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2 years ago

New Zealand mosque attacker sentenced to life in prison without parole

The man who shot and killed dozens at mosques in New Zealand was sentenced to life in prison without parole.
2 years ago
Survivors of New Zealand mosque shooting react to sentence
4 years ago

Alleged New Zealand mosque shooter pleads not guilty

The Australian man accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in New Zealand earlier this year has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
4 years ago
Alleged New Zealand mosque shooter pleads not guilty
4 years ago

Alleged NZ mosque shooter pleads not guilty

Brenton Tarrant, 28, appeared via video link from a maximum security prison for Friday's hearing at the Christchurch High Court in Christchurch, New Zealand.
4 years ago
Alleged NZ mosque shooter pleads not guilty
4 years ago
Teen cracks egg on Australian senator's head after anti-immigration remarks
4 years ago

New Zealand passes sweeping gun reform legislation

The New Zealand Parliament voted 119-1 to ban most semiautomatic weapons 26 days after the Christchurch attack.
4 years ago
New Zealand passes sweeping gun reform legislation
4 years ago

Arsonist who burned California mosque referred to New Zealand attack in graffiti: Police

An arsonist who burned a California mosque referred to New Zealand attack in graffiti, according to police.
4 years ago
Arsonist who burned mosque referred to New Zealand attack in graffiti: Police
4 years ago

Arsonist who burned mosque referred to New Zealand attack in graffiti: Police

Someone set fire to a mosque in Southern California on Sunday and left graffiti referencing the deadly terror attack at two mosques in New Zealand, authorities said.
4 years ago
Arsonist who burned mosque referred to New Zealand attack in graffiti: Police
4 years ago

New Zealanders wear headscarves in solidarity after mosque attacks

New Zealanders of all religions donned headscarves on Friday in a symbol of unity as a mass funeral was held for dozens of victims of last week's mosque attacks.
4 years ago
New Zealanders wear headscarves in solidarity after mosque attacks
4 years ago

New Zealanders wear headscarves in display of solidarity after mosque attacks

People of all religions stood strong after 50 worshipers were slaughtered.
4 years ago
New Zealanders wear headscarves in display of solidarity after mosque attacks
4 years ago

New Zealand bans military-style semi-automatic weapons after massacre

The country's swift response to the killings at two mosques has many Americans wondering why the U.S. has not taken similar steps.
4 years ago
New Zealand bans military-style semi-automatic weapons after massacre
4 years ago

New Zealand bans assault rifles after deadly mosque attack

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces ban on all military-style, semi-automatic weapons.
4 years ago
New Zealand bans assault rifles after deadly mosque attack
4 years ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces ban of all assault rifles after mosque shooting massacre

Rifles, including the ones used in the shooting, will be banned.
4 years ago
New Zealand announces ban of all assault rifles after mosque shooting
4 years ago

New Zealand announces sweeping gun law changes

New Zealand's prime minister announced that assault rifles, like the ones used in the mosque shootings, will be banned from the country once approved by the parliament.
4 years ago
New Zealand announces sweeping gun law changes
4 years ago

New Zealand prime minister announces sweeping gun law changes

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said "every semiautomatic weapon" used in the Christchurch attack will be banned.
4 years ago
New Zealand prime minister announces sweeping gun law changes
4 years ago

New Zealand confronts its gun laws as police increase presence: Reporter's Notebook

After the worst mass shooting in the country's history, New Zealand confronts its gun policies. This is one reporter's account, Will Carr, from the ground.
4 years ago
New Zealand confronts its gun laws as police increase presence: Reporter's Notebook
4 years ago

2020 presidential candidates, Trump, Obama and others react to attack in New Zealand on Twitter

President Donald Trump, former President Barack Obama and many 2020 presidential candidates weighed in on the deadly mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand.
4 years ago
Trump, Obama and 2020 candidates tweet about deadly New Zealand shooting
4 years ago

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vows to 'never' say mosque shooter's name

In an emotional ministerial statement Tuesday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed never to publicly speak the name of the shooter who killed 50 people in Christchurch.
4 years ago
New Zealand prime minister vows to 'never' say mosque shooter's name
4 years ago

