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Justine Damond: Australian PM calls shooting 'inexplicable'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has said he will seek answers from US authorities over the “inexplicable” death of a woman shot by a policeman. Justine Damond, originally from Sydney, was killed in Minneapolis after calling police to report a possible crime. The incident is under investigation by US authorities, who say they cannot compel the officer to give a statement. Mr Turnbull said his government is determined to learn what “went tragically wrong”. “How can a woman out in the street in her…

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News: Serenity to begin shooting in Mauritius

Mauritius has reached a new landmark in its history, with the arrival of the first Hollywood movie, Serenity, which is being shot in the country.  The event, hosted by the board of investment, was held at Maradiva. It was attended by prime minister Pravind Jugnauth as chief guest; minister of public infrastructure and transport Nando Bodha; minister of tourism and leisure Anil Gayan; minister of arts and culture Prithvirajsing Roopun; the managing director of the board of investment, Ken Poonoosamy; chairman of MTPA Raj Bhujohory; chief executive of Afrasia Bank…

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Workers slow to return to work after UPS shooting

Only five of nearly 40 San Francisco UPS workers have returned to work after witnessing the fatal shootings of three colleagues last month, a union official said. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/2sM8L3d) that the small number of people who have returned to work stems from fear of the unknown. “People are afraid,” said Joe Cilia, secretary-treasurer for Teamsters Local 2785, the drivers’ union. “It’s tough. People are starting to wonder what’s going to happen going forward, and they’re not able to go back to work.” On June 14, UPS…

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Avignon shooting: Eight injured near French mosque

Eight people have been injured in a shooting outside a mosque in southern France, officials have confirmed. Worshippers leaving the Arrahma mosque in Avignon were approached by two hooded suspects at about 22:30 local time (21:30 GMT) on Sunday. The suspects, carrying a handgun and a shotgun, arrived in a Renault Clio before opening fire on the crowd, La Provence newspaper reports. Police said they were not treating the incident as a terrorist attack. Four people were wounded outside the mosque and a family of four – including a seven-year-old…

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Rapper Finese 2Tymes arrested after Arkansas club shooting

Little Rock: Rapper Finese 2Tymes has been arrested in Alabama, a day after a shooting at one of his concerts in Little Rock left 28 people injured, the US Marshal Service says. Ricky Hampton of Memphis, Tennessee, also known as Finese2Tymes, was arrested early on Sunday, according to an inmate roster at an Alabama jail. An investigator collects evidence near an Arkansas nightclub where 25 people were shot. Photo: AP The US Marshal Service said Hampton and another man were arrested at the Side Effects Club in Birmingham, where he was…

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New York hospital: Shooting incident in the Bronx

A gunman has opened fire inside a hospital in the Bronx borough of New York. The man, said to be dressed as a doctor, began shooting at the 972-bed Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, reports say. At least three people are believed to have been shot, although other reports speak of multiple casualties and an ongoing situation. Messages on social media spoke of doctors and nurses barricading themselves inside the building. There are some reports of a fire in the building. New York’s mayor has just been briefed on the situation and police…

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Willesden shooting: Police foil 'active terror plot'

Media playback is unsupported on your device Police say they have foiled an active terror plot after a woman was shot during a raid on a house in Willesden, north-west London. The woman, in her 20s, was one of the subjects of the investigation and is in a serious but stable condition. A raid also took place in Kent, with six people arrested in total. Officers say the operation was not connected to an arrest near Parliament on Thursday, when a man was detained on suspicion of terror offences. Police…

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