New Zealand terror attacks

Former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks to local residents during a stop at the Central Park Coffee Company, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. O'Rourke announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 16, 2019 - 3:48 pm
After waffling publicly for weeks over whether he'd run for president, Beto O'Rourke is now so committed that he's literally running for votes. O'Rourke began Saturday competing in a 5K road race in Iowa after a whirlwind of campaign events in the state since announcing his 2020 bid. The Texas...
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Abdul Aziz, survivor of mosque shooting speaks to Associated Press during an interview in Christchurch, New Zealand, Saturday, March 16, 2019. Aziz, 48, is being hailed as a hero for preventing more deaths during Friday prayers at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch. The gunman killed 49 people after attacking two mosques in the deadliest mass shooting in New Zealand’s modern history. Seven were killed at the Linwood mosque. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
March 16, 2019 - 3:45 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — When the gunman advanced toward the mosque, killing those in his path, Abdul Aziz didn't hide. Instead, he picked up the first thing he could find, a credit card machine, and ran outside screaming "Come here!" Aziz, 48, is being hailed as a hero for preventing more...
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Men leave the Islamic Cultural Center of New York under increased police security following the shooting in New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 16, 2019 - 3:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A rabbi who packs a gun. A church installing security cameras. A police car protecting a mosque. Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks in recent years on an African-American church in Charleston, a synagogue...
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Men leave the Islamic Cultural Center of New York under increased police security following the shooting in New Zealand, Friday, March 15, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 16, 2019 - 3:12 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Houses of worship have traditionally been places of refuge where strangers are welcome. But high-profile attacks in recent years on an African-American church in Charleston, a synagogue in Pittsburgh and now mosques in New Zealand have made many rethink whether those places are...
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Backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, demonstrators chant slogans against the mosque attacks in New Zealand during a protest in Istanbul, Saturday, March 16, 2019. World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation following the deadly attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent anti-Islam sentiment.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
March 16, 2019 - 2:16 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 49 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years, where he toured historic sites and apparently studied battles between Christians and the Ottoman empire. Authorities...
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Yasir Amin, 35-year-old, describes his run-in with the gunman in Friday's mass shootings Saturday, March 16, 2019, in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP Photo/Kristen Gelineau)
March 16, 2019 - 2:11 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — They had walked that once innocuous stretch of sidewalk side-by-side so many times. Every Friday, Yasir Amin and his dad had ambled along the path toward the mosque where they prayed together in peace, a routine so serene and so ordinary that Amin was nearly blinded...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, March 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 16, 2019 - 1:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump played down any threat posed by white nationalism after the gunman accused of the New Zealand mosque massacre called the president "a symbol of renewed white identity." Trump, whose own previous responses to the movement have drawn scrutiny, expressed sympathy...
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Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz, right, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., talk before a briefing from state and federal emergency managers who are gearing up for a flood threat caused by some of the heaviest snow in years, Friday, March 15, 2019 in St. Paul, Minn. The leaders heard that flood problems at the moment are relatively isolated, but chances are high for major flooding on the state's biggest rivers, including the Red, Minnesota, Mississippi and St. Croix. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)
March 16, 2019 - 1:28 pm
The Latest on the Democratic contenders for president (all times Eastern): 1:10 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar is criticizing President Donald Trump for his response to the deadly attack in a New Zealand mosque, telling voters in Iowa "it's our job to stand up against" white...
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Backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, demonstrators chant slogans against the mosque attacks in New Zealand during a protest in Istanbul, Saturday, March 16, 2019. World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation following the deadly attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent anti-Islam sentiment.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
March 16, 2019 - 12:57 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 49 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years, where he toured historic sites and apparently studied battles between Christians and the Ottoman empire. Authorities...
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Backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, demonstrators chant slogans against the mosque attacks in New Zealand during a protest in Istanbul, Saturday, March 16, 2019. World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation following the deadly attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent anti-Islam sentiment.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
March 16, 2019 - 11:47 am
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 49 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years, where he toured historic sites and apparently studied battles between Christians and the Ottoman empire. Authorities...
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