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21 October 2017
Trump calls on President Obama to resign in wake of Orlando shooting1 year ago
Trump calls on President Obama to resign in wake of Orlando shooting
1 year ago
Officials ID man arrested, but walk back statements that he "wanted to harm" L.A. Pride festival.
James Howell of Indiana reportedly had 3 assault rifles on his way to LA PRIDE1 year ago
James Howell of Indiana reportedly had 3 assault rifles on his way to LA PRIDE
Empire State Bldg. to remain dark tonight in show of support for victims of Orlando attack1 year ago
Empire State Bldg. to remain dark tonight in show of support for victims of Orlando attack
1 year ago
Another victim has been identified by Orlando police: Luis S. Vielman
1 year ago
Mateen was on Terrorist Screening database when FBI was questioning him. Source says he was removed when FBI closed investigation.
1 year ago
Heavily armed suspect "wanted to harm" L.A. pride event, Santa Monica police say.
1 year ago
James Howell was in possession of 3 assault rifles, high capacity magazines and materials capable of making explosives
Tel Aviv, Israel City Hall1 year ago
Tel Aviv, Israel City Hall
Guns traced in Orlando shooting: .223 caliber AR type rifle and 9mm semiautomatic pistol. Similar to those pictured1 year ago
Guns traced in Orlando shooting: .223 caliber AR type rifle and 9mm semiautomatic pistol. Similar to those pictured
Fort Pierce, apt where Omar Mateen lived was evacuated. @FBI waiting for search warrant to go inside1 year ago
Fort Pierce, apt where Omar Mateen lived was evacuated. @FBI waiting for search warrant to go inside
#SunsetPark #PRParade getting ready to march down 5th ave! #PuertoRicanDayParade #Brooklyn1 year ago
#SunsetPark #PRParade getting ready to march down 5th ave! #PuertoRicanDayParade #Brooklyn
1 year ago
Santa Monica Police say man who brought guns and explosives to L.A. Pride was from Indiana. Police ID him as James Howell
1 year ago
Trump Issues Statement Saying President Obama Should Step Down
Man with weapons arrested on way to #LAPride parade1 year ago
Man with weapons arrested on way to #LAPride parade
Several originations and floats in #LAPride Parade remembering those in #OrlandoShooting1 year ago
Several originations and floats in #LAPride Parade remembering those in #OrlandoShooting
.@FLGovScott orders flags at half-staff1 year ago
[email protected] orders flags at half-staff
AR-15 rifle used in Orlando massacre has bloody pedigree1 year ago
AR-15 rifle used in Orlando massacre has bloody pedigree
Facebook turns on Safety Check in Orlando - its first activation in the United States1 year ago
Facebook turns on Safety Check in Orlando - its first activation in the United States
1 year ago
CNN: Investigators forced to "tune out' sound of ringing phones coming from bodies strewn about scene of massacre.
Baltimore Firefighters battle 2-alarm junk yard fire. Approx 80-100 cars on  fire1 year ago
Baltimore Firefighters battle 2-alarm junk yard fire. Approx 80-100 cars on fire
Omar Mateen was last seen at this Fort Pirce mosque for prayer just days before the shooting. #PulseNightclub1 year ago
Omar Mateen was last seen at this Fort Pirce mosque for prayer just days before the shooting. #PulseNightclub
Orlando names 1st victims: #prayfororlando1 year ago
Orlando names 1st victims: #prayfororlando
1 year ago
Rubio to CNN: "This is a terrorist. He knew exactly what he wanted to do."
4100 Erdman Ave. 2 Alarm fire. Approximately 40-50 junk cars on fire.1 year ago
4100 Erdman Ave. 2 Alarm fire. Approximately 40-50 junk cars on fire.
1 year ago
[email protected]_Police will increase patrols starting Sunday in Lakeview, Lincoln Park and Boystown areas - no known threats
NYPD Counterterrorism unit presence in front of the StonewallInn in the Village this afternoon1 year ago
NYPD Counterterrorism unit presence in front of the StonewallInn in the Village this afternoon
1 year ago
MASGD is devastated by the massacre at “Latin Night” at the Pulse gay nightclub
1 year ago
Orlando killer's dad called the Taliban his "warrior brothers"
1 year ago
ATF: Orlando shooter purchased 2 firearms, a handgun and long gun, within past few days.
