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FBI: Orlando shooter had no other targets

Thursday June 16, 2016 – The popular Orlando gay nightclub where Omar Mateen carried out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was the gunman’s only target in an assault that was described Wednesday by the FBI’s lead investigator as both a crime of hate and terrorism. While federal authorities have been reviewing whether the 29-year-old security guard had considered other locations ...

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In wake of Orlando shootings, gun control getting a fresh look from GOP

Thursday June 16, 2016 – Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and some vulnerable GOP lawmakers signaled Wednesday that they are open to changing the nation’s gun laws, raising the possibility that the political tide might be shifting on an issue that has sharply divided Americans for years. This isn’t the first time a mass shooting, in this case the ...

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EgyptAir wreckage found, Egyptian government says

Wednesday June 15, 2016 – The Egyptian government says it has found wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804, which crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month. Images taken of the wreckage were provided to an Egyptian investigative committee, the Civil Aviation Ministry said Wednesday. Wreckage was found in several places. The ministry did not specify the size or the location of ...

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China shadows U.S. warships amid rising tensions in Asia

Wednesday June 15, 2016 – When U.S. commanders kicked off a major international naval exercise this week, they found an uninvited guest: A Chinese Navy warship. But it was no surprise. Warships from the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) have begun to routinely shadow U.S. Navy ships through much of the region. U.S. commanders said Wednesday Chinese warships closely followed ...

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Orlando gunman made surveillance trips to Disney complex, Pulse, officials say

Tuesday June 14, 2016 – Authorities believe the gunman who killed 49 people at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub conducted surveillance trips at both the club and a Disney entertainment and shopping complex this month, a law enforcement official said Tuesday. Omar Mir Seddique Mateen’s visits at Pulse and Disney Springs happened between June 1 and June 6, said the official, who ...

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Paris prosecutor: Suspect in killings pledged allegiance to ISIL

Tuesday June 14, 2016 – PARIS — The suspect in the killings of a police commander and his partner in a Paris suburb pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and had a list of other targets, the Paris prosecutor said. François Molins told a news conference Tuesday that the suspect, Larossi Abballa, was responding to a statement by the militant group calling on followers to attack “non-believers” in their homes. His targets ...

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