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Wife of Orlando Mass Murderer Denies Advance Knowledge of Attack

By Alex Dobuzinskis Nov. 1 – The wife of the gunman who shot 49 people to death at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, knew he had been watching jihadist videos but was unaware he planned to commit mass murder, she said in a New York Times interview published on Tuesday. Noor Salman, in her

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Florida Nightclub Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, Up to 16 Wounded

July 25 – At least two people were killed and more than a dozen others were wounded, many of them teenagers, in a shooting in the parking lot of a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida, early on Monday, authorities said. The shooting took place just after 12:30 a.m. (0430 GMT) outside Club Blu, where police

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Democrats Take Over U.S. House with “Sit-in” Over Gun Control

By Susan Cornwell and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, June 23 – Chaos in the U.S. House of Representatives stretched into Thursday after Republicans refused demands by Democrats, who staged a “sit-in”, to bring up gun control legislation in the wake of the nation’s worst mass shooting in modern history. Scores of Democrats flooded the chamber for

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U.S. to Release Partial Transcripts of Florida Club Gunman’s Calls

By David Lawder and Roselle Chen WASHINGTON/ORLANDO, Fla., June 19 – U.S. officials will release transcripts of phone calls placed to emergency 911 dispatchers by a gunman during a shooting rampage a week ago that killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Sunday. Omar Mateen, 29,

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U.S. Investigators Question Orlando Gunman’s Wife

By Letitia Stein and Julia Edwards ORLANDO, Fla./WASHINGTON, June 16 – U.S. investigators have questioned the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the FBI said on Wednesday, and a law enforcement source said she could face criminal charges if there is evidence of any wrongdoing. Omar Mateen’s

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50 killed in Florida Gay Club Shooting, Worst in U.S. History

By Barbara Liston ORLANDO, Fla., June 12 (Reuters) – A gunman armed with an assault rifle killed 50 people at a packed gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday in the worst mass shooting in U.S. history which authorities described as a possible act of terrorism. Police killed the shooter, who was identified as Omar

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Man Who Killed Black Teenager in Florida to Auction Off Gun: Website

By Brendan O’Brien May 12 – The Florida man who shot dead black youth Trayvon Martin in an incident that prompted nationwide civil rights protests will auction the gun he used on Thursday and use some proceeds to challenge presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s gun control policies, the auction website said. The U.S. Department of Justice

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