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Why gun sales rise after mass shootings

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One brief exception to this was the atrocity at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012 after which, for a while, it looked as if Barack Obama might drive through restrictions on gun ownership. In the month after mass US shootings, on average Sturm Ruger shares rise by nearly 2.9% and American Outdoor Brands rises nearly 5.4%, according to analysis using Kensho, a quantitative analytics tool used by hedge funds. Read More »

Vegas killer's girlfriend returning to US

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The sisters of the Las Vegas gunman's Australian girlfriend, Marilou Danley , have broken their silence and say she holds the key to shedding light on the motive behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump met privately with victims of the shooting at a Las Vegas hospital Wednesday. Police found 10 rifles inside Paddock's room. Read More »

EU Parliament dissatisfied with Brexit talks progress

The non-binding measure was backed by 557 votes to 92 with 29 abstentions. Prime Minister Theresa May sought to unblock the logjam in talks with a speech in Florence, Italy, last month, where she pledged to honor British commitments to the EU's current budget, which runs through 2020. Read More »

Monopoly's Uncle Pennybags Shows Up at Equifax Hearing

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Oh, and I say "he" to honor the true commitment to the character - because the person dressed up was Amanda Werner of Americans for Financial Reform and Public Citizen , a group who has been protesting forced arbitration clauses in the financial industry that inhibit consumer court disputes. Read More »

Slated to return to practice

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Tolzien started the team's Week 1 matchup against the Los Angeles Rams, and then the team turned to Brissett, who was acquired in a trade with the New England Patriots on September 2, as its starter for the last three games. But Luck was not cleared. "We'll slowly start working him back into practice this week, " Colts general manager Chris Ballard said on Monday. Yes, Andrew Luck is practicing this week. Read More »

Congress must act to deal with gun insanity (Letters)

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The love Americans have for their guns comes from the Second Amendment of their Constitution, which reads: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed". Read More »

Marilou Danley no longer a person of interest in Las Vegas massacre

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Police have not described Danley as a suspect but Las Vegas Sheriff Joe Lombardo said Tuesday that she was a "person of interest" and law enforcement hoped she could shed some light on the investigation. Agents are also expected to ask Ms Danley about the large quantity of weapons - 33 the past year - Paddock purchased and explosives and thousands of rounds of ammunition found at their Nevada homes. Read More »

Man armed with knife stabs two people to death in France

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It was approved by the upper house Senate in July and is expected to easily pass through the National Assembly, where President Emmanuel Macron's En March! party (LREM) boasts a comfortable majority. Two police sources said the attacker had been carrying a butcher's knife, was around 30 years old and of North African appearance. France's new anti-terrorism bill expanding police powers has been criticized by human rights groups as restrictive of certain civil liberties. Read More »

Was Ivanka Trump Almost Indicted? A New Report Says Yes

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The evidence accumulated by Vance's team included emails in which the Trump siblings discussed how to coordinate misleading information they would provide to people interested in their condo units, according to the report. As the prosecutor's case dragged on, Donald Trump , Sr.'s personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , got involved. Vance reportedly returned the donation just before his meeting with Kasowitz. Read More »

CT Lawmakers Want to Ban Bump Shots After Las Vegas Massacre

In the month after mass USA shootings, on average Sturm Ruger shares rise by nearly 2.9% and American Outdoor Brands rises nearly 5.4%, according to analysis using Kensho, a quantitative analytics tool used by hedge funds. This deadliest mass shooting in modern US history also distinguished itself in the size of its arsenal. Gun control is now a bright line dividing one party from the other: Democrats for, Republicans against, with only a very few impotent exceptions. Read More »

Egypt denies North Korea arms bound for its military

Once this happened, Egyptian customs officials boarded the ship and a large cache of rocket grenades was found hidden under ore metal. United States officials and Western diplomat said that the Egyptian businessmen kept the transactions in the deal secret, noting that this incident prompted the latest in a series of intense U.S. Read More »

Instagram launched a feature that will appeal to many traders

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Shopify soon to roll out Instagram shopping integration to hundreds of merchants. Instagram joins Facebook , Messenger, Pinterest and BuzzFeed on Shopify's lineup of supported sales channels. This feature is not yet rolled out for real-time merchants as this feature is only available to selected merchants for testing goal and soon they will be rolling out to thousands of existing merchants it already has on the platform. Read More »

