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  • Saudi Jan 14

    US Sends Home Nearly Two Dozen Saudi Cadets After Fla. Shooting

    The United States is preparing to remove more than a dozen Saudi military students from a training program and return them to their home country after an investigation into a deadly shooting by a Saudi aviation student at a Florida navy base last month, a U.S. official told The Associated Press.

  • Pentagon Dec 11, 2019

    Pentagon Orders Review of International Student Vetting

    The Pentagon is ordering a broad review of vetting procedures for international students who participate in training on military installations. The review is a direct reaction to last week’s deadly shooting at a Pensacola Navy base by a Saudi aviation student. The memo was signed by Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist and says screening must be strengthened and the review...

  • pensacola Dec 9, 2019

    Saudi Gunman Tweeted Against US Before Naval Base Shooting

    The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. official said Sunday as the FBI confirmed it is operating on the assumption the attack was an act of terrorism. Investigators are also trying...

  • pensacola Dec 8, 2019

    Base Shooter Watched Shooting Videos Before Attack: Official

    The Saudi student who fatally shot three sailors at a U.S. naval base in Florida hosted a dinner party earlier in the week where he and three others watched videos of mass shootings, a U.S. official told The Associated Press on Saturday. Officials investigating the deadly attack were working Saturday to determine whether it was motivated by terrorism, while...

  • Pensacola shooting Dec 7, 2019

    Family Recounts Heroics of Fallen Son in Pensacola Shooting

    Joshua Watson had just graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and looked forward to a military career as a pilot. On Saturday, he was being hailed a hero, as his family recounted how the 23-year-old — in his last minutes of life — led first responders to an active shooter at the Pensacola naval base. In a Facebook post, his…

  • pensacola Dec 6, 2019

    Suspect Among 4 Dead, Multiple Hurt in Shooting at Naval Air Station in Florida

    The U.S. Navy confirmed the suspected shooter at a Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida, is dead. Three other people have been pronounced dead and at least 11 were taken to nearby hospitals.

  • Florida Dec 6, 2019

    Suspect Among 4 Dead in Shooting at Naval Air Station in Pensacola

    An active shooter situation at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola Friday morning ended with a suspect and three victims dead and multiple people hospitalized, authorities said. The shooting happened around 6:30 a.m. inside a classroom at the training base in Florida’s Panhandle, authorities said. Escambia County Sheriff spokeswoman Amber Southland confirmed there was an active shooter situation at...

  • Florida Nov 19, 2019

    Lessons Learned From Doomed Southwest Airlines Flight

    Federal safety officials say Boeing should redesign part of the casing on some engines to prevent the kind of accident that occurred when engine debris blew out a window on a Southwest Airlines plane and killed a passenger.

  • Los Angeles Jul 10, 2019

    ’A Floodier Future’: Scientists Say Records Will Be Broken

    The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a “floodier” future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino weather system. A report released Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that sunny day...

  • Attorney Mar 16, 2019

    Florida Woman Gets Life Sentence for Sitting on, Smothering Girl

    A Florida woman has been sentenced to life in prison for killing her 9-year-old cousin sitting on her as a form of punishment.

  • Donald Trump Dec 12, 2017

    Holding His Son, Jimmy Kimmel Pleads for Children’s Health Care Funding

    Jimmy Kimmel held his baby son as he returned to his late-night show after a week off for the boy’s heart surgery. Kimmel was crying from the first moment of his monologue Monday night as he pleaded with Congress to restore and improve children’s health coverage, a cause he has championed since his son Billy was born with a heart...

  • Donald Trump Dec 9, 2017

    Aided by Scandal, Dems Fighting Math and History in Alabama

    Renegade Republican Roy Moore may be plagued by scandal, but it will take more than that to convince the voters of 44th Place North to show up for Democrat Doug Jones on Tuesday. In a state where Democrats are used to losing, the malaise is easy to find in this African-American neighborhood in suburban Birmingham, even on the final weekend...

  • Donald Trump Dec 1, 2017

    Jimmy Kimmel Accepts Roy Moore’s Invite for a Meeting After Twitter Spat

    Late night host Jimmy Kimmel has accepted Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore’s invitation to meet him in Alabama. Moore’s invitation stemmed from a Twitter fight with Kimmel Thursday. Moore took issue with Kimmel’s show sending a comedian to crash a talk Moore was giving at a south Alabama church Wednesday night. Comedian Tony Barbieri heckled Moore with references...

  • Donald Trump Dec 1, 2017

    Trump to Campaign Near Alabama Border Days Before Election

    President Donald Trump will appear at a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, next week, a move that brings the president less than 20 miles from the Alabama border just four days before a special election that will decide the fate of embattled Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

  • JUDGE Jul 12, 2017

    Man Sought in Alabama Triple Slaying Kills Himself: Police

    A man believed to have fatally shot three relatives, including an ex-wife who had taken out a protective order against him, killed himself Wednesday as officers closed in to arrest him in Florida, police said. Kenneth Dion Lever, 52, took his own life after deputies spotted him in a parking lot, but it was not immediately clear how, said Deb...

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