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by | October 06, 2017 | 12:01

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee went for a snap election on the assessment that the nation's mood was in favour of him, but his calculation went wrong. BJP leaders believe a political assessment would be available next year when nine states go to the hustings in two batches. Most political parties have submitted to the parliamentary committees that the proposal needs a wider consultation before being rolled out.

by | October 06, 2017 | 11:38

The National Rifle Association has joined a growing chorus of organizations and people calling for a review of " bump stock " devices. Bump stocks are devices costing between one hundred and three hundred dollars that attach to semi-automatic rifles, most often used with AR-15 and AK-47 variant assault rifles.

by | October 06, 2017 | 11:39

She had parachuted many times before and was also an instructor but her experience was unable to save her when both her main and reserve parachute failed. She landed on freshly plowed soil and miraculously survived the fall, but was left with a broken pelvis, ribs and vertebrae. The night of the leak, Mr Bowes said Mrs Cilliers had sent her husband, who was staying in Army barracks, a "prescient" WhatsApp message, joking: 'Are you trying to kill me?' He replied: 'Seriously, why are you ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 11:33

However, "the two sides are not in a physical face off or in face to face contact, ' ' he clarified, allaying misgivings about another standoff". Hua Chunying, a spokesperson for the Chinese foreign ministry, remained mum on the withdrawal of PLA troops, she made it very clear that India is withdrawing all its border personnel and equipment that were illegally on the Chinese territory to the Indian side.

by | October 06, 2017 | 11:24

In a similar incident last month, an Indian Air Force's trainer aircraft crashed at Keesara near Hyderabad. Indian forces presently operate more than 300 helicopters belonging to the Mi-8 and Mi-17 family, deployed for troop and arms transport, fire support, convoy escort, patrol, and search-and-rescue (SAR) missions.

by | October 06, 2017 | 11:25

Speaking to Puthiya Thalaimurai, Sasikala and TTV Dhinakaran supporter, and AIADMK's Karnataka unit leader Pugazhendi said that Sasikala will mostly travel to Chennai by vehicle, once she comes out of prison. If in any case, Sasikala does not adhere to any of the above guidelines, will bar her from seeking parole in the future. Sasikala has been granted five-day emergency parole to visit her ailing husband M Natarajan.

by | October 06, 2017 | 10:51

At least 16 people were killed when a train collided with a bus in the Vladimir Region east of Moscow, local administration head Vyacheslav Arkelov told TASS, APA reports . "The driver yelled, and 34 people jumped out of the bus to push it", RIA Novosti quoted Shlyakhova as saying. Rita Shlyakhtina, the regional governor's press secretary, claimed the bus was trying to avoid a traffic jam.

by | October 06, 2017 | 10:47

Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) argued that silencers would have had minimal or no effect on the Las Vegas shooting, since gunman Stephen Paddock stockpiled almost 20 weapons and appeared to have acquired some of them illegally. "Bad people are going to do bad things". Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., he hoped the scale of the tragedy, with many dozens dead and hundreds wounded, would make a difference.

by | October 06, 2017 | 10:43

If Congress does not reach an agreement, 300,000 people could begin to lose their status in 2018, and more than 320,000 would lose their status from January to August 2019. "I'm scared. I'm scared for my future, and I'm scared for my parents' future", said Monica Comacho. "We're not looking at it as the end of DACA, we're looking at it as the start of a fight for a clean Dream Act , which will protect millions of undocumented immigrants .

by | October 06, 2017 | 10:40

A bullet ripped through his leg as he tried to escape the carnage that left 59 dead and more than 520 injured on Sunday. But when the President and First Lady Melania Trump came in the room, he wasn't going to let that injury stop him from standing.

by | October 06, 2017 | 09:48

Derek Osborne, the general manager at Bud's Gun Shop and Range in Lexington, says his store does not carry bump stocks , but they are fairly common items often used for recreational target shooting. While New York has outlawed the use of these items, a loophole in our laws allows individuals to continue to possess, sell, or transport them within our state - endangering the lives of our residents.

by | October 06, 2017 | 09:48

President Donald Trump is criticizing the Senate intelligence committee over its investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and associates of the Trump campaign. But what's clear is that the press conference did not absolve the Trump campaign from the collusion issue, something that Trump has repeatedly dismissed as "fake news".

