Tag Archives: Charleston

10Apr/17

Charleston church shooter pleads guilty to separate state murder counts

Dylann Roof, the white supremacist sentenced to death in federal court for the 2015 shooting massacre at a historic black church in South Carolina, pleads guilty to separate state murder charges.
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06Jan/16
Emotional Barack Obama wipes away tears

Obama, wiping tears, makes new push to tighten gun rules

An emotional President Barack Obama uses his executive power to impose new restrictions on gun purchases, saying the second amendment right to own guns must be balanced with the rights of citizens to worship, go to movie theaters and attend school in safety.
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28Nov/15

Highlights of world events from April to June 2015

World events during the second quarter of the year include an attack on a Kenyan university, a gunman targeting tourists on a Tunisian beach and, after decades of hostility, a handshake between the leaders of the United States and Cuba.
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09Oct/15

$6.5m. to go to family of black man shot by police

(R Reports) – The family of Walter Scott, an unarmed 50-year-old black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer in South Carolina, will get a $6.5 million settlement from the city of North Charleston, officials say.
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28Aug/15

Online posts by Virginia shooter show alarming trend in social media

Shocking social media posts by the man suspected of shooting two television journalists during a live broadcast in Virginia showed a disturbing premeditated attack in which the internet was used by a killer for maximum exposure.

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01Jul/15

Ohio church blaze brings the number of black church fires to seven in one week

USA (Next Media) – The FBI has launched an investigation into fires at seven different African-American churches in the United States in the last seven days to understand whether they are something more than a coincidence. According to Reuters, so far none of the blazes have been labeled as hate crimes.
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29Jun/15

Smokey Robinson, Janet Jackson wow at BET Awards

Showbiz veterans Smokey Robinson and Janet Jackson receive huge standing ovations at BET Awards in Los Angeles.

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25Jun/15

Alabama governor orders Confederate flags removed from state Capitol

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley orders Confederate flags to be removed from the grounds of the Southern state’s Capitol.
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20Jun/15

Charleston: hope and mercy after bloodshed

Outside the church in Charleston where a gunman shot dead nine people at bible study there’s a mood of sadness, but also of hope.
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