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Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. After having no rain in the forecast for over the last week, there is at least a chance of showers for the next several days. However, as Nate transitions into a non-tropical low & gets attached to a frontal boundary, that front ( a cold front) will cross late Tuesday ...bringing more showers ahead of it Monday into Tuesday .
  • Spain: Companies in Catalonia Begin Weighing the Economic Pros and Cons

    Spain: Companies in Catalonia Begin Weighing the Economic Pros and Cons

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    He called the central government's policies "disastrous" as the region's leaders pushed on with its bid to break away from Spain. A member of the Spanish delegation to the OSCE PA stated that the European Union is ideally suited to act as an intermediary in the row between Spain and its autonomous region of Catalonia .
  • Democrats push for ban on

    Democrats push for ban on "bump stocks"

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    On Wednesday, more than two-dozen Democratic lawmakers moved to ban bump stocks through the bill Feinstein introduced . Police found 12 bump stocks in the Mandalay Bay hotel room from which the gunman shot, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more, making for one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern American history.
  • Max Verstappen could be set for Red Bull exit for 2019 season

    Max Verstappen could be set for Red Bull exit for 2019 season

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    Jos Verstappen is a hard man, he's a tough nut to crack, but you know even he was shedding a few tears. Can Mercedes continue their dominance in Japan? One of the most coveted rounds of the F1 season, the Malaysian Grand Prix hosted its very last race before signing off as an F1 venue.
  • Elizabeth Warren On Las Vegas Shooting: 'Thoughts And Prayers Are Not Enough'

    Elizabeth Warren On Las Vegas Shooting: 'Thoughts And Prayers Are Not Enough'

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    After mass shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., and an office building in San Bernardino, Calif., "you saw a two- to three-month surge in firearms sales", said Rommel Dionisio, managing director at Aegis Capital. Olbermann went on to say that the NRA, a group that defends US citizens' Second Amendment right to bear arms, "enables such massacres". Blumenthal says the so-called Hearing Protection Act is a travesty and a dishonor to the lives that were lost in Las Vegas.
  • DACA Deadline Looming for Thousands in Arkansas

    DACA Deadline Looming for Thousands in Arkansas

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    When President Trump ended the program in September, he, too, claimed to support the Dreamer community calling on congress to pass a legislative fix to replace DACA. This week, a coalition of business and tech leaders is flying in more than 100 undocumented immigrants to lobby lawmakers. They are also backed by hundreds of business and religious leaders and university presidents.
  • Concerns grow after Congress allows CHIP to expire

    Concerns grow after Congress allows CHIP to expire

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    Created in 1997 from the ashes of President Bill Clinton's failed health care reform plan, it provides health insurance coverage for about 9 million children nationwide whose families make too much to qualify for traditional Medicaid but not enough to afford health insurance on their own.
  • These Jewish Lawmakers Take Money From The NRA

    These Jewish Lawmakers Take Money From The NRA

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    While it's certain that gun control will be a much-discussed issue in the coming weeks, U.S. Senator Gary Peters of MI said it's too soon to talk of legislative remedies. "Suppressors only reduce by a few decibels, still same decibel level as a jack hammer", she wrote on her personal Twitter account. Nevada does not restrict this popular type of semi-automatic weaponry, nor does it limit high-capacity magazines.
  • Will Hamas surrender Qassam Brigades to Abbas?

    Will Hamas surrender Qassam Brigades to Abbas?

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    In an interview with Egyptian television on Monday, PA President Abbas categorically rejected anyone possessing weapons other than the PA government and its security services. Rami Hamdallah is heading a delegation from the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority, which is taking over from an administration disbanded by Hamas.
  • After Las Vegas: looking for answers

    After Las Vegas: looking for answers

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    Many people woke up to the news Monday morning. Bowen said he was more focused on stopping proposals like the one in Wisconsin's Republican-controlled Legislature that seeks to allow people to hide a weapon without a state permit or training than he was on gun silencers.
  • Anthony Kennedy's Questioning Suggests Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering Could Be in Danger

    Anthony Kennedy's Questioning Suggests Extreme Partisan Gerrymandering Could Be in Danger

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    The Wisconsin case, Gill v. Whitford , is the first of several legal battles working through the courts right now that Democrats hope will curb partisan and racial gerrymandering . MI is among the states that could be forced to withdraw their own maps if Supreme Court justices agree that the "efficiency gap" identified by the lower court gives Wisconsin's Republicans an unconstitutional advantage to translate their votes into legislative representation.
  • Russian Trace in the Catalonian Referendum: Is a 'Spanish Spring' Possible?

    Russian Trace in the Catalonian Referendum: Is a 'Spanish Spring' Possible?

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    The Archbishop of Barcelona has condemned the violence during Sunday's Catalan independence referendum as "deplorable". The Catalan Health Department said that hundreds people sought medical help after the clashes. "They've called me a quisling, a turncoat, a sellout, a coward, a wimp and a traitor", wrote Jordi Ballart, a Catalan politician who came out against independence, on his Facebook page.