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How US gun culture compares with world

How US gun culture compares with world If Hillary Clinton was elected as president , it would have been likely that she would have followed similar gun control laws Obama did when he was president . "Their patience may now be rewarded with the strongest, most far-reaching version of the Act yet". Democrats are expected to try to block the measure. [Full Article...]

Iraq former president Talabani dies

Iraq former president Talabani dies He was replaced in 2014 by President Fuad Masum. His wife and companion in political struggle, Hero, and his Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party voiced only lukewarm support for the September 25 referendum that delivered an overwhelming "yes" to secession from Iraq. [Full Article...]

Gillibrand, in Adirondacks, blasts Congress in wake of Las Vegas shootings

Gillibrand, in Adirondacks, blasts Congress in wake of Las Vegas shootings I know they got into politics for the same reason I did - to make a difference, to get things done. "Thoughts & prayers are NOT enough". This must stop - we must stop this. Asked at Monday's press briefing if Trump was considering whether to pursue any changes to gun regulations, press secretary Sarah Sanders said, "There's a time and place for a political debate, but now is the time to unite as... [Full Article...]

Theresa May: Boris Johnson 'doesn't undermine what I am doing'

Theresa May: Boris Johnson 'doesn't undermine what I am doing' But in a round of broadcast interviews, Mrs May stressed that the Foreign Secretary , like all other Cabinet ministers, was fully signed up to the negotiating position which she set out in a speech in Florence last month. In the articles, the foreign secretary called for not a "single penny" to be paid to the European Union to allow the United Kingdom to trade with the single market after it leav... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Supports Bill That Bans Late-Term Abortions

Trump Administration Supports Bill That Bans Late-Term Abortions Supreme Court January 23, 2006 in Washington , DC. Democrats are debating over whether pro-life candidates should be allowed in the party. "The Administration strongly supports H.R. The measure would not penalize women seeking abortions after 20 weeks and would allow the procedure in the case of rape, incest, or to save the life of the mother. [Full Article...]

Burgum orders flags flown at half-staff for Las Vegas shooting victims

Burgum orders flags flown at half-staff for Las Vegas shooting victims Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Donald J. Trump, announced that all US and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff. Flags will also be half-staff on all public buildings, grounds and facilities throughout Iowa. Burgum's directive is in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition

Scottish government bans fracking after public opposition In an effort to placate the industry, Wheelhouse told MSPs the Scottish government recognised that natural gas was essential to the country's energy supply and that other liquids such as ethane were crucial to the plastics and chemicals industry. [Full Article...]

Kushner, Ivanka Trump used third private email account

Kushner, Ivanka Trump used third private email account White House officials are analyzing "hundreds of emails" associated with a third , previously unreported, email account on the Kushner family's private domain, Politico reports . The White House private email saga continues. Trump pushed for Clinton to be locked up for her use of a personal e-mail server to handle sensitive government business, and again, despite the massive red flags looki... [Full Article...]

USA woman still reaching out to Maple Ridge after shooting

USA woman still reaching out to Maple Ridge after shooting Local pastor Rev. Abraham Joseph said teachers and students cried when they were informed of her death. In British Columbia, a family member confirmed McIldoon was among the dead. He had as many as 10 guns with him, including rifles, they said. After telling the man's girlfriend that he'd died, Gooze said she responded incredulously, saying: 'That can't be. [Full Article...]

Louisiana police officer slain in shootout, suspect arrested

Louisiana police officer slain in shootout, suspect arrested Police have not released details on what prompted the deadly shooting, but Ian Howard, 28, has been arrested on the following charges: first-degree murder of a police officer, attempted murder of a police officer, and two counts of attempted murder, according to KATC . [Full Article...]

Iraq veteran 'stole' truck to ferry Las Vegas shooting victims to hospital

Iraq veteran 'stole' truck to ferry Las Vegas shooting victims to hospital Authorities said at least 59 people were killed and more than 525 others were injured Sunday when a gunman opened fire on 22,000 people gathered for the final night of the Route 91 Harvest music festival. In two trips, they bundled between 20 to 30 people onto the vehicle's backseat and its bed. After quickly assessing the damage and realizing there was a limited number of ambulances, the form... [Full Article...]

