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Las Vegas attack: America's gun laws explained

Las Vegas attack: America's gun laws explained When asked about Trump's quick comments in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting in 2016, she shot back, "There is a difference between being a candidate and being a president". President Donald Trump , taking on his most hard task yet as the nation's consoler-in-chief, praised first responders, declined to talk gun laws, and assured Las Vegas that the entire nation mourns with the city. [Full Article...]

Russian airstrike in Syria Leaves Al Nusra leader in Coma

Russian airstrike in Syria Leaves Al Nusra leader in Coma The airstrike injured Abu Mohammad al-Joulani, the interim leader of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, an al-Qaeda-linked alliance of hard-line militants. Russian military command took the decision to carry out the strikes after receiving and confirming intelligence from multiple sources about the terrorists' meeting. [Full Article...]

European bourses dip on Spain, Catalonia

European bourses dip on Spain, Catalonia The regional government of Catalonia called for a referendum on independence on Sunday that had been declared illegal by the Spanish Constitutional Court as it breached the country's constitution. During this session, the parliament could declare independence. The four suspects, including police chief Josep Lluís Trapero, are said to have incited rebellion by joining in rallies before Sunday's... [Full Article...]

'Incredible character': Trump praises first responders during Las Vegas visit

'Incredible character': Trump praises first responders during Las Vegas visit Paddock's motive remained a mystery. KELLY: So this was President Trump very much on script and acting presidential as he went around meeting survivors, families who suffered in this tragedy. Second, that it was a machine gun. "There's a time and place for a political debate, but now is the time to unite as a country", Sanders said. "But that's not for now". [Full Article...]

Forecasters warn of travel disruption amid high winds and heavy rain

Forecasters warn of travel disruption amid high winds and heavy rain The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning of strong winds, which comes into effect at 9pm this evening (Wednesday) and lasts until 9am tomorrow. The band of low pressure could cause above average levels of rainfall for October, forecasters have warned. A yellow warning is an indication of severe weather that could lead to travel delays and disruption to day-to-day activities. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting sparks gun control debate

Las Vegas shooting sparks gun control debate Almost 12,000 Americans have been killed by guns in 273 mass shootings in 2017 so far - one incident for each day, according to the Gun Violence Archive, a not-for-profit corporation that tracks gun-related violence in the US. The president also visited a local police station, where he met with law enforcement officers who had responded to the active shooter. Ryan said nothing about proposals t... [Full Article...]

Yogi Adityanath joins 'Janaraksha Yatra' over killing of BJP, RSS workers

Yogi Adityanath joins 'Janaraksha Yatra' over killing of BJP, RSS workers This came after Shah held Vijayan directly responsible for killing of party and RSS workers in the state. Yesterday, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was the star of the yatra as he went hammer and tongs against the state government for its appeasement politics. [Full Article...]

In wake of Las Vegas massacre, OR congressman calls for gun control

In wake of Las Vegas massacre, OR congressman calls for gun control Republicans in Congress have already made clear that they do not consider the Las Vegas shooting to be a reason for changing existing gun laws. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi today asked House Speaker Paul Ryan to create a select committee on gun violence to recommend legislation . [Full Article...]

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected SP national chief

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected SP national chief Addressing a press conference a day ahead of his party's two-day national convention, the former UP chief minister was asked about reports that his uncle had called him up. The intra-party feud has already caused enormous damage to the party in 2017 Assembly poll and continues to erode the credibility and image of the party, " said the SP leader. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces recapture IS stronghold

Iraqi forces recapture IS stronghold Government and allied forces, backed by a US-led coalition, launched an offensive last month to oust Isis from Hawija, a longtime insurgent bastion. The UN says the number of people still in the town was unknown but could be as high as 78,000. Once the surrounding area falls, IS will be left controlling only a stretch of land along the border with Syria . [Full Article...]

Egypt's El-Sisi Caught Buying Grenades from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Quoting intelligence officials and Western diplomats , the report said Syria recently bought chemical weapons protective gear from Pyonyang and that the Iranian-backed Lebanese terror group Hezbollah - a "long-term customer" - has acquired North Korean rockets and missiles. [Full Article...]

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man' The President said he and first lady Melania Trump "met patients that were absolutely terribly wounded", whom Trump also praised for their "bravery". Her attorney said she was in the Philippines to visit family. The shooting, which happened during the headlining performance at a country music festival and left thousands running for their lives, briefly put Trump's visit to Puerto Rico in jeopa... [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson: The Secretary of State Says He Is NOT Resigning

Another source of tension was a remark Tillerson made about the president's comments on the racially-motivated violence in Charlottesville, when Mr. As Tillerson was expected to speak, Trump tweeted that " NBC news is #FakeNews and more dishonest than even CNN ". An NBC News representative added, "we stand by our reporting". [Full Article...]

White House: 'This Is Not The Geologic Era To Debate Gun Control'

Sanders's response shocked many in the room. "The memory of those who displayed the ultimate expression of love in the midst of an unimaginable act of hate will never fade", she said, holding back tears. "There will be certainly time for that policy discussion to take place, but that's not the place that we're in", Sanders said. The messaging guide, first obtained by NBC News, offers a glimpse... [Full Article...]

Senate Intel Chief 'Can't Set A Date' On Ending Russia Investigation

Senate Intel Chief 'Can't Set A Date' On Ending Russia Investigation It was a significant statement from a senior Republican, as the president has dismissed accounts of Russian meddling in the election as " a hoax ". He said they had reviewed more than 100,000 pages of documents during their nine-month investigation. [Full Article...]

Judge lets Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand

Judge lets Trump's pardon of former Sheriff Arpaio stand In a 14-page ruling, Bolton reiterated her reasons for finding Arpaio guilty, but said she found no legal grounds to deny the presidential pardon. Judge Susan Bolton began the hearing by saying she would accept the pardon from President Trump as valid. [Full Article...]

Student groups react to Las Vegas shooting with sorrow, calls for reform

Student groups react to Las Vegas shooting with sorrow, calls for reform Video of what has been deemed the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history shows people cowering and running for cover from a fusillade of rapid-fire gunshots. Paddock checked into Mandalay Bay on September 28, where he stayed until he carried out his deadly massacre on Sunday. Police said they found 18 firearms, along with explosives and thousands of bullets, at Paddock's home in Mesq... [Full Article...]

Brazil police bust tunnel dug for $317M bank heist

Brazil police bust tunnel dug for $317M bank heist Investigators say the gang planned to break into a São Paulo branch of the government-owned Banco do Brasil through the tunnel which had been dug from a nearby rented property. The gang used explosives to enter the vault and clashed with police. Pictures of the tunnel show wooden planks and iron bars holding tunnel's roof. [Full Article...]

Mattis: In US national security interest to stay in Iran deal

Mattis: In US national security interest to stay in Iran deal And he said the more than 3,000 additional USA troops going there would "reinforce" the coalition's advisory role to Afghanistan forces. "At the same time, probably few nations, perhaps none, have lost as many troops fighting terrorists as they have", Mattis said. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico death toll not like 'real catastrophe' Katrina

Puerto Rico death toll not like 'real catastrophe' Katrina On Tuesday, according to CBS News' David Begnaud, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said Puerto Rico needs " more help". President Trump visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday, almost two weeks after Hurricane Maria made landfall, and Stephen Colbert was ready and waiting to do an official play-by-play. [Full Article...]


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