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Terror charges unlikely in rampage

Aug 06, 2019 - The San Francisco Chronicle

A federal prosecutor in Texas says the bloodshed in El Paso on Saturday was an act of "domestic terrorism." That's an important statement of federal law enforcement priorities, a commentator said Monday, even though the accused gunman will likely stand trial for murder, not terrorism.

Despite the terrifying nature of mass shootings, like the weekend killings of 22 in El Paso and nine in Dayton, Ohio, and the slaying of three people and wounding of 13 at the Gilroy Garlic Festival on July 2...