US Senate approves gun safety bill as Supreme Court rejects small arms limits

WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) – A bipartisan package of modest gun security measures passed by the U.S. Senate late Thursday, even as the Supreme Court broadly expanded gun rights by ruling that Americans have a constitutional right to carry guns in public for self defense. The landmark court ruling and Senate action on gun safety … Read more

Biden Announces New $1 Billion In Weapons For Ukraine

US President Joe Biden returns to the White House in Washington, June 14, 2022, US. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced another $1 billion in weapons infusion for Ukraine, which sources familiar with the package said included anti-ship missile … Read more

As US Capitol Attack Hearings Open, Republican Says Trump ‘Litted the Flame’

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Reuters) – The chairman of the congressional panel investigating the deadly 2021 Capitol attack by supporters of Donald Trump on Thursday opened hearings on the causes of the violence, accusing the former president of being involved in the to be at the center of a conspiracy to thwart democracy. After nearly a … Read more

Trump, grown children agree to testify in New York civil probe

NEW YORK, June 8 (Reuters) – Donald Trump and two of his adult children, Donald Trump Jr. and Ivanka Trump, have agreed to testify in a New York state civil investigation into the former US president’s business practices beginning July 15. The Trumps’ testimony could last into next week, according to an agreement with State … Read more

Proud Boys leader Tarrio charged with incitement to role in Capitol attack

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) – Former leader of the right-wing group the Proud Boys, Enrique Tarrio, and four associates were charged Monday with incendiary conspiracy for their role in the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the United States Capitol by Donald’s supporters. Trump. Federal prosecutors accused the five men of plotting the attack in advance … Read more

Six dead in Philadelphia and Tennessee in recent US mass shootings

June 5 (Reuters) – Mass shootings in Pennsylvania and Tennessee have left at least six people dead and more than 25 injured, police said Sunday in the latest gun violence incident in the US following recent massacres in Texas, New York and Oklahoma. Several gunmen opened fire shortly before midnight on Saturday in Philadelphia’s busy … Read more

Biden mourns with the city of Texas after the latest school shooting in the country

UVALDE, Texas, May 29 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden flew to the Texas town of Uvalde on Sunday to comfort families torn apart by the worst shooting at a U.S. school in a decade as the public demands answers about why local law enforcement did not act quickly. There was mounting anger over the decision … Read more

Protests at NRA convention in Texas, but speakers reject new gun laws

HOUSTON, May 27 (Reuters) – Protesters carrying signs and crosses with pictures of victims of the Texas elementary school shooting protested outside the National Rifle Association annual convention in Houston on Friday, as the gun lobby came under pressure after The massacre. The turnout was muted and speakers and featured musical acts stayed away as … Read more

Texas school shooting: Police ‘wrong’ for waiting to storm gunman as students pleaded for help

UVALDE, Texas, May 27 (Reuters) – Frenzied children called at least half a dozen times from a massacre in Texas classrooms, begging police to intervene as some 20 officers nearly killed a dozen hours in the hallway before going in and killing the gunman, authorities said Friday. According to Colonel Steven McCraw, director of the … Read more

Police Face Questions About Their Response to Texas School Massacre

UVALDE, Texas, May 26 (Reuters) – The gunman in the Texas school massacre undisputedly stormed through an unlocked door, then killed 19 children and two teachers as he held himself in their classroom for an hour before a tactical team stormed in and killed him. The police said that on Thursday. The latest official details … Read more