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50 dead in Florida nightclub shooting, worst in US history

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A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded Florida nightclub early Sunday, killing at least 50 people in the worst mass shooting in American history before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers, police said. Authorities were investigating it as an act of terrorism. At least 53 other people were hospitalized, most in critical condition, officials said. “I think we will see the death toll rise,” said Dr. Mike Cheatham a trauma surgeon at…

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