Drudge uses photo from Syria to depict Latin American kids as violent criminals

On Monday, the Drudge Report’s lead story was headlined “BORDER BATTLE: USA TAKING IN 250 KIDS PER DAY.” The accompanying image was of a group of young boys holding what looked like guns — the implication being that some of the kids the Trump administration is separating from their parents and detaining in detention centers are dangerous gangsters.

There was just one problem, however — the image was actually of Syrian kids holding toy guys during the 20...

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Civilians own 85% of world’s 1bn firearms, survey reveals

Nearly 40% of all guns are in hands of US citizens, according to report that says rich countries hold more weapons than poorer nations

Latest statistics show the proliferation of privately owned guns is on the rise, with wealthy countries outstripping developing and war-torn countries.

In a detailed report, weapons watchdog the Small Arms Survey has researched the numbers of guns across 230 countries.

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‘This is huge’: black liberationist speaks out after her 40 years in prison

Exclusive: Debbie Sims Africa, the first freed member of a radical Philadelphia group many say were unjustly imprisoned, talks about reuniting with her son and defends the Move members still locked up: ‘We are peaceful people’

The first member of a group of black radicals known as the Move Nine who have been incarcerated, they insist unjustly, for almost 40 years for killing a Philadelphia police officer has been released from prison.

Debbie Sims Africa, 61, w...

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Giffords Statement on Shooting at Art Festival in Trenton, New Jersey

June 17, 2018— Giffords, the gun safety organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and Captain Mark Kelly, responded to an early morning shooting at an arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey. So far 20 people are reported to have been injured while one suspect was taken into custody and another was killed.

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords:

“Friday night Americans from different backgrounds and communities came together on Chicag...

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1 dead, 22 injured in shooting at New Jersey art festival

An art festival in Trenton, New Jersey was interrupted by a hail of gunfire on Sunday morning.

Officials said the suspected gunman was killed during the shooting and 22 people were injured, including a child and a 13-year-old who is in “extremely critical condition.”

At a news conference on Sunday, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said early indications were a police officer shot the deceased 33-year-old male suspect. Another man was taken into custody and m...

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One dead and 20 injured in shooting at New Jersey Art All Night festival

  • One suspect killed and one in custody, prosecutor says
  • Shooting happened at overnight event in Trenton

An all-night arts and music festival turned deadly on Sunday morning when gunfire erupted in a crowd, sending people stampeding and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, authorities said.

Sixteen people were treated for gunshot wounds, said Mercer county prosecutor Angelo Onofri on Sunday morning. Four of those, including a 13-year-old boy, were in...

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