1 year ago
Press conference: FBI previously interviewed Mateen at least several times.
Statement by the @NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg on the terror attack in Orlando1 year ago
Statement by the @NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg on the terror attack in Orlando
English statement from ISIS affiliated news agency regarding Orlando attack1 year ago
English statement from ISIS affiliated news agency regarding Orlando attack
1 year ago
City commissioner to @CNN: "This is the largest crime scene that we've ever processed in the city of Orlando." #OrlandoShooting
1 year ago
Afghanistan president condemns mass shooting at nightclub in Orlando and offers condolences and sympathies to victims' families
1 year ago
ISIS-linked Amaq Agency reported from a "source" that gunman at Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando was ISIS fighter
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is returning to Washington immediately.1 year ago
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is returning to Washington immediately.
Aamaq issues claim for Orlando attack: 1 year ago
Aamaq issues claim for Orlando attack: "fighter from the Islamic State"
Obama calls OrlandoShooting 1 year ago
Obama calls OrlandoShooting "an act of terror and an act of hate." Calls shooter a "person filled with hatred."
1 year ago
Man with weapons and possible explosives arrested, was going to L.A. gay pride parade, sources tell @latimes.
1 year ago
Orlando shooter called 911 to pledge allegiance to ISIS, U.S. official says
1 year ago
Gunman claimed allegiance to Islamic State group shortly before Florida shooting: media
1 year ago
A traffic stop in Santa Monica has led to the arrest of man carrying explosives and guns. A press conference is planned for 10:30am
At @CapitalPrideDC Pride Festival where celebrations continue w/more PD in the crowds1 year ago
At @CapitalPrideDC Pride Festival where celebrations continue w/more PD in the crowds
1 year ago
Trump: Appreciate The Congrats For Being Right On Radical Islamic Terrorism, I Don't Want Congrats, I Want Toughness And Vigilance. We Must Be Smart!
Source: this just went out to top LA law enforcement officials. Suspect w/ assault weapons, camo arrested in Santa Monica .1 year ago
Source: this just went out to top LA law enforcement officials. Suspect w/ assault weapons, camo arrested in Santa Monica .
1 year ago
Reuters: Islamic state-affiliated Twitter account posts photo it claims to be of Omar Mateen who was identified as Orlando nightclub gunman
Orlando shooter Omar Mateen was a 1 year ago
Orlando shooter Omar Mateen was a "known quantity" to the FBI
Plane flying over Stanford grad says 1 year ago
Plane flying over Stanford grad says "Protect survivors, not rapists. #PerskyMustGo"
ISIS has just issued its daily news bulletin. Of note - no mention of Orlando1 year ago
ISIS has just issued its daily news bulletin. Of note - no mention of Orlando
1 year ago
46 victims at Orlando Regional Med Center, majority are critical. Dr. says "I think we will see the death toll rise"
Over 600 People Line Up To Donate Blood For The Victims Of The Orlando Shooting1 year ago
Over 600 People Line Up To Donate Blood For The Victims Of The Orlando Shooting
Orlando police: Pulse shooting: In hail of gunfire in which suspect was killed, OPD officer was hit.  Kevlar helmet saved his life.1 year ago
Orlando police: Pulse shooting: In hail of gunfire in which suspect was killed, OPD officer was hit. Kevlar helmet saved his life.
1 year ago
Orlando's police chief: Weapons recovered from the dead suspect included a handgun and an "AR-15-type assault rifle"
1 year ago
Dem leader @NancyPelosi:"We are horrified and heartbroken to see such hate leveled at so many people hoping just to spend a night out dancing"
1 year ago
Orlando Shooter Was On Terrorism Watch List
Huge line at W. Michigan blood bank right now. Urgent need for O Negative, O Positive, AB Plasma blood1 year ago
Huge line at W. Michigan blood bank right now. Urgent need for O Negative, O Positive, AB Plasma blood
1 year ago
Man inside of time of shooting: "It was one gunman. It sounded like two but it was just one machine gun with severe power."
