• 'Multiple fatalities' in Orlando shooting
'Multiple fatalities' in Orlando shooting

While there is not a specific definition of a mass shooting , an accepted one says that an incident in which at least four people are shot (injured or killed) is considered a " mass shooting ". The FBI is joining the investigation. The sheriff said the former employee had a minor criminal record and that police had visited Fiamma Inc .

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  • Minnesota joins U.S. Climate Alliance
Minnesota joins U.S. Climate Alliance

That same day, soon after the announcement, a group of around 80 mayors published an open letter on online content platform Medium announcing their intention to uphold commitments made in the Paris Agreement, Fortune reports. "President Trump's withdrawal will cause serious damage to our environment and our economy", Minnesota Governor Mark Dayto...

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  • Trump promises 'cheaper, faster and safer travel' with private air traffic control
Trump promises 'cheaper, faster and safer travel' with private air traffic control

US airlines have lobbied to separate air traffic control from the FAA for two decades and Trump's budget plan released earlier this year called for the changes, placing air traffic operations under an "independent, non-governmental organization".

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  • White House: Trump won't block Comey testimony
White House: Trump won't block Comey testimony

Since then multiple outlets - including CNN - have reported on Comey's interactions with the President, including a conversation urging him to end the probe focused on his former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Under the circumstances, you can see why TV networks are treating Comey's Thursday testimony as Must See TV. "They've talk...

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  • Trump to propose privatizing air traffic control
Trump to propose privatizing air traffic control

Declaring the current system " stuck painfully in the past ", Trump called for separating air traffic control operations from the Federal Aviation Administration , an approach that USA airlines have long championed. He would also transfer responsibility for a $36 billion air traffic modernization program at the FAA to a new private entity. Shust...

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  • Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony -White House
Trump will not block ex-FBI chief Comey's testimony -White House

USA intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation meddled in the presidential election. But the reports have raised questions about the motivation for firing Comey and whether his role in investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation had something to do with it.

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  • Putin's dinner with Michael Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'
Putin's dinner with Michael Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'

The alleged dossier claims that Russia's government possesses compromising financial and personal information about Trump . Mr Putin denied having any compromising material about the U.S. Flynn was sacked by Trump in February after less than a month on the job following claims he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Ser...

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  • Day of Portland demonstrations marked by arrests, clashes
Day of Portland demonstrations marked by arrests, clashes

They were slightly outnumbered by a mixed assemblage of counterprotesters across the street led by a group of self-described anti-fascists who viewed the free speech rally as a promotion of racism. That protest formed just east of the free-speech rally as hundreds of people lined a narrow strip of pavement. Trump rally organizers also rebuffed ...

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  • Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding deal
Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding deal

Rather, it's more likely that they seek to impose carbon-related tariffs on United States goods if these are deemed to be enjoying an unfair advantage because they are produced in an economy free of carbon restraints. "I have not had an opportunity to have that discussion", Spicer said. India is the world's fourth-biggest emitter of carbon di...

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  • Putin: 'It wouldn't make sense for us to interfere' in U.S. election
Putin: 'It wouldn't make sense for us to interfere' in U.S. election

United States intelligence officials have said Russian Federation tried to interfere in the USA election by hacking the Democratic Party, in order to help Donald Trump , a charge the Kremlin has repeatedly denied. From 1975 through the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Putin was an agent of the Soviet spy agency, the KGB. "F...

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  • House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony
House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

Trump could invoke executive privilege by arguing that discussions with Comey pertained to national security and that he had an expectation of privacy in getting candid advice from top aides. Trump reportedly told Russian officials during a visit to the White House on May 10 that firing Comey the previous day relieved "great pressure" the preside...

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  • Disgruntled ex-worker kills 5, then himself, in Orlando
Disgruntled ex-worker kills 5, then himself, in Orlando

The gunman had been involved in a previous incident of workplace violence and had been accused of attacking another employee inside the business. Demings said the shooter - who had been fired in April and had been previously accused of assaulting a co-worker - was not believed to be connected to any sort of terror organization.

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  • Disgruntled man releases bedbugs in Maine city office
Disgruntled man releases bedbugs in Maine city office

Bridgeo said the entire building was closed as a precaution and an exterminator was summoned Friday afternoon to spray for the pests. A bedbug sniffing dog will be brought in today to give the final all-clear. He was told he didn't qualify, according to City Manager William Bridgeo, and he emptied the cup of the blood-sucking vermin in retaliation....

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  • Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Shares Sold by Cutler Capital Management LLC
Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Shares Sold by Cutler Capital Management LLC

The Gvo Asset Management Ltd holds 1.04 million shares with $57.22 million value, down from 1.54M last quarter. The stock rose 0.15% or $0.08 reaching $51.89. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company, Massachusetts-based fund reported 25,029 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt owns 0.04% invested in Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) for 48,...

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  • Monday weather: Sunny and windy, with highs in the mid-70s
Monday weather: Sunny and windy, with highs in the mid-70s

Cloudy skies and just a few showers will linger into tonight as a cold front approaches the area. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 79. But be ready for wind: Gusts could reach as high as 21 miles per hour. Tracking isolated showers and thunderstorms moving through the area, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming wes...

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  • Does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement
Does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

And you know why? The Green Fund is created to help poor countries adapt to climate change and bypass some of the heavily polluting technologies formerly used by rich countries. "In a very real sense, it was a transfer of wealth from the most powerful economy in the world to other countries around the planet", Pence said. "If you're concern...

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  • Trump pushes for privatizing US air traffic control
Trump pushes for privatizing US air traffic control

The FAA changed its hiring requirements to recruit more air traffic controllers, but critics accused the agency of dumbing down its standards to fill slots with unqualified candidates. The airline commissioned a study past year, which found that ATC-related costs are growing faster in those two nations than they are with the public system in the ...

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  • Sheriff: Fired worker killed 5, shot self as siren neared
Sheriff: Fired worker killed 5, shot self as siren neared

In a matter of a few minutes, Neumann had killed Robert Snyder , 59, Brenda Motanez-Crespo, 44, Kevin Clark , 53, Jeffrey Roberts , 57, and Kevin Lawson , 47, at the Fiamma facility on Forsyth Road, just north of the Hanging Moss Road intersection in east Orange County.

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  • 14 arrested during Portland rally and counter-protest
14 arrested during Portland rally and counter-protest

PORTLAND - An " alt-right " free speech rally is scheduled to unfold Sunday in a city reeling from the May 26 stabbing deaths of two men who sought to help a pair of teenage girls - one wearing a hijab - who had been the targeted with hate speech on a transit train.

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  • Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business
Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

The gunman in Orlando , Florida shooting was identified a 45-year-old US Army veteran, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings told reporters. The attack shows why people need to alert authorities whenever they learn of anything that could lead to violence, Banks said .

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