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Marco Rubio introducing bill to stop gun purchases by suspected terrorists

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U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is introducing another bill aimed at preventing suspected terrorists from buying weapons, this time with a 10-year look-back provision on anyone who had previously been investigated. The bill, dubbed the Terror Intelligence Improvement Act, would require federal agencies to coordinate efforts so anyone investigated for terrorism by any federal agency in the past decade would be flagged if he or she tries to buy a gun or explosive. There would be a three-day delay on that purchase…

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Bill Nelson is convinced Pulse shooter was mostly ISIS-inspired, not hate-inspired

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U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson said Friday that after consulting top FBI officials, he’s convinced that ISIS — more than a hatred of gays — is what inspired the shooter to kill 49 people in Orlando’s popular gay nightclub. Nelson said the motivations likely are a combination, but said the FBI convinced him that Omar Mateen‘s internet search history and other activities in the weeks leading up to the June 12 Pulse massacre suggest a growing obsession with ISIS. “This is…

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