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United States

27 August 2008

WRAL-TV News (North Carolina)

Authorities say they are finding more and more military-style assault rifles at crime scenes, and they say there's nothing they can really do to prevent the weapons from getting into the wrong hands. These style of guns, frequently referred to as AK-style weapons after the Soviet assault rifle favored all over the world, were involved in two separate investigations this past weekend. Raleigh police say Antonio Bryant attempted to rob the Applebee's on Hillsborough... (

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