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Of The Most Insane Moments At Trump's Gun Control Bill Meeting


But Trump said to hell with those liberties Wednesday and suggested taking guns away from anyone who's "crazy". "They have less power over me", Trump told the lawmakers. "I'm not going to join the bandwagon of feel-good legislation", he said . Toomey told The Associated Press on Thursday that Trump "continues to be very interested in supporting and working with us", with the Manchin-Toomey bill as "the core legislative vehicle". Read More »

What's in play in Washington after Florida school shooting


No matter what gun laws are ultimately passed, Toomey said he doesn't think they'll be a silver bullet. "They have less power over me", Trump told the lawmakers. "Again, I come from a part of the country where, again, the only ones with guns are cops and bad guys", King said. "I'm not going to join the bandwagon of feel-good legislation", he said . Read More »

Two weeks after Florida massacre, U.S. moves slowly on gun control


At the White House, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, one of two Democrats to address Trump publicly, expressed his concerns over the idea of arming teachers as a response to the school shootings . The Republican party supports the right of individuals to own guns, seeing most restrictions as an infringement of the second amendment to the USA constitution, which governs the right to bear arms. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9+ achieves best smartphone camera in DxOMark ranking


In addition to Samsung Galaxy S9 series, the company will also launch the Samsung DeX using which you can establish connectivity with a large monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Sprint is selling the Galaxy S9 for $792 - $72 more than Samsung's pricing. The mid-range market is getting quite crowded which is great as it gives you a lot of choices. Read More »

After Conducting Searches, CBI Recovers Letter Of Undertaking From A Mumbai Chawl


The CBI on Wednesday arrested an internal chief auditor of the Punjab National Bank's Brady House branch . The CBI also said N.S. Kannan, executive director ICICI bank , is also being questioned. The CBI again wrote an e mail to Modi to contact the High Commission of the concerned country and said that the agency will arrange his travel. The alleged fraud perpetrated by jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi may be around Dollars 2 billion, over USD 204 million more than previously ... Read More »

Local gun shops react to Dick's Sporting Goods announcement


This is in response to the February 14 Parkland , Fla. high school shooting that left 17 people dead. We never have and never will sell bump stocks that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire more rapidly. "I'm getting exhausted of all these kids getting shot and killed", says William Anderson, another Dick's customer and a retired Marine. The decision by America's largest retailer is the latest by companies re-evaluating their relationship with the firearms industry. Read More »

Hope Hicks announces resignation as White House communications director


It's unclear at this point who will be the next communications director. Hicks won't leave immediately but she expected to depart in the next few weeks. She did not publicly fawn over Trump. Perhaps Trump's team made the calculation for her. Earlier in February, Hicks was thrust into the spotlight when then-White House staff secretary Rob Porter was accused of physical and emotional abuse by his two ex-wives. Read More »

Approaching storm could bring flooding, erosion


Central Massachusetts should see winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with some gusts of 40 to 45 miles per hour. Winds will be increasing Thursday night and peaking during the day Friday . The National Weather Service says communities from Pittsburgh east to Philadelphia and the Poconos will be affected. Inland areas will not experience such extreme wind , but will still see strong winds throughout this storm. Read More »

Trump Crosses Party Lines In Push For New Gun Reform


In the meeting, however, Trump bucked the GOP line and appeared to come to a position on gun control that is well outside Toomey's-and most Republicans'-comfort zone. In an extraordinary sit-down, some of which aired live on cable news outlets, Trump seemed to support expanding background checks to online and gun-show sales. Read More »

Eastern Ghouta residents 'mock' ceasefire as killing continues


In May a year ago, Russia , Iran and Turkey signed an agreement to set up de-escalation zones, in order to prevent airstrike-related incidents in some parts of Syria. TASS cited Zolotukhin as saying that rebels were continuing to shell the evacuation corridor from eastern Ghouta . "We are determined because otherwise this becomes the copycat of Aleppo ", de Mistura said, referring to a battle for besieged rebel-held eastern Aleppo in late 2016. Read More »

Hope Hicks leaves White House

There is a growing sense that Ms. Hicks may have come to the conclusion that she would be permanently contaminated by her association with all things Trump and that quitting may be the prudent thing to do. Panel members have interviewed the same witnesses during their months-long probe into Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, but they are at odds over whether Trump affiliates' actions and conversations were innocuous or potentially insidious. Read More »

Nearly 1400 Syrian civilians killed in February


However, even if convoys did arrive in Eastern Ghouta, they would only play a "limited" and "cosmetic" role in alleviating the suffering of almost five years of living under siege and fierce government shelling that has killed almost 600 people since February 18, said Katoub. Read More »

Trump still considering raising age to buy guns


Trump said yesterday that he looks at some of the things his son Barron watches and thinks, "How is that possible?'" After the meeting, Murphy, D-Conn., told reporters: "I'm anxious that this was the beginning and the end of the president's advocacy on this issue". Read More »

