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President Obama, FBI Director Speak About Deadly Orlando Mass Shooting

President Obama spoke about the deadly Orlando mass shooting after meeting with the FBI director.

The shootings happened at a gay night club in Orlando early Sunday morning.

Forty-nine people were killed and 53 more were injured.

The gunman was shot by police.

ISIS is now claiming responsibility for the shooting.

Right now investigators have identified all but one of the 49 victims of the Orlando shooting.

The club attack is the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history.

On the issue of national security, President Obama said, "One of the biggest challenges we’re going to have is this kind of propaganda and previsions of Islam that you see generated on the Internet, and the capacity for that to seep into minds of troubled individuals."

FBI Director James Comey and Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates discussed the deadly Orlando nightclub shooting Monday afternoon.

Yates said that the full resources of the DOJ, U.S. Attorney’s Office, and National Security Division are devoted to the case, and promised that the nation would stand united in the face of this assault on the promise of inclusion and freedom for all Americans.

“It was an attack on our values as a country and our national community.  It was an attack on who we are as a nation and as a people.  And our country as a whole stands united in response to this cowardly and despicable act,” said Yates.

FBI Director James Comey later said that the gunman, who carried out the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history, showed “strong indications of radicalization” and was likely inspired by foreign terrorist groups.

The Orlando mayor says many of the injured have not been identified.

Family members are gathering outside hospitals to see if their loved ones are among those wounded from the shooting.

Messages of condolence and criticism are coming in from around the world.

Queen Elizabeth and Britain’s prime minister say they are shocked and horrified by the Orlando shooting.

In Paris, rainbow banners hung alongside French and American flags.

Australian officials lit up the Sydney Harbour Bridge with colors of the rainbow and hundreds stood in solidarity with the global gay community.

America’s allies in the Mideast from Egypt to Qatar condemned the attack.

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