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'Limited transcripts' of Orlando shooter to be released – Lynch

Jun 20, 2016 - 9:09 AM

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the conversations between Omar Mateen and police negotiators include Mateen s pledge of allegiance to the Islamic State ISIS group and his views of US policy

People look out at the Pulse nightclub which is still an active crime scene on June 18, 2016 in Orlando, Florida. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Orlando buries its dead in wake of gay club massacre

Jun 18, 2016 - 11:45 AM

More burials are expected over the weekend as the resort city struggles to recover from the shooting by lone gunman Omar Mateen

GRIEF. Mourners are seen outside the funeral of Pulse nightclub mass shooting victims Luis Daniel Wilson-Leon and Jean Carlos Mendez Perez in Kissimmee, Florida, USA, June 17, 2016. Photo by John Taggart/EPA

Obama on gun control, ASEAN, Growler planes | 12PM wRap

Jun 17, 2016 - 1:22 PM

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US lawmakers probing Orlando shooter's Facebook posts

Jun 17, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Lawmakers are trying to determine if there are ways for intelligence and law enforcement communities to monitor social media platforms like Facebook so that we can prevent these tragedies

INQUIRY. In this file photo, Committee Chairman Sen. Ron Johnson questions Peter Neffenger, administrator of the Transportation Security Administration, during Neffenger's testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee June 7, 2016 in Washington, DC. File photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

US gun debate 'needs to change,' Obama says in Orlando

Jun 17, 2016 - 8:15 AM

UPDATED Four days after the worst mass shooting in US history Obama makes a solemn pilgrimage to meet staff at the Pulse nightclub emergency responders and some of the dozens of families shattered by gunman Omar Mateen

WORST MASS SHOOTING. US President Barack Obama speaks on the Orlando shooting at the Treasury Department after convening with his National Security Council in Washington, DC, USA, June 14, 2016. File photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Obama to console grieving families in Orlando

Jun 16, 2016 - 6:50 PM

Obama traveling with Vice President Joe Biden will offer his condolences to the families of 49 people killed in Sunday s massacre at the Pulse nightclub in the central Florida city

OBAMA. US President Barack Obama speaks on the Orlando shooting at the Treasury Department after convening with his National Security Council in Washington, DC, USA, 14 June 2016. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

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Jun 14, 2016 - 7:49 PM

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5 hal tentang pelaku penembakan Orlando, Omar Mateen

Jun 14, 2016 - 1:37 PM

Hal hal yang kamu perlu tahu tentang Omar Mateen pelaku penembakan di klub gay Pulse Orlando Amerika Serikat Bukan sekali ini ia melakukan kekerasan

Omar Mateen, pelaku penembakan klub gay di Orlando pada Ahad, 12 Juni 2016 lalu ternyata memiliki sejarah dengan aparat keamanan. Foto: Myspace.

'Up to God to punish homosexuals': Orlando killer's father

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:55 PM

The father of the gunman behind the Florida massacre voices sadness that his son took it upon himself to attack the gay community saying it was up to God to punish homosexuals

MOURNING. Sister Leiya watches the 2016 Gay Pride Parade in West Hollywood, California on June 12, 2016. Photo by Mark Ralston / AFP

Orlando tribute, PNP minimum wage, Queen at 90 | 6PM wRap

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:07 PM

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Terror returns to US with gay club massacre

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:02 PM

US anti terror strategy comes under fresh scrutiny after a gunman previously cleared of jihadist ties launched a hate fueled rampage in a Florida gay club that left 50 people dead

VIGIL. People gather to mourn, honor and remember the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting at Newtown, in Sydney, Australia, 13 June 2016. Photo by Sam Mooy / Australia and New Zealand Out / EPA

WATCH: Lin-Manuel Miranda dedicates sonnet to Orlando victims

Jun 13, 2016 - 2:44 PM

Love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside recites Lin Manuel as he accepts his Tony Award for Best Original Score

Orlando shooter homophobe and wife beater – reports

Jun 13, 2016 - 8:49 AM

The suspect 29 year old Omar Mateen is a Muslim American of Afghan descent and police are investigating whether he may have had a terrorist motive

SUSPECT. In this undated photo received by Agence France-Presse on June 12, 2016, shows Omar Mateen, 29, a US citizen of Afghani descent from Port St. Lucie, Florida, from his MySpace page, who has been named as the gunman in the mass shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida. AFP/