It was my father’s habit to call the first cup of tea of the day, ‘gunfire’. I’d never really thought about it – this and one or two less savoury bits of military slang were part of the family vocabulary – until I happened past this: 568 more words
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FLATIRON DISTRICT (PIX11) – Police said a fight between employees at a Manhattan Home Depot turned deadly Sunday when a man shot his colleague then turned the gun on himself. 188 more words
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Chesapeake police say a man shot by officers in an exchange of gunfire has died.
Police spokesman Ravi Sheth tells media outlets that the officers shot 34-year-old Mario Jordan of Chesapeake after he fired a rifle at them. 94 more words
The attackers sped into a Nigerian town with grenade launchers — their gunfire and explosions shattering the early morning calm.
As terrified residents scattered into bushes in Baga town and surrounding villages, the gunmen unloaded motorcycles from their trucks and followed in hot pursuit. 62 more words
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Gunmen stormed the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris Wednesday and opened fire, killing at least 12 people in what French authorities are calling the worst terror attack in four decades.