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What bump stocks are and how they work

What bump stocks are and how they work

While it is unclear which of the rifles Paddock used to carry out the Vegas massacre, the machine gun-like sound reported by witnesses and heard in videos of the shooting have led many to revive calls for an outright ban on bump stocks and similar attachments.


What Trump and others just said about Las Vegas mass shooting

What Trump and others just said about Las Vegas mass shooting

America's obsession with guns means that the Las Vegas assault on innocent people may be the worst in history, but sadly, it won't be the last. President Donald Trump will visit Las Vegas today to try to soothe a city shaken by the deadliest shooting spree in modern United States history in a trip that will test his ability to console a grieving nation.


Trump To Meet With Las Vegas Shooting Victims

Trump To Meet With Las Vegas Shooting Victims

Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that "we're certainly open to having that conversation", while House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan said banning bump stocks is "clearly something we need to look into". "I've been searching in myself to see if I've missed something along the way and I didn't", Sullivan said. "He did some shopping next door, came back, picked up his gun, shook my hand, said, 'Have a good day, ' and out the door he went", Sullivan recalled.


John Kelly's phone was reportedly compromised for months

John Kelly's phone was reportedly compromised for months

White House officials told Politico it's still unclear when or where Kelly's phone was hacked and what if any data swiped. But it turned out that the inability to get himself new Snapchat filters was the least of his worries; the phone was vulnerable to hackers and hostile governments.


MNS workers protest against Elphinstone stampede, bullet train project

MNS workers protest against Elphinstone stampede, bullet train project

He also warned the Railways to evict all hawkers from its premises in the next 15 days or his party would "take action". Thackeray also met officials of the Western Railway and handed over a memorandum of demands, which included improvement in infrastructure and eviction of hawkers from suburban railway stations.


Government cuts taxes on petrol and diesel

Government cuts taxes on petrol and diesel

Mumbai: After the Centre reduced excise duty on petrol to slash prices by Rs 2, the state government too has indicated that it will reduce Value-Added Tax on petrol and diesel very soon. "Let the Centre reduce the tax first", state Finance Minister Thomas Isaac said. Following the cut in the excise duty, the prices of the petrol and diesel have fallen sharply from Wednesday.