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Author: 0 Despite Bump Stocks Debate, This Week Saw Little Progress on Guns

The devices were found on guns used by Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock , who killed 59 and injured hundreds Sunday night. It's rare for Republicans to be on the other side of the debate with the NRA, but on this one small sliver of the gun control debate, there's a visible division between the most powerful gun lobby in America and a growing number of its Republicans in Congress.

Global Media Kachikwu meets Buhari in closed-door
Author: 0 Kachikwu meets Buhari in closed-door

Ibe Kachikwu , at the Presidential Villa, Abuja . Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu , in the letter to the president dated August 30 and confirmed by the oil ministry, said the conduct of the head of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) lacked transparency.

Global Media Six children dead after man sets nursery school on fire in Brazil
Author: 0 Six children dead after man sets nursery school on fire in Brazil

A total of about fifty people were hospitalized due to injuries, 10 remained hospitalized in life-threatening conditions, said Bruno Ataide Santos , director of the hospital. Police have been to his home and visited friends and relatives in an effort to understand his motive. Santos reportedly told his family this week- which happened to be the third year anniversary of the death of his father- that he was going to give a "gift" to them and that he would die.

Global Media Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Mandating Free Birth Control Coverage For Women
Author: 0 Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Mandating Free Birth Control Coverage For Women

In May, Trump signed a decree on religious liberty ordering his administration to take account of objections of conscience on matters of contraception. In the lawsuit, the ACLU said the interim rules violate the establishment clause regarding religion in the First Amendment and the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment in the Constitution "by authorizing and promoting religiously motivated and other discrimination against women seeking reproductive health care".

Global Media GOP: No plan to act soon on easing gun regs
Author: 0 GOP: No plan to act soon on easing gun regs

Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana said the shooting was no reason to restrict gun sales. Police said he killed 59 people and hurt more than 500 more. Inaction has been a hallmark of United States legislators following spasms of deadly gun violence . In the month following the 2012 school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the number of background checks surged 81 percent from a year earlier, for example.

Author: 0 Las Vegas mass shooting reignites gun debate

Meanwhile, in Washington , D.C., congressional Republicans said they may introduce legislation banning bump stocks on a national basis. Sergeant Kevin Hoffman, a veteran Infantry Machine Gunner and Small Arms Repair Technician, explained to Rare how the bump stock allows a gun to perform like an automatic weapon.

Global Media Actor Prakash Raj booked over 'controversial' remarks against PM Modi
Author: 0 Actor Prakash Raj booked over 'controversial' remarks against PM Modi

He also said that the National Awards that he has been conferred with should be given to the politicians who act like nothing has happened and said, "In UP, we don't know whether he's a Chief Minister or the Poojari of a temple". "I'm not a fool to give back my National Awards, which have been given to me for my body of work, and which I'm very proud of". Well coming to the point, I would like to explain few things.

Global Media White House chief of staff's personal cellphone compromised
Author: 0 White House chief of staff's personal cellphone compromised

Kelly brought the phone to IT after experiencing issues updating the software. Officials told Politico only that he was no longer using the device and declined to say where the phone was or dispute the timeline. It's unclear what information may or may not have been exposed through Kelly's phone, but the danger is clear, particularly for a White House staff that has been cavalier about its cyber security hygiene.

Global Media ATF: Gunman had bump stocks attached to 12 weapons
Author: 0 ATF: Gunman had bump stocks attached to 12 weapons

The killer in Las Vegas apparently used the legal bump stock devices on legal rifles, essentially converting them into automatic weapons, which are banned. Jill Snyder, special agent in charge of the ATF, said Tuesday that the gunman in Las Vegas rigged 12 semiautomatic rifles with bump stocks. " This Congress has the responsibility to make sure the NRA stands for "not relevant anymore" in American politics, and we have to begin this debate now", said Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey.

