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In the wake of mass killing, Las Vegas reaches out to tourists with a new ad

October 12, 2017 |

Ten days after a mass shooting killed dozens and injured hundreds in Las Vegas, the city that thrives on tourists, gambling and good times launched an ad to encourage visitors to return.

The new ad, released Wednesday by the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, features photos and Twitter…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

‘American Horror Story’ Mass Shooting Scene Set to Air Tuesday

October 7, 2017 |

The folks at “American Horror Story” have a big decision on their hands … do they air a crowd-ambush scene reminiscent of Sunday night’s Vegas massacre, or do they scrub it from Tuesday’s episode? The scene was shot in the O.C. last month ……

TMZ.com

Experts to Media: Stop Naming Mass Shooters

October 5, 2017 |

After a mass shooting, their names and faces are plastered on every news site, the front page of every newspaper, and every cable news channel. But more than 140 experts—professors, scholars, law-enforcement professionals, and more—say it’s time for the media to stop identifying these killers, Newsweek reports. “All…
Newser

TMZ

Younger Brother of Mass Murderer Stephen Paddock Has Long Rap Sheet, Criminal Threats, Arson

October 4, 2017 |

The younger brother of Stephen Paddock has a rap sheet of a hardened criminal … light-years different from the brother who slaughtered dozens of innocent people. Bruce Paddock currently lives in California, but he’s led a nomadic life. TMZ has…

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TMZ

President Trump Addresses Nation On Vegas Mass Shooting

October 2, 2017 |

President Trump just addressed the nation on television for the first time since the mass shooting in Vegas. In a response from The White House, Trump praised first responders and expressed his sympathy for the victims, their families and…

TMZ.com

Vegas Attack Is Deadliest Mass Shooting Ever in US

October 2, 2017 |

With at least 50 dead, Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas becomes the deadliest such shooting in US history, reports NBC News . Authorities still haven’t speculated on a motive for 64-year-old gunman Stephen Paddock, who is dead. The death toll now eclipses that of the shooting at the Pulse…
Newser

Sheriff: At Least 20 Killed in Las Vegas Mass Shooting

October 2, 2017 |

The death toll has risen dramatically in Sunday night’s mass shooting at a country music festival in Las Vegas. Police now say at least 20 people were killed and 100 injured when a gunman opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest open-air event, the Las Vegas Sun reports. Clark County…
Newser

At Least 65 Victims Found in Mass Grave in Bosnia

September 20, 2017 |

Forensic experts say they have retrieved the remains of at least 65 victims from a mass grave in central Bosnia, the site of one of the most gruesome crimes of the country’s 1992-95 war. Lejla Cengic from Bosnia’s Missing Persons Institute said Tuesday that remains including 65 skulls have been…
Newser

Sierra Leone Prepares for Mass Funerals

August 16, 2017 |

Sierra Leone’s government urged family members to come to the capital’s overwhelmed mortuary Wednesday to identify their loved ones’ remains as the West African nation prepared to bury hundreds of mudslide and flood victims , the AP reports. Crews continued the grim work of extracting bodies from tons of debris after…
Newser

Rep’s Campaign Ad Uses Footage From Mass Shooting

July 25, 2017 |

Republican Representative Mo Brooks survived the mass shooting at a congressional baseball practice last month in Alexandria, Va., and now he is using his experience as a campaign ad, the Guardian reports. On June 14 James Hodgkinson opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers, injuring Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise,…
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