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Sandy Hook parent recounts years of harassment after Alex Jones called him a crisis actor

Sandy Hook parent recounts years of harassment after Alex Jones called him a crisis actor

CNN — In emotional testimony on Thursday, Robbie Parker, the parent of a Sandy Hook shooting victim, recounted the violent threats and harassment he and his family have suffered in the years since conspiracy theorist Alex Jones called him a crisis actor. The day after their six-year-old daughter, Emilie, was murdered in the 2012 shooting, …

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Oakland shooting at school campus that left 6 injured believed to have been gang-related, police say

Oakland shooting at school campus that left 6 injured believed to have been gang-related, police say

CNN — Oakland police are still working to identify two people who opened fire on a school campus Wednesday in what police described as a “targeted” shooting resulting from gang related violence. Six people were injured in the shooting at the King Estate campus in East Oakland, which police say was caused by “group and …

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Victims of the Highland Park July 4 mass shooting sue gun manufacturer, two gun stores, the accused shooter and his father

Victims of the Highland Park July 4 mass shooting sue gun manufacturer, two gun stores, the accused shooter and his father

CNN — Victims of a mass shooting that claimed the lives of seven people and injured dozens at a July 4 parade in Illinois have filed lawsuits against a gun manufacturer, the accused shooter and the shooter’s father, court documents show. The civil lawsuits, filed Tuesday in Illinois’ Lake County Circuit Court, include the families …

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California bars tech companies from complying with other states' abortion-related warrants

California bars tech companies from complying with other states’ abortion-related warrants

Washington CNN Business — California is attempting to stymie abortion prosecutions in other states by making it illegal for Silicon Valley giants and other businesses based in the Golden State to hand over the personal information of abortion-seekers to out-of-state authorities. A new law signed Tuesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom forbids California-based businesses from giving …

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Uvalde parents have filed a federal lawsuit against gun manufacturers, the school district and others

Uvalde parents have filed a federal lawsuit against gun manufacturers, the school district and others

CNN — Parents of survivors of the Robb Elementary School massacre in Uvalde, Texas, have filed a federal lawsuit against multiple entities – including the gun manufacturer, school district and city – for a host of allegations, including negligence and recklessness. Nineteen children and two teachers were killed in the May 24 shooting after an …

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Indian rape ruling says rape includes marital rape and extends abortion rights to 24 weeks

Indian rape ruling says rape includes marital rape and extends abortion rights to 24 weeks

CNN — Marital rape was defined as rape in a landmark decision by India’s Supreme Court on Thursday. The country’s top court also stated that all women, regardless of their marital status, have the right to an abortion up until 24 weeks, the Press Trust of India (PTI) news agency reported. The statements were made …

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US Army doctor and anesthesiologist charged with conspiring to provide US military medical records to Russian government

US Army doctor and anesthesiologist charged with conspiring to provide US military medical records to Russian government

CNN — A wife and husband from Maryland have been charged with conspiring to provide the Russian government with personal medical records from the US government and military, according to a newly unsealed federal indictment. Anna Gabrielian, an anesthesiologist practicing in Baltimore, along with her husband, Jamie Lee Henry, a major and doctor in the …

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Australian Sean Turnell jailed for 3 years by Myanmar court

Aung San Suu Kyi, Australian Sean Turnell jailed for 3 years by Myanmar court

CNN — A Myanmar military court has sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi and her former adviser, Australian Sean Turnell, to three years in prison for violating the country’s Official State Secrets Act, a source familiar with the court proceedings confirmed to CNN. Australia immediately rejected the ruling and demanded the release of Turnell, …

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PnB Rock shooting: LAPD identifies suspect in fatal shooting of rapper and arrests 2 others

PnB Rock shooting: LAPD identifies suspect in fatal shooting of rapper and arrests 2 others

CNN — The Los Angeles Police Department identified a suspect and arrested two other people in connection with the fatal shooting of rapper PnB Rock earlier this month. Freddie Lee Trone was identified “as being a person involved” in the killing of the rapper, according to a LAPD news release. Trone is considered armed and …

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