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You Can Almost Count on Each New Mass Shooter Being a Veteran 02 Jun 2019; posted by the editor - Features, International, United States
By David Swanson "He enlisted in the Virginia National Guard in April 1996, according to spokesman A.A. Puryear. He was assigned to the Norfolk-based 1st Battalion, 111th Field Artillery Regiment, 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team as a 13B cannon crew member. He was discharged in April 2002 and held the rank of specialist at the time, the spokesman said. His records did not indicate overseas deployments." -CNN on latest mass shooter
Myanmar court confirms seven-year jail terms for Reuters journalists 05 Apr 2019; posted by the editor - Human Rights, Journalism, International, Burma/Myanmar
By Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is urging Myanmar’s highest authorities to end the nightmare of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo after the country’s high court today upheld their seven-year jail sentences on appeal.