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Vegas Shooter Had 'Bump Stocks' To Convert Rifles to Full-Auto

Vegas Shooter Had 'Bump Stocks' To Convert Rifles to Full-Auto In a rare move supporting a possible restriction, the National Rifle Association issued a statement credited to their CEO Wayne LaPierre and Executive Director Chris Cox. Originally created with the intent of making it easier for people with disabilities to shoot a gun, bump stocks have been around for less than a decade and were approved by the government in 2010. [Full Article...]

Army sergeant 'tried to sabotage wife's parachute' during skydive

Army sergeant 'tried to sabotage wife's parachute' during skydive Emile Cilliers' two murder attempts against wife Victoria came, according to prosecutors, after he found a new lover on Tinder and chose to try and collect on his wife's $160,000 insurance policy. "Those at the scene immediately realised that something was seriously wrong with her reserve parachute, two vital pieces of equipment which fasten the parachute harness were missing", he added. [Full Article...]

Doklam: About 1000 Chinese Troops Still Near Standoff Area

Doklam: About 1000 Chinese Troops Still Near Standoff Area 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. [Full Article...]

TN: Sasikala granted 5-day parole to meet ailing husband

TN: Sasikala granted 5-day parole to meet ailing husband Sasikala's parole comes at a time when she and her nephew have been increasingly sidelined in Tamil Nadu following the merger of two faction led by chief minister E Palaniswami and former chief minister O Panneerselvam. Sasikala had earlier on October 3 submitted a requisition for parole through her advocate. He was admitted to hospital in September after multiple organ failure. [Full Article...]

Five Indian military personnel killed in chopper crash

Five Indian military personnel killed in chopper crash As per the recent reports, an Indian Air Force MI-17 helicopter reportedly crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh in the wee hours of Friday morning. India's air force is investing billions of dollars to replace its ageing fleet, which is often blamed for crashes in the country. The Mi 17 V5 is a Russian-made military transport helicopter and is often deployed in disaster relief operati... [Full Article...]

DACA Deadline: Time Is Running Out for Certain Dreamers

DACA Deadline: Time Is Running Out for Certain Dreamers Last month President Donald Trump pulled the plug on the program allowing young people brought to the USA illegally as children to stay and work. It's unclear how many DACA recipients in IN applied for renewal. Many Democrats are pushing for a "clean" Dream Act ― that is, one that doesn't deal with other policies. "We ought to be narrowly focused on the DACA fix that the president's asked ... [Full Article...]

19 killed in Russian Federation train-bus collision

19 killed in Russian Federation train-bus collision The driver shouted and 34 people ran out of the bus to push it. "It was literally torn apart". A hospital caring for the injured has told Sputnik news agency that five people have been admitted, and that four of them are in critical condition. [Full Article...]

Wounded Las Vegas Victim Stands To Greet Trump

Wounded Las Vegas Victim Stands To Greet Trump After Trump was asked if authorities have determined a motive, he said, "Not yet", and followed that up by deeming the shooter - 64-year-old Stephen Paddock - a "sick" and "demented" man. They wanted to help others because they saw people going down all over. "Hey, this guy looks tough to me", Trump says as he reaches out to shake Gunderson's hand. [Full Article...]

Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais

Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais The guard sprayed them with alcohol before setting them on fire, according to one news account. The teacher killed was named as Helley Abreu Batista, 43, who suffered burns to 90% of her body. Brazilian President Michel Temer expressed his sympathies via Twitter. The mayor of Janauba - population 70,000 - declared seven days of mourning. [Full Article...]

Whiny Donald Trump Asks Why Senate Isn't Investigating "Fake News Networks"

Leaders of the committee said Wednesday they have not determined, roughly nine months into their investigation, whether Russian Federation coordinated with the Trump campaign to try to sway the 2016 presidential election. Donald Trump clearly woke up on Thursday morning on the wrong side of the bed because he immediately, first thing this morning started tweeting out about the alleged fake news me... [Full Article...]

