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Trump backs bill on school safety: White House

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump would sign a bill aimed at preventing school violence like the mass shooting that killed 17 people in Florida last month, which the U.S. House of Representatives is poised to pass later on Wednesday.…

Gun control in the US: issues and proposals

WASHINGTON: There have been renewed calls for stricter gun control in the United States following the shooting deaths last week of 14 students and three adults at a Florida high school. Here's a look at some of the issues surrounding gun…

US Senate inches toward possible gun control action

WASHINGTON: A long-running battle over gun control in the United States reaches a critical stage next week in the U.S. Senate amid signs Americans are more willing to accept limited restrictions after the deadliest mass shooting in modern…

Tearful Obama makes new push for gun control

WASHINGTON: Wiping back tears as he remembered children killed in a mass shooting, President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered stricter gun rules that he can impose without Congress and urged American voters to reject pro-gun candidates.