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Nevada court sides with gunmakers in Las Vegas shooting suit

Dec. 03, 2021 15:49 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada's Supreme Court ruled gun manufacturers cannot be held responsible for the deaths in the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip because a state law shields them from liability unless the weapon malfunctions. The parents of a woman who...

Israel defense chief jets to Morocco to cement security ties

Nov. 23, 2021 13:35 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister headed to Morocco on Tuesday for an official visit to cement security ties just ahead of the first anniversary of their agreement to establish full diplomatic relations. Benny Gantz will be making the first official visit by...

Gun makers ask court to dismiss Mexican government lawsuit

Nov. 22, 2021 20:39 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Gun manufacturers asked a federal court in Massachusetts on Monday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Mexico’s government in August arguing that U.S. gun manufacturers and distributors fueled violence in Mexico through their negligent and illegal commercial practices. ...

Wisconsin deer gun hunters once again face ammo shortage

Nov. 21, 2021 11:05 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin kicked off its 170th deer gun season on Saturday and for the second straight year some hunters were feeling ill-equipped. A nationwide ammunition shortage due to the supply chain issues affecting other products has left hunters searching far...

Official: Woman killed, suspect fatally shot by police

Nov. 20, 2021 13:26 PM EST

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — One woman was killed and another injured in southern West Virginia before police fatally shot a suspect, authorities said. Police were called to a domestic disturbance Friday afternoon at a residence in the Montcalm community, Mercer County...

Louisiana bars banking giant from bond deal over gun policy

Nov. 18, 2021 16:48 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana officials Thursday blocked banking giant JP Morgan Chase from participating in a bond refinancing deal, in Republicans' escalating effort to keep some large investment firms sidelined from state work because they limit business with firearm manufacturers. ...

Vegas police: Officers fatally shoot man sought in robberies

Nov. 18, 2021 11:05 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say officers fatally shot an armed suspect sought in several robberies. The incident occurred Wednesday when officers located the suspect and attempted to stop his vehicle, a police statement said. According the...

Vegas police: Officers shoot, wound man after he points gun

Nov. 17, 2021 10:57 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two Las Vegas police officers shot and wounded a man who allegedly pointed at gun at them after a short foot chase, a police official said. Capt. Carlos Hank said in a video statement the incident occurred a little after 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at a...

In gun debate, Rittenhouse verdict unlikely to be last word

Nov. 14, 2021 17:25 PM EST

Kyle Rittenhouse walked the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin, a rifle slung around his chest and shoulder. The weapon was supposed to be for hunting on a friend's property up north, the friend says. But on that night in August 2020, Rittenhouse says he took the Smith &...

McDowell town home to first memorial honoring Black WWI vets

Nov. 13, 2021 09:12 AM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The roots of America’s Veterans Day observance can be traced to the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when a cease-fire went into effect, ending hostilities in World War I. More than 4 million U.S. military personnel took...