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by | March 28, 2018 | 01:28

That was when Donald Trump's surprise election victory in the United States led to a sudden drop in U.S. firearms demand, which had been, until then, high, as gun owners stockpiled in anticipation of a Hillary Clinton presidency. All of this said, firearm background checks, a loose proxy for gun sales, have remained relatively stable in recent months. That factory, which got its start producing thousands of guns for the Army, forms the economic foundation of Ilion and much of the ...

by | March 28, 2018 | 01:24

Icing would be minimal and will likely cause a very low impact-if any at all. This air mass will significantly drop temperatures by Friday and is also expected to kick off heavier snow for much of Montana. We'll have more chances of showers all the way through next weekend. High temps will only reach the low 40s on Thursday and linger around 40 on Friday .

by | March 28, 2018 | 01:26

While the Commerce Department insisted in its announcement that the citizenship question-which was removed from the census in 1950-is meant to "help enforce the Voting Rights Act (VRA)", experts quickly dismissed this justification as a "farce", given the Trump administration's systemic and ongoing attack on voting rights nationwide.

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:15

Supreme Court case that rejected racial segregation in American schools, died in Topeka, Kan., Sunday afternoon. Additional details were not immediately available. She said, "Her daddy told her he was going to try his best to do something about it and see that that was done away". "Linda was a spiritual Christian woman that loved not only the Lord, but she loved her family and took on the responsibility of what Brown v.

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:16

European Union leaders agreed unanimously last week it was highly likely Russian Federation was behind the nerve-agent poisoning. "Seattle is an important tech center" of interest to Russian intelligence, said the official, pointing to the 2010 USA arrests of 10 members of a Russian sleeper cell.

by | March 27, 2018 | 17:28

Favourites West Indies will be hoping not only to lift the title but also settle a few grudges, when they face plucky Afghanistan in today's final of the ICC World Cup Qualifiers . We had opportunities but we lost three games. Obviously disappointed not to win this final but we had some great performances throughout. Mohammad Shahzad (84) and Rahmat Shah (51) made the chase easy for the Afghans before Mohammad Nabi finished the game with three consecutive sixes.

by | March 27, 2018 | 17:21

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer "actively engage with the Chinese side", Navarro said. "Any disruptions will harm US soybean farmers, too". "There remains a huge amount of uncertainty over what happens next", Capital Economics analysts wrote in a research note Friday. Beijing could also inflict pain on United States multinationals that rely on China for a substantial - and growing - portion of their total revenues, said Alex Wolf, senior ...

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:19

Gomez and at 1 p.m.in Spanish by Rev. David Gallardo. "It introduces Holy Thursday - institution of priesthood, institution of the Eucharist - the body of Christ; Good Friday - the suffering and death of our Lord, Jesus Christ; Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ".

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:16

Draylen Mason, 17, was killed 11 days later by a similar bomb, and his 41-year-old mother was injured. The Texas Rangers will conduct an investigation into the officer-involved shooting, and the police monitor will be involved as well, Manley confirmed.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:16

Mr Avenatti said the disc contains evidence proving the President had an affair with Stormy Daniels - real name Stephanie Clifford - and that it was a warning shot to Mr Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen . In late October, just days before the presidential election, she was paid US$130,000 in exchange for her silence, the lawsuit says. Michael Cohen: The president's longtime attorney has admitted to making a payment to Daniels in 2016, CNN reported.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:07

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday welcomed BSP supremo Mayawati's statement that the BSP-SP understanding in Uttar Pradesh won't be affected by the Rajya Sabha poll results in the state. After the guesthouse episode, she went on to form the government with the BJP's help. Mayawati said that had she been in Akhilesh's position, she would have given preference to the BSP's Rajya Sabha candidate over her own party candidate.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:01

Sekulow's statement came hours after two tweets early Sunday morning by Trump saying he is happy with his existing legal team and that bringing on any new lawyers could take months and more money. At the last minute Friday, the president threatened to veto the spending bill but then signed it into law. Jay Sekulow , one of Trump's attorneys, told CNN on Tuesday the legal team would "not comment about conversations with lawyers with whom we have or have not had conversations".

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:24

Among the 58 outgoing parliamentarians, 14 are from the Congress. Two of these seats were held by the Congress earlier. Meanwhile, among regional parties, SP was the biggest loser as it managed to win only one seat in UP. In West Bengal, all four Rajya Sabha members of Trinamool Congress emerged victoriously whereas the Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi backed by TMC also won.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:24

Helsel noted that schools also conduct active shooter and evacuation drills, but the stones are available if a teacher puts a classroom on lockdown, according to the affiliate station. He said that the idea is to cause pain and distract the shooter. His schools have been using the idea, called "go buckets", for the last two years, according to BuzzFeed .

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:21

I asked her about the first time that they actually had a date after they met at the Playboy mansion. In the more than hour-long interview with host Anderson Cooper , McDougal spoke about a relationship she says she had with Trump in 2006 and 2007, choking up as she recounted the guilt she felt for being a party to the affair, reflecting about the connection she developed in hotel rooms and restaurants with the "sweet" man she said she fell in love with and unflinchingly ...

