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Lonnie Phillips, right, and his wife Sanday, who's daughter Jessica Ghawi was killed in the 2012 Aurora movie theatre massacre, speak at a rally against gun violence in front of Republican Congressman Mike Coffman's office, in Aurora, Colo., Wednesday April 23, 2014. The Phillips and other parents of Aurora theater shooting victims urged Coffman to support universal background checks in Congress. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)Four online retailers allegedly sold ammunition, tear gas and equipment used in the 2012 Colo. theater shootings.


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The US has so far launched dozens of air strikes to halt the Islamic State offensive in northern IraqTargets will be precise, on jihadist strongholds, logistics, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel told lawmakers.


2014-09-16 09:17:28 -0600

Massive horse masticates micro-donut with gustoWhile it is likely not a typical daily snack for horses, the mini doughnut has managed to find a way into the heart of this particular one. Watch Teake the horse move from tentative sniffing of the snack to quickly gobbling it up, clearly relishing every moment of his treat. Credit: YouTube/ShaneFirth


2014-09-16 08:26:09 -0600