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Iranian foreign minister arrives in Oman for talks

Iranian foreign minister arrives in Oman for talks

Back in August, Doha chose to return its ambassador to Tehran, more than 20 months after he was recalled, and strengthen its ties with Tehran amid a diplomatic rift between Qatar and several Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain.


GOP: No plan to act soon on easing gun regs

GOP: No plan to act soon on easing gun regs

Gun store owner and 10-year army veteran, Aaron Forum, listened to cell phone video captured during the Las Vegas massacre and assessed the weapon used was fully automatic. "Thank God our colleagues on the other side of the aisle have pulled back on this bill". Schumer and other Democrats noted that Republicans postponed a hearing on the silencer bill in June when House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice.



Rex Tillerson furious with Trump on policy decisions

Tillerson was infuriated after the president delivered a raunchy and highly politicized speech in late July to the Boy Scouts of America, an organization the secretary of state once led, reported NBC News . When Tillerson returned, Pence arranged a "pep talk" and said Tillerson had to figure out how to move forward within Trump's 'policy framework, ' according to the story.


Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'

Trump calls Las Vegas shooter 'sick' and 'demented man'

Lady Gaga took to social media and said "blood is on the hands" of those who have the power to legislate for gun control . The National Rifle Association is planning to suspend advertising for just eight days following the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S.


Barcelona president: Images of empty Camp Nou highlighted Catalonia rift

Barcelona president: Images of empty Camp Nou highlighted Catalonia rift

Less than 30 minutes before the scheduled kick-off, Barcelona confirmed the game would go ahead behind closed doors. Barcelona's match with Las Palmas was subsequently played behind closed doors with club president Bartomeu explaining the club took the decision as an act of defiance.


Irish court refers landmark EU-US data transfer case to EU

Irish court refers landmark EU-US data transfer case to EU

The High Court has asked the European Court of Justice to rule on the validity under EU law of EU-US data transfers by Facebook . For a situation brought after previous US barrier temporary worker Edward Snowden uncovered the degree of electronic observation by American security organizations, the Irish court found that Facebook's exchanges may trade off the information of European natives.