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by | August 29, 2018 | 08:12

Gun control groups major and minor to include the Brady Campaign , Everytown , Giffords , and the Newtown Action Alliance issued separate statements celebrating the news from Seattle, largely echoing Ferguson's words and stressing an urgent need for legislative action to further inhibit the distribution of gun production files.

by | August 29, 2018 | 08:11

It joined forces with the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) - set up in 1974 to defend the right to own guns - to sue the U.S. government over the clampdown. "The Court finds that the irreparable burdens on the private defendants' First Amendment rights are dwarfed by the irreparable harms the States are likely to suffer if the existing restrictions are withdrawn and that, overall, the public interest strongly supports maintaining the status quo through the pendency of this litigation", ...

by | August 29, 2018 | 05:41

Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago told reporters that one of the children who was killed in the fire early Sunday was an infant. They were found on the building's second floor. The teens on life support are Adrian Hernandez, 14, and Cesar Contreras, 14. "They were taking out my cousins, my brothers", Contreras said. "I don't even have words to explain the pain I'm feeling right now, it feels like my whole world is crashing".

by | August 29, 2018 | 04:09

DeSantis tied himself closely to Trump in the primary, and it paid off. He had become one of the most powerful Republicans in Congress before deciding to run for agriculture commissioner. At FiveThirtyEight , Nathaniel Rakich says, correctly I think, that Democrats may be hurting in the general election if Gillum takes down Graham. DeSantis was one of several Republicans running in contests in Florida and Arizona who hoped that cozying up to the president would be rewarded by voters.

by | August 29, 2018 | 03:06

They urged the global community to " refrain from providing arms that could be used in the conflict "- an apparent reference to countries like the United States and Britain that help arm the Saudi-led coalition, as well as Iran, which the coalition has accused of say has been arming the Houthis.

by | August 28, 2018 | 23:32

And we are here to cement that partnership. President Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta were formally received by their hosts President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump when they arrived at the White House. Kenyan First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will participate along with her United States counterpart, Melania Trump , in an initial round of talks today between the countries' presidents, the White House said on Monday.

by | August 28, 2018 | 22:59

It was unclear whether the president had Googled himself, or whether he was referring to a recent piece in PJ Media , a conservative blog, alleging that 96 percent of Google search results for news about Trump were from "left-leaning news outlets".

by | August 28, 2018 | 20:52

Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe's four-year-old daughter, Gabriella, cried when she realised her mother was leaving. Her family has denied the allegation and insists she was in Iran to visit family. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe, from Hampstead, north London, was sentenced to five years in jail after being accused of spying by Tehran's Islamist regime.

by | August 28, 2018 | 20:14

John McCain, giving his respects while signing an order to fly the American flag at half-staff. A combination of three photographs shows the U.S. flag atop the White House flying at half staff Sunday morning August 26 in honor of the death of Senator John McCain (L), back at full staff less than 24 hours later on Monday morning August 27 (C) and then back down to half-staff Monday afternoon (R) in Washington, U.S., August 27, 2018.

by | August 28, 2018 | 19:16

The U.S. warned Russian Federation last week that it was ready to take military action against Syria if President Bashar Assad uses chemical weapons to recapture Idlib, one of the last rebel-held areas in the war-torn country. Idlib is a refuge for civilians and rebels displaced from other areas of Syria as well as for powerful jihadist forces. A Turkish, Russian and Iranian summit is expected in early September in Tehran to discuss Syria.

by | August 28, 2018 | 18:11

Now Davis says that he was one of the background sources, and couldn't clear up the record until Cohen pleaded guilty last week, because of the ongoing criminal investigation. Davis said. Davis also told Buzzfeed that he served as a source for other outlets that were seeking to confirm CNN's story . As President Donald Trump inches ever-closer to serious legal and political peril, his aides and advisors are increasingly anxious that he will do even more damage to himself by lashing ...

