The Diamondbacks eventually were no match for the Los Angeles Dodgers but a 93-69 record should be capable of winning divisions yet the team was forced to settle for the top Wild Card . Their opponent still remains a mystery, however, as they'll face whoever wins the National League wild-card game. The one-game wild card playoff creates an interesting situation for both clubs.
The support to further regulate "bump stocks" includes pro-gun Republican lawmakers who usually shy from even discussing guns rules and, perhaps even more surprisingly, the politically powerful National Rifle Association . Unlike automatic firearms, which fire continuously while the trigger is pulled, semi-automatic weapons fire one round per trigger-pull. Legislators of both parties have suggested bump stocks should be controlled more tightly or banned altogether.
She said she voluntarily flew back to the Philippines because she wanted to fully co-operate with the FBI and Las Vegas police investigation. Stephen Paddock , the gunman who killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 from a Las Vegas Strip hotel, had cameras inside his room and in a food cart outside his room, Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said Tuesday.
The neighbours are concerned their own Kurdish minorities could seek to break away. The Iraqi government has also imposed a ban on direct global flights to and from the Kurdish region. Kirkuk is one of a number of areas under Kurdish control but claimed by Baghdad because they are outside of the designated territory of the autonomous Kurdish region.
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Facebook will be buying the energy under a new renewable-energy tariff the social media company worked with the utility, Dominion Energy Virginia, to create. The proposed tariff would be borne only by Facebook and other large customers who choose to pay it to ensure that their electricity consumption is offset by renewable fuels for generation, he said.
The American flag flies at half-staff Tuesday at the downtown Alton McDonald's restaurant in honor of the 59 people killed in the Sunday mass shooting in Las Vegas. In a statement today, the NRA said the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives should immediately review whether bump stocks comply with federal law.
In his address, Raj Thackeray claimed that Suresh Prabhu was replaced by Piyush Goyal as the Railway Minister only to push through the Bullet Train project. "It seems our own railway is enough to kill people". People had lot of expectations from Modi, however, he had failed to keep upto the expectations and aspirations of people.
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". The president of the Connecticut Citizens Defense League, Scott Wilson, called bump stocks gimmicky devices and said evil will always find a way. The NRA's position is to punt a flashy object into an opaque agency process that it can manage, while at the same time instructing Congress to pass ...
They said it was neither feasible nor realistic, besides being anti-democratic. "It will do, provided law is changed and there is consensus among parties", he said. 1115 crores, the same for the year 2014 more than tripled to about Rs. 3870 crores". "If there is a situation which calls for a mid-term poll as far as Parliament is concerned, then should we all go for mid-term poll in the states because the mandate is for five years", he said.
Some behavioral experts have wondered whether the 64-year-old Paddock suffered from some kind of brain abnormality or had a terminal illness that prompted him to lash out. Baker adds that police officials based in Boston are "fully plugged in" to the investigation and are in contact with Las Vegas authorities. Australian media said she was on holiday in the Philippines with three girlfriends.
The president has yet to react to Brown's signing of the Sanctuary State bill but in the past has threatened to defund cities that defied his immigration directives. Roughly 2.3 million undocumented immigrants live in California, the largest population in the nation compared with other states. California's Democratic Senate leader Kevin de Leon had introduced the bill in response to concerns in immigrant communities about President Trump's tough campaign comments and statements on ...
The victim died at the scene. Officers who arrived at the building discovered a man who had been shot in the head, the police said. The building was evacuated as police in tactical gear streamed in, Chopper 4 over the scene showed. Despite fears at the scene that multiple people had been shot, the NYPD said the two people were killed are the only victims. "Talking to some of the workers so far, they said he was a bit of a hothead, and he was dismissed about two days ago.
The ship, according to the Post, was being run by a North Korean crew and had "unknown cargo shrouded by heavy tarps". USA authorities spotted a freight ship named Jie Shun flying a Cambodian flag which was carrying a huge arms cache was secretly heading from North Korea to Egypt forcing Cairo to sieze it, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.
Lankesh's mother, Indira, said, "It's an honour for my daughter". The global award is named after Russian journalist, Anna Politkovskaya, who was killed in 2006 in Moscow for her courageous and vocal defence of the plight faced by civilians suffering in the war in Chechnya.
The European Commission has confirmed it is to take Ireland to court for failing to collect €13 billion in back-taxes it found had not been paid to the nation by technology giant Apple . It ruled at the time that the company had received illegal state aid. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager , who has other big United States tech companies in her sights, has taken a tough line on multinational companies' approach to tax.
The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss planning for the event. If Trump declines to certify Iran's compliance with the accord, U.S. When Mattis was asked by a senator whether he thought staying in the deal was in the USA national security interest, he replied: "Yes, senator, I do".
In 2013, NSA contractor Edward Snowden disclosed numerous agency's most important surveillance programs and, last year, NSA contractor Harold Martin was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for allegedly amassing a large cache of highly-classified documents at his home.
Speaking to reporters from the lobby of the University Medical Center, Mr Trump said he and first lady Melania had met "some of the most fantastic people" and invited those injured to visit him at the White House . "Some were very, very badly wounded". He said bump stocks are not illegal because they do not make the weapon fully automatic. Over the weekend, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz blasted Trump, saying "we are dying, and you are killing us with the inefficiency".
The dollar amounts are significant. Those institutions, along with many others, receive funding from Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, which is missing out on about $50,000 a month because of the drafting error. This week, we failed to do so. There may be a bill ready to go, but it will be missing two of SB 267's primary sponsors. "These tactics only divide us and fuel cynicism", Hickenlooper said in a statement.
Not that the proverbial long knives within the Democratic Party haven't come out for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in the past, but now even MSNBC is suggesting, in no uncertain terms, it's time for her to go. Pelosi "is focused on winning back the House, and anything else is a distraction from our path to the majority", Hammill said. She served as House speaker from 2007 to 2011, and has remained atop her caucus ever since as minority leader.
A US congressman who sponsored legislation criminalizing late-term abortion announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election next year, after a report revealed he urged his mistress to have an abortion . "I ask you to respect our privacy during this time ". Murphy built much of his career in Congress on his public pro-life stance. In a January 25 text message obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Edwards said Murphy had "zero issue posting your pro-life stance all over the ...
She reportedly met Paddock after separating from her ex-husband, Geary Danley in 2013. On or hand, federal authorities said that paddock was also investigating a $100 million cash transfer that he made to a bank account in Philippines last week.
Cosgrave served as a member of parliament from 1943 to 1981. Arrangements have yet to be confirmed but a full state funeral is expected. "I also want to express my sympathies with the leader of Fine Gael, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD and to the Fine Gael party on the death of their former leader".
Yadav had allegedly got the land from companies - a return for the favours they received during his tenure as the railway minister. Senior party leader Jagdanand Singh presided over the meeting in the presence of Rabri Devi, wife of Mr. Tejashwi was the Deputy Chief Minister at the time, and his alleged involvement had led to the breaking of ties between the RJD and Nitish Kumar's JDU.