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House Passes 1st Gun Bill Since Recent Mass Shootings

December 6, 2017 |

Republicans rammed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on guns in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people, the AP reports. The House…
Newser

CNN

Amid mass exodus, Venezuela is losing its teachers

December 1, 2017 |

Over 400 professors and staff have left one of Venezuela’s top universities as hundreds of thousands of citizens flee the South American nation, seeking refuge from country’s humanitarian crisis.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Americas

Trump Tweets Condolences for Wrong Mass Shooting

November 15, 2017 |

A possibly jet-lagged President Trump arrived back in the US late Tuesday—and sent his condolences to victims of the wrong mass shooting. “May God be with the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas,” he tweeted around midnight. “The FBI and Law Enforcement has arrived.” Trump apparently meant to tweet about…
Newser

Business travelers return to Las Vegas in the wake of mass shooting, resort operators say

November 12, 2017 |

Las Vegas’ convention and meeting business seems to be rebounding following a mass shooting in the city on Oct. 1, according to operators of two of the city’s biggest casinos and resorts.

The city is one of the nation’s most popular spots to hold conventions, trade shows and business meetings,…


L.A. Times – Business

Air Traffic Controller Accused of Having Weapon of Mass Destruction

November 11, 2017 |

An air traffic controller accused of possessing a weapon of mass destruction has lost his airport access and could lose his freedom as well. George Dandan, who worked at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction, acquiring…
Newser

TMZ

Texas Church Mass Shooting: Local Citizen Shot Back, Followed Shooter (UPDATE)

November 6, 2017 |

7:04 PM PT — According to reports, Devin Patrick Kelley is described as an Air Force vet who was discharged for bad conduct … and who was once court-martialed for alleged assault of his wife and kid. Texas officials just held a press conference…

TMZ.com

At least 26 killed in mass shooting at Texas church

November 6, 2017 |

At least 26 people were killed in Texas, with many more wounded, after a gunman opened fire at a church outside San Antonio on Sunday, the state’s governor confirmed.
FOX News

TMZ

Texas Church Mass Shooting Leaves as Many as 15 Shot

November 5, 2017 |

A shooter opened fire at a church in Texas Sunday morning, leaving at least 15 people shot and the gunman reportedly dead.  Police and paramedics reportedly responded to First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, TX around late morning Sunday…

TMZ.com

In the wake of mass killing, Las Vegas reaches out to tourists with a new ad

October 12, 2017 |

Ten days after a mass shooting killed dozens and injured hundreds in Las Vegas, the city that thrives on tourists, gambling and good times launched an ad to encourage visitors to return.

The new ad, released Wednesday by the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority, features photos and Twitter…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

‘American Horror Story’ Mass Shooting Scene Set to Air Tuesday

October 7, 2017 |

The folks at “American Horror Story” have a big decision on their hands … do they air a crowd-ambush scene reminiscent of Sunday night’s Vegas massacre, or do they scrub it from Tuesday’s episode? The scene was shot in the O.C. last month ……

TMZ.com