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by | October 05, 2017 | 18:33

Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley , said in a statement that she was never aware that "something awful like this was going to happen", and described Paddock as a "kind, caring man ". Police recovered 47 firearms from Paddock's hotel room and home, including 12 modified semi-automatic weapons which could fire more rapidly at up to 800 rounds per minute.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:32

Under a US flag at half-staff to honor the victims, people who escaped with their lives from the Pulse shooting gathered to pledge support for families in Las Vegas. We don't know what tomorrow holds. Adrian Lopez lost eight friends at Pulse. "But now we do understand the magnitude of the needs of the victims and their families that they are going to have in the coming hours, days and months and years".

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:35

Although police had reached the 32nd floor soon after Paddock stop shooting, it was not until 11:20 p.m. before police breached Paddock's hotel room. Almost 500 people were injured in the attacks. The gunman's girlfriend said she had no idea what he was plotting. Sunday's shooting followed the massacre of 26 young children and educators in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012, and the slaying of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando previous year.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:33

Several organizations and reports have rushed to point out the state's less restrictive laws as a possible cause for the deadly attack. On the campaign trail a year ago, President Trump aligned himself with gun rights advocates who consider the US Constitution's Second Amendment right to bear arms sacrosanct.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:33

But any celebration was short lived. (We have a few exceptions which all require the highest level of background checks and federal scrutiny.) We can have a separate debate on whether such a ban is acceptable if you wish, but as things now stand, that's the law.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:34

For years, Missouri had one of the nation's strongest measures to regulate gun usage: a requirement that all handgun buyers had to get a gun permit by undergoing a background check at a sheriff's office - but this was repealed in 2007. "It replaces the pistol grip and the stock", Caleb Giddings, owner of National Armory in Pompano Beach, said. "Every single day 93 people are dying at the hands of a gun", group spokesperson Shikha Hamilton said.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:34

Catalonia-based banks Banco Sabadell and Caixabank were both considering transferring their headquarters out of the region in the wake of the current independence crisis. He added: "Instead of attending to the call for moderation, sanity and democratic coexistence that the Spaniards so much appreciated in the head of state's [King Felipe's] message, the President of the Generalitat has insisted on an irresponsible stubbornness that increasingly distances him from rectification that everyone is ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:31

As captain of the first team from India to play at the World Cup, do you feel the pressure? India are in Group A alongside USA , Colombia and Ghana and are definite underdogs going into what will be their first-ever participation in a FIFA?tournament.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:31

Russian Federation said on Wednesday it had critically injured the leader of the Tahrir al-Sham militant group in Syria after launching an air strike on his position which had also killed 12 of his field commanders. The whereabouts of Jabhat al-Nusra leaders were established during a special operation to destroy terrorists who attacked the observation post of the Russian military police on the border of the de-escalation zone in the province of Idlib on September 18.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:31

Trump doesn't like the Iran deal, a 2015 agreement between the US, Iran, and European and Asian powers that lifted a series of punishing economic sanctions in exchange for Tehran accepting strict curbs on its nuclear-related activities. Trump speaks as if it were exclusively a U.S. If he doesn't, Congress have 60 days to decide where or reimpose sanctions on Iran that had been suspended under the pact.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:30

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by | October 05, 2017 | 18:31

Namatta Abubacar, an official in Niger's Tillaberi region, told Reuters that five Nigerien soldiers were among the dead. You might also be interested in. AFRICOM relies heavily on contracted search-and-rescue assets because of a lack of resources. The deaths throw a spotlight on one of the many military operations being conducted in Africa as part of a wide-ranging war on a variety of extremist groups, in a swathe of countries stretching across the continent.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:29

Malcolm Turnbull will on Thursday ask state and territory leaders to agree to hand over the photos at a special national security meeting in Canberra. She said the state wanted to work with other states and the Commonwealth. "However, governments and the private sector have a shared interest and collective responsibility to combat the scourge of terrorism".

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:33

Leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party leading the protest in Kerala claimed that the chief of BJP could not arrive as planned due to emergency meetings. Remith was the son of slain RSS worker Unnithan who had also been hacked to death in 2002. It's this that will help the party build bridges with Kerala society, not feeding the internecine Left-Right conflict.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:32

Nadal, a 16-time Grand Slam champion, tumbled and lost a shoe at one point, and said afterwards he was fortunate to be in the second round, where he plays Russia's promising Karen Khachanov. The Czech Kvitova, seeded 12, stormed through the first set 6-1 and although Wozniacki was better in the second set, Kvitova broke her for 6-4 and will play compatriot Barbora Strycova in the quarters.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:29

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in USA history, the country is banding together to help victims of the attack. At the time this article was written, nearly 65,000 people have donated through the GoFundMe account since it was established early Monday morning.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:29

The air chief said induction of air defence missile system S 400 is in pipeline. "We are ready for full spectrum operation". It does not mean that we are not capable of fighting a two-front (war) as we speak. He refused to share further details. He also added that the surgical strike is a decision that has to be taken by the Government of India. "It is what they can bring in to Tibet.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:30

