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Police said the suspect, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock , a resident of Mesquite, Nev., was killed after a SWAT team burst into the hotel room from which the gunfire was coming. There doesn't seem to be an official definition for a "mass shooting" in the United States, but according to the Gun Violence Archive , a mass shooting is described as four or more individuals being shot or killed in the same general time and location.
  • Khursheed accuses PTI of dividing 'united' Opposition

    Khursheed accuses PTI of dividing 'united' Opposition

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    If PTI was to change the opposition leader the it should have told me and their desire would have been respected. "Fakhruddin G Ebrahim was appointed as chief election commissioner in 2013 on the demand of PTI", he said. Shah said that decisions of all the important matters in the past were taken in consultation with the PTI. However, PTI had suffered a major setback when PML-Q withdrew its support for the move.
  • Tillerson's attempts to negotiate with N. Korea a waste of time

    Tillerson's attempts to negotiate with N. Korea a waste of time

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    He provided no elaboration about those channels or the substance of any discussions. Trump has vacillated between direct personal attacks on the North Korean leader and a willingness to negotiate. "I feel like we still have two different polices on North Korea: one at the Department of State and Department of Defense, and another on the President's Twitter feed", Sen.
  • 15-Year-Old Boy in San Juan Raising Funds for Solar Lamps

    15-Year-Old Boy in San Juan Raising Funds for Solar Lamps

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    In the wake of the devastation in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz - along with other USA politicians, including McCain and Marco Rubio, R-Florida - had urged the suspension of the Jones Act in order to speed up supply deliveries.
  • Netanyahu denies Israeli involvement in Kurdish independence vote

    Netanyahu denies Israeli involvement in Kurdish independence vote

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    Tillerson also urged the Kurds "to engage constructively in dialogue to improve the future of all Iraqis". There were expectations that the United States , which said it would not recognise the vote, could use its ties to the Iraqi Kurds to persuade Barzani to cancel the referendum in exchange for a guarantee of talks with Baghdad.
  • UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit

    UP Government Asks Rahul Gandhi To Reschedule Amethi Visit

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    But "a family name should not be held against a person". Pilot told PTI that "there is a general sentiment" in Congress that Rahul Gandhi "should take over as the party president". The officials have reportedly cited the administration's inability to provide adequate security during the festive season as the reason. "BJP is afraid of Rahul, " Singh said.
  • Malaysian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen wins, Lewis Hamilton pulls away

    Malaysian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen wins, Lewis Hamilton pulls away

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    It left his Ferrari with suspension damage and he hitched a lift on the side of the Sauber of compatriot Pascal Wehrlein. After claiming a surprise pole on Saturday, Hamilton had no answer to Verstappen's pace with Vettel also quicker for large periods of the race as he fought up the field after engine trouble ruled him out of qualifying .
  • Some Tax Reform Details Released, More to Follow

    Some Tax Reform Details Released, More to Follow

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    Now, however, we have Donald Trump , neither a conservative nor a libertarian but with more business experience than any other president, demonstrating just how wrong that advice might be. Here are some of the highlights relating to individual (as opposed to business) tax reform. Under Trump's plan, corporations would see their top tax rate cut from 35 percent to 20 percent.