by | August 28, 2018 | 17:46

While he eventually agreed to lower the White House flag in honor of Sen. John McCain until he is laid to rest and ordered flags to fly at half-staff and delegating senior officials to the funeral. After lowering the flag once more , that proclamation came Monday afternoon; Reuters describes it as being issued in a "delayed" manner, noting that presidents typically take their cue from Congress when a high-profile lawmaker dies.

by | August 28, 2018 | 17:02

Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time. Hanif Atmar stepped down as Afghanistan's National Security Adviser on Saturday, and was replaced by Hamdullah Mohib, who is now serving as the Afghan Ambassador to the United States. The attack came as several tents belonging to protesters near the main Election Commission office in the capital Kabul were removed earlier Saturday by police after receiving threats of attacks, according to security officials.

by | August 28, 2018 | 16:10

May will use a speech in Cape Town to set out how Britain can bolster its partnership with Africa, "particularly by bringing the transformative power of private sector trade and investment from the UK", her office said. The UK's overseas aid budget totalled £13.9bn in 2017, an increase of £555m in 2016. She said: 'Can I thank all those young people who were involved in the performances outside who welcomed me '.

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:51

McCain and Arizona's junior US senator, Republican Jeff Flake, who is retiring at the end of this year, were both outspoken critics of President Donald Trump , a dynamic that put Arizona at the forefront of deep divisions within the Republican Party.

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:47

His family released a statement on Friday, saying the senator would discontinue medical treatment for his cancer. "My family and I send prayers for Cindy and the McCain family". And to me, he was a friend whom I'll deeply miss". Former Vice President Joe Biden , who developed a friendship with McCain while they served together in the Senate, said the Arizona lawmaker will "cast a long shadow".

by | August 28, 2018 | 10:57

Cardinals president Michael Bidwill said that "the world will never be the same" without McCain's voice. U.S. Senator John McCain was a "symbol of his generation" who helped "heal the wounds of war" by pushing for diplomatic normalization of ties with Vietnam, the Southeast Asian country's foreign minister said on Monday.

by | August 28, 2018 | 10:39

The U.S. -backed coalition battling Houthi militants in Yemen has failed to properly investigate alleged airstrikes on civilian targets, a human rights group said Friday, in a campaign already under scrutiny for fueling human suffering on a vast scale.

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:03

On Saturday night, a black hearse accompanied by a police motorcade could be seen driving away from the ranch near Sedona where he spent his final weeks. McCain's colleague in Arizona, Senator Jeff Flake, is retiring this year, leaving his seat open to several Republican competitors. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called McCain a "fascinating personality".

by | August 28, 2018 | 05:57

Katz's father claimed his estranged wife was exaggerating symptoms of mental illness as part of the couple's long-running and acrimonious custody battle. He had played football at two of his high schools and was seen as a rising star in the increasingly lucrative eSports field. Gjoka tweeted that he was hit in the thumb when the tournament "got shot up".

by | August 28, 2018 | 05:11

Morrison emerged as the surprise victor of Friday's party-room vote to replace Turnbull after a week of political chaos in Canberra that marked the emergence of Australia's sixth prime minister in less than 10 years. Senator Mathias Cormann, one of several senior ministers who had pledged their loyalty to Mr Turnbull before turning on him, will return as finance minister in Mr Morrison's new Cabinet.

by | August 28, 2018 | 04:30

Francis declined late Sunday to confirm or deny Vigano's report, telling journalists to judge for themselves. "It's an act of trust", he said. One forced adoptee who met with the pope, Clodagh Malone, said Francis was "shocked" at what the group told him and "he listened to each and every one of us with respect and compassion".

by | August 27, 2018 | 23:43

Dershowitz, a Harvard Law professor emeritus, explained on "Fox & Friend" on Monday that Trump has constitutional defenses to Mueller's Russian Federation probe, but that is not the case with respect to the investigations being conducted by the U.S.

