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Trump's tax cuts voodoo threatens US economy


In this case, that vision would virtually gut the social safety net and key health programs that serve elderly, disabled, and low-income Americans. "Meanwhile, at a time when the USA already spends more on defense than the next 12 countries combined", the report says, "the Republican budget lays the groundwork for an increase of $91 billion to the Pentagon for Fiscal Year 2018 alone - more than enough to provide free tuition at every public college and university in America". Read More »

Texas manufacturer of 'bump stocks' halts new sales


The stocks have been around for less than a decade. It started selling them back in 2010 after getting approval from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. To be an automatic weapon, a rifle must be able to fire continuously by having the shooter press the trigger once. Republican U.S. Reps. Ken Buck and Mike Coffman would not say whether they backed restrictions on bump stocks - though neither of them said they were immediately opposed. Read More »

The news conference that told us everything about gun control


Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat and author of an assault weapons ban in the mid-1990s, and she spoke about the prospects - or lack thereof - for gun reforms in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in recent U.S. DETROW: It's the flip side for many Democrats today. The Sandy Hook shooting didn't change the gridlock of the gun control debate. In the aftermath of school shooting however, NRA agreed to consider some restrictions on guns. Read More »

NRA calls for more regulation after Vegas shooting


Unsurprisingly, bump stocks have found their way into the hands of regular gun owners - Las Vegas shooting gunman Stephen Paddock used the modification on the rifles he used to murder 58 concertgoers and then himself at a sold-out country-music concert on October 1. Read More »

Trump to 'decertify' Iran nuclear deal


Kicking the decision to Congress will force lawmakers to decide whether to impose fresh sanctions on Iran's nuclear ambitions but doing so will end the nuclear agreement. If the United States does withdraw from the deal, however, it doesn't necessarily mean the deal will be dead. "Nonetheless, we are united in our belief that enforcing the agreement to the fullest extent will provide the United States with more leverage to stop a potential Iranian nuclear weapons program and push back on ... Read More »

Las Vegas Shooting Comes Ahead of House Vote on Gun Silencer Bill


Or after two lawmakers survived assassination attempts. They think their political survival is more important than those 59 people. Remember, even when Democrats had control of the Senate after the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, they still could not pass a bill to ensure every gun purchased in this country underwent a background check. Read More »

Dreamers have Until Today to Re-register for DACA Protection


Immigration advocates spent weeks trying to publicize Thursday's DACA deadline. There may be headwinds, but Republicans and Democrats can still align on shared values and pass legislation. Linsey Graham (R-South Carolina) said. Now 30, and a third-grade Spanish teacher living in San Antonio, she says doesn't remember much of her native land. Read More »

After Las Vegas shooting, NRA calls for legal review of bump stocks


As the FBI investigates the Las Vegas mass shooting, authorities will look at whether the gunman used an accessory that makes semi-automatic guns shoot like fully automatic weapons. It's possible Paddock took the semi-automatic weapons he was known to have bought legally and used special tools to convert them to automatic weapons, Rabadi said. Read More »

How a bump stock modifies a semi-automatic firearm


The organization which holds a powerful sway over members of Congress dismissed some of the initial response from lawmakers who have pressed for more gun control . "None of this makes sense to any of us". "I think that's our right as Americans, but I don't understand the use of this bump stock and that's another reason to have a hearing", Senator John Cornyn, the No 2 Republican in the Senate, told reporters. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter went to one of the city's many shooting ranges


Our original reporting continues below. The deadly shooting out in Las Vegas is likely to re-ignite the gun control debate, an issue residents in ct are all too familiar with. You do not need a permit to buy a rifle, shotgun or handgun, nor do you need to register the weapon, or be licensed to own one . Occasionally they leave a note or a manifesto, but most of the time we have no idea what sets these killers off, because more often than not, they take their own lives when ... Read More »

Google Home Mini is a $49 Take on Amazon's Echo Dot

Both come with Google Assistant integrated and can be operated by your voice. Google Home can be used in US and Canada for making call on any number. Google's Pixel 2 launch event is today, and while the smartphones may be the focus of the show, Google also introduced a few new interesting devices. Read More »

Sonos moves Alexa voice controls into public beta

The Amazon Echo , Tap and Dot may not have the sound quality of a Sonos , but being able to control music by voice is addictive. Sonos, the wireless speaker company, was a pioneer in its category before tech giants like Amazon and Google came along with their own voice-controlled speakers for the home. Read More »

House approves 2018 budget outline, takes first step for tax reform


The House and the Senate must eventually agree on the size and shape of a tax reform bill, but their budget resolutions are current pretty far apart - Politico said "the two chambers' choices couldn't look more different". Eventually the House and Senate will have to come to an agreement on a budget - and how many cuts they want to require. Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, is a proponent of Medicare for all in a single payer plan for healthcare. Read More »

Dianne Feinstein proposes ban of 'bump stock' gun modifications


Feinstein's focus on gun control was forged in the most traumatic moment of her political career. "It's very hard in the West and in Nevada in particular to talk about gun control and have it go very far", says Bartrum. But a $200 bump stock turns a gun into a weapon for indiscriminate massacre, accelerating the carnage and threatening not only civilians but also law enforcement officers and other first responders. Read More »

