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NBA intends to dock pay of players who skip next month's restart in Florida
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NBA intends to dock pay of players who skip next month's restart in Florida

Jun 17th 2020, 9:19 AM 3,424 Views 2 Comments

On top of coronavirus fears, many players feel they ought to sit out the restarted season as a protest against police killings.

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

May 30th 2019, 12:03 PM 6,757 Views 4 Comments

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

Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem
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Boeing 737 MAX makes emergency landing in Florida after engine problem

Mar 27th 2019, 7:24 AM 31,013 Views 17 Comments

The Federal Aviation Agency is investigating the incident.

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

Jul 7th 2018, 8:15 AM 31,343 Views 42 Comments

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

Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation
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Four children and suspected gunman found dead after Orlando hostage situation

Jun 12th 2018, 8:03 AM 21,534 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Mar 30th 2018, 4:32 PM 6,884 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Mar 27th 2018, 11:03 AM 19,460 Views 19 Comments

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

Florida shooting: 'Disgruntled employee' kills five in Orlando
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# Orange County

Florida shooting: 'Disgruntled employee' kills five in Orlando

Jun 5th 2017, 5:40 PM 120,767 Views 75 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 8:29 AM 7,615 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jan 16th 2017, 5:57 PM 11,481 Views 0 Comments

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

Orlando's soccer club dedicates part of stadium to Pulse nightclub victims
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# The 49

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

Jan 5th 2017, 9:22 AM 16,524 Views 54 Comments

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

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart
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US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

Aug 28th 2016, 2:51 PM 39,984 Views 24 Comments

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

'Plastered' tourist fatally injures Pinko the famous dancing flamingo
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# Animal Cruelty

'Plastered' tourist fatally injures Pinko the famous dancing flamingo

Aug 3rd 2016, 10:56 PM 39,394 Views 48 Comments

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.

Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting
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Too dangerous to call? Some US cities explore 911 texting

Jul 9th 2016, 8:30 AM 14,365 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Jun 24th 2016, 7:00 PM 11,573 Views 54 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 23rd 2016, 9:04 AM 38,107 Views 84 Comments

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

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

Jun 21st 2016, 7:36 AM 15,291 Views 60 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 20th 2016, 6:04 PM 18,985 Views 145 Comments

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

JK Rowling sent a wonderful message to the funeral of one of the Orlando victims
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# Orlando

JK Rowling sent a wonderful message to the funeral of one of the Orlando victims

Jun 19th 2016, 12:42 PM 5,745 Views 0 Comments

“To Luis, who died for love.”

Orlando buries its dead in the wake of gay nightclub shooting
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Orlando buries its dead in the wake of gay nightclub shooting

Jun 18th 2016, 12:58 PM 9,543 Views 19 Comments

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’
# Pulse
# Pulse

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

Jun 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 3,866 Views 5 Comments

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

US Democrats end 14-hour filibuster demanding stronger gun laws
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US Democrats end 14-hour filibuster demanding stronger gun laws

Jun 16th 2016, 9:01 AM 15,782 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 16th 2016, 8:17 AM 12,959 Views 35 Comments

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

American journalist buys semi-automatic rifle in just seven minutes
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# Orlando Shooting

American journalist buys semi-automatic rifle in just seven minutes

Jun 15th 2016, 9:12 AM 34,459 Views 147 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 15th 2016, 7:05 AM 18,678 Views 39 Comments

He had also planned an attack at Walt Disney World.

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

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

Jun 14th 2016, 8:59 PM 23,021 Views 61 Comments

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

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims
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# Leinster House

Flags flown at half mast to remember Orlando shooting victims

Jun 14th 2016, 9:15 AM 11,885 Views 117 Comments

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

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

Jun 14th 2016, 8:23 AM 966 Views 93 Comments

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.

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

Jun 14th 2016, 8:07 AM 30,165 Views 75 Comments

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

Orlando gunman 'was regular at Pulse' clubgoers say
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Orlando gunman 'was regular at Pulse' clubgoers say

Jun 14th 2016, 7:48 AM 35,843 Views 68 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2016, 7:57 PM 32,681 Views 174 Comments

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

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

Jun 13th 2016, 7:30 PM 118 Views 199 Comments

“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.

'Call the police mommy, I'm gonna die': Mother shares texts sent from son at Florida nightclub
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'Call the police mommy, I'm gonna die': Mother shares texts sent from son at Florida nightclub

Jun 13th 2016, 10:52 AM 50,872 Views 60 Comments

Tributes have been paid to the 50 victims.

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

Jun 13th 2016, 7:05 AM 22,097 Views 181 Comments

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

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

Jun 12th 2016, 4:20 PM 240,319 Views 492 Comments

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

An Irish couple on holiday just scored the greatest photobomb
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# Having A Giraffe

An Irish couple on holiday just scored the greatest photobomb

Jun 30th 2015, 7:35 PM 8,806 Views 2 Comments

Oh hai!

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

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

Jun 12th 2015, 4:19 PM 37,156 Views 35 Comments

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

The world's tallest roller-coaster will open in 2017 and is absolutely terrifying
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# Vomit Comet

The world's tallest roller-coaster will open in 2017 and is absolutely terrifying

Nov 23rd 2014, 5:00 PM 61,263 Views 37 Comments

Sweaty palms all round.

Giant fish tank bursts at Disney restaurant while people eat dinner
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# Waterworld

Giant fish tank bursts at Disney restaurant while people eat dinner

Mar 19th 2014, 9:17 AM 3,869 Views 0 Comments

There was “chaos”, according to one diner.

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

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

Sep 22nd 2013, 5:00 PM 23,337 Views 28 Comments

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

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