A teenage German-Iranian gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree at a busy Munich shopping centre and then committed suicide had likely acted alone, German police said Saturday. The third attack on civilians in Europe in just over a week sent panicked shoppers fleeing the mall in Germany’s third largest city as elite police launched a massive operation to track down what had initially been thought to be up to three assailants. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will convene her security council on Saturday after the shooting, which came just days after an axe rampage on a train in
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By Jens Hack, Joern Poltz and Karin Strohecker MUNICH (Reuters) – An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who apparently acted alone opened fire near a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack on civilians in Western Europe in eight days. The pistol-wielding attacker, identified by Munich Police Chief Hubertus Andrae as a dual national from Munich, was later found dead of a suspected self-inflicted gunshot wound. Authorities said it was too early to say whether it was a terrorist attack, and said they had no immediate evidence of an Islamist motive.
A Colorado Navy veteran who identifies as neither male nor female has taken the State Department to court for refusing to administer a gender-neutral passport.
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Tim Kaine was born in the midwest and then elected to office in the south. He was an early Obama supporter but now often campaigns with Hillary Clinton.
California Gov. Jerry Brown denied parole to former Manson family member Leslie Van Houten, saying that the murder convict “currently poses an unreasonable danger to society.”
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On this day in 1984, 21-year-old Vanessa Williams gives up her Miss America title, the first resignation in the pageant’s history, after Penthouse magazine announces plans to publish nude photos of the beauty queen in its September issue. Williams originally made history on September 17, 1983, when she became the first black woman to win the Miss America crown. Miss New Jersey, Suzette Charles, the first runner-up and also an African American, assumed Williams’ tiara for the two months that remained of her reign.
Vanessa Lynn Williams was born March 18, 1963, in Millwood, New York, to music teacher parents. She
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