Violence

March 18, 2018 - 5:58 am
BUNIA, Congo (AP) — Officials say violence in northeastern Congo between the Hema community and the Lendu ethnic group has now killed at least 150 people and has forced more than 32,000 people to flee to Bunia, where humanitarian assistance is strained and the suffering are eager for improved...
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File - In this Oct. 4, 2010, file photo, Seaside City Council member Dennis Alexander speaks during an election forum in Seaside, Calif. Alexander, teacher and Mayor Pro-tem in Northern California accidentally fired his gun in a classroom, injuring three students, police said. Alexander, who is also a reserve police officer, was pointing the gun at the ceiling to make sure it was not loaded when the weapon discharged Tuesday, March 13, 2018, inside his classroom at Seaside High School, KSBW-TV reported. The Seaside Police Department said no one suffered "serious injuries."(David Royal/ Monterey County Herald via AP, File)
March 17, 2018 - 7:11 pm
SEASIDE, Calif. (AP) — A teacher at a Northern California high school has apologized for accidentally firing a gun inside his classroom, causing minor injuries to three students. Dennis Alexander, who is also an elected member of the Seaside City Council and a reserve officer for a nearby police...
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Actress Charlize Theron speaks at an event at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Theron said Saturday that the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or otherwise "adding more guns" to the situation is "so outrageous." (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 17, 2018 - 8:25 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Actress Charlize Theron says the idea of arming teachers after recent U.S. school shootings or "adding more guns" to the situation is "so outrageous." The South African says: "I have a very personal experience with gun violence. I lost my father to gun violence."...
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Moderator Vijita Patel, left, joins Parkland High School students Lewis Mizen, second left, Suzanna Barna, third left, and Kevin Trejos, right, in a moment of silence at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Student survivors of a Florida high school shooting took their message calling for greater gun safety measures abroad for the first time on Saturday, sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 17, 2018 - 5:56 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. The...
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Moderator Vijita Patel, left, joins Parkland High School students Lewis Mizen, second left, Suzanna Barna, third left, and Kevin Trejos, right, in a moment of silence at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Saturday, March 17, 2018. Student survivors of a Florida high school shooting took their message calling for greater gun safety measures abroad for the first time on Saturday, sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
March 17, 2018 - 5:09 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of Florida's high school shooting took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. The Feb. 14 attack...
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March 17, 2018 - 3:16 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of Florida's high school shooting took their message calling for greater gun safety measures abroad for the first time on Saturday, sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. The Feb. 14 attack that...
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March 17, 2018 - 2:49 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of Florida's high school shooting are taking their message calling for greater gun safety measures abroad for the first time, sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience. Survivors Suzanna Barna,...
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March 16, 2018 - 10:36 pm
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a former Cornell University student has been arrested after bomb-making materials and an AR-15 rifle were found in his apartment near the campus. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that 20-year-old Maximilien Reynolds was charged in federal court Friday with...
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March 16, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PRESTON, Idaho (AP) — Threats have been made to an Idaho school where a biology teacher was accused of feeding a puppy to a snapping turtle and police in response stepped up school security. Police Chief Mike Peterson in the small, southeastern town of Preston said Friday the threats were vague but...
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March 15, 2018 - 2:59 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state education officials to investigate reports that some New York schools prevented students from taking part in Wednesday's nationwide student walkout to protest gun violence. The Democrat sent a letter Thursday to Education Department Commissioner...
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