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United States gun lobby ask for more regulation

Unlike kits which make guns completely automatic (which are already illegal), bump stocks and other devices are now legal because they do not make guns completely automatic, but rather increase the rate of fire. It does, however, give Republicans and the gun lobby the opportunity to demonstrate they're not entirely immutable to policy change in the aftermath of shocking gun violence, and more importantly for their political calculus, the opportunity to frame the sudden change of heart as a ...


Case against actor for his anti-Modi remarks

Case against actor for his anti-Modi remarks

The court will hear the case on October 7. This comes two days after, Prakash Raaj called PM Modi "a bigger actor" while speaking at the 11th annual convention of Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) in Bengaluru . "I think I should give them to him". Prakash Raj afterward uploaded a video on his social media accounts and clarified that his remark was in good humor and that it was blown out of proportion.


Al-Qaida-linked group denies leader was wounded

Al-Qaida-linked group denies leader was wounded

Russia has said media reports claiming two Russian soldiers were captured by ISIL in Syria "are hardly official information". The ministry's spokesman Maj. Russia's Defense Ministry insisted no Russian servicemen have been taken in Syria. The group reported that Mr Zabolotny had previously helped deliver humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine.


Dahlan says 'zero chance' of Israeli-Palestinian peace deal

Dahlan says 'zero chance' of Israeli-Palestinian peace deal

The West Bank and the Gaza Strip have remained politically and administratively divided since 2007, when Hamas wrested control of the strip from Fatah following several days of street fighting. The two sides are set to meet for further talks in the Egyptian capital Cairo on Tuesday. He dismissed any notion that Egypt , with the UAE and Saudi Arabia, was pursuing Palestinian reconciliation as part of any wider US-initiated push for a regional peace deal with Israel .


Special counsel looking into dossier as part of Russian Federation probe

Special counsel looking into dossier as part of Russian Federation probe

A report by former MI6 officer Christopher Steele was being handled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but will now be included as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe. Just yesterday, Senate Intel Chairman Richard Burr said they haven't been able to meet with Steele yet and that the committee's "hit a wall". "The committee can not really decide the credibility of the dossier without understanding things like who paid for it, who are your sources and sub-sources", Mr ...


Tax Deductions Republicans Might Take Away -- How Could You Be Affected?

Tax Deductions Republicans Might Take Away -- How Could You Be Affected?

The plan will also reduce the top tax rate paid by sole proprietors, S corporations, and partnerships to 25 percent. If Republicans combine spending cuts with their tax plan that is in the works, Republicans might be able to use a procedural maneuver that would let them pass their plans without any Democrats through reconciliation.