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Venezuela humanitarian aid met with teargas and gunfire on borders

Venezuela humanitarian aid met with teargas and gunfire on bordersThe clashes occurred as Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, who most Western nations recognize as Venezuela’s legitimate leader, gave a personal send off to an aid caravan from the Colombian city of Cucuta. Guaido briefly boarded one of a dozen trucks carrying U.S.-backed humanitarian aid before they set off toward the border, where they were pushed back by Venezuelan security forces. Colombia’s government said their contents would be unloaded and transported by “human chains” that have formed on the road that leads toward Venezuela.



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Palestinians bury teen killed by Israeli gunfire during border protests

Palestinians bury teen killed by Israeli gunfire during border protestsGaza health officials say the 15-year-old boy was shot by Israeli troops during a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border. Rough cut (no reporter narration)



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Israeli gunfire kills Gaza teens during border protests

Israeli gunfire kills Gaza teens during border protestsIsraeli troops shot dead two Palestinian teenagers including a 14-year-old boy during Gaza border protests on Friday, Palestinian health officials said. Israel’s military said it had opened fire in response to explosives and rocks hurled at the border fence. Palestinians have been staging weekly protests since last March at the border of Gaza, an enclave controlled by the Islamist militant group Hamas.



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18 Gaza protesters wounded by Israel gunfire: ministry

18 Gaza protesters wounded by Israel gunfire: ministryAt least 18 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire Friday in small protests along the Gaza border, the health ministry in the Palestinian enclave said. The 18 were hit with live ammunition as a few thousand gathered in different spots along the heavily-guarded border line, the ministry said. Palestinians in Gaza have since March 30, especially on Fridays, held often violent protests backed by the strip’s Islamist rulers Hamas.



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14 Palestinian protesters wounded by Israeli gunfire: Gaza ministry

14 Palestinian protesters wounded by Israeli gunfire: Gaza ministryAt least 14 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire Friday during protests along the Gaza border, the enclave’s health ministry said, as a lull in deadly violence held after a truce deal last week. Health ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said 14 people were injured by Israeli army fire along the border, including “a child shot in the chest east of the Al-Bureij refugee camp” in the central Gaza Strip.



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Water heater malfunction mistaken for gunfire at high school

Water heater malfunction mistaken for gunfire at high schoolHAMPSTEAD, N.C. (AP) — Classes were delayed by a few hours at a group of North Carolina schools Friday after loud noises from a high school's malfunctioning water heater prompted a report of an active shooter and a massive law enforcement response.



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Heroes rushed into gunfire, pulled people to safety at bar

Heroes rushed into gunfire, pulled people to safety at barCollege students out for a good time and a veteran lawman on patrol became heroes during a shooting at a country music bar by pulling people to safety and rushing into the gunfire.



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Student dies after fight ends in gunfire at NC high school

Student dies after fight ends in gunfire at NC high schoolA North Carolina high school student shot and killed a fellow student during a fight in a crowded school hallway Monday, officials said, calling the incident a case of bullying that "escalated out of control" which had students scurrying to escape and parents rushing to campus to check on their children.



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Pittsburgh shooting: Hero Dr Jerry Rabinowitz died rushing into gunfire at synagogue to help the wounded

Pittsburgh shooting: Hero Dr Jerry Rabinowitz died rushing into gunfire at synagogue to help the woundedDr Jerry Rabinowitz, one of the victims in a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue over the weekend, has been hailed for helping the wounded in his final moments. The 66-year-old doctor is one of 11 people killed in an apparent antisemitic attack targeting the Tree of Life, a synagogue located in the city’s Squirrel Hill neighbourhood. As a shooter opened fire on the community’s weekly Saturday service, he reportedly rushed to help those injured, according to his nephew, Avisahi Ostrin, who wrote about the tragedy in a public Facebook post.



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At least 20 injured after gunfire erupts at New Jersey art festival

At least 20 injured after gunfire erupts at New Jersey art festivalThe gunfire rang out in Trenton, New Jersey, during an “Art All Night” festival meant to bring the community together. Police say one suspect is dead and another is in custody.



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