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NRA backs review of devices used in Vegas shooting

NRA backs review of devices used in Vegas shooting Some top Republican lawmakers have said after the recent Las Vegas shooting that they would consider banning bump-stock devices, the gun accessory that was reportedly used in the attack. Legislation introduced this week by Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein estimates bump stocks can boost the firing rate from between 45 and 60 rounds per minute to between 400 and 800 rounds per minute. [Full Article...]

Evict hawkers or face MNS action, Raj Thackeray threatens Railways

Evict hawkers or face MNS action, Raj Thackeray threatens Railways According to reports, the MNS chief today warned the Railways to evict all hawkers from foot-over bridges across Mumbai's suburban rail network in 15 days or face serious consequences. But how long will you create false images", Mr Thackeray asked. Though the Mumbai Police denied permission to MNS rally, the party went ahead with the protest near the Churchgate railway station in South Mumbai... [Full Article...]

Kerala govt will not reduce tax on fuel: Dr. Thomas Isaac

Kerala govt will not reduce tax on fuel: Dr. Thomas Isaac Of this, Rs 24,2691 crore was collected through excise duty, up 211% from the collections in 2012-13. Madhya Pradesh goes to assembly polls next year and hence the central government wants the state government to act quickly on the issue. "We have not yet decided what would be the percentage of cut down". Tamil Nadu declined to react, while Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal said his state did... [Full Article...]

Cardinal Pell to face second hearing on sex assault charges

Cardinal Pell, who has stood down from his role in Rome to face court in his home country, has repeatedly and vehemently denied the allegations. One of the most senior figures in the Vatican, Pell appeared at Melbourne Magistrates' Court Friday after he was charged by detectives from Victoria Police in June. [Full Article...]

Prabhas & Anushka Engagement in December? Read to know the real truth

Prabhas & Anushka Engagement in December? Read to know the real truth Moreover, Prabhas had admitted that Anushka was a family friend and there is nothing more to their relationship. But before you get your hopes up, we will have to burst the bubble and let you know - this is yet another baseless rumour that has been doing the rounds. [Full Article...]

McDonald's employee caught selling cocaine while on shift

McDonald's employee caught selling cocaine while on shift Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget Brennan told the paper, "Guerrero's conduct was so blatant, it would be comical if he weren't committing a serious narcotics crime". He sold drugs to an undercover officer at the counter twice, stuffing the drugs into a cookie bag, along with two cheeseburgers, a soda and fries. Guerrero had worked at McDonald's for eight years. [Full Article...]

Nick Xenophon Is Quitting The Senate And Running For SA Parliament Instead

Nick Xenophon Is Quitting The Senate And Running For SA Parliament Instead He says he is confident of strong support in his local seat of Hartley in Adelaide's east. The NXT leader is quitting federal politics to stand as a candidate for his SA Best party in next year's state election. Senator Xenophon entered the SA Parliament in the Upper House at the 1997 election. Most recently, Xenophon helped negotiate the overturning of most of Australia's remaining media ow... [Full Article...]

'Relax, We Shouldn't Worry About It' - Killer's Girlfriend Reassured Brother After Attack

Investigators are reportedly looking for a woman who was seen with suspected Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock in the days leading up to the attack that left 59 people dead. Police also say Paddock may have planned to escape the scene. "More than 100 investigators have spent the last 72 hours combing through the life of 64-year-old Stephen Paddock to produce a profile of someone I will... [Full Article...]

Maryland immigrant group sues to stop end of DACA protections

Maryland immigrant group sues to stop end of DACA protections As of September 5, 2017, President Donald Trump called for a repeal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program. But Republicans are also insistent that any DACA deal must include border security and likely immigration enforcement measures, and the more conservative members of the party are suggesting policies - like mandatory worker verification, cuts to the legal immigrati... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooter spent decades acquiring weapons

The 58 victims killed and almost 500 injured were among 22,000 attending the Harvest 91 country music festival. "We are continuing the investigation into that female", said Sheriff Joseph Lombardo , chief of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooter may have had help, plan to target Lollapalooza also

Las Vegas shooter may have had help, plan to target Lollapalooza also As investigators continue to search for a motive, details have emerged of previous hotel bookings for rooms overlooking music concerts in Las Vegas and Chicago. This new disclosure suggests that Paddock might have been planning an attack months before the massacre in Las Vegas. But according to a new report, the terrorist might have been targeting another show. [Full Article...]

