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People Nobel Peace Prize awarded to ICAN campaign to end nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Nobel Peace Prize awarded to ICAN campaign to end nuclear weapons

In a statement on Facebook , ICAN called the prize "a tribute to the tireless efforts of many millions of campaigners and concerned citizens worldwide who, ever since the dawn of the atomic age, have loudly protested nuclear weapons, insisting that they can serve no legitimate objective and must be forever banished from the face of our earth".

People Daughter of leading audit firm's partner found dead
Author: 0 Daughter of leading audit firm's partner found dead

Pallavi Vikamsey was returning home from a law firm in Fort where she was interning. Pallavi was last seen at CSMT station around 6 pm from where she boarded a train to Thane as per her daily routine. "Today, her relatives confirmed her as Pallavi Vikamsey", said DCP Samadhan Pawar, spokesperson of GRP (Central Railway). "We found body of a woman on tracks between Parel and Currey road yesterday at around 7.30 pm".

Author: 0 Did the Las Vegas shooter have an accomplice?

Paddock , a 64-year-old Mesquite resident with no criminal background, killed 58 people and injured over 500 in what has become the deadliest shooting in modern US history. Danley said she hadn't perceived any indication that Paddock was planning to commit a mass shooting , adding she was "devastated" for those who were killed or hurt in the shooting.

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation to question Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend on motive behind massacre

Danley was named a person of interest in the early aftermath of the shooting, but officers with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department soon said they had spoken to her and she was cleared. Danley lived with Paddock in Mesquite, Nevada, northeast of Las Vegas . The girlfriend of the killer of Las Vegas , Marie Danley, was still in the Philippines when Stephen Paddock was machine-gunned in his hotel room a crowd gathered for an outdoor concert, killing 58 people and injuring ...

People Bump stocks are selling out in the USA after Las Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Bump stocks are selling out in the USA after Las Vegas shooting

In a statement released Thursday, NRA officials said that the group "believes that devices created to allow semi-automatic rifles to function like fully-automatic rifles should be subject to additional regulations". "I don't think this should be politicized and viewed as an opportunity to try to limit the second amendment rights of law-abiding citizens", Cornyn said.

People 10km from Doklam face-off site, Chinese troops widen existing road
Author: 0 10km from Doklam face-off site, Chinese troops widen existing road

Despite the disengagement from the face-off site at the Doklam plateau on August 28, India and China continue to maintain stepped up military forces near the India-China-Bhutan tri-junction. Indian troops objected to it and stopped the Chinese from building the road. It has also been said that the number of Chinese troops seems to be gradually increasing at the Doklam plateau, due to which India too may need to boost its presence in the region.

People Sasikala released on parole from Bengaluru jail
Author: 0 Sasikala released on parole from Bengaluru jail

Following this, Sasikala applied for emergency parole on Wednesday with the required documents. While Sasikala had applied for 15-day parole earlier this week, her first application was rejected on technical grounds as medical documents belonging to Natarajan had not been certified by a gazetted officer.

People IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal; 5 killed
Author: 0 IAF chopper crashes in Arunachal; 5 killed

As per the recent reports, an Indian Air Force MI-17 helicopter reportedly crashed near Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh in the wee hours of Friday morning. The Mi-17V-5 has a maximum speed of 250km/h, and a standard range of 580km, which can be extended to 1,065km when fitted with two auxiliary fuel tanks.

People DACA renewal deadline is today
Author: 0 DACA renewal deadline is today

The deadline applies to roughly 154,200 recipients whose benefits are set to expire prior to March 5, 2018. The City of Portland is spending $50,000 to help DACA recipients re-apply for protections and get legal advice. "And we need people who care about us and our friends to step up alongside us", said Hernandez. The local chapter of a national dreamer organization called United We Dream called for demonstrations in front of U.S.

People Sixteen people die in passenger bus hit by train in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Sixteen people die in passenger bus hit by train in Russian Federation

The state-run TASS news agency, meanwhile, quoted a regional health official as saying that the death toll had reached 19. The figure was confirmed by Russia's Investigative Committee which said it had opened an inquiry. All of the dead were onboard the bus. Kazakhistan Foreign Ministry spokesman Anuar Zhainakov said that two Kazakh nationals were the drivers of the bus.

People Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented'
Author: 0 Donald Trump calls Las Vegas gunman 'demented'

The shooter, identified by police as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock , was a divorced retiree who lived in nearby Mesquite, Nevada. "I told my family that when he comes in here, I will stand to shake my president's hand". The White House has released talking points on gun control to Republican allies, urging them to avoid any suggestions of more gun laws . But the president also acknowledged the magnitude of the loss of life and the shock of an evening of music and celebration ending in ...

