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by | October 06, 2017 | 18:43

Commercial flights from DC to NY, for example, can take as long as an hour, and who knows what might happen if the Treasury Secretary were out of touch that long when he was needed for an emergency 25th Amendment call? Mnuchin spoke to business leaders in Louisville and visited Fort Knox, the site of significant USA gold reserves.

by | October 06, 2017 | 18:40

The Obama administration's push for the law resulted in an avalanche of lawsuits filed against the action by right-wing and religious organizations. Colleges and universities with religious objections that provide health insurance for students may also be exempt from the contraceptive mandate according to the new rule.

by | October 06, 2017 | 18:18

He tells 90.7's Nicole Darden Creston the influx will likely be concentrated in central Florida and evaluates possible effects from an economic perspective. Silver Wrapper is working with Pretty Lights and we are hopeful to reschedule the event to take place in 2018. "The devastation wrought by Maria in Puerto Rico and the U.S.

by | October 06, 2017 | 18:06

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said October 4. The agreement was reached during talks in Washington between US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and South Korean trade minister Kim Hyun-chong, according to South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.

by | October 06, 2017 | 18:00

A suicide bomber has killed at least 18 and wounded 26 others after blowing himself up at the gate to a religious shrine in a remote part of Pakistan, authorities told CNN. Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti said that if the attacker had managed to enter the shrine, the death toll would have been much higher. Deash terrorist group on Friday claimed responsibility for a suspected suicide blast at a shrine in southwest province of Balochistan.

by | October 06, 2017 | 17:39

Rep. Democratic representatives Ruben Gallego of Arizona and Beto O'Rourke of Texas introduced "The Protecting the Property Rights of Border Landowners Act" which will prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney general from using eminent domain to acquire land for the objective of constructing a wall along the U.S.

by | October 06, 2017 | 17:25

Knights, 23, who lives near Brisbane in Queensland, told Australia's Channel 9 that he spent time in Las Vegas with Paddock and Danley a few months ago. Paddock's brother Eric said he could not understand how he got to the point of shooting at the festival. Authorities found nearly two dozen guns in Paddock's hotel room, along with "bump stock" devices that can allow a rifle to fire continuously, like an automatic weapon.

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:52

In total, 47 firearms were recovered from Paddock's hotel suite, his home in Mesquite, and another property associated with him in Reno, Nevada. According to the report, Paddock did not show up for the reservations. "As you saw earlier this week the city conducts extensive public safety planning and training around major events, in close coordination with our law enforcement partners, to ensure public safety".

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:46

Andrew Flintoff has ramped up the Ashes rhetoric by declaring England's current Test side the best "we've ever had" and that "it's not a case of England winning - it's by how many". "The selectors believe he will add to the range of options and the squad will be further supported by the arrival of the Lions in Australia in November".

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:49

An expansive approach to the Second Amendment , though, can result in people shot to death. Repealing the " right to bear arms" is long overdue and only becomes more apparent after each senseless mass shooting carried out by a hateful or mentally unstable person who got their hands on a deadly weapon.

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:45

A Baltimore school was evacuated Thursday after some students complained about a unusual order and said they had difficulty breathing. Several students and staff were evaluated by EMTs, and five were taken to the hospital as a precaution, the school said.

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:37

Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins discusses this. "Our members are concerned about (budget) balance and they're also concerned about the debt and deficits". They're sticking it to everybody in this country that they can except for the wealthy, of course. Donald Trump claims that his tax plan helps the middle class.

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:33

Police also confirmed reports that Paddock had rented a room in the city a week before he carried out the mass shooting . (Web Desk) - A day after the deadliest shooting massacre in the history of United States, authorities are still piecing together the 64-year-old Stephen Paddock's motive behind firing into a crowd of thousands during a country music festival from a Las Vegas hotel room.

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:17

Police say, along with the bump stock device, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock had 23 guns in a hotel room overlooking the Route 91 Harvest music festival . Representative Carlos Curbelo (R-Florida) said Thursday he plans to introduce a piece of bipartisan legislation to ban the bump stocks. Dear Editor: I see that our state Republicans are trying to make it legal for people to carry guns without permits or training.

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:17

An NNPC spokesman has said the state oil company is awaiting written confirmation of the motion from the Senate before making any comment. Experts say the power tussle between the minister and NNPC boss could threaten reforms in the oil industry.

by | October 06, 2017 | 16:11

Bangladesh still plans to expand a massive settlement in the south to accommodate almost the 900,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees that have streamed into the country from Myanmar. Turkey has been at the forefront of providing aid to Rohingya refugees and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has raised the issue at the UN. The Rohingya Muslims are not recognized as citizens by Myanmar and are largely seen as illegal immigrants originating from Bangladesh.

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:56

The Indian President graced and addressed the India-Ethiopia Business Dialogue, organised to commemorate the 12th Anniversary of the India Business Forum in Addis Ababa on 5 October 2017. Prior to that, agreements in trade, and communication, information and media were signed by the pertinent officials of Ethiopia and India. Ethiopia has been the largest recipient of Indian concessional lines of credit in Africa, with over $1 billion committed.

