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#Orlando

From The42 'Ada is paying a price of not playing for her country but this fight of hers is a fight of all of us' Taking A Stand

'Ada is paying a price of not playing for her country but this fight of hers is a fight of all of us'

Brazil star Marta has her say on the absence of Norway’s Ada Hegerberg from the Women’s World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem Orlando

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem

The Federal Aviation Agency is investigating the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people priced out of investment market at home are putting their money in properties near Disneyworld Florida

Irish people priced out of investment market at home are putting their money in properties near Disneyworld

Up to 200 Irish clients in the last two years have made investments through one company alone.

From TheJournal.ie Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation Florida

Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation

The children aged one, six, 10 and 11 were found dead by officers overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Widow of Pulse nightclub shooter found not guilty of lying to the FBI Orlando

Widow of Pulse nightclub shooter found not guilty of lying to the FBI

Noor Salman, 31, began sobbing with joy when she was found not guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal Seddique Mateen

Father of Orlando nightclub shooter was FBI informant, court documents reveal

Omar Mateen, the attacker, died in the 12 June 2016 mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub.

From TheJournal.ie Florida shooting: 'Disgruntled employee' kills five in Orlando Orange County

Florida shooting: 'Disgruntled employee' kills five in Orlando

Police called it a “workplace violence incident” and said there were no apparent links to terror.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando nightclub shooting: Widow of gunman to be released on bail Electronic Tagging

Orlando nightclub shooting: Widow of gunman to be released on bail

Prosecutors had argued she should be kept behind bars because she posed a threat to society.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando shooter's widow arrested and charged with obstruction of justice Pulse Nightclub

Orlando shooter's widow arrested and charged with obstruction of justice

Noor Salman was taken into custody by the FBI earlier today and is due in court tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims The 49

Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims

On 12 June, 2016, a gunman opened fire inside the nightclub, killing 49 people and wounding 53 in America’s deadliest mass shooting.

From TheJournal.ie US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart Southwest Airlines

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.

From TheJournal.ie 'Plastered' tourist fatally injures Pinko the famous dancing flamingo Animal Cruelty

'Plastered' tourist fatally injures Pinko the famous dancing flamingo

According to a police report, a 45-year-old father of two was visiting Busch Gardens theme park in Florida with his family when he reached into a pen, picked up the flamingo and threw her down.

From TheJournal.ie Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting Emergency

Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting

Emergency officials have stressed, however. that a voice call is preferred because dispatchers can elicit details more quickly.

From TheJournal.ie Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay Omar Mateen

Investigators have found 'no concrete evidence' that Orlando LGBT nightclub shooter was gay

Law enforcement officials have said they believe Mateen was radicalised at some point before the Pulse nightclub attack.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando gunman's 'gay lover' claims massacre was revenge against HIV-positive partner Mass Shooting

Orlando gunman's 'gay lover' claims massacre was revenge against HIV-positive partner

The man, known only as Miguel, claims Mateen said he was going to make the Puerto Rican gay community ‘pay’.

From TheJournal.ie Four proposals to bring in tighter gun controls in the US are rejected Orlando

Four proposals to bring in tighter gun controls in the US are rejected

The Republican-controlled Senate couldn’t even agree to restrict the sale of firearms to suspected terrorists.

From TheJournal.ie "I did the shootings": Transcripts show Orlando gunman acted with 'chilling calm' Pulse Nightclub

"I did the shootings": Transcripts show Orlando gunman acted with 'chilling calm'

The shooter identified himself as an “Islamic soldier” in the calls.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando buries its dead in the wake of gay nightclub shooting America

Orlando buries its dead in the wake of gay nightclub shooting

More funerals are expected to take place over the weekend as the city continues to mourn.

A Dublin gay bar is selling an Orlando Cocktail made with ‘strength, love and pride’

All the proceeds go straight to the families of the victims.