Powerful US gun lobby calls for more regulation after Vegas shooting

In 2010, Texas-based Slide Fire pitched the device to federal regulators as a new way to assist people with disabilities to "bump fire" an AR-15 type rifle . In 2013, the NRA helped to block a bill in the USA senate to expand background checks for gun buyers, which was introduced in response to the Newtown massacre. [Full Article...]

NRA calls for regulation of 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre

NRA calls for regulation of 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre Three patrons, holding targets riddled with bullet holes, declined to chat about their experience as they left. The bump stock causes the gun's recoil to press against the shooter's finger after each shot, firing rounds much more quickly than possible by pulling it manually. [Full Article...]

U.S. regulator eases part of new mortgage servicing rules

U.S. regulator eases part of new mortgage servicing rules By refusing to allow a public hearing, Rosenberger is showing that his priority is the six companies that control 90 percent of Ohio's payday loan market who charge OH families four times more than they charge in other states". But even with Republicans controlling the White House and Congress, he can not be removed from his job before his term ends next year, except for cause. [Full Article...]

Voices for gun control crescent after deadliest mass shooting in Las Vegas

Voices for gun control crescent after deadliest mass shooting in Las Vegas But the sad reality is, it likely won't. They are not optimistic about any drastic change in the gun control debate. Republicans , backed by the powerful National Rifle Association , accuse Democrats of trying to take guns away from Americans. [Full Article...]

More Republicans in Congress, and NRA, open to changes on "bump stocks"

More Republicans in Congress, and NRA, open to changes on If a semiautomatic rifle enhanced with a "bump stock" shoots like an automatic rifle and sounds like an automatic rifle, then it should be considered an automatic rifle. In brief, a bump stock enables a semi-automatic weapon to fire at the rate of an automatic one. With them, he was able to fire hundreds of rounds of bullets per minute into the crowd below, inflicting far more damage than he would... [Full Article...]

NFL betting tips: Tampa to keep New England at Bay

NFL betting tips: Tampa to keep New England at Bay Comparatively, the Tampa Bay Bucs defense is ranked 31st in pass yards per game, so expect Tom Brady to have a field day with the Tampa secondary, especially now that Bucs safety TJ Ward is likely out for the game. Well, there's no short answer to that question, but you could pretty quickly point a finger to their defense, which has given up at least 33 points in three of four games (and 20 ... [Full Article...]

U.S. will 'be talking about gun laws as time goes by'

U.S. will 'be talking about gun laws as time goes by' Should Congress get tougher on gun control laws in the wake of the Las Vegas massacre? Senator Chris Murphy - devout opponent of the gun rights said that, "This must stop". West Virginia residents "cherish the right to be able to go hunting with their family. sport shooting and all the things we do enjoy", Manchin said, adding that any potential legislation must be based in common sense. [Full Article...]

North Carolina Tar Heels Offense

Running back Jordon Brown (2) fights off an ODU defender on Saturday at Foreman Field. If Wimbush can't go, Book would be in line to make his first career start for the No. He also has five carries for 40 yards, with a 26-yard run against the RedHawks. This is not only an interesting get by UNC because of the player's abilities, but due to the fact he's in the midst of being a figure in the FBI... [Full Article...]

Bipartisan bill would ban 'bump stocks' for rifles in NY

The speaker isn't the only Republican showing interest in possible legislation banning the piece of equipment used to carry out the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history. Capitol October 4, 2017 in Washington , DC. According to NBC News , White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Thursday shortly after the NRA issued its statement that President Donald Tr... [Full Article...]

Facial recognition is not mass surveillance: Turnbull

Facial recognition is not mass surveillance: Turnbull New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the leaders were in "violent agreement" over the threat and committed to handing over the drivers' licenses held by their governments to help create a national identity database. Obviously we must always, always, be conscious of individual rights and civil liberties. "We saw it with metadata retention". Mr Turnbull also expected states to agree ... [Full Article...]


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