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Las Vegas, Nevada's Gun Control Laws Explained


President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the gunman who killed 59 people and wounded hundreds others at a music festival in Las Vegas a "very, very sick individual". "In the depths of horror, we will always find hope in the men and women who risked their lives", Trump said. When asked at University Medical Center his message for those impacted by the shooting , Trump said, "We're with you 100 percent", adding that he had invited some victims to the White House. Read More »

Four local schools earn coveted National Blue Ribbon award


It was named the national Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Schools are nominated by the state department of education and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Somers Middle School of La Plata during the 1984-1985 school year. You have much to teach us. "This award confirms that positive relationships paired with a love of learning can lead to strong academic achievement for students", King said. Read More »

Trump visits Las Vegas to pay respects after mass shooting


Because it really seems like anybody advocating the legal sale of something like this is not only complicit, but directly responsible for every single death and injury sustained Sunday night. Authorities say 12 of the rifles the gunman Stephen Paddock used to carry out the attack in Las Vegas has modified bump stocks, an attachment that allows a rifle to fire faster. Read More »

National Weather Service: Mild and sunny all day

Calm wind becoming north 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. The rainfall continues tonight and Friday night , when lows in the 50s and 60s are likely, the weather service said. Today A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7am. North wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. TUESDAY: Partly cloudy, breezy and cooler. Read More »

How you can help Las Vegas shooting victims


The mayor of Las Vegas , Carolyn Goodman, made a similar request, saying if people want to help they should give blood. Flagstaff resident Ernie Martinez is a longtime blood donor and was planning on making a trip to the blood bank, but the deadliest mass shooting in USA history was extra motivation to help out. Read More »

Compilation and traits of Australian bird species killed by cats


Better sort out a collar and bell for your pet moggie - Aussie researchers have found millions of native birds are killed each year by the ordinary house cat. The study found the highest rates of cats killing birds in on Australia's islands and in the remote outback. The estimates are based on results from around 100 studies across Australia, each sampling cat density, and another set of almost 100 studies across the country that assessed cat diet. Read More »

Pressure Increases On Iraq's Kurds As Erdogan Threatens Oil Boycott


The leaders of Iran and Turkey renewed on Wednesday their warning of the separation of Iraq's Kurdistan, in the wake of the independence referendum organized by the region last month. France offered on Thursday to mediate in a political crisis pitting Iraq's government against Kurdish regional authorities, and promised to maintain a military presence there until Islamic State was defeated. Read More »

Judge dismisses case against ex-Sheriff Arpaio


U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton dismissed Arpaio's conviction with prejudice, meaning the matter can not be tried again. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton's decision to dismiss Arpaio's criminal conviction on Wednesday could set a precedent for other cases, according to KTAR News 92.3 FM's legal expert Monica Lindstrom. Read More »

Fear grips Vegas Strip; gunman kills 59

Marilou Danley , 62, landed at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday night on a flight from the Philippines and was met by federal agents at the airport. Paddock killed himself as police descended on his room. While she was there, Paddock, a high-stakes gambler, sent her $100,000. Danley said she had voluntarily flown back to the United States because she knew investigators wanted to talk to her. Read More »

Verify: Rumors about guns used in Las Vegas shooting


Trump, in his address on the tragedy, praised first responders, including the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, "for their courageous efforts". The man who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two accessories that could have allowed his semi-automatic rifles to fire rapidly and continuously, as if they were fully automatic weapons, officials said. Read More »

Israel seeking to link Las Vegas shooting to Muslims: Scholar


ISIS's Amaq propaganda agency claimed that a soldier was Stephen Paddock who was later identified by Las Vegas Police as a 64-year-old retired accountant [VIDEO ], according to Bloomberg. But, Philippine police later revealed that it was a robbery which was carried out by a gambling addict who was heavily indebted to the casino. Experts say the recent false claims are a reflection of the group's desperation to project strength and remain in the news as something other than a ... Read More »

IAF capable of countering China


Responding to a question, he said the IAF is ready to take on the challenge of a two-front war. In September, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat had cautioned that China is silently taking over territory and testing India's threshold, and warned of a two-front war on the western and northern borders. Read More »

The Biggest Bank Robbery in Brazil was Prevented


Mr Lopes said: 'The gang's investment was in the range of 4 million real ($1.27 million), they said, each of the participants put in 200,000 real $6,340) and their estimate was to take 1 billion real ($317 million). Although they had toiled really hard to steal a bounty, their seemingly interesting and full-proof plan was busted as the police arrested the entire gang on Monday. Read More »

