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The parents of a young US journalist who was murdered on live television along with her cameraman say they will dedicate their energies to fighting gun violence in America. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were shot to death in a horrifying attack while doing a live interview on August 26. The gunman, disgruntled former reporter Vester Flanagan, fatally shot himself a few hours later.
BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - A senior Chinese leader praised the people of Taiwan for their contribution to winning World War Two on Monday, as a former senior Taiwan official arrived for a military parade which has sparked controversy on the self-ruled democratic island. China's official narrative downplays the wartime contribution of Nationalist government troops in battling Japanese occupiers. This has upset the government in Taiwan, where the same Nationalist party now governs after its ancestors fled there in 1949, having lost the civil war.