by | October 06, 2017 | 09:50

Senators and congressmen would be tripping over themselves to cast gun control votes, and passing stricter laws quicker than you can say bump-fire stock. Automatic weapons have been illegal in the United States for more than 30 years. A weapons expert described the so-called bump stock as a legal attachment that simulates automatic fire on semiautomatic weapons.

by | October 06, 2017 | 09:37

It has underperformed by 39.89% the S&P500. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Garmin Ltd (NASDAQ:GRMN) was raised too. Therefore 50% are positive. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY ) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts.

by | October 06, 2017 | 09:28

While leaders of Ohioans for Payday Loan Reform (OFPLR) support this new federal standard wholeheartedly, they caution that Ohio's payday lending problems won't be resolved without state-level action. "Consumer advocates have been anticipating CFPB's new rules on predatory lending for a long time, and it was exciting to participate in the local and regional conversation about predatory lending at the CFPB's field hearing in Kansas City a year ago".

by | October 06, 2017 | 09:26

Miles Kohrman at the Trace reported that the ATF gave one company, Bump Fire System, a letter of approval before its product shipped to market in 2012. Technically, that means the finger is pulling the trigger for each round fired, keeping the weapon a legal semi-automatic. "Apparently this allows you to take a semi-automatic and turn it into a fully automatic so clearly that's something that we need to look into".

by | October 06, 2017 | 09:29

American civilian-owned guns account for 42 percent of the world's arsenal. The time for praying for those who have been killed in gun violence is over. Nevada does not ban "assault weapons" and there is no magazine capacity limit. However most murders caused by guns involve handguns, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation data.

by | October 06, 2017 | 09:13

The offense so far this season led by Tom Brady has been great, he is having one of the best starts of the season of his long successful career. Whatever they score we need to score more and if they score three then we need to score four.

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:57

Given his team's fragile mental state and the growing number of key players that aren't available because of injury , Fedora has a lot more to worry about Saturday than Rockne, The Gipper, those shiny gold helmets or Touchdown Jesus. If they want any shot at playing in a bowl game, Saturday is a must win for the Tar Heels. But a sluggish start, due in part to losing 13 players to season-ending injuries, has to have the group wondering how bad things can get.

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:53

The Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs are tied with +800 championship odds apiece. The Rockies had their eyes on the playoffs from the beginning and quietly crept into the postseason as a wild card. It was Game 2 of the NLDS, the Chicago Cubs versus the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field . While many see this series playing out easily in the Dodgers favor, this season Arizona has won 11 of the teams' 19 head-to-head matchups, including the last six in a row.

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:46

And, after assassination of Las Vegas, was first prepared for a concession. The Las Vegas shooting - the deadliest in modern U.S. history - appears to have shifted the opinion of some pro-gun Republicans , too. The NRA's statement comes hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wis., said in an interview with MSNBC that a ban on bump stocks is "clearly something we need to look into".

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:40

A Las Vegas police officer stands by a blocked off area near the Mandalay Bay casino in Las Vegas , Oct. 3, 2017. In recent years, the US society lapses into consternation and introspection following each mass shooting and outbreak of new bloodshed.

by | October 06, 2017 | 08:21

Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces, Syrian fighters backed by USA special forces, monitor Islamic States positions near Raqa. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said Wednesday that IS launched a series of attacks last week from the area around Tanf near Syria's border with Jordan, where US military advisers are based.

by | October 06, 2017 | 07:55

House Republican leaders signaled today they're willing to work with GOP members from NY and New Jersey to address their concerns about eliminating the federal tax deduction for state and local income and property taxes. Senate seat vacated earlier this year by now U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. A committee spokesperson called the pay-fors in the bill "reasonable", writing in an email that Republicans are open to ideas from Democrats to reach an agreement "but Congress must move ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 07:53

According to CNN , the US intelligence and law enforcement community - particularly the CIA and Federal Bureau of Investigation - took Mr. James Clapper, then the director of national intelligence, said in a January 2017 statement that the intelligence community had "not made any judgment that the information in this document is reliable".