Bump stock ban? What NRA, Congress are doing after Las Vegas shooting

The group added: "The NRA believes that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations". Earlier US House Speaker Paul Ryan said US lawmakers need to examine "bum... More..

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Hamas elects exiled Arouri as new deputy chief
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Hamas elects exiled Arouri as new deputy chief

Once of the fiercest foes of Hamas, the Islamist group that seized the Gaza Strip in a civil war in 2007, Dahlan, a member of the rival mainstream Fateh Party, spoke to Reuters after a unity Cabinet held it...More..

by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Cardinal George Pell returns to court on historical sex offence charges

He entered the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Friday flanked by police and media as a small group of placard-waving protesters yelled from the pavement. Supporters of George Pell including the head of the I...More..

Donald Trump Says There's a Storm Coming, Confusing Everyone Everywhere
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Donald Trump Says There's a Storm Coming, Confusing Everyone Everywhere

Asked what the storm would be - "Is it Iran, ISIS, what's the storm?" one reporter yelled out. Here's to hoping Trump has no idea what the phrase "calm before the storm" means. "Thank you everybody", Trump sa...More..

John Kelly's personal cell was reportedly breached
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

John Kelly's personal cell was reportedly breached

White House chief of staff John Kelly listens as President Trump speaks at a briefing with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House October 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C. In September, the ...More..

World Teachers' Day celebrated
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

World Teachers' Day celebrated

The teachers chanted slogans and carried banners and placards. "Teaching in freedom simply means that as the teacher is being celebrated, he/she should be empowered in the area of resources and materials they...More..

by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Las Vegas gunman may have scouted Boston locations online, including Fenway

Police said Paddock , 64, had stockpiled weapons in his Mandalay Bay hotel room. The girlfriend of Stephen Paddock , the Las Vegas gunman who killed 59 people, said she saw no signs that he was planni...More..

Why Are Jews Enraged by Justin Trudeau's New Holocaust Memorial?
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Why Are Jews Enraged by Justin Trudeau's New Holocaust Memorial?

MPs and senators of the opposition Conservative Party, however, were quick to jump at the absence of a reference to Jewish people or anti-Semitism on the monument, labeling it a " profoundly obvious omission "....More..

Nick Xenophon quits Canberra, aims to seize power in SA
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Nick Xenophon quits Canberra, aims to seize power in SA

Xenophon secured three Senate spots in the 2016 double dissolution election but also managed the impressive feat of seizing a House of Representatives seat from the Liberals, when Rebekha Sharkie won Mayo. Now,...More..

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Snyder says the killer had legally equipped 12 of his rifles with bump-fire stocks to fire his semi-automatic rifles more quickly. Meanwhile, Politico reported earlier today that bump stocks are actua...More..

by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre

A source with knowledge of the damage told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that of the two tanks that were in range of the shooter's 32nd-floor hotel room, only one of them was hit. "We're not going to talk ab...More..

As reports of massacre unfold, gun stocks rise
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

As reports of massacre unfold, gun stocks rise

Authorities said Monday morning that at least 58 people had been killed and at least 500 had been injured, although those numbers are fluid. Before leaving the White House, he had said: "It's a very, very sad...More..

DACA Deadline Only a Temporary Reprieve from Fear of Deportation
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

DACA Deadline Only a Temporary Reprieve from Fear of Deportation

President Donald Trump decided this summer to end DACA, the "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals". At issue are students who were brought to the country as children and living in the country illegally but ...More..

Cummings Asks FBI To Review Jared And Ivanka's Private Email Accounts
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Cummings Asks FBI To Review Jared And Ivanka's Private Email Accounts

Ted Lieu of California and Don Beyer of Virginia to White House Counsel Don McGahn noted three news reports this week that they said indicated unethical and possibly criminal action by the couple. "The commit...More..

Galaxy Note 8 Ties iPhone 8 Plus for 'Best Smartphone Camera'
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Galaxy Note 8 Ties iPhone 8 Plus for 'Best Smartphone Camera'

Looking by the tech firm's first venture to design a smartphone in-house, the next iteration should be a very exciting set of of handsets. Queiroz's statement raises questions about why Google didn't make the...More..

Klee's Rapid Reactions: Diamondbacks 11, Rockies 8
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Klee's Rapid Reactions: Diamondbacks 11, Rockies 8

Ian Desmond is 3 for 22. Two years ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks gave Zack Greinke the highest salary in baseball history to pitch in games just like this. He managed the Padres for 8½ seasons from 2007...More..

NRA open to regulation of bump stocks
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

NRA open to regulation of bump stocks

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in response, "We welcome that and a conversation on that". Cornyn later said he'd spoken with Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, and that Grassley...More..

Unarmed Hotel Security Guard Who Found Las Vegas Shooter Hailed As Hero
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Unarmed Hotel Security Guard Who Found Las Vegas Shooter Hailed As Hero

He says Paddock planned to survive and escape but didn't reveal how. Police eventually blew open the door and found the killer dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He added that officers made it the 32nd...More..