Nolan calls for gun violence debate in Congress

Nolan calls for gun violence debate in Congress The NRA stopped short of calling for legislation on so-called "bump-fire stock" or " bump stock " devices. In other words, the bump stock , trigger crank and similar pieces of equipment dodge federal gun laws meant to keep most people from getting their hands on guns that fire bullets continuously and rapidly with a single pull of the trigger. [Full Article...]

Explosion at Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport

Explosion at Eastman Chemical Company in Kingsport Brad Lifford with Eastman Communications told News Channel 11 the smoke was a result of a restart attempt at the plant. This entails staying inside the house and turning off HVAC system. We're working to determine the cause and assess the impact to operations and the business". Jim Wozniak, the Director of Wellmont Media Relations, said that the Holston Valley Medical Center did not receive any ... [Full Article...]

Arun Shourie slams Modi govt, says demonetisation was 'idiotic jolt'

Arun Shourie slams Modi govt, says demonetisation was 'idiotic jolt' Former Union minister Arun Shourie has called the Narendra Modi government's demonetisation as the "largest money-laundering scheme ever". Shourie however brushed aside the party's response. "This is a government of two-and-a-half persons, that is, Narendra Modi, [BJP president] Amit Shah and one in-house lawyer [an obvious reference to finance minister Arun Jaitley]". [Full Article...]

California becomes 'sanctuary state' as governor signs bill

California becomes 'sanctuary state' as governor signs bill This has broken up families, opened the door to civil rights violations, burdened local resources, and further undermined confidence in law enforcement. The late amendments led California police chiefs to drop their opposition to the bill and shift their positions to neutral. The measure was dubbed a "sanctuary state" bill because it sought to expand so-called sanctuary city policies that have a... [Full Article...]

Gov. Inslee calls for ban of firearm attachment Vegas gunman used

The 64-year-old retired accountant from Mesquite, Nevada, killed himself before officers stormed Room 135 in the gold-coloured glass skyscraper. "We're looking, I can tell you", Trump said. A gun store employee demonstrates how a bumpstock works. Paddock had checked into the hotel room on Thursday, authorities said. "Tragedies like Las Vegas have happened too many times", Sen. [Full Article...]

Gun Control Debate Intensifies After Las Vegas Shooting

Gun Control Debate Intensifies After Las Vegas Shooting Those first three paragraphs are nearly exactly what I wrote on June 16, 2016, after 49 people were gunned down in an Orlando gay bar. Democrats are certainly declaring their own. On Monday, just after the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history, gunmakers saw a boom in their stock prices: American Outdoor Brands Corp. [Full Article...]

Russia Says Kills 7 Nusra Front Ringleaders in Syria Airstrike

Russia Says Kills 7 Nusra Front Ringleaders in Syria Airstrike Last month the SDF, an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militants, accused Russian Federation of killing one of its fighters and wounding others in strikes on a gas facility it captured two days earlier from IS in eastern Syria. The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Maj. The US maintains that the groups are still linked to Al Qaeda. The speaker doesn't say when the two men were captured. [Full Article...]

Trump to speak after meeting with victims, first responders in Las Vegas

Trump to speak after meeting with victims, first responders in Las Vegas I am a lawful gun owner and I am as sickened as you, maybe more , because this slaughter - modern history's deadliest mass killing by gun by an American on American soil - will be used to recharge the batteries on calls for gun control. However, audio of the gunfire suggests a higher rate of fire than a traditional semi-automatic rifle, such as the popular AR-15. The president's response ... [Full Article...]

Brother of Las Vegas shooting suspect Stephen Paddock says he's 'completely dumbfounded'

Brother of Las Vegas shooting suspect Stephen Paddock says he's 'completely dumbfounded' Earlier, Danley's sisters had said that Paddock may have sent his partner away to the Philippines so that there is no interference in his plans. The statement says she anxious that Paddock wanted to break up with her. Ms. Danley also said that it never occurred to her that he was planning violence against anyone. "She was away so that she will not be there to interfere with what he's planning"... [Full Article...]


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