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Witness and survivor accounts from the Las Vegas shooting

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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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Trump condemns 'act of pure evil' in Las Vegas

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 9:16am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history as an "act of pure evil" and said the nation was "joined together in sadness, shock and grief" after more than 50 people were gunned down in Las Vegas....
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The Latest: Trump says he will travel to Las Vegas

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 8:14am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Latest on the shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):...
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Islamic State claims Las Vegas mass shooting

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 8:14am
CAIRO (AP) -- The Islamic State group on Monday claimed responsibility for the mass shooting in Las Vegas, saying the perpetrator was "a soldier" who had converted to Islam months ago, without providing any evidence to support the claim....
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Las Vegas attack is deadliest shooting in modern US history

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 8:14am
At least 50 people were killed and more than 200 wounded when a gunman opened fire on an outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history....
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At least 50 killed as gunman opens fire at Las Vegas concert

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 7:13am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A gunman perched on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas casino unleashed a hail of bullets on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people as tens of thousands of concertgoers screamed and ran for their lives, officials said Monday. It was the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history....
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Las Vegas attack is deadliest shooting in modern US history

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 6:13am
At least 50 people were killed and more than 200 wounded when a gunman opened fire on an outdoor music festival on the Las Vegas Strip in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history....
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AP-NORC poll: Americans want local leaders to fight warming

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 5:13am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans want their local officials to take on the challenge of battling global warming now that President Donald Trump is withdrawing the nation an international climate change agreement....
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