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:36

While it gained momentum, Amit Shah had to abandon it on Thursday for a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi , CNN News18 reported. However, a report in the Deccan Herald had said that the visit was postponed as the RSS believed that the state BJP leaders are not committed to strengthening the party.

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:28

Honeypreet Insaan proved tough to interrogate when Haryana Special Investigation Team asked her 40 odd questions. " Haryana Police and the Khattar government were never interested in arresting Honeypreet Insan, who moved from one place to another, right under the nose of Haryana Police, which was instructed by its political bosses to let her move around freely and fearlessly".

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:31

The top pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett , will finally make his season debut this week against the New York Jets. Novak has appeared in 111 career games for the Chargers, Redskins , Cardinals , Chiefs and Texans . "Like I said, I just want to be a good teammate".

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:30

When I reached home, I received information that around 30-40 farmers have been detained by police at Dehat police station. 18 farmers in Maharashtra's Yavatmal district have been killed over the past few weeks due to pesticide inhalation, and 467 others have been hospitalised.

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:26

The Sunday night rampage killed at least 59 people and injured 527, some from gunfire and some from a chaotic escape. Earlier during his visit, Trump visited the victims in the hospital and said during his conference, "When the worst of humanity strikes - and strike it did - the best of humanity responds".

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:28

Top House Republicans had already indicated they were open to a conversation on restricting bump stocks - something reiterated by White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders in Thursday's press briefing - and Sen. "There will certainly be a time for that policy discussion to take place", Sanders said the day after the killings, "but that's not the place that we're in at this moment".

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:27

Here are eight charts that tell the story of our divided culture on guns - and the violent acts carried out with them. We've linked to their studies below. "I think you need to be unapologetic about that". "We don't seem to ever know what President Trump will do", Dix said. "I know this feeling of heartbreak and horror too well".

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:23

Under federal law, buyers must first pay a $200 transfer fee and submit to fingerprinting and a federal background check, a process that can take around a year to complete. No one will tell you that Republicans and Democrats are going to see eye to eye now. "If somebody can essentially convert a semi-automatic to an automatic weapon by buying one of these and utilizing it, and cause the kind of mayhem and mass casualties that we saw in Las Vegas, that's something of obvious concern that we ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:26

The GOP's failure to act "is about money", Pelosi said after a rally Wednesday morning outside the Capitol. It was a routine news conference for GOP leadership, with one notable exception. The bill was expected to come up for a vote as soon as this week. The congressional inaction underscored the power of the NRA and the political stakes for lawmakers who maintain their support for the constitutional right to bear arms and fear any challenge to their fealty.

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:25

An agent in charge of the ATF investigation into the mass shooting in Las Vegas said the shooter had a dozen bump stocks in his hotel room. She added: "It's very easy for Mrs Clinton to criticise and come out but I think we need to remember the only person with blood on their hands is...

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:27

B'nai B'rith worldwide said it is "well past time for meaningful, bipartisan gun violence legislation in this country". "We can not fathom their pain, we can not imagine their loss", Trump said of those who lost loved ones in the massacre.

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:24

President Donald Trump touched down in Las Vegas , Nevada, Wednesday afternoon, and just as suspected, he completely dodged questions about gun violence . President Donald Trump leaving Washington for Las Vegas . B'nai B'rith global said it is "well past time for meaningful, bipartisan gun violence legislation in this country".

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:25

In its first statement since the mass shooting in Las Vegas , the National Rifle Association (NRA ) has called for additional regulations on " bump stocks " - the devices that likely allowed the Las Vegas gunman to fire faster, killing more people.

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:23

B'nai B'rith worldwide said it is "well past time for meaningful, bipartisan gun violence legislation in this country". "We are with you 100 percent". "It shows what true professionalism is all about", he added". Trump, a Republican who firmly aligned himself with gun rights advocates during last year's presidential campaign, was asked on Tuesday whether it was time to debate gun control measures.

by | October 06, 2017 | 15:25

Trump said he invited some of the patients to come to Washington to visit the White House. The National Rifle Association says the " bump stocks " device that the Las Vegas shooter used to turn semi-automatic rifles into fully automated weapons should be "subject to additional regulations".

by | October 06, 2017 | 14:10

Hopefully, YouTube's new ranking system will fare better than whatever Google News was employing as recently as last week. Next to these videos, YouTube also continued to promote related content with blatant propaganda and false news. The video, which has been viewed more than 300,000 times, was on the first page of results for a generic search yesterday, according to reports, but it appeared to have been relegated when The Times ran a search this morning.

by | October 06, 2017 | 13:13

The Geneva-based organization ICAN "has been a driving force in prevailing upon the world's nations to pledge to cooperate ... in efforts to stigmatize, prohibit and eliminate nuclear weapons", committee chairwoman Berit Reiss-Andersen said in the announcement.

by | October 06, 2017 | 12:57

There were 80 children in the day care when the incident happened, and the police have confirmed four children and a teacher have died, while nine others are in a critical condition. Evacuation would have been more hard. The fire was started by a security guard working at the facility, according to Brazilian state news agency, who allegedly set the facility ablaze before torching himself.