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New Zealand Banning Weapons Like Those Used In Mosque Attacks In Christchurch

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| Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday that the government will ban "military-style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles," to avert "the kind of horror and attack that we saw on Friday."

Radovan Karadzic Gets Life As Hague Court Upholds Genocide Conviction

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Judges in The Hague upheld the Bosnian Serb leader's conviction in connection with the 1995 Srebrenica massacre that claimed the lives of 8,000 Muslim men and boys.

San Francisco To Pay $13.1 Million To Man Framed By Police For Murder

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Jamal Trulove spent more than six years in prison before being acquitted in 2015. A jury found police deliberately fabricated evidence and withheld exculpatory material.

Coping With The Persistent Trauma Of Anti-Muslim Rhetoric And Violence

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After the New Zealand terrorist attacks, mental health professionals are asking: what does persistent trauma do to a generation of young Muslims growing up in the midst of it all?

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New Zealand PM Ardern Urges Her Nation To Make Gunman 'Nameless'

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Jacinda Ardern repeated her pledge to change New Zealand's gun laws and she questioned the role of social media in publicizing the attack by a self-proclaimed white supremacist.

'Shocked' New Zealand Rifle Club Revokes Membership Of Mosque Shootings Suspect

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In the days following Friday's attack, more details are emerging about the alleged gunman. The country's police force believes he acted alone.

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Russia Criminalizes The Spread Of Online News Which 'Disrespects' The Government

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President Vladimir Putin signed the new law, which allows punishment of individuals with fines and jail time for the spread of "fake news."

The Air Force is trying new strategies to battle a constant problem: Birds on airfields

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Fireworks, drones, and habitat relocation projects are among the ways that Air Force biologists are fighting the expensive and potentially deadly problem of bird strikes.

New Zealand Prime Minister Promises Tighter Gun Laws

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The country's cabinet has agreed "in principle" to tighten laws in the aftermath of the most deadly shooting in the country's history.