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Judge blocks sale of machine gun converters after US sues

Judge blocks sale of machine gun converters after US sues

NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The US Department of Justice said it has obtained a court order blocking two firearms companies from imperiling public safety by illegally selling devices to convert AR-15 style rifles into machine guns. US District Judge Nina Morrison in Brooklyn on Wednesday issued a temporary restraining order against Rare Breed …

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Concerns over escalating violence after Israeli forces kill nine Palestinians during West Bank raid |  Israel

Concerns over escalating violence after Israeli forces kill nine Palestinians during West Bank raid | Israel

Washington has raised concern over the escalation in Israeli-Palestinian violence after Israeli forces on Thursday killed nine Palestinians during a West Bank raid in the deadliest single day in the territory in decades. The US secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said he feared the security situation could worsen after two rockets were fired from Gaza …

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California storms give state much-needed boost in water supply |  Drought News

California storms give state much-needed boost in water supply | Drought News

A series of atmospheric rivers covered the parched state with an estimated 121 trillion liters (32 trillion gallons) of water. A series of storms called “atmospheric rivers” that pummeled California and caused flooding and devastation across the United States’s west coast has helped to boost the state’s water supply after years of withering drought. As …

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John Eastman: California bar unveils disciplinary charges against Trump lawyer

John Eastman: California bar unveils disciplinary charges against Trump lawyer

CNN — The State Bar of California unveiled new disciplinary charges against John Eastman for his involvement in forming President Donald Trump’s efforts to subvert the 2020 election results. The state bar’s trial counsel is bringing 11 counts against Eastman, accusing him of violating a variety of attorney ethics rules in multiple episodes, court cases …

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Tensions soar in Haiti’s capital after police officers killed |  Police News

Tensions soar in Haiti’s capital after police officers killed | Police News

Angry demonstrators have roared through the streets of Haiti’s capital, blocking roads and shooting guns into the air to protest a slew of killings of police officers by Haitian gangs over the last week. Haitian news outlet Le Nouvelliste reported that angry scenes erupted in several neighborhoods of Port-au-Prince on Thursday, and barricades of burning …

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Grates Cove Woman Arrested After Allegedly Boarding School Bus, Assaulting Students

Grates Cove Woman Arrested After Allegedly Boarding School Bus, Assaulting Students

A Grates Cove woman has been charged with crashing her vehicle, then boarding a school bus and assaulting two students inside. The incident happened shortly after 3:00 pm on Tuesday when Harbor Grace RCMP responded to a single-vehicle crash involving a suspected impaired driver. The driver of a school bus happened upon the scene and …

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Thousands of Cubans left scrambling after new US asylum policy |  Migration News

Thousands of Cubans left scrambling after new US asylum policy | Migration News

Havana, Cuba- Patri, 24, is hiding $1,100 in a storage ottoman in her bedroom in the Cuban capital of Havana. “It doesn’t look like much, but I’ve been saving it for five years,” the manicurist and makeup artist said, surveying her thin stack of bills. Patri asked that her last name be omitted for her …

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US says it ‘hacked the hackers’ to bring down ransomware gang, helping 300 victims

WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) – The FBI revealed on Thursday it had secretly hacked and disrupted a prolific ransomware gang called Hive, a maneuver that allowed the bureau to thwart the group from collecting more than $130 million in ransomware demands from more than 300 victims . At a news conference, US Attorney General Merrick …

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