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NYC officer's gun may have discharged accidentally in man's death

| November 21, 2014

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York City officer shot and killed an unarmed man in a dimly lit stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project, in what may have been an accidental discharge of his weapon, the police commissioner said on Friday. Akai Gurley, 28, was shot once in the chest and […]

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NYPD: Unarmed man shot dead by officer 'a total innocent'

| November 21, 2014

A New York City officer shot and killed an unarmed man in a dimly lit stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project in what may have been an accidental discharge of his weapon, the police commissioner said on Friday. View full story

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Citi banker's death may be suicide

| November 20, 2014

Sources told New York Daily News that the death of Citi banker Shawn Miller may have been a suicide. View full story

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Citi banker's death may have been suicide

| November 20, 2014

Sources told New York Daily News that the death of Citi banker Shawn Miller may have been a suicide. View full story

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Moms Demand Action Thanks Jay Leno For Canceling SHOT Show Event

| November 19, 2014

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — In response to news that Jay Leno has cancelled his hosting appearance at the SHOT Show, the State Industry Dinner for the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) in Las Vegas, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America released the following statement:STATEMENT FROM SHANNON WATTS, FOUNDER OF MOMS […]

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Connecticut approves $5 million for new Sandy Hook school

| November 19, 2014

Connecticut approves $5 million for new Sandy Hook school By Richard Weizel HARTFORD Conn. (Reuters) – Connecticut's bond commission on Wednesday approved $5 million in funding to cover design costs for a new elementary school in Newtown, after the original was torn down following one of America's worst mass shootings there in 2012. The money […]

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6 ft of snow is just the start…

| November 19, 2014

Intense winter weather that brought more than six feet of snow to parts of New York was due to ease before slamming the area with a second round of powder. View full story

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5 People, Including Americans, Killed In Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

| November 18, 2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the NYPD has stepped up patrols at synagogues and other key locations around the city. View full story

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4 Israelis killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack

| November 18, 2014

Two Palestinian cousins stormed a Jerusalem synagogue on Tuesday, attacking worshippers with meat cleavers and a gun during morning prayers and killing four people before they were shot dead by police. View full story

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Report: Cops to collect guns after permit owners die

| November 17, 2014

An old, rarely used New York state law is finding new enforcement in Buffalo and it means that mourning families may have to turn in handguns within weeks of the death of a loved one.   The law, according to Fox News , says once a gun permit holder dies, executors have 15 days to […]

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Report: Cops to collect guns after permit owners die

| November 17, 2014

An old, rarely used New York state law is finding new enforcement in Buffalo and it means that mourning families may have to turn in handguns within weeks of the death of a loved one.   The law, according to Fox News , says once a gun permit holder dies, executors have 15 days to […]

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Remington CEO: SAFE Act impacted decision to expand–in Alabama

| November 17, 2014

Remington CEO: SAFE Act impacted decision to expand–in Alabama Remington CEO: SAFE Act impacted decision to expand–in Alabama – Remington Arms has confirmed what many already long suspected — New York’s tough gun control laws played a role in the upstate gun manufacturer’s decision to expand outside the state. Remington, which has operated in New […]

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Boy Shoots Sister: 9-Year-Old ‘Clinging To Life’ After Being Shot By Brother

| November 16, 2014

A boy shoots his sister after getting his hands on a stolen handgun, according to police in New Jersey. The New York Daily News reported that the boy, 12, found the loaded 9mm gun inside his home. Police say that the gun was stolen from Alabama, and was left unsecured. The boy took the gun […]

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Ed Peruta: Fan of gun permits, scourge of public agencies

| November 14, 2014

Ed Peruta: Fan of gun permits, scourge of public agencies “I’m not a guy who backs down too easy,” Ed Peruta said, “if I know I’m right.” View full story

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Why NYPD officers are unhappy with New York's new marijuana policy (+video)

| November 12, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced Monday that possessing small amounts of marijuana would be a ticketable offense, instead of a felony. Some NYPD officers are bristling at the change and hinting at a work slowdown. View full story

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Why NYPD officers are unhappy with New York's new marijuana policy

| November 12, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced Monday that possessing small amounts of marijuana would be a ticketable offense, instead of a felony. Some NYPD officers are bristling at the change and hinting at a work slowdown. View full story

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Orbit International's Electronics Group Receives New Order in Excess of $1,000,000

| November 12, 2014

Orbit International Corp. , an electronics manufacturer and software solution provider, today announced that its Electronics Group received an order in excess of $1,000,000 for a new human man interface … View full story

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Adams criticised for newspaper editor remarks

| November 12, 2014

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has criticised Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams for comments he made about holding a national newspaper editor at gun point. View full story

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This Morning from CBS News, Nov. 11, 2014

| November 11, 2014

U.S., China move a bit closer at APEC summit in Beijing; DARPA's "air legs" future tech for troops; and a nation honors its veterans View full story

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Repatriating The Yellow Dogs: what happened to Iran's rock stars slain in New York?

| November 11, 2014

The band left their homeland to pursue their artistic dream, but it came to an end in tragedy in a New York neighbourhood. Their families then faced a fight to bring their bodies back On a bright and cold morning on 16 November 2013, a funeral procession left Brooklyn for John F Kennedy airport. A […]

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