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January 10, 2011 in Nation/World
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United States District Attorney Patrick Cunningham leaves the Sandra Day O’Connor United States Courthouse following the initial court appearance of Jared Loughner in Phoenix, Ariz., Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Loughner appeared in federal court on charges he tried to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a shooting rampage that left six people dead.

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A van carrying Jared Loughner, according to police, leaves the Sandra Day O’Connor United States Courthouse after his initial court appearance in Phoenix, Ariz., Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Loughner appeared in federal court on charges he tried to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a shooting rampage that left six people dead.

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This undated photo released by the Pima County Sheriff’s Office shows shooting suspect Jared Loughner.

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In a Dec. 3, 2007 file photo, attorney Judy Clarke leaves the federal building in downtown Boise, Idaho. Public defenders are asking that Clarke, the attorney who defended Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Timothy McVeigh and “Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski, defend Jared Loughner. Loughner is charged with one count of attempted assassination of a member of Congress, two counts of killing an employee of the federal government and two counts of attempting to kill a federal employee. He is scheduled to make his first federal court appearance Monday afternoon, Jan. 10, 2011 in Phoenix.

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FBI agents and Tucson area law enforcement officers scour the parking lot of the Safeway in Tucson, Ariz., looking for evidence of Saturday’s shootings Monday, Jan. 10, 2011. Two days after a mass shooting at the Safeway, the grocery store is closed andthe parking lot a scene of intense law enforcement activity.

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A flag stands at half-staff outside the the Sandra Day O’Connor United States Courthouse in Phoenix, Ariz., Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, where 22-year-old Jared L. Loughner is scheduled to appear in federal court on charges he tried to assassinate Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., in a shooting rampage that left six people dead.

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Republican Senate majority leader Amy Koch, center, and other Minnesota republican senators stood during a moment of silence to honor the people who where shot in this weekend shooting rampage in Arizona, Jan. 10, 2011.

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Ronnette Ramirez, who works with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, wipes tears from her eyes as a group of about 50 people gathered out front of the Mickey Leland Federal Building during a nationwide moment of silence called for by President Obama in response to the shooting that killed six people and critically injured Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 in Houston.

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Members of the Washington state Senate stand for a moment of silence in memory of the six people who were killed in an Arizona shooting Saturday that also wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, on the opening day of the 2011 Washington state legislative session, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

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Blanche Smith, left, and her brothers Isaac Smith, age 8, and Silas Smith, age 11, all from Malone, N.Y., sign a book to honor the victims of the shooting in Tucson, Ariz., Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, in the rotunda of the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington Monday.

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Crime scene investigators pause during a national moment of silence at the site of Saturday’s shooting in Tucson, Ariz., Monday Jan. 10, 2011. A somber President Barack Obama led a moment of silence on Monday for a nation stunned by an attempted assassination against an Arizona congresswoman that left her gravely wounded, several other injured and six people dead.

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Rep. Steve Farley, D-Tucson receives a hug from Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer after she gave her State of the State address at the opening of he legislature at the Arizona Capitol Monday Jan. 10, 2011, in Phoenix. Rep. Farley is close friends with U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot Saturday outside of a supermarket in Tucson. Looking on at right is Daniel Hernandez, an intern for Giffords who came to the her aid after she was shot.

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Government employees walk from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, after observing a moment of silence with President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama to honor those who were killed and injured in the shooting in Tucson, Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., is in critical condition after being shot in the head.

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Members of Congress and staff members gather to observe a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and other shooting victims, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, on the East Steps of the Capitol on Capitol Hill in Washington. Giffords was shot Saturday in a Tucson shooting rampage that left six people dead.

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People hug as they walk from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, after observing a moment of silence with President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and other government employees to honor those who were killed and injured in the shooting in Tucson, Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., is in critical condition after being shot in the head.

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Members of Congress and staff members observe a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and other shooting victims, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, on the East Steps of the Capitol on Capitol Hill in Washington. Giffords was shot Saturday in a Tucson shooting rampage that left six people dead. Pictured at center are Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo.

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama return to the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 10, 2011, after observing a moment of silence for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and the other victims of an assassination attempt against her. The shooting at a town hall-style event outside a supermarket in Tucson, Ariz., Saturday left six dead, including a federal judge, and critically wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.