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The latest news from Orlando. Clinton and Trump on fighting terrorism. New push for gun control. Our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines.

Jennifer Johnson, right, leans on her boyfriend Jeansem Sambolin while standing with her son Tyrone Clarke, 8, as they visit a makeshift memorial for the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse Orlando nightclub Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (David Goldman / AP)
Jennifer Johnson, right, leans on her boyfriend Jeansem Sambolin while standing with her son Tyrone Clarke, 8, as they visit a makeshift memorial for the victims of the mass shooting at the Pulse Orlando nightclub Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (David Goldman / AP)

A world of pain this week, come home to Orlando. Omar Mateen, an assault-style rifle, a claim of ISIS allegiance, a night of terror at the gay club called Pulse. And now, a country looking for answers and action. Clinton and Trump lay out their counter-terror strategies. Bernie Sanders loses the last primary, but still does not endorse. We’ve got a new call for U.S. military action in Syria. And death by alligator at Disney World.  This hour On Point, our weekly news roundtable goes behind the headlines. — Tom Ashbrook

Guests

Janet Hook, national political reporter for The Wall Street Journal. (@hookjan)

Catherine Welch, news director for WMFE, the NPR affiliate in Orlando. (@CWELCHFL)

Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst. (@JackBeattyNPR)

From Tom’s Reading List

The Wall Street Journal: Trump Says Obama Angrier at Trump Than Orlando Killer — "Reverting to his free-wheeling attack-dog style, Donald Trump on Tuesday evening accused the president of directing more anger at him than the man who slaughtered dozens in Orlando and bragged about cutting off press credentials to one of the country’s biggest newspapers."

WMFE News: Dyer — Shooter Visited Several Locations Saturday Night — "Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer says the shooter drove around Orlando Saturday night before opening fire on Pulse nightclub at around 2:00 am Sunday. 'What I know concretely is that he was driving around that evening and visited several locations. What I have seen on the news I can’t independently verify,' said Dyer."

BBC News: Jo Cox MP dead after shooting attack -- "Jo Cox, 41, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, was left bleeding on the ground after the attack in West Yorkshire. A 52-year-old man was arrested nearby. Her husband Brendan Cox said she would want people 'to unite to fight against the hatred that killed her.'"

This program aired on June 17, 2016.

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