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Obscure neo-Nazi group friendship leads to Tampa killings

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The friendship of the four young roommates – though cemented in the dark trappings of an obscure neo-Nazi group called Atomwaffen Division – never seemed destined for bloodshed. One was described as a former science nerd, serving in the Florida National Guard. Two others worked temp jobs at a recycling plant and talked about joining the military. The fourth caught flak from his roommates for wasting his days with video games.

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Tampa shooter tells police neo-Nazi roommates were planning terror

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A Florida man told police he fatally shot his neo-Nazi roommates because he wanted to prevent a planned act of domestic terrorism. Court documents filed Tuesday show that 18-year-old Devon Arthurs made the comment to police on Friday after leading officers to the bodies. Arthurs, who told police he was a recent convert to Islam, said his roommates had disparaged his new religion and that their behavior also spurred his actions. Investigators found bomb-making materials, Nazi propaganda and a framed…

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Joe Henderson: After Nice carnage, how can we prevent ‘lone wolf’ attacks?

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So … another warped human has inflicted more misery upon the world. Motivated, perhaps, by tiny voices in his head that repeated a mantra of hate, Mohammed Lahouaiej Bouhle plowed his 20-ton rented truck through a crowd of holiday revelers in the picturesque French town of Nice. He killed 84 people before he, too, was killed. There were immediate calls both here and in other nations to step up attacks against radical Islam. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told Fox…

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