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Assembly Dems: Ban 'bump stocks,' don't arm schools

Assembly Dems: Ban 'bump stocks,' don't arm schools

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said the majority's five-bill package approved Tuesday is another example of ny serving as "a national model for sensible gun laws" in the aftermath of mass shootings in the U.S. Another measure would ban the possession of bump stocks, the devices that convert semi-automatic weapons into virtual machine guns. After the Assembly passed its gun reforms Tuesday, a spokesman for Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said he was hopeful the legislation passed by both ...


Frances McDormand's Oscar Trophy Thief Posted a Bizarre Facebook Video

Frances McDormand's Oscar Trophy Thief Posted a Bizarre Facebook Video

Security eventually found the man, later identified as 47-year-old Terry Bryant , who took her statue later in the night and turned him over to authorities who booked him on felony grand theft. It was not clear how Bryant took possession of the Oscar, or in what capacity he was attending the event, but police said he had a ticket to enter.


Forecasters are warning of an extreme risk of wildfires in Kansas

Forecasters are warning of an extreme risk of wildfires in Kansas

A dispatch supervisor with Reno County said a fire was reported in Haven at 10:17 a.m. Crews are on scene. Two Kansas Army National Guard Blackhawks with collapsible water buckets were deployed to Ellis County to support local firefighting operations.


Dawood aide's arrest big catch for India: Senior lawyer

Dawood aide's arrest big catch for India: Senior lawyer

Dawood Ibrahim masterminded the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts in which 257 people were killed and over 700 were injured. He is facing charges of Criminal Conspiracy, Murder, Attempt to Murder and voluntarily causing hurt by risky weapons or means and many others according to the Interpol report.


Supreme Court Sets Aside Kerala HC Decision, Restores Hadiya's Marriage

Supreme Court Sets Aside Kerala HC Decision, Restores Hadiya's Marriage

Earlier, the Supreme Court, in a strong observation , had said that the National Investigative Agency ( NIA ) can not probe the marriage of an adult woman "who married out of her own free will". The NIA is looking into the "love jihad" angle of the case even though Hadiya has vehemently denied the charges. The Supreme Court had on January 23 made it clear that the National Investigation Agency can not probe the marital status of Hadiya and Jahan.


Leaders of far-right group Britain First jailed for religiously aggravated harassment

Leaders of far-right group Britain First jailed for religiously aggravated harassment

Paul Golding, Britain First's leader, and his deputy Fransen have been arrested numerous times and both have received convictions. "But he said his verdict was based 'solely on admissible evidence heard in court". "I have no doubt it was their joint intention to use the facts of the case (in Canterbury) for their own political ends", he added. 'It was a campaign to draw attention to the race, religion and immigrant background of the defendants'.