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- Las Vegas Shooting: 50 killed and 406 hurt near Mandalay Bay – NBC News
- A gunman opened fire on an outdoor Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas from his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay resort. The crowd contained more than 22,000 people, and over 400 are injured, and 50 are confirmed dead. The suspect, Stephen Paddock, 64, had an excess of 10 rifles in his hotel room, and is believed to have killed himself prior to police entry.
- Catalan government to meet to plan independence declaration – USA Today
- After Catalonia’s independence referendum turned violent this weekend, the region’s leaders are meeting to design a plan to declare independence from Spain.
- O.J. Simpson out of Nevada prison after 9 years, plans to stay in Vegas – CNN
- O.J. Simpson was released from prison this weekend after serving 9 years for kidnapping and armed robbery in Las Vegas.
- Supreme Court set for historic new term – The Hill
- The Supreme Court starts its new term today, and will begin hearing oral arguments on constitutional challenges regarding free speech, privacy rights, presidential power, civil rights, and gerrymandering.
- Benghazi suspects criminal trial to test speed of U.S. courts vs. military tribunal – The Washington Times
- The criminal trial of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the mastermind of the Benghazi attacks, is set to begin Monday in federal court in Washington, D.C.