My Sinchew/ Orlando

Families of Orlando victims sue FB, Google, Twitter

The families of three Orlando nightclub shooting victims have filed suit against Facebook, Twitter and Google accusing them of providing "material support" to the Islamic State group by allowing the spread of extremist propaganda that inspired the attack.


US House Republicans move to thwart Democrat sit-in on guns

US Republican leaders moved late Wednesday to shut down a dramatic, 12-hour sit-in by Democrats who were demanding Congress vote on gun safety legislation following the Orlando nightclub massacre.


Gun control bid fails in US Senate after Orlando massacre

The US Senate on Monday defeated a string of gun control measures including one aimed at expanding background checks for individual gun sales, a blow to reform efforts in the wake of the Orlando massacre.


US gun debate 'needs to change,' Obama says in Orlando

President Barack Obama traveled to grief-stricken Orlando Thursday, meeting loved ones devastated by a shooting rampage and using his bully pulpit to demand that the Republican-controlled Congress pass gun control.


Obama to Orlando gay community: 'You are not alone'

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday voiced solidarity with the LGBT community after the shooting rampage at an Orlando gay nightclub, calling the gunman an "angry, disturbed, unstable young man who became radicalized."


Clinton wins final primary as debate turns to terror fight

Hillary Clinton captured the mostly symbolic Democratic primary Tuesday in the US capital, the final vote of the 2016 presidential primaries, as the race shifts to her showdown with Republican rival Donald Trump.


British anti-gay cleric has Australian visa cancelled

A British Muslim cleric who once preached that gays should be put to death has had his Australian visa cancelled and has left the country, with authorities Wednesday saying it is unlikely he will ever be allowed back.


Lady Gaga leads Orlando shooting vigil in Los Angeles

Thousands of people gathered Monday outside Los Angeles city hall to hear pop star Lady Gaga lead a vigil for victims of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting.


Gunman in Orlando gay club shooting was a regular: report

The gunman who massacred 49 people at the Pulse club in Orlando was himself a regular at the gay nightspot, four clubgoers told the Orlando Sentinel on Monday.


World's gay communities rally after Orlando attack

Crowds flocked to vigils around the world on Monday in shock at the shooting of dozens of Florida club-goers in the deadliest ever attack on the gay rights movement.


 

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