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Trump administration 'open' to debate on banning bump stocks

Trump administration 'open' to debate on banning bump stocks

Inside was an arsenal of weapons. Trump was speaking in the lobby of the University Medical Center. "We met quite a few people and believe me, they are very lucky to be here". Watch his press conference (below) at the 7:30 mark and let us know what you think! You are not alone. And here we see Trump again, saying nothing about getting military-grade weapons away from risky civilians.


Guilty plea expected in Bergdahl trial

Guilty plea expected in Bergdahl trial

In 2014, Bergdahl was released in a prisoner swap with five Taliban detainees held by the United States. May 2014 - Obama administration officials announce Bergdahl has been handed over to USA special forces by the Taliban in exchange for the release of five Guantanamo detainees.


Las Vegas Shooting: NRA Urges New Rules For Gun 'Bump

Las Vegas Shooting: NRA Urges New Rules For Gun 'Bump

With a "bump stock", a shooter can modify a weapon to fire at close to the rate of a full automatic. The statement, the organisation's first since Sunday's attack in Las Vegas that left 58 people dead and almost 500 injured, noted that bump-stocks were approved by the Obama administration's Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms.


AIADMK symbol row: SC refuses to stay hearing in ECI

AIADMK symbol row: SC refuses to stay hearing in ECI

The Election Commission on Friday held a hearing on the AIADMK symbol row, just after the Supreme Court granted it time till November 10 to decide the claims by different factions of the party. The rival AIADMK faction headed by Edappadi Palaniswamy and O Panneerselvam submitted truckloads of documents to support their claim for the symbol which has been frozen in the wake of the split in the party after the death of former Chief Minister and party chief J Jayalalithaa.


Plot to target NY concerts, landmarks foiled, feds say

Plot to target NY concerts, landmarks foiled, feds say

Two additional accomplices, Tahla Haroon, 19-year-old USA citizen living in Pakistan, and Russell Salic, a 37-year-old Philippine citizen, were arrested as well, in September 2016 and April of this year, respectively, according to the press release .


US Administration approves $15 billion THAAD missile sale to Saudi Arabia

US Administration approves $15 billion THAAD missile sale to Saudi Arabia

The draft report would also blacklist the Houthi rebel, pro-government forces and al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) for their disregard for the lives of children. Saudi-backed forces have been launching airstrikes against Iran-backed Houthi rebels, who swept the United Nations -approved government out of power in 2014 and control the capital Sana'a.