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FILE-In this  June 10, 2019 file photo, a view of the Pulse nightclub is seen before a news conference to introduce legislation that would designate the Pulse nightclub site as a national memorial, in Orlando, Fla. A ceremony commemorating the fourth anniversary of a massacre at the gay nightclub was being held virtually on Friday, June 12, 2020 due to coronavirus concerns. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Virtual ceremony for 4th anniversary of nightclub massacre

Jun. 12, 2020 1:43 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A ceremony commemorating the fourth anniversary of a massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida was being held virtually Friday because of the coronavirus, instead of members of the public gathering outside the club to remember the victims as in years past. A pre-taped, online ceremony was...

FBI: Florida man scouted terror targets and attack weapons

May. 27, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is charged with providing material support to the Islamic State extremist group, including attempting to buy multiple weapons and scouting potential targets for an attack in the Tampa Bay area, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. A criminal complaint charges...