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Fresh details spur debate on police response to Orlando massacre

The release of police dispatch records offering new details from witnesses of the Orlando nightclub massacre provided fresh grist on Wednesday for the debate about whether law enforcement waited too long to take out the gunman.

Orlando shooter demanded the U.S. stop bombing Syria and Iraq during siege

U.S. authorities release a partial transcript of calls made to emergency dispatchers by the Orlando nightclub gunman during his deadly June 12 rampage, saying the "chilling" phone calls reveal his "calm and deliberate" manner.

U.S. Senate blocks Democrats' plan to deny firearms to those on 'watch lists' after Orlando shooting

The U.S. Senate on Monday rejected four measures restricting gun sales after last week's massacre in an Orlando nightclub, dealing a bitter setback to advocates who have failed to get even modest gun curbs through Congress despite repeated mass shootings.
June 21, 2016 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Trump says U.S. should mull more racial profiling after Orlando shooting

Republican Donald Trump said on Sunday the United States should consider more racial profiling, in response to a question about whether he supported greater law enforcement scrutiny of Muslim Americans after the Orlando mass shooting.
June 20, 2016 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Gay Pride prouder and louder after Orlando attacks

Tens of thousands of Europeans paid tribute in Gay Pride marches on Saturday to the 49 people massacred in a gay nightclub in Orlando last weekend in a defiantly festive atmosphere.
June 19, 2016 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Tension at funerals for Orlando victims with protest, irate driver

Funerals for two of the 49 victims killed in the shooting at a nightclub in Florida were marked by tense scenes on Saturday, as an impatient driver was accused of injuring two law enforcement officers and another took place under the watch of anti-gay protesters.
June 19, 2016 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Orlando families to bury victims, ask Obama for change

Families of some of the 49 people killed in a massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub will mourn and bury their dead on Friday, a day after President Barack Obama met survivors and said the United States must act to control gun violence.
June 17, 2016 | 03:01 pm GMT+7

Obama to visit Orlando as U.S. mulls charges for shooter's wife

U.S. President Barack Obama was set to visit Orlando on Thursday to meet with survivors of the Orlando massacre at a gay nightclub and relatives of the 49 people killed as authorities weighed whether to charge the assailant's wife.
June 16, 2016 | 10:15 pm GMT+7

U.S. investigators question Orlando gunman's wife

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.
June 16, 2016 | 11:56 am GMT+7

In Orlando killer's hometown, Muslims endure slurs, insults

Since the Orlando massacre, the small Muslim community of Fort Pierce, Florida, the killer's hometown, has found itself the target of hate-filled insults and abuse.
June 16, 2016 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Wife of Orlando shooter knew of attack, could face charges

The wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub knew of his plans for the attack and could soon be charged in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, a law enforcement source said on Tuesday.
June 15, 2016 | 08:15 am GMT+7

Orlando gunman likely "radicalized" through internet, U.S. says

U.S. authorities said on Monday they had found no direct links between Islamic State militants and the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, describing him as a homegrown extremist who was inspired by radical Islamist groups.
June 14, 2016 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Orlando "moment of silence" disrupted over tighter gun policy debate

The U.S. House of Representatives erupted in shouting on Monday as lawmakers held a moment of silence to honor the victims of the Orlando mass shooting as Democrats protested the Republican-led chamber's refusal to consider tighter gun regulations.
June 14, 2016 | 07:55 am GMT+7

Islamic State claims responsibility for Orlando nightclub shooting: Albayan radio

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Monday for the shooting that killed at least 50 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando Florida, in an official broadcast on the group's Albayan Radio.
June 13, 2016 | 04:17 pm GMT+7
 
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