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  1. In wake of Orlando, Winfrey questions assault-weapon salesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | Medincine Hat News

    Sunday's mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left at least 49 people dead had Oprah Winfrey asking questions instead of answering them Wednesday night. "What will be the number? What will be the number?" Winfrey inquired, tapping the chest of an AP reporter to emphasize her point.

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  2. Public safety minister rejects call to change classification of AR-15 rifleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Medincine Hat News

    Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says the federal government rejects the idea of allowing hunters to use the same type of military-style assault rifle involved in a mass shooting in Florida. Last month, Conservative MP Bob Zimmer presented a petition to Parliament on behalf of the Lawful Firearm Owners of Canada that calls for the classification of the AR-15 rifle to be changed from a restricted firearm to a non-restricted one. 1 comment

  3. Obama to go to Orlando to pay respects to victims ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Medincine Hat News

    President Barack Obama will travel to Orlando on Thursday to pay respects to the victims of last weekend's nightclub shooting and to stand in solidarity with the community as it embarks on recovery, the White House said Monday night. Press Secretary Josh Earnest did not provide more details about the trip.

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  4. Semi-automatic rifle used in Florida mass shooting is restricted in CanadaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 13 | Medincine Hat News

    The semi-automatic rifle used in Sunday's deadly mass shooting in Florida is classified as a restricted weapon in Canada and most people can only use it at a gun range. The AR-15 is a civilian model of the M16 rifle used by the U.S. army and has been used to carry out other mass slayings in the past, including the 2012 killing of 20 children in Newtown, Conn.

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  5. Obama decries Orlando shooting as an a act of terroraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | Medincine Hat News

    President Barack Obama decried the deadliest mass shooting in American history on Sunday as an "act of terror" and an "act of hate" targeting a place of "solidarity and empowerment" for gays and lesbians. He urged Americans to decide whether this is the kind of "country we want to be."

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  6. Newtown documentary gets 1st public Connecticut screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Medincine Hat News

    In this 2011 photo provided by Mark Barden, his son Daniel Barden runs alongside a school bus in Newtown, Conn. Daniel was among those killed during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings on Dec. 14, 2012, in Newtown.

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  7. Celebrities honoured for philanthropy at Power of Women eventRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Medincine Hat News

    Host Billy Eichner quipped at Variety's Power of Women luncheon Friday that he wasn't being paid nearly enough for the emcee job he was doing - and that's why he knows what it's like to be a woman in Hollywood. But otherwise, the event focused squarely on the serious philanthropic efforts of the celebrity honorees, who included two Oscar-winning actresses , a Fox anchor much in the news this election season , a trailblazing ballerina , a top fashion designer , and a TV star .

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  8. Wall says Saskatchewan will reach out to the U.S. on school shootingsRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | Medincine Hat News

    Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says his province is in touch with officials in the United States for help rebuilding after a school shooting. Wall said the U.S. Ambassador to Canada, Bruce Heyman, called him Friday after four people were killed at the school and in a nearby home in the northern Saskatchewan community of La Loche.

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  9. a They came prepareda Couple kills 14 in California mass shooting; Motive soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Medincine Hat News

    Authorities on Thursday were trying to learn why a couple left behind their infant daughter and carried out a shooting rampage that left 14 people dead and seriously wounded more than a dozen others in one of the nation's worst mass shootings. The pair were killed in a shootout with police hours after they carried out their precision assault.

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  10. 14 killed in California social services centre shooting; 2 suspects dead, motive unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Medincine Hat News

    A heavily armed man and woman dressed for battle opened fire on a holiday banquet for his co-workers Wednesday, killing 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others in a precision assault that looked "as if they were on a mission," authorities said. Hours later, they died in a shootout with police.

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