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Gun control debate rekindled after Las Vegas massacre

Gun control debate rekindled after Las Vegas massacre Manchin said , adding that any movement on the issue will depend on Trump. "Thoughts and prayers are good, but they are simply not enough", said Sen. The congressional inaction underscored the power of the NRA and the political stakes for lawmakers who maintain their support for the constitutional right to bear arms and fear any challenge to their fealty. [Full Article...]

Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging

Republicans and the NRA open to banning bump stocks is encouraging Some representatives from around the country admit that before this week, they had never heard of the gun accessory bump stocks. Officials said that 12 of the rifles found in the Las Vegas gunman's suite had bump stocks. Dianne Feinstein , a California Democrat, that would ban the sale, transfer, importation, manufacture or possession of bump fire stocks and similar accessories. [Full Article...]

Store Manager Who Sold Rifle To Las Vegas Shooter Feels 'Physically Ill'

Store Manager Who Sold Rifle To Las Vegas Shooter Feels 'Physically Ill' Christopher Sullivan, the general manager of Guns & Guitars, said Paddock was a customer of the store for about a year and bought five firearms during that time. How was Paddock, who has been diagnosed by mass media as mentally ill, able to buy all of these guns from Nevada, Texas, Utah, California, and without a single red flag? The White House is open to legislation to ban bump stocks, pre... [Full Article...]

Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Vegas massacre

Congress delays vote on gun silencers after Vegas massacre Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY says Congress must pass "laws that help prevent guns, especially the most risky guns, from falling into the wrong hands". Bad guys get stuff. This favor came from some of the previously pro-gun democrats. House Republicans have held off voting this week on a bill that would make it easier to buy a silencer. [Full Article...]

President Trump on Las Vegas shooter: 'he's a sick, demented man'

President Trump on Las Vegas shooter: 'he's a sick, demented man' But he said he thought it was disrespectful not to stand to greet the president and first lady. It was an entirely different Trump than what we saw of him in Puerto Rico, disrespectfully throwing paper towels into the crowd. "It shows what true professionalism is all about", he added ". The group's support comes following the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas earlier in the wee... [Full Article...]

Trump visits Las Vegas after mass shooting

Trump visits Las Vegas after mass shooting The president's motorcade passed the scene of the shooting on the way to University Medical Center, where he met earlier with victims, families and medical professionals. He highlighted instances in which off-duty officers risked their lives after Stephen Paddock , 64, fired at a crowd of 22,000-plus concertgoers from his room on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vega... [Full Article...]

Trump visits Las Vegas on 'sad day' after mass shooting

Trump visits Las Vegas on 'sad day' after mass shooting Paddock, 64, fired his weapons at a Las Vegas concert Sunday night, killing 59 people and wounding over 500 more. "I may have very well been the last person to shake hands with that man", he added . President Donald Trump leaving Washington for Las Vegas . "We can not fathom their pain, we can not imagine their loss", Trump said of those who lost loved ones in the massacre. [Full Article...]

Trump heads to Las Vegas to pay respects after shooting

Trump heads to Las Vegas to pay respects after shooting Thomas Gunderson was one of the more than 500 injured after a gunman opened fire on the crowd attending the Route 91 Harvest Music festival from his Las Vegas hotel room. The shooter , Stephen Paddock , purchased 33 automatic weapons in the previous year. "Unfortunately, the first response from some politicians has been to call for more gun control", Mr La Pierre and Mr Cox said, add... [Full Article...]

White House 'Open' to Discussing Curbs on Rifle Accessory Vegas Gunman Used

White House 'Open' to Discussing Curbs on Rifle Accessory Vegas Gunman Used 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. [Full Article...]

White House welcomes efforts to study gun 'bump stock' devices

White House welcomes efforts to study gun 'bump stock' devices Some members of GOP leadership have expressed a willingness to explore legislation banning bump stocks , the attachment that the Las Vegas shooter used to make semiautomatic rifles fire at the rate of automatic ones. Trump has had mixed success in the "consoler-in-chief" role that is periodically expected of U.S. presidents. Republicans immediately pushed back against calls for gun contr... [Full Article...]

