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US shooting victims tribute

A minute's silence has been held across Connecticut for the victims of the Sandy Hook school massacre. Churches then rang their bells 26 times - once for each victim killed exactly a week ago.

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America's top gun lobby to hold rare news conference

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.

People gather for interfaith candlelight prayer vigil to end gun violence in Los Angeles Credit: Reuters

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.

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