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America has stood still for a minutes silence to remember those killed in the Newtown massacre which happened a week ago.
I'm in Newtown, Connecticut where there will be a minute's silence for the victims of the Sandy Hook shooting shortly.
Silence will be held across the United States, in the White House and on many websites.
Many here are wearing green ribbons, in remembrance of the victims. A ribbon is now on the Google homepage as well.
In 20 minutes time churches have been asked to ring their bells 26 times. Once for each victim killed exactly a week ago.
AT 2.30pm GMT people across the US will join mourners in Newtown in silent remembrance, marking a week since twenty children and six adults were killed in the Sandy Hook massacre.
From Newtown, ITV News reporter Lewis Vaughan Jones reports.
Commentator Keli Goff has told Daybreak that "churches around the US will be ringing bells 26 times to commemorate the lives lost in the US shooting."
She added: "There's also going to be a moment of silence across the internet. A number of news sites will actually go dark at 9.30am."
The National Rifle Association is entering the fierce national debate in America about gun control. The largest US gun rights lobby will join the conversation on how to prevent tragedies such as Newtown. It starts with a rare news conference at a hotel opposite the White House.
NRA Chief Executive Wayne LaPierre and President David Keene will also appear on separate Sunday television talk shows for their first interviews since gunman Adam Lanza killed his mother, 20 young children and six adults in Newtown, Connecticut, last Friday.
A public memorial service is due to be held today to celebrate the life of British shooting victim Dylan Hockley.
His grieving family said they took "great comfort" from knowing the six-year-old died "wrapped in the arms" of one of his favourite teaching assistants.
The six-year-old moved to the US last year with his parents, Ian and Nicole, and elder brother, Jake. He was gunned down by Adam Lanza along with his classmates.
A minute's silence will be held across Connecticut today for the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre. US President Barack Obama will also pay tribute in private. The silence is due to take place at 2:30pm UK time.