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Prosecutor says Pulse gunman's widow knew about the attack before it happened

Prosecutor says Pulse gunman's widow knew about the attack before it happened

The widow of the gunman who attacked a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., in June, leaving 49 patrons dead, knew about the attack before it was going to happen and failed to do anything to stop it, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday.

Noor Zahi Salman barely spoke at her first appearance in court in Oakland to face charges of aiding terrorism and lying to investigators following an indictment by a grand jury in central Florida.. Her arraignment was delayed another day so that one of her attorneys could arrive to represent her.

Salman, who was arrested in the East Bay suburb of Rodeo on Monday morning, appeared disheveled, wearing a wrinkled,...

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