Virginia Beach shooting: 12 killed by ‘disgruntled city worker’

Shooter identified as DeWayne Craddock fired at colleagues at Virginia Beach municipal centre before police killed him. At least 12 people were killed in Virginia Beach – a city in the US state of Virginia – on Friday when a gunman opened fire at a municipal centre, in the latest mass shooting in the country. Police on Saturday identified the gunman as DeWayne Craddock, who fired indiscriminately at his workplace colleagues, sending coworkers scrambling for cover before police fatally shot and killed him, authorities said. Several others were wounded in the…

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Manning freed but ordered to appear before new grand jury

Manning spent 62 days in jail after refusing to answer questions to a federal grand jury investigating WikiLeaks. Manning served seven years in prison for leaking one of the largest troves of classified documents in the US history [File: Ford Fischer/News2Share/Reuters] Chelsea Manning, a former US military intelligence analyst who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, has been released and immediately summoned to appear before a new grand jury, according to her lawyers. Manning was released on Thursday after the term expired for the previous…

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Feds take down dark web index and news site Deep Dot Web

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has seized the dark web index and news site Deep Dot Web, according to a warning notice posted on the site. The site’s dark web site has also been taken down and replaced with a similar notice. The agency, according to the notice, seized the website with a warrant, working with computer crime investigators and European law enforcement. Two people in Israel were arrested in connection with the bust, according to local Israeli media, and authorities have also reportedly taken people in France, Germany, the…

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Kentucky Derby faced with spike in horse deaths

No one has determined the cause of fatal injuries but animal rights advocates point to an over-medication of horses. It is Kentucky Derby (pron. Dur-bee) day in the United States. That means horse racing fans are getting ready for one of the biggest events in the sport. But a spike in horse deaths has overshadowed the season. Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.

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US Boy Scouts scandal: Over 12,000 children sexually abused

The Boy Scouts of America faces accusations that it failed to report cases of child sex abuse. A child sexual abuse scandal threatens to engulf Boy Scouts of America, an institution once considered one of the United States‘ most wholesome and patriotic. More than 12,000 children were sexually abused while taking part in Boy Scouts activities, it has emerged. The organisation kept quiet about the alleged paedophiles after kicking them out, keeping their files secret instead of revealing their identities. Now, lawyer Jeff Anderson plans to file multiple lawsuits on…

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