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock filmed himself during the massacre
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock filmed himself during the massacre

I voluntarily flew back to America because I know that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Las Vegas Police Department wanted to talk to me and I wanted to talk to them. She was renamed a person of i...More..

Ready to mediate to end Iraq, Kurds crisis: Macron
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Ready to mediate to end Iraq, Kurds crisis: Macron

Yet a bit farther afield, the Israeli government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was offering vocal support for the vote, a position that reflected decades of quiet relations between Israel and Irbil. Even...More..

Morning Buzz Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Morning Buzz Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)

It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Argent Trust Company decreased Ares Capital Corp (ARCC) stake by 59.78% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Insiders sold a total of 7,108,526 shares of company stock wort...More..

Facebook Inc (FB) Building $1 Billion Data Center in Virginia
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Facebook Inc (FB) Building $1 Billion Data Center in Virginia

McAuliffe, who has come under fire from environmentalists for his support of the Dominion-led Atlantic Coast Pipeline to transport natural gas across the state, said the arrangement intensifies the state's comm...More..

How 'Bump-Fire' Devices Skirt Federal Gun Laws
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

How 'Bump-Fire' Devices Skirt Federal Gun Laws

In the aftermath, there appears to be a willingness in both major political parties to consider a ban on bump stocks. Conversion kits, that allow a semi-automatic weapon to be converted to full auto, are also b...More..

Judge Formally Dismisses Arpaio's Criminal Case
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Judge Formally Dismisses Arpaio's Criminal Case

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton formally accepted the pardon and dismissed Mr. Arpaio's conviction with prejudice, meaning the matter can not be tried again. When reached at home by telephone, he said he h...More..

MNS workers protest against Elphinstone stampede, bullet train project
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

MNS workers protest against Elphinstone stampede, bullet train project

In his address, Raj Thackeray claimed that Suresh Prabhu was replaced by Piyush Goyal as the Railway Minister only to push through the Bullet Train project. "Me or my party won't be responsible for what hap...More..

Vigo ups its school grades
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Vigo ups its school grades

About 25 percent of IN schools improved one or more letter grades, according to the IDOE press release. Lincoln Middle and Franklin Elementary schools both improved from a D to a C, while Fariview and Landis ...More..

NRA calls for crackdown on gun modification used by Las Vegas gunman
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

NRA calls for crackdown on gun modification used by Las Vegas gunman

But when counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway on Thursday dared to say on "Fox & Friends" that "we always welcome a thoughtful conversation on policy and issues", the rebuke from Breitbart News came swif...More..

Sound legal provisions needed for simultaneous polls: Ex-CECs
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Sound legal provisions needed for simultaneous polls: Ex-CECs

CPI (M) leader Brinda Karat criticised the simultaneous polls proposal and said that it was "a political issue and can not be decided by an individual". If held in September 2018, both the upcoming state electi...More..

Weapons and explosives recovered from Vegas attacker home, hotel
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Weapons and explosives recovered from Vegas attacker home, hotel

With attendances reaching almost 100,000 people every day, Life Is Beautiful was home to artists such as Chance The Rapper, Kaskade, Lorde, and Pretty Lights. Danley reportedly traces her roots to the Philip...More..

California becomes a sanctuary state
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

California becomes a sanctuary state

Senate Bill 54, which takes effect in January, has been hailed as part of a broader effort by majority Democrats in the California Legislature to shield more than 2.3 million immigrants living illegally in the ...More..

Man Shot in Upper West Side Manhattan, Suspect on the Loose
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Man Shot in Upper West Side Manhattan, Suspect on the Loose

Despite fears at the scene that multiple people had been shot, the NYPD said the two people were killed are the only victims. According to witnesses cited by the report, the victim was a foreman who was shot...More..

Monopoly Man crashes ex-Equifax CEO's Senate hearing
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Monopoly Man crashes ex-Equifax CEO's Senate hearing

And it turns out, Smith was well aware of the potential revenue opportunities. One after another, senators on the committee slammed Equifax Inc . Smith will then face the Senate Judiciary Committee at 2:30...More..

Egypt defies United Nations embargo, buys weapons worth $23 million from North Korea
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Egypt defies United Nations embargo, buys weapons worth $23 million from North Korea

The trade by Egyptian businessmen was foiled after USA intelligence officials spotted a rusty freighter flying Cambodian colours going toward the Suez Canal. The draft resolution, which includes implementation ...More..

Rep. Linda Sánchez: Nancy Pelosi Should Step Aside as House Minority Leader
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Rep. Linda Sánchez: Nancy Pelosi Should Step Aside as House Minority Leader

Chuck Schumer-to step down from their roles as leaders in Congress. "I just don't know what the answer to that is", Sanchez said. Sanchez is the latest to join a small but persistent push among some in the ...More..

Gauri Lankesh named for Anna Politkovskaya Award
by | Friday, October 06, 2017

Gauri Lankesh named for Anna Politkovskaya Award

Indira said she was happy to know that Gauri has so many well wishers. While protests are scheduled in multiple locations across the country on Thursday, including one from Mandi House to Jantar Mantar in New...More..