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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Israel and Hamas carried out a rhetorical battle Sunday over the fate of dueling offers to extend a ceasefire. In the end, the fighting resumed after Saturday's 12-hour truce. Israel vowed to continue its military campaign, targeting tunnels along the border. Wary Gazans prepared as best they could for the feast that marks the end of Ramadan.
 
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Apr 2, 2013 — Echoing some of the things suggested by NRA leaders in the wake of the Newtown school shooting, a task force created by the association has come back with its report.
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Jan 30, 2013 — The national debate over gun laws has taken on urgency since last year's shootings at an elementary school in Connecticut and a movie theater in Colorado. Giffords, who was shot in January 2011, is adding her voice. At a Senate hearing, all sides made their cases.
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Jan 16, 2013 — The administration is releasing its plan for reducing gun violence. The National Rifle Association is using the fact that the president's daughters are protected by guards with guns to make its case for putting armed officers in schools. The video is "repugnant and cowardly," the White House says.
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Jan 15, 2013 — Released one month after the mass shooting at a school in Connecticut, the app has angered many. So far, neither the NRA nor the company that developed the app have commented.
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Dec 24, 2012 — The National Rifle Association spokesman says killers such as Adam Lanza would find other ways to try to kill so many people. Lanza shot and killed 20 school children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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Dec 21, 2012 — National Rifle Association officials say armed officers need to be put in every school. They were reacting to last Friday's mass shooting in Newtown, Conn.
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Jan 6, 2012 — A Thursday visit to Rick Santorum's South Carolina headquarters suggested that the Republican presidential candidate may need to go beyond that Iowa photo op of himself pheasant hunting in a bright orange hat and vest to quell some gun owners' concerns about him.
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May 14, 2010 — NPR's Don Gonyea, attending the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association in Charlotte, N.C., sent us a photo of a car that he was most impressed with.
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Sep 19, 2007 — Hi all. Busy day...but today's show looks like it's coming together quickly. Our first hour will be a discussion about U.S. contractors in Iraq. The Iraqi government recently decided to ban the private security contractor Blackwater USA after a de...
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