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40 People Shot in Chicago Over Holiday Weekend

Police in the Midwestern U.S. city of Chicago say more than 40 people were shot over the Christmas weekend, with 12 of the victims dying. The news comes as Chicago, the nation's third-largest city, faces a wave of violence, with homicides increasing 40 percent since last year. The holiday violence includes a family Christmas party where two people were killed and several others wounded. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson told reporters Monday that 90 percent of those...

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