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Orlando mourns as possible motives emerge for club gunman

Nightclub Shooting Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – As thousands in Orlando turned out to mourn 49 people killed inside a gay nightclub, federal investigators examined possible motives for the gunman who committed the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The White House and the FBI said 29-year-old Omar Mateen, an American born …

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Frenchman shot video of attack on police, had terrorist past

France Policeman Killed

PARIS (AP) – A Frenchman once convicted for recruiting jihadi fighters recorded video of the attack in which two police officials died, authorities said Tuesday, as France’s leadership reeled from what the president called a new terrorist attack. The Islamic State’s Amaq news agency cited an unnamed source as saying …

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War record of Vietnam university’s US chairman angers some

Bob Kerrey

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – The limits of forgiving and forgetting are being tested by the former U.S. senator picked to be board chairman of the new Fulbright University Vietnam: Bob Kerrey, who has described how his squad killed civilians including women and children during the Vietnam War. It’s an unusually …

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