Bob's Burgers Feature Film In Development

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But no pressure, right?!" While little is known about the upcoming film, it seems the creators might be utilising one of the show's biggest strengths and turn the feature into a musical. "We're grateful to [Fox Television Group chairmen Gary Newman and Dana Walden] for trusting us with this beloved property and we're so excited to be working with Loren and his team". Read More »

Ryan: No plan to act soon on easing gun regs

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But activity resumed in mid-September, and the bill was approved by the House Natural Resources Committee on a party-line vote, Politico reported . Sen Blumenthal (D-CT) said while many details of the incident remain unclear, one thing is certain: "yet again, we are watching in horror as another American community is torn apart by the awful devastation wrought by a gunman ". Read More »

Wisconsin, Michigan were key targets of Russia-linked ads on Facebook

Sen. Burr said the Russian intelligence service is "determined and clever" and "every campaign and every election official" should take it "very seriously". Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, the chairman of the panel, and Virginia Sen. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has promised to strengthen the company's review of political ads and make political advertising more transparent, while continuing an investigation into what happened on Facebook during the presidential election. Read More »

Suspect In "Killer Clown" Murder Back In South Florida

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She arrived in Palm Beach County from Virginia on Tuesday night and is being held in jail without bond. CBS12.com reports Keen-Warren arrived at the Palm Beach County Jail around 9 p.m. Investigators have said Keen Warren was working for Micheal Warren at the time of the killing and suspect the two were having an affair, though both deny that they were romantically involved then. Read More »

Rebecca Wright: We may never know Vegas gunman's motives

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The sisters, who spoke to Seven News exclusively, did not want to be identified by name and requested their faces be blurred. The US source said Danley was not under arrest but that the Federal Bureau of Investigation hoped she would consent to be interviewed voluntarily. Read More »

The Fight to Revive Puerto Rico

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DeLauro visited to discuss the federal response to Hurricane Maria's destruction in Puerto Rico. "Surf culture and the surf industry have a long history with Puerto Rico, starting with the fourth World Surfing Championships held there in 1968", said Dylan Slater, President of the SIMA Humanitarian Fund. Read More »

Narendra Modi hits out at critics at ICSI golden jubilee address

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Modi again defended demonetisation , saying that the cash to GDP ration has come down to 9 percent after demonetisation as against 12 percent before November 9, 2016. Modi assured the traders that the government will not re-open their records if they join mainstream of the economy. Noting that his government has been criticised on economic front, Modi said: "We are a sensitive government". Read More »

North Korea Hasn't Answered The South's Calls In Well Over A Year

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If you enjoyed the above analysis and would you like to know more about the gold ETFs and their impact on gold price, we invite you to read the April Market Overview report . "Clinton failed, Bush failed, and Obama failed". The sanctions ban North Korea's exports of seafood, coal and textiles. Tillerson, during a trip to China on Saturday, said the United States had direct channels of communication with the North and was probing Pyongyang to see if it was interested in dialogue. Read More »

Oil cut participants in line with deal: OPEC's Barkindo

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This is the organization's second production cut in the last two years, and its second intervention in the global oil market since mid-2014 when oil prices began to fall. At the Russian Energy Week forum in Moscow, where Anadolu Agency is a media partner, Barkindo said Russia was implementing oil production cuts beyond what was agreed. Read More »

Demonetisation was an idiotic jolt: 8 things Arun Shourie spoke about

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According to the RBI, nearly 9 per cent of the banned currency has been returned to banks, which suggests that black or untaxed money was not destroyed by the giant move. They are so self-satisfied with it. - Arun Shourie8. Shourie who has criticised Modi and the BJP on several occasions, had, early this year, called the Prime Minister a "narcissist" who is running a "one-man presidential government", the direction of which was "dangerous" for India. Read More »

How to keep your kids safe on National Walk to School Day

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Many schools participate in a "walking school bus" event by arranging for school buses to drop off students at a nearby park or other safe locations to finish the trip on foot. This is due to the fact that's it's International Walk to School Day . "Stay off your cellphones as you're driving through a school zone community", said principal Muriel Summers. Read More »

Newly Surfaced Information On Stephen Paddock Deepens The Mystery Of His Motive

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While the shooting lasted for eight to 10 minutes, it was smoke from the gunpowder that set off detectors in the hotel room, pinpointing his location to police. The Islamic State militant group quickly took responsibility for the mass killing on Monday through its Amaq news agency. His brother said he helped Paddock move into a new home past year and saw no automatic weapons. Read More »