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by | October 06, 2017 | 06:55

A bump stock was used by Stephen Paddock when he opened fire on a country music festival on Sunday night from his Las Vegas hotel room, killing 58 people and wounding 489, according to Clark County, Nevada, authorities on Wednesday. However, most gun owners will tell you the "bump stock" has no real practical goal. Sen. Patrick Leahy released a statement saying it is "painfully clear that yesterday will go down as one of the darkest days in our nation's history".

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:52

White House chief of staff John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised for months before a breach was discovered by staffers, according to a report on Thursday. He became White House chief of staff in July. White House chief of staff John Kelly listens as President Trump speaks at a briefing with senior military leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House October 5, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:48

In a letter to the White House, Reps. This is not the first time Trump and Kushner's security clearances have been questioned. Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA) and Ted Lieu (D-CA) urged White House counsel Don McGahn to limit the president's daughter and son-in-law's access to the most classified information amid a widening ethics scandal involving the couple, reported Yahoo News .

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:42

BJP-ruled Gujarat became on Thursday the first state to say it would cut Value-Added Tax on petrol and diesel after the Centre urged states to cut their levies on fuels by 5%. After the Centre's appeal to reduce taxes, the state of Gujarat has reduced taxes by Rs 2. Briefing the media a day after the center slashed the excise duty on petrol and diesel by 2 rupees, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said , the states are ultimate beneficiary of taxes levied on Petrol and Diesel and ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:37

However, Prabhas has denied all the allegations from time to time and has maintained that he shares a close bond with Anushka and they are also very good family friends. Moreover, Prabhas had admitted that Anushka was a family friend and there is nothing more to their relationship. "When we first worked together we had decided that at no cost we would allow rumours of our linkup float around".

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:37

He added: "If we are going to stamp out hatred toward Jews, it is important to get history right". It was installed to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust , which included six million Jewish people. A new plaque is expected to be installed. Last year, the Toronto Sun , along with some right-wing U.S. news sites, hit out at the politician for not mentioning the Jewish people in his statement to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:30

Several other Senate Republicans also signaled their desire for a hearing on bump stocks . When a reporter told him that they are now legal, he responded: "I'd look at (Feinstein's bill ), for sure". "The NRA believes that devices meant to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations", a October 5 statement by NRA leaders Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox said, according to CNN.

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:09

Pell, 76, a top adviser to Pope Francis , did not speak as he was escorted to and from Melbourne Magistrates' Court by police through a group of media, protesters and supporters. Victoria Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton previously said he would consider taking Cardinal Pell through an underground door to the court complex.

by | October 06, 2017 | 05:50

Trump had dinner on Thursday night with his highest-ranking military aides and their wives. "Maybe it's the calm before the storm", Trump replied. Trump said "we must not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons", adding that the country has "not lived up to the spirit of their agreement".

by | October 06, 2017 | 05:14

We are also getting our first look through an open door and police tape into Stephen Paddock's war room inside the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel. Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said they aren't sure if Paddock was doing pre-surveillance and that investigators have recovered items and videos from the Ogden.

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:39

The South Australian election is scheduled for March 17. In a bombshell announcement on Friday, the senator said he would run for the Liberal-held seat of Hartley . He said he "will be replaced by an NXT candidate" in the federal parliament, regardless of the High Court decision in his case. Australia's High Court will next week rule on the eligibility of seven politicians, including Xenophon and Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce.

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:27

The National Rifle Association called on U.S. authorities to "immediately review whether these devices comply with federal law", NRA leaders Wayne LaPierre and Chris Cox said in a statement . The state's laws also allow the purchase of machine guns and silencers as long as federal regulations are met. "In 2010, the ATF declared that bump stocks were compliant with the law", he continued, "and the question is, take a look again and tell us if they're technically compliant, or ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:11

The 64-year-old killed himself as authorities entered his room. Investigators have focused on Danley, an Australian citizen who had shared his retirement community condo in Mesquite , Nevada, northeast of Las Vegas , before leaving the United States for the Philippines on September 15.

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:08

Of the approximately 154,000 DACA recipients who were eligible to apply for a two-year extension of their protections, about 42,500 had yet to do so as of Wednesday, according to Vox . There's bipartisan support for that idea, but there are some sticking points. Torres said the move was "one more manifestation of the racist tactics this administration has implemented to target, dehumanize and deport immigrants".

by | October 06, 2017 | 03:44

Indian-American lawmakers have called for changes in the gun control laws in the USA, as they condemned the Las Vegas mass shooting, the deadliest in the country's modern history which claimed almost 60 lives. More than 500 people were wounded. The President's visit to Las Vegas appeared dramatically different than his trip to Puerto Rico on Tuesday. "The example of those whose final act was to sacrifice themselves for those they love should inspire all of us to show more love every day ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:48

As authorities pick apart the life of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock , they have come across one major thread of suspicious behavior: how he handled his money. Investigators at the hotel from which Paddock launched his assault found no fewer than 23 guns, including a Kalashnikov and AR-15 assault rifles, and a vast stockpile of military grade.223 calibre ammunition.

