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United States

9 November 2009

Age (Melbourne)

By now you will have heard of Major Nidal Malak Hasan, the US Army psychiatrist who shot 13 of his colleagues dead and wounded 31 inside the Army's largest base, Fort Hood in Texas last Thursday. Taryale Petter, John Herman, Jason Rodriques and Marcus Gonzalez are names you may not know. Taryale was only 15 years old. Early Friday morning, aboard his Philadelphia school bus, he pulled a handgun from his bag and shot another child. Hermann, a Minnesota cop, on Tuesday... (

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