New Zealand prime minister vows gun law changes after mass shooting, a novel idea for some Americans

New Zealand residents may see something that Americans are not accustomed to: legislative action in the wake of a mass shooting.
4 years ago
New Zealand prime minister vows gun law changes, a novel idea for some Americans
4 years ago
Synagogue targeted by mass killer raising money for victims in deadly mosque rampage
4 years ago
Gun range investigated following New Zealand mosque massacres
4 years ago

Prince Harry, Meghan honor New Zealand shooting victims

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex visited New Zealand House in London, where they signed a book of condolences for the victims of the attack in two mosques in Christchurch.
4 years ago
Prince Harry, Meghan honor New Zealand shooting victims
4 years ago

Authorities in New Zealand and U.S. raise concerns of copycat attacks

The prime minister of New Zealand vows to do everything in her power to deny fame and notoriety to the alleged gunman.
4 years ago
Authorities in New Zealand and U.S. raise concerns of copycat attacks
4 years ago

New Zealand mass shooting leaves nation in shock nearly 30 years after last attack: Reporter's Notebook

New Zealanders are still in shock following the mosque shooting that killed 50 people.
4 years ago
New Zealand mass shooting leaves nation in shock: Reporter's Notebook
4 years ago

NZ prime minister on terror suspect: 'He will ... remain nameless'

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern asks New Zealanders to not say the name of the alleged terrorist, but instead "speak the names of those who were lost."
4 years ago
NZ prime minister on terror suspect: 'He will ... remain nameless'
4 years ago

US intelligence officials share concerns after mosque shooting

Authorities in the U.S. and New Zealand say there is a concern about copycats, and ISIS and Al Qaeda are calling for retaliation.
4 years ago
US intelligence officials share concerns after mosque shooting
4 years ago

Chelsea Clinton confronted by college students at vigil for New Zealand victims: '49 people died because of the rhetoric you put out there'

Chelsea Clinton was confronted by NYU students at a vigil for victims of the New Zealand mass shootings, who said she "stoked" the hatred that led to the violence.
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Chelsea Clinton confronted by college students at vigil for New Zealand victims
4 years ago

New Zealand man, 22, arrested for allegedly distributing video of mosque shootings

Authorities have asked people not to share the livestreamed video.
4 years ago
Man arrested for allegedly distributing video of New Zealand mosque shootings
4 years ago

Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand terror attack

Officials said 34 people are still hospitalized.
4 years ago
Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand terror attack
4 years ago

New Zealand prime minister calls for stronger gun laws after mosque massacre

In court, the suspect accused of killing 50 people was seen flashing a hand sign typically linked to the white power movement.
4 years ago
New Zealand prime minister calls for stronger gun laws after mosque massacre
4 years ago

New Zealand shooting suspect appears in court as nation examines its gun laws

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says reforms to the current gun laws are expected to come next week.
4 years ago
New Zealand shooting suspect appears in court as nation examines its gun laws
4 years ago

New Zealand prime minister vows stricter gun laws in wake of mosque attacks

Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern addressed the terrorist attacks at a press conference Monday.
4 years ago
New Zealand prime minister vows stricter gun laws in wake of mosque attacks
4 years ago

New Zealand PM announces gun law reforms after shooting

The uncle of an Australian man accused of killing at least 50 people at two mosques said, "What he's done, it's just not right."
4 years ago
New Zealand PM announces gun law reforms after shooting
4 years ago

After 50 killed in mass shootings at 2 New Zealand mosques, prime minister vows, 'our gun laws will change'

The prime minister categorized the shootings as a terrorist attack.
4 years ago
'I can tell you one thing right now: Our gun laws will change': New Zealand PM
4 years ago

What to know about the Muslim community in New Zealand targeted by deadly attack

The New Zealand mosques terror attack is unusual for a nation that prides itself on tolerance and safety.
4 years ago
What to know about the Muslim community in New Zealand targeted by deadly attack
4 years ago

Family and survivors continue to mourn those murdered in New Zealand mass shooting