People Security guard sets nursery on fire, kills 5 toddlers
Author: 0 Security guard sets nursery on fire, kills 5 toddlers

The mayor of Janauba - population 70,000 - declared seven days of mourning. About 50 people were hospitalized with injuries, said Bruno Ataide Santos, director of the local hospital. "I was thinking of changing nursery schools because we are preparing to move". He was reported to have mental health issues. "This could have been worse because the babies' room was in the hall next door".

Author: 0 Aurora to Vegas: Shooters exploit limited laws to get guns

Numerous 23 guns found with Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock were modified with bump stocks . The devices, called " bump stocks " or the brand name Slide Fire, modify semi-automatic rifles such as an AR-15-style rifle so that they can be fired rapidly such as an automatic rifle, which the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives banned in 1986.

Author: 0 Trump targets Senate intel committee over Russian Federation probe

But what's clear is that the press conference did not absolve the Trump campaign from the collusion issue, something that Trump has repeatedly dismissed as "fake news". Richard Burr , the committee's Republican chairman, told CNN that he would be holding news organizations "accountable" for false reporting on the Russian Federation investigation.

People Las Vegas shooter had devices to allow fully automatic gunfire
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooter had devices to allow fully automatic gunfire

Paddock shot his prey from up high and watched them scatter, like ants, like animals. He told NBC Connecticut that if he knew about them during the time the bill was drafted, he would've "absolutely" added them to the legislation. It was a surprising shift for the leading gun industry group, which in recent years has resolutely opposed any gun regulations. The Las Vegas shooter used the device.

People New rules aim to curb payday loan abuses
Author: 0 New rules aim to curb payday loan abuses

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Thursday finalized wide-ranging rules targeting the billions of dollars in fees collected by payday lenders offering high-cost, short-term loans. The CFPB rules were focused on preventing " debt traps ", director Richard Cordray said in a statement. In Washington state, the industry has shriveled since tough restrictions were enacted in 2009.

Author: 0 Rep Curbelo Introducing Bill to Ban Bump Stocks

If a semiautomatic rifle enhanced with a " bump stock " shoots like an automatic rifle and sounds like an automatic rifle, then it should be considered an automatic rifle. A semi-automatic weapon requires one trigger pull for each round fired, while one trigger pull on a fully automatic firearm can unleash continuous rounds until the magazine is empty.

People Sorrow, But Little Appetite For New Laws Among Nevada Gun Enthusiasts
Author: 0 Sorrow, But Little Appetite For New Laws Among Nevada Gun Enthusiasts

And all automatic upgrade kits should be totally banned. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is working with the FBI to assess Paddock's weapons. The argument is that these killers want their 15 minutes of fame and newspapers and TV give it to them. Patrolman Waller pleaded guilty in 1990, and he and an accomplice were sentenced to 18 years in prison.

People Winston looks forward to play against Brady
Author: 0 Winston looks forward to play against Brady

With a win over Tampa Bay on Thursday, Brady - who now has 185 career regular-season victories as a starting QB - would tie Hall of Famer Brett Favre and Peyton Manning for the most in National Football League history (186). Winston answered his critics on Sunday with three touchdowns and a drive to move the Bucs into position for a game-winning field goal against the Giants, and he has passed for over 300 yards in each of the last two games.

People Cuomo orders NY state flags to half-staff for Vegas shooting
Author: 0 Cuomo orders NY state flags to half-staff for Vegas shooting

Members of Congress reacted and responded Monday to the deadly shooting in Las Vegas . Blumenthal said, "Although many details of this mass shooting remain unclear, one thing is certain: Yet again, we are watching in horror as another American community is torn apart by the awful devastation wrought by a gunman".

Author: 0 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Preview and Prediction

The depleted Tar Heel roster will attempt to stop an Irish team that has dominated competition for most of the season. Notre Dame runs the ball effectively, as well. Injuries have decimated the UNC offense. Their third rushing option for the Tar Heels in 2016 was Quarterback Mitch Trubisky. He's also rushed for 40 yards on five carries.

Author: 0 NRA Calls for Additional Gun Control Following Las Vegas Massacre

Created to enable a semi-automatic weapon to fire like a fully automatic weapon, bump stocks are usually available for purchase on the Internet but Walmart and Cabela's- two of the nation's largest gun sellers - appear to have discontinued bump stock sales early Wednesday.

People NSW Premier and PM lead the charge for tougher terror laws
Author: 0 NSW Premier and PM lead the charge for tougher terror laws

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said her government hoped the new database would be in place in time for next year's Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. "Some people have the luxury of being able to have that notional debate.Those of us in positions of leadership do not have that luxury". "The states are in violent agreement on this", NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said ahead of the special national security summit in Canberra.

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