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:08

Authorities "will aggressively investigate and prosecute hostile actors who attempt to profit from America's ideas by infiltrating our computer systems and stealing intellectual property", Rosenstein said at a news conference. The hackers were not accused of being directly employed by Iran's government. A spokesperson for U of I told the I-Team that as far as she knows, Illinois' flagship university was not among those hacked.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:04

The 73-second video shot on a mobile phone shows a saree-clad woman's hands tied to an overhead branch of a tree while she is beaten with a leather belt by a man in a green shirt and a jacket. When she returned home, there was already a meeting among village elders to decide what punishment she would receive - and flogging 100 times in public was agreed upon.

by | March 25, 2018 | 00:56

A blistering regime assault since February 18 on the last opposition bastion outside Damascus has splintered remaining rebel territory into three shrinking pockets, each held by different factions. The rebels said in a statement Friday that the agreement will allow humanitarian aid and medical care to be delivered to civilians in the area, who have lived through years of occupation and almost nonstop fighting as of late.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:13

Smith turned himself in Friday morning after SFPD issued a warrant for his arrest. Aldon Smith , the former Oakland Raiders NFL football player, turned himself into police on Tuesday and was booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic violence and three related misdemeanors.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:14

The 22-second video shows a woman walking from a darkened area onto a street just before an Uber SUV in self-driving mode strikes her. The videos of the vehicle hitting Elaine Herzberg also demonstrated that the "safety driver" inside the auto did not seem to be monitoring the road, raising concerns about the testing systems Uber and other self-driving vehicle companies have deployed in cities across the US.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:14

The leaders of former Soviet bloc European Union states the Czech Republic and Lithuania, as well as Denmark and Ireland, have also said they were considering further unilateral steps, including expelling diplomats. He said the diplomat was being recalled as a "measure" and the move was not a "sanction" against Moscow . The Lithuanian president, Dalia Grybauskaitė, said: "All of us, we are considering such measures".

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:13

Government shutdowns seem to have become a regular currency in Washington during budget debates-with two shutdowns happening in the past year. "This crisis that the Dreamers face is caused by the decision by President Trump". The catch-all bill is expected to be unveiled later Wednesday after top leaders meet, Republican and Democratic aides said. The 2,232 page text of the bill , released late Wednesday evening, comes after months of negotiation in Congress over contentions policy ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:10

In 1992, Lazarus traveled with President George H.W. Bush for the opening of the first Toys R Us in Japan. About 31,000 employees nationwide will lose their jobs . Lazarus later moved on to toys and games, saying that "toys are a great kind of thing to sell, because they don't last that long". "It's like a staple".

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:09

The court said "this argument of the EC is untenable". The Delhi unit of the BJP was at the forefront to demand the disqualification of the MLAs for holding "office-of-profit" after they were appointed as parliamentary secretaries to assist Delhi ministers in 2015.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:05

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement , " After the senseless attack in Las Vegas, this proposed rule is a critical step in our effort to reduce the threat of gun violence that is in keeping with the Constitution and the laws passed by Congress ".

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:41

Therefore, ranking it as the most tweeted about movie ever. Over the weekend, Black Panther became the first film since 2009's Avatar to top the box office in North America for five straight weekends. Twitter also released more data, like who the most tweeted-about character was (Killmonger and Shuri, in addition to T'Challa), and what the most-tweeted hashtags were (fire, black heart and crown).

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:34

The Saudis and their allies are fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels, but worldwide organizations have harshly criticized the coalition's airstrikes and blockading of Yemeni ports for contributing to thousands of civilian deaths and a humanitarian catastrophe.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:34

Understandably, the U.S. reactions, especially from the White House , have been less than effusive since Donald Trump is yet to scrub himself clean of the Russian influence in the Presidential polls. "And also to discuss Ukraine, Syria and North Korea ". The US imposing sanctions on a group of Russians over their alleged interference in the 2016 election has only served to burnish Putin's image.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:33

Bodies of civilians lie on the ground at hospital after a suicide attack in front of the Kabul university. Reports said many of those killed were Shia and the casualty toll could still rise. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack. Ankara on Wednesday condemned the "heinous terrorist attack" in Afghan capital Kabul that left dozens of people dead, according to Anadolu agency.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:36

Had there been an active reactor there, the IDF, it would have had "severe strategic implications on theentire Middle East as well as Israel and Syria". Throughout Syria's seven-year civil war, Israel has carried out well over 100 airstrikes, most believed to have been aimed at suspected weapons shipments destined for the Iranian-backed Hezbollah militant group.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:33

She says all three had been transported to hospitals. BuzzFeed News reports that Jaelynn is a member of the Great Mills swim team. St. Mary's County Tim Cameron told a news conference Tuesday morning that the shooter and the officer both fired a round and it wasn't known if the officer's bullet killed the suspect.

by | March 22, 2018 | 01:29

The Secretary-General, in a statement issued in NY, called on the Federal Government to bring the abductors of the schoolgirls to justice. Before their departure, Mohammed told media men, that the number of the Dapchi schoolgirls who were released on Wednesday has increased from 76 to 101, with the documentation of more of the freed girls by the security agencies.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:13

I would expect today the discussion to be focused, first and foremost, on how to keep the full implementation of the nuclear deal, as it is being fully implemented now, also for the future, especially following a very good Joint Commission meeting we had on Friday altogether, with all the parties and with Iran".

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:12

Daesh is the Arabic acronym for ISIS . "Their dignity was supposed to be protected, but the forces of evil wanted to defame the principles of Islam". One workman, Harjit Masih, claimed to have survived the massacre, having been only grazed by a bullet when the men were executed four days after the kidnapping.

by | March 21, 2018 | 08:13

Trump boasted about the USA $700 billion military budget and said Saudi Arabia is "footing a big part of the bill for defense, the whole middle east, and we know what's happened in the Middle East and it has not been a pretty picture for the United States".