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Mass Shooters Like Dylann Roof Rarely Get Sentenced To Death

Mass Shooters Like Dylann Roof Rarely Get Sentenced To Death

It's now up to jurors to mull the guilt or innocence of a man charged with slaying nine black worshippers during Bible study at a SC church. Roof is facing different charges in the two systems for the killings in Charleston. CHARLESTON, S.C.: As closing arguments got underway in the hate crimes trial of Dylann Roof, US prosecutors described the warm welcome the white supremacist was given at a black church in SC and how worshipers had their eyes closed in prayer when the accused gunman ...


Gambian electoral crisis tops agenda at West African summit

Gambian electoral crisis tops agenda at West African summit

Barrow and his supporters, and members of the IEC ", he added. The political impasse in the Gambia, an African country of less than three million people was ignited by the volte face made by its president, Yahya Jammeh who rejected the outcome of the election nine days after calling to congratulate the victor.


13 killed as Indonesian air force's plane crashes in Papua

13 killed as Indonesian air force's plane crashes in Papua

It had taken off from the city of Timika before crashing near its destination of Wamena at around 6.15am local time. Air force chief of staff Agus Supriatna told MetroTV that bad weather was suspected to have caused the crash. It was the third air accident in Indonesia in less than a month. Indonesian soldiers examining the Hercules military plane A-1334 that crashed in Wamena on 18 December, 2016.



Evacuation from east Aleppo back on track

On Sunday some buses, as well as Red Crescent vehicles, reached the entrance to the villages in Idlib province, which are besieged by insurgents. Pictures and videos posted online by Idlib residents and activists show buses ablaze on the side of a road in Idlib province, northwest Syria.


At least 14 killed in a series of attacks in Jordan

At least 14 killed in a series of attacks in Jordan

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, however, Jordan is involved in the US-led global coalition battling the Islamic State group across the region. The gunmen then fled by auto into the city. Security sources told Efe that the gunmen were surrounded and that shots were exchanged when policemen in several patrol cars tried to arrest them.