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Published on: January 30, 2017 | Last Updated: January 30, 2017 10:19 AM EST

 Police officers respond to a shooting in a mosque at a Quebec City mosque on Ste-Foy St. on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017.
Police officers respond to a shooting in a mosque at a Quebec City mosque on Ste-Foy St. on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017. ALICE CHICHE / AFP/Getty Images

Six people have been killed and eight others were injured after at least two gunmen opened fire in a Quebec City mosque Sunday night.

At a press conference early Monday morning, Premier Philippe Couillard said he was “horrified” by the attack.

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..Gen. John F. Kelly, the secretary of Homeland Security, this month. © Al Drago/The New York Times ..Gen. John F. Kelly, the secretary of Homeland Security, this month. 

WASHINGTON — As President Trump signed a sweeping executive order on Friday, shutting the borders to refugees and others from seven largely Muslim countries, the secretary of homeland security was on a White House conference call getting his first full briefing on the global shift in policy.

Gen. John F. Kelly, the secretary of homeland security, had dialed in from a Coast Guard plane as he headed back to Washington from Miami. Along with other top officials, he needed guidance from the White House, which had not asked his department for a legal review of the order.

Halfway into the briefing, someone on the call looked up at a television in his office. “The president is signing the executive order that we’re discussing,” the official said, stunned. Continue reading

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