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Cardinal George Pell To Face Committal Hearing In March

Police had cordoned off the court entrance early in the day and blocked part of the road outside. Pell's barrister, Robert Richter QC, told the court the prosecution had put forward "an terrible lot of witnesses, and prosecution must have a view as to why they need so many of them".



Some Republicans open to banning "bump stocks" after Las Vegas shooting

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said on CNN Thursday morning that it's the fault of the Obama administration's ATF for not regulating the device. However, ATF has already concluded bump stocks do not violate current law, and given its blessing to manufacturers of the devices. The gun group released its statement after a slew of prominent Republicans signaled their support for legislation banning bump stocks.


Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm'

Trump at dinner with military commanders cites 'calm before the storm'

Classical music played in the background and tables were set in the nearby Blue Room for a fancy meal. Earlier in the evening, while seated with the top defense officials in the cabinet room, Trump talked about the threat from North Korea and preventing Iran from getting a nuclear weapon.


Xenophon to quit Senate to run in SA election

Xenophon to quit Senate to run in SA election

In a statement to the media on Friday, the powerbroker revealed that he had been thinking about making the move since the power blackout in South Australia previous year but that his plans had been delayed due to his referral to the high court over concerns regarding section 44.



Police say shooter spent decades buying weapons, planned to escape

In a statement read by her lawyer, the 62-year-old said she knew Paddock as a kind, caring, quiet man , and that she loved him and hoped for a quiet future with him. history, was meticulously planned . Makeshift memorials were made for the victims throughout Las Vegas . "I anticipate he was looking for anybody coming to take him into custody", Lombardo said of the cameras.


In rare step, NRA endorses curbs on rapid-fire gun devices

In rare step, NRA endorses curbs on rapid-fire gun devices

The devices, known as " bump stocks " among other names, are legal and originally were meant to help people with limited hand mobility fire a semi-automatic without the individual trigger pulls required. But the legality of these devices may change soon. Other important GOP senators revealed Wednesday they have people in their office researching bump stocks and potential curbs to their sale.