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Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend says had no clue planning carnage Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend says had no clue planning carnage
- October 06, 2017

United States news outlets claimed that Paddock transferred large sums of money, apparently to the Philippines, a week before the mass shooting . Sheriff Joseph Lombardo , who has called Ms Danley a "person of interest" in the attack, said: "We anticipate some information from her shortly". (more...)
Momentum Grows In Congress For 'Bump Stock' Ban After Las Vegas Shooting Momentum Grows In Congress For 'Bump Stock' Ban After Las Vegas Shooting
- October 06, 2017

The shooting renewed a push by some lawmakers to ban bump stocks. In 2013, the NRA helped to block a bill in the U.S. senate to expand background checks for gun buyers, which was introduced in response to the Newtown massacre. "And I can assure you that gun owners are just as upset if not more upset than the general public", he said. "This news is bad and what's happened is a great tragedy". (more...)
Why Israel Is Cheering On Iraqi Kurds' Push for Independence Why Israel Is Cheering On Iraqi Kurds' Push for Independence
- October 06, 2017

On Thursday, Popular Mobilization Forces (a.k.a. Hashd al-Sha'abi) spokesperson stated the group is now tasked with "protecting the unity of Iraq". Based on undisputable evidence, the U.S. you're going to find Kurdish Peshmerga forces killing or capturing ISIS fighters that have been pushed out of Hawija city", he said, referring to the extremists by an alternate acronym. (more...)
Classy Halep serves up revenge in showdown with Sharapova Classy Halep serves up revenge in showdown with Sharapova
- October 06, 2017

Halep's all-round game was simply far too good for Sharapova, who made 20 unforced errors in the opening set alone. She ultimately had few answers for Halep this time - particularly on serve, where she saved just two of nine break points faced throughout the match. (more...)
This Man is Honoring Las Vegas Shooting Victims with Hand-Built Crosses This Man is Honoring Las Vegas Shooting Victims with Hand-Built Crosses
- October 06, 2017

Greg Zanis of Aurora, Illinois didn't know what had happened at the Route 91 Harvest Festival until an employee from a local bio-recovery business showed at his front door on Monday morning with a check for $1,200. He takes his compassion on the road - sharing his cross displays at scenes of mass shootings around the country, most recently in Orlando at the Pulse Nightclub shooting and last December in downtown Chicago for the hundreds of people shot and killed in 2016. (more...)
Trump mum on gun control Trump mum on gun control
- October 06, 2017

Some are saying that once again in the face of a national tragedy President Trump is already making it about himself. Despite being shot in a leg during Sunday night's rampage in Las Vegas , Thomas Gunderson found the strength to stand Wednesday when President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited his hospital room. (more...)
Amit Shah brings political murders to the fore in Kerala rally Amit Shah brings political murders to the fore in Kerala rally
- October 06, 2017

The meeting also holds significance as BJP chief Amit Shah unexpectedly cut short his Kerala event and returned to the national capital to attend this meeting. "It was very rare that a family lost both father and son in political violence", said Mr. Singh while talking to reporters after visiting the slain worker's house. (more...)
Bangladesh offers help to Myanmar Govt. in taking Rohingyas back Bangladesh offers help to Myanmar Govt. in taking Rohingyas back
- October 06, 2017

Since Aug. 25, some 507,000 Rohingya have crossed from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine into Bangladesh, according to the UN. Earlier, Bangladesh and Myanmar had agreed to form a joint working group, which will draw up plans for the repatriation process of Rohingya refugees. (more...)
Manohar Lal Khattar takes Punjab to task over 'Honeyshield' Manohar Lal Khattar takes Punjab to task over 'Honeyshield'
- October 06, 2017

Role of Punjab Police in the Honeypreet case has been very suspicious: Khattar. The arrest of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's controversial adopted daughter Honeypreet has sparked an intense war of words between the chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana . (more...)
Death toll in Balochistan shrine attack mounts to 19 Death toll in Balochistan shrine attack mounts to 19
- October 06, 2017

The blast took place when Urs celebrations was underway at the famous Fatehpur Dargah . The injured have been taken to the DHQ hospital, Jhal Magsi, for treatment. A previous attack on the shrine in March 2005 killed some 35 people. Security forces reached the scene and condoned off the area after the incident. (more...)
Mahatma Gandhi Assassination: SC appoints amicus curie for re-probe Mahatma Gandhi Assassination: SC appoints amicus curie for re-probe
- October 06, 2017

