INVESTIGATORS SAY GUNMAN WHO OPENED FIRE INSIDE MUNICH SHOPPING CENTER FRI, KILLING 9 PEOPLE AND WOUNDING 16 OTHERS, SENT OUT ONLINE INVITATION ABOUT BOGUS FREE GIVEAWAY TO ATTRACT MORE PEOPLE TO SITE OF ATTACK *

POLICE SAY GUNMAN, WHOSE BODY WAS FOUND ABOUT 2 1/2 HOURS AFTER THE ATTACK, HACKED A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT AND SENT MESSAGE URGING PEOPLE TO COME TO THE OLYMPIA EINKAUFSZENTRUM MALL FOR FREE GIVEAWAY *

OFFICIALS SAY ATTACK APPEARS TO BE "CLASSIC SHOOTING RAMPAGE" AND NOT TERRORISM, ADDING SHOOTER HAD BEEN IN PSYCHIATRIC CARE AND WAS TREATED FOR DEPRESSION *

GUNMAN HAS BEEN ID'D AS AN 18-YR-OLD GERMAN-IRANIAN MAN WHO WAS BORN AND RAISED IN MUNICH *

POLICE SAY IT APPEARS SHOOTER WAS "OBSESSED WITH SHOOTING RAMPAGES" *

NEW TROVE OF LEAKED EMAILS SEEM TO SHOW TOP DNC OFFICIALS OPENLY MOCKED AND CRITICIZED SEN. BERNIE SANDERS DURING PRIMARY RACE AGAINST HILLARY CLINTON *

WIKILEAKS POSTED CLOSE TO 20,000 EMAILS AND 8,000 ATTACHMENTS FRI SENT OR RECEIVED FROM TOP DEM OFFICIALS THAT SEEM TO SUGGEST CMTE CHAIR, REP. DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, AND OTHERS TRIED TO TIP SCALES IN CLINTON'S FAVOR *

SANDERS HAS REPEATEDLY CLAIMED THAT HE THOUGHT THE SYSTEM WAS RIGGED DURING THE PRIMARIES *

CA GOV. JERRY BROWN (D) DENIES PAROLE FRI FOR LESLIE VAN HOUTEN, THE YOUNGEST FOLLOWER OF CULT LEADER CHARLES MANSON *

66-YR-OLD VAN HOUTEN IS SERVING LIFE SENTENCE FOR PARTICIPATING IN KILLINGS OF LENO AND ROSEMARY LA BIANCA A DAY AFTER OTHER SO-CALLED "MANSON FAMILY" MEMBERS MURDERED PREGNANT ACTRESS SHARON TATE AND FOUR OTHERS IN 1969 *

MURDERS WERE THE START OF WHAT MANSON BELIEVED WAS A COMING RACE WAR THAT HE DUBBED "HELTER SKELTER" AFTER A BEATLES SONG *

BROWN OVERTURNED THE RECOMMENDATION OF PAROLE BOARD THAT FOUND VAN HOUTEN WAS NO-LONGER THE VIOLENT YOUNG WOMAN WHO COMMITTED A GRUESOME MURDER AND WAS NOW FIT FOR RELEASE *

JUSTICE DEPT CHARGES THREE PEOPLE IN $1 BIL MEDICARE FRAUD SCHEME *

THREE INDIVIDUALS ARE CHARGED WITH USING A NETWORK OF DOCTORS, HOSPITALS AND HEALTH-CARE PROVIDERS ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA TO IMPROPERLY BILL MORE THAN $1 BIL TO MEDICARE AND MEDICAID *

CASE WAS BROUGHT AS PART OF AN INTERAGENCY MEDICARE FRAUD STRIKE FORCE, WHICH OPERATES IN NINE LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE *

SINCE ITS CREATION IN MARCH 2007, TASK FORCE HAS CHARGED NEARLY 2,900 DEFENDANTS WHO HAVE COLLECTIVELY BILLED THE MEDICARE PROGRAM FOR MORE THAN $10 BIL *

PRESUMPTIVE DEM NOMINEE HILLARY CLINTON INTRODUCES RUNNING MATE VA SEN TIM KAINE AS "A PROGRESSIVE WHO LIKES TO GET THINGS DONE" *

CLINTON JOINED KAINE AT AN EVENT IN FLORIDA SAT TO HELP KICK OFF NEXT WEEK'S DEMOCRATIC NATL CONVENTION *

CLINTON SAID KAINE CARES MORE ABOUT MAKING A DIFFERENCE THAN MAKING HEADLINES, "EVERYTHING THAT DONALD TRUMP AND MIKE PENCE ARE NOT" *

TORRENTIAL RAIN IN CHINA THIS WEEK KILLS AT LEAST 154 PEOPLE, LEAVES AT LEAST 124 OTHERS MISSING *

CHINA'S NORTHERN PROVINCE OF HEBEI HAS BEEN HIT HARDEST, WITH AUTHORITIES SAYING 114 PEOPLE WERE KILLED AND 111 OTHERS LEFT MISSING *

LARGE PARTS OF CHINA HAVE BEEN INUNDATED WITH RAIN THIS SUMMER, KILLING MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE *

NEW POLL SHOWS GROWING SUPPORT AMONG AMERICANS FOR STRICTER GUN LAWS *

AP-GFK POLL SHOWS NEARLY 2/3 OF RESPONDENTS EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR STRICTER LAWS, WITH MAJORITIES FAVORING NATIONWIDE BANS ON SALE OF SEMI-AUTO ASSAULT WEAPONS AND HIGH-CAPACITY MAGAZINES *

PERCENTAGE OF AMERICANS WHO WANT SUCH LAWS WAS HIGHEST SINCE AP-GFK POLL STARTED ASKING THE QUESTION IN 2013, ABOUT 10 MONTHS AFTER SANDY HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SHOOTING IN NEWTOWN, CT, THAT KILLED 20 CHILDREN AND SIX EDUCATORS *

AT LEAST 80 PEOPLE KILLED, MORE THAN 230 WOUNDED IN SUICIDE ATTACK ON PROTEST MARCH IN KABUL, AFGHANISTAN *

ISIS HAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR ATTACK, WHICH TARGETED A PREDOMINANTLY SHIITE AFGHAN ETHNIC GROUP *

THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE FROM AFGHANISTAN'S HAZARA MINORITY WERE MARCHING SAT TO DEMAND THAT A MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR POWER TRANSMISSION LINE BE REROUTED THROUGH TWO AFGHAN PROVINCES WITH LARGE HAZARA POPULATIONS *

MOST HAZARAS ARE SHIITE MUSLIMS, WHILE MOST AFGHANS ARE SUNNI *

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