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Did a delay in police response give shooter more time?

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As the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history began to unfold, an off-duty police officer working at a gay nightclub exchanged gunfire with the suspect. But three hours passed before a SWAT team stormed the building and brought the attack to an end. The decision by law enforcement to hold off on entering the Pulse club – where more than 100 people were shot, 49 of them killed – immediately raised questions among experts in police tactics. They said…

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Donald Trump says Orlando attack a reason to close borders, tighten intelligence

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After briefly expressing sympathy for and solidarity with the people of Orlando, Donald Trump used Sunday’s Pulse nightclub massacre as reason to double-down Monday on his desires to ban Muslim immigrants and broaden domestic intelligence gathering. In a speech at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire that was billed as an attack on presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, presumptive Republican nominee Trump led with Orlando, focused on radical Islam as the cause of the Orlando and San Bernardino massacres, then turned to…

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Planned Donald Trump speech to pivot from Hillary Clinton to terror, immigration following Orlando attack

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Following the nation’s most deadly mass shooting which left 50 dead at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Donald Trump said Sunday he will change the subject of a planned Monday speech to address “this terrorist attack, immigration, and national security.” Trump had originally planned to use the speech to present a litany of attacks against Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton. According to senior Trump campaign staff, the presumptive GOP nominee was going to serve up a “charge sheet” against Clinton, including broadside attacks on her…

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