by | August 27, 2018 | 22:43

Details on McCain's funeral have not been announced at this time . Media reports , some of which included confirmation by multiple White House sources, said Trump is banned from attending the service. McCain spoke at the Kennedy Institute's opening in 2015, and remembered his colleague as a "problem solver". People testify to the respect he earned in the Senate by working across party lines, and is often described as a maverick.

by | August 27, 2018 | 20:24

Later, however, relations took a U-turn, with Trump and Kim holding a summit in Singapore and the North agreeing to dismantle its nuclear testing site. People and soldiers gather to offer flowers to the statues of state founder Kim Il Sung and former leader Kim Jong Il on the Day of Songun at Mansu hill, Pyongyang, North Korea, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on August 26, 2018.

by | August 27, 2018 | 19:43

America is waging a psychological war against Iran and its business partners, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, according to the Tasnim news agency. economic strangulation, by all peaceful means", he added. Iranian representative Mohsen Mohebi told the court the US sanctions are a clear breach of the 1955 treaty because they are "intended to damage, as severely as possible, Iran's economy".

by | August 27, 2018 | 18:45

US President Donald Trump , who clashed bitterly with McCain and in recent weeks had refused to mention him by name, tweeted a brief statement on Saturday. "If he picks someone too far left, we're going to have a primary in two years", said Constantine Querard, a conservative Republican strategist. The war veteran served as a congressman to the state's 1st District before he was later elected to represent the state in the Senate.

by | August 27, 2018 | 18:43

The investigation would seek to determine how the Trump Organization accounted for the reimbursement it paid Cohen, the report said, noting that the company labeled the reimbursement as payment for legal fees. Trump also renewed his attack on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Saturday, claiming he "doesn't understand what is happening underneath his command position".

by | August 27, 2018 | 18:26

In an unusually prompt move, the pages and accounts of the Mynamar military, known as the Tatmadaw , were deleted just minutes after the United Nations fact-finding mission released its damning report . "The Tatmadaw's tactics are consistently and grossly disproportionate to actual security threats, especially in Rakhine State, but also in northern Myanmar", the report said.

by | August 27, 2018 | 18:10

Syrian forces, backed by Russian air power, have been deploying around Idlib and waging air raids and artillery attacks in what appears to be preparations for a major assault that Assad has promised in order to retake the province. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on August 24 in Moscow, Turkish media reported.

by | August 27, 2018 | 16:46

Stay with me, '" to his tournament competitor who now suddenly took on a far different role: "survival partner. " Mass shooting at the Jacksonville Landing ", the Jacksonville sheriff's office said on Twitter , announcing the event. Johnson barricaded himself and some customers in the restaurant and grabbed two knives, adding, "If you come into this kitchen, you're bound to get stabbed".

by | August 27, 2018 | 16:24

Like many others, Trump took to Twitter to share a brief but honest note about the late Arizona senator and former GOP presidential candidate. Top Israeli officials were also quick to express their condolences over McCain's death. Reuters reported that Vietnamese citizens and us citizens visiting the country have turned a monument near the site where he was captured and taken prisoner during the war into a makeshift memorial.

by | August 27, 2018 | 13:26

It is not up to Bangladesh. Deputy Director-General of Emergency Preparedness and Response for the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) Peter Salama told journalists in Geneva that deadly disease outbreaks had been held at bay in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar despite "all the conditions being in place for a massive epidemic".

by | August 27, 2018 | 12:45

Sen. John McCain , R-Ariz., applauds during the break in the seventh inning of a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and Arizona Diamondbacks in Washington, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. "Michelle and I send our most heartfelt condolences to Cindy and their family". John McCain during his run for president in 2008. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" he wrote on his personal account.

by | August 27, 2018 | 09:24

USA and Mexican trade negotiators are "hours" away from squaring away bilateral differences on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) but work with Canada is likely to stretch into September, a top Mexican official said on Sunday. Trump prompted the NAFTA revamp more than a year ago, complaining the pact has benefited Mexico to the detriment of USA workers and manufacturing.