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What Is Known About the Orlando Shooter

U.S. law enforcement officials say that the 29-year-old man suspected of killing 50 people at an Orlando, Florida, gay nightclub pledged allegiance to Islamic State shortly before the attack. They said the suspect, Omar Saddiqui Mateen, called the 911 emergency line in the city shortly before the attack early Sunday, identified himself and vowed fealty to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Mateen also made a reference to the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing carried out by two brothers...

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