Partisan Supreme Court hears gerrymandering case


As many have their eyes on the U. S. Supreme Court's handling of a Wisconsin case on gerrymandering, voters from several congressional districts in Pennsylvania are suing in Commonwealth Court to stop gerrymandering. Conservative Chief Justice John Roberts called those metrics "sociological gobbledygook". Are Democratic and Republican politicians required by the U.S. Read More »

Amazon's finally brought Alexa, Echo speakers to India


Sonos has overhauled its speaker line-up with Amazon Alexa support, as voice control becomes a key focus of its smart speaker line-up. Google may unveil the product on October 4, which the same time as launch of the new Pixel phones, but there has not been enough evidence in the form of confirmation from the company to support the same. Read More »

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had ACCOMPLICE, cops say — BREAKING

The gunman behind Sunday night's mass shooting in Las Vegas planned to flee, and he may have had help with planning the massacre, officials suspect. Authorities have said Paddock used Danley's loyalty rewards card with MGM Resorts International. I have faith in God, and I will continue to pray for everyone who has been harmed or hurt. Read More »

What we know about suspected gunman Stephen Paddock — Las Vegas shooting


A journalist in the press pool asked whether Paddock had planned to use the vehicle to escape, but Lombardo declined to answer. On Oct. 3, two days after the shooting, Danley returned to the U.S. "We'€™re defined by our love, our caring, and our courage". News reports said it was for her life insurance. "Americans dashed into a hail of bullets to rescue total strangers". Read More »

Republicans are open to banning 'bump stocks' used in Vegas massacre


Dianne FeinsteinInvestigators have said that 12 of the 47 guns found in Paddock's hotel suite were equipped with bump stocks, which enable rifles to fire hundreds of rounds per minute". "Mr. and Mrs. America, you have to stand up, you have to say enough is enough", Feinstein pleaded. "Ultimately, when Congress. looks at this, they'll start asking questions about why anybody needs this, and I think the answer is we have a Bill of Rights and not a Bill of Needs", Pratt said. Read More »

Trump says administration to discuss gun laws 'as time goes by'


Is it possible for someone to do the same thing in the UK? "Words used by Trump to describe hurricanes, mass shootings , poverty, etc. reveal an incredibly out of touch person incapable of empathy", Adam Best tweeted . What is the debate in America about? "Nobody is disputing law enforcement and first responders showing courage at the scene". The senator reiterated his support for banning semi-automatic rifles and bump stocks , and said he wants to start pushing for these changes ... Read More »

Iran's government has some pretty harsh words for Trump


Asked in a Senate hearing whether he thought this was in the national interest, he said that it was. Trump himself has verbally attacked the deal numerous times and is reportedly planning to refuse to certify Iranian compliance at a mid-October deadline under an American law. Read More »

Theresa May caught by prankster during nightmare speech to conference


Afterwards Mrs May quipped she was "just about to talk about someone I'd like to give a P45 to and that's Jeremy Corbyn " - to laughs and applause from the crowd. "Working people up and down this land. must be our only focus", she said. "One of the things that established itself very clearly was that the view of the party - of both parliamentary colleagues and activists - is that they regard, correctly, the responsibility of the Conservative Party to be effective and cool-headed in ... Read More »

DHS Official: Trump Admin Backs Path To Citizenship For Illegal Immigrants


He is one of almost 800,000 young immigrants in the USA who were approved for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA ) program since it was enacted in 2012. "We wanted people to open their eyes and to stop and take a look at what was going on around them", said event organizer and UNO student Madi Kleinschmit. Read More »

New York Yankees Advance To ALDS


The one outlier in that stretch was a three-inning, three-run outing against Minnesota on September 20, when the 23-year-old was pulled following a 46-pitch third inning. "Leading off the bottom of the first, I don't have much time to talk". "I wish I could have finished the last inning I was in, but I was happy to do what I was able to do". Read More »

Police discovered Las Vegas gunman's hotel location from smoke alarm — Stephen Paddock

He repeatedly promised the Second Amendment is "very very safe" with him. As he has done all week, Trump batted away questions about whether the shooting warranted taking a fresh look at tougher gun controls. Nor, necessarily, is loyalty. On guns, he hugged his base hard. And he has yet to let go. "I can't get into the mind of a psychopath", Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters and Mayor Carolyn Goodman described the gunman as "a crazed lunatic full of hate". Read More »

Pixel Buds Are Google's Wireless Answer to Apple AirPods

The camera can also click "Live Photos" by recording up to three seconds of footage. Pixel Buds will pair via Bluetooth to the new Pixel smartphones-and presumably any other devices that accept Bluetooth wireless earbuds. Coming in Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processor , the laptop can be configured with up to 16GB RAM and 512GB inbuilt storage . Both phones might come with "squeeze" interaction, USB-C charger and stereo speakers. Read More »

Chicagoans donate badly needed supplies for Puerto Rico


Ricardo Rossello . 16 versus literally thousands of people'. "You can be very proud of all your people". "Everyone around this table, and everyone watching, can be very proud of what's taking place in Puerto Rico ". She said she hoped new channels of communication with the White House "put in motion what is needed" to save lives. The governor made the announcement at a news conference following president Donald Trump's short visit to the USA territory to assess the storm's impact. Read More »

Important Factors to Analyse a Good Investment: General Motors Company (GM)


This ratio is calculated by dividing the market value of a company by cash from operating activities. The High end of the forecast is $1.66 per share, while the Low end is $1.25 per share. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh stated it has 0.61% in General Motors Company (NYSE:GM). The company's institutional ownership is monitored at 56.8 percent. Read More »