NRA’s LaPierre: Greatest U.S. ‘domestic threats’ are political, academic and media elites

NRA’s LaPierre: Greatest U.S. ‘domestic threats’ are political, academic and media elitesNational Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre urged gun owners to stand up to “academic elites, political elites and media elites” at the annual convention.



Sanders calls Obama’s $400K Wall Street speaking fee ‘unfortunate’

Sanders calls Obama’s $400K Wall Street speaking fee ‘unfortunate’Though he praised the former president, Sanders also repeated criticisms from his campaign about the influence of Wall Street over Washington.



4th Arkansas inmate executed in 8 days lurches on gurney

4th Arkansas inmate executed in 8 days lurches on gurneyVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas executed its fourth inmate in eight days Thursday night, wrapping up an accelerated schedule with a lethal injection that left the prisoner lurching and convulsing 20 times before he died.



Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown — for one week

Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown — for one weekThe House passed a continuing resolution, or "CR," giving Congress until next Friday to hammer out a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year.



Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia

Turkey blocks access to WikipediaBy Can Sezer and David Dolan ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. The move is likely to further worry rights groups and Turkey's Western allies, who say Ankara has sharply curtailed freedom of speech and other basic rights in the crackdown that followed last year's failed coup. "After technical analysis and legal consideration ... an administrative measure has been taken for this website (Wikipedia. ...





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