Sir Edward Health paedophile claims inquiry endured history of controversy


Wiltshire Police said seven historic claims spanning from 1956 to 1992 would have been sufficiently credible to justify interviewing the former Conservative Prime Minister under caution. That will go to the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse set up by the government. The inquiry has proven controversial ever since it began when a senior police officer made a television appeal outside Sir Edward's former stately home, Arundells, urging potential victims to come forward. Read More »

Kerala: BJP Chief Amit Shah skips padyatra, will rejoin on October 17


Amit Shah may have reserved his harshest diatribe against the "CPI (M) misrule" in the state as he prepares to take on the CPI (M) lion Vijayan in his own den on the third day of the yatra . But the BJP dismissed these charges. The government will continue the reforms and will not hesitate to take decisions to reverse the GDP slowdown that was witnessed in last two quarters, he added. Read More »

Prabhas Reveals All About His Real Equation With Anushka Shetty


It all started when Umair Sandhu, a Dubai based review writer posted a tweet saying, "Breaking News for #Baahubali Fans!" Baahubali films have made Prabhas and Anushka Shetty one of the world famous on-screen couples. We are good friends. Prabhas then added, "We have known each other for years but I admit sometimes when such stories start doing the rounds, then I too start wondering if there is, indeed, something between us". Read More »

Wounded lawmaker says he prays for Vegas victims


The brother of the man who police say killed at least 59 people and injured about 527 said his family is "dumbfounded" by details of the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. "I didn't know him". Mangrobang added Danley had arrived in the Philippines from Tokyo on September 15. It said records showed Paddock was prescribed 50 diazepam tablets by a doctor on 21 June. Read More »

Trump visits Las Vegas hospital to console survivors of shooting massacre


Trump said he still doesn't know what motivated Stephen Paddock , 64, to open fire on an outdoor country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip late Sunday night, but "we're looking very hard" for answers. for everybody no matter where you are, no matter what your thought process". U.S. station ABC News reported an official believed Paddock had a camera mounted in his room, apparently to record himself. Read More »

Las Vegas Shooter 'Sick' and 'Demented Man'


He was also asked if the massacre, which killed at least 59 and injured hundreds of others, could have been prevented. Like Obama, Trump is likely to confront more mass shootings , testing his leadership skills and capacity to empathise. Read More »

Al Nusra leader in critical condition following airstrike, says Russian ministry


Russian Federation had targeted Abu Mohamad al-Golani in an intelligence-led special operation while he was meeting his field commanders, the Defence Ministry said in a statement. Since 2017, it is a predominant part of a coalition of militant factions called Hayat Tahrir al-Sham. The defence ministry spokesman said the strike was the result of a special operation to avenge an attack on Russian military police in the so-called Idlib de-escalation zone on September 18. Read More »

Spain Rules Out Mediation With Catalonia


Deploying blunderbuss vocabulary, the king accused the Barcelona leadership of deliberately dividing Catalan society and threatening the national integrity of Spain. Catalan officials say 90% of those who voted in a disputed referendum on Sunday backed independence. Philip VI has begun his message concerning moments of gravity in democratic life, in clear reference to " pretension of Generalitat that it is proclaimed, illegally, independence of Catalonia". Read More »

After Las Vegas, Democrats seething over gun control inaction in Congress

I am not saying to get rid of the Second Amendment (most people who want gun legislation are not), but I am saying that the founding fathers could not have imagined the weapons of today. At the hospital, Trump said that this was his message to the patients that he met: "We're with you 100 per cent". He said it was incredible that police had been able to locate the shooter in 11 minutes, saying that an active shooter situation like that could have gone on for hours. Read More »

ISIS OBLITERATED: Iraq retakes jihadis' last stronghold as 'final assault' begins


Have you read Trendiee Today? The Iraqi Army has been engaged in a sustained offensive against the self-styled Caliphate this year, recapturing the country's second largest city Mosul in July after a nine-month battle. "They are advancing and the goal is to take seven neighbourhoods of Hawija and 12 vital objectives", he said, without providing more details. The recapture leaves just one area of the country still under the control by the depraved militant group, which is a stretch of ... Read More »

Akhilesh Yadav re-elected SP national chief


At a press conference ahead of his re-elected as Samajwadi Party president, Akhilesh Yadav said the party's alliance with the Congress will continue. But, he didn't attend the national convention. The SP has witnessed a bitter feud between Akhilesh and Shivpal and this infighting adversely affected the party during the UP Assembly polls earlier this year. Read More »