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  1. Tilikum, Sea Worlda s Literal Killer Whale and Star of Blackfish, Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | New York Magazine

    Killer whale Tilikum appears during his performance in a show called "Believe" at SeaWorld on March 30, 2011, in Orlando, Florida. Tilikum, the SeaWorld orca that killed three people - including his trainer, Dawn Brancheau in 2010 - and also inspired a national crusade against the captivity of his species, is no more.

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  2. Tilikum, Sea World's Literal Killer Whale and Star of Blackfish, Is DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | New York Magazine

    Killer whale Tilikum appears during his performance in a show called "Believe" at SeaWorld on March 30, 2011, in Orlando, Florida. Tilikum, the SeaWorld orca that killed three people - including his trainer, Dawn Brancheau in 2010 - and also inspired a national crusade against the captivity of his species, is no more.

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  3. Christina Grimmie's Family Files LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | New York Magazine

    In June, former The Voice contestant Christina Grimmie died at the age of 22 after being fatally shot at an Orlando, Florida, concert meet-and-greet by a "deranged fan who had a specific mission" to kill her. Now, Grimmie's family has filed a lawsuit against AEG Live - as well as the security company working the event, saying that the defendants "failed to take adequate security measures to ensure the safety of the performers and the attendees at the concert venue."

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  4. The NYPD Thinks It Knows Who Stole the 86-Pound Bucket of Gold Flakes ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Police have identified the diminutive thief who lifted an 86-pound bucket holding $1.6 million in gold flakes off the back of an armored truck in New York City in September. The suspect, 53-year-old Julio Nivelo , is apparently hiding out in Los Angeles, and authorities have launched "Operation Lucky Charm" to track him down.

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  5. Every One of Donald Trump's Cabinet Picks So Far Opposes LGBT RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | New York Magazine

    During his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump did something unusual: He acknowledged LGBT Americans. Referring to the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Trump said, "This time, the terrorist targeted the LGBTQ community ... and we're going to stop it."

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  6. The CutEvery One of Donald Trumpa s Cabinet Picks So Far Opposes LGBT...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | New York Magazine

    During his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump did something unusual: He acknowledged LGBT Americans. Referring to the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Trump said, "This time, the terrorist targeted the LGBTQ community ... and we're going to stop it."

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  7. Select AllThe Truth Behind That Viral Hillary Clinton Selfie...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | New York Magazine

    At a campaign event in Orlando, Florida, over the weekend, Hillary Clinton stopped for a brief moment to take a photo with some of her supporters. Perched atop a small riser in a cobalt blue suit, the Democratic nominee posed, one hand waving and a microphone in the other.

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  8. Jessica Alba Called For an End to Gun Violence at the Teen Choice AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | New York Magazine

    The Teen Choice Awards on Sunday night took a break from its usual lighthearted programming to call for an end to gun violence. Jessica Alba broached the subject as she stood alongside and introduced teens who've been impacted by mass shootings such as those in Newton, Connecticut; Orlando, Florida; and San Bernardino, California.

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  9. Trump Embraces LGBTQ Community, But Only As a Weapon Against IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Last night Donald Trump gave an acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention that was riddled with false claims and designed to scare people into voting for him - in other words, it was pretty much what we've come to expect from him. His hysterical statistics about crime, job loss, and trade were all par for the course, but about two-thirds of the way into his speech, he threw in one unexpected sound-bite: a perceived message of support for the LGBTQ community.

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  10. Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas and Andra Day Paid a Special Tribute to Victims of Pulse Nightclub ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato are only a few days into their tour for "Future Now," which kicked off last week with the help of guest performers like T.I. and Migos. But on Saturday night, the touring duo was joined by the soulful singer Andra Day for a different kind of performance: an emotional tribute to honor the victims of the Orlando shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida last month.

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  11. Orlando Gunman Threatened to Strap Bombs to Hostages and Warned of SnipersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Police have described Orlando gunman Omar Mateen as "cool and calm" in his conversations with police after he'd shot his way through Pulse, the gay nightclub where he staged his bloody attack. Now, more details are emerging about the hostage standoff in those hours between just after 2 a.m., when Mateen stormed into the club, and around 5 a.m., when police breached the bar's walls and exchanged fire with the gunman, killing him.

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  12. Man Arrested After He Threatens to 'Come Back Orlando-Style' at Brooklyn Gay BarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | New York Magazine

    A little more than a day after the bloody rampage at Pulse nightclub that left 49 dead, the NYPD arrested a 40-year-old man after he aggressively threatened a Brooklyn gay bar and warned a bouncer that he was "going to come back Orlando-style." Cops said 40-year-old Justin Rice had been arguing with his girlfriend at Happyfun Hideway in Bushwick when bar staff asked the pair to calm down.

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  13. Disney Donates $1 Million to Orlando VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Two days after the deadliest shooting in U.S. history rocked the city that's home to Disney World, the company has pledged its support in a big way. The Walt Disney Company is donating $1 million to the families of the victims of the shooting at Pulse nightclub, which killed 49 and wounded dozens more.

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  14. After Orlando, It's Clearer Than Ever: This Election Is a Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | New York Magazine

    On the night that Omar Mateen killed 49 people in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Donald Trump's friend and former campaign adviser Roger Stone wrote a post on his website that was seemingly unrelated. It concerned Huma Abedin, a close aide to Hillary Clinton.

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  15. Man Arrested With Weapons, Explosives Was Headed to Los Angeles Pride ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Just a few hours after a gunman opened fire in a gay club in Orlando, Florida, killing 50 and wounding 53, a 20-year-old man carrying three assault rifles, high-capacity ammunition, and a bucket of explosive chemicals was arrested in Los Angeles. According to the Los Angeles Times , James Wesley Howell was apprehended when police received a call around 5 a.m. about a late-night prowler knocking on windows and doors.

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  16. Watch James Corden's Orlando Statement at TonysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | New York Magazine

    The Tony Awards were in a tough position: Early Sunday morning, the country experienced the deadliest mass shooting in the its history, with 50 dead and 53 wounded at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The show still went on, but not without acknowledging the terrible tragedy.

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  17. Tony Awards Will Be Dedicated to Orlando VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Following what is now considered the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the producers of the 2016 Tony Awards have issued a statement, saying that this year's ceremony will be dedicated to the 50 patrons who were killed at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Sunday morning. "Our hearts are heavy for the unimaginable tragedy that happened last night in Orlando," the awards show posted on their Twitter account.

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  18. Orlando Nightclub Shooting Leaves 20 Dead, 42 InjuredAuthorities are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Orlando Police officers direct family members away from a fatal shooting at Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. 20 people are dead and 42 injured after well organized and well prepared gunman took hostages and opened fire inside an gay nightclub in Orlando at about 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

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  19. The Voice Star Shot Dead at Florida ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | New York Magazine

    Grimmie was shot while signing autographs for fans at a merchandise table following a performance with the band Before You Exit at the Plaza Live Theater. According to local NBC affiliate WESH, Grimmie's brother immediately tackled the gunman following the shooting, who proceeded to shoot and kill himself during the struggle.

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