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Worldwide Las Vegas shooting leaves GOP-backed gun bills in limbo
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I know they got into politics for the same reason I did - to make a difference, to get things done. Suppressors generally lower the sound of gunshots by 20 to 35 decibels, leaving most guns still louder than a typical ambulance siren. Since making an unbelievable recovery, Giffords has advocated for stricter gun legislation. "For years, Gabby and I have been working to get the people in this building to summon the courage to take meaningful action that make our communities safer places to ...

Worldwide Casey, Toomey issue statements on Las Vegas shooting
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So what, then, are we willing to do to combat pure evil? 47ABC - Gun control is one of the most controversial debates we have in this country, and after what happened in Las Vegas it is only likely to grow. President Donald Trump didn't talk about the real American carnage at his inauguration, which happens before our eyes every day. General manager Christopher Sullivan said Stephen Craig Paddock showed no signs of being unfit to buy weapons.

Worldwide White House open to gun violence conversation, but not today
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The NRA donated $30m (£22.6m) to Mr Trump's presidential campaign - and in April, the USA leader told members they had "a true friend in the White House ". Certainly, I think there's a time for that to happen'. Asked separately about gun control, Sanders brought up violent crime in Chicago, a frequent talking point for the administration for a variety of issues.

Worldwide Hamdallah visits Gaza to begin reunification with Ramallah
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According to Aita, "Hamas has adopted a positive approach in order to bring about the success of the reconciliation by allowing the return of the legitimate Palestinian government to the Gaza Strip and giving the government the ability to fulfill its position to solve all the crises of the residents of Gaza since the Palestinian division 10 years ago".

Worldwide Rebels storm Indian paramilitary camp in Kashmir; 2 killed
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Sources say that the security forces are engaged in a gunfight with the terrorists. An Indian Air Force base and a CRPF camp are situated close to where the attack took place. He said that around 4.30 am, a group of terrorists presumably " fidayeen ", attacked the 182 battalion camp of the BSF. #8:14 AM: In view of terrorist attack on BSF camp in Srinagar , Kashmir Valley School, which is in vicinity of the area, will remain closed.

Worldwide Public university students saving big on tuition, Governor says
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Roughly 22,000 students will receive free tuition at NY state's public colleges and universities through a new scholarship program , Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced Sunday. "I'm proud of the role that HESC has played, and will continue to play in helping students fulfill this dream". More than 22,000 students across the state received the Excelsior Scholarship, a program that covers tuition for full-time students at New York's public colleges and universities.

Worldwide BC man among those murdered in Las Vegas shooting
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Jordan McIldoon of Maple Ridge was among those who lost their lives. At least 400 people were injured Sunday night in what is being described as the deadliest mass shooting in US history. British Columbia premier John Horgan named one of the dead as Jordan McIldoon, a 23-year-old man from Maple Ridge, near Vancouver. Sheldon Mack of British Colombia was shot in the abdomen and is recovering in an intensive care unit after surgery.

Worldwide GoFundMe campaign for Las Vegas shooting victims tops $1M
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Since the NFL is only a couple of years away from moving to Las Vegas , it won't be surprising to see the league put together something in the aftermath of this tragedy. The shooter managed to kill at least 58 people and wounded more than 500. Authorities stressed they have found no connection to terrorist group Isis following the worst mass shooting in U.S.

Worldwide Russia Throws North Korea a New Lifeline
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Bryce Boland, a cybersecurity expert with FireEye said, "By increasing the number of internet connections in and out of the country, it increases its resilience to attacks". The masterminds who were ordering and controlling the attacks reportedly remained inside North Korea while maintaining direct communication with the hackers.

Worldwide UP government drops Taj Mahal from tourism booklet
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Commenting on the Taj Mahal row CPM's Brinda Karat said, "The UP Govt wants to do away with history itself". He also mentioned that instead of gifting replicas of Taj Mahal to dignitaries visiting India, it is better to gift them the Ramayana or Gita.

Worldwide Las Vegas Shooting Sends Gun Stocks Soaring
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When it comes to guns, the US stands out from the pack in a big way. " Congress has a moral duty to address this horrific and heartbreaking epidemic [of gun violence]", Pelosi wrote". Even the discussion of potential new regulations can send gun consumers to stock up on items they fear could be outlawed or more heavily regulated.

Worldwide Yemeni Houthi forces down United States drone
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The MQ-9 is an armed, multi-mission drone that is typically used by the Air Force to conduct airstrikes. It has a flight ceiling of up to 50,000 feet and a range of 1,150 miles. Five Houthi commanders were killed in a Saudi-led airstrike in northwestern Yemen near the border with Saudi Arabia on Monday, according to the Yemeni army.

Worldwide The Supreme Court begins its new term Monday
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A long-standing champion of diversity in the judiciary, the 72-year-old became the first woman justice of the court in October 2009, and was appointed deputy president in June 2013. The issue is whether businesses can force employees to individually use arbitration to resolve disputes. Obama's former attorney general, Eric Holder, joined a friend-of-the-court brief criticizing the reversal, saying the Trump administration policy departed from the government's interpretation of Ohio's law ...

Worldwide Hillary Clinton on Las Vegas Mass Shooting October 2017
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Paddock had at least 10 rifles in the hotel room where he carried out the shooting, police said . Clinton took this same approach the day after the October 1, 2015, attack on Umpqua Community College, in which nine innocents were killed in a gun-free zone.

Worldwide Theresa May urged to give Brexit rallying cry at Conservative Party Conference
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The speeches are yet to come, but they will be covered by Berkeley Squares so let's talk about the infighting and the protestors; they're more fun after all. Anti-austerity protesters held up banners saying "Tories Out" and demanding an end to a cap on public sector pay , while across town, pro-Europeans waved banners demanding an "Exit from Brexit".

Worldwide Led coalition soldier killed in bomb blast in Iraq
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More than 5,000 USA troops are in Iraq and near 1,000 are in Syria advising, supplying and assisting Iraqi military and Syrian rebel forces, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), fighting ISIS. The hilly, rural area, which is situated between the city of Kirkuk and ISIS strongholds in western Anbar province, is dotted with villages. In recent months, Iraqi forces have taken back the important cities of Mosul and Tal Afar.

Worldwide West Tennessee man killed in Las Vegas mass shooting
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More than 400 people including two on-duty Las Vegas officers were taken to the hospital with unidentified injuries, as area hospitals were flooded from those fleeing the crowded concert space. "He grabbed me from behind and started running when I felt him get shot in the back". According to his Facebook page, Melton is from Big Sandy, Tennessee.