20 killed, 26 wounded when gunman attacks Texas shoppers

August 6, 2019

EL PASO, Texas — A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured. Authorities were investigating the possibility the shooting was a hate crime, working to confirm whether a racist, anti-immigrant screed posted online shortly beforehand was written by the man arrested in the attack on…

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No One Knows Trump’s Next Move

August 6, 2019

It was a part of the presidency that would come to surprise Bill Clinton, if only because of its heartrending frequency. Soon after the gun massacre at Columbine High School in the spring of 1999, Clinton flew to Littleton, Colorado, to talk with students, teachers, and parents mourning the deaths of the 13 victims. So much of his job, he told the audience, centered on a task that had nothing…

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9 killed, 27 wounded in Ohio in second U.S. mass shooting within 24 hours

August 5, 2019

DAYTON, Ohio — A gunman wearing body armor and carrying extra magazines opened fire in a popular nightlife area of Dayton, Ohio, killing nine and wounding 27, authorities say, in the second U.S. mass shooting in less than 24 hours. Dayton police patrolling the area responded in less than a minute to the shooting, which unfolded about 1 a.m. Sunday on the streets of the Oregon District, Dayton Mayor Nan…

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Fox News pundit complains about Ilhan Omar quoting Trump's 'grab 'em by the p****' remark

July 18, 2019

A Fox News pundit has complained that Ilhan Omar used profanity when quoting Donald Trump in response to a series of racist tweets he directed at the Democratic congresswoman.Dana Perino, a former White House secretary under George W Bush, defended Mr Trump’s original statements and argued that he “didn’t make them on live television at five o’clock”. Ms Perino was referring to a number of the US president's controversial remarks…

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Trump suggests homelessness is a 'phenomenon that started two years ago' in barely comprehensible interview

July 4, 2019

Donald Trump has suggested that homelessness is a “phenomenon that started two years ago” and said that he “may intercede” to tackle the crisis. The US president also implied that homeless people living in the streets of US cities were making police officers sick.He made the comments in a rambling interview with Fox News host Tucker Carlson in Japan, which was broadcast on Monday.When Mr Carlson asked Mr Trump why…

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