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Jury in trial of Orlando gunman's widow starts deliberations

Jury in trial of Orlando gunman's widow starts deliberationsA U.S. jury weighing the fate of a woman whose husband killed 49 people at a Florida nightclub in 2016 began deliberations on Wednesday after her defense attorney said federal agents coerced her into saying she played a role in the rampage. Noor Salman, 31, could face life in prison if convicted of helping her husband Omar Mateen plan the attack on the Pulse nightclub and then failing to do anything to stop one of the worst mass shootings in modern U.S. history. The jury in U.S. District Court broke for the night after starting deliberations on Wednesday afternoon.



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California gunman's mom says he told her "it's all over now"

California gunman's mom says he told her "it's all over now"The mother of a gunman who shot 14 people, killing four, said he called her the day before the rampage in Northern California to say he was weary of constant feuding with his neighbors and felt like he "was on a cliff and there's nowhere to go."



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Las Vegas gunman's estate could offer rare redress for victims

Las Vegas gunman's estate could offer rare redress for victimsVictims of mass shootings in the United States often win little or no damages from perpetrators but the Las Vegas massacre may be different because the shooter is thought to have been a wealthy man, lawyers said.



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WHAT'S HAPPENING: FBI rechecks Vegas gunman's house

WHAT'S HAPPENING: FBI rechecks Vegas gunman's houseLAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal investigators returned to search the home of the Las Vegas gunman for "re-documenting and rechecking."



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Gunman's secret life thwarts investigators' hunt for motive

Gunman's secret life thwarts investigators' hunt for motiveLAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history led a secret life that has so far thwarted investigators trying to figure out a motive for the attack.



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Philippine authorities search for clues on casino gunman's identity

Philippine authorities search for clues on casino gunman's identityPhilippine authorities said Saturday they still did not know the identity of the gunman who killed 37 people when he torched a casino, as dramatic security footage was released showing him calmly firing his automatic rifle at security guards and trying to steal gambling chips or money. The video also showed him breaking into a secure room where chips and money were being kept, and apparently intent on stealing what he could.



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Philippine authorities search for clues on casino gunman's identity

Philippine authorities search for clues on casino gunman's identityPhilippine authorities said Saturday they still did not know the identity of the gunman who killed 37 people when he torched a casino, but insisted he was not an Islamic State group terrorist. IS claimed responsibility, with a report on its self-styled Amaq news agency saying its “fighters” carried out the attack, but Philippine authorities continued to insist Saturday that a mentally disturbed man had been attempting a bizarre solo robbery. “None yet,” Albayalde said in a text message when asked about any leads on the identity of the gunman.



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Orlando nightclub gunman's widow ordered to remain jailed

Orlando nightclub gunman's widow ordered to remain jailedU.S. District Judge Paul Byron of Orlando overruled a federal magistrate in Northern California who found earlier in March that Noor Salman, 30, posed no danger to the community or serious flight risk. In his order canceling Salman’s release, Byron said that her mother and uncle own an apartment in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, governed by the Palestinian National Authority, where Salman has previously stayed.



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