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July 16, 2018 12:57 PM An Indiana man thought the gun he was cleaning was unloaded. His 6-year-old daughter is now dead

Gun manuals and training protocols remind owners to check to see if a weapon is unloaded and pointed in a safe direction before starting to clean. Yet accidental shootings are a significant cause of death in the U.S. In 2013, a North Carolina man was wiping down his shotgun when it unexpectedly went off and his 10-year-old son was shot in the head. In 2015, a Pennsylvania 6

July 15, 2018 12:51 PM Trump told Theresa May to ‘sue the EU’ over Brexit, she says

LONDON—Donald Trump has advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to “sue” the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain’s impending exit from the bloc. The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press conference with May that he had given the British leader a suggestion that she found too “brutal.” Asked Sunday on the BBC’s 6

July 14, 2018 1:52 PM Six dead after attackers target Somalia’s presidential palace

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—Somali security forces shot dead three extremists wearing soldiers’ uniforms, foiling an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began with a car bomb exploding, police said Saturday. The confrontation came a week after an attack on the nearby interior ministry compound in Mogadishu killed at least nine people, again 7

July 11, 2018 2:43 PM Maryland-based Good Charlotte to headline benefit concert for 5 slain at newspaper

NEW YORK—The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-based rockers Good Charlotte to honour the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom. Mayor Gavin Buckley said Wednesday the event dubbed “Annapolis Rising: A Benefit for The Capital Gazette and Free Press” will take place July 28 and will include 7

July 8, 2018 11:34 PM Looting follows protests over fuel prices in Haitian capital

Chapin United Methodist Church in South Carolina posted online that its mission team was safe but stranded. Marcy Kenny, assimilation minister for the church, told the State newspaper that the group hoped the unrest would abate enough for them to safely make it to the airport. A North Carolina doctor and his son were part of another medical mission group 8

July 6, 2018 3:16 PM Portuguese lawmakers overwhelmingly reject proposal to ban bullfighting

LISBON, PORTUGAL—Portugal’s parliament has voted overwhelmingly against a bill banning bullfights, which are a traditional summer event. A lone lawmaker with the People-Animals-Nature party tabled the bill Friday, but it earned just 31 votes in the 230-seat Republican Assembly, Portugal’s parliament. Unlike in Spain, bulls are not killed in the ring in Portugal 34

July 3, 2018 10:06 PM Stanley Cup visits the temporary Capital Gazette office

Craig “Woody” Leydig did an interview with the Capital Gazette about 2 p.m. last Thursday afternoon. Leydig, the assistant equipment manager for the Washington Capitals, spoke on the phone from the team’s headquarters at the Kettler Iceplex, in Arlington, Va. Shortly after hanging up the phone, Leydig walked into the laundry room and saw breaking news on television 14

July 3, 2018 4:17 PM Tyler Bozak says goodbye to Toronto

That was Kessel, who would become Bozak’s roommate. The two were, in fact, so close, they became the object of some chirping in the Leafs’ dressing room, where the pair were quickly dubbed “Bert and Ernie,” a reference to the Sesame Street characters. “I can still see Ron Wilson’s handwriting on the whiteboard in my mind from January 12, my second ever NHL game,” Bozak 9

July 3, 2018 4:11 PM Donald Trump eventually orders U.S. flags lowered to honour 5 slain at Capital Gazette

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. flags on federal property be flown at half-staff through sunset Tuesday to honour five people slain at a newspaper in Maryland’s capital. The order comes after Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley said Monday that Trump had declined his request to lower the flags. Four Capital Gazette journalists and a staffer 11

July 1, 2018 1:07 PM 48 dead in northern India after overcrowded bus plunges into gorge

It wasn’t clear what caused the crash, but Gunjiyal said bad weather could have caused the bus to skid off the road. “It is raining (in the area) since morning. Two days back there was a landslide in that area,” he said, adding that residents were the first to reach the site and help the victims. Gunjiya said the terrain was inhospitable and communications 10