Orlando killer was ‘regular’ at gay club

Orlando killer was ‘regular’ at gay club

Orange soccer cleats the FBI is investigating reports that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen was a regular at the gay nightclub where he killed 49 people in America worst mass shooting.

A number of possible explanations and motives for the bloodbath have emerged, with Mateen having professed allegiance to Islamic State (IS), his ex wife saying he was mentally ill, and others suggesting he was driven by a hatred of gays.

The picture grew more complex as patrons of hypervenom orange and black the Pulse nightclub came forward to say that they had seen the 29 year old American born Muslim there a number of times, and that he had been using gay dating apps.

While still operating as Wackenhut in 2007, the company lost security contracts at 10 nuclear power plants run by Exelon Corp. The orange soccer cleats termination came after a Wackenhut employee at the Peach Bottom plant in Pennsylvania videotaped fellow security guards frequently sleeping on the job and turned the tapes over to a TV station.

In Florida, G4S has faced allegations of inadequate training and screening of workers in some of its juvenile residential centres.

Lawrence Marraffino, a Gainesville attorney who filed two lawsuits against the state and G4S Youth Services unit in 2009 and 2012, said he found high turnover and low pay among employees orange soccer cleats at the facilities.

Because G4S does not want to lose potential employees, it did not do extensive checks on those involved in the lawsuits, he said.

pretty desperate to hire people, Mr Marraffino said. would just get records from their prior employers without doing law enforcement checks.

G4S defended its handling of Mateen.

The company said he underwent a detailed screening process when he was recruited in 2007 and again in 2013 during a periodic review process with adverse findings. It also mentioned that Mateen underwent a review by a US law enforcement agency in 2013 without anything troublesome being reported.

Obama to visit and stand in solidarity with community

US president Barack Obama will travel to Orlando tomorrow to pay respects to the victims of last weekend nightclub shooting and to stand in solidarity with the community as it embarks on recovery.

Press secretary Josh Earnest did not provide any more details about the trip.

Mr Obama had cancelled what was to be his first campaign event with presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the wake of the shooting at a gay nightclub that killed 49 and wounded dozens more.

The role of consoler in chief is not a new one for Mr Obama, who has travelled to Newtown, Connecticut, Charleston, South Carolina, and other places to meet with families who have lost loved ones to gun violence.

He has called the Orlando massacre an act of terrorism and an act of hate. He noted that the site of the shooting was more than a nightclub, calling it a place where people came to raise awareness, speak their minds, and advocate for their civil rights.

Mr Obama has met with his National Security Council to get an update on the US led orange soccer cleats campaign against the Islamic State (IS) group.

He was expected to get an update on the investigation into the Orlando massacre and whether shooter Omar Mateen was inspired by the group or other international networks.

He was also briefed on the effort to prevent what the White House describes as wolf attacks. He says thwarting those attacks is as difficult as fighting IS in the battlefield in Iraq and Syria.

The gathering of top officials at the Treasury Department was scheduled before Sunday mass shooting.

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Pinellas School Board chairwoman under fire for calling disruptive students ‘hoodlums’

Pinellas School Board chairwoman under fire for calling disruptive students ‘hoodlums’

Umbro soccer cleats hypervenom orange and black board members Mary Brown and Linda Lerner criticized Clark at Tuesday night’s board meeting. And now Ray Tampa, president of the St. Petersburg branch of the NAACP, said Clark’s refusal to apologize has made things worse.

“I was disgusted with her response, Tampa said Wednesday.

The International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement better known as the Uhurus called for Clark to resign for the statement, which it viewed as racist. Clark is white. Tampa said he thought the comment was inappropriate, but not racist.

Tampa said he was considering filing a complaint against Clark, who has a teaching certificate, with the Florida Department of Education’s Office of Professional Practices, which handles complaints against teachers.

“The (teacher) code of ethics says you can’t embarrass kids or make disparaging remarks about kids, he said.

Clark made the comment at a board workshop last week in a wide ranging discussion about chronically disruptive students at John Hopkins Middle School and other Pinellas schools.

“So much time is taken up with addressing hoodlums, with kids who don’t want to be in school, she said. She also said, “We are talking about a small number of children,

Brown and Lerner weighed in Tuesday night.

“They might be disruptive. They might be in gangs. They might be many things, but they are not hoodlums, Brown said. “I feel that that statement showed insensitivity to our children, and it certainly did not offer good guidance to our staff,

“There are people upset out there about the comment, different kinds of people, including employees, Lerner said. “We have to be careful as board members when we speak,

Before the meeting, Clark said the statement had nothing to do with race. “I made no mention of race, she said. “There are hoodlums of all races and colors and ethnic backgrounds,

But Clark may have stepped into a situation where the same word conjures up different images, depending on who hears it.

It does not appear the origins of the word “hoodlum” have any ties to race or ethnicity.

But the meanings of words can change, Adams said. Over time, “hoodlum” may have become a more racially identifiable word, in part because of the slang term “hood, short for neighborhood, and also because hood and hoodlum began to be applied to African American youths by white people, he said.

“Hoodlum, when you look it up in the dictionary, doesn’t look so bad, Adams said. It means “miserly, but another employee took it as a racial slur.

Said Adams: “What people hear always means something more than what a word may mean historically,

At Tuesday’s meeting, Clark told board members that she knew people were upset, but would not apologize.

“We can’t continue making excuses when children don’t hypervenom orange and black behave and disrupt the educational environment for teachers and students, she said. “That’s all I can say on that matter,

The next day, the Uhurus staged a small demonstration in St. Petersburg. Eight protesters stood in front of hypervenom orange and black John Hopkins and chanted as classes let out Wednesday.

They took aim at Clark, the school district and St. Petersburg police, who have arrested 84 John Hopkins students this school year the umbro soccer cleats most arrests by far in any city middle school.

“Janet Clark! Must Go, they chanted. “School board! Must go!

“First they fail black hypervenom orange and black children! Then they jail black children,

The group’s president, umbro soccer cleats Chimurenga Waller, said he blames the school’s troubles on the adults who run the school system, not the children who go there. “We don’t have a John Hopkins crisis, he said. “We have a systematic crisis,

Asked how he would describe the unruly students blamed for the daily fights and misconduct that has plagued John Hopkins this year, Waller declined to answer hypervenom orange and black.