Archive for June 14th, 2016

9-in-10 on terror watch list who sought guns were approved in 2015

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016:

Story highlights More than 9 of every 10 members of the terror watch list who seek to buy guns are approved Democrats are pushing to ban watch list members from purchasing firearms An updated report by the Government Accountability Office, released Tuesday by Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s office, shows individuals on the terrorist watch list were involved in background checks to purchase firearms 244 times — with 223 of those transactions, or 91%, allowed to proceed. That same 91% approval rate holds from February 2004, when the National Instant Criminal Background Check System began checking prospective gun buyers against the Federal […] Read More →

Iran Is Said to Have Reached a Deal with Boeing for Passenger Planes

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016:

Photo A Boeing 777 being assembled in Seattle last year. Credit Tegra Stone Nuess for The New York Times Iran has reached an agreement with the Boeing Company for the acquisition of new passenger planes to help modernize its outdated fleet, state-run Iranian news media reported on Tuesday. Such an agreement, if completed, would potentially be worth many billions of dollars to Boeing and amount to the most prominent commercial transaction between an American company and Iran since sanctions linked to Iran’s nulcear program were lifted six months ago. It also would send a strong signal that Iran and the […] Read More →

Barber shop burglars steal clippers, cash and owner's faith in people

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016:

The owner of a barber shop in Paradise says she lost more than cash, clippers and styling gel when thieves broke into her business on June 9.  “They took my trust,” Leanne Clarke told the St. John’s Morning Show.   Clarke’s ordeal began with a phone call in the middle of the night. Police were on the line with bad news. Her business, One of the Boys Barber Shop, had been broken into and they needed her present to begin their investigation. This photo was taken during the June 9 breakin by the security camera at the business next door. (submitted […] Read More →

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