College dropout Michael Smith wins his second Michelin star

College dropout Michael Smith wins his second Michelin star Earning a third star wasn't a first for chef Mitsuhiro Araki though. In London , Gordon Ramsay and Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester retained their stars, and outside the city, Fat Duck and Waterside Inn remain three-star destinations. Overall, 20 restaurants were awarded two stars, while the single-starred category features 150 addresses, 17 of which are new. These include The Wild Honey Inn... [Full Article...]

PM lays foundation stone of AIIMS, Triple IT in Himachal Pradesh

PM lays foundation stone of AIIMS, Triple IT in Himachal Pradesh Singh said the Congress would launch its election campaign on October 7 from Mandi with a rally which would addressed by AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi . The 750-bed hospital is to be built at a cost of about Rs 1350 crore. The Prime Minister also spoke about One Rank One Pension for Ex- Servicemen and said that three installment have already been released and the fourth will be released soon... [Full Article...]

How To Help The Vegas Shooting Victims

How To Help The Vegas Shooting Victims More than 500 injured people have been taken to hospitals, creating a dire need for blood. Pictures have surfaced from Las Vegas of thousands of people from the area, upon hearing the news, flooding to the local blood banks there to do their part to help the victims. [Full Article...]

Recall Alert: Ground turkey from Publix could contain metal fragments

Recall Alert: Ground turkey from Publix could contain metal fragments The items were shipped to retail distribution centers in Florida , Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania and Tennessee, according to the USDA recall announcement. Consumers who purchased the products should throw them away or return them. A company that supplies ground turkey to Publix and Weis Markets has recalled almost 40,000 pounds of the gr... [Full Article...]

Chainz, Killer Mike, & Others React To The City Of Atlanta Decriminalizing Marijuana

Chainz, Killer Mike, & Others React To The City Of Atlanta Decriminalizing Marijuana Whereas current law carries a penalty of up to $1,000 and up to six months jail time for possession of less than one ounce, the new measure removes that strict criteria, which will have an incredible impact for especially Black Atlanta citizens, who were disproportionately affected by the previous rule. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooter had ties to North Texas, records show

Las Vegas shooter had ties to North Texas, records show Monique Dumas, of British Columbia, Canada, said she was six rows from the stage when she heard what she thought was a bottle breaking, then a popping that sounded to her like fireworks. It does not require firearm owners to obtain licenses or register their guns. House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat, on Monday, called on House Speaker Paul Ryan to create a select ... [Full Article...]

UK's Home Secretary admits she does not understand encryption

UK's Home Secretary admits she does not understand encryption When questioned about her understanding of how end-to-end encryption works, Rudd said that she doesn't have to understand it completely because she knows for a fact that it helps criminals. Rudd fails to understand is that encryption is fundamental to the success of the United Kingdom economy, from banking to trading to e-commerce, and encrypted messaging apps are just the tip of the iceberg", sai... [Full Article...]

Congress misses deadline to reauthorize CHIP

Congress misses deadline to reauthorize CHIP The 20-year-old Children's Health Insurance Program is gap insurance for low-income families who don't qualify for Medicaid . Most states have leftover funding to keep the program running for a while. Without CHIP, Van Romshorst said it would be "very, very difficult" for the families of CHIP recipients to afford other insurance coverage for their kids. [Full Article...]

More fuel on way to Puerto Ricans, power still down for most

More fuel on way to Puerto Ricans, power still down for most US President Donald Trump, who has faced criticism for his administration's response to the disaster, is scheduled to visit Puerto Rico on Tuesday, as food and drinking water remain in short supply. She said journalists often have found that they've arrived in some regions before first responders. "You know, we can choose to look at what the mayor spouts off or what other people spout off, but w... [Full Article...]


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