1 year ago
[email protected] Biden's spokesperson issued a statement on the OrlandoShootings: he was briefed on the "heinous attack"
1 year ago
CAIR-FL to Respond to Orlando Night Club Shooting, Urge Muslims to Donate Blood for Victims
Imam Musri of FL commending law enforcement, asking for people to come forward with any information. #PulseNightclub1 year ago
Imam Musri of FL commending law enforcement, asking for people to come forward with any information. #PulseNightclub
1 year ago
SWAT team rescued 30 people from inside #PulseNightclub during standoff. #OrlandoShooting
1 year ago
Orlando mayor: State of emergency declared after night club shooting
50 confirmed dead, 53 hospitalized in mass shooting, Orlando mayor says1 year ago
50 confirmed dead, 53 hospitalized in mass shooting, Orlando mayor says
1 year ago
Orlando Mayor now reports 50 dead, 53 injured in gay nightclub mass shooting
Law enforcement outside Sw Bayshore drive home1 year ago
Law enforcement outside Sw Bayshore drive home
“No evidence” that gunman had help in Orlando mass shooting, Congressman Alan Grayson says1 year ago
“No evidence” that gunman had help in Orlando mass shooting, Congressman Alan Grayson says
1 year ago
[email protected]: '20 people are dead, over 40 people are injured' #PulseNightclubShooting UNFNEWS
Orange County Fire Fighters (@Local2057IAFF) in Orlando says urgent need for blood after nightclub mass shooting.1 year ago
Orange County Fire Fighters (@Local2057IAFF) in Orlando says urgent need for blood after nightclub mass shooting.
1 year ago
Alan Grayson says shooter is U.S. citizen, other members of his family aren’t
1 year ago
Officials will be investigating the shooter's social media and hope to learn more about the shooter. Orlando
Orlando gunman Omar Mateen had security officer and firearms licenses1 year ago
Orlando gunman Omar Mateen had security officer and firearms licenses
Law enforcement outside home on Sw Bayshore Blvd where suspected club gunman Omar Mateen may have lived1 year ago
Law enforcement outside home on Sw Bayshore Blvd where suspected club gunman Omar Mateen may have lived
Police: Daughter stabbed mother to death at Dundalk mall1 year ago
Police: Daughter stabbed mother to death at Dundalk mall
1 year ago
Orlando shooting suspect Omar Mateen US-born citizen, known to law enforcement but not subject of an investigation.
1 year ago
Orlando gunman was originally born in New York to parents from Afghanistan
#PulseNightclubShooting VIDEO: rapid gunfire exchanges at Pulse night club last night1 year ago
#PulseNightclubShooting VIDEO: rapid gunfire exchanges at Pulse night club last night
.@HillaryClinton tweets on 1 year ago
[email protected] tweets on "devastating news" of Orlando shooting
1 year ago
Briefing by authorities on Orlando nightclub shooting has been rescheduled for 10:15 a.m. ET - police
1 year ago
Obama briefed on Orlando massacre by assistant for homeland security and counter-terrorism - White House
1 year ago
[email protected]: My prayers are with the victims’ families and all those affected by the shooting in Orlando. We will devote every resource available to assist
1 year ago
Suspect in Orlando shooting is US citizen from Florida, parents are from Afghanistan
Maine State Police have arrived on scene in Eddington1 year ago
Maine State Police have arrived on scene in Eddington
1 year ago
Orlando shooter has been ID'd as Omar Mateen, U.S. citizen from Port St. Lucie, FL
1 year ago
Orlando gunman identified as Omar Mateen, born in 1986: report
1 year ago
Orlando nightclub shooter ID'd as Omar S. Mateen from Port St. Lucie, Law enforcement sources tell CBS News
Top rabbis denounce Trump: If Muslims aren't free in the U.S., Jews aren't either1 year ago
Top rabbis denounce Trump: If Muslims aren't free in the U.S., Jews aren't either
Wheels up at #Anakonda16: SkySoldiers from @25BKPow  and @173rdAbnBde ready for AirAssault1 year ago
Wheels up at #Anakonda16: SkySoldiers from @25BKPow and @173rdAbnBde ready for AirAssault
1 year ago
Former Ohio Governor, U.S. Senator and Cleveland Mayor George Voinovich has died. He was 79.
