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Las Vegas Shooting Not Expected To Change Partisan Debate On Gun Control Las Vegas Shooting Not Expected To Change Partisan Debate On Gun Control
- October 06, 2017

The Republican-controlled House has yet to schedule a vote on the Sportsmen Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act, a wide-ranging bill that includes the silencer provision, but opponents had feared it could come up for a vote as soon as this week. (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...)
What you need to know about the Las Vegas shooting What you need to know about the Las Vegas shooting
- October 06, 2017

Top House Republicans had already indicated they were open to a conversation on restricting bump stocks - something reiterated by White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders in Thursday's press briefing - and Sen. "There will certainly be a time for that policy discussion to take place", Sanders said the day after the killings, "but that's not the place that we're in at this moment". (more...)
Donald Trump Apparently Thinks Meeting Mass Shooting Victims Is 'Wonderful' Donald Trump Apparently Thinks Meeting Mass Shooting Victims Is 'Wonderful'
- October 06, 2017

With his countrymen still coming to grips with the deadliest mass shooting in Las Vegas early this week, US President Donald Trump has said America is truly a nation in mourning as he thanked the first responders who rushed to save lives. (more...)
President Trump to meet Las Vegas shooting survivors President Trump to meet Las Vegas shooting survivors
- 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 . Top Republicans and Democrats in Congress have identified new curbs on the use of such accessories as the gun control measure most ripe for success in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting . (more...)
President Trump to meet Las Vegas shooting survivors President Trump to meet Las Vegas shooting survivors
- 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 . Top Republicans and Democrats in Congress have identified new curbs on the use of such accessories as the gun control measure most ripe for success in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting . (more...)
Trump meets with Vegas shooting victims, won't talk gun violence Trump meets with Vegas shooting victims, won't talk gun violence
- October 06, 2017

The president said those details will be announced at "an appropriate time". "We can not fathom their pain, we can not imagine their loss", Trump said of those who lost loved ones in the massacre. He praised the medical staff who had worked to save the victims as " some of the most incredible people", adding they did an " indescribable " job. (more...)
Trump meets with Vegas shooting victims, won't talk gun violence Trump meets with Vegas shooting victims, won't talk gun violence
- October 06, 2017

The president said those details will be announced at "an appropriate time". "We can not fathom their pain, we can not imagine their loss", Trump said of those who lost loved ones in the massacre. He praised the medical staff who had worked to save the victims as " some of the most incredible people", adding they did an " indescribable " job. (more...)
Donald Trump visits Las Vegas hospital and police base Donald Trump visits Las Vegas hospital and police base
- October 06, 2017

We are going to pay our respects and to see the police who have done really a fantastic job in a very short time'. "And yeah, they're learning a lot more". ". You showed what professionalism is all about". Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that "we're certainly open to having that conversation", while senior Republican Paul Ryan , Speaker of the House of Representatives, said banning bump stocks is "clearly something we need to look into". (more...)
FBI Hopes Paddock's Girlfriend Can Provide Insight Into Las Vegas Attack FBI Hopes Paddock's Girlfriend Can Provide Insight Into Las Vegas Attack
- October 06, 2017

The site reports that Paddock would have had a similar view to the one he had of the Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas where he killed at least 59 people. "I didn't know him". "He never said anything to me or took any action that I was aware of that I understood in any way to be a warning that something frightful like this was going to happen", Danley, 62, said in a written statement read to reporters by her attorney in Los Angeles, where she was being questioned. (more...)
New British PM is 'hardly a radical thought,' rebel Tory says New British PM is 'hardly a radical thought,' rebel Tory says
- October 06, 2017

Shapps told BBC radio that there was a broad range of lawmakers urging May to step down. The cabinet was quick to publicly support her after her speech at the Conservative Party conference, and Michael Gove told the Today programme the Prime Minister should continue in her role. (more...)
International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize International Campaign To Abolish Nuclear Weapons Wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize
- October 06, 2017

Specifically, ICAN promotes the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, a legally binding prohibition on nuclear weapons that is supported by over 100 countries. Nuclear disarmament was established by a goal in the United Nations' first-ever resolution, the Norwegian Nobel Committee notes. It also said that the ICAN has in the past year given the efforts to achieve a world without nuclear weapons a new direction and new vigour. (more...)
ICAI President's daughter found dead on railway tracks ICAI President's daughter found dead on railway tracks
- October 06, 2017

Mumbai: Pallavi Vikamsey, the 21-year-old daughter of ICAI president Nilesh Vikamsey , has been found dead on the railway tracks in a suburb here, media reports said on Friday. The GRP officials reached the spot at 6:40 pm and found the body in two pieces. After post mortem we handed over to her relatives. "We found body of a woman on tracks between Parel and Currey road yesterday at around 7.30 pm". (more...)
YouTube changes search to combat conspiracy theories YouTube changes search to combat conspiracy theories
- October 06, 2017

