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Gun-Controlled Chicago: Over 1,000 Shooting Victims This Year

Apr 28, 2017 — News on the Net

Gun-controlled Chicago already has yielded more than 1,000 shooting victims as of April 27 of this year alone.

The pace of shootings shows Chicago is on track to have another year of nearly 4,400 shooting victims, which is the number of victims the city witnessed last year.—More…

Gun Ownership, Shooting Classes Surge Among Black Women

Apr 28, 2017 — News on the Net

Black women are flocking to firearm classes in cities like Atlanta, Cincinnati, Dallas, and Savannah, learning to shoot and use guns for self-defense.

The classes are specifically geared toward the women, bearing names like “Trigger Happy Firearm Instruction,” “Brown Girls Project,” and “Black Woman’s Defense League,” among others. All are designed to teach black women how to properly use a firearm and to carry it in a way that it is accessible and ready if needed for self-defense.—More….

Russian navy vessel sinks after collision off Turkey

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

A Russian reconnaissance ship sank after it collided with a Togo-flagged cargo vessel off the Turkish coast on Thursday, according to Turkey’s coastal safety authority.

The Russian ship Liman and the other vessel, identified by authorities as Youzarsif H, collided in fog and low visibility in the Black Sea. —More…

Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional intelligence sources said, targeting weapons sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes.

Video carried on Lebanese TV and shared on social media showed the pre-dawn airstrikes caused a fire around the airport east of the Syrian capital, suggesting fuel sources or weapons containing explosives were hit.—More…

Man arrested for ‘assaulting’ a robot, which called the police itself

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

POLICE have charged a man who drunkenly attacked a robotic patrol droid in a car park in the United States, after the device called them for help.

The incident occurred in the car park of technology maker Knightscope’s headquarters in Mountain View, California on April 19, authorities said.—More…

Georgia deputy shot, manhunt underway near outlet mall

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

BANKS COUNTY, Ga. –  Authorities said a Banks County deputy is lucky to be alive after a shooting Wednesday afternoon. The incident prompted a massive manhunt.

It happened just after 4:10 p.m. at the Atlanta Dragway after a report of robbery in progress. Investigators said the suspect tried to kidnap the victim, but ended up taking their car and fleeing the scene. Deputies spotted the vehicle and tried to pull it over in the area of Tanger Outlet Center, but the man fled.—More…

Veterans Affairs has 346 workers who do only union work

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

An estimated 346 employees in the Department of Veterans Affairs do no actual work for taxpayers. Instead, they spend all of their time doing work on behalf of their union while drawing a federal salary, a practice known as “official time.”

That’s according to a report by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office. But exactly what those VA workers are doing and why so many are doing it is not clear. The VA doesn’t track that, and the GAO report offers no clue.—More…

Delaware trooper’s suspected killer surrounded in home hours after shooting

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

The suspect in a fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper remained barricaded inside his home Thursday morning, and officials were using explosives to breach multiple entry points into the residence but hadn’t gone inside.

Police said the suspected gunman fired at officers who were outside his home around 4 a.m. It was not known what type of weapon he was using. There were no reported injuries and nearby residents had already been evacuated.—More…

U.S. won’t opt out of NAFTA — for now, Trump says

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted early today he will seek to renegotiate, rather than cancel, the North American Free Trade Agreement provided a “fair deal for all” can be reached with Canada and Mexico.

But failing that, the U.S. will cancel the tripartite agreement first struck in the early 1990s, Trump said via Twitter. —More…

Kevin Libin: Trump’s new tax plan will make Canada’s life even more difficult than lumbe

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

Sure President Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been rocky. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s next 100 days in office could be far worse. After Trump was elected, the Liberals understandably took a wait-and-see approach before worrying too much about what he would do on trade and on taxes, even as the warning signs around them flashed ever brighter. Having waited, they can now clearly see the business end of Trump’s bulldozer, ready to run roughshod over our trade relationships and competitiveness.—More…
Sure President Donald Trump’s first 100 days have been rocky. But Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s next 100 days in office could be far worse. After Trump was elected, the Liberals understandably took a wait-and-see approach before worrying too much about what he would do on trade and on taxes, even as the warning signs around them flashed ever brighter. Having waited, they can now clearly see the business end of Trump’s bulldozer, ready to run roughshod over our trade relationships and competitiveness.—More…

ANTI-TRUMP BAR EARMARKS ITS PROFITS FOR PROGRESSIVE CAUSES

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

NEW YORK (AP)—Liberals who feel the current Republican presidential administration is driving them to drink now have the perfect place to do it.

A new bar, Coup, opened this month with protest-themed decor, a distinctly anti-President Donald Trump vibe and a promise by its owners to donate their profits to organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood.—More…

1 in custody after fires set at Trump International

Apr 27, 2017 — News on the Net

A man was taken into custody Wednesday night after arson investigators found devices set to start two separate fires to Trump International.

The suspected arsonist is facing charges of first-degree arson and burglary, Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Steve Summers said.—More…