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Tag Archives: Ending Terrorism

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
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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
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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
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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 […]
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