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US CONGRESSWOMAN SHOT IN ARIZONA

  Via BBC News A US congresswoman has been shot in the head and five other people have been killed by a gunman in Arizona. Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, 40, was shot at close range during a public meeting in Tucson. She is in a critical condition, but the doctor treating her said he was “very optimistic about her recovery”. The dead included a nine-year-old girl and a federal judge. President Barack Obama said the shooting was a “tragedy for our entire []