They have focused instead on mental health care and other ways to tackle the issue. Erich Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America, gave his take on how Congress should view the issue in an interview with the Washington Post . It's unclear how the legislation would be drafted, but the easiest way would be to simply reverse current ATF policy rather than institute a ban on the manufacture and sales of the accessories.
Rhode Island Democratic Rep. David Cicilline introduced the same legislation in the House on Wednesday and noted that almost 100 members signed on, but so far no Republican has co-sponsored the bill. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms found 12 bump stocks in the Las Vegas hotel room where Paddock opened fire on concertgoers at a country music festival, killing 58 people and wounding more than 500 others.
Her lawyer, Matt Lombard, said he and his client were " fully cooperating " with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Las Vegas police . Officials said Paddock fired down onto a crowd of more than 22,000 people just after 10 p.m. "While there he wired me money, which he said was for a house for me and my family". She was not in the United States when the attack happened and returned to Los Angeles late Tuesday.
Iran and Turkey have already threatened to join Baghdad in imposing economic sanctions on Iraqi Kurdistan and have launched joint military exercises with Iraqi troops on their borders. This situation, he said, had given rise to various terrorist groups like Al-Qaeda, which, he asserted, were covertly supported by the US and some other states.
Rep. Linda Sanchez , D-Calif., vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus, said in an interview on C-SPAN's Newsmakers program that is time for Pelosi and other aging Democratic leaders to "pass the torch" to a new generation. And this time the challenge to the Democratic boss isn't coming from a midwestern moderate. As Politico wrote in June, "House Democrats are acknowledging there's virtually no chance [Pelosi is] going anywhere before the 2018 congressional elections ...
Though the Mumbai Police denied permission to MNS rally, the party went ahead with the protest near the Churchgate railway station in South Mumbai . BJP president Amit Shah himself called their own promises of bringing "achhe din" a "chunavi jumla" (election rhetoric). People had lot of expectations from Modi, however, he had failed to keep upto the expectations and aspirations of people.
Bump-fire stocks allow semi-automatic weapons to simulate automatic fire but "do not actually alter the firearm to fire automatically, making them legal under current federal law", Snyder said. The good news for Republicans who get behind a ban on bump stocks is that they will have the cover of the National Rifle Association . GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida said he plans to file legislation Thursday banning the production of use of bump stocks, adding he's heard from dozens of lawmakers ...
After realizing he and his wife had stayed in the same Las Vegas suite where gunman Stephen Paddock fired shots at a country festival Sunday night, a North Carolina man posted a video he took of the rooms during their stay a year ago. Police entered the hotel to begin working their way to the shooter's sniper nest. "And they checked each floor by floor until they located where they believe to be the room", the sheriff said.
Shipping records show more than 100 cargo containers of seafood, more than 2,000 tons, were sent to the U.S. and Canada this year from the Chinese factories that employ North Koreans. Other packages have markings from major German chains. Every company the AP asked for comment noted that they forbid forced labor. American seafood distributors and retailers told the AP they were troubled by the findings, and would investigate.
The US newspaper reported that the Egyptian military was the actual undisclosed buyer of $23 million worth of rocket-propelled grenades seized by the Egyptian customs authority in August 2016 in Egyptian national waters after a receiving a tip from US intelligence.
Gov. Bill Haslam is headed on trade mission to Asia next week to pitch companies in Japan and South Korea about investment opportunities in Tennessee. Blackburn, who chairs the House Subcommittee on Communications and the Internet, is the first to declare a challenge for Corker's seat. My statement on the 2018 U.S.
Nothing's arrived yet. So the courts it is. Wednesday, the European Commission reported that it was sending Ireland to the European Court of Justice over the country's fruitless responsibility to recover up to 13 billion euros (or $15.3 Billion in Dollar Value) tax due from Apple Inc.
Nor should a new Wall Street Journal report claiming that Russian hackers infiltrated the National Security Agency in 2015, and at least a full year passed before the NSA realized anything had happened. The F.B.I. has also been investigating whether Kaspersky software, including its well-regarded antivirus programs, contain back doors that could allow Russian intelligence access into computers on which it is running.
Across the board, "the divisions have never been this large" between partisans, Pew found. The numbers are nearly identical in how Republicans view Democrats, too - 17 percent in 1994 and now to 45 percent. "Having interested parties pay the cost of a special session has to be one of the worst ideas I've ever heard from this governor, coming in close second to his baffling and botched decision to hold an unnecessary special session without doing the pre-planning and consultations required ...
Danley, 62, went to the Philippines in mid-September, and Paddock reportedly transferred $100,000 there, just days before the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. "It is troublesome this individual was able to move this amount of gear unassisted, the amount he had unassisted", Lombardo said. Bump stocks can be used to modify guns and make them fire as if they were fully automatic.
Reuters reported , citing an unnamed senior administration official, that Trump's announcement will be part of his rollout of the White House's broader strategy for Iran. An official previously said the administration was considering 12 October for Trump to give a speech on Iran, but no final decision had been made. Even if the president takes that step, it would fall short of scrapping the accord because the White House would kick the deal to Congress to decide whether to reimpose ...
Yesterday embattled #Republican congressman #Tim Murphy announced that he would not be seeking re-election next year. "After discussions with my family and staff , I have come to the decision that I will not seek re-election to Congress at the end of my current term", he said.
Moreover, global organisations such as Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and Education worldwide are also known to organise large events to commemorate this particular day. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1997 Recommendation concerning Higher-Education Teaching Personnel. An global conference in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 1997 Recommendation, will take place at UNESCO's Headquarters in Paris.
According to authorities, Paddock transferred around $100,000 to the Philippines days before the attack. Marilou Danley has yet to speak to the media directly, but released a statement through her lawyer. Lombardo said that Paddock had enough ammunition to keep firing, and only a few of his weapons had jammed. The sister added Danley was likely "even (more) shocked than us" by his actions.
There was reason to believe that Paddock had a history of psychological problems, one official said. A reporter on board Air Force One asked the president if he believed that the link between ISIS and the deadliest shooting in USA history was true.
Grassley and the committee's top Democrat, Sen. That investigation will continue. Trump also continued his attacks on the media over a report by NBC News the day before indicating that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was on the verge of resigning this summer due to policy disputes with the President.
New KPMG South Africa CEO, Nhlamu Dlomu has told parliament's standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) that the executives that "resigned" from the group in the wake of its Gupta and SARS scandal were paid severance packages - and no further action has yet been taken against them.
As a result, the Indians are brimming with confidence and should they eliminate the Yankees will face either the AL East champion Boston Red Sox or a Houston Astros team that won the AL West by a 21-game margin. For you novices out there, 10/3 odds means you have to bet $3 to win $10. They hadn't been to the postseason since 2010, so this was a big step for them.
We will refocus America's space program toward human exploration and discovery. One camp maintains that returning to the moon is a mistake. The group "ensure [s] that all aspects of the nation's space power - national security, commerce, global relations, exploration, and science, are coordinated and aligned to best serve the American people".
Stephen Paddock killed almost 60 people and wounded hundreds more as he opened fire from the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas hotel-casino onto a crowd at a country music concert. "She was away so that she will be not there to interfere with what he's planning", the CNN quoted one of Danley's sisters , as saying. They said they were surprised to learn their sister had gone to the Philippines two weeks ago.