Police investigate gang links to London shooting that left woman dead

Lianne Gordon, 42, died at scene in Hackney, while two other people were taken to hospital

Detectives are investigating possible gang links to a shooting that left a woman dead and two people wounded in east London on Tuesday, just days after shots were fired on the same road.

Tributes have been left to Lianne Gordon, 42, who was described as a “beautiful soul” in a card left near the scene. A murder investigation has been launched, but no arrests have been made.

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Wieambilla shootings: FBI arrests US man in connection with Queensland terrorist attack that left six dead

Donald Day, who communicated with Gareth and Stacey Train online, was arrested in Arizona on 1 December

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The FBI has arrested a man in the US state of Arizona in connection with last year’s religiously motivated terrorist attack on a remote Queensland property in Wieambilla.

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Al Gore calls social media algorithms ‘digital’ AR-15s

Former Vice President Al Gore took aim at social media algorithms on Tuesday, saying sites that are "dominated by algorithms" are the “digital equivalent of AR-15s.”

Gore, speaking at the the Bloomberg Green at COP28 event, said that spending too much time scrolling on social media could be dangerous and suggested that algorithms be banned. Numerous lawmakers have raised concerns about the use of social media among children.

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Lawmakers tear into college heads on antisemitism

Both Republican and Democratic members of the House tore into three university presidents Tuesday at a hearing focused on the responses their colleges have had to the rise in antisemitism since the Oct. 7 Hamas attack.  

The presidents of Harvard University, the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) all had to defend their policies, though they often declined to give specifics.  

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