Ocasio-Cortez hits NRA after New Zealand shooting: ‘What good are your thoughts and prayers?’

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Friday tore into the National Rifle Association (NRA) after at least one gunman opened fire at two New Zealand mosques, leaving at least 49 people dead. The New York lawmaker condemned the fatal attack on Twitter, focusing her message on … Read More

Reddit bans r/watchpeopledie in the wake of the New Zealand mosque massacres

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The subreddit violated site policy on ‘glorifying violence’ Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Reddit has banned r/watchpeopledie, an infamous subreddit that hosted videos of people dying gruesomely. The ban comes after the subreddit re-hosted videos of the recent mosque … Read More

49 killed and more than 20 seriously injured in New Zealand mass shooting targeting mosques

Ambulance staff take a man from outside a mosque in central Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019. A witness says many people have been killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch.(AP … Read More

Hostage-taker in southern France fatally shot by security forces after killing three

© Pascal Pavani, AFP French security and police gather outside the Super U supermarket in the town of Trèbes, where a man took hostages before he was killed by security forces on March 23. A 26-year-old Moroccan national was fatally … Read More