From TheJournal.ie US Democrats end 14-hour filibuster demanding stronger gun laws Senate

US Democrats end 14-hour filibuster demanding stronger gun laws

Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy spoke about the Newtown school massacre, which saw the loss of 26 people, mostly children, in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando shooter's wife 'tried to talk him out of violence but did not call police' say reports Omar Mateen

Orlando shooter's wife 'tried to talk him out of violence but did not call police' say reports

Omar Mateen also spoke of the “filthy ways of the west”.

From TheJournal.ie American journalist buys semi-automatic rifle in just seven minutes Orlando Shooting

American journalist buys semi-automatic rifle in just seven minutes

Helen Ubiñas has received hate mail after writing about the experience.

From TheJournal.ie FBI questioning Orlando shooter's wife over claims she knew his plan Noor Mateen

FBI questioning Orlando shooter's wife over claims she knew his plan

He had also planned an attack at Walt Disney World.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I’m next, I’m dead’: Survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre speak out Omar Mateen

‘I’m next, I’m dead’: Survivors of the Orlando nightclub massacre speak out

50 people were killed in gun attack by Omar Mateen at Florida gay nightclub Pulse.

From TheJournal.ie Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims Leinster House

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

The Taoiseach confirmed the Irish flag will be flown at half mast at Government Buildings and Leinster House as a mark of respect.

From TheJournal.ie Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed Opinion

Gay clubs are a sanctuary when being LGBT could get you killed

Conor Behan DJs at gay club The George, and says that it’s important we recognise the Orlando attack was an attack on the LGBT community.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows' Islamic State

Trump says Obama might 'get the Orlando shooting better than anybody knows'

The US President has said the massacre appears to be “homegrown extremism”.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando gunman 'was regular at Pulse' clubgoers say Omar Mateen

Orlando gunman 'was regular at Pulse' clubgoers say

Clubgoers told a local paper the 29-year-old would drink heavily and get “loud and belligerent” in the gay club.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands turn out for "rainbow vigil" in Dublin to honour those killed in Orlando shooting City Hall

Thousands turn out for "rainbow vigil" in Dublin to honour those killed in Orlando shooting

A large crowd – some draped in rainbow flags and holding balloons and other items – gathered at about 7pm this evening for the vigil.

From TheJournal.ie Orlando shooter was a homophobic killer, deliberately using the 'Isis' name Opinion

Orlando shooter was a homophobic killer, deliberately using the 'Isis' name

“We need to rally around our LGBTI brothers and sisters… and to defy the absolute evil [of] groups like Islamic State,” writes security expert Tom Clonan.

From TheJournal.ie 'Call the police mommy, I'm gonna die': Mother shares texts sent from son at Florida nightclub Mass Shooting
From TheJournal.ie Orlando shooter was investigated by the FBI twice - but still bought guns legally last week Omar Mateen

Orlando shooter was investigated by the FBI twice - but still bought guns legally last week

The attack, the worst mass shooting in modern US history, was carried out at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, a well-known gay hangout.

From TheJournal.ie Florida gay nightclub worst mass shooting in US history: 50 dead and 53 injured America

Florida gay nightclub worst mass shooting in US history: 50 dead and 53 injured

The suspect’s father has said his son may have been motivated by homophobia and not by his Muslim faith.

From TheJournal.ie An Irish couple on their J1 were robbed... but a familiar face from home is ready to help Thats Nice

An Irish couple on their J1 were robbed... but a familiar face from home is ready to help

Their bags, containing passports and money, were taken from their hotel room.

From TheJournal.ie The world's tallest roller-coaster will open in 2017 and is absolutely terrifying Vomit Comet This post contains a poll

Giant fish tank bursts at Disney restaurant while people eat dinner

There was “chaos”, according to one diner.

From TheJournal.ie Rare 1970s photos turn up of the building of Disney's Space Mountain Ground Control

Rare 1970s photos turn up of the building of Disney's Space Mountain

The oldest operating rollercoaster in Florida was a feat of engineering at its time – and still looks impressive.

From TheJournal.ie Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole Florida This post contains videos This post contains images

Video: The moment a resort villa is partly swallowed by sinkhole

Nearly a third of the Summer Bay Resort collapsed yesterday in Orland, Florida.

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