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Guy Hedger shooting: At least two intruders hunted by police

Police are searching for at least two people over the shooting of a marketing executive who was shot in his own home. Guy Hedger was shot by intruders who entered a house in St Ives, near Ringwood, Dorset, just after 03:00 BST on Sunday. He later died in hospital. The men, who wore balaclavas, stole jewellery including designer watches before fleeing the property. No arrests have been made and police have not recovered the shotgun used to kill the 61-year-old. A helicopter was used to search the area following the ...

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Paris shooting: Gunman was 'focus of anti-terror' probe

Media playback is unsupported on your device The gunman who shot dead a policeman in Paris on Thursday has been identified from papers left in his car, but French officials are yet to release his name. Local media say the 39-year-old lived in the city’s suburbs, and had been seen as a potential Islamist radical. The gunman also wounded two police officers before he was killed by security forces on the Champs-Elysees. President François Hollande is to chair a security cabinet meeting, as France readies for Sunday’s presidential poll. Mr ...

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Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One dead, 14 injured, police say

One person has been killed and 14 injured in a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio. At least two gunmen were involved in the incident at the Cameo Night Club, according to the Cincinnati Police Department. There was no indication the shooting was terror-related, Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate said on Twitter. Several people have life-threatening injuries, Mr Neudigate told news channel WLWT-TV. “We are in the middle of a very horrific situation that occurred at the nightclub with multiple victims. It’s going to be a long night for ...

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Hot shooting, strong defense, rest allow Warriors to rout Mavericks

1:50 AM ET DALLAS — The Golden State Warriors blew out the Dallas Mavericks112-87 in another dominant defensive performance. Despite coming off a back-to-back and resting Andre Iguodala with the ever unusual “hip tightness,” the Warriors were in full form, ending the game quickly and brutally. Like so many Golden State wins, the opponent started with a spark, only to slowly sputter and fade from the action. A cohesive defense will do that. It has perhaps been the most underrated aspect of the Warriors’ season, a buoy taken for granted ...

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Farmer, 83, cleared over shooting man on his land

An 83-year-old farmer who shot a man on his farm has been cleared of inflicting grievous bodily harm. Kenneth Hugill, of Mill House Farm, Wilberfoss, near York, shot Richard Stables injuring him in the foot on 13 November 2015. Mr Stables, 44, had claimed he had stumbled onto the farm accidentally and was not planning to steal diesel. Mr Hugill told Hull Crown Court he had been “petrified” and thought Mr Stables’ car was going to kill him. Read more about this and other stories from East Yorkshire In evidence, ...

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Paris shooting: New scare for French tourism

Tourists flock to Spain, Portugal, to avoid terrorism risk France’s status as a tourist magnet took another hit Friday after a man wielding a machete was shot in Paris. French authorities have opened a terror investigation after the man, who rushed a group of soldiers, was shot in an underground plaza that adjoins the Louvre museum. The incident follows a string of high-profile terrorist attacks that have deterred tourists from visiting the country, including a summer attack in Nice that left at least 85 people dead. France has been in ...

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Quebec City mosque shooting: At least five reportedly killed

Five people are reported to have been killed in a shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, Canada. Shots were fired at the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre on Sunday night, where dozens had gathered for evening prayers. Two people have been arrested but the investigation is ongoing, police said. Police have not suggested a motive although Philippe Couillard, the premier of Quebec, described it as a “terrorist act”. The centre’s president told reporters that five people had been killed but police have not yet provided any numbers for the dead ...

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Fort Lauderdale airport shooting suspect charged

The man suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting at a Florida airport has been charged by prosecutors. Esteban Santiago, 26, is accused of opening fire at Fort Lauderdale airport, killing five people and injuring six others. He is charged with carrying out an act of violence at an international airport resulting in death, which carries a maximum punishment of execution. Mr Santiago also faces lesser weapons charges. The suspect, who is in custody, told agents he had planned the attack and bought a one-way ticket to Fort Lauderdale, according ...

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