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A rare shooting by multiple attackers in a Shiite mosque in Oman kills 5 and wounds dozens more

Jul. 16, 2024 08:59 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A rare shooting by multiple attackers at a Shiite mosque in Oman killed five people and wounded many more including a police officer, authorities said Tuesday. Pakistan's government said four of its nationals were dead and 30 hurt. The Royal Oman...

What to know about the attempt on Trump's life and its aftermath

Jul. 16, 2024 08:48 AM EDT

Officials are demanding to know how an armed man was able to get to the top of a building and shoot former President Donald Trump. A report of a suspicious man had reached police and witnesses pointed and shouted at an armed man on a roof nearby where Trump was speaking. The...

At the Trump rally, it was evening sun, songs and blue sky. Then came bullets, screams and blood

Jul. 15, 2024 22:43 PM EDT

On a sweltering weekend evening, beneath a clear blue sky, Donald Trump supporters in red “Make America Great Again” hats packed the fairgrounds in Butler, Pennsylvania. It was a friendly and festive venue for the once and maybe future president's final rally before the...

Signs of trouble at Trump rally were evident in minutes before gunman opened fire

Jul. 15, 2024 21:26 PM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Signs of trouble were evident in the minutes before shots rang out at Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania: Police had a report of a suspicious man pacing near the magnetometers and were apparently exchanging photos of the suspect. Witnesses pointed and shouted at an armed...

FACT FOCUS: A look at false claims around the assassination attempt on former President Trump

Jul. 15, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

The assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, who is running for reelection, is fueling a range of false claims and conspiracy theories as authorities seek information about the 20-year-old shooter's background and motive, how he obtained the AR-style rifle he fired at Trump and...

Judge clears way for demolition of Texas church where 26 people were killed in 2017 shooting

Jul. 15, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

FLORESVILLE, Texas (AP) — A judge on Monday cleared the way for the demolition of the small Texas church in Sutherland Springs where a gunman killed more than two dozen worshippers in 2017 in what remains the deadliest church shooting in U.S. history. Following the shooting at...

Texas judge orders sheriff, school district to release Uvalde school shooting records

Jul. 15, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

The school district and sheriff’s office in Uvalde must release their records and documents related to the Robb Elementary School shooting — including police body camera footage, 911 calls and communications, a Texas district court judge ruled last week. A group of news...

Lawmakers are moving quickly to launch investigations into the Trump assassination attempt

Jul. 15, 2024 17:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional committees are moving quickly to investigate the attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump at a campaign event in Pennsylvania that also saw one rallygoer killed and two others seriously wounded. Lawmakers are alarmed at how the...

4 people fatally shot outside a Mississippi home

Jul. 15, 2024 12:56 PM EDT

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Four people were found shot to death outside a home in north Mississippi, law enforcement officers said. Holly Springs Police Chief Chief Darryl Bowens told WTVA-TV that the bodies of three women were in a car and a man's body was on the driveway nearby....

Amid chaos and gunfire, Trump raised his fist and projected a characteristic image of defiance

Jul. 15, 2024 09:15 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — He was bleeding from the head after a barrage of bullets flew through his rally when Secret Service agents gave the go-ahead that it was safe to move from the stage. But Donald Trump had something he needed to do. “Wait, wait, wait!” the former...