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4 children, 2 adults dead in suburban Houston shootingAn injured victim was able to identify the gunman and direct deputies to him, police said.

2014-07-09 20:11:35 -0600

generic_fp_shooting_v1Police in western Tennessee searched on Wednesday for a suspect in a shooting at a National Guard armory outside Nashville that left one person wounded, according to the county sheriff's department and local media reports. The shooting occurred at about 5 p.m. local time at the armory in Lobelville, a town in Perry County, Tennessee, that lies about 75 miles (120 km) southwest of Nashville, a county sheriff's dispatcher said. The wounded individual, described by local media reports as a sergeant in the National Guard, was flown by helicopter to Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, the dispatcher said.

2014-07-09 19:02:01 -0600

Smoke and debris rise after an Israeli strike on the Gaza Strip seen from the Israeli side of the Israel Gaza Border, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Since the Gaza offensive began Tuesday, Israel has attacked more than 400 sites in Gaza, killing at least 32 people in a military operation it says is aimed at quenching rocket fire against Israel. Only four rockets were fired from Gaza toward Israel overnight, the army said. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled Palestinian targets Wednesday across the Gaza Strip and threatened a broad ground offensive, while the first diplomatic efforts to end two days of heavy fighting got underway.

2014-07-09 20:23:34 -0600