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:43

The CBI registered the case against Lalu Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi, a former Bihar chief minister, son Tejashwi, who was deputy CM until a few months ago, and Sarla Gupta, wife of Prem Chand Gupta, a former Union minister. He was taken to the investigation officer where he was grilled for nearly 7 hours, while Misa was asked to wait in a public area. Tejashwi will be questioned tomorrow, sources said.

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:38

Several conservatives have pointed out since Wednesday night that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ( ATF ) decided in 2010 that bump stocks would not be regulated under the Gun Control Act or the National Firearms Act.

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:27

One customer was a man who had served in the military and was able to identify that shots were coming from directly above his room that was towards the end of a hallway. Paddock's rampage could have resulted in even more deaths than the 59 reported without the courageous actions of Campos. Lombardo added that Paddock fired over 200 rounds through the hotel room door at the security guard.

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:12

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has described the recent referendum on independence held in northern Iraq as "treason" against the region. Businessmen in Erbil had expressed concern that the dollar ban would cause a "greenback shortage and possibly lead to a grey foreign currency market" as the Iraqi dinar is not accepted overseas.

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:59

The massacre was one of the deadliest mass shooting events in modern USA history. Handguns are the biggest offender, though there is zero appetite to ban them and for good reason; it would be political suicide. Companies such as Slide Fire have argued that the stocks do not contain any mechanical parts and thus do not alter a firearm's function to fire automatically.

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:53

Critics say the August 25 pardon removed the last chance at holding Arpaio legally accountable for a long history of misconduct, including a 2013 civil verdict in which Arpaio's officers were found to have racially profiled Latinos in the sheriff's immigration patrols.

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:14

In all, the report reveals 62 percent of In schools are making a B or higher. A's and B's to D's and F's is how you measure wins and losses in the classroom, and Catherine Minihan, Deputy Superintendent for School Support and Accountability with EVSC says there's plenty to like.

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:16

They are for novelty, and they work best for short bursts that mimic automatic fire at the gun range. Semi-automatic rifles, which can be legally purchased in America, allow only one shot to be fired with each pressing of the trigger. The stock "bumps" back and forth between the shooter's shoulder and trigger finger, causing the rifle to rapidly fire again and again. On Wednesday, Sen.

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:16

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by | October 06, 2017 | 01:08

The flourishing trade in North Korean artworks in China may be an unexpected target of stifling new economic sanctions aimed to stop Pyongyang's rapidly progressing nuclear and missile programmes. "It's supporting a repressive regime". Shipping records show more than 100 cargo containers of seafood were sent to the USA and Canada this year from the factories where North Koreans were working in China.

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:08

TMZ reports that Paddock, 64, had booked two rooms at the Blackstone Hotel in Chicago, across the street from Grant Park where Lollapalooza has been held since 2005. Baker adds that police officials based in Boston are "fully plugged in" to the investigation and are in contact with Las Vegas authorities. Danley reportedly traces her roots to the Philippines but is a known bearer of an Australian passport.

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:03

NYPD Deputy Chief Executive Officer Philip Rivera said, "During the course of the search, we realized we were dealing with a workplace violence situation". Police believed that the victim and the suspect knew each other and it is believed that the gunman was a current or former employee at the site. Construction crews were ordered out of the building while the investigation continued.

by | October 06, 2017 | 01:01

Equifax's board said it will immediately begin a search for a new permanent leader. On Tuesday , he apologized for the personal data being breached, and said it took weeks for the credit bureau to realize how widespread the hack was. "How could a major USA company like Equifax, which holds the most sensitive personal data on Americans, so let them down?" "I'm truly and deeply sorry for what happened", he said in his opening remarks.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:59

You have a responsibility to tell the truth. Acosta opened by noting the news outlined above, stating "the president tweets this morning he'd like to see the Senate intelligence committee investigate news outlets and I guess this quest to go after fake news".

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:56

A man passes by a TV news program showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 21, 2017. It also fills in the gap regarding the abrupt USA military aid cut of $290 million that had been promised to President Sisi and the reason for the equally abrupt cancelling of a meeting between Sisi and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:53

Murphy made an announcement Wednesday that he wouldn't seek re-election in the 2018 mid-terms, but meant to remain in Congress until the end of his term. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that the text showed Murphy's cell phone number and that they have a number of other documents including the emails, phone records and court documents to proof the case.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:46

The timing of the criticism struck some as ironic, since Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have emerged as unlikely partners of President Donald Trump in deals over spending bills and immigration policy. The New York lawmaker acknowledged having hopes to move up in the Democratic leadership, but refrained from committing to an answer. Pelosi, 77, was elected to the House in 1988 and has led Democrats in the Chamber for 14 years; Hoyer, 78, has served in the House since 1981; ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:40

The last time the two countries faced each other in a World Cup qualifier in Kampala was on July 3, 2004 when Asamoah Gyan scored a late equaliser to rescue a point for the Stars in a 1-1 drwn game as Ghana turned therir campaign around to qualify for the 2006 World Cup in Germany.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:33

More than a year after it concluded that Ireland had been offering illegal tax breaks to Apple , the European Commission , the EU's enforcement arm, said that the nation still has not collected the money. However, since then, little headway has been made by Ireland to reclaim the payment requested by the Commission. Ireland's deadline for a decision to be made around the collection of the tax bill was 3 January and the commission said that, in the months following this, Apple has ...