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Bump Stocks Are Flying Off The Shelves Before Possibly Getting Banned

Bump Stocks Are Flying Off The Shelves Before Possibly Getting Banned House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte, R-Va., said Thursday that legislators will consider additional rules for the devices, according to the Washington Post . It's sparked a flurry of purchases by those scared that new legislation will make it harder for them to buy the gun modification. The National Rifle Association is endorsing tighter ... [Full Article...]

Civil liberties 'a luxury' as premiers back Turnbull's new anti-terror laws

Civil liberties 'a luxury' as premiers back Turnbull's new anti-terror laws Victorian Labor premier Daniel Andrews agreed and dismissed privacy concerns raised by some civil rights groups. "The aim is to enable police and security authorities to quickly identify nearly any citizen in public using facial recognition technologies ". [Full Article...]

Las Vegas massacre: stricter controls do not follow mass shootings

Las Vegas massacre: stricter controls do not follow mass shootings The western US state of Nevada where Las Vegas is located is an epitome of the gun-ridden country. So far this year, over 46,595 incidents of gun violence happened in the United States, killing at least 11,652 people and injuring more than 23,500, according to the archive. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting victim stands for Pres. Trump despite leg injury

Las Vegas shooting victim stands for Pres. Trump despite leg injury After arriving on Air Force One yesterday, Mr Trump's motorcade passed both the Mandalay Bay hotel and the site of the Route 91 country music festival. Trump offered somber remarks about the shooting from the White House on Monday, saying "our unity can not be shattered by evil, our bonds can not be broken by violence". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says head of Jabhat al-Nusra 'critical' after strike

Russian Federation says head of Jabhat al-Nusra 'critical' after strike Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was cited by the Interfax news agency telling reporters that Moscow was "undoubtedly concerned about the fate of these citizens, if they are Russian citizens". "The government is backing a private army, a private military company". For example, in 2015, a Vice reporter was famously able to use a soldier's series of selfies to confirm Russia's military invo... [Full Article...]

House Approves 2018 Budget, Paving The Way For Major Tax Reform

House Approves 2018 Budget, Paving The Way For Major Tax Reform But Senate Republicans are opening the door to even deeper Medicaid cuts than in the health-care bills conceived over the spring and summer. As expected in a tax plan that is estimated to provide $ 1 trillion in tax breaks for the rich, the benefits skew towards the wealthy. [Full Article...]

Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing dossier on Trump-Russia collusion

Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing dossier on Trump-Russia collusion Three sources with knowledge of the probe told Reuters that Mueller's investigators have assumed control of multiple inquiries into allegations by USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation interfered in the election to benefit Trump. [Full Article...]

Retailers pull bump stocks from online stores

Retailers pull bump stocks from online stores Conway also suggested that Obama's administration is responsible for not regulating the unsafe gun accessory. "We're not going to talk about that today", said President Donald Trump . "So clearly that's something we need to look into". Diane Feinstein, a California Democrat , introduced a narrow measure Wednesday to ban sales of the attachments. [Full Article...]

Girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman arrives in US

Girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman arrives in US Trump's visit to Las Vegas comes three days after the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history occurred along the city's famous light-filled strip. Sheriff Joe Lombardo said investigators are focused on four main crime scenes right now: The room at Mandalay Bay hotel from where the gunman shot, the concert event location, the shooter's house in Mesquite, Nevada, and a home in northern... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan says likely vote on 'bump stock' after Las Vegas shooting

Paul Ryan says likely vote on 'bump stock' after Las Vegas shooting Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock reportedly made his rampage even more deadly by using a device that can turn a semi-automatic rifle into one that behaves nearly exactly like a fully automatic rifle. What we should be doing is finding something, anything, we can do to try to limit the body count so that the next Stephen Paddock has just that much harder of a time mowing down scores of in... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented'

Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented' While Trump once supported a ban on assault weapons, his views have changed significantly over the past decade, and it's unlikely he'd support stricter USA gun laws now. "As a member of Congress, I would pledge to take on the NRA (National Rifle Association) and vote for common sense legislation aimed at reducing gun violence and making it harder for unsuitable people to purchase guns", the 1s... [Full Article...]

What Is a Bump Fire Stock?

The White House also said Thursday that it was opening to regulating the devices - but wants to hear more information on the matter before making a final determination. The recent mass shooting in Las Vegas , Nevada, has some Republican lawmakers considering gun control legislation, a dramatic shift from what has historically been their party's general aversion to gun regulations of any kind. [Full Article...]

Cardinal Pell to face next hearing in sex abuse case in March

At his first court appearance, Pell had to battle through a crush of national and worldwide media as he walked the short distance from his barrister's office to the court's main entrance. Police help George Pell through the 100-strong crush of national and global media in July. Pell has not yet entered a plea but his lawyer has said he would plead not guilty. [Full Article...]

Trump talks 'calm before the storm' at photo shoot

Trump talks 'calm before the storm' at photo shoot Trump gave no hint what he could be referencing. "Tell us", one reporter said. "Maybe it's the calm before the storm", Trump said, according to an NBC News video. McMaster. While Trump's statements could easily be another case of Trump's trolling or saying something ridiculous to make a good press moment, his words were (clearly) not chosen very well, especially when surrounded by the "the wor... [Full Article...]

Trump Chief of Staff's Personal Cell Phone Reportedly Hacked

Trump Chief of Staff's Personal Cell Phone Reportedly Hacked Kelly, now President Trump's chief of staff, turned his phone over to White House tech support staff during the summer because it wasn't working correctly. Officials told Politico that Kelly had not used the personal phone since joining the administration in January, and has reportedly been using a different phone since, however he relies on his government phone while at the White House. [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Las Vegas Shooter Planned To Escape

TMZ reported Thursday that Paddock reserved rooms on the park side of the hotel, with a clear view of the concert stages, for August 1 through August 3 but never showed up. The shooting is the deadliest in modern USA history. Eric Paddock , brother of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock , speaks to reporters near his home, Monday, Oct. [Full Article...]

Nick Xenophon Announces He'll Quit The Senate To Stand At SA Election

Nick Xenophon Announces He'll Quit The Senate To Stand At SA Election The seat is now held by Liberal MP Vincent Tarzia by a narrow margin of 2.4 percent. Speculation from Liberal sources is that Xenophon is quitting to put himself in a position to form a coalition government with the states Liberal Party, and potentially take a seat in the South Australian cabinet. [Full Article...]

Ottawa to replace Holocaust plaque after failing to mention Jewish people, anti-Semitism

Ottawa to replace Holocaust plaque after failing to mention Jewish people, anti-Semitism But while the structure's design embodies Jewish suffering during the Holocaust, a plaque placed outside it failed to mention Jews or anti-Semitism, an omission that has drawn furious criticism. - are often forgotten". Speaking during question period, Sweet added: "If we are going to stamp out hatred toward Jews, it is important to get history right". [Full Article...]

Trump at medical center to meet with victims

Trump at medical center to meet with victims Please share your opinions with us and we'll publish some of the most interesting and representative in our What You Said feature later this week. How many of what kind of people need to die at the same time for us to actually do something about gun violence? The devices were legally enshrined in 2010. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooter reportedly wired $100K to Philippines

After his attack, police believe he took his own life before they could storm the room. New details are emerging, investigators say, that suggest Paddock's mental state was deteriorating before the shooting: significant weight loss, an increasingly slovenly physical appearance and obsession with his girlfriend's ex-husband. [Full Article...]


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