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  1. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Should Be Very Worried About These Numbers (Hint: It's Not FBI BackgrounRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Fox News

    These are boom times for the gun industry, but they won't last if gunmakers like Smith & Wesson don't change with the market. Image source: Getty Images It's not surprising the media got it wrong about the number of criminal background checks the FBI conducted in May. They pointed to the sequential decline in investigations as evidence gun sales were slowing, but ignored the fact that background checks were still at all-time record levels, and the summer months were typically slow due to seasonality.


  2. Chasing 'El Chapo': Prison breaks, hideaways and life on the lamRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | KMIZ

    The notorious cartel boss hid in a laundry cart the first time he broke out of prison -- or so the story goes. The brazen escapes, and the stories that swirled about them afterward, cemented Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera's place as a mythical figure in Mexico's criminal underworld.


  3. Nation-Now 38 mins ago 9:43 a.m.Bigger ships: Panama celebrates opening its expanded canalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    A 984-foot Chinese container ship slowly plodded Sunday into the new massive locks of the Panama Canal, becoming the first ship to officially use the expanded canal and sparking a new dawn for Panama and global shipping. Nearby, a brass band played nonstop as onlookers - from Panama, Colombia, Venezuela and a host of other countries - waved flags and danced.


  4. Driver 'tearfully apologizes' for fatally striking brother, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The Jersey Journal

    WILLINGBORO TWP. - A township man who admitted to running over and killing his brother in 2014 was sentenced Friday to 22 years in state prison, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office.


  5. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp Should Be Very Worried About These...Read the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | The Motley Fool

    Remember that backlash when the company teamed up with Bill Clinton on smart guns? Well, it could have far bigger implications than that. These are boom times for the gun industry, but they won't last if gunmakers like Smith & Wesson don't change with the market.


  6. Former Pine Grove, Sask. inmates allege lack of care dealing with drug withdrawal behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | CBC News

    ... were not treated for withdrawal symptoms when they were still behind bars. She said she got no medical attention from prison staff despite experiencing vomiting, diarrhea, and physical discomfort for ten days. "The pain was so much, and there was no ...


  7. Former Jayhawk Andrew White on the Move AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Rock Chalk Talk Leading the way onto the court where he quickly located a ball and was the first to start loosening up was sophomore Lagerald Vick. The 6-foot-5, 180-pound guard from Memphis wasted no time hoisting some shots in warmups before a June 15 intrasquad scrimmage in which he scored 23 points off 9-of-17 shooting, including five threes.


  8. Bahraini activist to be tried for tweets - lawyerRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | The Star Online

    Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab will face trial for tweets condemning the Gulf Arab kingdom's prison system and its involvement in the war in Yemen, his lawyer said on Sunday, and he could face up to 13 years in prison. Rajab was arrested earlier this month on unspecified charges in what appears an escalating crackdown by the Sunni-led government that also included a court shutting down a main opposition society and a decision to strip the spiritual leader of the island's Shi'ite Muslim majority of his citizenship.


  9. It's a crime: How private prison companies encourage mass incarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Salon

    In February 2010, falling prisoner numbers caused the country's largest private prison company, Corrections Corporation of America , to shutter its only facility in the state of Minnesota. The company knew that every day Prairie Correctional Facility in the rural city of Appleton would sit empty, it would incur operating expenses without generating revenue.


  10. Alleged Bin Laden Bodyguard Transferred From Gitmo to MontenegroRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MSNBC

    A Guantanamo detainee once accused of being Osama bin Laden's bodyguard and planning to hijack airliners on 9/11 has been released and transferred to Montenegro, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. Abdel Malik Ahmed Abdel Wahab al-Rahabi had been held at the U.S. naval base on Cuba for 14 years but never charged with a crime.


  11. Four arrested in Buckeye Knoll burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Countywide

    Four individuals were arrested after breaking into seven vehicles and a house in the Buckeye Knoll neighborhood in southern Live Oak County Thursday, June 9, Sheriff Larry Busby said. "A concerned citizen called in on it at 4:01 a.m. and it was good that they did.


  12. Supreme Court supports police illegal searchesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | One Nation News

    ARE YOU A WRITER? If you are interested in contributing content to ONN, please download our writer's contract pdf. In a surprising 5-3 ruling Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that evidence obtained in an illegal search is admissible in court if a person is determined to have an outstanding warrant for arrest.


  13. Trump and Barbara Jordan truths shatter Hillary and Obama immigration mythsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton weighed in on the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union Friday, but the impact of "Brexit" on the U.S. election remains to be seen. WSJ's Shelby Holliday explains what the U.K. referendum could tell us... Donald Trump entered a new Facebook comment at 8 a.m. this morning proclaiming that "Obama has blocked ICE officers and BP from doing their jobs.


  14. Week in Photos: 6-25-16Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-Bulletin

    Instructor Jennifer Brandt, left, and Shannan Stoltz hug Don Whited after he gave them a heart necklace Monday, June 20, 2016, at the American Red Cross annual meeting in Rochester. Brandt and Stoltz saved Whited's life by performing CPR in January.


  15. Former Student Charged in Two Rape Cases Accepts Plea Deal, Will Only Serve ProbationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... vc_responsive" An Ansley, Nebraska man who sent sexual text messages to an Alliance teen has been sentenced to prison. Today, United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that 42-y... (ORLANDO, Fla.) -- The number of remaining hospitalized ...


  16. Slippery Slope in Scotland: Airgun Turn in and LicensingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    ... the death of Glasgow toddler Andrew Morton, who was killed by an airgun in 2005. Mark Bonini was sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of murdering the two-year-old, who died after being struck in the head by an air gun pellet. So far ...


  17. On Day Against Drug Abuse, Ban calls for 'effective, compassionate' global responseRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | United Nations

    A staff member of the Liberia National Police Anti-Drug Squad reviews the municipal dump outside Monrovia, Liberia. UN Photo/Staton Winter 26 June 2016 – Marking the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, United Nations Secretary-General today called for “a global response that is simultaneously effective, compassionate and humane,” to the challenges posed by the world drug problem.


  18. Rubio weighs in on calls to be Trump's running mateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS News

    Marco Rubio is running for reelection to the U.S. Senate, and he definitely isn't interested in suggestions that he would be a good choice to be Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate , he said in an interview airing Sunday. "Yeah, well, it's too late for that," Rubio told CBS' " Face the Nation " Saturday in Miami. 1 comment

  19. Past crimes confront reformed child molesterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    ... was on probation for a similar offence, said assistant Crown attorney Nila Mulpuru, who called for three years in prison. The process leading to the Friday convictions started after some of the victims read news reports of Swarath's prior ...


  20. What The FCCa s Foreign Ownership Move Means To YouRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Radio Ink

    In a notice of proposed rule making that impacts existing US radio broadcasters in only a most ancillary way, the FCC is proposing to streamline and make more transparent its review and coordination of foreign ownership applications, including those for broadcast stations, with the Executive Branch. If a broadcaster colleague in Canada, an Australian venture capitalist, or a multi-national media conglomerate, wants to purchase a substantial indirect interest in US radio stations, it might be done.