GOP leader says NRA-backed gun bill shelved indefinitely

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders called for unity and prayer Tuesday after the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, but offered no new legislation to tighten gun laws and said a bill to ease regulations on gun silencers would be shelved indefinitely.

  • Written by By MATTHEW DALY , Associated Press

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Vegas gunman had arsenal in hotel, at home

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The retired accountant who opened fire on country music concertgoers in Las Vegas had an arsenal of 23 guns in the hotel room he used as a sniper's perch. Authorities found more guns, ammunition and explosives in a search of his Nevada home.

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'You were always there': Las Vegas shooting victims mourned

Through tears and in heart-wrenching tributes, relatives and friends are remembering the dozens of people killed in the shooting massacre on the Las Vegas strip.

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  • Written by By JASON DEAREN AND KATHLEEN RONAYNE , Associated Press

Vegas gunman had device turning weapon into automatic

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The gunman who unleashed hundreds of rounds of gunfire on a crowd of concertgoers in Las Vegas had two "bump-stocks" that could have converted semi-automatic firearms into fully automatic ones, officials said.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL BALSAMO and SADIE GURMAN , Associated Press

US senator seeks cyber info from voting machine makers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator wants to know how well the country's top six voting machine manufactures protect themselves against cyberattacks, a move that comes just weeks after federal authorities notified 21 states that they had been targeted by Russian government hackers during the 2016 presidential election

  • Written by By MARY CLARE JALONICK and JAKE PEARSON , Associated Press