Winter Paralympics: North Korea to send team following talks


In a wide-ranging interview, Mnuchin also highlighted the administration's stance on North Korea , saying the Trump White House has more authority to issue sanctions than that of any previous president, and that sanctions should not take decades to achieve desired outcomes. Read More »

Trump Takes Unexpected Stance on Gun Control - Here's What He's Asking For


He called for tighter background checks, asked the GOP to shelve a hide and carry measure, and advocated for raising the age to buy weapons like the one used in Parkland . Trump said he didn't know much about the the bill and speculated that it "didn't have a lot of presidential backing". Trump showed some interest in the Fix NICS bill but was more interested in the topic of bump stocks. Read More »

Putin says Russian Federation has 'invisible' nuclear weapons, missile


She added that US missile defenses are not designed with Russia's nuclear arsenal in mind, and Moscow knows this "very well". "That's something that we certainly didn't enjoy watching". Lawmakers were quick to criticize the Russian leader's address . He said that Russian Federation is not violating current arms control agreements with its weapons work. Read More »

Stocks sink after Trump announces plans for steel tariffs


Trump, speaking after a meeting with USA steel and aluminum makers, said the duties would be formally announced next week. Several key allies attacked Trump's move, saying their countries' imports posed no national security risk to the United States because of political relationships. Read More »

The 5 Most Notable Moments of the 2018 Winter Olympics


Loved the energy that everyone brought to closing ceremonies. But two more Russian athletes tested positive in Pyeongchang in the past two weeks. Both Rippon and Kenworthy hoped that being two of the first openly gay athletes at the Olympics will help future athletes feel comfortable enough to come out. Read More »

Cross-country skiing: Historic Bjoergen storms to mass start gold


However, the fairytale of South Korea's smash-hit "Garlic Girls" women's curling team ended in a stinker, as they lost the final 8-3 against Sweden. Hungary had an historic night, too. Canadian skier Dave Duncan is being investigated after three Canadians allegedly stole a auto while drunk and drove it to the athletes village at the Pyeongchang Olympics, the CBC is reporting. Read More »

MWC: the Nokia 8110 from the Matrix appeared in a new guise

HMD Global had a great start with their Nokia line up a year ago, and it looks like they are keen not to lose any of that momentum. In a chat with Gadgets 360 , Ajey Mehta - Vice President India - HMD Global , said that out of the five phones announced, the first one to come to India will be the Nokia 1 . Read More »

Protests as North Korean delegation arrives at the Olympics


Dining with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the presidential Blue House on Friday, Ivanka echoed her father's call for "maximum pressure" on North Korea into giving up its nuclear programme and missile tests. " Phase Two may be a very rough thing". Risch said he has no plans to meet with North Korean officials before he leaves Pyeongchang for Washington on Monday. Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact surface ahead of MWC debut


We've never really been sure why that's something you'd want to do but if it is, the good news is you can now do it with both the rear and the front-facing camera . "This time around, Sony has stuck with a single rear camera setup, a 19MP f/2.0 unit with the company's proprietary Exmor RS 1/2.3" sensor and 5-axis stabilization. Read More »

NKorea says open to talks with United States, condemns sanctions


Trump and Kim sat close to each other in the VIP area. Trump was seated just metres from Kim at the Olympics closing ceremony, and the two watched as athletes from North Korea waved their own flag - a rare sight in South Korea. Perish the thought, some said, but Moon's government stayed the course. Mnuchin reportedly said she has been part of the team, had dinner with Moon and "had a private discussion in advance about this occurring". Read More »

Highlights of Day 15 at the Pyeongchang Olympics


International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach , just before declaring the games closed, addressed North and South Korean cooperation at the closing ceremony , saying: "You have shown how sport builds bridges". Sweden, on the other hand, won gold in both 2006 and 2010, and silver in 2014. "On behalf of all Canadians, I congratulate all our Olympic athletes". Read More »

N. Korean Cheering Squad to Return Home Monday after Olympics


During that incident, Yong-chol was head of North Korea's reconnaissance bureau, which is tasked with overseas intelligence gathering. Still, President Donald Trump said on Friday the U.S. The US knows that North Korea is not going to renounce its nuclear ambitions because of such punitive measures. Team USA skier Gus Kenworthy made headlines Sunday for a tweet criticizing Ivanka Trump's decision to attend the Olympic closing ceremonies . Read More »

Trump says school guards don't 'love the children' as much as teachers

President Donald Trump is continuing to talk about the possibility of arming teachers , saying he means concealed weapons for "gun adept teachers with military or special training experience - only the best". When it comes to legislation, the Association also urges the General Assembly to ensure that unauthorized weapons are not allowed on school property. Read More »

U.S. teachers say #ArmMeWith resources, not guns


This shouldn't happen. We go to the airport, I can't get on a plane with a bottle of water, but we leave some animal to walk into a school and shoot our children. The response was universal, even from educators who are gun owners: Teachers don't want to be armed, we want to teach. The 2nd amendment, I believe was for defense, and I fully respect that, like I said, but these [assault rifles] are not weapons of defense. Read More »