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Gun Policy News, 16 May 2010


16 May 2010

Daily Nation (Nairobi)

NAIROBI — Three people were arrested on Sunday after they were found smuggling two guns and ammunition into the city. Detectives from the Special Crime Prevention Unit led by Mr Richard Katola intercepted the bus from Kisumu and recovered a Browning automatic and Tokarev pistols with eleven rounds of ammunition. The bus had just arrived in the city from Kisumu when police acting on a tip-off arrested the men. Nairobi police boss Anthony Kibuchi said they were being... (

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16 May 2010

Angola Press Agency (Luanda)

LUCALA, Angola — At least 106 various explosive devices were destroyed on Friday in Lucala locality, in the northern Kwanza Norte Province, by a demining brigade of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA). The referred explosive devices were deactivated from January to April 2010 in "Coreia Dois" area in Lucala locality. The explosive devices and other lethal materials which were destroyed comprise 22 machine-guns of different calibres, an RPG7, seven projectiles from... (

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United States

16 May 2010

Detroit News

Mertilla Jones recounted the horrific death of her granddaughter this evening outside the home where the 7-year-old was killed by a police bullet. "They blew my granddaughter's brains out. They killed her right before my eyes," Jones said. "I watched the light go out of her eyes. I seen it." Aiyana Jones was fatally shot early Sunday by a Detroit Police officer hunting for a murder suspect, police said. She had been asleep on a living room sofa when officers raided... (

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United States

16 May 2010

Orange County Register (California), Column

One thing's for sure. No one was going to rob the Whole Foods Market in Tustin on Sunday afternoon. Between the fresh greens and the Asian foods, Phil Greubel had a .40-caliber semi-automatic pistol holstered to his belt. Vincent Burke decided what to have for lunch while packing a .40-caliber Glock. Over near the Greek salad, Gabriel Machan carried a 9 mm pistol on his hip. Then there was Brandon Stevens and his girlfriend, Chelley Smith, waiting amiably in line,... (

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United States

16 May 2010

Pantagraph (Illinois)

BLOOMINGTON — McLean County Sheriff Mike Emery has plenty to do. "As sheriff, if you find yourself with a couple of minutes to sit down and return phone calls, that's a slow day," said Emery. "Most of the time, I am returning phone calls on my way to my next appointment." But as a supporter of pending legislation that would give Illinois residents the right to carry concealed weapons, Emery would not complain if some of the workload, as a byproduct of new laws,... (

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