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by | October 06, 2017 | 07:27

In a statement released Thursday, NRA officials said that the group "believes that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations". Mourners attend a candlelight vigil at the corner of Sahara Avenue and Las Vegas Boulevard for the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting, October 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

by | October 06, 2017 | 07:06

The largest mass shooting in usa history was carried out late Sunday by Stephen Paddock , who opened fire on a concert crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay casino and hotel. "I don't think we've done anything here to try and make this man into a celebrity". While saying he was in the the "company of heroes", Trump read prepared remarks describing the fearless actions of first responders.

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:58

Bump stocks , originally meant to enable people with disabilities to fire weapons, are generally seen as legal, and are available for as little as $99. "And it's hard to fathom the inaction of Congress in the face of so many mass shootings in this country", Welch said. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, about holding a hearing on bump stocks and " any other aspect of this bad crime that we need to look at from a federal perspective" once the initial ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:52

During the summer when Kelly was working as the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Kelly gave his phone to tech support because he wasn't able to download updates. Officials anxious about the depths of information that might have been compromised. 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 | 06:50

Two days earlier, on September 24, Kushner's attorney had publicly acknowledged that the White House senior adviser and presidential son-in-law had used his private email to communicate with other government officials. "But it's harder to defend in a political context". The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee is requesting an immediate briefing from Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner on the transfer of their personal email accounts to the Trump organization, which took place after ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:42

While the protest march began with around 10,000 protesters, the numbers dropped significantly by the time the march reached Churchgate station. About 5,000 people participated in the protest, which clogged the entire Churchgate- Marine Lines stretch.

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:40

Gujarat becomes the first state to reduce VAT on fuel prices after the Centre urged states to cut taxes to check fuel prices. Pradhan said the Centre has sacrificed Rs 26,000 crore in revenue in the cut in excise duty. In 2012, Parrikar had promised to grant relief from inflation to citizens by reducing the tax on the essential fuel. "Before any further review of VAT on fuel in the state, stabilisation of GST is more necessary", Haryana finance minister Captain Abhimanyu said, adding ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:34

Poland has been one of the best teams in these UEFA World Cup qualifiers, now topping Group E with 19 points. The Group E leaders swept aside eliminated Armenia with three goals in the opening 25 minutes before Lewandowski took his tally to 50 goals in 90 appearances, overhauling Wlodziemierz Lubanski's previous record of 48.

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:27

Across Capitol Hill , the contours of America's gun debate are well established. "We have been able to increase Republican support for anti-gun violence measures pretty consistently since Sandy Hook but we've never gotten to that magic 60".

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:23

The move comes as Hamas and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah faction are working toward reconciliation. "Every time anyone speaks to (Israeli Prime Minister) Netanyahu, he would say how can you reach a solution when the Palestinians are splintered?" the Gulf source added.

by | October 06, 2017 | 06:09

Magistrate Belinda Wellington agreed to a four-week committal hearing from March 5, during which the court will decide if there is enough evidence to progress the matter. Pell has strenuously denied the charges and will plead not guilty if he is committed to stand trial. A line of about 30 people - mainly media - waited for hours to secure a seat in the courtroom where the third most senior Vatican official's committal mention was heard.

by | October 06, 2017 | 05:51

Live classical music played. President Donald Trump put his foot in his mouth, spooking the nation, again. During those remarks, the president also appeared to issue a vague threat toward the regime in North Korea, which has antagonized the USA president with a series of nuclear and ballistic-missile tests.

by | October 06, 2017 | 05:11

He never showed up for his Chicago booking, according to the media reports , but the August 2-5 timing may have offered Paddock an opportunity similar to the Las Vegas Strip concert Sunday night. " It never occurred to me in any way whatsoever that he was planning violence against anyone ", Danley said in a statement through her lawyer, Matthew Lombard .

