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His comments came after the mass shooting that killed at least 59 people and wounded hundreds more. "There are, and the thoughts and prayers of politicians are cruelly hollow if they are paired with legislative indifference". The partisan divide over guns starts with ownership: 44 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents own guns, compared to just 20 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents.
  • Trump administration divided over Iran nuclear deal

    Trump administration divided over Iran nuclear deal

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    It was hardly the first time that Tillerson , who is widely reported to be frustrated in the job, has publicly split with the president . The U.S. "I think it is an imperfect arms-control agreement - it's not a friendship treaty", Mattis said at the time. "When America gives her word, we have to live up to it and work with our allies", he said then.
  • USA forces killed during ambush in Niger

    USA forces killed during ambush in Niger

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    Africa Command says the forces were with a joint U.S. and Nigerien patrol north of Niamey, near the Mali border, when they came under hostile fire. It was unclear who fired on the USA and US -backed forces, the official said. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly briefed President Donald Trump on the attack, according to Reuters. "The emphasis. will now shift south", he said.
  • San Juan mayor wears 'nasty' shirt during TV interview

    San Juan mayor wears 'nasty' shirt during TV interview

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    In true Trumpian fashion, the president responded as only he could - with a Twitter storm. But Cruz still was critical of Trump himself in an interview with CNN. He pledged an all-out effort to help Puerto Rico . The president is expected to spend more than five hours on the ground, meeting with first responders, local officials and some of the residents struggling to recover from a hurricane that, in the president's words, left the island USA territory "flattened".
  • Sacramento State student government donates $10K to DACA renewal fund

    Sacramento State student government donates $10K to DACA renewal fund

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    The scramble has been intense in some places. On her own time , she said , she's also building an organization that would help connect entrepreneurs with investors. "You know why? Because the American people are there". "So the president believes they should be allowed to stay", Sen. "And we know that 95% of DACA recipients are working or are in school", Feinstein said.
  • National Anthem Mandatory In Madrasas, Allahabad HC Backs UP Government

    National Anthem Mandatory In Madrasas, Allahabad HC Backs UP Government

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    Earlier on the Independence day , Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had ordered all the madarsas to mandatorily sing the national anthem in the facility and hoist the India national flag. However many madrasas had vehemently disagreed with the government's order and did not sing the national anthem. A circular in this regard was issued by Rahul Gupta, Registrar, UP Madrasa Shiksha Parishad to 8,000 madrassas recognised by the Paishad and 560 others that are government-aided.
  • BJP carries out protest march in Delhi

    BJP carries out protest march in Delhi

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    As many as 120 BJP workers have been killed in Kerala so far, the BJP has alleged. "CPI (M) and the people of Kerala and Bengal will give a befitting reply to activities of BJP democratically", Mr Yechury said. Union Minister of State (Finance) Shivprasad Shukla, Kerala superstar and BJP MP Suresh Gopi and party General Secretary Arun Singh are among those taking part in the yatra.
  • Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting

    Sen. Gillibrand blasts Congress after Las Vegas shooting

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    Murphy was also active on Twitter , accusing gun control opponents of "cowardice" and insisting that "Congress' inaction has made us complicit" in Sunday's murders. Although America's unique relationship to guns sits at the forefront of the national psyche, gun culture in the USA is often seen as an outlier globally.
  • Kamal Haasan meets fans amid speculation of forming a political party

    Kamal Haasan meets fans amid speculation of forming a political party

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    After a meeting with fans at his Chennai's residence, movie-demigod Kamal Haasan has made a decision to kick-start his political career on his birthday next month. He has also been overtly critical of the AIADMK , triggering counter-criticism from the ruling party. Tamil superstar Rajinikanth will bring "a lot of change" when he will enter politics, his wife Latha Rajinikanth predictive.
  • Extremists reject Russian Federation claim it injured top leader

    Extremists reject Russian Federation claim it injured top leader

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    He said recent attacks on Syrian regime forces were all made "from a 50-kilometer zone around At-Tanf on the Syrian-Jordan border" where the USA -led coalition is operating a garrison. October 4:The Russian Defence Ministry has said that Abu Mohammad al-Julani, the leader of Al-Nusra, has been critically injured in an airstrike carried out by the Russian Air Force as a part of an intelligence-led special operation, while he was meeting his commanders in Idlib province in Syria, the Russian ...
  • Warning Wirral could be hit by 60mph gales

    Warning Wirral could be hit by 60mph gales

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    The Met Office says that westerly winds will bring gusts of 40-50 miles per hour - and of more than 60mph in some areas. The strong westerly winds will be at their height from 9pm on Wednesday, and will continue until about 9am on Thursday.
  • Former Presidents Headline Event To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

    Former Presidents Headline Event To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

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    The concert will feature the country music band Alabama, along with Texas musicians Lyle Lovett, Robert Earl Keen and the Gatlin Brothers. Tickets for the concert are on sale here . George H.W. Bush is a part-time Houston resident and has been working with the other presidents on relief fundraising since Hurricane Harvey decimated Texas' largest city.
  • Few support partisan gerrymandering

    Few support partisan gerrymandering

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    Justices including Ruth Bader Ginsburg said it was time for the Supreme Court to step in and stop partisan gerrymandering, though Chief Justice John Roberts said he anxious that the court itself would be seen as partisan if it started striking down voting districts, the New York Times reports.
  • Pregnant Woman's Death 'Not Suspicious'

    Pregnant Woman's Death 'Not Suspicious'

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    The small fire is believed to have broken out at the house at Whitepark Road, around two miles from the seaside town, at around 5.30pm yesterday. There was some tragic news announced late last night as police in the North have confirmed that a young pregnant woman sadly died in a house fire in Co Antrim.
  • Lee Nelson hands Theresa May a P45 during keynote speech

    Lee Nelson hands Theresa May a P45 during keynote speech

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    Her announcement of draft legislation for a cap on standard variable gas and electricity tariffs left shares in energy companies tumbling on the markets. The prankster - identified in media reports as comedian Simon Brodkin - handed May a P45, the form given to people being laid off, as she was addressing the Conservative conference in Manchester.
  • Feral Cats Are Killing Millions Of Native Aussie Birds Each Year

    Feral Cats Are Killing Millions Of Native Aussie Birds Each Year

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    The kitty carnage targeted more than 338 species of birds - almost half of Australia's native species - including 71 on the endangered species list, like the spotted quail thrush, the squatter pigeon and night parrot. This is the first study of its kind that looks at the risk feral cats pose to Australia's threatened animals. "We also looked at the traits that were more likely to make a bird susceptible to cats".
  • Isolated incident at SC prison

    Isolated incident at SC prison

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    The South Carolina Department of Corrections said that the incident only impacted the individual unit and that all prisoners were contained. South Carolina Department of Corrections said all staff from the McCormick County Correctional Institution are safe and accounted for.
  • Taylor Swift lyrics used on U.S. road safety signs

    Taylor Swift lyrics used on U.S. road safety signs

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    In 2016, the total was over 400 deaths, prompting increased efforts to reduce the number of deaths associated with unwise cell phone use. That cultural capital wasn't lost on decision-makers at the Iowa Department of Transportation , who have co-opted Taylor's lyrics to stop distracted drivers.