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Gunmaker Colt Suspending Production Of Military AR-15 Rifles For Civilians

Gunmaker Colt Suspending Production Of Military AR-15 Rifles For Civilians


September 20, 2019    Staff

The American firearms company Colt is suspending production of military-style weapons for civilian use, which includes the popular AR-15. On Thursday, Colt’s president and CEO Dennis Veilleux said in a statement that the West Hartford, Connecticut-based company

House Passes Seven-Week Spending Bill in Hopes Of Avoiding October Shutdown

House Passes Seven-Week Spending Bill in Hopes Of Avoiding October Shutdown


September 20, 2019    Staff

On Thursday, the House approved 301-123 a stopgap spending measure that will keep agencies afloat through Nov. 21 and avoid a shutdown in October.  The measure will now move to the Senate, where lawmakers are at odds

Pennsylvania State Sen. Michael Folmer Charged With Possession of Child Pornography

Pennsylvania State Sen. Michael Folmer Charged With Possession of Child Pornography


September 19, 2019    Staff

Pennsylvania State Sen. Mike Folmer has stepped down following his arrest on charges of possession of child pornography. Folmer submitted his letter of resignation on Wednesday to Republican colleagues in Harrisburg.  According to leadership in the state

President Trump Names Hostage Negotiator Robert O’Brien New National Security Adviser

President Trump Names Hostage Negotiator Robert O’Brien New National Security Adviser


September 19, 2019    Staff

President Donald Trump on Wednesday named hostage negotiatior, Robert O’Brien, as the new national security advisor.  “I have worked long & hard with Robert. He will do a great job!” Trump tweeted. Last week, Trump abruptly fired

Oklahoma Teenager Accused Of Threatening Mass School Shooting

Oklahoma Teenager Accused Of Threatening Mass School Shooting


September 18, 2019    Staff

A teenage girl from Oklahoma was arrested after threatening to enter her former high school and “shoot 400 people for fun.” 18-year-old Alexis Wilson made the threats Sunday while working at a pizza shop in McAlester, Oklahoma.