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El Paso Shooting
AP Photo/John Locher
August 04, 2019 - 4:15 pm
In the border town of El Paso, Texas, a shooter opened fire and left 20 people dead and more than two dozen injured. Hours later in Dayton, Ohio, a shooter killed 9 people and injured at least 27 others.
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El Paso shooting
AP Photo/John Locher
August 04, 2019 - 3:46 pm
About 20 minutes before the shooting started at an El Paso Walmart, a rambling screed was posted to an online message board saying the massacre was in response to an "invasion" of Hispanics coming across the southern border.
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El Paso shooting
AP Photo/Christian Chavez
August 04, 2019 - 3:36 pm
A 25-year-old woman who was shot while apparently shielding her 2-month-old son was among the 20 people killed when a gunman opened fire in a crowded El Paso shopping area, her sister said.
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to New Jersey. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 04, 2019 - 2:54 pm
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course, sending out tweets of support awkwardly mixed in with those promoting a celebrity fight and...
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El Paso shooting
Briana Sanchez, El Paso Times/ USA TODAY Network via Imagn Content Services, LLC
August 04, 2019 - 1:53 pm
The shooting that killed 20 people at a crowded El Paso shopping area will be handled as a domestic terrorism case, federal authorities said Sunday as they weighed hate-crime charges against the gunman that could carry the death penalty.
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Dayton shooting
AP Photo/John Minchillo
August 04, 2019 - 10:13 am
The shooter who killed nine people and injured dozens when he opened fire early Sunday in a popular nightlife area of Dayton, Ohio, before being quickly killed by police was a man in his 20s named Connor Betts, a law enforcement official said.
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Cesar Sayoc
Broward County Sheriff's Office
August 04, 2019 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida man who mailed 16 packages of inoperative pipe bombs packed with fireworks powder and shards of glass to 13 famous Democrats and CNN will learn his punishment Monday. Defense lawyers urge leniency, saying Cesar Sayoc committed his crimes after he became "increasingly...
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El Paso shooting
Mark Lambie/El Paso Times via Imagn Content Services, LLC
August 03, 2019 - 6:13 pm
At least twenty people were killed and dozens injured after a shooter went on a rampage Saturday at a shopping mall, police in the Texas border town of El Paso said.
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke looks at his phone before driving away after a Service Employees International Union "Walk A Day In the Shoes" event, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 03, 2019 - 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke cancelled a visit to California's San Quentin State Prison to head back to his native El Paso, on Texas' border with Mexico, in the wake of a mass shooting at a shopping mall there. Police responded early Saturday afternoon to an...
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An election sign is seen on the window of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Baltimore. Cummings says he scared off an intruder at his Baltimore home last weekend, providing details for the first time after President Donald Trump tweeted about the break-in. In a statement Friday, the Maryland Democrat said someone "attempted to gain entry into my residence at approximately 3:40 a.m. on Saturday, July 27." Trump tweeted earlier Friday, "Really bad news! The Baltimore house of Elijah Cummings was robbed. Too bad!" (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 02, 2019 - 5:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Elijah Cummings says he scared off an intruder at his Baltimore home last weekend, providing details for the first time after President Donald Trump tweeted Friday about the break-in. In a statement Friday, the Maryland Democrat said someone "attempted to gain entry into my...
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