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Jalal Talabani laid to rest with Iraqi and Kurdish national anthems

Jalal Talabani laid to rest with Iraqi and Kurdish national anthems

Last month, the Kurdish-held northern region voted for independence in a referendum which was declared illegal by Baghdad . Iraq has resumed this Thursday the town of Hawija , which was one of the last two bastions of the group islamic State (EI) in the country, where nothing survives more than a pocket jihadist in the desert frontier of Syria .



Kansas affiliate of NRA opposed to 'any move to ban firearm accessories'

A Las Vegas shooting shooting rampage on Sunday night killed 58 people and wounded almost 500, the most deadly mass shooting in modern USA history, and has reignited debate around regulation of firearms. Dianne Feinstein , a Democrat from California, unveiled her own bill to ban bump stocks . Feinstein's bill would ban bump stocks and similar accessories that accelerate a semi-automatic rifle's rate of fire.


US House committee examining barriers to Puerto Rico recovery

US House committee examining barriers to Puerto Rico recovery

Mr Trump has been heavily criticised for the way he responded to the crisis, after he said at a briefing alongside Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rosselló that the recovery effort has been as strain on the USA budget. Millions of people in Puerto Rico are still without electricity and power. Trump said again that Cruz had been 'very, very nice at the beginning, ' before adding 'all of a sudden she went a little bit on the nasty side.


Vegas shooter's girlfriend 'didn't know anything,' family says

Vegas shooter's girlfriend 'didn't know anything,' family says

In addition to the 23 weapons in his hotel suite, which he turned into a sniper's nest, Paddock had more than 50 pounds of explosive material and 1,600 rounds of ammunition in his vehicle in the hotel parking lot, police said, fueling suspicion that he meant to survive the massacre.


Italy vs Macedonia UEFA WC Qualifiers

Italy vs Macedonia UEFA WC Qualifiers

Defender Giorgio Chiellini gave Italy the lead shortly before halftime but Macedonia leveled through substitute Aleksandar Trajkovski with 13 minutes remaining. "I thought the first half was positive, the second was not, but when you run out of gas, that's what happens". However, La Roja are unlikely to concede the three points and numerous goals necessary in their final group games against Albania and Israel.


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.