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Situational awareness: PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim.

  • The FBI is operating on the assumption the attack was an act of terrorism.

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