Law enforcement robot checking out cars parked across from the Pulse nightclub1 year ago
Law enforcement robot checking out cars parked across from the Pulse nightclub
1 year ago
FBI official says initial suggestions gunman in Orlando nightclub attack may have had radical Islamic learnings
1 year ago
Orlando police chief estimates around 20 people may have died in #PulseNightclub mass casualty attack
1 year ago
Orlando County Sheriff says PulseNightclub shooting could be classified as "act of domestic terrorism"
Orlando police chief on club shooting: 1 year ago
Orlando police chief on club shooting: "This did turn into a hostage situation"
1 year ago
Orlando police say multiple dead inside nightclub; 42 transported to hospitals. Shooter had rifle, assault weapon, and "device" on him.
Mass casualties, shooter dead in Florida nightclub attack, say police1 year ago
Mass casualties, shooter dead in Florida nightclub attack, say police
1 year ago
The shooter started shooting outside then made his way inside the club. Police say "Shooter", so we believe 1 shooter, now dead
Assange says WikiLeaks has more leaks on Hilary Clinton that aren't in the public domain1 year ago
Assange says WikiLeaks has more leaks on Hilary Clinton that aren't in the public domain
Scene where multiple people hurt at Pulse Club in Orlando1 year ago
Scene where multiple people hurt at Pulse Club in Orlando
Orlando Regional Medical Center placed on lockdown after receiving “several gunshot victims”1 year ago
Orlando Regional Medical Center placed on lockdown after receiving “several gunshot victims”
1 year ago
Orlando: the head of the "Pulse" speaks of two armed gunman, 40 shots, and at least 20 injured
Philadelphia: Fire crews battling a large blaze at The Netherlands apartment complex at 43rd and Chestnut1 year ago
Philadelphia: Fire crews battling a large blaze at The Netherlands apartment complex at 43rd and Chestnut
Multiple gunshots heard at Pulse nightclub in Orlando1 year ago
Multiple gunshots heard at Pulse nightclub in Orlando
1 year ago
Officer has been shot. #OrlandoShooting
1 year ago
Witness heard "continuous" shooting in the club. "The guy next to me was shot."
1 year ago
Scanner traffic indicating more shots fired and for everyone to move back. They are still bringing victims out at this time as well.
Police scanners say they have breached the night club Pulse1 year ago
Police scanners say they have breached the night club Pulse
Police scanners say they have breached the night club Pulse
1 year ago
A loud boom heard in downtown Orlando near the Pulse Nightclub was a CONTROLLED EXPLOSION by law enforcement
Orlando Fire Department bomb quad reportedly on scene of nightclub shooting1 year ago
Orlando Fire Department bomb quad reportedly on scene of nightclub shooting
1 year ago
Orlando police have called in the "mass casualty unit" at Pulse. #OrlandoShooting
1 year ago
4 reported dead after shooting at Orlando Club Pulse
Crisis negotiation unit showing up at the pulse nightclub hostage situation in Orlando1 year ago
Crisis negotiation unit showing up at the pulse nightclub hostage situation in Orlando
1 year ago
Police scanner- Emergency personnel in Orlando requesting multiple gurneys to remove victims from Pulse nightclub
Orlando Regional Medical Center is partially surrounded by crime-scene tape, about a block from Pulse nightclub1 year ago
Orlando Regional Medical Center is partially surrounded by crime-scene tape, about a block from Pulse nightclub
1 year ago
Rumors of an active shooter at Orlando Regional Medical Center are unsubstantiated. - Police
1 year ago
Police: 8 people emerge from nightclub Orlando
Shooting At A Florida Nightclub, People Injured: Police1 year ago
Shooting At A Florida Nightclub, People Injured: Police
1 year ago
UK @SkyNews reporting on 25 wounded in shooting in night club in Orlando
Funeral service held for blue angels pilot  in Durango, CO1 year ago
Funeral service held for blue angels pilot in Durango, CO
Orlando Police: Shooting at Pulse Nightclub on S Orange. Multiple injuries. Stay away from area.1 year ago
Orlando Police: Shooting at Pulse Nightclub on S Orange. Multiple injuries. Stay away from area.
