried about his behavior.

Psychiatrist alerted others about Batman shooter: media
Colorado shooting suspect to be charged
Colorado shooting suspect to be charged

Alleged Colorado cinema gunman James Holmes is due to make his second court appearance on Monday as he is charged with committing one of America's worst ever mass shootings.

Colorado shooting suspect to be charged
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Gunfire in Almaty multi-storey building; smoke from windows

Volley of automatic gunfire and explosions have been heard in the multi-storey building No.37 at the crossing of Raiymbek and Yassaui streets in Almaty.

Gunfire in Almaty multi-storey building; smoke from windows
US President Barach Obama. ©REUTERS/Jim Young
America resigns itself to gun law stalemate

Despite profound soul-searching over the Colorado shooting rampage, there is no political willingness to end the long stalemate over the toxic gun law issue, particularly in a US election year.

America resigns itself to gun law stalemate
Odd appearance by Colorado shooting suspect
Odd appearance by Colorado shooting suspect

His hair dyed orange, eyes staring out blankly or drooping shut, presumed Colorado gunman James Holmes seemed unhinged Monday as he made a bizarre first appearance in court.

Odd appearance by Colorado shooting suspect
Obama pays tribute to US massacre victims, survivors
Obama pays tribute to US massacre victims, survivors

President Barack Obama paid emotional tribute Sunday to the victims and survivors of the Aurora cinema massacre, as the shaken US town held a tearful vigil for the 12 dead filmgoers.

Obama pays tribute to US massacre victims, survivors
 Batman movie director laments 'savage' massacre
Batman movie director laments 'savage' massacre

Batman movie director Christopher Nolan lamented Friday the "senseless tragedy' and "unbearably savage" gunning down of 12 movie goers at a Colorado theater screening of "The Dark Knight Rises."

Batman movie director laments 'savage' massacre
Vigil held after US massacre at Batman screening
Vigil held after US massacre at Batman screening

An emotional candle-lit vigil was held late Friday for the victims of a US massacre at a premiere of the latest Batman movie, which left 12 people dead and nearly 60 injured.

Vigil held after US massacre at Batman screening
US gunman bought 6,000 rounds of ammo
US gunman bought 6,000 rounds of ammo

The gunman arrested over the Colorado movie theater massacre bought more than 6,000 rounds of ammunition over the Internet in the last two months, the local police chief said Friday.

US gunman bought 6,000 rounds of ammo