Wednesday November 21-st, 2018

The NRA's openness to limiting 'bump stocks' is too little, too late The NRA's openness to limiting 'bump stocks' is too little, too late

The bureau noted that the device was meant to help people whose hands have limited mobility and that it had no automatically functioning parts. Considering the rapid gunfire coming from the Mandalay Bay hotel, surely the Las Vegas gunman must have ...

Should Bump Stock Modifications on Guns be Allowed? Should Bump Stock Modifications on Guns be Allowed?

A bump stock adjusts the trigger to fire repeatedly, launching bullets in rapid succession that mimics an automatic rifle. For more than 12 years, Buckeye Firearms Association had worked to defend and advance the right of more than 4 million OH cit...

Mexico To Send Electricity Workers To Puerto Rico For Hurricane Relief Mexico To Send Electricity Workers To Puerto Rico For Hurricane Relief

Although the island's electricity grid was shredded by the category five storm, most of his power source remained intact. As residents in Puerto Rico continue to try and recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria , organizations locally a...

House and Senate budget measures advance tax reform House and Senate budget measures advance tax reform

Democrats argue, the Republicans are preparing to use a procedural vote to avoid filibusters by Democratic senators. "What we did differently in this go around is we spent the last four months basically working together, the Senate Finance Commit...

Could the Iran nuclear deal collapse if U.S. pulls out? Could the Iran nuclear deal collapse if U.S. pulls out?

The US must not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weapons. Trump could assert that the deal is no longer in the US national security interest - but how, then, to justify subsequent waivers of sanctions? He has until October 15 to make a decision, but ...

Have Argentina Mess(i'd) up? 2018 World Cup qualification on the brink Have Argentina Mess(i'd) up? 2018 World Cup qualification on the brink

Argentina had last registered a victory in a World Cup Qualifier in Quito in 2001. So what does each country looking to seal qualification have to do in the final game next week? They must beat Peru and then Ecuador in their final match to g...

Tillerson denies report he thought of resigning

Tillerson's growing isolation from the administration, and his personal anger at Trump, were chronicled in the NBC News report , in which sources described Tillerson as on the verge of quitting in July. I watch from - I mean, look, I see what's ha...

NL Wild Card Game: Diamondbacks are bringing triplemania to Major League Baseball playoffs NL Wild Card Game: Diamondbacks are bringing triplemania to Major League Baseball playoffs

Sure, Bradley hitting a triple was really fun and basically the centerpiece for the whole game, but the only reason that happened at all was because Arizona manager Torey Lovullo chose to let Bradley , a reliever, hit in the first place.

Gun control debate rekindled after Las Vegas massacre Gun control debate rekindled after Las Vegas massacre

Paddock had 23 guns in his hotel room-turned-sniper's nest at the time of the shooting, the paper reports . "The NRA believes that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to addition...

Looseness likely good sign for Chicago Cubs entering postseason

The Cubs closed the season with a 92-69 record. The Nationals are one of the league's deepest teams, winning 97 games while fighting through significant injuries all season . He also started the 2014 American League wild-card game for the Re...

F1 Title Rivals Should Be Wary Of Red Bull F1 Title Rivals Should Be Wary Of Red Bull

Max Verstappen , celebrating his 20th birthday, was third. Barely seconds gone and already Vettel, Kimi Raikkonen , and Max Verstappen were out of the race due to a crash on the first corner . Despite trailing Ferrari and Red Bull on race pace ...

Spanish court puts brakes on Catalonia parliament's secession debate Spanish court puts brakes on Catalonia parliament's secession debate

Spain's King Felipe said in a TV statement on Tuesday that Catalan authorities had acted irresponsibly and deliberately broken the law in holding the vote . CC OO and UGT, Spain's two main labor unions, will not take part. He insisted dialogue wa...

Grassley: DACA agreement must include enhanced border security Grassley: DACA agreement must include enhanced border security

Unless Congress intervenes, the cutoff date is March 5, 2018. The scramble has been intense in some places. "After a multi-week sprint by our hardworking nonprofit partners, 48 local Dreamers have submitted their DACA renewal applications, and ...

