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Leading Taiwanese weapons developer found dead in hotel room

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Hong Kong The deputy head of Taiwan's government-controlled weapons developer has died after suffering a heart attack on a trip to the south of the island. Ou Yang Li-hsing, 57, the deputy head of the military-owned ...

House ‘assault weapons’ ban approved by 18 vulnerable Democrats

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Eighteen House Democrats considered to be vulnerable in this year's midterm elections voted in favor of the bill, while two representatives from the party who are facing tough re-election battles – Henry Cuellar of T...

Chicago-area man convicted of shooting cop years ago faces new drugs, weapons charges

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Lemont Stewart, 43, has been charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, armed violence, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and being an armed habitual offender, the Aurora Police Department said, F...

House committee approves first assault weapons ban bill in decades

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Democratic Reps. Jared Golden, D-Maine, and Henry Cuellar, D-Texas have said they won’t support the bill while Republican Reps. Chris Jacobs, R-N.Y., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., have said they are open to voting for ...

Democrats push assault weapons ban less than one month after bipartisan gun control win

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In dual House and Senate Judiciary Committees hearings, Democrats argued that Congress needed to take bolder action to address a spate of terrifying mass shootings.  Within the House Judiciary Committee, lawmakers de...

ATF strike forces seized nearly 8,000 illegal weapons in the past year

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Specialized strike forces from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives targeting gun traffickers seized more than 7,700 guns and silencers associated with crimes in the past year in Chicago, Los Ange...

Georgia school district allows some employees — but not teachers — to carry weapons in schools

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A Georgia school district approved a policy Thursday that allows some employees to carry weapons in schools, excluding teachers and staff who supervise classrooms. The Cobb County Board of Education voted 4-2 to p...

Do vulnerable Democrats support Biden’s push for an assault weapons ban? Most won’t say

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Fox News Digital reached out to every Democrat running for re-election in races considered "toss-ups," as well as "lean Republican," and asked them if they agreed with Biden's call to ban "assault weapons," and, if s...

Biden says America is ‘awash in weapons of war,’ calls for ban on assault weapons

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"We're living in a country awash in weapons of war," the president said. "I am determined to ban these weapons again, and high capacity magazines that hold 30 rounds, and let mass shooters fire hundreds of bullets in...

Bears’ David Moore arrested on drug, weapons charges in Texas

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In a press release, Gainesville police said officers responding to a possibly intoxicated person at a Taco Bell drive-thru late Sunday night found Moore asleep in the driver’s seat of a silver 2018 Ford F250. Officer...

Artificial intelligence technology can secure sites by scanning major venues for weapons

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Massachusetts based Evolv has used the technology to scan roughly 300 million people across the country since the system went live in 2019, second only to the TSA.  "Think about walking directly right into a venue, i...

Florida sheriff’s captain fired days after weapons incident at Parkland school: report

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The sheriff's office told Parkland Talk that Capt. Craig Calavetta was let go Monday. Fox News has reached out to the law enforcement agency.  Calavetta began his more than 30-year career as a Parkland public safety ...

House votes to set minimum age of 21 for buying semi-automatic weapons in response to spate of shootings

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The legislation passed 223-204, mostly along party lines. It has little chance of clearing the Senate as it pursues negotiations focused on improving mental health programs, bolstering school security and enhancing b...

Banning assault weapons looks like ‘big action,’ but isn’t ‘big impact’: Oklahoma attorney general

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Noting the ban may seem like a "big action," O'Connor argued it wouldn't have a "big impact," further explaining how the political focus should be on mental health awareness. PRESIDENT'S SPEECH CALLING FOR ASSAULT WE...

Biden’s proposed assault weapons ban has a serious constitutional problem

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Our current president has a proclivity to assign blame for everything that goes wrong. For years, his favorite boogeyman for gun violence has been the National Rifle Association and weapons manufacturers. During his ...

Biden says Second Amendment is ‘not absolute’ in call to reinstate assault weapons ban

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The president, speaking from the Cross Hall of the White House, told Americans that the issue of restricting access to guns "is one of conscience and common sense."  "For so many of you at home, I want to be very cle...

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