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Walmart, the nation's largest retailer and major seller of firearms, has been the scene of two recent shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Southaven, Mississippi. HLN's Caroline Woods reports.
CNN
August 05, 2019 - 8:29 am
By Clare Duffy, CNN Business (CNN) -- Last year, Dick's Sporting Goods ended the sale of semi-automatic, assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines after a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, killed 17 people. It also raised the age for purchasing weapons from 18 to 21. Walmart, despite a...
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President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington.
Evan Vucci/AP Photo
August 05, 2019 - 7:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaking out against weekend mass shootings that rocked a nation, President Donald Trump on Monday called for bipartisan solutions to the bloodshed but offered few details and faced pointed questions from Democrats about whether he had the moral authority to rally a nation against...
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Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya (11) celebrates after scoring a goal against the D.C. United during the first half at Audi Field.
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Tim Jimenez
August 05, 2019 - 7:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the Philadelphia Union happened to be in our nation's capital for a match Sunday night, team captain Alejandro Bedoya took advantage of the national spotlight to address Congress on the issue of gun violence. After scoring the opening goal against D.C. United in...
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Mourners gather at a vigil following a nearby mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
John Minchillo/AP Photo
August 04, 2019 - 8:44 pm
(AP) — Two mass shootings at crowded public places in Texas and Ohio claimed at least 29 lives in less than 24 hours and left scores of people wounded, a shocking carnage even in a country accustomed to gun violence. In the Texas border city of El Paso, a gunman opened fire Saturday morning in a...
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JANUARY 30: A pedestrian walks by a McDonald's restaurant on January 30, 2018 in San Francisco, California.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
August 04, 2019 - 6:55 pm
MADEIRA BEACH, Fl. ( WFTS ) — A McDonald's employee was fired after turning away paramedics Wednesday night. Anthony Quinn, a paramedic with Sun Star Inc., claimed in a Facebook review of the Madeira Beach McDonald's that he and his partner were denied service at the restaurant. In his review,...
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File-This Sept. 8, 2019, file photo shows Afton Williamson attending the PaleyFest Fall TV Previews of "The Rookie" at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP, File
August 04, 2019 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Afton Williamson, star of the ABC crime series "The Rookie," says she is quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the making of the show's first season. In an Instagram post Sunday, Williamson outlined a series of claims against...
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Mourners gather at a vigil following a nearby mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
John Minchillo/AP Photo
August 04, 2019 - 7:26 am
By Dan Sewell, John Minchillo and John Seewer DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A masked gunman in body armor opened fire early Sunday in a popular entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio, killing nine people, including his sister, and wounding dozens before he was quickly slain by police, officials said. Connor...
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This image provided by the FBI shows Patrick Crusius. A gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, killing over a dozen.
FBI and John Locher/AP Photo
August 03, 2019 - 2:00 pm
By Cedar Attanasio, Michael Balsamo and Diana Heidgerd EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso shopping area will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, federal authorities said Sunday as they weighed hate-crime charges against the suspected gunman that could...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 30, 2019, file photo, the logo for Capital One Financial appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
August 03, 2019 - 1:20 pm
By Anick Jesdanun NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax 2017. Marriott 2018. Capital One 2019. Data breaches through hacking attacks are distressingly common these days, and personal details about you can lead to identity theft, such as credit cards and loans in your name. But it's hard to pin the blame on any...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2014 file photo, Eric Garner's body lies in a casket during his funeral at Bethel Baptist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
AP Photo/New York Daily News, Julia Xanthos, Pool
August 02, 2019 - 9:56 pm
By Michael R. Sisak NEW YORK (AP) — In a reckoning five years in the making, an administrative judge on Friday recommended firing a New York City police officer over the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over policing, race...
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