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One dead, four injured in Baltimore shooting: report

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Five people were shot and one of them killed in an incident in Baltimore on Friday, a local TV news station reported.

Baltimore TV station WJZ said the shooting took place outside a 7-11 and further details were not available.

Baltimore Police said on their Twitter feed that the shooting took place without providing details of the incident.

(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz in Austin, Texas; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)

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UK makes ‘first’ conviction over 3D printed gun

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A student was convicted on Wednesday of manufacturing a firearm using a 3D printer, in what London's police said they believed was the first such successful prosecution in Britain.

Tendai Muswere, 26, pleaded guilty to making the 3D printed gun, in a hearing at Southwark Crown Court in the British capital.

Police searched Muswere's central London home on drugs grounds in October 2017. They found evidence of cannabis cultivation -- and also components of a 3D printed gun, capable of firing a lethal shot.

Zimbabwean national Muswere, who does not hold a firearms licence, said he was printing the firearm for a university film project and claimed he did not know that the components were capable of firing.

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Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed a proposed Texas law banning guns in secure airport areas. Supporters say it’s still needed.

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Federal law already makes it illegal for most people to possess a weapon on secure parts of an airport tarmac. The bill was aimed at also allowing local law enforcement, especially at smaller airports, to take action in the face of an emergency.

A state representative says action is still needed after Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed his bill that would have allowed local authorities to bring charges against people who carry a gun in a secure area of a Texas airport.

Federal law already makes it illegal for a person or airport employee to possess a weapon on secure parts of the airport tarmac. State Rep. Rafael Anchía, a Democrat from Dallas, wanted to give state officials the same jurisdiction as federal agents in such a case, partially so that smaller commercial airports wouldn’t have to wait for a federal agent to arrive on site in order to take action in the face of an emergency.

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BOMBSHELL: NRA donors have been funding fancy wardrobe for Wayne Lapierre for 15 years

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According to an extensive report, the National Rifle Association was using money from their donors to fund the lavish lifestyles of their board members and vendors.

The Washington Post revealed the findings Sunday in a bombshell report about the misuse of funds being uncovered in the organization.

For example, a former pro-football player was on the national board and paid $400,000 to do "public outreach" and "firearms training." A writer in New Mexico was given $28,000 for writing articles for an NRA publication. Another board member sold ammunition to the NRA for an "undisclosed sum."

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