The WSJ points out the 5th result when typing " Las Vegas shooting " was entitled "Proof Las Vegas Shooting Was a FALSE FLAG attack-Shooter on 4th Floor". A series of news reports and criticism on social media in recent days have highlighted how YouTube promoted false and misleading videos about the deadly Las Vegas shooting. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting bodycam footage released
- October 06, 2017

Police have released chilling bodycam footage from Sunday's mass shooting in Las Vegas , capturing the sounds of screams and rapid gunfire as authorities responded to the deadliest shooting in United States history. Police also confirmed reports that Paddock had rented a room in the city a week before he carried out the mass shooting. It may have taken over an hour for police to break into the Las Vegas gunman's hotel room, but they located him much faster than originally ... (more...)
Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock filmed deadly shooting massacre from luxury hotel room
- October 06, 2017

He said at the time that they had information that Paddock may have attended Life is lovely. "I was grateful, but honestly, I was anxious, that first, the unexpected trip home, and then the money, was a way of breaking up with me", her statement continued. (more...)
NRA Says It Will Back Efforts To Restrict Bump Stocks NRA Says It Will Back Efforts To Restrict Bump Stocks
- October 06, 2017

Bump-stock sales have soared after the Sunday shooting on the Las Vegas Strip, which left 58 dead and hundreds of others injured. A semi-automatic weapon fires a single bullet with each pull of the trigger, whereas an automatic fires for as long as you compress the trigger. (more...)
Sergeant accused of tampering with wife's parachute, gas line, to pursue affair Sergeant accused of tampering with wife's parachute, gas line, to pursue affair
- October 06, 2017

The court was also told that Sgt Cilliers, a sergeant in the British Royal Army Physical Training Corps, had attempted to take his wife's life just a week earlier. 'Those at the scene immediately realised that something was seriously wrong with her reserve parachute, two vital pieces of equipment which fasten the parachute harness were missing. (more...)
China deploys 1000 troops near Sikkim; builds road at Doklam Plateau China deploys 1000 troops near Sikkim; builds road at Doklam Plateau
- October 06, 2017

Going by the current situations between the two nations, India does not expect another tiff with China, sources claimed. It has also been said that the number of Chinese troops seems to be gradually increasing at the Doklam plateau, due to which India too may need to boost its presence in the region. (more...)
Sasikala granted parole for 5 days to visit ailing husband Sasikala granted parole for 5 days to visit ailing husband
- October 06, 2017

Deposed AIADMK chief VK Sasikala , who is now serving her sentence in a Bengaluru prison after her conviction in a disproportionate assets case, has been granted parole toady around noon. She has been granted parole with conditions; she can not meet with anyone in Chennai and has to live at the home of her relative. Speaking on the parole conditions, he said, "She is being given parole only for the objective of meeting her husband". (more...)
IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, seven dead IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal, seven dead
- October 06, 2017

Five personnel on board the chopper were declared dead, while one is critically injured. Reportedly the Airforce chopper was crashed during a training session. The Indian Air Force is using nearly 100 Mi-17 V5 choppers that are considered the backbone of the force. India's air force is investing billions of dollars to replace its ageing fleet, which is often blamed for crashes in the country. (more...)
U.S. immigration: Thousands of dreamers could lose protection as deadline DACA looms U.S. immigration: Thousands of dreamers could lose protection as deadline DACA looms
- October 06, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last month that the federal government intends to terminate the program, commonly referred to as DACA, though President Donald Trump later said Congress would have a six-month window to determine an alternative solution. (more...)
At least 18 killed after train 'tears apart' bus in horror crash At least 18 killed after train 'tears apart' bus in horror crash
- October 06, 2017

Seventeen people were killed in August when a bus carrying construction workers veered off a pier and plunged into the Black Sea. Early data indicates the most likely cause was the bus driver going across the rail tracks in spite of a red traffic light. (more...)
Las Vegas shooting: Donald Trump to meet survivors and pay respects Las Vegas shooting: Donald Trump to meet survivors and pay respects
- October 06, 2017

Andrew McCabe, FBI Deputy Director, says, "This individual and this attack didn't leave the sort of immediately accessible thumbprints that you find on some mass casualty attacks", but last night may have brought them a step closer. John Fildes, the trauma center's medical director. However, the Clark County sheriff told reporters he thinks the shooter might have used them to watch for people approaching his room. (more...)
Guard burns six small kids to death in Brazil horror Guard burns six small kids to death in Brazil horror
- October 06, 2017

The the security guard allegedly responsible for the attack is believed to have died in hospital after the attack this morning. Local media identified the guard as a 50-year-old man who helped with security at the daycare centre since 2008. (more...)