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  1. Shooter should have left things aloneRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 19 | The Standard

    With Britain's referendum on its European Union membership only days away, the killing of MP Helen Joanne "Jo" Cox, was undoubtedly a tragic and significant event before the vote.Cox, 41, a passionate Labor campaigner for the "Remain" movement, was shot and stabbed a number of times in her constituency on Thursday.During his court appearance two days later, the murder suspect - Thomas Mair, 52 - g... With Britain's referendum on its European Union membership only days away, the killing of MP Helen Joanne "Jo" Cox, was undoubtedly a tragic and significant event before the vote. Cox, 41, a passionate Labor campaigner for the "Remain" movement, was shot and stabbed a number of times in her constituency on Thursday.

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  2. John McCain shoots self in the foot blaming Obama for Orlando killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Standard

    Republican Senator John McCain said Thursday that US President Barack Obama is 'directly responsible'' for the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, because of the rise of the Islamic State group on the president's watch. But he later issued a statement saying that he 'misspoke.'

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  3. Parents let off on gator grabRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 16 | The Standard

    A sheriff said charges are unlikely against a Nebraska couple after an alligator killed their two-year-old son by snatching him out of shallow water at a Walt Disney World beach in Orlando, Florida, but the entertainment giant is reviewing whether to add gator warning signs.Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told media there was no indication Will and Melissa Graves, of suburban Omaha, committed ... A sheriff said charges are unlikely against a Nebraska couple after an alligator killed their two-year-old son by snatching him out of shallow water at a Walt Disney World beach in Orlando, Florida, but the entertainment giant is reviewing whether to add gator warning signs.

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  4. Shanghai Disney growing like TopsyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Standard

    Walt Disney has already started expanding its first theme park in the mainland, said chairman and chief executive Robert Iger, one day before the official public opening of Shanghai Disneyland today. "After we broke ground we paused to recognize the growth of China's tourism and Shanghai visitation and the general growth in the Chinese mar-ket, and decided to build something even bigger," said Ige... Walt Disney has already started expanding its first theme park in the mainland, said chairman and chief executive Robert Iger, one day before the official public opening of Shanghai Disneyland today.

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  5. Obama to meet the Dalai Lama at White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | The Standard

    US President Barack Obama is meeting with the Dalai Lama at the White House on Wednesday . Obama had been scheduled to travel to Wisconsin to appear at a campaign event with presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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  6. (Orlando shootings) Night of clubbing turns into nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | The Standard

    Jon Alamo was ready for a good time. The 22-year-old clothing store sales clerk arrived at Pulse in Orlando at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, clad all in blue from his button-down shirt adorned with palm trees to his loafers.

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  7. (Orlando shootings) Murderer pledged allegiance to Islamic extremistRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Standard

    A law enforcement official says the gunman Omar Mateen who opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, made a 911 call from the club, professing allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The law enforcement official is familiar with the investigation.

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  8. (Orlando shootings) 39 perished at club, 11 died at hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Standard

    The mayor of Orlando, Florida, says of the 50 people who died from the shooting at a gay nightclub, , 39 were killed at the club and 11 people died at hospitals. Mayor Buddy Dyer says at first officers mistakenly thought the gunman had strapped explosives to the dead victims and that the club was booby-trapped.

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  9. (Orlando shootings) US Muslims condemn hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Standard

    American Muslim leaders are condemning the attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that killed 50 people and wounded more than 50 others. Nihad Awad, the executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, called the killings a hate crime and said the group has no tolerance for extremism of any kind.

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  10. (Orlando shootings) Killer's father favors Pashtun domination of AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Standard

    The father of the Orlando, Florida nightclub gunman has a television show on Payam-e-Afghan, a California-based channel that supports ethnic solidarity with the Afghan Taliban, which are mostly Pashtun. Viewers from Pashtun communities in the United States regularly call in to espouse support for Pashtun domination of Afghanistan over the nation's minorities, including Hazaras, Tajiks and Uzbeks... The father of the Orlando, Florida nightclub gunman has a television show on Payam-e-Afghan, a California-based channel that supports ethnic solidarity with the Afghan Taliban, which are mostly Pashtun.

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  11. (Florida shootings) Bodies moved from nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Standard

    Officials have started removing bodies from inside an Orlando, Florida nightclub where 50 people were shot and killed. Sunday night, workers brought four bodies on stretchers out of club Pulse and loaded them into white vans.

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  12. (Florida shootings) Friends, relatives mourn lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 12 | The Standard

    Across the United States, people are gathering at vigils honoring the victims of an armed attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida that left 50 people dead and 53 wounded. In Miami Beach, mourners lit candles, embraced and waived rainbow flags Sunday evening.

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  13. Jack Ma cancels keynote at anti-counterfeit meetingRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | The Standard

    Jack Ma Yun, the head of Alibaba, is withdrawing from an anti-counterfeiting convention in the US state of Florida just two days before he was scheduled to give the keynote speech. Alibaba announced the move Tuesday following last week's suspension of the company's membership in the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition, a small but influential group that lobbies U.S. officials and testifie... Jack Ma Yun, the head of Alibaba, is withdrawing from an anti-counterfeiting convention in the US state of Florida just two days before he was scheduled to give the keynote speech.

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  14. Eight hurt aboard JetBlue flightRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | The Standard

    US officials say at least eight passengers were injured when a JetBlue flight experienced turbulence while flying from San Juan, Puerto Rico; to Orlando, Florida. JetBlue spokesman Doug McGraw tells Orlando station WESH that medical personnel met the flight when it arrived at Orlando International Airport at 8:52 p.m. Monday.

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