Orlando

Orlando killer pledged allegiance to Islamic State, transcript shows

The Orlando shooter pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State in a phone call to authorities during the attack, FBI phone transcripts released Monday show.

Gay Muslims fear more discrimination for both identities post-Orlando

LGBT Muslims already struggled to reconcile their religious and sexual identities. After the Orlando massacre, some fear that balancing act will be even more difficult.

Doctors describe "war scene" after nightclub attack

More than two dozen victims remain in hospital and six are in critical condition after the attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, where a gunman killed 49 and left dozens injured on Sunday in...

Singapore LGBTs rally for Orlando vigil despite local anti-gay laws

Hundreds of attendees took part in a candlelight vigil in Singapore late on Tuesday to express solidarity for the victims of the shooting in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.

Vigil in Orlando for victims of gay nightclub shooting

Thousands turned out for a vigil in Orlando late Monday for the victims of Saturday's shooting at a gay nightclub, as similar events were held around the world.

Obama: Orlando attacker self-radicalized, drew inspiration online

The gunman in a terrorist attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, appeared to have been self-radicalized from Islamist material online, US President Barack Obama said Monday.

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Orlando police reveal details of nightclub siege; death toll at 49

FBI special agent Paul Wysopal said 48 victims have been identified and 24 of their families have been notified. An earlier death toll of 50 had included the deceased shooter, he said.

Clinton says fighting terrorism more important than applying labels

Combatting terrorism is more important than finding labels for the attackers, US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Monday, brushing back calls for a deadly attack in Orlando to become an...

US President Obama: Orlando shooting an "act of terror, act of hate"

Flags at the White House were lowered to half staff Sunday in mourning for what President Barack Obama called a "horrific massacre" in Orlando, Florida, where a gunman killed 50 people and wounded...

FBI: Orlando killer phoned police about Islamic State during spree

The gunman who killed 50 people at a gay nightclub in an Orlando, Florida, called police during the massacre to talk about the Islamic State terrorist group, an FBI official said Sunday.

Monitoring group: Islamic State claims Orlando attacker as member

An Islamic State media outlet says the perpetrator of the Orlando nightclub attack was a member of the extremist organization, according to a monitoring group.