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Many Americans support gun policy proposals: Poll

A majority of Americans support tougher measures to counter gun violence, but are divided on how much priority the Obama administration and Congress should give to gun issues, says a new poll released Tuesday.

Gun group says Congress will not pass weapons ban

The top US gun lobbying group says Congress doesn`t have enough votes to pass a ban on assault weapons, President Barack Obama will see a set of proposals on curbing mass shootings and gun violence.

Obama presses for new gun policies after Connecticut shooting

US President Barack Obama Wednesday announced a committee led by Vice President Joe Biden will come up with "concrete proposals".

Iran condoles with families of US school shooting victims

Iran expressed condolences to families of victims of a shooting incident at an elementary school in the US state of Connecticut.