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Parkland students scarred, determined after lives changed forever

Parkland students scarred, determined after lives changed foreverPARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Madeline Gaffney, Diego Pfeiffer and Kayla Sanseverino were normal teens focused on homework and college applications before last month's mass shooting catapulted them into the U.S. debate on gun rights.



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Monument to designer of AK-47 rifle scarred by sculptor's lapse

Monument to designer of AK-47 rifle scarred by sculptor's lapseWorkers on Friday cut out part of a new monument to Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the Soviet Union’s legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after eagle-eyed Russians noticed that it mistakenly depicted a German weapon of World War Two. Just three days ago, the monument to the creator of one of Russia’s best known export brands was unveiled with much fanfare in central Moscow. A metal bas-relief behind a statue of Kalashnikov depicts the AK-47 and other weapons all supposedly designed by the engineer, who died in 2013.



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Scarred survivors inspire Italy to fight domestic violence

Scarred survivors inspire Italy to fight domestic violenceROME (AP) — Lucia Annibali's face was rebuilt for the price of atrocious pain and 18 surgeries after an acid attack ordered by her ex-boyfriend corroded her eyelids, cheeks and forehead almost to the bone and left her nearly blind.



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