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  1. Motive sought in fatal mall shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Investigators are working to determine what led a gunman to open fire and kill five people in a department store at a Washington state mall, after arresting a 20-year-old suspect in the rampage. Police took Turkish-born Arcan Cetin into custody on Saturday evening in Oak Harbor, about 50km southwest of Burlington where the shooting occurred on Friday night.

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  2. Spy agencies struggle to spot threats from lone, mentally ill attackersRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Recent attacks on civilians in the US and Europe have exposed a gap in the intelligence community's efforts to track suspected extremists and prevent mass killings, a half dozen American, British and French counterterrorism officials say. The attacks have a common theme of being carried out by people with an apparent history of mental illness - but few if any direct links to extremist groups, the officials said.

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  3. Dunedin teen gets bionic armRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Corey Symon thanks Limbitless Solutions executive director Albert Manero for his new bionic arm in Dunedin yesterday. Photo by Gerard O'Brien.

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  4. No limits now with new limbRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Corey Symon thanks Limbitless Solutions executive director Albert Manero for his new bionic arm in Dunedin yesterday. Photo by Gerard O'Brien.

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  5. Clinton's lead over Trump narrowsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's lead over Republican Donald Trump has dipped into the single digits among likely US voters for the first time in nearly two weeks, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. The June 27-July 1 poll showed a 9.4 percentage point lead for the former secretary of state over the New York businessman, down slightly from an 11.2 point lead in a previous five-day poll that ended on June 28. Clinton had maintained a double-digit lead in the rolling poll since June 20, as she recovered from a brief boost in Trump's numbers in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, when he renewed a call for a ban on Muslim immigration.

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  6. Church should seek forgiveness from gays - PopeRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Pope Francis has said that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should seek forgiveness from homosexuals for the way they had treated them. Speaking to reporters on Sunday aboard the plane taking him back to Rome from Armenia, he also said the Church should ask forgiveness for the way it has treated women, for turning a blind eye to child labour and for "blessing so many weapons" in the past.

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  7. Tens of thousands at London's gay pride paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of London for an annual parade celebrating gay and transgender rights, with many expressing concerns as Britain gears up to part ways with the European Union after Thursday's referendum. One of the attendees, Andrew Bailey, said that even though the EU's human rights charter is incorporated into British laws he was worried that a great deal could now change.

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  8. Clinton's lead over Trump narrowsRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Democrat Hillary Clinton's lead over Republican rival Donald Trump has slipped by about five percentage points since mid-June, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, bringing the race for the White House to within nine points. The poll showed that 44.5 percent of likely voters supported former secretary of state Clinton while 35.5 percent backed businessman Trump.

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  9. Obama: Senators 'failed' Americans on gun controlRead the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    The White House has accused US senators of a "shameful display of cowardice" and said they failed the American people by not advancing any gun control measures after the nation's largest mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, last week. "Gun violence requires more than moments of silence," President Barack Obama said on Twitter.

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  10. Member at Orlando gunman's mosque questionedRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Families of some of the 49 people slain at an Orlando gay nightclub in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history hugged and wept at funerals on Friday, as FBI agents questioned a member of the mosque where the gunman worshipped. The gunman, Omar Mateen, a 29-year-old US citizen born in New York to Afghan immigrant parents, expressed support for a conflicting list of Islamist militant groups, including Islamic State, in a series of phone calls and internet messages during his three-hour rampage, which ended when police shot him dead early last Sunday .

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  11. Disney faces PR crisis after gator attackRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    June was supposed to have been a triumphant month for Walt Disney Co theme parks, with the flashy opening of a long-planned resort in Shanghai and a new Florida attraction based on its wildly popular animated movie "Frozen." Instead, the company is facing a public relations crisis and the possibility of legal action after an alligator snatched and killed a toddler at the Walt Disney World resort in Orlando, Florida, legal and communications experts said.

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  12. Disney alligator death probe not criminalRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    The investigation into the death of a two-year-old boy likely drowned by an alligator at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is ongoing but is not criminal in nature, a spokeswoman for the local sheriff's office says. Police divers recovered the body of toddler Lane Graves on Wednesday from the man-made lake where he had been snatched by the alligator as he played at the water's edge the night before.

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  13. Attack on the LGBT community in OrlandoRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Pat Brittenden, Lisa Scott and Bryce Edwards discuss the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people and injured 53 others. A name, residential address, and telephone number is required from readers who comment on ODT Online.

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  14. Media coverage of the Orlando shootingRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Pat Brittenden, Lisa Scott and Bryce Edwards discuss media coverage of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, which left 49 people dead and 53 injured. A name, residential address, and telephone number is required from readers who comment on ODT Online.

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  15. Motive behind Orlando rampage probedRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    US investigators are digging into what motivated a Florida man to slaughter 49 people at a gay nightclub, including evidence he had become absorbed in militant Islamist ideas and reports he might have struggled with his own sexual identity. Omar Mateen, who was shot dead by police after a three-hour standoff early on Sunday , left behind a tangled trail of possible motives.

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  16. Philippines confirms execution of Canadian manRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    The Philippines has confirmed the execution of a Canadian who had been held hostage by the al Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf Islamist militant group on a remote southern island with three other people since September 2015. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Toronto that it appeared the second execution of a Canadian hostage by Abu Sayyaf in recent months had taken place.

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  17. Focus on whether gunman had helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    US authorities are investigating whether a gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando and declared his allegiance to Islamic State militants had received any help in carrying out the massacre. The FBI and other agencies were looking at evidence inside and in the closed-off streets around the Pulse nightclub, where New York-born Omar Mateen carried out the deadliest mass shooting in United States history, and the worst attack on American soil since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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  18. Kiwi vigil for Orlando victimsRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Several hundred people gathered at Auckland's Western Park for a candlelight vigil to pay their respects following the deadliest shooting in America at an Orlando nightclub. The gunman, identified as 29-year-old Omar Mateen, opened fire inside a gay nightclub, Pulse, in Orlando, Florida early on Sunday morning , launching a rampage that killed 50 people and injured 53 others in the deadliest shooting spree in American history.

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  19. 'Voice' singer killed after Florida showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Photo by Reuters A man thought to be a deranged fan fatally shot Christina Grimmie, a rising singing star who gained fame on YouTube and as a contestant on television's "The Voice," while she was signing autographs after a concert in Orlando, Florida. The suspect, identified as 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl of St. Petersburg, Florida, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he was tackled by the 22-year-old singer's brother in the Friday evening attack, Orlando police said.

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  20. Ex-Dunedin man wins NZ's first Invictus goldRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    Former army private Glenn Barnes, who now lives in Christchurch, won the one-minute rowing event as a member of the New Zealand Defence Force team at the event for injured or sick armed service men and women in Orlando, Florida. Her wins in the women's cycling time trials and the women's criterium cycling were the second and third medals she had received at the games after winning a bronze medal in 2014.

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