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Philippine mayor on Duterte's 'narco-list' slain by 'sniper'

Philippine mayor on Duterte's 'narco-list' slain by 'sniper'A Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials was shot dead Monday by a “sniper” in a broad daylight attack at a town ceremony, police said. Antonio Halili was hit in the chest by a single shot fired from a distance, unleashing chaotic scenes during the weekly flag raising ceremony at the town hall in Tanauan, south of Manila. Town police chief Renato Mercado told AFP the shot was fired from about 150 metres (490 feet) away.



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Philippine mayor on Duterte's 'narco-list' slain by 'sniper'

Philippine mayor on Duterte's 'narco-list' slain by 'sniper'A Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials was shot dead Monday by a “sniper” in a broad daylight attack at a town ceremony, police said. Antonio Halili was hit in the chest by a single shot fired from a distance, unleashing chaotic scenes during the weekly flag raising ceremony at the town hall in Tanauan, south of Manila. Town police chief Renato Mercado told AFP the shot was fired from about 150 metres (490 feet) away.



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The Latest: Hundreds attend vigil for slain paper staffers

The Latest: Hundreds attend vigil for slain paper staffersANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the shootings targeting Maryland's Capital Gazette newspaper (all times local):



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Mourners remember 5 people slain at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md.

Mourners remember 5 people slain at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md.Hundreds of people gathered on Friday evening to remember the five people gunned down at a community newspaper office in Annapolis, Md., one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history.



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The Latest: Slain Kansas deputies were both parents

The Latest: Slain Kansas deputies were both parentsKANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shootings of two Kansas sheriff's deputies by an inmate they were transporting (all times local):



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Graduation ceremony at Florida school honors 4 slain seniors

Graduation ceremony at Florida school honors 4 slain seniorsSUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The senior class from the Florida high school where 17 people died in February's gun massacre held graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon, with the focus on honoring four students slain in the attack.



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Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown

Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometownKARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Thousands of people in Karachi attended the funeral Wednesday for a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student who was killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school.



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Texas Muslims mourn slain Pakistani exchange student

Texas Muslims mourn slain Pakistani exchange studentHouston’s Muslim community gathered to offer prayers Sunday at the funeral service for a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at her southeast Texas high school. About 1,000 people, many with Pakistani roots and wearing traditional Muslim dress, converged on an Islamic center in Stafford to honor Sabika Sheikh, whose body was brought by hearse to the somber service from Santa Fe, the nearby small rural town where a student murdered 10 people including eight students. Men lined up in rows offered traditional mourning prayers as Sheikh’s coffin, draped in the green and white flag of Pakistan, was brought into a small, cramped sanctuary.



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Slain teens honored at Florida high school's senior prom

Slain teens honored at Florida high school's senior promPARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Four Florida high school seniors slain in a mass shooting were honored by their classmates celebrating their senior prom.



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A look back at the work of slain AFP photojournalist Shah Marai killed in Kabul

A look back at the work of slain AFP photojournalist Shah Marai killed in KabulAgence France-Presse’s chief photographer in Kabul, Shah Marai, who was killed covering a suicide bombing on Monday, was a charismatic, courageous journalist who was dedicated to reporting on Afghanistan’s wrenching conflict. The 22-year veteran of the agency leaves behind two wives and six children, including his only daughter, born earlier this month — an event that brought him great joy and was celebrated with cake at the Kabul bureau just over a week ago. Marai’s versatility and easy camaraderie was demonstrated in a message moments before the second attack, in which he reassured an AFP video colleague who was stuck in traffic and could not reach the scene.



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