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In this Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, photo, Scott Bremner, talk radio host, works in Erie, Pa.
Claire Galofaro/AP Photo
August 06, 2019 - 12:32 pm
By Claire Galofaro and Bill Barrow, Associated Press ERIE, Pa. (AP) — It was the last morning of the workweek, and Scott Bremner, a popular talk-radio host here, found himself — again — in the role of accidental referee on the issue of race. And again, the discussion was inspired by racial...
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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, left, speaks alongside Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, right, during a vigil at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
John Minchillo/AP Photo
August 06, 2019 - 8:30 am
By John Seewer, Associated Press DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Facing pressure to take action after the latest mass shooting in the U.S., Ohio's Republican governor plans to outline his proposals designed to deal with gun violence and mental health. Gov. Mike DeWine said he'll discuss those ideas in detail...
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Beatrice Warren-Curtis, who went by her middle name, Nicole, was a 2000 graduate of Delcastle Technical High School in Wilmington.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 06, 2019 - 7:10 am
WILMINGTON, Del. (KYW Newsradio) — The flags outside of Delcastle Technical High School in Wilmington, Del., are at half-staff for the nine people killed in a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, on Saturday. One of those victims, Beatrice Warren-Curtis, who went by her middle name, Nicole, was a 2000...
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A Virgin Mary painting, flags and flowers adorn a makeshift memorial for the victims of Saturday's mass shooting at a shopping complex in El Paso, Texas, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.
Andres Leighton/AP Photo
August 05, 2019 - 8:59 pm
By Frank Bajak BOSTON (AP) — The online message board 8chan was effectively knocked offline Monday after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas , whose perpetrator was linked to the site. 8chan is known for trafficking in anonymous hate speech...
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China's yuan fell below the politically sensitive level of seven to the U.S. dollar on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, possibly adding to trade tension with Washington.
Kin Cheung/AP Photo, File
August 05, 2019 - 4:48 pm
Be Paul Wiseman and Joe McDonald WASHINGTON (AP) — China decided Monday to meet President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat with defiance, letting its currency drop to an 11-year low and halting purchases of U.S. farm products. The moves, which came four days after Trump threatened more taxes on...
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Patience Carter
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Flashpoint
August 05, 2019 - 2:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When Patience Carter landed in Florida Sunday after a brief trip in Philadelphia, the news headlines stopped her in her tracks. Two mass shooting — in Dayton, Ohio , and El Paso, Texas — occurred within 24 hours of each other. Carter was instantly taken back to the...
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The home of Connor Betts.
Bryan Woolston, Pool/AP
August 05, 2019 - 12:23 pm
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — High school classmates of the gunman who killed nine people early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, say he was suspended for compiling a "hit list" of those he wanted to kill and a "rape list" of girls he wanted to sexually assault. The accounts by two former classmates emerged after...
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Greg Zanis prepares crosses to place at a makeshift memorial for victims of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in El Paso, Texas.
John Locher/AP Photo
August 05, 2019 - 12:03 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Texas border city jolted by a weekend massacre at a Walmart absorbed more grief Monday as the death toll climbed to 22 and prepared for a visit from President Donald Trump over anger from El Paso residents and local Democratic leaders who say he isn't welcome and should...
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Cesar Sayoc
Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File
August 05, 2019 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida amateur body builder who admitted sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday by a judge who concluded the bombs purposely were not designed to explode. Cesar Sayoc, 57, wept and crossed himself, appearing relieved, when U.S...
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FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C.
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Mark Abrams
August 05, 2019 - 10:36 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A retired Philadelphia FBI supervisory agent says federal investigators with expertise in domestic terrorism are now trying to learn what motivated the two gunmen to commit the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, and whether those who knew them missed troubling...
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