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More right wing terrorism: Refugee hating extremist attacks Pittsburgh synagogue

Excerpt: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that an individual matching the name of the shooter had threatened to attack the synagogue on the right wing social media platform Gab.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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America wakes up to a nightmare: Horrific attack on Orlando nightclub leaves fifty dead

Excerpt: This morn­ing, hun­dreds of mil­lions of Amer­i­cans woke up to the news that a man armed with an AR-15 assault rifle who had called 911 to announce that he was about to com­mit a heinous act in the name of the Islam­ic state group had bru­tal­ly slaugh­tered over fifty peo­ple at a gay night­club in […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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White supremacist guns down nine at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Excerpt: Hor­ri­fy­ing and repul­sive does­n’t even begin to describe how awful this news is: A white gun­man killed nine peo­ple dur­ing a prayer meet­ing at one of Charleston’s old­est and best-known black church­es Wednes­day night in one of the worst mass shoot­ings in South Car­oli­na his­to­ry. Heav­i­ly armed law enforce­ment offi­cers scoured the area into the […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Canadian authorities lock down the heart of Ottawa after shootings on Parliament Hill

Excerpt: Author­i­ties in Cana­da have locked down Par­lia­ment Hill, the heart of the coun­try’s nation­al cap­i­tal, Ottawa, after a yet-to-be-pub­licly-iden­ti­fied assailant fatal­ly shot a sol­dier guard­ing Canada’s War Memo­r­i­al, then entered Cen­tre Block and began fir­ing at peo­ple there before being killed by secu­ri­ty. Fit­ting­ly, the man who took the gun­man down was said to be […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, National Defense, World Commmunity
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Tragedy in Norway: Explosions, shootings injure or take lives of dozens

Excerpt: Inex­plic­a­ble, unex­pect­ed tragedy has struck again, this time in Nor­way: Nor­way suf­fered dual attacks on Fri­day when pow­er­ful explo­sions shook the gov­ern­ment cen­ter here and, short­ly after, a gun­man stalked youths at an island sum­mer camp for young mem­bers of the gov­ern­ing Labor Par­ty. The police arrest­ed a Nor­we­gian in con­nec­tion with both attacks, which […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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