Global Media President Trump talks of 'calm before the storm'
Author: 0 President Trump talks of 'calm before the storm'

Live classical music played. "What storm Mr. President?" one reporter shouted. Trump said to a group of reporters while photos were being taken, according a pool report . We will do what we must do to prevent that from happening. And given tensions in so many global theaters - for example, with North Korea over its nuclear ambitions, with Iran over its support for terrorist activities, and now the prospect of retaliation for the killing of three Green Berets this week in Niger - Trump's ...

Author: 0 Russian Federation says kills 7 Nusra Front field commanders in Syria air strike

Russian air force Su-27 jet fighters perform at an air show outside Moscow in 2011. On Tuesday, the Islamic State released a video through its official Amaq news agency to confirm that it has captured two Russian men. Russia , which has intervened in the Syrian war on the side of president Bashar Al Assad's regime, said on Wednesday it had killed 12 leaders of the extremist coalition , including Jolani's security chief.

Author: 0 Here's what the NRA thinks about regulations on gun bump stocks

Feinstein, who in 2013 authored an assault weapons ban bill that failed 40-60 in the Senate , now has 24 co-sponsors of the bill, all Democrats. Inaction has been the norm following other mass shootings, including the Sandy Hook, Connecticut, massacre of schoolchildren five years ago, last year's bloodbath at the Pulse nightclub in Florida, and a baseball field shooting this year in which House Majority Whip Steve Scalise came close to death.

Global Media Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay announce joint bid for 2030 World Cup
Author: 0 Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay announce joint bid for 2030 World Cup

The bidding process is not set to begin until 2021, but Argentina , Uruguay and Paraguay are expressing themselves early in what is sure to be a well-contested race. Argentina , Paraguay and Uruguay have announced plans for a 2030 World Cup joint bid. A three-way bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico in April is favored to host the 2026 World Cup.

Global Media Sen. Rand Paul: We Must Object Phony, Cronyist, GOP-Backed Tax Cuts
Author: 0 Sen. Rand Paul: We Must Object Phony, Cronyist, GOP-Backed Tax Cuts

The idea is to clear the way for tax cuts by trimming from the two entitlement programs, which together consume a quarter of the federal budget. Nearly 2 in 3 Democrats (64%) and more than half of Republicans (55%) say they have "just a few" or "none" close friends who are Republicans or Democrats, respectively.

Global Media Mueller's Team Traveled to Interview Ex-Spy Involved in Dossier
Author: 0 Mueller's Team Traveled to Interview Ex-Spy Involved in Dossier

Keeping with protocol, the spokesman for special counsel Robert Mueller has declined to comment, but three sources with knowledge of Mr Mueller's probe said his investigators had assumed control of multiple Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiries related to the dossier that Russian Federation interfered to help Mr Trump defeat Hillary Clinton.

Global Media Girl sexually assaulted in Delhi private school
Author: 0 Girl sexually assaulted in Delhi private school

She called out for an woman attendant who helps the girls clean up, but she didn't answer the girl's call. A case of rape and under sections of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) was registered. In a circular issued on September 13, it also clearly said that onus for safety and security of children in school campus "shall exclusively lie upon the school authorities", threatening for action against those failing to implement its safety guidelines.

Global Media Marilou Danley says it never occurred to her Paddock was planning violence
Author: 0 Marilou Danley says it never occurred to her Paddock was planning violence

Danley was in the Philippines when Paddock rained a hail of gunfire Sunday on an outdoor concert in Vegas, killing at least 59 and injuring more than 500. Before the authorities could get to Paddock's hotel room on Sunday night, he took his own life. Lombardo said police had found had 1600 rounds of ammunition and several containers of an explosive commonly used in target shooting that totalled 22kg in his auto.

Global Media Most Of Chicago's Illegal Guns Come From Trump Country, Rep. Says
Author: 0 Most Of Chicago's Illegal Guns Come From Trump Country, Rep. Says

Hours after the attack late Sunday, however, the White House shied away from labeling as domestic terrorism the shooting that killed at least 59 victims and injured almost 530 others at a country music concert. Visiting Puerto Rico on Tuesday, Trump said jokingly that the recovery from Hurricane Maria there was blowing the United States budget "a little out of whack".

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