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Saudi gunman tweeted against U.S. before naval base shooting

The FBI is confirming it is operating on the assumption that the deadly attack at the Pensacola, Florida, naval base by a Saudi flight student was an act of terrorism, while a US official says the gunman had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast US support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim.

New footage shows hero coach disarming, comforting Oregon student

Newly released surveillance footage from the Parkrose High School gun scare in May shows Keanon Lowe, a security guard and coach at the Portland school, disarming, embracing and comforting the distraught student who brought a loaded shotgun into a classroom.

Gunmen kill nearly 30 people in brazen attack in Kabul

Gunmen armed with assault rifles and explosives stormed a government building in the Afghan capital Monday, killing 29 people, wounding more than 20 and terrorizing hundreds in a brazen, eight-hour long assault that ended with the death of the attackers, authorities said.

Oklahoma authorities: Suspected restaurant gunman had gun license

The man suspected of shooting three people inside an Oklahoma City restaurant before being fatally shot by bystanders had no obvious connection to the victims or the restaurant, and was legally authorized to carry a firearm, authorities said Friday.

Authorities give few clues to why Army vet gunned down women

The man who killed three women after a daylong siege at a Northern California veterans home had trouble adjusting to regular life after he returned from the Afghanistan war and had been kicked out of the treatment program designed to help him.

Police: Extreme-right gunman shoots 6 Africans in Italy

An Italian gunman with extreme right-wing sympathies shot and wounded six African immigrants Saturday in a two-hour drive-by shooting spree, authorities said, terrorizing a small Italian city where a Nigerian man had been arrested days earlier in a teenager’s gruesome killing.

Police: Hospital gunman fired many shots, killed himself

A man carrying two handguns who tried to storm into an Ohio hospital’s psychiatric emergency room shot and wounded a security officer, fired at a police officer and then fatally shot himself, police said Thursday.

Texas church gunman once escaped from mental health center

The gunman who carried out the massacre at a small-town Texas church briefly escaped from a mental health center in New Mexico in 2012 and got in trouble for bringing guns onto a military base and threatening his superiors there, police reports indicate.

Could Vegas police have taken down the gunman sooner?

The revised timeline given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre raises questions about whether better communication might have allowed police to respond more quickly and take out the gunman before he could kill and wound so many people.