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US mall shooting gunman identified, motive still unknown

US mall shooting gunman identified, motive still unknown

A gunman who opened fire in a shopping mall near Washington, killing two people before taking his own life, was a 19-year-old armed with a shotgun and crude homemade explosives, police said Sunday. Dario Marcus Aguilar fired six to eight shots from a Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun during the attack at the Columbia Mall Saturday, killing [...]

January 26, 2014 Reporters365 Top News 0

US scholar returns Hungary award over Holocaust ‘whitewash’

US scholar returns Hungary award over Holocaust ‘whitewash’

An American professor and prominent Holocaust scholar said Sunday he was handing back a Hungarian state award in protest at the government’s “falsification of history”. “After following developments in Hungary in recent years, it is with heavy heart that I have made this decision,” Randolph L. Braham, a Romanian-born Holocaust survivor and professor at the [...]

January 26, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Sudan paper suspended over corruption report: editor

Sudan paper suspended over corruption report: editor

A Sudanese newspaper which reported on commodity shortages and alleged corruption has been suspended from publishing, its editor said on Sunday. Idris Al-Doma said he was informed of the ban against Al-Jarida during a Sunday meeting with agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS). “This is because we published stories about the crises [...]

January 26, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Gunman kills two in US mall shooting

Gunman kills two in US mall shooting

A gunman carrying homemade explosives shot dead two people at a popular shopping mall near Washington on Saturday before killing himself, US police said. Investigators were grappling for a motive but said that they had “tentatively identified” the gunman, who had “a large amount of ammunition” still on and around him when officers found his [...]

January 26, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0

Nigeria under pressure to pass long-awaited oil law

Nigeria under pressure to pass long-awaited oil law

When Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan signed into law a bill banning gay marriage and civil unions this month, he won wide support from his compatriots, especially on social media. But tucked away on Twitter timelines, some users asked how such a law was passed in less than a year when a key plank of government [...]

January 26, 2014 Reporters365 Around Nigeria, Top News 0

Gay-cowboy opera ‘Brokeback Mountain’ staged in Spain

Gay-cowboy opera ‘Brokeback Mountain’ staged in Spain

Cowboys embrace in their underwear, singing in rich tenor and baritone voices in a modern opera adaptation of the Oscar-winning film “Brokeback Mountain” opening in Madrid on Tuesday. The tragic love story of Jack and Ennis, played in the 2005 picture by Jake Gyllenhaal and the late Heath Ledger, comes to Madrid’s Teatro Real in [...]

January 26, 2014 Reporters365 Around the World 0