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Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control

Now Is Not the Time to Talk About Gun Control

The NRA donated $30m (£22.6m) to Mr Trump's presidential campaign - and in April, the USA leader told members they had "a true friend in the White House". "The president has been clear", she said. "I think that there will be certainly time for that policy discussion to take place, but that's not the place that we're in at this moment".


Trump says it's a 'sad day' as he heads to Las Vegas

Trump says it's a 'sad day' as he heads to Las Vegas

Paddock also used surveillance cameras to monitor police approaches to his room at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino - including a camera he positioned in the peephole of the door. But he said Paddock's motivations and whether there were any possible accomplices remained a mystery. Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo described Danley as a "person of interest" and said authorities expect "some information from her shortly".


Pence: America must be 'dominant in space'

Pence: America must be 'dominant in space'

Back in June, President Trump re-established the council by an executive order to restore America's capability to engage in space travel and exploration. Pence tweeted that it is a "great honor" to serve as the National Space Council's chair. This is curious, because when Pence visited Houston to introduce the 2017 astronaut class, five of the 12 candidates were women, as was half of the 2013 class.


Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman at G20 summit 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman at G20 summit 2015

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov hailed Salman's visit as "truly an epoch-making event in our relations", in an interview published on Wednesday by the Saudi-owned newspaper Asharq al-Awsat. Novak said he was satisfied with oil prices and Moscow would welcome other producers joining the deal to curb output. On Wednesday, Mr Putin said a global deal to cut oil production in order to raise prices could be extended to the end of next year.


Facebook unveils new 'context' tool to help users spot fake news

Facebook unveils new 'context' tool to help users spot fake news

Meanwhile, the button will also unveil Related Articles on all links where Facebook can generate them, rather than only if the article is popular or suspected of being fake news as Facebook had previously tested . "Helping people access this important contextual information can help them evaluate if articles are from a publisher they trust, and if the story itself is credible".


Journalist died from working too much

Journalist died from working too much

Matsuri Takahashi killed herself in April 2015. Officials ruled that her suicide was caused by the stress of working long hours. She was found to have worked more than 100 hours overtime in the months leading up to her suicide. The ruling, which was only made public this week, is likely to pile more pressure on Japanese authorities to take a proper look at the long hours expected by many workers in the country, which has a big impact on work/life balance.