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Top Stories: Latest On Orlando Shooting; Clinton And Sanders Meet

Also: An alligator snatches a child at a Disney resort; President Obama meets the Dalai Lama today; and African American magazines Ebony and Jet are being sold to an private equity firm.

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Alligator Grabs 2-Year-Old Near Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

The animal attacked the child after 9 p.m. on Tuesday, pulling him into the water. Authorities continue to look for the boy, saying they are still treating this as a search and rescue operation.

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California Judge in Stanford Rape Trial Removed From New Sex Assault Case

The district attorney says he's not confident that Judge Aaron Persky can be fair in the unrelated case. Critics want to recall the judge who sentenced Brock Turner to six months for sexual assault.

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Gun Violence 'A Public Health Crisis,' Says AMA

The AMA says it will continue to lobby Congress to overturn the 20-year prohibition of gun violence research by the Centers for Disease Control.

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President Obama Slams 'Yapping' Over 'Radical Islam' And Terrorism

"It's a political talking point. It's not a strategy," Obama says in a lengthy speech in which he also criticized Donald Trump's proposals for Muslim immigrants.

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WATCH: Following Moment Of Silence, Democrats Shout Down Speaker Ryan

As House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to move on with regular business, the chamber erupted into chaos with Democrats demanding action on gun control.

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LISTEN: Victim, Doctors Describe 'War Zone' Following Shootings In Orlando

Angel Colon pretended to be dead. "He shoots toward my head, but it hits my hand," he said. "I had no reaction. I was just prepared to just stay there ... so he won't know that I'm alive."

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Stabbing Attack Kills French Police Officers At Home; Their Son Is Saved

The officers, the parents of a three-year-old, died Monday night; their assailant broadcast a live video from their home via Facebook, according to French news outlets.

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  • This is some Luther level homicidal maniac shit.  : amiantos
U.S. Appeals Court Holds Up Net Neutrality Rules In Full

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected a lawsuit by telecom, cable and wireless industry associations against new rules that expanded federal oversight of Internet service providers.

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Reports: Gunman Had Visited Nightclub Before, Used Gay Dating Apps

Multiple people have told the press they recognized Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people at the gay club Pulse in Orlando on Sunday morning, from previous nights at the club or from gay dating apps.

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Top Stories: Vigils For Orlando Victims; Condemnation For Shooter

Also: The last primary of the year is underway in Washington, D.C.; Venezuela eases its two day work week; and Margaret Vinci Heldt, creator of the beehive hairdo, has died.

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Across The Country, Vigils Honor Victims Of Orlando Attack

Events were held from California to Pennsylvania, from Alaska to the Stonewall Inn in New York.

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Cleveland Stays Alive In NBA Finals Against Depleted Golden State

With all-around star forward Draymond Green suspended and center Andrew Bogut downed by an injury in the second half, the Warriors couldn't muster the muscle to drop the Cavaliers and take the series.

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Gun Shop Owner: 'Evil Person' Bought Weapons Legally Before Orlando Attack

The shop owner says Omar Mateen, who carried out the deadly rampage at the Pulse nightclub, passed a full background check and could have bought guns anywhere.

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'He Lived In His Truth': Remembering Those Murdered In Orlando

They ranged in age from 18 to 50. They were dancers and students, a singer and a bouncer, an accountant and an aspiring firefighter — mothers, fathers, teenagers, couples and best friends.

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The Rifle Used In Orlando Is Lightweight, Easy To Use And Oh So Deadly

The AR-15 has been the weapon of choice in some recent high-profile mass killings. It shoots accurately and tends to come with a high-capacity magazine.

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Putting 'Deadliest Mass Shooting In U.S. History' Into Some Historical Context

The United States has had many devastating mass killings. But modern mass shootings have a emerged as a category all their own.

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Walgreens Cuts Ties With Blood-Test Company Theranos

Walgreens was Theranos' largest revenue source. It cited problems that federal regulators have had with Theranos' lab testing in deciding to end the relationship.

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Orlando Gunman Had Been Taken Off Watch List, FBI Director Comey Says

The gunman whose attack on a nightclub resulted in the deaths of 49 victims bought his guns legally, James Comey says. The gunman, he adds, also had three different contacts with a 911 dispatcher.

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Brazil's Nightmare Continues, Thanks To Possible Illegal Goal In Copa America

It was Peru's first win over Brazil in 30 years, but a critical play is being hotly debated, as the goal seemingly relied on a Peruvian player using his arm to deflect the ball.

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