New Zealand's prime minister has confirmed that the country's gun laws will change in the wake of friday's terror attack.
4 years ago
Family and survivors continue to mourn those murdered in New Zealand mass shooting
4 years ago

In celebration of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's birthday, plank poses, celebratory tweets and more

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg turned 86, prompting an exercise-based celebration in front of the Supreme Court building.
4 years ago
In celebration of RBG’s birthday, plank poses, celebratory tweets and more
4 years ago

After New Zealand massacre, US authorities search for copycats and links to America

U.S. authorities and international partners were scrubbing their databases on Friday looking for evidence of the suspected gunman in custody in New Zealand.
4 years ago
After New Zealand massacre, US authorities search for copycats and links to America
4 years ago

Why it took YouTube, Facebook and Twitter so long to remove video of New Zealand mosque shootings

It's harder than you think for tech companies to take down "viral" content.
4 years ago
What took big tech so long to remove videos of New Zealand mosque attack?
4 years ago

Jeh Johnson: US leaders must focus on 'lowering the levels of extremist speech'

On "This Week" Jeh Johnson, former secretary of Homeland Security, and Tom Bossert, former Trump Homeland Security adviser, meet with chief anchor George Stephanopoulos after the New Zealand attack.
4 years ago
Jeh Johnson: US leaders must focus on 'lowering the levels of extremist speech'
4 years ago

US Muslim advocacy group to Trump: 'We hold you responsible' for increase in Islamophobia

A top Muslim organization is blasting President Donald Trump after a mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand left 49 people dead and dozens more injured.
4 years ago
Muslim group to Trump: 'We hold you responsible'
4 years ago

Breaking down New Zealand's gun laws in wake of deadly mosque shooting

The country reacted to their last deadliest shooting, but that was 29 years ago.
4 years ago
How New Zealand's gun laws changed after an earlier deadly shooting
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'I was the last guy to come out of the mosque': Survivors describe horrific attack in New Zealand

There were at least 49 people killed in the attacks on Friday.
4 years ago
Survivors describe harrowing escape from attack on New Zealand mosques
4 years ago

New details emerge on the deadly terror attack in New Zealand

Authorities call the suspect a self-proclaimed racist with a deep hatred for immigrants.
4 years ago
New details emerge on the deadly terror attack in New Zealand
4 years ago

Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand terror attack

On Thursday morning, a gunman who had posted white supremacist language on social media attacked two mosques in Christchurch in a shooting spree he livestreamed on Facebook.
4 years ago
Death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand terror attack
4 years ago

Australian sen. blames Muslims for New Zealand attack, teen cracks egg over his head

Cameras captured the 17-year-old boy and Fraser Anning, who criticized immigration for the New Zealand mass shooting, get into a scuffle after the teen hit the senator with the egg.
4 years ago
Australian sen. blames Muslims for New Zealand attack, teen cracks egg over his head
4 years ago

Main suspect in New Zealand terror attack appears in court

After 49 people were gunned down in two mosques in New Zealand, many wonder if white nationalism is on the rise.
4 years ago
Main suspect in New Zealand terror attack appears in court
4 years ago

Trump responds to terror attacks in New Zealand; signs first veto

Security is heightened at mosques across the country following terror attacks in New Zealand, and President Trump vetoes Congress' resolution to terminate his border wall national emergency.
4 years ago
Trump responds to terror attacks in New Zealand; signs first veto
4 years ago

49 killed in terror attack at New Zealand mosques

A gunman, dressed in tactical gear, appeared to livestream video of the shooting on social media, according to New Zealand police.
4 years ago
49 killed in terror attack at New Zealand mosques
4 years ago

New Zealand parliament member reacts to shootings

Christchurch MP Gerry Brownlee shares the latest details about the terror attacks at mosques that killed at least 49 people.
4 years ago
New Zealand parliament member reacts to shootings
4 years ago

Investigation into deadly New Zealand terror attack

ABC News' Pierre Thomas reports on what authorities know about the suspects in the terror attack at mosques that killed at least 49.
4 years ago
Investigation into deadly New Zealand terror attack