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Sen. Dianne Feinstein says her own daughter had planned to attend the Route 91 musical festival in Las Vegas where concertgoers were slaughtered this week - but her plans changed and she didn't go. "I think we are on the verge of a breakthrough when it comes to sensible gun policy", Curbelo told reporters Thursday. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he and Rep.
  • United States is still trading with North Korea despite sanctions

    United States is still trading with North Korea despite sanctions

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    According to an Associated Press investigation, North Korea workers, who are outsourced by dictator Kim Jong Un's regime to work in Chinese factories, help process seafood that ends up in US stores, including Walmart and ALDI . "At Chinese factories, North Korean workers aren't allowed to leave their compounds without permission, and must step from housing to factories in pairs or groups, with North Korean minders", reports the AP.
  • Las Vegas gunman may have scoped out other music festivals

    Las Vegas gunman may have scoped out other music festivals

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    With attendances reaching almost 100,000 people every day, Life Is Beautiful was home to artists such as Chance The Rapper, Kaskade, Lorde, and Pretty Lights. Authorities revealed on Wednesday night that they found 1600 rounds of ammunition and 50 pounds of explosives in Paddock's vehicle. It wasn't immediately known if Paddock had earlier planned an attack on that venue.
  • Man shot in head, killed at Manhattan construction site

    Man shot in head, killed at Manhattan construction site

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    The NYPD went into active shooter protocol and deployed its Emergency Services Unit, Critical Response Command and Strategic Response units to the scene. The NYPD is still searching for the gunman. Authorities say the suspect in the shooting was later found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the fifth floor.
  • Trump expected to say Iran deal no longer in national security interest

    Trump expected to say Iran deal no longer in national security interest

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    Ahead of the October 15 deadline, several officials familiar with White House deliberations told AFP Trump has made it clear he does not want to certify Iran's compliance with the accord. Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow more confrontational responses to Iran's forces and its proxies in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. In April, the administration said it would review whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the U.S.
  • Cornyn Leads GOP Rebuke of Pence Aide Who Urged 'Purge'

    Cornyn Leads GOP Rebuke of Pence Aide Who Urged 'Purge'

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    Colorado lawmakers brought a special session to screeching halt earlier this week without resolving an error pertaining to marijuana taxes. Namely, the legislation eliminated a 2.9 percent tax on recreational pot in favor of an increase in the special sales tax on marijuana from 10 to 15 percent.
  • Top House Dem: Time for Pelosi To Move On

    Top House Dem: Time for Pelosi To Move On

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    She is not the first member of the Democratic party to criticize Pelosi and House leadership. Linda Sanchez , who not only holds the #5 position in the House Democrat caucus but also is a fellow Californian, told the Washington Post and C-SPAN that not only does Pelosi need to resign her leadership positions, but so do Steny Hoyer and James Clyburn , her longtime lieutenants.
  • Anti-abortion congressman urged lover to end pregnancy

    Anti-abortion congressman urged lover to end pregnancy

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    According to text messages obtained by the Gazette, Murphy allegedly asked Edwards to have an abortion when they thought she was pregnant. The resignation of Murphy , a clinical psychologist and Naval Reserve officer, comes after a news report claimed that the married Republican had asked a woman with whom he had an extramarital affair to get an abortion .
  • Sister of Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend speaks out

    Sister of Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend speaks out

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    Marilou Danley , who was met by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents when she arrived at Los Angeles airport overnight, claimed she knew nothing about any plans for a massacre. "And I know she has to be devastated by what has happened", said one of the former stepchildren. They said he may have been planning to escape instead of shooting himself dead, but did not give further details.