Gabrielle Giffords

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The U.S. House of Representatives late Monday passed a bill to raise the country’s debt ceiling in exchange for cuts in government spending – one day ahead of a potential default on America’s $14.3 trillion national debt. The action now shifts to the Senate. The spotlight was on the...
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Jan 26th, 2011
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A revitalised President Barack Obama bluntly said America must reinvent itself and unite to survive in a fast-changing global economy powered by rising giants such as India and China. Obama belted out a confident State of the Union address mixing straight talk with a patriotic call to action, as he r...
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Jan 25th, 2011
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US President Barack Obama will call for new public spending to create jobs in his state of the union address, setting up a clash with opponents who say cuts to government are the way forward. In the president’s yearly address to Congress, Mr Obama is expected to call for new investment in educa...
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Jan 23rd, 2011
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A 22-year-old charged with trying to kill a US lawmaker in a shooting spree which left six dead and triggered a wave of soul-searching is due in court on Monday, his second appearance before a judge. Jared Lee Loughner could enter pleas at the court in Phoenix, Arizona, where he first appeared two da...
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Jan 16th, 2011
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The medical condition of US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has been upgraded from critical to serious eight days after she was shot through the head by a gunman at close range. Doctors say they upgraded Ms Giffords’s condition because she is no longer attached to a ventilator. Surgeons yester...
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Jan 13th, 2011
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TUCSON, Arizona — U.S. President Barack Obama appealed Wednesday for Americans to honour the victims of the Tucson shooting rampage by toning down the angry rhetoric that has come to dominate the nation’s politics, urging people to begin “talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way that wo...
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Jan 9th, 2011
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Six people were killed and 12 others wounded, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, when a gunman opened fire in front of a Safeway supermarket in Tucson, Arizona, authorities said. The congresswoman had been hosting a meeting with constituents Saturday morning when the attack began. Here are the l...
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Jan 9th, 2011
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- A 22-year-old Tucson man has been arrested for allegedly shooting U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords and killing six others. “The Huffington Post” reports Jared Lee Loughner shot Giffords at close range as well as 18 others at a political event outside a Safeway. Killed in the shoot...