Jason Aldean Cancels Concerts after Las Vegas Shooting

Jason Aldean Cancels Concerts after Las Vegas Shooting U.S. actress-singer Jennifer Lopez , busy with her Jennifer Lopez: All I Have residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, also cancelled her scheduled shows this week. Aldean was performing on stage when the shooting occurred. According to him, the world is becoming the kind of place where it is hard to raise his children in. [Full Article...]

Jason Aldean Cancels Concerts after Las Vegas Shooting

Jason Aldean Cancels Concerts after Las Vegas Shooting U.S. actress-singer Jennifer Lopez , busy with her Jennifer Lopez: All I Have residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, also cancelled her scheduled shows this week. Aldean was performing on stage when the shooting occurred. According to him, the world is becoming the kind of place where it is hard to raise his children in. [Full Article...]

Sheriff 'Absolutely Believes' Motive for Las Vegas Massacre Will Be Found

Sheriff 'Absolutely Believes' Motive for Las Vegas Massacre Will Be Found Investigators with the state's Gaming Control Board are looking for any disputes Stephen Paddock may have had as a casino patron and for mandatory transaction reports he made involving more than $10,000. Neighbours and friends yesterday painted contrasting portraits of the former casino hostess, who lived for a decade on Queensland's Gold Coast. "He was a private guy". [Full Article...]

Bangladesh allocates land for giant Rohingya camp

Bangladesh allocates land for giant Rohingya camp Press TV, referencing a United Kingdom charity, have reported that the majority of the 145,000 Rohingya children who have fled to Bangladesh to escape the violent military crackdown by the Myanmar authorities are suffering from severe malnutrition. [Full Article...]

Dept. of Justice asks to dismiss transgender military ban lawsuit

Dept. of Justice asks to dismiss transgender military ban lawsuit Doug Chin announced today. That expired late last month and was replaced with a different travel ban. "This new ban still discriminates on the basis of nationality, it still exceeds the president's legal authority and it still seeks to implement his Muslim ban". [Full Article...]

USGS: Quake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes off eastern Japan

USGS: Quake measuring 6.3 magnitude strikes off eastern Japan No causality or loss of property has been reported yet. Huge amounts of radioactive material were exposed when the Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed in a magnitude 9 natural disaster and subsequent tsunami in 11 March 2011. Thankfully, it's believed that the latest quake will pass by without causing much in the way of harm. It was originally said to be a 6.3 magnitude quake - but this wa... [Full Article...]

Anti-nuclear weapons group wins Peace Prize

Anti-nuclear weapons group wins Peace Prize 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. "The Committee hopes that the Peace Prize will give him strength to succeed in this demanding task.", it stated. Nuclear disarmament was established by a goal in the United Nations' first-ever resolution, the Norwegian Nobel Commi... [Full Article...]

A Former Cabinet Minister Is Leading An Attempted Coup Against Theresa May

A Former Cabinet Minister Is Leading An Attempted Coup Against Theresa May Shapps, who resigned as party chairman in 2015 in the wake of the Tory bullying scandal, said he believed he had the support of up to 30 Conservative MPs for the coup and had hoped to go privately to May and encourage her to go. 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 sho... [Full Article...]

YouTube Tweaks Its Search Results After Rise of Las Vegas Conspiracy Theories

YouTube Tweaks Its Search Results After Rise of Las Vegas Conspiracy Theories A "Las Vegas shooting" search on the Google-owned platform led users to numerous videos questioning whether the government was lying about the basic facts of the tragedy and suggesting victims could be "actors". According to the WSJ report, YouTube's change will affect searches related to current news stories, such as the Las Vegas shooting and the ongoing protests by National Football League pl... [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting: Girlfriend of Stephen Paddock denies knowledge of the attack

The spokesperson for The Ogden declined to answer questions and told ABC News to talk to Las Vegas police. A neighbor, Susan Page, told the newspaper that Paddock and Danley were "closet people" and that she "never saw them". Lombardo said that the cameras were not in record mode during Sunday's incident. " He loved her . He covered this up from her, as he was on the road to hell". [Full Article...]


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