A new twist to the story may come now, nearly 70 years after the Mahatma was killed. The Supreme Court on Friday asked searching questions over a plea seeking reopening of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's assassination probe, before appointing senior advocate and former additional solicitor general Amrender Sharan as amicus curiae to assist in the matter. (more...)
Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane extend Republic of Ireland contracts Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane extend Republic of Ireland contracts
- October 06, 2017

O'Neill took charge in November 2013 and led Ireland to the last 16 at Euro 2016, where they were beaten 2-1 by runners-up and tournament hosts France. global football was something that i didn't know whether you'd get used to it or not. "I must admit that with the Euros, the possibility of qualification and some games in Dublin, there's exciting times ahead". (more...)
Madhya Pradesh Police Allegedly Beat up Protesting Farmers, Force Them to Strip Madhya Pradesh Police Allegedly Beat up Protesting Farmers, Force Them to Strip
- October 06, 2017

The Congress had organised a farmers' protest outside the Tikamgarh collectorate seeking drought-hit status for the district, which received scanty rainfall this year. He said that whenever the farmers take to the streets to protest injustice, the government machinery resorts to violence against them. Amid a huge uproar surrounding the incident, MP home minister Bhupendra Singh ordered a thorough investigation into the matter. (more...)
Trump Praises 'Bravery' of First Responders in Las Vegas Trump Praises 'Bravery' of First Responders in Las Vegas
- October 06, 2017

Thomas Gunderson was attending the concert at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when Stephen Paddock began firing on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, according to the Daily Mail . Trump also retweeted an aide's posts with photos of the president and the first lady with victims of the mass shooting. "I will say it definitely increases how fast you can shoot a semi-automatic". (more...)
Dems Hope to Get Trump Help on Gun Control
- October 06, 2017

On Capitol Hill, many Republicans echoed that assessment. SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: When reporters tried to ask Arizona Senator Jeff Flake about gun control today, he walked quickly - very quickly - to the nearest elevator. On the broader question of expanding or loosening gun regulations it's much more of a 50-50 split, but in most polls the majority is usually on the side of passing more restrictions. (more...)
Democrats Immediately Call For Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting Democrats Immediately Call For Gun Control After Las Vegas Shooting
- October 06, 2017

But the White House and gun advocates pushed back, arguing new gun control laws wouldn't have averted the Nevada massacre. "My heart goes out to the victims, their families, the first responders, and the entire Las Vegas community". It's not yet clear how the shooter, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock , acquired his guns or if gun control measures could have prevented him from obtaining them, but leading Democrats are already demanding stricter gun control legislation. (more...)
White House Talking Points On Las Vegas Downplay Gun Control White House Talking Points On Las Vegas Downplay Gun Control
- October 06, 2017

Ryan finally replied by framing Congress' move to roll back restrictions on people with mental illness buying guns as about "protecting people's rights". "The power of prayer of us healing and getting back together", House Speaker Paul Ryan said. But a big chunk of the bill is also about guns. Republicans in Congress had actually planned to vote in the coming weeks on bills to lift some restrictions on gun silencers and allow gun owners with concealed carry permits to take their firearms ... (more...)
White House 'Open' to Discussing Curbs on Rifle Accessory Vegas Gunman Used White House 'Open' to Discussing Curbs on Rifle Accessory Vegas Gunman Used
- October 06, 2017

They're legal and originally were meant to help people with limited hand mobility fire a semi-automatic without the individual trigger pulls required. They have both said now, in the shooting's immediate aftermath, is not the right time to consider legislation since emotions are raw and investigators have still not uncovered all the facts. (more...)
Trump visits survivors, first responders in Las Vegas Trump visits survivors, first responders in Las Vegas
- October 06, 2017

Bump stocks were originally meant to help people with limited hand mobility use a semi-automatic weapon without needing to pull the trigger for every round fired. The careful and complementary language from Trump, his team, Republicans and gun control opponents stands out at a time when the White House and top GOP officials in Washington have taken increasingly frequent potshots at each other over everything from health care to foreign policy. (more...)
Vegas Shooter Sent $100000 To Girlfriend's Home Country Vegas Shooter Sent $100000 To Girlfriend's Home Country
- October 06, 2017

She remained there until returning to Los Angeles on Tuesday night to be interviewed by investigators. Law enforcement authorities were hoping to obtain some answers from a woman identified as Paddock's live-in companion, Marilou Danley , who they say was a "person of interest" in the investigation. (more...)