Shooting, hostage situation at pulseclub Orlando1 year ago
Shooting, hostage situation at pulseclub Orlando
Shooter reported at an Orlando Florida nightclub. Shooter saying he has a bomb and hostages1 year ago
Shooter reported at an Orlando Florida nightclub. Shooter saying he has a bomb and hostages
1 year ago
One dead, one injured in crash near Indy airport
Family tries to get out of the way of a tornado in Baker, Montana Saturday1 year ago
Family tries to get out of the way of a tornado in Baker, Montana Saturday
Orlando: injured people are treated on the road, the attackers took several hostages1 year ago
Orlando: injured people are treated on the road, the attackers took several hostages
SHOOTING FLORIDA The message published on the page Facebook of the Pulse: 1 year ago
SHOOTING FLORIDA The message published on the page Facebook of the Pulse: "get out and run"
1 year ago
Shooting reported at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Unclear how many are injured, @OrlandoPolice says
1 year ago
Reports of mass shooting, hostage situation underway at gay nightclub in Orlando
1 year ago
More than 20 people are reportedly being held hostage after a shooting at a Pulse nightclub in Orlando, USA.
1 year ago
Orlando source tells suspect wearing a bomb. Barricaded inside nightclub. More than 20 shot with long gun
Watch as this tornado develops in Baker Montana this evening. Video: n@bobbyleepfund1 year ago
Watch as this tornado develops in Baker Montana this evening. Video: [email protected]
Watch as this tornado develops in Baker Montana this evening. Video: n@bobbyleepfund1 year ago
Watch as this tornado develops in Baker Montana this evening. Video: [email protected]
1 year ago
Video from right after LAPD shot Keith Rat
Video from right after LAPD shot Keith  Rat
1 year ago
CIA chief expects publication of classified 9/11 report pages, Riyadh to be absolved
Orlando PD have ID'd 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl as shooter of Christina Grimmie.1 year ago
Orlando PD have ID'd 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl as shooter of Christina Grimmie.
Gunman who shot and killed singer @TheRealGrimmie identified as Kevin Loibl1 year ago
Gunman who shot and killed singer @TheRealGrimmie identified as Kevin Loibl
2 killed  and  2 injured in small plane crash at Collegedale Airport, Tennessee1 year ago
2 killed and 2 injured in small plane crash at Collegedale Airport, Tennessee
1 year ago
DeRay Mckesson, activist, disavows @realDonaldTrump Twitter endorsement after being 'super hacked'
Brooklyn Pride 20161 year ago
Brooklyn Pride 2016
Witnesses say 2 people were killed in a crash at a festival in Selmer, TN.1 year ago
Witnesses say 2 people were killed in a crash at a festival in Selmer, TN.
1 year ago
Small plane crash injures 2 near Williamsburg
Fire in the 23 hundred block of State street in Bettendorf. 23rd is closed south of State1 year ago
Fire in the 23 hundred block of State street in Bettendorf. 23rd is closed south of State
Following today's rally in Tampa, @realDonaldTrump receives an endorsement from @RepTedYoho1 year ago
Following today's rally in Tampa, @realDonaldTrump receives an endorsement from @RepTedYoho
Hundreds gathered in Muskegon Heights this afternoon to march  and  put the UNITY back in the Muskegon County community.1 year ago
Hundreds gathered in Muskegon Heights this afternoon to march and put the UNITY back in the Muskegon County community.
1 year ago
USNavy’s future USSGeraldRFord continuing to return to the pier, following CVN78’s successful turn ship
1 year ago
Turning USNavy's future USSGeraldRFord around allows CVN78 to continue with pierside tests
1 year ago
Orlando police say suspected shooter of "Voice" singer Christina Grimmie traveled from another city to confront her.