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:53

Senator Nick Xenophon has announced at a press conference this morning that he will be resigning from federal parliament in order to contest a state seat in the upcoming South Australian election. Xenophon was elected to the Senate in 2007 as an independent but in 2013 he formed the Nick Xenophon Team (NXT), a centrist political party. Xenophon is one of seven politicians to go before the High Court over whether their dual citizenship or eligibility for dual citizenship might have ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:27

Investigators in Nevada are looking into how the Las Vegas shooter was able to fire his weapons so quickly, and some reports point to relatively affordable - and legal - rifle accessories. Shooters can empty magazines in a matter of seconds with bump stock-fitted rifles. "Look, I didn't even know what they were until this week, and I'm an avid sportsman".

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:14

Neighbors were warned to shelter in place. UPDATE: 1:07 p.m. Eastman says emissions were released into the environment, however they have been deemed not harmful. No injuries, beyond some requiring first aid, were immediately reported. UPDATE, 11:53 a.m. In emergency situations that impact a specific area, like the Eastman explosions, reverse 911 calls will be sent to keep the community safe and informed.

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:11

Paddock had four video cameras at his hotel room, Lombardo said. After travelling back to the US from Asia to speak with the authorities, Marilou released a statement which was read to the press by Matthew Lombard, the attorney representing Danley.

by | October 06, 2017 | 04:07

Protesters were out in force on Thursday holding signs and chanting support for undocumented immigrants as they marched through the streets. The renewal applications can be completed at the U.S. Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from Providence on Rhode Island. "What money is involved, what paperwork is involved, what these kids actually have to go through".

by | October 06, 2017 | 03:45

Updated at 10:40 a.m. ET, Oct. 4: Since this story was originally published, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives confirmed that the gunman in the Las Vegas shooting had "bump-fire" stocks in his hotel room. than many other countries around the world due to a provision within the United States constitution enshrining citizens' "right to bear arms". She was seen with the rest of the team at the White House along with her husband Jared Kushner and was seen chatting to ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:43

Senior party leader Jagdanand Singh presided over the meeting in the presence of Rabri Devi, wife of Mr. Prasad and their elder son Tej Pratap Yadav. CBI sources said that while over 15 bid documents were received for both the hotels, IRCTC has no records of bidders other than Sujata Hotels.

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:43

However the magisterial court made the mistake of assuming that it can not order a fresh investigation. The allegations refuted by the magistrate were of a "larger criminal conspiracy" behind the riots. Jafri and NGO moved to Gujarat High Court, which concluded its hearing in the case on 3 July 2017. The court while rejecting Jafri's allegation of a larger conspiracy, however, allowed her to challenge the lower court's decision that said it had no power to direct the SIT to further probe the ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:27

The bill, known as the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, is not expected to emerge from the Senate, where most Democrats and a handful of moderate Republicans can block its consideration. "Operations are routinely performed on unborn children at 20 weeks", said Graham. The House never even proposed a bill to reauthorize CHIP, which expired at the end of September.

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:26

He was shot in the leg as he approached Paddock's room - which had cameras set up to detect police. Paddock ultimately turned his gun on himself, and was found dead an hour later after a SWAT team stormed his room. "It's incredible that that [sic] security guard didn't sustain additional injury". Campos, wounded, stayed on the floor and even went door-to-door, clearing rooms with police, Lombardo said, until he was ordered to leave because he was injured.

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:18

The nonbinding referendum - in which the Kurds voted more than 90 percent in favor of a break with Iraq - will not immediately result in independence. "The terrorists must know that the governments and powers of the region will not allow them to conduct cowardly and inhumane activities". Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in Paris on Thursday that "I want to announce the liberation of the city of Hawija today", calling it a "victory not just of Iraq but of the whole world".

by | October 06, 2017 | 02:16

Florida State alone was forced to cancel its game against Louisiana-Monroe and postponed its game vs. Miami because of Hurricane Irma . "We are monitoring the tropical storm and will continue to do so throughout the week", an FSU official said in a statement to the Orlando Sentinel on Wednesday.