Catalan Police Chief to Be Questioned in Relation to Sedition Investigation Catalan Police Chief to Be Questioned in Relation to Sedition Investigation

June 28, 2010: The Constitutional Court strikes down parts of the charter. How the main players see it: Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy defended the police's actions, and maintains the vote is illegal. The laws governing the recent referendum were app...

Rep. Hesselbein Statement on SCOTUS Hearing Oral Arguments in Gill v. Whitford Rep. Hesselbein Statement on SCOTUS Hearing Oral Arguments in Gill v. Whitford

According a transcript from oral arguments , Wisconsin Solicitor General Misha Tseytlin defended the maps and said rejecting them would "shift districting from elected public officials to federal courts , who would decide the fate of maps based up...

Authorities recover 42 guns from gunman's hotel room, house Authorities recover 42 guns from gunman's hotel room, house

Police said that among his armoury were some high powered guns, capable of penetrating the protective gears. Las Vegas police's Joe Lombardo also said that police uncovered explosives and 1,000s of rounds of ammunition at Paddock's home .

UN human rights chief urges probe into violence during referendum in Catalonia UN human rights chief urges probe into violence during referendum in Catalonia

The vote was valid and must be implemented, said Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont. That may have changed after pictures from across Catalonia brought the spectre of state-sanctioned violence reminiscent of the Franco years. "This is not a domes...

Saban prepares for Texas A&M, gives injury updates Saban prepares for Texas A&M, gives injury updates

Andy Pappanastos missed a 40-yard field goal to give the Rebels a glimmer of hope. Meanwhile, Alabama's offense scored every time it touched the ball minus four. Although the game ended up being a 66-3 blowout, both sides pointed to the pick-si...

'Hard-working' Lukaku just wants to win trophies 'Hard-working' Lukaku just wants to win trophies

He's played 168 games for United , which is barely credible. "He used to back in, get flick-ons, hold the ball up". Lionel Messi does the same for Barcelona. A criticism of Lukaku is that he plunders goals against weaker teams. The Frenchman...

Panthers vs. Patriots Spread: NFL Week 4 Odds, Prediction

The Atlanta Falcons (who you might have heard blew a 28-3 lead) were the only ones to make it past the divisional round of the playoffs. This season, as in 2015, the Panthers play NFC South rival New Orleans in their third game. Coming off an impre...

Roy Moore, rising alt-Right star, wins Alabama Senate primary Roy Moore, rising alt-Right star, wins Alabama Senate primary

And the other thing I think people miss is, while unusual on paper was a very good candidate, that one fact doomed him. First , Godfrey told Baptist Press, some voters seemed to hold a "perception" that former Gov. Trump to the presidency, has s...

Jerry Jones says Dallas Cowboys were not influenced by Trump phone calls Jerry Jones says Dallas Cowboys were not influenced by Trump phone calls

So basically, Trump loves the first Amendment, except when it comes to football players protesting racial injustice. "I think there was also a sentiment that the issues are being obscured and distorted by people with political agendas, and I thin...

Turkey wants summit with Iran and Iraq after Kurd vote: PM Yildirim Turkey wants summit with Iran and Iraq after Kurd vote: PM Yildirim

The moves came in retaliation to the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) planned referendum on the secession of northern Iraq's Kurdish region on Monday. The Kurdistan government has said they were pushed to stage the independen...

Turkey wants summit with Iran and Iraq after Kurd vote: PM Yildirim Turkey wants summit with Iran and Iraq after Kurd vote: PM Yildirim

The moves came in retaliation to the autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) planned referendum on the secession of northern Iraq's Kurdish region on Monday. The Kurdistan government has said they were pushed to stage the independen...

Trump lifts Puerto Rico shipping restrictions Trump lifts Puerto Rico shipping restrictions

Duke said she is aware that people are suffering and "clearly, the situation in Puerto Rico after the devastating hurricane is not satisfactory". She also has criticized FEMA for spending too much time assessing and too little time actually "doing"...

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