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  1. 'Let's go!' - Video shows deputy helping Pulse patron escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Brandon Sun

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Rutkowski grabbed the hand of a man who had been trapped in the Pulse nightclub and led him away, after making sure he didn't have a weapon, as another deputy shouted to other patrons, "Let's go! Let's go!" The video from Rutkowski's body camera on the night of the Pulse massacre was released Thursday, showing some of the police response to the worst mass shooting in recent U.S. history.

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  2. On Nice's Riviera, signs of normal returning after attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Brandon Sun

    Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. Under a blazing sun, there were few visible reminders of the carnage on Tuesday, save for a handful of flags flying at half-staff and a number of armed soldiers patrolling the promenade.

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  3. Obama to honour 5 Dallas officers shot by man out for revengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Brandon Sun

    President Barack Obama will be in a different city but still in an all-too-familiar place when he leads the nation in honouring more lives cut short by gun violence, this time five white police officers slain by a black man who said he wanted revenge for the killings of blacks by police. Obama will try Tuesday to help grief-stricken Dallas begin to heal less than a week after its officers were killed and others wounded by an Army veteran-turned-sniper.

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  4. Toronto may join growing number of American cities with 911 textingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Brandon Sun

    A city council vote this week could set Toronto on the path to becoming the first jurisdiction in Canada where all residents can send text messages to 911 operators instead of calling them. Coun.

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  5. US Rep. Corrine Brown indicted after fraud investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Brandon Sun

    U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown of Florida and her chief of staff have been charged with multiple fraud and other federal offences in a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday after a federal investigation into a fraudulent charity with ties to the congresswoman. Brown, a 69-year-old Democrat, was to appear later Friday in Jacksonville federal court on charges of mail and wire fraud, conspiracy, obstruction and filing of false tax returns.

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  6. Broadway's 'Fun Home' cast to perform show in OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Brandon Sun

    Many Broadway stars have joined together to sing and raise money to help the survivors of the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. Now, one Broadway show is going further - performing a few blocks away from the massacre.

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  7. Opinions divided, politely, over gay pride march in Manitoba's Bible BeltRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Brandon Sun

    Bullied as a gay teenager in Steinbach, Man., the heart of the province's so-called Bible Belt, Weins is now watching as others in the small city organize its first-ever pride march, set for July 9. "Growing up in Steinbach, I experienced a lot of religious guilt ... I can remember as early as Grade 3, being told that I was going to hell for liking Harry Potter." Steinbach is a prosperous, fast-growing community of 14,000, a 45-minute drive southeast of Winnipeg.

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  8. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will march in today's Pride Parade in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 3 | Brandon Sun

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be among the hundreds of thousands of people who are expected to crowd the streets of downtown Toronto today for the annual Pride Parade. The parade wraps up a month of Pride festivities in Toronto, which saw entertainment heavyweights like George Takei and Lindsay Lohan participate.

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  9. Thousands rally in Madrid in favour of LGTB PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Brandon Sun

    The march Saturday in the Spanish capital came just three weeks after members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community were tragically victimized in a shooting massacre at a U.S. nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The deadly attack June 12 in Orlando, where 49 people were slain by a lone gunman, led to profound and heartfelt remembrance throughout the Madrid procession.

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  10. Gun shop cancels raffle of AR-15 rifle for Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Brandon Sun

    A suburban Chicago gun shop has cancelled a raffle of a semi-automatic rifle to benefit victims of the nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. The Chicago Tribune reports Second Amendment Sports in McHenry, Illinois, called off the raffle following questions about whether it would be legal.

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  11. In his words: Donald Trump's evolving Muslim banRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Brandon Sun

    Donald Trump's proposal to bar foreign Muslims from entering the country was among his most bombastic, helping him stand out in a crowded Republican primary field. Now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, the billionaire businessman appears to be reversing his stance.

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  12. Jury holds ex-officer liable for 1973 slaying in ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Brandon Sun

    A former lieutenant under the brutal dictator Augusto Pinochet tortured and killed a famed Chilean folk singer whose family had been seeking justice for more than 40 years, a federal jury in Florida ruled Monday. The jury in the civil case ordered former Lt.

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  13. Owners of AR-style firearms defend their weapon of choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Brandon Sun

    "You know some of these people that are fearful, it's just because they don't have knowledge," she said. "We call it furniture - it's got all the accessories on it that make it look a little intimidating.

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  14. Expectations in the wake of the Orlando massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Brandon Sun

    The recent mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., has got us reeling. And got us processing our feelings, thoughts and prejudices.

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  15. The Pulse of the Latin LGBTQ communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    It's been two weeks since one of the most horrible hate crimes in North American history. On June 12, a gunman killed 49 people and injured 53 inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

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  16. McCartney, Gaga sign letter to Congress about gun violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Paul McCartney, Lady Gaga, Barbra Streisand, Billy Joel and others have signed an open letter from Billboard magazine to Congress about stopping gun violence in America. Billboard posted the letter and signatures on its website Thursday.

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  17. The Latest: Democrats say gun protest succeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    In this frame grab taken from AP video Georgia Rep. John Lewis leads more than 200 Democrats in demanding a vote on measures to expand background checks and block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists in the aftermath of last week's massacre in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people in a gay nightclub. Rebellious Democrats shut down the House's legislative work on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures before lawmakers' weeklong break.

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  18. The Latest: House GOP says electronic devices still bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    In this frame grab taken from AP video Georgia Rep. John Lewis leads more than 200 Democrats in demanding a vote on measures to expand background checks and block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists in the aftermath of last week's massacre in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people in a gay nightclub. Rebellious Democrats shut down the House's legislative work on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures before lawmakers' weeklong break.

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  19. Ex-NFL player Tim Tebow visits friend shot in nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow visited his former high school football teammate who was wounded in the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando. The Orlando Sentinel reports Rodney Sumter was a bartender at Pulse nightclub and was shot three times on June 12. Tebow and Sumter played football at Ponte Vedra Beach Nease High School near Jacksonville.

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  20. In speech, Trump to ramp up critique of Clinton as failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Seeking to refocus his presidential campaign, Donald Trump will lambaste Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as a failed secretary of state who is out of step with Americans on trade and immigration. Trump's address Wednesday morning at his hotel in New York's SoHo neighbourhood marks his official opening salvo against Clinton, the prospective Democratic presidential nominee, in the general election.

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