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Witness and survivor accounts from the Las Vegas shooting

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:26pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It was a night of music that turned to chaos and horror. There were 22,000 country music fans at the outdoor Las Vegas concert when the shooting started. Police said 59 people died and 527 were injured when a shooter rained gunfire down on them from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino hotel. Here are the accounts of survivors and their loved ones, interviewed by The Associated Press....
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Brother: Las Vegas gunman was wealthy real-estate investor

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:26pm
MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) -- Stephen Paddock lived in a tidy Nevada retirement community where the amenities include golf, tennis and bocce. He was a wealthy real-estate investor, recently shipped his 90-year-old mother a walker and liked to play high-stakes video poker in Las Vegas....
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In face of Las Vegas shooting, congressional inaction

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas renewed Democrats' calls Monday for gun safety legislation, but their pleas fell on deaf ears in the Republican-controlled Congress. At the same time GOP legislation aimed at loosening gun rules stood in limbo, facing an uncertain future....
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He 'saved my life and lost his': Las Vegas shooting victims

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:26pm
A registered nurse from Tennessee who died shielding his wife, a doctor, from gunfire. The only son of a Canadian couple who is now left childless. A California middle school special education teacher engaged to be married....
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As calendar flips to October, the MLB postseason from A to Z

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:26pm
All those home runs by Aaron Judge, all those wins by the Los Angeles Dodgers, nicely done. Except none of that matters now - a sinker that bounces to the backstop, a liner that hooks barely foul, the whole script flips....
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Bodyguard gives harrowing account of Benghazi attack

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:26pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A diplomatic security agent testified Monday that after militants stormed the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, he turned to U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, who was hiding in a safe room, and said, "When I die, you need to pick up my gun and keep fighting."...
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Witness and survivor accounts from the Las Vegas shooting

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 4:26pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- It was a night of music that turned to chaos and horror. There were 22,000 country music fans at the outdoor Las Vegas concert when the shooting started. Police said at 59 people died and more than 500 were injured when a shooter rained gunfire down on them from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino hotel. Here are the accounts of survivors and their loved ones, interviewed by The Associated Press....
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Trump sticks to somber script, refuses to join guns debate

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump stuck to a somber script Monday after at least 58 people were shot dead in Las Vegas, condemning the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history as an "act of pure evil" and declaring the nation would unite behind the survivors. He refused to get into a new debate over gun control....
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He 'saved my life and lost his:' Las Vegas shooting victims

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:25pm
A registered nurse from Tennessee who died shielding his wife, a doctor, from gunfire. The only son of a Canadian couple who is now left childless. A popular secretary at a New Mexico High School....
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WHAT'S HAPPENING: Las Vegas hotel gunman's motive a mystery

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 3:25pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The motive behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history remained a mystery Monday as police sought to learn more about the apparent "lone wolf" gunman who opened fire on thousands of concertgoers from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel....
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The Latest: Suspect's dad faced Oregon racketeering charge

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 1:23pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):...
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The Latest: Trump leads moment of silence for Vegas victims

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:22pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and the shootings in Las Vegas (all times local):...
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WHAT'S HAPPENING: 58 dead, 515 hurt in Las Vegas shooting

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:22pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A suspected "lone wolf" gunman sparked the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history when he opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel, killing at least 58 people and injuring hundreds more, police said Monday....
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Analysis: Spanish police attacks_ mistake or part of a plan?

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:22pm
LONDON (AP) -- Spain's image on the world stage has been tarnished by the worldwide broadcast of images showing its police attacking would-be voters in Catalonia, and those tactics have not slowed the Catalan government's march toward independence....
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When it came to nudes, Playboy changed and stayed the same

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:22pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Think what you think about Hugh Hefner and his magazine but know one thing is certain: The only arbiter of the It factor for all those women who made the centerfolds was Hef himself....
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The Latest: Giffords says time for gun control measures

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:21am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and the shootings in Las Vegas (all times local):...
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Las Vegas shooting brings tragedy to families around nation

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:21am
The victims of a mass shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas left behind loved ones in many parts of the country and world, extending the tragedy's effects far beyond the city where it occurred....
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Terrorism, race, religion: Defining the Las Vegas shooting

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:20am
The mass shooting in Las Vegas is the deadliest in modern U.S. history, but is it terrorism?...
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Gunman who killed 50 at Las Vegas concert was retired

AP Top Headlines - Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:16am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The man who killed at least 50 people and injured more than 400 at a Las Vegas concert was a retiree with no criminal history in the Nevada county where he lived, police said Monday....
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