Congressional Republicans eye 'bump stocks' after Las Vegas massacre

Republican lawmakers on Thursday said they would look into “bump stock” gun accessories after a retiree used rifles equipped with them to rain gunfire onto a Las Vegas concert, killing 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The influential National Rifle Association, which has opposed efforts to pass federal gun legislation following past mass shootings, said it would not oppose the move. It said the devices …

Man has new perspective on life after surviving mass shooting in Las Vegas

Ben Daish, a Chicago native, evaded and survived the barrage of bullets streaming down from shooter Stephen Paddock’s 32nd floor Mandalay Bay Hotel room on Sunday evening in Las Vegas — and has since garnered a new appreciation for life. “People started hitting the ground, one woman said ‘I’m hit’ when I saw the bullet in her leg,â€� Daish told KTVI. Daish made plans with friends and family to visit …

Being overweight or obese can cause damaging changes to the heart

A new UK study has found that being overweight or obese can change the structure of the heart, which could lead to heart disease and failure. Carried out by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), the teamed used data from 4,561 people to show the direct damage that can happen to the heart’s weight and size from carrying extra weight. The team used cardiac magnetic resonance imaging to study the …

Trump suggests Senate Intel Committee should investigate U.S. news media

In a tweet Thursday, President Trump urged the Senate Intelligence Committee to investigate “fake news� in the U.S. rather than possible Russian meddling in the 2016 election.

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Thai mourners pay last-minute respects to late king

BANGKOK (AP) — Tens of thousands of mourners have been rushing to Bangkok's Grand Palace to pay their respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, as a period of nearly a year for his body to lie in state ends ahead of his cremation on Oct. 26.

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Facing legal limbo, 'Dreamers' line up for last chance to renew status

Melissa Garcia was just three years old when she crossed the US border from Mexico in her mother’s arms. “Under DACA I can go out in the street without worrying that I’ll be deported,” said Melissa, who is 23 and works in a shop. The administration of President Donald Trump said on September 5 that it was winding down DACA in six months, and Thursday is the last chance that …

North Korean workers prepare seafood going to US stores

HUNCHUN, China (AP) — Americans buying seafood for dinner may inadvertently have subsidized the North Korean government as it builds its nuclear weapons program, an Associated Press investigation has found. Their purchases may also have supported forced labor.

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