Here are some of their stories. Several off-duty Las Vegas police officers are believed to be among the dead. "He taught me what real love was". Mundhenke reportedly had surgery on his broken pelvis Monday morning and is recovering in a Las Vegas hospital. Sonny Melton , age 29, was identified as one of the victims by his wife on social media.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:32

The organization advocates and helps communities to create places for safe walking and bicycling for everyone, starting with children and the trip to school. Whether that exercise happens at recess, PE class, or during their walk to school, there was a positive impact between physical activity and cognitive activity.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:27

Law enforcement is hoping to obtain answers from Ms Danley , with Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo previously describing her as a " person of interest " in the investigation. "He was so rude to her in front of us". The U.S. source said Danley was not under arrest but that the Federal Bureau of Investigation hoped she would consent to be interviewed voluntarily.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:29

The territory it still holds in the western province lies mainly along the border with Syria in the Euphrates River. On Sept. 25, Iraqis in KRG-held areas - and in several areas disputed between Baghdad and Erbil - voted on whether or not to declare independence from Iraq.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:29

He added his brother had no religious or political affiliations, saying he had "no idea" why he "snapped" . "Everyone I have spoken to says he kept to himself", Thomas said in reference to the suspected shooter, Stephen Paddock . He said Stephen barely knew his children and he talked to him every once in a while. He lived with Valentina since he moved here to Nevada , buying a house in a community for elderly in town of Mesquite, an hour's drive from Las Vegas .

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:28

Lastly, is there a durable advantage embedded in the maps that favors those holding the pens even when the other party gets more votes? This case questions the constitutionality of gerrymandering in Wisconsin and, by extension, every state in the union.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:26

The deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history at Las Vegas that killed at least 58 people and injured over 500 others has rekindled the debate on gun control laws in America. The bill's sponsor, Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC, said it would help hunters protect their hearing. You can hear more of The World's interview with Max Fisher above .

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:28

Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday trained his guns at Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government for demonetisation and backed Yashwant Sinha's claims regarding the same. Taking full control of the party after being crowned as its head and alloted the "bicycle" symbol by the EC on January 16, Akhilesh has been going full throttle.

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:24

He went to Chatham House grammar school in Ramsgate, and was a member of the Broadstairs Sailing Club for decades until his death. The other allegations were: three of indecent assault... "There were compelling and obvious reasons to investigate allegations made about Sir Edward Heath", said Mike Veale, chief constable of Wiltshire Police .

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:26

Haider al-Abadi declared victory during a joint news conference with French leader Emmanuel Macron in Paris, calling it "a victory not just for Iraq , but for the whole world". The troops will continue chasing IS militants, and are set to storm the remaining IS-held town of Ryadh, southeast of Hawijah. Government forces and the Hashed al-Shaabi, an alliance mostly of Shiite militias, are fighting to retake the northern town after expelling IS from almost all of the territory the jihadists ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 18:28

Police in Florida arrested a woman accused of dressing like a clown and fatally shooting her would-be future husband's wife twenty-seven years ago. Investigators had long considered Sheila Warren to be a suspect in the shooting, but they spent 27 years building their case.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:55

A congressman known for his opposition to abortion has been accused by a woman of pushing her to end her possible pregnancy when he thought the child was his, a newspaper reports . Vicki Saporta, president and CEO of the National Abortion Federation, called the the potential ban "a threat to women's lives and health, and at odds with medical standards of care", adding: "This bill is another attempt by anti-choice politicians to appease their base after multiple efforts to repeal the ...

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:52

The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs questioned the governor on his ability to combat religious persecution around the world. He'll run the State Department's Office of International Religious Freedom if his nomination is approved. She asked if Brownback would work with global groups to defend human rights issues "not just for religious minorities, but for women and for people in the LGBTQ communities".

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:51

The band has never played better. Tyler posted his original message two days before fellow Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Tom Petty died at 66 after going into cardiac arrest at his Malibu, California, home. To ease his fans' minds, Tyler stressed that his condition is not life-threatening and added that he just needs to deal with it right away. Aerosmith's 2017 shows began in late spring in Europe and had been billed as the band's "farewell" tour.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:47

Johnson mentioned the "Florence speech on whose every syllable, I can tell you the whole cabinet is united". For May, the timing was particularly cruel, amid continued speculation over her leadership in the aftermath of a poor result in a general election she called for June.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:43

Following the Las Vegas massacre, Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL 16th) wants the ATF to consider gun control measures when it comes to the sale of so-called " bump stocks " used by the gunman. Rob Portman, a Republican, has not decided on the bill , said his spokesman, Emily Benavides. The subject is "certainly something that's got my attention and I think we ought to get to the bottom of it", Sen.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:41

The Department of Corrections said on Twitter the incident was isolated to one housing unit and that all employees were safe. McCormick is classified a Level 3 facility, housing violent offenders with longer sentences and inmates with behavioral problems, according to the South Carolina Department of Corrections.

by | October 05, 2017 | 01:31

Alyric from Taylor Swift's new song is being used to try to stop people looking at their phones while driving . The image of the sign was shared on Twitter with the disclaimer, "If you don't get the message today - ask the nearest millennial".