Six people confirmed killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in the US state of Virginia, the city of Chesapeake says, adding that the suspected shooter was also dead.
The shooter, who was identified only as a white male, opened fire in the state capital Raleigh on and near a popular walking trail called the Neuse River Greenway.
Thailand has been left stunned by the tragedy last week in the northeastern province of Nong Bua Lam Phu, one of the worst mass killings in the country's history.
Payment processor says it will adopt International Organization for Standardization's new merchant code for gun sales, a move gun control advocates say will help better track suspicious surges of gun sales.
Judge Fachin underlined that his decision came "in light of recent and unfortunate episodes of political violence."
Texas jury orders American conspiracy theorist to pay punitive damages for falsely claiming the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary shooting – in which 20 children and six educators were killed – was "staged" by gun control activists.
Bill will go to Republican-majority Senate where it is expected to fail as Republicans see such a restriction as going against the constitutional right to bear arms.
22-year-old gunman, who opened fire on an Independence Day parade in Highland Park city, killing at least six people and wounding 30 others, is now under arrest, US police say.
Danish police have reported that the Copenhagen shopping mall shooting is not terror-related and that the perpetrator is known to mental health services.
The legislation includes enhanced background checks for younger buyers and US federal cash for states introducing 'red flag' laws that allow courts to temporarily remove weapons from those considered a threat.
A suspect was apprehended nearby, police said. The motive for the attack was not immediately clear.
The $13B measure would toughen background checks for youngest gun buyers, keep firearms from more domestic violence offenders and help states put in place red flag laws that make it easier for authorities to seize guns from those deemed dangerous.
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