Archive du mois : février 2018

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Dick’s, Main Gun Retailer, Will Discontinuance Promoting Assault-Model Rifles

Mr. Stack said he hoped that conversation would include politicians. As part of its stance, Dick’s is calling on elected officials to enact what it called « common sense gun reform » by passing laws to raise the minimum age to purchase guns to 21, to ban assault-type weapons and so-called bump stocks, and to conduct broader…

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Florida lawmakers propose gun carry an eye on regulations

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Students have returned to the site of one of America’s worst ever mass shootings for a half-day of classes As students at the Florida school where 17 people were recently killed returned to classes, a major gun retailer has announced it will completely stop selling the kind of weapon…

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Amazon splurges on Ring, hopes neat doorbells bolster in-home deliveries

Enlarge / Ring Video Doorbell 2 RingAmazon continues to bring smart home startups under its wing with its newest acquisition. According to a Reuters report, the online retailer agreed to buy Ring, maker of connected video doorbells and smart home security cameras, for reportedly more than $1 billion. The California-based startup is a logical acquisition…

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Iran’s Gonabadi Dervishes: A ‘prolonged historical previous’ of persecution

On the night of February 19, growing tension between Iranian security forces and members of the country’s Gonabadi Sufi order came to a violent head in north Tehran. Gonabadi « Dervishes » had gathered that Monday in front of Police Station 102, Pasdaran Avenue, to protest the arrest of a member of their community, Nematollah Riahi, who…

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Snow warning upgraded to best category ‘lifestyles-threatening’ as red alert issued

People are being urged to avoid travelling unless absolutely essential (Picture: SWNS)The highest level of weather warning has been issued for Scotland and Ireland as forecasters warn of ‘blizzard-like’ conditions. A red alert for Munster and Leinster in the Republic of Ireland and the central belt of Scotland has been put out for heavy snow…

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Anschlag auf den Berliner Weihnachtsmarkt: Ausschuss will auch mit Angehörigen der Opfer sprechen

Der künftige Bundestags-Untersuchungsausschuss zum Anschlag auf den Berliner Weihnachtsmarkt will zum Auftakt seiner Arbeit mit den Angehörigen der Opfer ins Gespräch kommen. Dafür soll zunächst Kontakt mit dem Opferbeauftragten Kurt Beck (SPD) aufgenommen werden, sagte der designierte Ausschussvorsitzende Armin Schuster (CDU). Er erwarte, dass dadurch auch das « politische Klein-Klein » in den Hintergrund trete. Der Ausschuss…

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Summers Warns Next U.S. Recession Would possibly per chance presumably also Live for plenty longer than Old One

The next U.S. recession could drag on longer than the last one that stretched 18 months. That’s the assessment of former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers. With the economy in its ninth year of expansion, even if one were to take a hawkish view of upcoming Federal Reserve tightening, it would be some time before the…

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Egypt instruct collision kills several: effectively being ministry

At least 15 people were killed in train collision in northern Egypt, the health ministry said.  Another 40 people were hurt in the collision between a freight train and a passenger train in Beheira province, it said in a statement. Egyptians have long complained that successive governments have failed to enforce basic safety measures for…

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Sridevi funeral: Fans, actors pay last respects to celeb

Bollywood celebrities, other film personalities and hundreds of fans on Wednesday joined the family of Sridevi for the funeral of the actress in Mumbai – the seat of India’s Hindi film industry. The Bollywood star’s body, wrapped in the national flag, was kept at the Celebration Sports Club in Mumbai where fans and actors paid their…